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Events & Functions

Host your next event with us... Make it a memorable one.

We understand that every event is unique and that is why we offer tailored solutions for events. Our spacious and relaxed restaurant provides the perfect setting for your next event.

Hosting with Gao.

Many choose us as their next event venue for various reasons, such as:

  • Brilliant food and drink options

  • Years of hosting experience

  • Tailored options

  • Attention to detail

  • Unique atmosphere

Below, we have answered some of our most-asked questions to help you plan your upcoming memorable event.

For an event or group involving less than 50 people, please email us directly at hi@thegao.co.nz.

We would love to hear more about your next event.

Enquire

Thank you, we will get back to you soon.

Frequently Asked Questions.

FAQ

What is the minimum and maximum number of guests required for booking an event?

The minimum number of guests required to book is 50 and the maximum is 100.

 

Are vegan options available on the menu?

Yes, we offer vegan options on our menu.

 

Is there a policy regarding customers bringing their own celebration cake or dessert? And does the restaurant provide storage for these items?

Yes, customers can bring their own celebration cake or dessert. However, there will be a fee associated with storing these items. Please get in touch with us to enquire about this.

 

Are guests permitted to bring their own alcoholic beverages (BYO)?

No, BYO (Bring Your Own) is not allowed.

 

Can customers bring their own speakers for music during the event?

Yes, customers are allowed to bring their own speakers.

 

Are guests allowed to bring decorations to personalize and adorn the restaurant?

Yes, guests are welcome to bring decorations and decorate the restaurant to personalise their event.

 

Is there a dedicated kids menu available for younger guests?

Yes, we offer a kid's menu upon early notice.

 

What is the cancellation and refund policy for event bookings?

Our cancellation and refund policy varies based on group size and requirements. Please refer to our Deposit Policy below.

 

Our Deposit Policy requires a brunch reservation deposit of $30 per person and a dinner reservation deposit of $40 per person.

 

For cancellations, groups of 10 or more must provide a 48-hour notice, while groups of 20 or more require a 1-week notice. Deposit payments can be made via bank transfer to:

  • CHEF GROUP LTD (ANZ)

  • 06-0998-0858413-00

  • Or by credit/debit card at the restaurant.

 

Rest assured, your deposit will be applied to the final bill on the day of your reservation, ensuring a seamless experience.

 

Can guests arrange for outside entertainment, such as hiring a DJ?

Yes, guests are welcome to organize outside entertainment, including hiring a DJ.

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