Weddings FAQ at The Talbot Hotel Carlow
Unique Wedding Venue in Carlow
Is the Talbot Hotel Carlow available as a Wedding Venue 7 days per week?
The Talbot Hotel Carlow can host Weddings 7 days per week, we can also host civil ceremonies Monday through Friday.
What is the Ballroom Capacity for hosting a Wedding?
The Leinster Room has a capacity of 200 people.
Can the Talbot Hotel Carlow host intimate Weddings?
Yes, the hotel has different function rooms available with varied capacities from 20 up to 200.
Do you have more than one wedding a day?
No, your day is very special to us so we will never have more than one wedding a day.
What is your maximum capacity?
We can seat up to a maximum of 250 guests.
Can you cater for smaller weddings?
Yes, we have a selection of rooms to suit smaller and larger weddings.
Can I have a small wedding on a Friday or Saturday?
The hotel has a minimum requirement of 100 adults for a Friday or Saturday wedding
What if my small wedding is in the quieter months?
Friday and Saturdays’ may be possible in the quieter months.
How many guests can the Talbot Hotel Carlow seat for a ceremony?
Talbot Carlow seat up to a maximum of 250 guests for a ceremony.
I want to have a civil ceremony for over 100 guests – what is my option?
You can have your ceremony in our Leinster Suite
Is there a minimum requirement for the packages on your website?
Yes, the packages are based on a minimum number of 100 guests.
My guests' list is under 100 – what are my options?
We will tailor a package that best suits your requirements.
Do you offer complimentary rooms for the bridal party?
We include the bridal suite complimentary on the night of the wedding and 2 extra rooms for your party.
Can I get ready in the hotel on the morning of my wedding?
You would need to stay in the hotel the night before to guarantee room availability.
Do you offer reduced rates for guests to stay in the hotel?
Yes, depending on the time of year we offer your guests a number of rooms at a reduced rate on the night of the wedding.
Do you include centerpieces for the tables?
Yes, there is a choice of candelabras and we will always ask you what colour flowers you would like to have.
Can you give us recommendations for wedding suppliers?
Yes, we have an exclusive list of wedding professionals who are frequently at Talbot Hotel Carlow.
Is there a menu tasting included?
There is a menu tasting included with our compliments for the couple.
Do you cater for special dietary requirements?
Yes, of course, just let us know your requirements.
What time does the music and bar finish at?
It depends on what day of the week your wedding. Generally speaking, Friday and Saturday nights, 1.30 am is closing time.
Is there a resident’s bar and what time does this close?
Yes, there is a resident’s bar and it is up to the discretion of the manager on duty as to the closing time.
What kind of deposit payment is required?
We require a deposit of €500.00 which is non-refundable
Where can we take photos?
The Talbot Carlow include access to the Delta Sensory Gardens in their package for couples to use for photographs on the day.
Where would our Arrivals Reception be located?
We have 2 options for this, they can be set up in the hotel's main lobby area or on our 1st Floor Mezzanine, the choice is yours!