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A romantic wedding venue in a luxurious country setting… flawless service where nothing is too much trouble… delicious fine canapés greet your guests and elegant grounds offer picture perfect moments.
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Extravagant Wedding Reception Venue
After the joy of the ceremony, relax and greet your guests with a glass of fine bubbles and delicate canapés. The superb historic Grade II barn, surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens, sets the scene as a sublime, surprisingly affordable wedding venue.
A grand marquee to dance the night away in, an intimate area with private entrance. Three distinctive private rooms and one magical courtyard provide ample, unique wedding venues to celebrate in reassuring high style.
Tiny details that make a huge difference. Intimate wedding breakfasts, elegant buffets and opulent banquets, picture perfect settings, bouquets and fine wines – tailored to your wishes, our friendly staff and delectable meals conjure up a chic, profoundly happy day.
Intimate Civil Wedding Venue
Your search for a Colchester civil wedding venue is over. Contemporary décor, heavenly floral arrangements, impeccable service and a highly focussed team of chefs - our all-inclusive wedding venue packages are neatly tied up in the convivial ambience of The Barn Brasserie.
A dedicated wedding planner guides you through the preparations. Be inspired by our select list of divine cake makers and florists, talented, yet unobtrusive photographers, registrars and officials.
From a total of 94 reviews
03 May 2013, Shane and Abbey rated The Barn
Planning and creating the perfect weddingThank you all so much for your help planning and creating the perfect wedding for me and Abbey. Every single one of our guests were blown away by how amazing The Barn looks and also how good all the food was! Thank you all so much!!
03 May 2013, Diane and Laney rated The Barn
The biggest thank you goes to ALL the staffA big thankyou for everyone for making our day on the 9th April so special. We had a fantastic time, as did all our guests, they all loved The Barn.
From the months leading up, all the planning was great. The wedding breakfast was brilliant as were the evening canapes.
The biggest thank you goes to ALL the staff, whose hospitality on the night was exceptional. I have no doubt that we will visit The Barn again for dinner sometime.
24 Apr 2013, Natasha and Simon rated The Barn
Fantastic service and delicious foodI am writing to thank you for all your hard work and for making our special day smooth running and enjoyable for all. I would also like to say a huge thank on behalf of all our guests who had an amazing time and commented on the fantastic service and delicious food. We really cannot thank you enough for such a wonderful reception venue and for doing everything you could to make our day special and personal to us. Please pass on our sincere gratitude to all those that worked on the day and in the lead up to it.
12 Apr 2013, Sam & Lydia rated The Barn
What a perfect start to married lifeThank you all SO much for all that you did to make our day so wonderful. Words cannot describe what a magical, lovely day we had.
We have had so many compliments on the venue, food, service, staff...I'm sure many of us will be returning!
Our only complaint was being so full from the meal that we couldn't eat the evening food, which I had particularly been looking forward to! :)
What a perfect start to married life.
09 Apr 2013, Cherry and Mark Goodey rated The Barn
he Barn is amazing and once seen needs no sellingJust wanted to send a big thank you to you and all your staff for the service you provided for my daughter Laura and her husband James.
When we were looking for venues we had not heard of The Barn and came across it by chance- well The Barn venue is amazing and once seen needs no selling, however having sat with you for an informal chat- I was very impressed and felt very confident with the service The Barn would provide.
The planning and build up to the wedding was much assisted by the professional service and assistance that was consistently provided.
Come The Big Day you orchestrated your staff quietly, efficiently,professionally and in an understated way. The day ran smoothly leaving the. Bride and groom and all their guests to enjoy and experience a wonderful day. We have received nothing but compliments from the guests regarding the venue and food and service provided.
So many thanks once again
14 Jan 2013, Richard and Verity rated The Barn
Everything was just perfect!We wanted to thank you very much for all your efforts and hard work in making our wedding on the 28th December so perfect.
From our initial visit to The Barn in January last year and from meeting with both Chris Corke and then yourself when you took over as our wedding planner, we felt very confident that your establishment could offer us the wedding we had hoped for.
You were always helpful and responsive to all our queries and were flexible too which make the whole organising process a lot less stressful than I imagine it could have been!
