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ChesterBoat Catering Menus

Today's cruise timetable

Combined City Cruise & Bus Tour

Half Hour City Cruise

2 Hour Iron Bridge Cruise

Combined 2 Hour Iron Bridge Cruise & Bus Tour

Buffets, Hot Suppers & Desserts Menus

by “A Catered Affair”

Packed Lunch ~ £3.95

A traditional sandwich with a wrapped tray bake cake, served in an individual bag.

Choose two from ham, turkey, cheese or tuna.


Bronze Menu ~ £4.95

A selection of freshly made sandwiches and wraps.

Freshly made tray bake cakes and a cut seasonal fruit platter.


Silver Menu ~ £5.95

Selection of freshly made sandwiches and wraps.

Cocktail sausage rolls with a tomato dip.

Quarters of pork pies.

Individual savoury tarts.

Bite size margarita pizza fingers (v).

Mini Indian snacks served with a mint raita (v).

Cherry tomato, basil and mozzarella skewers (v).


Gold Menu ~ £7.95

A selection of freshly made sandwiches and wraps.

Cocktail sausage rolls with a tomato dip.

Quarters of pork pie.

Individual savoury tarts.

Bite size margarita pizza fingers (v).

Mini Indian snacks served with a mint raita (v)

Cherry tomato, basil and mozzarella skewers (v).

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Freshly made tray bake cakes & a cut seasonal fresh fruit platter.

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The sandwich selection shall include ham, turkey, cheese, chicken, tuna, egg, prawn and beef with appropriate salad garnishes.

(v) denotes vegetarian  option.

If you have any special requests please ask.

All buffets come with paper plates and napkins.

All prices are per person.


 Bowls of crisps and tortilla chips ~ £5.00

(Serves approx. 12 people).


A Selection of Canapés

(Four Canapés per person ~ £6.00)

(Seven Canapés per person ~ £8.75)

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An assortment of small and very tasty single bite treats perfect with cocktails and pre-dinner drinks to include all of the following:

Smoked salmon and cream cheese blinis chicken mousse with garlic and cherry tomato Smoked trout mini brioche.

Italian ham on polenta with pesto crab and guacamole blinis.

Fois gras with an apricot and mango chutney sweet peppers and goats cheese.

Chicken tikka blinis.

Garlic and herb cheese with sun dried tomato


 Hot and Cold Finger Buffet ~ £13.75

A wide selection of hot and cold nibbles with a sweet finish.

Our most popular buffet.

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A selection of freshly made sandwiches on a variety of breads.

Chicken Caesar, duck in hoisin sauce and cheddar, basil, tomato and spring onion wraps.

Breast of chicken goujons served with a lemon mayonnaise dip.

A medley of oriental duck and chilli vegetable spring rolls served with a sweet chili dipping sauce.

A choice of marinated chicken skewers.

A selection of fresh vegetable crudités with homous Blinis topped with smoked salmon, cream cheese and dill.

Mini chicken and bacon pies and mini steak pies served with onion marmalade.

Cocktail Indian appetizers served with a cucumber and mint raita.

Mini skewers of cherry tomatoes, mozzarella and basil.

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Fresh cream filled profiteroles with chocolate sauce.

Tangy lemon pots decorated with fresh cream and raspberries.

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This buffet comes with high quality disposable tableware and staff to serve.

All prices are per person.


Two Course Fork Buffet ~ £16.50

A wonderful buffet of fresh local produce offering choice and variety.

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Freshly poached fillets of local salmon served with lemon wedges and fresh dill.

Coronation chicken; chicken breast flavoured with Indian spice and mango chutney bound in mayonnaise decorated with dried apricots and toasted almonds.

Joints of honey roast ham and topside of beef carved at the buffet table served with traditional accompaniments.

Spinach and feta cheese filo bake flavoured with garlic and cumin (v).

Hot new potatoes glazed with butter.

Hand cut chunky coleslaw.

Sliced tomato, fresh basil and olive salad.

Caesar salad.

An assortment of freshly baked bread knots with butter.

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Choose two of the desserts from our menu OR dessert and cheese board

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This buffet comes with cutlery, crockery and staff to serve.

