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Brighton Wedding Venues

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Welcome to our Brighton Wedding Venues guide and the first is Malmaison, a stunning boutique hotel in Brighton Marina

Choosing Malmaison for your wedding is not only picture perfect inside and out, but offers ease of access for any wedding size. The team’s commitment to providing a wonderful wedding experience shines through, making it a standout choice for couples seeking a perfect blend of elegance, convenience and flexibility on their special day. Malmaison Brighton can create an intimate atmosphere for large and small weddings – making either feel special and exclusive, the largest room comfortably seats up to 120 guests. When the sun is shining the long spanning balcony will offer the most formidable break out space with a gorgeous sea view, great for those pics. The beautiful bedrooms add a touch of luxury and comfort to the overall wedding for both the bridal party and the guests.

First in our Brighton wedding venues guide and 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.

Whether you prefer formal or casual, the elegance of tradition or the allure of modern glamour, Hotel Du Vin has the perfect space to match your style for weddings from 20 to 100 guests. As well as an amazing venue, the teams commitment goes beyond creating the best ambiance for your special day. You have a dedicated wedding planner who will guide you through the whole process, access to the sommelier to choose the very important wines, and a choice of the their finest foods. You can opt for a refined five-course wedding breakfast, a laid-back and relaxed buffet, or a customised dining experience featuring a bespoke menu – they’ve got you covered. The Hotel Du Vin is enriched with local history, offer exquisite rooms to both sleep and celebrate, and their placement in the Lanes provides so many photo opportunities to make this an extra special unforgettable Brighton Wedding.

The Salt Room offers a private dining 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.

Whether an engagement or wedding breakfast, their 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.

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The DoubleTree by Hilton Brighton Metropole hotel offers the perfect combination of classic Victorian elegance and charm along with the vibrant, lively and contemporary feel of Brighton. With a space for everyone, each of our events spaces is unique and can cater for up to 800 guests for a traditional wedding breakfast, and as many as 1000 for your evening reception. Each space is also each licensed to hold Civil Wedding Ceremonies.

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 – please check pricing.There are no hire fees and being centrally located, The Coal Shed isn’t far from Brighton Town Hall or the bandstand. the Coal Shed is one of our favourite Brighton wedding venues and is also one of our favourite Brighton steak restaurants

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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. This is one of our favourite Brighton wedding venues for flexibility in a venue with plenty of options including entertainment too. 

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Celebrate your special day at Blossoms Brighton, a standout venue nestled in the heart of the Lanes. This award-winning Japanese cocktail bar and restaurant is the perfect setting for your wedding. Whether you envision an intimate affair with up to 20 guests or a grand celebration for 50-75 attendees, Blossoms Brighton offers exclusive use of their venue. Impress your guests with uniquely crafted cocktails and a bespoke Japanese small plates menu tailored to your preferences. Elevate your wedding with optional DJs or live music, ensuring an unforgettable experience for you and your loved ones.

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The Chimney house offers a function room upstairs which can hold 50-60 people. They can provide a buffet menu and you can play your own music. A sit down meal can cater up to 40 people. This Brighton pub is located in the Seven Dials area, and it is great for a smaller wedding gathering. The Chimney house is a great personal option among the Brighton wedding venues, giving you a pub as your wedding backdrop or reception, then an intimate space for celebrating. 

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.

Located opposite Brighton Town Hall, The Mesmerist is something of a love letter to the unique, and a bit of an institution in Brighton.

Enjoy celebrating with your loved ones in their Flipside or Birdcage rooms. 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.

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.

The Roundhill pub can host weddings for up to 40 people and provide a vegan buffet. The space offers a lovely relaxed atmosphere with homely decor, complemented by outdoor seating for a summer wedding celebration. With their vegan food and handcrafted cocktails, alongside a selection of drinks including a sustainable wine list, local beers and ales, and a variety of low and non-alcoholic beverages, you’ll be in good hands for your special day at The Roundhill.

Whether you’re looking to get married in one of the Brighton i360 beachside event spaces or 450ft in the sky in the Brighton i360 pod, this iconic venue offers a range of packages. The pod boasts panoramic views of Brighton, the South Downs, and the Sussex coast, creating a stunning backdrop. Transform the space for an elegant three-course Sky Dining reception or a celebratory disco. Alternatively, say your vows and celebrate in one of the i360’s beachside venues, each featuring a private terrace facing the sea. 

If you’re looking for a city centre location for your wedding party, English’s of Brighton could be just the place. With its iconic facade occupying the corner of East and Market Street, English’s is a Brighton institution with a glamorous history and plenty of appeal. The restaurant offers a selection of delicious party menus at different prices to suit your needs and there are a number of flexible spaces available for your wedding party depending on the number of guests. Contact English’s for more information.

Looking for the perfect evening wedding venue in Brighton? Look no further than Trading Post Coffee Roasters, a beloved local chain with shops in the Lanes and North Laine. Their exceptional venues, known for on-site coffee roasting and open kitchens, provide a unique backdrop.

Accommodating up to 100 guests, these spaces offer a seamless blend of elegance and industrial charm. Plus, with no venue hire charge, meeting the minimum spend is all it takes to secure an unforgettable evening wedding. Their dedicated team ensures every detail aligns with your vision.

Brighton Cocktail Company is an exceptional venue for hosting a wedding or celebration party in Brighton. With a versatile bar area, an intimate private dining space, and a charming secret garden, the venue ensures exclusive hire if needed and a personalised celebration. Their events brochure offers detailed information on event options, meal ideas, and evening cocktail masterclasses for those seeking a unique experience. Whether you’re planning an elegant sit-down dinner or a lively cocktail party, Brighton Cocktail Company provides the perfect setting and professional service to make your wedding day unforgettable. 

