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The Greathouse at Loch Nairn

Avondale , PA
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LOCATION

514 McCue Road
Avondale, PA US 19311 (map)

PHONE

610-268-2235

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ABOUT US

When looking for a unique and charming facility for your special day, The Greathouse in Avondale, PA is a must see. This beautiful and inviting structure overlooks the Loch Nairn Golf... Read more
When looking for a unique and charming facility for your special day, The Greathouse in Avondale, PA is a must see. This beautiful and inviting structure overlooks the Loch Nairn Golf Course and the picturesque Chester County Countryside. Have your beautiful outdoor ceremony on our lush grounds and then move in to our dining facility for an unforgettable candle lit reception.

The Greathouse is a very interesting and unique structure. Beautiful windows allow sunlight to drench this magnificent room. Gleaming plank floors, adorned by tribal oriental rugs; gabled ceilings; huge overhead beams and museum pieces of local art all add to the beauty of this facility. Double French doors lead to the fascinating Round Room which is totally enclosed with glass doors, overlooking the golf course. The Greathouse is a proud supporter of farm to table dining, with vegetarian and gluten free options available. Lots of interest and charm create the character of this "jewel in the country."

The Farmhouse is a renovated 17th Century Farmhouse with small, cozy candelit dining rooms. Tribal Oriental rugs grace the plank floors while interesting artifacts hang from beams. Some rooms boast the romance of crackling fireplaces in winter months. A unique subterranean Chef's Table and old wine cellar await for an intimate evening. Outdoor patio space overlooks the ceremony grounds, with a majestic 17th century Maple creating the perfect backdrop for your wedding ceremony. The Farmhouse advocates farm to table dining, with food of rare excellence and a French flare. The Farmhouse is the perfect spot for quaint gatherings, rehearsal dinners and romantic aniversary dinners. Country Elegance best describes the Farmhouse.

We offer our brides: on site weddings~tasting for four~4 or 5 hour receptions~exciting, customizable menus~changing rooms for the bride & groom with complimentary light refreshments~complimentary 1st anniversary dinner for the bride and groom~complimentary golf for four

Loch Nairn Golf Club professionals will assist you in planning every detail of your reception. From your very first visit until your last dance we are committed to exceeding your expectations. Don't hesitate to contact us or drop by for a visit!

Loch Nairn Golf Club

514 McCue Rd.

Avondale, PA 19311

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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

When was your venue built?
1981
Describe your venue:
Country / Golf Club, Historic Site, Restaurant
Describe the style of your venue
Country, Garden / Romantic, Rustic
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Ceremony, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
200
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
2
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
No
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
350
Catering
Offered in-house
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
What is the average catering price per person at your venue?
30
Event Coordination
Offered in-house
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes

INFO FOR REHEARSAL DINNER

When was your venue built?
1981
Describe your venue:
Country / Golf Club, Historic Site, Restaurant
Describe the style of your venue
Country, Garden / Romantic, Rustic
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Ceremony, Reception
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
2
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
No
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
350
Catering
Offered in-house
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
What is the average catering price per person at your venue?
30
Event Coordination
Offered in-house
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes

REVIEWS

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Kaitlin
Wedding:
6/7/2014
5.0/5.0
What a perfect wedding venue! We had both our ceremony and reception here and could not have been happier. The wedding coordinator, Barbara Barnes, is on the ball and very detail oriented, which makes for a flawless wedding day. Barbara stayed the entire night, which was very much appreciated. Our guests could not stop talking about the beauty and charm of this venue - I would definitely recommend!!
What a perfect wedding venue! We had both our ceremony and reception here and could not have been happier. The wedding Read more...
What a perfect wedding venue! We had both our ceremony and reception here and could not have been happier. The wedding coordinator, Barbara Barnes, is on the ball and very detail oriented, which makes for a flawless wedding day. Barbara stayed the entire night, which was very much appreciated. Our guests could not stop talking about the beauty and charm of this venue - I would definitely recommend!! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
We had our wedding ceremony and reception at Loch Nairn on 9/27/13 and could not have been happier! From the beginning, Barbara Barnes was very easy to work with and she guided us throughout the entire process so we knew exactly what was needed and when. I was so surprised to see her at the end of the reception and was thankful that she stayed the entire time to assure that everything went smoothly. Our guests raved about the food and the beautiful location. It was a perfect day and it went so fast. I just wish I could do it all again!!
We had our wedding ceremony and reception at Loch Nairn on 9/27/13 and could not have been happier! From the beginning, Read more...
We had our wedding ceremony and reception at Loch Nairn on 9/27/13 and could not have been happier! From the beginning, Barbara Barnes was very easy to work with and she guided us throughout the entire process so we knew exactly what was needed and when. I was so surprised to see her at the end of the reception and was thankful that she stayed the entire time to assure that everything went smoothly. Our guests raved about the food and the beautiful location. It was a perfect day and it went so fast. I just wish I could do it all again!! Read less
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Anne
Wedding:
9/14/2013
5.0/5.0
Hi Dear Barbara!!!

