Event Catering at the Old Forge Kitchen

The Old Forge Kitchen offers a rustic, luxurious venue situated in the picturesque landscapes of the Waikato. While we have been a functional restaurant since 2019, we have been doing event caterings since 2014. We offer a range of different caterings styles to best fit your event. The Old Forge offers high quality food and beverage services for all events, whether this be on site or at another venue.

Whether it is a birthday meal for 5, or a wedding for 150, we can accommodate for all types of events.

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The Experience

At The Old Forge, we recognize the significance of selecting the appropriate catering service for your event. With over 20 years within the industry, we are dedicated to attentively understand your catering requisites. Our seasoned expertise enables us to thoroughly evaluate the most suitable options tailored to your event's specifications and preferences, all while adeptly accommodating any dietary considerations you may have.

Facilities and Venue

The Old Forge is an exquisite venue located in the picturesque country side of the Waikato, offering a rustic charm with their exposed wooden beams and luxurious interior to accommodate for all guests.

Our venue can accommodate comfortably for up to 100 guests. Whether you seek an intimate gathering or a large-scale event, we are equipped to accommodate your preferences and requirements with precision.

Our venue offers a large indoor and outdoor space, providing flexibility to host your event outside, weather permitting. For those seeking a more intimate setting, we also have the option of our private conference room upstairs. This space can accommodate for up to 20 guests and is equipped with a TV screen and HDMI connection for your convenience.

Our venue offers two booking options for your event. You have the choice to reserve the entire venue exclusively for your event at an additional cost, or you may opt to host your event while other diners are present, providing a more economical alternative.

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Events we cover


One of our most popular options is our wedding catering, whether this is located at The Old Forge or at another venue. With meticulous attention to detail and culinary expertise, we strive to ensure that every aspect of your wedding feast is an exquisite reflection of your commitment and joy. We can accommodate to any of your preferences, from finger foods and platter through to sit down buffet dinners paired with delicious desserts. If there is something you desire, let us know, we can make it happen!



Celebrate your birthday in style with our catering services. We offer both in house or out caterings for your birthdays, so if your at another location, we can come to you! Whether it's a cozy gathering or a big bash, we've got delicious food to suit your vibe. From tasty snacks to sweet treats to buffet meals, we'll make sure your guests leave happy and full. Let us handle the food so you can focus on having a blast and making memories with your favourite people!


Business Conferences

We offer the perfect setting for your business conference needs. Our private conference room, situated upstairs, provides a secluded and conducive environment for discussions, presentations, and strategizing sessions tailored to your requirements. Paired with our selection of delicious nibbles and beverages, your event is guaranteed to be both productive and enjoyable.


Morning Tea

Elevate your mornings with our delightful morning tea option. Whether it's a corporate meeting, networking session, or a small social gathering, our morning teas offer a mix of taste, style and comfort. Indulge in an array of freshly brewed teas, aromatic coffees, and delicious pastries meticulously prepared by our team.


Wedding anniversaries

Celebrate the milestone of your enduring love with a personalized anniversary event catered to perfection. Whether it's your first year together or a golden anniversary, we understand the significance of this special occasion and strive to make it unforgettable. From simple platters to brunches to romantic dinners, From simple platters to brunches to romantic dinners, our catering services offer a versatile array of options to suit your anniversary celebration.



During times of loss and remembrance, our compassionate team is here to support you in honouring your loved one's life with dignity and respect. From intimate gatherings to larger memorial services, we can cater it to best fit your preferences. Whether this is at The Old Forge, or at another location we will come to you. We offer many different catering options for events like this, including canapes, platters, finger foods or even buffet meals.


Food and Catering

We cover a wide range of different events. You name it, we can do it, no matter the size! We also offer flexibility to cater your event, so if you desire to have your event at another location, not a problem, we will come to you!

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