Catering by Clancy

Rating
(58 reviews)
 
Service Area
Brisbane / Gold Coast / Sunshine Coast / Byron Bay
Business Hours
7 Days by appointment
Phone
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Reviews

Charlotte B.

20 Oct 2017

Clancy is a legend!! The friendliest, most helpful, supportive and professional man. He knows the industry inside out, and thats exactly what you want when looking for a caterer for your wedding. I knew Clancy through word of mouth recommendations. He has a big following on the Gold Coast, and anyone that has hired him or been to one of his catered events will know why. The food is always delicious and abundant. His staff are always friendly, well presented and professional. We ordered Clancy's canapés and feasting menu for our wedding...and we weren't disappointed. All the guests LOVED the food...it really was a feast! He ensures there is an abundance and is happy to take care of vegan/vegetarian diets. In fact, nothing is a problem for him. I couldn't recommend him more highly. Thank you xx

Kristin S.

14 Oct 2017

Clancy was absolutely great from the first meeting we had with him, to the service he provided us on our big day. He gave us a great price and fulfilled every request we had. Clancy and his staff provided us with cannapes and a big buffet. His food was amazing! One of our guests is an executive chef and he loved the food. I would recommend Clancy's because of his expertise and wonderful service. Thank you Clancy! :)

Rachel W.

6 Oct 2017

Catering By Clancy provided amazing food and brilliant staff, this helped make the day even more special. Can't then thank them enough!

Scott L.

29 Oct 2020

We're still getting rave reviews from our guests on how good the food was at our wedding. Clancy's was amazing. We had to postpone our wedding due to COVID19 and Carol was so understanding with this and was willing to allow us to be as late as possible with the final numbers in the hope that border closures would be lifted. They really made the booking stress free and on the day Des and the team were friendly and looked after us with plenty of fingerfood at the garden party and with wonderful service during dinner. Absolutely no one went home hungry. The seared scallops and the roasted eye fillet were particular highlights

Katherine T.

23 Oct 2020

Catering by Clancy went above and beyond. Our guests were left wanting more food but could not squeeze anymore in! The food was delicious and there was so much of it too!! The staff were absolutely amazing. The meat was cooked to perfection and the salads were to die for! We had numerous guests contact us to let us know how great the food was. Thank you - The Thomas’

Margurita A.

2 Oct 2020

Food was excellent, staff were friendly and our guests complimented it all. We had gourmet canapes and the amount food was amazing. Our guests were saying there was so much food! 

Danielle S.

13 Sep 2020

Catering by Clancy was recommended by our venue and after reading their reviews we decided to choose them as our wedding caterers. What a great choice that was!! There was SO much food and every item was cooked to perfection. The finger food for the garden party was beautifully presented and very tasty and the buffet mains for our reception were outstanding! We received so many compliments on the night and for the weeks after about how good the food was. The staff were amazing too. Super friendly and fun to be around. They also made sure our guests with dietary requirements were well taken care of. We seriously cannot rate them high enough! Thank you so much to Clancy and Carol and the team. You guys delivered an amazing food service! Danielle and Jeremy

Matthew M.

15 Dec 2019

Clancy and the team are simply outstanding! A clear passion for food was displayed and all of our guests were delighted with the amount, diversity and how delicious all of the food was. Clancy catered to all of our guest's dietary needs and did everything in his power to make our day a breeze - and at a fraction of the price of some other caterer's! The best example of his care I can think of is as follows: My sister was feeling ill on the day of our wedding and was out the back for some air. Clancy was so kind and offered everything he could from toast to cracker to drinks to help with the situation - she was so appreciative of the gestures. I could not recommend Clancy and the team enough, they were simply brilliant.

Hayley P.

12 Oct 2019

Carol offered excellent service. Everything went fantastic on the day. She made sure that all dietary requirements were looked after. I would highly recommend Catering by Clancy!

Libby D.

5 Oct 2019

Carol and Clancy were absolutely FABULOUS! I cannot recommend them highly enough. Carol was a dream to deal with when making inquiries and doing all of the preparatory work. Carol responded to emails always in a timely fashion and with a great deal of detail. They really were so easy to deal with. Come the wedding day Clancy and his staff were simply perfect. Clancy was gorgeous and the food was absolutely PERFECT. We went with the wedding buffet and it suited our families and friends perfectly. All was great quality and there was ample (which was a key request from the groom). I cannot recommend Catering by Clancy highly enough.

Emma T.

28 Sep 2019

Clancys Catering food was amazing, both canapes and buffet. Everyone at my wedding loved it. Thanks again Clancy and staff. Will definitely recommend your services.

Shari W.

