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Wedding Booklet 2012

The Wedding Package: All our wedding packages include the following features, providing that a minimum of 60 adults are catered for at the Wedding Breakfast. If your numbers are below 60 we will tailor a package to suit your requirements. •

Red carpet reception with a glass of Champagne on arrival for the Bride and Groom

Special accommodation rates for your guests – subject to availability

Menu of your choice

Flowers - a long & low arrangement for the top skirted table and a posy of flowers on each of the guest tables matched to your chosen colours to complement the occasion

Full use of our Horizons Health & Beauty Spa which incorporates an indoor pool and spa pool with waterfall feature, a steam room and sauna, plus treatment rooms and a fully equipped Gym

A dedicated Wedding Co-ordinator to help you with planning your Wedding and who will take care of you and your guests and all the formalities of your reception, to ensure it goes like a dream while you simply relax and enjoy your perfect day

Informal Hotel Toast Master for the Wedding Breakfast

Cake stand and knife

Bride & Groom complimentary cake knife keepsake

Your table plan, place cards and menus professionally presented

Your table linen can also be co-ordinated to suit your chosen wedding colours

Complimentary changing room for the bridal party throughout the wedding day celebrations

Complimentary overnight accommodation for the Bride and Groom in one of our beautiful luxury suites, including a bottle of Champagne on ice and fresh strawberries and full English Breakfast the morning after

A complimentary wedding planner book, upon confirmation of your booking

Complimentary car parking for your guests

No room hire charges will be made for the daytime or evening reception

Two complimentary Studio Suites for the special guests of the Bride and Groom

On your first wedding anniversary, we will invite you for a three-course dinner and a bottle of wine in our fine dining restaurant, Vespers, compliments of the Hotel.

Finishing touches to consider: Wedding make-up and beauty treatments at our Health and Beauty Spa Music/ Entertainment e.g. an evening disco or live band, string quartet or pianist, magician Wedding Cake Luxury Car Hire Balloons Chair Covers to compliment your colour scheme Chocolate Fountain

We are happy to help with any additional arrangements and can advise you on trusted local suppliers.

Disco DJ To get your evening party off to a swing, our resident DJ is great entertainment with the dance floor set up in your reception room. £300 (from 7pm to 12 midnight)

Horizons Health and Beauty Bride and Groom Treatments Let us take away the stress of organizing your big day in this tranquil haven and enjoy the very latest treatments from Elemis, O.P.I. and Bio-Sculptures tailored for the Bride and Groom. ‘For Her’ Bridal Experience - £108

‘For Him’ Groom Experience - £83

Eye Brow Shape, Eyelast Tint (tint test required 24 hrs prior to treatment), Back Massage, Fully Body Exfoliation, Manicure, Pedicure, Complimentary Gift Pack.

Full Body Massage, Full Body Exfoliation, Manicure, Eyebrow Tidy, Complimentary Gift Pack.

Jemma Kidd Make Up For stunning Wedding Make Up, our beauty staff have been trained by Jemma Kidd Make Up School and will ensure you are looking radiant on your big day. Bridal Make Up and Trial - £63.50

Bridesmaids Make Up - £21.50

Mother of the Bride/Groom Make Up - £21.50

Flower girl (under 12) - Free of charge

Hen Pampering Party Enjoy the ultimate hen pampering party with your bridesmaids and friends. Our Hen Package includes a light lunch, an afternoon of pampering treatments in our Spa (lime & ginger body exfoliation, stress busting back, neck & shoulder massage, pure skin facial and a mini manicure), evening meal, glass of bubbly before the meal, accommodation in one of our luxurious bedrooms & breakfast the following morning and full use of the indoor pool, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi and gym. Price per person sharing - £162

Price per person single - £172

Additional beauty treatments at 10% off the published price. Dinner taken in Vespers (fine dining restaurant) £15 supplement.

