Hire The Boathouse For Your Special Event

Please call 0121 308 8890 to arrange a consultation


Once Henry the VIII’s hunting lodge, this quaint restaurant sits in the heart of 2500 acres of park land. Views across the lake are simply stunning and it’s hard to believe you are only a short drive away from the busy Birmingham city centre.

Husband and wife team Laurence & Fran O’Meara have over 60 years of catering experience between them making them very capable to help organise & oversee the time both before & on your special day.

The restaurant is able to cater for wedding receptions, civil ceremonies & birthday parties. However, every function is different & making an appointment to discuss your requirements in more detail is highly recommended.

Weddings & Civil Partnerships

With the Boathouse Restaurant overlooking Bracebridge pool it is a beautiful setting for your special day. As well as being able to cater for your wedding breakfast or reception, the Boathouse is fully licensed to conduct civil ceremonies and partnerships.

The Boathouse will provide comfortable surroundings for yourselves and up to 55 guests attending your wedding ceremony, up to 90 guests attending your wedding breakfast and extra capacity for your evening guests: up to 160 with use of our marquee. All our wedding packages come with exclusive use of the Boathouse.

Birthday Parties

Getting older and wiser is always a celebration, let Laurence, Fran and the Boathouse team share in your occasion by hosting your birthday party. What ever your party size and needs the Boathouse can guarantee great food, a great atmosphere and a great night for your special occasion.

To help make your party even more special for parties of 15 or more we offer the opportunity to tailor a special menu with help from Laurence and Fran as well as great discounted wine packages.


Laurence, Fran and the team understand that the loss of a loved one is beseached with a range of emotions.

The Boathouse, located within the grounds of Sutton Park and away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, can provide you and your guests with a calming and peaceful environment in which to reflect and share, thoughts, feelings and memories.