my project-1 (3).jpg

Catering by Louise.

Louise is one of our regular caterers here at Sheldon and we are pleased to recommend her. She produces high quality meals and is very popular with our groups at Sheldon.

She is good at putting together the most delightful meals tailored to the needs and budget of your group and will cater for all dietary needs.

Please click here to see more info on catering by Louise and some menu plans.

Book her direct on 07581-684979

Catering by Caroline

Although not living on Sheldon's doorstep, Caroline is familiar with the Sheldon set up. She is very happy to be booked to cater here and has good feedback. She offers a good range of menu options including vegetarian and vegan. Caroline can be contacted at Country Made Catering on 07833 901281


Local pubs who cater

The Teign House Inn (walking distance) 01647-252283  

The Manor Inn, Ashton 01647-252304 

 The Artichoke Inn, Christow 01647-252387

The Nobody Inn, Doddiscombsleigh 01647-252394 


Other useful contacts

Running Pheasant Ann Gentry 01626-85226

Fresha, Exeter  01392 447701

MWelsh, Christow   01647 252787

Astridges, Exeter   07811 416254

Posh Nosh catering, Exeter  01392 444877


Louise  delights in providing tasty and nutritious meals for people to come together and enjoy during their stay at Sheldon. Together with her team she offers and warm and friendly service whilst catering to the specific needs of your group. She can provide a varied range and style of menus including international dishes, wholefoods, home cooking, buffets - all designed around your preferences. We offer for vegetarian and vegan and meat menus.

Please let us know of any special dietary requirements

Costs based on an average priced menu for 15 -20 people

Catering staff including 2 cooks and kitchen assistant £600 p/day (breakfast, lunch & supper)

Food costs for an average priced menu £150-200 p/day

Total cost p/day for group of 15 -20 £750 - £800 d/day which is £15-£20 pp p/day

Please be aware that the cost of food has increased substantially in current times and may increase.

Staff costs are based on a group 10 – 35 people


Please make a deposit of 30% to secure your booking and we ask for the remaining balance to be paid 6 weeks before arrival.


We understand that life can be unpredictable and where possible we ask that any changes you need to make to your booking such as dietary requirements or numbers, that you let us know 2 weeks prior to arrival.

Please feel free to contact Louise for further information and to discuss the specific needs of your group. She is here to help you decide what kind of menu would suit your group or keep it simple and she can offers suggestions.

Example Menu 1 Vegetarian /Vegan


Burcher and Granola


Fruit compote or poached pears

Toast and conserves


Falafels, Hummus, flatbread, Carrot Orange & Beetroot Salad, Green salad, Melon & Lime fruit salad with ice ream

Afternoon tea

Teas, Coffees and whole food biscuits


Armenian lentil & apricot soup, cheese spread, bread rolls

Chocolate Brownie with cream

Menu 2 (vegetarian option available)


Porridge and cereals

Boiled eggs

Toast and conserves


Ham and pea soup with toasted almonds & Herb coulis, Baguette, Pearl couscous salad, guacamole, Salad, Fresh fruit

Afternoon tea

Teas, Coffees and biscuits


Sausage tray bake, Garlic butter fan potatoes and seasonal vegetables

Sticky toffee pudding with custard

Other main meal examples include:

Butternut squash curry, Spicy potatoes, Raita, naan bread, green salad

Aubergine Parmigiana, Potato Boulangere , French bean salad

Hunter’s Chicken, paprika spiced Sweet potato fries, Roast Seasonal vegetables


Meringue nest with vanilla cream & seasonal berries

Crème Brulee

Apple and Autumn fruits with Cinnamon cream