21 Sep 2019

Absolutely amazing. The finger food to start was fantastic, so much variety and and all so tasty. Our guests all commented on the quality and quantity. Some were so surprised there was a buffet to follow they had already eaten so much. The roast buffet was just as good and again so much food. Pork and beef was beautiful and the vegies and salad perfect. Clancy and all the staff were just so professional. Guests with dietary needs were taken care of individually and although we din't need it if children needed kids food that would have been looked after too. We originally booked with a different provider who went out of business 2 months before the wedding and we lost over $500 deposit but as it turns out I'm pretty sure we dodged a bullet because he hit the jackpot with Clancy. Seriously could give 10 stars if I

Marli G.

20 Sep 2019

We used Catering by Clancy for our wedding in September this year and we were absolutely blown away with the service provided by Clancy and his team. The quality of the food was such a high standard and the professionalism of Clancy and his staff matched! For a wedding that had a lot of people with varying dietary requirements they were able to tailor our menu in a way that pleased absolutely everyone. All of our guests with dietary requirements commented on how Clancy and his staff were so attentive in ensuring they got their meals and were taken care of at all times. Every single guest has complimented us on how delicious all of the food was on the day, and we feel exactly the same! Carol and Clancy are amazing people and true professionals in their field. We would recommend them to anyone!! Thanks again, Marli and Mel

Cheyanne R.

19 Sep 2019

I cant say enough how amazing your service was. The staff and the food were both brilliant! We made customizations to the menu and these were no trouble to Clancy or Carol. Great communication throughout the whole process and I cant recommend enough!

Ashleigh B.

14 Sep 2019

We got the buffet option for our wedding and wow was the food amazing!! The guests couldn’t stop raving about how delicious the food was including the canapés and the buffet. No one left hungry. My biggest regret is that I couldn’t fit in a second serving at the time. The staff were also professional and friendly. Thanks so much!

Samantha H.

21 Jul 2019

We were beyond happy with Carol and Clancy for our wedding catering. They were really easy to communicate with and their food was absolutely delicious at our wedding. Their pricing was extremely reasonable compared to other catering services. We couldn’t be more happy with their service!

Holly B.

29 Jun 2019

Amazing food, great and friendly staff. All guests at our wedding said there was so much food to enjoy! Canapés were amazing with so much variety. No one went hungry. Would definitely use again! Cannot fault Clancy’s Catering.

Simone P.

7 Jun 2019

PERFECT! Clancy and his team are fantastic he made my day one to remember. All guest commented on the food, all about the taste the serving size and even how good the staff were with the guest. It was excellent. If in doubt we recommend Clancy!!!

Emma W.

1 Jun 2019

Food was amazing, so was the customer service of all the stuff. I would highly recommend them :)

Desley J.

3 May 2019

Clancy and Carol are absolutely amazing. They are great communicators, really listen to what you want, go above and beyond and are such beautiful people. Their food is divine! Our guests gave such great feedback on the food and did not leave hungry! We highly recommend Clancy and his team for your catering needs! Thank you so much for looking after us and making our special day so perfect :)

Tiarna C.

26 Apr 2019

Were absolutely amazing and the food was extremely generous and well priced. Staff were AMAZING!!! Would highly recommend!! Food was absolutely delicious! Thankyou Clancy and team for making our day perfect

Aimee T.

11 Apr 2019

Amazing service and food! Could not fault at all - only downside was that I was too nervous to eat much so didnt get to enjoy as much as I could but the guests absolutely raved about the food and how great it was. Communication leading up to the wedding was awesome and any changes I wanted to make were easily accommodated for. Would highly recommend

Helen W.

6 Apr 2019

Clancy, Carol and their staff on our wedding day were nothing short of 5 star. The food was absolutely amazing, huge variety and portions of food that kept all of our guests happy. No one could believe that we then had a sit down meal after the finger foods as they were so generous in variety, flavour and amount. I have had so many of our guests ask who did the catering and where are they located ! Thank you to all of the team at Catering by Clancy - our wedding day was amazing and you helped so much towards that. Helen & Scott

Amy B.

22 Mar 2019

From the initial emails and calls with Carol, to the interactions with Clancy and staff on the wedding day, to walking into a spotless kitchen after the wedding, I can not fault a thing. The food was beyond anything I could have imagined. So many comments on the night about the quantity of canapés, the taste and variety, generous and delicious meals - everyone was happy. The way you all accomodated a fussy eater, last minute vegetarian request and catered for 2 little girls, was so full of care and ease, it felt like you were all part of the family. You seamlessly worked with our event timing and service was warm and professional and you could taste the joy in your food. Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!!

Ellie H.

8 Dec 2018

Clancy we cannot thank you enough for the absolutely delicious spread of food at our wedding. My husband, myself and all of our guests were blown away by the quality of your food and professional service of your staff. Both affordable, delicious and generous amounts of food. We cannot recommend you high enough for future weddings.

