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The Salt Lick: Thurman's Mansion & Pecan Grove

18300 Farm to Market Rd 1826
Driftwood, Texas, TX
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(512) 894-3117

About Us

The Salt Lick: Thurman's Mansion & Pecan Grove is a premier restaurant wedding venue in Driftwood, Texas. The Salt Lick is home to Texas Hill Country’s best barbecue. The two venues, Thurman’s Mansion and Pecan Grove bring this exceptional cuisine and staff right to your wedding venue, with beautiful atmosphere all around. You can enjoy a vineyard ceremony, then lead guests to your banquet hall for a relaxed, hearty meal catered to your individual preferences. The Salt Lick works with you from day one to ensure a flawless experience is possible. For a local, relaxed, and truly stunning wedding day, choose The Salt Lick: Thurman’s Mansion & Pecan Grove.

Facilities and Capacity
The Salt Lick restaurant offers a variety of indoor and outdoor venues for private events. The two most popular for weddings include Thurman’s Mansion and Pecan Grove, though smaller spaces are available for dining only. Pecan Grove is a large estate characterized by wooden columns lining the front patio and a spacious reception space with a built-in dance floor and stage. Pecan Grove can accommodate up to 350 guests and offers onsite suites for pre-wedding preparations. Outside string lights hang from the pecan trees and line the covered walkway into the venue. Pecan Grove also has a historic stone fireplace to keep guests warm and cozy after dinner. Thurman’s Mansion, the second largest venue of The Salt Lick, offers plenty of space for up to 180 guests, or 150 with a dance floor. Twinkling lights line the railings and grand pillars support the double-decker patio. Thurman’s Mansion was built from limestone and features elegant wood beam ceilings. It also features an onsite suite for both of the couple’s wedding parties.

Services Offered
The Salt Lick is known for its exceptional cuisine and commitment to customer service. They provide comprehensive wedding packages with a selection of classic barbecue and fine dining menus. Wedding packages include:

  • Three-hour catering service including setup, serving, and breakdown
  • Wait staff
  • Self-serve buffet and drink stations
  • Tables and linens for buffet
  • Serveware and cutlery
  • Onsite “Banquet Captain”

The Salt Lick is known for their exceptional classic barbecue with recipes that date back decades. For casual affairs, buffet-style barbecue with classic southern sides is an easy and simple solution guests will love. For more formal affairs, however, The Salt Lick provides a Beyond Bar-B-Que catering menu with more refined entree selections, bar service, and hors d’oeuvres.


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  • Our wedding day was perfect! Everything was organized well, and the venue has a breathtaking view for guests to enjoy. The staff treated us well, and they accommodated our needs and requests. We felt relaxed, and we were able to enjoy our beautiful day!

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 4,000.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

    $ 1,095.00

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

    $ 675.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

    $ 500.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Chairs, China, Clean Up, Flatware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Cake Cutting, Server(s)

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 22.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    House Liquor, House Wine

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Banquet Hall, Mansion, Winery

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Get Ready Rooms, Pet Friendly, Set Up

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Server(s), Stations

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Wine

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    March, April, May, September, October, November, December

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, June, July, August

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