FAQs

Soho in Suffolk loft is located in Lake Grove, NY at 2758 Middle Country Road, off exit 58 on LIE.
When using Google maps, please be sure you are choosing the Lake Grove location as we are no longer in Coram. 




















28. HOW DO I TRAVEL TO SOHO IN SUFFOLK LOFT?






















  • Up to 130 people seated
  • Up to 240 people standing

1. MAX GUEST CAPACITY FOR GUEST.

Yes. You can bring your home cooked food and serve as long as it’s not sold publicly. Licensed caterers are allowed to bring food for your event. Food must be pre-cooked before arriving onsite. No onsite cooking (Venue Provided Food Packages are only available with all inclusive packages)


2. CAN I BRING MY OWN FOOD?
No ticket events are ever allowed unless approved by venue, (such as bingo night, comedy shows, open mic etc.)


3. ARE TICKETED EVENTS ALLOWED?
Your setup time is part of your 6–8-hours’ time block to use the space. There is no extra time for setup outside of the time block you have since we have 2 events in a day. Additional time may be available for purchase. Please inquire by contacting us.


4. HOW MUCH EXTRA TIME DO I GET FOR DECORATING/SETTING UP FOR MY EVENT?
Yes. You will return the space nice and clean as provided to you unless you opt for our cleaning service of $200. Please let us know you will like to add this service if interested. For weddings, we require the cleaning fee to be added so the married couple does not have to clean up after their wedding reception. Chairs must be stacked against the walls; tables DO NOT NEED TO BE FOLD. ALL FOOD & GARBAGE MUST BE REMOVED AND TRASH PROPERLY BAG AND PLACED IN THE BIN OUTSIDE.

**THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGES**


5. AM I REQUIRED TO CLEANUP AFTER MY EVENT?
Cleaning fee is $200, our staff will clean the venue and take out trash, you are still responsible to all food and items you brought in.

**THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGES.


6. HOW MUCH IS CLEANING FEE?


No Confetti. No spark machines, no fog machines.


7. WHAT DECOR ITEMS ARE PROHIBITED?


No. Unless other arrangements were approved by venue management, all décor and outside vendors items must be removed by the contractual end time.


8. CAN I HAVE THINGS PICKED UP THE NEXT DAY?


No. Unless other arrangements were approved by venue management, all décor and outside vendor items must be removed by the contractual end time.



9. CAN I LEAVE DECORTIONS UP AND TAKE THEM DOWN NEXT DAY?



No items are ever allowed to be shipped to venue by a courier. Items can only be dropped off at venue at your contractual access time, unless other arrangements were approved by venue management.




10. CAN I SHIP MATERIALS TO THE VENUE BEFORE HAND OR CAN I DROP OFF DÉCOR THE DAY BEFORE?




Yes. Balloons, welcome signs and easels are ok. No oversized décor or props.





11. CAN I PUT SINAGE IN THE LOBBY FOR MY EVENT?





Yes. Our venue is on the second floor and is wheelchair accessible with an elevator. We have two wheelchair-accessible restrooms in the space.






12. IS THE BUILDING WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE?






Our Kitchenette is equipped with commercial refrigerator, freezer, sink, microwave and sufficient counter space for food prep and storage. There is NO COOKING on site.







13. IS THERE A KITCHEN?







Typically, during the cold and rainy season, we set up a portable coat check area by the entrance. At times we have a coat check attendant let us know in advance if you prefer that.








14. IS THERE A COAT CHECK AREA?








Our venue is equipped with a commercial HVAC unit that provides heat and air conditioning. (Doors must be kept closed in order for air to circulated within the venue.









15. IS THE BUILDING HEATED/AIR CONDITIONED?









No. this is a non-smoking building. If your guest would like to smoke, they need to exit the building and go outside.










16. IS SMOKING ALLOWED?










Battery or water operated candles are preferred. Real candles must be contained in votives or hurricane lamps with bottoms. Open flames that present a fire hazard are prohibited.











17. ARE CANDLES ALLOWED?











A security guard will be required for all events with over 40 guests. There is no exception to this rule.












18. DO YOU REQUIRE SECURITY?












Some events, at the venue’s discretion, will be required to provide a certificate of insurance that covers the venue for general liability. If required, please have a copy of the policy sent to us at least 5 days before your event. The entity that must be listed as certificate holder and additional insured is: Soho in Long Island LLC DBA: Soho in Suffolk 2758 Middle Country Road Lake Grove, NY 11755













19. DO I NEED TO PROVIDE MY OWN INSURANCE?













We have two blocks of times on each day from 9:00 am to 4:00pm and any hours between 5:00pm to 12:59pm. Any time requested outside of that range may require a full day buyout since it cuts into the two blocks of time.
**WE ALSO HAVE FLEXIBLE TIME SLOT THAT ALLOWS YOU TO PIC YOUR OWN HOURS FOR AN EXTRA FEE**
PLEASE SEE OUR VENUE PRICES.














20. CAN I SELECT MY OWN UNIQUE HOURS OUTSIDE OF THE VENUE TIME BLOCKS?














The guest portion of the event must conclude by the contractual end time, you are provided an extra hour for vendor load out and clean up. Your guest should Not still be in the venue or congregating in the parking lot as the noise will disrupt the sleeping neighbors nearby.















21. WHEN IS THE LATEST OUR GUEST CAN BE HERE FOR THE PARTY?















Yes. We do offer decor services for many of our events. We do require you to first book the venue so your date is reserved then we can discuss decor add on if you are not choosing a venue and décor package
















22. DO YOU PROVIDE DECOR?
















Yes. We have a guest WIFI and password.

















23. DO YOU HAVE WIFI?

















Yes, clients have access to our Bluetooth, they must bring in the electronics they wish to connect.


















24. DO YOU HAVE BLUETOOTH CONNECTION?


















DJs and bands must bring their own equipment to perform, they may never connect to our inhouse speakers. If you choose to not have a DJ and want to play music, you may bring your phone or laptop to connect to our Bluetooth. ALL MUSIC MUST BE TURNED OFF AT YOUR CONTRACTED END TIME. The final hour is intended for vendor loading and clean up, there should be no music playing of guests in the venue.



















25. WHAT ARE THE RULES REGARDING MUSIC?



















Soft drinks /non-alcoholic drinks are allowed. A licensed and insured bartender is required if you have to serve liquor as we will need a one-day permit. Venue staff will request a copy of the bartender company before liquor will be allowed on our premises. NO DRINKS MAY BE SOLD. We also have a soft fountain drink station available for rent (Sodas, Juices, Water, Tonic).




















26. IS ALCOHOL ALLOWED?




















Your non-refundable deposit and a signed contract are required at the time of booking. The remaining balance is due 30 days before the event along with $200 refundable security deposit for incidentals (Which is typically refunded 3-5 days after your event provided there are no damages.)



















27. HOW DO I BOOK THE VENUE?





















If any more questions, kindly email
Sjean@Sohoinsuffolk.com
(for faster response )

NYC-Style Venue
Right In The Heart Of
Suffolk County