Weddings

Weddings

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 it is suitable for gluten free diets or can be suitably adapted for gluten free diets. N Contains nuts.

Contact us here to discuss your BIG day!

Menu 1

 

Three course meal with a Choice of one starter, one main course and one dessert
please contact us for up to date prices

 

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

 

Menu 2

 

Three course meal Choice of one starter, one main course and one dessert
Please contact us for up to date prices

 

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

 

Menu 3

 

Three course meal Choice of one starter, one main course and one dessert
Please contact us for up to date prices

 

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

 

Drinks Package

 

Package A
@ £16.95 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
@ £19.95 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
@ £22.95 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

 

Evening Buffet Menu 1

 

@ £15.95 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

 

Evening Buffet Menu 2

 

@ £18.50 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

 

Evening Buffet Menu 3

 

@ £37.00 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

 

Additional Products

 

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

 

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”

 

Food at The Old Siege House

Brasserie

Relax and enjoy our delicious menu, with a variety of choices for all dietary requirments. We ensure that all our meat products are locally sourced and our cuisine is homemade in our kitchens.

Afternoon Tea

Come and join us for this wonderful tradition. Serving a selection of teas,  sandwiches, scones with butter, clotted cream and jam. Whilst finishing off with an array of mouth watering cakes.

Bar

Come and joins us at the bar for a beer, cocktail, hot drink, or something from our extensive wine menu. Sit by the warm fire or outside depending on the season.

Children's Menu

Our eatery is to be enjoyed by all the family. Therefore, we offer a full menu for children which includes starters, mains and desserts. We can also cater for various dietary requirements.

Sunday Lunch

Take the pressure off and come and enjoy our range of traditional Sunday roasts. Slow cooked beef, Marinated chicken, Salmon, or a delicious nut roast. We cater for all requirements

What's on at The Old Siege House?

Find out more here about our regular and upcoming events throughout the year

        Venue for hire

Events

Weddings

We are dedicated to making your wedding day with us as special as possible.

We can offer our facilities for small intimate affairs or larger groups.

We can cater to up to 140 guests over our beautiful historic floors. Each floor has its own bar.

Events

Functions

We are available for hire for various functions including but not inclusive of, Parties, Special occasions, Business meetings -  for breakfasts, lunches and dinners.

We also offer our services to those wishing to hold a wake.

 

Events

Outside Catering

Let us take the stress out of your event.

We can offer a full catering service for outside events such as parties, weddings or even a dinner party.

We can offer a varierty of foods including, Hog Roasts, BBQ's, Paellas and even Pizza evenings.

Testimonials

What People are Saying

“Birthday Celebration”

"Our first visit. The staff were very helpful and gave good service throughout. The menu is plentiful, reasonably priced and the food is excellent!"

Valena18

“Great atmosphere”

"What a great meal, I barely know where to start. Lovely food, efficient and accommodating staff. We will have to go back soon!

StaceyG

“Fantastic Venue”

"Fantastic venue, staff and meal. Perfect Sunday lunch expertly prepared and presented for our table of 14"

David962

"Excellent Service"

"From start to finish our experience at the Siege House was brilliant. My partner and I went last year for our anniversary and really enjoyed ourselves so thought we’d go again this year and maybe start a little tradition"

JessayC93

Hours of Operation

Monday and Tuesday - Closed but available for private hire for a minimum of 40 covers

WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY
12:00pm – 3:00pm Last food order by 2:00pm
6:00pm – 10:00pm Last food order by 8:00pm

 FRIDAY
12:00pm – 3:00pm AND 6:00pm - Late

Last food order for lunch 2:30pm and last food order in evening 8:30pm

SATURDAY

12:00 pm - Late
Last food order for lunch 2:30pm and last food order in evening 9:00pm

SUN
12:00pm – 5:00pm Last food order by 3:00pm

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