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Weddings

Firstly may we offer our congratulations on your forthcoming marriage!

This is an incredibly special time for you both and we’re here to ensure the journey is equally as memorable as the big day itself. The seventy bed room Royal Esplanade Hotel is a listed building pleasantly situated, facing the Solent, in the centre of the attractive sea-side town of Ryde. The hotel underwent a programme of refurbishment in the winter of 2015/16 and is now re-open under new ownership. The Hotel is licensed for weddings and civil ceremonies

The Hotel offers an excellent variety of facilities in an impressive historic setting. Extensive public parking is available on the sea front facing the hotel. 

From intimate to extravagant, traditional to unique, we can accommodate your wedding requirements and are committed to creating memories that will last a lifetime. 

Over flowing with character our range of suites form the perfect backdrop for you and your guests to share old memories and create new ones. We recognise that little details count and we will work with you at every stage to help you decide what is right for you.

The Drawing Room

This room underwent an extensive refurbishment programme in the Winter of 2015/16 and is suitable for pre – meal drinks, formal dining and post meal entertainment.

The Royal adjoins the Main Hotel Esplanade lounge – which can be used, in conjunction with The Royal, for welcoming your guests and pre meal drinks.

A range of wedding menus are available for you to choose from using fresh, locally sourced ingredient cooked to perfection by our resident chefs – who can create a bespoke menu personalised to your requirements if you wish. Vegetarian and allergy – free options are available.

These function rooms are serviced by the Hotel’s main Esplanade bar

If required these rooms can be specially dressed to match your requirements (extra charges would apply).

The Royal can accommodate up to 60 guests dependent on room/table layout required.

Harry’s Bar and Brasserie

The newly refurbished Harry’s Bar and Brasserie offers a relaxed dining experience. The décor is classically styled – reminiscent of the golden age of Bogarde and Casablanca - complete with Kensian Palms. These functions rooms can flexibly offer pre- meal drinks, formal dining and post meal entertainment.

The brasserie offers a range of wedding menus for you to choose from using fresh, locally sourced ingredient cooked to perfection by our resident chefs – who can create a bespoke menu personalised to your requirements if you wish. Vegetarian and allergy–free options are available.

As well as offering a full range of spirits, unusual ales and fine wines Harry’s also has a full Cocktail Bar offering a range of traditional cocktails including, of course, the famous Bellini. The bar also has a separate ‘Snug’ room– where you can relax after your meal.

If required these rooms can be specially dressed to match your requirements (extra charges would apply).

Harry’s Brasserie and Bar can accommodate - up to 92 dependent on the room/table layout required. Harry’s Snug can accommodate up to an additional 40 guests.