Back's Delicatessen private catering

Private Catering

Got an event coming up? Whether it's an intimate gathering, birthday celebration, wedding, funeral or just a party for family and friends, Back's Deli Private Catering service is your answer.

We can offer you some pre-written popular menus, but we really love to have a good chat with you about how we can best meet the needs of your guests. All our menus can be adapted to suit a themed event and below is just a sample of dining options we can offer.  Better still … give us a call, we want to make you happy!

SAMPLE MENUS

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Back's Deli canape receptions

We recommend 3-5 canapés per person. We have listed a few of our most popular. If you don’t see what you want - just ask.

Vegetarian options

Mozzarella, basil and cherry tomato skewer with pesto drizzle
£1.75
Feta and Back’s Deli tapenade on a crouton
£1.50
Pesto & sun blushed tomato on a crouton
£1.50
Mini quiche
£1.50
Goat's cheese and toasted pecan nuts with pomegranate on a crouton
£1.50
Caramelised red onion and blue cheese on a crouton
£1.50
Mini chick pea and coriander burger with mint and yogurt sauce
£1.95
Arancini ball with sun dried tomato and mozzarella
£1.95
Veggie spring roll with sweet chilli sauce (can be hot)
£1.50
Filo tart filled with spinach, ricotta and feta
£1.95

Meat options

Boscaiola olive rolled in Milano salami skewer
£1.50
Mini quiche
£1.50
Cajun chicken skewer
£1.95
Chicken liver pate crostini with caramelized onion chutney
£1.75
Mini bagel with cream cheese, pastrami, gherkin and mustard
£1.95
Mini pie (various fillings can be hot)
£1.75
Crispy duck pancakes with cucumber, spring onion and plum sauce (min. order 30)
£1.95
Mini Yorkshire pudding with roast beef and horseradish cream (can be hot)
£1.95
Mini beef burgers with chipotle mayo, blue cheese lettuce and gherkin
£1.95
Lamb kofta with tzatziki dip (can be hot)
£1.75
Quesadilla: BBQ chicken and mozzarella with chipotle mayo (can be hot)
£1.95
Arancini ball with chorizo and pea
£1.95
Chicken spring roll with a sweet chilli sauce
£1.75

Fish options

King prawn with dill and lemon juice
£1.50
Mexican spiced king prawn, guacamole on a crispy tortilla
£1.95
Smoked salmon, dill, crème fraiche and lumpfish caviar blini (min. order 30)
£1.95
Thai fish cakes with sweet chilli dip
£2.25
Prawn cocktail vol-au-vent
£1.75
Spiced salmon and guacamole cone
£1.95

Back's Deli deli and salad platters

Cajun Slaw
£1.75
Red cabbage, apple, red onion, cayenne pepper and mayonnaise
Traditional coleslaw
£1.75
White cabbage, red onion, apple and mayonnaise
Tabbouleh
£1.95
Bulgur wheat, cucumber, mint, cherry tomatoes and parsley
Mexican Salsa
£1.95
Cherry tomatoes, red onion, chilli, lime and coriander
Classic Potato salad
£1.95
New potatoes, red onion, gherkins, dill and mayonnaise
Crunchy green bean and garlic
£1.95
Green beans and roasted garlic in olive oil
Vine tomato and mozzarella salad
£2.25
Sliced vine tomatoes, mozzarella with pesto drizzle
Greek Salad
£2.25
Cucumber, red onion, feta, black olives, oregano and olive oil
Mixed leaf salad with vinaigrette dressing
£1.75
Mixed leaves, tomato, cucumber and red peppers in a vinaigrette dressing
Caesar Salad
£2.25
Lettuce, anchovies, olives, croutons, Parmesan cheese and Back’s Caesar dressing (add chicken for £1.50)
Beetroot, goats cheese and walnut
£2.25
Mixed leaves
Rocket and Parmesan
£2.25
With balsamic dressing
Pasta salad
£1.95
With blanched broccoli, garden peas, black olives and feta dressed in Back's Deli pesto

Back's Deli traditional buffet

All our buffet items are prepared from fresh ingredients from our renowned deli. We can tailor your cold buffet from a selection of the following options.

