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The welcoming in of a New Year is a very special event indeed, and you might have particularly strong reasons to mark it in the utmost style this year. Maybe you’ve had an immensely successful 2017 and would like to see out the year in a similarly brilliant way, or perhaps the last 12 months were difficult ones and you are looking to greet 2018 with greater optimism?
There is, though, a lot to think about when picking a New Year’s Eve dinner venue. There are obviously certain practical requirements to bear in mind, such as ensuring the venue is easy to reach from wherever you are based.
However, you will also want to choose a venue that has the right look and atmosphere, which may just make the unashamedly contemporary Regency Park Hotel the best option of all.
Take your pick from our amazing New Year’s Eve packages
Given that we host a packed programme of festive events here at Regency Park Hotel – as you can find out about by downloading our comprehensive Christmas brochure – you might have thought that we’d be tired out by the time New Year’s Eve rolled around.
But as anyone who has spent New Year’s Eve with us before will tell you, that is very far from the case! In fact, we have two dinner packages for you to choose from – our glamorous Black and White Ball in our Parkland Suite, or the less formal Buffet & Boogie set to take place in our Watermark Restaurant.
As you might have guessed from its name alone, our Black and White Ball is simply magnificent, involving everything from a magician entertaining you on arrival to a resident DJ who will be playing your favourite tunes to celebrate 2017 becoming 2018. The dress code is black tie for gentlemen and evening dress for ladies, and the canapé and drinks reception is followed by a highly memorable six-course meal.
The New Year’s Eve Buffet & Boogie, meanwhile, is a rather different affair, with celebrations starting in the Club Bar, followed by a two-course buffet. Then, all that will be left to you will be to party the night away with a little help from our highly capable DJ.
Secure your place on either of our New Year’s Eve nights
With both non-residential and residential packages available for both of the above mentioned nights, you could hardly expect to choose a better New Year’s Eve dinner venue this year. Stay with us overnight, and you won’t have to worry about your transport plans for when the celebrations come to a close – and you’ll get to enjoy even more of our chic and modern hotel.
When it’s an amazing New Year’s Eve dinner venue you are seeking, don’t look any further than Regency Park Hotel!
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The historic county of Berkshire is
a highly desirable and convenient place to stay over the Christmas period, even
before you consider the specific merits of a leading local hotel like Regency
Park Hotel – or for that matter, the fine Christmas Day dining opportunities that we have lined up
for you, your family and friends.
After all, Berkshire itself is a pleasant part of the UK that’s always running interesting festive events, and where you’ll find no shortage of attractions, including the likes of Legoland Windsor and Windsor Castle. Head deeper into central London, and you’ll come across enough touristic delights to occupy you regardless of your length of stay.
However, there’s one especially great reason to head in the direction of Regency Park Hotel this winter – our Christmas Day Luncheon that represents the perfect way to celebrate this special time of year with your pals and loved ones.
A family-friendly occasion for everyone to enjoy
Now, you would expect a Christmas Day Luncheon to feel suitably Christmassy, and that’s certainly true of ours, not least because Santa himself will be visiting with gifts for all of the little ones in attendance! However, the meals themselves – as prepared by our dedicated chefs in our renowned Watermark Restaurant – will also have a festive vibe.
You might follow up the glass of Champagne that is provided on arrival with such a starter as a cream of truffled mushroom soup with toasted focaccia, dill cured smoked salmon or a grilled polenta cake. Then, we’ll be serving lemon sorbet, before you help yourself to one of our mains options, which include roast turkey, grilled bream fillet, roast rib eye of beef and pumpkin ravioli.
That leaves the matter of what dessert you’ll be tucking into towards the end of your evening! How does a passion fruit and mango cheesecake with tulie chip sound, or a sticky toffee pudding with caramel sauce and honeycomb ice cream? Oh, and with this being the time of year it is, we’ll also give you the option of a fabulous Christmas pudding with brandy sauce.
Coffee and chocolate truffles will also be served on the night to get everyone present even more into the festive spirit.
But that’s not all that’s happening this season
As you can see when you download our Christmas brochure, there are many more events other than our Christmas Day Luncheon that you might not want to miss this season here at Regency Park Hotel. So whether it’s Christmas Day dining or any of our other seasonal events of which you wish to take advantage, why hesitate to contact us now so that you can book your place?
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There are a lot of characteristics that you might consider the ‘best’ Christmas celebration venues to have. Maybe, for you, it is the atmosphere rather than necessarily the finer practical points that may principally concern you. Or perhaps you would like to hold a festive party somewhere that is well-connected to local road networks, so that you can be sure of all of your intended guests reaching the venue without getting lost?
