A Taste of North Devon

Private Dining

For small celebrations and a special experience, you can dine in our Library, or reserve areas within our Brasserie for a family and friends gathering.

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Private Dining In Ilfracombe, North Devon

A Versatile Venue for Business Events and Family Occasions

For Families and Friends

We have a wonderful space within the hotel which can be played with to create unique private dining at The Carlton. Perfect for all special day and family gathering occasions, you can have the pick of our Brasserie menu or we can create a bespoke food offer, tailored to your guest list. You can even mix it up with a private afternoon tea, or a pre-wedding brunch.

Whatever the occasion, our team will look after your special day. Our high service standards are matched by our attention to detail, in planning and delivering your private event which means less stress and hassle for you! We have a range of amazing value packages available all year round and if you want to come and look around and hear what we could do for your special occasion, please do get in touch.

Why book a private dining event at The Carlton?

  • We offer flexible use of our different event rooms
  • We have a variety of menus, from formal sit down to informal snacks
  • We discuss with you best value options based on your event size
  • We operate a full cash bar service if required
  • We provide great options for various dietary requirements
  • We offer discounts for guests who want to stay over
  • We have free hire of spaces for exclusive use on certain days

For Businesses and Events

The Carlton is a popular North Devon choice for business, club and society dinners and celebrations. We offer business and event private dining experiences within the wonderful ambience of our various hotel spaces.

From the Brasserie restaurant and the intimacy of the Library to our event room spaces we have a range of refreshment and menu options guaranteed to provide a tasty break from conferences and meetings. If you are searching for a venue that’s proficient, organised and great value then allow us to demonstrate our services to you. Throughout the year we host:

    • Business dinners
    • Corporate lunches
    • Society events
    • Awards evenings

Call us today to start planning your event

Whether your celebrating a birthday, anniversary, end of life, or anything else we The Carlton is the perfect venue for you! Call us today on 01271 862446 or email us on events@ilfracombecarlton.co.uk to start planning your event.

Attention to detail

The key to our success is our attention to detail. Michael and Eliot ensure that they meet with each prospective organisation and the key booker well ahead. The purpose is simple

  • Get a good understanding of needs
  • Ensure a perfect match to the organiser’s needs
  • Nail the detail
  • Ensure contact leading up to and during the event

Modern Facilities with Traditional Hospitality

We are as welcoming as we are versatile at The Carlton! We are at home hosting a national business conference or an event being hosted by a local organization or group. Underscoring all we do is our great value, no nonsense approach to your event, food, drink and service. Contact us to see how you can make the most of our hotel spaces.

Safe Dining at The Carlton

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


Your and our safety

We are passionate about the safety of our guests 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 as reflected in our 5* hygiene and food safety accreditation from the local authority.

Private Dining Brochure

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A Treat For Your Tastebuds

Our new seasonal menu uses the freshest local produce from North Devon’s natural larder. Menus adapt to the seasons, so there’s always something new to excite your tastebuds!


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The Carlton Hotel

Runnacleave Road, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 8AR

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