If you want a lovely wedding ceremony with just your nearest and dearest, the Garden Suite will be perfect for you. Better still, you will have easy access to the luscious gardens and woodland outside.
Civil ceremony capacity - 50 guests
This large room can be split into smaller spaces for an intimate ceremony. The walls are wood panelled and all packages include fairy lights strung along the ceiling next to the beams. This whimsical charm is met outside, with a quiet area of woodland perfect for some romantic wedding photographs.
Civil ceremony capacity - 130 guests
Wedding breakfast capacity - 160 guests
Evening reception capacity - 160 guests
Bracken Place Restaurant
For a grand celebration, hire the restaurant and share your wedding with hundreds of guests. Before dinner is served, take a moment to breathe in the fresh air on the raised terrace outside while sipping on anything from Buck's Fizz to a signature cocktail.
Wedding breakfast capacity - 240 guests
Evening reception capacity - 260 guests
Catering at DoubleTree by Hilton Southampton is all sorted in house, and there are many dishes to choose from. They make sure they can prepare vegetarian and vegan dishes, and cater for other dietary requirements as well as having a separate menu for children (or they can enjoy half portions of adult dishes).
As well as the traditional three course wedding breakfast, they can serve an evening buffet, canapés and midnight munches. Some examples of popular dishes can be found below:
Rose of melon, Champagne and mint reduction
Smoked salmon and crab tian, cucumber and dill dressing
Ham hock and asparagus terrine, cider and apple chutney and ciabatta croute
Pea, asparagus and broad bean risotto, goat's cheese and rocket salad
Spiced chickpea jambalaya topped with crispy tortilla
Confit or duck leg, fondant potato, caramelised red cabbage, curly kale, red wine jus
Chocolate and orange tart with clotted cream
White chocolate and raspberry torte with fruit coulis
Baileys cheesecake with chocolate sauce
Cheesy garlic ciabatta
Plaice goujons with chips and either peas or baked beans
Fresh fruit salad with berry coulis
Salmon and vegetable kebabs
Mini jacket potatoes with chive crème fraiche
Homemade sausage rolls with spicy ketchup
Platters including meat, cheese, seafood and crudités
Mini fish, chips and mushy peas
Barbecue pulled pork baps
Beef and chilli nachos