The Great Room at Top of the Hill

The Great Room
at Top of the Hill

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Franklin Street's premier private event space

Located in the space once occupied by the legendary Carolina Theatre, The Great Room's exposed brick and soft industrial feel gives a grateful nod to Chapel Hill's past while simultaneously embodying its bright future with clean lines, hardwood floors and subtle interiors.

We are an all-inclusive event venue, offering in-house catering, beverage services, and event planning. We strive to make each client's experience seamless and memorable by providing all the essentials you need to host your next event.

With direct access to both Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery and Back Bar, guests are guaranteed a truly unique and enjoyable experience for events ranging from weddings, corporate dinners, social gatherings, conferences and much more.


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We can't wait to help you bring your event to life.

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where to find us

We are located at 100 East Franklin Street in historic Downtown Chapel Hill, at the corner of Franklin & Columbia streets. Situated directly beneath the iconic Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery, our space offers the elegance and hospitality expected of Chapel Hill in a modern, urban setting.

Our private event entrance is located on Franklin Street, next door to the Walgreen's. The Franklin Street entrance will carry your guests up one flight of stairs to the Great Room lobby. Great Room guests have direct access to Back Bar and Top of the Hill, as well as convenient access to all the amenities Franklin Street has to offer.


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