Please Note: Due to a planned power cut the Castle will be closed all day on Tuesday 5th March. We apologise for any inconvenience but we are unable to operate without electricity and the power cut is to enable Northern Power Grid to carry out essential maintenance to avoid any unplanned power cuts in future.

We will reopen as normal at 10am on Wednesday 6th March.


Tel:01969 623981

Bolton Castle Wedding Menus

Our fantastic wedding catering is provided by local chef Guy Fairhurst and his team. All prices include crockery, cutlery, staffing and VAT @ 20%.
Choose from:
• Cocktail Canapés
• Gold, Silver or Bronze Menus – please choose one dish per course
• Hog Roast
• Cold Buffet
Our menus are designed to give you a sample of what Guy can offer but if you have a specific dish or course in mind Guy is happy to discuss this with you to create your perfect menu.

Cocktail Canapés – Choose 5 Canapés @ £8 per guest

Fish Selection

Tiny Dill Scones with Smoked Trout and Horseradish Cream
Smoked Salmon and Asparagus Roulade
Rye Bread with Gravdlax Crème Fraiche Fresh Dill
Spicy Coriander Prawn Filo Tarts
Mini Crab and Lemon Crostini
Filo Tartlets with Smoked Salmon, Cracked Pepper and Lime
Braden Rost, Hot Roast Smoked Salmon Blinis

Vegetarian Selection

Quail Eggs With Salts
Cheese Tartlets with Quail Egg Hollandaise
Chive Pancakes with Crème Fraiche and Red onion Confit
Mini Cherry Tomato and Yorkshire Blue Galettes
Mini Brushettas With Tomato, Goats Cheese and Pesto
Welsh Rarebit on Savoury Scone
Chargrilled Asparagus with Lemon Hollandaise

Meat Selection

Smoked Chicken in Parma Ham
Pea and Ham Tartlets
Carpaccio Canapés Horseradish Crème Fraiche
Mini Yorkshire Pudding with Fillet of Beef and Horseradish
Fillet of Beef Croutes with Salsa Verde
Quail Scotch Egg with Black Pudding
Fillet Steak Mignons with Horseradish Sauce
Baby Baked Potato with Sour Cream and Pancetta
Mini Prosciutto and Asparagus Frittatas
Quail Egg Tartlets with Crispy Parma ham
Honey and Sesame Glazed Cocktail Sausages

GOLD MENU @ £60.00 per guest


Smoked Chicken, Roasted Butternut and Radish salad Garlic Alioli
Duck Liver Parfait With Textures Apple, Calvados Jelly
Three Fish Terrine with Hazelnut Oil Dressing
Goats Cheese, Sweet Onion Tart, Tomato Salad, Basil Pesto (v)


Main courses

Fillet of Beef, Spinach, Roasted Fennel, Celeriac Dauphinoise with Nutmeg & Garlic
Beer Syrup (Supplement £2.50)
Tender Loin of Pork Stuffed with Apricot, Onion and Sage wrapped in Parma Ham Cider and Apple Jus
Fresh Salmon Wellington with Prawn and Dill Stuffing, Lemon Butter Sauce
Rump of Dales Lamb with Mint and Rosemary Crust, Port and Redcurrant Jus



Chocolate Trio: Chocolate Brownie, Dark Chocolate Mousse and White Chocolate Ice Cream with Chocolate Sauce
Yogurt, Honey Panacotta with Summer Berry Compote, Biscotti
Croc on Bouche with Fresh Cream, Caramelized Ginger Kumquats and Chocolate Sauce
Lemon Tart with Pears Poached in Honey Syrup, limoncello Vanilla Cream


SILVER MENU @ £48.00 per guest


Potted Salt Beef, Pickled Salad and Toasted Brioche
Modern Prawn Cocktail with Quail Egg, Sun-dried Tomato and char-grilled Spring Onion
Rich Tomato and Red Pepper Soup, Basil Pesto and Croutons
Fresh Salmon Mousse with Smoked Salmon, Rocket Salad, Red Pepper Sauce


Main courses

Roast Sirloin of Dales Beef, Yorkshire Pudding, Wet Salad, Rich Red Wine Gravy
Roast Loin of Pork stuffed with Black Pudding and Pork and Port Jus
Slow Cooked Lamb Shank with Mint Tomato Gravy
Chicken Stuffed with Smoked Applewood wrapped in Pancetta, Wild Mushroom Sauce



Strawberry, Mascarpone Cream Sponge Roulade, Blueberry Coulis
Orange and White Chocolate Bread and Butter Pudding, Clotted Cream
Warm Apple Pie with Clotted Cream Ice Cream
Winter Fruit Crumble with Cinnamon Ice Cream

BRONZE MENU @ £36.00 per guest


Pea, Mint Soup, Crème Fraiche Chive Croutons
Modern Prawn Cocktail with Quail Egg, Sun-dried Tomato and char-grilled Spring Onion
Pear Waldorf with Yorkshire Blue Cheese, Celery, Walnuts and Green Grapes (v)
Farmhouse Terrine with Cranberry and Red Onion Chutney


