The Montauk Club

25 8th Ave,
Brooklyn, NY 11217

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Average Base Cost: $27,000

Our average base cost for a Montauk Club wedding is calculated by figuring a 125-person guest list on a Saturday evening with a food/beverage catering price of $145 with a full bar plus the yearly membership fee. Entertainment, flowers, additional decorations and rentals, transportation, and photography are not included. Price is rounded up to the nearest thousand. Gratuity and sales tax included.

*Prices subject to change

How it breaks down:

Facility Rental Fee: $2,500 plus tax 

Important Notes: You must become a member to use the Montauk Club as a wedding venue or be sponsored by a member of the club to host an event. Membership starts at $550 per year.

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Vendors: While they do require using their in-house caterer, they do allow outside vendors for specialty liquor and wedding cake. The Montauk Club reviews and approves outside vendors on a case by case basis.

Food & Beverage: Sample menu pricing is as follows:

Buffet Dinner: $110/per person

  • Includes 4 passed hors d’oeuvres; 1 green salad; 2 entrees; 2 sides; tea and coffee service
  • Open bar of beer and wine;
  • Upgrade to full top-shelf open bar brings price to $125/pp

Sit Down Dinner: $135 per person

  • Includes 4 passed hors d’oeuvres during cocktail hour; Choice of: 2 sides; 2 entrées; green salad with dinner
  • Rolls; Tea and coffee service
  • Open bar of beer and wine
  • Upgrade to full top-shelf open bar brings price to $145/pp

Cocktail Party Only: $115 per person

  • Includes 5 passed hors d’ oeuvres; crudités & cheese board; beer and wine open bar;
  • Upgrade to full top-shelf open bar brings price to $135/pp
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What’s Included: Tables, chairs, linen, dinnerware plus the event space for 5 hours.

More Stats:

Space TypeInside, plus a balcony

Size: Up to 150 guests

Bridal Suite: Yes

Parking: The most convenient parking garage is located at 906 Union Street, two blocks from the venue.  Otherwise, valet is recommended.

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How Will Grandma Get There? The Montauk Club is located in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn. Guests can stay in nearby hotels such as the Hotel Indigo or in Manhattan. The venue is super close to the Grand Army Plaza subway stop which has the 2,3, and 4 lines.

Party On! Events must stop by 10 p.m. since there are residents that live in the building.

The Report:

The Montauk Club was founded in 1889 and has remained a private club since its founding. The Club House was designed and built in 1891 by the New York architect Francis H. Kimball, who was “inspired by a palace on Venice’s Grand Canal,” according to the venue’s website, and used gothic architecture, carved mahogany woodwork and stained glass windows in his design.

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Photo by Katje Hempel

Woman Getting Married Says:

The location of this wedding venue is great for locals getting married with family and friends in the Park Slope area, and even for out-of-town guests it won’t be too terrible of a schlep (I would still offer guests a shuttle to/from the wedding if you have a large number of non-locals coming to your wedding). The 10 p.m. curfew is a bummer, so with that in mind this could be a better bet for a cocktail style reception before moving the after-party elsewhere.

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Amenities/What’s Included 8
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Location 9
Overall Charm 9
Venue Value 8

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