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About The Madison Club

When it comes to your special day, we pull out all the stops!

Situated in the heart of downtown Madison on the shore of Lake Monona, the Madison Club offers an elegant and timeless location for your wedding ceremony, reception or rehearsal dinner. We offer indoor and outdoor event space, unparalleled service and wedding menus that highlight fresh, local ingredients. Our banquet space can seat up to 250 people for a sit-down dinner and up to 300 people for an hors d'oeuvres reception.

We promise to provide you and your guests a memorable experience with exceptional cuisine, historic architecture, a fabulous downtown location, and a professional service staff ready to assist you throughout the entire event process. When it comes to your special day, we pull out all the stops!

Categories: Wedding Venue

Regions serviced: Milwaukee

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19 Reviews for The Madison Club

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4.0

Madison Club was a beautiful venue for our New Year's Eve wedding but there were a few things that could have bumped it up to five stars. First of all, working with Emily was outstanding, but Emily is no longer there. We were told several things by someone else who is no longer working with Madison Club and then later recanted (i.e., we were told that Christmas decorations could be taken down considering we were renting the whole space -- two weeks before our event when we happened to stop in to see the space, we were told that they could not take the Christmas decorations down). Mary hung up on me when we were discussing the matter. Luckily our wedding planner was amazing and agreed to take many of the decorations down for us -- however, the Madison Club made her put the decorations back up for "corporate events in January and February." The food was just okay -- I tried the chicken crostini appetizer and it was not good and then I had the chicken for dinner -- even though we had menus printed and the chicken advertised was with a smoked tomato sauce, my chicken appeared without any sauce and was very dry. I heard things from other guests that the chicken was not good but I heard from several guests that the beef was outstanding. Service was great, actually amazing -- our dinner for 210+ people went off without a hitch and we were actually ahead of schedule by the end of dinner, which really impressed me. I saw nothing but exceptional service from the staff at Madison Club, from the wait staff to bar staff to everyone in between. The charges afterwards were also a point of contention: in our contract, we had an indication that the bar staff would notify us once we reached $1750 in drinks after our drink package ended for us to make the call whether or not to continue hosting the bar. No one ever notified us, so we assumed we hadn't reached that amount. However, we received a bill for the bar for almost $4000 afterwards.

Profile Picture Kimberly, 12/31/16, 8 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue
Services Used: Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Hors d'Oeuvres, Plated, Server(s), Tastings, Cake, Set Up, Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Indoor, Wheelchair Access, Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink
5.0

I can't say enough good things about the Madison Club and it's super professional staff. We worked with Emily to plan our wedding and she is sensational. They pay attention to every detail and no question is too silly to ask. I have had the best experience with this venue and would recommend it to any Madison area bride.

Profile Picture User6516439, 1+ year ago, 7 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue
Services Used: Valet, Wheelchair Access, Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'Oeuvres, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings, Barware, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Wine, Cake, Event Planning, Set Up
5.0

We absolutely loved this venue for our reception! We worked with Chastity, who took great care of us before, during and after the big day. She always responded quickly to emails and was great with helping us plan the flow for the evening. We can't say enough good things to describe the pleasant experience we had working with her. Unlike other venues who were only interested in details of your wedding, she actually made us feel like we were friends. She was also great about working with our budget. It made all the difference in the word while planning. Additionally the venue is beautiful and photographs extremely well! The food is delicious and doesn't taste like banquet food at all. In fact all our guests kept telling us how much they loved all the food.

Profile Picture Ally, 8/15/15, 8 Reviews
Category: Catering, Ceremony & Reception Venue

The Madison Club Pricing

The Madison Club Price Rates

Reception Site Fee
Peak Season
Starting from $500.00
Site Fees Include:
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Linens
Set Up
Tables
Wedding Catering Avg. Price Per Person
Catering Prices Include:
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The Madison Club FAQ

Venue Highlights
Maximum Capacity
264
Guest Minimum
0
Event Spaces
12
Type
Ballroom, Country/Golf Club, Historic
Style
City, Elegant
Setting
Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
Bridal Shower
Ceremony
Engagement Party
Reception
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner
Accommodations
Cake
Event Planning
Set Up
All Inclusive Packages
Bridal Suite
Clean Up
Event Rentals
In-House Bar
In-House Catering
Liability Insurance
Lighting/Sound
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Preferred Vendors Only
Wireless Internet
Barware
China
Chocolate Fountain
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Parking
Shuttle
Valet
Wheelchair Access
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5 East Wilson St , Madison, WI 53703   See On Map
608-255-4861 (phone)