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We're looking forward to welcoming you into The Chimney House this year!

Booking are open and well and truly underway for Wedding Feasts, Wedding Ceremonies, Private Dining, Celebrations and daily Meetings, Training Sessions & Away Days for 2024/25 and 2026

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Weddings at The Chimney House - February - May 2022

Posted 3rd January, 5059

The Home of Feasting & Romance

Perched on the historic waterways of Kelham Island Sheffield, The Chimney House is the location for joyous feasting celebrations of friends and family togetherness for up to 50 guests.

We are delighted to awarded in the prestigious UK Wedding Awards for ‘Best City Wedding Venue’ in the 2019 and in 2020 for The Best Historic Wedding Venue in the UK for 2020. 

The Chimney House is also licensed for Marriages and Civil Partnerships for up to 50 guests. Book your ceremony at The Chimney House and choose between The Chimney House or our sister venue The Mowbray for your wedding reception for a perfect day curated just for you with effortless style and ease.

Fall in love with a Chimney House wedding. The flicker of candlelight, the bubbles of champers, we plan, arrange, style and host fabulous parties with a difference; perfect dining experiences and the most glorious celebrations imaginable!

We are worldwide famous for our love of feasting - perfectly social, exceptionally delicious and always abundant! Get caught up in our joy and revel in the delight of having your event planned to perfection. We will host your guests in the ambiently beautiful surrounds of our historic building amongst antiquities and curiosities.

A Note on our Menus

All of our menus are prepared in-house by our amazing chef team! Everything is baked and made fresh from our bread, cakes, cookies and desserts and we pickle, cure, roast and toast the finest ingredients from Sheffield and Yorkshire. 

We work 100% seasonally so sometimes we will need to swop ingredients out for what is best and fresh - we’ll let you know if we need to tweak your chosen menu ahead of your event. We can cater for all dietary requirements - just let us know and we’ll make it happen! If you’d rather discuss a bespoke menu tailored to your event theme and guests - then we’d love to discuss that with you! 

We love to use as much inspiration from The Chimney House and our sister venue The Mowbray as we can - so you’ll often see ingredients from our garden featuring in our menus!

Let's Celebrate!

Wedding Reception Hire Only - 2022/2023

Wedding Hire of The Chimney House for your reception on any Saturday in 2022 is £800 plus VAT  for four hours. Weekday hire for your reception in 2022 is £600 plus VAT for four hours. Your menu choice is an additional price per head and extra hours over four hours is charged at £150 plus VAT per hour. Menu prices subject to change in 2022. 

Wedding Ceremony - Hire Only - 2022/2023
The Chimney House is licensed for Marriages and Civil Partnerships for up to 50 guests. The ceremony hire is for two hours and is £600 plus VAT on a weekday and £800 plus VAT on any Saturday.  

Remember - you need to book your own registrar once you have confirmed a time with us! Book a Registrar HERE

Let us Look After Your Day and Night

We’d love to look after every detail for your day and evening between our two venues The Chimney House & The Mowbray...

Option One
Book your Wedding Ceremony and Wedding Feast at The Chimney House for 50 guests and Party at The Mowbray for up to 250 guests. Price on request. 

Option Two
Book your Wedding Ceremony at The Chimney House for 50 guests and head around the corner for a magnificent Wedding Feast at The Mowbray for 50 plus guests. Feel free to invite additional guests to The Feast (up to 150 if you like) and to your evening Party celebrations up to 250 guests.

The Chimney House Wedding Cake 

Each Chimney House Wedding Cake is magical. Freshly made 'on the day' in The Mowbray’s Kitchen it is a light as a dream ‘special recipe’ Victoria with layers of buttercream, delicious jam and indulgently divine. Our wedding cake is elegantly luxurious with a real Sheffield touch! We’ll even dress your cake with perfectly picked florals from one of our house florists for a wild gypsy hedgerow feel with cascades of romance and wanderlust. 

The Petit - a pretty stack of four perfect 8inch layers, perfect for smaller weddings
£150 - includes floral styling

The Classic - three tiers of delicious 6, 8, 10 inch Victoria with 3 layers of sponge per tier
£400 - includes floral styling

Let's Feast!

Option 1: The Sharing Table - £46 per person (excluding vat)

A real comfort lovers menu! Light and bright as well as being completely satisfying...


