About this Vendor

The Perfect Place to Say "I Do!"

English Turn Golf & Country Club is 15 minutes from the Central Business District and French Quarter. The Clubhouse at English Turn can accommodate receptions and ceremonies in our Grand Ballroom to our Garden Room. Stunning outdoor ceremonies by the water.Call Racheal A for more information.

Amenities + Details

  • Handicap Accessible

  • Liability Insurance

  • On-Site Accommodations

  • Indoor

  • Reception Area

  • Wireless Internet

For more details about amenities, please message the Venue.

Price Range

$$ – Affordable

Guest Capacity



Ballroom, Waterfront, Country Club, Garden, Historic Venue, Restaurant, Tented

Wedding Categories

Bar + Drinks, Destination Weddings, Food + Catering, Planning, Service Staff


Contact Info

One Clubhouse Dr, New Orleans, LA

First Class New Orleans Wedding

Reviewed on 4/15/2015

English Turn Country Club provides a first class wedding experience for anyone wishing to have a truly elegant and fun New Orleans wedding. The staff all gave 110 % in service, to the bride, her family and guests. Our daughter's wedding was everything we hoped. The food was... Read More delicious, the venue itself is beautiful and Racheal and the staff bent over back ward to help everything run smoothly. There is space for a beautiful service, either indoor or outdoors and parking for guests is plentiful. I highly recommend English Turn Country Club for a wonderful New Orleans wedding.

2015-04-21T15:34:05 Response from the vendor

The staff at English Turn was honored to serve you and your guests. Everything was really beautiful and all of your guests were so nice and they all looked like they had a great time. Thank you for the kind words.

My Fairy Tale Wedding

Reviewed on 5/08/2014 Aimee F

My husband and I were married on February 15, 2014 at English Turn. Instead of a traditional church wedding and reception we chose to have both our ceremony and reception at English Turn and it was MAGICAL and everything I had ever dreamed of. On the day of the wedding we... Read More were a little worried that it might be too cool to have the wedding ceremony outdoors, but everything worked out wonderfully, we were married right before sunset and it was absolutely perfect. Our reception was held in the Grand Ballroom which was beautifully decorated with candles throughout and looked like something out of a fairy tale. Everyone is still raving about the food and saying it was the best food they ever had at a wedding and how they were surprised that it was available to everyone until the very end of the reception. Racheal and Katie were so accommodating in meeting our requests regarding the wedding. Also, Katie was an absolute angel, she made sure that everything ran smoothly and she was constantly at my side attending to my every need the entire night. I had not a care in the world and all I had to do was enjoy the moment. When the reception was ended Katie also made sure that everything was packaged up and ready to go and included a basket of champagne and food for us to take with us. Thank you Racheal and Katie for making my fairy tale wedding come true. Aimee Ferrier Correa

2014-05-09T14:13:51 Response from the vendor

Aimee, Thank you for the kind words. You were a dream client! Best Wishes on your fairly tale wedding.

The Wedding Every Bride Wants

Reviewed on 3/27/2014 Susanna E

My husband and I were married 4 days ago at English Turn and it was AMAZING! Instead of having a traditional church ceremony and following reception, as most Native New Orleanians do, we chose to have both our ceremony and reception at English Turn. In New Orleans, the name... Read More English Turn is synonymous with elegance and class. Our wedding embodied both those characteristics. When planning our wedding, there were some aspects that were top priority. These were: guest parking, food and beverage packages, outdoor ceremony availability and location of venue. ET was a dream come true for me! Guests never had to worry about where to park because there was safe and ample parking. The food and beverage package options were the most diverse of all places we looked at. ET offered complimentary champagne on their bar. Not all venues offer this. Our coordinator Katie worked with me to ensure any wedding detail I asked for was executed. The outdoor ceremony was a nail biter with the possibility of bad weather, but it turned out to be PERFECT. ET was beyond professional with an inclement weather plan to roll out in the event it was needed. The entire staff was friendly, professional and provided stand out service. Anything I asked for they saw to it that it was provided. They facilitated our event seamlessly. After the reception, our coordinators Katie and Rachael saw to it that we were well packed with all of our belongings and a wedding basket of champagne, cake and some some bites. Not one item was left behind. My guests raved about the how excellent the food tasted and how the hand passed food servers never missed a beat. The bartenders were prompt and kept my guests happy. If I could relieve our wedding all over again, I would in a heartbeat. I wouldn't change a thing about our experience at ET. Thank you to Katie, Rachael, Randy, Rodney, Dwan, and Wendy who all had a part in the success of our wedding! Love, Mr. & Mrs. Gary Marino Jr. "GSM 3.23.2014" EnglishTurnDownForWhat?!

