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Your Wedding at

The Winchester Hotel and Spa


Congratulations ,. We would like to offer our warmest congratulations on your forthcoming Wedding Day. The team at The Winchester Hotel and Spa are very proud of the relationship we develop with our Wedding Couples and we take great pleasure in providing them with a “Very Special Day�. The hotel features a beautiful crystal-lit function room, the highest standards of service for your Wedding and is ideally located within a short walk of the historic centre of Winchester. From your initial enquiry and throughout all the planning and preparation to the Wedding Day itself, the professional and experienced team at The Winchester Hotel and Spa will take perfect care of you and your guests to provide the most cherished memories. Do come and meet our dedicated team to discuss your specific requirements.


The Crystal Room ,. Our Crystal Room is simply stunning – with a contemporary neutral décor and mood lighting which encompasses hundreds of tiny crystals – providing both a beautiful and also a dramatic backdrop to your celebrations. Fully air-conditioned and with its own private bar, The Crystal Room can accommodate a Wedding Breakfast for up to 130 guests. For those couples who would like to hold their Civil Wedding ceremony at the same venue as their wedding celebration, The Winchester Hotel and Spa is an ideal choice as we are fully licensed to hold your civil ceremony for up to 130 guests in our Crystal Room.


Sensational food for a sparkling occasion

,. Our dedicated and professional team of Chefs will ensure that you will experience a delicious first meal together as a married couple. You will enjoy specially designed dishes using locallysourced fresh ingredients. Your Wedding planner would be delighted to advise you on every aspect of your Wedding Day catering, from cocktails, canapĂŠs and your Wedding breakfast menu right through to your evening buffet.


Your first night as a married couple

,. The hotel offers a selection of tastefully furnished bedrooms, complemented by three luxury suites to accommodate the bridal party and guests.


Relax in our Luxury Spa

,. The Hotel also features a luxury Spa, which offers relaxing and holistic treatments from a wide range of World famous beauty houses. Indulge in perfect pampering, either before or after your Wedding Day, in our beautiful treatment rooms and also our dedicated spa lounge. The Spa is complemented by our Health Club facilities including pool with resistance swimming jets and spacious poolside for lounging, Jacuzzi, Swedish sauna, aromatic steam room and a fully-equipped air-conditioned fitness suite.


Welcome to Weddings at The Winchester Hotel & Spa

,. We are very proud of the relationship we develop with our Wedding Couples and take great pleasure in providing them with a Very Special Day. I am delighted to share some of the feedback we have received recently. Paul Eaves General Manager

“We highly recommend anyone looking for a Wedding venue to check out this Hotel, not only for the beautiful rooms but for the first class service from all the staff. We truly had a magical romantic day.” C&R “The room decor, food and service was perfect and after a long search for a venue, this hotel was everything we were looking for.” M&D “We were absolutely delighted with the Ceremony & Banqueting rooms. All our guests commented on the lovely food. We would highly recommend the Hotel to both friends and family to use for leisure or events” T&P “The hotel is a great venue for an intimate Wedding and all guests were very complimentary about the location. Our Wedding breakfast and meals at the hotel were of a high standard and we could not find fault.” M&P “It was a truly magical day and we recommend anyone to get married there or even stay there, it’s such a pleasurable experience.” E&G


Our Classic Wedding Package

,. • The services of our dedicated Wedding planner, who will guide you through all the preparations for your very special day. • Red or cream carpet on your arrival. • Prosecco Drinks Reception for you and your guests. • Three course menu Wedding Breakfast, including tea, coffee and chocolate truffles. • White table linen for your day reception (and optional black table linen for your evening reception) at no extra charge. • Half bottle of wine for each guest and a glass of Prosecco for your Wedding toast. • An evening finger buffet including a selection of sandwiches and four additional items from our menu. • Use of our cake stand and knife. • Preferential accommodation rates for your guests (subject to availability). • Use of the main event room throughout the day and evening, including a civil ceremony room. • Accommodation on the night of the Wedding for the married couple in their choice of available suites. • Complimentary pre-wedding menu tasting • VAT at the prevailing rate.

