Weddings

Find out what's new at The Old Siege House Bar and Brasserie

Choose from our extensive menus and build the ideal event you have dreamed of here at The Old Siege House.

Here at The Old Siege House Bar and Brasserie, we are dedicated to making your Wedding day with us as special and relaxed as possible. We can offer facilities for a small intimate wedding to a large family wedding. We have facilities to cater for up to 140 guests over two historic floors with a bar area on each floor.

Let us take care of all your worries so that you can relax and enjoy the day in the comfort of our elegant restaurant. We can provide extra services such as flowers, wedding cakes and an in house disco or vocalist to make your day extra special.

The building is a very historical and important part of local history and dates back to the 16th century with its original musket holes and timbers. It is an ideal place to take some lovely photos, or maybe you could consider taking advantage of the beautiful grounds in the nearby Castle Park.

We will try our utmost to cater for all dietary needs. Please make us aware at the time of booking and we will endeavour to meet your requirements. All staff will be fully briefed on menu items and ingredients used. All dishes prepared could be in an environment where traces of nuts are present. V Denotes suitable for vegetarians. GF Denotes is suitable for gluten free diets or can be suitably adapted for gluten free diets. N Contains nuts.

Three course set price meal £40.00 (price per person) Choice of one starter, one main course and one dessert


Starters


Home made soup of the day served with warm bread V, Gf
Roasted Mediterranean vegetable tart with a mixed leaf salad V
Crab and prawn cocktail with sliced chunky granary bread Gf
Ham hock terrine with piccalilli and charred ciabatta

Mains


Herb marinated chargrilled chicken breast, tarragon jus, served with dauphinoise potatoes and vegetables Gf

Seared salmon fillet with sautéed samphire, broad beans, French beans and Fairfield farm potatoes Gf

Duo of slow cooked roast loin of pork and braised stuffed pork belly served with bubble and squeak and vegetables

Spinach and ricotta ravioli with a smoked cheese and tomato sauce, served with a rockette salad V

Desserts


Apple and cinnamon crumble with custard or ice cream

Warm Maldon sea salt chocolate brownie with ice cream

Citrus posset with shortbread biscuit Gf

Cheese and biscuits 

Ice cream or sorbet Gf

Tea and coffee

Three course set price meal £47.50 (price per person) Choice of one starter, one main course and one dessert

 

Starters


Home made soup of the day served with warm bread V, Gf

Leek, mushroom and gruyere tart, and a mixed leaf salad V

Smoked salmon tian with sliced granary bread Gf

Chicken and bacon terrine with red onion chutney and ciabatta Gf

Mains

 

Chargrilled duck breast and braised duck confit served with dauphinoise potatoes and vegetables Gf

Seared sea bream fillet with roasted mediterranean vegetables and new potatoes Gf

Roast rump of lamb with a rosemary jus served with dauphinoise potatoes and vegetables Gf

Twice baked three cheese soufflé served with cream and spinach sauce served with a mixed leaf salad V

Desserts

 

Chocolate tart served with white chocolate ice cream

Crème brulee with shortbread biscuit Gf

Vanilla cheesecake with mixed berry compote

Cheese and biscuits

Ice cream or sorbet Gf

Tea and coffee

Three course set price meal £55.00 (price per person) Choice of one starter, one main course and one dessert


Starters


Homemade shellfish bisque served with warm bread rolls Gf

Chargrilled pigeon breast with royal-slaw Gf

Goats cheese and beetroot risotto and a pea shoot salad V, Gf

Pan seared scallops with pea puree and crispy Parma ham and red wine reduction Gf

Mains

 

Roast fillet of beef with red wine sauce served with dauphinoise potatoes and vegetables Gf

Roasted halibut fillet with leek, mussel and potato broth Gf

Roast best end of lamb with a rosemary jus served with dauphinoise potatoes and vegetables Gf

Wild mushroom and tarragon pithivier served with a mixed leaf salad V

Desserts

 

Chocolate fondant with vanilla ice cream

Colchester Pudding Gf

Pear and almond tart with pistachio ice cream

Cheese and biscuits

Ice cream or sorbet Gf

Tea and coffee

Package A

@ £14.95 per person

1 glass of Prosecco on arrival

2 glasses of house white, red or rose wine with the meal

1 glass Prosecco for the toast

Package B

@ £16.95 per person

1 glass of Prosecco on arrival

2 glasses of house white, red or rose wine with the meal

1 glass of house Champagne for the toast

Package C

@ £19.95 per person

1 glass of house Champagne on arrival

2 glasses of house white, red or rose wine with the meal

1 glass of house Champagne for the toast

@ £9.95 per person

 

A Selection of finger sandwiches:

 

Ham and mustard

Cheddar cheese and tomato

Egg mayonnaise with sliced cucumber

Coronation chicken

Tuna and sweetcorn with mayonnaise


Sausage rolls

Chicken skewers with dips

Pork pies

Breaded king prawns

Crisps, tortillas and nibbles

Warm honey mustard cocktail sausages

Vegetable quiches


Selection of mini desserts 

@ £17.50 per person

Selection of wraps:

 

Coronation chicken 

Tuna and sweetcorn with mayonnaise

Mediterranean vegetable and hummus

Prawn mayonnaise with salad

 

Sausage rolls

Chicken skewers with dips

Chilli cod and prawn bites

Pizza selection

Vegetable spring rolls and samosas

Salmon skewers

Indian onion bhaji

Baby shepherd’s pie

Pork pies

Breaded king prawns

Crisps, tortillas and nibbles

Warm honey mustard cocktail sausages

Mini Vegetable tarts

 

Selection of mini desserts

Flavoured macaroons

@ £35.00 per person

Selection of cold sliced meats:

 

Roast sirloin of beef

Honey roast ham

Roast turkey


Poached Salmon

Roasted mediterranean tart

Chicken liver parfait


Coleslaw

Pasta salad

Rice salad

Cous cous

Mixed leaf salad

Cherry tomatoes

Sliced cucumber

Assorted dressings


Hot buttered new potatoes


Freshly baked bread


Chocolate brownie

Vanilla cheesecake with mixed berry compote

Crème brulee

Cheese and biscuits 

 

Themed table decorations

Price on application

 

Room hire

Price on application according to booking

 

Cake and cake stand

Price on application

 

Flowers

Price on application

 

Photographer

Price on application

 

Disco

Price on application

 

Wedding car

Price on application

 

Toast master

Price on application

Instructions for calculating your wedding package


1. Check date/time availability with the front of house managers Kerry or Nadine

2. Calculate how many guests for the daytime

3. Calculate how many guests for the evening

4. Choose your set menu

5. Choose your drinks package

6. Choose your evening buffet

7. Enter numbers into the pre populated form

8. Add any additional requirements as listed above and we will come back to you with a price once we know exactly what you want.

9. Secure the booking with a 10% non-refundable deposit

10. Complete payment two weeks prior to the event

11. Enjoy your “Special Day”