Words cannot express our complete happiness with all the service at Loch Nairn for our daughter's wedding!

Everything was above expectations. You and your staff are the consumate professionals. The service, food, and ambiance was totally impeccable. Our guests were all so impressed ~ the food was absolutely delicious; from appetizers, signature cocktail, salads, main courses, and of course the dessert and coffee finale. And you are Martha did such a wonderful job with the set-up of all the items for the tables. Many thanks to Eric and his co-workers for their professionalism and hard work. He is a gentleman and absolutely amazing at his job. Thanks to everyone for helping to carry the flower arrangements out to our truck - great team effort!!!

We plan to come to Loch Nairn to retrieve our ferns and other loose items we may have left in the locker rooms. We hope to see you then! Many thanks as well to Ginny Smedley - her venue is superb. I have yet to see her; but she was friends with my parents and Hank and my father played tennis and squash together.

Barbara, you are so gifted as the wedding coordinator for Loch Nairn. What an asset you are; and we were so very fortunate to have you coordinate Chris & Christine's wedding. You must be exhausted! Hopefully, you got some much needed rest. Your talents are so much appreciated by David, myself, and our entire family. A huge THANK YOU to you for a years worth of fabulous planning! Please use us as a reference for any future Brides and Grooms considering Loch Nairn!

A million thanks to you!!!

All our best,

Anne & David Ottley
Hi Dear Barbara!!!

Words cannot express our complete happiness with all the service at Loch Nairn for our Read more...
Hi Dear Barbara!!!

Words cannot express our complete happiness with all the service at Loch Nairn for our daughter's wedding!

Everything was above expectations. You and your staff are the consumate professionals. The service, food, and ambiance was totally impeccable. Our guests were all so impressed ~ the food was absolutely delicious; from appetizers, signature cocktail, salads, main courses, and of course the dessert and coffee finale. And you are Martha did such a wonderful job with the set-up of all the items for the tables. Many thanks to Eric and his co-workers for their professionalism and hard work. He is a gentleman and absolutely amazing at his job. Thanks to everyone for helping to carry the flower arrangements out to our truck - great team effort!!!

We plan to come to Loch Nairn to retrieve our ferns and other loose items we may have left in the locker rooms. We hope to see you then! Many thanks as well to Ginny Smedley - her venue is superb. I have yet to see her; but she was friends with my parents and Hank and my father played tennis and squash together.

Barbara, you are so gifted as the wedding coordinator for Loch Nairn. What an asset you are; and we were so very fortunate to have you coordinate Chris & Christine's wedding. You must be exhausted! Hopefully, you got some much needed rest. Your talents are so much appreciated by David, myself, and our entire family. A huge THANK YOU to you for a years worth of fabulous planning! Please use us as a reference for any future Brides and Grooms considering Loch Nairn!

A million thanks to you!!!

