Type of Ceremony
Civil ceremony licensed
Pubs & Restaurants
Suitable for Asian Weddings
Suitable for Jewish Weddings
1 to 9 guests
10 to 29 guests
30 to 99 guests
100 to 199 guests
More than 200 guests
Live music permitted
What Our Couples Love
- Original Grade II features
- Victorian grandeur with quirky details and modern swagger
- Hosts ceremonies and celebrations for up to 1,000 guests
Frequently asked questions
Can we have exclusive use of the venue?
Unfortunately we cannot allow this however we would be happy to talk through the hiring of individual areas of the hotel on an individual basis
Are you licenced for civil ceremonies?
Yes - We are licensed for ceremonies in our Ballroom, Whitworth suites and The Directors suite
Can we have the wedding ceremony outdoors?
Unfortunately not as our outdoor space is used by the general public for Refuge guests and hotel guests alike therefore we cannot make this private
Do you charge corkage if we supply our own wine?
Corkage is priced at £15.00 per bottle of wine
Can we use our own caterers?
Yes - when utilizing The Ballroom as your main wedding venue in the hotel you will have exclusive use of our Ballroom Kitchen for your caterer to make use of
From what time can we get access to decorate the venue?
subject to availability, this is usually available from 7am if you have booked for the full day
What time does the reception need to finish?
Are there noise restrictions if we have a live band?
This applies to The Whitworth and Directors suites
Are fireworks allowed?
Is confetti allowed?
Are candles allowed?
Is there a honeymoon or bridal suite?
We have several suites at the hotel to choose from. These can be viewed during the show round or we can send some beautiful images over
Is there accommodation on site?
Yes - we have 270 stunning bedrooms on site. These include double rooms, twin rooms and rooms with 2 x double beds in. We also have suites and junior suites to offer
Is there additional accommodation nearby?
Yes - several hotels within the city centre
About Kimpton Clocktower Hotel
Say “I Do” in an extraordinary setting at Kimpton Clocktower Hotel, Combine Victorian grandeur with quirky details. Oak paneling, dramatic chandeliers, and high ceilings set the tone for an unforgettable wedding day. Grade II listed features.
Turn the big day into a big weekend at Kimpton Clocktower Hotel, from welcome drinks at Public Bar the night before to brunch at The Refuge the morning after. A wide variety of rooms and suites accommodate groups of all shapes and sizes.
Fully licensed for civil ceremonies in Manchester
Hosts ceremonies and celebrations for up to 1,000 guests
We’ll recommend the best photographers, florists and entertainment providers and liaise with them on your behalf, as well as working with our chefs to create your perfect menu
Small sharing dishes, distinguished spirits and craft beers, internationally influenced cocktails: it’s all here. Our dining spaces reflect the creative, inventive spirit of Manchester itself, and bring together warm service with a thoughtful culinary approach
At Kimpton Clocktower Hotel, our acclaimed chefs—not to mention bartenders, servers, and every other member of our friendly team—will make sure your big day is one to remember. From the get-go, a dedicated event manager will guide you through the culinary experience, from planning the custom cocktails to finalising the desserts.
Kimpton Clocktower Hotel is here to help plan your big day—or, better yet, big Manchester weekend with friends and family. Discounted wedding room blocks make it easy to corral your favorite people under one roof and share even more quality time together. All your guests will have to do is show up for the welcome drinks at Public Bar.
Pricing info shown in the listing summary:
Based on a typical wedding reception for 80 guests, including venue hire, wedding breakfast, drinks package and evening buffet.