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The Waterfront

Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire View map Visit website
Rating 5.0 out of 5
23 reviews
Menus from £97.50
50 to 200 Guests

About

Celebrate in style in The Crow’s Nest Suite at The Waterfront located at Barton Marina, one of Staffordshire’s best-loved destinations.

This luxurious facility is your guarantee of an unforgettable day for you and your guests.

For the wedding of your dreams, you need to look no further than The Waterfront. We can create your entire day from a Civil Ceremony to a firework spectacular! With stunning views across the bustling Marina, this privately-owned venue offers a specialist wedding service that caters for your every need.

In planning the big day, the Waterfront’s experienced team are on hand to help you every step of the way. The Crow’s Nest has a private bar and dancefloor and is exclusively yours on the day of your dreams.

Frequently Asked Questions

Venue Type:

Exclusive Use
In the Country
Pub or Restaurant
Unusual Weddings
Civil Ceremony Licence
Unique Weddings

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
Outdoor Fireworks Permitted

Venue Staff Assistance:

Master of Ceremonies/ Toastmaster
Wedding Coordinator

Other Features:

Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Confetti Permitted

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    Carly R. Getting married on 11/05/2024
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    Amazing and so helpful

    Everything from start to finish was amazing. Bronwyn and her team were brilliant from start to finish. They couldn't do enough for us. The day went without a hitch the food was beautiful the venue was beautiful. The fairytale day every girl dreams of. All of our family and friends couldn't praise everything enough. Thankyou for making our day so special.
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    Hayley B. Married on 22/10/2021
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    Me and my husband got married here in October 2021 and we can honestly say that thanks to the team it was the best day of our lives. The team was absolutely fantastic and very professional. Big shout out to bronwyn who we dealt with from the start. Her customer service is second to none and she made the whole experience one we will never forget!
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    Jordan H. Married on 18/09/2021
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    Wedding Mr and Mrs cooper

    From the very start myself and Browynn had alot of contact towards our wedding date. She was the gounder for me as she kept me postive that I would be able to have the day I wanted. We had an amazing wedding day. We were able to do everything we wanted and she supported us thought out the build up and also throughout our day. Just want to say a huge thank you Browynn and her team for making our day very special. It was definitely a dinsey beauty and the beast day 😍
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    Emma W. Married on 30/10/2021
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    Our Wedding

    The service provided was faultless. We had the best day ever, it was everything we dreamt of and more, would highly recommend the crows nest to anyone! A massive thank you to Bronwyn and Abbie, you made our day magical.
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    Emma S. Married on 11/04/2015
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    We initially chose to have our wedding at The Waterfront after looking at numerous wedding venues due to its unique characteristics. We enquired about the package that would be available to us and we were amazed by the outstanding value for money. We were fully satisfied with the service prior to the wedding day. We were taken care of by our wedding co-ordinator, Sarah, who was a newly appointed member of the team. We were extremely impressed with her organisational skills and wealth of knowledge that was gained during her years working within the wedding industry. We felt confident that our wedding was in good hands and we were looking forward to the day itself which came around extremely fast!

    Sarah was on hand to support us when setting up the room the day before to ensure everything ran smoothly. Our wedding day was perfect from beginning to end! We were greeted by Sarah during the ceremony who did a fantastic job guiding members of the wedding party. Following the ceremony, the drinks reception was served promptly on the outside terrace, which allowed the guests to take in the stunning surroundings. All of the courses during our wedding breakfast were served promptly. The waiters were very effective as they worked together as a team. All of the food was absolutely delicious. Through to the evening, the wonderful service continued when the buffet was served. The guests all commented on how impressed they were with the day as a whole. With all the emphasis of this review mainly based on the food and our wedding co-ordinator, I would now like to comment on the venue alone. The setting allowed our photographer to get many different shots of which we will treasure forever, taking advantage of the marina itself, the two lakes, the promenade and the national forest. I would recommend this venue to everyone! The new Mr and Mrs Banks would like to thank The Waterfront for ensuring that our day was flawless!
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    Becca J. Married on 04/04/2015
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    We had such a wonderful day at the Waterfront for our wedding. The staff were great, the food was lovely and they gave us the freedom to really make our day personal to us. Sarah, the events coordinator, was particularly brilliant and a massive help. Fantastic venue!
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    Stephanie Married on 08/10/2016
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    Our Wedding

    Thank you so much to Bronwyn & Michelle. We had our wedding reception here at the weekend and it was just perfect! Everything went so smoothly! And we have had so many comments about how the perfect the venue was and that the food was fantastic! Thank you again. Stephanie and Martyn xxx
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    Shelley Married on 02/10/2016
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    Our Wedding Day

    What can I say.. from the start Michelle and Bronwyn have both been amazing.. nothing was to much trouble in making our day perfect.

    The venue its self is stunning.. so unique and beautiful, all our guests commented on how amazing it looked..

