Food & Drink

Superb catering for all occasions

The perfect food to accompany the perfect event

At Stratton Court Barn we work with a selection of approved caterers. Their different style of food and price ranges offers you ultimate flexibility when choosing the caterer for your event. Sample menus consisting of two starters, two mains and two desserts can be found below along with prices. Prices include VAT, crockery, cutlery, linen, kitchen equipment and wait staff. Bespoke quotes are obtained directly from the caterer.

 

S&J CUISINE (Sally & Jasmin). Wonderful, heart-warming, home-cooked food is their speciality. Food is served family-style with great cheer. Price: From £28 per person.

Sample Menu:

Mezze Boards with Selection of Charcuteries, Olives, Houmous, Prawn Skewers, Flat Breads, Pitta Slices, Feta Cheese, Grilled Peppers and Filled Mini Peppers

Platter of Cumberland, Pork & Leek and Black Pepper Sausages served with Bowls of Mashed Potatoes with Chives & Butter, Medley of Vegetables and Jugs of Home-made Red Onion Gravy

Tapas: Up to 15 dishes, served in three intervals, in bowls and platters to the table.

Home-made Fresh Fruit Pavlova

Jasmin’s Chocolate Roulade filled with Raspberries & Cream

S&J's Contact Details (no website): sandjcuisine@hotmail.co.uk; 07786 131667

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LEMON ZESTLemon Zest is a multi-award winning family business founded in 2002. Run by Natasha Steiner and her dedicated team, all of whom are passionate about food. They have been creating amazing dishes for couples at Stratton Court Barn since 2014. Working closely with your ideas they strive to create the perfect menu to complement your big dayPrice: From £48 per person for a minimum of 60 guests. Includes 3 complimentary canapés per person for the drinks reception, along with tea, coffee and truffles after the meal

Sample Menu

Tian of Asparagus, Red Pepper and Spinach with Poached Egg and Honey Dressing

Pulled Ham Hock with Pea Custard, Pea Salad and a Plum Dressing

Mille-Feuille with Mushroom Duxelle, Tomato Confit, Spinach and Welsh Rarebit

Corn-Fed Breast of Chicken, Marinated in Thyme and Garlic with Cherry Vine Tomatoes

Lemon Meringue Pie, Sweet Basil Strawberries and Raspberry Sauce

Trio Dessert: Bakewell Tart, Chocolate Brownie and Lemon Posset Shot 

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NG CATERINGPassion for freshly prepared, locally sourced food. Seasonal where possible, cooked well and served beautifully. Supporting British agriculture in Oxfordshire and the surrounding Cotswolds. Price: From £44 per person including tea and coffee

Sample Menu

Starters – served plated to the table

Warm Individual Provencal Tartlet Dressed with Rocket, Drizzled with a Light Dressing

Smoked Salmon and Crayfish with Crème Fraiche and Lime Mayonnaise On a Baby Leaf Salad

Main Course – Gourmet Barbecue cooked on traditional charcoal and served buffet style

  • Fillets of Salmon cooked in Lemon and Olive Oil Wrapped in a Parcel
  • Barbecue Crevettes (Giant Prawns) With a hint of Chilli
  • Marinated Chicken Fillets
  • Minute Steaks
  • Marinated Halloumi and Mediterranean Vegetables Skewers (V)
  • Served with:
  • Minted Warm New Potatoes
  • Mixed Baby Leaf with Parmesan Shavings
  • Tomato Basil and Feta Salad
  • Pasta Penne with Pesto and Pine Kernels
  • Couscous with Roasted Vegetables, Lemon Mint and Garlic Olive Oil

Dessert – served plated to the table

Individual Raspberry and Blueberry Pavlova

Chocolate Profiteroles or Chocolate Roulade with Jersey Cream

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PASSION FOR FOOD. What makes us different? Simple. We believe in providing a first-class, professional service, from start to finish. What does that mean? Our people. Our food. Our suppliers. Price: From £85 per person

