Whatever the occasion is, we are the perfect specialists to hand all culinary needs. Our serving team is dedicated, friendly, and well organised to guarantee your event runs smoothly. We cater to Cambridge and surrounding areas.

Food Deliveries

Cantab Catering offers a wide range of homemade food to be delivered, ready for the staff to microwave. They’re the perfect choice for your staff and can be easily microwaved. All the food is made fresh in our kitchen, and we use local suppliers where possible. Our meat is from the UK and free range. All packaging will be biodegradable/compostable

Tomato & smoked paprika
Butternut squash & coconut
Carrot & coriander
Carrot & orange
Leek & potato
Broccoli & stilton
Courgette & rosemary
Cream of mushroom with thyme & brandy
Thai chicken & vegetable

Beef Bourguignon or ratatouille & rice

Chicken Catalan or butternut squash tagine, served with couscous & a pea, olive, roast artichoke, and preserved lemon salad

Italian meatballs or melanzane alla parmigiana with pasta & a side salad
(Fresh parmesan to add)

Chilli con carne or vegetable chilli with rice

Fresh roasted red pepper salsa, sour cream, tortilla chips & grated cheese to add

Slow roast pork belly cassoulet or vegetable cassoulet with marinated halloumi with vegetables

Cottage pie or fiery Welsh red dragon pie served with peas & carrots

Beef lasagne or roasted vegetable lasagne with a side salad

Jerk chicken thighs (boneless) or Jerk root vegetable & butternut squash with rice n peas

Chicken or vegetable curry with rice with two of the following:

  • Butternut squash pakoras
  • Lentil and spinach bhajis
  • Chickpea and vegetable samosas with mango chutney & raita

Oven roasted salmon with a Cajun crust or a roasted butternut squash, Jambalaya & roasted pepper served with salad

Bangers or veggie sausages, mash & onion gravy served with fresh vegetables

Beef Stroganoff or field mushroom stroganoff served with rice & fresh vegetables

Roast pork stuffed with a apple & sage stuffing, or nut roast with gravy, dauphinoise potato & fresh vegetables

Chocolate brownie (we can make a range of flavours- please ask) with cream
New York baked cheesecake
Banoffee pie with cream
Tarte tatin with a vanilla Chantilly cream
Petits four selection
Lemon tart
Strawberries & cream
Fruit plate with a mint syrup

Food Deliveries Prices

We have a variety of options including:

Soup & main course
Main course & dessert
Soup & Sandwich combo
(White or wholemeal bread sandwich with choice of filling)

We offer one menu choice per delivery each week. Cantab Catering can adapt all the options for most dietary requirements, please get in touch with us.

Our food deliveries require meal choices, dietary requirements, and quantity at least 2 days before delivery. Please note, we have a minimum delivery of 10 meals.

The meals will be individually bagged and labelled to help with easy and hygienic pick up.

To order, please email us or call us.


Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life, so choose Cantab Catering for a full culinary programme. Our full selection of services at Cantab means we can assist you with your whole wedding including hiring equipment, marquees, table linen, flower arrangements, and even event management. Our capabilities ensure you can enjoy your day stress-free with our experienced team available to help.


Making the right impression at a business event is imperative for your brand and Cantab Catering’s services are the perfect way to achieve this. We can guarantee that all the catering provided by us is representative of your company, brand, and occasion. We can operate from all venues to serve our delicious creations on or off site. With our corporate catering, we offer full-time or part-time services for staff lunches, meetings, AGMS, and more.

All Events

We specialise in catering for all occasions from large sporting events to formal business lunches, barbecues, weddings, banquets, and conference in Cambridge. Cantab has experience with lots of different types of outdoor events including picnics, festivals, and hog roasts. We understand how important any social event is, so Cantab ensures perfect service every time.

  • Weddings
  • Conferences
  • Funerals
  • Business Events
  • Proms
  • Company Events
  • School Events
  • Sports Events
  • Anniversaries

May Ball Events

Cantab Catering is the ideal choice for May Ball and other events. We have previously catered for corporate clients and university colleges including Queens, Downing, Clare, Jesus, Sidney Sussex, Emmanuel and more.

We can serve a range of choices from individual stalls to multiple in order to suit your catering needs. We work with local suppliers to help ensure we are environmentally friendly.

Cantab offers a great service with high quality food, we can adapt to produce the food items you want, when you want them and be good value for money.

We can adapt all the options for most dietary requirements.

We only use biodegradable or reusable packaging and aim to be carbon neutral.

May Ball Menus

Our handmade burgers are 6oz and served in a fresh bap with tomato & lettuce & an extensive range of condiments.

  • Plain
  • Steak & blue cheese
  • Spanish chorizo
  • Cajun spiced chicken
  • Pork & leek
  • Spiced butternut squash & Quinoa burger (v)
  • Spicy vegetable (v)

Our mini stuffed Yorkshire puddings are filled with pigs in blanket with mash, stuffing with gravy and cranberry sauce. Other fillings are available on request

Our hog-roast uses free range meat and is served with a locally baked roll, apple sauce & stuffing.

Our handmade individual pies are served with mashed potato and onion gravy. There are a variety of different fillings available.

  • Lamb, mint & new potato
  • Steak ale & horseradish
  • Steak & chorizo
  • Chicken, field mushroom & smoked cheese
  • Chicken balti
  • Curried butternut squash
  • Smoked haddock cream sauce
  • Mushroom & spinach
  • Cheese, leek & potato
  • Spicy butterbean

Our Paella can either be chicken and chorizo or a vegetarian option.

Our noodles come with different sauce:

  • Beef & black bean sauce
  • Thai chicken green curry
  • Szechuan vegetable chow mein

Cantab’s salad selection includes:

  • Potato
  • Greek
  • Couscous
  • Coleslaw
  • Baby leaf lettuce
  • Warm Sticky toffee pudding with salted caramel sauce, clotted cream
  • Warm Rich chocolate pudding with a chocolate ganache
  • New York baked cheesecake
  • Banoffee pie with cream
  • Tarte tatin with a vanilla Chantilly cream
  • Petits four selection
  • Lemon tart
  • Strawberries & cream
  • Suffolk dried cured smoked bacon roll
  • Matt’s breakfast sausage bap
  • Free range fried egg roll
  • Grilled field mushroom roll

Selection of mini Danish pastries

  • Pain au raisan
  • Croissant
  • Pain au chocolat
  • Apple & cinnamon
  • Apricot
  • Vanilla custard