Here is what people have to say about their experience at The Brookside Club.

flourish

Oct 28, 2014

Growing up on the Cape I came to recognize at an early age just how expensive weddings on Cape could be. And of course when I got engaged in July of 2013, I knew how difficult it would be to plan my wedding. After looking into multiple venues on Cape, that offered the Cape Cod feel to guests from out of state, I realized that many of the venues I was looking at would pretty much consume my entire wedding budget. I had been looking on the Knot.com for months trying to find a venue that offered a great value, seated meals (that wouldn’t cost an arm and a leg per person) and an ambiance that added an intimate and romantic feel to my guests. I saw Brookside on Knot.com and saw their prices and services, and knew I had to check it out.

So, I called The Brookside to schedule an appointment with my Fiancé to get an overview on costs and services, and was not expecting to put money down. A big reason being that I am notorious for being indecisive, although I was extremely intrigued by their prices on the website. After having arranged a meeting with Frank at the Brookside, he sat us down and explained all the services, and for someone like me who had no idea what to expect for a wedding let alone my own, he reassured us that everything will be perfect and not one detail will be overlooked. Well that day I put a down payment on the Brookside, and can honestly say that it was the best decision I made for planning my wedding. Frank and his staff at the Brookside were informed, professional, and beyond helpful in assisting me with any questions I had come across. When it came to the big day, the venue was breath taking, they transformed a room I had come to visit many times into my wedding reception. The staff was attentive, the food was delicious, and the room looked amazing. I was extremely pleased.

I would recommend Brookside for a wedding venue to couples who want a Cape Cod wedding with a view and location, and do not want to spend astronomical amounts to achieve this. The Brookside Club was affordable, and maintained a sense of class and professionalism that I did not think I would achieve with my budget. Thank you to the staff at Brookside for making my wedding so special!

Ally and Tyler 10/4/14 wedding

Oct 28, 2014

I had to plan my wedding at the Brookside Club from across the country. So I never really got to see the venue, taste the food, or experience anything myself until I walked in for my wedding reception and I was totally blown away! All the planning up to the big day was made easy by Frank and Andy, our coordinators from the Brookside Club. They made great recommendations for timing and how the night will flow, and they were very easy to work with.

Having never seen the venue in person other than on the website, I was blown away with the outside view, it was picture perfect, we were even lucky enough to get an amazing sunset view. The food was amazing, the presentation of the food and how they cut and served our cake was fabulous. Frank and Andy work with you the entire time, and being so far away they were very accommodating and answered all my emails in a timely manner, usually the same day. I made all my own decorations (within the Brookside Club’s guidelines) and Frank and Andy and their team put everything out exactly how I had planned for them too. My husband and I added uplighting through our dj vender and it really made the reception room shine and created a great ambiance for after the sunset. There is also a great deck area to see the view, again sooo beautiful.

The service was great, food was hot, drinks were flowing, and all my family and friends had a great time. We had about 100 guests and it really filled the room, I was worried the room would look empty because the room can certainly hold more but they spread the tables just enough so it didn’t look empty at all. My wedding day was truly the best day of my life and my reception was better than I could ever have imagined. Thank you Brookside Club! Highly recommend this venue for a fair priced, beautiful Cape Cod reception!

Sarah and Jason 9/20/14 wedding

Oct 28, 2014

It still gives me chills to look back on our wedding day & the Brookside club (specifically Andy & Frank) are to thank for this. From start to finish we felt welcomed with open arms at the Brookside Club. The day of our wedding could not have gone more smoothly - the food was delicious (even our guests commented on our food being some of the best food they had at a wedding), our tent was like a magical space transformed beyond our wildest dreams, and my husband and I wanted for nothing. The staff were friendly, fun, and efficient, and the service was truly exceptional. And then, there’s the sunset… breathtakingly beautiful.

The Brookside is a beautifully, exceptionally maintained property that provides top of the line service. The experience starts at the door and is wonderful all the way through. This is a true reflection of the management; it was an absolute pleasure to work with both Andy and Frank. They guided us all the way through the wedding planning process and did everything possible to help us make the day our dream come true with a budget we felt comfortable with.

I recommend the Brookside club without hesitation and with full confidence that if you choose to have your wedding here, it will be a decision you are thankful for making every time you think back to one of the most important days of your life.

Jaime and Juan 6/28/14 wedding

Oct 28, 2014

We were married at the Brookside Club 9-13-14 and have been dreading writing a review or thank you note because to me that means the wedding is officially over, although it’s been over for months!

We had such a wonderful wedding there, I loved meeting with Frank during our initial meeting because he was very open and honest about what could and could not be done. He did not want to make any ‘half promises’ if he knew it wouldn’t work out and that is exactly what we wanted.

Going into our detail meeting with Andy I felt very overwhelmed with what was left to be done, I left feeling the exact opposite. They literally take care of everything-only the details (place cards, guestbook, centerpieces, cake) are up to you. I left the meeting with a short specific list and was able to cross things off day by day. They really eased any nerves I had.

The guests said that the food and staff were wonderful, to be honest I did not interact with any staff but Frank and Andy that day, but the guests said they were great. The view from the balcony for cocktail hour is beautiful and the tent looked gorgeous overlooking the canal, even in the rain!

We arrived pretty much as the cocktail hour was ending, but Frank and Andy had the staff bring us apps and drinks on the front porch which was great! We were able to take a few minutes to eat and breath and drink, they had Shirley Temples for the kids and a heaping mound of giant shrimp, we were in heaven!

Honestly, overall, I would not have changed my venue. These guys did exactly what they said they would do, they are very professional and I felt like they truly cared about our wedding being perfect. They were fun to work with and really dug into every detail.

If you are looking for a wonderful place to get married, where the staff is professional, the views are beautiful, the food is excellent, and people constantly say to you ‘I heard your wedding was awesome, what was the name of the venue again?’ you’ve found it.