Jen B.

18 Oct 2018

Talk about amazing, quality food! everyone at the wedding was talking about just how amazing it was. Lovely and kind waitstaff made the night a huge hit. We had gourmet cocktail styled food and it was to die for. Highly recommend and will definitely use again for any future functions.

Leandra B.

13 Oct 2018

Delicious food, amazing variety. Excellent pricing, service and attention to detail from the initial inquiry, lead up, and on the wedding day.Highly recommend for your wedding . We had so many guests (especially the gluten free ones) comment on what a great meal and canapes they were served.

Colleen H.

7 Oct 2018

Clancy OMG those amazing canapés. The guests complemented Clancy about his amazing service and food. The Buffet looked amazing, there was so much food for everyone. I would recommend Clancy to anyone and will use him to caterer any events I have in the future.

Alana R.

28 Sep 2018

We were thrilled with Clancy, Carol and their staff. Everything was so easy to organise and all our guests loved their meals. We had some dietary requirements which were no problem. A very professional team - would highly recommend!

Nyomi B.

24 Sep 2018

Gosh Clancy and Carol are amazing. Our reception was for 50 guests - canapés, 2 course alternate drop dinner, our wedding cake for dessert. Catering By Clancy also organised our wait staff, bar staff, linen. Budget friendly too. THANK YOU!!!!

Louise B.

22 Sep 2018

Carol and Clancy looked after us beautifully. Nothing was ever a problem, they were super easy to deal with. We received a lot of comments from our wedding guests that the food was delicious and that there was so much, so no one went hungry. Would definitely recommend.

Amanda N.

18 Sep 2018

OUTSTANDING ! Clancy and Carol are truly committed to providing good old fashioned Service and Quality. Clancy was a word of mouth recommendation and then from the moment I touched base with Clancy and Carol, we knew they were the ones to cater for us. Nothing was to much trouble Carol would always respond with speedy emails and Clancy was always avaliable when we needed for our menu selection and final arrangements including tablecloths and trimmings.You dont find this type of service much any more. We had a buffet style with canapés for our intermite villa wedding and all of our guest couldn't stop raving about the food, evrything was super fresh from the salad to the vegatables all home made with LOVE, the capanes were outstanding ...and how much food we had....the setting was amazing Clancy is the MAN of Catering, our buffet not only looked spectacular it tasted even Better! Clancy and his team cleaned up after our buffet with no trace he was even there... stress free for my New Husband and myself.....We both Thank You Clancy & Carol for making our special day , totally awesome with beautiful food.Would Highly recommend Catering By Clancy ....... a MUST you will wont be disappointed !!!!!!! Amanda & David

Greg G.

8 Sep 2018

Clancy’s catering was absolutely fabulous. They were knowledgeable and incredibly professional. The food was amazing and abundant!

Sam S.

1 Sep 2018

Catering by Clancy looked after my wedding canapés and buffet on the 1.9.18 and wow! The service was impeccable, the food was delicious and plentiful and they were perfectly on time with the timeline I provided. They even set up my plates and cutlery on the tables as requested! We had a few dietary requirements which they provided for us no hassles. They even provided different food for the children. From start to finish we had amazing services and we would highly recommend Clancy and his team to any future couples/event!

Jake P.

25 Aug 2018

What an incredible team! Carol and Clancy have been wonderful to work with from beginning to end. We cannot speak more highly of the quality and attention to detail of the food and services provided. They went above and beyond to ensure our requests were met in a professional manner!

Brittany B.

24 Aug 2018

Carol and Clancy, these people are the most generousand outstanding Caterers we have ever met. Most helpful with anything we needed. We were in a very stressful time. 2 months before our wedding, our original Caterer 'Skibba Boys BBQ' pulled put on us at last minute, we were devostrated. Luckily Clancy and Carol came tonour rescure with so much honour and passion. They are lifesavers. They were happy to help in every way and their communications to and from was outstanding! I woulddefinitely recommend these amazing souls to do everyones wedding. Their food and services was the best that both my husband and and I, our guests, wedding party and wedding venue has ever seen. They made a big positve aspect on everyone and the whole of Iluka town. Most organised and prefessional service. Couldn't have asked for anyone else to cater for our wedding night. They were spectacular. They provided everything themselves and provided exactly what we were looking for...

Tanya W.

4 Aug 2018

The most delicious food, served up without any stress. Dealing with Catering by Clancy is a dream. They are so friendly and responsive and will bend over backwards to meet our requests. Our entire dealing was completely stress free and they served up such delicious food - all our guests were raving about it.

Natasha P.

