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On since 2021

Last update: May 2024

The Riverside Hotel is a hotel wedding venue in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England. Located on the banks of the River Trent, this beautiful country hotel, bar, and restaurant is a favourite among locals and visitors alike. Guests are assured of a warm, friendly welcome here. The hotel’s experienced team pride themselves on the quality of their hospitality and they are committed to providing delicious food and great service. For them, success is only the beginning. They want to give you and your loved ones a wedding experience you’ll never forget.

Facilities and Capacity

The Riverside Hotel is available for civil ceremonies and receptions, and it can accommodate up to 80 guests. The main function area features a lovely patterned floor, wood panelling, and several beautiful chandeliers. The hotel’s magnificent garden and private island are perfect settings for outdoor photos. The hotel also offers overnight accommodation for you and your guests. Its 22 cosy guest bedrooms are tastefully furnished for your comfort and convenience.

Services Offered

The Riverside Hotel offers a range of wedding packages designed to suit a variety of needs and budgets. In-house catering is provided, and buffet meal and seated meal options are available. Their restaurant menu includes a selection of delicious starters, tender steaks, mouthwatering main dishes, and your favourite pub classics. The hotel also has alcohol and entertainment licenses, and there are facilities for DJs and live music. There is also a dance floor, so you can enjoy great music long into the night. The hotel’s experienced and dedicated team will be on hand to ensure that everything is ready for your special day, right down to the smallest detail. The hotel’s wedding coordinator will also be available to help you navigate your options and answer any questions you may have. Your satisfaction is their priority. The Riverside Hotel team hopes that your time with them will be filled with moments you’ll remember and treasure forever. They can’t wait to meet you and get started.

Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

Small hotel
Pub or restaurant
Outdoor license

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

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

Evening entertainment:

Dance floor
Entertainment licence
Live band facilities
Evening reception facilities
DJ facilities

Overnight accommodation:

Overnight accommodation for wedding couple
Overnight accommodation for guests

Venue staff assistance:

Master of ceremonies/toastmaster
Wedding coordinator

Other features:

Accessible facilities
Car parking
Confetti permitted
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Kat Sent on 10/10/2019
5 out of 5 rating

A Wonderful Day

II wanted to drop you all a line to say thank you!

We have had a wonderful day on 1/9/19! It was exactly as laid back as we hoped it would be - just a great party with the closest friends & family. We have been lucky with the weather too ;)

Thank you for making sure everything and everyone was in the right place at the right time - it all ran super smoothly.

Thanks also to Tommy the DJ!

I am sure we will be back soon to relive some memories!

Until then the kindest regards from Kat & Steve
Claire Sent on 08/05/2019
5 out of 5 rating

The best Day!

we got married here yesterday (4/5/19) and had the most enjoyable day! staff were excellent, from planning all the way through to the next morning! really went out of their way to make sure we had the best day.. which we did! beautiful scenery for photos, a lot of guests complimented on how nice the food was, from breakfast to buffet, and I definitely agree!! couldn't recommend the riverside hotel and staff enough!! thank you for such a lovely day x"
Tracey Sent on 06/12/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Best Day Ever

What a beautiful place to have a wedding. We had such a perfect day. The Riverside is in a beautiful location, staff are very professional & friendly. The food was amazing from the wedding breakfast to the evening buffet. I cannot recommend this place enough. Brilliant
Nicola Sent on 06/12/2018
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Our special day

We had our Beautiful wedding Saturday 8th September. We could not have been happier with how the day and evening went. From the day we made our booking and right up to the end of the night all the staff were extremely helpful in making our wedding a day to remember.
Ben Sent on 21/06/2018
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Fabulous Wedding 7th April 2018

We had a fabulous day that we will remember for a long time! The food was lovely and plenty of it, the DJ was great and the staff on shift were lovely. We've had nothing but good reviews from our guests - a great time was had by all. Ben and Emma
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The Riverside Hotel Real Weddings

Alisa & Damian
92 photos · 01/07/2023


Riverside Drive DE14 3EP Nr.Burton-upon-Trent (Staffordshire)
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