Food, glorious wedding food. The dishes that feature in your day should be exquisite. That’s why we have put together some of the venues with the finest dining in the region for your perusal.
Once in a while love gives you a fairytale, and at Langley Castle, you get the full fairytale experience. Set in the heart of Northumberland, Langley is a unique venue, a genuine 14th century castle, offering traditional yet contemporary standards with a modern twist.
Dan Grigg and his brigade of chefs are dedicated to creating bespoke menus, which you and your guests will savour from exquisite canapés on arrival, to the fun display of the ‘piggy station’ at your evening buffet. All delivered with personal, efficient and dedicated service.
At Beamish Hall, food plays a huge part in the wedding day service, and the team is always happy to work alongside the bride and groom to develop a menu that truly reflects their relationship.
Head Chef, Thomas Knott, has worked at Beamish Hall for over 10 years, demonstrating his passion and commitment to the venue and team and has continued to cultivate an innovative menu across that time.
Almost everything is made on-site, including the bread, cakes and pastries, ensuring guests have the best quality and freshness at every point throughout their big day.
Marco Pierre White
Foodie couples will love the laid-back luxe on offer at Marco Pierre White’s Newcastle restaurant, perfectly suited to chic, intimate receptions and nestled within Hotel Indigo.
Created by acclaimed head chef Paul Amer, the dishes aim to excite the senses and provide and indulgent dining experience. A set three-course menu is £35 per head, or there’s the option to create your own.
The entire restaurant can be hired for your party or selected areas can be reserved for private dining depending on your party size and wedding day requirements. The dedicated wedding coordinator will make sure everything is simply perfect.
The award-winning Rudding Park Hotel combines tradition with contemporary flair, and the same can be said of its food.
Development Chef, Matthew Wilkinson and his team are passionate about food and have devised innovative wedding menus using locally sourced ingredients, some of which come from the Rudding Park Kitchen Garden. Wedding menu tastings are included for the happy couple and it is also possible to work with the Chefs to create your own bespoke wedding breakfast.
Located in Harrogate, Rudding Park has been voted Best Hotel in the UK Outside London by Tripadvisor, providing the assurance that you can expect outstanding levels of service for your special day.
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art
With its urban surroundings and fabulous riverside views, BALTIC truly is a striking venue for your big day. Weddings at this iconic landmark are operated by Fresh Element, who pride themselves on creating beautiful food for your wedding.
With a passion for quality and a belief that quality comes from designing food using the best ingredients, the chefs will create a bespoke menu for your day using locally and sustainably sourced produce.
The team will help you to design a fantastic menu based on the availability of the season, with options aplenty for delicious canapés, hot and cold buffets and even barbecues.
Situated on the outskirts of Durham and surrounded by 150 acres of beautiful parkland, Wynyard Hall provides an exceptional experience, where exquisite charm meets contemporary comfort. The team can cater for weddings of all sizes with impressive delicacy and skill.
Under the guiding hand of Executive Head Chef Mehdi Amiri, there are many bespoke wedding choices, with menus tailored to your own taste. Whether you’re looking for afternoon tea, a reception barbecue or five-course wedding breakfast, their chefs ensure the food they produce is more than a match for its impressive surroundings.
By combining refined flavours and textures with a genuine appreciation and understanding of locally sourced and seasonal ingredients, the team at Wynyard Hall have become renowned for producing modern, British cuisine with a creative flourish.