Wedding Pack 2019
Dear Sir and Madam,
Firstly I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate you both on your engagement and forthcoming marriage and thank you for expressing an interest in holding your special day here with us at Maenan Abbey.
Here at the Abbey we go to great lengths to ensure that every detail of your day is perfect. You can be assured of the personal attention of our experienced and helpful team through every stage of planning.
Our years of experience will leave you with the peace of mind that no detail has been overlooked and that your special day will leave you with many happy memories for years to come.
Our experienced team are only too happy to offer any help or suggestions to assist you with your planning, whether it be finding a harpist, suggesting a florist or arranging a horse and carriage.
The Maenan Abbey is a charming 3 star hotel situated in Maenan near Llanrwst. We are within easy access of the A55 coastal express way and are close to the spectacular Snowdonia national park.
Built as a gentleman's residence in 1850 in the heart of north Wales, The hotel stands on the original site of the 13th century Cistercian monastery. The hotel is approached by an impressive pillared entrance and sweeping drive complimented by a superb landscaped garden set against the beautiful backdrop of the Snowdonia foot hills.
The hotel has a grand entrance hall with a magnificent galleried Victorian staircase and in winter, a blazing log fire. Whatever the time of year, Maenan Abbey makes the ideal background for your special photos.
We have 14 bedrooms including our bridal suite and three family suites that each have two bedrooms. We also have 2 bars with a lounge area.
Enclosed you will find our 2019 range of delicious menus, buffets and beverages. We would like to emphasise that our menus are for guidance only, please feel free to make your own suggestions. Our Chef is renowned for his exquisite food and presentation.
We do hope that the enclosed will be of interest to you. Please do not hesitate to come along to view our venue at any time. To make an appointment please contact us on 01492 660 247
We very much look forward to hearing from you both
Maximum Recommended Numbers:
Seated Meals - 95 Guests
Informal Buffets - 120 Guests
Dinner Dances - 70 Guests
Civil Marriage Ceremony:
We do have a civil Ceremony Licence and would recommend a maximum of 80 guests. The room hire charge for a civil Ceremony is £85.00.
Booking and Deposits:
We would be delighted to hold a date for your special day on a provisional basis whilst you make your arrangements. We can hold your selected date for 28 days. At the point of confirming your booking we require a deposit of £250 to secure your booking. Unfortunately deposits are non-refundable.
Once your booking is confirmed, we will place all 14 bedrooms on provisional hold for your guests.
From a range of fresh local produce and meats, we ask you to pick one choice per course to make up a set menu for your Wedding; however, if any of your guests have any dietary requirements we will be more than happy to offer an alternative. A vegetarian option is, of course, always available for pre ordering. Children’s dishes are also available, if you have any preferences please ask.
We can recommend an evening disco for you; the charge will be £150.00. We can also recommend harpists, bands and singers if you should so require.
Music is allowed until midnight. Residents are also welcome to relax in the comfort of our bars which are open until the same time.
We have a range of additional services available to help personalise your day. Chair covers and colour matched table linens can be arranged. We also have our own sweet cart available.
Please choose one of the following dishes. We regret that we are unable to allow more than one choice per course:
Smoked Duck & Chicken, Caramelised Onion Chutney
Pot of Salmon & King Prawn with Herb & Vinaigrette Dressing
Chicken Liver Parfait with Toasted Salted Rosemary Bread
Salmon & Red Pepper Terrine, Olive Oil & Pesto Drizzle
Chilled Galia Melon with Mulled Fruits & Fruit Sorbet
Mushroom & Chervil
Cauliflower & Cheddar
Potato & Watercress
Carrot & Coriander
Broccoli & Stilton
Leek & Potato
Tomato & Basil
Celery & Stilton
Cream of Vegetable
Cappuccino of Chicken & Black Pepper
Please select one dish for your menu
All of the following main courses are served with a selection
of fresh market day vegetables and potatoes
Herb Crusted Salmon with a Red Pepper Emulsion
Caramelised Corn Fed Chicken, Dauphinoise Potatoes
Roast Turkey with Chestnut Stuffing, Bacon Roll, Chipolata Sausage,
Cranberries & Port Wine
Prime Roast Sirloin of Welsh Black Beef, Yorkshire Pudding & Fondant Potatoes
Roast Leg of Anglesey Lamb, Braised Savoury Onion, Orange & Redcurrant Jelly
Breast of Duck, Plum & Mulled Wine Glaze
Peppered Sirloin Steak with a Buttered Asparagus & Tarragon Butter
Grilled Halibut Steak with Hollandaise Sauce & Green Peppers
Vegetarian dishes are also available
Please choose one dessert for your menu
Winter or Summer Berry Tartlette, Strawberry Cream Ice Cream
Brandy Snap Basket with Seasonal Berries
A Trio of Chocolate: Dark Chocolate Truffle, Mousse, Chocolate Sundae
Chocolate Fudge Cheesecake
Lemon Tart with Lime Jelly & Pistachio Ice Cream
Lemon & Raspberry Ice with Almond Biscuits
Meringue Nests with Seasonal Fruits
Apple Tartlette, Honeycomb Ice Cream & Creme Fraiche
Freshly Brewed Coffee & Petit Fours
£16.50 PER PERSON
5 Pieces per person from the BBQ, Burger, Sausage, Gammon, Chicken and Pork Steak, Accompanied by Jacket Potatoes and a large selection of Salads and Coleslaw.
