The Wellington S T R A T F I E L D
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The Wellington In the heart of the Hampshire countryside lies The Wellington built in the 17th Century. This delightful Farm House boasts an array of public areas and rooms restored to their former glory, offering guests traditional elegance, combined with modern facilities. We can accommodate functions, large or small and with our excellent reputation built up locally over many years together with our first class cuisine and excellent traditional hospitality, where better to celebrate your very special function. The Wellingtonâ€™s character, grounds and lovely setting is perfect for capturing those special moments on camera or socialising with your guests as they enjoy a Champagne Reception in the garden. You will find that we provide an excellent service and this combined with our friendly team and atmosphere means that you and your guests can relax and enjoy your day. The location of The Wellington is ideal too, situated only ten miles from Reading, eight miles from Basingstoke, with excellent motorway links to the M3 and the M4.
Our Function Rooms The Hampshire Suite at The Wellington provides the perfect location for you and your guests to dine and dance into the early hours and with an impressive array of menus, together with a delectable selection of wines to tempt everyone, your day or evening will be a truly memorable one. The Hampshire Suite can cater for up to 110 for a sit-down meal and 175 for a buffet and disco. The Hampshire Suite is fully self contained boasting its own entrance, a dance floor & private bar facilities. For those smaller, intimate gatherings, our Wellesley Suite is perfect. It is large enough to host a sit-down meal for up to 30 guests. The Wellesley Suite is beautifully proportioned with two French doors leading onto a private patio.
Room Hire Rates Hampshire Suite To hire the Hampshire Suite for a sit down meal or function, we have a sliding scale of room hire as follows; 100 Guests and over 70-99 Guests 51-69 Guests 50 Guests and under
£150 £200 £350 £500
Wellesley Suite To hire for a lunch, dinner or private function £200
Overnight All our 28 bedrooms offer every facility to ensure your guests stay with us is a comfortable and relaxing experience. For your guests We are delighted to offer preferential booking for your Function Guests which includes a full English Breakfast £75.00 per room, per night for a twin or double room £65.00 per room, per night for a single room
Choosing the right Food & Drink We provide comprehensive packages for you to choose from. We also offer a wide selection of dishes from our menus for either seated or buffet meals, or if you prefer, we can prepare dishes of your choice, by prior arrangement. Our Food and Beverage Team & Head Chef will be happy to advise you. We will also be pleased to assist you in selecting wines from our competitively priced list, ensuring that they compliment every aspect of your meal. On the next few pages you will find our menu options & prices.
Soups and Starters All of our soups are homemade and served with a fresh white or wholemeal roll priced at £4.50 Roast Tomato & Basil Pea & Ham Carrot & Coriander Roasted Red Pepper Cream of Broccoli & Stilton Chicken & Celery Savoy Cabbage & Bacon Crayfish & Avocado Cocktail Crayfish tails, avocado, cherry tomato, cucumber, salad and Marie rose sauce £7.50 Smoked Mackerel Pate Homemade with smoked mackerel fillet, whipping cream and fresh herbs, served with tomato, apple and onion chutney £5.50 Baked Goats Cheese Tart Goats cheese and roast vegetable tart served with tomato chutney £5.25 Pork & Herb Pate Served with Melba toast and onion marmalade £5.50 Seasonal Melon Fanned melon served with a red berry coulis £5.75 Classic Smoked Salmon, lemon and sour cream £7.50 10
Fish Dishes Baked Fillet of Salmon Served with a grain mustard and parsley sauce £13.50 Grilled Tuna Steak Served with a tomato, red onion and red pepper sauce £14.50 Roast Sea Bass Fillet topped with olive oil and black pepper £16.50
Vegetarian Dishes Grilled vegetable & Mozzarella Muffin £10.25 Wilted Spinach, Mushroom & Cheddar Tart £10.50 Roasted Butternut Squash, filled with courgette and flat mushrooms, topped with a provencale sauce £10.25 Stuffed Aubergine, filled with mozzarella, pesto and cous cous topped with a red pepper and chilli sauce £11.75
Main Course Breast of Chicken Filled with grilled red peppers and mozzarella and topped with a roasted tomato sauce £13.50 Chicken Forester Whole Chicken breast topped with a white wine and mushroom sauce £13.75 Roast Sirloin of Beef Served with Yorkshire pudding and a rich pan gravy £16.50 Herb Roasted Shoulder of Lamb Served with a red wine and pesto gravy £12.75 Roast Loin of Pork Slow roasted pork with an apricot stuffing and an apple gravy £13.50 Rack of Lamb With a herb crust and a redcurrant gravy £17.50 Roasted Duck Breast Served with a cinnamon and orange sauce £16.50