2014-04-03T11:45:29 Response from the vendor

Thank you so much Susanna and Gary for your kind words! It was such a pleasure to work with you two and make your vision of your big day come true! :)

Reviewed on 9/08/2015 Bailey A

When deciding on a venue for our reception, my wife and I felt English Turn was a no brainer. We had a fairly large wedding with about 250 people and the space was perfect. When we drove up in the limo, the grounds were beautiful, the clubhouse pristine and we hadn’t even walked... Read More inside yet! Once inside their staff had done a wonderful job with the white table cloths and gold chair ties to match our wedding colors. We didn't have a wedding planner but having Rachel and Brenna was a huge help. They provided a timeline of events for us to stick to through the night. They really kept us organized and the night flowed smoothly from start to finish. Racheal was always easily accessible by phone or email whenever my wife or I had questions. On the night of the reception, Mia was our personal attendant. She was amazing! She was our fairy godmother all night. The one hiccup, according to my wife, was her dress wasn’t hemmed properly and she was tripping with every step. Mia quickly pinned up her dress in all the right places so my wife could continue dancing the night away with me. More importantly, Mia always had a fresh drink ready for us whenever we needed one. The food was delicious and our guests are still telling us how much they enjoyed both the food and the venue. The bartenders were excellent as were the servers. They really took care of our guests. English Turn was a great choice, Racheal and Brenna really helped ease our anxiety that came along with planning a large wedding and they made sure all our small details came together on the big night.

2015-09-21T10:17:19 Response from the vendor

Thank you so much for the great review. We truly enjoyed working with you. You were a perfect client. Please send me some pictures so I can post them on our website. Best Wishes.... Racheal and Brenna

Reviewed on 6/13/2015 Jami C

The venue was perfect. Rachel was very helpful from start to finish. We had to move the service inside due to weather, but they went above and beyond to make sure the night was still perfect. It feel like a dream with how perfect everything was from start to finish. I am so glad... Read More we chose English Turn.

Fairy tale wedding!!

Reviewed on 5/15/2015

Well, first of all, I have been an event planner and caterer my whole life...so for me to say that the service was AMAZING, the venue BEAUTIFUL, I really was impressed with all the staff,( this is a huge complement coming from me!!))I highly recommend you checking out this... Read More beautiful place, worth every penny!! Wish there was a way to attach a picture from our wedding, you would be sold!!

2015-05-20T11:22:53 Response from the vendor

Montrelle, your reception was so beautiful. Thank you so much for hosting such a grand event at English Turn. You can post a picture on our facebook page. Please send some to my email and I will place on our website. Thanks

My Dream Wedding

Reviewed on 4/22/2015 Mary S

My parents moved to English Turn when I was graduating high school and the first time I saw the Country Club I knew I wanted my wedding to be there. My mom worked side by side with the friendly wedding coordinator Rachel. They were very accommodating to what we wanted. We had... Read More to fix the food options a few times, and they really listened to the changes we suggested. The food was amazing on the night of the wedding, my favorite was the shrimp and grits in a martini glass. All the servers that worked there were also always looking out for the wedding party. They were fast with drink service. Mia was amazing to the family! She fixed the bustle on my dress and made sure everyone in the bride and grooms family had everything they needed. I am really looking forward to seeing the beautiful pictures outside by the fountain and on the stairs.

2015-04-24T12:15:47 Response from the vendor

Thank you for the kind words. We all truly enjoyed your event. I hope you hand your husband come visit us when you come to town. Have a great honeymoon!

Wedding to Remember

Reviewed on 4/09/2015 Elizabeth T

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our ceremony and the days leading up to the event at Emglish Turn. We couldn't have asked for more. Well, we could have but there's no need to be greedy! LOL! This place was able to give us an area that we can look back on and say, we picked the... Read More right spot.

2015-04-15T16:44:33 Response from the vendor

Elizabeth and Patrick, Thank you so much for the kind words. You were really great to work with and Elizabeth please send me pictures .. your dress was amazing. Best wishes to you. Please come back and visit!


Reviewed on 10/31/2014

English turn was a great place for my reception! It was so spacious and roomy to hold my guests. The staff is so amazing to work with! They were very professional, everything turned out just as I wanted it! Highly recommend!

