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Functions & Conferences

The Furzedown Hotel offers superb facilities for your private function whatever the occasion, be it a Luncheon, Dinner Dance, Wedding Reception, Family Celebration or Business Meeting.  We can seat up to 80 in comfort or if you prefer a buffet we can cater for up to 120.

In choosing the Furzedown you will be assured of a first-class service and excellent food.  We offer a wide selection of menus using only the finest, freshest meat, fish and vegetables available.  If you have any special dietary requirements, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will be glad to accommodate you with your request.

The Furzedown is renowned for the quality of its’ food and friendly family service which the Garrod family have been offering for over 60 years.  You can be assured that your reception is in experienced and capable hands and that we will be pleased to help you with your choice of wines, seating arrangements, disco or any special arrangements you may have.

The prices we quote are fully inclusive of VAT and there are no extra charges.  If you would like any further advice or cannot find what you are looking for we will be only too pleased to help and discuss and quote on any different or special menus you require.

You are welcome to visit us to look round our facilities and discuss your requirements, just telephone Paul Garrod on 01493 844138 or use our contact form.

Sit Down Meal (Up to 80 covers)

All prices are inclusve of VAT at 20%

Cold Starters

  • Chicken liver and whisky pate served with red onion marmalade and Melba toast
  • Prawn cocktail served with brown bread & butter
  • Melon Carpaccio with mixed berry compote
  • Hot Smoked Salmon with lemon tartare dip

Hot Starters

  • Battered chicken Goujons served with a sweet chilli dip
  • Field mushroom stuffed with spinach red onion marmalade and topped with goats cheese
  • Thai fishcakes served with cucumber chutney
  • Pressed belly pork layered with black pudding and served with apple & mustard dip
  • Homemade soup –
    • Cream of Vegetable
    • Leek & Potato
    • Tomato & Basil
    • Asparagus
    • Minestrone
    • French Onion
    • (The list is endless)

Fish Main Courses

  • Grilled loin of cod topped with a parmesan herb crust
  • Deep-fried fillet of haddock served with hand-cut chips and mushy peas
  • Fillet of salmon served with a creamy hollandaise sauce
  • Salmon & Asparagus tart served with a tomato & basil sauce
  • Grilled wing of skate coated in a pink peppercorn butter

Meat & Poultry Main Courses

  • Supreme of chicken served with a blue cheese, bacon and leek sauce
  • Roast topside of beef served with roast potatoes & Yorkshire pudding
  • Slow roasted belly of pork served on a bed of creamy mashed potato and coated in an apple and wholegrain mustard sauce
  • Braised steak served on a bed of creamy mashed potato and served with a red wine and rosemary sauce
  • Roast breast of duck coated with a black cherry sauce
  • Loin of pork served with a pink peppercorn cream sauce
  • Steak & Ale pie served with rich ale gravy
  • Slow-cooked shank of lamb served on a bed of creamy mashed potato and minted gravy

Vegetarian Main Courses

  • Goat’s cheese, red onion and fig tart served with roast new potatoes and a light tomato concasse
  • Mushroom wellington served with vegetarian gravy
  • Feta cheese, spinach and walnut filo pastry pie
  • Homemade nut roast served with a tomato, garlic & onion sauce
  • Three Bean Chilli with a timbale of rice

Hot Desserts

  • Fruit crumble served with creamy custard
  • Warm red wine poached pear served with cream
  • Sticky toffee pudding served with clotted cream
  • Warm chocolate fudge cake served with double cream
  • Brioche bread & butter pudding served with caramel custard
  • Warm chocolate brownie served with clotted cream

Cold Desserts

  • Fruit pavlova
  • Fruit cheesecake served with double cream
  • Trio of ice cream
  • Chocolate brownie and ice cream
  • Cheese & biscuits
  • Peach Melba
  • Vegan chocolate caramel cheesecake and cream

Dietary requests and allergies can be catered for, please ask when making your food choices.

Please choose 3 starters, 3 mains and 3 desserts from the attached menus. Tea and coffee are included in the price.

Your final menu totals for your guests must be received 7 days before your function.


2 courses £19.50

3 courses £23.50


2 courses £22.50

3 courses £26.50

Buffet Options (Up to 120 covers)

All prices are inclusve of VAT at 20%

Buffet A

£14.00 per person

Selection of Filled Sandwiches
Pork Pie
Sausage Roll
Garlic Bread
Honey & Mustard Glazed Chicken Wings Potato Wedges & dips
Mixed Crisps

Buffet B

£17.00 per person

Selection of filled Bridge Rolls
Mixed Continental Platter of meats, olives & feta Pork Pie
Chipolata Sausages
Vegetable Pasta Bake
Homemade Coleslaw
Breaded Chicken Goujons
Mixed Salad
Garlic Bread
Slow Cooked Belly Pork Bites
Selection of dips

Buffet C

£20.00 per person

Sliced Topside of Beef
Sliced Gammon Ham
Sliced Breast of Norfolk Turkey Breaded Chicken Goujons Chipolata Sausages
Homemade Coleslaw
Mixed Salad
Vegetable Pasta Bake
Cream Cheese & Chive Mini Jacket Potatoes Mini English Pie Selection
Goats Cheese & Fig Parcels
Hot Rolls & butter

Add the following to your chosen buffet:

Fish Platter 1

£3.50 per person

Cold water prawns, cockles & mussels

Fish Platter 2

£6.50 per person

Mackerel Fillet, Smoked Trout, Poached Salmon & Taramasalata

Cheese Board

£5.00 per person

Selection of 5 cheeses, biscuits, grapes, celery and chutney

Cold Dessert Selection

£3.50 per person

Cheesecake & Cream and fruit Eton mess

Personalised Buffet

From £22.00 per person

You are also free to compile your own menu from any of the above items.

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