“Winner in the Scottish Weddings Independent Caterer of the Year Awards, 2015”

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Thank you so much for making our day so memorable, the “tea party” was excellent, your staff were wonderful, the food was delicious.

- Eloise and Gareth Collins, September 2014

Thistle Catering Provided our funeral lunch. I cannot thank them enough. The food was fantastic and loved by all. We have a hot fork lunch.

The service was also exceptional – judged perfectly – understated but enormously helpful. I cannot recommend them enough.

- Lesley Black, Aberdeen (google review)

Thank you for the lovely teas you served the public during our Royal Visit to the Park. It was a great fun day out in the Park and the Dance was a great success.

- Aberdeen City Council

Thank you so much for the wonderful food and service at the opening of Volvos new depot in Portlethen.

- Volvo Trucks

Thank you for  being part of our big day it was wonderful, we had such great fun and your food and team were excellent, November 2014 wedding.

- Paula and Andrew – bride and groom Burgie House, Elgin

I want to say a big thank you to Lorraine and her team  for their extremely easy and friendly approach to the organisation of our corporate lunch.  We went for the Hot Fork Buffet for 40 people and I’ve had nothing but fantastic feedback.

- VikingSeaTech, Aberdeen

Thank you for the lovely lunch you provided at Fyvie Castle for the Princess Scottish Youth Business Trust.

- Princess Scottish Youth Business Trust

Thank you so much for the wonderful selection of healthy food for our guests at the opening of the Food Standards Agency in Aberdeen the feedback was all very positive it was a great launch of our new offices in Aberdeen.

- Food Standards Agency – 2015

Absolutely amazing!!!!! We really can’t thank you all enough you went above and beyond on our day and really truly made our day. The guests raved about the food and how polite your staff were. Thank you thank you for everything,

- Bride and Groom, Kev and Caroline, Aswanley Wedding Venue

Our afternoon tea party was wonderful, everyone enjoyed the homebakes and jams!……thank you so much for all your help

- Katie & Alan Stott – bride and groom, Crimonmogate 2015

Thank you for the lovely 3 course Scottish Fayre meals served to our 100 international delegates, the food was great and the service delightful.

- Dr Hazel Hutchinson – Aberdeen University

Thank you for the great BBQ you provided at our Company fun day.

- Survival One

Lorraine and super team gave us the most amazing service and food at our wedding! I can’t highly recommend them enough, we had a completely stress free wedding day at Crimonmogate 2014

- Bride and Groom Clint and Nadine Sangbarani

Thank you for the delightful food and service provided during our Royal Visit. Your staff were very helpful and supportive. 2010

- Belwade Horse Welfare Centre

Thank you so much for your help and support, we had a wonderful day and the food was lovely.

- Carl and Nichola Springer – bride and groom, Brodie Castle

About Us

Owner Lorraine Smith welcomes you to Thistle’s Catering, if you’re not already familiar with Thistle then lets bring you up to speed!

We are an award-winning bespoke event caterer with over 15 years’ experience in the events industry. Thistle were voted the best caterer in the North East and won the Independent Caterer of the Year award for North East Scotland in 2015.

We adore food more than anything and our approach is simple yet gets the job done! We use high quality seasonal ingredients and reinvent traditional dishes with a stylish and modern twist and that’s what makes Thistle’s Catering one of the top event caterers in Scotland.

We work with an impressive portfolio of clients delivering great events in some of Scotland’s most prestigious venues.  We also cater for functions in village halls, private homes as well as marquees.

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Experience Thistle's Catering

Thistle Catering are an award winning catering service.

We serve the best quality food to provide your guests with the best possible experience.

We fully understand your requirements as we know how important the function is to you.

Host corporate events, productive meetings or a gorgeous wedding in our indoor and outdoor venues supported by our award winning catering services.