New Year’s Eve

Gala Dinner and Dance

Dance into 2018 at our New Years Eve gala dinner and disco.

This glamourous affair is open to both in house guests and visitors and is not one to miss with our as we look to celebrate the start of the New Year. Join us for an arrival drink in our beautifully themed Garden Suite. A delicious six course menu will be served before the piper joins us for the main event at Midnight. Our DJ’s from Dreamwave events will be providing music through the night including all of your favourite New Year anthems.





Amuse bouche


Poached fillet of turbot, baby onions, tarragon peas, shellfish cream

Sweet potato, spinach & gorgonzola ravioli, pine kernel sauce


Cucumber & mint sorbet


Roast fillet of local bred beef, wild mushrooms, potato dauphinoise

Truffled wild mushroom & artichoke pithivier, tarragon sabayon


Chocolate & salted caramel fondant, clotted cream ice cream

To finish

Coffee & gateau opera


  • Six course dinner and disco, £105 per person

Dress code

  • recommended black tie and evening dress

Why not make a break of it and stay with us over New Year from only £292 per person including a two night stay, full English breakfast each morning and tickets to our New Year’s Eve dinner.

How to book:



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.