Private events & party venue hire in Hampshire

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From birthdays to baby showers, here at The Elvetham Hotel, we have years of experience delivering first-class private events. Home to magnificent 19th century architecture, a variety of flexible event rooms, and 35 acres of delicately manicured gardens, we know how to throw a sophisticated party. 

Located in Hook, Hampshire, our stunning venue in only a stone's throw from Basingstoke, Farnborough and Reading. Our expert team of events planners are here to help you organise a spectacular celebration, whether you want a dinner for 6 or an elegant soirée for 150. We know that every private event is special which is why each celebration, party, and dinner we plan is completely bespoke.


Give your guests a party to remember and enjoy everything The Elvetham has to offer with impeccable service, delicious food and fine wine guaranteed.


Reminisce with old photographs, stories and good friends to share those timeless memories of your special day.


Get the girls together and throw a sophisticated soiree for the mum-to-be with an unforgettable afternoon of party games, delicious food and plenty of love and laughter.

Charity balls

With raffles, auctions and even fire walks held at The Elvetham we are proud to see so many charity balls and events throughout the year raising money for worthy causes. Our private rooms are available to host events for up to 120 guests all year round and up to 320 guests in our winter marquee.


At such a joyous time why not celebrate the birth of your new arrival with an intimate Christening reception or a beautifully themed naming ceremony surrounded by the Hampshire countryside.


Gather your family and friends to toast the big news and to share in your happiness as you start this exciting new chapter as an engaged couple.


With the flexibility to host parties from 20 - 120 guests, celebrate your next party surrounded by the beautiful Hampshire countryside in one of our stunning private rooms with original features. You can enjoy an afternoon of delicious food and drink and if you don't want the party to end why not continue the party long into the night. 

Wakes and memorials

We're here to make sure organising a wake or memorial to celebrate the life of a loved one is as easy as possible. Our highly experienced and discreet events team are on hand to allow you the time to share memories and gather in celebration of life.

Private rooms

We have a great selection of private rooms for you to choose from as well as 35 acres of beautiful grounds for your event - you'll be spoilt for choice!


Menus and Wine


Any party or event deserves a great menu. Luckily for you we have quite the array of food choices for your event. Choose from sit down private dining, afternoon tea, a light buffet, or perhaps even a barbecue on the lawn during the warmer months.

We also offer an excellent wine list boasting great selections of Champagne and wines from around the world.

Afternoon Tea

Whether you're celebrating a birthday, milestone, success, or a friend's hen party, afternoon tea at The Elvetham Hotel is a simple, classy way to get together with your loved ones in elegant surroundings. A quintessential British classic, afternoon tea is one of our favourite ways to celebrate any occasion.

A HUGE thank you to you and all the staff at The Elvetham who helped put on such a great night for us. It was just fantastic - I cannot recommend you highly enough. The food was delicious and the service impeccable (as always!). Please extend our heartfelt thanks to everyone who contributed to the evening.

Annual GALA Dinner - Friday 18th January 2019

Planning starts here

Get in touch with our expert team of specialists who are on hand to help you plan every detail of your next party or event at The Elvetham.