Cakes & Catering in Nottinghamshire

The reception is a time of celebration and naturally that involves food and drink. Nottingham offers a wide range of formal caterers who will elevate any reception and ensure a dream wedding. With services ranging from finger buffets to formal breakfasts there will be a company suited to your tastes and budget.

Again cost often dictates the choice of food and drinks so think creatively and consult with Nottingham caterers to gain from their professional insight. Typically the reception can account for 40% of the overall wedding budget. Quality is always important and many guests will be equally appreciative of a good quantity of food well presented as a small serving of lavishly decorated but expensive cuisine.

If you have selected a tone or theme for your wedding it is important that this is continued through the food and drinks. You may consider devising a signature drink that all guests receive on arrival. Nottingham’s association with Robin Hood may lead you to invent a suitably themed banquet with wild meats, beer and wine. Whatever menu you decide upon it is with remembering that several guests are likely to have specific dietary requirements such as vegetarians and vegans.

The wedding cake will prove a focal point at the reception as well as an ideal photo opportunity. The time and artistry involved in creating these is reflected in the price range which varies widely. Nottingham caterers advise you to book early, due to the time such intricate decorations can take. Traditionally wedding cakes are made from a base of fruit cake and decorated in marzipan and royal icing but more recently sponge and chocolate cakes have become increasingly popular. Tiers consisting of different cakes are also available to cater the various tastes of guests.