Can we supply our own drinks?
Of course! You are welcome to supply your own drinks for both your post ceremony drinks reception and your Wedding breakfast. We are happy to offer all of our couples a ‘no hidden extras’ policy here at The West Mill and there is no corkage or service charge. Visit our Delicious Drinks at The West Mill page to find out more.
Do we have to use your caterers?
Yes and this is to ensure the very highest of standards. The West Mill works exclusively with Jenkinsons who pride themselves on being one of the most respected caterers in the UK. With over fifty years’ experience, we guarantee that Jenkinsons will create your dream wedding menu to leave you and your guests totally blown away! They take care of everything from planning your menu to how each dish will be served on your wedding, Jenkinsons will guide you every step of the way.
Can I supply cheese assembled as a wedding cake rather than a traditional wedding cake?
Of course! All you need to do is simply discuss it in advance with Jenkinsons who will then agree a price per head with you for the service of the cheese. They will also supply of any accompaniments such as breads, crackers and fruit etc. Just make sure that the cheese rounds are whole and in sealed packaging when you deliver them to The West Mill on your wedding day.
Can we try the food before our Wedding Day?
Absolutely! We invite all our couples to attend a Tasting Day here at The West Mill which gives you the chance to try a number of dishes ahead of your special day. Our venue will be set up as one of our weddings will look to give you a taste and feel of how your big day will be. Better still, you will meet some of our other brides and grooms so you can swap ideas and secrets of your special day! Always a tremendous success, the Tasting Day makes it easier for you to make decisions about your menu. Visit our Food and Drink pages for more info. (NB. Please be aware that if your Wedding Day falls within nine months of booking The West Mill, it may not be possible to attend a Tasting Day.)
What are The West Mill bar prices like?
In line with our no nonsense pricing policy, we guarantee that our bar prices are extremely competitive and can be requested at any time.
Can I hire in props on our wedding day?
Of course! The beauty of The West Mill is that our venue is yours for the day, so we are happy for you to hire whatever props you wish. We have recommendations for various prop suppliers in our Suppliers Directory.
Can we supply the food for our Evening Buffet?
We’re afraid not. To ensure the very highest of standards in both culinary excellence and hygiene, The West Mill works exclusively with Jenkinsons Caterers, one of the most respected independent caterers in the UK. But with their competitive prices and the very best advice on your evening catering, you will not be disappointed.
Can we serve our own drinks in the evening?
Unfortunately not, service of your own drinks ends at the end of your Wedding Breakfast at which point The Bar opens. Any unopened bottles are returned to our secure storage facility for collection the morning after.