All prices are per person.


The Grand Buffet ~ £28.50

An impressive indulgent feast perfect for any celebration or special occasion.

A gourmet selection using local seasonal produce wherever possible.

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An assortment of various fresh fish and seafood platters with poached local salmon fillets, smoked salmon, king prawn cocktail, seafood cocktail leaves and tiger prawns with a sweet chilli dipping sauce and decorated with lemon wedges and fresh dill.

Chicken breast sliced then tossed in a blue cheese dressing and garnished with crispy bacon and ripe avocado.

Duck terrine served with onion marmalade.

Joints of honey roast ham and topside of beef carved at the buffet table, served with traditional condiments.

Somerset Brie and beetroot short crust tarts (v).

Crispy fresh Rocket and Parmesan salad.

Sliced tomatoes with feta cheese, fresh basil and black olives.

Hand cut chunky coleslaw.

Hot new potatoes with a butter glaze.

An assortment of freshly baked bread knots and butter.

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Please choose three desserts from our dessert menu.

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The price includes cutlery, crockery, linen and staff to serve. All prices are per person.


Hot Homemade Supper ~ £12.50

Perfect for an Evening Cruise

Choose two dishes from our list of home cooked dishes.

(Some vegetarian options are available – see below for details)

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Tarragon Chicken

Chicken breast cooked in a fragrant white wine and tarragon sauce.

Served with basmati rice and butter glazed French green beans.

Pork Cassoulet

Tender pieces of shoulder pork slow cooked with chorizo sausage and white beans in a garlic and tomato sauce. A Spanish twist on a French classic.

Served with a lots of crusty bread and butter.

Lancashire Hot Pot

Tender pieces of slow cooked lamb, carrots and onions, in a rich gravy, flavoured with fresh rosemary and topped with sliced potatoes.

Served with red cabbage and crusty bread and butter.

(Vegetarian option available)

Mexican Chilli

Authentic Beef Chilli with a punchy kick.

Served with basmati rice, homemade guacamole and sour cream.

(Vegetarian option available)

Chicken and Red Pepper Curry

Tender chicken served in a delicious blend of garlic, ginger and chilli with Indian spices, thickened with ground almonds.

Served with basmati rice.

Tomato, red onion and coriander salad.

Cucumber and mint yoghurt raita.

Coq au Vin

A French classic; chicken pieces cooked in a rich red wine sauce with bacon lardons, button mushrooms and fresh thyme.

Served with new potatoes and buttered French beans.

The Hot Homemade Supper menu costs £12.50 per person and includes high quality disposable tableware and serving staff.

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Add a choice of two desserts from our dessert menu for £1.95 extra.

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All prices quoted are per person.

For any bookings of less than 30 people there will be a surcharge for serving staff of £40.00 per trip. We can arrange for china, crockery and linen for the buffets at an extra charge of £2.50 per person.


Desserts ~ £1.95

Please choose two desserts:

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Tarte au Citron

A Classic French tart with a rich pastry base topped with a zesty, tangy lemon filling and decorated with fresh blueberries. Pouring Cream accompanies.

Pot au Chocolate

Individual Rich chocolate mousses with a honeycomb topping.

Lemon Mousse

Individual pots, topped with fresh cream and decorated with toasted almond praline.

Raspberry and Almond Tart

Sweet pastry base filled with raspberries and almond frangipane (Available June till end of September). Decorated with a swirl of cream and raspberries.

Fresh Fruit Pavlovas

Freshly made individual pavlovas filled with fresh cream and decorated with fruits of the season.

Chocolate Roulade

Freshly made roulade filled with white chocolate, strawberries and blueberries and bound with a generous helping of whipped cream.

Chocolate Mousse Cake

Chocolate sponge base topped with a rich chocolate mousse with a hint of brandy and decorated with crushed amoretti biscuits.

Summer Pudding

Heaps of steeped summer fruits in a bread case with a sweet and fruity syrup. A delicious and refreshing pudding, it’s a little naughtiness but somehow feels acceptable; part of your 5 a day!

Served with pouring cream.

