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:

Whether approaching Wivenhoe House from London and the South or Ipswich and the North via the A12, take the exit marked Colchester (A133). Follow the A133 towards Clacton, ignore the entrance to the Knowledge Gateway, continue along the A133 then take the B1028 for Wivenhoe before turning right into Boundary Road, then right again 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 the glorious house from the road.

For Sat Nav please use CO7 9HT and then follow signage to Wivenhoe House. Please note, some Sat Navs may direct you to the wrong side of Wivenhoe Park so please check our PDF Map

Download our PDF Map

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.