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PORTMEIRION

Weddings


welcome Finding the perfect wedding venue is often easier said than done. You’ve seen one hotel function, you’ve seen them all, right? Well, if it’s 'wow' factor you’re after, Portmeirion delivers. This enchanting Italianate village, in the heart of rural Wales, is like no other. Apart from the picturesque buildings, hip hotels, historic halls and spectacular spa, there are acres of gardens and miles of sandy beaches for you and your guests to enjoy. Our dedicated team of wedding planners will help you create the perfect day, ensuring that every element comes together with style and efficiency. To start your very special journey, please call us on 01766 772337 or email delyth@portmeirionvillage.com. We look forward to congratulating you in person. 


the day SUGGESTED SCHEDULE

11:00 – 12:00 The Civil Ceremony 12:30 – 14:00 Photography & Drinks Reception 14:00 – 17:00 Wedding Breakfast* 17:00 – 00:00 Evening Party at Hercules Hall 20:00 – 21:30 Evening Buffet 00:00 – 00:30 Carriages *We kindly request that all guests are seated for the wedding breakfast no later than 2pm.


the ceremony Civil ceremonies can be held in the following locations:  1. The Mirror Room: This elegant mirrored space in the main hotel offers classic decor and stunning seascapes for a party of 14 or less.  2. The Tudor Room with its oak paneling and private terrace overlooking the village is ideal for up to 35 guests. 3. Hercules Hall: This historic hall boasts a striking Jacobean ceiling and sumptuous oak paneling. It comfortably seats up to 100 people.


reception Our hotel restaurant offers art deco elegance, estuary views and sumptuous dishes. Using predominantly regional produce, our award winning Welsh chefs will wow you and your guests with their creative, culinary creations. Even special dietary requirements can be accommodated on request. When it comes to toasting the happy couple, we have a selection of wonderful wines, spirits and champagnes for the special day.  The dining room is suitable for up to 120 guests, and our restaurant manager will be on hand, if required, to act as your Master of Ceremonies. A private dining room is also available for smaller parties of up to 36 guests.

drinks A drinks reception with your chosen aperitifs and handmade canapés can be arranged on the hotel lawn, surrounded by stunning seascapes and impressive village views. Portmeirion really is unrivalled as a backdrop for wedding videos and photographs, thanks to its unique architecture, sub-tropical gardens and enchanted woodlands. 


the evening party Dance like no-one's watching, drink champagne and party like there's no tomorrow. Here in Portmeirion, we know how to celebrate love in spectacular style. Our historic hall, 100 yards away from the main hotel, oozes antique elegance and enough space to waltz the night away. Catering up to 145 guests, the buffet style dinner service offers wonderful Welsh produce and traditional dishes with a trendy twist. The bar selection is pretty impressive too.  We have details of local DJ’s, discos and bands - or you can bring your own entertainment. Alas! The cost of various acts is not included in wedding package. 


deudraeth castle Modern minimalism meets Tudor architecture - it shouldn't work but it does, and the combination has transformed Deudraeth Castle into a delightful wedding venue, complete with traditional Welsh touches, Victorian gardens and gorgeous country views. Our special Castle package includes 11 rooms and suites as well as exclusive use of all the facilities. Treatment sessions at our Mermaid Spa can also be added to the package. Speak to one of our wedding planners.


camellia package Civil ceremony room hire in our historic Hercules Hall. Camellia drinks reception. Camellia wedding breakfast including coffee and petit fours at Hotel Portmeirion. Camellia wine selection (1/2 bottle of wine each). Water jugs for each table. Chair covers for Hercules Hall. Camellia evening buffet. Village suite for the bride and groom. 15% off B&B tariff (1 to 15 rooms for 1 night).

jasmine package Civil ceremony room hire; Jasmine drinks reception and canapés; Portmeirion Hotel wedding breakfast including coffee and petit fours; Jasmine wine selection (1/2 bottle each); Still and sparkling water for each table; Chair covers for Hercules Hall; Jasmine evening buffet; Harpist for ceremony & drinks; Peacock suite for bride and groom; 15% off B&B tariff, 1 to 15 rooms for 1 night; Wedding menu and wine tasting.

orchid package Civil ceremony room hire in Hercules Hall; Orchid drinks reception and canapés; Orchid wedding breakfast in the Hotel Portmeirion, including coffee and petit fours; Orchid wine selection (1/2 bottle each); Still and sparkling water for each table; Chair covers for Hercules Hall; Orchid evening buffet; Deluxe suite for bride and groom; 15% off B&B tariff (1 to 15 rooms for 1 night); Wedding menu and wine tasting.

castle package Exclusive use of Deudraeth Castle; Drinks reception; Wedding breakfast in the Castle, including coffee; Castle wine selection (1/2 bottle of wine each) with a glass of Prosecco to toast the bride and groom; Jugs of water for each table; Evening buffet and disco, with 24 hour bar service; 11 rooms and suite at the Castle (based on 2 adults sharing). Breakfast included for all residents; Caters up to 50 people in the daytime and 100 evening guests. Ceremonies at Hercules Hall can only take place from Sun to Thurs from April to October.