Heather and Jack 9/13/14 wedding

Oct 28, 2014

We got married at the Brookside Club on August 8, 2014. Frank, Andy and the events team provided an excellent experience from the initial planning meeting to the day of the wedding. We had very specific requests throughout the planning process that were met every time. Frank really went above and beyond to adapt and to ensure that our wedding day was perfect for us and all of our guests. Great service, food, venue and you can’t beat the sunset! Would absolutely recommend this event’s team and venue for a wedding or any occasion.

Jill and Tim 8/8/14 wedding

Oct 28, 2014

My husband and I instantly fell in love with this venue. The views are beautiful. The sunset on the night of our wedding was to die for. Our friends and family won’t stop raving about how great of a location. The staff is excellent. They are always there to answer any questions. The prices are reasonable. The food was great as well. We couldn’t have been happier with the whole experience!

Ali and Chris 7/26/14 wedding

Oct 18, 2014

We had our ceremony and reception at The Brookside Club. I can’t imagine a more breathtaking location! Everything leading up to the wedding was handled so well by Andy, he went over everything so well, things we hadn’t thought about etc. He made a perfect celebration for us! Everybody at Brookside made us and our guests very comfortable, the atmosphere of the employees was so nice and refreshing, everyone was at ease with this alternative wedding and the wonderful attitude of Brookside!

Brian and Matt August 28th, 2014 wedding

Oct 18, 2014

We had our Wedding reception here in May. It was truly amazing. From the first time we walked in to view the reception space we were sold.
Frank and Andy made us feel at ease. The process was seamless which helped extremely as planning a wedding is beyond stressful.
The day of the wedding I was hoping all would be perfect. To be honest it was beyond what I imagined. The lighting, center pieces and setup was beyond words. Ooh and the food was the icing on the cake. It was delicious. I had an extreme amount of compliments on the entrees. You truly can not go wrong with The Brookside Club from the views to the management to the food. I would recommend this venue over and over again. It was such a beautiful start to our Marriage thank you.

Katie and Nick 5/9/14 wedding

Sep 28, 2014

Frank, Andy and Casey were amazing to work with and we couldn’t have planned our wedding without them. They PROMPTLY respond to all emails which made it easy to coordinate and get our questions answered in less than 24 hours. From our first meeting with Frank, we knew they would be the perfect venue. We met with Frank several times throughout the planning process and he had everything down to the detail. He really listened to our needs and went above and beyond to make the day special for us.

The wedding day was PERFECTLY executed with Andy running the show. We enjoyed every minute of our wedding and didn’t want it to end. We were not worried about anything on our wedding day because we knew The Brookside team had everything covered.

Thank you for hosting the best day of our lives.

Elina and Yev wedding 6/29/14

Sep 28, 2014

Frank, Andy, Amy, and all the wonderful staff at Brookside,

We cannot even begin to tell you how grateful we are of your service. The day Jason and I sat down with Frank for a tour we knew this was the perfect venue for us. Andy and Amy, the day of the wedding you were all so calm and helpful and it helped us remain calm and confident everything would go fine. We were able to trust that you would make our day special, but you all, kitchen staff, servers and all others included, went so above and beyond we can’t thank you enough.

You should know we got so many compliments on the venue and the food. The sunset was breathtaking. The day before I started getting a little nervous that something might go wrong, and I remember saying “the staff at Brookside know exactly what we want and I am confident they will make our wishes come true”. It was just perfect. Up until 10:30pm when one of your male staff members offered to bring things to our car. Just amazing customer service.

-Danielle and Jason wedding 9/14/14

Jun 27, 2014

Frank - I would like to express my appreciation for the outstanding event you and your staff provided on May 24th, 2014.  The pre-reception, passed hors d’oeuvres. raw bar, pasta station, carving station - all outstanding along with your serving and wait staff -all very impressive.

I would gladly recommend The Brookside Club for any function.

Earl B.
25th Wedding Anniversary 5/24/14

Jun 07, 2014

Dear Frank,
Our golf tournament dinner and auction were a success!  The food was wonderful and the golfers felt right at home.  We all appreciated all of the courtesies extended to the Friends Committee.

Please give our thanks to Andrew and the staff.

Many thanks,
Joyce L.
Friends of Bourne Golf Fundraiser/Council On Aging 5/12/14

May 28, 2014

Dear Andrew,

We wanted to thank you and your staff for the amazing job that everyone did for the reception for our son’s baptism.  The food was excellent and the staff were all professional and friendly.

Than you for the beautiful reception on our very special day.

Sincerely,
The Price Family

May 01, 2014

Andy and Casey, 

Thank you for everything you did yesterday.  It was a perfect wedding!  We could not be any happier with the attention to detail the whole team gave to the wedding and it went off without a hitch.  If anything happened behind the scenes,  we weren’t aware of it, and that shows what a good job you all did!

Thanks again, 
Earl and Sheila
parents of wedding 4.28.14

Apr 10, 2014

Andy, Casey, Frank and all the wonderful staff at The Brookside Club,

Thank you all for your dedication and attention to detail in making our wedding day the most special and beautiful day of our lives.  Everything went off without a hitch, and we truly appreciate everyone’s kindness and efforts to make our day so memorable.  We will certainly be recommending The Brookside Club and the terrific staff to everyone!

Again, thank you all so much.

Warm Regards,
Megan and Jorel
March 2nd, 2014 wedding

Apr 08, 2014

Frank and Andy,

Thank you for hosting our beautiful wedding at The Brookside Club! All of our guests loved the lively atmosphere and delicious food.  We appreciate you fulfilling our vision of the perfect day!

See you soon!

Best,

Jen and Eric
October 2013

Jan 25, 2014

Dear Andy and Frank,
We are sorry this letter is so late, but we can’t thank you enough for all you did to make our wedding day so special.  You were both so attentive and willing to meet our needs.  Our friends and family can’t stop talking about how great the entire reception was and how smoothly everything went.  On that day, we were so at ease knowing that you both were taking care of everything.  The staff was amazing and the whole day was prefcect and we have you to thank!

Thank you again for helping make our dreams come true!

