“I wanted to let you know how much we and our guests enjoyed the canapés you made for us on Saturday. They were exquisite to look at and even more delicious to eat. Needless to say there were none left!
Thank you and your team for providing them.”
Hilary - Canape Direct
“As the dust settles from our wedding last Saturday, we wanted to send a quick email to say how thankful we are for helping make it the best day of our lives! Thank you for being amazing throughout the past few years of arrangements too.
All the team at Red Herring were brilliant from set-up to pack-down. They clearly worked so hard to make sure all our guests had a brilliant time, giving them exactly what they needed. They were also such fun throughout and were always smiling! The food was also spectacular and surpassed our expectations, Thank you for being flexible too when our speeches went on a little bit. We sincerely appreciate everything you have done to create unforgettable memories for us that will last a lifetime, Thank you!”
James & Ellie - Wedding
“Wow! What can I say? You were outstanding and I hope your collective ears were red hot today? It was nothing short of superb last night. Everyone was over the moon with the deliciousness of the food for such a number from a mobile kitchen, and they were raving about it. Your food was delicious and imaginative, they loved the ‘sail’ connection with the crostini and the personalised chocolate on the pudding was such a clever touch.
I also want to commend you on the calibre of your staff. Every single one of them are fantastic. Nothing was too much trouble, a smile and problem sorted. You should be very proud of them, and so smart – not a black skirt, white shirt (usually with a black bra underneath) to be seen. With so many nationalities to contend with the menu could have been a problem but I think there wasn’t one, all of the ‘overseas’ visitors I have spoken to were in raptures.
Huge thank you to all of you and should I ever have to do another big event I will definitely be in touch, and be more than willing to pass on your details.”
Royal Yacht Squadron – Bicentenary Dinner at Osborne House, 1250 guests
"Thank you Steve, Sarah and the Red Herring team for their unbelievable work and incredible food they produced for our wedding at Smedmore House in June. They were truly amazing and couldn't have asked for a better team. After our first catering company cancelled on us, Red Herring stepped up and produced the best service. They were thorough with planning and never let us down. What can we say about the food, truly delicious. Thank you for all of your hard work. We couldn't recommend them any more!!
Nathan & Ione - Wedding
“We had the pleasure of dealing with Sarah & Steve from Red Herring for our wedding in June. They are just amazing at what they do, such lovely and friendly people who always put our mind at ease. It was like we had a personal wedding planner with all their knowledge and advice. The food was faultless, we had so many comments on the presentation and taste of our wedding breakfast. We'd highly recommend Red Herring. Absolutely faultless from start to finish.”
Lydia & Liam - Wedding
“Thank you so much for everything over our wonderful wedding weekend at Pylewell Park! The food was incredible, it looked & tasted amazing too! The team were great from the point of arrival with our Friday bar through to the final drinks of the night. Everyone loved their meal, and has spoken so highly of it! Thanks again.”
Heidi & Olly - Wedding
“Thank you so much for the incredible food that you provided at our wedding, the service that you provided was excellent from start to finish. We had so many comments from all the guests saying it was the best food they had ever had at a wedding; having really good quality food was very important to both of us and that was where you really set yourselves apart from the competition. From the first time we met Steve, your passion for food really shone through and this was a significant factor in our decision, plus the fantastic tasting you did for us. We have been busy recommending you to our friends and would be happy to provide a more detailed testimonial if you would like or speak to prospective clients. Thanks again for making our wedding such a fantastic culinary experience.”
Holly & David – Wedding
“Dear Red Herring Team,
A HUGE thank you for the amazing job you did catering our wedding on 30th August. All of the team were absolutely fantastic at providing a seemingly effortless service – and from what we have heard after the wedding, were great at calming down fussy relatives and dealing with guests a little worse for wear! Everyone has said how delicious the food was – one guest was convinced we had Heston hiding in the bushes creating the it! Thank you again and best wishes.”
Sarah & Tom – Wedding
“We cannot thank you enough for the wonderful service, fantastic dinner and imaginative canapes – plus some super friendly staff, very efficient and very professional.
