Wedding Catering in Cumbria

Wedding catering from Abbotside Events


Abbotside Events can help you reduce the stress of planning your wedding day, not only can we provide a wedding catering option that fits your budget and type of wedding, we can through our contacts arrange a fully licensed outside bar, marquee hire, crockery and cutlery hire, furniture and linen hire, lighting and toilets should you need.



wedding cateringHog roasts and spit roasts fit all occasions from an informal wedding to country house silver service. If your budget is limited in these difficult times a hog roast buffet can feed 150 people in a very economical manner.


Or we can offer a higher level of service starting with a Champagne and Canape reception followed by a four or five course waitress served wedding breakfast.







Menu suggestions :


These two options are examples of what we can do. Nothing is set in stone and we will work with you to provide the most suitable wedding catering for your day.

Example one - Hog Roast Buffet


A more economical option for wedding catering, can be cooked fresh on site or brought along (within certain distances) ready cooked. A Chef and assistant will layout the buffet and carve the hog roast for your guests.


  1. A hog roast marinated in cider and served in fresh baked bread buns with a cider and apple sauce, stuffing and crispy crackling.

  2. Minted New potatoes (with butter, sea salt and mint),

  3. Mixed baby leaf salad, (A combination of different salad and herb leaves)

  4. Jewel salad (a colourful combination of cherry tomatoes, red and yellow peppers, cucumber & green grapes with a light olive oil, lemon & whole grain mustard dressing).

  5. Vine tomato salad (Ripe vine tomatoes, red onion & fresh basil with a homemade vinaigrette).

(see other meat options or side dishes)



hog roast buffet wedding service


Example two - Silver Service Wedding


A more comprehensive service with your food cooked and prepared on site, waitress served at your table.


Canape and Champagne reception.

  1. Glasses of bubbly (corkage) and canape selection (eg:Smoked Salmon on Fresh Brown Bread, Bruschetta and mini Farmhouse sausages, see our list of other canapes).


Wedding Breakfast


  1. Stilton and Fig salad or Butternut Squash, Sweet Potato and Garlic Soup
    (see our other starters)

Main Course

Choice of either

  1. Hog roast, slowly roasted with cider, fennel, chilli and herbs. Served with homemade cider & apple sauce, sage & onion stuffing and crispy crackling.

  1. Aged topside of beef, spit roasted and served with yorkshire pudding, horseradish sauce and red wine gravy.
    (see other our meat options)

Served with

  1. New potatoes with butter and sea salt;

  2. Steamed summer vegetables
    (Combination of broccoli, courgette and cauliflower, lightly steamed to al dente,
    then tossed whilst warm in a coarse grain mustard vinaigrette).

    (see our other side dishes and salads)


  1. Chocolate truffle torte, Tart Citron, Strawberries & Cream
    (see our other desserts )

Cheese Board

  1. A trio of local cheeses served with grapes, celery and a selection of cheese biscuits

Coffee and Mints


Evening Buffet


  1. Cold plated buffet of Roast Beef, Roast Ham, Smoked Applewood cheese and cherry tomato tart, selection of pickles and condiments, new potatoes and three different salads. Followed by a choice of three desserts.