As soon as we stepped into The Barn on our wedding day, everything was just perfect and it seemed to be perfect for the duration of the day and evening. The food was fantastic and so many of our guests have commented on just how good it was so please pass on our sincere compliments to the chef and the catering team. Most of the waiting staff too were also excellent and despite some of them seeming so young, they were very mature, articulate and friendly when serving the canapes and evening food which just helped to make the whole service seem professional.
The Barn itself looked stunning - the fairy lights and the tables all laid out so perfectly just made the whole place seems so Christmassy and special. We really felt like we had picked THE perfect venue for our wedding and we could not be happier.
So finally, we hope you can pass on our thanks to the whole front of house team and to everybody who worked so hard behind the scenes. We really did have the perfect wedding reception with you.
16 Dec 2012, Elizabeth and Andrew Vaughan rated The Barn
Beautiful place and perfect for an Autumnal weddinTo the Staff at The Barn,
We would like tothank you so much for everything that you added to our big day. The BArn was the first venue we visited and the one that stuck with us when we went to view all of the potential venues. It is such a beautiful place and was perfect for an autumnal wedding.
Thank you to all of the staff. They did a great job of serving our guests and representing the Barn with professionalism and pride. In particular we would like to thank the amazing talent that is Alice. She has been instrumental in the smooth running of this little military campaign and we are very grateful to her. Also to Chris for being so accomodating and a brilliant host.
Thanks to the chef and all of the kitchen staff tat did such an amazing job of feeding and watering us all to full satisfaction.
The whole family enjoyed their interactions with the Barn from trying the food to tasting the wine. The day was as perfect as can be for us and we know that a lot of that is owed to all of you.
Mr and Mrs Vaughan
21 Oct 2012, Fiona and Adam rated The Barn
Perfect Wedding Venue 10 out of 10My husband and I got marries at The Barn and had the most perfect day of our lives. The staff were incredibly attentie, the food was sublime, the wines delectable. Our 120 guests raved about the location, food, service and interior all week and if we could get married again we would do it all here. If you get married here you have found an absolute gem. We really couldn't recommend it more.
21 Oct 2012, Katrina and Ziya rated The Barn
Great Venue and Great FoodDear Koren and all The Barn team,
Thank you for all your help in the organisation and the care taken for our special day. We chose a great venue and great food.
Thank you again
16 Jul 2012, Jo and Neil rated The Barn
Beautiful venue, fantastic food and superb serviceWe just wanted to say a huge thank you for making our wedding day so wonderful. It ran superbly, without fault and everyone commented on such a beautiful venue and 'slick' service. We can't thank you enough. All the staff there on the day were so friendly and helpful, we couldn't have asked for more. And a big thank you to Chris and Koren for your help in the preparations before the big day too. We can't wait to come back for a meal soon! Thank you.
19 Jun 2012, Ruth and Dave Holland rated The Barn
Unforgettable and wonderful dayJust to thank youso much for all your care and attention on our wedding day. We thought the venue was beauitful, the food was delicious and unique. The thing which really made the whole experience so specail was the dedicated, patient and caring attitude of all the staff whole could not have been more attentive to our every need. we all thank you so much for an unforgettable and wonderful day which was made perfect by all the wonderful staff and chef.
16 May 2012, Emma and Louise Ashton-Roberts 6th May 2012 rated The Barn
Splendid, Fell in love at the BarnI cannot believe that after 18 months of planning, our big day has now come and gone - and what a day it was. Louise and I would like to extend an enormous thank you to you and the entire team for all your efforts and hard work that went into making the day so special and memorable. From the moment we stepped out of our cars to the packing up at the end, every second was perfect.
The feedback we received from our all our friends and family was splendid and each and every one fell in love with the Barn and stated that the food was exceptional. Having so many different dietary requirements, I was unsure as to how the kitchen would cope and thus ensure smooth delivery, however I needn’t have worried as the service was impeccable and well managed by yourself, Koren and Aaron.
The only complaint for the day was the weather of which you had no control over, but dealt with confidently.
Having organised and worked at many weddings myself, I understand the complexity of such events and also the numerous problems that can be encountered. I have no doubt that there were issues that you dealt with behind the scenes, however neither myself or Louise were made aware and for this I am incredibly grateful.
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