Now the nights are lighter and summer is approaching, it’s the perfect time for al fresco dining. What could taste better than enjoying delicious food outside in the sunshine? Especially if you have a beautiful view as your backdrop.
Here at the Eden Hotel Collection, we have a wonderful array of options when it comes to enjoying food with friends outside. With nine hotels within our collection, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to enjoying al fresco dining, as well as beautiful surroundings and luxurious stays! And when it comes to food, all our hotels serve the freshest, in season food to offer guests a wonderful selection of dishes that mix modern techniques and trends with traditional recipes as well as completely new and inventive taste sensations. For example, our team at Mallory Court take great pleasure in using the organically grown, seasonal produce from Mallory’s own kitchen gardens.
You can enjoy al-fresco dining at all our hotels and, to make your outdoor dining experience even more pleasurable, we also have particular outdoor events taking place throughout the summer at some of our chosen hotels. At Mallory Court, there’s a wonderful range of Outdoor Dining Events including Picnic Afternoon Tea from 1st June to 31st August 2019 (Monday – Sunday). Here hotel guests and visitors can enjoy our delicious afternoon tea hamper laid out on a picnic rug within the 10 acres of landscaped and beautifully manicured gardens for just £27.50 per person.
Sundays throughout June at Mallory Court will see host to a delicious BBQ buffet served between 5-7pm in the Brasserie walled garden, with a selection of accompaniments and desserts for just £35.00 per person… the perfect way to spend a summer’s evening! Mallory’s Early Evening BBQ will also run throughout September on Sunday’s.
As a family friendly hotel, Mallory Court is excited to present their Bank Holiday Summer Family Festival on Monday 26th. Come join them for BBQ, music and entertainment in the Brasserie and walled gardens between 4pm – 8pm. From just £40.00 per person and £20.00 per child under 12 years old, this is a great day out for the August bank holiday!
For more information about any of our al fresco dining at Mallory Court, please call 01926 330 214.
Bovey Castle is also a wonderful place to enjoy dining outside this summer. The 1 AA Rosette awarded Smith’s Brasserie has a beautiful outside terrace offering outstanding views out across Dartmoor National Park where you can enjoy classic British cuisine with a view.
For more information on dining at Bovey Castle, please call 01647 445000.
Buckland Tout-Saints are embracing al fresco dining with their specially created al fresco menu that includes a range of sandwiches and light bites as well as sharing platters, grilled meats and fresh fish courses. Oh and don’t forget to finish with one of their delectable desserts!
Please call the team on 01548 853055 for more information.
For those who want their al fresco dining with a little more fizz, how about terrace dining with a glass of Veuve Clicquot? Both The Arden Hotel and The Mount Somerset have partnered with Veuve Clicquot (luxury Champagne producers), to offer hotel guests and visitors a taste of luxury this summer. The Arden Hotel is Turning the Terrace Yellow with Veuve Clicquot on Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th July and Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th August. Join them on their terraces and gardens on any of the above dates and relax with a glass (or two) of *Veuve Clicquot. You can also watch The River Festival festivities whilst you’re there!
Special prices for Veuve Clicquot yellow label and Veuve Clicquot Rich.
For more information on this event please call for 01789 298682.
At The Mount Somerset, Veuve Clicquot is being offered alongside a special promotion of either a Somerset Characuterie Board for two or a Smoked Fish Platter for two. Both these are priced at £22.50 for two people and there’s a tempting choice of Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc (by the glass: £10 or bottle: £55) or Veuve Clicquot Rose which is priced by the glass at £15 or the bottle at £80. They are also running a special lunch promotion, with two courses for £15, available Monday – Saturday with a changing weekly menu using what’s fresh and in season.
For more information on this event please call for 01823 442 500.
If you would like to find out more about al-fresco dining at any of our hotels, please take a browse at our locations. Contact your chosen hotel direct for more information, as well as for more details about breaks and stays. We look forward to welcoming you soon!