Wedding Catering Essex

Specialising in wedding catering since 1963 we put all our love and attention in to your perfect day. With our unique blend of creative cuisine combined with highly rated professional service we guarantee your day goes without a hitch.

Weddings

Specialising in wedding catering since 1963 we put all our love and attention in to your perfect day. With our unique blend of creative cuisine combined with highly rated professional service we guarantee your day goes without a hitch.

Our Food

We’re confident in the quality of our food and service, so much so, we run free tastings, every month for you and your partner.

Our Service

All our staff undergo constant training to keep our first class, professional service. This service is reflected in the reviews we have received.

Our Pre-Planning

The lead up to your big day is as important as the day itself – your pre-event manager will help guide you through the whole process.

Our Food

We’re confident in the quality of our food and service, so much so, we run free tastings, every month for you and your partner.

Our Service

All our staff undergo constant training to keep our first class, professional service. This service is reflected in the reviews we have received.

Our Pre-Planning

The lead up to your big day is as important as the day itself – your pre-event manager will help guide you through the whole process.

Pre-Planning

The perfect event

We appreciate each event is different, so we take the time to get to know you and understand what you’re looking for. As part of our highly rated event planning service, we offer a free fact find call to discuss and understand your plans and offer advice based on over 60 years of running events.

Pre-Event

The Countdown
To help you with your planning, as part of your booking paperwork, you get a bespoke event timeline. This outlines every milestone so you are prepared for every step of your planning journey, which takes away all the worry and any last-minute panics. You’ll also receive a nominated Pre-Event Manager who will be your point of contact to guide you through the planning of your big day.
Attention to detail
We want to give you the confidence in what we’ll deliver so provide you with your bespoke Event Information Sheet. This document captures all the little details that will make your special day one to remember.
Dotting the i’s, crossing the t’s
As we approach your event, we hold a finalising session with you to run through your updated plans and ensure everything is in place to make your day perfect. After the session we will provide you with your bespoke finalised Event Information Sheet as a record of what has been agreed, avoiding any issues on the day. We’ll also provide you with a copy of this outlining exactly what we will deliver to on the day.

Event

Running your event
On the day you are allocated an experienced senior member of staff who has been through our rigorous selection process and passed our Team Leader training. They will be your point of contact on the day, there to assist with any queries you may have.
The best waiters are the ones you don’t notice
All our waiters go through our bespoke development scheme to ensure they provide only the best service at your event. We pride ourselves on an attentive and discreet service, delivered the Roamers way. Don’t take our word for it, check out our reviews on Facebook.

Post-Event

Your event matters
That’s why we follow-up every event to check you were totally satisfied with the food quality and service you received.
A small thank you
We like to thank all our couples for choosing us so, as our one year anniversary gift to them, we invite them back to dine with us, free of charge.

What Our Customers Say

Excellent meals with great staff! Joey and the team could make any event worthwhile!

Christopher John Steed, December 2019

Lovejoy Catering and Events have been fantastic from start to finish. Reliable, friendly, professional and great value too. The food was delicious and they were so attentive on the day. Did not have to worry about them at all on the day truly excellent.

Tracy Bakonyvari, October 2019

 

We used Lovejoy Catering and Events for a charity event in 2019. Joey Lovejoy was appointed for our event and handling the evening. He was wonderful to work with, very professional and attentive.

The food and service was absolutely amazing. Well cooked and precisely presented plates of delicious food.

Overall, we would highly recommend this team to anyone looking to do a wedding or a party.

Jae Gadar, May 2020

I attended a charity event that one of my friends had organised in Chelmsford.
The food supplied by Lovjeoy Catering and Events was 5*. We had large canape type dishes, everything was fresh, hot, really tasty and came out really quickly.
I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Lovejoy for future events.

Google, May 2020

Lovejoy Catering and Events are a very professional group of people with outstanding, quality food. I recently attended a charity event that they held and was so impressed with the whole experience! Couldn't recommend them anymore!

Google, November 2019

Our Venues

The Compasses

Located in the heart of the beautiful North Essex Countryside, surrounded by panoramic, unspoilt views, The Compasses at Pattiswick is fast becoming one of East Anglia’s most sought after wedding and events venues. As the sole caterer, we are best placed to run your special day from post ceremony until the evening reception.

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Old Essex Barn

Old Essex Barn is a simply stunning renovated barn from the 15th Century, located on the outskirts of the quiet village of Kelvedon. Whether you require an informal gourmet barbecue, or more formal 3 course meal, we are on hand to offer our range of event catering services for you and your guests.

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Hedingham Castle

We are proud to be a recommended caterer for Hedingham Castle – an unforgettable wedding venue setting for all styles of celebration. Whether you require the catering only, a company to run the bar for you, or both, we are on hand to help you with your event.

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Wherstead Park

We are recommended caterers at Wherstead Park – a splendid Georgian riverside mansion with space for weddings, plus conference rooms and a 350-seat atrium.

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Reid Rooms

As one of the top barn venues located to the west of Chelmsford, The Reid Rooms Wedding Venue is an idyllic venue to hold your big day. Whether you require an informal gourmet barbecue, or more formal 3 course meal, we are on hand to offer our range of event catering services for you and your guests.

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Hatfield Place

Hatfield Place is an exquisite Georgian country house wedding venue, located in the heart of Essex. The house sits within 15 acres of mature gardens and includes a nurtured and intricately planted Walled Garden. As the sole caterer, we are best placed to run your special day from post ceremony until the evening reception.

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Marks Hall

Choose between an 18th century Coach House or a woodland Tipi wedding at this beautiful venue located between Colchester and Braintree. If you’ve got the venue booked as a venue only hire, we can provide our specialist wedding catering services to make sure your day is run smoothly from start to finish.

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Tuffon Hall

What could be more romantic than to hold your ceremony in the gorgeous atmosphere of an English Vineyard with picturesque views across the North Essex countryside? Afterwards you can enjoy our award-winning English wines with your guests on our stunning terrace, then eat and dance in our beautifully converted 16th century barn.

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Private Venues

Not only do we offer our outside event management, catering and bar services at bespoke event venues, but also at various locations, including customer’s homes, rural land and family estates in fixed buildings and marquees. These venues often save you quite a bit of money, but require additional organising and management. Luckily, our breadth of experience in managing and supporting events in these venues will ensure your special day is a success.

Other Venues

As an outside caterer we offer our catering services all across Essex, at a number of different venues in different locations. Here are a number of other notable venues we have catered, and can cater, at: Great Bardfield Vineyard, Great Bardfield; Barnston Lodge, Barnston; Barleylands, Billericay; Wantisden Valley, Suffolk; Galleywood Heritage Centre, Galleywood; The Shire Hall, Chelmsford; Houchins Farm, Coggeshall.

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