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WoodWinds

Branford , CT
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LOCATION

29 School Ground Rd.
Branford, CT 06405 US (map)

PHONE

203-481-6577

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ABOUT US

Woodwinds in Branford is an award-winning Wedding and Special Events facility under the ownership and management of Cafe Allegre's renowned Executive Chef and cookbook author, Chef... Read more
Woodwinds in Branford is an award-winning Wedding and Special Events facility under the ownership and management of Cafe Allegre's renowned Executive Chef and cookbook author, Chef Silvio Suppa, and his family. Woodwinds has the look and feel of a European country manor with its utmost beauty and grace. Whether you envision standing on the grand staircase, taking pictures in a magnificent gardens with cascading water, toasting outdoors on landscaped patios or dancing the night away on a marble dance floor, Woodwinds is where all your dreams become your reality! Read less
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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
75
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
2
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall
Describe the style of your venue
Country, Classic, Garden
What kind of settings are available?
Covered Outdoor, Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
600
What event services do you offer?
Cake, Catering / Bar, Event Planning, Outside Vendors OK
What food and beverage items are available?
Linens

REVIEWS

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Jacqueline
Wedding:
6/5/2016
5.0/5.0
My fiance and I had our engagement party at Woodwinds this past July 2015! We could not have been happier with their service, friendliness, and professionalism from start to finish! We had 150 guests at our event and everyone had an amazing time and great things to say about the venue! Also, a very important factor to us was the food, and it all tasted AMAZING! During cocktail hour the hot passed hors d'oeuvres were delicious and were CONSTANTLY being replenished (so important!). We had an amazing time and I'm so happy we chose Woodwinds for our special day!
My fiance and I had our engagement party at Woodwinds this past July 2015! We could not have been happier with their Read more...
My fiance and I had our engagement party at Woodwinds this past July 2015! We could not have been happier with their service, friendliness, and professionalism from start to finish! We had 150 guests at our event and everyone had an amazing time and great things to say about the venue! Also, a very important factor to us was the food, and it all tasted AMAZING! During cocktail hour the hot passed hors d'oeuvres were delicious and were CONSTANTLY being replenished (so important!). We had an amazing time and I'm so happy we chose Woodwinds for our special day! Read less
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Joe and Pam
Wedding:
10/31/2015
5.0/5.0
As a vendor (It's All About You DJ Services), we recently had two opportunities to do business with Woodwinds providing both DJ & Photo Booth services. As a business owner of our DJ business, we have the opportunity to work many different venues all over the State of CT and by far, hands down, this is the very best venue we have ever worked at. The venue is so beautiful!! The food is incredible!! Every single staff member that we have interaction with was so friendly and right on point with everything!!!! We must say this is largely due to Scott who runs the 'show'. With our own company, attention to detail and first class customer service is our goal for each and every event that we do. Scott has the same goal!! We have never met a person like Scott. He is friendly, professional and clearly on top of his game. We have more events booked at Woodwinds for the upcoming year and we are so excited to go back to this venue again, and again!!! I have and will continue to recommend this venue to everyone we can. Kudos to Scott, the Chef and all the staff at Woodwinds who have clearly made Woodwinds what it is; FIRST CLASS BANQUENT FACILITY!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you Scott -- Sincerely Pam & Joe, It's All About You DJ Services, LLC. www.itsallaboutyoudj.com
As a vendor (It's All About You DJ Services), we recently had two opportunities to do business with Woodwinds providing Read more...
As a vendor (It's All About You DJ Services), we recently had two opportunities to do business with Woodwinds providing both DJ & Photo Booth services. As a business owner of our DJ business, we have the opportunity to work many different venues all over the State of CT and by far, hands down, this is the very best venue we have ever worked at. The venue is so beautiful!! The food is incredible!! Every single staff member that we have interaction with was so friendly and right on point with everything!!!! We must say this is largely due to Scott who runs the 'show'. With our own company, attention to detail and first class customer service is our goal for each and every event that we do. Scott has the same goal!! We have never met a person like Scott. He is friendly, professional and clearly on top of his game. We have more events booked at Woodwinds for the upcoming year and we are so excited to go back to this venue again, and again!!! I have and will continue to recommend this venue to everyone we can. Kudos to Scott, the Chef and all the staff at Woodwinds who have clearly made Woodwinds what it is; FIRST CLASS BANQUENT FACILITY!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you Scott -- Sincerely Pam & Joe, It's All About You DJ Services, LLC. www.itsallaboutyoudj.com Read less
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Jenna
Wedding:
10/23/2015
5.0/5.0
Our night was magical thanks to all the hard work the staff at The Woodwinds put into making our night perfect! The food was amazing and one of the main reasons we picked this venue. The grounds are also gorgeous and perfect for a backdrop for all our wedding photos. I don't know what I would have done without Scott that night making sure everything was executed accordingly and that my husband and I actually had a chance to sit back and enjoy the party we had planned. We will definitely be using the Woodwinds for more events.
Our night was magical thanks to all the hard work the staff at The Woodwinds put into making our night perfect! The food Read more...
Our night was magical thanks to all the hard work the staff at The Woodwinds put into making our night perfect! The food was amazing and one of the main reasons we picked this venue. The grounds are also gorgeous and perfect for a backdrop for all our wedding photos. I don't know what I would have done without Scott that night making sure everything was executed accordingly and that my husband and I actually had a chance to sit back and enjoy the party we had planned. We will definitely be using the Woodwinds for more events. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
We don't know where to begin in thanking Woodwinds. Our wedding was absolutely perfect! Throughout our entire engagement, JoAnna was so helpful and responsive to questions every single time we had one. Antonella was so kind and such a fantastic help. Scott was simply incredible. The day of our wedding he was there to help us through every step and knew what was needed before we even did. The food was so delicious. All of our guests raved about it. We do not have a single bad thing to say about Woodwinds. They went above and beyond to make our special day so perfect and unforgettable. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you!
We don't know where to begin in thanking Woodwinds. Our wedding was absolutely perfect! Throughout our entire engagement, Read more...
We don't know where to begin in thanking Woodwinds. Our wedding was absolutely perfect! Throughout our entire engagement, JoAnna was so helpful and responsive to questions every single time we had one. Antonella was so kind and such a fantastic help. Scott was simply incredible. The day of our wedding he was there to help us through every step and knew what was needed before we even did. The food was so delicious. All of our guests raved about it. We do not have a single bad thing to say about Woodwinds. They went above and beyond to make our special day so perfect and unforgettable. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you! Read less
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Erinn
Wedding:
9/11/2015
5.0/5.0
We could not be happier with our choice of venue. All of our guests commented on how delicious the food was and how much they loved everything. Scott is AMAZING, I seriously can not say enough about him and his staff, if anything went wrong I certainly don't know about it. They are professional, courteous and so incredibly on top of their game.

