The Meat Thief was founded on our love for catering and entertaining and being the perfect host is what we aim to be. Whether it’s a small gathering or a large corporate event we believe we have the skill set to make your event magical.

With our BBQ’s becoming something of a phenomenon we are constantly adding new arrivals to our menu for you to choose for your event. Whether it be canapés, banquets or buffets we shall work with you to create the perfect menu for your event.

We are more than happy add new items for your event or play with traditional recipes to create something totally unique.

We understand the needs of our customers and offer full information on all our ingredients as well as catering for any dietary requirements and allergies.

We know that there are many catering companies out their however we aim to stand above all others with only using the best quality locally sourced ingredients which are mostly organic and free range where possible, which is all cooked onsite where possible.

Champagne & Canapés

Let’s get your party of to a good start with arrival drinks prepared and served by our friendly staff.

We can offer a wide range of arrival drinks from bucks fizz, Prosecco& Champagne to setting up a drinks table for guests.

We can also set up soft drink station as well as a selection of small snacks and nibbles.

Full range of drinks are available on request.


Our Canapés are all handmade and served on rustic wooden boards.

Canapés:  4 Canapés £6.50 per person 6 Canapés £8.50 per person

  • Crostini with duck pate (or Pate of your choice)

  • Prawn Blinis with Beetroot and Horseradish

  • Gravalax Belinis with cream cheese and a slice of lemon & pepper

  • Spinach and Feta Falafel (v)

  • Roasted Red Pepper & Cream Cheese (v)

  • Prawns and Chorizo Skewers

  • Thai Chicken Skewers

  • Blinis with Crème Fraîche Pastrami and olive

  • Rocket & Spicy Salsa on Bruschetta drizzled with extra virgin olive oil & balsamic glaze (v)

  • Stuffed vine leaves Dolmades (v)

  • Gyozas – Prawn / Pork / Vegetable 

Please feel free to enquire about any other canapés you may have ideas about.

Sharing Platters

Sharing platters can be served on tables as starters or as canapés for guests to enjoy on arrival.

Our sharing platters are priced at £35.00 per board.

  • Charcuterie

    Pâté de Champagne or a Pâté of your choice, Palma Ham,Honey Roasted Gammon& Sausage, Soft Cheese Red Grapes, Fig Jam, Artisan Baguette, Smoked Duck Breast& Chorizo

  • Full English

    Ham Hock Terrine, Traditional Scotch Eggs, Melton Mowbray Pork Pie, Large Sausage Lattice, Stilton, English Cheddar Cheese, Piccalilli & Pickled Onions. Served with Coleman’s Mustard & Branston Pickle

  • Seafood

    Sliced Smoked Salmon, Garlic King Prawns, Mackerel, Spoon of LumpfishCaviar, Olives, Rye Bread& Cocktail Sauce served with Lemon wedges and cracked black pepper

  • Vegetarian

    Selection of local cheeses, Black and Green Olives, Hummus w/ Cucumber & Carrots, Char grilled Vegetables, Bell chilli with mozzarella balls, Pesto & Rocket Garnish, Tomato & Cucumbersalad plus Bread Sticks.

    All platters are served with a selection of breads, chutneys, pickles and butter


The Meat Thief BBQ

Each event that we cater for we individually design the menu to best match the customers’ requirements, Allowing you the customer to make the BBQ as large or as simple as possible. Here is a selection of BBQ dishes and if there is anything you would like to change please feel free to challenge us.


Southsea Stack Burger

  • Our Premium 100% Beef Burger – The BBQ favorite served with options of Bacon, Onions, Pulled Pork & Melted Cheese topped with Lettuce, Tomato, &homemade slaw.

As well as our famous varieties:

  • The Italian Stallion – Our Italian infused burgers with mozzarella, pesto & rocket
  • Cheesy – The classic burger with red Leicester / cheddar & stilton
  • Full English – The Classic with egg, Bacon, Tomato with Black Pudding Optional
  • The Yankee – Classic Burger packed with smoked cheese, slaw and dripping with BBQ sauce
  • Holy Guacamole – The spicy Burger with avocado, coriander, lime, chili and onions
  • BLT Burger – The Classic Burger with Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato
  • Chorizo Burger – Chorizo split in half, fried and added to a tiger bun.

