Whitby Castle

330 Boston Post Road, Rye, NY 10580 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Whitby Castle

Whitby Castle Catering is a stunning mansion-style wedding venue located in Westchester, Connecticut. Resembling a castle with its stone structure and towering, round turrets, this venue is the perfect space for an evening of elegance. You and your partner are sure to feel like royalty as you overlook the rolling green hills and manicured golf course stretched out below. With both indoor and outdoor event spaces to choose from as well as a charming bridal suite, you’ll find the wedding day of your dreams at Whitby Castle.

Facilities and Capacity
Whitby Castle’s largest event space, its window-lined ballroom, holds up to 250 guests. Utilize this space for an elegant reception after a ceremony out on the lawn with the stunning backdrop of the Whitby Castle. For an unforgettable cocktail hour filled with romance, utilize the venue’s patio terrace with its lush green view of the Rye Golf Club’s 18th hole. Your guests will fall in love with the castle’s resemblance to the Whitney Abbey in England. In fact, this venue even sports some of Abbey’s original stonework, giving it authentic history and class. With access to a bridal suite, two private reception rooms and an elevator to the second level of the castle, everything you need for your fairy tale wedding awaits you at Whitby Castle.

Services Offered
With a party planner on-site, you and your spouse will be set up for success with the help of the team at Whitby Castle. You’ll have complete access to their on-premise kitchen, in-house catering and bar services. With a complete vendor list available, you’ll be able to choose the DJ, florists and photographers that fit your style and preference to ensure every detail of the day perfectly reflects you. A full list of the venue’s services include:

  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • Chairs
  • Linens
  • In-house catering
  • In-house bar
  • Coat check services
  • Vendor referrals
  • Dance floor
  • Valet parking

Cuisine
Whether you envision a sit-down, multi-course meal, buffet-style dinner or stations available for your guests, the catering team at Whitby Castle will go above and beyond to make it happen. Their beautifully plated entrees and fresh, local ingredients will keep your guests happy and coming back for more. Some of their most popular menu options include:

  • International and domestic cheeses
  • Miniature shrimp cocktails
  • Olive tapenade crostini
  • Rustic gorgonzola and fig flatbread
  • Lobster bisque shooter
  • Crab cakes
  • Mini beef Wellington
  • Franks in a blanket
  • Vegetable spring roll
  • Pork loin
  • Herb roasted turkey breast
  • Rosemary marinated lamb and chicken kabobs
  • Chicken breast
  • Marinated skirt steak
  • Surf and turf
  • Roasted potatoes
  • Vegetable medley
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75 Reviews for Whitby Castle

Recommended by 93% of couples


4.7 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.6
  • Professionalism 4.6
  • Flexibility 4.6
  • Value 4.6
  • Average response time 4.7

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    Diana Mirakaj · Married on 12/30/2018

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    A Venue That Lives Up To Its Name

    From the moment we met with Courtney Baloyi, we knew this was the venue meant for our wedding. Whitby provides the kind of understated elegance that leaves guests in awe as they enter the front drive. It happened to Kevin and I each time we arrived in preparation for our big day. As we got closer and began working with Ralph Bracco, the excitement only increased. He made sure everything that night was executed flawlessly with the entire team. The food, service, bar, valets, everything - it was all perfect. Our wedding was more than we could've dreamed...thanks to the team at Whitby Castle. xo

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    Lishai · Married on 12/23/2018

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    Amazing wedding with Whitby Castle

    My husband and I got married at Whitby Castle this past weekend and all we can say is RALPH IS THE BEST. From the first meeting with Ralph to our wedding day he made sure everything ran smoothly and that we were taken care of. Everyone told us we wouldn't eat at our own wedding but Ralph went out of his way to make sure we had a moment to eat in between everything. The whole staff was extremely accommodating from beginning to end we didn't hear a single bad remark. The venue was set up beautifully and it was almost like the staff was one step ahead of us the entire time making sure every aspect of the night was perfect. We can't even count the number of guests who told us how beautiful the venue was. You will not regret having your wedding at Whitby, Ralph and the entire staff are the best of the best. Thank you!!

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Whitby Castle FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? No
  • 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? $ 1,500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 1,200.00
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Dessert, Server(s), Wedding Cake
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Liquor, House Wine, Open Bar
  • Describe your venue: Banquet Hall, Historic Building, Mansion
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception
  • What event services do you offer? Cake, Event Planner, Event Rentals
  • What event items are available? Chairs
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Valet, Wheelchair Access

Professional Network & Endorsements

3 Endorsements

  • Deborah K. O'Brien Photographer
    Deborah K. O'Brien Photographer Wedding Photographers

    The Whitby Castle is a beautiful location for a wedding. As a photographer, I find many lovely backdrops for stunning photographs of the bride and groom, bridal party and family shots.

  • H&H Photographers
    H&H Photographers Wedding Photographers

    We're honored to have worked successfully over the years with Lessings Hospitality at Whitby Castle, and we recommend you contact them for your event.

  • DelConte Photography/Day for Night Productions
    DelConte Photography/Day for Night Productions Wedding Photographers

    gorgeous, recently redone...just lovely

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  • 330 Boston Post Road Rye, New York, NY 10580 See on map
    914-514-9963 (Phone number)

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