Horizons Special 3 Month Gym Membership Enjoy a special 3 month membership at Horizons Gym in the lead up to your Wedding Day, to get fit and shed a few pounds or just relax, unwind and rejuvenate ready to shine on your big day. Personal training can be arranged on request. Single (Peak) £115

Single (Off-Peak) £93.50

Joint (Peak)

Joint (Off-Peak)



For further details or to book an appointment, please call or email:

Contact Details for Beauty: 01256 796 742

Contact Details for Gym: 01256 796 719

Wedding Breakfast Menus Please choose from the following menus (prices are per guest):

Sapphire Menu Rosette of Melon presented with Poached Summer Berries

Breast of Cornfed Chicken filled with a Wild Mushroom Mousse finished with a Madeira Cream

Ruby Menu Flaked Fresh Salmon Fishcake served with a Lemon Butter Sauce

Champagne and Strawberry Sorbet Fresh Cream Profiteroles smothered with a Rich Chocolate Sauce

Rack of English Lamb


basted with Honey Mustard and finished with a Calvados Jus

Emerald Menu Chicken and Pork Pate accompanied with Toasted Onion Bread and Fruit Chutney

Rhubarb and White Chocolate Mousse


Diamond Menu

Grilled Fillet of Salmon

Smoked Duck Terrine with Confit Leg

drizzled with a Champagne Butter Sauce

served with Fig Chutney and Melba Toast

Lemonchella and Thyme Sorbet Baileys and White Chocolate Cheesecake


Fillet of Beef Medallions glazed with Stilton Truffle Mashed Potatoes and Port Jus

Crystal Menu Traditional Scottish Smoked Salmon served with Toasted Rye Bread and Caper Dressing

Dark Chocolate Trellis filled with a Milk Chocolate and Praline Mousse

Roast Sirloin of Beef

Selection of Hampshire Cheese and Water Biscuits

served with Horseradish Yorkshire Pudding and Pan Gravy


“Strawberries and Cream” fresh Strawberries served with a Tuille Basket with Clotted Cream


Wedding Breakfast Fork Buffet Menu

Vegetarian Menu Choices

Crown of Seasonal Melon filled with Fresh Berries


English Mustard and Honey Glazed Gammon Charcuterie of Cold Meats Dressed Whole Poached Salmon accompanied with Smoked Salmon, Smoked Halibut and Atlantic Prawns

Tomato and Buffalo Mozzarella Salad finished with Pesto Chargrilled Asparagus with Aged Balsamic and Shaved Parmesan Mushroom and Leek Spring Roll

Chef’s Homemade Salads to include:



Gorgonzola and Roquette Risotto Cake

Potato Salad Pasta Salad Tomato and Basil Salad Fillet of Sea Bream, Mussel and Saffron Cream

Pastry Tart filled with Wild Mushrooms and Spinach Cannelloni of Feta Cheese and Olive with a Roasted Plum Tomato Sauce

Traditional Roast Chicken served with Sage Stuffing and Roasted Gravy Four Cheese Tortellini coated with an Asparagus Cream Roasted Potatoes

Evening Finger Buffet Choices

Minted New Potatoes

Selection of Sandwiches (including vegetarian)

Buttered Carrots and Fine Beans

Thai Fish Cakes

Lemon Tart

Lemongrass and Coriander Chicken Skewers

White Chocolate and Strawberry Torte

Mini Jacket Potatoes filled with Cream Cheese and Chive

Traditional Apple and Blackberry Crumble with Custard

Homemade Cajun Potato Wedges


Vegetable Pizza Fingers


Mini Spring Rolls Lamb and Rosemary Meatballs Spiced Chicken Wings

Children’s Menu MAINS Pasta with Tomato Sauce Chicken Nuggets, Chips, Peas/Beans Sausages, Mashed Potato, Peas/Beans Fish fingers, Chips, Peas/Beans DESSERTS

Herb Breaded Garlic Mushrooms Brie and Red Onion Crostini Salmon Goujons with Tartar Sauce Vegetable Samosas Tomato and Mozzarella Risotto Balls

6 items £16 8 items £19

Mixed Ice cream Jelly and Ice Cream Banana and Custard Milk Chocolate Corn Flake Buns

£10.50 Applies to children aged 5-12 years. Children under the age of 5 years are free of charge.

