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Crazy Bear Stadhampton

WEDDINGS & CEREMONIES
at Stadhampton

Our Stadhampton estate is an exclusive setting for your special day, whether it be a wintry affair, or a midsummer soiree. Explore one of the most unique wedding venues in Oxfordshire.

Gold Crown

Unique & memorable occasions . . .

We love creating your love story

Til Death Us Do Part

To have and to HOLD,
to GROW old with me,
as the BEST is yet to be.

A QUOTE FOR LOVERS

Venue Options

Exclusive for you

On an intimate or grand scale, this will be a unique and memorable occasion. Our Oxfordshire wedding venue is a spectacular setting for your big day, our private grounds and impressive Glasshouse, which opens out onto its own terrace, provides versatility with options for exclusive-use of the entire hotel for ultimate celebration.

The Ceremony

Intimate & personal

We are licensed for civil ceremonies up to 200 guests, (no limit for outdoor ceremonies), we can accommodate 200 diners for your wedding breakfast and up to 250 guests for your evening party (additional capacity with adjoining marquee)

Wedding Breakfast

A feast for a crowd

Our Chefs will create your ultimate wedding menu. We offer a range of dining options including canapes, formal dining, banquets, buffets, barbecues and spit roasts. You can also choose from our extensive selection of Champagnes, wines and cocktails, or create your own signature wedding cocktail for your guests to enjoy.

Please see below for sample menu options.

COLD CANAPÉS

HOME OAK SMOKED SALMON, black pepper blini, creme fraiche and dill

SERRANO HAM CROSTINI, parmesan, apricot and chilli jam

GRESSINGHAM DUCK BREAST, hoi sin, spring onion, sesame seed toast

GOATS CHEESE TARTLET, candied walnut and caramelised red onion (V)

OLIVE OIL FOCACCIA, sun dried tomato, black olive tapenade and basil (V)

HOT CANAPÉS

GARLIC AND CHILLI MARINATED TIGER PRAWN SKEWERS, lemon and parsley mayonnaise (GF)

MOROCCAN SPICED LAMB AND MINT KOFTA, coriander yogurt (GF)

MINI YORKSHIRE PUDDINGS, rare roast beef, fresh horseradish cream

WESTCOMBE CHEDDAR WELSH RAREBIT, balsamic pickled onion, mustard cress (V)

WILD MUSHROOM AND LEEK ARANCINI, basil pesto (V)


STARTERS

CHARRED CAPSICUM & CHERRY TOMATO SOUP
kidderton ash goats cheese ciabatta crostini, aged balsamic, basil cress (V)

OAK SMOKED LOCH DUART SALMON
quails eggs, caviar & dill dressing, whipped horseradish cream, toasted brioche

LOCH DUART SALMON SASHIMI
premium light soy, pickled ginger, wasabi mayonnaise, coriander cress (GF)

BABY GEM SHELLFISH SLIDERS
crab meat, prawns, crayfish, guacamole, paprika marie rose sauce, avruga caviar (GF)

PEKING DUCK RILLETTE
hoi sin sauce, pedro ximenez plum chutney, coriander cress, toasted brioche

TEMPURA COURGETTE FLOWER
sesame seed & spring onion wakame salad, pickled ginger (VG)

HERITAGE BEETROOT & GOATS CURD SALAD
confit cherry tomatoes, wild mustard leaves, pickled walnuts, pesto dressing (V) (GF)

35-DAY AGED BLACK ANGUS BEEF CARPACCIO
aged balsamic sweet & sour silverskin onions, rocket leaves, parmigiano reggiano,
black truffle dressing (GF)

OUR OWN GLOUCESTERSHIRE OLD SPOT HAM HOCK, PRUNE & ARMAGNAC TERRINE
shallots, capers, homemade vegetable piccalilli, toasted bloomer

MAINS

35-DAY AGED FILLET OF BLACK ANGUS BEEF WELLINGTON £15PP SUPP
garlic & rosemary parmentier potatoes, caramelised red onion green beans, madeira jus

1KG GRASS FED HEREFORD SELECT TOMAHAWK STEAK FOR TWO £22PP SUPP
triple cooked chips, roscoff onion, confit garlic, crispy shallots, signature butter

35-DAY AGED ROASTED RIB OF BLACK ANGUS BEEF
guinness yorkshire pudding, goose fat roasted potatoes, sauteed tenderstem broccoli,
buttered carrots, roasting juices

35-DAY AGED BLACK ANGUS BRAISED RIB OF BEEF
fondant potato, wild mushrooms, roasted baby onions, cumin & chilli mangetout, tarragon jus (GF)

