Evening Wedding Receptions

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Looking at wedding reception venues in Kent?

Look no further if a beautiful reception room and superior service are top of your list.

Would you like to serve your guests a delicious appetizer during your wedding reception? We’ll help you choose the right food items for your buffet.

As with your wedding ceremony, we will ensure the reception room is fully set up to match the style and ambiance of your magical day.

Evening Reception Package

  • Minimum 70 guests in Riverhead Suite
  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • 5 item finger buffett
  • Contemporary double room for Bride & Groom
  • Preferential overnight accommodation rates for Reception Guests
  • Designated Wedding Planner

To make it special

6 Items Evening Buffet – £3.00 per person

8 items Evening Buffet – £6.00 per person

Live Band – Price on application

Photo Booth – Price on application

Chocolate Fountain – Price on application

Should you have any further requests please ask and we will do our best to fulfil your wish.


Saturday: £2,599
Sunday – Friday: £2,299
Additional Guest: £25

Evening Entertainment

Your wedding day will undoubtedly be one of the greatest days of your life; so don’t leave anything to chance. Here at The Donnington Manor Hotel, we have a long history of providing excellent entertainment at all types of wedding and civil ceremony celebrations and have our own resident DJ.  To discuss your evening entertainment vision or meet our resident DJ, please just reach out to our dedicated wedding planning team for an appointment.


We offer a wide variety of mouth watering menus, which cover buffets, children, canapés and drinks packages. Please get in touch if you would like to see what we have available.

Floor Plans

Download our handy floor plans to help arrange your reception.


The Cromwell Suite

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The Riverhead Suite

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Our Happy Newly Weds

Testimonials from previous customers

I just wanted to say a massive thank you to you, your Manager and all of the staff at the hotel for our wedding on Saturday. Everyone really made our day very special and the room was absolutely stunning. The food tasted amazing and all of my guests were commenting on how lovely the venue was. I will be recommending The Donnington Manor Hotel to all of my friends when they get married!

Sarah and Brad Euston

We just got married here and had a great wedding day. The Donnington Manor team were great. I was a fussy and detailed orientated bride who wanted ‘wow’ looking rooms and the team did a great a job, even though we had the ceremony, sit down meal and reception in the same room and they had to do quick change overs. The rooms looked breath taking. I was soooo happy. Our day was…

Sarah Pollard

We got married and had our reception at The Donnington Manor Hotel and I can’t praise the hotel enough. After looking around for wedding venues, I was disappointed with many of the venue teams’ lack of enthusiasm and knowledge, which didn’t exactly inspire confidence. Then we met Ashish, the Deputy Manager of The Donnington Manor Hotel, a thoroughly charming and welcoming chap who made us…

Ian Petherick

We would like to express our thanks to all the staff that helped make our sons wedding day a great occasion. The reception was lovely, the food was very good, hot and there was plenty of it too. Please extend our compliments to the Chef. The hotel staff were excellent and very attentive, even to the point of providing non-feather pillows for a guest. We had a very enjoyable day and you helped to make it even more so…

Gill & Dennis Glasspool

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Discounts for late availability weddings

If your wedding is in the next 3 months contact us now for details of our various discounts available.

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