Food & Drink

Food is an important part of your big day. It needs to be delivered on time, impress your guests and of course be be mouth-wateringly delicious.

At Hestercombe we pride ourselves on delivering a menu fitting for your dream day, with all of your requirements taken into account.

Hestercombe’s kitchen and front of house teams are talented, helpful and hardworking. Ready to help you plan your perfect day they will allow you freedom with your menu choice, supporting and guiding you as you need.

Whatever you choose, be it an elegant drinks reception or a tantalising afternoon tea, an enticing evening buffet, or classic three-course dinner, we can accommodate your choices. Below are listed some suggestions and guide prices but please come and see us to discuss your ideas and we can create a bespoke menu just for you.


An elegant drinks reception from £12 per person

Enjoy a drinks reception on the Orangery Lawn or Victorian Terrace in warm weather or inside the wood panelled Dining Room on a cooler day. Champagne, Pimms or even mulled cider – just tell us what you’d prefer and we’ll arrange it. Handmade canapés complete a stylish afternoon, with choices from mini Yorkshire puddings with beef, mini crab pots with a hint of chilli or try sweet canapés for a twist ­ afternoon tea inspired minis.

Wedding Breakfast Menus from £43 per person

Choose from tempting starters, mouth watering main courses and sensational puddings. The Hestercombe chefs use top quality ingredients (local wherever possible) to cater for your individual taste. Pick and choose your perfect meal to complement your wedding day.

To give you an idea of our favourite selection click here for a sample menu

Evening Buffets and Hog Roasts

From £13.00 per person

To accommodate all your evening guests we can offer a selection of cold buffets, a whole hog roast, ploughman’s, sandwiches or a more personalised selection to suit your taste.

All our food is made freshly on site. We can offer you professional advice and give ideas but tell us what you would like for your special day and our chefs will create a bespoke menu just for you.

If you have a specific theme in mind give us a call on 01823 413923 to speak with Julie who can help you plan your big day.