All our best,

Anne & David Ottley Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
We had an absolutely perfect experience at Loch Nairn. From our first meeting, the whole staff was so unbelievably welcoming and attentive. Barbara was a treasure the whole time. I had complete confidence that she had everything under control and would give us a perfect day. From the moment we pulled up at Loch Nairn on the day of our wedding, the head waiter was in control of our every need and desire. It was like anytime we thought of something, there he was behind us, with it already on his tray. The food was absolutely delicious. We were, honestly, a little nervous because it was so delicious at our tasting, we didn't think they could possibly replicate it on a large scale, but they pulled it off! I am so grateful that we found Loch Nairn, I couldn't imagine having our big day anywhere else. All our friends are still raving about how perfect everything was, and we are still glowing from our amazingly beautiful experience. Thank you, thank you, thank you!
We had an absolutely perfect experience at Loch Nairn. From our first meeting, the whole staff was so unbelievably Read more...
We had an absolutely perfect experience at Loch Nairn. From our first meeting, the whole staff was so unbelievably welcoming and attentive. Barbara was a treasure the whole time. I had complete confidence that she had everything under control and would give us a perfect day. From the moment we pulled up at Loch Nairn on the day of our wedding, the head waiter was in control of our every need and desire. It was like anytime we thought of something, there he was behind us, with it already on his tray. The food was absolutely delicious. We were, honestly, a little nervous because it was so delicious at our tasting, we didn't think they could possibly replicate it on a large scale, but they pulled it off! I am so grateful that we found Loch Nairn, I couldn't imagine having our big day anywhere else. All our friends are still raving about how perfect everything was, and we are still glowing from our amazingly beautiful experience. Thank you, thank you, thank you! Read less
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Caitlin
Wedding:
5/10/2013
5.0/5.0
My wedding planning was a breeze, food was amazing and I love the space!
My wedding planning was a breeze, food was amazing and I love the space!
My wedding planning was a breeze, food was amazing and I love the space! Read less
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Nicole
Wedding:
3/15/2013
5.0/5.0
To any bride and groom looking for a gorgeous, warm-feeling, and intimate wedding venue... this is truly the place for you!

As a professional wedding photographer, I knew immediately upon entering how perfect this location was the vision I had in my head for picture perfect images. What I didn't realize was just how amazing the wedding coordinator, food, staff, and atmosphere would be as well! Alyssa was with me every step of the way, helping me plan and execute my little dream wedding... even taking extra steps to allow me to borrow some of her own personal lanterns to add "pop" to our ceremony decor. She was also on-hand the night of the wedding to ensure everything ran smoothly, and even performed some wonderful kid-wrangling with some of the younger ones that were in attendance...above and beyond her role in my eyes (she is a saint!) ;)

The food was amazing. During one of our meetings the chef came out to meet me and helped create a one-of-a-kind idea to wow our guests. The staff was kind and willing to go the extra mile to ensure everyone had what they needed, and to answer any questions the night of the wedding.

Cannot say enough positive things here. Everything simply perfect! I highly recommend this venue to all!!
To any bride and groom looking for a gorgeous, warm-feeling, and intimate wedding venue... this is truly the place for Read more...
To any bride and groom looking for a gorgeous, warm-feeling, and intimate wedding venue... this is truly the place for you!

As a professional wedding photographer, I knew immediately upon entering how perfect this location was the vision I had in my head for picture perfect images. What I didn't realize was just how amazing the wedding coordinator, food, staff, and atmosphere would be as well! Alyssa was with me every step of the way, helping me plan and execute my little dream wedding... even taking extra steps to allow me to borrow some of her own personal lanterns to add "pop" to our ceremony decor. She was also on-hand the night of the wedding to ensure everything ran smoothly, and even performed some wonderful kid-wrangling with some of the younger ones that were in attendance...above and beyond her role in my eyes (she is a saint!) ;)

The food was amazing. During one of our meetings the chef came out to meet me and helped create a one-of-a-kind idea to wow our guests. The staff was kind and willing to go the extra mile to ensure everyone had what they needed, and to answer any questions the night of the wedding.

