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Wedding Brochure

The Last Anchor (20)

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The Last Anchor

Wedding Brochure

Thank you for considering The Last Anchor for your wedding venue.

Inside this booklet you will find the following:

Drinks Packages

Wedding Breakfast Menu

Canapé Menu

BBQ Menu

Buffet Menu

Alternative Evening Food Options

Wedding Checklist

List of our recommended suppliers

For more information or to book us for your wedding day, please contact Hannah on:

01473 214763

or

events@thelastanchor.co.uk

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Wedding Breakfast Menu

Starters

Smoked chicken, fig, crispy pancetta, toasted pine nut & rocket bruschetta.

Hock of ham, fresh mint and pea terrine with homemade piccalilli & toasted wholemeal bread.

Carpaccio of beef with pickled walnuts, beetroot, goats cheese & rocket.

Tomato, mozzarella, fresh basil & beetroot with a garlic & goats cheese dressing. (v)

Fresh salmon cured with Pernod, orange & dill served on a salad of marinated fennel & spinach with soda bread.

Blue cheese, fig & walnut salad with a honey dressing. (v)

Duck, cherry & pistachio terrine with a fig chutney.

Smoked tuna with a confit of baby onion & an orange dressing.

Wild mushroom, crushed pea, chorizo & rocket bruschetta.

Open tart of roasted butternut squash, feta & pumpkin seeds on a salad of marinated fennel & green beans. (v)

Open ravioli of smoked haddock & asparagus with a poached egg & mustard sauce.

Leek, smoked cheddar & aubergine cannelloni with a fresh tomato sauce & parmesan crisp. (v)

Mains

Roast sirloin of beef with Yorkshire pudding, roast potatoes & a red wine jus.

Shank of lamb braised in red wine, baby onion, thyme, button mushrooms & pancetta with a root vegetable puree.

Roasted torte of aubergine, pepper, courgette & goats cheese with gnocchi & a pesto sauce. (v)

Chicken breast with buttered cabbage, crispy pancetta, roast gnocchi & a pesto sauce.

Pan fried fillet of hake with a herb crust, griddled potatoes & courgettes & a prawn sauce vierge.

Wild mushroom, sage, broad bean & rocket risotto. (v)

Fillet of chicken with a sun blushed tomato butter wrapped in parma ham with mustard crushed potatoes & a herb sauce.

Poached paupiettes of sole with wild mushroom, crab, prawn & tarragon.

Roasted mushroom, butternut squash & leek gratin. (v)

Pan fried fillet of seabream on chorizo, baby leeks, caramelised red onion & cherry tomatoes with an aubergine salsa.

Desserts

Summer fruit brioche pudding with a ginger anglaise & orange mascarpone.

Crème caramel with fresh strawberries, shortbread biscuit & a thick set cream.

Red wine poached pear with an orange pannacotta & biscotti biscuit.

Chocolate & banana brownie with a pistachio ice cream & butterscotch sauce.

Wild berry jelly terrine with a vanilla mascarpone & shortbread.

Baked lemon tart with mascarpone & a compote of fresh berries.

Baked egg custard tart with a black cherry jam & thick set cream with fresh nutmeg.

White chocolate brulee with fresh raspberries & cardamom shortbread.

Please choose 3 choices of each course.

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Canapé Menu

Skewered Chicken in Honey & Soy

Pineapple & Halloumi Kebab (v)

Honey & Sesame Cocktail Sausages

Mushroom Stuffed with Leek, Stilton & Walnuts (v)

Skewered Chilli, Coriander & Coconut King Prawns

Smoked Mackerel Pate & Cranberry Tartlet

Sundried Tomato, Basil & Mozzarella Wrap (v)

Smoked Salmon on Rye Bread with a Dill Crème Fraiche

Mango & Sweet Chilli Chicken

Wholegrain Mustard & Honey Salmon

Satay Chicken

Guacamole & Parma ham Crostini

Tomato & Mozzarella Crostini (v)

Deep Fried Cod Goujons with tartar sauce

Spinach & Smoked Salmon Wrap

Mushroom & Stilton Tartlet (v)

Mini Sausage & Mash Pie

Baby Sausage Roll with chutney

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BBQ MENU

Lamb & Mint Burgers

Pork & Apple Burgers

B.B.Q Spare Ribs

Skewered Teriyaki Salmon

Jerk Marinated Chicken Thighs

Sweet & Sour Chicken Thighs

Sausages

Vegetable Kebabs

Cherry Tomato & Halloumi Kebabs

Beef & Onion Burgers

Spiced Lamb Kofta Kebabs

Baked Whole Salmon with Fresh Coriander, Chilli, Ginger & Garlic

Whole Sardines with Lemon, Rosemary & Black Pepper

Vegetarian Sausages

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Hot New Potatoes with Fresh Mint

Spring Onion Potato Salad

Red Cabbage Coleslaw

Mixed Leaf Salad

Waldorf Salad

Cherry Tomato, Olive & Feta Cheese Salad

Tuna, Pesto & Sweetcorn Pasta Salad

Roasted Vegetable & Couscous Salad

Moroccan Lentil & Feta Salad with a mint vinaigrette

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Freshly Baked Bread & Sauces included

Desserts

Chocolate Profiteroles

White Chocolate & Pistachio Profiteroles

Mini Strawberry Pavlova

Baked Lemon Tart

Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Brownie

Lemon & Raspberry Posset

Eton Mess

Food  Allergies & Intolerance

Please ask a member of staff if you require information on the ingredients in any of our dishes.