All main courses are served with a selection of fresh vegetables and potatoes
Desserts Apple & Blackberry Crumble with custard £4.95 Baileys Profiteroles, filled with baileys cream, topped with a white chocolate sauce £4.95 Double Chocolate Torte served with fresh cream £5.25 Strawberry Shortbread filled with whipped cream and fresh strawberries £5.25 Citrus Cheesecake £5.25 Cheese & Biscuit Platter, Cheddar, Stilton & Brie with celery and a selection of biscuits £6.00 Coffee and mints £2.00 per guest
Buffet Homemade Soup (Your choice from our designer menu selection) Or Fresh Seasonal Melon Served with red berry coulis Or Pork & Herb Pate Accompanied by an onion chutney *** Rare Roast Sirloin of Beef Dressed Salmon Honey Roast Gammon Breast of Turkey Coronation Chicken Pickles, chutney & relishes Hot Buttered New Potatoes Coleslaw Salad Tuna Pasta Salad Tossed Mixed Salad Roast Vegetable Salad Cous Cous Salad Proper Caesar Salad *** 2 Course Celebration Buffet ÂŁ25.00 per guest Main with a choice of a starter or a dessert
3 Course Celebration Buffet ÂŁ30.00 per guest Starter, main & dessert with complimentary tea, coffee & mints
Finger Buffet Menus A selection of freshly made sandwiches *** Kettle Chips with Salsa & Dips *** Vegetable Crudités with Houmous & Sour Cream *** Add three items from the selection below £10.00 Add five items from the selection below £12.00 Add seven items from the selection below £15.00 Sausage Rolls Spiced Potato Wedges Goats Cheese Bruchetta Cajun Chicken Drumsticks Breaded Scampi & Tartare sauce Roast Vegetable Tartlets Chorizo & Parmesan Muffins Satay Chicken with Peanut Sauce Field Mushroom Tarts Pate Crostini with Onion Marmalade Vegetable Samosas & Spring Rolls Salmon & Leek Tarts Cocktail Sausages Onion Bahjis 15
White Wine Bin No.
Sauvignon Blanc , Les Fumees Blanches £13 France - An outstanding example of Vin de Pays Sauvignon Blanc, with great vibrancy and charm, full of grassy flavours.
Trivento Viognier, Mendoza £14 Argentina - Enticing fruit flavours jump out of the glass in this delightfully fragrant Viognier. Delicate and succulent.
Chardonnay, Trulli Italy - Ripe, full flavoured dry white wine with a toasty buttered nut finish.
Pinot Grigio Villa Mura Italy - Light, fresh and beautifully white wine, with just a hint of spice.
Vina Sanzo Verdejo 2008 £16 Spain - Pale pistachio with varietal aromas and notes of fennel, mint and a background of tropical fruit.
Omrah, Sauvignon Blanc 2009 £18 Australia - delicious cross between styles of the Loire Valley and Malborough Sauvignon Blanc
Omrah, Unoaked Chardonnay 2008 £18 Australia - The first winery in Australia to make Unoaked Chardonnay. This crisp, smooth style is outstanding.
Plantagenet Estate Riesling 2008 £19½ Australia - Try just one sip and you will be taken with this delicate, dry wine. Great with seafood.
Sancerre ‘La Terre des Anges’ France - Classic Sauvignon, wonderful, rich, succulent elderflower fruit flavours, with great depth.
Chablis 1er Cru ‘Fourchaume’ £28 France - Great depth of complex flavours, quite mouth filling with good acidity and well balanced flavours.
Meursault “Les Rougeots” £37 France - “Les Rougeots” produces some fantastic quality Meursault,
Chardonnay de Neuville, VIN DE PAYS France - Soft, rich, creamy Chardonnay, fresh acidity.
Red Wine Bin No.
Cabernet Sauvignon De Neuville £13 £4½ £3½ France - A rich bouquet of concentrated blackcurrant fruit leads on to a palate of balanced, ripe fruit flavours, vibrant and long.
Espiral Tempranillo £13 £4½ Spain - Ripe forest fruits over an elegant background of toffee and apricots. Powerful mouth feel with a vanilla oak finish.
Merlot, Nieto Reserva Argentina - Matured in French oak, full of complex flavours, a quality wine.
Juan Gil Monastrell – Monastrell £15 £5½ Spain - A wine with complex aromas of ripe, red fruits with a hint of oak, rich with layers of lush spicy plum and cherry fruit.
Crozes Hermitage ‘Les Brunelles’ £18 £6½ France - Mature attractive fruit mingling with hints of coffee and raisins. Well structured, Syrah based, Northern Rhône.
Omrah - Cabernet/Merlot 2005/07 £18 Australia - A wine made for food, pairing beautifully with meat dishes and cheeses.
Omrah - Pinot Noir £19½ Australia - If you enjoy wines from Burgundy, this lighter bodied elegant style will impress you.
Berberana Gran Reserva Rioja 2002 £23½ Spain - This Gran Reserva has a subtle aroma derived from aging in both oak barrels and bottle. Harmonious and smooth.
