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Thank you to Lucy and the team at the Chimney House and Mowbray, from start to finish they were simply wonderful to work with and made planning a wedding from the opposite side of the world so much easier.
The venues themselves are absolutely stunning, and the perfect backdrop for the best day of your life.
Every mouthful of food, from the first canapé right through to our booze busters at 9pm was scrumptious, I wish I could eat it all over right now.
The only thing that would have made our day even better, is if we could stop time and do it all over again.
We fell in love with the Mowbray from the minute we viewed it and our wedding reception did not disappoint. Lucy and the team catered to our needs and any queries we had were answered promptly. The details were divine with beautiful flowers and decor.
The food was incredible and many of our friends and family have said the wedding banquet was the best they had experienced!
We cannot recommend this wedding venue enough!
Another massive thank you is in order. The evening went super smoothly, and feedback from the guests has been completely positive, loads of people saying what a great venue it was.
The food was also incredible! Amy was also amazing, and looked after us brilliantly, please pass on my thanks.
I've just had to email to say thank you so so much to you and your team at The Mowbray for the most perfect party on Friday to celebrate Alicias 21st birthday. We loved the venue from the moment we walked in to view it, but on Friday night when we arrived, it simply blew us away.
Everything was absolutely perfect and the attention to detail was outstanding. The fragrance, the decoration, the food and band were amazing. Everything was better than we ever imagined it to be.
A special thanks to you personally Lucy for all your help, advice and recommendations. It made organising Alicias birthday party so easy with a fantastic event as a result. It was so much appreciated.
We will definitely look at holding future celebrations at The Mowbray!
I just wanted to say thank you for a brilliant event again this morning, really enjoyed it and thought Chris was a brilliant speaker to start the day.
Breakfast was scrummy as always!
Many thanks for last night French extravaganza. It was good fun and very interesting to see the Mowbray machine in full swing.
Thank Chef as the food was excellent and the staff very helpful.
We had a really relaxed approach to our wedding and by relaxed, I mean completely indecisive and vague, but The Mowbray/Chimney House team just 'got us'.
We had our wedding ceremony at The Chimney House followed by a few drinks and then walked round to The Mowbray for our wedding reception.
We could not fault the preparation, guidance and seamless support provided by the team; we didn't have to worry about a single thing. The Chimney House wedding reception room was decorated in a laid back and subtle but stylish way with flowers to match my bouquet and this was a theme which carried on at The Mowbray.
The favours and confetti were laid out on the chairs, and our guests had drinks and Mowbray-made brownies served to them. Back at The Mowbray our custom cocktails were ready on arrival, and we were presented with our beloved espresso martinis!
We opted for a relaxed reception without a formal sit down meal and speeches; instead, we chose the Yorkshire Grazing table which was beautifully presented and our guests are still raving about the food!
We felt truly special on the day and could not recommend the venues enough for couples looking for a somewhere unique, with its own identity and the ability to cater for all types of weddings/events from the traditional to the relaxed.
We wish we could do it all again...maybe when we hit a significant milestone!
I just wanted to say thank you so much to you, Amy and the team last night.
We had a fantastic evening. The room was beautiful and the food was delicious, we will definitely keep you in mind for any future events we have.
As soon as we came across The Mowbray we knew it was the place for us. We saw a sneak peek image on Instagram during its transformation and knew we needed to book in to see it immediately. When we went to meet Lucy The Mowbray was still under construction, but as soon as we walked through the doors we fell in love with the place.
We loved its mid-century industrial styling, with a refined finish. It was perfect. Then, when we thought it couldn’t get better, we were told that The Chimney House were in the final stages of getting their licence to hold marriage ceremonies and we could get married there. This was our perfect set up, being able to feature both beautiful venues for our special day; married at The Chimney House for an intimate ceremony and then on to The Mowbray for a feast and most importantly a party.
The venue stylings were gorgeous, and exceeded our expectations. We admired the attention to detail and sheer luxury, which included the Aesop amenities which we love. One of our favourite things and something which made our entrance so special was the champagne reception, the champagne glass tower was stunning and adored by all.
One of the things our guests couldn’t stop talking about was the food! We didn’t have one complaint, and I have some fussy eaters but everyone loved it. There was so much of it and it tasted amazing. We had an informal feasting style, with long tables and food in the middle so everyone could help themselves. People commented about how nice it was, and how it got everyone interacting and talking to one another. Plus there was none of that waiting for tables to be served, everyone was eating at the same time.
We arranged to have a signature cocktail on the day, espresso martinis which was just what everyone needed to help us party the night away. We set up a playlist to play our own music choice through the speakers, rather than having a DJ. It meant we could control the music, have the songs we love and want to listen to on our day.
