Both a restaurant and function venue The Gables has huge old world charm, polished wooden floors, open fires and a stunning waterfront setting, The Gables is a truly unique place. Positioned on the picturesque Russell Waterfront, The Gables offers stunning reach out and touch the water views over the bay toward Waitangi.
One of the oldest buildings in the country and a Russell landmark, it maintains all its historic appeal with a modern elegance through significant refurbishment throughout the years.
The Gables can host ceremonies as well as receptions for up to 100 guests, however many couples choose to hold their ceremony in the Christ Church, New Zealand(TM)s oldest Church, only 200 meters from The Gables.
With charming old dcor and original New Zealand artwork, maps and prints, The Gables offers remarkable photo opportunities with great natural to make for an unforgettable wedding.
Our alfresco license allows our wedding receptions to spill out onto the beach front if necessary; this is always a favorite for welcome drinks in the summer and to watch the famous sunset over Waitangi.
In the winter The Gables offers a more, cosy intimate atmosphere with two open fireplaces.