English Wine Dinner

An evening of the finest English food and wine hosted by Head Sommelier, Lionel Lachesseigne

This fantastic event will take place on Friday 5 April in one of our wonderful rooms in the Grade II listed main house.


Five course menu


  • Colchester rock oyster
  • Red onion marmalade tartlet, pickled walnut and pear


  • Somerset goat’s cheese, crisp apple and chicory salad, hazelnut dressing Fish
  • Hampshire chalk stream trout, watercress, cucumber and horseradish
  • Pumpkin ravioli, spring onion, pea and asparagus cream


  • Braised Dedham Vale feather blade steak, celeriac puree, bacon and parsnip crisp
  • Wild mushroom and beetroot suet pudding, celeriac mash, balsamic onion gravy


  • Eton Mess


Five course wine dinner: £72 per person

How to book

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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.