From start to finish Lucy and the team were amazing. We couldn’t have asked for more on the day, it ran so smoothly. They were calm, friendly and attentive. The whole day had laid back fun vibes. Thank you to everyone at The Chimney House and The Mowbray for making our day so special.
Thank you so much for hosting us! We have a great experience every time and your venues are just perfect!
The Mowbray is a consistently great venue for the city. Not only is the food fantastic, the décor stunning, the staff brilliantly helpful and the service fantastic, but more than that they embody what this city stands for and believes in: local people working with other local people to create amazing experiences. It’s the whole package of their ethos that makes it so special, and so it’s a venue like no other when we need to express the city in that kind of a way.
I came to the wedding of a good friend on Saturday and just wanted to say a huge thank you for the whole evening. The food was brill, the venue was beautiful and I had a fantastic time.
Our experience with The Chimney House & The Mowbray is ALL positive from the beginning to the end! We 100% made one of the best decisions by picking these two venues for our ceremony and wedding reception. Choosing the wedding venue is by far the most important element of the big day and picking one when you live abroad can be even more daunting. This was the case for us living outside of the UK, we chose Sheffield for the location as it is Sam’s hometown and it ensured all of our family could be together, we were also lucky that the most amazing venue we had ever seen, yours, exists in Sheffield!
As soon as we came across you guys online, we knew it was exactly what we would like for our wedding day, aside from the two spectacular buildings and styling which we fell in love with straightaway, we met Lucy and Sally in our first consultations and we knew we made a really good choice here. The care and attention throughout is first class from them and their team, they truly want to create the most amazing wedding day for you. We were also in with a huge winner with The Mowbray kitchen, they are superb world-class chefs and all our guests including the fussiest - complimented the food on the wedding day. We are both into our good food and drink so this was a top priority for us, we chose The Laden table for our day and everything was delicious and cooked perfectly. We have been told by many guests that the apple crumble was the best they had ever tasted, and the meat and fish got lots of praises too! Our wedding cake was also baked by The Mowbray kitchen; it was just beautiful and also very tasty. Our music entertainment was from our own playlist and with the impressive surround sound system available it allowed us to have our personal style and tunes during the meal, and for the dancing party time.
We cannot recommend this venue enough, the kind professionalism and organisation plus the great modern and cultural taste overall allowed us to trust the whole day was going to be relaxing and thoroughly enjoyable, it really was so much fun for us and turned out to be the best day of our lives, and the wedding of our dreams!!!
Can’t thank you enough, we wish we could repeat it all again, but we have our memories forever! Thank you for all your kindness and help.
The Mowbray was a fantastic venue for our school prom. The unusual industrial venue made the experience totally unique and definitely provided our students with an experience that they will never forget!
The food was also of the highest standard that I have ever tasted at a school prom. We can't wait to go back next year!
The most beautifully styled venue in Sheffield.
Great night at the summer drinks party last night - beautifully presented espresso martinis and snack plates which were so good they became the talking point of the evening - life needs more salted focaccia with 'avocado ranch'!
What an evening! Our prom at The Mowbray was easily the best prom we have had in a long time. The venue itself was modern and suited our needs perfectly, while the atmosphere was fun and exciting.
The students were up and dancing within minutes of arriving! The staff were accommodating of our needs with tours for our prom committee, dietary requirements and an amazing cocktail menu for the staff! The grazing table was incredible, a range of high quality burgers, wedges and pies to flatbreads, salads and dips.
It made such a change from other proms, seeing students keen to dig in to the food rather than wasting a 3 course sit down meal. The evening was thoroughly enjoyed by both students and staff, we are already looking forward to next year.
At Make UK we always look for event spaces with a difference and relevant to our sector – manufacturing. We couldn’t have asked for a better space to host the Sheffield Makers Meet-up event in aid of the Master Cutler Challenge 2019.
A truly magnificent place steeped in manufacturing heritage. The attention to detail is not only found in The Mowbray itself.
The team are outstanding and they couldn’t have done any more to help make our event the success it was. Thank you and we hope to be back.
The venue was very different but in the best way! The night was not too formal, making it possible for everyone to relax and enjoy their evening.
The food was was delicious and offered a variety of choices to fit everyone's taste. Also the venue was perfect especially for photo opportunities as it as it was beautifully set up
I was a bit apprehensive on how the grazing plates would work with us not knowing anyone else but everyone was so friendly and it gave the whole night a great buzz! (Also there was so much food to go round that it never led to the awkward moment on fighting over the last chip)
The food was absolutely superb in its presentation and taste!