Sample Menu

Bruschetta with Nduja, rocket leaves, smoked piquillo peppers and halloumi 

Salt baked Heritage beets, goats cheese fondue, candied walnuts (V)

Braised ox cheek, truffle mash, tobacco onions, glazed carrot

Roast Lamb pave, fondant potato, pea puree and shoots, rosemary jus

Lemon posset with poppy seed shortbread

Spiced apple crumble with vanilla ice cream

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HARTS FOOD AND EVENTS, At Hart's, quality and attention to detail is what drives us. Price: From £65 per person .

Sample Menu

Seared venison, mustard aioli, sautéed mushroom and potato salad

Salmon rillettes with a herb salad lemon, capers and toasted Italian bread

Beef Bourguignon, dauphinoise potatoes and seasonal vegetables

Roast rump of lamb served with fondant potato seasonal vegetables and a sweet shallot sauce

White chocolate and malteaser® cheesecake

Vanilla panna cotta, homemade granola, poached pears and local Honey

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THE WILD OVEN. The Wild Oven offers an array of fabulous wood fired food, served in the most unique style... We have built wood fired ovens within each of our classic vehicles and it is here that we cook all our food, adding intrigue and theatre to your occasion. The Wild Oven brings professional style with a twist. Price: from £61.50 per person for 3 courses including tea/coffee and truffles

Sample Menu

Antipasti served to the centre of your tablesHot lamb koftas with minted yoghurt dip; British hard cheese, drizzled with orange blossom honey; Grilled and chilled aubergines and peppers; Wood fired Severn Spots chorizo marinated in apple cider. Served with locally baked breads

Main Course, served to the centre of your tables in vintage style bowls: Pulled pork pibil with pickled pink onions and coriander; Citrus and garlic Oxfordshire chicken with fresh thyme. Served with a choice of two salads: Vibrant rainbow slaw with kale, carrot and red cabbage, topped with toasted sesame seeds; Mediterranean giant couscous with a fresh lemon and basil dressing. And sides: Zesty garlic aioli - perfect with our citrus chicken

Dessert: Stacks of Wild Oven Brownie served with pouring cream or Classic Eton mess with smashed berries and lemon curd. Followed by Tea and Coffee

 

The Cotswold Vintage Tea Set. A family run business from the fabulous Cotswolds. We pride ourselves on our professional, yet friendly approach to serving the many guests at our varied events. Wherever possible we try to use local, free range ingredients in all our cooking which pays dividends, as our customers can tell the difference and appreciate our attention to detail. Price: from £23.50 per person which includes beautiful vintage crockery

Sample Menu

Sandwiches: Ham & red onion marmalade; Chicken mayonnaise; Houmous, carrot & raisin; Salmon & cream cheese

Tartlets: Goats cheese & homemade red onion marmalade; Coronation chicken

Sweet selection: Scone with jam & clotted cream; Lemon drizzle cake; Mini rock cake; Viennese chocolate dipped finger biscuits

BEVERAGES

Stratton Court Barn provides the drinks for your day. A stocked and staffed cash bar is open from an hour before the ceremony until 11.30pm. 

Our staff take care of all drinks service throughout the day.

We've listed a few drinks options below that are popular to offer your guests:

  • Pimms with cucumber, mint, strawberry, orange and lemon - £4 per glass
  • Bottled beer (Peroni or Corona) - £4 per bottle
  • Peach and Raspberry Lime Cooler - £3.50 per glass
  • Orange Juice or Sparkling Elderflower - £5 per jug
  • Prosecco - £24 per bottle (that's £4/glass - six glasses to a bottle)
  • House wine: Chilean Sauvignon Blanc and Merlot - £16 per bottle

 

Alternatively, you are welcome to provide your own beverages at a corkage charge of £14.50 per person. Please note that glassware is not included in this option.