Situated in the picturesque Oxfordshire village of Great Milton, Belmond Le Manoir is one of the country’s most intimate and original hotels. One of the UK’s most celebrated chefs, Raymond Blanc’s many successes have culminated in the dreamlike Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons. The hotel has 32 individually designed guest rooms and suites, drawing inspiration from Raymond Blanc’s travels to delight all of the senses. Belmond Le Manoir is proudly the first Michelin starred kitchen in the UK to have its own cookery school, remaining the best centre of culinary knowledge.
Boasting some of the finest gardens in Oxfordshire, the outdoor spaces at Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons add another dimension to your culinary adventure. Surrounded by lawns, flower borders and orchards, the luxury hotel enjoys an idyllic, typically English setting.
Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons also has a Restaurant:
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"The best-known hotel cookery school in Britain has been running at Le Manoir since 1991. The Raymond Blanc Cookery School offers the rare opportunity to learn and practice in the kitchens of a two Michelin-starred restaurant. Under the guidance of head tutor Mark Peregrine - who was working in the kitchen with M Blanc when he won his first Michelin star nearly 30 years ago - students are given plenty of hands-on opportunities to develop their skills on courses such as Kitchen Secrets, Sauces for Courses, Wine & Dine, and Artisanal Bread Making. Some courses are for those with a lot of experience under their culinary belt, but there is also a Learn to Cook in One Day for beginners, a Garden to Plate course (using the 90 vegetables and 70 herbs in Le Manoir’s garden), and Blanc Vite, which Raymond Blanc developed to teach students how to create fast, simple, and delicious dinner parties. Courses don’t have to be residential, but after spending a day in this foodie heaven you’re unlikely to want to go home. From £185 (half day) £365 (full day)"
"Despite Monsieur Blanc’s seriously impressive chef pedigree, his restaurant’s cookery lessons led by head tutor Mark Peregrine are known for being a lot of fun whilst at the same time making sure you know your al dente from your au gratin. Courses run over one day, two days or four days and there are even ones for the children (well, got to start them early). Book the wine and dine package for a real one-off treat."
"Meeting in-laws for the first time is always daunting and mother-in-laws are particularly intimidating, so start off on the right foot by getting together on neutral ground, preferably somewhere with fantastic food, so there’s a distraction if they don’t find your jokes/job/manners/face (delete as appropriate) as good as you’d hoped. Lunch at Le Manoir Aux Quat’Saisons, celeb chef Raymond Blanc’s gorgeous two-Michelin star escape in Oxfordshire, is spot on. It’s suitably special (and pricey), but Monsieur Blanc has made sure that it’s not stuffy, so you’ll be able to get to know each other without worrying about which fork to use or what half the menu means. What’s more, the garden, with its lavender beds, vast veggie plot with labels for all the produce and croquet lawn, makes a great place to stroll around together/escape from interrogation post-lunch."
"Most hotels acquire history as the years go by, but Oxfordshire’s Manoir has actually made history by turning a 15th-century Chiltern manor house into one of England’s top restaurants. In 1984 the self-taught chef, Raymond Blanc opened the Manoir. Ever since it has held two Michelin stars and five AA Rosettes, a unique achievement for a hotel restaurant."
"Set in quintessentially English gardens it’s individually designed rooms and suites range from contemporary to classical. Some have their own private terrace gardens and there’s even a suite that features a stunning bathroom with a Botticelli mural and twin bathtubs for decadent bathing. Candlelit dining in the intimate setting of the award winning restaurant is a romantic experience to savour."
Information on Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons hotel , Church Road , Great Milton , Oxford
|No. of bedrooms:||
Types of room: 10 Twin/Double, 9 Double, 13 Suite
|Room rates guide:||
Single from: £480.00
Double/Twin from: £480.00
Suites from: £740.00
Room with Breakfast
Credit Cards Accepted: Amex, Diners, Mastercard, Maestro/Switch, Visa
When Closed: Open all year
Child Friendly: Children of all ages welcome
Dog Friendly: Dogs Permitted (3 Dog friendly Rooms, Kennels available outside)
Eco Friendly: AA Eco Hotel of the Year 2013, Member of the Sustainable Restaurant Association and 3 Star SRA rated, Member of the considerate Hotelier Association, certificate of Excellent 'Green Hotel of the Year' 2011, Footprint Awards: Raymond Blanc receives a special achievement award.
Smoking Permitted: No
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Accreditation: Michelin 2 Stars, AA 5 Rosettes, Good Food Guide 8/10
CD player, colour TV, telephone, Air conditioning in some rooms, Flowers, daily newspaper, Fresh fruit, Madeira wine, Luxury toiletries
27 acres of gardens & grounds, Japanese water garden, herb, vegetable, and Heritage garden, In-room beauty treatments, Award-winning restaurant, Civil ceremony licence, Wedding receptions, 1 meeting room, Conference facilities, For up to 50 delegates, Cookery school, private dining
|Outdoor activities on site:||
Golf (4 miles)
|Local directions:||From the M40 exit junction 7 sign posted Thame & Wallingford. Turn left at the junction onto the A329 and continue for 2 miles. Turn right at the sign for Le Manoir which is located 200 yards down on the right.|
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Nearest major airport:
Nearest railway stn:
Oxford (8 miles) (20 mins)
London Heathrow (30 miles) (50 mins)
Haddenham & Thame (8 miles) (20 mins)
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COOK AND STAY
Sun 01 Jan 2017 – Sun 31 Dec 2017
Combine a gastronomic overnight stay at Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons with a fun, flavourful lesson in The Raymond Blanc Cookery School.
One dinner for two per stay with a choice of the à la carte, 5-or-7-course menu.
Daily English breakfast.
One place on a full-day cookery course at The Raymond Blanc Cookery School.
A second place on the cookery course can be booked with a 20% discount.
- Offer Code: BRITAINS-FINEST-92104
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