Brighton Wedding Venues & Wedding Dinners

Brighton, Hove and Sussex offer incredible diversity when it comes to wedding venues and there are different venues available for both your wedding breakfast and the wedding ceremony itself and here are the pick of the Brighton wedding venues.

Here is our whirlwind guide to Brighton wedding venues – featuring the cream of the crop for wedding locations the diverse range of food available.

Brighton Wedding Venues

Drakes of Brighton

With its unbeatable seafront location, award-winning food and luxury interior design, Drakes Hotel is the venue to have that ultimate wedding celebration! You can have your ceremony as well as your reception at Drakes. After your ceremony, a champagne and canapé reception will be offered. You can also have exclusive hire of the full hotel for up to 40 guests to stay overnight and breakfast with you in the morning. Drakes is recommended as “a perfect wedding venue” by Condé Nast Traveller.

Wedding Information: Take a look at what packages Drakes offer

The Mesmerist

The Mesmerist is something of a love letter to the unique, and a bit of an institution in Brighton. After all the formalities of your special day, let them take care of the rest as you let your hair down and enjoy celebrating with your loved ones. With the flexibility of the venue, you can tailor your special day exactly how you want, whether that’s a formal sit-down meal with all the special touches or an informal buffet on the roof garden- the choice is entirely yours. From set menus, buffet menus, drinks packages, and private bars, this venue has it all. View the menus and find out more here.

Mesmerist Brighton

Hotel Du Vin

Hotel du Vin, located in a stunning mock Tudor building in the centre of Brighton. Enriched with local history, it offers exquisite private rooms, gorgeous suites, a tranquil courtyard, heavenly dining and your own dedicated wedding coordinators. For weddings from 20 guests to larger parties of 100 guests. For your Big Day why not Think du Vin? Their renowned restaurant Bistro Du Vin, is a regular feature in the Restaurants Brighton top ten.

Wedding Information: Wedding and Events Brochure.

Brighton Wedding Venues - Hotel Du Vin

The Salt Room

The Salt Room offers a private room with fantastic sea views. This room seats up to 14 people and a bespoke menu along with pre-dinner cocktails can be organised. If you have a large party they restaurant can be hired exclusively too. To find out more

Whether it’s a business meeting, family gathering, birthday celebration or wedding breakfast, our private room suits all occasions. It has fantastic sea views with the option of being closed off from the main restaurant to make it more intimate and private if you wish.  It seats a maximum of 14 people and we can create bespoke menus, pre-dinner cocktails and wine lists. Exclusive hire of the restaurant is also available.

Wedding Information: Find out more here

Brighton Wedding Venues - The Salt Room

 

Gars

Gars can cater for an intimate wedding breakfast to a big wedding reception, and with over 30 years of experience you’re sure to have a great celebration. Gars can recommend florists, cake makers and photographers, they can be there every step of the way to give you piece of mind. Gars can host up to 120 guests with a private bar and separate music zones.

Wedding Information: Find out more information here

Gars, Chinese Fine Dining, Brighton, The Lanes - Brighton Wedding Venues

Malmaison

Located in one of the most exciting cities in the UK, Malmaison Brighton features a perfect blend of modern style, fabulous atmosphere, and unrivalled hospitality. Our hotel is in an ideal location, providing your party with the best views that the Marina has to offer, whilst still enjoying close connections to the buzzing town centre. Our fantastic event spaces and stunningly crafted food and drink provide you with the versatility to make your wedding dreams a reality. With effortless on-trend style, Malmaison really is the perfect spot for a contemporary couple that are looking to wow their guests with an awesome, bespoke occasion. The secret to your happy ever after starts with the perfect stage for your wedding day, uniquely tailored to suit your needs. Mal is the stunning venue of choice for your evening party, reception, blessing, or a chic ceremony…Style has never been so flexible! Tying the knot at Malmaison Brighton isn’t just about the perfectly versatile event spaces or stylish suites. It’s about the added little extras and special touches that make your perfect day so perfect. Your big day has to be big, but it’s the little touches that will make your day even bigger.

Wedding information: Enquire through their website

private dining, Malmaison, Brighton Marina

Indian Summer

Popular Southern Indian dishes in a fine dining setting, this is a perfect venue for your wedding meal with a difference. Located in Brighton’s historic Lanes area and around the corner from Brighton Town Hall, it’s a prime spot.

Wedding Information: Take a look at their wedding page for more information 

Indian Summer, Review, Restaurant, Brighton

Hilton Brighton Metropole hotel

The Hilton Brighton Metropole hotel offers the perfect combination of classic Victorian elegance and charm along with the vibrant, lively and contemporary feel of Brighton. There are 3 different suites with stunning sea views, that can cater for up to 800 guests for a traditional wedding breakfast, and as many as 1000 for your evening reception. You can be certain of the highest standard of cooking and ingredients at the Hilton, with two gorgeous wedding breakfast menus to choose from for your special day.

