Alternative wedding catering ideas in the South West and Cotswolds

08 Jun 2018

Transform your wedding menu with these tasty alternatives to traditional wedding food and drink

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Posh Nosh

The team at Posh Nosh love weddings. With more than two decades of experience in the wedding catering industry, their aim is simple: to provide fantastic food with exceptional levels of service. At Posh Nosh, the team strive to assist their clients in every way possible throughout the planning process and on the big day itself. They have a talented and dedicated team of chefs who pride themselves on using only high quality local ingredients to produce innovative ideas in taste and presentation. Using organic produce when available, they are also happy to source unusual ingredients to create any specialist menu ideas that clients may have. They also have professional front of house managers who understand the art of fantastic service and direct the smiling team of waiters and waitresses to ensure clients receive the quality of service you can expect from one of Devon’s premier catering companies.

Whether in a castle, country manor or marquee, Posh Nosh promises to support its clients in the planning, implementing and enjoyment of their events.


Starchip Enterprise

With a desire for fine cuisine, Starchip Enterprise was set up with the intention of providing the customer with the finest fresh fish and chips available today. Based in Evesham, Worcestershire, the team are deeply passionate about responsible sourcing and sustainability and are the standard bearers now of the fish and chip revival underway in local communities, UK Festivals, weddings, and events.


Wine Hub

The team at Wine Hub have hand-picked all their wines, whiskies, artisan gins and craft rums so that they're ones they love themselves and the best examples they could find at the best value. The team are always happy to offer advice on wines for your special day and even arrange private wine tastings to make sure your perfect day is matched with the perfect wines. They also now offer a free wine tasting corner at your special day when you order 48 bottles or more, where they not only bring some fun for your guests but some free tasters too. From the easy drinking award winners to the prestigious once in a lifetime must-tries, at Wine Hub the team learn by drinking and endeavour to discover a wine that you’ll remember forever.



Sevanetti ice cream bikes offer a delicious treat to guests served from a vintage style bike. Sevanetti serves award-winning Marshfield Farm ice creams and sorbets from the decorated bike matched to the theme of your special day. Inside or out, the bike runs cleanly and silently as the bride and groom pose with special cones to make a memorable photo experience of the service. With more than 30 flavours to choose from everybody will be guaranteed their favourite iced treat served with chocolate flakes, sprinkles and sauces. 


Bark 'n' Render

Bark 'n' Render, based in Hampshire, creates Central Texas style barbecue meats with mouthwatering flavours, accompanied by traditional sauces and sides. Focusing on taste, quality and simplicity, the team's aim is to offer food that truly impresses and makes you see wedding food in a completely new way. From the 10-hour smoked pork to the 12-hour oak smoked beef brisket, every ingredient they use is hand selected with the finest quality in mind.

The team know that choosing your wedding catering is one of the most important components of your special day which is why they want to be with you every step of the way. Their aim is to make your day run as smoothly and stress-free as possible which is why MilesPemberton, the owner of Bark ‘n’ Render, works personally with every couple to ensure that every aspect of your special day is perfect for you.

Elite Mobile Event Bars Ltd

Elite Mobile Event Bars Ltd is a family-run company in its eighth year, providing a service for more than 400 weddings. The company prides itself on delivering one of the most professional mobile bar services in the South West that is free to hire, plus PA/Discos and much more alongside its catering service, Cranworth Catering. Elite Mobile Event Bars Ltd can even save you money with its comprehensive and exclusive champagne, prosecco and wine packages tailor-made to suit everyone's budget which includes complimentary glassware. The bars will fit into any location from castles, stately homes and marquees on private lawns to quaint village halls.

The team's ethos is to take away all your worries and stress of organising your own bar from attaining the right licences, refrigeration, staffing, recycling, glassware etc., without the need to charge you, while maintaining a very competitive price at the bar for your guests. You will be amazed.


Las Tapitas

Las Tapitas provides big pan paellas and tapas perfect for your wedding day. Carlos, the chef owner, is from Barcelona so he understands how to create authentic Spanish paella. There is also a wide range of canapés and tapas to accompany the paella or be served alone for a Spanish tapas-style wedding. Large paellas cooked in front of your guests are spectacular and create a warm, sociable and relaxed environment. 

The team know how important your day is and they want you to be able to trust them to deliver the food you desire, so you can relax and enjoy your special day. Las Tapitas offers a free tasting session at its commercial kitchen so you can meet the team and taste the chosen menu for your day. The team are responsive and adaptable and aim to make the process of choosing them as professional and easy as possible. Bring some Spanish sunshine to your special day with Las Tapitas.


Order your copy of South West Bride or Cotswold Bride magazines and book your ticket to Bride: The Wedding Show at Westpoint Arena in Exeter. 

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