An Afternoon Reception

Ideal for Christenings and Baptisms, Bridal or Baby Showers, Anniversaries, Birthdays and Celebrations of Life

Minimum 30 persons, Sunday through Thursday, excluding long weekend Sundays

The Garden House (for functions from 50 to 180 guests)
Imagine…with all its charm, with wrap-around windows that can open to enjoy the fresh air and an evening breeze, but fully air conditioned and heated too, a mocha ledge rock wall, fieldstone fireplaces and spacious dance floor leading to outdoor patios and an an outdoor fireplace.


The Main Level of Historic Strathmere Inn (for functions of 30 to 65 guests)
Imagine…an 1860s home built of fieldstone, with sweeping circular staircase and 2 fireplacesand the Veranda, with a beautiful view of the Heritage Garden and its many splendors.

An Afternoon Reception Includes…
Exclusive use of The Garden House or The Inn, patios and surrounding grounds
A stylized full service afternoon reception menu
1 glass of Alcoholic or Non alcoholic Punch on Arrival
Reception Tables dressed with Ivory Linen Cloths and lit with Oil Lanterns filled with Seasonal Accents
Free Guest Parking

2020 Price, Including Exclusive Facility Rental
Taxes and Service Charges will be added.


Passed on Trays by our Service Staff
Mimosa Punch (Champagne and Orange Juice) (alcoholic)
Sunkist Cranberry Punch (non-alcoholic)
(placed out food station style, allowing you and your guests to help themselves)
Chicken Salad with Dried Cranberries and Basil Mayo on 7-Grain Bread
Chive and Dill Egg Salad served Open Faced on Rye Bread with Pea Shoots
Thai Samosa with Sweet Chili + Lime Aioli
Pear and Brie Grilled Cheese with Arugula & Balsamic Syrup on Roasted Garlic Bread
Warm Spinach, Artichoke and Parmesan Dip served with assorted Crudités and Toasted Pita Chips
Charcuterie Board – Hot Soppresata and Roasted Italian Sausage, Cured Chorizo, Proscuitto and Pate garnished with Toasted Crostini, Marinated Eggplant, Kalamata Olives, Gherkins and Assorted Mustards
Superfood Salad
Shrimp Ice Box – Cold Jumbo Shrimp garnished with Lemon Zest and served with Cocktail Sauce

Your Specialty Occasion Cake
Fresh Fruit Tray
Coffee/Tea Station

Menu and beverage selections and pricing are subject to change based on availability and quality of product.

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