MIDWEEK WEDDING OFFER - 2021/ 2022
At Owlpen we understand that it is sometimes easier to see just one quote, instead of having to work out different costs, and expenses per head once you have done that. In recognition of this, we offer a midweek wedding package which keeps things simple.
Our midweek wedding package includes the following benefits:
Use of the estate for two nights, where required. We invite you to arrive the day before your wedding, to give you an opportunity to decorate and get ready for the big day. We can also host a dinner or informal get-together the night before, in the Cyder Barn, if required.
Use of the Owlpen Manor Estate including the gardens and grounds.
Exclusive use of the brand new pole barn, and medieval Cyder Barn, for dining and dancing.
Access to the Manor House itself for ceremonies for up to 50 people.
Use of the make-up room and bridal accommodation free of charge.
Wine: our package includes a bottle of wine per head, spread out over the reception and meal, and includes a glass of premium sparkling wine for a toast. We offer beer buckets at a discounted price if you would like more variety during the reception, and our fully stocked bar will be open all of the time for other drinks.
Food: the cost includes a three-course meal: choose from a range of options outlined below.
The price for our midweek wedding package is £5250, which includes alcohol and food for up to 40 people.
For additional guests, the fee is £58.50 per head, £27.50 for children, and £15.00 for infants under five years old. They can enjoy bottomless soft drinks all day (elderflower, orange juice, apple juice), free of charge.
If you would prefer to opt for a dry hire option - without food or drinks - the fee is £2750 from 1st November to 31st March, and £3250 from 1st April to 31st October.
The holiday cottages are charged out separately. Our nine boutique holiday cottages can sleep 40 people in total, and cost £50 per person per night, based on a two-night stay (the night before, and the night of the celebrations).
Choose from one of our best-selling options for starter, main and dessert.
This is a three-course meal, which does not include canapés. The cost of canapés is £7.50 per person.
NB you can choose canapés as a starter at no extra cost, if preferred, to be served during the drinks reception.
Choose four options from a selection of canapés, to be served during your drinks reception
OR one of the following:
Chicken Liver Parfait, Bruschetta and Apple Chutney
Candied, Golden & Baby Beetroot, Goats Cheese and Walnut Pesto
Beetroot Cured Salmon, Watercress, Horseradish Cream, Home Baked Sourdough Rye Bread
Smoked Haddock and Salmon Fish Cakes, Tarragon, Chervil, Spring Onion, Gherkin and Caper Salad with Mushy Peas
Baked Aubergine & Pomegranate Salad with Yoghurt & Fresh Mint
Vegetarian Sharing Boards: Grilled Summer Vegetables, Halloumi & Basil Pesto, Harissa Spiced Humous, Beetroot, Cumin & Coriander Falafels, Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce, Home Baked Nigella Seed Flat-Bread
Slow Roasted Belly of Pork, Apple Sauce, Crackling and Cider Reduction
Braised Cotswold Lamb Shank, Parsnip Purée and Rosemary Jus, Seasonal Vegetables
Roast Chicken with Chestnut Stuffing, Celeriac Purée, and Red Wine, Lemon and Thyme Jus
Sea Bass with Braised Fennel, New Potatoes and Lemon
Trio of Local Sausages, Celeriac Puree, Braised Puy Lentils, Cavalo Nero and Caramelised Red Onion Gravy. NB vegetarian option also available.
Chickpea and Aubergine Tagine, Quinoa, Apricot and Roasted Cashew Nuts (v)
Roasted Squash, Stuffed with Almonds, Hazelnuts, Sunflower & Pumpkin Seeds, Puy Lentils and Vegetables with a Roasted Garlic, Rosemary and Red Wine Jus (v)
NB For those looking for a more informal dining option we also offer a full-scale barbecue option, consisting of a range of grilled local meats, poultry and fish, served with home-made breads and sauces, salads and complete with vegetarian/ vegan options.
Owlpen Mess – Raspberry, Strawberry, Meringue, Cream, Saffron
Chocolate Brownie, Salted Caramel Ice Cream
Sticky Toffee Pudding, Toffee Sauce and Vanilla Ice Cream
Home-made traditional apple crumble and vanilla custard
Summer Pudding, Clotted Cream and Mixed Berry Coulis
A Selection of English Artisan Cheeses, Crackers, Grapes, Celery and Apple Chutney
Tea/ coffee priced at additional £3.25 per person
The package explained above includes alcohol for you and your guests during the reception and the meal. In total, it works out as a bottle of wine per head.
The wine that we offer is as follows:
Reception: 2 glasses of Owlpen Manor prosecco
Wedding breakfast: 3 glasses of Owlpen Manor house wine
(usually 1 glass white and 2 glasses red, but it depends on your preference)
Our house white is a Southern French Sauvignon-Viognier, in the style of the New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc but with more notes of apricot instead of grapefruit.
Our red wine is a Merlot from the Languedoc. It is a classic, robust red wine which pairs well with grilled or roast meats and root vegetables.
Toasts for speeches: 1 glass of Premium Sparkling Wine
Known as a Cremant de Limoux, this delicious, dry French sparkling wine often wins against Champagnes in blind tastings.