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Your Evening Buffet

select from a range of delicious buffet menus

Sample Ploughman’s buffet

  • a selection of breads
  • meats and cheeses
  • pickles and chutneys
  • celery, apple, coleslaw

Sample Picnic buffet

  • bacon butties with sauces
  • Portobello garlic mushroom and goat’s cheese
  • salad bar with a selection of breads
  • a selection of cakes

Sample Hog roast

  • award winning Suffolk hog
  • caramelised Granny Smith apple sauce
  • chef’s stuffing and crackling
  • ‘slaw, huffers and salad
  • vegetarian option

Additional £500. Available for a minimum of 80 guests.

Pop-up cheese shop

A special selection of British cheeses from one of the oldest and most prestigious cheesemongers in England. Available for a minimum of 50 guests.

Cost per additional evening guest for all of the above buffet menus: £17.50

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find us, however you travel

By car:

Whether approaching Wivenhoe House from London and the South or Ipswich and the North via the A12, take the exit marked Colchester (A133). Follow the A133 towards Clacton, then take the B1028 for Wivenhoe before turning right into Boundary Road, then right again into Park Road. The entrance for Wivenhoe House is shared with the University of Essex but Park Road leads you through Wivenhoe Park and you will be able to see the glorious house from the road.

Sat Nav: CO4 3WA. Please note, some Sat Navs may direct you to the wrong side of Wivenhoe Park so please check before you leave.

By train:

Colchester station, Colchester Town station, Wivenhoe station and Hythe stations are all between 10-15 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Trains run between London (Liverpool Street) and Colchester station every 10-20 minutes. The journey takes around an hour. Also connect with Colchester from Norwich, Ipswich, Felixstowe & Harwich. Some trains from London (Liverpool Street) also stop at Wivenhoe Station. When travelling from the Clacton/Walton direction, alight at Wivenhoe or Hythe Stations.

By plane:

Stansted airport is approximately 45 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Helicopter pad coordinates are 603200/223900.