Food and Drink
We will provide catering and beverage packages for you on your wedding day. Throughout the rest of your stay we can have as much or as little involvement as you wish.
Chris Allison, our Executive Head Chef, has over 15 years experience in the hospitality industry. He trained at the Newcastle Marriott Gosforth Park and Heathcotes in Leeds. Chris went on to several top quality establishments in Manchester, Scotland and London. In the North East Chris has been Head Chef at many prestigious restaurants including ‘Fishermans Lodge, ‘Charleys Bistro’, ‘The Ivy House’, ‘Treacle Moon’, Six@Baltic’, and Fresh Element before coming to join us here at Ellingham Hall.
Some previous menus have included:
Sample Wedding Breakfast Menu Options:
Mini Yorkshire Pudding with Beef Fillet and Horseradish
Duck and Hoi Sin Pancakes
Coriander and Chilli King Prawns
Sun-Blushed Tomato, Basil and Mozzarella Brochette
Salad of Asparagus, New Season Peas and a Soft Boiled Egg with Hollandaise sauce
Northumberland Ham Hock, Peaspudding and Blackpudding Terrine served with Toasted Brioche and a beetroot compot
North Sea Smoked Cod and Baby Leek cakes served with hollandaise sauce and baby herbs
Slow Cooked Lamb Shoulder accompanied with Boulanger Potatoes, Pea Purée and a Red Wine Jus
Cannon of Salmon filled with a Crab and Herb Mousse served with Champ Potato
and a Shellfish Bisque
Breaded Talleigo Cheese Served on a Ratatouille Tart with Pesto
Classic Lemon Tart with Lime Marscapone
Warm Chocolate Fudge Brownie served with Chantilly Cream
Strawberry, Champagne and White Chocolate Trifle
Our Wine List
WHITE WINE Cost
· Chenin Blanc, Veldt Range – South Africa £12.95
A really well balanced wine: aromas of melon and lychees with soft
tropical fruit flavours on the palate and an elegant refreshing acidity
on the finish.
· Sauvignon Blanc, Las Condas – Chile £13.50
Floral with elderflower notes and a grassy quality with crisp acidity
and a touch of citrus fruit on the finish. This is a dry white wine with
a medium body.
· Pinot Grigion, La Casada – Italy £13.95
What can we say, great Pinot Grigion –fresh and crisp with an appley melon twist.
Everything you would expect in a Pinot Grigio and a lot more!
· Semillon Chardonnay, Jacobite Ridge – Australia £14.95
Classic Australian blend with smooth richness from the Semillon grape and body, freshness and delicious tropical fruit and pineapple notes provided by the Chardonnay.
· Chardonnay Reserva, Santa Ema – Chile £17.00
Fresh and full with apple, ripe pear and tropical fruit notes. It is an intense and
structured wine that fills the mouth, and is at the same time elegant and
· Sauvignon Blanc, Three Stones – New Zealand £19.50
A zesty and delicious wine. Flavours of passion fruit and gooseberry combine
with mouth-watering acidity, creating a truly refreshing wine.
RED WINE COST
· Merlot, Las Condas – Chile £12.95
An attractive nose with ripe red and stone fruits overlaid with a herbal quality.
On the palate these develop to show ripe plum and prune flavours with an
· Rioja Joyen, Vina Amate – Spain £14.95
A simple but very enjoyable example of a young Rioja. Vibrant purple colour.
Made from 100% Tempranillo. An easy drinking wine with hints of bright fruity
notes of black cherry and plum.
· Malbec, Obvio – Argentina £16.95
This encapsulates the vibrancy and soul of Argentinean life. It excites the eye with
its deep violet tones, and tangoes on the palate with an array of red and black fruits.
· Cotes du Rhone Rouge, Parcelles 38, Vignobles Jerome Quiot – France £18.25
A blend of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre, full flavoured and having the structure
to support the ample fruit. Delicious!
· Shiraz, Red Earth – Australia £18.50
A round and plush deep purple Shiraz with a delicious forward style. Subtle toasty
vanilla oak, spices and supple tannins underpin the lingering chocolate and berry
flavours of the complex and elegant shining fruit.
· Pinot Noir £21.95
Superior Pinot Noir, with grippy tannins, yet bags of big, serious Pinot Noir fruit.
Fine and complex.
ROSÉ WINE COST
· Cabernet Rosé, Las Condas – Chile £13.50
Vibrant pink with amazing floral aromas, this wine has a distinct freshness.
· Pinot Grigio, La Casada Rosé – Italy £13.95
This is the traditional ‘Clairette’ where the original name of Claret comes from.
Lovely deep pink red in colour, with soft and full blackcurrant fruit.
SPARKLING & CHAMPAGNE COST
· Prosecco Barocco NV – Italy £18.50
Wonderfully dry, crisp and refreshing sparkling wine from Northern Italy. Citrus
and apple notes dominate the palate, an elegant mousse and finish make this wine
the perfect aperitif.
· Champagne Polivert Jacques Brut NV – France £29.95
Subtle and elegant with floral aromas and a freshness and harmony which is ideal
served as an aperitif but can be enjoyed throughout the meal.
· Louis Roederer Brut NV – France £45.00
One of the most prestigious of all Champagne houses. Founded in 1776 and still in
family hands the house style is rounded, rich and complex due to the high
proportion of aged wines included in the blend.