Plantagenet Estate Shiraz 2005 £27 Australia - Plantagenet’s oldest and leading wine that has been amongst Australia’s best for over thirty years. The savoury, peppery style is Australia’s take on the finest wines from the Rhone Valley. Absolutely delicious.
Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Sartori £32 Italy - Intense, bitter sweet sun dried fruit flavours with a full and velvety body and vanilla, spicy character.
Château Bellegrave, Pomerol France - Rich juicy fruit with forward supple tannins.
Bubbles Bin No.
Prosecco di Valdobbiadene Sartori £18 Italy - Produced in the Veneto, this is Italy’s finest sparkling wine. With delicate fruit flavours and soft intensity, this is great wine by any standards.
House Champagne Joseph Perrier £33 Cuvée Royale Stylish and elegant Champagne with plenty of soft and developed fruit and a clean flavour, it’s never released until it’s at least three years old.
Moët et Chandon Brut Impérial £40 A delicate medley of fresh fruits with nuances of brioche.
Lanson Rosé Beautiful pure colour, fresh and delicious with aromas of roses and fruits.
Laurent Perrier 99/00 £75 A fine reflection of this vintage, this is a rich and rounded Champagne full of character and with a silky finish.
Rosé Wine Bin No.
Berrys’ House Rosé France - Using Grenache as its base, this summery wine has notes of soft red fruits and an easy, dry finish that leaves a hint of Provence.
Ancora Pinot Grigio Rosé Italy - A dry fresh and fruity rosé, with delicate aromas of red berries and a palate of lush, summer fruits.
Sabina Garnacha Rosado Italy - A dry fresh and fruity rosé, with delicate aromas of red berries and a palate of lush, summer fruits.
Your entertainment... Here at The Wellington we are proud to have our own resident DJ Martyn Howell. Martyn has been providing entertainment for over 20 years catering for all events. Martyn has a state of the art sound and lighting system which can cater for all your entertainment requirements. He is also happy to discuss your music selection direct. Charged at ÂŁ295 playing from early evening through to midnight.
Additional information... Should you wish to hire the entire Hotel exclusively, please speak to a member of the Management Team for a quote. We can also hire larger dance floors, chair covers, chocolate fountains, ice sculptures & marquees. Ground hire for marquees is available at ÂŁ1000
The Small Print All bookings are considered provisional and held for 14 days from booking until a deposit, which is nonrefundable, and letter of confirmation has been received unless otherwise agreed by the hotel. Should we receive any further enquires we have the right to ask for immediate confirmation. One month before the wedding we will require a payment of half the initial cost of the contracted requirements and the final balance will be due 7 days before the wedding. Any other expenses occurred on the day must be paid on departure. All accounts which a query is not raised, within 7 days of presentation shall be deemed to have been approved as shown In the unfortunate circumstances that you have to cancel your confirmed booking at the time prior to the event, the hotel will make every effort to resell the facilities on your behalf. Any cancellations must be confirmed in writing and the facilities you have reserved cannot be released for resell until this is received and acknowledged. In the event that the hotel is unsuccessful in reselling the facilities you have cancelled, cancellation charges will be made as follows: 6 months – 20%, 5 – 2 months – 50%, 1 month – full charge Please note that should you cancel prior to 6 months of the wedding date the £750 deposit is still non refundable. We require final details of menu, approximate numbers etc, at least 1 month prior to the Wedding We require final numbers 7 days before the wedding, this being the total number charged for. The hotel reserves the right to the employment by the client and guests of any photographer, toastmaster, band, musicians or other persons in connection with any function and will, without obligation, be pleased to give clients and guests the benefit of their advice or recommendation. The client shall be responsible for any damage caused to allocated rooms, bedrooms or the furnishings, utensils and equipment or any part of the hotel grounds, therein by any act default or neglect of the client, subcontractor or guest of the client and shall pay the hotel on demand the amount required making goods or remedying any such damage and for any loss of business caused as a result. Functions are required to finish at the time agreed when the booking is made, as extensions to this time on the day may not be possible. The hotel reserves the right to levy additional charges where the client fails to vacate the room at the contracted time. Only food and beverages purchased (alcoholic & non alcoholic) from the hotel may be consumed on the premises, with the exception of wedding cakes. The hotel accepts no liability for items left within its care. Room hire charges are implemented by the hotel on sliding scale for your Wedding Breakfast, as follows: 100 guests and over - £150.00 70 – 99guests - £200.00 51 – 69 guests - £350.00 50 guests and under - £500 For Hire of the Hampshire Suite for a Buffet only £500.00 (Please note, these room hire charges do not include any children that are attending the Wedding Breakfast)
The Wellington STRATFIELD TURGIS, HAMPSHIRE t. 01256 882214 f. 01256 882934 w. www.innforanight.co.uk e. firstname.lastname@example.org
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