traditional ice cream or sweet cart??

edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Weddings & Anniversaries
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edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Weddings & Anniversaries

Is anyone having hiring one of these for their wedding day?

My sister saw one at someones wedding and really wants one, but it seems like a lot of money - about £250 for them to come and serve ice cream!!

She was looking at having small bags on the table and people can go andpick their own sweets from the cart for their favours...sounds fun!

What do you think? thanks


  • sweetilemonsweetilemon Forumite
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    Ice-cream, yum! Im not really one for too many sweets though. It sounds a reasonable price but a lot to pay just for ice cream, then again I decided against the chocolate fountain for the same reason, just couldn't justify it.
  • smithkinsonsmithkinson Forumite
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    I'd go for sweets personally. Ice cream could get messy! A friend of mine had someone making candy floss and that was a hit.
  • 74jax74jax Forumite
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    We're having an ice cream van, but ours it at the beach so it makes sense, plus I want a photo of me in the van serving the guests.
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  • My mum went a wedding that had an ice-cream van instead of puddings, was a hit! I considered it but decided no-one would be hungry after hog roast and muffins.

    I don't know how many guests you have coming but I would expect to pay at least £2 per person for an ice-cream.

    I was going to have a sweetie table but the venue wanted £3 per person!! So instead I had 3 jam jars on each table, made little purple fabric hats for them and tied on with purple ribbon (color scheme) and filled them with sweets, doubled as table decorations and favours. I also had sweet names as my table names.
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