Funeral Receptions

Facilities combine to provide rooms suitable for up to 250 guests

Maximum capacities as follows:
Castle & Dudley rooms: 20
Priory room: 30
Trindles Restaurant: 60
Lounge Bar: 70
Ballroom: 250

We have great experience in offering respectful, compassionate and caring service to help you mark what is ultimately a special occasion. We make efforts to deal with everything with the minimum of fuss to make what can be an extremely stressful process; as relaxed and easy as possible for you. Anticipating numbers can be difficult; you will find us to be flexible and sympathetic in this respect.

Menus are priced to include hot beverages and informal style buffet meals. Rest assured, we will ensure that the day is treated with the dignity and reverence that it deserves.

We have a selection of menus listed below for you to consider and can help if you have any queries

Room Hire

Room hire is charged according to the room selected, day of the week, or time of year. Your coordinator will be able to advise you on your room hire charge.

Appointments

You may wish to view the rooms and to meet the people involved prior to making a reservation. Should this be your choice then please call to make an appointment – this will ensure that the rooms you need to see are free and that there is a suitably experienced member of the team available.

Telephone 01384 253418.

Buffet Menus

The menus below are typical of what is required but we would be happy to quote for different arrangements or prepare proposals to suit your specific requirements

Buffet Options

Savoury Finger Buffet

Unlimited Tea and Coffee for 2 hours
Platters of Assorted Sandwiches
Sausage Rolls
Selection of Quiche
Crisps and Nuts
Pickled Onions

£6.95 per person

Afternoon Tea

Unlimited Tea and Coffee for 2 hours
Selection of Finger Sandwiches
Fruit Scones
Whipped Cream
Strawberry Jam
Selection of Mini Desserts and Cakes

£9.95 per person

Deluxe Savoury Finger Buffet

Unlimited Tea and Coffee for 2 hours
Platters of Assorted Sandwiches
Sausage Rolls
Selection of Quiche
Chicken Goujions
Mini Pork Pies and Black Pudding Platter
Garlic and Rosemary Potato Wedges
Crisps and Nuts
Pickled Onions
Mini Individual Desserts and Cakes

£12.95 per person

Hot Gala Buffet

Unlimited Tea and Coffee for 2 hours
Freshly Carved Turkey and Pork by our Chefs
Jacket Potatoes
Vegetable Savoury Rice
Garlic Bread Slices
Potato Salad
Pasta Salad
Coleslaw
Moroccan Cous Cous
Mixed Leaf Salad
Garlic and Rosemary Potato Wedges
Mini Individual Desserts and Cakes

£15.95 per person

Should you need any information regarding allergens or specific dietary requirements please advise your coordinator.

How to reserve your reception

Telephone Reception on 01384 253418 to ascertain availability of a suitable room to either make an appointment or to make a provisional reservation – you will need to provide details of minimum/maximum numbers, suitable dates and times

If you make a provisional reservation or wish to discuss our facilities you should make an appointment to visit the hotel.

Once a booking has been made you should visit the hotel by appointment to finalise all arrangements.

A full schedule will be produced following this meeting. This will detail what has been agreed along with a schedule of dates by which any further information or pre-payments are required.

Final numbers will be required 24 hours prior to your party. This will be the minimum number charged for. Any additional guests will be charged pro-rata and any special meals that have not been pre-ordered will be added to the final account.

Reservations are accepted in good faith. In the event of cancellation, all deposits are non-refundable and additional cancellation charges may be made. These are detailed on the Contract, which is sent to confirm your reservation.