Mowbray-made rosemary & sea salt focaccia (v, g)

Add snacks! See below


Churchill Farm chicken roasted with lemon, thyme & garlic 

Harissa yoghurt sauce (v)

For our vegetarian & vegan guests: Whole roasted aubergine with Israeli couscous, dressed with tahini (v, ve, g)


Cauliflower salad with fresh leaves, red peppers & toasted almonds (v, ve)

Roast new potatoes, with garlic & thyme (v, ve)

Braised chickpeas with confit tomatoes (v, ve) 


Choose one dessert for your guests to share from the list below

Option 1.2: Snacks & Sharing Table - £48 per person (excluding vat)

Add a little snack to The Sharing Table with these tasty treats! 

In addition to our house made bread & butter...

Nocerella olives marinated with lemon & rosemary (v, ve)

Feta dressed with chilli & oregano (v)

The snacks will be served first, and will remain on the table as your main course is served. 

Option 2: House Feast - £49 per person (excluding vat)


Mowbray-made grilled flatbreads (v, ve, g)

House-made hummus (v, ve)

Whole roasted aubergine with tahini labneh & pumpkin seed brittle (v)

 These dishes will start your meal, and will remain on the table as the main is served!


Lamb ribs, slowly cooked & dressed with sticky pomegranate molasses 

Churchill Farm chicken roasted with lemon, thyme & garlic  

Sour cream dip with lemon zest & fresh herbs

For our vegetarian & vegan guests: spiced chargrilled cauliflower, sour cream dip with lemon zest & fresh herbs (v, g)


British potato gratin flavoured with fresh oregano, lemon zest & smoked paprika (v, ve)

(We’ll use the best potatoes available - Jersey Royals are usually available from late April/May)

Cucumber, dill & feta tumbled with peppery leaves (v)

Brassicas* with black garlic oil & toasted sesame (v, ve)

(*Broccoli, Kale or Cavelo Nero - we’ll get the pick of the best from the markets)


Choose one dessert for your guests to share from the list below

Option 3: Wedding Day Roast - £49 per person (excluding vat)

Famous as The Great Sheffield Roast - hosted very occasionally through the year as one of our lunch clubs - they have gained something of a cult following! Delicious & plentiful - the ultimate family feast.


Mowbray-made bread & butter (v, g)

Roast shallot & Yorkshire blue tart with pickled walnut salad (v, g, contains nuts)


Roast Sirloin of British Beef - served medium rare with proper gravy 

For our vegetarian and vegan guests: ‘Gardener’s Pie’ - lentils braised with smoked garlic & thyme, topped with a root veg gratin & Hendo’s & onion gravy (v, ve)


Yorkshire puddings (v, g)

Roasted cauliflower cheese (v, g)

Maple glazed parsnips and/or heritage carrots (v, ve)

Mixed British kale & cavolo nero or roasted cabbage, depending on what’s available (v, ve)

Perfect Mowbray roasties (v, ve)


Choose one dessert for your guests to share from the list below

Option 4: Laden Table: £54 per person (excluding vat)

This is our signature menu and a real ‘food lovers’ Feast. The Laden Table  showcases Local and the best of British produce. It includes some of our house made favourites and is by far our most popular menu. It is an absolute treat for your guests - and epitomises a long lazy feast that goes so well with great guests and conversation! The Laden Table is also a complete feast for all of the senses as pretty as it is taste sensational! 


Mowbray made bread & cheddar cream cheese (v, g)

Best market fish - lovingly cured & smoked, gently soused or potted with herbs & creme fraiche. We’ll usually try to get mackerel, sardines, salmon or red mullet

House-brined pork collar, sliced & served with celeriac & tarragon remoulade

Confit beetroot with pickled walnut dressing (v, ve, contains nuts)


30 day aged Picanha, chargrilled and roasted whole, sliced & dressed with chimichurri - a tasty salsa of parsley, coriander, oregano, chilli & garlic 

Picanha is a fantastic piece of beef, taken from the rump. It has a delicious layer of fat which keeps the meat juicy, but can easily be cut off by guests.

For our vegetarian & vegan guests: sweet potato & lentil empanadas with chimichurri (v, ve, g)


Cauliflower, confit leeks & Manchego - with smoked paprika & lemon 

Best British cabbage or sprouts, charred or roasted, dressed with crispy shallots & nutty brown butter (v)

Potato gratin with garlic & thyme (v, ve)

Super fresh seasonality - a surprise dish that we'll tell you about as soon as we know - some fantastic ingredients comes and goes during this time in the year, so we will use what’s best to create a final side dish! Earlier in the season expect hearty roasted veg with herbs & garlic, and as it warms we’ll start to see radishes, sprouting broccoli & asparagus in May (hopefully!)


Choose one dessert for your guests to share from the list below

(v)=vegetarian   (ve)=vegan   (g)=contains gluten

Puddings List

This is our current selection of seasonal puds at The Mowbray - we’re mighty proud of our puddings...They always offer the right touch of indulgence and occasion to any style of dining event! 

