Alex and Ben’s wedding at Exeter Castle

Historic court house, the site of the first hot-air balloon ascent in Exeter (June 1786) and location of the trial for the ‘Devon Witches’ the last witches to be tried in England; Exeter Castle is steeped in a rich and varied history. Today Exeter Castle, also known by its original name Rougemont Castle, plays host to a range of weddings and events including Coldplay during their 2009 Viva la Vida Tour.

As a caterer in the Exeter area we have been chosen to cater for a range of weddings and events at this historic location including the recent wedding of Alex and Ben.

We first met Alex and Ben when they were looking for a caterer for their Exeter wedding, having requested a copy of our Wedding Collections menus we started to explore ideas and options for their day. The catering was to include a full Wedding Breakfast with the addition of catering for their evening guests.

Trio of; freshly made chicken liver pate served on toasted brioche and finished with a handmade caramelised onion chutney, Cherry tomato and mozzarella skewers, Hand-baked bruschetta topped with salmon mousse.

Wedding Breakfast – seated service
Our famous deep filled Devon steak and ale pie served with creamy mash and a seasonal vegetable parcel tied with a courgette ribbon.

Vegetarian options included our deep filled roasted vegetable pie or Spicy filled roasted red pepper with spicy vegetables, bean and quinoa.

Service was completed with freshly filtered coffee and a selection of fine teas served with amaretti biscuits.

Alex and Ben had chosen to treat their evening guests with some comforting family favourites and included fresh bakery rolls filled with the options of bacon, Devon farmed sausage or fish finger with the addition of a range of our hand-baked pizzas which are all freshly prepared including our secret recipe pizza base.

Exeter Castle is a unique venue hidden in the heart of the city and with Alex and Ben we tailored a wedding catering package to match this historic location.

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