We create

Memorable culinary experiences
to savour and share

Find out how

We’re a new breed of event caterer. Flipping the traditional approach on its head, we design contemporary culinary experiences tailored to your wedding, engagement party, or launch event.

Our bespoke approach to menu creation combines innovative food design with the highest level of service, leaving you to relax and enjoy the event as a guest at your own party. We work closely with our clients, combining their unique personalities with our original food ideas to create the ideal culinary companion to their event.

But before we talk about canapés for 20 or a wedding breakfast for 200, let us introduce ourselves and find out more about you and the people attending your event.

So let's get acquainted
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Meet the teamHuw & Paul

We are Hippo, and together we design, create and enjoy delicious food. Whilst Huw grew up amongst the wild Pembrokeshire hills, rubbing shoulders with Organic Free-range Wagyu Cows, Paul made the rolling Buckinghamshire countryside home. We both share the values of high-quality, locally-sourced produce where the flavours simply jump off the plate.

This is our passion, and we’re excited to share it with you to help produce unforgettable memories for your guests.

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Get in touchIt all starts with a simple conversation

No two events are the same, so we don’t have an off-the-shelf package waiting in the wings. But, having spent the past few years serving up delicious treats at weddings, parties, and launch events across the country, we do know how to put together a bespoke package to suit your budget.


We’d love to hear about your event, so let’s start the conversation. Simply pop your details in the form and we’ll be in touch!


Huw & Paul

About Hippo

Created by Huw Cox and Paul Whittington in 2016, Hippo is an independent event catering company, specialising in bespoke menu catering for private events. Operating across the UK, Hippo Catering has provided memorable culinary experiences for weddings, birthday parties, launch parties, dinner parties, and corporate events.

Before joining forces, Huw spent a number of years with the Compass Group, the world’s largest catering company, whilst Paul has left behind a career in the City.

Huw & Paul work closely with clients to carefully consider the attending guests, as well as the location and occasion to ensure the food becomes a memorable, but seamless part of your event.

Why Hippo?

Hippo is driven by the passion of two food fanatics, whose care and attention not only wins over clients but carries through to the food enjoyed by your guests. The result is a memorable occasion both for you as the host, and for those attending.

We’re a talented team, including highly-trained chefs and professional but approachable event staff, so you can relax and enjoy the event.

With Hippo, you really do feel like a guest at your own party. This is the Hippo difference.

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