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Here at Heath Retreat we are extremely lucky to be able to offer a full range of catering services through our sister company, The Wealden Kitchen.

Whether you are looking for a day starting full English breakfast, a pre Ashdown Forest walk afternoon tea or a weekend ending traditional Sunday roast, the Wealden kitchen is here to help.

Here are some ideas of what we can offer you:

Afternoon teas:

  • A selection of finger sandwiches on white and brown bread (can be gf)
  • Rustic cheese and rosemary straws (can be gf)
  • Mini quiches (can be gf)
  • Deconstructed scotch eggs (can be gf)
  • Smoked salmon blinis
  • Asparagus and blue cheese wraps

  • Baby fruit scones topped with cream and home made jam
  • Mini chocolate brownie cup cakes with a ganache topping
  • A selection of home made cakes, such as chocolate traybake, carrot cake, gin and tonic cake, lemon drizzle, capuccino coffee or lizzie’s apple cake
  • A selection of teas and coffees

Afternoon Tea

Winter Lunches

  • A warming soup such as roasted butternut with creme fraiche and chilli, lightly spiced carrot and coconut or roasted tomato and pepper
  • A choice of quiche served hot – smoked salmon and watercress ; goats cheese, potato and onion, caramelised onion with smoked cheese
  • A choice of cold meats with condiments ; thinly sliced roast beef, ; marmalade glazed gammon ; a selection of charcuterie
  • Two salads from a selection such as warm mustard potato salad and winter coleslaw

Sample Menus

Winter Dinner

  • Camembert fondue with a seasonal topping, bread and crudites
  • Chicken liver & raisin pate with toasted brioche and cornichons
  • Twice cooked goats cheese souffles, sun dried balsamic tomato dressing, salad garnish
  • Simple smoked salmon, two ways
  • Souffled arbroath smokie creams
  • Lightly spiced carrot and coconut soup (ve)

**Selection of home made bread rolls and/or artisan bread**

  • Venison en daube, crushed new potatoes
  • Oxtail ragout
  • Slow roasted pork belly with a pear and celeriac mash
  • Slow cooked beef fillet with a mushroom and shallot jus
  • Salmon en croute
  • Spicy moroccan chickpea and vegetable tagine (ve/v)

**Seasonal vegetables**

  • Traditional apple crumbles (can be vegan)
  • Lemon meringue pie
  • Sticky pear tarts with a roquefort cream
  • Sticky toffee pudding
  • Bread and butter pudding