Reception menu

Order refreshments

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A wide range of wines, beers and soft drinks are available, prices on request. (You may source your own alcoholic beverages – corkage may apply). Wine glass hire £10.00 plus VAT for 20 glasses.

For an hour-long reception we would estimate one bottle of wine for 4 – 5 persons. For parties allow from one bottle of wine for 2 – 3 persons per hour. Let us know your event plans and our team will advise on drinks ordering.


  • Nuts and crisps – £27.50 plus VAT for 10 people
  • Nuts, crisps and olives – £32.50 plus VAT for 10 people

NCVO Conference Suite catering

● Our catering team are on hand seven days a week, creating a range of tempting menus from quality fresh produce

● We use 100% sustainable and biodegradable disposable tableware

● A recycling system operates throughout our building, with zero waste to landfill

● Filtered water machines are fitted in our meeting rooms. Disposable, compostable beakers made from sugar cane are supplied as standard.

● Bottled still and sparkling water is available on request, additional charges apply.

● Our chefs cater for most special diet requirements in-house.

● To accommodate those with food allergies and intolerances we offer a separate plated meal (the separate plated meal is offered for those with the following intolerances: Gluten, Wheat, Lactose, Dairy, Eggs, shellfish, Sugar and Nuts) and is also suitable for vegans. (please see important special diet notice and allergen chart on NCVO website for further details)

● For winter 2018 our separate plated meal offerings alternate daily between vegetable vegan chilli served with rice and salad or Jacket potato served with ratatouille and salad.

● Teas and coffee servings include decaffeinated coffee, decaffeinated tea and soya milk.

● Biscuit servings include a vegan option and a gluten free option.

● Allergen information for our full menu and the ingredients list for the separate plated meals are available on NCVO website under venue hire food and drink. (please also see important special diet notice on NCVO website)

● Please let us have special diet details and number of separate plated meals required at time of ordering catering. Unfortunately we are unable to offer bespoke meals to individual specifications.

● Where it is necessary for us to engage specialist external catering, additional charges may apply.

● Sandwiches and wraps when selected are served as one third meat, one third fish and one third vegetarian on separate platters. Please let us know when ordering if you want to adjust these ratios. Sandwich fillings are a selection of traditional favourites.

● To place a catering order please complete the online order form providing the menu choice, the times for delivery to the room, the number of people you are ordering for and the number of special plated meals.

● Please let us have your outline catering requirements when booking. Lunch orders are to be placed at least two weeks before the event. Final details must be confirmed three working days before your event.

● Lunches are served to the back of the meeting rooms unless you have booked a separate room for refreshments. Refreshment tables should be kept clear for the catering team to deliver orders.

● Lunches will be delivered promptly at the agreed lunchtime, to enjoy the food at is best we recommend it is consumed within an hour of delivery. For best health and safety practice compliance we aim to clear the lunch approximately an hour after delivery, food consumed after this time is not recommended and is done so at own risk.

● Menu prices are per person. Invoices are raised after the event.

For assistance with ordering or to discuss event requirements please contact the conference team.

October 2018

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