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Functions & Celebrations

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We have a number of venues located in traditional setting of Park House on the Whiteknights Campus, a perfect place for all types of events including private parties, functions, and other special occasions.

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Over the past few months, we have been working hard behind the scenes to make sure our facilities are safe and ready to welcome you back

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At a Glance

Venue

Park House is located on the University of Reading Whiteknights campus, with 3 main spaces

Events

Perfect for private parties, functions, and other special occasions

On hand to help

Dedicated event coordinator to ensure everything goes to plan

Spaces

Meadow Suite

Capacities ranging from 40-300 guests

The Meadow Suite provides the perfect ambiance for those memorable occasions. With its unique versatile room layout the Meadow Suite suite has two levels, the upper level seating 100 guests for dinning allowing the lower lever to be the perfect stage for evening entertainment or for additional dining. The floor to ceiling doors open onto our exclusive decking area, which overlooks the meadow leading down to the lake. 

A fully equipped and licensed bar is available within the Meadow Suite meaning guests do not need to go far for the all-important refreshments.

Blandford’s

Capacities ranging from 6-60 guests

Blandford’s offers a more intimate dining experience for up to 35 seated guests in the main dining room or 60 guests for a standing drinks reception. The interlinking Blandfords Ante Room can offer private dining for up to 12 guests or used in addition to the main restaurant.

The relaxed setting makes this an ideal space for people to host guests for a private lunch or dinner.

Park House Bar

Capacity for up to 80 guests

Park House Bar has the feel of a quintessential English Country Pub due to the period nature of the building with a relaxed party atmosphere.

Park House Bar is available for private hire during weekends, making it an ideal venue to host parties and celebrations wanting a relaxed atmosphere.

With a fantastic range of quality wines and real ales along with specialising in malt whisky and gins, you and your guests can have exclusive use of the bar.

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Menus

There are a range of catering options available for your event, please feel free to browse through the options here and discuss with a member of our team who can help you find the most suitable option.

Delivered Menu

You will find a selection of food & drink items on our delivered menu, including individual picnic-style catering boxes and individually pre-packed snacks

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Accommodation

Our 36 bedroom Cedars Hotel is just around the corner from Park House, making it an ideal location to get a good night’s sleep.

Cedars Hotel double ensuite bedroom with desk and TV

Cedars Hotel

Our 36 bedroom Cedars Hotel is just around the corner from Park House, making it an ideal location to get a good night’s sleep

Find Us

Park House, University of Reading, Whiteknights Campus, Reading, RG6 6UR