Backworth Hall is a beautiful mansion house set in scenic wooded grounds. Originally built in approximately 1792 by the Grey family, the Hall has been, and remains a prominent feature of the area.

The Hall stands alone and offers seclusion and privacy for your special occasion. The landscaped grounds offer the perfect setting with features and manicured lawns. Greeting you as you enter the hall is a grand staircase; the hall has several rooms that can accommodate guests for private functions. There are 2 licensed bars within the hall.

We are now licensed to hold wedding ceremonies. These can take place in the ‘The Grey Room’ or ‘The Newton Room’.

Backworth Hall has hosted many weddings so you can rest assured that your special day is in the hands of experienced professionals. Following the retirement of Lorraine Pearson, Backworth Hall has acquired the services of Blue Fox Catering who have extensive knowledge and experience in the hospitality industry. This includes weddings, conferences and may other celebrations and occasions.  Rest assured that they will provide a first class service. Their representative will meet with you to discuss the details of your wedding or occasion and will assist you in the planning of your special day

The Blue Fox Catering team will help you enjoy your wedding experience at Backworth Hall and make it a day to remember.

To arrange a viewing and meet with the Catering Team please telephone John on 07512117943


 

 

WEDDING MENU 1

3 Courses £26.00

 

STARTER

 

Roast Tomato and Garlic Soup with Pesto Croutons

Chicken liver parfaits with red onion jam Shell, pea shoots and rustic ciabatta

Salmon and prawn terrine with lemon crème fraiche

Bloomer bread and butter

 

MAIN COURSE

 

Char grilled Chicken Breast on Glazed Sweet potatoes with Brown Sugar and Lime with a light chicken jus

 Daube of beef and vegetable bourguignon

Roast Loin of Pork with Black pudding Mash, Caramelised Apple and meat jus

 

DESSERT

 

Winter Berry Eton Mess

Lemon posset with fruit compote

Warm treacle and pecan tart with clotted cream

Tea or Coffee

 

 

WEDDING MENU 2

3 Courses £28.60

 

STARTER

 

Winter vegetable Soup with chive crème fraiche

Smoked mackerel pâté, citrus salad with pomegranate seeds served with pumpernickel bread

Ham hock & herb ballotine with an apple and spiced pear relish, frisee & rocket salad

All the above with a bloomer platter per table with butter

 

MAIN COURSE

 

Seared Chicken Breast on a Thyme potato Rosti

 Roast Loin of Pork with Belly Pork, dauphinoise potatoes, roasted apple purée and gateau of vegetables.

Herb Crusted Salmon on crushed New Potato Cake with Char Grilled Spring onions and Tomato Salsa

 

DESSERT

 

Classic sugar crusted crème brûlèe

Banana and Dated Sponge and Toffee Sauce and Fresh Cream

Vanilla Panacotta with soft fruits and a Red Berry Consommé

Crunchy chocolate torte with winter berry cream

Tea or Coffee

 

WEDDING MENU 3

3 Courses £31.75

 

STARTER

 

Smoked mackerel pâté, citrus salad with pomegranate seeds served with pumpernickel bread

Oak smoked and fresh salmon rondelle, lime and chive microcress salad with pesto dressing

White fish, ginger and chilli fish cakes with a pea puree

Roast root vegetable and cumin soup

All the above with a bloomer platter per table with butter

 

MAIN COURSE

 

Sage marinated chicken on a crushed new potato cake with roast vine tomatoes with a smoked bacon sauce.

Slow roast Shoulder of Lamb on rosemary & garlic mash, Crispy Shallots with a redcurrant jus.

Slow cooked Daube of beef with celeriac purée and brunoise of beets with a bourguignon sauce

Roast Salmon with cherry tomatoes, basil and white wine served with dijonaise potatoes and pancetta

 

DESSERT

 

Warm Chocolate Brownie with Ice-cream and Chocolate Sauce

Tranche of Duo Chocolate Torte with Fresh Berries and Raspberry Coulis

Apple Custard topped with Cinnamon Crumbs and Cold Fresh Berries

Profiteroles packed with Raspberry Cream glazed with Warm Chocolate Sauce and Fresh Strawberries

Tea or Coffee

 

WEDDING FINGER BUFFETS

All food served on a buffet table for guests to help themselves.

