Selection available may change from time to time as chefs change, and the Canape Choices Pictures below are indicative samples only
Canapes should ideally be served with Welcome Drinks, to stave off hunger pangs between the Ceremony ending, and the Wedding Breakfast banquet commencing.
Your guests will be quite hungry after the Ceremony, which typically takes place around the time most people have their Lunch. Welcome Drinks are served after the Ceremony, but as you will know from studying the Wedding Day Schedule, you need to allow around 2 hours for the Wedding Photographs, after the Wedding Ceremony.
This means it will be 2-3 hours after their normal lunch time that your guests will be able to sit down to dine. The Wedding Breakfast Banquet normally starts around 4 pm, by which time your guests could be getting very hungry. While some snacks may be bought at the bar, these are really only small chocolate bars and cakes etc, as we do not serve lunches ahead of your Banquet.
We therefore recommend all Brides offer Canapes with their Welcome Drinks. It is entirely optional of course, but we know this nicely complements the Wedding Drinks display in the Nicolini Lounge. Not only will you have your welcome drinks on display, maybe arranged to spell your initials, but you will also have a lovely table of Canapes for guests to help themselves to with their drinks. This will stave off their initial hunger pains for a while, without filling them up too much ahead of your Wedding Banquet.
We highly recommend Canapes be ordered with your Welcome Drinks.
Smoked Salmon & Dill Crème Fraiche, Buckwheat Blini
Chilled Melon & Vanilla Soup
Confit Tomato & Basil Bruschetta
Smoked Ham Hough & Thyme Rillette
Wild Mushroom & White Truffle Voulevent
Braised Beef, Ginger & Spring Onion Roulade
Confit Duck, Honey & Soy Filo Roll
Smoked Haddock & Pancetta Voulevent
Peppered Mackerel en croute, Black Olive Tapenade
Poached Salmon & Lemon Mousse, Mini Oatcake
Varies according to menu item - allow roughly £2.95 Per Canape Per Person
Some individual item pricing examples below
Cheese Burger Crostini - £1.98
Fish and Chip - £1.92
Artichoke and Tomato Canapé - £2.20
Cheese & Bacon Bites (Gluten free) - £1.44
The above prices and Canapes menu are subject to change - ask your wedding planner for precise pricing
Jan 2019 update
The above Canapes were the creations of previous chefs and our current chef has written the following:
With canapes we now offer a chef’s selection of vegetarian, fish and meat these are priced at £3.00 per person and a person gets an average of 3 canapes each for that £3.00.
Here is an example of the canapes:
- Burgers, coriander-yuzu cream, sugarsnap peas, teriyaki sauce, grilled sesame seeds.
- Tomato Financiers, ricotta cream, mozzarella ball, marinated tomato.
- Emmental shortbreads, ricotta mousse, pepper and raspberry jelly, marinated pepper and raspberry mix
- Carrot mousseline millefeuilles, hummus, carrot carpaccio, apricot and orange jelly, beetroot and horseradish mousse
- Spinach cakes, mascarpone cream, broad beans, sugarsnap peas.
- Comté cheese slices, truffle flavour mascarpone cream, chopped pistachios and almonds.
More picture awaited and will be added shortly.