From high-end formal gatherings to children’s birthdays, Johannesburg has some of the best party catering companies available. Each caterer will offer a varied range of services with a signature style and company specialty to set it apart. If you’re planning a party, then here are some of the best party catering companies in Johannesburg to consider.

Best Party Catering

1. Caterers Johannesburg

Claiming the title as ‘tastiest food and finest service’ in Gauteng, this Joburg-based catering company will cater to children’s parties, birthdays, cocktail parties, anniversaries, Christmas parties…or any other celebration. They offer private and villa catering services with a personal chef and service team ready to make the party an unforgettable one. Caterers Johannesburg will work closely with you to perfect your party catering menu, while providing quality party catering equipment and immaculately-attired serving staff. Priding themselves in sourcing local ingredients, your party guests can expect fresh food and a fun event!

2. Central Kitchen Caterers

If you’re looking for a personal catering experience that will work into any budget, then Central Kitchen Caterers is your best bet. They provide wholesome, gourmet food prepared by highly experienced chefs and are able to tend to every party catering element with sophistication. Rather than offering the stock-standard party food, these Johannesburg party catering company have crafted a wide variety of menus suited to individual tastes, including platters, buffets, spit braais and more. Some of the party events they specialise in include picnics (baskets prepared), cocktails, home entertainment, housewarmings, baby showers, bachelor and bachelorettes as well as engagements.

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3. Table of Honour 

This Johannesburg-based catering company has been improving party food and services in the area since 1990. From intimate, home-based parties to large-scale celebrations, Table of Honour goes the extra mile to ensure every aspect of the function is considered. Their brand name has been solidified through a concerted track record of precise delivery and care. They have qualified chefs, banqueting assistances, waitrons and bartenders all offering professional service.

4. Howie Gourmet 

The specialists in tastefully-prepared meals, this Johannesburg caterer also prides itself in creating aesthetically appealing meals, all suited to individual budgets and specifications. Beyond the straight-forward provision of food and party catering services, Howie Gourmet believes in bringing personality and creativity into the mix as well. They will cater to every element of party organisation, from the exquisite cuisine and fresh linens, to the overall ambience and flow…it’s all attended to.

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5. Urban Spoon

Sometimes we need a party just for the sake of a party, and nobody knows this better than Urban Spoon. No matter what the party occasion, they will bring a touch of class to the event through gourmet food offerings for crowds of 20 to 200. The experienced culinary team can swivel from creating the traditional party-style food to theme-based options. Every menu will reflect the culture, ethos and feel of the client’s party and delivered on time.

A party caterer is one consideration that cannot be overlooked or understated. The food can be basic or gourmet, themed or traditional, but whatever the menu – the food needs to be good! Make sure you work with a party caterer that has a reputable name, meeting service deliveries every time.