Food & drink

Wedding venue catering

Locally-sourced menus, freshly cooked on site

We’re passionate about food at The Barn at Cott Farm. We’re lucky to be surrounded by some of the finest food and drink producers and we use fresh, locally-sourced and seasonal ingredients wherever possible. You can choose from one of our example menus, or write your own choice of dishes. This will be cooked on site in our adjacent kitchen and served by our experienced team. Crockery, cutlery and tableware for your chosen menu is all taken care of for you.

Welcome drinks

Please choose one of the following options for your guests on arrival/after your ceremony…
Pimms & Lemonade
Somerset Orchard Mist Cocktail
Elderflower Gin Cooler
Signature cocktails – contact us if you have a particular drink in mind
A paired non-alcoholic cocktail will be available for your chosen welcome drink.

wedding drinks


Please choose four of the following options:
Goat’s cheese & caramelised red onion vol-au-vents (v)
Smoked salmon & chive crème fraîche blinis
Honey & mustard glazed East Coker pork sausages
Panko & sesame breaded chicken with sweet chilli
Vegetable spring rolls with plum sauce (v)
Tomato, basil & red onion topped bruschetta (v)
Chicken liver parfait on melba toast with onion jam
Black pudding scotch egg with piccalilli
Glazed lamb meatballs with tzatziki dip

Sample three course menu


Farmhouse pate, onion marmalade and Melba toast
Leek and potato soup, chive cream and crusty bread (v)
Goat’s cheese and sundried tomato tartlet, rocket salad and basil mayo (v)
Creamy garlic mushrooms, crusty bread (v)
Bruschetta topped with tomato and red onion (v)
Baked brie, cranberry relish (v)
Prawn cocktail, smoked salmon shavings
Mezze boards cured meats, hummus, tzatziki, pita bread served family-style on a platter

Plated main courses

Pan-roasted breast of chicken, new potatoes, mushroom, shallot and bacon sauce
Roast loin of Somerset pork, roast potatoes, cider apple sauce
Roast topside of East Coker beef, roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding, rich gravy
Roast rump of Hardington lamb, dauphinoise potatoes, port, redcurrant and shallot sauce
Cornish hake fillet, crab risotto, chive butter
Pan roasted fillet of salmon, champ potatoes
Mushroom Wellington, roast potatoes (v*)
All accompanied by seasonal vegetables
Mediterranean vegetable lasagne, vegetable ragù, lasagne pasta, béchamel, cheese, garden salad (v)
Sweet potato, butternut squash & red pepper curry, basmati rice and coriander yoghurt (v*)
Tandoori vegetable pitta, mint raita (v*)
Three bean and basil stew, thyme and sea salt root vegetable crisps (v*)

Sharing platters

Our sharing platters are served family-style on each table – a great, less-formal alternative to a plated main course.

Roast Pork Sharing Platters joints of slow roasted Somerset pork with thyme & apricots, plus mushroom wellington (v*) to order, with sharing bowls of roasted new potatoes, seasonal salads, crusty bread
Antipasti Sharing Platters charcuterie board, Westcountry cheeses, chutney, bocconcini, olives & cornichons, seasonal salads, farmhouse bread with oils, rosemary & sea salt roasted new potatoes

v* dishes can be adapted to be suitable for vegans.


Freshly cooked on the barbecue outside, this menu can be served by our team from our outdoor kitchen or as sharing platters to each table.

Handpressed 6oz beef burgers with cheese & bacon, East Coker pork sausages, marinated pork loin, sticky chicken, rump of lamb, lemon & herb salmon. Plus for your vegetarian and vegan guests: mushroom & beetroot burgers, vegetable skewers
Served with seasonal salads, potatoes, bread


Cream filled profiteroles, warm chocolate sauce
Berry pavlova, raspberry coulis
Lemon tart, raspberry coulis and lemon sorbet
Sticky toffee pudding, salted toffee sauce and vanilla ice cream
Warm chocolate brownie, chocolate sauce and westcountry clotted cream
Vanilla crème brulée, homemade shortbread
Trio of desserts with mini profiterole, lemon tart and berry pavlova

cheese wedding cake

Cheese wedding ‘cakes’

Presented as a tiered tower of cheeses on a log slice as a savoury alternative to a sweet wedding cake, our selection of Westcountry cheeses is perfect for cheese lovers. After your ceremonial cake cut, this will be whisked away by our team. It will return presented as a platter on a long oak board and served buffet-style to your evening guests along with grapes, fruits, chutney and a selection of biscuits.

Licensed bar

Our staffed bar is stocked with a wide range of local and popular drinks. Cash and card payments are accepted, along with table service via QR code.

The Barn at Cott Farm Bar