Pat and Jennie
June 29th, 2013 wedding

Jan 25, 2014

Dear Frank and Jenny,

Thank you so much for helping to make my retirement party so very special.  The venue, food and décor were perfect!  I appreciate your generosity in making it possible to celebrate my retirement with family and friends.

Fondly,
Carol Russell

Dec 07, 2013

Frank, Andy & Staff

I just want to thank you and your staff for hosting an outstanding Brookside Resident Party tonight.  Everyone was so pleased with the festive decorations, the food was outstanding and I got nothing but compliments from everyone at the party, they thoroughly enjoyed themselves.  The band was enjoyed by all, everyone danced and had a great time. 

It’s always a pleasure going to your club for any event, you and your staff always do an outstanding job and I hope we can do an event again soon.

Thanks Jane H.
The Brookside Villages Holiday Party 12/5/13

Dec 04, 2013

To Frank, Andy and staff

Just wanted to take the time to tell you what an exceptional job you all did on Saturday for Jake and Ian.  The boys really enjoyed themselves and were treated with ultimate respect.

We had a blast and everyone commented on the good food and service provided.

Thank you again for making our night awesome!

Sharon on behalf of Jake and Ian’s wedding 11/30/13

Nov 16, 2013

Dear Brookside,

Just a note to you all to say thank you! Yesterday, my friends and I celebrated my birthday with a round of golf and lunch for 4 at Sunset Grille with the wonderful gift certificate that was offered at the PINK PARTY earlier this year.

Your fabulous charity event lead to a wonderful memory for me. Golf was amazing (I had 2 birdies, thank you!) and lunch was beyond delicious!

Thanks and here’s to looking ahead to next year!

Best,

Jonathan

Nov 14, 2013

Andy and Frank,
Thank you for making our special day amazing.  The venue was beautiful! We can’t thank you enough for all you did.  We will be recommending your venue in the future to all of our friends and family!

Thank you!
Jessica and Thomas
October 10th, 2013 wedding

Oct 04, 2013

We were so happy to have chosen the Brookside for our daughter’s wedding. From day one, they were so wonderful and accommodating. The attention to detail was greatly appreciated and very helpful. Any questions we had were immediately addressed & taken care of with utmost professionalism. The day of the wedding everything went so smoothly and every guest commented on how beautiful the location was. Everyone had a wonderful time and there was no stress at all for us! We highly recommend the Brookside for a truly special wedding!
Gerard & Teresa
Parents of the Bride 8.17.13

Sep 11, 2013

Dear Frank and Andrew;

I really find it rather difficult to express my deepest appreciation to you both for providing such an incredible affair yesterday.  Everything was perfection; so many commented on the ambiance, the food, the drinks and your great staff.  I know these things do not simply happen without a concerted effort that involves everyone being on the same page.  We were all impressed and I thank you for all your help.

Dan C.
9/8/13 function

Aug 31, 2013

Thank you sooooo much to The Brookside Club, and especially Andy, for making our wedding absolutely perfect! Matt and I couldn’t be happier with how everything turned out. Andy, you are truly a class act and handled everything in a way that made it appear flawless and seamless.
Thank you!!! ~ Jamie
August 10th, 2013 wedding

Aug 16, 2013

Aug 16, 2013

Aug 16, 2013

Dear Frank,

I just wanted to let you know how much Peter and I appreciate everything that was done for Mike and Priscilla’s wedding on July 18th.  It all went perfectly! Andy kept everything running smoothly and the Chef’s buffet was amazing!  The entire staff was friendly and efficient!

I can’t tell you how many compliments we have received about the entire event.  Everyone had a wonderful time!

Sincerely,
Kim
Mother of the Groom July 18th, 2013 wedding

Jun 17, 2013

Frank/Andy
Hope all is well! I just wanted to reach out and thank everyone for the exceptional service Ron and I had tonight “Burger Night”. Everyone at the Brookside Club is so wonderful. We love going back there, the staff is so fantastic, and the food was amazing tonight!!!
I hope you all have a wonderful summer season, and I always continue to recommend the club to everyone!
Take care,

Shannon
August 25th, 2012 wedding

Dec 17, 2012

Frank & Andy
I need to say THANK YOU both soooooooooo much for making Saturday so wonderful, special and amazing!  Your venue is awesome, the room looked fantastic!  Everyone commented on the room, the view and especially the food! 

Everyone was also saying how awesome your wait staff is.. and I must agree!  They were attentive, responsive, polite and fun!

We really cannot thank you guys enough, you made this easy and I would recommend you to anyone!

Thank you again, I am so happy with Brookside!

Today is my first day back to work and I have told Rebecca and Sarah how happy I am with Brookside as they have upcoming 2013 weddings with you!
THANK YOU! 

Love you guys!
Jenn
December 15th, 2012 wedding

Nov 20, 2012

Dear Brookside Club,

A heartfelt thanks to your wedding/event staff that helped to make our daughter’s special day absolutely wonderful.

The waitstaff were kind, gracious and helpful.  Andy was superb.  He kept the even flowing in an efficient, unobtrusive manner.  He was wonderful to work with.

The food at The Brookside Club speaks for itself and was one of the reasons we chose The Brookside venue.  Thank you again for your outstanding service.

Sincerely,

Frank and Anna, parents of the bride
November 10th, 2012 wedding

Nov 13, 2012

Nov 07, 2012

Frank & Andy,

I just wanted to thank you and Brookside for making Jennifer & Brent’s wedding go perfectly.  Thank you again for all of your assistance & patience!

Thank you!

Debbie
October 28th, 2012 wedding

Oct 04, 2012

To The Brookside Staff,

We cannot fully express to you how pleased we were with the wedding on Sunday.  How did you make the sun come out at the end of the ceremony?
Seriously, our guests have not yet stopped raving about the beautiful venue, the extraordinary service and the fabulous food.  Your attention to detail was remarkable and because of that, we were free to enjoy the day and not worry about a thing.  You wonderful to work with, patient and always smiling.
The wedding was a huge success and we would not hesitate to recommend The Brookside Club to anyone and everyone.

