Avalon Castle
 1 Flora Close, Cockatoo, Vic 3781
Email: yvonne@avaloncastle.com.au
Phone: (03) 5968 8392  
 Mobile:  0438 873 687

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Avalon Castle
 Reception Options & Menus
  • Up to 15 canapés served for each guest.

  • Our staff will start serving after the ceremony

Cocktail Party Reception

Option 1

  • Includes 4 pre-dinner canapés per guest.

  • Choose from a selection of different meat dishes, hot vegetables, salads and a range of desserts. 

  • We can also serve your wedding cake with your desserts.

Buffet reception

Option 2

  • A choice of 2 main courses

  • your choice of 2 more courses - either 4 pre-dinner canapés per guest, 2 entrées or 2 desserts.

  • These are served to you and your guests alternatively.

3  Course Table Served Reception

Option 3

  • Includes 4 pre-dinner canapés per guest.

  • A choice of 2 entrees, 2 main courses and 2 desserts. These are served to you and your guests alternatively.

4 Course Table Served Reception

Option 4

  • Includes 4 pre-dinner canapés per guest.

  • A choice of two meat dishes

  • A choice of four sides

Banquet Served Reception

Option 5

All receptions include beer, wine and soft drinks served throughout the reception starting after the ceremony in the garden.  Spirits are available for purchase over the bar in the dining room.

 

Liquor / Drinks Include:

  • Soft Drinks & Juices

  • ¨Beers: Pure Blonde, Pale Ale, Carlton Draught and Cascade Premium Light

  • ¨Wines: Sparkling White & Moscato,  Shiraz Red and Sauvignon blanc

What you need to know:

  • Pricing and Discounts applied as a per head rate (per person) inc GST

  • Children 4 and under are free

  • Children 5 to 12 years old are 50% off the per head rate.

  • Any professional services working at the reception are charged at 50% off the per head rate.

  • 10% surcharge applies for public holiday. 10% discount applies for the Winter months.

  • Prices are subject to change.

 
Option 1 - Cocktail Party Reception

Between 30 and 50 guest's choice 15 from the below canapes

 

Hot Canapés

  • Potato Wedges with Sour Cream and Sweet Chilli (V)

  • Herb Crusted Chicken Bites

  • Crumbed Calamari Rings Served with Tartar Sauce

  • Potato Skins with Bacon Salsa and Cheese (GF)

  • Greek Flavoured Lamb Meat Balls (GF)

  • Turkish Pizza Bread (V)

  • Mini Dim Sims Served with Soy Sauce (DF)

  • Crumbed Prawns with Garlic Mayo

  • Beef Sausage Rolls Served with Chutney and Tomato Sauce

  • Honey Soy Chicken Skewers (GF) (DF)

  • Tandoori Chicken Skewers (GF)

  • Vegetable Tempura with A Japanese (GF) (DF) (V)Mini Vegetable Spring Rolls served with Soy Sauce (V)

  • Vegetable Samosas Served with Sweet Chilli Sauce (V)

  • Pumpkin, Mushroom and Feta Arancini Balls (V)

  • Shots of Pumpkin Soup (GF) (V)   

                                                  

Cold Canapés

  • Assorted Sandwiches (V)

  • Cucumber and Cream Cheese Herb Bites (V)

 

 

 50 guests and above choice 15 from all the canapes including Canapes from the list below. 

Additional Hot Canapés (50 guests and above)

 

  • Pulled Pork Sliders with Coleslaw (DF)

  • Meat Balls with Tomato & Sweet Chilli Sauce (GF)

  • Mini Beef Burgers with Caramelised Onions

  • Rare Seared Beef with Chutney on Bread (DF)

  • Lamb Spicy Koftas (GF) (DF)

  • Salmon Fritters with Cream Cheese and Smoked Salmon

  • Assorted Mini Quiches

  • Cold Canapés

  • Antipasto Platters

 

Desserts

  • Mini Pavlova with Cream and Berries (GF)

  • Fudgy Cherry & Chocolate Brownies

  • Churros with Chocolate Sauce

  • Chocolate and Raspberry Baked Cheesecake

  • Fresh Fruit Platters

  • Mini Custard Tarts

 

 