The Black Lion specialise in creating events and menus for any kind of celebration and weddings are their speciality. This Brighton bar 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.

Lucky Khao in Brighton offers an exceptional venue for wedding hire. With its versatile space, impeccable service, and highly organised team, it’s the perfect place to celebrate your special day. The unique touch of Northern Thai barbecue cuisine adds a memorable culinary experience to your event, making Lucky Khao an excellent choice for couples seeking a distinctive and unforgettable wedding celebration.

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. Market is described as an anglo-spanish tapas restaurant. 

Cin Cin, the award-winning Italian restaurant in Hove, offers the option to host your wedding at their venue or bring their services to you. With experience in hosting weddings, they will craft a bespoke menu for you and your guests on your special day. The restaurant can accommodate up to 40 people. If you prefer Cin Cin to cater your wedding at your chosen venue, their team can be booked for this purpose. They will work closely with you to create a completely tailored menu and provide assistance with hiring cutlery, linen, and supplier recommendations.

The New Inn is just 15 minutes outside of Brighton but offers a world of difference. This Sussex 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. The New Inn is available for part or full hire, including the garden, and can cater in-house for your entire party. They have drink packages, can offer bespoke menus and a dedicated wedding coordinator to assist you every step of the way.

The Jolly Sportsman offers a picturesque setting for your wedding celebration in the heart of the Sussex countryside. Their dedicated team is committed to crafting a bespoke occasion tailored to your unique vision and desires.

For an intimate and private affair, they recommend exclusive use of their property, ensuring a personalised experience for you and your guests and this means you can make use of all their excellent spaces. With indoor dining for up to 70 guests and the option for outdoor dining (weather permitting) to accommodate up to 100, there’s ample space for your celebration. Rooms also available. Use of The Jolly Garden Bar can be included. 

Terra at Tottington Manor has facilities to accommodate your big day, their Exclusive Downs Suite is a beautifully styled, spacious room where you can host your ceremony and reception. With access to their private garden with a stretch tent, this makes for the perfect space for live entertainment. Tottington Manor can fully cater all weddings and events with delicious, freshly made food, wine tasting, wedding breakfast and Sussex Grazing Boards available for some late night food.

Ghyll Manor offers a stunning location and a dedicated team committed to making your wedding dreams become a reality. Ghyll Manor Hotel and Sussex 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 cater for civil marriages, partnerships and wedding receptions – contact their friendly wedding team to discuss your perfect day.

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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.

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.

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.

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An award-winning vineyard set in the heart of the South Downs, Albourne Estate is a gorgeous choice for cosy winter weddings. Guests are welcomed into the warmth of the beautiful Tasting Room where they can enjoy the beautiful views of the surrounding countryside sheltered from the elements. Throw open the doors onto decking for the perfect summer reception overlooking the vines. And you’ll be able to drink delicious Sussex Sparkling made right there on the estate – we think that’s rather special! Albourne works with excellent caterers and suppliers to help you realise your dream and it’s just minutes from Brighton. 

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Enhance your wedding with Nanima’s Asian flavours. Celebrate with a fusion of Thai, Indian, Japanese, and Chinese dishes, tailored to enchant your guests. From intimate gatherings to grand receptions, Nanima’s diverse menu promises an unforgettable gastronomic experience. Nanima are also featured on our Brighton catering page, so are available for all types of events. 

Transform your wedding with Nostos‘ award-winning Greek cuisine. Immerse your guests in the flavours of the Aegean with authentic, carefully crafted dishes. Whether your celebration is intimate or grand, Nostos guarantees a memorable culinary experience designed exclusively for your special day.

Space and Thyme provide versatile catering and bar services tailored to your business needs. Whether it’s an annual company conference, a festive Christmas party, a formal corporate event, or an after-hours gathering, Space and Thyme are equipped to cater to any occasion. Their expertise includes unique brand activations, lively corporate summer BBQs, and more. As the resident venue managers at The Mesmerist, The Black Lion, and the Post House Cafe in Brighton’s Lanes, they bring their hospitality excellence to these popular establishments.

Experience flavour-packed, plant-based thalis delivered in infinitely reusable stainless steel tiffins across Brighton and Hove with Majahma. Renowned for their commitment to sustainability, Majahma specialises in Indian food delivery in eco-friendly tiffin tins. Their Brighton catering service can bring these delicious thalis to your special event, Brighton wedding, birthday, or corporate gathering. Imagine enjoying a tiffin filled with curry, dal, fresh chapatti, salads, soups, and more. Majahma brings the authentic flavours of Indian cuisine to your event with an eco-friendly touch.

Brighton Cookery School is your go-to destination for a variety of events, whether it’s a special birthday celebration, hen/stag party, wedding, or corporate gathering. They offer a delicious selection of buffet menus and can create bespoke options tailored to your specific preferences. Enjoy the convenience of their full service: simply stack the serving trays, and they’ll take care of the cleanup by collecting them the next day. Need service staff? Brighton Cookery School has a professional team ready to serve you and your guests, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable event.

Honey Cake by Mary offers a bespoke wedding cake service, creating stunning custom cakes for your special day. Mary can craft a spectacular tiered wedding cake, incorporating your favourite flavours from her delightful range. Each cake is thoughtfully decorated to match your unique taste and style, ensuring it complements the theme of your wedding perfectly. With attention to detail and a commitment to quality, Mary’s cakes are designed to be both a beautiful centrepiece and a delicious treat for you and your guests.