Asian wedding venues are often some of the most lavish, glamorous, and beautiful, and as these celebrations are famously extravagant affairs many of them come with enormous spaces to fill. So here’s some magnificent Asian wedding venue inspiration for you to fall in love with, and you can find even find more large capacity wedding venues here.
Our Favourite Asian Wedding Venues
1) Hedsor House
Hedsor House is a beautiful Georgian manor house in Taplow, Buckinghamshire, near the River Thames and is part of a lovely 100-acre estate. Hedsor House can be exclusively yours for 24 hours and can accommodate up 150 guests for a sit-down dinner or 250 for a standing reception inside the house. With a range of beautiful rooms, from the domed Centre Hall, perfect for more intimate celebrations, with its pillars, ornate gallery and mezzanine level, and also a Ballroom, Drawing Room and Boudoir and Dining Room, your exclusive hire gives you plenty of options. Hedsor House is described as the perfect venue for an “Asian wedding celebration, Mehndi, Sangeet Night, Walima, Mandap Ceremony, intimate reception, or black-tie event.
2) The Arabian Tent Company
The Arabian Tent Company have a wide range of stunning tents and marquees that are perfect for your wedding, many of which are full to bursting with glamour and colour. For a traditional Asian wedding, they have tents of “colourful eastern-inspired interiors” including Arabic, Indian, and Moroccan themed decor, and for multi-cultural “fusion” weddings tents can have a “twist” of two styles in one. The Arabian Tent Company also offers a range of props and furnishings for hire to complete your wedding backdrop, including soft seating and 4-poster daybeds, palm trees and hanging chandeliers. Furthermore, many of these tents and marquees seat over 250 guests!
Featured above: Lulu Pearl Tent (with a maximum capacity of 110 guests) from The Arabian Tent Company
3) Gosfield Hall
Gosfield Hall is a Georgian manor house and stately home in Essex with grand and elegant rooms that can be exclusively yours for your wedding day. Described as “Asian wedding specialists,” Gosfield Hall is a stunning venue that’s also home to a 120-foot long wedding aisle in the Queen’s Gallery and an ornate Ballroom complete with hanging chandeliers. This Asian wedding venue can accommodate up to 116 people for a wedding breakfast and up to 250 people for an evening reception
4) Bolton Excellency
Bolton Excellency in Bolton is an impressive wedding and exhibition centre that “brings together an exquisite blend of opulence of Middle Eastern grandeur blended with an elegant Mughal romanticism” and comes with a variety of drool-worthy settings and function rooms. First is the Entrance, complete with a lovely courtyard, that’s perfect for drinks and canapes, then for the celebration itself there’s the Royal Hall (a lavish banqueting hall with hanging chandeliers and marble decor with room for an enormous 1200 dining guests), the Cleopatra Suite (an elegant and ornate room able to accommodate up to 450 guests for a buffet or seated dining experience), and the Persian suite (a charming, intimate, but more versatile space that can accommodate up to 100 dining guests).
Featured above: The Royal Hall at Bolton Excellency
5) Gibson Hall
Gibson Hall is a historic, Grade I listed landmark building in London that’s actually a converted banking hall. It comes with a lovely secluded garden and is one of the most beautiful Asian wedding venues in the UK with its marble pillars, domed roof, and hanging chandeliers. Gibson Hall can accommodate up to 350 guests, and it comes with its own specialist caterers for Asian and Indian clients. They can provide full banqueting services, including “event design and management”.
6) Old Thorns Manor Hotel
Old Thorns Manor Hotel, Golf, and Country Estate in Hampshire is a classy 4-star retreat (complete with spa facilities and health club) surrounded by 400 acres of picturesque countryside. The 17th century building is home to the spacious Grand Ballroom, which has recently been extended and refurbished, that has seating for up to 500 wedding guests as well as a beautiful gallery and garden area.
7) Newland Manor
Newland Manor is a 17th century manor house wedding venue in Buckinghamshire that can cater for up to 1000 guests. It oozes grandeur and elegance in everything from its “grand hallway, sweeping staircase and magnificent oak panelled rooms” to the marquees, the tree-lined driveway, and the windows that look out over the gardens. Newland Manor can accommodate any Asian wedding celebration from an intimate reception or black tie event to a traditional Mehndi or Sangeet night, Walima, or Mandap ceremony (see our A-Z of terms used in a South Asian wedding ceremony here). Furthermore, Newland Manor also offers in-house decor, catering, and event management.
8) De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms
The Grand Connaught Rooms is located in the iconic Covent Gardens in central London and, in its breathtaking Grand Hall (able to accommodate up to 750 guests), boasts grand art-deco inspired interiors and crystal chandeliers hanging from a 42-foot high ornate arched ceiling complete with detailed wood-panelling. The large capacity makes it the perfect setting for a Sangeet or Mehndi night. Other stunning function rooms include the Crown Suite, the Edinburgh Suite, and the Drawing Bar.
Featured above: De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms
9) Meridian Grand
The Meridian Grand is a unique, luxury wedding venue in London that caters for weddings “from all communities, including Hindu Weddings, Sikh Weddings, Muslim Weddings, Bengali Weddings, Jewish Weddings, Turkish Weddings and African Weddings” and is “perfectly suited for Punjabi, Hindu, Muslim, and Gujarah weddings”. This Asian wedding venue comes with an impressive selection of suites and ballrooms (that can accommodate for upwards of 200 guests–with over 800 in the Meridian Grand Ballroom) including the Grand Ballroom, the Meridian Ballroom, the Eternity Suite, the Infinity Suite, and a selection of VIP Suites. It’s a truly stunning venue from the minute you enter its doors–the marble entrance foyer is dominated by a striking staircase and Swarovski waterfall chandelier.
Aren’t they absolutely stunning?
For more wedding venue inspiration, make sure you see our list of some of the most luxurious wedding venues.