A Grazing Station is Available upon request in upgrades

 
Option 2 - Buffet Reception

Choice of 4 Canapés

                                        

  • Beef Meatballs (GF) (DF)

  • Herb Crusted Chicken Bites

  • Crumbed Calamari Rings (DF)

  • Potato Skins (GF)

  • Turkish Bread Pizza (V)

  • Assorted Mini Quiches

  • Homemade Sausage Rolls

  • Honey Soy Chicken Skewers (GF) (DF)

  • Crumbed Prawns

  • Vegetable Samosas (V) (DF)

  • Vegetable Spring Rolls (V) (DF)

  • Arancini Bites (V)

  • Assorted Sandwiches

  • Salmon Fritters

  • Cucumber and Cream Cheese Bites (GF) (V)

Buffet Meats


Choice of 2 dishes for up to 50 guests

Choice of 3 dishes for 51 to 80 guests

Choice of 4 dishes for 81 to 120 guests

 

 

  • Marinated Roast Beef (GF) (DF)

Whole beef fillet roasted and marinated in mustard, garlic, red wine, worcestershire sauce, tomato, herbs and spices. Served slice.

 

  • Beef Massaman Curry (GF) (DF)

Beef pieces slow cooked in a mild Massaman curry sauce served with basmati rice

  • Mustard Roast Beef Fillet (GF) (DF)

Mustard coated roast beef, served sliced

 

  • Roast Pork (GF)

Roast pork with crackling and apple sauce, served sliced

 

  • Slow Cooked Pork Belly

Slow cooked pork belly with a sticky sauce and crackling, served sliced

 

  • Roast Lamb (GF) (DF)

 Traditional Roast Lamb coated with honey & rosemary, served sliced

 

  • Moroccan Roast Lamb (GF) (DF)

 Roast lamb infused with Moroccan flavours of cumin, coriander and cinnamon, served sliced

 

  • Crunchy Fried Chicken

Southern Style Chicken breast strips

 

  • Avalon Tender Chicken (DF)

Tender chicken breast pieces cooked in our own special marinade (A “melt-in-your-mouth” crowd favourite)

 

  • Pesto Stuffed Chicken Breast (GF)

Chicken breast stuffed will pesto and sun-dried tomatoes served with a creamy pesto sauce

 

Buffet Sides

Choice of 5 Sides for up to 50 guests                              

Choice of 6 Sides for 51 to 80 guests

Choice of 7 Sides for 81 to 120 guests

HOT SIDES

 

  • Smashed Hot Jacket Baby Potatoes (GF) (V) (DF)

  • Garlic Mash Potatoes (GF) (V)

  • Creamy Scallop Baked Potatoes (GF) (V)

  • Sweet Potato Mash (GF) (V)

  • Thai Green Vegetable Curry (GF) (V) (DF)

  • Peas with Mint and Buttered Corn (GF) (V)

  • Honey Glazed Carrots and Parsnips (GF) (V)

  • Broccoli and Cauliflower Gratin (V)

  • A Mix of Roasted Vegetables (GF) (V) (DF)

  • Steamed Mixed Vegetables (GF) (V) (DF)

  • Cheese Baked Cauliflower (V)

  • Roasted Vegetable Lasagne (V)

  • Combination Fried Rice (GF) (V) (DF)

  • Oven Roasted Ratatouille (GF) (V) (DF)

  • Mix of Chinese Style Stir Fried Veg’s (GF) (V) (DF)

  • Spinach and Ricotta Cannelloni (V)

  • Stuffed Zucchini (GF) (V)

 

SALADS

 

  • Caesar Salad        

  • Garden Salad (GF) (V) (DF)

  • Chicken Pasta Salad  (DF)

  • Pumpkin and Spinach Salad (GF) (V)

  • Potato Salad (GF) (V)

  • Mexican Beef Pasta Salad

  • Coleslaw (GF) (V) (DF)

  • Mediterranean Pasta Salad

  • Four Bean Salad (GF) (V)

  • Beetroot and Orange Salad (GF) (V)

  • Cucumber Salad (GF) (V)

  • Greek Salad (GF) (V)

  • Pear and Rocket Salad (GF) (V)

All dishes are labelled and we provide fresh bread rolls.

