Evening receptions

Every Wedding is a unique experience, catered to suit the taste, needs and budget of each Bride and Groom. The Prince Albert Suite can cater for up to 200 people, and now fully air conditioned. Our experienced staff can help and advise you throughout your planning, from recommending entertainment, a band or a disco, to arranging welcome drinks, flowers and photographers.

For further details or to discuss your requirements, please do not hesitate to contact our Events Team on 01624 661155 or [email protected].

Evening Receptions | The Empress Hotel
Wedding Gallery | The Empress Hotel

In addition to being a great venue for Weddings receptions, The Empress Hotel also provides a great setting for engagement parties, whether it’s introducing the families for the first time or just getting together with friends. With a wide variety of options from a buffet to a sit down meal, we will work together with you to tailor every aspect of your event. A room hire charge may apply depending on numbers and your chosen date in addition to the menu price. Please ask for a full quote.

Guests are able to book specially reduced accommodation rates at the hotel, and relax in the knowledge that they can enjoy a lazy morning after breakfast before travelling home.

Evening buffet sample – Choose 7 items

  • Selection of Freshly Cut Quarter Sandwiches
  • Spicy Chicken Wings or Chicken Satay
  • Samosas or Spring Rolls (V)
  • Pizza Slices (V)
  • Southern Fried Chicken Goujons or Fish Goujons
  • Potato Wedges (Spicy or Plain) with Dips (V)
  • Scotch Eggs
  • Cornish Pasties
  • Tomato and Mozzarella Bruchetta (V)
  • Sausage Rolls or Cocktail Sausages
  • Assorted Quiche
  • Mini Tortilla Wraps
  • Jalapeno Peppers (V)
  • Melon & Serano Ham
  • Chicken and Pepper Skewers
  • Halloumi and Courgette Fritters (V)
  • Breaded Brie Wedges
  • Farmhouse Chips with a selection of dips
  • Vegan Sausage Rolls
  • Chicken-less Chicken Nuggets (Vegan)
  • Fish-less Fish Fingers (Vegan)
  • Mini Pastry Desserts or Fruit Kebabs

Additional items are also available at £2.50 each extra per person


7 Items:
2024 – £17.50 per person
2025 – £18.00 per person
2026 – £18.50 per person

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