Rackleys Wedding Menus

Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life and one that you will cherish forever. Whether you choose an intimate champagne reception, a lavish wedding breakfast followed by a party, afternoon tea in the garden, a spit roast or barbecue, then let the team at Rackleys help to inspire you. We can show you different ideas to create a theme for the day and demonstrate how to blend seasonal choices to achieve this. Please see a selection of our wedding menus below.

Oak Menu

Rackleys Oak Menu. £85.00 per head including VAT. Choose two options from each section to offer your guests.

Starters

Smoked Duck Breast

Beetroot Three Ways, Micro Herb Salad & Cherry Port Drizzle

Wild Mushroom & Asparagus on Brioche toast

Rocket Salad (v)

Pan Fried Scallops

Minted Pea Puree, Black Pudding & Crispy Pancetta

Crispy Sweet Chilli Beef

Carrots & Coriander

Smoked Mackerel Pate

Granary Toast & Cucumber Salad

Main Courses

Medium Cooked Fillet Steak

Fondant Potato, Celeriac Puree, Asparagus, Purple Sprouting Broccoli & Wild Mushroom Jus

Lamp Rump

Dauphinoise Potatoes, Ratatouille Vegetable, Crushed Minted Broad Beans & Red Wine Jus

Sea Bass Fillet

Herb Buttered New Potatoes, Asparagus Samphire, Green Beans, Champagne Beurre Blanc & Fine Herb Salad

French Trimmed Chicken Supreme

Spring Onion Croquettes, Samphire, Purple Sprouting Broccoli & Marsala Cream Sauce

Asparagus, Red Pepper & Spinach Gnocchi

Parmesan Shavings, Pesto Drizzle & Wild Rocket (v)

Desserts

Baileys Crème Brulee

Homemade Lemon Shortbread biscuit & Fresh Strawberries

Cherry Bakewell Tart

Vanilla Ice Cream & Dark Chocolate Shavings

Lemon Meringue Pie

Lime Tuile Biscuit & Vanilla Pod Ice Cream

Hot Chocolate Fondant

Vanilla Ice Cream & Chocolate Tuile Biscuit

Masala Poached Pears

Mascarpone

Cheese Board

Savoury Biscuits, Grapes, Chutney & Grapes – Supplement £4.50 per head

Please note the vegetables and fruit are subject to seasonal variations and may be subject to change.

Beech Menu

Rackleys Beech Menu. £75.00 per head including VAT. Choose two options from each section to offer your guests.

Starters

Onion Tart with Goats cheese

Dressed Micro Salad

Scotch Egg Salad

Garlic & Saffron Aioli

Ham Hock Terrine

Deconstructed Piccalilli & Brioche Toast

Smoked Mackerel Pate

Granary Toast & Cucumber Salad

Smoked Haddock & Salmon Fishcake

Poached Egg, Dill & Tomato Concasse & Hollandaise

Halloumi

Marinated Mediterranean Vegetables & Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, Pesto Drizzle & Micro Salad (v)

Main Courses

Slow Cooked Beef Stroganoff

Roasted Parsnips, Carrots & Mashed Potato

Seared Tuna Steak

Hot Nicoise Salad

Pork Fillet & Belly of Pork

Lyonnaise Potatoes, Purple Sprouting Broccoli, Chantenay Carrots & Cider Apple, Cream Sauce

Lamb Shank

Mashed Potato, Sprouting Broccoli, Chantenay Carrots, Lemon, Garlic & Rosemary Jus

Sweet Potato & Leek Encroute

Spicy Ratatouille & Asparagus (v)

Desserts

Deconstructed Strawberry Eton Mess

Fresh Strawberries & Chantilly cream

Apple Pie

Vanilla Pod Custard

Bramley Apple & Raspberry Crumble

Served with Proper Custard

Deconstructed Milk Chocolate Cheesecake

Glazed Orange

Lemon Tart

Mascarpone

Cheese Board

Savoury Biscuits, Grapes, Chutney & Grapes – Supplement £4.50 per head

Please note the vegetables and fruit are subject to seasonal variations and may be subject to change.

Ash Menu

Rackleys Ash Menu. £65.00 per head including VAT. Choose two options from each section to offer your guests.

