The Garden Room & Private Dining

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The Garden Room & private dining for any occasion

Whether you are hosting a family party, special event celebration or a corporate gathering, we have the spaces and menu options to expertly cater for your needs.

The Garden Room is the perfect place to host between 15 and 30 guests, with views onto the gardens and direct access onto the south facing fountain terrace for pre-dinner drinks in the summer months. We can seat up to 21 on one long table and 30 on three round tables. The Garden room is available for lunch from 11.30am – 5pm and for dinner, 7.00pm – midnight.

Each of our events is managed by an experienced and professional team. Party menus are devised by executive chef Ricki Weston. Our sommelier will craft the perfect wines to accompany each course.

Room hire includes:

  • Reception Hall or Fountain Terrace for pre-dining drinks
  • Personalised menus & place cards
  • Seasonal posy pots on the tables
  • Dedicated events coordination
  • Table plans
  • Wi-Fi, parking and cloakroom
  • VAT

Menus start from £75.00pp This includes canapés, 4 course menu, coffee and treats.

Our recommended Florist Emily Hepworth able to create bespoke and seasonal flower arrangements for the table.

The Garden Room is our main space for private events however we do offer other options in the hotel and these are detailed below. Alternatively you can speak to our team about Exclusive Use options.

Talk your plans through with our Events Manager on 01666 834 026 or email

The Garden Room  

2024 – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday – Lunch £450.00/Dinner £600 with a minimum spend of £1800 for lunch or £2000 for dinner.

Friday & Saturday – Lunch £600/Dinner £850 with a minimum spend of £2000 for lunch or £3000 for dinner.

Grey’s Restaurant 

A more informal dining room, light and airy with ample room for guests and opening out onto the Courtyard lawn. Seating up to 60 guests

2024 – Room Hire from £1800, minimum food and beverage spend £2,700 lunch time only.

The Green Room 

A self contained intimate & social entertaining space with central horseshoe bar area. Seating up to 16 guests around the horseshoe and 28 guests in total in the room.

2024 – Room Hire from £1,500 minimum food and beverage spend £3,500

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From 24th - 26th December the Whatley Manor will be closed to non residents. If you need to contact us please send an email to and one of the team will respond. Thank you