Merrow Savouries Thank Yous

Thank You

Our Latest Lovely Thank Yous

Merrow Savouries is delighted and honoured to cook for, and manage, so many differing occasions.
We are lucky enough to receive some lovely ‘thank yous’ in return. They are greatly appreciated. And very much treasured.  All the cards, emails and letters are kept in a big box with a red bow!

Here’s a  selection of our most recent thanks

“Stress free and perfect”
– Mr W (Funeral reception) Merrow, August 2017
“Wonderful, simply wonderful”
– Mr & Mrs R (Golden wedding anniversary) August 2017
“ Thank you to you and all your team for a delicious buffet and top-notch service”
– Mrs G ( Funeral reception) Guildford, August 2017
‘I told the family if they wanted an extraordinary caterer then to ring you’
– Parish administrator ( recommending us for a Baptism afternoon party) Guildford, July 2017
‘Tom completely surpassed himself this time – the food was absolutely amazing!’
– Ms I, Bisley, (very regular occasions, this time for their office summer BBQ) July 2017
‘Thank you Sue, Tom and all your lovely team – you did us more than proud’
– Mrs C, Guildford ( funeral for 250 guests)
July 2017
‘Thank you for supplying those delicious lasagnes again. As usual they were completely devoured’
– Mrs N, Wood Street Village, (3rd occasion for the same family who love our lasagne!) July 2017
‘I am sure I did not invent the expression but these canapés are an explosion of flavours’
-gentleman guest, Guildford (friend’s surprise 40th birthday party) June 2017
‘A bountiful buffet’
– Mr and Mrs S, Ripley (silver wedding anniversary) June 2017
‘The little strawberries and cream meringues were divine – I think I personally ate most of them’
-Mrs P, Guildford (canapé reception) June 2017
‘Despite all our sadness and such a difficult day, my brother and I were very aware how professionally and discretely
Mum’s wake was being managed
-Kate and Sam, Guildford (Mum’s funeral reception) June 2017
‘Everyone said how delicious the food was and several commented how the food just kept coming’
Mr V, Haslemere, (wife’s funeral reception) May 2017
‘Wonderful catering, wonderful service’
-Mrs H, Merrow, (50th birthday party) May 2017
‘Thankyou for the yummy goodies – very much appreciated by us all’
-Mrs D, Cranleigh, (office lunch) May 2017
‘The warmth of the catering and hospitality was simply as wonderful as ever’
-Revd D, Merrow (officiating at the funeral then attending the reception) May 2017
‘I will certainly have no hesitation in recommending you to anyone.’
– Ms S, Burpham (very large funeral reception) March 17.
‘Many many thanks to you both and all your fantastic staff.’
– Mrs W, Guildford (funeral reception) March 17.
Merrow Savouries - Tom Sanders
Tom Sanders – Whatever needs doing, even if it is in the pouring rain!
‘Thankyou Sue for making everything so easy for us and it was all absolutely delicious.’
– Mrs S, family party (West Clandon) March 17.
‘Knowing that you and your team were taking care of everything was a blessing.’
– Mrs M, Guildford (funeral reception) March 17.
‘I judge a good Italian restaurant by its lasagnes – and Tom’s is the most delicious I have tasted.’
– Mr S, Merrow (family get-together) March 17.
‘You were all amazing and it massively took the pressure off me.’
– Mrs M, Compton (large funeral reception) Feb 2017.
‘You, Tom and your team simply made our day.’
– Mr and Mrs W, Merrow (50th wedding anniversary party) Feb 2017.
‘I really look forward to reading your articles in the Merrow Pages every month and always try out your recipes.’
– Mrs C, Merrow, Feb 2017.
‘They actually make my day and I tear out your page and have kept every single one since the magazine was first published.’
– Mrs S, Merrow, (Mrs C’s friend!) Feb 2017.
‘How you prepared all that delicious food, at such short notice I don’t know. My husband and I are indebted to you.’
– Mrs A, Guildford, (35th wedding anniversary; previous caterer let them down at 3 days’ notice) Feb 2017.