2020 2021

50 daytime guests and 70 evening guests

£ 2,999.00

£ 2,999.00

70 daytime guests and 90 evening guests

£ 3,999.00

£ 3,999.00

£ 44.00 per person

£ 44.00 per person

£ 19.75 per person

£ 19.75 per person

Additional daytime guests Additional evening guests


Our Deluxe Wedding Package

,. • The services of our dedicated Wedding planner, who will guide you through all the preparations for your very special day. • Red or cream carpet on your arrival. • Bespoke cocktail, glass of Prosecco, Bucks Fizz or Kir Royale for you and your guests on arrival. • Three course menu Wedding Breakfast, including tea, coffee and chocolate truffles. • Half bottle of wine per person during your Wedding Breakfast and a glass of Prosecco for your Wedding toast. • A floral arrangement per table (a maximum of five arrangements for fifty guests or seven arrangements for seventy guests). • White table linen for your day reception (and optional black table linen for your evening reception) at no extra charge. • Use of our cake stand and knife. • An evening finger buffet including a selection of sandwiches and six additional items from our menu. • Your disco until midnight, including DJ entertainment. • Accommodation on the night of the Wedding for the married couple in their choice of our available Suites. • Preferential accommodation rates for your guests (subject to availability). • Use of your main event room throughout the day and evening including a civil ceremony room. • Complimentary pre-wedding menu tasting • VAT at the prevailing rate. • 1st year anniversary night stay at the hotel, including dinner (terms apply).

2020 2021

50 daytime guests and 70 evening guests

£ 4,399.00

£ 4,550.00

70 daytime guests and 90 evening guests

£ 5,499.00

£ 5,650.00

£ 46.00 per person

£ 46.00 per person

£ 22.75 per person

£ 22.75 per person

Additional daytime guests Additional evening guests


Our Winter Wonderland Package

,. (Available from end of November to February inclusive)

Winter is a magical time of year for your Wedding and you can enjoy some amazing savings on selected dates. • The services of our dedicated Wedding planner who will guide you through all the preparations for your very special day. • Red or cream carpet for your arrival. • Bespoke Cocktail, Winter Pimms or Prosecco for you and your guests on arrival. • Three Course Wedding Breakfast Menu or Festive Menu including tea, coffee, mini mince pies or chocolate truffles. • Half bottle of wine per person during your Wedding Breakfast and a glass of Prosecco for your Wedding toast. • A floral arrangement per table (a maximum of five arrangements). • Christmas trees in the Wedding Breakfast and Ceremony room (December only). • Choice of white or black table linen, cake stand and knife. • An evening finger buffet including a selection of sandwiches and six additional items from our menu. • Your disco until midnight, including DJ entertainment. • Accommodation on the night of the wedding for the couple in our best available Suite • Preferential accommodation rates for your guests (subject to availability). • Room hire for your main event room throughout the day and evening including the Crystal Room for use as a civil ceremony room. • Chair covers for a maximum of 50 or 70 guests, depending on minimum numbers. • Complimentary pre-wedding menu tasting • VAT at the prevailing rate. For 50 daytime guests and 70 evening guests: Nov 2020 to Feb 2021: £4,500.00 Nov 2021 to Feb 2022: £4,700.00 Additional daytime guests £46.50 per person (2021/22: £48.00 pp) Additional evening guests £21.75 per person (2021/22 £22.75 pp) Magical discounts! ‘Twixmas’ period from 26th December to 2nd January inclusive: 25% discount. January and February Weddings: 25% discount. Sunday Weddings in December: 15% discount. NOTE: only one discount may be applied for any single event.


Our Bespoke Wedding Package

,. Are you looking for something different that is not offered within our other packages? Please speak to our dedicated team to create your own Bespoke Package, based on your individual requirements. We have lots of ideas, enthusiasm, a wealth of knowledge and a full range of recommended suppliers who will work with us to create your most memorable day. Please contact us directly to discuss your requirements,

Virag Flarty Events Manager 01962 709 958

Samantha Evans Events Co – ordinator 01962 709941


Wedding Breakfast Menu

,. Please choose the same starter, main course and dessert for all your guests. Your choice of seasonal soup (our Chef will be delighted to suggest some options) Chicken liver parfait, homemade chutney, toasted granary bread Melon plate with fresh fruits and compote (v) Ham hock and parsley terrine, mustard and honey dressing Classic prawn cocktail, brown bread and butter Brie and caramelised shallot tart, dressed leaves (v) and Bacon-wrapped breast of chicken, sautè potatoes, shallot and red wine jus Traditional roast pork and apple sauce, classic accompaniments Steamed fillet of salmon, crushed baby potatoes, light beurre blanc Baked fillet of cod, baby potatoes, chive cream sauce Mediterranean vegetable linguini, rocket leaves (v) Mushroom and spinach gnocchi, dressed rocket leaves (v) (All served with seasonal vegetables) followed by Mango and coconut pavlova, passion fruit cream Bailey’s crème brulee, homemade cranberry biscotti Strawberry and vanilla cheesecake, strawberry compote Sticky toffee pudding, salted toffee sauce, vanilla ice cream Chocolate orange mousse, fruit coulis Lemon meringue tart, red berry coulis and Fresh filter coffee and tea with chocolate truffles If you require information regarding the presence of allergens in any of our food or drink, please ask a member of the team. Whilst a dish may not contain a specific allergen, due to the wide range of ingredients used in our kitchen, foods may be at risk of cross contamination by other ingredients.


