Testamonials

Every year just gets busier and busier. Hopefully our commitment to personal service, quality food and a passion for making your celebration really special is what people appreciate.

 We are the top level, 5 for Food Hygiene 

 Some of the super venues from village halls to stately homes that we have caterd at .  We are happy to give guidance on potential venues from our experiance. 

  • Threlkeld Village Hall
  • Great Salkeld Village Hall
  • Low Longthwaite Farm at Watermillock
  • Monkhouse Cottage, Sedbergham
  • Park House Barn, Milnthorpe
  • Kirkby Lonsdale Rugby Club
  • YHA, High Close, Langdale
  • Lancaster Brewery
  • Cote Howe, Rydal
  • New House Farm, Lorton
  • Graythwaite Estate on Windermere
  • Silverholme on Windermere
  • Low Longthwaite Farm, Watermillock
  • Underley Hall Kirkby Lonsdale
  • Belmount Hall, Outgate
  • Three Hills Barn, Torpenhow
  • Knipe Hall, Askham
  • Ellel Village Hall nr Lancaster
  • Eden Barn, Little Musgrave  (sadly no longer allow outside caterers).
  • and many times at peoples own homes

 We provide catering for Weddings, Christenings, birthdays, anniversaries, retirements, funerals, school events, product launches and commercial events and for those who just wanted to have a party

We tend to cater for events where there are over 60 guests for one course and over 35 for two courses, depending on the location and mileage.  We can cater for up to 220 approx over a two hour period.  Here are just some of the comments that we have received over the years.  

 Windermere -

60th Birthday party," Best fish and chips I've had in years, fresh and tasty."

Crossthwaite Village Hall-

pre wedding party, "Wonderful food, service and atmosphere, thank you for all your hard work, turning out in snow."

Small wedding reception at a private house in Penrith 

Wedding luncheon of main course and dessert for 35 - "fantastic, personal service with superb food and great value for money.  Thank you for making it a super day."

September 2013 Lancaster Brewery -

Retirement party for 80.  "Thank you for a wonderful evening, fantastic food, went down great with the guests, really different."

June 2014 evening

Wedding reception for 114 at Grubbins Point, Graythwaite Estate, "Best Fish and Chips I have ever had in Cumbria" from a guest, and and thanks from the Bride and Groom "for providing a fantastic friendly service with great food for thier wedding night"

July 2014 School fete at Millom for 180.

"Thank you for your wonderful food, fish, sausages, chips, just what we wanted, went down really well with the children and guests."

August 2014 evening wedding reception for 175 at the Nines Club Barrow in Furness

Bride and Groom wrote to thank us saying " everyonewas delighted with their fish and chips and such friendly service, thank you."

New Years Eve Party 2014, for 70 at private house in Chorley.  This was our second year for this family.

"Thank you for the great food and fantastic service once again." 

April 2015  Corporate Hospitality for 80 guests at a business event at Lancaster Brewery

"The food was great and the service excellent."  We were invited back to cater for this company again in August

May 2015 Newby Bridge.  Day after Wedding Party for 100 guets, Main course and desserts 

"Thank you so much for all your lovely food, everyone enjoyed it and we would certainly recommend you to others.".

June 2015  Keswick  three day outdoor challenge. Serving Breakfasts, packed lunches and evening meals for 60 participants over three days

"The food was great and the service so friendly, we did not expect this level of catering in a field.  Just great, thank you so much."

July 2015  Community event at Thwaites School Millom. 150 guests

The children wrote to us " Thank you for bringing your scruptious fish and chips etc.  The fish was divine!  It tasted so fresh also the batter was so crispy! But the chips, now they were something else! They were delicious, so fluffy on the inside- they were cooked to perfection. The suasages were so gorgeous I cant even describe them.  Thank you"  We loved catering for all these children and thier parents at their event.

August 2015  Northumberland, ~"Day after wedding" party at private house. 60 guests

"Thank you once again for you fish and chips.  Everyone really enjoyed it."

 January 2016 Gilpin Hotel staff Party at Windermere Rugby Club 

"Thank you, fantastic fish and chips"   

 Nandos product Lauch in Skelmersdale

"Best Fish and Chips I have every had"

 50th Birthday Party, private house Windermere.

"Thank you for being so flexible, wonderful food and service.  Everyone enjoyed it."

 Private House Fulwood Preston.

"Thank you so much.  This was just what we needed for our joint 50th Birthday party.  No preperation, No Washing up. Fantastic food." 

May  Wedding at Lancaster Brewery for 140 guests

Food was wonderful and everyone said how much they enjoyed it. Exactly what we wanted

June  Monk House Cottages for 120 guests

"Fabulous, it suited our Tipi Wedding perfectly.  Thank you so much."

July  Thurston Lodge Outdoor Centre, Coniston

"Beautifull sunshine by the lake and your fish and chips and ice cream, could not have been better.

Thank you for the fantastic service and wonderful food." 

August  YHA Langdale Valley  Wedding for 150

Thank you for a wonderful service despite the rain! Food was fantastic and everyone enjoyed their fish and chips and ice cream. 

August  St Bees Extreme Marathon Race catering for 160

Thank you, the food was great, everyone enjoyed it.  See you next year.

September  Cote Howe, Rydal.  Wedding Party for 80

"Excellent food and service.  Suited our evening supper needs perfectly. Everyone enjoyed their meals"

October  Park House Barn Milnthorpe 2 course wedding breakfast for 115

Thank you so much, you met all of our special diatry needs even the cooking of a fish in special fat.  We can not thank you enough for making the food and service so personal.

January 2017  Gilpin Hotel staff party at Bootleggers in Kendal

 "Michelin Star Fish and Chips"

February 2017   BMW launch of the 7 series in Lindale

"Excellent fish and chips and more attendees than normal to a car launch.  We will be doing this again."

February 2017   Wedding party of 70, three course meal at New House Farm, Lorton

 "Thank you so much, lovely food, everyone said how much they had enjoyed the meal."

Sample of 2018 comments

Ellel Village Hall, Galgate, Wedding Breakfast plus evening bacon butties.  November 2018  

Fantastic meal and service, everything we wished for.  Thank you so much.

BMW launch in Lindale  November 2018

Thank you once again.  Great turn out and every one enjoyed themselves.

SWS staff christmas party December 2019

Third year catering for the staff party here  Good as every.  Fantastic food and service.  Thank you, see you again next year.

Yealand Conyers Village Hall January 2020

2nd year serving the New Year revellery here.  "Fantastic service, thank you so much for your super food."

We catered for 30 events in 2019, thats the maximum we want to do in our semi retirment!!  We have 15 bookings in for 2020 but happy to take another 15.  We already have bookings in for 2021 so book early for the best choice of dates.