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The Italian Villa was officially named the Best Wedding Venue in Dorset at the 2017 Dorset Wedding Supplier Awards. The ceremony was held at the prestigious Ballroom at the Pavilion Theatre on Saturday, 18th November 2017. Over 200 guests gathered as more than 20 awards were handed out, including some of Dorset’s most prestigious wedding suppliers. The award categories covered every element of the wedding industry with fierce competition in each class.

The Best Wedding Venue in Dorset

The Italian Villa located in Compton Acres, Poole is managed exclusively by the multi-award winning Dorset catering company Beales Gourmet Ltd. Thanks to this successful partnership, they walked away with the latest in a series of accolades this year. The award for Best Wedding Venue in Dorset was collected by Molly Beales along with members of their growing team.

The company’s Managing Director, Tony Beales, said:

Being named the best wedding venue in Dorset is an absolute delight. Our team have attracted over 140 weddings over the past year from all over the UK – each of which we aim to leave with incredible memories of their big day! We are grateful to to the judges and to the organisers for this wonderful recognition of our hard working team!

These were the fifth annual Dorset Wedding Supplier Awards, organised by South Coast Events, run by Director, Sam Savage. The prestigious awards were judged by a panel of industry experts who considered scrutiny from fellow suppliers and the testimonials of past customers.

Are you planning your dream wedding? Want to hire the best wedding venue in Dorset? Looking for a choice of bespoke wedding packages tailored to suit your needs? Look no further, contact The Italian Villa today! To book a viewing at our multi-award winning wedding venue call 01202 816074 or email

Best Wedding Venue in Dorset