 

 

Buffet Desserts

Choice of 2 Desserts for 30 to 70 Guests

Choice of 3 Desserts for 71 to 120 Guests

  • Pavlovas (GF)

Baby pavlova, served with fresh fruit and cream.

 

  • Black Forest Brownies

Fudgy chocolate and cherry brownies, served with cream.

 

  • Berry Cheesecake

A fruity flavoured baked cheesecake, served with whipped cream.

 

  • Fruit Salad (GF)

A blend of seasonal fruits, served with berry ice cream and whipped cream.

 

  • Eton Mess (GF)

Crumbed meringues with Greek yoghurt, fruit, and whipped cream

 

  • Apple and Berry Crumble

Apples and berries under a spicy buttery crumb.  Served with ice cream

  •  Sticky Date Pudding

With a butterscotch sauce and ice cream

 

  • Chocolate Mud Cake

If you are a chocolate lover, you will love this

ICE CREAM BAR & WEDDING CAKE

  • 6 assorted flavours

 

Toppings

  • Crushed Honeycomb

  • Crushed Oreo's

  • Milo

  • 100’s & 1000’s

  • Mixed Lollies

  • Toasted almond and coconut

 

Sauces

  • Chocolate

  • Strawberry

  • Caramel

Option 3:  3-4 Course Table Served Reception
 

Choice of 4 Canapés

                                        

  • Beef Meatballs (GF)

  • Herb Crusted Chicken Bites

  • Crumbed Calamari Rings

  • Potato Skins (GF)

  • Turkish Bread Pizza (V)

  • Assorted Mini Quiches

  • Homemade Sausage Rolls

  • Honey Soy Chicken Skewers (GF)

  • Vegetable Samosas (V)   

  • Vegetable Spring Rolls (V)

  • Arancini Bites (V)

  • Assorted Sandwiches

  • Salmon Fritters

  • Cucumber and Cream Cheese Bites. (V) (GF)

  • Lamb Koftas (GF)

  • Crumbed Prawns

Entrée

  • Sticky Pork Belly

Cooked in a sticky marinade, with caramelised carrots, beans, and jasmine rice

  • Arancini Balls (V)

Pumpkin mushroom and feta Arancini Balls

 

  • San Choy Bow (GF)

Chinese inspired chicken mince wrapped in crisp lettuce leaves

  • Chicken Caesar Salad

Crisp Cos lettuce leaves, with bacon and shaved Parmesan

  • Roast Pumpkin Risotto (GF) (V)

With roast pumpkin, spinach, mushrooms and feta cheese

  • Prawn Cocktail (GF)

Layered with crispy lettuce cocktail sauce and prawns

 

  • Pumpkin Soup (GF) (V)

Creamy pumpkin soup, garnished with fresh herbs.

  • Thai Beef Salad (GF)

Marinated eye fillet beef on an Asian inspired salad with Thai dressing

More soup options are available on request.

 

Mains

 

  • Roast Scotch Fillet (GF)

Tender scotch fillet roast beef served with a rich gravy

  • Honey & Rosemary Lamb (GF)

Cooked with honey and rosemary, served with gravy

  • Roast Pork (GF)

Succulent, mouth watering pork, served with gravy, apple sauce and crackling.

  • Chicken Swiss Roll (GF)

Chicken breast fillet enclosing tomato, bacon, mushroom, and Swiss cheese with a white wine and mushroom sauce. Topped with Napoli sauce and melted Swiss cheese

  • Chicken Thigh Mignon (GF)

Chicken thigh with garlic butter and wrapped in bacon

  • Pesto Stuffed Chicken Breast (GF)

Chicken breast stuffed with pesto and sun-dried tomatoes with a creamery pesto sauce

  • Trout Fillet (GF)

Baked in butter, lemon, dill and spring onions.

