New Year’s Eve Surf ‘n’ Turf Night

Following on from the success of our popular Fish Friday nights we are delighted to launch our first ever Surf ‘n’ Turf night in the brasserie this New Year’s Eve.

The evening will include a delicious three course menu with a glass of Prosecco to start and an extensive buffet

Sample Menu

a glass of Prosecco on arrival

To Start

Help yourself to our finest selection of meat and fish


To follow

Fish, chips & mushy peas, served in gluten free batter or just plain grilled

Pan roast hake, clam & chorizo broth

Classic fish pie, topped with creamy mash

(Chunky pieces of locally sourced fish and shellfish topped with creamy mashed potato)

Omelette Arnold Bennett

Mussels mouclade & fries

½ bbq Chicken & chips

8oz House burger served on brioche bun, cheese, fries, burger sauce



Crème brulee

Ice cream and sorbet

Lemon cheesecake

Mature cheddar and biscuit



Three course meal with glass of Prosecco £45 per person


How to book

Please note that there will be no entertainment in the brasserie. If you are looking for a formal celebration then you may be interested in our New Year Gala Dinner


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.