The following policies have been established to help guide you when making decisions in regards to your event planning for any upcoming special event or wedding here at the Inn. We have found that adherence to these policies makes it possible to offer you the utmost in service.
Event Planning Policies for Weddings and Other Events
Food & Beverage
All menu planning must be completed ten days prior to your up-coming event.
For groups of 50 or more you may select one entrée choice for your guests. For groups of less than 50 you may offer your guests a choice of two entrées. Your guaranteed number of each entrée must be submitted to the special event or wedding coordinator no less than ten days prior to your scheduled event to insure availability. A place card or some indicator of entrée selection is required if choosing two entrée selections for your guests.
Vegetarian and special dietary needs entrées are available for your guests. Again, these must be pre-ordered from our special events coordinator at least ten days prior to your event.
All food & beverage must be purchased through The English Inn, wedding cakes are the only exception.
No food may be removed from the Inn upon completion of function because of State health regulations, wedding cakes are the only exception.
We cannot guarantee menu prices more than 60 days in advance.
The English Inn is a smoke-free property.
When requested on the day of your event, there will be a $50.00 re-set charge for each change to the approved set-up of your wedding or event.
When children are in attendance, we strongly suggest that they be supervised by a responsible adult. This is both for the comfort and safety of the children and out of respect for your other guests.
The Devonshire dining room has a digital grand piano that is at your disposal for a rental fee of $50.00.
The English Inn will adjust the location of your event if your guest counts do not coincide with what fits best to serve all of our guests on any particular day or evening.
Function sponsors are responsible for the protection of walls, furnishings and carpeting in the meeting rooms, both during preparations and continuation of activities. Damage or loss will be billed to the function sponsor. The on-site contact of the function is responsible for the conduct of all attendees.
The English Inn is not liable for loss, theft or damage to property belonging to function participants.
Musicians, photographers, etc. will be booked by the person in charge of each event and will be solely their responsibility. We will be happy to assist in making contact arrangements. All musical entertainment must be pre-approved by the management of The English Inn.
At the time of the initial booking, a non-refundable deposit of $200.00 is required for events, $500 for Intimate Weddings with 50 or fewer guests, and $1,000 for Grand Weddings of 50 to 200 guests. This deposit will be applied to any costs for your event an the outstanding balance is due at the completion of your event.
Billing will be based on the confirmed menu, which is due at least ten days prior to your event or wedding. Your confirmed order cannot be decreased during the ten day period prior to your event, but if you should find it necessary to increase the number of attendees, you may do so, and we will do our best to accommodate your needs.
All food and beverages are subject to an 20% service charge and a 6% Michigan tax.
The English Inn does accept VISA, Mastercard, Discover and American Express.