It was a very big ask to work on New Years Eve and all the preparation that had to go on between Christmas & New Year, it was superb, thank you so much. You all helped to make this a truly magical day that was the best end to a somewhat challenging year. We have had endless letters saying what a fantastic dinner and also the guests felt you were perhaps enjoying the occasion as well!! We will continually sing your praises and spread the word!”
Louisa & Charlie – Wedding
“I would just like to say Thank You to all of the team at Red Herring, and to yourself, for the fantastic party on Friday, and for all of the hard work and time that you put into it. The decor was stunning, the food was absolutely fantastic and the service was next to none. The small details such as the name cards and ‘drink me’ bottles were so speacial! My dad was thoroughly impressed and says that he will 100% use Red Herring in the future!
Louise Crouch – Dinner Party
“What can I say! Your team completely excelled themselves. I have never eaten so well at a wedding and all our guests were in agreement and could not believe how perfectly cooked and delivered the main course was.
Your team are so professional. I would never look at any other Catering company apart from RH and would recommend you to everyone and anyone. The room was out of this world and as Simone said she has never received so many wows as she opened the doors. I actually got all emotional when I sat down as it was a dream come true and just spectacular. A stunning setting, the most delicious food, a truly professional and friendly events team, a magical chef. You must be very proud of your team to have made such a success for the first wedding at St Giles.
I wish with all my heart that we could do it all again. The menu was just superb and that was all thanks to you. Please keep in touch and have a fantastic year with your dream team. Bravo Red Herring said all the French.”
Sally & Pierre Avenard – Wedding
“I’d just like to say that my birthday party went really well and I’d like to thank you all for making it a really special evening. I’ve had great thank you notes from our guests who all thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Everything ran smoothly, the food was delicious and I think a couple of the the best bits were not having to clear up the following day or stressing about my cooking! Please pass on my thank you to everyone involved and best wishes”
Philippa – Dinner Party
“Funky food, great fun, thanks guys”
“We wanted to write and thank you and your staff very much, for the most wonderful catering that you provided for our Silver Anniversary reception lunch on 23rd September. It was, without doubt, truly fabulous. The food was quite delicious, the buffet presentation absolutely amazing and the organisation of the whole event, from delivering the furniture to the flower decorations. It was all done with military precision and all together quite superb. All our friends commented from the exquisite canapes to the friendliness of all your staff.
Hats off to you all and a VERY BIG THANK YOU.”
Julie and Chris Nairn, Cadnam
“We are just recovering from 5 days of celebrations and would like to thank you all for a very successful party. We have had so many compliments about the food and its presentation, and wanted to share that with you all. Lots of comments too about how nice the staff were. We won’t hesitate to use you again in the future.”
Adam and Patricia Mills, Beaulieu
“Just a short note to thank you for all your efforts last week at our ‘Phenomenon’ event. The canapés and the service you and your staff provided were excellent and we have since received some wonderful feedback.”
Jon Newey, Managing Director, Surface Tiles, London
“Just to say an enormous thank you for everything with our wedding. From the initial help with picking a suitable menu to all my backwards and forwards emails and queries along the way and then finally a SUPERB bash on Saturday. The friendly kind efficient service, wonderful staff and finally the immaculate delicious food, perfectly presented. You really made our wedding that extra special and luxury. We’ve had so many comments about the wonderful food and exceptional service from your team. I’ve even heard jokes about someone had an empty glass in their hand for all of 2 minutes and 5 seconds. :).Fabulous job. If you need us to write up a report or recommendation we would happily do so.”
Debbie & David Coney, Burley
“I am writing to thank you for the excellent catering service that you and your staff provided. It is well known that the catering arrangements at any wedding are central to it’s success. At the venue you were a reassuring presence. Despite the alterations to the planned programme, your calm, unobtrusive guidance, and reliable interventions allowed the whole event to flow with precision. All the guests were complimentary regarding the delicious food served and the service provided. A professional outfit who provided an excellent service, and we are delighted we made the right choice when we chose Red Herring. Well Done.”
