Menus

Our finger and fork buffet menus are designed for day delegates. 

Additional prices may apply if you would like to choose from these menus for an evening event.

Canapés
Four items - £8.70 per person
Six items - £13.20 per person
Eight items - £17.50 per person
 
  • Chicken liver parfait on brioche and a bacon crumb
  • Caprese salad in a cherry tomato with tomato mousse and buffalo mozzarella (v)
  • Goat’s cheesecake with fig, prosciutto and plum chutney
  • Thai prawn blini with wasabi purée
  • Coronation chicken macaron
  • Savoury choux bun filled with mushroom fricassee and enoki mushrooms (v)
  • Feta and olive muffin with pesto cream cheese (v)
  • Ribeye steak taco with guacamole and red pepper purée
  • Smoked salmon and dill cream cheese tartlet
  • Cucumber with chilli crab
  • Prawn cocktail shots
  • Mixed bean and black rice quinoa cups (v)
Light lunch
£8.75 per person
  • Selection of sandwiches, including vegetarian fillings
  • Sweet potato fries
  • Fruit
Fork buffet sample menu
From £19.95 per person 

  • Chicken Balti served with a mini naan
  • Penne pasta with a sweet chilli infusion (v)
  • Seafood and leek pie
  • Roasted baby potatoes with rosemary (v)
  • Selection of garden vegetables (v)
  • Mixed leaf salad (v)
  • Tomato, red onion and buffalo mozzarella salad (v)
  • Crunchy Asian salad with sesame and ginger dressing (v)
  • Selection of desserts (v)
  • Basket of orchard fruit, seeds and nuts (v)
Finger buffet sample menu
From £13.95 per person 
  • A selection of open and closed sandwiches (v)
  • Cucumber with blue cheese and pine nuts (v)
  • Mini fish pies
  • Wheat berry and goat's cheese salad parcels (v)
  • Pulled hickory chicken taco
  • Herb cream cheese choux bun topped with smoked salmon
  • Baked heritage new potatoes with parmesan and truffle (v)
  • A basket of orchard fruit, seeds and nuts (v)

Please inform the Life Meetings and Events sales team of any food allergies or intolerances before your event.

Cancer Research UK conference

"The venue was immaculately clean and set-up exactly as we had asked for. The cost, the location, the level of communication, everything was faultless. One of our best events ever – as determined by supporter feedback."

April 2017
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Capacity of our rooms

  Theatre Cabaret Classroom Boardroom U-Shape Dinner
Scotswood Suite 380 180 160 100 100 240
Grainger Suite 180 96 70 60 60 120
Malborough Suite 140 64 60 60 60 100
Blaydon/Gibbs (combined) 45 24 25 24 20 40
Blaydon Suite 20 0 9 16 0 12
Gibbs Suite 20 0 9 16 0 12
Ridley Suite 20 0 0 15 0 12
McClintock Suite 45 24 24 24 20 30
Darwin Suite 80 48 36 36 30 60
Jenner Suite 20 0 0 12 0 12
Mezzanine 0 0 0 0 0 150