A wedding venue in Newbury with a special setting for a truly memorable day.
Donnington Grove Hotel is a beautiful 18th century country hotel in Newbury, in the heart of the Royal County of Berkshire. It's set in 500 acres of elegant grounds and comes with a rich, intriguing history. The hotel is situated within easy reach of the M4, M5 motorway network, easily accessible to attractions like Highclere Castle (TV home to Downton Abbey), Newbury Race Course and for cruising the Kennet and Avon canal. It is also home to one of Berkshire's renowned championship golf courses, having played host to a number of Pro and televised golf events.
With former inhabitants including style icon Beau Brummell and fun-loving femme fatale Daisy Fellowes, Donnington Grove is anything but humdrum. From original hand-painted decorations to period artworks and furniture, the hotel has a timeless, unique feel. Even during peak times it offers peaceful seclusion, alongside plenty to discover and enjoy.
Guests adore the unrivalled views of Donnington Castle and the idyllic River Lambourn, with its resident trout, ducks and swans. They also love the warmth of the welcome, the excellent service and wide choice of accommodation, from splendid manor house rooms to cosy lodges and an eco-friendly summer house. All these qualities mark Donnington Grove as one of the most unique hotels in Berkshire.
Enjoy a three course lunch in the restaurant at Donnington Grove from just £15, our menus change weekly and below is a sample of the freshly prepared food being served.
Bacon and stilton bruschetta, bitter leaves
Soup of the day, herbed croutons
Mushroom fettucine, parmesan shavings
Chicken breast wrapped in bacon, wilted spinach, creamed potato
Beer battered cod fillet, mushy peas, chunky chips
Sticky toffee pudding
Fruit crumble, custard