As expert wedding caterers Suffolk has provided some wonderful venues for us to ply our trade at over the years, from beautifully converted barns through to stunning manor houses. Don’t get us wrong, we are just as happy working at an event in a client’s garden or village hall, but there is undoubtedly something a little bit extra special when working at a wedding venue that has pulled out all of the stops!
As busy wedding caterers Suffolk and Essex’s Plenty of Thyme has worked at many different types of wedding venues. Here are just a few of our favourites that we have chosen to highlight from the wonderful county of Suffolk. If you are looking for a magical wedding venue for your big day then hopefully these choices will be right up your street! And don’t forget, if you do book a venue from this list, please also consider booking specialist wedding caterers, Suffolk culinary experts Plenty of Thyme!
So let’s dive right in and have a look at some of our favourite wedding venues in Suffolk that we love working at!
Christchurch Mansion – Ipswich, Suffolk
Christchurch Mansion is a 16th Century Tudor brick mansion house set in the stunning grounds of Christchurch Park on the outskirts of Suffolk’s County Town, Ipswich. It is considered to be one of Suffolk’s most treasured buildings, boasting over 500 years of history. The perfectly manufactured lawns can hold marquees for any amount of guests and is simply a magnificent wedding venue. Aside from weddings, Christchurch Mansion also holds the biggest collection of one time, local artists, John Constable and Thomas Gainsborough, that can be found outside of London. You can visit their website here.
The Tudor Barns – Belstead, Suffolk
This stylish and romantic wedding venue features a 16th Century Tudor barn, which was expertly restored in 2004 to become the amazing venue it is today. The whole project was built using reclaimed materials from derelict buildings elsewhere on the grounds, making it one of the most sustainable examples of a wedding venue in Suffolk! Set in 7 acres of open woodland grounds, this venue boasts a permanent kitchen (which is great for us!), plus plenty of internal space for dancing, drinking and feasting. You can visit their website here.
Priory Hall – Hadleigh, Suffolk
If a stunning Tudor home set in 22 acres of beautifully kept grounds is what you are looking for, then Priory Hall could be the venue for you. Priory Hall prides itself on providing the wow factor, and with a maximum of only 25 weddings a year held on the grounds, you can be sure the owners will do everything they can to make your day simply unforgettable. This venue offers a three-day hire so you can really enjoy the whole weekend, plus features a customised dining marquee for up to 150 people that looks out over a lake! We know, as professional caterers Suffolk has many venues that are amazing, but this venue is up there with the best. You can visit their website here.
Butley Priory – Woodbridge, Suffolk
This 13th Century, grade 1 listed former Priory is a truly enchanting and unique wedding venue. It is situated close to the Suffolk coast, in an area of outstanding natural beauty. In fact, the building is so beautiful it was described by Vogue as “one of the most romantic houses in England.” The Great Hall can accommodate up to 100 seated guests, with room for unlimited guests should you hire a marquee (this venue has extensive secluded gardens and lawns). There are also four exquisite bedrooms which can sleep up to 13 people, with additional accommodation in Butley Abbey Farmhouse within easy walking distance, making this an ideal venue should you have guests wishing to stay overnight. You can visit their website here.
Hungarian Hall – Woodbridge, Suffolk
This enticing wedding venue provides a stunning backdrop for your big day, and is set in 100 acres of beautiful, rolling Suffolk countryside. Situated close to the historic town of Woodbridge, this venue has an expansive grass lawn which is ideal for marquees of any size. The owners have offered Hungarian Hall as a wedding venue for over 25 years, and go above and beyond to ensure your big day is truly magical. As travelling caterers Suffolk really can throw up some gems when it comes to unique wedding venues, and Hungarian Hall is no exception! You can visit their website here.
Expert Wedding Caterers Suffolk
So as you can see, as hard-working mobile caterers Suffolk has some fantastic venues that we have been proud to work at! You can contact any of these venues by clicking the links above. And when it comes to booking your wedding caterers Suffolk cannot offer any company that can beat Plenty of Thyme for quality food and service! We are waiting to hear from you, you can contact us here. We hope this list has been helpful to you and we hope to hear from you soon!