Thank you all for making our day so incredibly memorable and beautiful.

Jan and Paul
September 30th, 2012 wedding

Sep 20, 2012

Frank,

Tom and I are so thrilled with our decision to have our wedding at The Brookside Club and are so appreciative of all your help!  You and your staff made our event special and we will be sure to recommend you to anyone getting married!

Thanks again,
Jackie & Tom
September 9th, 2012 wedding

Sep 17, 2012

Frank & Kim,

Kate and I just wanted to send along a quick email thanking you for everything.  We had an awesome time at our wedding and I know all of our guests really enjoyed it as well.  You guys did an amazing job and everything was exactly how we wanted it.  You have a spectacular venue and I know the pictures will be awesome. 

Thanks again for everything, you guys and your staff truly are the best.

Lee and Kate
September 2nd, 2012 wedding

Aug 29, 2012

Dear Brookside,

Just a note to let you know how pleased we were with the wedding ceremony and reception.  Everything went so well and the food was delicious!  I know we have you all to thank for much of it.

Please convey our thanks to the staff,

Doris
mother of the bride
6.24.12

Aug 28, 2012

Dear Andy,

Ben and I would like to send you and the rest of The Brookside crew a huge thank you!! Our wedding was absolutely amazing.  It was everything we had been dreaming of and more.

You made the event so easy and fun for us and set all of my worries at ease!! Thank you for being so wonderful for not making a big deal about us having no alcohol at the wedding too.  That really meant so much to us.

I would recommend that anyone work with The Brookside Club because you are all so professional and easy to deal with.  We will never forget you. Thank you for answering our late-night phone calls and for the pump-up speech before walking the aisle!

All our love,

Ben and Ashley Hamel
8.3.12
**Ashley’s online review! ***
I just had my August 3 wedding at the Brookside Club in Bourne and it was absolutely wonderful! It was the first venue that I saw, and immediately I fell in love! I worked mostly with Andy and there are not enough great things that I can say about him and the rest of the team. Everyone was so nice and professional but they still managed to keep a very fun atmosphere for us. I was SO nervous on the day of the wedding, but Andy was able to completely put me at ease. Kim approached me a few times during the reception to make sure that everything was going well and to check to see if there was anything she could do to make our night better. In all honesty, NOTHING could have been improved. I loved the venue, but most of all I loved working with Andy, Kim, and Frank. Our day was flawless because of this team! I would recommend that anyone who is searching for that perfect venue condsider the Brookside Club! They are all so wonderful!

Aug 28, 2012

Dear Andy and Kim,

My husband I wanted to thank you for the wonderful service and attention you gave to us, the wedding party and our guests the day of Laura’s wedding, August 11th.  Everyone had a fantastic evening and great memories were created for Laura and Mike.

With much appreciation,

Marc and Paula (parents of the bride)
8.11.12

Aug 28, 2012

Frank and Andy,
Just wanted to send a quick note expressing our appreciation. Saturday was wonderful! The food, the staff, and entire day was just perfect. Thank you for all your work over the last several months.
I cannot tell you how much it means to the both of us!
Sincerely,
Shannon and Ron
8.25.12

Aug 09, 2012

Hi Frank!

I just wanted to send a quick email along to thank you for helping make my sister’s bridal shower a success.  Your flexibility and willingness to help was exactly what a perfectionist like myself needed! 

My mother and I sincerely appreciate your efforts.

Best,

Meghan

Aug 03, 2012

Kim,
I just wanted to let you know that we had the best time at our wedding on Saturday! It was everything we had hoped it would be and more! People are raving about the food and the service was excellent!  It was a memory to last a lifetime.

Andy did a great job with the ceremony and you were awesome all night.  I could tell you were working very hard to make sure everything was perfect.

Thank you again for everything.  It was my fairytale wedding!!!

Thank you again,
Laura and Michael McPhee
7.28.12

Aug 02, 2012

Just wanted to say thank you very much for a wonderful luncheon you provided for my family and friends after my father’s burial at the National Cemetary at Bourne. The food was wonderful and plenty of it and the room with spectacular views was a welcome relief. The staff was very attentive and sensative to our recent loss.

Thanks very much.

Jul 10, 2012

Frank and Andrew,

Thank you for the efforts of you and your staff for the bereavement gathering held on behalf of Auciello Iron Works for David Drummond last Tuesday, July 3rd.

Everything was perfectly prepared and served-Excellent chicken piccata and baked cod! The food was rivaled only by the setting.

Thanks again and enjoy the rest of the season,
Tony

Jun 27, 2012

Hi guys,

Just wanted to thank you all for a fabulous night!  Our wedding was perfect!

Ronni
(6.24.12)

Jun 14, 2012

The Brookside Club staff, Andy and Bartenders,

I want to thank you all for a great job making our daughter’s wedding run so smooth.  Andy did a great job keeping things flowing, we really appreciate all the hard work.  The food was excellent!  Thanks again to Andy and all the hard working people that night - we all had a great time!

Thanks again!
Paula (mother of the bride)
6.2.12

Jun 14, 2012

Hi, Frank and Andrew,

I just want to say thank you for helping us with the post funeral lunch at Sunset Grille yesterday.  It was a beautiful day, and we had 19 people join us after the interment ceremony at the National Cemetery.  Andrew greeted us when we arrived, and was ready for us.  The wait staff did an excellent job pouring wine, and helping us to make selections and the kitchen did a fabulous job with our choices.  Everyone had an amazing meal, and a lot of fun. It was lovely to be able to wind down after the funeral.  The staff were respectful and offered their condolences, while making us very comfortable and insuring that our needs were met.

Thank you so much for making our lunch such a lovely experience for all of us.  I know that many of us who live in the area will be coming back to Brookside soon.  You all did a wonderful job and we appreciate it.

