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Events In North Devon

Our superb venue hosts events in North Devon

The Carlton’s versatile venue makes it a natural choice for a range of events, from business seminars and conferences to weddings, special dinner occasions, birthday parties and celebrations of life. We have room spaces and facilities to provide the best fit for a whole host of occasions, making us one of the best private venues or hosting events in North Devon.

Celebration Events

We are open 365 days making us ready to assist, plan, prepare and deliver often at short notice. Our professional team led by owners Michael and Eliot will ensure that your occasion is a success, working with event organisers to ensure that the day goes smoothly and all the necessary preparations are made. The Carlton has a number of event spaces suitable for celebrations.

  • Burlesque Room – lower ground floor. Step free access. Wifi. TV presenter. Layout suitable for theatre, cabaret or boardroom. Natural light, fully lined blackout curtains. Ample sockets.
  • Stage – ground floor. Can be booked as part of our ground floor suite. WiFi. Natural light. Blackout to ceiling. Ample electrical sockets.
  • Club bar & Brasserie – ground floor. Can be booked as part of our ground floor suite. WiFi. Fixed and mobile TV presenters.
  • Library – ground floor

Food & Drink

Private dining – from 6 to 95, guests our modern contemporary event rooms can accommodate dining parties of all sizes. Suitable for private hire birthday, anniversary, weddings and end of life celebrations, and provide a fantastic backdrop for formal events such as award nights and dinner dances (of up to 150).

Complementary Events Planner

If you’re thinking of any special occasion please contact us. Our free, in house, planning service will be happy to advise and recommend ideas to make your event complete. Whether it’s choosing the right menu, room set up, layouts, additional services, staffing levels or service times, we can help. We love to meet with you in person to fully understand your requirements, but we recognise this isn’t always possible. You can call Eliot on 01271 862446 or email eliot@ilfracombecarlton.co.uk to discuss your needs beforehand.

Safe dining at The Carlton

In the current pandemic emergency we are following Government advice and regulation. This means you will see some sensible changes to our food and drink service at The Carlton. You can find out more about our general Covid-19 Stay Safe policies and procedure here. 

In line with government guidelines, when you dine with us we’ll require your contact details. This helps us comply with the NHS Test & Trace scheme. You’re required to pre-book your table/space so we can ensure that we can accommodate you and have the resources on hand to look after you safely.

You and our safety

We are passionate about safety. The safety of you and our team. So behind the scenes (and in front) you’ll be comforted to know we are cleaning touch points, high traffic areas and frequently disinfecting your dining area to combat the virus better. Our procedures in working safely are assured by Visit England and the AA and reflected in our 5* food and hygiene safety rating  from the local authority.

In The Brasserie as before we’ll only offer table service – to pre-booked guests. There is no at bar counter service. Drinks can be ordered at seat in the lounges. You’ll be directed to your dining table, and you can only dine together according to the current distancing rules. You’ll be able to order from laminate menus or our new phone app*. The team will deliver food and drinks to your side or on trays avoiding hand contact as much as is possible.

Let Us Plan Your Perfect Event

From planning, to organising, to delivery, we can help you make your special event sparkle.

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Download samples of our formal menus

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"Absolutley fantastic time had for our Nans 85th birthday afternoon tea! Food was great, the attention to detail was spot on and the staff were so helpful, especially Sue! We will definitely be back! We can't thank you enough for all your help - thoughtful amenities, great hotel bar, helpful concierge, design hotel."

Cassie Robinson, Event Host & Guest

Make it an event to REMEMBER

Whether you are getting married, celebrating a birthday or attending a celebration of life. We have facilities for all sorts of events and occasions to make us one of the best private event venues in Ilfracombe, North Devon. Our team are happy to help with any questions you may have. Give us a call us on 01271 862446 or events@ilfracombecarlton.co.uk to book a show around.

 

Weddings

In today’s current pandemic emergency it’s still possible to get married and at The Carlton, we are here to help you achieve a great day.

Following extensive investment and refurbishment, we are proud to offer you some amazing value packages, starting at £35 per person. These are available all year round and with a variety of catering options for your special day, why not come along for a tour of the hotel?

