Receptions following funerals or memorial services range from simple coffee, punch and cookies for an hour at the funeral home or a light lunch of finger food for a stand up reception, to a full buffet meal with staff and beverages.

We know this is a hard time for families – too many things to do in a short period of time and under emotional distress.

Anstey & District Funeral Services located at Talbott House, Leicester Road Anstey Leicester are able to provide you with a room to hold the wake in, it is suitable for up to 60 people, and has a fully equipped kitchen attached. The room has been designed to make you feel at home. If you would like to have a look around our room, please do get in touch with us, and we’d be only too pleased to show you around, what has been described as one of the best facilities within the Anstey & Groby areas.

During this sad time, let us take the hassle of catering after the funeral out of your hands. Here at Anstey & District Funeral Services we have a room which is available to you and your family after the funeral, it is suitable for up to 60 people, and with our catering services we will look after your every need.

Peppercorn Catering who provide the catering operate from a specially designed and built kitchen in Anstey, registered with and regularly inspected by the Environmental Health Department.

Included within the price of the menus is:

Setting out the buffet, use of catering suite, and waitress service.

We can also find you a venue in your area for you to return to after the funeral if required, alternatively we can provide catering in your own home.

Buffet A

Sandwich platter consisting of granary and white sandwiches with fillings such as cheddar cheese and cherry tomato (v), Leicester ham and mustard, free-range egg mayonnaise (v), tuna mayonnaise with red onion
A delicious selection of home-made cakes and traybakes
Tea & Coffee

Buffet B

Sandwich platter consisting of granary and white sandwiches with fillings such as cheddar cheese and cherry tomato (v), Leicester ham and mustard, free-range egg mayonnaise (v), tuna mayonnaise with red onion
Selection of home-made savouries such as sausage rolls, tartlets, quiche and pork pie
Hand-cooked crisps
A delicious selection of home-made cakes and traybakes
Tea & Coffee

Buffet C

Sandwich, wraps & open rolls platter consisting of granary and white sandwiches with fillings such as cheddar cheese and cherry tomato (v), Leicester ham and mustard, free-range egg mayonnaise (v), tuna mayonnaise with red onion
Home-made Coleslaw
Classic Salad
A selection of mini cupcakes and traybakes with home-made fruit scones, jam & clotted cream
Tea & Coffee

Buffet D

Sandwich, wraps & open rolls platter consisting of granary and white sandwiches with fillings such as cheddar cheese and cherry tomato (v), Leicester ham and mustard, free-range egg mayonnaise (v), tuna mayonnaise with red onion
Selection of home-made savouries such as sausage rolls, tartlets, quiche and pork pie
A delicious selection of home-made cakes and traybakes
Crudités – raw vegetables such as peppers, cucumber and celery, with a tasty dip or Tropical fruit platter – delicious fresh fruit such as strawberries, pineapple & grapes
Tea & Coffee

Buffet E

Afternoon Tea served on traditional cake stands
Delicate crustless white & granary triangle or finger sandwiches with fillings such as smoked salmon & cream cheese, egg & cress (v), Leicester ham & mustard, cucumber & mint (v)
Home-made fruit scone with jam & cream
A selection of mouth-watering home-made mini cupcakes
Tea & Coffee

Buffet F

Twist on Afternoon Tea
Granary and white sandwiches, open rolls and wraps with fillings such as Leicester ham & tomato, egg mayonnaise, smoked salmon, prawns with rocket, cream cheese & roast veg
Home-made savoury platter from a selection of sausage rolls, roast vegetable tartlets (v), pork pie, cheese whirls (v), or similar
Hand-cooked crisps
A selection of mini cupcakes and traybakes, with home-made fruit scones, jam & clotted cream