A cold buffet can be perfect for those hot summer days (the three we get a year!).

If your big day has sun on the schedule, get an idea of what we can create with our cold buffet ideas below.

Cold Buffet Mains

Beef Fillet

Rare roast beef fillet with home-made bearnaise sauce.

Cheese and Tomato Tart

Three cheese, tomato and basil tart.

Chicken and Leek Pies

Chicken, leek and tarragon pies topped with creamy mashed potato.

Gammon and Pineapple Salsa

Home-cooked gammon with pineapple salsa.

Ham Hock Terrine

Ham hock terrine with English mustard.

Poached Chicken

Poached chicken in lightly spiced mayonnaise with fresh mango and pistachio nuts.

Poached Salmon

Poached salmon with home-made hollandaise.

Pork Pies

Pork & pancetta pies (with a quail’s egg).

Roasted Red Peppers

Roasted red peppers stuffed with vine tomatoes and herbs.

Salmon and Prawn Pie

Layered salmon, prawn and potato filo pie.

Sliced Chicken Breast

Sliced chicken breast stuffed with pancetta, apricot and thyme.

Spinach and Ricotta Tart

Spinach, ricotta, pine nuts and herb tart.

Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

Stuffed pork tenderloin in lemon, olive oil, garlic and basil.


Provençale tortilla cake. (V)

Cold Buffet Sides

Betroot and Spinach Salad

Roasted red beetroot and baby spinach salad with maple dressing and sunflower seeds.

Butter Bean and Red Pepper Salad

Butter bean, sweet red pepper and herb salad with sweet chilli dressing.

Cheese Platter

A platter of Continental and local cheeses with home made chutneys and pickles.

Cured Meat Platter

A platter of cured meats with cornichons, olives and quails eggs.

French Bean Salad

French bean, mange tout and hazelnut salad with orange dressing.

New Potato Salad

New potato, shallot and chive salad

Cold Buffet Ideas