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Food and Drink

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From contemporary wedding catering to Medieval banquet food

At Pentney Abbey we pride ourselves in creating an exceptional dining experience for your wedding day. Unique Norfolk Venues are delighted to join with executive chef, Keith McDowell and his team at Manor Cottage catering, using only the finest ingredients and focusing on exemplary service on this most special day. We want you and your guests to remember your wedding breakfast for all the right reasons.

Wedding Breakfast

Using the freshest, seasonal ingredients your chosen menu will be prepared on site to deliver a wedding breakfast of the very highest standard. At Pentney Abbey, we’ll make sure your dining experience is an exceptional element of your day, whether you have your heart set on a formal menu or something a little more casual, from afternoon tea to delicious sharing boards.

...with our varied locations, superb services and dedicated wedding planners, we can satisfy all of your requirements


From that first glass of chilled Champagne to personalised cocktails, fine wines and delicious mocktails, we’re on hand to delight your guests with elegantly-served drinks and tantalising canapés. Welcome your friends and family to Pentney Abbey with a drinks reception, whether you choose to mingle on the lawn, under the magnificent archway or in the Gatehouse. It’s time to celebrate!

Welcome drinks are prepared at Pentney Abbey in Norfolk


As day turns to night, fine food comes in to play once again. We hope to delight you and your guests with a tantalising feast, from fish and chips or hot filled rolls to a Norfolk hog roast or irresistible evening barbecue. After all, your evening menu should be even more enticing than the dance floor!

Delicious wedding food was served at Pentney Abbey in Norfolk © Fuller Photography

Your Love Story Starts Here

The embodiment of romance, Pentney Abbey is exclusively yours on your wedding day. Prepare, marry, dine, dance and sleep here, creating memories that will last a lifetime with your closest friends and family. Dating back to the 12th Century, Pentney Abbey, a unique barn wedding venue in Norfolk, invites you to become a part of its history.