Loved that the weather was nice enough to enjoy a drink on the terrace too. We're already booked onto another event and can't wait!
We had a fantastic time, the food was excellent, not just the steak, but the bread was wondrous and the extra portions of chips were most welcome.
A big thank you to you and your staff, we are already looking into another visit. Keep up the good work, you deserve all the success.
Kate and I would just like to say how much we enjoyed ourselves last night. The food was first class and the room and atmosphere just right. It is certainly a good concept you have there and everyone seemed to be having a good time.
We held an event at the Mowbray for our clients… thank you to all at The Mowbray for making it a special event!
The food, drink and service was first class and a lot of our clients commented on how inspirational the actual building was, especially around the history and its reconstruction. Sally Hubbard gave a short speech about the history of the venue – I would recommend The Mowbray to anyone holding an event here in future.
All in all a fantastic venue. Thank you.
Just wanted to say a massive thank-you on behalf of all who attended the away day yesterday.
You and the rest of the Mowbray team did an amazing job, and everyone was thoroughly impressed by both the venue itself, and the amazing hospitality that went with it.
The food was exceptional, I hope that showed with the minimal leftover!
Thank you from all of us.
The Mowbray team hosted my 40th birthday recently. I cannot fault anything about the evening. The venue was spectacular, the room setting meticulous, the food perfect (with our various allergies and dietary requirements catered for seamlessly and thoughtfully) and the service very friendly.
The whole evening went beautifully and so many of my family and friends have commented on how wonderful the venue and food was.
I cannot recommend the Mowbray highly enough if you are looking for a very special venue for your upcoming event. I had a truly memorable and special evening, thanks to the team’
This year the Paediatric Endocrinology Team at Sheffield Children's Hospital held the first National DSD forum at the Mowbray. The delegates were very impressed with the venue and the quality of the food. The staff were very helpful in helping us prepare for this event and were on hand during the day to deal with any requests.
I would recommend the Mowbray as a novel and inspiring Sheffield venue for future meeting.
“Outstanding food....fabulous cocktails....terrific music....great night!”
“That Amalfi tart was bl**dy delicious!”
“Yummy food! Thanks for a lovely supper!”
“The food was unreal!”
“The food was delicious, we had such a lovely night, thank you again!”
‘We loved it!”
We can’t recommend and thank the team at Mowbray enough! An extra special thanks to Lucy and Lu! We planned our wedding in 10 weeks and they made sure the planning ran smoothly and nothing was too much for them!
We couldn’t have asked for a better wedding, the day ran perfectly, the venue was stunning and the guests said the food was some of the best they have ever eaten (we will certainly be coming back to eat at one of the Supper Clubs) - thank you to the incredible chefs!
On the day all the staff worked non stop to ensure all guests were happy and everything was going as it should.
We wish we could do it all again- thank you from the bottom of our hearts. BEST PARTY EVER!
I attended the Yoga event at the Mowbray in January, I instantly fell in love with the place and knew that it was the perfect venue to celebrate my husband's 40th to host a surprise party. The attention to detail was exquisite and I made the booking that day.
My husband then went to an event at the Mowbray the week before the big surprise, and when I asked him how it was, he said “We must find an excuse to have a party here” I was worried at this point that a detail had slipped but when I saw his face on the night I knew I had pulled it off.
The party was beyond amazing, the ambience, the food and especially the staff and attention our guests received, people were commenting all night about the place. The staff listened to what I wanted and executed it. I feel privileged to be able to say we have had an event here and would not hesitate to recommend or even find another excuse at some point in the future to do it again. In the meantime we will mostly be found at Supper Clubs.
The meeting on Wednesday night was one of my favourites I have ever organised. The venue is spectacular and worked so well for the small afternoon group of 12 and the larger evening group of almost 50.
I cannot fault the food – so much so that I am determined to bring everyone I know back to sample the cooking at the earliest opportunity.
The main memory that will stick with me, however, is the helpfulness and attentiveness of the staff, which when running a high stress meeting meant I could concentrate on my tasks knowing that everything else would be arranged to the highest standard. It genuinely made it a pleasure to be there knowing that this one will be remembered by my customers for years to come.
“Awesome guys. Truly.”
“The Mother’s Day roast was amazing! Will definitely go back for future events!”
“Everything about it was beautiful. Best roast EVER!”
I wanted to write to you personally to say a huge thank you from all of us at Porsche Centre Marketing Services. As you know this event was the first for Martine and I as an off-site event. From the moment we walked in through the door we were made to feel so welcome.
