An English Gothic Masterpiece steeped in history
For an exceptionally dramatic setting, world famous for it's intricate vaulted stone carved ceiling, and home to 'The Great Hall' from Harry Potter, the Bodleian Library does not disappoint.
Your guests will be truly wowed by the scale of this great building using the Divinity School with the vaulted ceiling as your evening drinks reception and Wedding Breakfast setting, your guests will enjoy the views and atmosphere of this great hall, dating back to 1500's and made even more famous by the filming of Harry Potter.
Due to this building being a working part of Oxford University and in use in the day there are restrictions on timings for which area can be used, please take a note of these on the right.
Our dedicated team at Elegant Cuisine are seasoned professionals delivering exceptional service and fine dining at The Bodleian, bringing with them a fleet of our own full time waiting staff, highly skilled chefs and seasoned Events Director to oversee the event, we strive to make your day unforgettable.
From your first consultation with our exclusive Events Director we will create a menu that brings together fresh local and seasonal produce that works for you. Please feel free to arrange a food tasting to sample a selection of our fine foods and better understand why we are Oxfordshire's most prestigious and sought after external caterers, delivering excellence to wedding and private parties time and time again.
Divinity School: evening receptions only, hosting 120 seated and 200 standing.
Convocation House and Chancellors Court: available for wedding ceremony from 9am to 2pm with 100 seated on fixed wooden benches and 100 standing.
Blackwell Hall: evenings only available from 5pm, hosting 250 seated and 450 standing
Roof Terrace: evenings only, 100 standing
Location: The Bodleian Library, Broad Street, Oxford City Centre
Bodleian for Weddings: Tailor made to suit your budget and individual theme for the day, the Bodelian Library will definitely deliver a wonderful setting for your wedding and leave your guests feeling wowed by the historical setting.
Bodleian for Corporate and private parties: There's plenty this venue can offer from small private parties to large events looking for an interesting venue steeped in history to entertain your guests. With it's stone carved ceilings, rooftop balcony and 500 hundred year old rooms, the Bodleian never fails to impress or win business.
Bodleian Library, a jaw dropping gothic beauty
An incredibly historic venue that will engage and inspire every guest, whether you hold just your ceremony or Wedding breakfast here you cannot be disappointed.
We are so pleased we decided to hold our wedding day at The Bodleian Library, it's such a special venue and our guests were in awe. Our photographs are fantastic, the day went so smoothly, thank you to your amazing team and fantastic chefs for such a wonderful menu.