Regal Themed Dinner and Drinks Menu: A Majestic Feast


Welcome, esteemed guests, to our luxurious regal-themed dinner party! This evening, we’ll indulge in a sumptuous feast fit for royalty. From opulent appetizers to magnificent main courses and decadent desserts, this menu is designed to transport you and your guests to a grand palace banquet. So, don your finest attire and prepare to dine like kings and queens!

Embracing the Spirit of a Regal Party

A regal-themed party is all about elegance, sophistication, and indulgence. The food and drinks should reflect the grandeur and refinement of a royal banquet. Think lavish spreads, rich flavours, and beautifully presented dishes. This menu includes a variety of exquisite dishes that will make your guests feel like they’ve stepped into a royal dining hall.

Appetizers: Elegant Starters

  1. Lobster Bisque:
    • Ingredients: 1 lb lobster meat, 4 tbsp butter, 1 onion (chopped), 2 cloves garlic (minced), 2 tbsp tomato paste, 4 cups seafood stock, 1 cup heavy cream, 1/2 cup sherry, salt and pepper to taste, fresh parsley for garnish.
    • Instructions: In a large pot, melt butter over medium heat. Sauté onion and garlic until softened. Stir in tomato paste and cook for 2 minutes. Add seafood stock and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Add lobster meat, heavy cream, and sherry. Season with salt and pepper. Cook for another 10 minutes. Garnish with fresh parsley before serving.
  2. Caviar Blinis:
    • Ingredients: 1 cup buckwheat flour, 1 cup all-purpose flour, 1 cup milk, 2 eggs, 1/4 cup sour cream, 2 tbsp melted butter, 1 tsp sugar, 1/2 tsp salt, 4 oz caviar, 1/2 cup crème fraîche, fresh chives for garnish.
    • Instructions: In a bowl, mix flour, sugar, and salt. In another bowl, whisk milk, eggs, sour cream, and melted butter. Combine wet and dry ingredients to form a batter. Heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat. Pour small amounts of batter to form blinis. Cook until bubbles form on the surface, then flip and cook until golden. Top each blini with a dollop of crème fraîche, a spoonful of caviar, and garnish with chives.

Main Courses: Magnificent Entrees

  1. Beef Wellington:
    • Ingredients: 2 lbs beef tenderloin, 2 tbsp olive oil, 1 lb mushrooms (finely chopped), 2 cloves garlic (minced), 2 tbsp Dijon mustard, 8 slices prosciutto, 1 sheet puff pastry, 1 egg (beaten), salt and pepper to taste, fresh thyme for garnish.
    • Instructions: Preheat oven to 425°F. Season beef with salt and pepper. In a skillet, heat olive oil and sear beef on all sides. Remove and let cool. In the same skillet, cook mushrooms and garlic until moisture evaporates. Brush beef with Dijon mustard. Lay prosciutto slices on plastic wrap, spread mushroom mixture on top, and place beef in the centre. Wrap tightly and chill. Roll out puff pastry, unwrap beef, and place in the centre. Wrap pastry around beef and seal edges. Brush with beaten egg. Bake for 25-30 minutes until golden brown. Garnish with fresh thyme.
  2. Stuffed Cornish Game Hens:
    • Ingredients: 4 Cornish game hens, 1 cup wild rice (cooked), 1/2 cup dried cranberries, 1/2 cup chopped pecans, 1/4 cup chopped celery, 1/4 cup chopped onion, 2 tbsp butter, 1 tsp dried sage, salt and pepper to taste.
    • Instructions: Preheat oven to 375°F. In a bowl, mix wild rice, cranberries, pecans, celery, onion, butter, sage, salt, and pepper. Stuff each hen with the rice mixture. Place hens in a roasting pan and roast for 1 hour until the internal temperature reaches 165°F. Let rest before serving.

Sides: Majestic Accompaniments

  1. Truffle Mashed Potatoes:
    • Ingredients: 4 large potatoes (peeled and chopped), 1/2 cup milk, 4 tbsp butter, 1 tbsp truffle oil, salt and pepper to taste and fresh chives for garnish.
    • Instructions: Boil potatoes in salted water until tender, about 15-20 minutes. Drain and mash with milk, butter, truffle oil, salt, and pepper. Garnish with fresh chives.
  2. Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce:
    • Ingredients: 1 lb asparagus (trimmed), 3 egg yolks, 1/2 cup unsalted butter (melted), 1 tbsp lemon juice, salt and cayenne pepper to taste.
    • Instructions: Steam or blanch asparagus until tender. In a heatproof bowl, whisk egg yolks with lemon juice until combined. Place the bowl over simmering water and slowly whisk in melted butter until thickened. Season with salt and cayenne. Drizzle hollandaise sauce over the asparagus and serve immediately.

