The Bull is a get-away-from-it-all venue that has been awarded the Boutique Wedding Venue of the Year
A historic 600-year Kentish country inn, The Bull Hotel is a one-stop wedding venue offering all you need for your big day including licensed ceremony rooms, full catering, 11-ensuite bedrooms, heated courtyard and dedicated coordinators, no wonder this get-away-from-it-all venue has been awarded the Boutique Wedding Venue of the Year 2020. The tantalising wedding breakfast is expertly crafted by talented chefs who won 2AA Rosettes and a listing in The Michelin Guide.
Our wedding coordinators are committed to offer every couple a date for their wedding in 2022. Package prices ranging from £4,500 to £15,000. Payment plans to spread the cost available.
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The New Glasshouse
A hidden surprise you wouldn’t expect
The new Glasshouse behind the splendid 14th century Grade II-listed Bull Hotel is an innovative and elegant space in an intimate scale – it’s the most innovative and exciting wedding setting in Kent.
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Please contact our wedding coordinators who will be delighted to prepare a customised quote for you and organise a private viewing of the whole hotel. Monday to Friday, 10am to 3pm.
Tel 01732 789 800
Our wedding was held at The Bull in Summer 2019 and we had an amazing day. Leigh Anne couldn’t do enough for us in the run up to our day and on the day itself! We had to tweak the menu and drinks on offer due to dietary requirements but this was never an issue, she also helped us to arrange our seating plan and gave us numerous ideas for decoration. On the day Leigh Anne helped the groomsmen with their button holes, check on us ladies throughout the morning, helped turn the room around between the ceremony, wedding breakfast and the evening reception and just helped the day run so smooth. There are plenty of beautiful, quaint places for photos to be taken in and around The Bull and the food on offer is absolutely delicious, such big portions too! We are so happy we found this incredible venue and recommend it to anyone thinking of tying the knot. We’ll be back soon for another meal and a cosy up in front of the fireplace! Thank you to everyone at The Bull who helped make our day so, so incredible.
Claire and Reece, 28th July 2019 – Hitched.
We settled on the Bull for our wedding venue after visiting on a ‘wedding open day’. This is where we first met Leigh Anne & Elaine (both are TOTAL stars!). We settled on the venue quite quickly, the overall ‘cosy’ feel of The Buttery, the previous reviews, the food (oh my goodness ……. the food!) all gave us the feeling that this was the place for us – and how right we were. Leigh Anne and Elaine handled everything in the run up to the day with total professionalism and a very reassuring calmness. Following our ‘taster meal’ we opted for the smokehouse menu – we still have people telling us just how good it was a month later! Come the day itself Elaine and Co had dressed The Buttery which looked beautiful and any concerns we had about the changes from wedding service setting to dining hall to evening function room became a distant memory, we still truly don’t know how Elaine and her team did it so well in such a short time. We had 40 family and friends during the day and another 50 in the evening, The Buttery was the perfect size and setting for every aspect of the day. I can’t sing any louder about the whole package! We used Nicola Dawson as our photographer and Phillip Harvey (20:20 Sounds) for the evening disco. Both were recommended by The Bull at the open days. Nicola is fantastic and Phil had the whole place jumping for the duration of the party in the evening! If you want somewhere charming, cosy and a little different, for your wedding day, book The Bull, sit back and relax – you’ll be in VERY good hands!! We both really do wish we could do it all over again!
Andy & Lorraine Whitewood, 1st July 2019 – Hitched.
From start to finish, Elaine and the wonderful team at the bull made our wedding the most special day ever. They were able to bring everything we envisioned to reality and were so helpful during the process of planning til our wedding day. They were able to accommodate all our needs and made the day as stress free as possible. I would highly recommend their wedding service to anyone who is looking to get married at the bull. The location is situated in a beautiful village with many great opportunities for wedding photos. The buttery itself was beautifully decorated and was a perfect size to hold our religious ceremony and reception. Every time we look back at photos, we wish we could get married all over again! Thank you so much to everyone at the bull for making dreams come true and getting us on reality TV 😉 #celebsgodating
Mak and Rachel Joseph, 10th August 2019 – Hitched.
