Our Carefully Thought Out hot food  Menus Have Been Created To Be Suitable For Weddings ~private Parties ~ Business Lunches ~ Staff Catering ~ training events ~ Launch Parties ~ Conferences & Any Size Corporate Or Social Event

We Show Here Sample Menus ~  and are alqays  Happy  work with clients To Devise  Menus Which Will Suit Your requirments and budget  ~   Be It A Three Course Sit Down Dinner Or An Informal One Course Fork Buffet

Our Mouth Watering 'Bowl Food' Menus Are An Effective~ Stylish Way To Feed Guests More Informally Without Having To Sit Everyone At Dining Tables ~ However The dishes Are Also Available To Order as main courses

Should You Require Staff To Set Up ~ Serve & Clear Away ~ We Can Help With This Along With Any Items You May Need To Hire Such As ~ Crockery ~ Glassware ~ Tables ~ Linen Or Any Other Equipment




Our very popular  Bowl Food  Portion Size Is Bigger Than A Starter ~Smaller Than  A Main Course

Served In Ceramic Bowls & Designed To Eat Standing Up   ~ Can Be Served From A Buffet Table Or Simply Passed  Around To Your Guests. 

 Thai Green Chilli Chicken 

Chicken Cooked In Fragrant Thai Spices Served With Pilaf Rice.

Chilli Con Carne 

Chef Bob’s Famous Chilli Con Carne With A Twist Served With Plain Rice. 

 Smoked Fish Pie

 A Medley Of Smoked Fish In A Creamy Fish Sauce, Topped With Buttery Duchess Potato.

 Beef Bourguignon 

Tender Pieces Of Scottish Beef, Combined With Bacon ~ Red Wine ~ Onions And Some Of Bob's Magic!  Served With Baby New Potatoes 

Traditional Beef Stew 

 Succulent Scottish Beef Cooked With Root Vegetables, Served With Creamy Mash 

Caribbean Chicken Curry 

Influenced By Asian Curries ~ Combining Fruity ~ Zesty ~ Creamy Flavors In This Mild Dish ~ tasty dish ( Extra Heat Can Be Added!) Served With Rice & Peas 

Tuscan Chicken 

Chicken Breast ~  Sun Dried Tomatoes & Roasted Veg Served With Pasta In A Pesto Sauce

Vegetarian Options

Fruit & Vegetable Curry

Medium Heat Curry Packed With  Delicious Fresh Fruits & Assorted Vegetable Sweet & Spicy Overtones, Served With Pilaf  Rice 

 Mushroom Stroganoff 

Transforms Full Flavored Mushrooms Into A Creamy ~  Meat-Free Stroganoff, ~ Served With Rice

Spinach & Ricotta Cappaletti

This Substantial Classic Italian Dish Is Delicious Served With A Simple Fresh Green Salad

Bowl Foods Are For A Minimum Of 10 People Per Menu Choice         £9.99pp

 Price Includes Hire Of Bowl & Fork ~ However There Is A Charge For Dirty Return &  Pick Up

* Any Breakages Must Be Paid For At Replacement Cost

All Menus Are for a  Minimum Of

10 People Per Selected Choice

scottish menus


Haddock & Smoked Salmon Terrine 

  Served With A Crisp Salad And Accompanied By Dill Mayonnaise         £4.00

Haggis Stack

With Neeps & Tatties Drizzled With A Whiskey Cream Sauce       £3.95

Smoked Venison Salad

Tangy Balsamic Vinegar Setting Off The Sweetness Of The Strawberries Adding Fruity Contrast To Shaved Smoked Venison.   £5.50


Balmoral Chicken

Chicken Breast Stuffed With Haggis ~ Served With Whiskey Sauce & Baby New Potatoes   £10.50

Mince & Tatties

Minced Beef And Vegetables Slowly Braised In A Rich Gravy ~ Served With Creamed Bashed Tatties & Peas  £8.50


Potatoes Onions & Corned Beef ~ Cooked On The Stove  served With Oatcakes  £6.50


Traditional Dish From The Scottish Borders.  Sautéed Onion& Cabbage,Mixed With Mashed Buttered Potatoes, Topped With Cheese     £5.50

Haggis Lasagna

The Ultimate Scottish Lasagna ~  Layered With Haggis ~ Fresh Pasta & Creamy Whiskey  Sauce ( Veggie Option Available)    £9.50