Carol & Anthony Jones, Southampton
“The food was truly wonderful, really great quality and beautifully presented, and a number of very discerning gourmet friends said they were the most delicious and attractive canapes they had ever seen. The service was outstanding, and our guests had all the attention for which we had hoped. We cannot thank you enough and will sing the praises of Red Herring for always.”
Mary & Nick Milligan, Broadstone
“Just a very quick line to thank you both for last night – I thought the food was brilliant and really hit the spot. Steve please also pass my thanks onto Tony, Emma, Simone and the rest of the team – really great team moral last night.”
Angus Peckham-Cooper, Event Manager, Dow Jones, London
“Everyone was really impressed with the standard and quality of the food, and keep referring to ‘that beef’! Plenty of folks commented that it was the best beef that they had ever had! We really enjoyed the day, and were really impressed with how it all folded out, far better than we could ever have expected. The service to the tables was superb as was every little detail.”
Rob & Kate Shean, Salisbury
“The luncheon was a great success. Not only was the weather cooperative, but most importantly the team from Red Herring did a wonderful job. Everything was perfect — the food was delicious and attractively presented. The best compliment was that everyone enjoyed it and went out of their way to comment — especially the chocolate brownies!”
Pamela Gibson, Shearman & Sterling LLP, London
“An enormous thank you to you and your extremely proficient, hardworking team for the excellent food and service on Friday. You looked after the guests wonderfully and I know it was greatly appreciated by the client. It was lovely working with Red Herring again and you pulled out all the stops as we knew very well you would. I could see that you were all working under very considerable pressure and to achieve what you did in just ONE hour was an absolute triumph!”
Geraldine Neame, Sterling Travel Management
“Wow – how can I say thank you enough – Saturday was a dream – just amazing in every way – your food was so good, every one has commented.”
Sue Girling, Milford – On – Sea
“I would like to send you a HUGE thank you for doing such a superb job at our wedding on May 16th. Despite the weather you pulled off some of the most delicious, and talked about food, I have ever tasted at a wedding! The quality of the lamb was excellent, and commented on by the farmers present! Alas every tagine since has been disappointing!”
Antonia Kimbell, Newbury
“Everything was great thank you, we were really pleased with the entire event and Red Herring did a great job. Thanks for all your help.”
Sarah Ridgeway, Marketing Manager, Mapei UK Ltd
“To be able to produce such a fantastic standard of food from a tent is extraordinary, congratulations”
Kirsten Dittrich, Wessex Nuffield Hospital, Chandlers Ford
“We keep receiving thank-you letters full of praise for the delicious meal and the excellent service provided by your friendly, efficient and FUN staff”
Charlotte & Robert, Chelsea
“I knew we were in very capable hands and the blackened cod was beyond perfection, a brilliant day”
“Fabulous ideas, wonderful presentation and gorgeous food”
Pernille Coultard, Aquascutum
“A big thank-you for the superb dinner, it was more than just satisfactory, it was a terrific success!”
Charlotte de Rothschild
“Thank you for a whole year of advice and support; you made the organisation of our wedding fun and stress-free, your ideas were fantastic and you were always totally flexible; all our thanks”
Frankie & Ian, Odiham, Hook
“Your contribution went far beyond the simply delicious food to your help and support which made it the stress-free day we had hoped for”
Sam & James, Burley
“Thanks to your professionalism and talent, the day went without a hitch”
Johnny & Lucy, Beaulieu
“We had an absolute ball!, you all made the day so absolutely faultless, we cant thank you enough”
Fennella & Lester, Canford Cliffs
“The incredible logistics of serving 850 people within 15 minutes was gobsmackingly impressive, working with Red Herring basically means that there is one thing less to concern an event planner on their big night”
Stephen Flynn, Corporate Events Manager, Allianz Cornhill Insurance plc
“We had the most amazing day, the food was excellent, the drinks were flowing and the service was impeccable”
Alex & Hamish, Lymington