Our best regards,
Kate & Tom
June 2012

Jun 12, 2012

Dear Frank

I just wanted to send an email out thanking you for all of your help making my wedding day amazing!  All of the guests had a wonderful time and everything turned out even better than I had imagined.  The food was so delicious—I received so many comments about how well the tenderloin was cooked—“just melted in your mouth!” and how well organized the reception went - bringing out hors d’oeuvres to the wedding party while we took photos.  The golf course was the perfect backdrop for wedding photos and the sunset we had was just breathtaking! 

Thank you for all of your help, you assisted in making our wedding both memorable and stress free!

Kindest thanks,
Nicole & Patrick McDowell
5.12.12

Jun 04, 2012

Hello Andy, Frank and Kim,

It was a pleasure from start to finish working with all of you. I cannot thank you enough.  We truly appreciated every bit of you professionalism, accommodation and fabulous atmosphere put forth by all of you for my sister’s shower.

You certainly made us feel as though we were the only function you were working on! I only hope to have another event to book with you in the future.

Thanks again,

Linsley
5.27.12

Jun 04, 2012

Dear Frank,

I just wanted to take a moment to tell you that I was more than pleased with my daughter Shannon’s wedding reception. You and your staff did everything possible to make it a memorable occasion for my family. As I mentioned to you during the wedding reception it was hands down the best food I have ever had at any wedding reception.

David L. Klaassen
5.19.12

May 07, 2012

Frank, Andy, Melissa and team,

Thank you for an amazing evening. It was flawless. The ceremony was perfect. The room was beautiful. The food was fabulous.  Our guests are raving and have rated this as one of the top weddings ever.  You were all amazing.

Thank you!

Linda and Tom
5.5.12

May 07, 2012

Hi Frank and Staff,

Thank you for helping us put on such a beautiful wedding! Bob and I were so pleased with everything. I couldn’t have asked for such a perfect day! All our guests have raved about our wedding and they loved the food! Who knew you could get steak cooked right at a wedding! We are so happy to have chosen The Brookside Club as our venue!

Keep up the great work!

All our best,
Cassie and Robert Hannigan
4.21.12

Apr 12, 2012

Hi Frank,

I just wanted to send a little note to say thank you so much for helping us with the party arrangements and making the night go perfectly without skipping a beat. When I think about that night I just smile because when I looked around everyone was so happy. The family was so impressed, especially Robby’s grandmother. She loved the food and your delicious white sauce!! Compliments are still coming in. You and your staff did a wonderful job.  Robby and I, and the entire family were just sad the night had to end.  I hope that in the very near future I will be calling you again for another family celebration.

Wishing you a very successful season.

Warmest Regards,
Wendy and Robby Connors
3.24.12

Mar 14, 2012

Hello Frank,

I just wanted to thank you and your team for making my mother’s surprise party so fabulous.  Everyone was so thrilled with the location and I truly hope you will gain additional business from the event. 

Thank you again and please let everyone know we had a great time.

Karen M. Robbins
3.11.12

Feb 22, 2012

Frank/Andrew and staff,

My family and I want to thank you for the wonderful service and food you provided at my father’s memorial celebration.  It was a difficult time for us all, and you made the celebration simple and easy for my family.  It was truly poignant that we had the celebration at the Brookside Club, as that was where my father golfed with his sons, his grandson and his friends.
 
Thank you so much,
 
Kim
2.20.12

Jan 15, 2012

Andrew,

I wanted to let you know that I was so happy with the outcome of my daughter-in-law’s Baby Shower on October 8th, 2011.  I thank you so much for all your help and expertise.

I will send others your way and will tell them about the kindness shown to me from you, as well as Mr. Frank Falcone.

Thanks again,

Marie Fossella
10.8.11

Jan 14, 2012

Hi Frank, Melissa, and Andy!

I’ve been meaning to get this email out to you sooner…I apologize….the honeymoon was great and just trying to get back into reality!

But I would like to thank you all for making our wedding day so special!  We couldn’t have asked for a more perfect day!  From the day we chose The Brookside Club we knew that everything was going to run smoothly and that we would not have anything to worry about.  All of you played a huge role in our day and you can see that with the end result.  From the rehearsal, to the ceremony, and to the reception, it was all just perfect! You definitely know how to make a bride and the groom feel so special!  We have nothing but the best to say about The Brookside Club and would definitely recommend it to anyone interested in having their wedding there. Can’t say enough great things about you guys and The Brookside Club.

Keep up the great work! You all do an amazing job!  Thank you so much for everything that you all did for us!

Susana & Mark Depathy
11.5.11

Jan 04, 2012

Dear Brookside Staff,
On December 7th, I brought my mother to the restaurant for her 75th birthday! I just wanted to say that the food and the service were fantastic and you made it a very special evening for us.

Thank you,
Stephanie Kelly

Dec 16, 2011

Dear Frank and the entire Brookside Staff,

Brian and I would like to thank you for a fabulous wedding (6/17/11)!  We are so happy with how thorough and smooth the planning and ceremony were.  Thank you especially for keeping us and our guests calm while we waited for the photographer!  We couldn’t have asked for a better night!

Happy Holidays!
Kate and Brian Bolton
6.17.11

Sep 30, 2011

Hi Jenny,
I just wanted to send you a quick note to thank your husband (Frank) for all his support during Stanley’s Memorial at The Brookside Club.  He was so kind and supportive. It was such a difficult time for me.  I just wanted everything to go perfectly for Stanley and thanks to Frank, it did…I will be forever grateful.

Hope to see you soon,

Beth DiPietro
Stanley Wisniewski’s Memorial 9.9.11

Sep 28, 2011

Melissa,

I just want to thank you again! Everyone has been emailing and calling us to rave about how wonderful the food and venue were at our wedding!!

Thanks again,

Jillian Klein
9.24.11

Sep 27, 2011

Frank and Melissa,

Thank you so much for the fantastic job you did on making our wedding reception everything we’d dreamed it would be! 

From the very beginning you were so easy to work with, so accommodating and helpful.  Everything was beautiful, the food was great, and the whole program of the night was run smoothly and efficiently.

