The Ritz Venue

Ideal for weddings, meetings, conferences, private and corporate events & functions, our venue features an amazing breath taking centrepiece crystal chandelier, surrounding glass balcony overlooking the main function room, state of the art A/V equipment and LED mood lighting. *Seating for up to 500 guests theatre style or 300 Banquet style.

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  • Licensed for indoor and outdoor ceremonies
  • Private secluded Gardens
  • Accommodation
  • Award Winning Restaurant
  • Social media links
  • State of the Art LED lighting
  • Swarovski Crystal Centrepiece Chandelier
  • Overlooking glass balcony
  • On site car park

About Us

Choosing the perfect venue to hold your wedding ceremony and reception is one of the biggest decisions you will make in the run up to your special day. When you choose the Kettering Ritz Complex for your wedding venue, we pull out all the stops to make sure we get it right.

Not only do you have the perfect wedding venue, you also have the option of 25 en suite bedrooms, a courtyard garden and an award winning restaurant. The Ritz Complex comprises an exclusive venue, 3* AA rated accommodation and an award winning Bar & Grill restaurant.

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Weddings are our speciality. From an intimate outdoor civil ceremony to a lavish evening reception, the Ritz is the ideal venue to wow your guests. The venue and gardens are licensed for civil ceremonies for up to 500 guests after which we can offer wedding breakfast, buffets, hog roasts or BBQs.

Our stunning Courtyard Garden is now fully licensed for wedding ceremonies throughout the year and provides an ideal outdoor setting for up to 100 guests. Outdoor weddings are becoming more popular and now you have the chance to have your dream outdoor wedding here in our Courtyard Garden at The Ritz Venue.

English Weddings

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We offer 3 different packages for English Weddings – the Silver, Gold or Platinum Package. Each package has been thought through with a view to offer you and your guests the best wedding experience at our venue.

  • Silver Package
  • Gold Package
  • Platinum Package
  • Afternoon Tea

Asian Weddings

Asian Weddings

Our Asian Wedding packages offer you the flexibility for a dry venue hire, part or full corkage venue hire, or the complete catering and venue hire package.

  • Dry Hire
  • Silver
  • Gold
  • Bronze


Our Events for 2019!

This year we are pulling out all the stops exclusively for your delight and indulgence. We have our usual Party Nights, a themed Music Night and a ‘LIVE BAND’ for New Year’s Eve. We also have our annual ‘Afternoon Tea’ and ‘Breakfast with Santa’!

This year we have reserved THREE Party Nights for you, so come on down with friends, colleagues or just bring yourself and enjoy either a full 3 course meal or a seat in one of our VIP balcony booths. If you organise tickets for 30 or more work colleagues or friends we promise to give you a FREE ticket. Prices start from only £7.50 per person for our Party Nights.

Christmas 2019 at the Ritz

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Looking for Meetings and Conference Rooms?

At the Ritz Venue, we are proud to offer the perfect venue for all types of corporate events, whether it be a small and intimate meeting in our Mayfair Annexe, or a large conference in our stunning Mayfair Suite.

With a variety of different sized rooms and suites all equipped with the latest AV technology and free Wi-Fi we can cater for your every need.

We also have a range of catering packages and meeting rooms are available on a ‘room hire only’ basis. The facilities that we include:

  • Three fully networked meeting rooms available for between 2 – 500 delegates
  • Hi tech, state of the art AV equipment in all rooms
  • Digital projectors with drop down screens in both Conference Suites
  • LCD screens in all meeting rooms
  • Full WiFi internet access
  • Flip charts and other administrative tools available
  • Air conditioned meeting rooms
  • Outdoor team building space and garden area
  • Full range of refreshment and catering options
  • Full disabled access to all areas
  • Free car parking
  • 25 fully refurbished en suite guest bedrooms, AA 3 star awarded
  • Award winning Bar & Grill restaurant
Conference Room Hire

Room Layouts & Capacities

The Kettering Ritz Complex

We also have a range of catering packages and meeting rooms are available to hire by the hour for as little as £15 per hour.

Day Delegate Rates

Half day (from 8.30am – 12.30pm) £10.00 pp minimum of 10 delegates

Includes room hire, 2 tea and coffee breaks, pads and pens/pencils, use of WiFi and screens/projector

Full day (from 8.30am – 5.30pm) £20.00 pp minimum of 10 delegates

Includes room hire, 3 tea and coffee breaks, cold buffet lunch, cakes with afternoon break, pads and pens/pencils, use of WiFi and plasmas/screens/projector

Additional rooms can be purchased separately for use as breakout areas. All room allocation are at the discretion of the management. Delegate rates available for a minimum of 10 delegates in Mayfair Annexe and 40 in Mayfair Suite.

Room Hire Only

La Casita (Located in The R Inn Tapas Bar)

Hourly Rate (Mon – Fri/9.00am – 5.00pm)      From £15.00 per hour (Minimum of 3 hours)

Mayfair Annexe

Half day (from 8.30-12.30pm)                                                           £100

Full day (from 8.30-5.30pm)                                                              £185

Mayfair Suite

Half day (from 8.30-12.30pm)                                                           £145

Full day (from 8.30-5.30pm)                                                              £300

Evening function with linens                                                              Rates available on Request

Refreshments & Optional Extras

Tea/Coffee/Biscuits per serving                                                        £1.50

Unlimited Tea/Coffee/Biscuits (per delegate, per day)                   £4.00

Danish Pastries/Cakes                                                                        From £1.50

Sandwich Lunch (sandwiches, crisps Tea/Coffee)                        £3.95

Cold Finger Tapas buffet lunch (per delegate, per day)                 £9.50

2 Course Hot Tapas buffet lunch (per delegate, per day)              £14.50

The above prices are subject to VAT at the current rate and are subject to availability. Prices valid for 2019/2020.

As every meeting and event is different please feel free to contact us with any specific requirements that you may have. We are also more than happy to provide quotes for any other type of corporate event that you may wish to hold with us.