wedding receptions

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Capture the essence of your new journey in life with The Venue. Flawless, romantic and memorable. The Venue - Function Rooms is a stylish venue like no other. Conveniently situated on the Brighton & Hove’s famous seafront with magnificent sea views and direct access to the beach with the extensive public lawns and gardens, making it the perfect venue for your wedding reception.

We are wedding specialist with over 1000 wedding receptions to our credit. We feel we are the experts at making your wedding a special event you will remember forever.

Whether you need include a small, intimate gathering of friends or extend to a glorious wedding celebrated by hundreds of guests, our staff can manage and execute "your day" with precision and style.

A wedding is one of the most important events in a person's life. At The Venue, we take great care in making sure your reception goes as planned.

we can provide the following services

  • Wedding Interior décor
  • Drinks packages
  • Buffet & canapes
  • Live music / DJ
  • Free parking
  • Outside seating / marquee

main function room info

Main function room is located on the first floor at The Venue with direct sea views and access to the beach. Standing capacity is 400 people. Seated capacity inside is 150 people. Closing time is 2am, with option to extend to late license until 5am. Main room is accommodated by private bar, private bathrooms, private entrance and sound system. Outside space and beach seating available if fully pre-booked.

We can offer you also the following services: drink packages, live music, exclusive hire, buffet & canapes and wedding decor.

small function room info

Small function room is located on the ground floor at The Venue with direct access to lawns, ideal if you like to book marquee. Standing capacity is 135 people. Seated capacity inside is 60 people, can be extended with booked marquee. Closing time is 2am, with option to extend to late license until 5am. Small room is accommodated by private bar, private bathrooms, private entrance and sound system. Outside space available for marquee.

We can offer you also the following services: drink packages, live music, exclusive hire, buffet & canapes and wedding decor.

frequently asked questions

most common questions asked by organisers
Please discus all your requirements with our "Events Coordinator" prior to your event. You can bring what you like. We can also help you with cake or buffet menu! Do let us know in advance what you are planning on bringing so we can organise.
Call us, email us or arrange an appointment with our "Event Coordinator". No dates are guaranteed until the reservation deposit has been received.
It depends on your requirements. We have 2 function rooms available. Smaller room based in ground floor with direct access to Hove's lawns is the perfect room for completely private wedding. You can also book outside seating or marquee. Larger function room on 1st floor with direct access to the beach can be fully private or partially private based on the size of your group and time of the year.
You can add to a maximum of 135 people at lower function room and to a maximum of 400 at first floor function room if whole room booked.
Yes. Please confirm with our "Event Coordinator". We allow minimum of 60 minutes prior the wedding reception start and for pick-up after the reception. Don't worry we can help you. We may allow more time for set-up and pick-up next day if neccessary.
Our extended license is available from 10am until 5am.
hire information

Western Esplanade
Kingsway, BN3 4FA, Hove

Private Hire License

Availability: 10am - 5am

Email hire@venuehove.com

Phone 01273207100

For a function or event tailored to be as individual as you are please contact our highly professional team for a friendly and informal chat. We look forward to see you at The Venue! Discuss your requirements with people as enthusiastic about your special day as you are.

Download Venue Buffet Menu Packages
Download Venue Functions Brochure

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360° degree virtual tour of The Venue, including outdoor, indoor, and both function rooms. You can select floors from right bottom buttons and navigate through the map following arrows.

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