£15.50 per person
Dressed Poached Salmon
Deep-Fried Spiced Chicken Pieces
Honey Roast Ham
Mini Baked Potatoes with Garlic Butter
Tuna & Mayonnaise Bouche
Selection of Sandwiches
Caribbean Chicken Salad
SPECIAL FORK BUFFET
£19.95 per person
Rare Roast Sirloin of Beef with Dill Gherkins & Mustard Cream
Honey Roast Carved Ham
Roast Crown of Turkey with Cranberry Sauce
Dressed Poached Salmon
Creamed Stilton in Flaky Pastry
Breaded Goujons of Plaice
Hot Mushrooms with Tartar Sauce
Chicken Liver Pate with Fresh Orange
EVENING GALA BUFFET
£23.50 per person
Prime Roast Sirloin of Beef
Roast Crown of Turkey
Home Baked Ham with Peaches
Decorated Poached Salmon
Home-Made Game Pie
Oriental Style Beef
Lemon Pepper Chicken in a Citrus Sauce
SEASONAL SALADS INCLUDING:
Butter Bean & Anchovy
Mushroom & Gruyere
Avocado & Pink Grapefruit
Selection of Desserts
The above buffet menus are examples only and are subject to change.
Tailor made and specialist buffets can be arranged with your own selection of dishes
Each of these packages allows for each adult, a reception drink, and two glasses of wine to accompany the meal along with a glass of sparkling wine for toasts during the speeches.
All drinks packages are interchangeable, please enquire for further details.
Bucks Fizz Package
Bucks Fizz on Arrival
2 Glasses of French Wine with your meal
(Smooth Mellow Red and choice of Medium Dry or Dry White)
1 Glass Cava for your Toast
Pimms & Lemonade on Arrival
2 Glasses of Chilean with your meal
(Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc)
1 Glass of Cava for your Toast
Alcoholic Fruit Punch on Arrival
2 Glasses of South African wine
(Shiraz and Chardonnay)
1 Glass of Champagne for your Toast
For alternative drink options please ask for a copy of our Wine List
Corkage Charged at
£5 per Bottle for Still Wine
£10 per Bottle for Sparkling Wine and Champagne
Terms and Conditions
Upon confirmation of your booking, all bedrooms will be reserved for your party. The rooming list at the back of this pack should be used to notify us of your accommodation requirements and should be returned to us no less than 28 days in advance.
Any changes made within this period will remain chargeable.
We request notification of guest numbers as early as possible. Final numbers should be notified to us 7 days in advance. Any changes made within 7 days will remain chargeable.
Taxis should be arranged for no later than 12.15. We respectfully request that guests keep noise to a minimum whilst leaving the premises to ensure that any inconvenience caused to our neighbours is kept to a minimum.
We kindly ask guests to refrain from using confetti either inside the hotel or close to the hotel entrance. Confetti may be used either on the lawn or close to the honeysuckle arch. If confetti is used in or near the hotel entrance, we regret to inform you a cleaning charge of £25 will be made in order to cover the additional cleaning.
Regrettably deposits are non-refundable. Availability should be confirmed with the church or registrar prior to payment of deposit.
The public bar closes strictly at midnight. A late bar is available by prior arrangement for residents only providing all non-residents have departed the hotel by 12.15am. The bar will re-open at 12.15am and remain open until 2.00am. The cost of this service is £60 and we stress that this must be arranged in advance. Should circumstances dictate then the management have the right to close the bar at any point.