Monthly Archives: November 2013

December Menu – Scandinavian Christmas

It’s almost December, which can mean only one thing. Our Scandinavian Christmas extravaganza is nearly here!

We’re super excited about this one and created a menu that should showcase the best flavours Scandinavia has to offer (Elk anyone?) and that its not all dill beetroot and gravadlax… although they do feature!

A bit of wintry celebration before we close the Manor for the new year. We’d love to know what you think of our Nordic feast.

December 2013 Scandinavian Christmas

Afternoon Tea with a Bang!

This past weekend we held one of our rare afternoon tea events. We like to change up our events to include and indulge in one of our favourite culinary activities – baking! As usual we added on the usual Dinner at the Manor spin on our interpretation of afternoon tea. We didn’t use a specific book as inspiration for the event, we thought we’d use some autumnal flavours, new techniques and get some inspiration from treats that you’d usually associate with bonfire night.

Our guests for the afternoon were a lovely group of ladies – some repeat guests and some new. All looking forward to sampling our savoury and sweet morsels. To start things off with a bang, our welcome cocktail came in the form of a dark and stormy – dark rum, lime and ginger beer. A zingy, spicy cocktail to get the tastebuds tingling for the savouries. (Non drinkers got a “stormy” – the same drink sans rum!).

Mini Hotdogs

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February – April events on sale now!

So sorry! These events have sold out!

Tickets are now available to buy for our Feb – April events! We still can’t believe we still have so many guests who want to dine with us! You’ll have seen the themes we announced earlier in the week and we hope you’re excited about them – we know we are!

Book now to avoid disappointment by clicking the event links below – please remember our terms and conditions before you book

Saturday 22nd February – Nigel Slater Kitchen Diaries II afternoon tea

Friday 14th and Saturday 15th March – Tom Kerridge’s pub food with paired ales from Ilkley Brewery

Saturday 12th April – Rick Stein’s India

We’d love to see you there!

Rick Stein’s India

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We loved watching Rick Stein’s travels around India in his quest to find the perfect curry and his discovery of regional dishes – so much so we had to hold an event around this wonderful book.

rick Stein

April seems a long way off but we want to bring some springtime spice and alchemy to the Manor! Expect big flavours and some surprises!

Tickets for this event are £30pp for 6 courses and a welcome drink on arrival. For our booking terms and conditions please click here.

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Tom Kerridge’s Pub Food with paired ales by Ilkley Brewery

Friday 14th and Saturday 15th March 2014
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Tom Kerridge seems to be the man of the moment within the foodie world – his 2 Michelin starred pub The Hand and Flowers has been awarded the best restaurant in the UK and his TV show has sent him firmly into celebrity chef territory.

So it would be rude to not hold a couple of events dedicated to the big man himself! What’s more, what’s pub food without the perfect pint? Which is why we’ve teamed up with Ilkley Brewery to pair some exceptional ales to some tasty pub grub!!

Tickets for this event cost £40 per person. This gets you our standard 6 course feast plus 4 expertly paired ales (in the form of two pints and two half pints of stronger ale!). Luke from the brewery will be present on the 14th March to tell us all about the beer. For those coming on the 15th you’ll have to make do with us telling you about it! For our booking terms and conditions click here.


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Nigel Slater’s Kitchen Diaries II Afternoon Tea

Saturday 1st March 2014
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We’re getting the vintage china our yet again for an afternoon tea. This time we’ll be using Nigel Slater’s Kitchen Diaries II as inspiration.

Readers may remember our first Kitchen Diaries event back in 2012 and whilst not the obvious choice for an afternoon tea, we all know of Nigel’s love of sweet things and his flavour combinations will work so well for an afternoon of unique flavours and bakes.

Tickets cost £20 each and get you a welcome drink on arrival, a selection of savouries, sandwiches, cakes and treats. For our booking terms and conditions click here.

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