Enquiries and reservations: 01202 294822

Food & Drink Menus

We can host up to a maximum of 60 for the wedding and 120 for the evening Reception

Sample Wedding Breakfast Menu

Starters: Choice of 1 of the below

Lemon and Thyme Roasted Chicken Terrine- Celeriac Remoulade, Watercress and Balsamic Glaze

Glazed Goats Cheese and Red Onion Tart- Rocket Salad and Pesto

Potted Prawns and Crayfish Set in Mace and Tarragon Butter- Lemon and Vine Cherry Tomato Salad

Vine Tomato and Buffalo Mozzarella with Shallots, Basil and Rocket

Soup- Flavour of Your Choice (Please ask if you require recommendations)

Ham, Mustard and Parsley Rillettes- with Minted Pea Puree, Appel and Walnuts


Mains: (Choice of 1 of the below)

Roasted Rump of Lamb- Fondant Potato, Fine Ratatouille, Green Beans and Mint Jus

Butter Roasted Pave of Beef- Roasted Chateau Potatoes, Seasonal Greens and Red Wine Jus

Honey Glazed Duck Breast- Pomme Anna, Beetroot, Wilted Spinach and Blackcurrant Jus

Pot Roasted Chicken Breast- Potato and Chard Gratin, Wild Mushroom and Sweetcorn Ragout and Red Wine Jus

Pan Seared Pork Tenderloin with Pommery Mashed Potato, Apple and Vanilla Puree, Seasonal Vegetables, Cream and Mustard Sauce

Pan Fried Salmon Supreme- Asparagus, Saute Potatoes, Baby Spinach and Chive Fish Cream

Pan Seared Fillet of Gilt Head Bream- Crab and Coriander


Dessert: Choice of 1 of the below

Eton Mess- Crisp Meringue, Macerated Strawberries and Vanilla Cream

Iced White Chocolate and Pistachio Terrine- Cocoa Soil and Strawberry Sorbet

Warm Bakewell Tart- Morello Cherry Coulis and Clotted Cream Ice Cream

Baileys Panna Cotta with Dark Chocolate Sauce and Honeycombe

Passion Fruit Cheesecake Topped with Passione Fruit Jelly, Exotic Fruit Sauce and Bitter Chocolate Sorbet

Selection of Cheeses, Celery and Biscuits (£5 supplement per person to be added)

Vegetarian Options:

Spiced Root Vegetable and Mixed Bean Cassoulet with Spinach and Rocket

Wild Mushroom and Cream Roulade with Mushroom Cream and Baby Spinach

Rissotto- Your choice of Rissoto (please ask our Chef if your require Recommendations)

For speed and ease of service during dinner service, we require hosts choose a set menu of one starter, one main and one dessert for all guests. We are happy to cater for dietary requirements outside of this menu. Whilst every consideration is made for those guests with particular dietary and allergy needs, we ask that we are informed of these well before your special day so not to interrupt or delay your celebrations. 

Not every ingredient can be listed, however we are more than happy to accommodate likes or dislikes with advance planning and can tailor your menu further.


Buffet Selector: 

3 + 1 Dessert £8 per head, 5 + 1 Dessert £12 per head, 7 + 1 Dessert £16 per head- Additional Items £2 per head

A Selection of Finger Sandwiches

Sausage Rolls

Chicken Satay Sticks with Satay Sauce

Fish Goujons


Mini Beef Burgers and Tomato Relish in a Small Bun

Mini Fishcakes

Crispy Vegetable Tempura with Soy and Sesame Dressing

Baby Jacket Potatoes Served with Cream Cheese and Chives

Vegetarian Quiche

Vegetable Spring Rolls with Sweet Chilli Jam

Selection of Salads and Rice

Bacon Rolls

Vegetable Samosas

Bowls of Chilli

Cheese and pickle cocktail sticks

Mini Pastries

Desserts: Key Lime Cheese Cake, Chocolate Eclairs, Lemon Posset, Eton Mess, Chocolate Fudge Cake with Cream


Wedding Drinks Packages:- 

Package 1: 2 Bottles of House Wine (Red and White) £30

Package 2: 2 Bottles of House Wine (Red & White) Plus 6 Bottles Of Beer (Corona, Budweiser or Becks) £45

Package 3: 2 Bottles of House Wine (Red & White), 6 Bottles of Beer & 1 Bottle Of Prosecco £65

Package 4: 2 Bottles of Tattinger Brut Champagne £70

Additional bottles of Wine can be added to your package at £19 per bottle for House Red or White.



Add an evening buffet for your evening reception for £8, £12 or £16 per head, please see Wedding Menus for more information.

If you celebrate your Special day with us and have Exclusive use where you have the evening reception here with an evening buffet- WE WILL SUPPLY THE DJ- FREE OF CHARGE

Each of our specially designed wedding packages include all the following;

  • Dedicated wedding coordinator to organise your special day
  • Personal menu consultation with our chef
  • Reception room hire
  • Cake Stand & Knife
  • White table linen, crockery and glassware
  • Personalised menu cards and place names
  • Dedicated Manager to look after you on the day
  • Complimentary on site parking
  • Manager to act as Master of Ceremonies
  • Option to take advantage of fixed rate room stay of £120 per room for your guests (Executive double room includes Full Breakfast)

Weddings At The Derby Manor

Formal or informal wedding? Funky or traditional? It’s your day, so do it your way – at the Derby Manor hotel. From designing the perfect menu and dressing the room, to suggesting florists and hair stylists, we can help you to plan the wedding you have always dreamed of. And, if you’re looking for food to wow – our chef’s provide the kind of food you expect from one of the very best, top class Bournemouth wedding venues.

Wedding Venue to Meet Your Budget

We like to shout about this, getting married doesn’t have to break the bank. In fact, if you’re looking for wedding venues in Bournemouth  on a budget then the Derby Manor Hotel is the perfect destination for you. Being affordable definitely doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t have the best – and we may just be the best value wedding venue near Bournemouth, with easy access to… well, everything!

Not only are our wedding prices affordable, nobody else will ever know because on the big day our dedicated team will be  working diligently behind the scenes to make sure everything runs like clockwork. We aim to give you all the attention and service that you would get from a big budget wedding, without the whopping great price tag that some places like to charge.

Your special day, at Bournemouth`s most Exclusive Hotel at affordable Price


Want a wedding with a difference, this beautifully restored Manor can be yours for exclusive use, yes your very own private Edwardian Manor, where everyone here is just your own friends and family. Our qualified Wedding Planner is dedicated to looking after your specific requirements

The Derby Manor hotel offers the perfect venue for the more intimate occasion and offers 12 individually designed en-suite bedrooms for you and your guests.

Exclusive use available on our Silver and Gold Packages.

To help with this, we have created easy to follow price guides, please click on the links below to find out more.