The Minerva Hall can be hired for almost any event, party of other celebration be it birthday, retirement, engagement or social event, as well as group activities ie keep-fit, weight-watchers, art class etc.

For parties and social events we can offer either a full Silver-Service sit down meal, or a Buffet Menu.  The Silver-Service includes a choice from the below menu, waitress service and includes the Standard Room Charge.  The Buffet menu is 'self-service' but does not include the Standard Room Charge.

Our Standard Room Charge is £80 per sessions i.e. 12 noon - 1800 or 1900 - midnight.

Silver-Service Menu


Choice of the following:
Cream of Tomato Soup, Roll and Butter.
Cream of Vegetable Soup, Roll and Butter.
Leek and Potato Soup, Roll and Butter.
Alexander Cocktail.
Salmon & Smoked Salmon Pate with Salad Garnish 7 Melba Roast.
Fishcake with Tzatziki Dip & Salad Garnish.


Choice of the following:
Fillet of Chicken Bonne Femme, sauté potatoes, baton carrots & garden peas.
Roast sirloin of Beef, Yorkshire pudding, roast potatoes, baton carrots and broccoli spears.
Roast loin of Pork, apple sauce, sage and onion stuffing balls, minted new potatoes, cauliflower gratin and garden peas.
Poached Salmon in white wine sauce, minted new potatoes and roasted vegetables.
Roast Gammon and pineapple, potato gratin and seasonal vegetables.
Roast leg of Lamb, baby new potatoes and seasonal vegetables.


Choice of the following:
Fresh fruit Cheesecake.
Eton Mess.
Raspberry Panna cotta.
Apple pie with crème anglaise.
Lemon Bread and Butter puidding with brioche and fresh cream.
Chocolate sponge pudding with chocolate sauce.

Freshly brewed Coffee or Tea and mints.

The cost of meals does depend upon the number of diners but a typical three course meal with silver-service for 60 guests would be in the region of £1320 excluding drinks.  Our House Manager will be pleased to discuss your requirements and arrange any special needs.  He will also be happy to arrange a Disco or other live entertainment.

Buffet Menu

Menu 1 (£7)
Assorted Open and Closed Sandwiches
Selection of Wraps
Assorted Quiche slices
Cocktail rolls
Pork pie.

Menu 2 (£10)
Assorted Open and Closed Sandwiches
Selection of Wraps
Assorted Quiche slices
Cocktail rolls
Pork pie
Assorted flavoured Chicken drumsticks
Seasoned Potato Wedges.

Additional Items

A selection of mixed Canapés may be added to the above buffet menus.
These include:
Samosas, mini onion Bhaji, Sea food mixture, Crab Canapés, smoked Salmon, vegetable Crudités.

A selection of desserts can be added to the above menus. These include:
Mini Fruit Tartlets, Profiteroles, Strawberry Jam Scones, Raspberry Cheesecake & Chocolate Fudge.

Freshly brewed coffee or Tea & Mints (£2.50)

 All courses are prepared in our kitchens by our professional chef. All catering requirements can be catered for.