Merrow Savouries - Sign the guest book
Sign the guest book
‘Above all on behalf of my family and myself, many thanks for the service that you provided. It was thoughtful, professional and discreet. Exactly what we wanted.’
– Mr B, West Clandon, (funeral reception) Jan 2017.
‘Thank you for the excellent service and delicious food you provided for this very special occasion. You put so much care and thought into making the party such a success. We are so appreciative of all you did.’
– Ms W, Merrow (parents’ 70th wedding anniversary party. Yes platinum(!) Yoh! An amazing occasion) Jan 2017.
‘Thanks for a wonderful catering service, your flexibility and foresight was very much appreciated.’
– Mrs B, Compton, (large funeral with many unexpected guests) Jan 2017.
‘I am going to recommend you to everyone I know.’
– Mrs P, Wonersh (canape reception) Jan 2017.
‘Your team worked so efficiently and nothing was too much trouble’
– Mrs B, Compton (funeral reception) Dec 16.
‘Yummy cakes and delicious sandwiches; a wonderful afternoon’.
– Miss L, Shalford (afternoon tea party) Dec 16.
‘Both the food and service was excellent. I would undoubtedly recommend you’
– Dr H, Worplesdon (dinner party) Dec 16.
‘Such a great spread. I am so grateful to you for all your help’
– Mr R, Shalford (funeral reception) Dec 16.
‘Thank you again and again and again. A year of splendid catering’
– Ms C, office business lunches in Guildford, throughout the year 2016.
‘You were all so lovely – attentive without being intrusive’
– Mrs W, Clandon Wood (funeral reception) Nov 16
‘With huge thanks for all your hard work. It was such a wonderful success.’
– Mrs S, Merrow (barn dance) Nov 16
‘My family have already asked when we should start booking you for my 60th – in 10 year’s time!’
– Mr S, Guildford (50th birthday party) Nov 16
‘Nothing less would do except to have you take care of the hospitality of her funeral’
– Vicar, Guildford (friends’s funeral) Nov 16
‘Smooth, professional and yet very kind’
– Mrs K, Burpham (funeral) Nov 16
‘We were absolutely delighted with the meal and your service. And many thanks for looking after our vegans!’
– Mr and Mrs C, Albury (80th birthday) Oct 16
‘Yet again you have done our family proud, albeit this time a sad not happy occasion.’
– Mrs H, Guildford (large funeral reception) Oct 16
‘Simply above and beyond your duties.’
– Mr and Mrs P, West Clandon (golden wedding anniversary) Oct 16
‘We could not have been more pleased with everything you did for us.’
– Mrs B, Compton (funeral reception) Sept 16
‘Thank you and Tom for such a wonderful spread and excellent service, despite all the challenges in working in such an unusual venue’
– Mrs E, Clandon (funeral reception) Sept 16
‘What can I say to you both? It was fab.’
– Ms R, Guildford (50th birthday party) Sept 16
‘Thankyou for serving delicious food in such a professional but charming way’
– Mrs S, Pirbright (70th birthday party) Aug 16
‘Everything was perfect, thankyou for making it so.’
– Mr S, Guildford (family party) Aug 16
‘Such wonderful service, we are so grateful’
– Mrs A, Worplesdon (40th wedding anniversary) Aug 16
‘A difficult day made so much easier because of you all.’
– Mr and Mrs G, Godalming (funeral service) July 16
‘Just the job- great food and discrete service.’
– Mr D, Guildford (wife’s funeral reception) July 16
‘How can I thank you both enough?’
– Mrs B, Merrow (90th birthday celebrations) June 16
‘You all put so much time and effort into our wonderful day.’
– Mr and Mrs B, G’ford (silver wedding anniversary) May 16
‘My thanks to Tom for the delicious food, your lovely attentive staff and to you for the smooth running of the day.’
– Mrs T (80th birthday) May 16
‘Thank you so much for all your patience and skill in catering for our unusual requirements’
– Ms S (strictly vegetarian & vegan funeral reception) Apr 16
‘Amazing food and a great “can do” attitude’