Ideal with avocado and cherry tomatoes. A taste explosion

  • Vegetarian Burger – Beans, Cashew, Garlic, Onion & Sweet corn Burger (v)
  • Three Bean Burger – Beans, Chili, Shallots, Celery & Breadcrumbs Burger (v)

Burgers on Request

Lamb Burgers

With Oregano, mint and Cucumber Sauce

Chicken Breast burger

Lightly Marinated chicken breast

Pork and apple burger

Mouthwatering pork and apple patties

Grilled Eggplant, Halloumi& Pesto Burger

The perfect vegetarian option.


  • Pork & Leek Cumberland
  • Pork & Mustard
  • Pork & Tomato
  • Pork & Black Pepper
  •  Italian
  • Vegetarian Sausages
  • Chili
  • Beef & Tomato
  • Pork & Apple
  • Chipolatas
  • Beef Sausages
  •  Lamb Sausages
  • Gluten Free Sausages

All BBQ come with a selection of breads:

  • Soft or Crusty
  • White
  • Whole meal
  • Brioche Buns
  • Sesame Buns
  • Ciabatta Bun

Gluten free Options of English Salted Butter & Flora Spread

We always have a great range of sauces from main brands such as:

  • Heinz Ketchup
  • HP Brown Sauce
  • Coleman’s Mustard
  • Hellman’s Mayo
  • Hot Chili Sauce
  • Thai Sweet Chili Sauce
  • Nando’sPeriPeri
  • Heinz BBQ Sauce

Plus many more sauces that we gather on our travels..

We also stock our friend’s chili sauces from Spice Island Chilli which are produced right here in Southsea.


  • Beer Can Chicken

    Your choice of beer baked chicken

  • Brixton Jerk Chicken

    The summer favorite from Notting Hill carnival our overnight marinated Jerk Chicken is one of our favorite dishes to share with others. Made to our Meat Thief special recipe it is always goes down a winner. Served with Fried Plantain, Okra and our Spicy sauce

  • Citrus Chicken Breast

    Lemon, Lime and Avocado Chicken Breasts

  • Chicken Strips

    Coriander and Pesto Chicken strips

  • BBQ Whiskey Chicken

    Marinated Chicken in southern style spices

  • Mustard & Honey Chicken

    A firm favorite our drumsticks are marinated over a day to seal in the flavor, they are cooked on medium coals and constantly coated in the sweet glaze.

  • Hot & Spicy Chicken Wings

    The Meat Thief Hot & Spicy Chicken Wings cooked to a spice of your choosing from Mild Lime & Chilli to Scorching Hot Mr. Naga style Wings.


Chargrilled Steaks

Rack of lamb
With a roasted shallot vinaigrette.

Moroccan Lamb Chops
With Cucumber Yogurt Sauce.

Pork Shoulder Steak
With Garlic & White wine vinegar

BBQ Minute Steak
With lemon sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

Honey & Milk Pork Chops
Marinated in honey and evaporated milk


  • Tofu Skewers (v)
  • Coconut & Lime Prawn Skewers
  • Garlic & Chilli King Prawns
  • Caribbean Fish Kebabs
  • Garlic and Chilli Tiger Prawns
  • Vegetable Kebabs (v)
  • Turkey Skewers w/ Coriander & Pesto
  • Pork & sage Kebabs
  • Surf & Turf Skewers


  • Grilled Prawns

    With smooth mango and lime vinaigrette

  • Swordfish steak*

    Grilled Steaks with Sicilian herbs

  • Tequila Salmon

    Tequila Marinated Salmon with jalapeno chilli

  • Monk Fish Skewers*

    Monk fish & vegetable skewers

  • Caribbean Fish Kebabs

    Salmon with onions and paprika

    * Due to fluctuations in fish prices we cannot confirm availability and price of certain fish dishes when bookings are over a year in advance.


Mixed green salad
Lettuce, rocket, spinach, cucumber

New potato salad
Hampshire potatoes, fresh basil, hint of garlic & crème freche.

Caesar Salad
With croutons, fresh parmesan and extra virgin olive oil

Greek salad
With cucumbers, tomato, peppers, feta cheese and plump black olives

Tomato & mozzarella
Sliced mozzarella and beef tomato and freshly chopped basil with extra virgin oil

Russian Salad
Potatoes, carrots, peas, gherkin, red onion with mayonnaisedressing

New potato chorizo Salad
With red onion and light balsamic dressing

Green bean & Feta Salad
Pasta Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

Meat Thief Salad
Bacon, Lettuce & Grilled Tomato Salad.

