The Pudding Society

If you like puddings…you’ll love this! The Pudding Society is a monthly event entirely based on the worship of the humble British Pudding. If you would happily skip your main meal in favour of devouring a whole steamed pudding, then this is just for you.

Spotted Dick Steamed Suet PuddingThe evening begins with a light main course, created especially for the evening by our very own head chef, accompanied by wine. Then the evening can really begin.

The Parade of the Puddings will entice your tastebuds as we march seven..(yes, 7!) delicious traditional English puddings past your table. Offerings such as Sticky Toffee Pudding, Spotted Dick, Bread and Butter Pudding, Apple Crumble, Jam Roly Poly, Chocolate Sponge and of course Queen of Puddings! Lashings of custard, cream, or chocolate sauce will accompany each dish.

As we serve the tea and coffee you will then be invited up table by table to sample each pudding one at a time. You can have as many or as few trips to the pudding buffet as you wish by invitation from our Pudding Master who will give you a guide to the evening and history on each of our puddings. Once every one has eaten as much as they can all of the guests will be able to vote for their favourite which will have the honour bestowed upon it as the King of all Puddings.

Custard and Chocolate SauceDuring the evening there is also a quiz and much banter. Everyone has a lot of fun, new tastes are tickled, new friends are made and everyone generally leaves a little heavier than when they arrived. A fantastic way to spend an evening, with your partner, your friend or a whole group.

Tickets are available online – but be quick, they tend to book out 2-3 months in advance!

Order of the evening with approximate timings:

7:00pm – Introduction and Welcome
7:10pm – Dinner is served accompanied by wine
7:30pm – Reading of the rules and the Pudding Society pledge
7:40pm – The pudding parade
7:50pm – Eating of the puddings
9:30pm – Favourite pudding vote
Crowning of the King of puddings

 

The evening begins at 7pm sharp and usually finishes between 9:30pm and 10pm.
Raspberry Jam Sponge Pudding
Click the boxes below to see the menu for forthcoming meetings. Please be aware that you must notify us if you would prefer the vegetarian option.



2014



Previous King of Pudding winners:
January : Jam and Coconut Sponge
February : Welby Pudding
March : Peach & Raspberry Cobbler
April : Sticky Toffee Pudding
May : Eve’s Pudding
June : Raspberry and Coconut Sponge
July : Summer Pudding

October 23rd 2014 - SOLD OUT

Main course: Baked Cod with Herb Crust, Peas and Potatoes ——- Vegetarian course: Vegetable and Hazelnut Loaf with Mixed Salad —— Puddings: Summer Pudding; Bakewell Pudding; Blacberry and Apple Cobler; Chocolate Orange Sponge; Spotted Dick; Cinnamon Sponge and brand new… Wet Nelly!

November 27th 2014 - SOLD OUT

Main course: Pork Belly, Black Pudding & Parsnip Puree ——- Vegetarian course: Butternut Squash Risotto with Parmesan & Creme Fraiche —— Puddings: TBC



2015



January 29th 2015

Main course: Steak & Ale Pie ——- Vegetarian course: Creamy Mushroom Pie —— Puddings: TBC

February 26th 2015

Main course: TBC ——- Vegetarian course: TBC —— Puddings: TBC

March 26th 2015

Main course: TBC ——- Vegetarian course: TBC —— Puddings: TBC

April 30th 2015

Main course: TBC ——- Vegetarian course: TBC —— Puddings: TBC

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