Memorable Reception Venues in Manchester

Your special day deserves to be remembered. So, we've compiled a list of the most memorable wedding reception venues in Manchester.

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The Hall of Fame offers an exceptional setting for drinks and wedding receptions, with state-of-the-art technology and sound facilities to dazzle your guests. Museum tours are included in packages alongside delicious bespoke catering and drinks packages. Seating up to 250 guests, The Hall of fame conjures a wonderful atmosphere perfect for any reception.


The elegant Rooftop Lounge is a memorable wedding venue in Manchester with access to the iconic south facing terrace which makes it an ideal venue for lively birthday, or anniversary parties and corporate events. The hotel can cater for parties with 8 to 150 guests and can provide an array of refreshments from canapés, to BBQs, hog roasts, buffets, afternoon teas and sit down meals to suit all dietary requirements and personal tastes.


If you're searching for a unique, beautiful venue for your event, with stunning grounds and an illustrious history, Ordsall Hall is the place to be. As one of the finest surviving examples of an Elizabethan half-timbered manor house, Ordsall Hall is a memorable venue for drinks receptions, private parties, meetups and talks. We can also arrange tailored catering and refreshments.


With its magnificent front facade, beautiful ornate glass ceiling, and stunning tiled walls, the Engine Room is a masterpiece of Edwardian architecture. It was lovingly restored in 2010, and now serves as a highly flexible and distinctive event and exhibition space. There is a vast amount of natural light and space. Our team can supply fantastic refreshments and AV equipment to meet your requirements

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Following a memorable civil partnership or wedding ceremony in the critically acclaimed Lowry/Vallete gallery, guests can enjoy a champagne drinks reception in the romantic Pre-Raphaelite galleries before adjourning to the contemporary Atrium for a stylish dinner. Remain in the Atrium or host your evening reception and dance floor in the Georgian panelled restaurant with up to 200 wedding guests. The Gallery's professional events team are on-hand to ensure the successful, hassle-free organisation and execution of your special day.


Looking for a unique and cool venue that can cater for a large group for your wedding reception? Why not hire our entire venue at Brickhouse Social on New Wakefield St? Full venue hire includes all areas at the venue - the main bar, our roof terrace and bar, pool hall, karaoke booth, private ballroom & Underground nightclub. Each space is unique and offers something different to the other meaning your guests are sure to have a memorable evening. Buffet meal and drink packages are available to pre-order and our resident DJs are available to hire. Beer pong & giant jenga included in package


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.


Adjacent to Whitworth Hall, the equally impressive but secluded Christie's Bistro is ideal for the more intimate weddings of up to 120 guests. The Bistro is another room which is full of the University's history, exuding opulence adding a unique touch to your very special day. Perfect for sit-down dinners, drinks receptions and buffets; the versatility of this venue presents you with many options for a memorable day.


20 Stories, in the heart of Manchester's latest development, is the perfect choice for special and memorable wedding celebrations, whether you want to host drinks and canape receptions or larger dinners. The outdoor terrace with triple height glass offers a prime vantage point high above the city to enjoy the Manchester cityscape; that WOW factor that will keep guests wanting to return. Being such a versatile space means we can offer a vast choice of options to suit parties of all sizes.


Hire our unique function room space the private ballroom at Black Dog Northern Quarter for your private event or wedding reception party. Take advantage of our private bar, play your own music and enjoy use of your own private pool table. Full buffet menu options available. Bespoke cocktail menus are available to help make your event even more memorable. Use our projection screen to share family photos and memories with your group. The ballroom has a late license until 4am every night of the week


This is the perfect venue for a truly memorable and unique wedding venue. It will grab your guest's attention from the moment they walk through the door. From first entering Un.titled you will go through some shipping container style doors to Studio One which is simply an overwhelming space complete with double height ceilings, a mezzanine level, ample space to put your own stamp on the studio as well as one of the biggest infinity curves in Manchester for you to utilise as you wish! We can also provide photographers, videographers, catering, furniture , linens and refreshments.


Heaven is a truly unique wedding venue. The room has been designed as an astro-turf football pitch, however as a wedding venue the greenery under foot combines all the benefits of an indoor venue, with the natural beauty of being outdoors. Situated on the rooftop with a glass-arched ceiling this venue boasts stunning views over Old Trafford and Greater Manchester and will certainly be an experience to remember. The room is bright and minimal with scope to decorate to your taste and style. The Hotel Football team will be on hand to deliver whatever the requirements for you and your guests!

About Memorable Reception Venues


London is one of the greatest business hubs in Europe. But as hard as Londoners work, everyone needs a day out of the office every now and again.

What better way to keep your team refreshed and motivated than a day packed with team bonding activities? To help you out, we've listed the best indoor team building venues in London - guaranteed to keep your corporate away day running smoothly whatever the weather.

So, whether you're stuck for ideas or you just want a space inside to work through some exercises and games, these brilliant away day venues have got you covered.

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