Dinners and receptions

With panoramic views over Bristol harbour side, M Shed is one of Bristol’s most popular venues for dinners and receptions.

The Events Suite is perfect for any event, whether you are organising a grand gala banquet, an intimate dinner, a sociable canapés soiree or a celebration party for friends, family or colleagues. Why not arrange for drinks and canapés on the balcony after your meeting or conference in the Event Suite?

Our Events Suite takes pride of place on the top floor of M Shed and offers over 300m2 of flexible event space and a number of room options, all with access to the rooftop terrace. The Events Suite is a very versatile space which can be used as one large events space, or divided into two or three independent suites. Whether you are planning an intimate dinner party, a grand gala banquet or a sociable reception, M Shed has the flexibility to host your event in a stunning setting.

Our team of experienced and creative chefs are skilled at creating bespoke menus to suit your needs, whether you’re planning a banquet or are after some simple and delicious canapés. We find the finest ingredients, locally sourced where possible, and ensure our food is ethical, sustainable and seasonal. We use Fairtrade coffee, British Farm Assured meat and freshly bake our bread and cakes using British flour. We can also provide tastings of your menus and help you to select the perfect wines to complement.

Contact us for a quote or to arrange a time to see the venue for yourself – we’d love to show you around.


It was a terrific event and everything went very smoothly, thanks in no small part to your proactive and accommodating management! The guests were very impressed with the venue and efficiency of the team.

Guide to room capacities

Capacity guide
Event Suite Theatre style 220 Download floorplan
Cabaret style 140
Banqueting style 180

Our menus

Finger Buffet Menu

Nibbles Menu

Dinner Menu

Canapés Menu

Mocktail Menu

Wine List

Reception Drinks Menu

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