I really appreciate all the work you put into making our big day so perfect!

Jessica and Michael Huenefeld
8.7.11

Sep 21, 2011

Hi Andrew,

I just wanted to thank you for such a wonderful send off for our dear friend and co-worker Dave Lauretto.

Everything was just perfect! The wait staff was awesome, the table settings were just lovely and how you managed that sunset, I’ll never know but you really out did yourselves!
I look forward to calling you and the Brookside Staff again for our next function.

Thanks Andrew-you are the best!

Annette
Falmouth Scientific, Inc.

Sep 15, 2011

I just played golf and had dinner at the Brookside yesterday!  We played in the afternoon and then had dinner and watched the sunset from the patio.  Both my husband and I think you are a hidden gem and will be sure to tell all our friends!  What a beautiful spot you have for weddings. 

Have a great day,

Debbie
Sapphire Solutions

Sep 14, 2011

Dear Brookside,

Last evening was fantastic.  The food was great and the service was excellent.  Thank you for the space- the sunset was unbelievable!

We will be booking our future Board events there.

Take care,
Kristine Celorier
Kindred Healthcare

Sep 01, 2011

Hi Melissa and Frank,

Just wanted to say thank you again for everything.  The wedding was wonderful, and we had so many compliments on The Brookside Club and how beautiful everything was! So thank you!

Thanks,
Nicole and Steve
August 19, 2011

Aug 05, 2011

Hi Frank,

Thank you again for working with us on our July 19th CEU event.  The location, amenities, and food provided by The Brookside Club received rave reviews from our guests. 

We look forward to future collaborations.

Best regards,

Linda

Linda Stoll
Sales Director
The Villages at Brookside
Bourne, MA 02532

Aug 05, 2011

Frank, again thank you very much for all you and your staff did to make our day special, we really enjoyed it. People are still talking about it!
Looking forward to future events, and I will certainly recommend the Brookside to family and friends.

Sincerely,
Kristina

Oct 22, 2010

Testimonial from theknot.com
The venue is gorgeous, the staff is so accommodating and professional!  And the food is delicious! We could not have had our reception at a better place!

Lessa/Tammaro

Oct 11, 2010

Hi Frank and Melissa,

So sorry this email is a long time coming. We have been so busy since we got home from Mexico. We would like to thank you so much for all your help and making our day ever so wonderful. Everyone is still talking about what a amazing place The Brookside is and the food was spectacular. We had a wonderful and stress free wedding and we owe a great deal of thanks to you both. Considering it was a little stressful due to the huge amount of construction traffic, thank you for being ever so patient with the guests and DJ. We look forward to coming back on our one year anniversary.

Thank you again, we had a wonderful time.
Tennea & Jeff Derome

Oct 10, 2010

Hi Melissa! 
 
I want to thank you so very much for making our wedding on 10-10-10, such a wonderful memory!! You did such a wonderful job making sure all the details were in place. Your waitstaff and bartender are to be commended on the excellent job they all did. They were all very polite and made sure that everything went smoothly.

Hats off to the chef and the kitchen staff as well. The appetizers were fabulous and the meals were out of this world!! So many of our guests commented on how wonderful their food was. Everything was cooked hot, to perfection and so delicious! A few of our friends didn’t even know that The Brookside existed and a few have been back for dinner at The Sunset Grille, and were extremely happy that they did! What a hidden GEM!!

I can’t thank you enough, Melissa, for all your help with the planning of such a special day. You were available at anytime that I needed and I so appreciate your professionalism, courtesy and thoughtfulness. You have a very difficult job which demands so much of your time and you always did so with your warm, caring smile. You are one in a million and I thank you from the bottom of my heart for everything you did to make our special day, just that! Thank you too for ordering that gorgeous sunset!! It was amazing!!

Looking forward to seeing you again!

Much love,
Elaine Ladetto

Sep 01, 2010

Melissa and Staff,

Sorry this is so late! My 1 year anniversary (Sept 13th) will be here soon and I just wanted to say thank you for making my wedding day a huge success! The Brookside Club was a hit!! When we run into our guests, they still talk about our wedding reception, the food, the entertainment and the atmosphere! Excellent! We have always recommended the lovely, classic and classy Brookside Club to everyone!

Ann Roderick-Dumaine
September 13, 2009

Jul 29, 2010

Melissa,

I just wanted to thank you for all your help in the planning process for our wedding and also making everything run so smoothly the day of. Every time I turned around you were there doing one thing or another - you must have been exhausted when it ended. Our guests still rave about the food and the beautiful grounds of the Brookside, and we couldn’t be happier we chose to have our wedding there. Thanks again for everything!

Jill and Bobby
June 19, 2010

Jul 10, 2010

Frank and Melissa,
We wanted to send you a note thanking you for a beautiful wedding!  Everything was absolutely perfect - and the food was SO good!

Thank you again,
Ryan and Aime Mahoney

Jul 04, 2010

Jun 27, 2010

Hi Melissa,

I just wanted to thank you again for the spectacular job you and your staff did for my daughter’s wedding. From you and Frank, the bartenders, the wait staff, and everyone else who had a part in the day, I can not say enough. Everyone was so accommodating; I have had many calls from family and friends who can not stop talking about the beautiful grounds, great food, and the perfect day. I would recommend the Brookside club to anyone without question.

Thank you,
Dorothy Zizzo
June 25, 2010

May 08, 2010

Testimonial from theknot.com
We had our wedding at The Brookside Club in Bourne, MA and it was amazing.  We were concerned about the weather because it was a misty day, but it worked out fine.  The view was beautiful.  We received many compliments on the place. The food was fabulous. My family and I have made comments about how we have found a new spot to go and have dinner. Frank and Melissa were extremely helpful and made our day stress free.  Everything was wonderful.  We could not have asked for anything more.

Olson/Sudbey

Nov 10, 2009

The Brookside Club,

Can we just tell you how wonderful Saturday evening was! The appetizers, the main menu, the decorations- everything was great. We had so many compliments on everything. I just wanted to say THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING. We would recommend you to anyone planning an event.

