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The Arthouse is a unique wedding venue in Chester, Cheshire. Its 13th-century Crypt would be the ideal setting for a couple who wish to be surrounded by history and charm on their big day. The exceptional condition and inviting atmosphere will amaze you and your guests, and it is undoubtedly the perfect place to say your "I dos".

Facilities and Capacity

If you are envisioning an intimate and heartfelt celebration, The Arthouse is perfect for you,.

The dedicated team will tailor the use of their venue to your requirements. Post-ceremony dinner and drinks can be served on the first floor, and the Crypt, which is full of character, can be transformed into a dancefloor.

Unofficial wedding ceremonies can be held for up to 60 guests, with designated space for a celebrant and a musician.

The Crypt can host an exquisite dinner reception for up to 34 people on a long wooden table. With antique elements such as printing equipment and furniture, the style of this venue will leave you and your guests enchanted.

Services Offered

The team at The Arthouse will do whatever it takes to make your day and the spaces special for you. They will decorate the already impressive rooms with dimmed lights, fairy lights, and candles to enhance the romantic atmosphere. The venue's location, right in the heart of the city centre, is ideal and ensures guests can easily order a taxi or walk home to their hotel after the night's festivities are finished. The experts would also be delighted to assist you in organising:

  • Live entertainment
  • Photographers and videographers
  • Bespoke printed menus
  • Complete styling
  • Flowers for both the venue and tables
  • Table place name cards
  • Letterpress wedding posters


Your wedding day will be made even better when you experience the culinary excellence of the chefs at The Arthouse. The menu and serving style are tailored completely to your wishes. From a formal sit-down meal to Spanish-style small plates to casual buffet dining, the passionate team can do it all. You will have the opportunity to taste your menu in advance, ensuring you are happy with every delectable bite. They also have a variety of alcohol packages including prosecco, champagne, wine, and beer.

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Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

Pub or restaurant
Unusual weddings
In the city
Unique weddings

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Alcohol licence
Buffet meal facilities
In-house catering

Evening entertainment:

Entertainment licence
Evening reception facilities

Venue staff assistance:

Wedding coordinator

Other features:

Exclusive use
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12 Bridge Street CH1 1NQ Chester (Cheshire)
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