Life is about those magical moments. Let us help to create yours.

Claret Catering, Dorset.

Special Days

Wedding Catering

Our wedding catering packages are as unique as each bride and we'll be there to ensure you have the food you want, served in the style you want, and giving you the perfect day you always dreamt of. Our wedding catering service is available across Dorset, from Bournemouth to Christchurch.

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For any business occasion.

Corporate Catering

We have an excellent business catering reputation built on great service, quality food, and all hitting the budget. We offer our service throughout Dorset.

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Special Days

Funeral Catering

Funeral catering for a loved one is one of the hardest things to do. We understand bereavement and are here to help you take care of the funeral catering arrangements anywhere in Dorset.

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For Every Occasion.

Canapés Catering

Whatever the social gathering why not welcome your guests with something to drink and party canapés. When you order canapes from us they can be part of our canape delivery service and brought to your on canape platters or incorporated as part of your wedding or family event.

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For Every Occasion

Afternoon Tea Catering

As afternoon tea caterers, we have lots of experience in providing a wide range of afternoon teas. Whether it’s an afternoon tea platter available to order for a small gathering or an afternoon tea wedding reception we are able to offer something for everyone.

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For Every Occasion.

Hog Roast Catering

Our hog roast catering is suitable for all types of events. From business events and social hog roast parties to having a hog roast wedding.

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What our previous customers have to say

A heartfelt thank you!

Kate Chastey

I am writing to say a heartfelt thank you to you for the excellent service provided for our December event. You were a pleasure to work with in the lead up to the event, and on the day the whole team surpassed my expectations with the quality of your food and friendly customer service.

Institute of Directors

Exceed our expectations...!

Dave Laut

Claret Catering have been supporting Pooler Harbour Commissioners at its events for the last 3 years, whether it be a small group or a large scale event working with Poole Borough Council carrying out an emergency evacuation exercise. Dawn and her team continue to not only to meet but exceed our expectations both with the standard and quality of the food but also the professionalism of her team.

Security Manager, Poole Harbour Commissioners.

Food is wonderful!

Peter Hastrop

Dawn is the consummate professional… operates within a realistic budget, great attention to detail, well organised, provides flair when appropriate, and the food is wonderful! In addition Dawn is a caring, warm-hearted, generous individual with whom it is a pleasure to work.

Owner of the ISIS Business Centre

Our Managing Director



Thank you for visiting our website.

Claret is a Dorset family catering business that has for more than ten years worked hard to build a reputation for honesty, trustworthiness, reliability and quality of service. Our catering business today is built almost entirely from returning customers across Dorset and word-of-mouth recommendations, which we are immensely grateful for.

If you choose to work with us, we can make you a promise of excellence and a stress-free occasion. We love nothing more than taking our customers’ visions and turning them into reality. Share your ideas with us and we will do everything possible to make it extraordinary for you and your guests.

We look forward to working with you soon.