My husband and I looked at several venues and I am so glad that we chose The Woodwinds, we will recommend it to everyone we know.
We could not be happier with our choice of venue. All of our guests commented on how delicious the food was and how much Read more...
We could not be happier with our choice of venue. All of our guests commented on how delicious the food was and how much they loved everything. Scott is AMAZING, I seriously can not say enough about him and his staff, if anything went wrong I certainly don't know about it. They are professional, courteous and so incredibly on top of their game.

My husband and I looked at several venues and I am so glad that we chose The Woodwinds, we will recommend it to everyone we know. Read less
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Stacey
Wedding:
8/29/2015
5.0/5.0
We truly had the wedding of our dreams thanks to the amazing staff at WoodWinds. Every single person with whom we interacted from our very first email contact to picking up our items the day after the wedding was professional, kind, and seriously on top of their game.

Throughout the entire planning process, the team was there for us to answer questions, offer advice, and help with coordinating with other vendors. We truly did not have to worry about a thing, which was such a relief over the year of planning. On the day of the wedding, we truly had a personalized experience that fit us and our families, went perfectly smoothly, and was so much fun for us and for our guests. Everywhere we turned, staff members were going above and beyond to make sure our day was perfect, special, and unique to us. As every review seems to mention, the food is spectacular and in abundance, and Scott and Antonella are there to guide you throughout the entire event and make sure you are having the time of your life. Scott even drove me up to the ceremony in his vintage Doval car to give me an entrance that our guests are still raving about.

We felt so taken care of and loved the day of our wedding – the WoodWinds team gave us the gift of being able to enjoy our day the whole way through, which we truly could not put a price on. (Although for all the venues we visited before signing our contract, WoodWinds really is where you get the most bang for your buck.) It was truly a pleasure having our wedding at WoodWinds and an honor to share our special day with the team there. We could not have chosen a better venue and would do it over again in a heartbeat!
We truly had the wedding of our dreams thanks to the amazing staff at WoodWinds. Every single person with whom we Read more...
We truly had the wedding of our dreams thanks to the amazing staff at WoodWinds. Every single person with whom we interacted from our very first email contact to picking up our items the day after the wedding was professional, kind, and seriously on top of their game.

Throughout the entire planning process, the team was there for us to answer questions, offer advice, and help with coordinating with other vendors. We truly did not have to worry about a thing, which was such a relief over the year of planning. On the day of the wedding, we truly had a personalized experience that fit us and our families, went perfectly smoothly, and was so much fun for us and for our guests. Everywhere we turned, staff members were going above and beyond to make sure our day was perfect, special, and unique to us. As every review seems to mention, the food is spectacular and in abundance, and Scott and Antonella are there to guide you throughout the entire event and make sure you are having the time of your life. Scott even drove me up to the ceremony in his vintage Doval car to give me an entrance that our guests are still raving about.

