Mea Culpa

Nestled in the growing industrial chic suburb of Kew, Joburg, this handsome brick and steel factory, warehouse and grounds have been carefully restored as a truly unique, beautiful and tranquil event venue. Mea Culpa offers three diverse venues, aptly named the The White Box, The Black Box and The Rooftop. The venues are of outstanding rustic and industrial character and visual appeal. Mea Culpa offers superb catering and a truly unique atmosphere for private events such as weddings, engagement, birthday celebrations, parties and corporate functions. Catering is available for small intimate dinners to large corporate events as well as special celebrations. Our beautifully landscaped and manicured gardens, Koi pond and fountains will rejuvenate any weary soul while creating priceless memories. Each event is priced individually, based on your unique requirements. We recommend that you secure a site inspection with our Events Manager to discuss your event.


Make your brand stand out and provide your colleagues with a unique experience at Mea Culpa. Our three very different industrial chic function spaces, The White Box, The Black Box and The Rooftop, are private and offer unique locations for all your business needs, making it the perfect location for any corporate event. From conferences, seminars, meetings and product launches to gala dinners and Christmas parties, there is no limit to what we can do for you.Make your wedding one to remember at Joburg’s ultimate urban wedding location with outstanding rustic industrial character and appeal. Gather your dearest friends and family for a unique and unforgettable wedding with a remarkable high-quality culinary experience, complemented with boutique beverages and served by our friendly and professional staff. Our stunning industrial chic reception venues are the perfect wedding location where rustic industrial meets chic elegance. The spaces are perfect for your event at any time of year with full climate control to keep your guests comfortable all year round. Sound engineering has also been used so you can enjoy our heightened ceilings with enough sound absorption to prevent echoing. These sound-proof rooms means you don’t need to worry about any sound restrictions coming from your event, making these spaces perfect for bands and DJs. The White Box caters for up to 120 people, while The Black Box caters for up to 60 people, depending on your style of event. The Rooftop caters for up to 150 people and offers spectacular views of the Sandton, Johannesburg CBD and surrounds . We serve a range of locally crafted beers and premium boutique wines. Choose from one of our beverage packages to allow your guests unlimited beverages throughout your reception, without the need to worry about going over your budget. Alternatively, you may opt for a bar tab option if this better suit your needs.

Our experienced and dedicated Events Manager, Wilco van Eeden, will be with you every step of the way to plan your perfect day just as you imagined. Wilco can provide a wide range of recommendations and tips to help you feel at ease throughout the whole planning process. We also provide constant email communication and consultations to ensure your day is thoroughly planned and will run smoothly.

Here at Mea Culpa, we provide you with everything you need for your wedding reception, apart from your own personal touch of styling. If you would like an easy stress-free option, we will happily provide in-house styling options for your wedding. Alternatively, you are welcome to do your own styling or bring in your preferred stylist.

Mea Culpa


Cell: 0720298584



Address: 35 11th Road, Kew, Johannesburg, 2190