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Planning a big event like a wedding reception or corporate dinner can feel overwhelming, but fear not! If you're in search of a memorable banqueting suite in Leicester, our scalable spaces, experienced team and mouth-watering menus at Mattioli Woods Welford Road make planning feel easy. Keep reading for five reasons why our venue has the perfect Leicester banqueting hall for your next big event.

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1. An unbeatable Leicester location

Location is key when it comes to hosting a successful event, especially banqueting occasions where you’re working with a sizeable guest list. Our stadium is just a 20-minute drive from Junction 21 of the M1 and a short 15-minute walk from London Road Railway Station, and we have plenty of on-site parking available for those who need it.

We’re also lucky to be surrounded by plenty of hotels and accommodation options for overnight guests, which our friendly team can advise on.

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2. A winning stadium atmosphere

Since 1892, Mattioli Woods Welford Road has been the home of rugby giants Leicester Tigers and has served as a backdrop to their rise in becoming English Rugby's most successful team. With 34 suites and nearly 4,000 square meters of space, Mattioli Woods Welford Road is the largest venue of its kind in the East Midlands.

If you’re looking for a banqueting hall in Leicester with an unbeatable, high-energy atmosphere, Mattioli Woods Welford Road has you covered.  

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3. Customisable spaces for personalised events

When it comes to large-scale events, flexibility is key. Thankfully, our stadium has some of the largest capacity banqueting suites Leicester has to offer. Our multi-million-pound North Stand houses the 800-capacity Premiership Suite on the first floor and, for maximum customisation, can be divided by soundproof screens into three areas - 1880Directors and Champions Club .

All of these spaces benefit from a private foyer area, built-in audio systems, private bars, ceiling rigging points and lift access.

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4. Bite into exceptional catering

Truly mouth-watering food and drink is integral to any banquet event. From traditional favourites to vibrant street food, our award-winning caterers, Levy UK + Ireland, combine fresh ingredients with unexpected flavour combinations to bring people together and keep spirits high.

Hire a banqueting suite at Leicester Tigers and experience exquisite food with specially designed menus and first-class hospitality.

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5. Experience best in class hospitality

Planning a banqueting event can be daunting, but our dedicated events team is well-versed in hosting big events and large numbers and is on hand to make it a breeze. From as soon as you enquire to when you’re waving guests goodbye, we'll work closely with you to ensure every detail is perfect.

Whether you need help with decorations, entertainment or logistics, our team has the expertise and local industry connections to make event planning easier and bring your banqueting vision to life.

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Ready to book private dining in Leicester?

Mattioli Woods Welford Road is an iconic Leicester landmark and a memorable backdrop for any banqueting experience. Get in touch with our friendly team today, we’d love to discuss your ideas.

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Get in touch

We can’t wait to host your event at Mattioli Woods Welford Road. If you’re ready to start planning, let us know what you have in mind and we’ll be in touch.

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