experience culinary delights in the luxurious setting of Wivenhoe House


a feast for all the senses


The expert kitchen team at our brasserie concentrate on using the freshest and finest local produce and change the menus weekly, to ensure variety.

If you are seeking a true dining experience there is plenty to impress on our full menu. Our carefully chosen wine list stands alongside our selection of locally brewed beers, cocktails and mocktails.

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.

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


find us, however you travel
By car:

When using a SATNAV please enter the location WIVENHOE, Colchester (do not use a postcode as this will direct you to the wrong side of Wivenhoe Park).

Take the exit marked Colchester (A133)
Follow the A133 towards Clacton
Please follow signs for WIVENHOE
You will see a black sign on your right which says, ‘Wivenhoe House & The Brasserie’, turn right here 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 our beautiful house from the road on your right
CONTINUE to follow the signs for WIVENHOE HOUSE and it will lead you to us.

If you would like any help with directions, please do call us on 01206 863666 and a member of our team will be able to assist you.

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.