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Find information about catering facilities at Edes House.

Last updated:
5 June 2020
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1 Catering services

We are happy to be working with our two nominated caterers at the house. Details on who we are working with and what they can offer can be found below.

Vanilla Catering

Vanilla Catering & Events are based near Southampton on the east bank of the River Hamble in Swanwick. Vanilla have been operating for over 15 years and specialise in wedding catering and corporate fine dining.

Martlets Catering

Martlets Catering is based on site at the main Edes House campus and are happy to offer some menus for your occasions. The canapés, afternoon tea and finger buffet menus are ideal for corporate and family events and can be booked through the Edes House events team alongside room hire and staffing.

2 Martlets canape menu

Select items from the hot and cold menu.

Three items £5.05 per person, five items £8.45 per person, based on delivery only for a minimum of 20 guests.

Hot menu

  • Thai fish cakes with a sweet chilli dip
  • Honey roasted duck skewers with a lime dip
  • Mini onion bhaji, minted yoghurt
  • Thai chicken satay, peanut dip
  • Smoked haddock fishcakes with a mango salsa
  • Wild mushroom, spinach and mascarpone pizzette
  • Deep fried scampi with a tartar sauce dip
  • Thai battered prawns
  • Spanish chorizo with pesto mash
  • Rosemary lamb fillet skewers

Cold menu

  • Artichoke and sundried tomato crostini
  • Asparagus canapés
  • Savoury choux stuffed with a filling of:
    • blue cheese mousse and grilled pear croustade
    • chicken liver parfait with onion marmalade
  • Prawn cocktail blinis
  • Seared salmon and guacamole
  • Avocado and prawn on a sesame biscuit
  • Cerviche of prawn with coriander pesto
  • Filo tart with smoked chicken mousse and mango
  • Sundried tomato, Boursin mascarpone and herb scone

We cater for all dietary needs and any preferences, so please let us know.

3 Martlets afternoon tea menu

Based on a minimum of 10 people, our afternoon teas are ideal for family celebrations and get-togethers with friends.

£7.50 per person based on delivery only.

All served with freshly brewed coffee and tea.

Selection of freshly made finger sandwiches with freshly made fillings

  • Smoked salmon and cream cheese
  • Poached salmon
  • Rare roasted beef and horseradish
  • Egg and tomato
  • Gammon ham and mustard
  • Egg mayonnaise and cress
  • Avocado and prawn

Selection of homemade cakes

  • Millionaire slice
  • Victoria sandwich
  • Carrot cake
  • Date and walnut
  • Warm, fruit, Devonshire/Cornish scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam

We cater for all dietary needs and any preferences, so please let us know.

4 Martlets finger buffet

£10.25 per person based on delivery only for a minimum of 10 guests.

Assorted sandwiches, rolls and wraps with a selection of fillings accompanied by a selection of savoury items at the chef’s discretion.

  • Spicy chicken goujons
  • Indian savoury selection
  • Assortment of filled vol au vents
  • Home made quiche slice
  • Crudités of fresh vegetables served with hummus
  • Honey and mustard baked cocktail sausages
  • Breaded butterfly prawn
  • Chicken saté
  • Scotch egg
  • Buffet sausage roll
  • Jacket skins served with garlic and chive dip
  • Kettle crisps

We cater for all dietary needs and any preferences, so please let us know.

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