Columbia Station
Robert Ryan Catering & Design
    26 Reviews
Phoenixville, PA 19460  | map
Services: Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
Catering: Offered in-house
Maximum capacity: 220
 
 
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RECENTLY RENOVATED!!! -- Check out our before and after pics!

 

Vintage Chic. Historic. Elegant. Unique...all you've ever dreamed of in a venue!

 

Built in 1858, The Columbia Station serviced the Reading Railroad as a passenger train line until 1972. In 1982, the Station was purchased and renovated into a catering facility. Robert Ryan Catering & Design took possession of The Columbia Station in 1998. A complete interior and exterior renovation was completed in late 2010, and several more interior renovations just finished up in late November of this year (2013)!

Today, The Columbia Station offers beautifully manicured grounds, a garden ceremony site, fully restored antique caboose for the bridal party, a grandiose bar, Club Room for Cocktails and Hors D'oeuvres, a Grand Ballroom with two story ceilings, three crystal chandeliers, and floor-length custom golden tinted drapes.

The exterior of The Columbia Station is brightened by a full perennial garden, large window boxes with seasonal plantings, mature trees, custom awnings and a sandstone facade.

The Columbia Station offers an amazing venue, creative culinary crew, professional staff and over 70 customizable menus. When those elements are paired with our clients' personalized visions, an unforgettable wedding is born! From our family to yours, we invite you to embark on a delectable journey at The Columbia Station. All aboard!

 

 


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5.0/5.0
  • Quality of Service:  5.0
  • Responsiveness:  5.0
  • Professionalism:  5.0
  • Value:  5.0
  • Flexibility:  5.0
I had my wedding at Columbia Station in June of 2013. The venue and Robert Ryan Catering were everything I could want and more. In case you don't want to read my entire review, here is a summary: Exceptional service, gorgeous venue, friendly staff and delicious food. This all added up to very happy guests and a very thrilled bride and groom.

To begin with the venue... Everything was clean and beautiful for every appointment I attended and of course for my big day. Columbia Station has their own Chiavari chairs, which are gorgeous, and all the carpeting and curtains were neutral so it could go with any color scheme. The rooms and bathrooms were all wonderful, but the best part of this venue is the refurbished train car in the garden - I used this as my bridal suite. The garden was also gorgeous in June and I was thankful the weather held up for an outdoor ceremony. However, in case it did rain Robert Ryan Catering was prepared with a backup plan.

Which brings me to my next topic. Robert Ryan Catering is by far the best I have experienced in the industry. They are attentive, considerate and most important fair! So many vendors and venue only see the dollar signs in the sale, but Robert Ryan worked with me to ensure everything was to my satisfaction and that I was getting the wedding of my dreams within my budget. The best was the event manager I was assigned the day of the wedding. She ensured everything ran smoothly and made sure my husband and I were happy. You DO NOT get this at many venues and it is the first thing I would recommend to any bride. I didn't have to worry about my time line or the comfort of my guests. My event manager took care of it all.

To conclude, the food prepared and served by Robert Ryan catering was delicious and beautiful. It didn't taste like hotel food or food prepared in mas quantities. Each plate was as great as the next and my guests were all more than satisfied.
Columbia Station responded with the following comments:
Shannon, from the bottom of our hearts - thank you for taking the time to write the most detailed and amazing review!! You have highlighted so many wonderful things and we are beyond thankful for that!! Your signature drink, Dublin' Fistin, will forever make us smile - we even added it to our website! We are so happy that you and Jeff had such a fabulous day and we wish you many many years of happiness!!
Wedding: 06/29/2013
Services Used: Ceremony & Reception Venue


LOVE LOVE LOVE when our Brides tell us their receptions are at Columbia Station!!! The staff is so friendly and helpful and make us feel so welcome and the venue is such a beautiful space to decorate with flowers and the scents wafting from the kitchen...... absolutely divine!!
 


Columbia Station is a wedding Venue from Phoenixville, PA. We service weddings throughout the local area, including Philadelphia, PA, King of Prussia, PA, and Main Line, PA. Columbia Station is a professional wedding Caterer that has been part of the Phoenixville, PA wedding industry for 22 years. We specialize in Vintage Chic Weddings.

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