Thanks again,
The Mcknights
November 7, 2009

Oct 24, 2009

Melissa and Frank,

Now that we are back from our honeymoon, we just wanted to thank you both for making everything go so smoothly on our weekend. I know it was a big party to deal with and it went off without a hitch. All of our guests have raved about the food, location and the service. Thanks again and we will definitely recommend your venue.

Sincerely,
Christina and Luke Gordon
October 11, 2009

Oct 13, 2009

Dear Melissa and Frank,

Where do we begin? It would be impossible to thank you both enough for our amazing wedding at The Brookside Club. Of course, the facility itself is beautiful. But the care, patience and attention to detail of you and your entire staff are what make a wedding at Brookside an event to remember. Our guests are still praising the food, ambiance, views and hospitality. You were both such a pleasure to work with throughout our planning experience. Thank you for all of the compromises when I got an idea stuck in my head, and for surprising my new husband with a much appreciated cheeseburger for dinner! We hope loved ones in the future will be lucky and wise enough to host their weddings at The Brookside Club, so we can once again enjoy its elegant charm.

Sincerely,
Kristen and Aaron Smith
September 5, 2009

Oct 11, 2009

Frank and Melissa,

We wanted to thank you so much for the amazing wedding we had at The Brookside Club. We had a wonderful day and night thanks to the two of you. We will recommend The Brookside Club to everyone!

Thank you again,
Kellie and Mark Pasquino
September 19, 2009

Oct 08, 2009

Melissa and Frank,

Thank you so much for being a part of our wedding. Your attention to detail and guidance made our reception a memorable occasion! We will look back on this day fondly and remember everything you did to make the day so special. We wish you much success in the future.

Brian and Kelly Bedard
October 3, 2009

Sep 19, 2009

Hi Frank and Melissa,

I want to thank you both for just a beautiful wedding. Everyone I’ve talked with had such a wonderful time. The food was delicious. It was such a gorgeous night and everything looked beautiful. Many people were complimenting us on the setting, and the view was magnificent. We were so lucky to have mother nature shine on Kellie and Mark. Kellie and Mark were so happy and their table location was perfect. I will recommend you to anyone who is ever getting married on the Cape.

Once again, thanks,
Joanne Miller

Sep 05, 2009

Dear Frank and Melissa,

THANK YOU SO MUCH!! Everything was perfect for our daughter’s wedding this past September 5th. My husband has DJ’ed and I have videotaped thousands of weddings all over New England in the last 25 years, and Kristen & Aaron’s wedding was the best ever!! Of course it helped that the weather was perfect and the sunset breath-taking, but it was so much more than that…Working with both of you and your entire staff was a pleasure.  Everyone was friendly, helpful and professional, the food was excellent, and the room and grounds looked absolutely beautiful! Your kindness to our professional vendors, who are also our friends, was most appreciated. This was the first wedding in both families, and very special for us to be the parents of the bride. I will never forget how pretty the ceremony was-and the view! I have been meaning to write for weeks now but have had trouble coming up with the right words to describe how great everything was without sounding ridiculous! I’m sure Kristen will be thanking you herself, as she did most of the planning, but I really wanted to thank you and your entire staff on behalf of Ron and myself for making it so special.

Sincerely,
Paula Partridge
Plymouth, MA

Jul 14, 2009

Dear Frank,

“Absolutley perfect” would be the words we’d use to describe our daughter’s wedding at The Brookside Club! If anyone is looking for ‘quintessential” Cape Cod, with wonderful service and food, along with a casual, yet elegant atmosphere, and last but not least, spectacular views, this is the location. You fulfilled absolutely every promise and your attention to detail was remarkable. We asked for three different favors to be placed in very particular locations, and it was done to perfection. (Nice job, Melissa!) From the moment we walked in, we were greeted by you personally and offered drinks and a platter of goodies. Our guests equally relayed the friendliness of your staff and how well prepared they were when over 100 people descended upon them. We send our sincere thanks to you and to your staff for all your fine work and for making our special event so memorable.

Best wishes,
Diane Scott

Jun 24, 2009

Dear Frank and Melissa,

Our wedding last Saturday evening was a most blessed event. EVERYTHING worked beautifully. Compliments were abundant about the wedding site, the food, service and the details. We would recommend The Brookside Club and your expertise to anyone planning a Cape Cod event. You both were a pleasure to work with and we, as the parents, can’t thank you enough for all you did to make Jen and Ryan’s wedding day so memorable. We send our heartfelt thanks to you both and to your staff who made this day!

Yours truly,
Sigrid and David Howell

May 30, 2009

Dear Frank, Melissa and the staff,

We just wanted to thank you again for the beautiful job you did on our May 30th wedding! Everything was absolutely perfect. The staff was on top of every detail and it allowed us to really enjoy the day and not have to worry about a thing! The food was delicious, the staff was amazing and the details flowed seamlessly. Thank you again for making our day absolutely perfect!

Anamary and Brian Levasseur

May 29, 2009

Dear Frank,

I just wanted to thank you and all of the staff for making the extra effort at Jennifer’s bridal shower. Everyone complimented the outstanding brunch buffet and how lovely everything looked. I appreciate all of your attention to detail and personal services. We will certainly keep you at the top of the list for any functions we have in the future!

Thank you so much!
Jennifer Doran

Apr 15, 2009

Dear Frank,

My sincere appreciation for your collaboration in planning my husband’s surprise birthday party April 4th. It was a great success! The room was thoughtfully arranged, the food was delicious, and the service impeccable. Thank you for accommodating all my requests. I enjoyed working with you.

