Wedding Testimonials

Oxford Thames Four Pillars Hotel is very proud of the feedback that we receive from our guests. Sharon King has been our wedding co-ordinator for over 12 years and has organised over 1000 weddings at the hotel. With her vast knowledge and experience she had helped organise weddings from the small and intimate to the large and elaborate. Sharon has even been a last minute stand in as a witness for a ceremony on the St Johns College Barge! 

Please see just a few of the comments from some of our past brides and grooms:

Lizzie and Jonathan

We wanted to thank you, André and his team for such a perfect day. I don't think that I could have dreamt a better day!

From the start Sharon, you have been very accommodating and patient with all my questions and requests, which made it very easy to plan our big day. You also helped to plan and put into action Jonathan's surprise that I had no idea about! I think that was the best bit of the day for me.

The service and food were amazing and swift throughout the entire day. Anything we and our guests asked for was done straight away with a smile. The pear tart especially was the talk of the room and even the vegetarians commented on how good their food was! Thank you to the chefs, Andrè and his team for catering and serving us so well.

In the evening, the room was turned around swiftly and I loved how the stars from the poppers were kept on the tables but sprinkled towards the centre. Again everyone commented on the BBQ food especially the friendliness of the chefs. 

Sarah & Daniel

Sharon and the team thank you so very much for helping to make our wedding day so very special. You all put in such a lot of hard work and our day was wonderful. We are so glad that we picked the Oxford Thames Four Pillars to have our wedding

Sharon & Rob

Sharon, Thank you for all your help and patience in planning our most wonderful wedding day, and thank Karen for over seeing the day and ensuring it ran smoothly and calming down my nervous husband. We had a fantastic day and all our guests commented what a fabulous venue it was. You really are a great team

Ed & Melanie

Sharon, Thank you so much for all your efforts in helping to arrange our wedding reception on 23rd July. We had a wonderful day, and would choose the Oxford Thames again without hesitation. Please pass on our gratitude to all the staff who were involved in making our guests feel so welcome, not just those who served the meal, but the staff at reception, in the kitchen and in housekeeping. Without exception, they all did everything I could have hoped for and in many cases went beyond expectations in looking after us

Jessie & Mark

Thank you for the smooth running of our wedding day and of the service provided by your staff both front and back of house. The day will always be a cherished memory for both of us

Katie & Steve

Sharon, Such a big thank you to you and all the staff involve in Katie and Steve’s wedding last Saturday. We can’t believe that it’s all over. You worked so very hard for us and it showed in every detail it was perfect. We will recommend you to everyone. You made it so personal and having you there to greet us was lovely. Our relations and friends, who stayed over, said the staff, the surroundings and meals were wonderful. We had such a great time. Others said they would come back to the hotel for a weekend stay. Thank you so much for everything

Lynda & Debbie

We wanted to write and say "Thank you" for all your help in making our civil partnership such an amazing and memorable day. Throughout the whole experience you have been a great support and very understanding when we had to cancel, and on the day it was good to know you were around keeping an eye on things! We had such a lovely day and that was due to all the people involved in the day including yourself and all the staff at the Oxford Thames Four Pillars. I had to write and especially thank the staff who were on duty during our day - at the wedding breakfast and the evening reception. I am afraid I cannot remember the name of the French lady who was in charge of the wedding reception - she did a marvellous job as did the team of the staff waiting on the tables during the meal. The meal was absolutely fantastic and many of our guests commented on the superb quality of the food. One of the many memories I will have of the day was how good the staff were - they really did contribute to making our day that extra special for us.

Could you please thank everybody involved in our ceremony and tell them how much we appreciated their excellent service.

The hotel has been a special place for us over the past 4 years, hence our choice as the venue for our ceremony and we look forward to continuing to spend special occasions there. The day of our civil partnership ceremony was so memorable I would have no hesitation in recommending the Oxford Thames Four Pillars Hotel to anybody planning a wedding or civil partnership.

Thank you once again for helping to make our special day such a perfect one and may I take this opportunity of wishing you a very merry Christmas and all the best in the new year ahead.

Daniel & Debbie

I am writing to express our gratitude for all your hard work in the lead up to and the day of our Wedding. We had the most fantastic day and it all just ran so smoothly. We would highly recommend your services to anyone and we had nothing but comments and compliments on the service from your staff throughout the day from our guests, nothing was too much trouble. I would especially like to thank and point out to you how professional and helpful Karen was in the set up to the day, we did have a few different suggestions which were all changed without a hitch, so we would like to especially thank her for our day. Please pass on our thanks to all staff that were involved in the wedding. Thanks again

Sophia & Barry

Hi Sharon, I just wanted to drop you a note before we head off on honeymoon tomorrow. Just to say thanks to you and the staff at the Four Pillars for making our day so wonderful. We had an absolutely brilliant day. It all went really smoothly and even the weather was good to us. It was the best day of my life! Our guests all thought that the hotel was excellent. Amandile (I think that's how you spell it) and Karen did a great job of looking after us and tending to our every need on the day. Thanks again Sharon, you were all exceptional. Sorry if we ever came across stressed but we're happy bunnies now!!!