A wonderful venue, full of character and old world charm by the bucket load.
The staff were wonderful throughout my stay, very attentive, fantastic service to both the bride and groom and all the wedding guests. A wonderful wedding venue with great food.
Vinny Ronan, 19th May 2019 – Qbook.
Thank you to all of your team for making our guests comfortable and for making us feel welcome. The rooms were excellent. The food and service were excellent. Thank you to the wedding team for giving us the wonderful day that we had.
Melita & Mark, 3rd August 2019 – Qbook.
Jon & I had our U.K. wedding celebration at The Bull. The ambience of the space was enchanting. Leigh Anne was an amazing wedding organiser. I felt so calm and relaxed as I knew she had everything in control. The wedding celebration was amazing and I have such good memories that are better then I can imagine. That’s why not say fairy tales do come true.
Jon and Caitlin Stebles, 27 Oct 2018 – Hitched.
We had our wedding day at The Bull, from start to finish, the staff were amazing! Nothing was too much like hard work and Leanne and her team made everything as stress free as it could be! The Buttery looked stunning and the food was amazing. The attention to detail from the staff and their commitment to making our day perfect is what really makes The Bull Hotel the perfect wedding venue!
Josh and Annie Webster, 25th Oct 2018 – Facebook.
Every single member of staff at the hotel was incredibly professional and every request was dealt with as if it were no trouble. They helped to make our weekend run smoothly and looked after us well. The Venue is perfect – it has lots of character and charm and the Buttery (the ceremony room) is absolutely stunning. Leigh Anne, one of the Bull Hotel’s wedding planners was absolutely amazing on the build up to the wedding. You helped to keep us to plan and coordinated a wonderful day and keep us calm throughout the process. I cannot express how grateful we are. The food was wonderful and so many of our guests expressed how delicious they thought it was. Most said that it was the best food that they have ever had at a wedding! – WE AGREE! Each course of the wedding breakfast was fantastic. The service throughout the day from all staff at the Bull was seamless. From waiting tables to the quick turnarounds required in the Buttery. It is clear the Hotel operates like a well-oiled machine. The rooms at the hotel were immaculate and everyone who stayed had a good night’s sleep. Once again, thank you for helping to make our wedding day absolutely perfect!
Joseph and Steven Pomeroy Weihe, 16th Feb 2019 – Hitched.
We were looking for a venue that allowed us to be ourselves in our wedding day. A humanist ceremony with no hymns no prayers no preacher and this venue allowed us and our imaginations run wild. With help from Holly and her mother at hello@we dressed the hall as a 1920 peaky blinder Gatsby theme including our humanist celebrant. Elaine controlled our music for the day with Andy . The food for the day was locally sourced from Kent and organic. The children had their own table with their own menu and drinks. The whole theme made for very special personal photos. In my hotel room we had the hairdresser and the make up artists for myself and the bridesmaids. We hired most of the rooms in the hotel allowing room for everyone to get dressed and prepare for the wedding. The day was very personal unique and memorable. We had 42 guest as we wanted a small intimate wedding but I felt special throughout and Andy was allowed to be himself with very few restrictions.
Anne and Andy Fribbens, 03 Mar 2019 – Hitched.
Fantastic venue, Fabulous food, Wonderful staff. The whole day ran so smoothly, didn’t notice the change overs at all, everything ran like clockwork. Leigh Anne, and all the staff were AMAZING – we couldn’t have asked for a better day Thank you, Leigh & Wendy Hoban xxx
Leigh and Wendy Hoban, 23 Mar 2019 – Hitched.
Our wedding experience was truly magical…We wanted our day to have some fairly unique elements with lots of personal touches – Leigh Anne, Elaine and their team enabled this vision to become a reality. One of the main reasons we chose The Bull was the food. Every person we have spoken to has commented on the superb quality and generous portion sizes. The truly amazing thing about the day was the amount of work that went on behind the scenes. We would like to say a million thank yous to all at The Bull.
Michael and Sarah, 27 Oct 2017.