Sincerely,
Mary Johnson

Oct 11, 2008

Dear Melissa, Frank and the rest of The Brookside Club staff,

We can’t thank you enough for making our day so perfect! You helped make sure that the best day of our lives was wonderful in every way. Frank, meeting with you before our wedding was always a pleasure. Your attention to detail and relaxed approach made the planning so easy and enjoyable. Melissa, you were truly a bride’s best friend on the big day and during the rehearsal. You took care of all the little things (and big things) still on my mind that day and helped keep me relaxed and calm. The whole staff took such great care of us and all of our guests. Everyone was so friendly and accommodating. You all made our wedding just perfect! Many of our guests have said that this was one of the best weddings they have ever been to and we couldn’t agree more. Thanks again!

Sincerely,
Denise and Jason Lang
May 31, 2008

Aug 01, 2008

Hi Frank,

Bob and I want to thank you again for everything you did to help make our wedding day event so special and perfect. Our guests have been calling and emailing still talking about how wonderful the food was. We really had a great time ourselves and enjoyed every minute of the day. We appreciate all your guidance and help with planning and putting the day all together. It all worked out wonderfully and we are so pleased. You have a great staff. I want to mention that they were all so friendly and very accommodating to all our guests. It made the night stress free and we got to enjoy our day!! Thank you again for everything, the day was perfect. We will see you soon I am sure!!

Bob & Lynne Mortensen
July 26, 2008

Aug 01, 2008

Frank,

How can we ever thank you and your staff enough for such a wonderful evening. Melissa and your entire staff were great! Having the buffet out on the deck was great, and the compliments on the food were nonstop. Everyone had such a nice time, they hated to see the night end. I look forward to working with you again in December!

Kathy Andrade
Bourne High School Class Reunion

Aug 01, 2008

Dear Mr. Falcone,

This note is to thank you so very much for the “perfect luncheon” in honor of Ruth Clegg’s 100th birthday. I liked your thoroughness of detail in every part of the celebration from beginning to end. The location was wonderful (in front of the fireplace)-23 delicious luncheons were served. Our waitress was so good and pleasant that I was amazed that she was able to handle that many people so well. Thank you for making this a happy, happy birthday! Even the photographer came and took many pictures, one of which appeared in The Bourne Enterprise the following Friday. You have a 5 Star restaurant at The Brookside Club!

Sincerely,
Sally Morner

Aug 01, 2008

Hi Frank,

Sorry that it has taken me a month to get this to you, but better late than never. I just wanted to say thank you so very much for everything you and your staff did for our wedding. Ryan and I could not have asked for better service. When we first began looking at reception places, the Brookside Club stood out because of its unbelievable service and attention to detail. On June 27th, even though a not so sunny day, you made everything wonderful. The food was amazing and the setting spectacular! All of our friends and families commented on everything and how wonderful the Brookside Club was. They kept telling us that it was the perfect place to enjoy the Cape and good friends. We are so happy that we chose the Brookside Club to celebrate our very special day! Thank you so much again. Please make sure to thank Melissa for keeping me calm. Enjoy the summer and I am sure that we will be back for lunch, brunch, and dinner.

Thank you again,
Caitlin and Ryan MacDonald,
June 27, 2008

May 05, 2008

Dear Frank,

Many thanks for the super event at The Brookside Club Saturday night (May 3rd)! Dr. Honjo and our many guests were all thrilled with the venue and the food. You and your outstanding professional team (Bill, Melissa, and all the serving staff) did a fantastic job making sure the party went smoothly for us/me and please pass on to them that their efforts were greatly appreciated!! When colleagues ask me about venues for special events, I will certainly pass on your name and The Brookside Club!

Best regards,
Alison Sargent
McLane Research Laboratories

May 01, 2008

Dear Mr. Falcone,

My family and I would like to thank you for the exemplary service provided by you and all the staff at The Brookside Club during all phases of our wedding. Weddings are extremely stressful, but with your help, it was planned efficiently and helped relieve us of many stressful tasks. At no time did we feel pressured or hurried and I have received many compliments from friends and family on how courteous your staff was. My vendors also commented on how accommodating the club was to their needs. We really appreciate all your hard work. Thank you again.

Kind regards,
Robin and Michael Desrosiers
April 19th, 2008

May 01, 2008

Dear Frank,

We just wanted to let you know again how wonderful we, and everyone we have spoken to, thought our reception was last weekend. The food and service were absolutely perfect and your attention and help really made everything go more smoothly than we could have ever hoped for!

Thank you again,
John Barrella and Sarah Currier- Barella
April 26, 2008

Apr 28, 2008

The Brookside Club Management,

I would like to thank you for the terrific service on 04/25/08 at the Bastoni/Holland wedding reception. I work at many venues every week and always point out true excellence. Your staff was incredible at taking care of the clients’ needs. I wanted to point out in particular Frank & Melissa who were extremely helpful. Your bartender and waitstaff should also be recognized as being very professional. It is always our goal to work at venues such as yours where the goal is your clients’ complete satisfaction. This could not have been more evident than at your facility.

Thank you and I hope to work with you again in the future.
Patrick Lally
South Shore Entertainment

Dec 12, 2007

Frank,

We are the parents of Daniel Geagan who was married on November 3, 2007 to Elizabeth Argent-Belcher with the wedding reception held at your facility. It was a memorable day as you may recall. Near hurricane winds caused widespread power outages. In spite of this ‘minor’ inconvenience, you and your staff performed to perfection, providing fine food enhanced by candlelight. Your foresight in utilizing the generator capabilities available to you ensured the occasion was a pleasurable and special event despite nature’s intrusion.

Sincerely,
Dr. Thomas and Barbara Geagan

Oct 06, 2007

Frank,

I just wanted to say thank you again for making our wedding the perfect day! It was so nice to not have to worry about ANYTHING! There wasn’t one thing you weren’t all over, making sure it was happening and happening right! Over the last year, so many people heard me talk about “My Frank”, I think they were beginning to wonder….Thank you also for being so great to my mom! She never stopped talking about the great customer service you provided! Please be assured, I will continue to recommend The Brookside Club to anyone who is looking for a beautiful place to have an event. Even more importantly, a place where you are treated as if you are the only event they have all year!

Thanks again for everything!
Heather (Leary) and Doug Camara
October 6, 2007

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