10 items £21.50 All Buffets come with a selection of Dessert Tarts and an assortment of Dips

Accommodation The Apollo Hotel boast 125 beautifully decorated bedrooms and suites. Wedding guest overnight accommodation includes Full English Breakfast and use of our Horizons Health & Beauty Spa. Please ask us to quote your special wedding guest accommodation rate at your initial wedding appointment. Please also note that promotional discount rates may be available online. Guests can take advantage of our best current available rates by booking directly at

Gift Certificates Looking for the perfect gift for someone special, perhaps as bridal party gifts on your Wedding Day? Look no further than our gift certificates which range in value from £10 to £100 and can be redeemed in Horizons Spa and the Hotel.

Terms and Conditions • Wedding packages are available based on a minimum of 60 adults. If your number is below this, please ask us for a tailor-made package. • One menu should be chosen for the entire party, although special dietary requirements can be catered for. • A minimum of one beverage package must be purchased in conjunction with the wedding package. • If a reception continues into the evening, a finger buffet must be purchased for 75% of guests present. • It is not our policy to allow wines or drinks to be brought into the hotel. • Non-residential functions must conclude at 12.00 midnight and we would ask all guests to avoid excessive noise after this time as it disturbs other guests. • In order to secure your reservation a non-refundable deposit of £500.00 and a letter of confirmation is required. • All prices are correct at the time of going to print, but may be subject to alteration. All prices are inclusive of VAT at the appropriate rate. • We require full payment of the estimated final balance to be paid 4 weeks prior to your Wedding Day. • Final requirements and numbers must be notified to the Hotel five days prior to your function. • All prices quoted are for 2012. Please allow 5% increase on prices for 2013. • Customers shall be responsible for the orderly conduct of their guests and shall ensure that nothing shall be done which will constitute a breach of the law. Customers shall fully indemnify the company against any claims, or loss or damage arising as a result of breach of this clause. Management reserves the right to refuse entry and to charge for any damages caused to the Hotel by disorderly behaviour. • Please note that in accordance with UK legislation, smoking is not allowed on the Hotel premises. In the event of cancellation, the following scales will be applicable, based on the cost of the estimated account. Cancellation Time

% of Total charge

21 weeks or more


16 - 20 weeks


12 - 15 weeks


8 - 11 weeks


4 - 7 weeks


under 4 weeks


Civil Ceremony Room Hire We are licensed to hold Civil Ceremonies at Apollo Hotel and have two luxurious rooms in which to hold the proceedings – The Basing Room can accommodate up to 60 of your guests, whilst the impressive Hampshire Suite seats up to 250 for your ceremony. This room can also be divided into three smaller rooms, Stratfield, Wellington, and Vyne, to cater for the more intimate wedding ceremonies/receptions. Cost of Ceremony Room Hire is £280 which includes: •

Red Carpet Aisle

A large pedestal flower arrangement in colours to compliment your colour scheme

Reception Room Hire No room hire charges will be made for the daytime or evening reception - subject to minimum numbers.

Drinks Packages Silver



• A glass of House Red or White wine served to all guests upon arrival (non-alcoholic fruit punch also served)

• A glass of Bucks Fizz served to all guests upon arrival (non-alcoholic fruit punch also served)

• Half a bottle of House Red or White wine with your meal

• Half a bottle of house Red or White wine with your meal

• Glass of sparkling wine for the Toast

• Glass of sparkling wine for the Toast

• Complimentary non alcoholic beverages for the children

• Complimentary non alcoholic beverages for the children


• A glass of traditionally dressed Pimms & Lemonade served to all guests upon arrival (non-alcoholic fruit punch also served) • Half a bottle of House Red or White wine with your meal • Glass of Champagne for the Toast • Complimentary non alcoholic beverages for the children



Canapés We have a sumptuous selection of chef’s hot, cold and vegetarian canapés to offer your guests.

- Chilled gazpacho soup with cucumber - Risotto balls filled with mozzarella - Hoi sin crispy duck

4 piece selection £7.50 6 piece selection £9.50

- Baby asparagus wrapped in Parma Ham - Mini jacket potato filled with cream cheese and chives - Tiger prawns with mango salsa

8 piece selection £11.50

- Ham hock and pea wantons - Smoked salmon blinis - Chicken liver parfait with red onion marmalade - Cray fish tails with lemon and dill - Rare roast beef with roquette and horseradish - Spinach roulade with cottage cheese

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