Wedding information – Take a look at their wedding page for more information & sample menus

Wedding venue at the Hilton, Brighton

New Steine Bistro

A little French Bistro attached to the New Steine Hotel in the heart of Kemptown. With interesting art all over the walls, this delightful place could pass as an art gallery as well as a restaurant. The menu is French inspired and does not fail to impress. Their private dining room caters for up to 30 seated or up to 70 standing. Outdoor patio for smokers.

Wedding Information: Take a look at the hire section & browse the menus

New Steine Bistro, New Steine boutique hotel, French restaurant, Kemptown, Brighton

The Grand Brighton

Arguably the ultimate luxury wedding venue in Brighton, the Grand Brighton boasts everything you could wish for: Victorian splendour, stunning architecture and sea views overlooking the famous Brighton beach. Built as a seaside retreat for the London crowd, The Grand Brighton was designed with flexibility in mind. Their fully licensed private event rooms can accommodate anything from intimate affairs to large-scale banquets for up to 500 guests. If you book your 2019 wedding before the end of February 2019, you will receive a free case of the wonderful Moet champagne!

Wedding Information: Wedding brochures, wedding events

The Grand Wedding

Riddle & Finns The Beach

Riddle and Finns is a seafood and fish lover’s dream. The Beach restaurant has a private dining room available to hire for your special day. Overlooking the iconic view of Brighton beach and promenade, it is the perfect spot for your wedding meal. Relaxed and elegant dining.

Wedding Information: Take a look a their room hire information

Oysters on ice at Riddle and Finns

The Coal Shed

For a smaller wedding meal, The Coal Shed offers the Chef’s Library Room, their private dining area which caters up to 14 people. You will have your own personal waiter and a special menu starting at £45. There are no hire fees and being centrally located, The Coal Shed isn’t far from Brighton Town Hall or the bandstand.

Wedding Information: Take a look at their room hire information 

Coal Shed octopus dish

The Black Lion

The Black Lion specialise in creating events and menus for any kind of celebration and weddings are their speciality. They offer hire of the Black Lion on weekday daytimes, being a stone’s throw from Brighton town hall has them first choice for many wedding receptions. There’s also an area in the bar/restaurant available for reservation at any time, which seats up to 50 people. This offers a space for a party or event, with a sit-down meal without the cost of a hire fee.

Wedding Information: Weddings at The Black Lion

Pouring Wine

Market

Market in Hove have an upmarket private hire area downstairs from their restaurant. Great for a small wedding celebration, this can seat up to 28 people. You can enjoy an array of benefits including the option of indulging in The Chef’s Menu, having your own waiting & bar staff and playing your own music. Events are tailored to perfectly suit each party’s needs, (Market also offers Set Menus) and there isn’t a hire charge to pay.

Wedding Information: Take a look at Market’s website for more information

MARKET Private Dining, Hove

The Chimney House

The Chimney house offers a function room upstairs which can hold 40 people. They can provide a buffet menu and you can play your own music. Or you can enjoy a three course menu with locally foraged food. A sit down meal can cater up to 22 people. This venue is located in the Seven Dials area, and it is great for a smaller wedding gathering.

Wedding Information: The Chimney House private hire information

The Chimney House, Brighton food pub, Seven Dials

Blanch House

The perfect more intimate small wedding venue – licensed for weddings, champagne receptions in the elegant champagne and cocktail lounge and sumptuous wedding breakfast in the stylish Belle Epoque Suite. Experienced and friendly staff. There is also the option to organise exclusive use of the whole venue (12 bedrooms) if you wanted accommodation too, so you can combine your visit with a stay in boutique surroundings.

Wedding Information: Wedding and Events Brochure.

Al Duomo 

A contemporary Italian family restaurant and one of the longest established Italians in Brighton. Catering for weddings from 20 to 70 guests, here you will find an extremely attentive team, a wonderful backdrop of the Royal Pavilion and a multi-functional space whether for weddings, civil partnerships or special occasions. You can even hold your wedding ceremony at the Royal Pavilion, then come to Al Duomo for your wedding breakfast afterwards. Wedding gallery.

Wedding Information: Wedding Information. 

The Greene Room at The Cricketers

Just a stones throw away from the town hall or a short walk from the picturesque bandstand, The Greene Room at The Cricketers has everything you need for your wedding reception. Whether you’re looking for a sit down meal or canapés and bites the Greene Room can cater to both. You get exclusive use of three rooms, a sound system, bar and your choice of food.

