Le Talbooth

(11 reviews) 11 5
Gun Hill Dedham Colchester Essex CO7 6HP
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About Le Talbooth

Gun Hill, Dedham, Colchester
Essex, CO7 6HP

Situated on the north Essex border, by the river Stour, Le Talbooth is a stunning venue for your unforgettable day.

The Marquee on the upper terrace beside the River Stour offers a unique place to have your wedding reception; ideal for both small and large parties from 60 to 160. the marquee was especially designed for weddings and the gardens make a fabulous backdrop for the all important wedding photos.

We are pleased to announce that our River room here at Le Talbooth is now fully licensed, so for an exclusive feel to your day we can accomodate the ceremony first over in the restaurant overlooking our beautiful grounds and the picture perfect River Stour for up to 130 guests.  This gives you and your guests  exclusivity of the whole venue and grounds throughout the day until our restaurant re-opens for dinner.  Alternatively if you are looking for just an intimate ceremony to start with then just a short drive away is the luxurious Maison Talbooth hotel. The hotel is licensed to hold civil ceremonies for up to 50 and can accommodate overnight guests in the 12 stunning bedrooms. Maison Talbooth also boasts its own tennis court, heated outdoor pool and indulgent spa facilities.

Le Talbooth’s event team are on hand from your very first enquiry to the big day itself. The superb chefs have lovingly created the most spectacular range of menus for you to choose from. From formal dinners and canapés, to barbeques and buffets, whatever you choose will be served with drinks to complement the dish perfectly.

Staff at Le Talbooth have a wealth of experience in holding weddings. For over 60 years they have been part of many couples’ special day so you can rest assured that your celebrations are in safe hands. All you need to do is relax, enjoy and get married!

• Licensed to hold civil ceremonies in our River Room for up to 130 guests • Le Talbooth is located in the idyllic riverside setting in the heart of Dedham Vale • Bespoke weddings for your special day • Delicious menus to suit all tastes • Maison Talbooth is the highest rated hotel in Essex, complete with spa facilities and a tennis court • Dedicated event team and excellent front of house staff

Facilities at Le Talbooth

Venue Type :
Civil Ceremony Licence
Exclusive Use
In the Country
Small Hotel
Pub or Restaurant
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Marquee Available
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
DJ Facilities
Overnight Accommodation :
Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests
Venue Leisure Facilities :
Swimming Pool
Health Suite
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Alcohol Licence
Capacity :
Less than 30 guests
30 to 50 guests
50 to 75 guests
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator
Master of Ceremonies/ Toastmaster
Other Features :
Confetti Permitted
Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Pets Welcome

Le Talbooth Location

Le Talbooth, Gun Hill, Dedham, Colchester, Essex, CO7 6HP

Gun Hill Dedham Colchester Essex CO7 6HP
01206 323150
11 5

Le Talbooth Reviews (11)

I burst into tears when we walked into the marquee
Venue Service

By Rebecca McCarthy, on 22 Aug 2017Date of Wedding - 12 Aug 2017

Honestly Alice I cannot even begin to thank yourself and the whole entire team for your hard work on Saturday, when we walked in the marquee I burst into tears because it just looked so stunning and to see all of my hard work and organisation come together with such an incredible venue – it really was better than I could of imagined. I hope all of the team had a good day, we could not be more thrilled or pleased with how the day went. Every single guest commented on what an incredible venue it was and all of the staff could not have been more polite or helpful. It really was the best day ever – and we will 100% be returning to see you in the future, hopefully I can convince S to have our first child’s christening here!! Lol! I’m sure we will keep in contact but should you need anything from us about the wedding, please do not hesitate. Thank you so much for all of your help and advice over the past eighteen months, I couldn’t of done it without you! Mrs M xxx

We had the most amazing wedding in the marquee
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By Louise Robertson, on 22 Aug 2017Date of Wedding - 26 May 2017