David & Joanne

Sharon, we had a wonderful day from the beginning to the end. Your organisation was first class. The service we had could not of been any better, everyone commented on how good and helpful the staff were. Please let everyone know how much we appreciated what they did for us and our guests. Can we ask if you have a staff fund we could perhaps make a donation to show our appreciation?

Rachel & Dave

Hi Sharon , just wanted to say thank you for all your help with organizing our wedding and could you pass on our thanks to your colleague (sorry I couldn't remember her name) and her team and say a big thank you from us for making our day run so smoothly. myself, Dave and all our guest had such an amazing day we couldn't have asked for better

Jo & Rob

Sharon and the wedding team, Thank you ever so much for all your help on our wedding day. We had a fantastic time and all the staff were so helpful on the day. The food was lovely, the reception was laid beautifully and Sharon, we appreciate all the time and effort you put in

Jo & Simon

Sharon, Thank you so much for helping to make our wedding day so special. We had a lovely time and all our guests commented on how lovely everything wa

Michelle & Paul

Sharon, Thank you so much for all your help in planning our wedding. We had a fantastic day and so did all of our guests. Your staff were outstanding, very helpful and friendly, especially Natalie. Thank you so much for making our day so special

Gavin & Lisa

We had an amazing wedding at the 4 Pillars. Sharon and all her team made us and all our guests feel so special. We hired the whole venue for the weekend and nothing was too much trouble. The food was fantastic throughout the day and the organisation was second to none. When there was sun, the gardens are a delight and the photos down by the thames with the steamboat were fabulous. The rooms are great and i would recommend to anyone to have their ceremony in the small barn as it was just right. All our guests could only say good things about the venue, even the day after with lots of sore heads!

Charles & Kate

Sharon, just a quick word to thank you and all the staff at the hotel. Our day was fantastic and could not have been happier with all your help and those on the day who made it happen.
Many thanks

Yes a big thank you from me as well Sharon to you and the team. Philip was fantastic on the day and I know he's left the hotel now as relocated. He did extremely well making sure that his last or one of his last weddings at the hotel was a success. Our guests have only had positive things to say about the venue, accommodation, food etc... which is really pleasing to hear and has made us both very happy!!
Kate Swinn (nee Nesbitt)

Martyn & Nicole

Sharon, I just wanted to take the time to send you an email after the wedding on the 27th April 2012. Mainly it’s to thank you and all the staff at the four pillars for a wonderful day. We had a great time and it was a truly special day. To start with the highlights can i say that the venue was everything we hoped it would be. The rooms were immaculate and exactly what was advertised. The hotel was also exactly what we had hoped for and looked great in all our shots. The staff were great throughout the whole day and a credit to your company, everyone was polite and helpful from the cleaners (whose way we seemed to be in all morning) and all the way up to the event staff. They were all helpful and friendly and seemed to work tirelessly throughout the day. The bar staff were also great and i never saw a queue at the bar and from the times i managed to get a drink they not only congratulated me but gave me the first (much needed) strong drink on the house. Again they added to the overall great experience. The Hog roast caterers were also fantastic, as hog roasts go it was one of the best i have tasted and again it was spot on the time we had asked for it to be ready by. Again thank you for all your help and being involved in making our day.

Martyn and Nicole

Gavin & Lisa

Firstly I want to send a huge thank you to you, Sebastian, Victor and all your staff for making the whole weekend such a success. Everyone was so friendly and nice to all our guests and we couldn’t have asked for anymore. The food was fabulous and thanks for the crackling! Again , thanks very much and I would be more than happy to recommend you to any of our friends and family for any occasion. Plus, on that, if you would like us to add all the comments we have had about your venue on website, etc. then just let me know.
Kind regards Gavin & Lisa

I would like to say that Karen and Gavin could not have picked a better place to have their wedding at the Four Pillars. The rooms were absolutely fabulous. My husband and I would like to say a big thank-you to all the staff also the chef for all their hard work for making this a special day. Also we had comments from the guest saying everything was just perfect. Well done to everybody.
Maria Pettit

Leanne & Iain

 Once again, please accept our most grateful thanks to Oxford Thames for making the wedding such a very special day, one that we shall always treasure, and for your personal involvement in making it all possible.

Jenny & Terry

Before we go away I just wanted to thank you and the staff at the hotel for a most wonderful wedding celebration. You and the staff have been so friendly and helpful and the service on the night was seamless and impeccable please pass on Terry and my thanks to all the staff and the chef for helping to make our wedding so very very special!

Philip & Clare

Thank you so much for all your help in organising our wedding. We had a wonderful day and our guests really enjoyed themselves. Please pass on our thanks to the staff who were there on the day: they did an excellent job.

Anupamma & Jon

Looking at my email to you below I am so glad the prep is finally over and without your help and that of your colleagues, particularly Sebastian the wedding would not have been as great it was. We've received your feedback form which I will complete this week, with pleasure.

Charlotte and Paul

Hi Sharon
We are just off on honeymoon now, but wanted to thank everyone involved for a great wedding. It was an excellent day.
Many Thanks

Audrey & Matt

Thank you so much for everything we had such a wonderful day. I didn't get a picture with you though :(. We both enjoyed ourselves but found the day went by pretty quick. Even Matt said "The day went by pretty quick, i wouldn't mind doing it again", so don't be surprised if i call you in a couple of years saying we'd like to have another wedding. Thank you so much once again.

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