Venue Hire

Hardings Bar and Catering Services offer a first-class contract catering service at any of the following locations, or at the venue of your choice.
We are proud to be the contract caterer and associated with some of the most prestigious venues throughout the South of England including Addington Palace, Bodium Castle, and Field Place Manor House.

Check out our venues

Take a look at some of the stunning venues we are fortunate enough to provide contract catering services at below:


This beautiful Grade II listed Manor House is situated in eight acres of glorious grounds. With two fully licensed converted barns providing an elegant backdrop for events and is approved for both Civil Partnerships and Marriages, making it a spectacular choice for your big day. More information can be found on the Field Place Manor House website.

Alfriston gardens

This beautiful venue, set in stunning gardens in the Sussex countryside, is the perfect backdrop to any wedding. With a glorious oak framed barn with room for up to 150 guests, on-site glamping facilities or a lodge for guests to stay in, and an adorable honeymoon cottage, what more could you ask for?

More information can be found on the Alfriston Gardens website.

Royal Pavillion

Royal pavilion ice rink

This Royal Pavilion ice rink combines family fun, or a romantic date night with the wonders of history and beautiful floodlit lights each evening. Although this already sounds like the perfect outing, we know that the catering provided has the power to make or break your trip, so we are able to provide a full range of options for you.

More information can be found on the Royal Pavilion Ice Rink website.


With five flexible spaces under one iconic roof, Brighton Dome is one of the most versatile and stylish venues to hire in the South. You’ll be in safe hands with a skilled team of professionals offering you an unrivalled venue hire service in the heart of Brighton. More information can be found on the Brighton Dome website.


With a high arched ceiling and 763sqm of available space, the Corn Exchange is one of the largest event venues in Brighton, allowing you to be as creative as you like. With the additions of AV facilities, extensive lighting systems and optional raked seating, anything is possible. More information can be found on the Corn Exchange website.
St Georges Park


Well established as a leading venue in Burton since opening in 2012, St George’s Park has already hosted over 7,000 events for the likes of Nike, BT, Premier League, Continental, Molson Coors, Vauxhall and many more.

Leeds Castle


This historical castle is the most romantic place to hold your wedding celebrations, with a stunning selection of fairytale locations for your special day creating the most beautiful backdrop to your images. The venue can also be used for conferences and other events.

More information can be found on the Leeds Castle website.



Built hundreds of years ago in beautiful grounds surrounded by ancient woodland, this newly restored venue provides the ideal setting for any occasion from corporate events, to private parties and wedding receptions.

More information can be found on the Castle Goring website.



Addington Palace has a fascinating past spanning centuries and pre-dating the Doomsday Book. Located within 163-acres of beautifully landscaped grounds in the heart of Surrey this is the perfect venue for a wide variety of different events and you are sure to be left in awe. More information can be found on the Addington Palace website.


Set amidst the rolling Sussex Downs, Bartholomew Barn is a refurbished Grade II listed barn offering a haven of tranquillity with contemporary features – the perfect setting for your countryside wedding as you enjoy all that the barn and its magical grounds have to offer. More information can be found on the Bartholomew Barn website.


The historic village of Firle stands in an area of outstanding natural beauty, at the foot of the South Downs National Park in Sussex. The Banqueting Room provides a more intimate setting, ideal for weddings or smaller conferences. A Reception Room, Smaller Meeting Rooms and the Council Chamber complete the line-up this versatile venue provides. More information can be found on the Firle Place website.


Completely shielded by woodland, Cissbury Barns is a stunning venue suitable for your Civil Wedding or Civil Partnership. There are two large barns, one fronted by a lawned garden and the other by a paved patio. Glass doorways allow light to flood into the welcoming spaces.

More information can be found on the Cissbury Barns website.

Selden Barns


This rural converted barn is set in fifty acres of exceptionally beautiful countryside, providing the perfect backdrop to your big day. Fully licensed to carry out weddings and civil partnerships, this idyllic venue is certainly one which will be remembered by all of your guests.

More information can be found on the Selden Barns website.



The South of England Showground is home to some of the most exciting events in the South East, a beautiful venue set in the glorious countryside which can accommodate very large numbers of guests for many different types of events.

More information can be found on the South of England Showground website.