    The food again was amazing.. so filling and tasty.

    The bar staff were so lovely and made everyone feel welcome..

    Cant thank you all enough.. it was all just amazing

    Thank you all so much
    Shelley & John xxxx
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    Our Wedding Day

    Thank you to Michelle for helping making our day so special. After taking over at the crows nest Michelle has been fantastic. Our day ran so smoothly and it really was amazing. And even though Bronwyn has only just joined their team she couldn't have been more helpful and nothing was too much. Love the location and would definitely recommend. Thank you. Mr & Mrs Wileman. X
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    Our Wedding

    We had an amazing wedding day at the Waterfront in February.
    The setting is romantic with canal boats, lakes, woodland and bridges for fabulous photos.
    All the staff worked together to ensure our wedding day was organised to perfection from the moment we booked until the end of our big day.
    Prior to our wedding day we had a taster session where we were able to customise our menu choices. The food on the day was of excellent quality and effortlessly served by friendly and competent staff. A huge plus with the service was that the food was delivered to each table at the same time (something rarely experienced on big occasions). The evening buffet was awesome too!
    The Crow’s Nest is a very attractive and versatile venue which was adapted seamlessly throughout the day for the wedding ceremony, the wedding breakfast and the evening celebrations.
    It was great to be able to help prepare the venue the day before our wedding. Michelle was extremely helpful and we enjoyed decorating and setting up the room.
    Our guests had a great time and we had the wedding of our dreams. Thank you to everyone at the Waterfront!
    Our wedding package was good value for money and we would highly recommend this venue.
    Lee and Bex
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    Our Wedding

    Michelle

    I just wanted to quick drop you an email to say what a fantastic time we had on Saturday.
    The food and staff were brilliant, and everything went as planned.

    Thank you very much

    Regards
    David
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    John
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    Incredible Wedding Reception

    What a fantastic wedding reception The Waterfront staged for my son and his new wife last week..Champagne and canopes on the terrace on arrival, superb wedding breakfast and evening buffet, excellent service throughout - all contributed to a great day. On top of this, the venue itself, and the bachdrop of beautiful views of the marina and surrounding grounds were all stunning - we are still receiving messages now from guests who were so impressed that they felt the need to compliment us on our choice. All this, plus the professional and diligent support of Sarah the Events Coordiator made it a day to remember!.
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    Best. Wedding. Ever.

    We would like to thank the whole of the team at the Waterfront for making our day so amazing!! The food was lovely throughout the wedding breakfast, with great presentation, and the hog roast in the evening was a real winner with our guests! The DJ (who came as a part of our wedding package) was absolutely amazing and kept a great atmosphere up over the whole evening - no-one wanted the dancing to finish!! We must put in a specific mention for Sarah, the wedding co-ordinator, whose professionalism, enthusiasm and positivity was such a huge part of making our day as perfect as it was. Everything flowed well and ran on time, and we didn't have to think about a single thing on the day other than enjoying ourselves. It was a real relief to be able to put our day in such capable hands. If anyone is considering The Waterfront as your wedding venue, you cannot go far wrong by making this choice - your day is guaranteed to be relaxed, full of love and pretty darn perfect.

    Thank you to all the team at The Waterfront!

    Mr and Mrs Martin
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    Perfect wedding, perfect venue!

    We initially chose to have our wedding at The Waterfront after looking at numerous wedding venues due to its unique characteristics. We enquired about the package that would be available to us and we were amazed by the outstanding value for money. We were fully satisfied with the service prior to the wedding day. We were taken care of by our wedding co-ordinator, Sarah, who was a newly appointed member of the team. We were extremely impressed with her organisational skills and wealth of knowledge that was gained during her years working within the wedding industry. Our wedding day was perfect from beginning to end! We were greeted by Sarah during the ceremony who did a fantastic job guiding members of the wedding party. Following the ceremony, the drinks reception was served promptly on the outside terrace, which allowed the guests to take in the stunning surroundings. All of the courses during our wedding breakfast were served promptly. The waiters were very effective as they worked together as a team. All of the food was absolutely delicious. Through to the evening, the wonderful service continued when the buffet was served. The guests all commented on how impressed they were with the day as a whole. With all the emphasis of this review mainly based on the food and our wedding co-ordinator, I would now like to comment on the venue alone. The setting allowed our photographer to get many different shots of which we will treasure forever, taking advantage of the marina itself, the two lakes, the promenade and the national forest. I would recommend this venue to everyone! The new Mr and Mrs Banks would like to thank The Waterfront for ensuring that our day was flawless!
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    Thrilled

    My husband and I were thrilled to enjoy our evening reception at the Waterfront. The staff were helpful the food was very tasteful as our guest remind us still today.
    The room was beautiful with nice lighting and we liked the use of the balcony. Our guests were looked after and welcomed as my husband and I made our entrance and the bar prices were reasonable too.
    Thankyou.
    Justine and Craig Hewitt.

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