Our Services

Services Available

Once Upon a Time is a unique, magical venue with a fairytale character in Magaliesburg. Have a picnic wedding and open air ceremony in our fairy forest, or a romantic celebration in our charming lapa. We also have a unique fantasy restaurant with a delicious a la carte menu. You can also book a romantic picnic in the forest, phone +(27)72 6496 452 or email restaurant@once-upon-a-time.co.za

To book the restaurant/ picnic/ accommodation, phone+(27)72 6496 452 or email restaurant@theonce-upon-a-time.co.za

Restaurant times: Wednesday to Sunday 9h00 - 17h00. Open on all public holidays from 9h00 - 17h00.

Once Upon a Time is transformed into a fairytale wonderland at night with fairy lights, bonfires and the sounds of nature all around.

We have a range of menu options to cater for all tastes and we can even get our chef to put together a custom menu for your special day. We also design the most beautiful and unique wedding stationary, wedding newspapers, wedding websites and all other items for your day. With a wedding planner on site, you can be rest assured that your special day will be as perfect as you always dreamt it would be. We can plan and manage your special day in the finest detail. We have a unique train coach for the bridal couple to get dressed and to stay over after the wedding. To book accommodation, phone +(27)72 6496 452 or email restaurant@once-upon-a-time.co.za

With its unique character and magical atmosphere in the surrounds of the breathtaking Magalliesburg, you will surely have a memorable fairytale wedding or event ... and live happily ever after. To book your wedding/ function/ party, please contact Jaco +(27)82 5620 310 or Illze +(27)82 8428 874 or email weddings@once-upon-a-time.co.za.

Wedding Videos

Email Elanie at dreamdvd@vodamail.co.za or visit them on Facebook.

Wedding Photos

Email Estie at estie.dercksen@gmail.com or go to her website



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Wedding Accommodation

We have 1928 restored train coaches for accommodation. There are 3 cabins, each with a double bed and 2 bunker beds.

Catering Options

Our catering menu is extensive and covers a range of options. If you do not find anything that suit your taste, let us know and we can put together a custom menu for you.

Wedding Stationary

For wedding concept design, unique theme wedding ideas, wedding stationary design and any other design needs, contact IndigoStorm Design.

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