Evening Buffet Selection

,. A selection of freshly cut cocktail sandwiches - four choices from the following: Ham and tomato; Tuna mayonnaise; Egg and rocket; Chicken salad; Beef and horseradish; Turkey and cranberry or BLT Followed by four or six choices from the following: BBQ chicken drumsticks

Mini stone baked pizza

Lamb or vegetable samosa (V)

Chicken goujons

Salmon fishcakes

Cheese and garlic dough balls (V)

Onion Bhajis

Lamb kofta

Cheese and ale croquette (V)

Tomato, mozzarella pesto tart (v)

Duck of vegetable spring rolls (V)

Ham and pea quiche

Cajun spiced chicken wings

Prawn toast

Mac n cheese arancini (V)

Sausage rolls

Brie and cranberry parcel (v)

If you require information regarding the presence of allergens in any of our food or drink, please ask a member of the team. Whilst a dish may not contain a specific allergen, due to the wide range of ingredients used in our kitchen, foods may be at risk of cross contamination by other ingredients.


Canapé Selection

,. Smoked salmon, citrus cream cheese blini Chili, coriander and lime prawn skewers Smoke trout and horseradish mousse crostini Chicken liver pate, fruit chutney en-croute Ginger tempura chicken Ham hock and pea tartlet Spiced lamb and mint kofta Tomato, feta and basil filo tarts Goat’s cheese, balsamic roasted shallot tart tatin Tomato and mozzarella puff bites Guacamole and watercress wrap (vegan)

3 choices for £7.95 5 choices for £10.95

If you require information regarding the presence of allergens in any of our food or drink, please ask a member of the team. Whilst a dish may not contain a specific allergen, due to the wide range of ingredients used in our kitchen, foods may be at risk of cross contamination by other ingredients.


Terms and Conditions

,. Provisional bookings We would be very pleased to make a provisional Wedding booking for you. All `provisional` bookings will be held for a maximum of 14 days and any bookings which are not confirmed after 14 days (as per the hotels definition below) will be automatically released. Confirmation of your booking We require the following in order for the hotel to be able to confirm any provisional Wedding booking. • A non-refundable, non-transferrable deposit of £1,000.00 (including VAT) when the Registrar or Church is booked. Please note that we are unable to accommodate a Wedding Ceremony or arrival after a church service prior to 12.30. • A signed booking contract, detailing the requirements for your Wedding (provided by the Hotel). • Signed Terms & Conditions of booking (also provided by the Hotel) which will apply upon signing the booking contract and paying your deposit. When all of the above are received and then counter - signed and returned to you by the hotel your booking will then be considered `confirmed` by us.


Wedding Party Accommodation We would be delighted to offer you an allocation of 15 bedrooms for your Wedding guests for the night of your Wedding. If your Wedding is taking place on a Saturday, accommodation is priced from £140.00 per room (subject to availability) based on two sharing, inclusive of breakfast. If your Wedding is on any other day, the accommodation rate will be offered at our Best Available Rate for that night (as it appears on the day that your booking is confirmed) and discounted by 20%. To obtain these discounted rates all accommodation must be booked directly with the hotel. As this offer is subject to availability some dates will not be eligible for this rate and we will be able to advise you further on this at the time of your enquiry. For any guests who would like to extend their stay to include nights other than the date of the Wedding, our Best Available Rate will be offered on any additional nights.  Check-in time for all accommodation (including Bridal accommodation) is 2.00pm on the day of arrival. We cannot offer an earlier check-in time. If any of your guests have a lengthy journey, we strongly recommend that they book and stay the night prior to the Wedding in consideration of this. Miscellaneous All deposit and final balance payments must be made by electronic bank transfer (BACS) and appear as cleared funds in our bank account by the dates your payments are due. Minimum numbers for all the packages are 50/70 adults for the daytime and 70/90 for the evening. Please note, package items cannot be removed, exchanged or discounted. Numbers below this may incur an additional room hire charge. You are required to cater for a minimum of 80% of your evening guests. For Weddings taking place at the end of November and throughout the month of December, only the Winter Wonderland Package is available at its full price. Alternatively, the Hotel is able to offer a bespoke package to the full value of the Winter Wonderland Package. Complimentary civil ceremony room hire of the Crystal Room does not include the Registrar’s fees.  Please note that it is your responsibility to ensure that all legal preliminaries to your Wedding are completed and that the registration office is available to conduct the ceremony.


Worthy Lane, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7AB T 01962 709941 E weddings@thewinchesterhotel.co.uk W thewinchesterhotel.co.uk

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