Celebrations Donegal

Banquets & Special Events

The Strand Hotel Ballyliffin has built its reputation on organising fantastic banquets, especially for wedding celebrations in Donegal in the Atlantic View Banquet Suite.

The Hotel is an ideal banquet location as guests enjoy great service, food and location. We understand the importance of your special occasion and our management team have years of experience to help guide you through from the planning process to the actual running of the event.

Donegal Weddings

If you want to know about weddings at The Strand Hotel Ballyliffin, then just ask someone who celebrated their wedding with us. Nearly all of our wedding business comes from referrals and the Hotel has an enduring reputation as a wedding specialist.

Your wedding is special and at The Strand Hotel Ballyliffin and we recognise this simple fact. We only host one wedding per day and from the time you arrive our Manager is assigned to guide you through the day and ensure that all the arrangements you have made for your guests are properly organised. The Strand Hotel Ballyliffin is ideally located in the heart of Inishowen on the Wild Atlantic Way for your Donegal Wedding. Our Atlantic View Banquet Suite is beautifully decorated, has a stunning coastal backdrop and is the perfect room to host your wedding reception. The room can seat up to 300 people and yet it can also be turned into a smaller venue for more intimate weddings. The Atlantic View Banqueting Suite offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere for you and your guests. Our well-appointed banquet suite includes a large dance floor and a stunning natural back drop for your top table.

Civil Ceremony

The Strand Hotel Atlantic View Banquet Suite also offers couples a stunning venue for a Civil Ceremony. The Hotel is a great venue for Civil Ceremonies as we have suitable reception rooms to create the desired atmosphere for your marriage and of course a perfect photographic back drop in our manicured gardens to capture the happy event.

Smaller, Intimate Wedding Receptions

The Strand Hotel Ballyliffin is the perfect choice for many smaller private and more intimate wedding receptions. We have a few options on where to host your party and our favourite locations are either the Atlantic View Bar Suite or the Glashedy Restaurant. Both of these rooms have a lot of character to provide the perfect backdrop for your wedding. Our sales team can advise of what options are best suited to your particular event and specialised requirements.

Gala Banquets

The Strand Hotel Ballyliffin can provide you with all you need for a successful Gala Banquet. Our sales team can advise of what options are best suited to your particular event and specialised requirements.

The types of options would include:

  • Room decoration to theme an event
  • Table decoration
  • Entertainment options

Private Parties

The Strand Hotel Hotel Ballyliffin is the choice for many smaller private and family events. The options range from using private rooms or our larger Atlantic View Banqueting Suite. Our sales team can advise of what options are best suited to your particular event and specialised requirements.

The types of options would include:

  • Room decoration to theme an event
  • Table decoration
  • Entertainment options

Funeral Lunches

We are often asked about dining arrangements for funeral groups. We have various options available that will help make these arrangements easier for you.

Full Sit Down Meal

We use different rooms to cater to the numbers you may have. A full meal can range from a single course to a 4 course meal. Depending on numbers, the Glashedy Restaurant can be a good option for smaller groups. For groups of 100 or more we would recommend our Atlantic View Banquet Suite.

Light Refreshments

Depending on numbers these can be provided in the Glashedy Restaurant or any one of our banqueting rooms. The typical food would be soup, sandwiches, finger food, dessert and tea/coffee. All funeral arrangements have different needs so our management team are on hand to tailor our service to your requirements. Please contact us directly to discuss your booking on 074 93 76107 or email strandhotel@ballyliffin.com.