I want to elaborate on my friends recent Hens party because this place totally made the night!
Everyone should have their party here! Highly recommended for a super chilled out non seedy hens option!
The Como Croquet Club is on the Como foreshore, next to a park, with a view of the river. It costs $10/head to play croquet (this includes exclusive use of the clubhouse, all equipment and instruction from the lovely club members), It's $6 to hire the bbq, and $4 if you put on the lights for the green. It's BYO food and alcohol so you can bring along whatever you like. You can stay until 10pm which is when they have to turn off the lights.
We got there about 6pm. We were shown the ropes by the sweetest, most lovely club members, who were incredibly laid back and enjoyed some Pimms and champers with us.
Our hot Brazilian chef cooked the bbq while we played and then we ate out on the veranda. We'd bought our own tunes and so while some people continued to play croquet under the lights, the rest of us mingled and chatted and danced to the tunes we had going. It was such a beautiful chilled out venue!
Our Hen was saying she wished she was having her wedding there.
There were 15 of us girls and the use of the venue, bbq and croquet lessons came to $160, plus the costs of food and alcohol that we bought in. Such a good deal!
It's a nice central location.. we had some pre-drinks at the cruisy pub down the road, and had a hotel room over the road booked for later on and both were within strolling distance, which made it all so easy.
And if you wanted to take it up a notch you could have an Alice in Wonderland Mat hatters tea party theme..
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