Sophia Gardens is famed for hosting cricket’s most prestigious matches, so when it comes to planning a lifetime of happiness with your perfect partner, there are 10 great reasons to tie the knot in our corner of Cardiff…
1. A WARM WELSH WELCOME
Our staff are long-serving and our clients love us. We pride ourselves on being accommodating, pro-active and easy to deal with and your dedicated Wedding Co-Ordinator will be with you for your wedding day.
2. PARK AT THE DOOR
Parking on site is free, secure and close to the door. We’ve also got space for helicopter landings as Prince Charles will testify.
3. BIG OR SMALL, AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN
Our Sophia Hall can host a banquet for 700 or seat 1,000 theatre-style. We have six additional lounges with capacities in excess of 100 and a further 22 executive boxes for the most intimate of occasions.
4. EXCEPTIONAL FOOD
Did you hear the one about the two Welshman, the Frenchman and the Italian? Executive Chef John Chapman and his lauded brigade have forged an exceptional reputation for the consistent excellence of their wedding breakfasts. We’re proud to maintain a five-star hygiene rating.
5. ROOMS WITH A VIEW
We’ve got the best back garden in Cardiff with a manicured lawn that’s fit to stage international cricket (which we frequently do). Oh, and we’re also surrounded by Bute Park, Sophia Gardens and Pontcanna Fields. Prefer a marquee? We have the perfect plot to pitch it on!
6. ETHICAL CREDENTIALS
Sustainable sourcing, a commitment to recycling and a partnership with Keep Wales Tidy – we are caring corporate citizens.
7. BIG-TIME EXPERIENCE
A Rugby World Cup Party for 1,000 SSE Rewards customers, a month-long training programme for John Lewis and The Welsh Conservative Party Conference. We’re in your corner when its time to shine.
8. REMARKABLY FINE CAKES
Resident cake-maker extraordinaire Laurent Chauvire has been baking little bits of loveliness for as long as he can remember. He’s ready to take your brief.
9. LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION
We’re in central Cardiff. CF11 9XR to be exact, with a wide range of cosy B&B’s, boutique establishments and renowned hotels on our doorstep. Plus we are less than one mile from Cardiff Central Station and five miles from junction 32 off the M4.
10. TRANSPARENT PRICING
No hidden extras, no nasty surprises. Just clear, consistent pricing for the things you need to plan your perfect day.