Greek Salad
Salad, Feta, tomato, onion, cucumber.

The Meat Thief “Papaya” Style Salad
Shredded carrot, cucumber, soy & fish sauce, red chillis, palm sugar & roasted peanuts and limes

German potato Salad
Salad, Onion, Potatoes & bacon rashes

King prawn salad
With garlic & Chilli peppers

The Meat Thief ultimate Slaw

Basic Coleslaw

Summer Chilli Coleslaw

Waldorf Coleslaw

American Hot Coleslaw

BBQ Slaw

Tangy Slaw


Sides & Potatoes

Hampshire New potatoes with Thyme & Butter

Creamy Mash

BBQ chorizo with new potatoes

Sauté Potatoes

Meat Thief Fries

Paprika Wedges

All our potato dishes can be tailored to your taste and preferences so don’t listen to us.

Corn on the Cob
With fresh chives, butter and rind of lemon

Seasonal Vegetable Parcels
The vegetables of the season placed in tinfoil with the juice of a lemon and allowed marinate in the BBQ on a medium heat.

Chargrilled Vegetables
Onion, Tomato, Aubergne, Courgette, Red Pepper

Big Dish

Large Cauldron / Big Pan Paella / Big Dish

Big Pan Dish can be chosen as a main dish or an accomplishment to the BBQ as a side dish.

  • Seafood Paella

    Chicken, chorizo, pancetta, squid, prawns, shrimps, mussel meat, finished with jumbo green lipped mussels and lemons.

  • Vegetarian Paella (v)

    Red and yellow peppers, cherry tomatoes, garden peas and artichokes as well as the Spanish onion and plenty of garlic.

  • Thai Green/Red Curry

    Chicken breast marinated in Thai spices served with sticky Thai rice

  • Chicken Tikka Masala

    Chicken marinated in traditional Indian spices then barbecued on the charcoal BBQ and cooked in a masala sauce. Served with rice, Bombay potatoes and okra* Other Curries available on request.

  • The Meat Thief Sausages and Mash

    Our delicious multi award winning sausages cooked in beautiful onion gravy and accompanied by creamy mash, vegetable and crusty bread

  • Russian Goulash

    A hearty warming dish slowly cooked with the best beef cut with vegetables and dumplings Other options are available according to your dietary requirements

Evening Peckish

These are just some hot evening snack options with can be tailored to your own tastes.

Roast Beef Bun
Pulled Pork Bun
Roast Lamb Bun

Our late night options are all served in a soft bun or tiger roll withoptions of horseradish, apple or mint sauce. Together with our full range of condiments and salad.

Sausage and Bacon Baps
Served on either tiger or soft roll with onions and chutneys
Vegetarian sausages are also available. (v)

Cheese Boards & Savory Cheese Cakes(v)
The Meat Thief cheese boards and savory cheese cakes never fail to impress! The cheese towers are individually designed to your tastes, with as many or as few tiers as you require. Prices start from £150.

The price includes crackers, grapes, celery, chutneys, butter, French bread stick, hire of the wooden stand and disposable plates and cutlery.


Alternative Wedding Cakes & Desserts

Wedding Pie Cakes

Using a savory pie as a wedding cake alternative is not only unique, it can also be budget friendly. Our Savory pies are beautifully decorated with fresh flowers and fruit and served on wooden boards. Prices start from £150

Traditional Pork
Chicken and Ham

Wedding Savory Cheese Tower

Whether as a replacement of a traditional wedding cake, as a course for the wedding breakfast, or as part of your buffet, our Meat Thief cheese tower wedding cakes never fail to impress! The cheese wedding cakes are individually designed to your tastes, with as many or as few tiers as you require. Prices start from £150.
The price includes crackers, grapes, celery, chutneys, butter, French bread stick, hire of the wooden stand and disposable plates and cutlery.

Jam Jar Desserts

Our selection of delicious jam jars desserts start from £5.00 p/h.

It is a fun way of serve a desert for any occasion they are beautifully prepared in house.

  • Vanilla Cheesecake
  • Chocolate Cheesecake
  • Rocky Road
  • Red Velvet Oreo Trifles
  • “Rolo” Brownie Trifle
  • Wild Berry Eaton Mess
  • Chocolate Brownie with clotted Cream