Main courses

Steak and Black sheep Ale Pie in Short crust pastry with Shallot and Mushroom
Yorkshire Roast Ham, Honey and Mustard Crust with Cumberland Sauce
Wensleydale Stuffed Chicken wrapped in Bacon with a Tarragon and White Wine Sauce
Fish Pie Haddock, Prawn and Salmon with Cheesy Mash Topping, Dill and Lemon Sauce



Sticky Toffee Pudding with Butterscotch Sauce and Vanilla Ice Cream
Treacle, Pecan Nut Tart With Clotted Cream Ice Cream
Lemon Meringue Roulade, Lemon sorbet and Oat Crust
Old English Trifle


Optional extra
Add a cheese course to your meal.
Cheese Board, Cheese Biscuits, Grapes and Chutney @ £5.00 per head for 4 Cheeses

Hog Roast @ £24.00 per guest

Roasted Locally Sourced Pig
Apricot, Sage and Onion Stuffing
Roast Potatoes
Crispy Crackling
Bramley Apple Sauce, Rich Pork Gravy
Served with Seasonal Vegetables


COLD BUFFET @ £21.00 per guest

Honey Roast Ham with Wholegrain Mustard
Roast Sirloin of Dales Beef with Horseradish Crème Fraiche
Fresh Scottish Salmon Wrapped in Smoked Salmon with Watercress Mayonnaise
Roast Chicken Breast in Lemon, Tarragon or Coronation Sauce
Roast Loin of Pork Stuffed with Apricot, Onion and Sage
Spinach, Mascarpone and Asparagus Roulade (v)

Salad Selection
Greek Salad
Summer Green Salad
Mixed Salad
Rice Salad with roasted Vegetables
Tomato, Mozzarella, Red Onion and Basil Salad
Puy Lentils Salad with Vegetables
Thai Noodle Salad
Pickled Red Cabbage Salad
Potato, Spring Onion and Mint Salad
Hot New Potatoes
Rustic Bread

Drinks Packages

(All drinks packages include a bar service and Prosecco Toast (125ml glass)

Gold Drinks @ £14.75 per guest
For reception drink: 2 glasses of Prosecco La Delfina – Italy
For wedding feast: Half a bottle of wine from Gold wine list

Gold Wines
Choose two from the list below:
Sauvignon Blanc, Wild Rock Infamous Goose – New Zealand.
Cotes du Rhone, Perrin – France


Silver Drinks @ £13.50 per guest
For reception drink: 2 glasses of Prosecco La Delfina – Italy
For wedding feast: Half a bottle of wine from Silver wine list

Silver Wines
Choose two from the list below:
Chardonnay, Little Rascal – Australia.
Pinot Grigio Blush, La Delfina – Sicily, Italy.
Shiraz, Little Rascal – Australia


Bronze Drinks @ £12.75 per guest

For reception drink: 2 glasses of Prosecco La Delfina – Italy
For wedding feast: Half a bottle of wine from Bronze wine list

Bronze Wines

Choose two from the list below:
La Bastille, Colombard/ Ugni Blanc – France.
Domaine Mas de la Tour Rosé, Roussillon – France.
La Bastille Carignan/Merlot – France.


Sparkling Wine and Champagne (price per bottle)
Laurent Perrier Rose N.V £49.00
Hints of soft red fruits – strawberries, redcurrants, raspberries & black cherries
Laurent Perrier Brut N.V £35.00
Delicate yet complex aromas on the nose, with hints of citrus fruit
Jacques Boncoeur Rose N.V £27.95
Silver medal winner at the 2012 Decanter World Wine Awards
Jacques Boncoeur Brut N.V £25.50
Bronze Medal winner at the 2013 Decanter World Wine Awards
Reserve de Sours Bordeaux Rose – France £17.95
Delightful wine full of red berry & summer fruits
Prosecco La Delfina – Italy £13.95
Fresh creamy medium dry with hints of apples & pears
Baby Prosecco – Italy (20cl) £6.95
Fresh grape, melon & pear fruit flavours

Specific packages can be created from our wine list if you wish to add in champagne for reception drinks or different wine for the tables.
Please ask to meet with our caterer to discuss your ideas.

Providing your own alcohol for the reception
You may provide your own alcohol for the arrival drinks, meal and toast and our staff will chill the bottles, open, serve and clear for £5 corkage fee per bottle.


Bar Service

If you are supplying your own alcohol for the bar we will provide staff to run the bar for you for an hourly rate however you will have to organise delivery of the alcohol into the bar area yourselves. The cost will be £100 plus £20 per hour per member of staff for the set-up, running and clear down of the bar and the glass hire. There will be an additional set up charge if you wish to have beer/cider on tap.

Additional items
Linen Napkins: £1 per guest
Round Tablecloths: £15 each
Rectangular Tablecloths: £10.00 each
(Round tables seat 8-10 guests. Rectangular tables seat 6 guests)
Cake Knife and Stand: £15.00

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