Find out more about our Intimate Wedding Package deal with pricing from £35 per person.

Your Perfect Wedding Day

The business owners are active in the business day in, day out, and will personally supervise your wedding, from enquiry, through to planning stage, and delivery. You can be confident of a professional hospitality team working hard to ensure you and your guests are wowed!

Choose from a variety of rooms and spaces, each of which can be configured especially for your wedding. Perhaps you would like the ground floor lounge area which includes a full bar set up and ball room where you can dance the night away? The more intimate library where you can chat and enjoy good company? Or, the well-equipped Burlesque room?

All spaces are tastefully and stylishly furnished with contemporary furniture, controllable lighting, sound PA and ample electrical sockets. Find out more

Birthdays

The Carlton is fast becoming North Devon’s choice for birthdays and celebrations.

Following extensive investment and refurbishment we are proud to offer your some amazing value packages. These are available all year round and with a variety of catering options for your special day, why not come along for a tour of the hotel?

Our birthday packages can include

There are so many ways to celebrate a perfect birthday at The Carlton. And with our modern facilities, owner supervision together with our great team we certainly provide a wonderful service. This means you can confidently take your pick from:

  • Dinner with free wine in our Club (1)
  • Private dining in our brasserie – pre selected menu
  • Exclusive dining in Stage or Burlesque
  • Grand party in our event room
  • Dry hire the whole building

Then you can start to think about the style of catering you want for your perfect party. Find out more

End Of Life

The Carlton is fast becoming North Devon’s choice for funerals and life celebrations.

Celebration of life, of a loved one, family relative or friend is naturally a difficult occasion. At The Carlton we have over time hosted a number of events marking the passing of loved ones. Our sympathetic approach, planning and service being welcomed by the organisers of each. The hotel has private rooms, which can be exclusively used by your party; you will have the dignity of well-appointed facilities to welcome friends and family after the formal funeral. Further, our event spaces can be booked at any time of the year, any time of the week or day.

The timeline to planning the funeral can vary greatly and often depends on the authorities. We are nimble though and can cater at really short notice should the need arise.

Frequently this is usually an afternoon, during the week, following on from the funeral service.

To help make the occasion as stress free as possible we will:

  • Offer flexible use of our different event rooms
  • Accept variations in catering up to 48 hours out
  • Offer a variety of menus with or without drinks
  • Discuss with you best value / numbers to fully cater for
  • Operate a full cash bar service if required
  • Accommodate various dietary requirements, simply let us know ahead
  • Friends or family requiring accommodation will receive a discount on our tariff

Find out more

Dinner Dances

The Carlton is fast becoming North Devon’s choice for dinner dances.

Following extensive investment and refurbishment we are proud to offer your some amazing value packages. These are available all year round and with a variety of catering options for your special day, why not come along for a tour of the hotel?

Our formal dining packages can include

Formal dining is part of our bread and butter. Our reputation for serving great food and fair pricing has grown in the past four years. With capacity for up to 150 guests our modernised and updated facilities ensure that your event will be a success. Locally based means you also avoid transport and overnight accommodation costs.

For businesses, clubs, social organisations, charities and large family events our complete event planning service is available. We will carefully listen to your requirements and advise on the best use of our event spaces to match your needs. Food and drink is clearly a major factor in the success of your event, and your hosts pay special attention to these elements. Find out more

Clubs & Societies

The Carlton is fast becoming North Devon’s choice for business, club and society dinners and celebrations.

Following extensive investment and refurbishment we are proud to offer your some amazing value packages. These are available all year round and with a variety of catering options for your special day, why not come along for a tour of the hotel?

We love a celebration. It’s the opportunity to formally welcome new family members and introduce the youngest to the eldest and close friends and family. Our informal event spaces ensure that you can relax and enjoy the festivities in great company.

Our dinner packages can include

  • Flexible use of our different event rooms
  • Offer a variety of menus, formal sit down to informal finger food
  • Discuss with you best value / numbers to fully cater for
  • Operate a full cash bar service if required
  • Accommodate various dietary requirements, simply let us know ahead
  • Guests requiring accommodation will receive a discount on our tariff

You can even book our private dining spaces for exclusive use on certain days, free of charge. Find out more

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