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Venue Spotlight: The Sapphire Room

Image shot on location at The Sapphire Room for Harlow Garland by Kate Little Photography

You'd be forgiven for missing The Sapphire Room on a routine wander through Ponsonby Central yet atop an unassuming staircase in the heart of the market, you'll find two grand red doors leading into our favourite new Auckland venue. 

Apart from the exposed beams, the reclaimed wood floor and the stunning industrial features, The Sapphire Room's charm is in the many ways it can be used. The room can be used as a whole with the fixed bar / kitchen at one end and the expansive space in between allowing for a substantial dining set up or perhaps with the small room to the left of the entrance serving as a cocktail bar or VIP area with the main area set up for the ceremony and later, for dancing and mingling with day beds and decor, the large sliding barn door closed until the big reveal come dinnertime when the barn door slides open, giving guests a glimpse at the stunning dining set-up and open kitchen.

With so many spaces and a fully functioning kitchen and additional prep area, The Sapphire Room is a canvas awaiting your personal touch. 

We loved styling it for our Industrial Winter shoot as shown in this month's Bride and Groom Magazine. The exposed beams make for the perfect anchor for your opulent draping and the chicken wire roofcover is ideal for affixing additional decor like the Edison bulb festoon lights we hung to complement our draping. 

Go for a Virtual Walkthrough here or contact Daniel to take a real tour today!