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Functions & Celebrations

A photo of Meadow Suite decking area with view of the meadow

We have a number of venues located in traditional setting of Park House on the Whiteknights Campus, a perfect place for all types of events including private parties, functions, and other special occasions.

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At a Glance


Park House is located on the University of Reading Whiteknights campus, with 3 main spaces


Perfect for private parties, functions, and other special occasions

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Dedicated event coordinator to help ensure everything goes to plan


Meadow Suite

Capacities ranging from 40-300 guests

The Meadow Suite provides the perfect ambiance for those memorable occasions. With its unique versatile room layout the Meadow Suite suite has two levels, the upper level seating 100 guests for dinning allowing the lower lever to be the perfect stage for evening entertainment or for additional dining. The floor to ceiling doors open onto our exclusive decking area, which overlooks the meadow leading down to the lake. 

A fully equipped and licensed bar is available within the Meadow Suite meaning guests do not need to go far for the all-important refreshments.


Capacities ranging from 6-60 guests

Blandford’s offers a more intimate dining experience for up to 35 seated guests in the main dining room or 60 guests for a standing drinks reception. The interlinking Blandfords Ante Room can offer private dining for up to 12 guests or used in addition to the main restaurant.

The relaxed setting makes this an ideal space for people to host guests for a private lunch or dinner.

Park House Bar

Capacity for up to 80 guests

Park House Bar has the feel of a quintessential English Country Pub due to the period nature of the building with a relaxed party atmosphere.

Park House Bar is available for private hire during weekends, making it an ideal venue to host parties and celebrations wanting a relaxed atmosphere.

With a fantastic range of quality wines and real ales along with specialising in malt whisky and gins, you and your guests can have exclusive use of the bar.

A photo of Park House bar at the University of Reading Whiteknights campus


There are a range of catering options available for your event, please feel free to browse through the options here and discuss with a member of our team who can help you find the most suitable option.

Buffet & Casual Dining

Our Served To You menu offers a range of choices, whether it’s canapés for a formal drinks reception or fork buffet for a party, there is something for every event.

Bowl Food

Available in the Meadow Suite and Blandford’s, our bowl food menu can cater for a range of dietary requirements

Fine Dining

Available in the Meadow Suite and Blandford’s, our Portfolio menu is designed for use in more formal settings where a 3 course dinner is required.

Sharing Menu

These sharers can either be served in the center of your table or as part of a buffet.

Comfort Menu

This menu celebrates the best of British cuisine, with a modern touch. Offering a casual form of plated service where the quality of food speaks for itself.

A photo of a food sharing board with olives, ham, and peppers


Our 36 bedroom Cedars Hotel is just around the corner from Park House, making it an ideal location to get a good night’s sleep.

Find Us

Park House, University of Reading, Whiteknights Campus, Reading, RG6 6UR

Contact Us

Our friendly Venue Reading team are here to help

+44 (0) 118 378