Cannot say enough positive things here. Everything simply perfect! I highly recommend this venue to all!! Read less
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Liz
Wedding:
2/9/2013
5.0/5.0
Alyssa and the rest of the staff made our day perfect!!! I would book them again and again!!!
Alyssa and the rest of the staff made our day perfect!!! I would book them again and again!!!
Alyssa and the rest of the staff made our day perfect!!! I would book them again and again!!! Read less
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Brooke
Wedding:
12/2/2012
5.0/5.0
The entire experience from start to finish was seamless and exciting and especially organized by our consultant, Barbara Barnes. We used most of their vendor referrals and was not disappointed. The venue is rustic and warm with the beauty only a countryside locale can provide. My husband and I have been eating there for many years and it became apparent that this would be the location of our wedding if we could secure it. What a score! Our families were so wowed by the appearance of the venue and the service. I found their prices to be reasonable and they even included a 2% rebate due to cash payment. What a super location for a wedding. Only drawback, a large crowd. Our wedding size came to 46 (including us) but I know they can accomodate at least twice the group size. We know where we will be next year on our anniversary, without a doubt :)
The entire experience from start to finish was seamless and exciting and especially organized by our consultant, Barbara Read more...
The entire experience from start to finish was seamless and exciting and especially organized by our consultant, Barbara Barnes. We used most of their vendor referrals and was not disappointed. The venue is rustic and warm with the beauty only a countryside locale can provide. My husband and I have been eating there for many years and it became apparent that this would be the location of our wedding if we could secure it. What a score! Our families were so wowed by the appearance of the venue and the service. I found their prices to be reasonable and they even included a 2% rebate due to cash payment. What a super location for a wedding. Only drawback, a large crowd. Our wedding size came to 46 (including us) but I know they can accomodate at least twice the group size. We know where we will be next year on our anniversary, without a doubt :) Read less
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Katherine
Wedding:
11/10/2012
5.0/5.0
flawless. Like a fairy tale. Even the staff commented how well it went. Call Barbara, she is the best !
flawless. Like a fairy tale. Even the staff commented how well it went. Call Barbara, she is the best !
flawless. Like a fairy tale. Even the staff commented how well it went. Call Barbara, she is the best ! Read less
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Nathalia
Wedding:
10/12/2012
5.0/5.0
We had our wedding at Loch Nairn in October 2012 and we could not have been happier with how it turned out. Everything was perfect on our special day; from the food to the beautiful reception hall. We initially started with Rebecca as our wedding planner; midway through in the summer when Rebecca left we were switched to Barbara. Needless to say we were nervous at first, but Barbara did an exception job and handled the transition seamlessly. We did a unique setup for our ceremony site where the seats were spread in a circular formation, this was the first time Loch Nairn had performed this setup and it turned out perfectly, the head captain ensured everything was perfect with the setup and he did an amazing job. We recommend Loch Nairn to everyone who is getting married in the Chester County area, the area is beautiful, the reception hall is beautiful, the views are breath taking. They will even include small flowers for the tables so you don’t have to spend extra money on the center pieces. The food prices are on the higher-end but once you taste the cooking you realize it’s worth every penny! We chose the surf and turf as our primary entree and it was AMAZING!
We had our wedding at Loch Nairn in October 2012 and we could not have been happier with how it turned out. Everything was Read more...
We had our wedding at Loch Nairn in October 2012 and we could not have been happier with how it turned out. Everything was perfect on our special day; from the food to the beautiful reception hall. We initially started with Rebecca as our wedding planner; midway through in the summer when Rebecca left we were switched to Barbara. Needless to say we were nervous at first, but Barbara did an exception job and handled the transition seamlessly. We did a unique setup for our ceremony site where the seats were spread in a circular formation, this was the first time Loch Nairn had performed this setup and it turned out perfectly, the head captain ensured everything was perfect with the setup and he did an amazing job. We recommend Loch Nairn to everyone who is getting married in the Chester County area, the area is beautiful, the reception hall is beautiful, the views are breath taking. They will even include small flowers for the tables so you don’t have to spend extra money on the center pieces. The food prices are on the higher-end but once you taste the cooking you realize it’s worth every penny! We chose the surf and turf as our primary entree and it was AMAZING! Read less
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Katie
Wedding:
9/29/2012
5.0/5.0
