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 contact us on the following link Contact Details

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 – £7.50

Selection of:

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

Finger Buffet 2 – £8.95

Selection of:

Selection of Bloomer Sandwiches and Wraps
Hand Rolled Sausage & Caramelized 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 – £9.75

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



Any 2 for £15.00 per person

Chef’s Homemade Lasagne with Garlic Bread
Chilli with Pitta Bread
Chicken Curry with Rice and Naan Bread
Traditional Cottage Pie topped with Cheese
Sweet and Sour Pork with Rice
Wild Mushroom and Leek Pasta
Pasta Bolognaise with Garlic Bread
Pork Stir Fry with Noodles
Beef Stew with Herb Dumpling



£8.00 per person

Chef carved meat baps.

Select from;
Roast Beef,
Roast Pork with Sage and Onion Stuffing
Roast Ham
served with chips.

£8.00 per person

Hog roast sandwich carved by
Ramside Chef in a bun with sage and
onion stuffing and apple sauce
(minimum 100)

£4.50 per person

Waitress served home-made
pie and peas
add chips for £2.00


& Dinner

To Start

Thai Fishcakes
with Dressed Salad Leaves and Sweet Chilli Jam

Chicken Liver Pate
with Balsamic Onion Confit and Ciabatta Toast

Ham Hock and Minted Pea Soup
with Créme Fraiche and Bacon

Due of Melon
with Fresh Berries and Raspberry Coulis

‘Mushrooms on Toast’
in a Cream and White Wine Sauce served on Toasted Brioche

Vegetable Soup
with a Homemade Herb Dumpling

Broccoli and Stilton Soup
topped with Toasted Almonds

In Between

Chicken Breast £25.00
served in a Wild Mushroom, Smoked Bacon and Cream Sauce

Roast Topside of Beef £25.00
served with Yorkshire Pudding and Pan Jus Gravy

Braised Beef Steak £25.00
served with a Herb Dumpling and Bourguignon Sauce

Roast Loin of Pork £25.00
with Roast Apple and Crispy Crackling Shard and Stuffing

Braised Lamb Shank £25.00
served with Onion Mash and Rosemary Red Wine Jus

Filo Parcel of Sweet Potato Butternut Squash and Feta Cheese £25.00
on a Tomato Jus

All served with a selection of locally grown fresh vegetables and potatoes

To Finish

Baked Vanilla Cheesecake
with a Strawberry Coulis

Sticky Toffee Pudding
with a Caramel Sauce and Vanilla Bean Custard

Tart au Citron
with a Raspberry Coulis

Traditional Apple Pie
with Cinnamon Ice Cream

Eton Mess
lightly Whipped Meringue, Cream and Fresh Berries

Individual Chocolate Brownie
with Pistachio topped Cream & Hot Chocolate Sauce

Tea, Coffee and Mints £2.00