The Merry Kitchen

Wedding Feasting Menu

To gather with family and friends, to feast and celebrate together

To start with grazing boards

Wooden boards filled with an abundance of cured meats, homemade breads, roasted peppers with feta, stuffed olives, tapanades, romescos and salsas

These can be tailor made to add your favourite bites


The Main Event

Our main courses are served in our signature feasting style – with the meats on large carving platters and salads in large bowls for guests to help themselves and pass around the table – a fabulous and informal feast.

Slow roasted Persian lamb, served shredded with pomegranate molasses, fresh pomegranate & mint leaves

Braised beef brisket, with fresh thyme flowers and horseradish sauce

24 hr aga Spanish style pulled pork shoulder with spiced red peppers and chorizo

A selection of Spanish cured meats, hot chorizo roasted sausages, romesco dip and smoked paprika peppers

The Sides

New potato, pancetta & caper salad with chive flowers

Panzanella Salad with sun dried tomato and sourdough croutons

Heritage tomato, basil and mozzarella salad, sprinkled with borage flowers

Fig, green bean and almond salad, decorated with violas

Crunchy summer salad with sliced red cabbage, fennel, fresh herbs and orange slices

French Lentil Salad
With fresh herbs, sun dried tomatoes and balsamic onions


To Finish

The dessert and cheese bar

An abundant display of sweet and savoury treats for guests to choose from and nibble on

White and dark chocolate dipped strawberries
Baby lemon meringue tarts
Mini chocolate ganache tarts
Raspberry jelly and vanilla pannacotta pots
Espresso martini shots
Mini gin & tonic jellies
Selection of British and French cheeses
Sourdough crackers
Homemade focaccia
Fresh fruit chunks and slices

The details

About Your Day

We arrive in good time and set up well in advance. Rest assured the champagne will be chilled and ready to serve when your guests arrive. Throughout the event staff are on hand to serve, clear and help wherever necessary and always with a smile. And there’s no clearing up for you. We will leave your kitchen spotless, and even ensure there are a few bottles of wine on hand for you to help yourself to at the end of the night!

Special dietary requirements
We cover all dietary requirements and ensure they are catered for without compromising any flavour. Just let us know what you need, and we will design the menus around it.

Only the Best

Fresh Ingredient, Tasty Meals

Our suppliers are hugely important to us at The Merry Kitchen. It is really important for us to aim to work with local and small businesses whenever possible. We aim to be sustainable wherever possible and are always looking for new ways to fulfil these targets.


What People are Saying


“The food was absolutely amazing, we were inundated with compliments about it – and as well as being delicious. It was extremely impressive.”


“Everything is done with minimum fuss and maximum good humour and the food is unfailingly excellent. She understands the brief and delivers a spot-on result.”


“All the canapes went down an absolute storm. Your products and service are outstanding, we had so many compliments on the food today.”


“Thank you so much to all of your team, and to you especially, for making our wedding day so incredibly special. We couldn’t have been happier


Covid – 19 Policy

The Merry Kitchen will work with the event host and venue to ensure all requirements regarding hygiene, food service and social distancing are met.
All staff will take lateral flow tests the day before the event and will only be allowed to work if a negative test is shown.
Staff will be asked if they show any symptoms the day of the event and will be asked not to work if they do.
Staff will wear masks were necessary, dependent upon style/situation of service.
Staff will wash hands regularly and will use anti bac hand sanitiser.

How to contact us

Don’t be shy. Let us know if you have any questions!

Joanna Nicholls – Director


The Merry Kitchen
Marymead House
High Street
RG20 8UX

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