Harding House at Belle Meade Plantation – website
5025 Harding Road, Nashville, TN 37205
Contact: Anna R. Hodges, (615) 356-0096
Hidden inside the Belle Meade Plantation is a gem of a restaurant named Harding House.
It features southern favorites such as fried green tomatoes, pimento cheese spread and candied pecan spinach chicken for your bridal shower guests to enjoy.
Packages start at $15 per person and max out at $31 per person.
Even though the Harding House does not have a private room, there is a back room that is used for large parties on a regular basis. Harding House also offer extra touches, at an additional cost, that the bride might be interested in such as – custom printed menus, white linens and custom flowers.
Harding House at Belle Meade Plantation; Photo: company's Facebook page
Monell's – website
Historic Germantown Location (min 40 for reservation)
1235 6th Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37208
Monell's at the Manor (min 50 for reservation)
1400 Murfreesboro Pike, Nashville, TN 37217
Monell's is a Nashville favorite, so if your bride is a lover of music city she will be sure to enjoy a lunch party with her best friends here. This family style restaurant offers country cooked meals that are passed from person to person around the table. At Monells, you have two dining options:
-Space for a party of 20 or more can be reserved for lunch at Monells' Manor on Murfreesboro Pike. This special reservation allows guests to choose from a luncheon menu that with prices set at $24.95 per person.
-A party of less than 20 can enjoy lunch at Monells' historic Germantown location for $14.99 per person; however, no reservations can be made (it is first-come, first-served), but the restaurant staff will do their best to seat your party at grouped tables. There is no private room option available at Monells' historic Germantown location.
Monell's; Photo: company's Facebook page
Bridal Shower Venues at Charming Cafes
4) The Cottage Cafe – website
The Cottage Café offers tea time hours perfect for a bridal shower.
From 3:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. (reservations required) you can partake in either the light tea (at $19 per person) which includes tea, scones and muffins, mini gourmet pastries and desserts, assorted tea sandwiches and fresh fruits or the full tea (at $24 per person) which includes tea, scones and muffins, mini gourmet pastries and desserts, assorted tea sandwiches, Quiche or a soup and salad combo and fresh fruits.
The Cottage Cafe; Photo – Style Blueprint
The Garden Brunch Cafe – website
924 Jefferson Street, Nashville, TN 37208
Contact: Karl and Jennifer Carpenter, owners, (615) 891-1217
The Garden Brunch Cafe is one of Ashley's favorite brunch spots!
The owners host bridal showers, rehearsal dinners and even a small wedding reception. If your bride is interested in dinner at The Garden Brunch Cafe, the cost runs about $25 per person. Bridal Showers and other special events are held "after hours" so your party will have the entire restaurant to itself. There is no room rental fee. The restaurant can hold up to 50 people in its main room.
Make sure to contact Karl or Jennifer at least 2 weeks in advance of your event. Half of the estimated cost is due when the contract is signed, the other half is due at the time of the event.
Garden Brunch Cafe; Photo – Cindy McCain's Rich Life blog
Bridal Shower Venues with a City Chic Vibe
1808 Grille at The Hutton Hotel – website
Located on West End inside the Hutton Hotel, 1808 Grille is a nice choice for an upscale bridal shower.
The brunch (on Saturdays) or lunch (Monday through Friday) options average around $25 to $30 a person, before tax and gratuity. 1808 Grille's Bourdeaux Room can accommodate up to 20 guests.
There is a required $250 minimum spend on food and beverage that accompanies this room, but as long as this minimum is met there is no room fee.
1808 Grille; Photos – company's website
Sunset Grill – website
2001 Belcourt Ave, Nashville, TN 37212
Contact: Elizabeth Con, Event Coordinator, (615) 516-1915
Sunset Grill offers customizable menu options for breakfast (starting at $14.99 a person plus tax and gratuity), lunch (starting at $14.99 a person plus tax and gratuity) and dinner (starting at $34.99 per person plus tax and gratuity).
Vegetarian entrees are also offered.
Sunset Grill has various private rooms that can be sectioned off to accommodate parties from 20 to 125. There are separate one time rental fees for each of these rooms and minimum food and beverage spends (separate fees apply to separate days and meals, so make sure to call Elizabeth for more information).
A 30% deposit of the estimated total cost is required to reserve any room.
Sunset Grill; Photos – company's Facebook page