Gilmores Bar & Terrace

With a quirky industrial vibe and boasting a self contained meeting space with terrace, Gilmores Bar is the perfect venue for those smaller celebrations or training sessions with a chilled breakout. Hire the whole bar in its’ entirety for birthday parties, christenings, trendy corporate receptions, or just the space upstairs for those smaller meetings – Gilmores space is as versatile as it is unique! Flexible catering options are available upon request – Contact us for further details.

Venue Highlights

Theatre Style Capacity: 70 (Gilmores Bar) 40 (Terrace Room)

Cabaret Style Capacity: 48 (Gilmores Bar) 24 (Terrace Room)

Banqueting Capacity: 60 (Gilmores Bar) 30 (Terrace Room)

Size: 14m x 7m 12m x 6m 170m2 (Gilmores) 11m x 7m 77m2 (Terrace Room)

Ceiling Height: 2.3m

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What our clients say

  • The construction industry’s biennial PLANTWORX event which involves machinery of all shapes and sizes as well as associated services and equipment moved to the East of England Arena & Events Centre in 2019 – the facilities that the venue offered were ideal for the our requirements and the staff provided unstinting support throughout. After the covid pandemic we are delighted to be heading back to the venue next June for PLANTWORX 2023.
    Simon Frere-Cook MBE, PLANTWORX (CEE Ltd)
  • The East of England Arena are a professional and well-run venue providing an incredibly versatile space for all types of events. Plenty of parking with helpful staff on hand to make your event run as smoothy as possible. Highly recommend.
    The ICC Family, ICC Cheerleading
  • Having been fortunate to work at the venue a number of times, I can say first hand that it’s such an incredible and versatile space – a real unique asset to the local area. The inhouse events team are hugely experienced and knowledgeable and make the planning process very straightforward and simple.
    Nicola Green, Event Emporium

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East of England Arena and Events Centre

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