Catering Options/Food 2017-03-02T13:42:03+00:00

We aim to take the hassle out of your holiday and ensure everyone gets the rest they deserve. 

Catering Options & Food

We aim to take the hassle out of your holiday and ensure everyone gets the rest they deserve. Offering catering options for all tastes and budgets from fully catered dinner parties with our professional chef to our delicious homecooked meals for you to heat up in the oven/microwave at your conveniece. We have all your food needs covered!

Locally Made Frozen meals – we stock a range of frozen meals, both from The Cotswold Traiteur and home made meals made by Ting at the local tea rooms in Guiting Power. They can be pre-ordered for you to enjoy at any time during your stay. Let us take care of the food allowing you to put your feet up and enjoy a holiday away from the stove!

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Dinner Party – Kate Pennell is a wonderful local chef, our guests love her and many people book her time and again when they return each year. She can tailor make a menu to suit your taste and occasion. She will cook a 3 course meal for you and your guests in the comfort of your own cottage, discreet and highly professional we just can’t fault her.

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Our shop – Our shop sells all the basics you may need for your stay as well as a few luxuries. We are adding stock all the time but we have the fresh eggs from the chickens, frozen meals, rice, pasta, cereals, crisps and chocolate! So do come and visit us up at the village farm holiday cottage games room – open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9 am – 5 pm, Saturday 8.30 am – 10 am and 3.30 pm  -5 pm and Sunday 9 am – 10.30 am.

Meals To Arrive To

Arriving late or simply fancy a holiday from cooking then order one of our delicious meals to arrive to. These locally made frozen meals are taking the Cotswold’s by storm, taste tested by ourselves and prepared using local ingredients we highly recommend them.

All meals come as an individual portion and your welcome to choose as many different dishes as you choose. To order a meal please email Kate at

Tings home cooked main meals

Beef and Red wine hot pot £5.00
Irish Stew £5.00
Cottage Pie Pie £5.00
Japanese Curry £5.00

Cotswold Traiteur Main Meals

Lasagne £3.95
Steak and Ale Pie £4.75
Chicken Tikka Masala £4.50
Beef Goulash £4.75
Blackberry and Apple Crumble £3.75

Dinner Parties

Kate Pennell is a local chef who offers a choice of catered and non-catered 3 course dinner parties allowing you the perfect choice for your occasion.

Catered Dinner Party – Relax and enjoy a delicious 3 course meal cooked for you in your cottage. Allow Kate to take care of the shopping, cooking, serving and best of all the washing up while you enjoy the company and food.

Non-catered dinner party – A delicious 3 course meal of your choice delivered to your door ready for you to heat and serve at your leisure. Perfect for a tigther budget or simply to allow you to eat at when it suits.

Kate has 15 years experience in providing fabulous food to suit any occasion,  and our guests love her so much they re-book her time and again. She will call you to discuss your requirements and tailor make a menu to suit your style and occasion. Please see the sample menu below for some ideas, but feel free to discuss a bespoke menu with Kate to suit your needs. “reliable, discreet and professional” with 15 years’ experience.

Pricing for dinner parties include the shopping, preparation and the food. For 3 course private dining, she will shop, prepare and cook in your kitchen, serve, clear and lastly leave your kitchen spotless for a quote please contact Kate directly 07816 888507 or email .

Catered Dinner party – prices start at £37.50 per head
Non Catered Dinner Party – prices start at £27.50 per head
Prices are for a minumum of 8 people – smaller bookings will be taken but will be priced accordingly.

Sample menu for a catered dinner party – this is just an idea so please ask if you have specific meals in mind.


Seared scallops with sweet chilli sauce and creme fraiche
Goats cheese soufflé
Thai fishcakes with chilli sauce
Souffled Crab Tart
Roasted wild mushroom risotto with parsley
Shrimp bisque
Sweet potato and rosemary soup
Roasted mediterranean vegetable terrine

Main Courses

Beef and mushroom carbonnade
Horseradish and thyme crusted fillet of beef
Parsley and rosemary crusted rack of lamb
Lamb shanks with chilli and honey
Chicken with tarragon and sherry vinegar
Roast fillet of sea bass with parsnip mash and caramelised garlic
Pork with mushrooms, oloroso sherry and creme fraiche
Butternut squash and butter bean casserole with parmesan dumplings


French apple tart
Lemon tart
Chocolate fondant
Fruit crumble
Baked Vanilla and Lemon cheesecake
Blackberry and frangipan tart
Panna cotta with fresh berry coulis

If you would like to book/discuss a dinner party please contact  Kate directly on 07816 888507 or email