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

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With long winter nights & log fires what could be more appealing than warming broths, casseroles, hearty pies, braised joints & succulent roasts?


Below are a selection of suggested dishes. So whatever you are planning from a pre-Christmas family gathering, a shoot supper to an indulgent festive feast, there will definitely be something for you........





Parsnip & tomato soup with spicy cumin croutons


Hearty winter vegetable soup with pearl barley


Home cured, spiced & smoked breast of goose with a homemade spiced chutney


Coarse pheasant, rabbit & venison terrine laced with Cognac & with chunky wholemeal toast & proper Cumberland sauce


Warm turbot & scallop mousse with a Champagne sauce & caviar


Lobster, langoustine, prawn & seafood fricassee with a creamy saffron sauce


Sautéed veal kidneys with shallots, smoked pancetta, wild mushrooms & Madeira on country toast & dripping


Warm crab, spinach & Emmenthal tart with a fresh herb & butter sauce


Rillettes de porc et canard with cornichons with crusty bread


Scrambled eggs with smoked salmon & prawns on wholemeal toast      


Pan fried Scottish diver caught scallops with pea puree & crispy smoked pancetta


Gorgonzola risotto with Pecorino crisps, sage & cured ham


Potted hare enhanced with warming allspice, mace & nutmeg & served with spiced pears, onion chutney & toast


Pan fried fillets of lemon sole with a chive beurre blanc





Roast rack of garlic & herb crusted English lamb, served on a bed of parsnip & celeriac puree, with roasted button onions & a light Madeira & rosemary sauce


Roast breast of local pheasant with a wild mushroom risotto & a game sauce


12hr slow cooked oxtail & winter vegetable casserole with mashed potato, swede & braised red cabbage


Steamed beefsteak & kidney suet pudding with lashings of gravy


Braised shin of beef with Guinness, herb & horseradish dumplings


Game pie with a crisp wholemeal pastry crust


Pot roasted English partridge with a Burgundy wine sauce


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


Pan fried breast of local free range chicken with a creamy morel sauce


Slow cooked belly of Kelmscott pork roasted on a bed of winter root vegetables, cracking, apple sauce & gravy


Roast turbot with a braised fennel, Pernod hollandaise


Fillet of halibut poached in cider & served with a sauce of langoustines, prawns, scallops & mussels


Roast rump fillet of prime Scotch beef with a cepe sauce


Proper Cassoulet with a crisp confit of duck & braised red cabbage


Slow cooked shoulder of Cotswold lamb with braised spiced Puy lentils


Roast loin of local fallow deer with roasted shallots, chestnuts & garlic served with a juniper red wine sauce


Hasenpfeffer - a rich casserole of hare, red win with nutmeg & garlic


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





Boozy dark chocolate & Brandy mousse with vanilla cream & shortbread


Warm prune & Armagnac soufflé with a little pot of vanilla custard


Sticky toffee, date & pecan pudding with cream


Petit pot au citron vert with lime biscuits


Apricot & almond frangipane & custard


Proper bread & butter pudding, custard & cream


Warm chocolate & pistachio fondant with caramel sauce & vanilla cream


Tarte tatin with a warm Calvados sauce


Naughty steamed sultana treacle sponge pudding with extra syrup & custard


Apple & cinnamon with a crunchy crumble topping


Vanilla & cardamom panna cotta with tropical fruits


Selection of English & French farmhouse cheeses with biscuits, fruit & celery


Grown up Welsh rarebit


Sautéed herring roes on toast



Tea, coffee, hot chocolate & homemade 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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