our wedding planners  FROM AN INTIMATE VILLAGE EVENT TO A PRISONER THEMED EXTRAVAGANZA, OUR WEDDING GURUS TELL YOU HOW TO GIVE YOUR BIG DAY THE 'WOW' FACTOR WHY PORTMEIRION? Situated on its own picturesque peninsula overlooking the estuary, Portmeirion is the perfect wedding venue. Apart from offering an amazing backdrop for photos and videos, it has hip hotels, award winning restaurants, a spa and a historic town hall for civil ceremonies. Everything you could want is here, including free wedding planning services.  TELL ME ABOUT UNUSUAL OR SPECIAL REQUESTS?  The village is fantastic for fans of the 1960's cult TV programme The Prisoner, so I've organised a Number Six themed wedding in the past. As for the most special? Every event is special for us.  Delyth Wyre and her assistant Manon Owen 

WHAT'S THE SECRET OF A STRESS FREE WEDDING? Organisation is vital. But it's also important to develop a personal relationship with everyone involved with the wedding. Tried and trusted suppliers make you feel more secure leaving matters in their hands.  WHAT MAKES AN EVENT EXTRA SPECIAL? The little touches - from memory invoking candles to thoughtful favours.  TRENDS: Botanical and garden inspired florals with colour as opposed to all things white. But, in my opinion, a bride should never put creativity ahead of pragmatism. 


THE JASMINE MENU WEDDING BREAKFAST

EVENING BUFFET

Starters Confit Duck Leg and Liver Parfait Terrine, Brioche, Fig and Sautirne Jelly Crispy Belly Pork with Celeriac Remoulade, Smoked Apple with Puy Lentil Dressing Seared King Scallops with Chorizo Cous Cous, Mango and Coriander Yoghurt Dressed Crab , Asparagus , Avocado and Grapefruit Dressing Asparagus , Avocado and Goats Cheese Salad with Roasted Hazelnuts and Orange Dressing Main Course Fillet of Beef Wellington with Duchess Potatoes, Watercress and Red Wine Just Rack of Lamb, Smoked Garlic Dauphinoise, Spinach , Braised Shallots and Minted Jus Sea Bass , Crab Croquette, Fennel, Broccoli and Lemon Grass Butternut Squash Tortellinis , Gogonzola , Sage and Apple Dessert Chocolate and Orange Fondant with Mint Choc Chip Ice Cream Pistachio Cake with White Chocolate Ganache and Cherry Sorbet Baked Lemon Verbena Cheesecake, Raspberry and Elderflower Coconut Panna cotta, Mango and Passion Fruit Sorbet Coffee with Petit Fours

Roast sirloin beef Maple Roasted Gammon ham Poached salmon Smoked salmon Navarin Welsh lamb Vegetable moussaka Minted new potatoes Baby tomatoes & basil Cucumber & mint Rocket & parmesan Rice salad Carrot & fennel salad Red cabbage coleslaw Selection of breads and dressings Welsh cheeses & biscuits Choice of Desserts


THE ORCHID MENU WEDDING BREAKFAST

EVENING BUFFET

Starters Classic King Prawn Cocktail with Rye Bread Terrine of Free Range Chicken, Roasted Red Pepper and Chorizo Chutney and Brioche Assiette of Salmon, Dill Emulsion , Confit Lemon and Grabishe Goats Cheese and Thyme Panacotta, Beetroot Relish and Elderflower Smoked Duck with Honey Roasted Figs and Hazelnuts Salad and Orange Dressing Main Courses Roasted Sirloin of Welsh Beef with Pot Roasted Vegetables and Yorkshire Pudding Welsh Lamb Rump, Bubble and Squeak , Roasted Celeriac and Rosemary Hake , Parsley crushed Potatoes, Asparagus, Broad Bean and Smoked Mussels Twice Baked Cauliflower SoufflĂŠ, Spinach , Roasted Corn and Red Chard Desserts Lemon Posset with Strawberry, Black Pepper Shortbread White Chocolate and Vanilla Mousse Raspberry Sorbet and Milkshake Dark Chocolate Tart with Passion Fruit Sorbet Pear and Almond Tart with Vanilla Ice Cream Coffee with Petit Fours

Cold Buffet Menu Honey roast ham Roast turkey Poached salmon Vegetarian Quiche Baby boiled potatoes with garlic & herbs Moroccan spiced cous cous Baby tomatoes & basil Cucumber & minted yogurt Ceasar salad Mixed leaves with balsamic vinegar Italian Buffet Menu Chicken cacciatore Italian meat balls served with penne pasta Tavola Antipasti Vegetable lasagne or Vegetable Moussaka Assorted pizzas Foccatia bread with balsamic dip and olive oil Mozzarella, tomato and basil salad Pasta with sweet chilli coriander & pepper salad Mixed Leaf Salad Indian Buffet Menu Chicken Tikka Vegetable Dupiaza Beef madras Poppadoms Naan bread Indian selection (onion barghi , samosas ) Mango Chutney / Raita Rice and Chips Pilau Rice