Smoked Fish Pie

A Medley Of  Smoked Fish In A Creamy Fish Sauce Topped With Buttery Duchess Potato ~ Served With Minted Green Peas.     £9.95

Venison & Juniper Stew

Tasty Venison Stewed With Juniper Berries  & Root Vegetables~  In A Red Wine Jus    £12.99

Scottish Desserts


Famous Scottish Dessert Combining  Whiskey~ Oatmeal ~  Cream & Raspberries ~  Sweetened With Honey

Malt Whiskey Truffles

Rich & Creamy Truffle  For A Mouthwatering Treat.

Raspberry Shortbread

Shortbread Rounds Sandwiched With Whipped Cream &  Fresh Scottish Raspberries  

All desserts  £4.65 pp

All Prices are Exclusive of VAT

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Dear Bob & Jan,

A Huge Thank You For The Wonderful Service And Food You Provided For Matthew & Marie's Wedding On Saturday. 

My Brother, A Farmer Who Considers Himself An Expert On Beef Said That Your Steak Pie Was The Best He Had Ever Eaten!

It Was Nice To Meet You; We Will Recommend You To Friends And Remember Xander's For Any Future Parties

Many Thanks Once Again To You And Your Team.

Elaine Cartney




If You Would Like A No Obligation Quote Or Just To Get In Touch To Discuss Some Great Food Ideas, Use Our Quick And Easy Form...Or Give Us A Call On

0131 228 5757




  • Prawn Marie Rose Cocktail
  • Thai Fish Cakes & Sweet Chilli Dip
  • Parma Ham & Melon Medley
  • Smoked Salmon Mousse
  • Mushroom & Garlic Pate With Mini Oatcakes
  • Duck Pate & Redcurrant Jelly
  • Tomato & Roasted Red Pepper Soup  Served With Croutons.

£4.90 pp



Fresh Home Made Soup~ Using The Finest Natural Ingredients

  • Leek & Potato
  • Carrot & Coriander
  • Scotch Broth
  • Tomato & Basil
  • Lentil
  • Green Pea & Ham
  • Spiced Parsnip Curried Apple  

   £3.95 pp  ~ served With Roll & Butter £4.30pp



Salmon En Croute

Fresh Scottish Salmon With Delicate Pesto & Watercress Sauce Wrapped In A Pastry Crust, Served With Buttered Baby Potatoes  £10.50

Bob's Famous Steak Pie

Succulent ~ Tender Pieces Of Beef In A Rich Gravy Topped With Puff Pastry Served With Buttered Baby Potatoes    £10.50

Chicken Chasseur

Succulent Chicken Cooked In Wine&  Mixed Vegetables & Buttered Baby Boiled Potatoes £10.50

Cottage Pie

Traditional Cottage Pie ~ Made With Lamb Mince  & Vegetables Topped With Creamy Mash ~ Served With Minted Green Peas   £9.50

Layered Vegetable Lasagne

Assorted Mediterranean Vegetables With Mozzarella, Tomato &  Basil, Served With Tomato  & Onion Salad        £9.50 

Baked Macaroni Cheese 

Cooked Macaroni Freshly Baked In Bob's Special Cheese Sauce, Served With Green Salad & Cherry Tomatoes Drizzled With Vinaigrette Dressing  £7.50

All Main Meals Served With Seasonal Salad Or Vegetable Medley


Dessert & Cheese

Scottish & Continental Cheeses Served With Celery ~ Grapes & Oatcakes.    

Fresh Fruit

Selection Of Exotic Cut Fruits Or Fresh Fruit Salad ~ Served With Lashing Of Fresh Cream  

Pavlova With Fresh Fruits

 Crisp Meringue Shell ~ Filled With Creme Chantilly  & Fresh Exotic Fruits

Chef’s Special Deluxe Trifle

Traditional  Trifle With A Twist,~ With Or Without The Sherry

Strawberry/Chocolate Gateaux

Layers Of Vanilla Or Chocolate Sponge Sandwiched With Cream

Banoffee Pie

Pastry Based Dessert With Bananas ~ Cream &  Toffee Sauce

Apple Pie

Traditional Apple Pie, Served With Fresh Cream.

all desserts  £4.25 pp





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