Private dining and party venue

Celebrate a special occasion, whether it's yours or a surprise for a friend or family member, with a spectacular private dinner or event at Stanbrook Abbey.

A different way to dine

Like all good things, we get that you don’t always want to share them. At Stanbrook Abbey, you don’t have to. Our unique collection of function spaces offers the perfect setting for private dining and events and can cater comfortably for parties of all sizes. We’ll even serve a delicious selection of dishes from our exciting menus tailored by our creative chefs to meet your requirements. Keep it among yourselves, but at Stanbrook Abbey there’s always more. We’ve got some extra tricks, a few traces of historic drama and a lot of theatre up our sleeve to make it an experience you’ll never forget.

Country House Private Dining Exclusive

Celebrate your birthday, anniversary or special occasion in the grand setting of a Hand Picked Hotel private dining room with our special occasions package.

At Hand Picked Hotels where attention to detail is everything, we have created this package designed for groups of 8-40 people. Create a menu that is tailored to your tastes and dietary requirements, our wine experts will help you perfectly pair your wine choices and we will provide you with an attentive team to ensure an unforgettable dining experience.

Your package includes:

  • Pre-dinner 125ml glass of Champagne and canapés
  • Private dining room with only your guests for company
  • Three-course dinner
  • Tea or coffee

From £55 per person

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Function Rooms

  • Thomson Dining Hall

    The Thompson Dining Hall is one of the largest rooms at Stanbrook Abbey, making it the perfect space for large celebrations or grand banquets for up to 180 people.

    Designed by Robert ‘Mouseman’ Thompson, the sheer size and scale of this magnificent room is accentuated by the ceiling, which extends high into the skyline.

  • St Anne's Hall

    Offering a unique space that’s ideal for hosting private dinners for up to 70 guests, this beautifully renovated room boasts high ceilings and wood-panelled walls. St Anne’s Hall connects through to The Library Bar next door, a great place to begin and end a memorable event at Stanbrook Abbey.

    During the warmer months, the doors open out onto your own private balcony and terrace that overlooks our magnificent grounds – a brilliant spot for a few pre-dinner cocktails.

  • The Bistro

    Our quirky Bistro is ideal for small, intimate gatherings for up to 24 guests. With beautifully arched windows and fascinating features that form part of our historic charm,

    The Bistro is full of the personality and character that makes a visit to Stanbrook Abbey more memorable.

  • Sister Charlottes Restaurant

    With lots of our wonderful original features on show for all to admire, Sister Charlottes is ideal for hosting private dinners for up to 80 people.

    With a wonderful view and bathed in natural light, this space offer a unique ambiance that is both warm and welcoming.

Birthdays and occassions

Another year and an even better excuse to throw a party – one of the perks of growing older, they just get bigger and better! So go all out and make it even more memorable than last year’s. If you’re looking for a place that’s not only fabulous, but a little off the wall, elegant and definitely unique, you’ve found it.

Host your next big bash in the magnificent surroundings of Stanbrook Abbey. Leave your age out back, we don’t care how old you are and neither should you unless it one of the biggies – 18, 21, 30 (dare we mention the big 6-0?). Let’s plan a birthday bash to remember, whether it’s an intimate dinner, the whole showstopper shebang of a banquet, or one of those parties that will be forever remembered as ‘that party’. Just tell us what you want and we’ll make it happen, and together we’ll make it a real goodie.

Celebrate at Stanbrook Abbey

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