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Rose Garden Canape Package

This package is designed for couples that want pre-reception nibbles or for an intimate and relaxed reception within the gardens.


  • 4-hour event, allowing 2 hours for your ceremony and photos.
  • Canapes served within the historic buildings and gardens.
  • Guests will be presented with 10 pieces of food from our basic finger food range.
  • Non-alcoholic drinks buffet, coffee and range of tea selections.


  • Minimum numbers: 25 people
  • Maximum numbers: 70 people

If you have over 40 guests, please discuss wet weather options with our staff.


  • $85 per person
  • Children under 12: $30
  • Children under 4: please discuss with our staff

Package inclusions

  • Your choice of ceremony location within the gardens.
  • Use of gardens and grounds for your wedding photography.
  • 4-hour package, including 2 hours for ceremony and photos, 2 hours for food service.
  • Use of the formal gardens, cheese factory, wash house and wisteria area for the reception.
  • Complimentary signs directing guests to your wedding ceremony.
  • 40 white chairs, with a white signing table.
  • During your canape package, we will provide a range of outdoor tables and chairs scattered amongst the wisteria and gardens.
  • Staff will serve food and clean up after guests.
  • Provide and refill a drinks buffet with 3 options of non-alcoholic drinks.

Food service

The following items will be served by our Homestead staff:

Basic finger food

 (7 selections, 10 pieces per person)

  • Gourmet chicken pie
  • Mini shepherd beef pie
  • Dainty sandwiches with assorted fillings
  • Homestead sausage rolls
  • Curry puffs
  • Tasty meatballs
  • Vol au vents
  • Savoury mini croissants
  • Savoury tarts
  • Trio of dips with Pane Di Casa bread
  • Bruschetta
  • Quiche

Accompanied by housemade condiments, chutneys and sauces.

Drinks buffet (3 choices) and a selection of teas and coffee will be available for your guests to choose from.

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