Versatile Buffets

Woodruffs Outside Catering can provide you with a delicious and fresh alternative for your next celebration. Our catering service enables you to enjoy yourself while we feed your family and friends. We handle each event individually to ensure that your needs are met. Most events are suitable for pick up or drop off, but we are happy to join you and your guests; to serve, provide cutlery, crockery and all that jazz if needed. Please contact us to discuss your needs.

Buffet platter
Buffet platter
  • Finger Food Platter
    One item from ‘finger foods’, one dip and dipper, one tart
  • Salads & Nibbles Buffet
    Choose a dip and dipper, one item from ‘finger foods’ and 3 fresh mixed salads
  • Sandwiches & Nibbles Buffet
    Choose a selection of 3 sandwiches or filled rolls, 3 dips and patés served with a selection of taco chips, crostini and crackers and 3 fresh mixed salads
  • Finger & Fork Buffet
    Choose a hotpot, a tart and 3 different salads
  • Evening Buffet
    One hot pot, one dip and dipper, one tart, one item from finger foods and 3 fresh mixed salads
  • Cake Platter
    Gorgeous, homemade cakes & fresh cream
    please see our cake shop

Dips & Dippers

Bruschetta of tomatoes & basil with toasted garlic crostini
Nachos with salsa, sour cream & guacamole
Crudités of fresh vegetables with creamy herb & garlic dip
Falafels with hummus, tzatziki & pitta

Dips & Patés

Butterbean with basil and lime
Spinach, lemon & yoghurt
Smoked mackerel paté

Finger Foods

Aubergine rolls filled with basil ricotta
Sweet potato & spinach in puff pastry with red onion marmalade
Stuffed mushrooms with apricots, stilton & walnuts
Spinach & feta parcels
Cherry tomato, feta and olive skewers with basil dressing
Tofu and red pepper satay with thai peanut sauce
Vegetarian sushi with pickled ginger and wasabi

Quiches & Tarts

Goats cheese, cherry tomato & fig quiche
Feta, pea & mint quiche or frittata
Stilton, mushroom & spinach quiche
Spanish Omelette of onions, potatoes, tomatoes, red peppers, fresh herbs and olives
Cheddar, tomato & broccoli quiche
Spinach, sun-dried tomato, feta & olive frittata
Cauliflower, brie & walnut quiche

Sandwiches & Filled Rolls

Cheddar or brie with chutney
Vegetarian sausage & red onion marmalade
Egg Mayonnaise, rocket and tomato
Hummous or goats cheese with slow roasted pepper
Feta, sundried tomato & olive
Stilton, pear & walnut
Cheddar, avocado & salsa
Avocado & salad
Smoked tuna & lemon mayonnaise


Sweet potato, chickpea & spinach curry served with rice and nan bread
Black bean & lime chilli served with taco chips and sour cream
Seasonal stew of vegetables served with herbed dumplings
Lancashire hot pot of vegetarian sausage, potatoes & french beans, served with a baguette

Vegetable Salads

Greek salad of cucumbers, tomatoes, and olives
Grated beetroot with walnut, fennel, apple & fresh basil
Roasted beetroot, fennel, red onion and basil with orange
Roasted red pepper, fennel & potato salad with fresh mint
Slivered red cabbage with garlic & date dressing
Beetroot & Horseradish
Fennel & red pepper with a basil and orange vinaigrette
Celeriac, apple & walnut with a creamy parsley dressing
Traditional coleslaw of cabbage and carrots with dijon mayo
Caribbean coleslaw with pineapple, coconut and lime
Indonesian Gado Gado salad of vegetables with peanut sauce
Moroccan spiced carrot salad

Carbohydrate Salads

Cous Cous and roasted vegetables with a lemon & mint
Quinoa Tabbouleh with cherry tomatoes, cucumber, parsley and mint
Sesame noodle with red peppers, cucumber & bean sprouts
Sweet corn & barley salad with rocket pesto
Rice salad with toasted almonds, apricots, lemon & parsley
Quinoa, beetroot and spring onion with sesame vinaigrette
Potato salad with olives, tomatoes and herb vinaigrette
Curried sweet potato salad with spring onions, sultanas & coriander
Potato salad with spring onions, capers, french beans and créme fraiche

Pulse Salads

Black bean & sweet corn with a lime and coriander
Greek lentils with tomatoes, cucumber and capers
Black Eyed Beans with sweet potato and mango
Butter beans with roasted tomato, aubergine and basil pesto
Carrot & haricot bean with dill, honey and mustard vinaigrette
Caribbean Split peas with roasted sweet potatoes
Puy lentils with beetroot, orange and spinach
White bean, kalamata olive & tomato salad
Chickpea, tomato, mint, parsley & lemon salad
Mediterranean vegetables wiith lentils & feta