Loch Nairn has done it again! We were engaged in their wine cellar, had our rehearsal dinner in the Farmhouse, and our wedding reception in the Great House- and all three could not have been more perfect! Working with Barbara was nothing short of wonderful and the staff working the events far exceeded our expectations!
The food was 5-star (as usual!), the setting was absolutely beautiful, and every Loch Nairn employee went above and beyond for every one of my friends and family members. Everyone was completely blown away!
I am so glad I trusted such important events to Loch Nairn! Thanks for the perfection!!
Loch Nairn has done it again! We were engaged in their wine cellar, had our rehearsal dinner in the Farmhouse, and our Read more...
Loch Nairn has done it again! We were engaged in their wine cellar, had our rehearsal dinner in the Farmhouse, and our wedding reception in the Great House- and all three could not have been more perfect! Working with Barbara was nothing short of wonderful and the staff working the events far exceeded our expectations!
The food was 5-star (as usual!), the setting was absolutely beautiful, and every Loch Nairn employee went above and beyond for every one of my friends and family members. Everyone was completely blown away!
I am so glad I trusted such important events to Loch Nairn! Thanks for the perfection!! Read less
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leanne
Wedding:
9/23/2012
5.0/5.0
The wedding at Loch Nairn was beautiful. We did it during lunch time on a Sunday to cut costs, and we were told the Round Room would be occupied with customers. You hardly noticed them! The servers are outstanding, Barbara Barnes is on top of everything (and so sweet!) and all of our guests commented on how great the food was. The venue has a great rustic/country feel and it was exactly what we were looking for.
The wedding at Loch Nairn was beautiful. We did it during lunch time on a Sunday to cut costs, and we were told the Round Read more...
The wedding at Loch Nairn was beautiful. We did it during lunch time on a Sunday to cut costs, and we were told the Round Room would be occupied with customers. You hardly noticed them! The servers are outstanding, Barbara Barnes is on top of everything (and so sweet!) and all of our guests commented on how great the food was. The venue has a great rustic/country feel and it was exactly what we were looking for. Read less
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Sherry
Wedding:
9/29/2011
5.0/5.0
This was a number of years ago but the day and memories are still wonderful. We had a very large but quick storm right before the outdoor wedding ceremony was about to start. The staff never skipped a beat, rearranged everything inside & the day ceremony & day were perfect.
This was a number of years ago but the day and memories are still wonderful. We had a very large but quick storm right Read more...
This was a number of years ago but the day and memories are still wonderful. We had a very large but quick storm right before the outdoor wedding ceremony was about to start. The staff never skipped a beat, rearranged everything inside & the day ceremony & day were perfect. Read less
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Carolyn
Wedding:
6/7/2013
4.9/5.0
My new husband and I were married on friday June 7th at Loch Nairn Golf Club. It was in the midst of our first named storm of the year, Andrea. Despite the pouring rain and wind, it was perfect. This was mostly due to Barbara Barnes, Eric, and the rest of the staff at Loch Nairn Golf Club. From the moment I met Barbara and decided to have our whole wedding there, ceremony and reception.. I knew I was in good hands! Than came our food tasting and my husband and I were even more excited. First off, we had to make a decision. Do we have the wedding outside underneath the beautiful tree (which is what we wanted), underneath the outside tented area (plan B), or inside? Barbara informed me the decision was mine (I was very happy about this) and I needed to make the decision by 2:30pm wedding day. Barbara called me that morning and informed me that the tented area looked as if it may flood (all I ever wanted was to be married outside though :(.. I told her I wanted to do the tent, and she made it work!! And, despite the rain beating down on the tent, it was amazing. All our guests agreed and told us that the rain had made it more intimate :) Onto the reception, my new husband and I had a member of the wait staff hanging around us all evening. At no point did I have to seek out a glass of sangria or water. Our cocktail hour and dinner was delicious. We received many compliments on the steak and chicken that we picked. I highly recommend the "Chicken Madeira." I really appreciated the fact that Barbara Barnes was there from the beginning of the day until the very end. I liked that she saw our wedding through from September 2012 when we booked, until the very end! I also want to mention Eric, the head of the wait staff at Loch Nairn.. If you have your wedding there, you definitely want him in charge! He is just great and seems as if he really loves his job. The rest of staff also seem so happy and it's probably because of Eric. Bottom line: if you're looking for a unique venu
My new husband and I were married on friday June 7th at Loch Nairn Golf Club. It was in the midst of our first named storm Read more...
