Event Catering

Arrival drinks with/without served canapés
Drinks £2.00 per person
Glass of home made lavender lemonade, fresh Samares orchard apple juice, orange juice, glass of Pimms, St Clements, local cider or Beer.
Glass of Champagne.
Supplement £1.50 per person
Selection of chilled Canapés. £15 per person
Selection of hot Canapés. £22 per person

During the afternoon or early evening it is possible to provide a full sit down, semi silver service luncheon or wedding breakfast which includes glassware and silverware provided at no extra charge;

Starter £10.50 per person
  • Avocado mousse with lime, mandarin and grapefruit salad
  • Grilled halloumi cheese, cherry tomato and chicory salad, red onion & rhubarb chutney
  • Goats cheese 'en croute' with salad garnish and cider pickled beetroot
  • Smoked Salmon with creme fraiche, spring onions, capers and dill
  • Sun dried Serrano ham with pear, rocket, walnuts and salad leaves 
  • Pan fried chorizo with Jersey royal potatoes, egg, salad leaves

Starter £12.50 per person
  • Mille-feuille of duck liver parfait with redcurrant jelly
  • Smoked salmon blinis, lemon oil, rocket and pine nut
  • Assiette of prawns with shredded coss salad and Marie rose sauce (*supplement)
  • Shellfish platter of lobster and white crab meat, rye bread crisp, alioli and olive tapenade. (*supplement)

Sorbet £2.50 per person
Mandarin, lemon or Champagne 

Soup £4.50 per person
Samares Garden 'herb' soup
Tomato & basil soup
Cauliflower & Stilton soup
Leek, smoky bacon & potato chowder
Wild mushroom soup
Chicken & root vegetable broth 

Main course £19.95 per person
  • Marinated belly pork slow roasted, champ mash and cider pickled beetroot
  • Samares Manor herb chicken, with buttered jersey royal potatoes
  • Roast rib of beef, Yorkshire pudding, seasonal vegetables, red wine jus, watercress
  • Classic Spanish paella with chicken, shellfish & chorizo

Main course £25.50 per person
  • Confit of lamb shank, potatoes dauphinoise, buttered baby roots, rosemary and thyme jus
  • Baked fillet of sea bass stuffed with julienne of vegetables, lime and chive butter sauce
  • Grilled cod fillet, shrimp rissotto and shaved pancetta
  • Poached salmon, balsamic shallots, asparagus spears, lemon thyme crème fraiche
  • Local caught ½ lobster, alioli, Jersey royal potatoes and dressed salad (*supplement)
  • Aubergine, artichoke and walnut moussaka
  • Spinach & ricotta tortellini, home made basil pesto, baked vine tomatoes  

Dessert £4.50 per person
  • Traditional strawberries Jersey vanilla ice cream served in a sweet biscuit case
  • American baked cheesecake
  • Rich sherry trifle
  • Assorted cheese board with apple, celery, crackers & oat cakes

Bar, wines and waters.
We are licensed to provide bottled wines, champagne and waters on the tables and can provide a full menu & price list on request. Please note that you may bring your own wines or champagnes but a corkage will be chargeable of no less than £
8 per bottle. We are also able to provide a portable bar open until 10pm selling draught beers, local cider, imported bottled beers, white, red and rose wines, Pimms and soft drinks.

Evening buffet table.
Choice 1; Selection of chilled Canapés. £15 per person

Choice 2;Selection of hot Canapés. £22 per person
Choice 3; A chilled buffet with various quiches, savoury pastries, cured hams & meats, salads, crudités, cheeses and fresh breads. £20 per person
Choice 4; A luxury hot and cold buffet with ribs, piri piri chicken, Spanish tapas, poached salmon, gambas, cured hams & meats, salads, crudités, cheeses and fresh breads. £30 per person.
Choice 6; Fruits der Mer buffet with lobsters & crabs, crayfish, langostines & gambas, prawns, mussels, oysters, smoked salmon, marinated calamari & squid. £45 per person

Sandwich buffet
£7.95 per person
Assorted freshly baked rolls with various fillings;
picked local crab, salmon & cucumber, ham & mustard, chicken and red onion chutney, cheese & tomato, tuna & mayonnaise, cream cheese & chive, beef & water cress, prawn & marie rose.

Finger buffet
£15.95 per person (5 selections)
Salmon & cucumber val au vents, Marinated chicken pieces. White picked crab & chive crostini. Tomato filled with olive tapenade. Cream cheese dip &Hummous with bread sticks. Thai vegetable spring rolls. Petite pastry crolines. Cocoa Cola chicken wings. Seafood vol au vents, crab / prawn / smoked salmon. Pigs in blankets (pork sausages wrapped in bacon). Gambas in garlic butter. Broccili and Stilton quiche. Vegetable crudites with humus and cream cheese dips. Mezze (olives, cornichons, smoked almonds, sun blushed tomatoes, marinated anchovies)

Once you have seen our facilities, considered our proposals and are happy that the Herb Garden Cafe is your choice of caterer please contact the cafe manager to ensure your chosen date is available and held for you. Then to secure your chosen date please send us a letter or Email confirming the date you wish to have your event along with the time you prefer together with your contact details and a deposit of 25%
Should you require more information on our special offers or wish to discuss your particular requirements further, please call 01534 721983