Whatever your exact priorities when it comes to Christmas celebration venues here in the glorious Royal County of Berkshire, we are confident that we can cater to them all at Regency Park Hotel. We have, after all, just launched our Christmas brochure, which details our packed schedule of Christmas and New Year events that we’re pretty confident you won’t want to miss.
Why make us your choice of festive lunch or party venue?
If you’ve never before visited or stayed at Regency Park Hotel, you’re in for a treat. We are an unashamedly chic and modern hotel situated in a wonderfully tranquil spot between the towns of Newbury and Thatcham, a mere 10 minutes from the M4 and A339. Our hotel boasts no fewer than 108 comfortable and well-equipped bedrooms, as well as a complement of impressive suites and such amenities as a restaurant and health club.
However, we are under no illusions that many of you who visit us during November, December and January will be most allured by our Christmas and New Year events themselves, and you can rest assured that we have a lot lined up for you, your family and friends to get hyped about this year.
From Festive Lunches and Afternoon Teas to our enthralling Christmas Celebration Nights and prestigious Christmas Day Luncheon, right through the season, there are special events taking place. Even once all of the gifts have been opened, we have Boxing Day Celebrations, our New Year’s Eve Black and White Ball and a New Year’s Eve Buffet & Boogie to keep you in the celebratory mood until you are forced to leave us and return to work (we can’t control that one, unfortunately!).
Book your place with us for this Christmas
Alternatively, of course, you can arrange your own private Christmas party in one of our resplendent suites. It’s up to you, and we’re accepting bookings right now – so don’t hesitate to browse our complete Christmas brochure, before getting in touch to reserve your desired event or date, time and suite.
Whatever our rival Christmas
celebration venues in Berkshire may be offering, they’ve got nothing to match
our host of amazing and memorable events this season here at Regency Park
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You are likely to be very discerning about what your wedding venue should be like. This special day you are preparing for is, after all, supposed to be the happiest of your life. However, here at Regency Park Hotel, we offer various features and amenities to help to make your big day extra-special.
We can make wedding preparations less arduous
There are undoubtedly many different aspects of a wedding that you have to carefully account for during the planning stages. However, when you make Regency Park Hotel your choice of venue for the nuptials, you can be assisted by our professional Wedding Planner.
They can provide guidance on various subjects - including what to include on the menu, who should provide the entertainment, and how everyone can enjoy a big knees-up after the vows have been exchanged. You shouldn't underestimate our ability to meet your specific wedding needs...
What do you want from a wedding?
Whatever your specific answer to this question, you may be pleasantly surprised by how many of the crucial boxes we can tick. For instance, if your wedding is set to take place strictly during the day, we can give you exclusive access to our Watermark restaurant.
On the other hand, you might have an evening reception in mind, particularly if you and your significant other have already got married overseas. Whether it will be light or dark outside, the two of you can enjoy special times in our suites of chic and contemporary style.
We offer various wedding packages from which you can choose; however, if none of them meet with your satisfaction, you have the option of a bespoke service instead. It's your choice.
A lovely setting that can be easily reachedIf you have much experience of Berkshire, you will already be able to vouch for its abundant beauty. You will therefore probably already have a sense of how much your guests will enjoy the scenery even while making their initial travels to our private events venue in Berkshire.
Nor is our venue
difficult to reach, being located between
Newbury and Thatcham. That's a real boon for everyone coming to the wedding –
so why not get in touch today about booking your big day with us?
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Of all of the places in Berkshire that you might imagine would be ideal for busting a move, pulling some shapes and generally just partying until the small hours, a hotel - especially not one in such a tranquil part of the county as Regency Park Hotel - might not be the first option that comes to your mind.
However, when you're on the lookout for a party hall for hire in Berkshire, you can't beat Regency Park Hotel - for more than a few reasons. Here are just three of them.
1. Our location!
Yes, you may associate Berkshire with the Queen and Windsor Castle, but there's so much more to this fascinating county than links to British royalty.
After all, Berkshire is home to a broad assortment of attractions, ranging from country houses like Basildon Park to religious buildings such as the ruined Reading Abbey.
Even if you don't intend to explore wider Berkshire in the hours leading up to the party you're hosting with us, our location is great for sheer convenience - we're a mere 10 minutes away from the M4 and A339, and the rail links into Newbury and London Paddington are pretty handy, too.
