experience culinary delights in the luxurious setting of Wivenhoe House


a feast for all the senses

The expert professional team at our Essex restaurant concentrates on using the best of British produce to create a fusion of great tastes and innovative culinary delights, whatever the occasion.

The informal brasserie is ideal for family get-togethers as well as for business gatherings. Delivered with attentive service, the extensive menu offers a wide ranging choice.

Our Signatures dining experience can be enjoyed on special occasions and for private dining in Essex for parties of eight or more. Specially crafted menus have been created for private functions and meetings at Wivenhoe House. Our extensive wine list offers you a carefully selected choice from around the globe. If you are after something extra special just ask, our talented sommelier will be delighted to assist you.

The luxurious lounges are at the heart of our four-star Essex country house hotel where you can relax and enjoy a freshly made coffee or tea, a delicious light lunch or Wivenhoe House’s renowned English afternoon tea.


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, ignore the entrance to the Knowledge Gateway, continue along the A133 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.

For Sat Nav please use CO7 9HT and then follow signage to Wivenhoe House. Please note, some Sat Navs may direct you to the wrong side of Wivenhoe Park so please check our PDF Map

Download our PDF Map

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.