Found in the well-heeled Essex town of Chelmsford, Ariana Gardens is a luxury manor house surrounded by lush gardens, which boasts a license for civil ceremonies and is best suited to large-scale weddings.
Ariana Gardens is an exclusive hire wedding venue with enough space to accommodate 650 guests, as well as on-site parking for up to 300 cars. The fact that Ariana Gardens is an exclusive hire venue means that you are guaranteed privacy and a sense of exclusivity on your special day, without needing to worry about unwanted interruptions. Exclusive use also means that you can host your entire day in one place, with Ariana Gardens able to take care of everything from your ceremony to your reception.
Ariana Gardens comes complete with a team of in-house wedding planning experts who are able to offer their trusted advice on everything from décor to music choices. The venue also boasts an excellent in-house catering team, which specialises in rustling up Indian-style banquets. On your big day, your wedding breakfast menu might begin with the likes of vegetable samosas and bhel puri, before moving on to more substantial dishes such as lamb pasanda or butter chicken on the bone. There are dedicated vegetarian à la carte and canapé menus too if you have guests who don’t eat meat, while desserts include rice pudding and vibrant platters of fresh fruit.
Other appealing features of Ariana Gardens include that the venue is equipped with a bridal room where the bridal party can get ready, as well as a prayer room for religious parties. The gardens are well suited to summer drinks receptions or a cocktail hour before your formal sit-down meal, while there is also a shisha lounge available to use if you want to add a unique twist to your big day.