– Mr and Mrs J, (golden wedding) April 16
‘Both the breakfast and the lunch were exceptional’
– Large bank, April 16
‘A first rate all-inclusive service which did us all proud’
– Mrs G, Burpham (father’s funeral reception) March 16
‘It was lovely being able to completely hand the whole event over to you and not to have to worry about anything’
Mr and Mrs S, Clandon (finger buffet for twins’ christening) March 16
‘Thank you for hosting the afternoon, the excellent service and delicious food.’
– Revd S, Compton (Mother’s funeral reception afternoon tea) Feb 16
‘Everyone we spoke to highly recommend you, and now we know why’
– Mr and Ms S, Merrow (50th wedding anniversary special buffet) Feb 16
‘Thank you for an amazing spread at such short notice. You made the event into something special’
– Ms S, Guildford (business meeting for 100 at 24 hours’ notice) Feb 16
‘We have had so many compliments about the food, the service and delightfully calm ambience you showed’
– Mr and Mrs H, Guildford (canapés and cocktails, ruby wedding anniversary) Feb 16
‘Wow Wow Wow’
– Ron’s 80th birthday barn dance, Jan 16
‘I got all the credit for arranging the catering for the funeral, but it honestly could not have been easier with you at the helm’
-Mrs B, father’s funeral, Jan 16
‘You served us with such grace and a lovely relaxed attitude. Just what we wanted’.
– Mrs O, Christmas party, Dec 15
‘An enormous thank you for our wonderful day’
– Mr and Mrs D, wedding vow renewal Dec 15
‘I felt truly able to relax and enjoy my friends’ company instead of rushing around – thanks to your and your team’
– Mrs S, 50th birthday party, Dec 15
‘The whole day and the food was a huge success, thoroughly enjoyed by all, especially those divine cakes’
– Store opening day (breakfast and lunch) Nov 15
‘I thought I was just hiring a caterer. I was wrong, I hired Merrow Savouries, who produced more of a service than I could have dreamt’
– Mrs T (retirement party) Nov 15
‘Thank you all so much for your massive contribution to the success of our party’
– Mrs S, Guildford (60th birthday party) Nov 15
‘I really cannot believe how delicious it all was’
– Mr W, West Horsley (50th birthday party) Oct 15
‘You and your team did a brilliant job and worked so hard – and in the continuos rain. The feedback has been great.’
– Mrs D, East Horsley (60th birthday party) Oct 15  
‘Many thanks to you and your team for your outstanding work.’
– Mr C, Farnham (afternoon tea for 75 guests Sep 15) 
‘We would both like to say a big thank you for the lovely food and lovely service and lovely staff.’
– Mr and Mrs M Elstead (funeral luncheon Sep 15)
‘Everything was done so beautifully yesterday. I am so very grateful to you and your crew.’
– Mrs G, Buckinghamshire (70th birthday dinner party Aug 15)
‘Thank you so much for all your help. Nobody went hungry, despite all the unexpected guests.’
– Mrs B, Merrow (funeral reception  for 160 guests Aug 15) 
‘I could not tell you which dish I liked the best. It was all of them.’
– Mrs S, Effingham (garden party luncheon July 15)
‘Thank you so much for the buffet lunch you provided. It was magnificent. Everyone asked who had been responsible, your ears must have been burning.’
– Mrs F, West Clandon (supply of food only for partyJune 15)
‘Thanks again for providing such a wonderful spread, and making everything so much easier.’
– Ms P, East Horsley (funeral reception, June 15)
‘Many thanks for catering for Dad’s funeral. It went very well and your little ‘extra touches’ were much appreciated.’
– Miss R, Merrow (funeral reception, June 15)
‘Thank you once again for all your help and making the arrangements so stress free.’
– Mr R, Merrow (funeral receptionn June 15)
‘The food and service was excellent.’
– Mr W, Guildford (70th birthday party) May 2015
‘A big thank you from all of us to all of you for the wonderful food, care and attention. The Poppy Room is a lovely venue.’
– Mrs J, West Clandon (funeral) May 2015