Venues in the South East

Hardings Bar and Catering Services offer a first class catering service at any of the following locations, or at the venue of your choice.

We are proud to be the contract caterer and associated with some of the most prestigious venues throughout the South of England including Addington Palace, Bodium Castle and Field Place Manor House.

Field Place Manor House

Hardings Catering are delighted to be the exclusive caterers at Field Place Manor House. This Grade ll listed Manor House features its original Georgian façade and is situated in eight acres of pleasant grounds.
With two fully licensed converted Barns, Field Place provides an elegant backdrop for your special event. Field Place Manor House is approved for both Civil Marriages and Partnerships, allowing you the opportunity to hold your ceremony in either the Chichester or Lewes rooms, both of which overlook the picturesque grounds of Field Place. Receptions, private parties or functions can be easily arranged in one of the two fully converted barns. Fully licensed and boasting magnificent high beamed ceilings, they provide a truly magical way to enjoy your occasion. 

More information can be found on the Field Place Manor House website.

Brighton Dome

With five flexible spaces under one iconic roof, Brighton Dome is one of the most versatile and stylish venues to hire in the South. You’ll be in safe hands with our skilled team of professionals – from technicians and event managers to caterers and ticketing facilities – offering you an unrivalled venue hire service in the heart of Brighton.

More information can be found on the Brighton Dome website.

Corn Exhchange

With a high arched ceiling and 763sqm of available space, the Corn Exchange is one of the largest event venues in Brighton, allowing you to be as creative as you like. The beautiful feature windows provide plenty of natural light from the Royal Pavilion Garden, and the venue can be transformed for an evening event with
special effect lighting and draping. Top AV facilities,
an extensive lighting system and optional raked seating are all available, plus a dedicated, on-site technical
support team.

More information can be found on the Corn Exchange website.

Addington Palace

Addington Palace has a fascinating and vibrant past spanning centuries and pre-dating the Doomsday Book, the Palace is located within 163-acres of beautifully landscaped grounds in the heart of Surrey, and south London.

More information can be found on the
Addington Palace website.

Long Furlong Barn

Long Furlong Barn dates back to the 1800s and is one of the biggest Granary’s in West Sussex. Its huge curving beams and stunning architecture make it a real gem for Weddings.

More information can be found on the Long Furlong Barn website.

Lewes Town Hall

The Town Hall has several rooms available to hire for a huge range of functions, from large theatrical or musical performances, to small business seminars. We are licensed for weddings, and can accommodate larger parties. We also welcome anyone who is interested to tour this historic building, please phone ahead to arrange a convenient time.

More information can be found on the Lewes Town Hall website.

Firle Place

The historic village of Firle stands in an area of outstanding natural beauty, at the foot of the South Downs National Park in Sussex.

More exquisite than ever, Firle Place will re-open to the public in 2013 following the completion of extensive renovation works at the house.

The Banqueting Room provides a more intimate setting, ideal for weddings or smaller conferences. A Reception Room, Smaller Meeting Rooms and the Council Chamber complete the line-up this versatile venue provides.

More information can be found on the Firle Place website.

Great Ote Hall

Only 50 minutes from London Victoria / 20 minutes from Brighton and surrounded by 350 acres of spectacular countryside, Great Ote Hall is a stunning historic country venue, in the heart of Sussex offering bespoke hospitality for events of any size.

Visit the Great Ote Hall website.

Briar House Barns

The Great Barn provides a unique setting for your special celebration. Situated in a beautiful tranquil setting, with stunning views over the open countryside, this beautiful venue offers exclusive use.

With fantastic flexibility tailored to your exact requirements, this venue really is the perfect setting for your event.

More information can be found on the Briar House Barns website.

Bartholomew Barn

Bartholomew Barn is a stunning rustic barn wedding venue situated a short distance from the attractive villages of Wisborough Green and Kirdford, in West Sussex. Bartholomew Barn is easily accessible from Petworth, Midhurst, Billingshurst and Pulborough.

More information can be found on the Bartholomew Barn website.


Set in the rural landscape of the Sussex downs, within easy access of London, Brighton and Southampton, the beautifully restored barns are designed specifically for wedding receptions and licensed for civil ceremonies.

With facilities for between 60 – 150 guests you create your perfect occasion to suit your style for a memorable and romantic wedding day. The modern facilities, combined with 10 contemporary bedrooms, make Farbridge a flexible and ideal venue to entertain your family and friends, perfect for weddings whatever the season.

More information can be found on the Farbridge website.

Bodiam Castle

This fairytale castle is one of Britain’s most romantic and picturesque, set in the heart of 1066 country. With spiral staircases, battlements and a portcullis, 14th-century Bodiam Castle is the real thing. Windows where arrows were once fired, a tower that was once a look-out and ruins that were once walked upon by knights; this is a place where you can relive your childhood memories and let your imagination run riot.

More information can be found on the Bodiam Castle website.


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