Wedding Planner

Reviewed on 10/30/2014 chocolate b

The staff Katie & Rachel were great to work with in the planning of details for my out of town clients. The day of event I must say Andrew was pleasant and eager to assist in anyway needed; Dwan the front desk lady always greets you with warming spirit and made sure we were... Read More taken care of during set-up; and as always Mia banquet captain has and will go over and beyond to assist and execute in all areas of service...from Captain, Server, Bartender, Busser, Cake cutter...there isn't anything this lady won't do to assure that the client(s)& or guest(s) are happy during their event from start to finish. I love to host events with this venue...Great service, affordable, and yes the food is fresh and delicious. I highly recommend to visit and book with this venue for your next event..

2015-04-15T16:45:19 Response from the vendor

Thank you .. your pretty great yourself...hope to see you soon!


Reviewed on 10/28/2014

I recently got married here in September. Katie Davis was the best! She was a huge help and so sweet! She literally guided us through EVERYTHING. If it weren't for her we would have been all over the place. I would definitely recommend!

2014-10-29T16:29:44 Response from the vendor

Brittany, it was such a pleasure working with you for your big day! You and Josh are a beautiful couple and we wish nothing but the best for your future life together! Thank you for your kind words and I know we will stay in... Read Less Read More

Dream Wedding!

Reviewed on 10/21/2014 Jewel G

I got married at English Turn a few weeks ago and it was even better than I imagined. Not only has the club been updated but the service is impeccable. My ceremony was outside overlooking the water and reception in the gorgeous ballroom. All my guests kept repeating how amazing... Read More the food was!!!! It was truly a dream come true. Katie was absolutely amazing! She was always on top of everything and kept me calm! I will be sure to refer all of my friends to English Turn.

2014-10-24T13:31:19 Response from the vendor

Thank you for your review. We are so happy that your wedding was everything you dreamed of..Best wishes to you and your husband.

Ceremony/Reception at English Turn

Reviewed on 10/19/2014 Mittye C

My husband and I were married on 10/10/14 in an outdoor, sunset ceremony, and we really couldn't have asked for anything better! First, we took advantage of a deal for 100 people which included the ceremony, food, table linens, DJ, open bar with beer and wine. Now, our... Read More ceremony was on a Friday, which lowered the costs, but all we had to do was show up with the flowers and any other decorations we wanted. Rachael and Katie, the coordinators, were very hands on and readily available to answer any and all questions we had during the planning process, and they remained calm with us on the day of. When the day finally arrived, my husband and I were blown away by the level of personal service we received for our private dinner. The entire evening was better than we ever expected, and was certainly a WOW experience for our guests. The beautiful setting allows for many, MANY picturesque moments. If you are in the beginning stages of planning your wedding, please take some time and drive out to see English Turn yourself. Pictures on Facebook do not do it justice!

2014-10-24T13:32:17 Response from the vendor

It was so nice working with you. I am so happy you had a great time and your wedding was perfect. Best wishes to you.

Great Venue!!!!!

Reviewed on 7/30/2014

We chose to have the ceremony and the reception at English Turn. They had just redone the ceremony area 2 weeks before our wedding and landscaped. It look BEAUTIFUL!!!! The reception place was really nice also, the food was excellent, we had plenty of seating, and the staff and... Read More our personal attendant were extremely polite, easy to work with, and very attentive to our needs! I would totally recommend this venue to anyone. Everything is perfect!!!!!!!!

2014-10-24T13:33:12 Response from the vendor

I am thrilled to read how perfect your event was. Thank you for trusting us with such a wonderful event. Best Wishes

English Turn Country Club is the place to go for your wedding!

Reviewed on 7/17/2014 Savanna E

Being that I grew up in the subdivision, in the end it was a no-brainer on where to get married, however, I did not expect it to be as amazing as it was! The staff was very involved from the contract to the secondline and alleviated the extra cost of hiring a "day of" wedding... Read More planner. Everyone was very personable, professional and hands-on. The venue is gorgeous on its own so if you don't have a large decor budget, no worries! You already have a beautiful backdrop! We had our ceremony on the back of the country club facing the golf course and I couldn't have asked for a better view on the day I married my best friend! Being that it was a spring wedding, we had a 6pm ceremony that worked perfectly with daylight savings time. The picture shown on the homepage of this venue is my husband and I after our ceremony. I still cannot imagine a better sunset! Having the grand staircase to walk down on from inside the club makes you feel like a princess! Then it is an easy transition for your guests into the clubhouse for the reception. We had 260 guests on our wedding night and never at one point was the room crowded.To this day, I still have multiple people (no exaggeration) tell me that our wedding was the best they have ever been to! You cannot go wrong with this venue, the staff, the food (was phenomenal!), the service and the attention to detail. English Turn was hands down the best place for my husband and I to spend our special day! P.S. my groomsmen took advantage of the golf course the day before the wedding and loved it!!!!

