Does the thought of L plates and novelty veils on your hen night fill you with dread? If you want a more sophisticated soirée for your last night of freedom, we’ve found some super-chic ideas you’re going to love…


First up, is a great choice for foodie hens. The new Gastro Glamour hen parties from Kalm Kitchen. There are two fabulous private dining packages to choose from – Decadent Diners £110pp or High Tea Hens £55pp. These two packages promise a sophisticated celebration delivered to your chosen location with fabulous finesse. From the menu selection and table styling to the waiting service and even the washing up, Kalm Kitchen will take care of the catering details leaving your best girls to sit back and celebrate in style!


For the ultimate dinner party experience, the Decadent Diners package is designed with foodies in mind. Guests will be greeted on arrival with a choice of two refreshing cocktails and a mouth-watering selection of fresh canapés served over dry ice. A delectable three-course menu featuring delicious interactive dessert towers will follow, all styled and served by Kalm Kitchen.

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Looking for more of a budget option? Putting a new spin on the ever-popular vintage afternoon tea, the High Tea Hens package is the perfect fusion of old-world tradition and creative culinary techniques. Guests will be served a selection of tempting afternoon tea treats on pretty vintage crockery before making their own mini nitrogen ice and popping candy ice-cream creations.

Haute couture hens

Not content with being a wonderful hotel for weddings, The George in Rye has recently announced the launch of a collection of Haute Hen Party Packages, too. These will include an overnight stay, a three course gourmet dinner and breakfast, plus hens can choose from three chic activities, starting from just £158.

On the Delicious Decorating package, you and the girls will learn the intricate art of sugarcraft, with a private workshop hosted by local cake company Sylvia’s Kitchen. During this two-hour class, hens will put their patisserie skills to the test to design their own miniature cake creations – a guaranteed way to satisfy those with a sweet tooth.


Cocktails & Canapes promises to be a highly entertaining afternoon. The George’s very own cocktail waiters will teach hens how to make cocktails, accompanied by a delicious assortment of canapés, in the comfort of the George Tap. From mouth-watering mojitos to refreshing caipirinhas, choose from an extensive menu of cocktail creations to be sampled as an aperitif prior to a three-course supper served in The Grill. A signature cocktail can also be designed in honour of the bride, and to top it off each hen will be given a George branded cocktail making certificate to take away as a keepsake of the day.

For a relaxing afternoon of girly grooming, the Beauty and Bubbles package might be for you! The George has teamed up with Rye’s leading day spa The Rye Retreat to offer you and your maids a mini manicure in the heavenly spa surroundings while enjoying a glass of Champagne – a fabulous way to get glam for the weekend.

What are you planning for your last night (or day) of freedom? Come and share your plans with other real b2bs in the Wedding Ideas Forum!