One of the things that most people look forward to at a wedding is the food they get to indulge in after the wedding ceremony. The wedding menu is an important part of the wedding reception and a lot of thought goes into what will be served on that special day. Of course, your wedding day is special to you and you want your guests to be happy and full and therefore you need to sit down with your wedding planner and decide what’s going to be on the menu depending upon the season and time of day your reception will be held.

British people love their food and there are a variety of food items you can choose from to satiate the palate of the British people. Here are some of the most common food items that are generally offered at a British wedding.


One of the most popular appetizers in any British wedding or get together are canapes. Canapes are small bites of food item that make the ideal starters. They usually eater before the main course when the drinks are served. Your guests will basically need something to much on with the drinks and canapes are the perfect small bites that pair with them. You can serve canapes as starters after you’ve had the wedding ceremony where you have exchanges rings made of hatton garden diamonds.

Prawn Cocktail

Seafood is generally present in one of the dishes at a British wedding reception. The most popular among the seafood dishes is prawn cocktail. Also known as shrimp cocktail, this dish consists of shelled and cooked prawns in a cocktail or Marie Rose sauce that is typically served in a glass. Prawn cocktails are easy to make and are always a hit with the guests.

Slow cooked Lamb shank

A meat dish is a traditional addition to the main course in a British Wedding. A dish that is most often included in the main course of a reception is a slow cooked lamb shank. This dish is succulent, flavourful and one of the most satiating dishes that the British people love. Often served with a creamy mash of potatoes or cauliflower, this dish is ideal for any wedding reception.

Beef Wellington

Another winner when it comes to main course of British wedding is Beef Wellington. This dish was first created in England and the people there just love it. It consists of a beef steak that is seasoned and wrapped in puff pastry and baked. The result is a mouth-watering dish that is sliced and served to the guests.  Truly a crowd pleaser, you can never go wrong with Beef Wellington at a British Wedding.

Sticky Toffee Pudding

One of the best desserts that is complete in itself and loved by the British people is the sticky toffee pudding. Your guests can truly enjoy this dessert at the end of the reception when they are done admiring your diamond wedding ring London. Made of a moist sponge cake served with toffee sauce and custard, the sticky toffee pudding never fails to impress.

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