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Hempstead House

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London Road, Bapchild, Sittingbourne, ME99 9PP - 

  • Users

    Up to
    150 guests

Hempstead House is a Victorian country house, spa hotel and restaurant. Located in the beautiful Kent countryside, the house is surrounded by four acres of perfectly manicured gardens and sweeping lawns. The grounds offer countless backdrops for your wedding photographs, including the pretty lily pond, thatched summer house, courtyard, stone fountain and swimming pool garden.
Our stylish reception rooms are bright and spacious and our floodlit terraces are ideal for a drinks reception. The Heritage Suite is accessed through the grand entrance and is licensed for civil ceremonies, seating up to 150. We have a licensed Roman style gazebo and our beautiful drawing room. We also have a range of smaller dining rooms for a more intimate reception.
Our luxurious bedrooms are all individually designed and we offer three honeymoon suites. You and your guests can relax after a full day of celebrations and will be able to make use of our fantastic facilities including our fitness suite with three swimming pools, sauna, steam rooms and gym. Our spa has five treatment rooms, a manicure and pedicure area, and a relaxation room.
Choose your wedding breakfast from our extensive award-winning menu. Our chefs will prepare fresh and delicious food which will be served by our warm and friendly staff. You will be looked after by our dedicated wedding coordinator and we will even provide you with a Master of Ceremonies to take care of the running on the day.

Capacity & layout

Standing

Standing

up to 150

Theatre

Theatre

up to 150

Boardroom

Boardroom

up to 20

Cabaret

Cabaret

up to 150

Location

Reviews

  • Paula at Singing Waiters in the UK

    April 2024

    What a brilliant time we had here on Saturday to surprise. From the moment we spoke to the amazing Events team (in particular Jo) we knew our surprise was going to be fabulous. The event space, staff and food were amazing and we had so much fun and cannot wait to go back. The room was decorated spectacularly and it was one of the nicest venues we have worked with - thank you so so much for being so amazing and thinking of absolutely everything - what a team!

  • Kieran Line

    June 2024

    We stay once a year. We only live 30 mins away, but always stay as we discovered over 10 years ago now this little hidden gem. Very reasonable prices when you consider that you get bed, breakfast, and access to the spa on the day of arrival and the day you check out. Always great service too. Upon check out in Feb 2024, Tarryn on reception asked why we were checking out so early. It was that my wife had been very unwell so we’d be unable to use the spa this time. A week later Tarryn emailed to say they were so disappointed we couldn’t use the spa, that they offered us a free afternoon pass, which we used yesterday (June 2024.) That really is going above and beyond, great initiative and customer service, and we will be back next year for our 11th stay! Thank you Tarryn, Rhaea, Rachel and all of the the Hempstead team :)

  • Georgia York

    May 2024

    We stayed at the Ashby suite with our 2 very young babies and couldn’t have wished for a better stay . The staff were extremely polite and friendly and the facilities were excellent . We can’t wait to Come back. Thank you everyone for making our stay perfect . The receptionist was really kind and helpful we will be back .

  • Jade H (Jade Hay)

    May 2024

    The food was outstanding! The best afternoon tea we've ever had (and we've tried alot!). Came for an afternoon tea for my mums birthday. The staff are very attentive and friendly. I noted on the booking it was my mums birthday and they added several lovely little touches as a birthday suprise for her!☺️. We had a nice little walk after around the pretty gardens surrounding the hotel & restaurant.

  • Mervyn Butler

    May 2024

    I had a 70th birthday lunch for my wife with 6 of our close friends today (28 May 2024). I was thoroughly impressed by the whole experience. The attention to detail by the staff was excellent. The service was discreet, efficient and friendly. They were attentive to all our needs and requests making our experience a relaxed and joyful one. Booking the day was made easy by the attention and understanding of the lady who assisted me. The venue is everything it says it is providing comfortable surroundings making us feel welcome there. Entering the reception we were guided to the lounge as the young lady explained each area we passed. We had personal attention throughout. Managers, you should be proud! I would recommend this restaurant for every occasion. Thank you Hemstead House and Lakes Restaurant.