Congratulations on Your Engagement!
Thank you for considering The Barker Tavern for your wedding reception. For over forty one years our family has hosted the finest weddings South of Boston.
When your guests arrive at The Barker, they'll find a spectacular setting. Two grand buildings perched atop the hill overlooking Scituate Harbor, with beautifully landscaped gardens and red brick walkways lined with delightful rose bushes. The Williams Room is an elegant and modern ballroom, accommodating up to 200 guests, featuring an eight foot high stone fireplace, cathedral ceiling and permanent hardwood dance floor. Our historic New England Room is located in a fully restored 17th century building and is ideal for smaller receptions with charming low ceilings, exposed beams and luxurious furnishings. Whether you are planning an intimate gathering of fifty or a large party of 200, we have the setting to make your perfect day a reality
The Barker Tavern is family owned and operated, exceptional personal service is our specialty. Our staff of professionals will do everything they can to create a unique and memorable experience for you and all of your guests.
Our packages are designed to make it simple for you. Just multiply the number of guests by the package price, then add the tax to determine the cost of your reception. It's that easy. Of course, there are extras you can purchase such as an open bar and more, but our packages include all the necessities and no hidden charges or surprises.
When you hold your reception at the Barker Tavern, you will be treated like a member of our family; that's our secret and we called it the "Barker Touch". Your satisfaction and happiness is our number one priority and the "Barker Touch" makes it happen. Please feel free to call on us at any time to answer your questions or to schedule a tour.
Welcome to the Barker Tavern, where we create lifelong memories, one reception at a time!
The Jordan Family
All of Our Wedding Packages Include the Following
Five Hour Wedding Reception
Private Bridal Room
Beautifully Landscaped Grounds for Outdoor Photography
Elegant Floor Length Table Linens
Framed Table Assignment Numbers
Room Manager and Bridal Attendent to Supervise Your Reception
Three Course Meal
Champagne or Wine Toast
Custom Wedding Cake from Konditor Meister Bakery
Champagne, Fruit and Cheese Served to the Bridal Party During Photos
Your Own Personalized Wedding Planner
Buffet Dinner Menu
Please select one of each
Buffet Menu - Entrées
For a price of 165. per person
Please select three Entrées - You may choose any buffet menu item previously listed in addition to the following:
General Information and Policies
Food & Beverage: If you cannot meet the minimum guest requirement then there is an established Food & Beverage minimum which shall be agreed upon before reserving the event date. The Food & Beverage minimum consists strictly of food and beverage charges; charges for specialty linens, ceremony fees or additional set up fees do not count towards the minimum. If you have a specific budget or you expect difficulties meeting this minimum, we will gladly discuss additional alternatives.
Menu Selection: Menu selection shall be arranged with The Barker Tavern (herein after referred to as The Barker) at least 14 days in advance of the event.Menu Note: Before placing your order, please inform your server if any person in your party has a food allergy.
Menu Note: Consumption of raw or under cooked shellfish, fish, meat or eggs may increase the risk of food bourne illness.Prices, Taxes, Fees and Staff Charges:
Guarantee Due Date: A final guaranteed count shall be furnished 10 days prior to the event. This represents the number of dinners for which you will be billed and must be no less than the minimum number of guests contracted at the time of booking. If a final guarantee is not given, the maximum number of guests contracted at the time of booking will become the final guarantee. We ask that you do not decrease your count at this time. If your final count changes, please notify us as soon as possible so that we can accommodate you.
Prices, Taxes, Fees and Staff Charges: Menu prices are published periodically and are subject to change. Menu prices are guaranteed at the contract signing.We pay our staff an hourly rate and therefore do not collect a gratuity. If you have received exemplary service and wish to leave a gratuity then it would go directly to the service staff and never to the establishment. We will collect a 7% tax which includes 6.25% state and .75% local tax.
Deposits and Payments: A $500.00 deposit is necessary to reserve the facility and guarantee the time and day of the event. Upon receiving the deposit, we will mail you a contract to sign and return to us along with a second deposit of $1,500.00. A third deposit of $1,500.00 will be required 6 months prior to the event . Cash, personal checks or credit cards are welcome for deposits. All deposit payments are non-refundable. Final payments can be made by Bank Check, Mastercard or Visa two days before your event. Personal checks are accepted for final payment only if payment is made seven days prior to the event.
Food & Beverage: Due to insurance and health code regulations, all food and beverage must be provided by The Barker. In accordance with Massachusetts State Law, alcoholic beverages may not be brought in or removed from the premises. The Barker reserves the right to refuse alcohol service to anyone at any time. We reserve the right to discontinue bar service for any reason. Bar service ends one half hour before contracted end time of the event. Proper identification is required by all guests, including the bridal party.
Decorations: You may provide your own decorations or florals. All decorations must comply with local fire laws. Please do not affix anything to the walls or ceiling with materials other than those approved by The Barker. No confetti, sand or glitter of any kind is allowed in the facility.
Vendors: The Barker reserves the right to approve all vendors. Viewing of vendors by prospective clients during an event is prohibited. We reserve the right to limit the volume of musical entertainment. Certain vendor restrictions may apply.
Overtime Charges: Staffing charges are $350 per half hour, in the event that you may need to purchase additional time.
Value Package: A 20% discount price off of any package is available during the months of November through April (excluding December 31st) if you have a minimum of 125 attending adult guests. Ask about Friday and Sunday value pricing.
Vendors & Children Meals: Vendor meals are complimentary, children meals are $29.95 per child.
Liability: The Barker is not liable for the failure to complete this contract due to accidents, interruptions in utilities, adverse weather or other causes beyond our control. The Barker reserves the right to cancel engagements due to these circumstances.The Barker Tavern is not responsible for lost or stolen property
Please add 12% administrative fee and 7% tax on all package prices