Southernhay House is open!
We look forward to welcoming you. Pre-booking is advised so get in touch by email or call us on 01392 439 000. Follow us @southernhayhousehotel on Instagram for the latest news and gossip.

For the foreseeable future numbers may be limited for private parties to comply with regulations about group gatherings. Whether you choose our Private Dining Room, Club Room or Green Room, this is your private room – please assess how you and your guests feel most comfortable using it.

  • The Green Room

    Introducing – our airy glass pavilion extension to the bar. This properly links the house to the garden and makes an additional space in all weathers. The Green Room can be privately booked for casual corporate events, parties It’s also a great new space for you to work, drink and relax while still in the heart of things.

    Room hire for private parties £200


    September Canapes
  • Christmas Parties

    Nobody does it better than SH round Christmas time when our halls are decked, the lights are twinkling and we’re here to take the strain for you and make it easy. Where better for a party with your family and friends, a grown up canapés treat for your besties, a reward for those hard-working people in your team or just a break from Aunty Doris and her Dalmatian? We’ve got your back over the festive season.

    With a choice between our Private Dining Room (up to 15 guests), our Club Room (25 seated, up to 50 mingling) or our new Green Room (up to 30 mingling) you can pitch it where you feel most comfortable. Look out for our new “family and friends” more casual Christmas menu, featuring a roast turkey with trimmings to share!

    Lunch or dinner or a very special drinks party: book now for your first choice of date.

    Christmas Party Menu "Family and Friends" Menu Christmas canapés
  • Christmas a la carte!

    Maybe this year you’re not ready for the whole huge Christmas party experience….which is why we’ve adapted our party menu as an a la carte offer for groups of fewer than 8 guests. You can play it as low key as you wish; we’re betting you still have some significant “thankyous” to say at the end of 2020.

    And we’ll still let you pull crackers!

    December a la carte menu Contact
  • Drinks and Canapés

    For your casual celebrations, get togethers, un-stuffy drinks and more….ask us about our canapé parties for 25 – 50 guests. Yummy snacks, beautiful fizz and wines for your best friends and colleagues in our Club Room – or in the Green Room and garden in the summer!

    Please note: numbers for your party may need to comply with any then legal regulations.

    September canapés Wine list Cocktails
  • The Club Room

    Our glamorous Club Room is a great place to host an upcoming special occasion or party.

    The club room can be hired exclusively for up to 25 guests seated, or a drinks and canapé reception for over 30 and up to 50.  With eclectic décor and a working open fireplace, this is an exclusive use venue in the centre of Exeter like no other.

    We’re now taking Christmas party bookings…


    September Menu December Christmas Menu Contact
  • The Private Dining Room

    A beautiful exclusive private dining venue for between 8 and 14 guests in the heart of Exeter. Perfect for board meetings, parties, dinners and family get-togethers. The private dining room is a light, airy and sophisticated space in the heart of the hotel.

    We’re now taking Christmas party bookings!


    September 2020 Menu December Christmas Menu Contact
  • Wakes, a celebration of life

    We know the importance of celebration and of saying goodbye to a loved one. On the death of a friend or family member, let us take the strain of a formal event out of your hands. We’ll give a steady hand with all arrangements,  calm organisation and a friendly backdrop for a wake or alternative celebration of a life. Manager Noga Shelah will personally help you to organise a celebration to remember your loved one in our beautiful surroundings with as much or as little ceremony as you wish.

    Contact Noga