Dorset Wedding Caterer of the Year 2017

Our wedding menus are carefully designed to offer a well-balanced and varied choice.

Our chefs are always happy and willing to create a menu tailored to your day, with the opportunity to come and try the dishes to help you decide. We pride ourselves in our service and food always striving to make your wedding day a day to remember. Our quotes will always be fully inclusive of V.A.T, staffing and event manager, tableware and of course chefs and waiting staff to serve your meal.

Because when it’s your special day everything has to go your way and that’s exactly how we want it as well. So make sure to get in contact with us.

Our award-winning team will create a package within your budget without compromising on the quality of the food or service. Please see our venues page for catering, prices and menu options for the following venues.

Sopley Mill

New Estate House

Pen House

Longthorns Farm

Southover House

Barford Farm Park

Moors Valley Country Park

Bennet’s Water Gardens

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Spring Banqueting Menu

 

Spring Banqueting 

£40

 Warm local baker’s breads with farmhouse butter 

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Cream of asparagus soup with crispy Dorset pancetta

Hampshire smoked trout cocktail with avocado cream and mango salsa

Roasted New Forest chicken, ham terrine with a cornichon and tarragon mayonnaise

New Forest ham, spring onion and coastal cheddar tartlet with real ale chutney

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 Seared minted lamb fillet with a baby shepherd’s pie and roasted shallot puree +£3 per person

 New Forest chicken supreme with crispy smoked bacon, thyme jus and fondant potatoes

Roasted New Forest beef, garlic and rosemary roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding and beefy red wine gravy

Cornish herb crusted cod loin, basil mashed potatoes, roasted balsamic cherry tomatoes, fish veloute

Asparagus, broad bean, pea and mint risotto with parmesan tuille and sweet pea shoots

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Lemon posset with fresh berries and homemade ginger shortbread

Warm chocolate brownie, blood orange sauce and vanilla ice cream

Salted caramel apple cheesecake with buttered maple glazed pecans

Strawberry parfait, shaved white chocolate and kiwi and lime coulis

Local cheeseboard + £2 per person

We have a menu for all seasons featuring some of the best local produce…

Extras per person

Tea and coffee service £2.50 per person

Homemade truffles with your coffee £1 per person

Sorbet refresher course £3.50

Summer Banqueting Menu

Summer Banqueting

 £40

Warm breads, farmhouse butter and balsamic dipping oil

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Dorset crab tian, basil and avocado and cucumber gazpacho

Meze boards to share +£2 per person

Smoked Piddle Valley chicken and mango salad with lime and honey dressing

Buffalo mozzarella salad with peas, mint, broad beans, lemon and olive oil

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Seared rump of Dorset lamb, sweet roasted shallots, fondant potato, mint jus +£2

Fillet of Dorset black bream, crushed new potatoes, courgettes, sun blushed tomatoes & red pepper coulis

Piddle Valley chicken supreme with preserved lemons, thyme, garlic, polenta and tomato sauce

Pork fillet medallions, grain mustard crushed potatoes, crispy bacon shard, apple cider jus

All the above are served with seasonal vegetables

Spiced chickpea and beetroot falafel kofta, quinoa tabbouleh, sweet cherry tomato salad

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Rich chocolate marquise with praline and raspberry coulis

Signature Summer pudding with clotted cream

Mango and lime parfait, coconut foam and toasted coconut

New Forest strawberry pavlova

Local cheeseboard + £2 per person

We have a menu for all seasons featuring some of the best local produce….

Extras per person

Tea and coffee service £2.50

Homemade truffles with your coffee £1

Sorbet refresher course £3.50

Autumn Banqueting menu

Autumn Banqueting 

£40

Local baker’s rolls with farmhouse butter

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Dorset blue vinney and celeriac soup

Duck liver parfait and blackberry and ginger relish

Dorset crab, leek and cheddar tart with choron sauce

Ham hock terrine with chives and mustard, and Dorset piccalilli

Wild mushrooms with gnocchi in garlic and herb butter

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Hampshire chicken supreme, crispy chicken crackling, wild mushrooms & balsamic cream sauce

Dorset steak and ale pie, colcannon mash and beef gravy

Roast beef and Yorkshire pudding, hassleback roast potatoes and beef gravy

Dorset plaice fillets with prawns and lemon and chive butter with crushed new potatoes

