moyo Zoo Lake

moyo Zoo Lake is a tranquil retreat from the urban hustle and bustle of Joburg. By day moyo offers a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere; as the African sun sets, cocktails on the deck and fabulous live music set the tone for an extraordinary evening of fine-dining and soulful vibes. moyo magic gives new meaning to children’s parties and workshops.

Monday: 08h00 – 22h00

Tuesday: 08h00 – 22h00

Wednesday: 08h00 – 22h00

Thursday: 08h00 – 22h00

Friday: 08h00 – 23h00

Saturday: 08h00 – 23h00

Sunday: 08h00 – 22h00

Breakfast buffet – Sat, Sun & public holidays 08h30 – 11h00

Lunch buffet – Sat, Sun & public holidays 12h00 – 16h00

at moyo, we are about celebrating…

Celebrating the big and the small, the personal and the public, but mostly we’re about celebrating about you and what matters to you. Whether small and intimate or large and extravagant, your event at moyo will be unique as we infuse it with authentic African style and ambience.

We have created menu offerings to meet all your eventing needs and have a team of celebrations specialists ready to assist you in making your event unforgettable.

We Host

Conferences | Weddings | Cocktail events | Tour groups | Birthdays | Family gatherings | Corporate events and meetings | Year ends | Baby showers | Matric farewells

Contact our functions team

Menus and Packages

A la Carte Communal Feasts | BuffetsCanapés | Conference Packages | Year End| Breakfast | Celebrations


  • A la carte for groups of 10 or less.
  • Communal feast menus for groups of 11 and more.
  • Buffet and canapé menus only by prior arrangement.

Maximum seating:

  • 800 guests
  • Additional seating is possible but subject to an additional surcharge

Quick Facts

Distance from OR Tambo International:  45 minutes by car (traffic dependent)

Opening times: 365 days of the year

Sittings: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Breakfast: 09h00  – 11h00

Lunch: 12h00 – 16h00

Dinner: 18h00 – 23h00


Included services: Live entertainment, face painting and hand washing ceremonies.

Area    Cocktail Banquet no dance floor Banquet with dance floor Restaurant std set up
Upper deck   60 n/a n/a  
Lower deck   60 n/a n/a  
Amanzi lower   60 60 n/a  
Amanzi with staircase   80 80 n/a  
Ntima   200 170 150  
Ntima + ½ deck   200 220 190
Full inside Ntima
Full deck
400 350 300  
Lapa   60 60 n/a 60
Garden level 1+2 n/a 85 n/a 142
Garden level 3   n/a 160 n/a 170
Garden level 4   n/a 50 n/a 60
Garden level 5   n/a 70 n/a 100
Full outside   1000 500 n/a  
Full venue   1500 830 800  

moyo Zoo Lake photo gallery