Gabrielle Knowles - 13 Aug 2018

Handy questions to ask your wedding venue

I understand that looking for the perfect wedding venue can be challenging. At One Great George Street we like to be able to provide couples with as much information as possible to help them make that all important decision. Below are 20 handy questions to ask when you are searching for your dream venue:

  1. Do they permit children (I know this is a thing!)
  2. Do they permit red wine?
  3. What are the room capacities?
  4. Any restrictions; for example smoke machines, confetti, sparklers, music (sound limiters)?
  5. Does the venue have any outdoor space?
  6. Dose the venue permit outside caterers?
  7. Can you source your own suppliers?
  8. Does the venue have table stands and a cake stand that you are able to use?
  9. Does the venue have licensed rooms for the ceremony?
  10. Dose the venue permit Mandap ceremonies (if applicable)?
  11. Does the venue supply the furniture?
  12. Dose the venue provide the linen?
  13. Dose the venue supply the crockery, glassware and cutlery?
  14. How long is the hire period?
  15. Are there any hidden cost or additional charges?
  16. Are you able to have a late licence?
  17. Can you set up the day before?
  18. Are you able to invite additional evening guests?
  19. Is the price inclusive of VAT?
  20. Is there a corkage charge?
  21. Can they provide halal catering (if applicable)?
  22. Are there any local hotels nearby?
  23. Is a wedding coordinator included?
  24. Do you allow candles at the venue?
  25. Is a menu tasting included in wedding package?

We hope the above is helpful, happy searching!

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