brasserie bar and restaurant
***Please note we are now closed until further notice, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic***
COVID-19 government restrictions apply to all bookings, please read our full COVID statement here.
We are now serving lunch Friday-Sunday only. Dinner will be served every day.
One of the ways we are remaining COVID secure is by using paperless menus!
View our menus below;
How to book
Call us on 01206 863666
Stay in one of our intriguingly different sponsored rooms or suites.
We have 40 luxurious rooms and suites, each with its own unique touch. Select suites furnished by our sponsors in partnership with the Edge Hotel School.
Add a touch of glamour and sparkle to your stay at Wivenhoe House.
We hold a range of events from tribute nights, to cabaret magic acts, culinary master classes, wine tasting dinners and balls. Find out more on our events page.
Relax and enjoy the delights of an afternoon tea in our luxurious lounges.
Our afternoon tea includes a selection of finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones, delicious cakes and pastries and a selection of teas and coffees.
WHERE WE AREfind us, however you travel
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 will be able to assist you.
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.
Stansted airport is approximately 45 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Helicopter pad coordinates are 603200/223900.