Fish or Chicken? Re-Vamp Your Wedding Menu with These Alternatives From Our In-House Catering Service KUDOS.


Your wedding is the most special day of your life, and anyone who has ever organised a wedding knows that every detail is important; dress and suit have been carefully selected, the venue is perfect for family and friends and everything down to the bouquet has been chosen with exact care.

Here at The John Smith’s Stadium we offer a truly bespoke wedding experience and understand that one size certainly does not fit all, which is why we ensure that each of our weddings are organised with your exact needs in mind – including your menu choices. Our Head Chef Dave Stewart-Pybus commented “Here at The John Smith’s Stadium we offer an incredible menu with a wide range of choices. To me what makes great food is fresh, seasonal ingredients, inspired recipes and beautiful presentation; we place great focus on each of these areas and produce food that we are incredibly proud to offer because of the extra care, and pride, we take in creating a memorable dining experience for our guests.”

Avoid the drudgery of ‘Fish or Chicken’ and take a look at this small sample of the delectable options available from our award winning, in-house caterers KUDOS!



Crostini of goat’s cheese with black olive tapenade and sun-blushed tomatoes – take your guest on a culinary journey to sea-sprayed Grecian islands with these Mediterranean inspired canapes. Gorgeously soft goats cheese marries perfectly with fresh olive and tomato flavours.

Spanish Paella with saffron & seafood – add a decadent edge to your special day with these tiny paella portions, infused with saffron; a delectable spice worth more than gold pound for pound – sure to impress and delight!


Main Courses:

Seared pollock with grain mustard, dill and crab crust, Vermouth and white wine sauce, butter poached potato and savoy cabbage – delicately-done pollock resting inside a delightfully crispy dill and crab crust combines beautifully with a rich white-wine sauce. This nautical treat is not to be missed!

Slow roasted shoulder of lamb croquette with roast rump, braised potatoes with white onion and thyme, buttered savoy cabbage and Chantenay carrots – slow roasted to succulent perfection, our lamb shoulder is melt-in-the-mouth delicious. Served with a selection of fresh, seasonal vegetables to balance the palette.



Bread and butter pudding with apricot glaze and cinnamon ice cream – a crispy apricot glazed top breaks to reveal a soft and indulgent filling with this decadent desert. Taken straight from everyone’s favourite childhood puddings, this nostalgic dish has been enhanced with the warm spiciness of cinnamon, and the cool touch of ice cream.

Vanilla panna cotta with Limoncello jelly, strawberries and shortbread – an Italian classic; the soft flavours of panna cotta meet beautifully with a naughty kick of Limoncello. Strawberries and shortbread make a cheeky appearance for an intriguing Italian-English flavour combination that will leave you dreaming of nights in Rome.


Any one of these enticing options is sure to leave your guest with memories of an evening filled with incredible food, fun and – of course – the day that marked the start of the rest of your life with your partner. Ensure that every detail of your wedding day is one to remember at The John Smith’s Stadium in a venue tailored to your every need and with the perfect, seasonally sourced menu.


For more information about weddings at The John Smith’s Stadium please contact our Wedding Co-Ordinator on 01484 484116