From £16.85 per person, plus room hire



Celebrate your birthday party, retirement party, engagement party or any other special occasion at our outstanding party venue in Salisbury. You’ll enjoy a night of music and dancing, exceptional food and a well stocked bar!

With its unique character and charm, our 13th century hotel is guaranteed to ‘wow’ your guests. From intimate gatherings all the way up to a party for 120 guests.


A delicious finger buffet from £16.85pp
A gourmet sit-down dinner from £30pp

Our party venues

Our party venue hire prices range from £100 to £550, depending on the day of the week and number of guests. Please contact us for a quote.

We have four function rooms, suitable for small parties all the way up to 120 guests. Our most popular function room has its own private entrance, private bar and direct access to our stunning courtyard. Being away from the main part of the hotel, you’ll enjoy a little more privacy here.

You are welcome to arrive early to decorate your party venue room to make the occasion more personal.

We can supply a DJ and disco from £350 or you’re welcome to arrange your own. Alternatively, music can be played through our speakers.

Finger buffet


Additional items £2.95 per person

Selection of sandwiches including fish, meat and vegetarian | Selection of tortilla wraps | Selection of filled baguettes | Lamb kofta, tzatziki | Grilled pork skewers, honey glaze | Pork ribs with BBQ sauce | Chicken satay, satay sauce | Chicken and vegetable skewers | Mini sausage rolls | Mini pork pies, piccalilli | Mini sausages wrapped in bacon with maple glaze | Mini sausages with honey mustard glaze | Mini chicken wings in hot buffalo sauce | Mini chicken wings coated in spicy BBQ sauce | Chicken goujons, garlic mayonnaise | Selection of cold quiches including meat and vegetarian options | Calamari rings, sriracha mayonnaise | Breaded scampi, tartare sauce | Tempura battered prawns, sweet chilli sauce | Mini fish goujons, tartare sauce | Salmon teriyaki skewers, spring onion | Halloumi fries, cranberry sauce | Onion bhaji, sweet chilli sauce | Mini vegetarian samosas | Mini vegetables spring rolls | Breaded mushrooms, garlic mayonnaise | Mushroom arancini, garlic mayonnaise | Tempura vegetables, sriracha mayonnaise | Vegetable skewers, pesto sauce | Vegetable dim sum, soya sauce dressing | Mozzarella sticks | Beetroot falafel, hummus | Pepperoni pizza | Roasted vegetable pizza | Margarita pizza | Onion rings | French fries | Sweet potato fries | Spicy potato wedges | Selection of mini desserts

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Gourmet Sit-down Dinner


As well as our finger buffet, you could also choose our sit-down dinner option for up to 80 guests, followed by a night of music and dancing.

Your three course banquet will be created by our talented team of chefs using fresh, locally sourced produce where possible and catering for all dietary requirements.

Get in touch if you’d like to discuss this option in more detail and we’ll create a personalised menu and quote for you.

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Our canapés option isn’t available as a stand-alone package, but can be added onto your finger buffet or sit-down dinner package.

Smoked salmon and cream cheese blinis | Prawn and dill arancini | Salmon and cream cheese pinwheels | Garlic and lime king prawn skewers | Salmon and dill rillettes on brown toast | Chicken liver pate on croute | Roasted beef, red onion marmalade on croute | Mini sausages, honey mustard glaze | Coronation chicken on mini poppadum | Saffron and rosemary chicken brochette | Asparagus wrapped in Parma ham | Mini polenta cake, roasted vegetables | Roasted vegetable bruschetta, basil pesto | Mushroom arancini


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Our stunning 800 year old hotel is one of the most popular party venues for hire in Salisbury, thanks to our location right in the heart of the city centre.

This means that there are great transport links for your guests arriving by train or bus.

We have limited parking, however, we’re lucky to have a public car park next door to the hotel.

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Accommodation For Your Guests

The Red Lion Hotel is the ideal party venue to hire as we have 60 distinctive bedrooms available for you and your guests.

All of our bedrooms are available at a discounted rate for guests staying over after your party, subject to availability.

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Whether it’s your 21st, 30th, 40th, 50th, 60th, 70th, 80th or 90th, we are the perfect birthday party venue to hire. And our experienced events team will be on hand every step of the way, so you can relax and enjoy your special occasion.

21st Birthday Party

Your 21st birthday is an occasion that you’ll never forget. This huge milestone just has to be celebrated with a big party!

Our friendly team is very experienced with hosting 21st birthday parties, so you can rest assured that your day will run as smoothly and stress-free as possible.

30th Birthday Party

Don’t mourn your 20s… Say “cheers to 30 years” and welcome in this exciting new decade with open arms!

The Red Lion Hotel is the perfect 30th birthday venue to hire in Salisbury, and our dedicated team is here to support you every step of the way.

40th Birthday Party

As you enter your 40s you’re likely to be settled into a wonderfully fulfilling life. And you deserve all the joy that it brings. So let’s celebrate!

We specialise in hosting milestone parties at our venue, including lots of 40th birthday parties. Our function rooms are perfect for parties with up to 120 guests.

50th Birthday Party

Turning 50 is one of the biggest milestones in life. It’s time to celebrate all your accomplishments and make this birthday party one to remember.

Our Salisbury venue is perfect for big birthday celebrations. Our dedicated team is here to help you create a magical 50th birthday party to enjoy with all your friends and family.

60th Birthday Party

60 is the new 50. You’ve accomplished so much and you deserve a special birthday celebration.

We have everything you need to mark the occasion, from first-class food, a stunning venue and an experienced events team to look after you every step of the way.

70th Birthday Party

Don’t let the opportunity to celebrate your 70th birthday pass you by. It’s the perfect time to reminisce with friends and family, and to make new memories together.

Our stunning function rooms are perfect for large parties or more intimate gatherings with your nearest and dearest.

80th Birthday Party

An 80th birthday party is a celebration of a long, eventful life. The Red Lion Hotel Salisbury is the perfect setting for your special birthday celebration.

If a lively party isn’t quite your thing, a lunch or elegant dinner are also both options in our Salisbury party venue. Our car park has flat access to all communal areas of the hotel, making it suitable for those with limited mobility.

90th Birthday Party

Nine decades of love, memories and friendships is something worth celebrating. Our Salisbury venue is perfect whether you’re looking to organise a party, lunch or dinner.

Our friendly team is very experienced with hosting 90th birthday parties, so you can rest assured that your day will run as smoothly and stress-free as possible. Our car park has flat access to all communal areas of the hotel, making it suitable for those with limited mobility.


We’re located right in the heart of Salisbury city centre, just a 10 minute walk from the train station.

Best Western The Red Lion Hotel
4 Milford Street, Salisbury,
Wiltshire, SP1 2AN

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