Monkfish with chorizo and white bean cassoulet +£3

All the above are served with seasonal vegetables

Black bean, avocado and cashew burrito & roasted pepper quinoa and zingy salsa verde

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Blackberry cheesecake with blackberry and clotted cream ice cream

Orange and cinnamon rice pudding, with mini doughnuts

Sticky toffee pudding, sweet apple compote and homemade custard

Warm chocolate brownie, chocolate sauce, raspberries and vanilla bean ice cream

Local cheeseboard + £2 per person

Extras per person

Tea and coffee service £2.50

Homemade truffles with your coffee £1

Sorbet refresher course £3.50

Winter Banqueting Menu

 

Winter Banqueting

£40

Local baker’s rolls with farmhouse butter

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Rosary goat’s cheese beignets with Dorset honey and pickled beetroot

New Forest game terrine with spiced pear chutney

Wye valley hot smoked salmon ravioli in cream cheese, lemon and chive sauce

Chicken satay with peanut sauce and cucumber salad

Vegan spiced bean pate, tomato chutney

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Luxury fish pie with winter green vegetables

Braised beef in red wine with truffled mash

New Forest pork belly slow roasted with celeriac mash, apple sage and sherry jus

 Herbed chicken ballotine in New Forest smoked bacon, with roast potatoes and thyme chicken gravy

All the above are served with seasonal vegetables

Wild mushroom stroganoff, basmati rice, parmesan and truffle oil

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Apple cinnamon and almond crumble with traditional English custard

Mulled pear, white chocolate sauce, blackcurrant and clotted cream ice cream

Dark chocolate orange tart, hazelnut ganache with Chantilly cream

White chocolate crème brulee with raspberry shortbread

Local cheese board + £2 per person

We have a menu for all seasons featuring some of the best local produce…

Extras per person

Tea and coffee service £2.50

Homemade truffles with your coffee £1

Sorbet refresher course £3.50

Sharing wedding menus

Sharing and Themed Wedding Banquet

Sample menu £44 per person

Try our informal sharing menu for your wedding or event. We can adapt and change the dishes and dessert to your liking. We will always use local produce and suppliers where ever possible.

Served on a selection of glass platters, boards and bowls

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Local and homemade breads with hummus and dipping oil

To start

Meze boards

Serrano ham and chorizo

Red pepper and feta tapenade

Marinated olives,

Manchego cheese with honey and toasted almonds

The main event

 King prawns, chilli jam and coriander

Chicken and pepper skewers

Lamb albondigos in spicy tomato sauce

 Paprika and smoked garlic potatoes

 Mozzarella and cherry tomato salad with basil dressing

Tabbouleh

Yoghurt and cucumber salad with mint

To finish

Homemade baclava

Tea and coffee and Turkish delight

Canapes

Canapés

Bronze £2.00

Bruschetta of tomato, basil and garlic

Chicken liver parfait with seasonal berries

Bacon, leek and cheddar tartlet

Roasted pepper and goat’s cheese quiche

Creamed mushroom palmier

Honey and grain mustard sausages

Spinach, leek and feta filo parcels

Wye Valley smoked salmon & cream cheese blini,

Roasted bean and chick pea falafel with tahini

Vegetable samosa with mint yoghurt

 Jurassic coast mackerel pate

 Toad in the hole, grain mustard, onion jam

Smoked chicken and bacon Caesar salad

King prawns with chorizo and chimichurri
Endives with Roquefort, baby pear, walnut and honey
Tandoori and yoghurt chicken kebab

Silver £2.50

Herbed chicken & homemade red pesto roulade

Citrus crayfish and prawns with cucumber

Asparagus, poached quail’s egg and chive hollandaise

Fish ‘n’ chips with mushy peas and tartar

Mozzarella stuffed arrancini with tomato sauce

New Forest smoked bacon and eggs on toast with truffle oil

Goat’s cheese beignets with red pepper salsa

Blushed tomato, toasted pine nut Greek basil & feta spoon

Smashed guacamole with smoked pepper hummus crouton

Handmade hoi sin duck rolls

Wild mushroom and roasted garlic tartlet

Gold £3.00

Beef bresaola, horseradish and Parmesan shortbread

New Forest smoked bacon and eggs on toast with truffle oil

Handmade sushi rolls

Gourmet grilled steak sliders

Dorset crab and potato gratin shells

Hand dived scallop, pancetta & cauliflower puree

Local smoked trout, horseradish and dill roulade

Sweet £2.00

Classic brownie with vanilla fudge

Eton mess with seasonal berries

Baby lemon meringue pie

Chocolate dipped New Forest strawberries (seasonal)

