The Grand Hotel Brighton

£8250 - £10000 for Venue Hire
Up to 450
201 Bedrooms
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A grand East Sussex venue with Victorian splendour, breathtaking architecture and sea views, perfect for your wedding.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
Maximum Price
THESE PRICES INCLUDE • Hire of the Empress Suite and kitchens from 8.00am to 1.00am the following morning • Up to 550 chairs, 55 banqueting tables • Stage and dance floor • Corkage via the caterer • Bar facility • 1 x complimentary Deluxe Sea View bedroom for the bride and groom on the night of the wedding • 2 x day let changing rooms on the day of the function • 1 x Event Manager on the day • 2 x Kitchen Porters Should additional equipment need to be hired, e.g. projectors, screens, AV equipment charges will apply. The Grand Brighton waiting and bar staff will be charged at £10 per hour, if required by the caterer. There will be no Grand staff available on the day, unless they have been pre-booked and paid for either by the client or the caterer. A full bar is available which can be operated on either a cash or account basis. The Grand will provide bar staff at the current rate if required. Alternatively, a free bar will be stocked and run by the caterer. Any beverages left on hotel premises 48 hours following the function may incur a storage charge. The Client will be responsible for any costs incurred from damage caused by the wedding party to the fixtures, fittings, carpets in the hotel function rooms, public areas and bedrooms. The Caterer will be responsible for any costs incurred from damage to kitchen equipment. A charge of £300 + VAT will be levied to the Caterer if the kitchens are not left in a clean and tidy state. This will be checked by the Event Manager on the day.

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Prices Start At
Minimum Number of Guests
THE WEDDING PACKAGE IS INCLUSIVE OF THE FOLLOWING: • Drinks reception — two glasses of prosecco per guest • A selection of canapés • Three-course wedding breakfast with coffee and mints • Half a bottle of house wine • A glass of prosecco for a toast • Room hire • Menu cards • Hire of our silver cake stand and knife for the day • White table linen and white napkins • Decorative table centre mirrors and tea light candles • Stage and dance floor • A complimentary Deluxe Sea View room on the wedding night • Menu and wine tasting for two people • Event Manager on the day • One complimentary car parking space for 24 hours
What is included in this pricing:
Wine / soft drinks allowance per guest
Canapés included
Couple accommodation included
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
City Hotel
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
04:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
01:00 AM


Open Flame Permitted
Water View
City View
Grade I/II Listed Building
Exclusive Use
Marquee Permitted
Spa On-Site
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
On-Site Parking
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Food and Drink

External Catering Permitted
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Alcohol Licence

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence
Dancefloor Available
Confetti Permitted

Cultural Specialists

Jewish Wedding Specialist
Asian Wedding Specialist
Full Description
Just a stone's throw away from Brighton beach; The Grand is the perfect setting for couples who wish to embrace a sophisticated seaside wedding. The traditional and occasionally quirky seaside charm, the beautiful bandstand and of course the stunning sea views, provide the perfect backdrop to capture the memories of your special day. Built as a seaside retreat for the London crowd, The Grand Brighton was designed with flexibility in mind. Our fully licensed private event rooms can accommodate anything from intimate affairs to large scale banquets for up to 900 guests.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Charlotte Parvin
It would be lovely to go through your wedding plans in detail and help out with ideas and inspiration. Our wedding package covers the majority of aspects for your special day but the finer details are what make 'a' wedding 'your wedding'. I can't wait to assist in planning your special day.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Mr & Mrs
Married in June 2018
July 2018
Everything was in very capable hands
I just wanted to say a big thank you for all your help. We were so pleased with every aspect of the wedding reception, in particular how helpful and attentive the event team were. Knowing that everything was in very capable hands meant we could just enjoy our time at The Grand.
Stephen & Glynis
Married in January 2018
July 2018
We all had a fabulous time
Thank you Sarah, you did a fantastic job in setting it up for us and your staff were great. We all had a fabulous time and the hotel made us feel really special. It has a great atmosphere and we think the only hotel that could put a show on like the Grand does. We will be back for the odd romantic break and we look forward to enjoying the hotel again.
Wedding: August 2017
July 2018
We couldn't have asked for more
Visited for the weekend of our daughter's wedding and had the most perfect time. The hotel is beautiful and will be absolutely stunning when the renovations have been completed. Sarah and her events team were amazing and we couldn't have asked for more.
Hollie & Nick
Married in August 2017
July 2018
We had a great day, as did all of our guests
Just an email to say thank you and your team for all of your help in making our wedding run so smoothly on Sunday! We had a great day, as did all of our guests, and we already can't wait to come back and stay again soon!
Married in August 2017
July 2018
We had the perfect day thanks to you all
A massive thanks to you and your amazing team. We had the perfect day thanks to you all - a day we will never forget! A very big heartfelt thanks to you all and we've left some wedding cake for you all to share.

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Location & Contact Details


97 - 99 Kings Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 2FW, England

Travel Notes

Leave the car at home and go green. There are fantastic rail links into Brighton from throughout the UK. London Services run approximately every 10 minutes and takes just 1 hour from London Victoria, so travelling by rail couldn't be more convenient.

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Press & Awards

Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

No two weddings are ever the same and each couple becomes so special to you after working so closely with them. Some great touches have been - TV show Friends themed wedding breakfast, Taxi Photo booth, Doughnut Walls, X factor Speeches to name but a few. We even had a life size elephant for one wedding.

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Lists, lists and more lists! All the co-ordination before the big day helps everything run smoothly and you can relax knowing that everything has been covered.

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

An intimate wedding of 15 guests had their dog as their special guest. He wore a bow-tie and was super cute in all the photos! They even had Personalised cup-cake toppers with his face on to give out to all the guests!

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Grand, Beautiful, Unique, Historic, Classic

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

The iconic Victorian staircase

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

That would be telling

What’s your favourite canapé?

French bread of mozzarella sun blushed tomato and pesto

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Beef burger and hot dogs, Midnight Bacon Baps or the boxed takeaway pizzas. After a night of dancing guests absolutely demolish them!

What is your venue's most unique feature?

The History

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Staff - will go above and beyond to ensure guests have a fantastic wedding