Discover one of Johannesburg’s best event venues; nestled conveniently on the corner of Conrad Drive and Jan Smuts Avenue in Craighall Park.

Hackle Brooke is a multi-purpose conferencing, training and special events venue overlooking one of the city’s most important lungs: Delta Park. This 104 hectares of lush grassland, bird-rich woodland and a perennial fresh water stream continues to attract nature lovers, hikers and bikers all year round.

HB – as it is affectionately known by day – transforms into a magical ‘Mansion Event Venue’ by night for your perfect function; against the background of the gently meandering Braamfontein Spruit and its quietly soothing waterfall.

Our Wide Range of Services

Boasting a dozen fully equipped and variously sized rooms, HB is best known for it’s fine food, classic cocktails and superb service. We cater for 1 to 350 guests in customised formats for a range of functions. Enjoy safe, free parking and free Wi-Fi, with state-of-the-art video conferencing and interactive smart board facilities.


Managing Director, Nigel Sand, shares his story as starting out as one of the youngest recognized executive chefs at the Southern Sun. His passion for cooking led him to this amazing journey where the idea of Hackle Brooke emerged.

15 years later, Nigel Sand and Operations Manager Dudu Masondo (part of the top 40 woman in MICE in 2015) have made Hackle Brooke what it is today and we would like show you why it is that Hackle Brooke is one of Joburg’s best kept secrets… - 

  • Central location
  • 50 Mb fibre optic line with the option of dedicated bandwidth
  • Incredible cuisine – always serving the low GI option
  • Impeccable service - State-of-the-art conferencing equipment
  • Safe, free and underground parking
  • Private facilitators business lounge
  • Complimentary shuttle services (T&Cs apply)


When you come to our venue, we treat you as if you are part of the HB family so be rest assured, you will be well taken care of!