Desserts: Royal Indulgences

  1. Crème Brûlée:
    • Ingredients: 2 cups heavy cream, 1 vanilla bean (split and scraped), 5 egg yolks, 1/2 cup sugar, extra sugar for caramelizing.
    • Instructions: Preheat oven to 325°F. In a saucepan, heat cream and vanilla bean until just boiling. Remove from heat and let steep. In a bowl, whisk egg yolks and sugar until pale. Slowly add cream to the egg mixture, whisking constantly. Strain the mixture and pour it into ramekins. Place ramekins in a baking dish and fill with hot water halfway up the sides. Bake for 45 minutes until set. Chill for 2 hours. Before serving, sprinkle extra sugar on top and caramelize with a kitchen torch.
  2. Chocolate Soufflé:
    • Ingredients: 4 oz dark chocolate (chopped), 2 tbsp butter, 2 tbsp flour, 1/2 cup milk, 3 eggs (separated), 1/4 cup sugar and a pinch of salt.
    • Instructions: Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease and sugar ramekins. In a saucepan, melt butter and stir in flour to form a roux. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly until thickened. Add chocolate and stir until melted. Remove from heat and cool. In a bowl, beat egg yolks and sugar until pale. Stir into the chocolate mixture. In another bowl, beat egg whites with a pinch of salt until stiff peaks form. Fold egg whites into the chocolate mixture. Fill ramekins and bake for 15-20 minutes until risen and set.

Drinks: Regal Beverages

  1. Sparkling Elderflower Lemonade:
    • Ingredients: 4 cups sparkling water, 1 cup elderflower syrup, 1/2 cup lemon juice, fresh mint leaves, lemon slices for garnish.
    • Instructions: In a pitcher, combine sparkling water, elderflower syrup, and lemon juice. Stir well. Serve over ice and garnish with fresh mint leaves and lemon slices.
  2. Royal Champagne Cocktail (Alcoholic Option):
    • Ingredients: 1 sugar cube, 2 dashes Angostura bitters, 1 oz cognac, Champagne, lemon twist for garnish.
    • Instructions: Place a sugar cube in a Champagne flute and soak with Angostura bitters. Add cognac and top with Champagne. Garnish with a lemon twist.
  3. Majestic Mulled Wine (Alcoholic Option):
    • Ingredients: 1 bottle red wine, 1/4 cup brandy, 1/4 cup honey, 2 cinnamon sticks, 4 cloves, 1 orange (sliced).
    • Instructions: In a large pot, combine wine, brandy, honey, cinnamon sticks, cloves, and orange slices. Heat gently until warm (do not boil). Serve in mugs.


A regal-themed dinner party is a fantastic way to bring the elegance and sophistication of a royal court to your home. With this menu, you can create a delicious and luxurious experience that will delight your guests and make your party a memorable event. Enjoy the food, the drinks, and the majestic atmosphere!


Can I prepare these dishes in advance? Yes, many of these items can be prepared ahead of time, allowing you to focus on hosting during the party.

What non-alcoholic drinks can I serve? In addition to the Sparkling Elderflower Lemonade, you can offer a variety of non-alcoholic drinks like sparkling water with fruit slices, herbal iced tea, or a non-alcoholic spiced cider to keep all guests refreshed and happy.

How can I cater to dietary restrictions with a regal menu? Offer a variety of dishes, including vegetarian options like Truffle Mashed Potatoes and Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce. Clearly label any potential allergens.

What's the best way to serve the food at a Regal themed party? Buffet-style serving works well, allowing guests to sample a variety of foods and go back for more as they please.

How can I make the party more interactive with the food and drinks? To make the party more interactive, consider setting up food stations where guests can assemble their own blinis or create their own cheese and bread platters. You can also include regal-themed games and activities to keep everyone entertained, such as a royal trivia contest or a costume contest for the best-dressed guest.