Profiteroles with Chocolate Sauce

Cream filled choux pastry drizzled with dark chocolate sauce.

English and Continental Cheeseboard

A selection of English and continental cheeses served with biscuits, celery and grapes.

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All prices are per person.


Buffets, Hot Suppers & Desserts Menus:

Terms and Conditions

We can arrange for china crockery, cutlery and linen for all buffets where it is not included for an additional charge of £2.50 per person, otherwise they will come with high quality table coverings and disposable plates and cutlery.

If you would like staff to serve your buffet on the boat there will be an additional charge of £10 per member of staff per hour.

Whilst we endeavour to adhere to the menus, there may be occasions where we have to substitute an alternative as close to the original as possible.

For any bookings less than 30 people there will be a surcharge for staff of £40.00 per trip.

All bookings must be made through the Chesterboat office.

Final catering numbers must be confirmed 7 days prior to the cruise date.

Any booking cancelled less than 7 days before the cruise date will be liable for full payment.


ChesterBoat Afternoon Tea Menus

by “King’s Acre Cupcakes”

Vintage Afternoon Tea Menu ~ £12.50

Homemade fresh finger sandwiches. Fillings to include a selection from cheese, egg, beef, ham and chicken and bacon,

(1 round per person),

Homemade, freshly baked fruit scones with jam and cream,

an assortment of Teas

and an array of divine homemade cakes.

Includes vintage china, bunting and tablecloths.

(Beautifully decorated, homemade cupcakes available at a surcharge of £2.00 per cake)


Cream Tea Menu ~ £3.95

Homemade, freshly baked fruit scones with jam and cream,

Cup of tea, coffee or hot chocolate.


Afternoon Tea Menus:

Terms and Conditions

 

For groups of 15-20, there will be an additional charge of £10 per member of service staff per hour.

Whilst we endeavour to adhere to the menus, there may be occasions where we have to substitute an alternative as close to the original as possible.

All bookings must be made through the Chesterboat office.

Final catering numbers must be confirmed 7 days prior to the cruise date.

Any booking cancelled less than 7 days before the cruise date will be liable for full payment.


 

ChesterBoat BBQ Menus

by “Big Pan Mission”

Sailor’s BBQ Menu ~ £10.50

Peppered Beef Burgers.

Curly Sausage.

Chicken Satay.

Minted Lamb Steak.

All served with breads, sauces & relishes.


Captain’s BBQ Menu ~ £13.50

Moroccan Style Beef Burgers.

Spicy Sausage.

Salmon Parcels.

Surf n Turf.

Hot n Kicking Chicken.

Fresh Tomato n Basil salads.

Sweet Couscous.

All served with breads, sauces & relishes.


Admiral’s BBQ Menu ~ £17.50

BBQ Style Sticky Pork Ribs.

Peppered Garlic Steak.

Tuna Steak.

Minted Lamb Steak with Lemon.

Chicken Wings with a chilli sauce.

Mixed Pepper and King Prawn Kebabs.

All served with breads, sauces & relishes.

2 Summer Salads of your choice.


BBQ Dessert Menu ~ £2.50

Pick and mix any one or two choices from the list of desserts below (one serving per person).

Apple Pie with Vanilla Ice-cream

Fresh Fruit Platter

Fruit Salad

Chocolate Fudge Cake with Whippy Cream

Strawberries with Cream

Summer Berries Cheesecake

 

Served in deluxe disposable bowls with silver dessert cutlery. BBQ Desserts only available when booking a BBQ menu and are not available with any of the Buffet, Hot Supper or Afternoon Tea Menus.


BBQ Menus: Terms and Conditions

All of our BBQ menus are served with disposable plates and cutlery.

Serving staff will be provided for all BBQ menus at no extra charge.

Whilst we endeavour to adhere to the menus, there may be occasions where we have to substitute an alternative as close to the original as possible.

BBQ menus are available to order for groups of 20 or more.

All bookings must be made through the ChesterBoat office.

Final catering numbers must be confirmed 7 days prior to the cruise date.

Any booking cancelled less than 7 days before the cruise date will be liable for full payment.