Tapas Menu

No-1 request for dinner parties, Tapas covers so many flavours and tastes, you cannot have too many dishes! Dine as the Spanish do into the small hours with wine, cervezas, music and love..

Tapas Sample Menu Sharing platter to commence

Marinated vegetables & olives, manchego, quince jam

whipped lemon feta, tapenade, Pan con Tomate

Vegetarian Tapas


Patatas Bravas

Spanish Tortilla with Mojo pepper sauce

Escalavida – roast Mediterranean vegetables in olive oil

Fish & Meat Tapas

Carrillada – Slow-cooked beef cheeks in Pedro Ximenez & local honey

Calamari Y Chorizo – pan fried squid with chorizo

Albondigas – Spanish meatballs in a rich tomato sauce

Zorza de Pollo – sticky honey & paprika chicken thighs

Gambas al Ajillo – king prawns in white wine & garlic

Stonebaked bread, olive oil, balsamic condiment


Churros, chocolate sauce, salted caramel sauce

Spanish lemon olive oil cake

Burnt Basque cheesecake and raspberries


Surprise Asian Birthday Buffet for 45

Many thanks for doing such a great job Maxine. It was a great event, well managed and hassle free. The food was excellent and everyone was impressed. I highly recommend your services and will definitely use you again.

Traditional Summer Buffet for 60

Thanks very much again for all your hard work and delicious and beautifully presented food. You made it all very easy and having been spoiled on this occasion I’m sure I’ll be tempted again!

Celebration Meal for 50

We were really pleased with how the christening went and thought the food you prepared was fantastic – the fact there were no leftovers is testament to just how much everyone enjoyed the catering!

Thai Celebration Meal for 20

We had an amazing, mouthwatering Asian menu for my parents 40th wedding anniversary. Not only was every dish delicious, made the whole evening such a pleasure. She comes into your home in a relaxed and well organised manner,  cheerful yet unobtrusive, making the whole occasion very special and memorable.

Divine Dinners Delivered 

We’ve used Quinntessential Catering several times. The food has always been amazing be it European or Far Eastern, from casual to black tie dinner parties. Its great value for money , as well as a fantastic service with a smile . Thank you for helping us make wonderful memories.

Anniversary French Meal for 2

Thank you so much for the special dinner. It was absolutely delicious, and we enjoyed it hugely! It was so nice to celebrate our anniversary as we usually would and we shall certainly be using you again. You beef in particular was wonderful. This is a dish I routinely make, but have never as successfully as yours!

Valentines Dinner for 2

Thank you so much for our Valentines meal. It was absolutely wonderful. Every mouthful left us wanting more! Now stuffed, but the Comte and onion tart and chocolate torte will live in my memory.