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Bride and groom holding each other at kew Gardens.Planning your wedding involves countless decisions, but choosing the right venue can set the tone for your entire celebration. Dartmouth House, located in the heart of London’s prestigious Mayfair district, is a stunning choice that combines historical elegance with modern sophistication. If you’re envisioning a wedding filled with charm and grandeur, Dartmouth House might just be the perfect place for your big day. Here’s a comprehensive guide to help you understand why this venue stands out.

 

Quick Facts about Dartmouth House

 

  • Location: 37 Charles Street, Mayfair, London W1J 5ED, United Kingdom
  • Capacity: Accommodates from intimate gatherings of 20 guests to grand receptions of up to 150 guests.
  • Architectural Style: French rococo
  • Historical Significance: Built in the 18th century, Dartmouth House boasts a rich history and has been beautifully preserved to maintain its period charm.
  • Type of Venue: Historical mansion

Elegant Architectural Features

Exquisite Architecture

Dartmouth House is renowned for its French rococo design, featuring intricate details, marble fireplaces, and ornate ceilings. The venue’s sophisticated and luxurious ambiance provides a breathtaking backdrop for your wedding.

Versatile Event Spaces

Dartmouth House offers several elegant spaces that can be tailored to suit your wedding needs:

  • The Long Drawing Room: Perfect for ceremonies or receptions, this room exudes grandeur with its high ceilings and opulent décor.
  • The Small Drawing Room: Ideal for more intimate gatherings or as a quiet retreat for guests.
  • The Courtyard: A picturesque outdoor space that’s perfect for ceremonies or cocktail receptions, complete with a stunning fountain and elegant seating.
  • The Churchill Room: A versatile space that can be used for dinners or dancing, with beautiful wood paneling and historic charm.

Exclusive Use

When you book Dartmouth House for your wedding, you have the option to hire the entire venue exclusively, ensuring your celebration is private and personalized.

On-Site Catering

Dartmouth House partners with top-tier caterers to offer bespoke menus that cater to your tastes and dietary requirements. From gourmet canapés to lavish dinners, the culinary team will work with you to create a memorable dining experience.

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Perfect Spots for Photography

  • The Courtyard

With its charming fountain and elegant layout, the courtyard offers a beautiful setting for both formal portraits and candid shots.

 

  • The Grand Staircase

The sweeping staircase inside Dartmouth House provides a dramatic backdrop for stunning photos of the bride and groom.

 

  • The Long Drawing Room

This room’s opulent décor and large windows offer perfect lighting and a regal setting for indoor photography.

 

  • The Exterior Facade

The stately exterior of Dartmouth House, with its classic architecture, is ideal for capturing timeless wedding photos.

 

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How to Get to Dartmouth House

 

By Tube

Dartmouth House is conveniently located near several Tube stations:

 

  • Green Park (Jubilee, Piccadilly, and Victoria lines) – a 10-minute walk
  • Bond Street (Central and Jubilee lines) – a 12-minute walk
  • Oxford Circus (Bakerloo, Central, and Victoria lines) – a 15-minute walk

By Train

The closest train station is London Victoria, approximately a 20-minute walk or a short taxi ride away.

By Car

For those driving, Dartmouth House is accessible via major routes through central London. While parking can be limited in Mayfair, nearby parking facilities are available.

 

Nearby Accommodation Options

To ensure the comfort of your guests, consider these nearby accommodations:

 

  • The Chesterfield Mayfair: A luxurious hotel just a short stroll from Dartmouth House, offering elegant rooms and top-notch service.
  • The May Fair, A Radisson Collection Hotel: Known for its stylish rooms and excellent amenities, situated nearby.
  • The Connaught: A historic hotel with a blend of traditional and modern elegance, located in the heart of Mayfair.

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Brochures and Pricing Information

Detailed Brochure Information

Dartmouth House provides detailed brochures outlining various wedding packages, services, and pricing. These brochures include:

 

  • Venue Descriptions: Information about each available space, including capacities and unique features.
  • Pricing: A breakdown of costs for venue hire, catering packages, and additional services.
  • Catering Options: Sample menus and pricing from their preferred caterers.
  • Decor and Styling: Ideas for floral arrangements, lighting, and other decorative elements.
  • Preferred Suppliers: Recommendations for photographers, entertainers, florists, and more.
  • Testimonials and Real Weddings: Stories and photos from couples who have celebrated their weddings at Dartmouth House.

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Pricing Overview

The cost of hosting a wedding at Dartmouth House varies based on several factors, such as the time of year, day of the week, and chosen spaces. Here’s a general overview:

 

  • Venue Hire: Starts from around £6,000, depending on the space and season.
  • Catering Packages: Range from £120 to £200 per person, depending on the menu and service level.
  • Additional Services: Extra costs for AV equipment, décor, or extended hours.

 

For precise and up-to-date pricing, it’s best to contact the Dartmouth House events team directly.

 

How to Get More Details

For more detailed information and to get a personalised quote, you can reach Dartmouth House through:

 

  • Website: Visit the Dartmouth House Weddings page to download the latest wedding brochure and view galleries of their spaces.
  • Email: Send inquiries to [email protected].
  • Phone: Call the events team at +44 (0)20 7529 1554 for direct assistance.
  • Venue Visit: Schedule a tour to see the venue in person and discuss your wedding plans with their team.

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Capturing Your Special Day

As a professional wedding photographer with extensive experience at Dartmouth House, I am well-versed in capturing the unique beauty and special moments of weddings held at this iconic venue. My intimate knowledge of the best photography spots and lighting conditions ensures that your wedding photos will be nothing short of spectacular. To learn more about my services and view my portfolio, please contact me+44 (0) 7584 255 361. Let’s make your wedding day at Dartmouth House truly unforgettable.