Large Cafe Venue for Hire in West Auckland with Festoon Lighting & Presentation Facilities

5 (2)
· 495 Rosebank Road, Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand ·
Min. 1 hour

Hosted by Encounter

SpacetoCo Host since February 2021

Encounter is a vibrant family focused Christian Centre who welcome our community to share our wonderful facilities overlooking the Waitematā harbour in the heart of Rosebank Road.

About this space

Our spacious, modern and light filled cafe space is perfect for your next networking, meeting or gathering. The large foyer is strung with festoon lighting adding an intimate and celebration vibe to the space. There is a barista station, comfy cafe style seating, an outside area with picnic tables and a small private space for families and breastfeeding. There are TV screens for presentations and speakers.

This space has been used for:

Networking - the perfect space for mixing and mingling

Speaking events - connect with your audience

Celebrations - bring your friends and family together for a special event

Weddings - have an intimate ceremony and then gather together afterwards for drinks and nibbles

Performers - use the cafe space for a unique small gig or show

There is seating for about 40 people, and the space can hold about 100 people standing. It has free Wifi.

Catering and Alcohol

You're welcome to hire our barista for your event or use your preferred caterer. There is a community kitchen with serving area that connects to the cafe space if you would like to self cater. Please book the kitchen separately. Alcohol is only allowed for business events after discussion with our events manager. Please message if you would like to serve alcohol.

Booking schedule

1 AM
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1 PM
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11 PM

Extra items and charges

This space has extra items and charges that can be added to your booking. Some may be required depending on your booking time and type, which will be shown at the checkout.

Cleaning Fee
$150.00 per booking
If you cannot leave the space as you found it, please purchase the cleaning fee.


Tables Screen WiFi Chairs/Sofas Family Friendly Outdoor Area Free Parking Coffee / Tea Toilets Air Conditioning TV Sound System Available Staff Projector Whiteboard Wheelchair Friendly

Suitable for

Creative Workshop Dance Drama Exhibition Film Performance Photoshoot Rehearsal Birthday (Kids) Birthday General Celebration Graduation Party Baby Shower Playgroup School Holiday Program Community Group Gathering Meet Up Conference Meeting Class Course Lecture Training Workshop Counselling Support Group Therapy Family Event Religious Celebration General Fitness Engagement Marriage Proposal Wedding Reception


495 Rosebank Road, Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand

Opening times


7:00am - 10:00pm


7:00am - 10:00pm


7:00am - 10:00pm


7:00am - 10:00pm


7:00am - 10:00pm


7:00am - 10:00pm




  • Please book for as long as you need to set up and pack down.

  • The space must be left as you found it. Please purchase our cleaning package if you are not able to do this.

  • No smoking.


5 (2)

Additional details

Host's Cancellation Policy
100% refund on cancellations up until 7 days before your booking. After that, there are no refunds on cancellation.
Parking and Public Transport Information

There are 40 free car parks on the premises. Other parking is available nearby. The nearest train station is Avondale.


We're set back from Rosebank Road over looking the Waitemata harbour. We're just 15 mins drive from the CBD along SH16. There are plenty of coffee and lunch options within a 5 minute walk, including Rosebank Kitchen, one of Metro's top 50 cafes.

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