FAQ's

Wedding FAQ's

How many people can you accommodate for a Civil Wedding Ceremony?

We have a number of areas which are solemnised for civil wedding ceremonies, including our private dining room, pre-dinner drinks area and our restaurant. Our private dining room can accommodate a maximum number of 70 guests, seating for 50 and the rest standing. Our bar and pre-dinner drinks area is able to accommodate larger parties up to 85, seating for 60 and the rest standing.

How many people can you accommodate for a sit-down meal?

We are able to accommodate 40 guests in our private dining room on 4 round tables and 70 guests for a sit down meal in our marquee, situated across a top table and 6 round tables.

How many people can you accommodate for an evening reception?

We are licensed to host evening receptions for a maximum of 160 guests.

Where are you located?

The Cock O' Barton is situated on the A534 Wrexham to Nantwich link road about 8 miles outside of Wrexham. We are approximately 12 miles from Chester and 1.5 miles off the A41. We are less than a mile from Carden Park Hotel. You can view a map of our location here.

How much does it cost to hold a wedding at the Cock O' Barton?

The Cock O' Barton is available to book throughout the year. There is no room hire cost, unless you opt for a marquee. The price varies from function to function depending on your needs. For more information please contact us on Tel: 01829 782277.

How many times do we see you prior to our wedding?

We like to take the opportunity to see you many times before your big day. After you first make contact we can arrange to meet you for an initial chat and then work out all further meetings to suit your schedule.

Is it too late too organise my wedding?

For those of you who are spur of the moment or who have been let down by somewhere else we can always react very quickly to your situation. No matter your timescale we can help you pull off a well organised celebration.

When do I have to pay for my wedding?

To secure your wedding booking we ask for a £500.00 deposit. We will require a further £1000.00 to be paid six months prior to your wedding, the final balance will need to be settled no later than the day after your wedding. Should your guest numbers decrease we are able to adjust your numbers with no charge as long as the reductions is made 10 working days prior to your wedding.

What are the licensing hours for entertainment?

We are licensed to play live music till midnight.

Do I need to see Registrars independently of Cock O Barton in terms of any Civil Wedding Ceremony?

Yes. We work in conjunction with Chester West & Chester Council Registrars and you will need to contact them independently to arrange your Civil Wedding Ceremony. Their telephone number for any such enquiry is 0300 1237037 and the email is chesterregistryoffice@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk.

Can our menu be tailor made? Is there a vegetarian option?

We have a range of carefully selected wedding menus for you to choose from. These are very much a starting point and we welcome all your input to help us create the perfect menu for you. Our Chef is available to discuss any ideas you may have and vegetarian and other more specialist dietary requirements are always catered for.

What's your availability for certain dates?

As this changes on a daily basis please contact us on Tel: 01829 782277 to ascertain availability for any given date.