'Forge' a buffet

Forge you own buffet when you book a room, party or occasion at The Wakes


To ‘Forge’ your own buffet first choose menu 1 or 2


Menu 1  is   £4.50 per person

Sausage rolls

Vegetable spring rolls

Cocktail sausages

Pork pie wedges

Crudities and dip

Spicy potato wedges and dip

Onion Bhajis

Sandwich choices

(sandwich choices below)


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Menu 2  is 1    £4.80

Sausage rolls

Bbq chicken drumsticks

Vegetable samosa

Breaded mushrooms and dip

Scotch egg wedges

Pork pie wedges

Honey and mustard sausages

Sandwich choices

(sandwich choices below)


Our buffet can be served hot or cold 

If you want a fully bespoke buffet to meet your budget, cultural or social needs we would be happy to chat with you.  Or if you are just planning a working lunch/crisps with colleagues then we have a single sandwich platter menu starting from £10.00 (per platter to serve 10 people). We also offer a breakfast buffet with a range of hot and cold options to suit your event/budget. Prices are currently not subject to VAT so the price you see is the price you pay

All our products are freshly prepared on site, we use only the best locally sourced food which and can be served hot or cold.   We will layout your buffet using our unique stands and platters, we will also use table cloths on the display table so your buffet will look special and inviting.   We provide all plates, cutlery, serviettes etc included in the price. we will clear all this away at the end of the buffet so you don’t have to worry.  If you would like to have your own waitress perhaps to serve drinks, pass people food or meet and greet we can provide this at a cost of £15 per hour


Next step: Choose 4 from the following sandwich platter selection

Ham salad

Coronation chicken

Egg mayonnaise and cress

Cheese and pickle

Chicken and sweetcorn mayonnaise

Ham & mustard or tomato

Blt and mayonnaise

Bacon and sliced egg with mayonnaise

Cheese and red onion

Sliced egg salad

Tuna and sweetcorn mayonnaise

Tuna and cucumber mayonnaise

Vegan cream cheese and chutney

Vegan cheese and pickle

Houmous, lettuce and chutney


Why not change to foccacia, soft rolls, ciabatta or sourdough bread for only 25p per person extra


Next step – Do you want to add anything else? More food choices, desserts or tea/coffee or are you happy to stop now?


Additional items: add any of the following platters for 30p per person (min 20 people)


Spicy chicken wings

Chicken and bacon vol au vents

Crudities with garlic dip

Indian savouries

Potato skins with cheese and red onion

Quiche slices

Nachos with spicy chilli dip

Scotch eggs

Vegetable samosas

Cheese and pineapple

Chips and mayonnaise dip

Spicy potatoes wedges with bbq dip

Breaded scampi

Selection of pickles and olives

Bruschetta topped with pate and cucumber

Chargrilled vegetable bruschetta

Devils on horseback

Baby falafel with tomato dip


                         Next step its ‘Sweet time’          

Do you want add individual homemade cakes or large centre cakes?

With the exception of the Danish Pastry Selection all cakes are baked at Forge by our award winning cook.

Chocolate fudge cake                                    (10 people minimum)    £1.95

Decorated fairy cakes                                                                              £1.00

Shortbread cookies                                                                                  £1.00    

Fresh fruit platter with chocolate dip                                                    £2.50

Chocolate eclairs                                                                                       £1.85

Fresh fruit pavlova                                                                                    £2.25

Danish pastry selection                                                                            £1.00

Freshly made scone with jam and cream                                              £1.75



Next step:  Drinks do you want to purchase tea/coffee of prosecco for your guests or would you like our licenced bar /coffee counter open and they can purchase their own?

If you want to pay for tea/coffee then

Tea and coffee is only £1.00pp (served in a large flask min number 10)

Add a plate of assorted biscuits for only 25pp

Please note license bar being open is subject to confirmation with the council/forge.


You can order your ‘Forged buffet’ choices via the Town Council when you book the room at The Wakes, or call in to see the Forge team at The Wakes to make sure we fully understand your need or ring Forge at 07715667975 or simply email communications@forgeurbanrevival.co.uk for more info

Forge Urban Revival is based at The Wakes, Oakengates TF2 6EP, we have a wonderful fresh food café open Mon-Friday and are happy to cater for day and evening buffets.  We can cater for small buffets, business lunch and those big parties you have in mind as you book your function, meeting or party at The Wakes.   Forge is a profit for purpose organisation meaning that all surplus profits we make go back into the community you live and work in, so spending money with us on a great menu means that you are helping to reduce social isolation and improve well-being and opportunity in the local area.

Forge has a  5 star food rating for its food production quality (highest badging)   Forge is extremely proud of  receiving the Queens Award for Voluntary Service to the community

Thank you for choosing Forge to provide your buffet

Print off the menu via the following link Forge a Menu