Wedding Information

Welcome to The Panmure Arms Hotel. We are a family run business with the emphasis on quality and service, specialising in weddings, thus with our skilled and attentive staff allows us to make your wedding day a most memorable one.

Our ‘Lyndsay Suite’, is the perfect setting for wedding parties up to 120 guests, and with the various rooms throughout the hotel gives us the diversity to accommodate the wedding service, if required, service cost £3.50 per guest.

Smaller wedding parties can also be very easily accommodated with no extra charges, whether just for a meal or a full function what ever you have in mind, please feel free to come in at any time and have a look around our facilities. We certainly will be pleased to show you and your partner through and discuss your special day informally, if you wish.

With your wedding package we would like to offer with our compliments,

Floral table decorations to suit your colour scheme,

Crisp white linen tablecloths

Personalised menus, table plan and place cards

A toast master to conduct the proceedings

Cake stand pillars and cake knife


On arrival at the hotel

The bridal party and their guests receive a personal welcome and your choice of reception drink is served.

Welcome your guests

In order to give everyone in the bridal party an opportunity to meet and welcome all the guests, a line up may be formed. This is after the reception drinks and prior to the guests being sat for the meal. The line up’s normal positioning – bride’s parents followed by the groom’s parents then the bride and the groom lastly the bridesmaids and the best man.

The wedding meal

Your guests and the bridal party will be shown to their seats while you enjoy a few private moments with your new spouse. When everyone is seated, a formal announcement will be made for the entrance of the bride and groom Mr and Mrs who are then seated at the top table, some couples may wish to be piped in by a Scottish piper to make a grand entrance.


Brides Father - Grooms Mother - Bestman - Groom - Bride - Bridesmaid - Brides Mother - Grooms Father

The Panmure Arms Hotel will be only too happy to provide a master of ceremonies alternatively you may have a guest such as the minister who would enjoy saying grace and introducing the speeches

Cutting the cake

After the main course the traditional cutting of the cake is performed, a tier of the cake is then removed, cut and served with the coffee.

Toasts and speeches

Traditionally at the end of the meal. Firstly the father of the bride or a close relative or friend of the family normally proposes the toast to the bride and groom. The bridegroom, following his response to the first toast, then proposes the toast to the bride’s maids. The bestman would then respond to the bridegroom’s speech on behalf of the bridesmaids. He would also read the telegrams and cards to the guests at the end of the speeches.

Center piece buffets

These can also be catered for and as a guide can contain various items such as:

Dressed salmon
Turkey crown
Roast striploin of beef
Honey and spiced chicken Supremes
Roast ham joint
Chefs own salad, pasta, potato waldorf etc
Baked potatoes, roast, boiled vegetables
Bread rolls/sticks
Smoked salmon
Cheese selection
Sauces, dips

Prices for centre piece buffets start at around £30.00 per person with a served starter,  served sweet and coffee.

Wedding drinks and wines

The Panmure Arms Hotel can supply various types of drinks during your day, for example reception drinks:

Champagne £52.00 per bottle
Sparkling Wine £21.50 per bottle
House Wine £16.00 per bottle
Choice of Drink approx. £5.00 per person

These can be served by various methods, either waitress tray, or by a reception table.

With the meal we suggest wine, whether it be our competitively priced house wine at £15.50 per bottle, red or white or your own preference from our wine list. We advise a glass plus a top-up to be served with the meal.

For the speeches and toasts we can again serve various drinks whether it be champagne, sparkling wine, liqueurs or a drink of choice. Prices are the same as the reception drinks.

After the speeches and coffees are finished, the Lindsay suite is rearranged for the evening dance whether this is by means of disco or band, prices available for both.

Evening buffets
(These prices are based on a minimum of 50 guests)

Also available are item such as Stovies £4.75 per person, Shepard’s pie £7.00 per person and Sweet and Sour chicken £7.00 (these are plated and served but smaller than a main course portion)

Menu 1

Selection of freshly cut sandwiches, biscuits, tea and coffee.

Price £6.45 per person

Menu 2

Selection of freshly cut sandwiches, biscuits, cocktail sausage rolls,

Savoury vol au vons, tea and coffee.

Price £8.45 per person

Menu 3

Selection of freshly cut sandwiches biscuits, chicken drumsticks, cocktail sausage rolls, savoury vol au vons and quiche, tea and coffee.

Price £10.95 per person


A Bridal Suite is available for the bride and groom, complementary if there are more than 50 adult meal guests.

Overnight accommodation for guests is available. Please visit Our Rooms Page for prices.

If you would like some sample wedding menus sent out to you please e-mail us:

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