We had a great day yesterday providing wedding catering at the lovely Three Hills Barn, Torpenhow between Wigton and Cockermouth in Cumbria.
Barbecue main course featuring marinated hanger (onglet) steaks; whole spatchcock lemon, thyme and garlic chickens; Cumberland sausage, burgers and sweet chilli sauce marinated pork kebabs.
With side salads and breads.
Desserts – Pavlova, Summer Berry cheesecake and double chocolate brownie.
At night a cold finger buffet.
Three Hills is a great venue and owners Mark and Denny are fantastic hosts for wedding parties. Would thoroughly recommend anybody looking for a wedding barn venue in the north lakes area to give them a shout and of course give us a shout if you would like a wedding catering quote
Duo of Seafood
Sharing platters shucked Carlingford Oysters, lemon wedges and shallot & red wine vinegar dressing.
Pots of freshly made Hot Smoked Mackerel Pate and bread basket
Spit Roasted Finest Dales Beef
Presentation joints of beef served to each table (with chef’s hat, apron and carving set).
Buttery New Potatoes with sea salt and fresh garden mint
Medley of seasonal vegetables tossed in Wensleydale Butter, sea salt, chervil and parsley (yellow and green courgettes, Chantenay carrots, sugar snap peas).
Horseradish Sauce and Raydale mustard
Beef and caramlised shallot gravy.
“Pimp Your Brownie Table”
Brownie to be provided by one of the wedding guests
Abbotside to provide Brymor chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry ice cream, strawberries, raspberries, blue berries, chocolate orange sprinkle, cream and coulis.
We also provided bar staff, tableware, drinks service, coffee and tea.
A really fun wedding catering job with lovely guests.
We would like to say the biggest thank you to Ian, Louise and the Abbotside Team. Their catering and service was absolutely second to none! From the food tasting right through to the day they were professional, helpful, knowledgeable, trustworthy and reliable. Their years of experience dealing with external catering really showed and they gave us some amazing advice. Ian’s food was so so good from the canapés, the individual steak pies, to the desert display and the fish and chip cones. The guests raved about the food, which is a big part of the wedding. To do all this in a tipi for 160-180 guests is even more impressive and they did not compromise on presentation or quality at all!
Louise and her team of service staff were brilliant. Louise was really calm and I totally depended on her to work her way through our unstructured and untraditional day! She made it work so well. The waiting on staff were exceptional well presented, so polite and made sure no one ever had an empty glass or went hungry. They served the food to the table, which was laid and delivered as beautifully as any 5* restaurant. CANNOT PRAISE ALL OF THIS TEAM ENOUGH! Out of this world, book them now you won’t be disappointed! Thank you again, you made our day, Jen & Nik xxxxx