Nestled away in the beautiful outskirts of Alton, Hampshire, The Departure Lounge Café is a quaint and memorable venue for a countryside wedding celebration. With intriguing vintage décor and rustic elements, this unique setting is ideal for those with love for alternative styles. Close to enchanting churches and registry offices, this hidden café invites you to honour your union in a manner that best reflects you.
Facilities and Capacity
The Departure Lounge Café caters to a maximum capacity of 150 guests across its eclectic venue grounds. In this rural haven of sweeping fields and inspiring gardens, you can enjoy a marquee reception in a 40-foot-by-40-foot structure fit for 120. Adorned in fairy lights, this boho-inspired setting is a blank canvas awaiting your signature touch. Nearby lies a designated area for a live band or disco, which can also be decorated to your tastes. The café offers an intimate space filled with aged-wood features, quirky signage and a private bar: an inviting atmosphere for guests to dine and drink in comfort. Across the grounds, an array of breathtaking scenery provides all the backdrops needed for those memorable wedding photographs.
At The Departure Lounge Café, an experienced event team will be on-hand to assist you at every step of your booking. From finding a suitable marquee to deciding the right catering for your theme, the staff are here to make your wedding a stress-free, enjoyable experience. The venue is fully licensed and also offers an afternoon tea option for an added touch of whimsy. When it comes to the food, the chefs can provide a wonderful range of catering options, including their signature hog roasts. If you wish for something a little more sophisticated, they are more than happy to craft a wonderful canapé menu or a delicious ploughman's buffet for country affairs. Further features include:
- Pimms, Prosecco, or soft drinks on arrival
- In-house decorations
- Ivory linings
- Camelot Chairs and tables
- Speciality cakes
- A bespoke wedding cakes
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Basingstoke Road GU34 4BH Alton (Hampshire)
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