Leicester Rowing Club facilities are available to hire for private functions including parties, wedding receptions and live bands. Our function rooms offer a unique setting with a traditional twist and the background of the local waterways will add distinction to your event. A fully stocked bar with late license, wooden sprung dance floor, capacity for up to 150 people and ample free parking will all help to make your event a success.
Early access can be arranged to set up for your function.
- Friday 7pm – 12 midnight
- Saturday 7pm – 12 midnight. An earlier start time can be arranged in the case of daytime wedding receptions
Frequently Asked Questions
Q – How many people can the room hold?
A – The maximum room capacity is 150. We are very flexible with the room setup meaning smaller numbers can be accommodated and still make full use of the space.
Q – What parking facilities do you have?
A – We have free parking onsite with enough spaces for approx 50 cars
Q – Do you have disabled and wheelchair access?
A – Yes we have a ramp to access the building, a lift to the first floor and a separate disabled toilet.
Q – What time does the bar close?
A – Leicester Rowing Club has a license until midnight
Q – Is access available before the event to setup?
A – Yes, we can provide your own access to setup the rooms
Q – Can we return the following morning to clean the room and collect items?
A – Yes, it’s a condition of hire that the room is left in the condition it was provided. We can arrange access the following morning to save you cleaning up directly after your event
Q – Can we hire a DJ or band?
A – Yes, a DJ, live band or similar entertainment is permitted
Q – Do you provide tables and chairs?
A – There are a number of small tables and chairs in the lounge area. along with 4 larger fold out tables suitable for laying out buffet food. In addition we have approx 80 chairs suitable for a sit down meal.
Q – What food preparation facilities do you have?
A – We have kitchen facilities suitable for preparing buffets and self-serving food
Q – Can we hire in outside catering?
A – Yes providing they can operate within the space available
Q – Can we provide our own drinks?
A – To comply with our license conditions all alcoholic drinks must be purchased at the bar. The only exception being a catered sit-down meal where we charge a £7 corkage fee per bottle of wine. Soft drinks can be provided during a catered sit-down meal otherwise they need to be purchased at the bar.
Q – What options are there for playing music?
A – Our bar has a sound system suitable for playing background music. In addition you are welcome to use our set of larger speakers and disco lights suitable for a DIY disco playing music off a laptop\phone.
The evening hire cost is £200 which includes free parking and a bar staffed from 7pm – 12 midnight.
A £50 refundable deposit is required to secure your booking
Bar Price List
Our bar serves a good range of beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks. For more information please download our price list.
We typically require 4 weeks notice of an event to secure bar staff. Any short term requests will be considered but can’t be assured of a booking.