The Great Room at Top of the Hill

100 E. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 Map · Phone number
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About The Great Room at Top of the Hill

The Great Room Complex at Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery, Franklin Street's premier private event space, offers the elegance and hospitality expected of Chapel Hill in a modern, urban setting.

Located in the space once occupied by the legendary Carolina Theatre, The Great Room's exposed brick and soft industrial feel gives a grateful nod to Chapel Hill's past while simultaneously embodying its bright future with clean lines, hardwood floors and subtle interiors.

We are an all-inclusive event venue, offering in-house catering, beverage services, and event planning. We strive to make each client's experience seamless and memorable by providing all the essentials you need to host your next event.

With direct access to our main restaurant and Back Bar, guests are guaranteed a truly unique and enjoyable experience for events ranging from weddings, corporate dinners, social gatherings, conferences and much more.

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27 Reviews for The Great Room at Top of the Hill

Recommended by 99% of couples


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

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  • Lily

    Lily Duchesneau · Married on 12/28/2019

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      5.0

    Loved the entire event

    The staff, especially our wedding coordinator through the Great Room, were incredible to work with. The value was great for the area and the location is awesome. Food was fantastic and the in-house drinks were a hit as well. We felt very taken care and always had a staff member eager to help us the entire day. We had both ceremony and reception here and the change was seamless and efficient. I would highly recommend the venue to anyone.

    Sent on 01/06/2020
  • Carla

    Carla Janney · Married on 12/15/2019

    5.0
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    Perfect and magica!

    I had the most amazing experience having my wedding at the Great Room! Laura was our wedding coordinator and from the beginning to the end she was exceptional. She made things so seamless and wonderful. The convenience of having food, alcohol, tables and linens included truly makes things easier for the bride. Her input and helpfulness throughout the process was very much appreciated. Our wedding was perfect and we have Laura to thank for so much Of that! Anyone considering the great room for their wedding should go for it! I promise you won’t regret it!

    Sent on 12/20/2019
  • Shannon

    Shannon Rawlins · Married on 07/27/2019

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    Beautiful Venue, Amazing Staff

    I cannot say enough about what a great experience we had using The Great Room at Top of the Hill for our wedding ceremony and cocktail hour!

    We had our wedding ceremony in The Great Room - which is a gorgeous venue on it's own, but simple enough to easily customize to your liking if you wish. We then had our cocktail hour immediately following the ceremony in the Back Bar. This worked out perfectly because it gave our guests somewhere to go and enjoy drinks and passed hors d'oeuvres while the family and bridal party took photos. Plus the Back Bar provided a really cool relaxed atmosphere for everyone to enjoy.

    The food and drinks were great. Service was wonderful. Lauren - our event coordinator - is an absolute professional and pleasure to work with. There is no way our day could have run as smoothly without her. Not only did she coordinate the wedding ceremony itself, but was always available to answer questions for the weeks and months leading up to the big day.

    If you are looking for a beautiful venue with amazing staff for your Chapel Hill wedding - I highly recommend The Great Room at Top of the Hill!

    Sent on 08/06/2019

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The Great Room at Top of the Hill FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Chairs
    China
    Clean Up
    Event Planning
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Lighting/Sound
    Linens
    Parking
    Set Up
    Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Dessert
    Server(s)
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Bartender(s)
    Champagne Toast
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Limited Bar
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    180
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    1
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    3
  • Describe your venue:
    Brewery
    Historic Building
    Loft
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
  • 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
    Event Planner
    Event Rentals
    Liability Insurance
    Lighting / Sound
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Family Style
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside Cake
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Cash Bar
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Liquor License
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
    Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available?
    Audio Equipment
    Centerpieces
    Chairs
    Dance Floor
    Decor
    Lighting
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • 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
    July
    August

Professional Network & Endorsements

3 Endorsements

  • Reverend Kayelily Middleton Wedding Officiants

    I love doing weddings at this venue. It is quite unique and so well organized and operated. Danielle is the event manager and she is multi-talented and she and the staff there takes such good care of their wedding couples. In fact, they go over and beyond to make sure the wedding day is a grand success! I look forward to working with them many times in the future!

  • DJ Rang Wedding DJs

    Hands down my favorite venue in Chapel Hill. From start to finish, Danielle and Co. will custom tailor your event to be AMAZING. The venue is gorgeous, modern, has flexible space arrangements, and is the home to one of the best event staffs I've ever had the pleasure of working with.

  • Bliss by Sam Wedding and Occasion Planners Wedding Planners

    What an awesome space for a wedding reception, rehearsal dinner, or after-party! The staff is always incredibly helpful, and it's location on Franklin St. is perfect for the Tarheel bride/groom. Your guests will be impressed by the high ceilings and stainless steel that make up the sleek atmosphere in the great room and they'll be able to continue the party at the end of the reception in the Back Bar. And don't forget to take into account the home-brewed beer and delicious food!

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  • 100 E. Franklin Street Chapel Hill, 27514 See on map
    9199298676 (Phone number)
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