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Venue for Funeral Receptions and Celebrations of Life

The Gables Hotel is the perfect venue for Funeral Receptions and Celebrations of Life in South Gloucestershire.

Our 3* family-owned hotel in Falfield is set in a rural location, just half a mile off Junction 14 of the M5 and easily accessible fromWesterleigh crematorium, Bristol Memorial Woodlands and local churches.

The hotel offers ample free parking and a choice of comfortable rooms, some with private bar facilities, which are suitable for small gatherings and for larger receptions of up to 200 guests. It is the perfect environment in which to remember a loved one and pay tribute with friends and family.

Whether you choose a finger buffet reception or an afternoon tea, the occasion will be sympathetically tailor made to suit you by our experienced team. One of our managers will greet your guests on arrival and attentive staff will serve refreshments and stay on hand throughout the reception.

To check availability and for a quote for your event please contact our events team at [email protected]  

Room Hire Charges

We have a choice of rooms for your reception:

The Restaurant: From £75
Our stylish restaurant is a light and airy ground floor room suitable for up to 40 guests

The Berkeley Suite: From £95
A ground floor private room suitable for up to 50 guests

The Brackenbury Suite: From £150
A spacious ground floor room with a private bar suitable for 50 to 150 guests

To arrange a look around our rooms please contact our events team at [email protected] or call 01454 26052.

Funeral Reception Catering

Whether you choose a finger buffet reception or an afternoon tea, the occasion will be sympathetically tailor made to suit you by our experienced staff. One of our managers will greet you and your guests on arrival and our attentive staff will serve refreshments and stay on hand throughout the reception.

Afternoon Tea | £15 per person

  • A selection of finger sandwiches with traditional fillings: Roast beef & horseradish, smoked salmon & cracked black pepper, ham & mustard, egg & watercress
  • A fruit and a plain scone served with clotted cream and preserves
  • A selection of cakes and freshly brewed tea or coffee

5 item Finger Buffet | £14.50 per person

  • A selection of cocktail sandwiches
  • A selection of spicy spiral fries and chips
  • A selection of mini quiches
  • Homemade sausage rolls
  • Vegetable crudités and various dips
  • Freshly brewed tea or coffee

Additional Items for Afternoon Tea or Finger Buffet

  • A selection of pizzas including Hawaiian, four seasons and margarita | £1.95 per person
  • Cold sliced meats | £1.50 per person
  • Pork pies with a selection of pickles | £1.95
  • Cheese platter | £2.50 per person
  • A fresh fruit platter | £1.95 per person
  • Assortment of brownies and mini cakes | £2.50 per person

Accommodation for Funeral Reception Guests

For guests who may have to travel a distance, we can arrange bedrooms at the hotel if required. The Gables Hotel has 46 non-smoking ensuite bedrooms all tastefully furnished in a contemporary style and offer all the comforts of home. We offer a selection of room types - singles, doubles, twins, four poster and family interconnecting rooms.

If you would like to view any of the rooms or for further information please contact our Events Team on 01454 260502.

Customer Reviews

Customer Comment Trip Advisor Aug 2015

"We had to visit Charfield, travelling from Plymouth, to attend a funeral on 10th August and booked into The Gables, Falfield, for the night of 9th August: we were also attending The Gables for post funeral refreshments.
We were impressed with all aspects of the hotel and would recommend it"

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