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Contemporary Canapés

Contemporary Canapés by the Urban Food Theatre

Canapé n., Delicate piece of pastry, toast etc., with small savoury or sweet delight on top; food in miniature; usually served before a meal or as a starter.

Let our contemporary classics be the talking point of your next event.

How Many Canapés to Order?

4 canapés per person as a light bite

6 canapés per person as a little more

8 to 10 canapés per person as good old feed

Let us know your ideal choice for your event and we can give you a tailor made quote to suit, we can also offer discounts on larger orders so please do not hesitate to get in touch…

Please note minimum numbers for canapé style catering is 50 guests.


Urban Fish

Loch Fyne smoked salmon on Mini Blinis with Lemon & Dill Cream

Scallop ceviche served on a china spoon with mango salsa & Nam Jim dressing

Smoked trout parfait on a mini herbed scone with salmon caviar

King Prawn Skewers (choose your own marinade or have our chef’s selection on the day)

Scallop & Bacon Pops

Salmon Gravlax with Horseradish & Mustard Cream on Mini Rye Breads

Urban Meats

Spanish chorizo cup with feta, mint & slow roasted tomatoes

Dolcelatte with Parma ham, rocket & pickled pears

Lime & chilli chicken in mini cucumber cups

Seared Carpaccio of scotch filled beef on crostini with horseradish cream

Shredded Duck with Plum Sauce, Cucumber & Scallions in a Rice Paper Cone

Thai Chicken Skewers with Fragrant Asian Spices

Urban Vegie

Goats Cheese & Red Onion Marmalade Sweet Pastry Tarts

Roquefort, Pear & Cranberry Crispy Endives

Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls with Shredded Vegetables, Cucumber, Scallions & Plum Sauce

Pickled Ewes Milk Cheese & Watermelon Salad on Mini Spoons

Black Olive with Feta & Herb Mini Muffins

Sweet Potato Patties with Mango Chutney & Micro Leaf Coriander


Urban Fish

Steamed Prawn Gyoza on Mini Spoons with Ginger & Chilli Dip

West Coast Crab served on Mini Sweet Potato Blini

Sweet Thai Fishcakes with Cucumber & Chilli Salad

Breaded Smoked & Hot Smoked Salmon Fish Cakes with Lemon & Dill Aioli

Seared Scallops, Cauliflower Puree with Sevruga Caviar on Mini Spoons

Griddled Scottish Langoustines with Hazelnut & Parsley Butter Skewers

Urban Meats

Scotch Quails Egg with a Twist (choose traditional, haggis or black pudding)

Mini Traditional Steak Pies with a Peppered Puff Pastry Lid

Yorkshire Puddings with Rare Roast Scotch Fillet Beef & Horseradish Foam

Spanish Smoked Chorizo Herbed Butter Puff Pastry Pies

Chicken Satay Pastry Flutes served with Sweet Chilli Jam

Turkey, Cranberry and Juniper Puff Pastry Rolls

Urban Vegie

Polenta Dusted Cheese Beignets with a Sesame & Soy Dip Pot

Selection of Indian Vegetable & Onion Bhaji with a Warm Yoghurt & Chilli Dip

Crispy Sweetcorn & Coriander Fritters with Sweet Chilli Jam

Chefs Selection of Vegetable & Cheese Arancini Balls

Crispy Vegetable Gyoza with Ginger & Chilli Dip

Thai Vegetable Spring Rolls with Ginger & Chilli Dip

Food sustainability: We do not work with foods that cause animal cruelty so you won't see foie gras or veal on our menus. We use free range eggs, chicken & grain fed meats. When using fish we use MSC sustainable sources.

The above menus will contain a mixture of the following allergens: Gluten, Milk, Eggs, Sesame Seeds, Celery, Mustard, Fish, Nuts (all of our food is prepared in our kitchens where we actively use nuts in our recipes).

Please let us know if any of your guests have special dietary requirements as we can provide a bespoke menu to suit their needs.

Please feel free to view or download our other exciting menus!

From boardroom lunches to tantalising street foods, from amazing platters to delightful canapes, from private parties to corporate events, the following creative menus are designed to impress. Whatever your catering requirement, the Urban Food Theatre can cater to suit your appetite!

"Simply the best Corporate, Event & Wedding Caterers Glasgow has to offer… The Urban Food Theatre offers tailor made catering services to suit your every need, taste and budget!"

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