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Reception Venues in Manchester

Manchester is a great place to hold your next drinks reception. Packed with reception halls and venues, we've listed the best near you.



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  • Reception Venues in Manchester - Ordsall Hall
    SalfordOrdsall Hall90 People

    Ordsall Hall is an impressive venue for meetings, seminars, and product launches. With Wifi throughout, a projector and interactive whiteboard, and delicious teas and coffees from our on-site cafe, a conference or training here will inspire your colleagues. The Hall is also easily accessible, based a short walk from the Metrolink and with 48 parking spaces. The beautiful old Hall has space to comfortably seat 70 guests.

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  • Reception Venues in Manchester - Ram Mill Oldham
    ChaddertonRam Mill Oldham12 People

    Ram Mill Business Centre can host birthday parties, christenings, wedding receptions, meetings, and all other special occasions. Our large function room has the capacity for 120 party guests. Our small boardroom will comfortably hold meetings for up to 12 delegates. We are sure that your guests will be surprised and delighted by their experience.

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  • Reception Venues in Manchester - 47 Dale Street
    Northern Quarter 47 Dale Street 100 People

    Fancy a unique City Centre setting for your wedding reception or party? Look no further! Benefiting from a large open dance floor complemented with distinct separate bar/welcoming area it makes for a highly versatile and manipulative venue. Our venue can comfortably accommodate 80-100 people. Bar service, catering and entertainment can be provided as part of an overall package to tailor your event to your exact specification.

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  • Reception Venues in Manchester - Hilton Deansgate
    DeansgateHilton Deansgate600 People

    The Deansgate Suite is a bold statement by anyone’s standards. It’s vast, pillar-free space is superbly flexible, catering for up to 600 training workshop, meeting or conference delegates, and can be paired with breakout area and syndicate rooms. In a meeting room of this size, all conference configurations are available including classroom and theatre-style layouts. The adjoining foyer area is particularly suited to a pre-conference drinks reception or exhibition space.

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  • Reception Venues in Manchester - The Lowry
    Salford Quays The Lowry100 People

    The Hexagon Room is a stylish and modern space for your wedding ceremony or reception. Guests will access the room via a private bridged walkway, and can then enjoy the stunning views across the water. The room caters for 100 for a civil ceremony, or the venue can be used as a delightful intimate space for 60 guests for a wedding breakfast or evening dinner.

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  • Reception Venues in Manchester - St James's Club
    City CentreSt James's Club50 People

    The Clarendon Suite is a beautiful wood panelled room with an adjoining ante-room suitable for use as a reception area. Perfect for business meetings, lectures, training seminars and presentations. Projector and screen. Wi-Fi.

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  • Reception Venues in Manchester - Britannia Hotel Manchester

    Our largest function room, the Crystal Suite is perfect for weddings with up to 120 guests. The grand architecture and chandeliers make for an ideal wedding venue to impress your guests. We have wedding packages available from just £999 included drinks reception, 3 course wedding breakfast and buffet for the reception. We can also include our resident DJ and decorations to make your day extra special.

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  • Reception Venues in Manchester - ABode Manchester
    Piccadilly ABode Manchester40 People

    From a brunch meeting to a swanky drinks reception our EVA suite is perfect for any occasion. Meet and greet? No problem, at ABode Manchester we can offer you a canape reception with all the excellent service and flavour you would expect from a Michael Caines Restaurant.

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  • Reception Venues in Manchester - Salford Museum & Art Gallery

    The Victorian Gallery is the perfect setting for your wedding reception. With space for 60 guests it's the ideal location for smaller weddings. Guests can join you in celebrating your marriage in our most historic and grand galleries which features highlights from our collection of 18th Century paintings and sculptures.

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  • Reception Venues in Manchester - The Oast House
    SpinningfieldsThe Oast House150 People

    The TeePee is the perfect city centre location to host your festive wedding. Ideally located within walking distance to the town hall our events team will be able to create your dream reception. With flexibility over dining and drinking options the TeePee is the perfect alternative reception venue. (Weddings that require a more intense set up will incur a £500 set-up charge)

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  • Reception Venues in Manchester - Manchester Art Gallery
    Greater ManchesterManchester Art Gallery100 People

    Hire the impressive Victorian Hall at Manchester Art Gallery for your special day. Enjoy a sophisticated drinks reception following a civil partnership or wedding reception in one of the critically acclaimed Galleries before adjourning to the Atrium or Gallery Restaurant for the evening reception and dance floor. A comprehensive wedding package can be organised by in-house wedding coordinators and recommended third parties to cover venue dressing, floral design, entertainment and more.

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  • Reception Venues in Manchester - Science and Industry Museum
    DeansgateScience and Industry Museum350 People

    The Garratt Suite is a bright and flexible space within the Museum's recently renovated Grade II listed Great Western Warehouse. The Suite features several spaces which can be arranged in a multitude of ways to host a stunning wedding ceremony, civil ceremony and wedding reception for up to 350 guests. Dedicated wedding coordinators are available to organise fantastic entertainment, accommodation, decorations and carefully crafted bespoke menus.

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  • Reception Venues in Manchester - Whitworth Hall
    Oxford RoadWhitworth Hall300 People

    Whitworth Hall situated in the Old Quadrangle is truly one of Manchester's most stunning venues. Whitworth Hall was designed by Paul Waterhouse and named after Mancunian industrialist, who bequeathed much of his fortune to fund public developments in Manchester. The grand gothic style building provides the perfect backdrop to any wedding and is sure to astound guests with its magnificence. The venue is fully licensed for ceremonies, sit down dinners and drinks receptions, accommodating up to 300 guests, and brilliantly complimented by our dedicated first class hospitality team.

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  • Reception Venues in Manchester - Chamber Space
    Deansgate Chamber Space80 People

    The Board Room, located in the heart of Manchester city centre overlooking Deansgate, will provide the perfect backdrop to any meeting or event. Well-equipped with all of the conveniences you expect, we provide a range of local catering options, and the room is fully licensed. Flooded with natural daylight, the Board Room features a stunning mix of contemporary stylish decor and late-19th century design, making this a beautiful setting for your meeting or event. We offer a meticulous and dynamic service that will make your desired event a reality.

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  • Reception Venues in Manchester - Zouk Tea Bar & Grill
    ManchesterZouk Tea Bar & Grill90 People

    The mezzanine floor is a bright, light, airy space to host a wedding reception for up to 90 guests. The space can cater for a sit down dinner or rehearsal dinner, or for a cocktail reception.

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  • Reception Venues in Manchester - People's History Museum
    SpinningfieldsPeople's History Museum200 People

    The Engine Hall is a brilliant, memorable setting for a business conference, seminar, or training session. The Hall has 240 square meters of space, with a magnificent front facade that stretches up to the ornate glass ceiling. The beautifully restored tiled walls make this a stunning venue. The space is highly flexible, can be combined with our other spaces for registration and refreshment areas.

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About Reception Venues in Manchester

Whether you're celebrating a work achievement, an engagement, a wedding or a birthday, your drinks reception deserves to be held in the perfect venue. And luckily, Manchester is full of excellent reception venues that will provide the ideal backdrop!

We've listed the best reception venues in Manchester, from jaw-dropping historical reception halls to quirky industrial spaces. So, no matter what your vision, you're sure to find the ideal venue for a drinks reception near you.

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