2018 Events Calender at the Butlers Pantry


2018 Events

Sunday 7th January 2018 – A Russian Banquet Evening ‘Celebrating Orthodox Christmas Day’ £38.00 per person – Stables Lodge, Burnaston (behind the BP garage on Etwall Road)sold out

We are delighted to welcome back Cathy McAteer from ‘All Things Russian’ to host our Russian Banquet Evening.  The evening commences with a traditional Russian welcome & an obligatory vodka shot with Bread & Salt, Russian banquet food & as always, a very informative & energetic talk from Cathy.  You’ll finish the evening with Russian Caravan tea and there’ll also be a licensed bar available with lively background music.  Parking available (and accommodation if required)

Saturday 21st April – Charity Masquerade Ball – in aid of Cancer Research

We are proud to be the nominated caterers at the following charity ball to be held on 21st April 2018 at Osmaston Marquee.  Please contact the organiser direct to book your place.

Friday 21st September 2018 Lobster & Seafood Dinner Evening 7 courses £50.00 per person (early booking recommended)

Saturday 17th November 2018 BASC Taste of Game Dinner

At Yeldersley Hall on Ashbourne Road, full details TBC

Friday 23rd November 2018 Game Cookery Demonstration Evening £30.00 per person, 7pm

Learn how to cook & smoke  a variety of game in our ‘Wild Chef Mezzanine Theatre’
A glass of sloe gin on arrival (or non alcoholic alternative), selection of game inspired canapés served throughout the evening, followed by a Derbyshire cheeseboard & a selection of home made chutneys.  Cash bar also available.  This is an exclusive event with limited availability, so please book early!

7th/8th/14th/15th December The Derby Museums Christmas Party Nights, £49.50 per person

To be held at the brand new library venue in Derby (next to The Museum & Art Galley).  Party in Style this year in the Festive season, to book call Christine on 01332 641901 or email the museum direct on info@derbymuseum.org
We are very proud to be the nominated caterers for these events.

12th January 2019

A New Year Russian Banquet Evening £38.00 per person – The Mezzanine

Once again we welcome our ‘Russian‘ host Cathy McAteer for an evening of Russian wonderment.  Start the evening with a traditional Russian welcome of obligatory vodka shot with Bread & Salt, Russian banquet food served through the evening & marvel at Cathy’s tales & facts of ‘All Things Russian’.  You’ll finish the evening with Russian Caravan tea and there’ll also be a licensed bar available.  A very lively evening that books up very quickly, to secure your place, please call 01332 519007 or email info@butlerspantryderby.co.uk
(A deposit of £10.00 per person is required, with full payment required by 1st December 2018)

‘Haunted’ – an evening of spirituality £18.00 per person includes light supper
This is a ‘Parlour’ style magic show titled ‘Haunted’ that will explore the realms of spirituality and the idea that we can communicate with the dead. With displays of psychic medium-ship, haunted items, eerie true historical stories and food to die for, ‘Haunted’ is a magic show that is not for the faint of hearted and is like no other. You will be left wondering if we were REALLY talking to the dead!

Private hire – From June 2018 and following refurbishment of our ‘Mezzanine Dining Area’ –

-we will be hosting small events at our own premises.  This space is also available for private hire, meetings, cookery demonstrations, tuition & pre-booked private dining.

Want peace & tranquillity time?  Privately hire our Mezzanine area from 30 minutes to all day.  No music, no crowds.  Refreshments & food available. Call for details!

Why not combine a stay in Derbyshire with your love for cooking?  Ask about our cookery course breaks & stay at either the 4 Star Mickleover Court Hotel (2 minute drive away), or self catering at Stables Lodge (a 2 minute walk away).

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Osmaston, Derbyshire, UK   
Wedding    Osmaston, Derbyshire, UK   

We just wanted to send you a quick email to thank you for helping make Saturday such a great day for the both of us. The food was great - and helped make the day so memorable for everyone involved. Once back from the honeymoon we'll send a more formal thank you - but we hope to come by the Butler's Pantry in the future and experience more of your wonderful cuisine.

We just wanted to drop you a quick email to

Kedleston, Derby, UK   
Wedding    Kedleston, Derby, UK   

We just wanted to drop you a quick email to say a massive big thank you to you and your staff for the wonderful food and service you provided for our wedding on 30th August. We have had so many compliments from our guests saying how wonderful the food was and how helpful your staff were. All of your support right from the first meeting has been fantastic and we cant thank you enough for the part you played in making our wedding day so special. We will hopefully see you again as we plan on visiting the restaurant so we can taste your wonderful food again

Thank you so much for adding a touch of elegance

Wedding    Rosliston   

Thank you so much for adding a touch of elegance with your delicious and well presented food on our wedding day. The guests were very complimentary of the food and the professionalism of yourself and your team. Such a joy and pleasure to work with.

Two weeks on and just coming down to earth. What

Kirk Langley, Derbyshire   
Wedding Party    Kirk Langley, Derbyshire   

Two weeks on and just coming down to earth. What an amazing day which was made so special by you and your team Ralph. Our Wedding Day was going to be Low Key, Small Scale, but it seemed to develop a life of its own and eventhough the numbers remained small the expectations developed into "Nothing but the best" from my wedding dress, the flowers the rings, the drink, everything. We had chosen the Butlers Pantry with only the experience of a lovely breakfast on one other occasion because it was local and Ralph seemed very personable and professional. Fortunately our home was able to accomodate our 31 guests, but I did worry that having the wedding reception on site might be rather stressful. I needn't have worried. The day before the wedding Ralph and team delivered his equipment with no fuss. On the day the first we saw of them was as we returned from the church as the smartly dressed staff quietly and professionally served us the Champagne and beautiful Canapes. At this time my brain had disappeared after the nerves of the service but fortunately there was Roy the Master of Ceremonies who gently steered the proceedings and us so the everything flowed smoothly from the meal to thespeache. It was wonderful to have somebody to rely on to know the right thing to do at the right time so we didn't have to think of anything except enjoying ourselves, whilst the waiters quietly, efficiently and politely served the meal. We did expect the food to be good with Ralphs reputation, but we were not prepared for the high standard that we received. My expectations are very high because I work in hospitality in a High profile area and I have to say that the quality of the food was of a superior standard which could have graced the best tables. Our guests were thrilled and so were we. I have never had such a wonderful meal on a large scale. So thank you Ralph and helpers for playing such a large part in creating one of the best days we have ever had.

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