Strathallan Castle Wedding in October

At the end of October, as Autumn started to settle in, the Ginger Snap team made the journey up to Strathallan Castle in Perthshire having spent the previous afternoon setting up the marquee for the big day. We served Champagne, white wine and a beetroot, apple and ginger mocktail in one of Strathallan Castle’s beautifully restored…

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…

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…

Evening drinks reception at Sofa.com

On Wednesday we were at sofa.com’s wonderful shop in Marchmont to celebrate the expansion of an online interior design platform. We served prosecco from their kitchen bar to interior designers, furniture designers and industry bloggers. Here are some photos of the delicious canapés we served to get your mouth watering: Creamed Goat’s Cheese with Fig…

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…

Marquee wedding in West Lothian

Last weekend was Ginger Snap’s busiest of the year so far with three beautiful weddings to cater for. On Friday, we arrived in West Lothian for our third and final set up of the day, which was in a lovely marquee from Greenfield Marquees. Within two hours the tables, chairs, cutlery, crockery, glassware and kitchen…