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Formerly the famous Coal Exchange, this Grade II* listed wedding venue is the most historic and atmospheric setting to say ‘I do’.

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A landmark wedding venue

Discover elegance and exclusivity in the heart of Cardiff Bay

Lovingly restored to its former glory, The Exchange Hotel is a magnificent building dating back to 1888. Once Cardiff’s Coal Exchange, in its heyday this grandiose landmark was home to the world’s thriving coal trade.

Steeped in fascinating Welsh history, the palatial building was saved from dereliction and reinstated as a sparkling jewel in Cardiff’s crown.

Preserving the heritage and exquisite original features, The Exchange is now the most charming hotel and wedding venue in Cardiff.

Home to the breathtaking Exchange Grand Hall, this flawless wedding venue offers luxurious grandeur in an unrivalled location, ensuring your special day is nothing short of spectacular.

Boasting Corinthian columns and the original clock which adorned the Hall in its prime, The Grand Hall radiates character, charm and a unique history that simply cannot be replicated.

There is nowhere more romantic or fitting to celebrate the most magical day of your life, surrounded by those you cherish most.

Soak up the opulence and rich past of The Exchange and become part of the story of this incredible building.

Take the next steps to your fairy tale wedding and book a viewing today.

Rooms exuding romance

An idyllic setting to begin your love story

After your ceremony draws to a close, the romance continues at The Exchange Hotel. Our beautifully appointed Bridal Suite is the ideal place to relax and reflect on your special day.

A dreamy haven for two, you and your beloved can indulge in marital bliss and really make the most of the opulence of The Exchange Hotel.

Your wedding guests can also enjoy the lap of luxury in boutique rooms and suites that have been design with pure comfort and elegance in mind.

With its rich heritage, incredible architecture and intriguing history, The Exchange Hotel is a landmark venue for your landmark occasion.

A menu with the wow factor

Beautifully crafted for you

At The Exchange Hotel, we know that your wedding menu is something that should stand out for all the right reasons. That’s why our expert chefs will ensure yours does exactly that.

From elevated Welsh classics to delicate cakes iced with elegance, your menu will always be outstanding and bespoke.

The hotel is also home to one of Cardiff’s favourite restaurants, R.P Culley and Co. Inspired by the local philanthropist who held the catering contract for The Exchange Restaurant, this luxurious venue is the ideal backdrop to an unforgettable wedding celebration.

Like Culley, we are hugely proud of our restaurant and Welsh heritage, offering only the finest, locally sourced ingredients from the most prestigious suppliers.

Whether you’d like to enjoy your wedding meal in the restaurant, a luxurious champagne breakfast or an opulent afternoon tea, we can cater for your every need.

Wedding Packages

Choose from a range of set packages, or start with a blank canvas and opt for a truly unique experience.


Package includes

  • Prosecco and canapes ( 2 per person) on arrival
  • Three course wedding breakfast
  • Half bottle of house wine per person with the wedding breakfast
  • Prosecco for wedding toast
  • Evening buffet
  • Cake stand and cake knife
  • Table number, stands and easel for your table
  • Bridal Suite the night of your wedding (subject to availability)
  • Civil ceremony
  • Designated wedding coordinator and events manager


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    • Additional charges will apply for extra guests both day and evening
    • Prices will vary subject to date of wedding

    Dream it, choose it

    At Signature Living Weddings, our dedicated wedding coordinators are devoted to the finer details.

    Whether it’s the extravagant wedding of your wildest dreams, or a more intimate occasion, we specialise in making your wishes come true.

    Starting with a blank canvas, our coordinators will listen, inspire and work their magic every step of the way, so that your wedding is exclusively yours.

    Start your wedding journey today…

    Let's fall in love...

    Enquire now and begin your love story today

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