Gala Dinners

The Duke's Grand Ballroom. A perfect venue for your conference Gala dinner.

The Duke's grand ballroom with ornate ceilings, low hanging chandeliers and polished wooden floor boards opens up directly onto a sun filled deck over looking the sea. The ballroom is filled with individually upholstered chairs seating up to 150 guests comfortably or 250 for a standing cocktail and canape function. We can also cater for larger groups seating up to 300 guests across the ballroom and restaurant over the quieter winter months of the year. Perfect for those looking for private dining or function venues to host a Gala dinner or special event.

With award winning chefs and restaurant managers, the Duke offers exquisite cuisine and exceptional service. The Duke has an onsite function manager to help plan the menu and all other details of your gala dinner to ensure a smooth, professional experience.     

For any enquiries please contact us via email [email protected] or phone 09 4037829.  

What our customers say

We are so glad we chose the Duke for our wedding day! All we really wanted was a waterfront ceremony, fantastic food and service, and to coordinate the day as easily as possible. The Duke absolutely delivered in all aspects and more! From our amazing wedding coordinator Ida, who was happy to answer as many emails as needed and officiated our wonderful ceremony, to Ellie the manager on the day who led impeccable service and was very approachable. The accommodation team were very prompt and friendly with emails and it was great to have so many guests staying close by on the day. The early check-in for the bride & groom the day before our big day was greatly appreciated with last minute planning and rehearsals up our sleeves! The food was seriously amazing and we had SO many comments about it, so thank you to the kitchen team! Thank you for the beautiful gift that was left for us on our wedding night, it was a wonderful surprise! I would absolutely recommend the Duke of Marlborough Hotel to any future couples looking for a wedding venue, fantastic value for money and great service all round. Thank you all so much, Amber & Braeden :)

- Amber & Braeden 9th February 2019,

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