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A former bank that has been restored & transformed into a unique, urban & unforgettable space right in the heart of Reading.

At The Market House, you’ll find fantastic food, a great crowd, brilliant bars, interactive games & music festival vibes. The Market House has 24 boutique bedrooms, elaborately designed to provide dramatic design and uncompromising luxury.

The Vault

With a capacity of up to 100 standing and 70 seated guests, The Vault can only be discribed as a hidden treaure in this city centre location. A secret garden, with a custom made electric glass roof which opens up – creating a real sun trap! This was the main Vault to the bank and we have kept all the original features, walls and vault door, it really is a pretty special place for your wedding reception and party!

The Roof Terrace & bar

The smaller of our spaces, this totally private area is perfect for those more intimate weddings with a seated capacity of up to 40. This gorgeous oasis boasts its own private bar and garden with plenty of undercover seating, this perfect escape from the city will have your guests talking of your wedding for years to come.

The Mezz

Perfect for a wedding party who are looking for the buzz of the main space, The Mezz sits dramatically at the end of the main Market Hall, designed out of metal it keeps with the overall style of the Market house. This is an open area but is fully contained so it is perfect place for a party!

Market Floor

Fancy a party like no other? Our Market Floor has space for up to 400 standing. The Market Floor with all the kitchens, 2 bars, mezz and vault. The crown in our spaces.


At The Market House, we work via a minimum spend, made up of your food & beverage spend. The minimum spend varies throughout the year depending on the season and the day of the week, this allows the opportunity to totally tailor your day and we would be delighted to dicuss the options with you! Menus start at £38.00 a head.

There is no doubt, Market House is memorable and Instagram-worthy, our events team will be delighted to help you tailor a bespoke & unforgettable wedding.

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Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

Small hotel
Pub or restaurant
Unusual weddings
In the city

Dining options:

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

Evening entertainment:

Entertainment licence
Live band facilities
Evening reception facilities
DJ facilities

Overnight accommodation:

Overnight accommodation for wedding couple
Overnight accommodation for guests

Venue staff assistance:

Wedding coordinator
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