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Headlam Hall - Luxury Hotel near Durham & Darlington
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Wedding Menus

Please browse our 2016 Menus:


The Wedding Breakfast


Select one dish per course


To start

Homemade Soup – leek & potato, roasted red pepper & tomato, carrot and coriander, country vegetable, butternut squash sage & lemon, broccoli & stilton


Pressed Terrine of Ham Hock – with parsley, hazelnuts, celeriac remoulade, marinated raisins and crusty bread


Chicken Caesar Salad – a salad of chicken, chunky croutons and finished with a parmesan dressing and crisp pancetta


Goats Cheese, Caramelise Onion and Rocket Tartlet – with pesto dressing and balsamic treacle


Thai Salmon Fishcake – served with tomato salsa and watercress


Loch Fyne Smoked Salmon – served with brown shrimps, marinated vegetables capers and a mustard vinaigrette


King Prawns – sautéed in garlic butter with rocket salad (£3.00 per person supplement)



Main Course

Roasted Chicken – with truffle mashed potato, wild mushrooms, smoked bacon and a tarragon sauce


Seabass – grilled fillet of sea bass set on a chive mash and served with a tarragon cream


Grilled Salmon – grilled Scottish salmon nestled on crushed new potatoes with a dill veloute


Breast of Chicken – with champ potato, honey roast parsnip, crisp Parma ham and a rosemary sauce


Slow roast Pork Belly – with pommery mustard mashed potato, braised red cabbage and a sage gravy


Roast Sirloin of Beef – prime roast sirloin served with Yorkshire pudding and gravy (£5.00 per person supplement)


Fillet of Beef – horseradish mashed potato, flat cap mushroom, fine beans with a red wine sauce (£8.00 per person supplement)


Yorkshire quiche (V) – made with Yorkshire blue cheese and caramelised onion with buttered new potatoes, watercress salad and pine nut dressing


Mediterranean Vegetable Pasta Bake (V) – served with garlic bread


Wild Mushroom Risotto (V) – served with parmesan shavings and truffle oil




Glazed Lemon Tart – with lemon sorbet and almond crumble


Sticky Toffee Pudding – with a butterscotch sauce and a vanilla pod ice cream


Vanilla Crème Brûlée – with shortbread biscuit


White Chocolate and Raspberry Cheesecake – with raspberry coulis and mixed berry sorbet


New York Style Baked Vanilla Cheesecake – with a raspberry sorbet


Lemon Pannacotta – with pistachio ice cream and meringue


Profiteroles – filled with crème patisserie and laced with a hot chocolate sauce and toasted almonds


Warm Chocolate Fudge Cake – with white chocolate ice cream and chocolate soil



Coffee/tea & mints


£40 per person (for the 3 course meal with coffee/tea)



Cheese Course


Optional – to be served before or after the dessert


£10 per person






Optional - to be served during reception drinks before the meal. Choose from:


Bloody Mary shooter with a Worcester sauce straw


Roasted red pepper & tomato tartlet


Teesdale blue & red onion marmalade tart


Hot roasted salmon mousse & bronze fennel tartlet


Fingers of smoked salmon on cucumber & cream cheese


Mordon Ruddy cheese straws


Mini chipolata sausages in a mint & honey dressing


Chicken Satay


Smoked cheese potato cake with a coarse grain mustard dip


Baby goujons of lemon sole with tartare sauce


Tempura king prawns with a sweet chilli dip


Duck spring rolls with a plum sauce


4 canapes per person - £6

6 canapes per person - £9



Afternoon Tea Reception 

An alternative to a three-course wedding breakfast and served in the traditional manner with cake stands at the table.


£40 per person (details on request)



Evening Party Menu

All evening guests are to be catered for.

 Traditional Evening Buffet

Honey and clove roasted bacon joint, coronation chicken, homemade vegetarian pizzas, spicy potato wedges, crusty garlic bread, curried rice salad, coleslaw, green salad, tomato & mozzarella salad with olives and basil, Caesar salad and Mediterranean cous cous

£17.50 per person

 Chicken Tikka Masala

Served with coriander rice, papadums, naan bread and mango chutney

£17.50 per person

 Hog Roast Buffet

Home roasted hog from our terrace BBQ served in bread buns with apple sauce and stuffing plus curried rice salad, coleslaw, green salad, tomato & mozzarella salad with olives and basil, Caesar salad and Mediterranean cous cous

£22.50 per person

 A vegetable pasta bake is available as a vegetarian alternative to the above hot dishes upon request.


Drink Packages

 A glass of Pimms or Prosecco on arrival with top-up

House wine with the meal (1/2 bottle per person)*

A glass of Prosecco or French sparkling wine for the toast

£21 per person

Optional upgrade:

Bellini on arrival – add £1.50 pp

Champagne for the toast – add £3 pp

*Any wine from our main list may be selected at additional cost







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