Tymperleys is licensed for wedding ceremonies and also available for bespoke wedding receptions for up to 50 people. The unique Tudor building is complete with original wooden floors, beams, tapestries and plaster work which create a unique romantic atmosphere, steeped in history. The venue is over 500 years old and located in the heart of old Colchester, Essex. It sits in its own walled rose Garden, through the archway on Trinity Street in a tranquil oasis of calm that offers a beautiful backdrop for wedding photographs or a stunning environment for a drinks reception when the nuptials are over. Alternatively if the weather is inclement the ceremony room is an equally special setting to host your guests.
At Tymperleys you can hire the entire premises, giving you exclusive use for the whole day or for smaller affair choose between the private rooms on the first floor. The dedicated events team will be delighted to help work out which is the best option for you. Tymperleys is a restaurant that is open daily with three rooms on the ground floor and additional capacity outside in the walled garden. The rooms on the first floor are dedicated to private events, and can seat up to 50 people, however the space can be divided with a fine tapestry to create an intimate dining room for up to 30 people. A number of set menus are available for various prices including BBQ and buffet options for a more casual setup.
From the sit-down menus popular dishes from the brilliant head chef include slow braised rib of beef with onion, mushrooms and a red wine sauce served with bubble and squeak; chicken breast stuffed with brie, wrapped in bacon and served with a tomato sauce, fondant potatoes and seasonal vegetables; or sea bass en papilotte with samphire, kale and parmentier potatoes.
Whatever setup you choose the experienced team will be on hand to ensure that your day is extra special from start to finish.