It was an absolute pleasure to work with you on this event. I know that James and Matthew and Jonathan from head office, were super impressed with the event that we created.
You have been nothing but professional from the outset – dealing with the budget and the change of date, mirroring our catering requirements, derigging an entire workspace, looking after our cars and kit overnight, organising stewards and car parking facilities – all so calmly.
The Mowbray was a brilliant venue to host our research centre's Away Day. It was beautifully (what gorgeous flowers!) set up with break out spaces for our attendees, along with plenty of materials and an extensive selection of teas/coffees provided for our discussion. The staff were really helpful and attentive over the course of the event - from planning and the day itself. Everything ran smoothly and according to plan. The highlight was having lunch - the food served was absolutely stunning, our participants are still raving about it! Would definitely recommend The Mowbray, and return for our next event.
I just wanted to say a massive thank you to you and all the team at the Mowbray who ensured that we had such a wonderful couple of days this week.
Nothing we asked was too much and we were made to feel right at home while we were with you. The space is stunning, the facilities are fantastic and the food was incredible, but it is really your personalities that make the Mowbray what it is; truly special!
I very much hope we’ll come back and I’m looking for an opportunity to do exactly that!
I had such a great time, it was brilliant. The Mowbray looked stunning, it was perfect and your attention to detail meant that everything ran smoothly. All the staff were very friendly and helpful. Thank you for all the effort you went to, it was a brilliant party.
The Mowbray was everything I wanted in a venue for my shoot. The light was spectacular, and the textures of the building and interior add another dimension to the shots. We were lucky enough to use the terrace which inspired some unexpected photographs. We were, of course, warmly looked after and I felt totally at ease from beginning to end.
We booked our 'End Of Year' party at The Mowbray and had the most wonderful time.
The venue is beautiful and the tables were laid out to create the perfect festive feast. The food was wonderfully presented and tasted delicious. Lucy and the team had no problems catering for any dietary requirements that we had.
We would definitely come back again for other events we are planning for next year.
Thank you to Lucy and the Mowbray Team for making it a night to remember.
I’ve been here today for a work event and the space was brilliant!
Could be used for anything & looks ideal for a birthday/wedding. We had breakfast, lunch and refreshments & they were able to cater for everyone with dietary requirements (gluten free, vegan, veggie) would highly recommend!
Sally, Lucy and co effortlessly fed and watered (mainly gin based!) 150+ people all night at our Coda party and in the most beautiful setting!! Thank you so much we will be back!!
Ps had so many positive comments about the night including the burgers
I just want to say thank you for all that you did. The event was a great success and we had so many compliments on the food. You took care of every intricate detail, the service was fantastic, and the place looked incredible on the night. Thank you, thank you!
The Mowbray was spot on from start to finish. Which is all the more impressive given it’s a fairly new venue. We’ve held many similar work events over the years and it’s hard to remember a better one, both in terms of the management of logistics and delivery of a truly delightful experience. Everything ran exactly to the schedule we provided, was in exactly the places and times we expected and worked as it should; yet it appeared effortless. The service was impeccable and the food stunning – we’ve had so many gushing compliments from the team. All in a knock out building that felt like home. An absolute triumph.
I'd just like to say a huge, huge thank you for hosting this year's event. It was probably our most successful one yet! The staff, food, decor - absolutely everything was amazing and completely exceeded my expectations. We'd absolutely love to host next year's party at The Mowbray if you'll have us again. It is an absolutely stunning venue and our guests loved it. Thanks so much for all of your help and for helping us to secure our first headline sponsor - it is much, much appreciated
The Mowbray is one of those unique venues that just works, with such a feel good vibe from the minute you walk through the door, it’s perfect. The food, the service, the attention to detail provided by the Mowbray team and all the finishing touches made our event feel so unique and special. I can’t thank them enough for helping to create such a wonderful evening.
We were looking for a location to shoot the 2018/19 New Balance product range featuring Joe Root the England Test Captain. The theme for the shoot was to put the player and product in locations that elevated cricket out of the grand sporting arenas and back to the everyman. With Joe being a Sheffield local, The Mowbray offered an ideal location for us being in central Sheffield just off Kelham Island. It epitomised a modern urban and industrial theme being an old warehouse that had been redeveloped and repurposed to represent a new generation. The location itself offered a number of different setups from the main hall with a more renovated aesthetic and a roof terrace which gave great additional textures and features. The big grand doors and windows gave us good options for backdrops and allowed plenty of light to flood in, whilst the big curtains, a nice feature in their own right, allowed us to block it out when required! A nice additional find for us was the repurposed tables which were made from old sports hall flooring complete with line markings.
