Our empathetic staff have years of experience in arranging funeral gatherings in a way that is sympathetic to the family.

It is our aim to make the process as smooth and fuss free as possible for the family at this difficult time.

The added stress of having to organise a gathering as well as the funeral can be overwhelming, and here at Crowne Plaza Belfast we would like to take this burden from you.  

We can cater for gatherings as intimate as 10, also with the capacity to cater for those gatherings that may exceed 300 or more.


Funeral Catering Options

We can offer you a range of menus and refreshments to suit your needs, our excellent events team can also offer you a bespoke package to suit your family’s individual requirements:

Light Option 

This offering includes Tea/Coffee, Selection of Sandwiches& Traybakes. Ideal for smaller &more intimate family gatherings.

Buffet Options 

You have the choice of a hot &cold Finger Buffet or 2 /3 Course Hot Fork Buffet for something more substantial, both served with Tea & Coffee.

Three-course meal

A sit-down meal may be suitable for larger gatherings and a more formal event, however we can also offer this for smaller gatherings.

Private reception suites

We have several different options available in terms of Private Reception Rooms.
Each of these are designed to offer you privacy and cater to your individual needs.

Funeral catering


  • Who will be my point of contact for planning the funeral reception?+
    A Member of our dedicated Events Team will be on hand to ensure the smooth and fuss free booking process
  • Can I bring my own funeral decorations, such as flower arrangements and photos?+
    Yes, you are more than welcome to bring any additions that you may think suitable.
  • Are there toilets within the private function room? +
    Yes - there are sufficent facilaites in each of our function suites.
  • Do I need a maximum/minimum number of guests to hire a private function for our funeral reception? +
    Yes, although do contact our team for all options as we can work with all budgets and create bespoke offerings.

Please contact us in the details below to enquire about how Crowne Plaza Belfast can help take the burden of planning and organising this sad occasion from the family and ensure that you and your guests are professionally and sympathetically taken care of that this difficult time.