Valentine's weekend in the brasserie

enjoy a sumptuous four course dinner with your loved one this year, in the luxurious surrounding of Wivenhoe House

Indulge your romantic side this year, with a delicious four course dinner for you and your loved one, in the brasserie

Treat someone special this Valentine’s weekend and enjoy a specially prepared three course menu in the brasserie


Salmon and crab roulade, keta, crème fraiche

Chocolate seared carpaccio of venison

Wild mushroom and artichoke risotto, truffle oil, crisp quail egg


Medallions of English beef fillet, pont neuf, caramelised shallot, bearnaise

Paupiette of sole, prawn and herb mousseline, bisque sauce

Sage roasted squash, spinach and potato pithivier, red pepper sauce


Passion fruit sorbet


Assiette of chocolate to share

Vanilla bean panna cotta, rosewater gel, walnut shortbread

Plate of local East Anglian cheeses, truffle honey


Menu available on Wednesday 14 February 2017.


How to book:


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.