Wedding/Restaurant/Mini-mall Versatile Venue FOR SALE in Greyton Ref: Searles


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A wedding/restaurant/bar/theatre/mini-mall venue for sale in Greyton.

Background and history:

Searle’s Trading Post opened its door in December 2011 and ran as a successful restaurant and furniture shop. Soon it became a Visitor’s choice in Greyton and a lovely wedding venue. To date they have hosted approx. 50 weddings.

Searles is currently operating as a wedding and function venue with a Décor shop featuring bric a brac, antiques and collectables.

The business consisted of – and can be easily restored as:

A fully operational day and night restaurant serving exceptional food

Wedding and Function venue


Festival and events

The main venue for Mountain bike events

The Venue – Perfect as the ultimate venue for:

  • Weddings
  • Private Functions
  • Corporate functions
  • Mountain bike events/dinners eg Cape Epic and Transcape
  • Conference Venue
  • Team building venue
  • HQ for Mountainbiking Event company in the Overberg
  • Smaller restaurant
  • Sportspub
  • Cooking school
  • Events and festivals
  • Theatre
  • Musical events
  • Art and Auctions
  • Gala events
  • Launches
  • It is perfect as a Church
  • Perfect venue for a Warehouse
  • Perfect venue for an Emporium / mini-mall for small businesses and shops
  • Centrally located with lovely garden.

The Premises consist of:

  • Main building
  • Patio with folding glass doors
  • Wine cellar and offices
  • Storage areas
  • Outside and Inside Pizza ovens
  • A separate scullery and an outside scullery area
  • A separate area for gas and storage
  • An back entrance gate with possibility of parking for 14 vehicles
  • A well established garden
  • A tent covering the outside area for weddings
  • 9 Fireplaces
  • 3 Bars
  • A Theatre
  • Dance floor

POSSIBILITIES for potential buyer:

  • Property can be split back into 2 separate erven with a possibility of a 3rd.
  • Erf # 1087 : 2254 m2 (Erf #1085: 1064m2 & Erf # 966: 1190m2)


Retirement & consolidating Investment portfolio


  • Not selling the business
  • Not selling the name
  • New business plan for venue vs. Restaurant would be available to serious buyers for a wedding venue


R5.5 mil with contents – negotiable. T&C apply.

Content list available.

Equipment negotiable or it will be removed

Zoning:                  Business Zone 2

Buildings size:         Main Building:                            485.6m2

 Pergola:                                   71.40m2

                             Outside Bar:                              35m2

                             Store area:                                18m2

                             Covered patio:                           88.70m2

  • Property and moveable assets for sale.

Events and offerings in Greyton:

  • Greyton Classics Musical Festival – 15th year
  • Rose Festival
  • Annual NGK Church Bazaar
  • Music festivals
  • Beer Festivals
  • The Art Walk

Searles has hosted:

  1. ABSA Epic
  2. Aleit group
  3. Birthday parties (21st/30th/40th/50th/60th/70th/80th/90th)
  4. Book Launches
  5. Braaidag
  6. Christenings
  7. Classic Cars/Audi and other
  8. Daytrippers
  9. Father’s day
  10. Four wheel drive clubs
  11. International Food and Wine Society
  12. Kids parties
  13. Kitchen Teas and High Teas
  14. Mother’s day
  15. Motorbike groups (BMW Motorad/Harley Davidson/BMW)
  16. Motoring Companies (Land Rover/Jaguar)
  17. MTB Events (Mountainbiking)
  18. New Year’s Eve
  19. Outdoor groups
  20. Overberg Agri
  21. SAARP – Hermanus
  22. Stork Teas
  23. Themed functions eg Barn Party/Abba/A Midsummer nights Dream/Alice in Wonderland
  24. Transcape (FEB)
  25. Tsongo Sun
  26. TV Commercials (Vodacom) Crew functions
  27. TWK corporate functions
  28. Weddings x 52
  29. Where’s Wally party (30th)
  30. Wine Auction (Greyton House)
  31. Woman’s Day – August
  32. Xmas
  33. Night Markets
  34. Festivals – ideas (and some hosted)
    1. Blues Festival
    1. Easter weekend events and music
    1. Fynbos Festival
    1. Gay Festival
    1. Gin Festival
    1. Good Food and Wine Show (CTCC) (March 2012)
    1. History Weekend
    1. Jazz Festival
    1. Kontrei fees
    1. Murder she wrote – weekends
    1. Overberg Food and Wine
    1. Searle’s Beer Festival (hosted 4)
    1. Street food festival
    1. Wedding Expo
  35. Theatre – Music Events hosted by Searle’s
    • Albert Frost
    • Andrew Young
    • Arno Carstens
    • Classics for All
    • Gerry Liberty
    • Kalahari Boereorkes
    • Luna Page and Schalk Joubert
    • Matt Woosey
    • Matt Woosey
    • Neil Rademan
    • Nick Rabinowitz comedian
    • Niel Rademan en Elna van der Merwe
    • Robin Auld
    • Spectrum
    • The Blues Broers
    • Trevor Nassar
    • Valient Swart
    • Wendy Oldfield
  36. Theatre Shows
    • Oscar Wilde
    • Godfrey Johnson
  37. Private Functions
    • Exclusive Parties
    • Themed Parties
    • Funeral teas

Contact Sharon for additonal information on 082 785 3547 or – kindly quote Ref: Searles