The Grand Hotel Birmingham

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P.O.A
Up to 240
185 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
Grand in scale and extraordinary in detail, the Grand Hotel is a showstopper of a venue, and sure to leave a lasting impression.
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
City Hotel
Venue
Dining Capacity
240
Reception Capacity
400
No. of Bedrooms
185
Sleeps No. of People
2
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
9:00AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00AM
Late night availability
Yes

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Dancefloor Available
Confetti Permitted
Wedding Licence

Venue

Ballroom
Disabled Access
Grade I/II Listed Building
City View
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Pet-Friendly
Exclusive Use

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
In-house Catering
In-House Wine List
Full Description
Plan your dream wedding in the Grand Ballroom: the spectacular, listed interior with original plaster features, Art Deco chandeliers, and triple-height windows is one of the most beautiful wedding venues in the Midlands, and can accommodate between 70 and 350 guests. As well as helping with the menu planning and preparations for the reception, our expert team can help with introductions to a “little black book” of trusted suppliers, from florists and cake-makers to DJs, bands and entertainers. For parties fewer than 60 guests, our private dining rooms on the first floor combine original features and double-height windows with views across to the Cathedral and gardens. The hotel is officially licensed for civil ceremonies across 4 rooms for up to 200 guests. THE GRAND WEDDING PACKAGE £165 per person Let our wedding team take the stress out of planning your big day. Our Grand Wedding package includes table linen, candelabras and overnight accommodation at the hotel for the newlyweds, as well as: - Champagne drinks reception & 3 canapes per person - Three-course wedding breakfast - Half bottle of wine per person - Champagne to toast - Evening buffet

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Megan Dudley
Welcome to The Grand Hotel Birmingham. I am thrilled to introduce you to our iconic building, a gorgeous landmark hotel, located in the heart of the stunning Birmingham cityscape. I hope to inspire and encourage the endless possibilities for your dream Wedding in our breath-taking venue.

Experience

Year Business Was Established
1878
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
No. of People In Team
200
Reviews
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Charlie & Jen
Happy couple married in September
September 2022
Thanks so much for such an amazing day on Saturday
Thanks so much for such an amazing day on Saturday!!! We had such a fantastic day thanks to all of your team 😊. Please also pass on our thanks to Elvis.
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Abby & Dom
Happy couple married in August
September 2022
We are still not over it!
I want to say a huge thank you to you and the team for creating the most perfect wedding day. We are still not over it! Elvis on the night was brilliant, as was Meg leading up to it. Pictures to follow!
M
Mollie & Mike
Wedding: August
September 2022
It was a perfect day
Just a message to thank you so much for all your help with my daughter’s wedding on 20th August. It was a perfect day and most of that was down to The Grand. The room, food and service was excellent and the whole experience was something to treasure, especially for Mollie. It was a shame I didn't get to thank you on the day and that you didn't get to see how happy you made a very special couple. Thank you so much
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Rachel & David
Happy couple married in August
September 2022
We can’t thank you enough
We wanted to say a huge thank you to you & all of the staff who contributed to our wonderful day on Saturday. The service was exceptional, all our guests commented on how wonderful the venue and staff were. We can’t thank you enough. Following our tasting we had really high expectations of the food and it was delicious on the day, so were the canapés and evening food. Please do pass on our thanks to Elvis, who was across every potential issue, had clear line of sight of the whole day and made it run without a hitch. We all joked that we need an Elvis in our lives and can’t praise him enough. Thank you once again for delivering our wonderful day. We had a great time. I’m certain that our guests now have a wonderful view of your hotel & will be returning soon.
Location & Contact Details

Address

Colmore Row, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 2BS, England

Nearest Town

Birmingham

Nearest Motorway & Junction

A38/M42/M6

Nearest Train Station

Birmingham Snow Hill Station

Nearest Airport

Birmingham Airport

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

Enjoy every step! Your Wedding is a celebration of both your love and togetherness, surrounded by those who are most important in your lives. The planning of this special day is an exciting venture, and one of many memories you will make together. Remember to step back and take in the details of your beautiful occasion, it doesn't need to be a stressful experience. Those key breaths of reflection is when memories are treasured.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Luxurious, Tasteful, Indulgent, Inspiring. All things Grand.

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

The Grand Staircase is a gorgeous and pivotal location for your couple and guest photos. Lovingly restored with rich detail, our Grand Staircase is the centrepiece of the hotel, which both you, your guests and photographer, will love. Picture this, an overhead shot of our spiralling Grand Staircase, you both lovingly hand in hand as you descend. Elegance could never look so easy.

What’s your favourite canapé?

Tough choice! Must say the Pork Belly & Mushroom arancini canapés go down a treat.

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

My favourite midnight snack, or should I say Charcuterie spread, is of Cheeses', savoury crackers and chutney dips. For a treat away from home, I like to order our Cheese and Charcuterie Board from our Room Service menu, accompanying with Crispy Sourdough, Grapes and Pickles. Available all day for overnight guests, because why should treats be saved until midnight?

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Our Grand Hotel is full of period character with original Victorian architecture and marble detailing. Beautifully restored with complimenting Arts from the history that roamed our walls since 1879. Interior design featured throughout the hotel and in every direction. There is no other Grand Hotel Birmingham.