Starters

Selection of Homemade Soups

Leek & Potato, Red Pepper & Ginger, Carrot & Coriander served with a Crusty Roll & Butter

Chicken Liver Parfait

Onion & Ale Chutney, Granary Toast & Butter

Classic Prawn Cocktail

Brown Bread & Butter

Chicken, Smoked Bacon, Avocado

Rocket Salad & Dressing

Goats Cheese Mousse with Beetroot

Figs, Cucumber & Baby Gem Salad (v)

Main Courses

Sausage & Mash

Green Beans & Onion gravy

Chicken Breast

Savoy Cabbage, Bacon Lardons, Fondant Potato & Wild Mushroom Jus

Salmon

Buttered Asparagus, Crushed New Potatoes, Dill & Tomato Concassee & Hollandaise Sauce

Steak & Ale Pie

Topped with Puff Pastry lid, Mashed Potato, Green Beans, Carrots & Gravy

Butternut Squash & Spinach Risotto

Roasted Vine Cherry Tomatoes & Parmesan Crisps (v)

Desserts

Vanilla Panna Cotta

Strawberry Black Pepper Salsa

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Lacey’s Farm Double Cream & Toffee Sauce

Deconstructed Vanilla Cheesecake

Strawberries & Kiwi Fruit

Warm Chocolate Brownie

Vanilla Ice Cream

Cheese Board

Savoury Biscuits, Grapes, Chutney & Grapes – Supplement £4.50 per head

Please note the vegetables and fruit are subject to seasonal variations and may be subject to change.

Children's Menu

Rackleys Children’s Menu. £20.00 per head including VAT. For children up to the age of 10 years.

Starters

Soup & Small Roll with Butter

Nachos & Crudités with Dips

Prawn Cocktail

Brown Bread & Butter

Ham & Cheese Garlic Breads

Main Courses

Fish Goujons

Chips, Peas/Beans & Tomato Sauce

Chicken Goujons

Chips, Peas/Beans & Tomato Sauce

Macaroni Cheese

Garlic Bread (v)

Pepperoni or Margarita Pizza

Chips & Salad

Cottage Pie

Vegetables

Desserts

Ice Cream

3 Scoops – vanilla, chocolate & strawberry served with a wafer & chocolate flake

Chocolate Brownie

With one scoop of ice cream (flavours as above)

Fresh Fruit Salad

with or without one scoop of ice cream

Please note the vegetables and fruit are subject to seasonal variations and may be subject to change.

Canape Menu

Rackleys Canape Menu. 3 Canapes per head £6.00. 4 Canapes per head £7.50. 5 Canapes per head £8.75. Including VAT.

Meat

Mini Yorkshire Pudding

With Roast Beef & horseradish

Chicken Liver Parfait

Chicken Satay Skewer

With peanut sauce

Mini Beef Burger

With mature cheddar

Bangers & Mash

Crispy Pancetta & Pea Risotto spoon

Asparagus wrapped in Parma Ham

With hollandaise sauce

Fish

Smoked Haddock & Salmon mini fishcake

Prawn & Guacamole bruschetta

King Prawns

With a sweet chilli sauce

Smoked Salmon blinis

Topped with cream cheese & caviar

Mini Shellfish and Saffron tarts

Mackerel with horseradish cream crostini

Smoked Trout & horseradish mousse

Vegetarian

Mango & Brie parcels

Vegetable Samosas

Mini Halloumi Burger

With onion & ale chutney

Pea & Mint blinis

With asparagus & goats cheese

Mushroom & Spinach filo tartlet

Cherry Tomato & Quails Egg with basil

Roquefort Sable & Mascarpone

With balsamic roast cherry tomato & oregano

Please note the vegetables and fruit are subject to seasonal variations and may be subject to change.

Evening & Casual Dining Menus

BBQ & Salad Menu

Choice of 4 BBQ options and 3 salads from £35.00 per head including VAT.

BBQ Grills

Pork Ribs, Beef burger, choice of sausages, honey & mustard chicken drumsticks, pepper & spiced chicken with sweet chilli sauce, tandoori chicken skewers, lamb koftas, vegetarian spicy bean burger, Portobello mushrooms with camembert, garlic and basil.

Salads

New potato salad with mint and chives, coleslaw, Greek salad, Couscous & cherry tomato salad, Rice salad, Green vegetable salad with pesto dressing, roasted Mediterranean salad, Orzo salad.

