Business or


Function room hire available for private parties, charity events, family celebrations, Christmas parties.
Optional catering provided by Ramside Event Catering. 

The Town Council and Ramside Event Catering have formed a partnership to offer you and your guests a unique approach to planning and running your special function or event. Whether it be a meeting, disco party or a family occasion we offer a wide range of fabulous rooms. We can cater from 20 to 200 with Ramside’s Function Manager and Head Chef at your service throughout your function.

Fantastic great value food that can be tailored to specific needs and requirements, our resident DJ and disco, ensures the Town Hall is the perfect venue for your special function or event. We can also offer help with your charity night to raise those important funds that can have such a positive impact on the lives of others.

To enquire about your function please email

Please click here to view our fees and charges.

Taste the

Ramside Difference

Ramside Event Catering, based in Durham, take pride in their food and offer local, fresh and seasonal food prepared and served by their award winning staff; and at great value, which reassures our customers that they always receive excellent quality food and enjoy top hotel standards, at our Town Hall prices.

If you are looking for a venue for a family or charity celebration, we provide outstanding value. All our menus are a guide only and we are happy to mix and match or create a bespoke menu for you, so please do not hesitate to ask. The venue has ample parking, a fully manned bar, a selection of function rooms to accommodate your party size. The location is perfect.

Special diets and a complete list of allergens within our menus are available on request.



Finger Buffet #1

Selection of:

Bloomer Sandwiches & Wraps
Hand Rolled Sausage and Red Onion Rolls
Mini Pork Pies
Red Onion Compote
Farmhouse Cheese and Spring Onion Quiche
Hand Cooked Crisps

Finger Buffet #2

Selection of:

Bloomer Sandwiches and Wraps
Hand Rolled Sausage & Caramelised Onion Roll, Plum and Apple Chutney
Selection of Warm Mini Pies
Buffalo Mozzarella, Sun Blushed Tomato and Pesto Tartlet
Garlic and Rosemary Roast Baby Potatoes

Finger Buffet #3

Selection of:

Bloomer Sandwiches & Wraps
Slow Cooked BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders
Glazed Buffalo Chicken Wings, Sweet Chili Salsa
Panko Breaded Cod Goujons, Tartar Relish
Hoi Sin Vegetable Spring Rolls
Thick Cut Crisps



Hot Sandwich

Please select one of the following:

All Served with floured Buns, Thick Cut Chips, Gravy and Sauces

Slow Roast Topside of Durham Beef
Roast Leg of Pork, Sage and Onion Stuffing and Crackling
Maple and Wholegrain Mustard Glazed Ham Loin
Glazed Turkey Crown
BBQ Pulled Park

Pie and Peas

Please select one of the following:

Mince and Onion
Braised Beef and Red Wine
Chicken and Mushroom
Corned Beef and Potato
Cheese and Spring Onion Lattice


& Dinner

To help you plan the catering for your wedding or event we have created some sample menus for you to consider.
However, please note that these are only guides and our chefs are happy to mix and match or create a bespoke menu for your special event or occasion.

Enjoy a 3 Course Meal, at a 2 Course Price

Select a Starter and Main Course and Choose a Free Dessert



Leek & Potato Broth, Rosemary Dumplings (v) £5.50
Plum Tomato and Fire Roast Peppers Soup, Basil and Roast Garlic Croutons (ve) £5.50
Wild Mushroom and Tarragon Soup, Truffle Oil Croute (v) £5.50
Duo of Melon, Mango Gel & Gin Infused Berries (ve) £6.50
Ham Hock and Sweet Pea Pressing, Parsley Infused Piccalilli, Toast £7.00
Whipped Chicken Liver Parfait, Red Onion Compote, Toasted Brioche £7.00
Mordon Blue Cheese & Asparagus Tartlet, Red Pepper & Beetroot Salad (v) £7.00
Smoked Salmon Mousse, Pickled Samphire, Sweet Chilli & Line Mayo £7.50



Garlic Roast Chicken Breast, Wild Mushroom & Thyme Sauce £19.50
Chicken Breast Wrapped in Smoked Bacon, BAby Onion & Road Garlic Jus £19.50
Goats Cheese & Roast Med Vegetarian Tart, Tomato Coulis (v) £19.50
Cous Cous Stuffed Bell Pepper, Tomato & Red Pepper Sauce (ve) £19.50
Slow Cooked Topside of Durham Beef, Yorkshire Pudding, Pan Gravy £20.50
Twice Cooked Featherblade of Beef, Pancetta & Red Wine Jus £20.50

All Served with Seasonal Vegetables & Potatoes



Vanilla Pod Cheesecake, Chantilly Cream, Raspberry Gel
Warm Sticky Toffee Pudding, Salted Caramel, Jugs of Vanilla Custard
Glazed Lemon Tart, Lime Cream, Raspberry Coulis
Warm Apple & Cinnamon Crumble Tart, Vanilla Bean Custard
Seasonal Berry Pavlova Mango Gel
White Chocolate Orange Brownie, White Chocolate Sauce, Vanilla Cream


Tea, Coffee & Chocolate Mints £2.00