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Evening, Food & wine

A taste of France

Sat 18 May


Manor Restaurant
Adult £125
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Waddesdon will be showcasing some renowned porcelain from Manufacture Nationale de Sèvres in an exhibition we are branding as “Flights of Fancy” at the end of May. To reach into the amazing history of France’s finest porcelain maker, we have curating a classic French fine dining menu, all paired with wines from our fantastic collection.

The dinner will begin at 7pm with Champagne & canapés in the Wine Cellars.  After, dinner will be served in the Manor Restaurant.  After dinner, you’ll have the chance to browse our range of wines, including those tasted, in the Manor Shop. Departure will be 11pm.

Please arrive promptly at the entrance of the Wine Cellars to the right of the Main Door on the North Front for 7pm, a member of staff will meet you there.


Barons de Rothschild Champagne Concordia Brut

Warm asparagus with crispy quails egg & champagne citrus hollandaise sauce
Le Merle Blanc de Chateau Clarke 2021

Confit wild salmon with petit pois a la francaise
Amista Grand Cru 2022

Beef fillet with escargot, parmentier potatoes & red wine jus
Chateau Cantemerle 2005

Comte with spiced hazelnut, orange & fig brittle
L’Archiviste Maury 1990

Apricot & pistachio tart with vanilla parfait & burnt honey tuile
Chateau Rieussec 2008


Coffee with Petit Fours

Important things to know

This event is for ages 18+. We will be operating a Challenge 25 policy on the night. This is an after-hours event, the gardens and house will be closed. No grounds admission ticket is needed.

Parking is accessible and step-free access to the Manor Restaurant is available.

Dietary requirements
We are happy to cater for dietary requirements with advance notice. Please include a note in the Dietary Requirements/ Access Needs box on the checkout page when booking your tickets.

Dress code
The dress code for the evening is lounge suit.