Weddings & Celebrations
The Mary Roxburghe Trust is delighted to partner exclusively with rhubarb for catering and event management. Peerless in their field rhubarb will work with you to create a bespoke event that fulfils your vision, handling every logistical aspect for you.
Our philosophy is that every event hosted here should be something very special: personal and exquisite.
West Horsley Place’s romantic and fragile beauty, almost untouched by the last century, makes it a unique location for your celebration. Our guests will have exclusive use of the house and/or garden on the day. Within 30 miles of London, the estate offers a range of stunning settings:
rhubarb, one of London’s top caterers and leading wedding caterer in Surrey, is West Horsley Place’s exclusive catering and event planning partner.
Complementing this spectacular venue, rhubarb provide entirely bespoke catering solutions, a wealth of catering and planning knowledge and unrivalled logistic expertise to ensure all events from weddings, corporate events and private celebrations are perfect.
With an eye for excellence, a passion for deliciously different food and creative event design, rhubarb take care of every detail from your initial enquiry through to planning and delivering your special occasion. As the sole cater at this prestigious Surrey event and wedding venue, the team carefully design menus to suit any theme, cuisine, taste or style whether a canape reception, three course dinner or food stall catering.
From large-scale wedding catering to corporate evenings and small intimate dinners in this historic country venue, rhubarb’s dedicated event planners, talented chefs and creative design team will bring your vision to life.
If you’re looking for a beautiful wedding venue and the ultimate dining experience to match, rhubarb are the supplier to deliver whether you are planning an intimate gourmet wedding breakfast, laid-back marquee affair or indulgent celebration, expect award-winning food design, forward thinking creative production and years of expert industry experience from rhubarb.
West Horsley Place
Our 5 acres of formal walled gardens were laid out in 1710 and feature the rare and beautiful crinkle-crankle (or serpentine) wall, as well as a charming and spacious walled orchard. The gardens offer a variety of possible locations for marquees of any size.
Photo: Richard Lewisohn Photography
The Stone Hall:
The Stone Hall, named for its flagstones made from York Stone, is where Henry VIII had a 35 course banquet when visiting West Horsley Place in 1536. Classical in style, the Stone Hall has a light and elegant atmosphere and is available for private events including receptions and seated dinners, catering for up to 100 guests.
The Drawing Room:
The Drawing Room’s original 18th century red silk wall hangings create an intimate and warm atmosphere. The Drawing Room is available for private events including receptions and seated dinners, catering for up to 70 guests.
The Morning Room:
With views across the home paddock, parquet flooring and hung with historic paintings the Morning Room offers a sophisticated and stylish venue for private events including receptions and seated dinners, catering for up to 60 guests.
West Horsley Place is home to the remarkable Crewe Collection of books (many of which were also donated to Trinity College, Cambridge) which forms our atmospheric library; floor to ceiling bookcases, antique furniture and mediaeval wall arches (complete with witches’ marks) have made this room a favourite with filmmakers. Available for private events including receptions and seated dinners, catering for up to 40 guests.
Lady Crewe’s Bedroom:
The beautiful Venetian window in Lady Crewe’s bedroom frames a view of acres of rolling meadow, its pale walls, ornate cornicing and intricately carved fireplace give it a delicate feminine character. Available for private events including receptions and seated dinners, catering for up to 50 guests.
We are currently delighted to host wedding receptions, in autumn 2019 West Horsley Place will have also have a licence for marriages and civil partnerships.