Summer Wedding Cocktails & Canapés Ideas - Arbutus

Summer Wedding Cocktails & Canapés Ideas - Arbutus

Here at Arbutus Hospitality, we think canapés are essential at a wedding as they set the scene and provide a reverent talking point amongst all your guests. We get asked quite a bit to serve canapés, so team Arbutus are no strangers to canapés and cocktails.

Your GINTastic Weekend

Your GINTastic Weekend

Gin! Who doesn’t love gin? It’s the perfect beverage to enjoy on a night out with friends or simply just to sip on, on a summers evening. Gin has become increasingly popular over the last few years with many venues having a designated bar/area just for gin, which is perfect for tasting a range of different flavours and combinations.

The Perfect Wine with Your Food - Arbutus

The Perfect Wine with Your Food - Arbutus

So a lot of you may know that certain wines complement certain types of food! But what food goes with what time you ask? Fear no more. Arbutus has collated this little guide for you to refer to when cooking up a storm in your kitchen.

'Restaurant of the Year County Derry/Londonderry 2019'

'Restaurant of the Year County Derry/Londonderry 2019'

It is with great pleasure to announce that Arbutus at The Crannagh have been crowned 'Restaurant of the Year County Derry/Londonderry 2019' at the NI Food Awards. We truly cannot thank the public enough for all your well wishes, we are extremely grateful to have such wonderful customers and such a fantastic team to help us on our journey.

Arbutus Mother's Day Breakfast

Arbutus Mother's Day Breakfast

Want some creative breakfast in bed ideas for Mother’s Day?

Looking for something so easy that your kids can prepare it for Mom?

Breakfast in bed is a wonderful way to honour Mom and set the tone for the day that’s all about her and team Arbutus have you covered . This is a tradition on Mom’s designated day of rest and relaxation. What could be better than sleeping in a little late and having breakfast served to you by your favourite people?

Workplace Wellness  with Arbutus Hospitality

Workplace Wellness with Arbutus Hospitality

Here at Arbutus Hospitality, we know that the most valuable asset to have in your organisation is your workforce, keeping employees engaged and happy.

Studies have shown a huge improvement and return on investment with workplace wellness strategies, and eating healthy is one of them.

Here at Arbutus Hospitality, we are often asked to cater for conferences, meetings and much more and we have seen a huge trend towards fruit platers, served with yogurt and more healthy options.

Arbutus Hospitality Best Summer Cocktails

Arbutus Hospitality Best Summer Cocktails

Spring has finally sprung and we are certainly looking forward to the long bright evenings. Here at Arbutus Hospitality Northern Ireland, we are starting to plan ahead for those summer evenings with the sun blazing in the sky and everyone spending as much time as they can outside.

Arbutus Hospitality Wedding Catering Trends for 2019

Arbutus Hospitality Wedding Catering Trends for 2019

This year wedding season is upon us and we are extremely excited to showcase our talented teams’ skills. Here at Arbutus Hospitality we are in for a long busy few months, executing some beautiful events at the most beautiful venues. We pride ourselves in taking care of everything involved with the catering of events, which allows for you to sit back relax and enjoy the most magical day of your lives. We offer more than just catering, our specialised staff are always on hand to offer unwavering support throughout your planning and decision-making process, after all, it can be a stressful process making sure every decision is perfect.

Easter Treats For The Family

Easter Treats For The Family

When you think of it hot cross buns are to Easter, what Turkey is to Christmas, yet there are many other delicious foods that become more popular at this time of the year. Here at Arbutus Hospitality, we will have a look at the many different tasty treats that are sure to fill our appetite this Easter.

Arbutus Hospitality - Catering for your wedding and top tips

Arbutus Hospitality - Catering for your wedding and top tips

Top tips to consider when catering for your guests at Arbutus Weddings

The prospects of planning a wedding can be daunting, especially when it comes to planning the wedding menu, and there is a large volume of guests to cater for. There are so many dietary requirements to cater for, along with the stress of planning the rest of your special day. However, this is where Arbutus Hospitality come into action, with a bit of forward planning, and a huge helping hand from our team of specialist staff, planning your special day can be so much fun.