The best day of our lives!

Reviewed on 7/15/2014 Jordan R

English Turn was one of my top 3 choices when we started looking at venues. I wanted that southern plantation feel and the grandness of this venue was perfect. The event space is perfect with separate areas for drinks, music, and food. It flowed perfectly, the ballroom is... Read More beautiful and comfortable. Katie and the staff at English Turn were wonderful to us. Katie helped me with every step of the way and we became fast friends, she even updated me the day of the wedding to keep me calm and free from worry! The staff was so attentive to us at our reception and we felt very well taken care of. Our wedding was 3 months ago and our guests are still complementing us on how wonderful everything was. Having our reception at English Turn Country Club really helped to make our day absolutely perfect! Highly recommended!

Wonderful Wedding and Reception Venue

Reviewed on 6/30/2014 DaJuan B

My wedding and reception was recently held at English Turn and I must say this venue was beautiful. The ladies that work there both Katie and Racheal help to make our big day run smooth and perfect!! I couldn't have choose a better places to have my big day!!! I can not... Read More THANK them enough!!! English Turn is bi far one of the best places!!! Love ONE HAPPY BRIDE !!!

Such an amazing night!!

Reviewed on 5/06/2014 Ami S

My fiance' and I fell in love when we went to view ETCC. We went in thinking we would not love it and that we were going to go with another place. Well, were we wrong! WE LOVED IT!! From the moment I walked in to the Clubhouse, I knew this was it. The reception ended up being... Read More more than I could have ever imagined. Katie Davis(The wedding coordinator) was amazing!!! She was constantly bringing us refills of drinks and making sure we had everything we needed! The night went TOO fast but it could not have been better! Even though, we didn't get to eat much that night, we had a HUGE going away basket full of food!! YUM! Our guests also raved about the food. So so so happy we went with English Turn. They will not let you down!!

Fairy Tale Venue!

Reviewed on 4/17/2014 Tiffany F

My husband and I just had our dream wedding last month at English Turn for our 5 year renewal of vows. There are not enough words to express how amazing that day was for us and how perfect the staff were throughout the entire process. Katie was a complete angel and guided me... Read More through everything the entire time,she was always willing to help when I needed her. The day of the wedding they made everything run so smoothly that I was completely calm the entire night. I had so much fun without a care in the world because they were taking such great care of me and my guest. My ceremony and reception were in the Garden Room and Piano Lounge. The sunlight from the all-glass ceiling was perfect for the ceremony. And the sunset outside was the perfect backdrop for pictures after the ceremony. For the reception, the candles throughtout the room reflected off the ceiling and made the whole scene look like something out of a fairy tale, so breathtaking and surreal. Despite the madness of the evening Katie, Racheal and Maya(I think that was her name) made sure that we got to eat and always had drinks in our hands. The food, oh my goodness, the food. Everyone raved about it for days afterwards because it was that incredible. I could probably live off of those crab cakes that just melted in your mouth! Needless to say the food was to die for! To my suprise, when it was time for the magical night to end all of our stuff was ready and packed with a beautiful basket filled with cake and champagne. It was so sweet and such a perfect end to a stress free evening. I could go on for days but I will end it with this. Thank you so much for giving me a day that I will never forget and always cherish for the rest of my life. You guys made the experience even more perfect then I could have ever imagined. THANK YOU!!!

2014-05-09T14:15:26 Response from the vendor

Your event was one that we will always talk about. You and your family were so sweet and you were glowing the entire night. Best wishes on happily ever after!

Betty W. Ferrier

Reviewed on 2/20/2014 Betty F

The wedding service was wonderful, Katie was so kind and helpful, everyone said the food was delicious, the cake was really good and the service was great. English Turn was beautiful. My daughter's dream wedding was everything she wanted it to be. Whenever I called with... Read More a question or a problem before hand, someone always got back to me and helped work it out.

2014-05-09T14:16:01 Response from the vendor

Thank you Mrs. Betty. We enjoyed working with you and your daughter. Mr. Ferrier was a hoot!!

