Private Hire

Your event or party at the Drapers Arms

Our dining room is available for private hire for parties of up to 50 people. Our chef will be very happy to liaise with you regarding the food for any particular event. If you have any questions about hiring the dining room, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Please choose two items from each course. All the food will be brought to the table on platters and served ‘family style’. We require seven working days to guarantee your options Vegetarians will be catered for from our à la carte menu on the day.


Roasted pumpkin, chicory, red onion & Crottin
Baked leek, almonds, olives & basil breadcrumbs
Potted mackerel, orange & watercress, rye crispbread
Deep fried gurnard, seaweed mayonnaise & pickled cucumber
Duck & prune terrine, cornichons & toast
Ox heart, green beans, anchovy & hazelnuts

Main courses

All served with seasonal vegetables & buttered new potatoes. Market fish will be a whole fish – whatever is best from our suppliers that day.

Market fish, salsify & prawn butter
Beef & oyster pie
Venison haunch & quince chutney
Rare roast beef, horseradish & beetroot
Mallard, roasted plums & watercress
Rabbit, butterbeans & kale
Lamb’s kidneys, bacon & gravy


Pomegranate & clementine trifle
Pear & cinnamon crumble
Passion fruit eton mess
Chocolate mousse & candied walnuts


These bar snacks come on large sharing platters and have approximately 20 pieces on each, and are £40 per platter.

Black pudding scotch eggs
Pork and apple sausage rolls
Welsh rarebit
Croquettes: salt cod, ham hock, or potato & cheese
Pork pie and pickles


The canapé menu is priced at £25.00 per head for five choices, two pieces of each choice per person. There is a minimum of 20 guests for the canapes menu. Please select five canapés from the list below.

Chorizo, blue cheese & hazelnuts
Ogleshield puffs
Beetroot, goat’s curd & praline
Mushroom & tarragon on toast
Smoked mackerel & apple
Cured trout & cucumber
Devilled liver & bacon on toast
Duck ham & red currant jelly
Smoked haddock fritters & aioli
Deep fried pigs head & sauce gribiche
Brown crab & fennel on toast
Smoked salmon & horseradish

Please note that there is a 12.5% service charge added to all party bookings.