Hi Keighley, We’ve just got back from our honeymoon so we wanted to send you a quick note to say thank you to you and your team for ensuring we had the most amazing wedding. Your efforts were fantastic through, from answering 100s of our questions beforehand right through to your manager picking a plate of BBQ food for me to ensure my dress stayed untouched :) We will be speaking highly of your services to everyone who asks. Everything was perfect. Thank you. Love L & L

We had an amazing day as did all of our guests
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By Diana and James Wright, on 16 Feb 2015

Hi Alex I wanted to drop a note, to say thank you for all your help and advice when planning our day and for being so accommodating. We just wanted to say we had an amazing day as did all of our guests, who were equally impressed by the service and hospitality of the Milsoms Team.... not forgetting the delicious food. The one thing that really struck me was the genuine interest by all the staff in making sure our day was special (they weren't there just to do a job). I don't think we could have chosen a more perfect setting :) :) :)

All our guests said how beautiful the venue was...
Venue Service

By Mr & Mrs Kingham, on 08 Dec 2014

Dear Alex Daniel and I wanted to thank you personally and all the team at Le Talbooth for making our wedding day so perfect. All our guests said how beautiful the venue was and we all enjoyed the amazing food. We are really looking forward to celebrating our first wedding anniversary at the summer barbecue.

Everything at Le Talbooth ran so smoothly
Venue Service

By Hannah & Ross Thompson, on 03 Dec 2014

Dear Alex & all at Le Talbooth We just wanted to say a huge thank you for all of your help in the lead-up to our wedding, and for all of your hard work on our wedding day. We had an absolutely prefect day and everything at Le Talbooth ran so smoothly thanks to your wonderful staff. All of our guests commented on what a beautiful venue it was and how delicious the food tasted (it looked amazing too!). Alex a special thank you to you for all your help from the day we booked our wedding, you were such a fantastic help all the way through the preparations!

We had the best day of our lives!
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By Nic and Chris Mayes, on 03 Dec 2014

Dear Keighley Chris and I wanted to say a massive thank you to you and your team at Le Talbooth. We had the best day of our lives and surpassed all our expectations. That wouldn't have been possible without your hard work and diligence. We had such a great day and want to do it all over again! The flow of the day worked fantastically and everyone has commented on the amazing venues not to mention the food. We will definitely be recommending you. Thank you.

We could not fault anything
Venue Service

By Rob and Vicki Gladwin, on 27 Nov 2014

Dear Alex We wanted to thank you and the other staff involved for our superb experience at Le Talbooth. We couldn't fault anything and the guests have been as impressed as we were. Barney was an amazing anchor man by his discretion, experience and willingness to accommodate throughout the evening. The food was delicious and plentiful. So thank you in particular for fielding every request and query from Rob and me so well. There is no way the afternoon and evening would have been so memorable without you.

Everything we could have wished for and more
Venue Service

By Jacqui & Kevin Richmond, on 27 Nov 2014

Dear Alex & all the team I know Sarah-Eloise & Daniel will be in touch when they get back from honeymoon but Kev & I just wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone involved in making their wedding such a spectacular success. The whole day was everything we could have wished for and more, every detail was perfect, food, service and attention to our guests.

Absolutely seamless
Venue Service

By Kirstin & Mark, on 27 Nov 2014

Dear Alex (& team), We just wanted to say a huge thank you for the absolutely seamless running of our wedding. Your team could not have done a better job and we are very grateful. Alex - thanks to you especially for everything in the run up to the wedding - you answered my many queries so well and I hope I didn't drive you too mad! We really did have the most amazing day so thank you so much.

We had the most magical day.
Venue Service

By Tom and Gemma Hall, on 27 Nov 2014

Dear Keighley We can't thank you enough for all that you did to make our wedding day so perfect. We truly couldn't have done it without you. We had the most magical day.

It really was the best day of our lives!
Venue Service

By James and Rachel Francis, on 27 Nov 2014

Dear Alex Thank you so much for everything you did to make our wedding day so special! The whole day went without one single glitch! We had an amazing day and really cannot thank you enough for being so accommodating and organised, you made the day a lot less stressful, and it really was the best day of our lives!

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