FREE-RANGE FRENCH TRIM CHICKEN SUPREME
apricot & onions stuffing, dauphinoise potato, wild boar whizzer, cavolo nero, crispy shallots, roasting juices

10-DAY AGED ROASTED RUMP OF OUR OWN WELSH BADGER FACE LAMB
lyonnaise potatoes, roasted root vegetables, mint & rosemary jus (GF)

CONFIT BELLY OF OUR OWN GLOUCESTERSHIRE OLD SPOT PORK
stornoway black pudding, hasselback potatoes, wilted baby spinach, hitchcock cider jus

PAN-FRIED FILLET OF SALMON
braised fennel potato cake, honey ginger glazed bok choi, yuzu crème fraiche (GF)

SWEET POTATO & COCONUT CURRY
spring onions, toasted almonds, coriander, basmati rice (VG) (GF)

BREAST OF GRESSINGHAM DUCK
maple syrup-glazed new potatoes, five spiced red cabbage, crispy curly kale (GF)

GRILLED COD FILLET
pomme puree, chargrilled aubergine ratatouille, salsa verde (GF)

WILD MUSHROOM AND TRUFFLED BRIE RISOTTO
toasted pumpkin seeds, crispy sage, aged parmigiano reggiano (V) (GF)

ROASTED FILLET OF SEA BASS £3PP SUPP
grilled tiger prawn, coco bean & chorizo cassoulet, sea vegetables, parsley oil (GF)

ROASTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH
feta cheese, sweet & sour mediterranean vegetables, crispy shallots (V) (GF)

DESSERTS

CARAMELISED PEAR TATIN
caramel sauce, madagascan vanilla ice cream (V)

CARDAMON & DARK VALRHONA CHOCOLATE BROWNIE
mixed berry compote, chantilly cream (V) (GF)

MADAGASCAN VANILLA CRÈME BRULEE
lemon sable (V) (GF)

GLAZED LEMON TART
raspberry compote, candied pistachios (V)

PASSIONFRUIT & MANGO PAVLOVA
roasted white chocolate (V) (GF)

SPICED ROASTED PLUM CRUMBLE TART
almond frangipane, crème anglaise (V)

CRAZY BEAR ‘BELLINI’
white peach jelly layered with champagne poached peaches, vanilla cream,
pink champagne sorbet & raspberries (GF)

EXOTIC FRESH FRUIT PLATTER
orange sorbet, lemon shortbread (VG) (GF)

SELECTION OF BRITISH CHEESES
fruit chutney, oatmeal biscuits, grapes, celery


STARTERS TO SHARE

SHRIMP CRACKERS
sweet chilli dipping sauce

STEAMED HAR GAU DUMPLINGS
light soy dipping sauce

KING PRAWN TEMPURA
tempura dipping sauce

COTSWOLD CHICKEN SATAY
ajad cucumber relish, peanut dipping sauce

CRISPY GRESSINGHAM DUCK SALAD
pomegranate, mango, apple, cherry tomatoes, roasted cashews, mint

MAINS TO SHARE

CHARGRILLED LAMB CUTLETS
long beans, garlic, chilli, black pepper sauce

STEAMED SEABASS FILLETS
ginger, shiitake, spring onion, premium light soy sauce

BLACK ANGUS BEEF SIRLOIN PANANG CURRY
chargrilled baby courgettes, lychees, cherry tomatoes, grapes (GF)

CHOI SUM
light premium soy

BEANSPROUTS
braised garlic cloves (GF)

DESSERTS TO SHARE

EXOTIC FRESH FRUIT PLATTER
orange sorbet, lemon shortbread (GF)


The Celebrations

Flambouyant & Fabulous

Our light-filled Glasshouse exudes celebration, featuring a private cocktail bar with 1am license, Moroccan lounge, marquee lounge, elevated DJ booth and dance floor.The Glasshouse is also fantastically versatile, opening onto a heated patio with fire pit, private terrace and lawned garden, croquet lawn, chess set and woodland copse.

Exclusive Hire

Ultimate Exclusivity

The entire hotel and grounds are available for private hire, offering complete privacy for you and your guests. In addition we can tailor every aspect of your upcoming nuptials including your hen and stag dos, activities on the morning of your wedding, venue decoration, dining and entertainment and much more.

Stadhampton Venue Options

We can cater for all size parties

THE GLASSHOUSE

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THE OAK ROOM

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THE MARQUEE

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THE LOG CABIN

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THE GARDENS

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THE HONEYMOON SUITE

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Letters from our couples

We are honoured to host for you

We are thrilled to receive so many letters of thanks from our newlywed couples. We are honoured to be about to host and look forward to planning your wedding of dreams and ensuing we make your special day as magical as ever.

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