12 May 2018

We had so many guests comment on the quantity and quality of the food at our wedding. There were so many canapes and Clancy's wait staff made sure noone missed out including the bridal party. We had a buffet reception and Clancy was so flexible with changes to the menu and dietary requirements. Everything was delicious and everyone left so full. Clancy ensured everything went so smoothly and we didn't have to worry about a thing. Would highly recommend!

Kirsty M.

25 Mar 2018

Delicious food at a very affordable price. We opted for the buffet option which included canapés. There was lots of choices and plenty of food. They catered for vegetarian and vegan guests, and cut up our wedding cake at no additional charge. Our guests raved about the variety of canapés and how delicious they were.

Pauline L.

14 Nov 2017

Very highly recommend. Quality professional catering with all guests commenting on how wonderful the food was. So easy to communicate and organise. Made our day super special.

Nicky S.

6 Oct 2017

Clancy' s were amazing. The food was exceptional and there was plenty of it. Our guests are still raving about the quality of the food and the friendly, professional staff. I can't recommend Clancy's highly enough. Great value and peace of mind that everything will be taken care of.

Zoe P.

5 Oct 2017

Everyone raves about the food, it was to die for! Clancy from the moment I met with him seemed like family I could t have wished for anyone else to cater my wedding!

Carla L.

29 Sep 2017

WOW! You guys are next level AMAZING! Sooo much food and souch positive praise by our guests! You guys provided friendly, prompt email correspondence! Your food is epic and no-one left hungry! I would recommend you to anyone in a heartbeat! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!

Andrea B.

7 Jul 2017

Food absolutely delicious! Cannot fault it! Clancy is a lovely man and suits everything to your needs. Will definitely use Catering by Clancy again!

Charmagne O.

16 Jun 2017

Outstanding, delicious food. Our guests were raving about Clancy's food for days after the wedding. They couldn't believe how much there was and is was all so tasty.

Aimee H.

2 Jun 2017

Catering by Clancy were phenomenal on my wedding day! I worked with Clancy to make some changes to the buffet and he was wonderful to work with. The food was fabulous and everyone commented on how great it was. I am pleased with the service and so happy with my choice!

Krystle H.

25 May 2017

I cannot recommend Catering by Clancy enough! From communication in the months leading up to the day, to the quality of the food and service, they were absolutely brilliant. Organising catering and bar service for a wedding for 155 people from abroad was made so easy with their help and I cannot thank them enough for playing a part in making our day so perfect. Plus, all of our guests raved about the food! Thank you so much Clancy and Carol!

Stacey G.

5 May 2017

Clancy and Carol were amazing. The food was great and extremely well priced. Our guests also commented on how nice and polite the staff were too. I am extremely happy I chose these guys as my caterers!

Rick S.

29 Apr 2017

Wow, these guys are fantastic. I was given their name from out local TAFE as they have used them, and the hospitality people there, they gave them rave revues. From my initial email enquiry and subsequent phone conversation prior to our wedding, Carol and Clancy put my mind at ease. The wedding was at a private residence, and Wayne, our chef for the occasion, made time to come and see us 2 days prior, to look at the logistics, and then as planned, turned up on time with wait staff who gave polish to our day by being so friendly and still formal. Wayne's creations were to die for, his different plates that were delivered were so tasty, all of our guests remarked on how good it was, and who were the caterers.my new brother in law cancelled his sons wedding caterers, and is now looking at Clancy's due to the food and service quality. We had plenty of food, and were left with assembled platters for later in the evening, a nice touch. Thanks Guys, magnificent.

Rachel K.

21 Apr 2017

I didn’t think weddings necessarily had to be stressful, but in the end , we had more than our fair share. Planning an outdoor wedding and then a garden reception with a starlight dinner, had inherent weather risks…… I didn’t foresee cyclones, 1 in 100 year floods, burst water pipes and a month of wet weather all hitting during the weeks leading up to the day. This made getting the garden and dining tables ready nothing short of a miracle. It caused us to have to change wedding and photography venues….not to mention letting 100 guests know that the plans had changed in the last 48 hours. Through all this, and much more, one thing I wasn’t stressed about, was the catering. One meeting with Clancy, and the occasional phone call, and I knew he had my back.. “Clancys call me anytime darling” attitude, when he was also so busy with helping out with flood cleanup emergency crews at Tumbulgum on top of his busy schedule, was astonishing. He went the extra mile to help me trouble shoot many of the logistics of fitting everything into our small garden and in the end , for the guests, the event was a stunningly beautiful and relaxed. Dinner under the stars was a smooth operation and a great success with Clancy at the helm. We had many comments on how delicious and generous the food was, from our fun 60s’s styled nibbles to the massive tomahawk steaks. Our guests all remember the food! Thanks again Clancy.


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