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Buffet Menu

BBQ Spare Ribs

Jerk Chicken Thighs

Chargrilled Vegetable Kebabs (v)

Grilled Asparagus Wrapped in Pancetta

Mushroom Stuffed with Leek, Stilton & Walnuts

Chilli, Coriander & Coconut King Prawns

Honey & Sesame Grilled Cocktail Sausages

Cherry Tomato & Halloumi Kebabs (v)

Sweet & Sour Chicken Thighs

Choux Buns filled with a Smoked Salmon & Dill Cream Cheese

Garlic & Fresh Herb filled Choux Buns (v)

Smoked Haddock & Asparagus Tart

Mango & Sweet Chilli Chicken

Salmon Gravlax

Lemon & Black Pepper Asparagus (v)

Satay Chicken

Baked Whole Salmon with Fresh Coriander, Chilli, Ginger & Garlic

Sweet & Sour Roasted Belly Pork

Mushroom & Stilton Tartlet (v)

Guacamole & Parma Ham Crostini

Tomato & Mozzarella Crostini (v)

Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese Crostini

Sandwich Platter

Desserts

Chocolate Profiteroles

White Chocolate & Pistachio Profiteroles

Mini Strawberry Pavlova

Baked Lemon Tart

Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Brownie

Lemon & Raspberry Posset

Eton Mess

Food  Allergies & Intolerance

Please ask a member of staff if you require information on the ingredients in any of our dishes.

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Alternative Evening Food Options

Bacon or Sausage Baps & Chips

Hog Roast Baps & Chips

Deli Style Buffet Selection – cheeses, cold meats, fresh bread, chutneys, olives, houmous

Deli Style Buffet Selection (same as above also including the cheese as a ‘Wedding Cheese Cake’ (minimum of 50 people)

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Wedding Checklist

18 to 12 months before                                                                                              

  • Fix the date and time
  • Have a budget conversation!
  • Pick your wedding party, bridesmaids, ushers, best man etc.
  • Start the guest list (create a database you can adapt/update)
  • Hire a planner, if desired
  • Reserve your reception and wedding venues
  • Research photographers, bands, florists and caterers
  • Purchase a dress and schedule fittings

12 to 8 months before

  • Hire the photographer and the videographer – check if your church or wedding venue will allow photos/video to be shot
  • Book the entertainment
  • Book the caterers and discuss menus etc.
  • Choose and order your bridesmaid’s outfits
  • Reserve a block of hotel rooms for out-of-town guests
  • Register your gift list
  • Start thinking about a honeymoon – check your passports are in date
  • Find a florist and order buttonholes, bouquets and arrangements for the church and reception venue
  • Order invitations and envelopes
  • Select and order your wedding cake

8 to 6 months before

  • Plan the ceremony, discuss readings with the minister or priest and music with the musicians
  • Book transport to the wedding venue and on to the reception for you and your bridal party
  • Remind your fiancé to get his and the usher’s outfits
  • Choose gifts for the wedding party
  • Pick your wedding rings
  • Check on the wedding invitations
  • Choose and order your wedding favours

6 to 4 months before

  • Purchase wedding shoes and start dress fittings
  • Book a hairdresser and style consultation ( do this earlier if you’re planning to grow your hair)
  • Book your make-up artist and trial appointments
  • Choose your music
  • Confirm the order of service with your priest or registrar
  • Discuss hen and stag night plans

3 months before

  • Finalise the menu and flowers
  • Order favours, if desired
  • Agree the final menu for your reception
  • Print menu cards
  • Find out if you need visas or inoculations for your honeymoon
  • Start composing a day-of timeline

2 months before

  • Organise the rehearsal and inform those who need to be there
  • Check that your fiancé has organised his wedding clothes
  • Try on your whole wedding outfit, including headdress, shoes and underwear
  • Book any other beauty treatments (nails, fake tans etc.)
  • Touch base again with all your suppliers
  • Meet with the photographer
  • Review the playlist with the band or DJ
  • Send out the invitations six weeks before the day
  • Have guest booklets printed, if you have a choir, they need copies too
  • Have your hen and stag nights

1 month before

  • Enter RSVPs into your guest list database
  • Confirm numbers with caterers and do the seating plan
  • Visit the dressmaker for your last dress fitting
  • Email and print directions for drivers of transport vehicles
  • Finalise the seating plan
  • Purchase bridesmaid’s gifts
  • Visit the hairdresser to try out hairstyles with your veil and tiara, and have your final cut and colour

Week of the wedding

  • Reconfirm arrival times with suppliers and venues
  • Send a timeline to the bridal party
  • Pick up your dress
  • Check in one last time with the photographer
  • Book a spa treatment
  • Break in your shoes
  • Pack for your honeymoon

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Our Recommended Suppliers

Polka Dot Chair Cover & Prop Hire:

Polka Dot hire out a number of things including their gorgeous chair covers, Dolly the sweet cart, Candy Ferris wheel, wedding post box & Ferrero Rocher Heart Stand

Contact Kelly on 07786 796555 or email kelly.polka-dot@hotmail.co.uk

 

Crystal Sounds Mobile Disco

 Contact Neal on 07801 811909 or email nchatts@hotmail.co.uk

A & M Events

              A & M Events hire out a number of props including chocolate fountains, cheese fondue fountain, candy buffet table, baileys drinks fountain and lots more !

Contact them on 01728 752752

Keep Calm Cupcakes

Keep Calm Cupcakes specialise in delicious homemade cupcakes which are made and decorated to order

    Contact Abby by emailing keepcalmcupcakes@gmail.com

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