15 Alternative Wedding Food Ideas

by Friday 28th May 2021blog

Are you looking for ideas on how to be different with your wedding food?

Check out below for some inspiration:


Have sharing Mezze Boards for your starter, you could go with a Spanish theme with cured meats or a greek theme with feta, olives, tzatziki and hummus to give you some inspiration.

Alternative hot food wedding catering ideas

Wedding breakfast main course

Go for a hot buffet or barbecue in place of your wedding breakfast main.

Create carvery style sharing platters served to each table for guests to serve themselves.

Wedding breakfast alternative hot buffet idea


Can’t decide on desserts? Then do a trio of miniature desserts or a dessert platter.

If you are watching your budget then have your wedding cake served as your dessert, just remember to do your cake cut before the wedding breakfast and to make sure the cake will be big enough to serve full slices for everyone.

Wedding cake dessert trio platter

Evening Food

For your evening food you don’t have to go for the traditional finger buffet, there are so many options. For example, a Hog Roast, food vans such as burgers, Mexican or stone baked pizzas always go down a treat.

Wedding catering hot evening buffet options


Are your guests partial to a lot of drinking? If so, looking into a midnight snack is always a good idea, you could do something simple like chicken nuggets and chips or bacon baps.