My new husband and I were married on friday June 7th at Loch Nairn Golf Club. It was in the midst of our first named storm of the year, Andrea. Despite the pouring rain and wind, it was perfect. This was mostly due to Barbara Barnes, Eric, and the rest of the staff at Loch Nairn Golf Club. From the moment I met Barbara and decided to have our whole wedding there, ceremony and reception.. I knew I was in good hands! Than came our food tasting and my husband and I were even more excited. First off, we had to make a decision. Do we have the wedding outside underneath the beautiful tree (which is what we wanted), underneath the outside tented area (plan B), or inside? Barbara informed me the decision was mine (I was very happy about this) and I needed to make the decision by 2:30pm wedding day. Barbara called me that morning and informed me that the tented area looked as if it may flood (all I ever wanted was to be married outside though :(.. I told her I wanted to do the tent, and she made it work!! And, despite the rain beating down on the tent, it was amazing. All our guests agreed and told us that the rain had made it more intimate :) Onto the reception, my new husband and I had a member of the wait staff hanging around us all evening. At no point did I have to seek out a glass of sangria or water. Our cocktail hour and dinner was delicious. We received many compliments on the steak and chicken that we picked. I highly recommend the "Chicken Madeira." I really appreciated the fact that Barbara Barnes was there from the beginning of the day until the very end. I liked that she saw our wedding through from September 2012 when we booked, until the very end! I also want to mention Eric, the head of the wait staff at Loch Nairn.. If you have your wedding there, you definitely want him in charge! He is just great and seems as if he really loves his job. The rest of staff also seem so happy and it's probably because of Eric. Bottom line: if you're looking for a unique venu Read less
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Katherine
Wedding:
11/10/2012
4.7/5.0
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Our wedding & reception at Loch Nairn turned out beautifully! We were moving right along with Rebecca, however; she left the venue a few weeks prior to our wedding. Barbara Barnes then took over the responsibility for finalizing everything and did a great job pulling the rest of the details together with very limited direction from us. Rebecca had given us valuable suggestions regarding a DJ - Dana MacDonald, and also suggesting Reverend Robert Devine. Barbara finished the job off in excellent style. She made our wedding & reception everything we wanted it to be. We are extremely happy how it turned out. Loch Nairn is a beautiful venue. Our family & friends had a blast! The ceremony, food, (esp crab cakes... ) drink, presentation and servers were excellent! The staff at Loch Nairn made this day a "10" in everyway. Don't pass this hidden treasure up ! Their professionalism is second to none.
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Our wedding & reception at Loch Nairn turned out beautifully! We were moving right Read more...
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Our wedding & reception at Loch Nairn turned out beautifully! We were moving right along with Rebecca, however; she left the venue a few weeks prior to our wedding. Barbara Barnes then took over the responsibility for finalizing everything and did a great job pulling the rest of the details together with very limited direction from us. Rebecca had given us valuable suggestions regarding a DJ - Dana MacDonald, and also suggesting Reverend Robert Devine. Barbara finished the job off in excellent style. She made our wedding & reception everything we wanted it to be. We are extremely happy how it turned out. Loch Nairn is a beautiful venue. Our family & friends had a blast! The ceremony, food, (esp crab cakes... ) drink, presentation and servers were excellent! The staff at Loch Nairn made this day a "10" in everyway. Don't pass this hidden treasure up ! Their professionalism is second to none. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.0/5.0
I unfortunately had to deal with the switching of event coordinators multiple times during my course of working with Loch Nairn. However, the people that had to step in the middle and end of my planning did their very best to follow through with what was discussed/planned ahead of time.
There were some bumps on the day of and all though the staff asked how they could make it better/or what they could do, it didn't seem sincere or genuine from my perspective.
The food was amazing, the atmosphere was beautiful, and me and my guests had a wonderful unforgettable night.
I unfortunately had to deal with the switching of event coordinators multiple times during my course of working with Loch Read more...
I unfortunately had to deal with the switching of event coordinators multiple times during my course of working with Loch Nairn. However, the people that had to step in the middle and end of my planning did their very best to follow through with what was discussed/planned ahead of time.
There were some bumps on the day of and all though the staff asked how they could make it better/or what they could do, it didn't seem sincere or genuine from my perspective.
The food was amazing, the atmosphere was beautiful, and me and my guests had a wonderful unforgettable night. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.0/5.0
