A marquee can be the perfect venue for your wedding, allowing you to choose your location and giving you the flexibility of organising your wedding where and when you want it. Many London wedding venues are booked up months and even years ahead. Most venues only offer a rigid, fixed price wedding package with specific catering menus. Feeding your guests is one of the most important aspects to be considered when organising your wedding. A marquee wedding allows you the flexibility of being as creative, formal or informal as you wish.
Here are a few ideas for your London marquee wedding dinner and drinks options.
A pre-dinner drinks reception is a wonderful way of greeting your guests when they arrive. You can opt for champagne cocktails served with a variety of hot and cold canapés served outside (weather permitting) before entering the marquee for the sit down meal. Some couples don’t want a sit down meal and opt for a simpler affair, offering just drinks and canapés.
A Traditional Sit Down Meal
A multi-course meal is still a favourite choice for a more traditional wedding dinner. Starters, sorbets, main courses and desserts are offered with a choice of wines and after-dinner coffee and liquors.
An alternative dinner option is a hot and cold buffet. This is a more informal alternative to a traditional wedding meal. Guests can choose what they like from a range of dishes. A buffet gives you a wider variety of menu options such as hot foods or cold finger foods.
With a marquee wedding you can theme your event as you wish. This also goes for your dinner options. Many couples are shying away from traditional meals and are opting for more informal, international themed menus.
- Italian – Prosecco and Campari cocktails followed by traditional antipasti, pasta and risotto dishes.
- Indian – delicious indian starters followed by a range of curries, rice and pilau breads.
- Tex Mex – chilli con carne, fajitas, burritos and tortillas accompanied by Mexican beers and tequila. A fun and informal menu for guests of all ages.
- British – why not treat your guests to a traditional English roast, with a carver at each table. For a more informal wedding, what could be better than fish and chips.
Whatever your London wedding dinner and drinks options, Marquee Magic has the perfect marquee for your special day. Specialising in wedding marquee hire, we have a range of accessories and decor options to turn your wedding marquee into a stunning and sumptuous wedding venue.