Welcome to Abbotside Events

An established family-run event and wedding catering company based in North Yorkshire

Amazing Desserts

An established family-run event and wedding catering company based in North Yorkshire

Wedding Catering

An established family-run event and wedding catering company based in North Yorkshire

Event and Party Catering

An established family-run event and wedding catering company based in North Yorkshire

Sumptious, Fun Canapes

An established family-run event and wedding catering company based in North Yorkshire

Welcome to Abbotside Events

An established family-run event and wedding catering company based in North Yorkshire, providing catering services across the North of England. We offer tailored wedding catering, event & party catering, corporate event and bespoke services, with a personal touch and a focus on giving you the catering service you want; you can always be sure of friendly service and an event to remember! We’ve been offering sumptuous hot and cold food of the highest quality for weddings, events, functions and parties for over 11 years. Our testimonials speak for themselves, reflecting the quality of our catering service and our superb, friendly, professional and unobtrusive staff. We always go the extra mile to ensure our catering packages meet and exceed your expectations. 

Wedding photo of bride and groom kissing.
Abbotside SeaFood Trio

With Abbotside you can be sure of:

  • Event planning without jargon, no hidden costs and no corkage fees (we don’t believe in them!)
  • Bright & friendly staff who really care about what they do
  • Locally sourced, high quality food – we are very lucky to be surrounded by amazing produce
  • Fun, interactive catering menus of your choosing, all made with passion and attention to detail.

Exceptional food, outstanding service and proper care & attention. With Abbotside you have the confidence of dealing with an established catering business whose Event Managers each have 15-25 years’ experience. Their knowledge, combined with our directors’ and chefs’, ensure we continue to provide something very special. Abbotside have provided outside catering in venues across Yorkshire, Lancashire, Cumbria, Durham and Northumberland of all size and shape, in the finest country houses, wedding barns, hotels, village halls and open fields. We specialise in marquee catering and have the resources and expertise to advise and help you in all aspects of your event. Whether you’re looking for a traditional wedding caterer or a quirky bespoke party, whatever your catering hopes and dreams, this is YOUR wedding (or party / event), and we’ll make sure we do everything possible to make it amazing.

Abbotside waitress with plated desserts

Charred apple salsa sauce

Charred apple salsa / sauce

We were making a batch of apple sauce yesterday and decided to have a little play with a Francis Mallman recipe and took the apple peel out onto a searing

Three Hills Barn

Wedding catering at Three Hills Barn, Torpenhow.

We had a great day yesterday providing wedding catering  at the lovely Three Hills Barn, Torpenhow between Wigton and Cockermouth in Cumbria. Menu : Barbecue main course featuring marinated hanger (onglet)

Oysters and smoked mackerel pate on a sharing platter

Wedding 16th June at Grinton Lodge, Swaledale, North Yorkshire

Catering for Catherine and James's wedding at Grinton Lodge near Reeth in Swaledale. Wedding Breakfast Menu. Starter Duo of Seafood Sharing platters shucked Carlingford Oysters, lemon wedges and shallot &

Feedback from wedding clients in the Lake District

We would like to say the biggest thank you to Ian, Louise and the Abbotside Team. Their catering and service was absolutely second to none! From the food tasting right

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Tipi wedding in the Lake District

We would like to say the biggest thank you to Ian, Louise and the Abbotside Team. Their catering and service was absolutely second to none! From the food tasting right through to the day they were professional, helpful, knowledgeable, trustworthy and reliable. Their years of experience dealing with external catering really showed and they gave […]

Tipi wedding in the Lake District

Wedding Catering, November 2017

Hi Ian, After a hectic weekend and the dispatch of the happy couple to their honeymoon also now safely completed I’d like to take this opportunity to thank you again for the fantastic food you provided. In addition, the service we received from all your staff throughout the day was second to none; of note […]

Wedding Catering, November 2017

Whole Roast Ox Wedding Catering

Just a quick note to say thanks very much for doing the Ox Roast for our wedding the other week. It was absolutely fantastic, and the beef was delicious. Only problem is it makes me a bit sad about having to buy the poor quality beef from the supermarket from now on! Roy was great, […]

Whole Roast Ox Wedding Catering

Black Tie Ball for 300 guests – 3 course meal

Hi Ian, Thank you to you and all your staff for yet another remarkable meal. I have had nothing but glowing comments about the food again. The staff were also great – nothing was too much trouble for them and the evening went without a hitch. Yes you are right – we are thinking of moving […]

Black Tie Ball for 300 guests – 3 course meal

Fun bespoke event catering – a medieval feast

Hello Ian I’ve just made payment of the balance for the buffet and feast last Thursday. I wanted to thank you and all your staff for your professional service and – not least – for the quality of the food. I had many compliments on it from my customers, which is just what you want […]

Fun bespoke event catering – a medieval feast