Welcome to Tailor Made Top Nosh - Quality, bespoke fine dining
Welcome to Tailor Made Top Nosh -Quality, bespoke fine dining

Autumn menus - September, October & November


One of my favourite times of the year, with a plentiful supply of autumn berries, root vegetables, wild mushrooms, the beginning of the game season & plentiful shellfish....


Below are a selection of suggested dishes. So whether you are planning a simple shoot lunch, a family Sunday roast or a hearty supper there will be something get the gastric juices flowing!





Cullen skink – a traditional hearty Scottish soup made with Finnan haddock, potatoes & milk


Chicken soup with autumn vegetables, herbs and pearl barley


Confit de canard served with a crisp mixed leaf salad, crunchy apple & vine tomatoes


Game terrine with warm toasted brioche & homemade spiced fruit chutney


Home smoked breast of chicken with a fresh herb & crème fraiche dressing & salad leaves


Warm seared Scottish scallop with crisp smoked pancetta on a pea & mint puree


Whole Crottin goats’ cheese, wrapped in filo pastry, baked & served with roasted red peppers, sun dried tomatoes & rocket


Scrambled eggs with smoked salmon & prawns on wholemeal toast


Warm roast local pigeon salad with wild mushrooms, smoked bacon & a walnut oil dressing


Warm lobster, spinach & Emmenthal tart with a saffron sauce


Seared fillet of fillet of beef with a rocket salad, horseradish dressing & Pecorino shavings


Local roe deer Carpaccio with truffle shavings & drizzled with truffle oil


Wild mushroom risotto with Parmesan wafers & rocket 


Cider soused fillet of mackerel with a horseradish & celery relish, green salad


Moules Mariniere with warm crusty bread





Pan fried breast of free range chicken with a fresh herb & butter sauce & served with a roasted butternut squash risotto


Roast rump fillet of Scottish beef with a wild mushroom sauce, accompanied by gratin dauphinoise potatoes, French beans & braised red cabbage 


Loin of local Oxford Down lamb roasted with fresh rosemary & served with a parsnip & celeriac puree & a sauce made with lamb stock, mint & sorrel


Beefsteak & kidney pudding with lashings of gravy, mashed potato, swede & Savoy cabbage


Roast Grouse with all the traditional accompaniments, including bread sauce, grummets, game chips & gravy


Roast breast of pheasant served with a chanterelle risotto & a Madeira sauce – available from the middle of October


Widgeon – roasted with sage & onion stuffing, quince & apple sauce & roast gravy – available from October


1lb Dover sole simply pan fried in butter with homemade Tartare sauce


Saddle of hare roasted, carved & served on a bed of root vegetables with a Port wine sauce


Champagne poached fillet of halibut with a sauce of mussels, langoustine, scallops & prawns


Pan fried wing of skate with capers, parsley & lemon


Roast shoulder of English lamb, rubbed with coriander, cumin & garlic, roasted & served with braised, spiced Puy lentils


Main courses are accompanied by a selection of potatoes & seasonal vegetables





Warm mango & ginger brûlée with homemade ginger ice cream


Dark chocolate & Brandy mousse


Sticky toffee & date pudding with cream


Apricot & almond frangipane with custard         


Steamed syrup sponge with custard & cream


Warm prune & Armagnac soufflé


Tarte tatin with Calvados custard


Baked rice pudding with lemon & cinnamon


Warm dark chocolate fondant pudding & cream


Traditional treacle tart & custard


Proper bread & butter pudding


Blackberry & apple crumble & custard


Selection of English & French farmhouse cheeses with biscuits, fruit & celery & homemade apricot, honey & walnut bread


Tea, coffee, hot chocolate & petits fours


Contact us

Here at Tailor Made Top Nosh we're happy to offer you our help and advice, with absolutely no obligation, so just give us a call if you need any help in organising any aspect of your event


If you would like us to keep you updated with seasonal menus, inspirational gift ideas and special offers then please just fill in the contact form


Tailor Made Top Nosh


01993 852696

07584 514030


If you are you looking for a stylish, interesting, historical, peaceful or an unusual venue we have access to locations as diverse as:-


The Divinity School at the Bodleian in Oxford

Rhodes House Oxford 

Riverside Weddings Standlake

Oxleaze Barn

Worton Hall


We also cater at a number, of Stately Homes, Manor Houses, Luxury Country Cottages, secluded Lakeside Lodges properties at the Cotswold Water Park & Lakes by Yoo, Historic Houses & Mansions, Landmark Trust properties, superb wedding venues, private dining rooms, even a secluded Dovecote and a local brewery!!


We can highly recommend the following local venues:-


Bruern Cottages

Highgrove Barn, Painswick

Cotswold Manor Estate 

Wildwood House

New Yatt Farmhouse

Churchill Manor

The Orchard Cookham

Pye Corner Broadway

Polo House Middle Lypiatt, Stroud

Burcombe House Cirencester

Bartholomew, Tresham

North Lodge, Blenheim

Stourton Manor, Shipston on Stour

Midsummer Wood Bourton on the Water

........where we can offer anything from a delivery, fully catered breakfast, lunch or supper to a complete catering service for the whole of your stay........


The list is endless and we are confident that we can help you find a location for any event, as we provide dinner party catering & private chef hire & fine dining services in Oxford, throughout the Cotswolds, Thames & Chilterns, Bath, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Wiltshire, Warwickshire, West Sussex

Worcestershire, Berkshire, Northamptonshire, Surrey, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire and London


We also cater at many properties listed with the following agents:-


Unique Home Stays

Avenue Properties

WOW Properties

Wedding Secrets

Luxury Cotswold Rentals



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