Sandwich quarters
£3.25
Selection of meat or veggie
Shops-made ham hock terrine
£3.75
with Back's Deli piccalilli (min order 15 portions)
Smoked salmon platter
£3.75
With dill and lemon crème fraiche
Deli Meat Platter
£3.25
Including pastrami, Italian ham and salami served gherkins, mustard and ciabatta bread
Roast ham platter
£3.25
With English mustard and watercress
Assorted bruschetta
£1.95
Meat or veggie (2 per portion)
Back's Deli quiche
£25.00
Meat or veggie - serves 16 party slices
Back’s Deli individual quiche
£2.25
Meat or veggie
Roasted aubergine slices
£2.00
With mozzarella and sun blushed tomato (2 per portion)
Pork pie platter
£1.25
With mustard
Cheese board
£3.25
A selection of cheese with grapes, cheese biscuits and chutney
Baked salmon fillet
£50.00
With herb crust served with watercress mayonnaise
Mezze platter
£3.50
Stuffed vine leaves, houmous, artichokes, sweet chilli pepper, olives, falafel & stuffed peppers and sun-blushed tomato ciabatta
Scotch egg wedge
£1.25
Various fillings with a runny centre
Chicken skewer
£2.25
Lamb kofta with tzatziki dip
£3.50

Back's Deli hot buffet

Bowl food is a great alternative to traditional buffet. Served in small bowls so your guests can experience more off our culinary delights. We recommend 2-3 per person. We have listed a few of our most popular. If you don’t see what you want - just ask.

Minimum 20 bowls per dish.

Italian meatballs in a rich tomato sauce with focaccia bread
£4.50
Braised shin of beef shepherd’s pie
£4.75
Chicken Thai green curry with basmati rice
£4.50
Tofu Thai green curry with basmati rice
£3.95
Lamb tagine with spiced couscous
£4.95
Lamb kofta with hummus and herby basmati rice
£4.50
Bangers & mash with onion gravy
£4.50
Pie, mash and mushy pies
£4.50

Beef

Chilli beef brisket
£8.95
Served with herby rice fresh chilli’s and sour cream
Beef bourguignon
£8.95
Braised beef in red wine with shallots, mushrooms and a hint of smoked pancetta served with new potatoes
Traditional lasagne
£8.25
With garlic bread
Beef and ale pie
£7.95
With creamy mash and minty mushy peas

Lamb

Moussaka
£8.25
Layers of slow cooked spiced lamb, aubergine and topped with a creamy white sauce
Lamb Tagine
£8.95
Braised lamb in a spiced tomato sauce with apricots, cumin, coriander and cinnamon served with herby rice
Lancashire hot pot
£8.95
Braised lamb topped with sliced potatoes served with braised red cabbage
Lamb shank with potato and celeriac mash
£9.95
Braised lamb shank and a darks rich gravy with new potatoes
Mint and lamb pie
£8.50
Handmade pastry pie, mash and minty mushy peas

Chicken

Chicken and chorizo cassoulet
£8.50
With beans and roasted vegetables in a tomato sauce with new potatoes
Italian herb chicken
£8.50
With wild mushroom and a creamy white wine sauce with new potatoes
Jerk chicken curry
£8.50
Aromatic spiced chicken thigh in a Caribbean spiced sauce severed with dirty rice
Thai green chicken curry
£8.50
Red pepper, sweet potato, red onion, mange tout, mini corn served with herby rice
Chicken, lemon, bacon and thyme pie
£8.50
With creamy mash and minty mushy peas

Fish

Fish pie
£8.95
Salmon, Pollock and prawns in a creamy white wine sauce topped with mash
Thai green fish curry
£8.95
Salmon, red pepper, sweet potato, red onion, mange tout, mini corn served with herby rice

Vegetarian

Sweet potato, red pepper and spinach lasagne
£7.50
Roasted sweet potato, roasted red peppers and spinach
Tofu Thai green curry served with herby rice
£7.95
Tofu, red pepper, sweet potato, red onion, mange tout, mini corn served with herby rice
Mushroom stroganoff pie
£7.50
With creamy mash, minty mushy peas
Macaroni and cheese with sweet potato chunks
£7.50
Spinach and ricotta cannelloni
£7.50

Vegan

Moroccan chickpea curry
£7.50
With roasted sweet potato, butternut squash and red onions in an aromatic tomato sauce served with herby rice
Vegan red lentil chilli con carne
£7.50
With herby basmati rice
Yellow split pea and roast vegetable dhal
£7.50
With herby basmati rice

Sides

Dauphinoise potatoes
£1.75
Herby basmati rice
£1.95
Dirty rice
£2.25
New potatoes with chive and parsley butter
£2.25
Roasted new potatoes with rosemary and garlic
£2.25
Herby or Mediterranean couscous
£1.95
Parmesan cauliflower cheese
£2.50
Braised red cabbage with apple and star anise
£1.95
Bread roll with butter
£1.25
Macaroni and cheese
£2.25

Back's Deli desserts

Desserts

Raspberry and almond tart (16 portions)
£29.95
Raspberry and almond tart individual
£2.25
Baked New York cheesecake (12 portions)
£29.95
Tiramisu
£2.75
Layers of sponge fingers flavoured with coffee and Marsala wine topped with mascarpone (min. 10 portions)
Back’s Deli chocolate brownie
£1.25
Sicilian biscotti cake (16 portions)
£29.95
Sicilian biscotti tart individual
£2.25
Fruit tart
£2.95
Filled with crème patisserie and topped with fresh fruit
Lemon tart (16 portions)
£29.95
Lemon tart individual
£2.25
Cake platter
£1.25
(Selection of our cakes including brownie, flapjack, carrot cake and lemon drizzle)
For celebrations and made with various fillings, egg Apple and Cinnamon, White Chocolate and Raspberry, Lemon and Blueberry to name but a few!

