We got married at The Talbot Hotel in April 2013 and we had the most amazing day. We booked and arranged the wedding in only 8 weeks and the manager and team bent over backwards to help us organise everything in this short time frame without skimping on the detail. Despite the frantic panic the manager ensured that I was kept stress free and I felt that she had everything totally under control. And I was right as the day went without a hitch!
The venue was perfect for us as it felt special but relaxed, had plenty of old world charm but with a modern finish, had beautiful rooms for our guests to stay in and was great value for money. The room for the wedding ceremony is full of history and is charming. In the winter you could have the huge fire roaring which would be amazing. The wedding reception building is separate from the hotel so you can party until late and we had a 4 piece live band and there was still plenty of room for dancing the night away.
The food was fantastic and we had a tasting session before deciding what to have for our wedding breakfast. This was really worthwhile as we actually weren’t keen on the main course choices so we had a chat with the chef and he created something for us which was delicious and perfect for our day.
We had the wedding of our dreams and I can’t thank the team at The Talbot enough for making it so special for us. I would highly recommend The Talbot as a place for a small / medium wedding or event.
Liz Jessett | Wed, 4th September, 2013
We originally loved the Talbot when we were searching for our wedding venue. It is the most stunning place, and exactly what we were looking for. The only reason we didnt originally book was due to our numbers. We were subsequently let down by another venue with 4 months to go and so approached the Talbot once more. They welcomed us back with open arms and quickly resolved our space issue by opening up another part of the hotel. In fact, The Talbot bent over backwards to accommodate everything we needed.
The whole process of organising the finer details was made simple and easy and nothing was too much trouble. We were really made to feel like our day was as important to them as it was for us – in fact there were times where they saw us through some stressy moments with a smile!
The same level of service carried through into our day. Our day was run with pricision and care and the attention to detail was second to none. The food and drink was first class and the service was efficient and friendly throughout. Our master of ceremonies made sure the day ran as it should whilst still making sure our guests were relaxed and comfortable.
Overall, we would highly reccommend this venue to any couple wishing to get married. All of our guests commented on how beautiful the venue was and some said it was the best wedding they had ever been to!! It really was the perfect day.
Our thanks again to the Talbot, we couldn’t have asked for more.
Bryan & Katy Evans | Mon, 2nd September, 2013
We got married at the Talbot Hotel in May. The staff at this fabulous hotel were brilliant and could not do enough for us and our wedding guests. I stayed at the hotel the night before the big day and from the moment I arrived I was made to feel so welcome and the staff were as excited as I was. The food (wedding breakfast & buffet) was excellent, the wedding day was perfect and stress free with staff on hand at all times and our guests are still talking about how fantastic everything was to this day. We wish we could do it all over again!
Natalie Simmond | Wed, 21st August, 2013
Having being married before I wanted something small friendly and personal for my second go at married life! The Talbot was all that and more. Jonathon and I had three children who we made just as welcome as we were and anything we requested was no problem for the team to meet. We found their professionalism was spot on without being intimidating in any way.
All staff were very good, clearly well trained, no matter what their age. The venue was clean and the rooms were very nice, especially the suites.
The food is lovely, we have returned several times for meals and find nothing to complain about. We had several comments from our guests saying that it was one of the best weddings they have been to, what a lovely place and how nice the food was.
I only have good things to say, a perfect day was had by all.
Joanne Dale | Sat, 17th August, 2013
If you picked this hotel for your wedding you won’t be disappointed. All the staff are friendly and helpful.
We had a very small intimate wedding at the local registry office and then a meal back at The Talbot. Andrew the wedding co-ordinator for us was amazing, funny, relaxed and professional, he really knows his job. The Manager Bruno was great as well. We had little details that we needed the assistance of staff with and they couldn’t do enough for us. I really felt that’s their way and nothing to do with the fact we were getting married.
At our meal the staff were friendly and not over the top. The food was fantastic, great portion sizes and great flavours. This is a beautiful venue, we didn’t have the money to use this place for the ceremony but if we did we would have.
Sally Brash | Sat, 17th August, 2013