Dining at Fawsley offers a number of options to suit various palettes and budgets. Known for lavish Afternoon Teas and AA rosette fine dining cuisine, the menu changes daily to offer a selection of appetising locally sourced dishes. There is also the Tudor Bar menu with lighter brunch and lunch offerings, and the Spa grazing boards to tempt between treatments.
Where is Fawsley Hall located?
Nestled in the Northamptonshire countryside, Fawsley Hall is an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding heritage and attractions. The county is known for boasting more historic houses than any other, including Althorp House, Canons Ashby and Deene Park, to name but a few.
For a spot of retail therapy, there is Bicester Shopping Village, or for an action-packed experience, Silverstone race track is within a half hour drive.
Being close to the border of Shakespeare's Warwickshire, there is the lively town of Stratford-Upon-Avon to explore, home to the bard himself. Warwick Castle and the surrounding Cotswold villages are also close by. Further information is available in the hotel, and in some cases, the hotel is able to offer special offers and discounts.
What cuisine is on offer at Fawsley Hall?
Fawsley is known for its Afternoon Teas, with a decadent selection including a children's option. Think traditional fresh home-baked scones, clotted cream, and preserve, or a rich caramel chocolate dome or lemon drizzle cake. The opulent surroundings of the Tudor Great Hall, with open fires and plush comfy sofas, match the fine experience.
The 2 AA rosette Cedar Restaurant offers a changing menu. The table d'hote offers several choices, with tantalising options such as wild mushroom arancini, spinach, herb cream, and artisan cheese, quince jelly, grapes & crackers.
For a more relaxed offering, the Tudor Bar menu offers a selection of dishes, from sandwiches to sausage and mash, and the Spa grazing boards are perfect for an extra treat.
What is the signature dish at Fawsley Hall?
Richard Walker, head chef of the 2 AA rosette Cedar Restaurant, won Chef of the Year at the Northamptonshire Food and Drink Awards in 2018. Dishes change on a daily basis, and there is always something new to try.
Fawsley is well known for its exceptional Afternoon Tea offerings. There are several different options and choices also cater for young ones in the party, with mini scones and gingerbread men. Whether guests desire savoury treats such as pastrami bagel with mustard mayonnaise & dill pickles alongside hot chocolate or champagne, or if they prefer the good old-fashioned sweet delights of scones with lashings of fresh cream and preserve, lemon and elderflower cakes and chocolate caramel domes, there is plenty to tantalise.
What makes a meal at Fawsley Hall unique?
The variety of dishes, quality of food, and striking presentation, are second to none. Dining at Fawsley really is a treat to delight the senses.
If fine dining isn't the preference and the Tudor Bar menu is more to guests' liking, the same attention to detail and comfort is provided. Popping in for a gourmet beef burger or a chicken and pesto sandwich, after a long walk around the grounds, is just as satisfying.
Head chef, Richard Walker, takes pride in leading the team to provide diverse offerings and excellent standards. There is always something new to try and seasonal dishes change throughout the year.
The kitchen provides a variety of vegan and gluten-free options and wherever possible, it aims to accommodate all dietary requirements. Fawsley has recently become a nut-free kitchen and staff are more than happy to discuss any requests or requirements in advance of guests' visit.