Pumpkin pie with pecan mousse

Salted caramel profiteroles

Chocolate and mandarin tart

Mint chocolate marshmallows

Pie and Mash

Signature Pie and Mash

Proper deep filled pie with free range southern counties meats. Hand made with homemade pastry.

Add a starter, dessert or both for a traditional rustic informal wedding breakfast.

Price includes crockery, cutlery, waiting staff, napkins, sauces and our friendly service

Two courses £30

Three courses £35

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Rustic tomato soup with crusty bread and butter

Classic tomato bruschetta

Farmhouse pate with chutney and bread

Prawn cocktail

Melon with seasonal berries

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Proper deep filled pie with homemade pastry, mashed potato, jugs of real gravy,

cauliflower cheese and seasonal greens

Choose your fillings

Chicken, ham and leek

Chicken, chorizo and red pepper

Chicken and mushroom

Steak and ale

Steak and kidney

Steak and stilton

Spicy bean, chilli and sweet potato

Butternut squash, leek and goat’s cheese

Moroccan vegetable tagine

 

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Lemon meringue pie

Custard slice with cream

Chocolate brownie with ice cream

Sticky toffee pudding, toffee sauce with custard

Banoffee pie

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Summer Slow roasts

 

Signature Slow Roasts

 Roasted long and slow overnight and served to your table. Our prices include v.a.t, service staff, crockery, cutlery, and linen napkins. We use some of the best local New Forest and Dorset free range meats from our farm near Bramshaw in the New Forest and our Dorset butchers in Wimborne.

 

Choose your meat and three side dishes.

New Forest Hog £28

Soft local baker’s rolls

Seasonal leaves

Homemade apple sauce

Dorset Lamb £32

Warm pitta breads

Seasonal leaves

Yoghurt and mint tzatziki

New Forest Beef £32

Rosemary and garlic focaccia

Seasonal leaves

Fresh horseradish sauce

Piddle Valley Chicken £25

Corn bread

Seasonal leaves

Barbecue chicken sauce

Side dishes

Roasted Cajun potato wedges

Potato and chive salad

Garlic and rosemary roast potatoes

Baked potatoes

Roasted baby onions

Quinoa tabbouleh

Mixed beans and pepper salad

Tomato and onion salad

Spicy tomato salad

Cucumber and dill salad

Homemade coleslaw

Cauliflower and leek gratin

Green bean and baby tomato salad

Sage, cider & shallot stuffing

Traditional afternoon tea

 

Afternoon Tea £22

 

Includes all crockery, tiered cake stands and tableware, event manager and service staff

Make it vintage with all vintage and retro crockery for £3 per person

Fresh cut sandwiches

 

Choose up to four fillings

Smoked Wye Valley salmon, cream cheese and cucumber

Coronation chicken

Brie, grape and cranberry

Roast Hampshire beef with horseradish

Roast chicken and bacon with herbed mayonnaise

Free range egg and Dorset watercress

Cheddar and Bridport chutney

Sustainable tuna with mayonnaise and spring onion

Home baked New Forest ham and mustard

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Choose two of the following savouries

Local award-winning sausage rolls

Bacon, leek and Cheddar tartlet

Devilled eggs

Goat’s cheese, basil and Parma ham rolls

Prawn cocktail cups

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Handmade scone, strawberry jam and clotted cream

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Choose two homemade sweet treats

Carrot and walnut slice

Victoria sponge

Bakewell tart

Lemon drizzle slice

Dorset apple cake

New Forest strawberry shortbread

Chocolate fudge brownie

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Dorset teas and fresh coffee

