The Ikoi no Ba

Adjacent to the Ozawa Pavilion teahouse and adjoined by a rear deck, the Ikoi no ba (meaning “cozy place to gather”) is a charming, intimate space ideal for small private functions.

Indoor seating at tables and chairs for up to 16 people can be expanded outside onto a large deck overlooking the beautiful Kurimoto Japanese Garden pond and featuring double glass doors leading to a large deck with bench seating. The Ikoi no ba is also perfect for stand-up style receptions of up to 30 people.

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Amenities include a small, fully-equipped kitchen (stove, fridge and microwave), and seating at tables and chairs for up to 16 people (standing reception of up to 30), plus additional outdoor bench seating on the deck. The Ikoi no ba is also an ideal location for corporate meetings and retreats.

Your Ikoi no Ba Rental includes:

  • Admission to the Garden and free parking for all your guests
  • Signage and staff to direct guests to your function
  • Tables and chairs set up by Garden staff
  • Shuttle service for guests with mobility limitations
  • Sound system to amplify music from your device — comes with a wireless lapel or hand-held mic
  • Patio heaters in the event of cool weather on the deck
  • Power outlets