Book Dinner and a Bard

Bard in the Yard x Ginger Jar

Bard in the Yard is very excited to partner with Ginger Jar Food to offer you the perfect experience:  Dinner and a Show, in the comfort of your own home!

Ginger Jar Food is a boutique catering company based in London, committed
to designing innovative menus for the event industry. Owner and head chef Jenny McNeill has worked for some of the UK’s best known brands, at a range of the London’s top venues and for a huge number of private individuals.

Chef McNeill has come up with the perfect recipe for your perfect garden party!

Choose from a package of either Canapés & Cocktails or a
Four Course Feast, designed to be eaten seated.

Menu prices are from £30 per person for cocktail

£35 per person for 4-dinner course + delivery.

Book by filling in our Booking form and indicating your food preferences in the Notes.

The menus can be tailored to suit vegetarian and vegan diets, plus special dietary requests. And of course you can also request a chef on site, serving staff, equipment hire and even a mixologist!

For the full menu options, please download our pack here.

But we couldn't resist giving you a sneak peak at the goodness in store...


Act I

The Merchant’s Venetian Aperitivo

Cicchetti of crispy polenta crostini w/ white anchovy, orange & parsley pesto

Served w/ Venetian Spritz - Aperol, Prosecco, soda, orange


Act II

Le Potch d'Agincourt


A starter to line the belly of Henry V's army as they stride into battle.

A layered jar w/ pulled ham hock & smoked chicken, tarragon, cornichons & baby leaves

Served w/ artisan baguette & whipped butter w/ chervil & cider reduction

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Heartbreak / Romeo & Juliet

Love, tragedy, poison

Pan-fried duck w/ dark chocolate spiked red wine jus, rose petals & sweet potato purée

Apothecary poison in droplet jars to add to the dish yourselves (blood orange & herb reduction)



Act IV

Forest of Arden Fruits

From Shakespeare’s childhood...


Forest inspired trifle w/ caramelised green apple soaked in mead, blackberry coulis, elderflower custard, spiced sponge & cream