Extra puddings can be added for £5 per person (excluding vat)


Served up sliced for you to share…

Blackcurrant jam bakewell with clotted cream (v, g, contains nuts)

Hazelnut treacle tart with lightly whipped yoghurt cream (v, g, contains nuts)

Passionfruit curd tart with freshly whipped vanilla cream (v, g)

Baked chocolate tart with creme fraiche & blood orange (when available) (v, g)


Mowbray Tiramisu made with fresh coffee & rich mascarpone, served in a dish, to share for the table (v, g*)

White chocolate cheesecake with passionfruit curd (v, g*)

And for May only...

British strawberry trifle! with sherry, vanilla custard, sponge & whipped cream (v, g*)

Individual puds - exclusively for The Chimney House!

Only for parties upto 25, served in our antique glass punch cups

Lemon posset with shortbread & boozy raspberries (v, g)

Buttermilk panna cotta with Yorkshire forced rhubarb (until the end of March), or roast British strawberries (when available)


Our PAVs are served whole for your guests to share with their table.

Pistachio meringue topped with mascarpone & poached Yorkshire forced rhubarb (when available, usually until the end of March) (v, contains nuts)

Cocoa meringue topped with vanilla cream, boozy cherries & raspberries, drizzled with chocolate ganache (v)

And for May only…

Classic Mowbray Pav: A crispy white meringue topped with the year’s first berries; fresh, poached or roasted (v)

(v)=vegetarian    (g)= contains gluten   (*) = can be made gluten free on request

Dietaries & Allergies: Some of our desserts can be made without gluten, on request - please ask. If you have vegan guests, or those who do not eat dairy or egg, the kitchen will make them their own dessert which is similar to your choice of pudding. If you have guests attending who have a nut allergy, we would advise choosing desserts which do not contain nuts, due to the sharing style of our feasts. 


Our cheese courses are a BRILLIANT choice if you need to choose a second dessert!  They can also be added to your menu for just £8pp (inc vat). We’ll serve your cheese course with biscuits.

Creamy Yorkshire Blue with Toasted Walnuts & Wildflower Honey

A mild & creamy blue cheese, made from Yorkshire Cow’s Milk by the girls at Shepherd’s Purse in North Yorkshire.

Mowbray-made Ricotta with Sweet Pickled Pears

Our house-made ricotta is made from milk & cream, and hung overnight at The Mowbray to produce a deliciously creamy soft cheese. Our pears are pickled with sweet wine, thyme & star anise.

Tunworth & Roasted Grapes

Hampshire’s answer to Camembert, and don’t tell the French, but we think it’s even better. This cheese is still lovingly made by hand and offers a long lasting sweet & nutty flavour. The roasted grapes help to cut through the richness.

Artisan goat’s cheese, hard sheep’s & quince jelly

We’ll choose a stunning creamy goat’s cheese such as Dorstone, Cenarth or Golden cross and a nutty Sheep’s cheese such as Berkswell or aged Manchego- paired with sweet yet sharp and floral quince jelly. 

Artisan cheese plate & a glass of something special

Please get in touch about your bespoke cheese selection, paired with a fantastic bottle from Starmore Boss. Price £tbc - minimum order will apply.

*Please note the cheese course must be taken by the whole party

The Details

Menu prices subject to change
Prices are shown excluding VAT 
VAT will be charged at the current rate

Included in the price...

Exclusive hire and bespoke styling of the whole of The Chimney House for four hours for your Wedding Feast/Reception and two hours for your Wedding Ceremony. 
Initial viewings
Pre-event chat one month before your wedding
Our ever attentive, expert team for your event
Seating plans, name cards, table decorations, guests gifts and favours. You bring them and we'll style and place them perfectly
Table styling and dressing with the House collection of candles and antiquities
Preparation and serving of reception drinks
Cloakroom service
Premium paper napkins, glass and tableware (we provide glassware for any seated event)
Filtered water on tables
Speaker system to play your tunes
Managing of onward travel plans, we’ll pre-book taxis to whizz you on to your next destination
Luxury bathroom amenities from Aesop

Wedding extras…

Additional venue hire - £150 plus VAT per hour
Cut flowers from our preferred supplier, antique holders and arranging - from £60
Tea and coffee - £2.50 per person

Bar Service at The Chimney House

We’ve carefully curated a delicious wine and beer line up that matches our menus and makes life super easy for you. Simply pre-order with us when you confirm your final numbers and we’ll make sure that your wine and beer is served up perfectly for you to enjoy. We also have a selection of soft drinks that start from £2.50. View the menus below.