Our wedding at Loch Nairn turned out beautifully! We had some problems during our planning process with one of the sales managers there, Rebecca, however; she left the venue a few weeks prior to our wedding. Barbara then took over responsibility for finalizing everything and did a great job pulling it all together, especially because a lot of details had been left unfinished with Rebecca. Barbara tried very hard to make our wedding reception everything that we wanted it to be and I am extremely happy with how everything turned out. It is a beautiful venue and the food and servers were excellent!
Our wedding at Loch Nairn turned out beautifully! We had some problems during our planning process with one of the sales Read more...
Our wedding at Loch Nairn turned out beautifully! We had some problems during our planning process with one of the sales managers there, Rebecca, however; she left the venue a few weeks prior to our wedding. Barbara then took over responsibility for finalizing everything and did a great job pulling it all together, especially because a lot of details had been left unfinished with Rebecca. Barbara tried very hard to make our wedding reception everything that we wanted it to be and I am extremely happy with how everything turned out. It is a beautiful venue and the food and servers were excellent! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
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Jessica
Wedding:
11/9/2013
3.2/5.0
On our wedding day everything went perfectly! The food was absolutely delicious! Beverages are served by the waitstaff so there is not an open bar for guests to go to which is nice for them to be waited on however I did have some guests mention it took a while before they got their drinks. We had a signature drink of peach sangria which was awesome and I highly recommend, yum! I would have offered a higher rating however the planning process was the most stressful thing ever!!! I was in the business for several years as a wedding coordinator so I am very organized & and have a pretty good idea of which things can be done or not. Our coordinator was nice but seemed to make everything that should have been so easy beyond difficult & if the location/décor hadn't been exactly what we were looking for we would have walked away with our deposit behind. My first planning appointment took 3 hours, the final appointment was 2 hours and rehearsal was just a nightmare (was glad our officiant took over)! After 5 hours of detailing/planning appointments things were still overlooked, which in the long run weren't major things but still things that were noticed. (The doors to the greathouse were to remain closed during cocktail hour, they were not. I had provided table numbers to match our rustic theme, they were not used. One of the guest tables wasn't set for the right amount of people and they had to rush to add additional places. There was supposed to be refreshments in the locker rooms while we were getting ready, we had to ask twice for them. Our guests commented/asked who the coordinator was and did not give us positive feedback of her...I thought maybe I was being too picky but for other people to notice it was apparent she was an issue.) I don't want to make this review negative but just wanted to give my experience. Bottom line the place is breathtakingly beautiful, the food is fantastic and waitstaff was great...just be careful with the coordinator :(
On our wedding day everything went perfectly! The food was absolutely delicious! Beverages are served by the waitstaff so Read more...
On our wedding day everything went perfectly! The food was absolutely delicious! Beverages are served by the waitstaff so there is not an open bar for guests to go to which is nice for them to be waited on however I did have some guests mention it took a while before they got their drinks. We had a signature drink of peach sangria which was awesome and I highly recommend, yum! I would have offered a higher rating however the planning process was the most stressful thing ever!!! I was in the business for several years as a wedding coordinator so I am very organized & and have a pretty good idea of which things can be done or not. Our coordinator was nice but seemed to make everything that should have been so easy beyond difficult & if the location/décor hadn't been exactly what we were looking for we would have walked away with our deposit behind. My first planning appointment took 3 hours, the final appointment was 2 hours and rehearsal was just a nightmare (was glad our officiant took over)! After 5 hours of detailing/planning appointments things were still overlooked, which in the long run weren't major things but still things that were noticed. (The doors to the greathouse were to remain closed during cocktail hour, they were not. I had provided table numbers to match our rustic theme, they were not used. One of the guest tables wasn't set for the right amount of people and they had to rush to add additional places. There was supposed to be refreshments in the locker rooms while we were getting ready, we had to ask twice for them. Our guests commented/asked who the coordinator was and did not give us positive feedback of her...I thought maybe I was being too picky but for other people to notice it was apparent she was an issue.) I don't want to make this review negative but just wanted to give my experience. Bottom line the place is breathtakingly beautiful, the food is fantastic and waitstaff was great...just be careful with the coordinator :( Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue

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