For a sports-based shoot, these were a real bonus for us. Friendly and helpful staff with the onsite kitchen offering catering saved us time and hassle of going out for supplies. All in all a great venue that was value for money and provided everything we needed.
We were fortunate enough to have Bond Bryan's 30th birthday celebration at The Mowbray. The way in which the building has been reworked and restored is amazing and the venue truly is stunning. From the industrial chic of the existing brick walls alongside the beautifully restored original features, to the striking use of lighting throughout the venue, this place is a wonder to behold.>
The staff were truly fantastic and throughout the night they were always very attentive. This added to the already excellent atmosphere created by the venue and as the night went on the staff did not falter in their service and were always there to help keep us refreshed. Later on the venue bought out a delectable spread for us which went down a treat with all of our staff and our guests.
We have since received many compliments from our guests regarding the event and the venue and we would highly recommend this venue as a setting for any corporate parties or events – or even just some after work drinks!
We took a visit to the Mowbray for the Yorkshire Feast event after spending a pleasant afternoon preparing the appetite in bars around the Peace Gardens and Leopold Square.
The space is really inviting and welcoming, with the tables arranged socially to get diners mingling.
Hand written place names welcomed us to our table, and the "Feast" began with some amazing quality food, great tastes and combinations and voluminous portions delivered at a relaxed pace by extremely friendly staff
I don't think you could get much better value anywhere else in Sheffield, great food and plentiful portions
The events attract a friendly, diverse crowd of both local people and visitors to this great city
We are already planning a second visit..
I attended a breakfast showcase at The Mowbray this morning with some colleagues - wow!!!
Tucked away in the middle of the still thriving industries of Kelham Island, the building has been lovingly restored and renovated into what I can only describe as industrial beauty; it was simply stunning, the attention to detail was on point, from the cutlery to the food labels everything worked together beautifully.
A fabulous space which is sure the keep people intrigued and talking if you held an event there; the possibilities of the use of the space are huge, I love the idea of a Christmas feast instead of a bland hotel sit down meal and a disco!
Thanks for my ham and cheese croissant for my breakfast it was immense, so much so I haven’t stopped talking about it
Thank you so much for hosting our two-day staff event this month. So many of our team commented on how beautiful your venue is, and how unbelievably good the food was! We had lots of special dietary requests but you rose to the challenge with an innovative and delicious selection of food, and we felt really spoiled.
We try hard to take our staff events to unusual and interesting locations, and you really delivered. Special touches, like arranging flowers for us, were noticed and valued. The whole team were thoroughly accommodating throughout, helping out with all of our last minute requests and hasty changes of plan.
We had a great couple of days and you really looked after us. Many thanks
The Mowbray - it's a 5 star venue - I attended last week for our Business AGM and so impressed of quality of service, the place itself. The venue is spacious and food is amazing, all prepared at the venue and served fresh. Cranberry crumble with fresh cream... heaven:) We have already used the Mowbray twice and will go back again.
From day one The Mowbray team were so helpful and supportive, the day was perfect and everything went off without a hitch. The place looked amazing and the food was stunning. We loved how The Mowbray represented everything that is great about Sheffield and all out guests (most of whom had traveled from down South) were very impressed with the choice of venue. We could not recommend them highly enough.
The Mowbray is hands down the coolest place to have a wedding reception in the country. I might be biased because we had our wedding there, but honestly, if you've got a choice, don't pick a venue that's a cut-out from a catalogue, pick one that offers an experience you and your guests will never forget. Everything about The Mowbray is uniquely Sheffield right down to the cutlery, but it's also got this bit of magic that transports you to another world. My wife and I saw this space when it was a building site and chose to go for it, that's how much we back Lucy, Sally and the team. Thank you all so much.
Delicious food, great atmosphere! Can't wait until we are back there!
Thank you so much it was a wonderful day, everyone was really blown away by the venue and the food! We cannot recommend The Mowbray and its staff enough. From the decor to the food, every detail was thought out and delivered beautifully while being so relaxed it really allowed us, as the couple, to simply enjoy the experience.
The All Hallows supper club was incredible. The Menu was perfectly curated and was delicious
I attended a networking event at this stunning venue last night, what a fabulous place to meet like minded business people.
I was greeted by such friendly staff and the food is gorgeous.
Attention to detail is aplenty and I absolutely love how the authenticity of the building has been kept in the decor of the building with features sourced locally here in Sheffield.
If you’re looking at a meeting place in the heart of Sheffield don’t hesitate to book!>
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PS. Did you know we're a finalist in The Northern Design Awards for 'Amazing Space'