Le Talbooth is one of the finest wedding venues in East Anglia. Originally the 'toll booth' for river traffic in the 1600s, guests can expect a building that is full of character in an unrivalled position beside the river Stour.
What makes Le Talbooth a unique wedding venue?
Dedicated wedding planners are all part of the service if you choose to get married at Le Talbooth. They will be with you every step of the way, from the first viewing and planning meeting through to the day itself. With experienced front of house staff, an event manager and talented chefs, a wedding at Le Talbooth is stress free from beginning to end. Wedding parties love the unique setting beside the Stour, which makes for the perfect photos opportunities. New for 2018, the River Room has a civil wedding license for up to 130 people, which means that guests can enjoy exclusivity of the restaurant, grounds and marquee all day until 7.00pm.
What is a typical wedding like at Le Talbooth?
A typical wedding at Le Talbooth starts with the civil ceremony in the River Room, followed by drinks and canapes on the terrace and lawns beside the river. Guests are then invited into the marquee on the upper terrace for the wedding breakfast, which is usually a three course sit down meal, with speeches either before or after the meal. The party then carries on into the evening, with further guests arriving for dancing and BBQ.
What Wedding Packages does Le Talbooth offer?
Every wedding is different and the event team at Le Talbooth will put together a day that is unique for every couple. Occasionally, the venue will offer discounted hire charge, including canapes, so it always worth checking the website for details.
What Extra facilities does Le Talbooth have to assist couples to have the perfect day?
Le Talbooth provides a dedicated event planner and a menu and wine tasting in the restaurant to help you decide on the menu.
Where is Le Talbooth located?
Le Talbooth is situated on the River Stour in Dedham, on the north Essex/Suffolk border, in the Dedham Vale. The vale is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), yet is easily accessible from the A12 just north of Colchester.
Le Talbooth can arrange for the couple to arrive for their reception on Kathleen, an electric river boat - that's certainly a unique start to the wedding breakfast.