Mother of the Bride

Reviewed on 2/19/2014

English Turn was awesome. The place is beautiful, we brought in our own decorations and flowers and they did the rest. After the wedding was over, for weeks I have been told what a great place to get married, how pretty it was, and MOST importantly the food. ALL of the food was... Read More great, presentation & taste. Others have called just to ask who catered the wedding because the food was so good. We didn't do a taste test before the wedding (they do offer it, we just didn't get a chance to) I just went from someone else"s word and glad I did. We added the Asian Wok to our menu which was delicious. Everyone at English Turn was very helpful throughout the whole wedding process.

2014-02-20T15:51:27 Response from the vendor

Thank you so much.. Monique's event was so beautiful and we enjoyed working with your entire family. Please come join us for dinner one evening and don't forget to share your pictures with us!!!

Wedding Reception

Reviewed on 2/12/2014 Jeanne B

We had our wedding reception at English Turn Country Club. We had a fabulous time and so did our guests! Everything was beautiful! Everyone at English Turn was great to work with and very helpful! They made the preparation and the wedding day very enjoyable! This is a great... Read More place for a wedding reception!

The Perfect Fit

Reviewed on 10/07/2013 Lea B

For me, the most stressful part of the wedding planning process was finding a venue. We visited many venues and none of them were right for us. Once we visited English Turn Country Club, everything fell into place. It was a perfect fit. It was everything we wanted and more. I... Read More would recommend this venue to anyone. I would recommend this venue, not because I had my wedding there, but because of the level of customer service that received. By the end of the wedding planning process I felt as though Racheal and Katie were more like friends, then a wedding vendor. They went above and beyond to provide the best service they could. If the Dining Room that overlooks the 18th hole, The Atrium and Grand Ball Room does not sell you, then the food alone should. The food was WONDERFUL. My guests are still talking about how good the food was. This was the right venue for us. They truly helped all my wedding dreams come true. I would not change a thing!

2013-10-07T17:43:08 Response from the vendor

Thank you so much Lea.. We enjoyed working with you and your family and we loved watch the BROOM dance. Send us some pictures so we can post them here on The Knot for everyone to see. Racheal and Katie

A Wedding to remember!!!!

Reviewed on 9/03/2013 Kevin S

My wedding was a day to I will always remember. My husband and myself was so pleased with the service we received at English Turn Country Club. The Catering Department made our day so enjoyable and non-stressed. The impeccable timing and attention given to every detail was... Read More exceptional. I would definitely recommend English Turn Country Club to every one.

2013-09-04T11:26:47 Response from the vendor

Robin and Kevin, you were such a pleasure to work with and I hope we will be able to plan another fabulous event together soon! :) Best wishes to you!

Above and Beyond

Reviewed on 8/28/2013 Jennifer W

English Turn was the perfect place for our wedding. When we visited English Turn for the first time Katie Davis made us feel so comfortable. We knew right away that English Turn was the venue for us. We did everything at English Turn, rehearsal dinner, ceremony, and reception.... Read More We also rented the villa for the weekend, which was very convenient. Everything went flawlessly (except for the rain the forced my outside ceremony inside but the staff handled it effortlessly). We got so many compliments on our venue. Some guests even told us that the food at our wedding was some of the best wedding food they had had. Words cannot express how fabulous Katie was. She was so easy to work with and communicate with. She made sure everything was taken care of and that the ceremony and reception flowed flawlessly. I felt as if Katie cared about our wedding as much as we did. I will never forget the moment she and I had right before I walked down the aisle. She kept me calm and reminded me to just take everything in and enjoy the evening. The rest of the staff was so attentive. The bridal attendant Mia was amazing, between her and Katie I was never without lip gloss or a drink. We could not have asked for a better experience. English Turn went above and beyond and that is what really sets them apart from other wedding venues. My husband and I highly recommend English Turn for weddings and any other events!

2013-10-07T17:44:59 Response from the vendor

Jennifer, Thank you for sharing your special day with us. We enjoyed having you and all your guests at English Turn. I hope you will think of us for your next event. Racheal and Katie


Meet The Director of Sales

Racheal Apken

Rachael Apken has over a decade of experience in hospitality. Through the years she has worked in all aspects of the industry for Centerplate, Local Boutique Hotels and properties, many restaurants in and around New Orleans, as well as a number of private employers. She earned a degree in Interior Design from Delgado Community College with a minor in hospitality. She was employed as a professional Interior Designer for 17 years. All of Racheal's events are as unique and flawless as each bride she has had the privilege of working with. Racheal resides in New Orleans with her two fur babies

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