THE CAMELIA MENU WEDDING BREAKFAST

EVENING BUFFET

Starters Roasted Plum Tomato Soup with Pesto Leek and Potato Soup with Welsh Rarebit Thai Fishcakes, compressed cucumber, lime and sweet chilli Ham Hock and Parsley Terrine with Piccalilli and Toasted Sourdough Main Courses Roasted Chicken Breast with Confit Leg Sausage Roll, Sweet Potato Rosti, Spinach and Thyme Jus Loin of Pork, Fondant Potato, Creamed Cabbage, Green Beans and Whole Grain Mustard Pave of Salmon, Black Olive Tapenade, Provencale Vegetables and Basil Tarragon Gnocchi, Buttered Vegetables, Per Las and Pea Shoots Desserts Hazelnut Cream Profiteroles, Chocolate Sauce and Vanilla Ice Cream Lemon Tart with Yougurt Sorbet Tonka bean Rice Pudding with Raspberry and Rose Water Sticky Date and Toffee Pudding with Banana Ice Cream and Butterscotch Sauce Coffee with Petit Fours

CARVERY MENU Floured baps Roast belly pork with apple sauce & stuffing Roast beef and horseradish Baked Bell Peppers stuffed with Cous Cous and Roasted Mediterranean Vegetables Red cabbage coleslaw Mixed leaf salad Penne Pasta with Pesto and Cherry Tomatoes Chips or potato wedges FINGER BUFFET Mini Homemade Pizzas (meat & vegetarian options) Sausage rolls / Mini Pork Pies Indian Selection – vegetable samosas, duck spring rolls , onion bhajis with dips Breaded chicken with salsa dip Tempura prawns with sweet chilli dip Cod goujons with tartare sauce Sticky chicken wings Potato wedges or Baked Mini Jacket Potatoes


CANAPES & EXTRA COURSES CANAPES Mini shepherd’s pie Mini profiteroles with roast beef and horseradish Wild mushroom tartlet with hollandaise Smoked salmon roulade, cucumber and lemon mayonnaise Smoked haddock rarebit on red onion crostini Confit duck leg on brioche and hoi sin dressing Goats cheese, beetroot and hazelnut cone Perl Wen and tomato chutney on a garlic crouton Chicken liver, confit onion on puff rice Crab, aioli, rye bread Rosemary and parmesan shortbread with cream cheese and a sundried tomato Spiced marinated chicken with apricot and mango chutney on a crostini

OPTIONAL EXTRA COURSE DAY OR EVENING Wedding Breakfast Sorbet Course Cheese Board  Optional Evening Dessert Course Home Made Cheesecakes (Lemon, Strawberry, Toffee, Vanilla or Chocolate) Chocolate Tart Lemon Tart Warm Apple Pie Sticky Toffee Pudding Fresh Fruit Salad Tiramisu Seasonal Fruit Tartlets Gateaux (Black Forest or Strawberry) Eaton Mess Strawberries and Mint Salad (June to September) Profiteroles with Hot Chocolate Sauce Lemon, Chocolate or Strawberry Mousse All served with Cream or Crème Anglaise and Coulis Welsh Cheese Board with accompaniment Supplement charges apply


stay We have 57 individually designed rooms in Portmeirion, all boasting unique architecture and spectacular scenery. The bride and groom are offered a deluxe village suite close to Hercules Hall on their wedding night with our compliments. We also give wedding guests a special discount of 15% off our bed and breakfast tariff for up to 15 rooms for one night (subject to availability). All wedding party room bookings are on pre-payment terms. Guests booking their own rooms must make their own reservations. PLEASE NOTE that unconfirmed wedding room bookings will be released 3 months before the wedding date. Ts & Cs apply.  Contact our reservations team on 01766 772 300/01 or email stay@portmeirion-village.com


mermaid spa Our on-site spa is a place of stillness, relaxation and spectacular seascapes.  Cocoon yourself in the restorative powers of our holistic therapies using natural, unadulterated products or be transformed with our range of hair and beauty services. To book your hair, make-up or natural therapy, contact the spa on 01766 772444 or email spa@portmeirion-village.com 

the extras Portmeirion is a place like no other. But we refuse to rest on our laurels of unique architecture, stunning scenery, helpful staff and award winning food. We want to go the extra mile. That's why we'll provide you with a list of our recommended florists, photographers, wedding cake specialists, entertainers, discos, live bands, car hire – and more. Let us know what you need and we will be happy to help. Note: The wedding images in this booklet are mainly by Martin Vaughan Photography and Celynnen Photography


portmeirion Minffordd, Gwynedd. LL48 6ER Weddings: Call 01766 772333 / 337 weddings@portmeirion-village.com www.portmeirion-village.com

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