Adult Birthday Party Food Ideas

When planning your party it is important to think about what party food you are going to serve. You will need to think about; will the food be served inside or outside, will it be hot or cold food, what drinks will be on offer, options for vegetarians. Plan ahead, make lists of what food you will be serving and wherever possible prepare or cook the food in advance so that there is less to worry about on the big day.

Party Food Ideas

Adults Birthday Party Food Ideas: Savoury Foods

Mini Pizza


Mini Pizzas are great for a party, perfect bite size portions.


A very popular party food, serve a selection of fillings to cater for different tastes, vegetarians etc. Garnish with parsley.

Veggie Pots

Serve your choice of veggies in plastic shot glasses along with your favourite dips.

mini burgers

Mini Burgers

A really yummy party food, your guests will just love these mini burgers. You can theme them with mini food tags. They not only look amazing, they taste amazing too. The bun recipe is here.


Serve a variety of cheeses with crackers and grapes.



A great alternative to sandwiches. Use a selection of fillings.

Adult Birthday Party Food Ideas: Sweet Party Food Ideas

Carved Melon

Carved melons look great and you can theme them for your party - they're really quite simple to do too. Make them the day before and keep in the fridge until the party. We have made the following creations;
Pirate Ship Melon, Teacup Melon and Pram Melon


Choose your favourite flavour or decorate them to suit your party theme.

Chocolate Brownie Triffle


Chocolate Brownie & Malteasers Triffle

A truely decadent dessert that is sure to impress.

Click for recipe

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

The perfect combo, strawberries dipped in chocolate. Thy look great and taste amazing and best of all they are really easy to make.

Mini Chocolate Tarts

Fill mini pastry cases with chocolate ganache, top with cream and sprinkles.


Use plastic shot glasses to make perfect little potions of your favourite coloured jellies, and why not add a little squirt of cream on top to make them look really pretty.

Meringue Nests

Mini meringues, topped with whipped cream and fruit.


Who could resist a pile of colourful macaroons.

Fruit Scones

Fruit scones topped with jam and cream always go down well.

We hope you like our adult birthday party food ideas. We will be adding party food on a regular basis so check back soon.