We know that saying goodbye to a loved one is a challenging moment. It’s a time of sorrow, but it’s also a chance to say farewell and an opportunity to gather with family and friends. While funerals and wakes can be immensely sad, they’re also an occasion to connect with others, to think back upon cherished memories and to honour and celebrate a life.

If you’re looking for a venue to host a wake, memorial service or post-funeral gathering, we can offer you serene and stately function rooms for funerals at our Greene King pubs. We understand the importance and difficulty of funerals and our professional staff can make sure your event runs smoothly and with dignity.

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Choose a respectful funeral venue

Each of our Greene King pubs is a unique and characterful destination, often with years of history behind it. Plenty of them have function rooms for hire too. Our Greene King venues have soul and they can give you a distinctive and distinguished setting to hold wakes, memorial services and post-funeral receptions.

We can work with you to achieve the ambience you want and will give you the options and support you need to create a heartfelt and personal farewell for your loved one. Our function rooms for funeral events are versatile and can be adapted to accommodate both intimate and larger gatherings.


Discrete and professional funeral services

Our experienced and sympathetic staff understand the delicate nature of funeral wakes and receptions. We’re committed to providing a discreet and attentive service to ensure that your guests can focus on what’s important and that the event runs smoothly. We know that planning a funeral wake can be emotionally challenging, so we aim to ease the burden by helping you as much as we can to arrange your ideal funeral reception space.

When it comes to food and drink, we can offer you a variety of catering options – from a buffet-style spread to sit-down meals, depending on what you’d like. And of course, we can supply the drinks you need, including the wines and cask ales Greene King pubs are famous for.

Find your ideal funeral or memorial service venue

Put your location into the search box below to find Greene Kings pubs near you with a function room for funeral events. You’ll see a dedicated page for each of our pubs with details of the facilities we offer, plus a gallery of photos so you can get a good idea of the look and feel of each venue. Please get in touch with us if you have any questions about our pubs and our funeral reception spaces, then book online with us easily and without any fuss.

We can help you honour the memory of your loved one with grace and dignity in a function room for a funeral. Hold your wake in a comforting, tranquil space that’s been tailored to your requirements. Where a thoughtful, compassionate service and peaceful surroundings provide solace during a difficult time. Let us help you create a dignified funeral event and a meaningful farewell.

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