The Chimney House Wedding Day Bar Service

Wedding Day Punch Bowls and Cocktails

The Basic :: Drinks Package 1 ::  £15.00 
A glass of House Fizz on arrival & half a bottle of House Red / White / Rose per person
HOUSE RED // El Tinto de Lela del Mar / Tempranillo / Spain 
HOUSE WHITE // El Blanco de Lela del Mar / Sauvignon / Spain
HOUSE ROSE // Ancora Rose / Pinot Grigio Rose / Italy

The Favourite :: Drinks Package 2 :: £17.50  
A glass of House Fizz on arrival & half a bottle of Red / White per person
RED / Flic Tinto / Tempranillo / Portugal / 2016
WHITE / Felicette Grenache Blanc / France / 2017

The Special :: Package 3 ::  £21.00
A glass of House Fizz on arrival & half a bottle of Red / White / Rose per person
RED / Neprica / Primitivo / Italy / 2017
WHITE / Jonty’s Ducks / Chenin Blanc / Organic / South Africa / 2016 
ROSE / Reserve de Gassac Rose / Languedoc rosé / France 

The Super Deluxe :: Drinks Package 4 :: £26.00 
A glass of Champagne OR Sheffield Dry G&T on arrival & half a bottle of Red / White /Rose per person
RED / Dandelion Shiraz / Multi Award Winning / Barossa Valley /South Australia 
WHITE / Mica Vinho Verde / Portugal / Organic / Biodynamic / 2017
ROSE / Reserve de Gassac Rose / Languedoc rosé / France 
CHAMPAGNE / Guy de Chassey Brut /  Multi Award Winning / France

The Good to Knows

The menus above are sample menus - your exact menu choices will be dependent on date
Menus can be served seated for up to 50
Any of our menus can be served at a time to suit your big day
Menus and prices will change seasonally and are valid for 6 months from your first quote
Use of our speaker system for your tunes, plug and play from your iPad, laptop or phone (we have a noise restriction after 10.30pm due to our residential area)
We don’t have facilities for a DJ, or space for a band, we can’t move tables mid-event
We close at 11pm and ask that you respect our residential neighbours and leave The Chimney House quietly
We can cater to all dietary requirements
Allergen information is available for all menus
Guest numbers and dietary requirements are confirmed 7 days before your event
We prefer BACS payments. 

We take the venue hire fee as a non-refundable deposit to secure your date - your deposit payment confirms your understanding and acceptance of our terms and conditions HERE

The Mowbray

Looking For a Bigger Space? Use our sister venue The Mowbray - just around the corner - a 10 minute stroll - in Neepsend. 

Luxuriously complete - The Mowbray team are experts in making it all happen for larger wedding parties between 40 and 250 guests. We look after everything from venue styling, table settings, floral abundance, food and consultations, bespoke cocktails and carefully curated champagne, wines and beers to create weddings and parties with soul. 

Our ethos for over a decade at The Chimney House has been 'let us look after you' and this forms the foundation of The Mowbray. We encourage you to luxuriate in the knowledge that time and style are on your side and we will attend to the smallest of details with creativity, flair and an understanding of simple beauty, elegance and a sprinkle of glamour. 

A few comments from some of our recent couples, and more testimonials HERE

“Thank you to Lucy and the team at the Chimney House and The Mowbray, from start to finish they were simply wonderful to work with and made planning a wedding from the opposite side of the world so much easier. The venues themselves are absolutely stunning and the perfect backdrop for the best day of your life.
Every mouthful of food, from the fist canape right through to our booze busters at 9pm was scrumptious, I wish I could eat it all again. The only thing that would have made our day even better, is if we could stop time and do it all over again.”

Nicola & Philip

“Having our wedding celebrations at The Chimney House was quite literally the best decision we've ever made.”

Lorna & John.

“We had always wanted a small ceremony and The Chimney House was perfect for this. Since the very beginning of our journey the whole team were incredible, offering us advice and support throughout. We had absolute confidence in the guys and they did not disappoint on the day.
All of our guests have commented on what a beautiful, intimate ceremony and meal it was and we feel truly honoured to have been hosted by The Chimney House. There is not a single thing that we would change about the day, which is surely the way it should be?! We will forever remember our day and still do not have words to describe our thanks to The Chimney House.” 

Heather & Gav

We’d love to help you with the smallest of details to make your wedding amazing! 

All best wishes,

The Chimney House Team 

Make an Enquiry

We are very happy to arrange viewings, to talk about prices and offering to suit your event. Please fill out the form below or call us on The Chimney House Hotline on 0114 276 7885.

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