We felt so taken care of and loved the day of our wedding – the WoodWinds team gave us the gift of being able to enjoy our day the whole way through, which we truly could not put a price on. (Although for all the venues we visited before signing our contract, WoodWinds really is where you get the most bang for your buck.) It was truly a pleasure having our wedding at WoodWinds and an honor to share our special day with the team there. We could not have chosen a better venue and would do it over again in a heartbeat! Read less
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Ndidi & Onyi
Wedding:
6/19/2015
5.0/5.0
Not even sure where to begin with woodwinds . The venue was just beyond amazing . My guest loved the food and drinks that was sever and could stop raving about it . Everyone from Johanna to Scott and everyone who worked that day was just beyond amazing . Hubby and I are beyond grateful and will definitely refer everyone I know to woodwinds . Thank you again
Not even sure where to begin with woodwinds . The venue was just beyond amazing . My guest loved the food and drinks that Read more...
Not even sure where to begin with woodwinds . The venue was just beyond amazing . My guest loved the food and drinks that was sever and could stop raving about it . Everyone from Johanna to Scott and everyone who worked that day was just beyond amazing . Hubby and I are beyond grateful and will definitely refer everyone I know to woodwinds . Thank you again Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
The Woodwinds in was the perfect venue for our wedding. All of our guest spoke so highly about the quality of the food, service and location. The Woodwinds team were able to accommodate our special requests such has labeling all of the food and setting our special furniture. All the staff members at Woodwinds make you feel important. If we can have our wedding again, we would pick Woodwinds again without any hesitation.
The Woodwinds in was the perfect venue for our wedding. All of our guest spoke so highly about the quality of the food, Read more...
The Woodwinds in was the perfect venue for our wedding. All of our guest spoke so highly about the quality of the food, service and location. The Woodwinds team were able to accommodate our special requests such has labeling all of the food and setting our special furniture. All the staff members at Woodwinds make you feel important. If we can have our wedding again, we would pick Woodwinds again without any hesitation. Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
5/16/2015
5.0/5.0
The Woodwinds was a perfect venue - we had an outdoor ceremony under the beautiful willow tree, followed by the reception in the "Firelight" room. The food was awesome (our guests are still talking about how good it was!) and the staff was incredibly friendly and professional; they truly made our day flow perfectly without a hitch! Scott and his assistants were right there with us the entire night, always checking in to make sure we were okay or if we needed anything. Many of our guests have complimented on how beautiful of a venue it was and how smoothly the entire evening flowed.
I was a little worried about having another reception going on at the same time on the other side, but we never knew the difference! The venue is well divided and the staff was diligent about making sure no guests from other side made their way over to our reception.

Many wedding venues along the Connecticut shoreline were simply out of our budget; the Woodwinds was very reasonable yet we never felt like we had to compromise on anything. They truly exceeded our expectations and we would highly recommend them!
The Woodwinds was a perfect venue - we had an outdoor ceremony under the beautiful willow tree, followed by the reception Read more...
The Woodwinds was a perfect venue - we had an outdoor ceremony under the beautiful willow tree, followed by the reception in the "Firelight" room. The food was awesome (our guests are still talking about how good it was!) and the staff was incredibly friendly and professional; they truly made our day flow perfectly without a hitch! Scott and his assistants were right there with us the entire night, always checking in to make sure we were okay or if we needed anything. Many of our guests have complimented on how beautiful of a venue it was and how smoothly the entire evening flowed.
I was a little worried about having another reception going on at the same time on the other side, but we never knew the difference! The venue is well divided and the staff was diligent about making sure no guests from other side made their way over to our reception.

Many wedding venues along the Connecticut shoreline were simply out of our budget; the Woodwinds was very reasonable yet we never felt like we had to compromise on anything. They truly exceeded our expectations and we would highly recommend them! Read less
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Laura
Wedding:
4/14/2015
5.0/5.0
We came here on a whim after another venue stood us up for our appointment. It was late in the day, but they were so welcoming to have us come in. We worked with JoAnna and she was incredibly helpful and sweet. We loved the venue, and the offered so many services for such a great price. We booked our wedding 8 months in advance and they were very flexible on prices and dates. We worked with Scott for the rest of the wedding details, and he is ON TOP OF EVERYTHING. He makes it really easy for you. The day of the wedding went perfectly. There's always small errors, but the staff is so courteous and responsive that it eases your mind completely. Our guests loved the venue, especially the food. They have 2 separate rooms for events, and ours was in the Firelight room, with a beautiful fireplace (which is where we were married as well). They have awesome outdoor seating for the cocktail hour, and a beautiful waterfall area for your ceremony if the weather is good.
We came here on a whim after another venue stood us up for our appointment. It was late in the day, but they were so Read more...
We came here on a whim after another venue stood us up for our appointment. It was late in the day, but they were so welcoming to have us come in. We worked with JoAnna and she was incredibly helpful and sweet. We loved the venue, and the offered so many services for such a great price. We booked our wedding 8 months in advance and they were very flexible on prices and dates. We worked with Scott for the rest of the wedding details, and he is ON TOP OF EVERYTHING. He makes it really easy for you. The day of the wedding went perfectly. There's always small errors, but the staff is so courteous and responsive that it eases your mind completely. Our guests loved the venue, especially the food. They have 2 separate rooms for events, and ours was in the Firelight room, with a beautiful fireplace (which is where we were married as well). They have awesome outdoor seating for the cocktail hour, and a beautiful waterfall area for your ceremony if the weather is good. Read less
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