2. You can stay overnight with us
Unlike many a party hall for hire in Berkshire, Regency Park Hotel offers you and your attendees a place to rest your heads after all of that fun - quite a handy thing if you might not be in the ideal state to head home at the end of a long night.Our hotel consists of no fewer than 108 comfortable and stylish bedrooms, in fact, complete with all of the amenities that you could conceivably need when you're winding down after the night's events. Hypoallergenic pillows and duvets, ironing facilities, digital LCD televisions and complimentary wireless broadband are all provided in our rooms and suites.
3. We've done it for so many others before
Even if your chosen party venue ticks all of the other obvious boxes, it's worth considering how experienced it is at holding all manner of other special events.
We've long hosted such events as Christmas celebration nights, baby showers and weddings here at Regency Park Hotel, so we're a dab hand at organising every last detail of an event to ensure its success. You won't have to worry about amateurish mistakes with us - our team runs like clockwork.
With these strengths and many more
to commend it, do you really need to consider any venue other than Regency Park
Hotel when you are on the hunt for the perfect party hall for hire in
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You probably know well full why we
are posing this question – because many
people would say that no, there isn’t much for those who choose to book their birthday party venues in Berkshire – and their guests – to do in the
county during their spare time ahead of the event itself.
Inevitably, so the usual narrative goes, if you’re holding your party in Berkshire, you’ll have to head into central London for all of the accompanying fun besides the party itself.
As a leading Berkshire birthday party venue ourselves, here at Regency Park Hotel, we thought we’d take a fresh look at precisely why this famously royal county is far from just a place for die-hard monarchists, and instead has something for everyone.
Berkshire isn’t merely about the Queen!
Yes, yes, Berkshire does happen to be home to Windsor Castle, which has been associated with royalty since the days of William the Conqueror and remains one of the UK’s biggest tourist attractions. We’re incredibly proud to be based so close to it here at Regency Park Hotel, but there’s also so much more to this wonderful county.
Did you know, for example, that Berkshire is also home to Highclere Castle, the Jacobean-style country house that has risen to even greater fame in recent years as the main filming location for the award-winning period drama Downton Abbey?
Alternatively, if it’s slightly more urban attractions that most do it for you, there’s always the option of heading into the town of Reading, where you will find such sights as the ruined Reading Abbey and the fascinating Museum of Reading. A highlight of the latter is the Bayeux Gallery that is home to the UK’s only copy of the famous Bayeux Tapestry.
Visits to all of these attractions can be weaved into your birthday when you decide to celebrate it in Berkshire – but it’s important to remember that the exact venue you choose makes a massive difference as well.
Not all birthday party venues in Berkshire are the same
It’s important to be careful with your choice of birthday party venue in Berkshire – not least because the best venues will also give you and your guests a lot of exciting things to do before the evening celebrations kick off in earnest.
For example, how many birthday party
venues in Berkshire also have rooms in which to stay overnight, or an attached health club? Take advantage of the
former, and you will also be able to gain access to the latter when you make
Regency Park Hotel your choice of venue.
Don’t forget that we also offer great dining options that can be incorporated formally or informally into your birthday celebrations, not least at our highly regarded Watermark restaurant.
Would you like to find out more
about what makes Regency Park Hotel stand out as a place to hold your birthday
party in Berkshire? Simply get in touch with our friendly and professional team
now, and they will be able to give you the lowdown on everything you need to
know – not least our highly competitive rates.
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Certain factors may lead you to presume, before you have seen or set foot in Regency Park Hotel, that our venue must be a historic one. After all, the town of Thatcham is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the strongest claimant to be the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in Britain. Sure enough, the remains of a Mesolithic settlement can be found in close proximity, and the town is home to such other historic structures as the 14th-century chapel of St. Thomas the Martyr.
However, ‘historic’ is not a way to describe Regency Park Hotel, which is an important detail in light of the cutting-edge facilities and comforts that we provide.
The fact of the matter is that we are an unashamedly ‘chic and contemporary’ private events venue in Berkshire, a part of the country that is otherwise known for its heritage, as shown by such attractions as Windsor Castle and Highclere Castle.
So what ‘modern’ amenities and perks do we provide?
If you are seeking the ideal, sophisticated, thoroughly 21st-century place to host your private event, we can’t think of a better place to start than our suites.
If you have relatively few people – up to 70 – attending your event, our intimate Paris Suite could be just the place to hold it, with doors leading into a spacious conservatory that has its own private bar and is flooded with natural light. If, on the other hand, there are as many as 140 people on your guest list, the totally self-contained and spacious Parkland Suite may be rather more suitable. It has an exclusive private entrance, along with its own reception and bar area.