 

Menu A

£8.40 per head

Sandwich selection

Pork pie and pickles

Cranberry and Brie Quiche

Hot Items

Thai Roasted jacket potato wedges

Salt and Pepper White Fish Goujons

Cajun Roasted Chicken Skewers

Mini Steak Pie

 

Menu B

£8.90 per head

Hot Roast Pork (Served

In fresh breads) with

Onion marmalade and Mustard

Served with chunky chips

Beer battered onion rings with a mint

Yoghurt dip

 

Wedding Buffets

 

Alternately with a base of Sandwich Selection

Choose 4 items for £8.40

Choose 5 items for £9.50

Choose 6 items for £11.30

Additional items can be added at £2.15 per person per item

Swapping buffet items may incur an additional charge

 

 

Cold Items

Figs and soft cheese wrapped in Parma ham

Classic Scotch Eggs

Cured mini pork pies

Vegetable crudités with various dips

Celery sticks with light cream cheese

Mixed Green crisp leaves

Mini Choux buns filled with salmon, dill and lemon crème fraiche

 

Hot Items

Chicken fillets in Thai crumbs with sweet chilli sauce

Chorizo and red pepper tartlets

Mini Yorkshire pudding with mini sausages and caramelised onions

Mini Steak Pies

Cajun Roasted Chicken Skewers

Chunky Chips

Mini Yorkshire pudding, shredded roast beef and horseradish cream

Smoked Salmon and leek quiche

Anchovy and tapenade brochette

Vegetable samosas

Asparagus, mushroom & goat’s cheese quiche

Garlic and chilli skewered prawns and saffron mayonnaise

Tempura of vegetables with a sweet and sour dipping sauce

Focaccia pizza with Mediterranean roasted vegetables and Italian cheese

Thai Roasted Jacket potato wedges

 

You are welcome to add a Dessert from the selector and Tea or Coffee at an additional charge

 

 

 

Wedding Children’s Menu

Children’s Menu Selector £6.50

 

Please choose one main meal and one side dish for the whole number of children or a half portion of an Adult Meal (Main course only)

 

Chicken nuggets

Burger

Pizza

Pork Sausages

Fish Goujons

Roast chicken pieces

 

All served with a choice of the following

 

Jacket Potato

Chips

Vegetables

Baked Beans

 

Followed by

 

Ice Cream with various toppings.

 

FINGER BUFFETS (Any Occasion)

 

(Minimum 100% if guess to be catered for)

 

Bronze £4.95 per person

Choose 4 additional items from below

 

Silver £6.50 per person

Choose 5 additional items from below

 

Gold £7.95 per person

 Choose 6 additional items from below

Our Finger Buffets include a Selection of homemade, freshly cut sandwiches made up with a variety of Local Breads with Fish, Meat and Vegetarian fillings

 

Savoury Items

Margarita Pizza

BBQ Chicken Pieces

Mini Sausage Rolls

Corned Beef and Potato Slice

Mini Onion Bajis

Potato Skins with Garlic Mayonnaise

Quiche

Thai Fish Cakes with Chilli Dip

Mini Steak and Ale Pie

Coconut and Coriander Marinated Chicken Kebabs

Garlic and Chilli skewered Prawns with Saffron Mayonnaise

Asparagus, Mushroom and Goat’s Cheese Frittata

 

Sweet Items

 

Mini Sugared Doughnuts

Chocolate Fudge Brownies

Sticky Flapjack Squares

Mini Cream Scones

Sweet Mince Pies

 

OTHER OPTIONS AVAILABLE (Any Occasions)

 

HOT SANDWICHES

(All 100% of guests must be catered for)

 

All our hot rolls include a portion of Cajun Potato Wedges

 

£4.15

Cumberland Sausage with caramelised Onions

Bacon Mushroom and Tomato with Sauces

 

£4.60

Roast Loin of Pork with Apple Sauce

 

£4.75

Roast Topside of Beef with Horseradish Sauce

 

FORK DISHES

(Select one dish for 100% of the party)

£5.95

Chicken Strips in a Thai Red Curry Sauce with

Pilaff Rice and Mini Nan.

 

Spiced Chilli Beef Mince with

Rice, Sour Cream and Nachos

 

Lasagne with Garlic Bread and Potato Wedges

 

Cassoulet of Spiced Beans with

Rice, Sour Cream and Nachos

 

 

 

 

PLEASE NOTE: All prices quoted are subject to change