A Hauntingly Great Halloween in Rugby
9th October 2011
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Everything you need for a hauntingly great Halloween in Rugby


Halloween is celebrated throughout the world and each year events seem to get bigger and bigger. 

This year Halloween falls on a Monday so there is plenty of time to pull on a costume, cook up your favourite haunted treat or simply go out and let one of our best restaurants look after you. 

The Best of Rugby has everything you need for this haunted and horrifying time!

Halloween Party, Rugby style          

How about throwing a chill-in Halloween Party for friends and family. Here are a few spooky suggestions to help you make your party a screaming success!

Get some help from one of the best caterers in Rugby, The Chefs Kitchen

They offer imaginative and creative catering to take the hassle out of Halloween entertaining.

The Chefs Kitchen at Hillmorton will conger up some devilishly tasty treats. 

Book your Halloween Meal

If the thought of hosting a party horrifies you, then why not check out some of the most recommended restaurants on The Best of Rugby to book your Halloween meal. We love The Carlton Hotel and Restaurant, The Dun Cow at Dunchurch and The Pheasant Eating House at Withybrook or maybe a devilishly hot curry at the The Grosvenor Hotel and Restaurant


Halloween Punch Recipe

Try this recipe for a terrifyingly tasty Halloween Punch at your party

Vampire’s bloody brew recipe

1 litre cranberry juice1 litre lemonade Frozen strawberries Grenadine or Strawberry flavoured syrup. Place strawberries in punch bowl (or try a black witch’s cauldron for a more creepy effect!). 

Add Cranberry juice. Stir. Pour in the lemonade. Pour in grenadine/Strawberry syrup. Do not stir to give a blood like effect.

How about making some gruesomely gorgeous treats?

  • Cacklin 'Cracklin' Halloween Monsters
  • Cocoa Halloween Cats
  • Coconut Ghosts
  • Wiggly Worm Crunch
  • Snappin' Spooky Spiders

These recipes and more are available from the Kellogg's Halloween website 

Make a delicious Leek and Pumpkin Soup

Leek and Pumpkin Soup Recipe:

  • 1 Onion 2 oz chopped Leeks 
  • 1 pint chicken stock 
  • 1lb pumpkin flesh 
  • 8oz potatoes 
  • 1 pint skimmed milk 
  • 4oz long grain cooked rice 
  • 1/4 pint low fat natural yoghurt 
  • salt and black pepper chopped parsley to garnish.


Soften the onion and leek in 2 tablespoons of stock. Dice the pumpkin and potatoes and add along with milk, remaining stock and seasoning. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 45 minutes stirring regularly. 

Blend the soup in a liquidiser then return to the stove adding the cooked rice and most of the yoghurt. 

Sprinkle parsley and top with remaining yoghurt to serve.

Let us know if you have a favourite Halloween recipe.




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