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The Square Tower

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Address: Broad Street, Portsmouth PO1 2JE, England
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+44 7519 505785
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This historic building built in 1494 during the reign of Henry VII is one...

This historic building built in 1494 during the reign of Henry VII is one of the few remining Tudor buildings in Portsmouth.The Square Tower is fully licenced for weddings and civil ceremonies and is also available to hire for funeral and memorial services, naming ceremonies and other types of events.If you would like to visit the Square Tower or hire this atmospheric venue, please visit our website where you will find an events calendar listing our comprehensive programme of events and all of the contact details you need to get in touch with us.

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Lovely wedding venue

I was here in sept for a family wedding, Steve and his wife are great and can't do enough for you to make the day special

Reviewed 9 October 2016
Shirley C
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Waterlooville, England, United Kingdom

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Waterlooville, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I was here in sept for a family wedding, Steve and his wife are great and can't do enough for you to make the day special

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Thank Shirley C
SqTower, Owner at The Square Tower, responded to this review

Thank you very much indeed for your really kind review; it's much appreciated, and we're really glad you had such a good time! More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

My son and his fiancee had their wedding there. Great atmosphere. The staff were always available when needed without being obtrusive, and were helpful from the first visit to the end of the wedding evening. They recommended a live band who were fantastic. A good variety of drinks at very reasonable prices. I can really recommend this venue for a... More 

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SqTower, Owner at The Square Tower, responded to this review

Hey; thank you SO much for writing such lovely things; we're delighted it went so well for you and the happy couple! More 

Comox, Canada
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220 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Saw the Square Tower while on a walking tour of the seafront of Portsmouth. The building dates from the 15th century. Considerable history here. The Royal Navy used it for victualing the fleet in the 18th and 19th century, and now it is available to the public for their own victualing.

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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

I attended the same wedding as the previous reviewer SB2750. It was my son's wedding. I agree with everything said. What a marvellous venue for a special wedding! So glad this was our venue. I would thoroughly recommend it.

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SqTower, Owner at The Square Tower, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review! And sorry it's taken us so long to respond! More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Yesterday I attended my nephew's wedding here. What a wonderful venue for a wedding. The service was in an intimate room on the first level, from where we looked down to see the fairytale reception area on the ground level. Photos all on the seafront area then canapés and drinks in the sun on the roof or bar for the... More 

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SqTower, Owner at The Square Tower, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your review, and I'm sorry it's taken me so long to respond Maitre D Steve! More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 August 2016

On 3rd August 2016 in the Square Tower in Old Portsmouth, we held our wedding ceremony followed by a reception and an evening function. This marvellous day exceeded our expectations and the feedback we received from our family and guests was highly complimentary. They rated it as one of the best weddings they had experienced. Steeped in history, the venue... More 

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1 Thank gerrypussard
SqTower, Owner at The Square Tower, responded to this review

Dear Jezley!!! Thank you SO much for all the lovely things you said; it's much appreciated; we loved hosting your wedding! Sorry it's taken me so long to respond (I've only just remembered my login details!) More 

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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We had our wedding ceremony at the Square Tower on Friday 5th August. We couldn't have chosen a better venue. From the beginning Steve and his wife were so helpful doing everything we asked of them. Both were so friendly and helpful and this helped to make our day run smoothly. They served our drinks for us after the ceremony... More 

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Fareham, Hampshire
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47 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This was our second time visiting the Square Tower in Old Portsmouth. As a venue for a wedding reception, this place is great. Access to the rooftop with its view over the Solent until six in the evening allowed all the guests to enjoy the late afternoon sun. Spread over three floors, there is a bar area, a dance floor... More 

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Thank Chris24804766
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Reviewed 28 May 2016

As soon as we walked into the square tower, we knew this is where we wanted to get married - ceremony and reception. Helped along by the fact we were shown around by the fantastic Steve Hender. There was literally nothing Steve & his wife Julia could have done more for us. Their extensive experience shone through and made us... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

this was a special treat for me as for 60 years i have been a follower of bluegrass music, however the point of my review is not the concert but the wonderful setting and atmosphere of this lovelyand unique venue. set in what would appear to be a medieval castle keep this little theatre seats approx. 120 persons so is... More 

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