  • Roast Vegetarian Lasagne (v)

Roasted vegetables layered with tender pasta and a creamy cheese sauce, topped with melted cheese

  • Stuffed Zucchini (v)

Roasted zucchini stuffed with a mix of vegetables topped with melted cheese

All mains are served with our own creamy scalloped potatoes & seasonal vegetables

Dessert (Table Served)

Option One

  • Baby Pavlova (GF)

Baby pavlova, served with fresh fruit and cream

 

  • Black Forest Brownies

Fudgy chocolate and cherry brownies, served with cream

 

  • Berry Cheesecake

A fruity flavoured baked cheesecake, served with whipped cream

  • Chocolate Mousse (GF)

Our own rich chocolate mousse with a hint of Kahlua. Served with cream

 

  • Lemon Tart

With a macadamia praline and cream

  • Chocolate Mud Cake

If you are a chocolate lover, you will love this

 

  • Apple and Berry Crumble

Apples and berries under a spicy buttery crumb.  Served with ice cream

  •  Sticky Date Pudding

With a butterscotch sauce and ice cream

Option Two

 

ICE CREAM BAR & WEDDING CAKE

  • 6 assorted flavours

 

Toppings

  • Crushed Honeycomb

  • Crushed Oreo's

  • Milo

  • 100’s & 1000’s

  • Mixed Lollies

  • Toasted almond and coconut

 

Sauces

  • Chocolate

  • Strawberry

  • Caramel

Gluten Free (GF)

Wedding Cake will be placed on the tea and coffee station unless served as an upgrade with berries and cream

 
Option 4:  Banquet Reception

Canapés

A choice of four

                                        

  • Beef Meatballs (GF)

  • Herb Crusted Chicken Bites

  • Crumbed Calamari Rings

  • Potato Skins (GF)

  • Turkish Bread Pizza (V)

  • Assorted Mini Quiches

  • Homemade Sausage Rolls

  • Honey Soy Chicken Skewers (GF)

  • Vegetable Samosas (V)   

  • Vegetable Spring Rolls (V)

  • Assorted Sandwiches

  • Salmon Fritters

  • Cucumber and Cream Cheese Bites. (V) (GF)

  • Lamb Koftas (GF)

  • Crumbed Prawns

Meats

A choice of two dishes

  • Roast Beef Scotch Fillet (GF) (DF)

Whole beef fillet roasted and marinated in mustard, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, tomato, herbs and spices. Served sliced

  • Beef Massaman Curry (GF) (DF)

Beef pieces slow cooked in a mild Massaman curry served with jasmine rice

  • Roast Pork (GF) (DF)

Roast pork with crackling and apple sauce, served sliced

  • Roast Lamb (GF) (DF)

Traditional Roast Lamb coated with honey & rosemary, served sliced

  • Pesto Stuffed Chicken Breast (GF)

Chicken breast stuffed will pesto and a creamy sauce

  • Honey and Mustard Chicken Thigh (GF) (DF)

Chicken thigh cooked in a honey and mustard sauce

Premium options Add $5 per person

  • Roast Shanks (GF) (DF)

Cooked in a red wine sauce

 

  • Salmon Fillets (GF)

Garlic Butter Baked Salmon Fillets

Banquet Sides

A choice of 2 hot sides and 2 salads

Hot Sides

  • A Mix of Roasted Vegetables (GF) (DF) (V)

  • Oven Roasted Ratatouille (GF) (D) (V)

  • Steamed Mixed Vegetables (GF) (DF) (V)

  • Stuffed Zucchini (V)

  • Thai Green Vegetable Curry (GF) (DF) (V)

  • Combination Fried Rice (GF) (DF)

  • Mix of Chinese Style Stir Fried Vegetables (GF) (DF) (V)

Salads

  • Garden Salad (GF) (DF) (V)

  • Caesar Salad

  • Chicken Pasta Salad (DF)

  • Pumpkin and Spinach Salad (GF) (DF) (V)

  • Mexican Pasta Salad

  • Mediterranean Pasta Salad

  • Greek Salad (GF)  (V)

  • Pear and Rocket Salad (GF) (V)

Served with Fresh Bread Rolls

 

Dessert Options

 

We can cut and serve your cake after mains or add $5 per person for 3 desserts

  • Mini Pavlovas 

  • Fruit Salad

  • Apple Crumble

  • Sticky Date Puddings

  • Chocolate Truffles

  • Custard Tarts

  • Churros with Chocolate Sauce

Add $10 per person:

 

  • Chocolate Indulgence:

4 mini chocolate treats per person plus fresh fruits, chocolate sauce, assorted chocolate truffles and chocolate strawberries.   

All Served with whipped cream. 

Wedding Cake will be placed on the tea and coffee station

unless served as an upgrade with berries and cream