Bonfire Night Wedding at Blairquhan Castle

There were so many personal finishing touches at this wedding that it is difficult to know where to start! Ginger Snap arrived at the gorgeous venue of Blairquhan Castle on the Friday, the day before the wedding, to set everything up for the big day. That evening, Event manager Tania, chef Kate and the team prepared a relaxed…

Featured Venue: Thirlestane Castle

If you are looking for a grand venue in the Scottish Borders, this 16th century castle is one of the oldest and finest castles in Scotland. Just 35 minutes from Edinburgh, Thirlestane Castle is set in peaceful parkland with the River Lauder flowing through. The castle itself is available for wedding ceremonies, receptions and events…

Confetti Wedding Awards

We are delighted to have been shortlisted in the category of Best Caterer in this year’s Confetti Wedding Awards! We would absolutely love your support – if you think that we deserve to win this award, please vote for us via this link. Voting closes tonight! We will keep you updated on the results, thank…

Lucy and Hugo’s Wedding

One weekend in mid September, the entire Ginger Snap team headed to Dunning for Tania’s sister’s wedding! We set up the dinner marquee on Friday; black Brentwood chairs with ivory seat pads, long trestle tables, white table linen, and candle lanterns from Carnival Chaos. On Saturday afternoon the team arrived at the marquee to turn over glasses,…

Featured Venue: Merchants’ Hall, Edinburgh

Ginger Snap is part of the exclusive catering panel at the magnificent Merchants’ Hall, a perfect venue for city centre events, weddings and conferences. Situated on Hanover Street in the centre of Edinburgh, just minutes from Waverley Station, Princes Street and Queen Street Gardens, this venue is a hidden gem in an amazing location. Behind the…

Corporate Dinner at Castle Menzies

Thursday was a busy day for the Ginger Snap team, with two big canapé parties, an auction house viewing, a fashion event on Multrees Walk and a corporate dinner at the magnificent Castle Menzies. Chef Jonathan and Event Manager Alice, along with our wonderful waiting staff Josh and Rozzy, headed north to Aberfeldy to provide a Scottish…

Marquee Wedding Inspiration

Marquee weddings can provide a brilliant backdrop for your creative wedding ideas, allowing brides and grooms to create their perfect wedding look in any location, with their own personal style taking centre stage. Over the past 10 years, Ginger Snap have catered for so many beautiful marquee weddings, so we wanted to share some of our favourite marquee styles, tips and wedding…

September Wedding at Wedderburn Castle and Barns

Last weekend our team were in Duns for a beautiful (and sequin filled!) wedding at the stunning venue of Wedderburn Castle and Barns. On Friday, Ben and Alice set up the tables, chairs, linen, cutlery and glassware for the wedding breakfast, ready for the bride and groom to add their personal touches. We loved their gold…

Bobbi Brown Edinburgh Launch

On Wednesday our team were lucky enough to be part of the launch of the new Bobbi Brown store on George Street in Edinburgh. We served prosecco and canapés to special guests and fashion bloggers who had been invited to the new flagship store, which was decorated with plenty of sparkle from floor to ceiling!…

Planning a Wedding in 5 Days

The last weekend of July was yet another busy one for the Ginger Snap team! Initially set to be our first weekend off in 9 weeks, we received a call on Monday from a bride and groom who had been let down by their previous caterers, just 5 days before their wedding was due to take…