Listed on the National Register Of Historic Places this charming Victorian Estate was Voted Best Colorado cuisine, Best Place for a Ceremony, Best Place For a Reception, Best Fine dining, Colorado cuisine, and Best Place to Pop The Question by Colorado Springs Independent readers, Awarded 5 Stars by the North American Restaurant Association. Serving domestic & game meats Entrees starting at $13, Briarhurst Manor, the former home of Dr. William Bell, the founder of Manitou Springs and the Denver Rio Grand Railroad. Built in 1887 the pink sandstone storybook Manor is elegant and whimsical in design setting on a 5 acre streamside estate along the banks of Fountain Creek, just 10 minutes from down town Colorado Springs. There are acres of landscaped lawns, gardens and patios, convenient to acres of free parking, additional on street parking for hundreds of cars, expansive views of Pikes Peak and stream side walking paths on site. The historic home is prefect for events of all occasions, weddings receptions, engagement parties, rehearsal dinners, and bridal showers. The manor seats over 500 guests in its nine intimate dinning rooms providing privacy for groups of all sizes, ranging from 2-250. The very versatile Ballroom or Conservatory with its full service bar, fireplace, large patio and lawn make this room perfect events of all occasions. Most often used for wedding receptions and ceremonies on the patio, but it is a room for all occasions and perfect for those who want an outdoor wedding ceremony and an indoor reception.
Elegant outdoor patios gazebos and Victorian rose garden provides the appropriate atmosphere to ensure memories for a lifetime. Voted best Colorado Cuisine by Gazette readers, At Briarhurst Manor, the food is succulent and its presentation is exquisite, all of which adds to make your special day magnificent. This special facility is conveniently located just minutes away from major attractions for your guests to enjoy including Pikes Peak Cog Railroad, Pikes Peak Highway, Garden of the Gods and Cave of the Winds.
Your personal experienced banquet director will guide you through the event planning process making your event a success using one or all of a variety banquet options. Choose from a variety of banquet menus or meet with our chef and design a personal unique menu for your guests. Your guest will view and experience unique and outstanding examples of Victorian architecture and Victorian décor.
Your photographer will love the many different settings to choose from to fill your wedding album, a hand carved grand staircase with its faux grain design, Victorian Gothic Faux grain paneling, some of the most outstanding stained glass windows designs in Colorado, 23 inch thick granite walls, Victorian iron and nickel metal work, 12 terracotta chimney pots, 12 Victorian fireplaces utilizing exemplarily examples of stonework, tile metalwork.