1705 East

1705 E Millbrook Rd, Raleigh, NC 27609 Map · Phone number
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About 1705 East

1705 East is a historic ballroom in the greater Raleigh, North Carolina area where couples can host a charming wedding celebration. At this elegant yet modern venue, couples will find a stately southern home with white columns, pristine landscaping, and a shining ballroom with high ceilings.

Facilities and Capacity
Up to 250 guests can join couples on their wedding day at 1705 East. The front porch of this manor house makes an elegant ceremony location. Flanked by white columns and a backdrop of shining glass, couples can marry on the slightly raised porch while guests watch from the front lawn. The brick walkway to the front door makes the perfect aisle. Couples wanting a more natural outdoor ceremony can choose from other locations on the lush and well-manicured property. Inside, a number of small rooms make ideal locations for cocktail receptions, bridal suites, and grooms' rooms, rehearsal dinners, or other occasions. There is even a wine cellar room, perfect for romantic photography. The main space in this manor house serves as a ballroom or banquet space. The ceilings stretch two stories high and, along the top of the wall, slim windows let in natural light. Pendant light fixtures hang from the ceiling, some emitting a warm glow and some shining in dazzling silver. The hardwood floor is smooth and chic and perfect for dancing the night away, no matter how couples want their reception tables arranged.

1705 East offers a private Bridal Suite and Lounge for our brides and their families to prepare for the big day. Our Bridal Suite is an exclusive, lavish space that gives you the opportunity to unwind before the day commences in a peaceful and serene setting. Enjoy an elegant retreat amongst your bridesmaids and loved ones. Our Bridal Suite was designed with the modern touches and southern sophistication of 1705 East in mind.

Services Offered
All-inclusive packages help to ensure couples have everything they need for their big day at 1705 East. To take the stress off of couples, the helpful staff at this venue offer other services, such as setup, cleanup, and even event planning before the wedding day arrives. Guests will love the convenience of onsite parking. Other services offered by this ballroom include:

  • Event rentals
  • In-house catering
  • Liability insurance
  • Wireless Internet


Cuisine
This venue provides bartenders to tend an open bar for a couple’s wedding reception or other events. Guests will find a full bar of alcohol options, and couples can create a signature drink to honor their big day. The chefs at this venue, meanwhile, can cook culinary creations in any style, from African cuisine to Indian, from barbecue to Thai dishes, with almost anything in between. For guests with dietary restrictions, the venue offers gluten-free, kosher, lactose-free, no pork, vegan, and vegetarian options. These dishes can be served in the following catering styles:

  • Buffet
  • Cake
  • Cocktail reception
  • Dessert
  • Family style
  • Hors d’oeuvres
  • Outside cake
  • Plated
  • Servers
  • Stations


Other Services
In addition to ceremonies and receptions, couples can also host their bridal shower, engagement party, or rehearsal dinner at this venue. Rehearsal dinners may involve exclusive venue use, a private room, or a private section of the venue. For any occasion, large or small, the staff at 1705 East offers the following event items:

  • Chairs
  • Tables
  • Plates
  • Glassware
  • Silverware
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Main dining room perfect for receptions, ceremonies and showers.
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129 Reviews for 1705 East

Recommended by 98% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 4.9

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  • La'dasia

    La'Dasia · Getting married on 05/24/2020

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    Nice & affordable

    This place is very nice very affordable. Samantha is very responsive & made sure to keep checking in with us. Also the food was OK. & the venue space is very beautiful.

    Sent on 04/29/2019

    1705 East's reply:

    Thank you La'Dasia for the kind review! We hope you enjoy your big day just as much as we will! Please feel free to reach out with any questions you have along in your planning.
  • Yorky

    Yorky Mercedes · Married on 10/12/2019

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    Amazing food/service and beautiful venue!

    I loved that we had our wedding at 1705 East! They made some beautiful renovations since we last saw the space. The staff (Rocky Mountain Catering) were fabulous and very focused on attention to detail. The only downside is that there is no restroom upstairs but not a deal breaker. I highly recommend this space for your wedding.

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1705 East FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 1500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 1000.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    $ 500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Chairs
    China
    Clean Up
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Parking
    Set Up
    Tables
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    $ 20.00
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    3
  • Describe your venue:
    Ballroom
    Banquet Hall
    Historic Building
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    All Inclusive Packages
    Bar Services
    Catering Services
    Clean Up
    Get Ready Rooms
    Liability Insurance
    Outside Vendors
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Family Style
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside Cake
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Liquor License
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
    Specialty Beer
  • What event items are available?
    Chairs
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Flatware
    Glassware
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    April
    May
    June
    September
    October
    November
    December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March
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Professional Network & Endorsements

18 Endorsements

  • The Oblique Pen
    The Oblique Pen Wedding Invitations

    Kevin and his team are efficient, knowledgeable and very personable. Having an event catered by this team is delish and effortless. I encourage you to speak with Kevin or any of his staff regarding your event or wedding needs.

  • All Events DJs
    All Events DJs Wedding DJs

    All Events DJs has provided services for a number of clients at 1705 Prime and we've worked with Rocky Top at countless locations around the Triangle. We have always enjoyed their staff and their food (yum!). The front of 1705 Prime is a great backdrop for Ceremonies. The Cocktail Hour bar space is ideal for entertaining your crowd during photos. The Reception space is wonderful! With their new renovations, the space is perfect for bringing in your own colors and designs to customize this venue to your specific style. There is a great nook for the Photo Booth, a beautiful cake location in front of their glass wine cellar, and a great dance floor space. The venue creates a great experience for guests, especially with the different rooms for entertaining throughout the night. We always look forward to our next event at 1705 Prime!

  • Rocky Top Catering
    Rocky Top Catering Wedding Caterers

    1705 Prime is such a unique venue! All the comforts of the south, with contemporary elements inside. They really make it easy with a low space rental, and including all of the catering in house. From beginning to end, we enjoy our partnership as their exclusive caterer.

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    919-666-2810 (Phone number)

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