Arbutus at The Crannagh Wedding Showcase

Arbutus at The Crannagh Wedding Showcase

Arbutus at the Crannagh Wedding Showcase Sunday 17th of February

There aren’t many chances in life to go all out princess, but your wedding day is absolutely one of them. If you’re planning a fairy tale wedding, your dream starts here…

Catering advice for couples

Catering advice for couples

When it comes to planning your special day, there are lots of things to consider. Here at Arbutus Hospitality, we get asked a number of common questions by couples who need a little helping hand with planning there oh so perfect day. Here are the most common questions we receive and the advice we like to give.

Arbutus Named NI Wedding Caterer of The Year

Arbutus Named NI Wedding Caterer of The Year

It is with pleasure and immense proudness to announce that Arbutus Hospitality have been crowned 'Northern Ireland Wedding Caterer of the Year 2019' at the NI Awards. We truly cannot thank the public enough for all your well wishes, we are extremely grateful to have such wonderful customers and such a fantastic team to help us on our journey.

Wedding Catering At It's Finest

Wedding Catering At It's Finest

So you have found your dream wedding venue. Here at Arbutus Hospitality, we pride ourselves in taking care of everything involved with the catering of events, which allows for you to sit back relax and enjoy the most magical day of your lives. We offer more than just catering, our specialised staff are always on hand to offer unwavering support throughout your planning and decision-making process, after all, it can be a stressful process making sure every decision is the right decision.

Valentine's Day Treats

Valentine's Day Treats

What would Valentine's Day be without chocolate? Here at Arbutus Hospitality, we recommended kicking off the most romantic day of the year with delicious fluffy chocolate desserts to present to your sweetheart. After all who doesn't love chocolate.

Healthy Snacks For The Kids

Healthy Snacks For The Kids

As the kids go back it school after their Christmas holidays. It's often a time when parents like to make slight changes to the families lifestyle, this is often due to many healthy new year resolutions. Here at Arbutus Hospitality, we understand that it can be quite a challenge to stick to these changes with a busy lifestyle. To help we have included a list of healthy snacks kids will enjoy!

New Year, New YOU!

New Year, New YOU!

So we are now into January and the New Years healthy eating has commenced.

When dining out with friends and family it can be very difficult not to be tempted into overload eating or indulging on a chocolate fudge cake.

Christmas Canopies

Christmas Canopies

Canopies and nibbles play an important part in throwing a party. Here at Arbutus Hospitality, we want to get you prepared for the party season and make sure your party is the one to remember. We have designed three show-stopping treats that are easy to assemble and will keep your guests happy. We will raise a glass to that!

      Following the immense response from the public and thousands of nominations received with great pleasure, we can now reveal that Arbutus Hospitality has been nominated for Four NI Wedding Awards.   These include:  'Caterer of the Year -  Arbutus Hospitality '   'Wedding Venue of the Year, L/Derry -  Arbutus at The Crannagh '  'Wedding Coordinator of the Year -  The O' Neill Arms Country House Hotel'    'Wedding Venue of the Year Antrim -  The O' Neill Arms Country House Hotel' .   For all the wonderful staff who have helped Arbutus Hospitality over the years, we are really privileged to have such a great team behind us and we are delighted all our hard work goes unmissed.  At Arbutus the forefront of what we do is to ensure that all our customer's expectations have been met with a pleasurable experience. Our dedicated team will do the utmost to ensure this happens. We pride ourselves in quality when it comes to looking after our guests.  We would like to send a heartfelt thank you to all our wonderful customers and clients that have helped us achieve our lifelong goals, we will continue to do our utmost best to provide a high quality of service to both our new and our old customers.  The elegant ceremony will take place on Sunday 27th of January 2019 in the Crown Plaza Hotel in Belfast. With fierce competition this year, we would like to wish all finalists the best of luck.  The Northern Ireland Wedding Awards 2019 are a public voted awards and we overwhelmed to have been nominated within 4 categories especially with the competition being so fierce.   We are truly grateful thank you for all your support over the past year, we look forward to delivering high-quality service to our customers in the new year.

Following the immense response from the public and thousands of nominations received with great pleasure, we can now reveal that Arbutus Hospitality has been nominated for Four NI Wedding Awards.

Christmas Cocktails with Class

Christmas Cocktails with Class

As we welcome the festive season, it’s time to make preparations for the Christmas party nights. Whether this involves having some friends around or simply snuggling up on the sofa with a nice Christmas cocktail.