Wedding & event costs2019-01-13T12:13:01+00:00

Event Costs

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Choosing a caterer for your event is not easy. One of the ways we try to help is by being as clear and transparent as possible with our catering prices and invoices.

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Sample Prices at a glance

Season 2016/2017

Food

Dessert £8.50
Canapés £8.50
Cheeseboard £8.50
2 Course Meal £25
Main Course £20

Drink

Tea & Coffee (All day) £2.75
Pimms £1.90
Cash Bar Free to you
Local Beer £1.50 a bottle
Local wine £9.50 a bottle
Corkage: No charge

Equipment

6ft Round Table £9
Wooden Folding Chairs £1.50
Linen Table Cloth £12
China & Cutlery £14
Toilets £400
Refrigeration Trailer £200

Staff

Waiting Staff: £12/hour
Event Manager: £15/hour
Bar Staff (cash bar) Free
Head Chef: No charge
Second Chef: No charge

Actual wedding invoices from our events in 2016

Customer names have been removed

1Sample Wedding Invoice

Actual Invoice from 2016 Event

This was a relaxed informal summer wedding with tipis in a private venue.  Canapés and champagne were served on the lawn, followed by our sampling picnic menu in the tipis.

This couple saved money with a cash bar

Total inc VAT

  • £17,856.98
    (Included Marquee Hire)

Summary of costs

  • 40% Food and Drink
  • 44% Equipment
  • 16% Staff & Services

Venue

  • Private house in Kent

Guest Numbers

  • 100 Day Guests
  • 100 Eve Guests

Running Order

  1. Reception (Canapés & Cosmopolitan)
  2. Main Meal (2 course)
  3. Speeches (Champagne)
  4. Evening Bar (Local Drinks)
  5. Evening (Donut tower of joy)
See Full Itemised Invoice (Pdf)

2Sample Wedding Invoice

Actual Invoice from 2016 Event

A rustic wedding held in a barn in Rolvenden, Kent. Canapés and Prosecco were served on the lawn then a 2 course meal made with local Kent ingredients was served in the barn.

This couple saved money with lower guest numbers (70)

Guest Numbers

  • 70 Day Guests
  • 95 Eve Guests

Running Order

  1. Canapés & Fizz
  2. Main Meal (2 Course)
  3. Speech
  4. Evening Bar
  5. Local Cheeseboard

Total inc VAT

  • £8,525.41
    Included table wine

Summary of costs

  • 51% Food and Drink
  • 27% Equipment
  • 22% Staff & Services

Venue

The Great Barn, Kent

See Full Itemised Invoice (Pdf)

3Sample Wedding Invoice

Actual Invoice from 2016 Event

This was a relaxed, informal summer wedding at The House Meadow in Biddenden, Kent. Canapés and prosecco were served on the lawn, followed by a 2 course picnic menu.  We complimented the evenings entertainment with local mini fish and chips.

This couple ordered beer and wine from us

Guest Numbers

  • Day 92 + 8 children
  • Eve 92 + 8 children

Running Order

  1. Canapés & Fizz
  2. Main Meal (2 Course)
  3. Speech (Biddenden Sparkling Cider)
  4. Evening Bar (Local Drinks)
  5. Mini Fish & Chips

Total inc VAT

  • £12,004.74
    Included table wine & beer

Summary of costs

  • 66% Food and Drink
  • 17% Equipment
  • 17% Staff & Services

Venue

The House Meadow, Kent

See Full Itemised Invoice (Pdf)

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