The English Buffet

Barton-on-sea

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Welcome to the English Buffet

The Key to our success is not just reliability but flexability too.

Our finger buffet options provide a wide choice of cold English finger food to accommodate individual tastes and events.

The English Buffet

We are a small family business providing freshly made cold English finger food for Birthdays, Anniversaries, Engagements, Weddings, Corporate Events, Business Lunches, Funerals, Open Days, Sports Presentations, Retirements, Christenings, Charity Events, Family Gatherings

The Finger Buffet

The Nibbles Menu

  • Sandwiches:

    Fresh home-made on brown and white bread,

    Grated Cheese,

    Salmon,

    Home Cooked Ham

    and Egg Mayonaise.

  • Savoury Selection:

    Quiche,

    Cocktail Sausage Rolls,

    Mini Pasties,

    Pork Pie,

    Chicken Drumsticks,

    Sausage Bites,

    Crisps and nibbles.

  • Dessert: Selection of Cakes

Full Buffet Menu

  • Sandwiches:

    Fresh home-made on brown and white bread,

    Grated Cheese,

    Salmon,

    Home Cooked Ham

    and Egg Mayonaise.

  • Savoury Selection:

    Quiche,

    Cocktail Sausage Rolls,

    Mini Pasties,

    Pork Pie,

    Chicken Drumsticks,

    Sausage Bites,

    Crisps and nibbles.

  • English salad: Freshly prepared English Salad.
  • Dessert:Selection of Cakes and Cheese Boards
  • (minimum 10 people - based on a lay and leave service. includes napkins and plates)
  • Please note all the above is a guide - we vary the selection now and again. Open rolls can be an alternative to sandwiches if required. Soft drinks can be provided

Lunch Bags

  • Sandwich Lunch Bag - £4.00:
    The Lunch bags can be delivered to your premises, the event venue or to a waiting coach, chauffeur/taxi driver.
  • Baguette Lunch Bag - £4.50:

    Chicken Salad,

    BLT,

    Egg Mayonnaise,

    Roast Ham,

    Grated Cheddar Cheese,

    Salmon and Cucumber or Tuna Mayonnaise.

  • A choice of Ready Salted, Cheese and Onion, Salt and Vinegar, Roast Chicken, Beef or Prawn Cocktail Crisps,
  • Cake Slice or a Cake Chocolate Roll,
  • Fresh fruit and a Drink choice of Water, Coke, Diet Coke, Lemonade, J20, Ribena Carton, Apple or Orange Juice
  • Salad Bowl Lunch Bag - £4.50: Individual Salad Bowls are made to order with a choice of

    Roast Ham

    Grated Cheddar Cheese

    Chicken

    Tuna Mayonaise

    Boiled Egg

    All laid on a bed of fresh Lettuce, Tomato, Cucumber, Red Onion, Grated Carrot and pepers.

    Cake Slice

    a Fresh Fruit

    Drink choice of water, Coke, Diet Coke, Lemonade, J20, Ribena Carton, Apple or Orange Juice.

The English Buffet Specialize in Funeral catering, with a sympathetic approach.

Funeral Menu

  • Sandwiches: Freshly home-made on brown and white bread, Grated Cheddar Cheese, Salmon and Egg Mayonaise and Home-cooked Ham.
  • Savoury Selection: Savoury Eggs, Pork Pie, Cocktail Sausage Rolls, Quiche, and Crisps.
  • Dessert: Selection of Cakes and Biscuits.
We know this can be a difficult time for you and your family, so please feel free to ask for any special requirements.

Weddings

Dining

Layed Finger Buffet provided on a lay and leave basis, allowing your guests to serve themselves with our delicious finger food and salads.

Childrens Parties

Children

  • Selecton of freshly made crustless Sandwiches on brown and white bread
  • Mini Sausage Rolls,
  • Chicken Nuggets,
  • Cubed Cheese,
  • Suasage Bites,
  • Carrot and Cucumber Batons,
  • Crisps and Puffs,
  • Iced Gems and Party Biscuits.
  • We can provide filled party bags for a small charge. Room and table decoration is also available with wide variety of choice

    (Minimum 10 people - Based on a lay and leave service. includes napkins and plates)

Corporate Events

Dining

The English Buffet can cater for youe Corporate event with a layed Finger Buffet. We can also provide your Corporate outing or retreat with lunch bags delivered to your coach, train, taxi, etc...

Local

Covering Barton-on-Sea and surrounding areas

The English Buffet is based in Barton-on-sea and serves locally to the surrounding areas,
in order to ensure that you get the freshest possible product

Gallery and Testimonials

Feedback

"Thank you so much for all your kindness and effort to prepare for my meeting, a very tasty refreshment."

"Many thanks for your help on the 7th. Your display was very attractive and we all enjoyed the food. I will recommend you to all friends and WI members"
Fr.Marcin Drabik

Feedback

"Hi Jo, I would like to thank you so much for the buffet you supplied for my mothers funeral yesterday afternoon. Nobody went hungry in fact doggie dogs were used to ferry some items back to the kids. I shall have no hesitation in recommending you to others in the local area. thank you once again Tony."

Feedback

"Dear Jo and Pam. Thank you so much for doing the buffet for my birthday, the cake was fantastic with my name on it and I loved the table confetti. Thanks"Warren

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"Thanks for doing my sons party - he really enjoyed the racing theme"

"Thank you for doing mums funeral at such short notice and for so many people, the buffet was lovely and plenty of it"

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"The sandwich lunch bags went down a treat on our coach trip from IOW to Plymouth, everyone got what they ordered and lovely fresh sandwiches. Thanks"

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"Fantastic Easter themed buffet for our residents, lovely food as always. Thanks CC"

Business Events

We can provide lunch bags that can be delivered to your event, or to your coach, taxi, or venue. Fresh and hand-made for you.

Weddings & Social Events

Allow us to cater for your Wedding or Social event and we will lay a fresh, hand-made delicious finger buffet on a lay and leave basis. allowing your guests to enjoy your event.

Service Information

Presentation

The servery table will be covered with a white disposable table cover. The food will be placed on the servery table ready for you to unwrap at your chosen time. White disposable plates, red napkins and white plastic cutlery are also supplied. Should you have any special colour scheme or request these can be accommodated for a small charge.


Delivery

Delivery is charged at £2.00 per mile from postcode BH25 7LU using Google maps (first 3 miles free)

Service

Serving or on hand to help at a function is £20.00 per hour for 2 servers between the hours of 8am and 10pm

Extra's

Extra foam plates and bowls, Plastic knives, forks and spoons, table covers and serviettes.

  • Tea and Coffee service available
  • Room and table decoration.
  • Tables and chair hire available

Terms and Conditions

Prices are based on a lay and leave service.
25% deposit is required when placing an order (except funerals). Balance is required 10 days prior to the event. Deposit is non refundable within 10 days of the event. A £20.00 refundable deposit will be charged on top of the balance for return of the serving trays and dishes where applicable.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Please allow a realistic time before delivery as your buffet should only be kept at coolroom temperature for a maximum of 4 hours. If more than 4 hours, food needs to be refrigerated at 0-5° Celsius.