But we are a modern venue in many more ways than our suites. There’s our first-class dining options, for instance, as well as the light, airy and nicely contemporary-styled rooms that some of your guests may even consider booking if they might otherwise struggle to get home at night after the event is over.
Then, there’s simply the efficiency, responsiveness and professionalism of our service to consider. We are seasoned in overseeing all manner of private events at our hotel, and whether you are looking for a private events venue in Berkshire so that you can host a birthday party, graduation party, baby shower or something completely different, our team can always be at hand to help you.
Why not make your booking now so that so you can secure the best possible date for your event at this highly sophisticated and up-to-the-minute Berkshire private events venue?
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Sometimes in life, you just have to celebrate something – and sometimes, that thing calls for more than just a glass of wine. Yes, we’re talking about a massive bash with all of the people in your life who matter to you – so big, in fact, that you might be tempted to hunt out a dedicated venue rather than simply hold it at home.
Certainly, here at Regency Park Hotel, we’ve seen it all when it comes to special events held under our roof. Far from just a hotel, we are a party hall for hire in Berkshire that is committed to ensuring your big celebration goes without a hitch.
We’ve considered everything you could need in a venue
Whether it’s a birthday, retirement, anniversary or something completely different for which you would like to throw a party, there are certain consistent rules that apply if you wish to make yours a success.
The venue you choose certainly makes a big difference – you won’t want that venue to be difficult to reach, for example, and when your guests do arrive there, you will want them to be greeted by attractive decor and friendly staff. The dining, too, should you opt for it, needs to be top-notch.
Those are the basics of what makes for a good party hall for hire in Berkshire. But if you’re looking for a truly great venue, you might look for certain luxuries and extras. For instance, your guests may appreciate you holding your party at a hotel if that means they can easily stay overnight once the event is over.
What about the actual space in which your party is to be held? Well, you might be pleased by the presence of such amenities as a reception, bar area or even a conservatory or sun terrace. It also helps to have a choice of several suites, so that whether you’re planning a massive bash with more than a hundred people in attendance or instead a more intimate get-together, you can be assured of booking the most suitable space.
Make Regency Park Hotel your chosen party hall for hire in Berkshire
Whatever your expectations from a venue when you’re looking to hold a massive party, we’re confident of matching each and every one of them here at Regency Park Hotel. We are located between Newbury and Thatcham, in a wonderfully tranquil, yet well-connected part of Berkshire.
Why not get in touch with our bookings team now to see what could be possible for your own big celebrations? Our rates are more competitive than you might think!
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If you are planning to hold a private event such as a charity fundraising dinner, birthday party or baby shower, it’s understandable that you may be feeling a bit overwhelmed by the task of choosing a venue. Maybe you should just go with whatever venue that close relative or family friend recommends, or whatever place attracts the best reviews online?
While the above are certainly ways to choose a private events venue in Berkshire, we would suggest that you take a more methodical approach by considering the following aspects.
The right location matters in so many ways. Yes, Berkshire may be a green and pleasant county, but some parts of it may make more sense than others for your private event. It might be especially important to you that your venue is in a peaceful and tranquil setting, for example, as is certainly the case with Regency Park Hotel in its convenient location between Newbury and Thatcham.
The event spaces available
The event space or suite that you choose is a central factor in your event’s success. You will obviously want it to be big enough to accommodate all of your guests. However, you’ll also need to think about the style of space or suite that will project the best possible image of your business, as well as what facilities it should incorporate. A bar area, for instance, may be especially appreciated by your attendees!How convenient is it for your guests?
Obviously, location is a big consideration here – Regency Park Hotel is just 10 minutes’ away from the M4 and A339, and we would certainly hope that you choose a private events venue in Berkshire that makes it easy for your guests to get there and back. Our venue also has strong rail links into Newbury and Paddington, and as we are a hotel, we can even often accommodate guests who wish to stay overnight.Price
Price can obviously never be completely ignored in any consideration of the right private events venue in Berkshire. However, we would urge you to place the emphasis very much on the value that you gain from the all-round package the venue represents, instead of simply going for whatever venue offers the lowest bottom-line price.Do you wish to have true peace of mind when you choose a private events venue in Berkshire? If so, we would seriously suggest that you consider us here at Regency Park Hotel. We take pride in covering all of the bases and more when it comes to special events, and our friendly and professional team is always on standby to accommodate even the most exacting requirements.
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