When planning your wedding menu, choosing dishes that will please all your guests is essential. But with so many delicious options to choose from, how can you narrow it down? Here are a few tips to help create a beautiful wedding menu that everyone will love!



  • Consider The Season

Seasonal ingredients always taste better, so be sure to factor that into your menu planning. In the spring and summer, lighter fare like salads and grilled seafood are perfect. But heartier dishes like roasted meats and vegetables will be more fitting for fall and winter weddings.


  • Think About Your Guest List

If you’re inviting many children or people with dietary restrictions, be sure to have some options they can enjoy. It’s also a good idea to have some vegetarian and vegan dishes on hand, just in case.


  • Get Creative with Your Presentation

Serve your food family-style or on large platters to encourage guests to mingle and try a little bit of everything. Or, for a more formal affair, opt for individual plates with beautifully plated entrées.


  • Add Some Personal Touches

Incorporate your favorite foods into the menu or choose dishes that have meaning to you and your partner. It’s your big day, so make sure the menu reflects your taste!


  • A Plated Dinner Never Fails

A plated dinner is always a great option if you want something classic. Of course, you can’t go wrong with classic favorites like roast chicken or beef tenderloin. For a unique twist on the plated dinner, try serving family-style meals or tapas-style small plates.


  • Try a Buffet Too

A buffet is always a good choice if you want something more casual. This way, your guests can choose their adventure when it comes to their meal. Plus, buffets are typically less expensive than plated dinners.


  • Forego Self-Catering

Remember that a wedding entails serving more than a few people, even if you’re confident in your catering abilities. Plus, you’re supposed to celebrate and enjoy, not prepare and serve meals! So, let the professionals handle that aspect.

So, for something truly unique and to elevate the wedding experience, book a professional wedding caterer to create a menu that will exceed your expectations!


No matter your wedding style, there’s a menu option for you. So, get creative and have fun with it! Your guests will appreciate the effort you put into their dining experience. With these tips in mind, you’ll create a wedding menu that will be remembered long after the big day. Bon appétit!

The Lavender Manor certainly welcomes any menu ideas you have. And our venue was built to accommodate any event, so that’s a plus!

If you’re celebrating a simple or grand affair, and regardless of the type of menu you want, we have spaces that will perfectly accommodate you.

We have four beautiful ceremony sites, with two of them ready to host both your ceremony and reception: Pemberley Park and Brighton Hall. They have everything you could need for a beautiful wedding reception.

If you haven’t found a professional wedding caterer, we partner with some fantastic caterers we know you’ll love. Their services are included in our packages too!

So, as you can see, booking our services will make your wedding a seamless and stress-free affair. Furthermore, you won’t need to book other professionals because our packages already come with them. Click here to contact us today!