Nilam and Lewis held their wedding reception at Lakeside Kitchen & Bar in summer 2019. It was an extremely special event for all involved, with the views at Lakeside creating an idyllic backdrop on the longest day of the year.

The happy couple tell us about their experience…

Why Did You Choose Lakeside?

Having been brought up in Peterborough, we were keen to showcase to our guests all that is great about our city. One of the places we love is Ferry Meadows. Anyone growing up around here knows about the park and has probably visited with friends and family on many occasions. So Lakeside was an obvious choice for us. We arranged a meeting 18 months before the big day to look around and discuss initial options. The views were great and the venue seemed really relaxed and fun.

How Did Lakeside Help in the Build Up to Your Reception?

Booking was straightforward and throughout the build up to our event, Lakeside provided exceptional service. The venue was really flexible with us and Lakeside Manager Louise made the time to meet us on numerous occasions to iron out the finer details. We didn’t have hundreds of pounds to spend on decorating the venue so Lakeside kindly lent us some of the basics.

How Was the Day Itself?

On the day of our wedding reception, staff were always on hand and happy to help – nothing was too much to ask. We wanted a casual reception, so opted for the BBQ menu option. This went down really well and everyone told us how amazing the food was –we’re still getting compliments six months later! We also hired out the swan pedalos which proved very popular with our guests too.

Would Your Recommend Lakeside to Others?

Lakeside is a wonderful venue that offers excellent value and service. Our wedding reception went just as we had hoped and the building and views provided the perfect setting. We’d highly recommend the venue and can see ourselves hosting an anniversary party here in a few years’ time.

Hold Your Wedding Reception at Lakeside

Lakeside Kitchen & Bar is available all year round for wedding receptions and other events. If you’d like to find out more, please visit our dedicated wedding page, call Louise on 01733 233218 or email


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