Featured Venue – Harburn Barn

Less than 20 miles from Edinburgh nestled in the stunning Harburn Estate sits Harburn Barn.  The main Barn and Roundhouse are two very distinctive venues available for up to 90 guests for dinner and 140 for the evening.  All guests have full access to nine beautiful acres of gardens, parklands and lakes which is ideal…

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…

Royal Highland Show: Breakfast and Lunch

Last weekend was another busy one for the Ginger Snap team, catering at several events at the Royal Highland Show. From Thursday to Sunday, we were providing breakfast and afternoon tea for a corporate client. As always, the mini chocolate brownies were very popular! On Friday we had a long day, starting with a corporate…

Corporate Buffet

This week we have been catering for Aberdeen Asset on Prince’s Street, providing buffet lunches and dinner for their clients. The selection of dishes on offer has included fillet of beef with homemade bearnaise sauce: Poached salmon with cucumber tagliatelle, rice wine, sesame and chilli: New potatoes with wholegrain honey mustard and spring onion: King…