Private Parties

The Royal Esplanade is a great choice for your private party, social occasion or special celebration

The perfectly situated on the Esplanade, facing the Solent, in the centre of the attractive boutique sea-side town of Ryde. We really couldn't be better placed for public transport connections whether you are travelling across the Solent or across the Island.

The hotel has recently been sympathetically refurbished and extended under the new ownership of Planning Solutions.

Steeped in character our range of suites form the perfect backdrop for you and your guests to share old memories and create new ones in stylish and elegant surroundings. From the intimate to extravagant; unique to traditional, we can cater for your special party, whether you're looking for something for 20 or 200.

We recognise that little details count and every party is different and personal; so we have a dedicated party host to help ensure your party, function or special occasion is just what you want it to be.

And, if you need to bring family and friends over for your special occasion, we have a lovely range of bedrooms to offer, to suit all budgets, from our comfortable Classic Rooms right up to the Superior Sea View rooms. All rooms have modern en-suite facilities. Extensive parking is available in a public car park opposite the hotel and on-street directly outside the hotel. Charges apply.

The Coach House Suite & Cellar Bar

The Coach House suite is a mix of old and new spaces. This room is now a light and spacious room, with purpose built dance floor and exclusive access to the Cellar Bar and new ladies and gents facilities. This area is perfect for exclusive use for private parties, weddings, social celebrations, conferences and meetings large and small.

The Coach House adjoins the main coffee lounge – which can be used, in conjunction with the other spaces and complements any event for either welcoming your guests, pre-dinner drinks or even a quieter spot later on in the evening if you or your guests needed one.

We can offer a wide range of options on food choices and drinks packages to suit your budget and your party plans. Our chefs use only the best quality ingredients, many locally sourced and always freshly prepared. They can create a bespoke menu personalised to your requirements if you wish and all dietary requirements can easily be accommodated without any fuss.

The Cellar Bar is a fully stocked venue with a good range of wines, spirits, cocktails, draught and bottled beers, ales and ciders.

The Coach House is a flexible space and can accommodate up to 200 people dependant upon the style of event, layout required and food and drink requirements. Download the Functions brochure for more information or contact Polly from the Group Sales team on bookings@royalesplanadehotel.co.uk or call 01983 562549.

Harry's Bar and Brasserie

The newly refurbished Harry’s Bar and Brasserie offers a relaxed dining experience. The décor is classicly 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 party 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 Bar and Brasserie can accommodate - up to 92 dependent on the room/table layout required. Harry’s Snug can accommodate up to an additional 40 guests.