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We are a group of qualified professionals, who hand make all our products, using the freshest ingredients for each of our customers. We are based in a kitchen not a factory.

Food Type

  • Western / European
  • Asian
  • Chinese / Japanese
  • Middle Eastern
  • Latin / South American
  • Caribbean
  • Hog Roast
  • Bar / Cocktail Service

General Services

  • Canapes
  • Wedding Cake
  • Midnight Treats
  • Food Van
  • Alcohol Provision
  • Staff Provided
  • Tableware Provided
  • Linen Provided
  • Tables and Chairs Provided
  • Seated Meal
  • Buffet-style
  • Sharing-style
  • Silver Service
  • Bartending
  • Mobile Bar Services
  • Pre-wedding Consultation
  • Minimum Guest Numbers
  • Tastings
  • Set-up
  • Clean-up
  • Marquee Catering
  • Last-minute Orders
  • Physical Kitchen Premises
  • Off-site Preparation

Dietary Options

  • Vegan
  • Nut-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Dairy-free
  • Halal

Cultural Experience

  • Traditional


    Detailed Description

    Caterers – it’s what we are. Catering – it’s what we do.

    By Request has been providing top notch outside catering for both corporate and private clients in Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire and various other exotic places in the North West. Bespoke caterers for over 27 years.

    We pride ourselves in being able to hand make all the choices on our menus and we only deal with top quality suppliers who can deliver fresh ingredients daily thus enabling us to provide you with first class catering.

    We can cater for large or small functions from silver service to self -service, the choice is yours. Corporate events, weddings, private dinner parties, BBQs, children’s parties are all within our repertoire so please take a look around our website which should provide you with most of the information you need to help you decide what sort of catering you require.

    WE DO THAT; We Offer A Choice Of Products And Service, Which We Can Adjust To Suit You The Customer,

    WE DON'T DO THAT; Tell You What You Must Have.

    WE DO THAT: Tell You What Our Prices Include

    WE DON'T DO THAT: Give You A Very Cheap Price And Then Add All Extras On The Invoice After The Event. We Want To Serve You Again And Again.

    WE DO THAT: Prepare All Food Fresh Each Day In Purpose Built Kitchens, Using Only The Freshest Finest Ingredients

    WE DON'T DO THAT ; Just Defrost Some Factory Made Item Because We Haven't The Skill, Premises Or To Keep The Costs Down.

    WE DO THAT: Buffets Hot And Cold, Cocktail Parties, Board Lunches, Carved Luncheons Etc.. That Is Our Sole Purpose It Is The Reason For Our Being.

    WE DON'T DO THAT; Sell Soup In Plastic Cups, Sell Corned Beef Sandwiches In Cling Film, Packets Of Crisps Etc. We Are A Catering Company, This Is Not A Side Line.

    WE DO THAT; Offer Excellent Service Whether You're Having Sandwiches For 6 Or A Marquee Event For 600

    WE DON'T DO THAT; Give You a Menu And Your Only Choice Is Take It Or Leave It. ALL Our Menus And Services Are Bespoke


    - What is your most memorable wedding?
    Mine.....both of them!
    - Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
    Bespoke, detailed, customer focussed, relaxed, perfectionist
    - What about your business are you most proud of?
    The positive way our customers feel towards us after an event.
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    Personal Message from the Manager

    Name of Wedding Contact: Carl Nicholls

    Let us help you create the day YOU want, happy to help with contacts - no charge for "hand holding" and assistance.


    • Year Business Was Established: 1988
    • # Of Weddings Hosted: More than 50
    • # Of People In Team: 5
    • Public Liability Insurance: Yes

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    Bridebook Benefits

    • Bridebook Gift: Free Bottle of Champagne

      Getting here

      • Address:
      • Unit 6, Cheadle, Greater Manchester, SK8 2PE, England
      • Nearest Town:
      • Stockport
      • Nearest Train Station:
      • Cheadle Hulme
      • Nearest Motorway & Junction:
      • M60
      • Nearest Airport:
      • Manchester
      • Travel Notes:
      • Use postcode in satnav, then call when close