Choosing the perfect wedding reception venue

29th June 2020

Choosing the venue for your wedding is often just as difficult as picking out the dress. You need to think about the location, the opportunities for photos, the dining experience and budget. But don’t get too stressed. A great place to start is by looking at our quick guide to choosing the perfect venue.


Choosing the location of your wedding reception is integral to a special day. The venue needs to be easily accessible with sufficient parking and close to the church to remove too much driving. Are you looking for a country wedding or getting married right in the city? Those looking to get married in Surrey for example have a vast array of wedding reception venues to choose from. Think about your needs as it’s your special day and you want it to go without a hitch. However, how much your guests get from the day as well as the logistics on the day must play a factor in your decision.

A wedding reception with a difference

Of course you want your wedding to be unique, so choosing a venue that is geared towards creative wedding ideas, with a team of professionals on hand to offer their advice and suggestions is key to an individual and different wedding. If you can work with a creative team, they can work with you to make whatever dreams you have a reality. You will have to think hard about budget at this stage, however.


Your budget will of course play a huge part in deciding on your wedding reception venue. You want the best in service and ambience, but often this doesn’t come cheaply. If budget is a factor (which in most instances it is) it may be worth looking into all-inclusive wedding packages – this can often offer a little better value for money.


Three of the biggest things people remember after a wedding are the dress, the food and the speeches. You may have little control over the best man and his revelations, whilst you can control the other two. What people eat on the day will be one of the first questions, so it’s important to get it right. Try and look for a venue that comes highly recommended, paying particular recommendation to the menu selection process. Always require a tasting experience too.

We’ve many years of experience within the wedding event sector so if you need any further advice or recommendations for a wedding in Surrey then contact us today!

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