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Garlic mushroom arancini
Seared venison
Braised pork belly
Smoked salmon pastry
Kentish bruschetta

Handpicked Kent ingredients for better taste

Welcome to Home Gurr’own the home of quality Kentish menus.  Discover & devour incredible tastes that have made our food enduringly popular. From our smoked cheeses to our own succulent lamb. Everything handmade from fresh in our Cranbrook kitchen.

Nicci Gurr
Head Chef & Owner

6 ideas to create your perfect Kentish menu

Bringing high quality food & service to your next event. From taste to presentation, we’ll find your perfect rustic menu, filling it with the finest Kent ingredients your guests will love.

Canapes

“Home Gurr’own style fresh vegetable summer rolls.”

Mains

“Our own ham cooked 3 ways with crispy crackling”

Desserts

“Raspberry & white chocolate pavlova with rosewater cream.”

Drinks

“Our own mixed cocktails of rum punch and gin & tonic”

Dancing Food

“Grazing station with local Kent produce & charcuterie”

Starters

“Smoked ham and wild boar and nettle salami.”

10 Years of Testimonials & Reviews

Reviews from Google, Facebook and personal letters collected from the last 10 years

  • omg the food

    Ely and Mike

    8 months ago

    Hi Nicci, Just a quick note to say THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!! To both you and Sophie, you made our day perfect and exactly what we wanted and we cannot thank you enough. You guys are a dream team and we've had so many compliments on everything - omg the food (the best wedding food many [...]

  • Sophie, you were fantastic

    Hannah and Ed

    9 months ago

    Dear Nicci, Sophie (& me rest of the team.) We just wanted to say a huge thank you for everything that you did for us, from the initial call right up until the day, you made us relaxed and know everything was in hand. The food was outstanding and we received many compliments on it [...]

  • wedding day so special

    Hannah and Ed

    9 months ago

    Dear Nicci & team Just wanted to thank you all for the delicious food and amazing teamwork behind the scenes to make Hannah & Ed’s wedding day so special. Everything was perfect and they both enjoyed every minute as did we all, with all your care and attention. Kindest Regards Jenny and Chris Knight

Using ingredients from our Cranbrook smallholding

Magnificent mains

An exciting range of new and classic flavours, all made with produce from our smallholding or the surrounding Kent countryside.

Chargrilled seasonal Kentish vegetables with fresh herbs
Our own ham cooked & marinated 3 ways with crispy crackling
Kentish tomato and pomegranate salad

Sample mains menu

  • Our own lamb smoked & marinated with sage & rosemary.
  • Squash wellington with a garlic mushroom pate (v)
  • Chargrilled heritage carrots
  • Roasted heritage potatoes – pink fir, vitelotte, Nicola
  • Broad beans, edamame with peashoots and edible flowers
  • Courgette ribbon salad with radish and seeds
  • Local artisan bread board with nasturtium infused butter

2 Course Price
The 7 dishes above plus a starter or dessert is from £35 a head. See our prices page for more details

Dishes shared ‘family style’ on each table

Free with the main course

Enjoy the smell of freshly baked homemade bread

Our own artisan homemade bread is served warm with nasturtium infused butter, smoked rapeseed oil, dukkha & smoked salt

Our own Pugliese deep crust country bread just out our ovens
We serve our bread warm as part of the main or starter course
Our bread is served with our own homemade nasturtium infused butter, smoked rapeseed oil, dukkha & smoked salt

Amazing Canapés

A blend of traditional & exciting flavours for guests to enjoy at their leisure.

Seared Kentish venison with a juniper currant sauce
Home Gurr'own style fresh vegetable summer rolls
Our own lamb stewed in beer & wrapped around a quail’s egg

Sample canapés

  • Smoked mackerel pate and pea shoot Gougeres.
  • Breast of wood pigeon with a sloe gin compote.
  • Roasted beetroot and horseradish quail scotch eggs.(v)
  • Goats cheese, honey and walnut croutes.(v)
  • Red wine marinated carpaccio of beef with horseradish cream.
  • Smoked lamb with asparagus & rhubarb chutney.
  • Duck and Bramley apple confit en brioche.

Price of canapés
From £10.50 for each guest. This allows for 5/6 canapes per guest. You may require more canapes if no other food is being served at your event. See our prices page for further info

Smoked Salmon in a light puff pastry

Delightful Desserts

Naughty but delightful desserts to ‘wow’ your guests

Berry trifle in jars with marsala and amaretto biscuits
A variety of traditional English puddings served in jars in picnic baskets
Towering croquembouches with edible flowers

Our signature desserts

  • English puddings in jars. From zingy lemon tart to rhubarb & custard yo yos.
  • Towering white chocolate pavlovas with fruits, rosewater & Hinxden dairy cream.
  • Croque em bouche profiterole towers with dark chocolate and spun sugar.

Price of desserts
Any of the desserts can be paired with a main course. Prices for a 2 course start at £35 (incl) a head. See our prices page for further info

Home Gurr'own staff carrying pavlovas for a wedding

Fizz & Cocktails

We offer a range of drink services from sparkling reception and speech drinks to wine with your food. We offer our customers the convenience of buying direct from us. Or if you prefer you are free to supply your own favourite drinks.

Espresso martini cocktail station at one of our weddings
Prosecco being served at a wedding by Home Gurr'own waiting staff
Cocktails station made for one of our weddings

Cocktails, wine & bar

We’re a no corkage caterer
Unlike some caterers Home Gurr’own do not charge a corkage fee. You are free to supply your own alcohol to your own event.

Popular cocktails

  • Non alcoholic elderflower
  • Espresso Martini
  • Rose and rhubarb
  • Bourbon nasturtium & ginger
A keg of local Old Dairy Kentish beer at one of our bars

Fuss-free, crowd-pleasing party food

A quick smash and grab, pop up menu of traditional and new flavours while you boogie the night away.

Pizzas cooked over real coals in front of guests
Grazing station with a mix of Kentish cheeses and meats
Kentish fish and chips served with an usherette tray

Sample dancing food

  • 3 types of fire cooked paella served in bowls in usherette trays.
  • Stone baked pizza cooked over real coals & served throughout the night.
  • Our own beer & hop sausages served in brioche buns with our own Kentish ketchup.
  • Grazing station of Kent cheeses, garnished with fruit, nuts & seasonal accompaniments.
Vintage tea and coffee station

Let our food help you celebrate your special day.