Mini Desserts

Lemon tart
£1.00
Raspberry and almond tart
£1.00
Fruit tart filled with crème patisserie and topped with fresh fruit
£1.00
Chocolate & ginger tart
£1.00
Profiteroles
£1.00
Sicilian biscotti tart
£1.00

Back's Deli barbecues

We specialise in BBQs, they’re great for garden parties for you and for your guests. We provide the BBQ plus a gazebo for us to cook under (handy if it rains), which means we can BBQ all year round. Let us do the cooking, leaving you to enjoy the fun!

We have a minimum number of 30 adults and a minimum spend of £16.50 + VAT for a BBQ

Set menu £16.50 per person

Jerk or herby chicken thigh, sausages (Lincolnshire, spiced beef, Moroccan spiced lamb - add 50p per person), rib-eye steak slices, marinated king prawns, grilled aubergine slices, grilled haloumi slices, and ½ soft baked panini.

Or, create your own menu...

Meat options

Back's Deli pork ribs (4 ribs per portion)
Bratwurst sausage topped with caramelised onion, mustard and ketchup on a sub roll
Lincolnshire, Moroccan spiced lamb, beef or chorizo sausages
Chicken thigh marinated in one of our spice rubs/sauces (ask about what flavour you would like)
Rib eye steak with optional garlic butter
Beef brisket slow cooked and finished on the BBQ
6 oz burger with all the trimmings served on a toasted Brioche bun
Lamb shoulder slow cooked in one of our spice rubs served with our shop made sauces with toasted pitta bread
Pulled pork with your choice of spice rub and sauce
Chicken wings with your choice of spice rub and sauce
Lamb kebabs with your choice of spice rub
Texan smoky baked beans with smoked bacon

Fish options

King prawns (2 per portion) with your choice of spice rub/sauce
Grilled salmon 4oz with your choice of rub
Grilled squid with lemon, garlic and cumin or salt and pepper

Vegetarian options

Chickpea and coriander burger served with baby gem lettuce and minted yogurt sauce on a toasted Brioche bun
Grilled halloumi (2 slices per portion)
Grilled aubergine slices topped with mozzarella and sun blushed tomato (2 per portion)
Grilled garlic and herb field mushroom
Garlic and herb Mediterranean vegetables
Grilled corn on the cob with herby butter
Texan smoky baked beans
Veggie kebabs

Spice Rubs

Cajun, Jerk, Piri Piri, Moroccan Spice, Rosemary/garlic & Olive Oil, Tandoori or Sweet and Smoky

If you would like a spice that is not listed let us know and we’ll see what we can do.

Sauces

Butters (garlic, chilli, herby and chilli), Asian fennel BBQ, Sweet and Smoky BBQ, Yogurt & Mint, Chilli Salsa

If you would like a sauce that is not listed let us know and we’ll see what we can do.

Back's Deli weddings and special events

If you have a specific special event from a wedding to feeding the film crew, Back's catering are there to help.

Wedding sample menu

Starter

Chicken liver paté with toasted seeded bread and plum and ale chutney
Ham hock terrine with sourdough and piccalilli chutney
Goats cheese and caramelized onion tart with walnut and beetroot salad
Buffalo mozzarella, heritage tomatoes, basil leave and balsamic reduction
King prawn cocktail with Marie Rose sauce and baby gem lettuce

Main

Chicken breast in a tarragon white sauce with garlic green beans, creamy spring onion mash
Baked cod with herb crust served with buttery new potatoes, garlic green beans and slow roasted vine cherry tomatoes
Moroccan spiced sweet potato, spinach, apricot & chick pea wellington
Slow braised beef short rib with a mushroom and shallot gravy, roasted vegetable and dauphinoise potato
Veggie wellington - Moroccan spiced sweet potato, spinach, apricot & chick pea wellington

Dessert

Lemon posset with home-made short bread
Raspberry and almond tart with Chantilly cream and fresh raspberries
Sticky toffee pudding with whipped cream
Chocolate and hazelnut tart with whipped cream

20% VAT will be added to all food.

Please note there will be a delivery charge when delivering over 5 miles and orders under £70, not including VAT

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