Evening reception food

Evening and Street Food

Burger Barbecue £10

A selection of steak burgers

Marinated chicken fillets

Wild boar & apple burgers

Mixed artisan baps

Caramelized onions

Crisp gem leaves and tomatoes

Homemade coleslaw

Cheese, bacon rashers, relish

Pickles and sauces

New Forest Hog Roast £7.50

Free range Hampshire hog

Fresh baked rolls

Soft caramelized onions, homemade apple sauce

Stuffing, mustards and sauces

Sandwich Buffet £12

Mixed fresh sandwiches and mini rolls

Local sausage rolls

Vegetable samosas

Homemade quiche

Marinated chicken skewers

Gourmet potato crisps

Fresh cut vegetables and tzatziki

 

Handmade Pizza Buffet £8.50

A delicious selection of hot pizza, served with dips for your crusts and fresh rocket

Bacon and Sausage Sizzle £6

New Forest bacon rashers and prime pork sausages with fresh baked rolls

Onions, cheese and sauces

Evening Ploughman’s Platters £10

British cheese board with biscuits

Crowe farm pork pie

Crusty breads

Baby leaves

Coleslaw

Celery Sticks

Grapes

Chutney and pickles

Meze Boards £15

Grilled and marinated vegetables

Sun blushed tomatoes

Marinated Olives

Local and home cured charcuterie

Marinated Feta

Homemade focaccia

Homemade hummus

Roasted garlic aioli

 

All our tacos are gluten free and served with crisp gem lettuce, sour cream, smashed avocado guacamole, our speciality charred corn salsa and spicy jalapenos.

Choose two fillings plus a vegetarian

£8 per person

 

New Forest pulled pork taco

8hr slow roasted piddle cider marinated pulled pork with hickory barbeque sauce

Falafel taco(vegan)

Homemade falafel, roasted peppers and tahini sauce

Chipotle chicken & chorizo taco

Fajita-spiced Piddle Valley chicken, chorizo, peppers and onions

 

Halloumi tacos

Grilled halloumi, pomegranate and yoghurt dressing

Steak Tacos

Marinated flat iron steak & caramelised onions

Scallop tacos(seasonal)£1 supplement per person

Hand dived Dorset scallops with crispy New Forest      bacon

Sustainable fish tacos

Crispy MSC sole goujons with lemon and tartare

Extras per person

Tea and coffee service £2.50 per person

Homemade chocolate truffles with your coffee £1

Sorbet refresher course £3.50

Cheese course from £5.50

Children's Wedding Menu

 

Signature weddings

 

 Childrens menus

A very important part of making a happy stress-free day is making sure the children are all fed and happy. Our children’s meals are all homemade and nutritionally balanced.

They are suitable for children up to 12 years old.

Main course £10

 Main and dessert £13

 Three courses £15

 Starters

Tomato soup

Cheese on toast fingers

Garlic pizza bread

Chicken goujons with barbecue sauce

Main Courses

 

Sausage and mash with baked beans

Macaroni cheese with spinach and ham

Fish goujons with mash and peas

Roast chicken with potato wedges and cucumber salad

Jacket potato shells with bacon and cheese, ketchup and green salad

Tomato and cheese stuffed courgette with rice

Dessert

Marshfield’s ice cream tub

Strawberries and cream shortbread

Banana and toffee meringue

Chocolate brownie with raspberries

Traditional Wedding Banquet

 Traditional Wedding Banquet

£40

Warm rolls and butter

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Seasonal vegetable soup and roll

Smoked bacon and camembert tart with baby leaf salad

Prawn cocktail, seafood sauce and malted bread

Farmhouse pate with onion marmalade and herbed crostini

Tomato and goat’s cheese tart, balsamic drizzle and herb salad

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Roasted salmon supreme, classic hollandaise sauce, buttered new potatoes and wilted spinach

Roasted topside of New Forest beef, Yorkshire pudding, roast potatoes and seasonal vegetables

Roast chicken supreme with mushrooms, white wine & cream, crushed new potatoes and green beans

New Forest pork sausages, grain mustard mash, savoy cabbage and onion gravy

Deep filled local pie, chive mash, real gravy and seasonal greens

Roasted tomato, pine nut and pecorino risotto

Pesto roasted vegetable encroute with cheese and chive sauce

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Apple crumble with traditional custard

