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The Picnic Basket Durham
The Picnic Basket Outside
Scones and other delights
Coffee and Beverages
Frappe Lattes and Fruit Smoothies
Cakes, Nibbles and Snacks
Celebrate The Picnic Baskets 20th Year Anniversary
The Picnic Basket - Love the North East Awards winner (Best delicatessen / Sandwich Shop).

The Picnic Basket Specials Menu.

Homemade Spicy Parsnip Soup
£1.90
Toasted Club - Chicken, Mozzarella, Peppers, Tomato, Lettuce, Mayo & Lettuce
£3.90
Homemade Cheese Scone
£1.30
Homemade Chocolate Brownie
£1.50
Loyalty Card. Get all 12 stamped and redeem a free sandwich up to the value of £2.80. TandC apply.

Welcome To The Picnic Basket, Durham

This year we're celebrating our 25th birthday. Over the years we've built up an enviable reputation as one of the leading caterers in and around County Durham, providing delicious award-winning sandwiches and handcrafted buffets, specialising in:

  • Corporate events
  • Business meetings
  • Children's parties
  • Birthday parties
  • Weddings
  • Funerals
  • And other important occasions

All of our ingredients are freshly prepared each morning. We use the very best of local produce, with daily deliveries of market fresh fruit, vegetables, speciality breads, meats and cheeses.

So whether it's a sandwich for one or a buffet for one hundred, our menus are designed to suit all of your catering requirements.

We offer outstanding food at competitive prices, all served with a smile.......usually!

We also provide a free delivery service in and around Durham city. (min. order £12)


Sandwiches are what we first became famous for!

View Our Sandwich MenuWe have over 150 sandwich combinations to choose from and a great selection of Speciality breads.

We go out of our way to source amazing, natural ingredients and don't use mass produced factory fillings.

If it's not fresh, it's not good for you!

- Famous Bacon Butties
- Locally produced pork sausage butties
- Oven baked jacket potatoes
- Fresh salad boxes
- Home-made cakes
- Our world-famous cheese scones (whilst stocks last!!)
- Home-made soup (when it's chilly)
- Hand roasted coffee

View Our Sandwich Menu...

Outside Catering and Buffet Menus

View Our Buffet MenuThe Picnic Basket outside catering department has been providing delicious handcrafted buffets for almost 25 years.

The individually designed menus are perfect for corporate events, conferences, children's parties, celebrations, funerals and other important occasions. However, they are only suggestions and we are happy to discuss any alternative ideas or dietery requirements you may have. Contact us at your convenience.

View Our Buffet Menu...