Desserts Menu

£6.50 per head including VAT.

Strawberry pavlova
Vanilla cream terrine with a blackcurrant coulis
Poached figs with mascarpone and macaroons
Chocolate mousse
Passion fruit crème brulee served with a shortbread biscuit
Lemon meringue pie with cream
Sticky toffee pudding with Lacey’s double cream
Tiramisu
Baileys Cheesecake
Fresh fruit platter

Paella Menu

Choice of 3 Paella options from £20.00 per head including VAT.

Traditional Seafood Paella

£30.00 per head including VAT.

Chicken & Chorizo Paella

£25.00 per head including VAT.

Mediterranean Vegetarian Paella

£20.00 per head including VAT.

Free Range Hog Roasts

75 guests minimum £28.00 per head including VAT.

Free range locally reared Hog

Served with Bread rolls, Apple sauce and Herb Stuffing

With a selection of 3 Salads

New potato, mint & chives with a vinaigrette dressing
Tomato, buffalo mozzarella & fresh basil with a balsamic drizzle
Homemade coleslaw

Hot Buffet Menu

£20.00 per head inclusive of VAT.

Beef or Chicken or Pork Stroganoff

Served with rice & garlic bread

Beef Chilli

Served with rice & sour cream and mixed green salad

Chicken Curry

Served with rice, naan bread & mango chutney

Cold Buffet Menu

£20.00 per head including VAT.

Variety of meat, fish & vegetarian sandwiches on brown and white bread
Caramelised red onion & mustard quiche (v)
Asparagus, bacon & gruyere quiche
Smoked salmon & cheese quiche
Traditional scotch eggs
Selection of pizza slices
Chicken goujons
Honey & sesame cocktail sausages
Prawn vol au vents
Ham & mushroom vol au vents

Hot Baps Menu

£10.00 per head including VAT.

Pulled pork bap served with chips & salad
Hot Bacon bap served with chips & salad
Three mini beef sliders in a bap served with chips & salad
Toasted Steak & cheese deli rolls served with chips & salad *Supplement £4.50 per head.

Cheeseboard Menu

£8.99 per head including VAT.

Choose either British or Continental cheeses or a combination
Selection of savoury biscuits
Grapes
Celery
Chutney

Please note the vegetables and fruit are subject to seasonal variations and may be subject to change.

Many of the menus can be adapted to cater for those guests who would prefer a gluten free or vegan option. Please feel to discuss this with our dedicated wedding planner, who will discuss the requirements with the Chef.

We take seriously those guests and visitors with allergies and specific dietary requirements. If any of your guests have specific dietary requests we are very happy to discuss a suitable menu for them, but we do require 10 full working day notice to be able to guarantee that we will be able to accommodate their needs.

*All meals are produced in an area where wheat flour and nuts are used, so guests need to be made aware of this in cases of severe allergies.

All prices correct as of 1st January 2022 for the 2022 season. Please note prices may be subject to change without notice.
Prices for 2023 will increase by 5% respectively.

If you have any further questions or requests please contacts us at hello@rackleys.co.uk or call 01494 412 515

Testimonials

A massive thank you from both of our families and guests. There has been nothing but praise with regard to the quality and variety of food you provided. Please send our gratitude and thank to all of your staff who were so helpful, pleasant and polite. Finally the biggest thank you is to you yourself. We are very grateful. Chris
Wow... Starters - mouth watering and delicious. Main courses - cooked to perfection, meat melting in the mouth, vegetables just right. Desserts - Just managed to eat them after the gorgeous meal above, but we soldiered on! My husband said as he ate each mouthful “delicious, 1st Class, this tastes so nice, top notch, fabulous, this meal is up there with some of the top restaurants.” Thank you so much for wonderful food, it was the best! Linda
Thank you so much for the lovely food you provided for our wedding. We couldn’t have been happier with it all. Also it ran so smoothly and the whole catering team were fantastic. Love Kim & Andy

We find that with careful planning before the event and with the help of our keen and energetic chefs, waiters and maître de we will be able to provide you with peace of mind, as well as offering an outstanding level of organisation and catering.

Weddings at Rackleys are managed by our experienced and knowledgeable event team with outstanding Absolute Cuisine taking care of all your catering needs. You’ll be in good hands.