Lemon tart with crème fraiche and seasonal berries

New York vanilla cheesecake with strawberries

Chocolate brownie, caramel sauce and vanilla ice cream

Eton mess of seasonal fruits

Extras per person

Tea and coffee service £2.50 per person

Homemade truffles with your coffee £1 per person

Sorbet refresher course £3.50

Vegan and Vegetarian

Vegetarian and Vegan choices

£40 per person

 

 Celeriac and fresh horseradish soup

Garlic and rosemary baked camembert, chilli jam and ciabatta

Vegan wild mushrooms with spelt and sunflower toast in garlic and herb olive oil

Goat’s cheese and red pepper tart, beetroot reduction, local wild rocket salad

Vegan spiced bean pate, tomato chutney and crostini

Vegan potato gnocchi with sun blushed tomatoes, capers and olives

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Vegan spiced chickpea, spinach kofta with sweet pepper coulis, mint & lemon couscous

and sweet potato crisps

Vegan burrito with black beans, rice, avocado and cashews, fresh zingy salsa & herb salad

Classic homity pie, with roasted baby beets

 Vegan broad bean, pea and mint risotto, truffle oil and pickled walnuts

Roasted plum tomato, buffalo mozzarella, basil and pine nut pappardelle

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Vegan brownie with peanut brittle and dark chocolate sauce

Vegan salted caramel cheesecake with blueberry compote

Vegan chickpea meringue with fresh forest fruits and coconut cream

Vegan mango and lime posset with shortbread

Other vegetarian options are available from our seasonal menus

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Street Food

Signature Street Food

 

Barbecued Pork Ribs – £10

With southern style bashed potatoes and barbecue sauces

Vegetarians – Barbecued Halluomi and watermelon skewers

Jambalaya – £9

with shrimp, chicken and spicy sausage

Vegetarians – Vegan Jambalaya

 

 Mac and cheese bowls – £9

Topped with your favourite protein – Chilli beef, chorizo, pulled pork, or bacon

Vegetarians – Pulled Barbecue Jackfruit

 

Asian Grill – £12

Chapatis with – Tandoori king prawns, Thai chicken and Lamb tikka, with crunchy kimchi vegetable salad and dressings

Vegetarian – Korean Barbecue Tofu with pineapple

Burger Barbeque – £12.00 per head

 Choose two burgers from – beefsteak, venison, chicken fillet, wild boar and apple and Moroccan lamb with

 A selection of artisan baps

Caramelised onions

Crisp lettuce and tomatoes

Homemade coleslaw

Cheese, bacon rashers, relish, pickles and sauces

Vegetarians – Mushroom, halloumi and grilled peppers

 

Sausage-Fest Barbecue – £10.00 per head

New Forest Handmade jumbo sausages

Soft rolls

Caramelised onions

Chilli jam

Cheese

Sour cream

Sauces

Tomato salad

Vegetarians – spiced vegetable sausages

 

New Forest Hog Roast – £7.50 per person

Slow roasted New Forest hog

 Soft rolls

Homemade Stuffing

Caramelised onions

Apple sauce

Vegetarians – Falafel and spinach burger

 

Signature Pulled Pork– £10 per person

16 hour barbecue pork

Sour dough rolls

Caramelised onions

 Cajun coleslaw

Sweet potato wedges

Sauce’s

Vegetarians – Pulled Barbecue jack fruit

 

 Mexican Barbecue – £15 per person

 Steak and chicken tacos

Mango, chilli and lime king prawn kebab

Hand cooked tortilla chips

Warm cheese sauce

Charred corn salsa

Avocado guacamole

Sour cream and chives

Crispy salad mix

Spicy jalapeños

Vegetarians – Spiced cauliflower tacos – Grilled halluomi and pepper kebab

 

Middle Eastern wraps – £9

Harissa spiced lamb or chicken

Jumbo pitta bread

Buckwheat tabbouleh

Yoghurt, mint and fennel coleslaw

Vegetarians – Harissa spiced falafel with tahini sauce

Desserts – £3.50

Vanilla cheesecake

Homemade Brownie

Eton mess

Lemon tart

Chocolate tart

Lemon meringue pie

Custard tart

Fresh fruit salad

FOOD FOR YOUR WEDDING DAY

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