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ok consensus , for a cocktail party with nibbles do you think we need to serve something sweet and coffee ???

(6 Posts)
melsy Sat 01-Sep-07 11:58:46

My dh is driving me mad that we dont , that its just a drinks party.

MaryAnnSingleton Sat 01-Sep-07 12:00:04

no you don't !

escape Sat 01-Sep-07 12:02:47

I have found after doing abit of entertaining since we've lived here, that people will take whatever is available.
What I mean is, if there's no coffee, people can't drink it/won't want it.
I've certainly never had a coffee at acocktail party.
Must say mini fancy cakes /canape sized 'desserts' always go down well - and look fab
mini fruit kebes etc.
we used to have every yype of drink going and it would cost us a fortune,
then went to aparty where they were literally serving red or white wine (it was ared/white them mind) and nobody complained, we were all happy to be invited and drink what was there.
Not sure I've been any help, but I like talking about parrties!

MaryAnnSingleton Sat 01-Sep-07 12:08:15

I suppose it depends on whether it is a party with drinks and canapes before people go off to have dinner somewhere or whatever.

melsy Sat 01-Sep-07 12:27:12

its a party for after dinner , but were doing sushi, etc , have another thread on nibble ideas.

MaryAnnSingleton Sat 01-Sep-07 18:28:57

oh, in that case coffee and some sweet fancies might be very nice to have ! (halva,Turkish delight? Nigella's peanut butter cups which are yummy)

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