Wedding Information: The Greene Room website

Restaurants Brighton Cricketers and Green Room

The Jolly Poacher

The Jolly Poacher on Ditching Road is a fantastic restaurant style pub and an ideal wedding venue, situated close to The Level, London Road and Fiveways area of Brighton. It is an excellent choice for exclusive use for you and your wedding party with a stunning reputation for modern British classic dishes. The Jolly Poacher can cater for private parties, corporate functions & weddings. Up to 60pax seated or 70 for drinks/canapee parties.

Wedding Information: Jolly Poacher website

Brighton Pub and Restaurant, Ditchling Road, Jolly Poacher, Preston Park

OhSo Brighton

OhSo Social is the perfect venue for a beach-front wedding reception and Brighton offers brides the perfect location for an unforgettable wedding experience, surrounded by some of England’s most iconic architecture and sights. OhSo Social is positioned right on the beach, literally a stone’s throw from the pebbles – how romantic! Make enquiries via their website. OhSo capacity for weddings is 350 people outside or 240 inside.

Wedding Information: OhSo Wedding Information.

Decorations at OhSo Bar Brighton

Brighton Rocks

Brighton Rocks is located in Kemptown and is the perfect venue to host your wedding party. Their Side Rooms are available any night of the week to hire, and to ensure everything goes smoothly, they can provide many services. Whether you’re after cocktails on arrival or buckets of beer, homemade buffets or decoration for the room, Brighton Rocks will help along the way. Contact them on 01273 600550  to discuss your plans.

Wedding Information: For more information click here.

Brighton Rocks Bar

Sussex Weddings

The New Inn

The New Inn is just 15 minutes outside of Brighton but offers a world of difference. This country pub has a large function room with private bar and a permanent marquee in the large, beautifully tended, garden. The marquee also has a working barbeque and pizza oven. The New Inn is available for part or full hire, including the garden, and can cater in-house for your entire party.

Wedding Information: Find out more here

Summer evenings in the New Inn Hurstpierpoint
Summer evenings in the New Inn Hurstpierpoint

Ghyll Manor

Ghyll Manor offers a stunning location and a dedicated team committed to making your wedding dreams become a reality. Ghyll Manor Hotel and Restaurant nestles in the heart of the stunning Sussex countryside. This elegant 17th-century country-house hotel brims with character and style, the traditional oak-beamed building gazing out over acres of gorgeous private gardens, including a lake and pretty summerhouse. Ghyll Manor we cater for civil marriages, partnerships and wedding receptions – contact our friendly wedding team to discuss your perfect day.

Wedding Information: Find out more here

Ghyll Manor wedding

Mid Sussex Golf Course

Have you got something to celebrate? Mid Sussex Golf Club can cater for a huge variety of Functions, from Dinner Dances and Balls for 120 guests with a 3 course sit down dinner and coffee, to a 30th Birthday Party with a hot buffet for 200 guests, or a Golden Wedding Anniversary Party for 60 with a Carvery Lunch. With space for either a band or disco, and a perfect dance floor, we are able to make your celebration go with a swing.

Wedding Information: Find out more here

Mid Sussex Golf Course

The Glass House

15 minutes north of Brighton and set within the South Downs National Park is Wickwoods Country Club, Hotel & Spa – for many years favoured as a wedding venue. Enjoy the beautiful Function Suite and adjoining Orangery known as The Glass House. Wickwoods can host civil ceremonies for up to 70, Wedding Breakfasts for up to 140 and evening parties for 200. Those seeking a more intimate affair will also find Wickwoods an ideal venue.

Wedding Information: For more information click here.

Wickwoods country house

The Bull Inn

Located just north of Henfield, this traditional style pub that serves delicious food and drinks. The Bull has a large function room, perfect for celebrations and even a skittles alley which is very popular with families. Why not hire both for your wedding? Complete with its own music system, private garden and patio area and can be hired as room only, or with the skittle alley and buffet menu.

Wedding Information: The Bull Inn website

The Talbot

The Talbot Public House and Restaurant is situated in picturesque Cuckfield where you will find the Hayloft, – a stunning, oak beamed function room with private access and bar. The Hayloft will comfortably seat 80 guests for a formal wedding breakfast or 100 for a less informal buffet service. They can offer packages to suit your requirements including a summer Pimms reception, Three Course Wedding Breakfast and or a range of evening buffet menus.

Wedding Information: Weddings and events brochure.

The Talbot hayloft event room

The Oak Barn Restaurant 

The Oak Barn is the perfect wedding venue for your special day. An Original 250 year old barn, lovingly restored to a family run bar and restaurant and a destination venue which offers something quite unique for your Sussex wedding. Situated in Mid Sussex you will find the Oak Barn just 15 mins outside Brighton, just of the A23 at Hickstead. With a very flexible event space – can cater for up to 150 diners for dinner or 220 for a stand up evening function.

Wedding Information: Wedding information.

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