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Festive Afternoon Tea

Join us for a traditional afternoon tea with a festive twist!

Price: £21.50 PP
Available 1 November to 31 December 2017

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Christmas at the Benguela Brasserie

For a more casual celebration, a meal at Mannings Heath's restaurant the Benguela Brasserie is a must. Our festive menu is available throughout December, with Christmas crackers and mince pies included in your meal.

LUNCH: Thursday – Saturday | 12:00pm – 2:30pm & Sunday | 12:00pm – 4:30pm

DINNER: Thursday – Saturday | 6:00pm – 9:00pm


Sparkling Canapé Reception

Entertain your guests with a glass of bubbles on arrival and choose 6 canapés per person:


Mini beef Yorkshire puddings, onion marmalade and horseradish

Pigs in blankets with a rich turkey gravy

Avocado, parma ham and sunblushed tomato tarlet

Chicken liver parfait and red onion cup

Thai chicken skewers

Chilli and coriander pacific tiger prawn skewers

Cornish crab toasties

Smoked salmon, cream cheese and salmon caviar on rye

Brie and cranberry tarlet

Spiced butternut squash arancini

£25 per person

*Can be tailored to your requirements

BOOK NOW: email or call 01403 220345


Dance the night away at our Shared Party Nights

The perfect way to guarantee a fabulous Christmas event with none of the stress of organising it! Bring friends, colleagues or clients and let us take care of the rest.

Arrive from 7pm and let our festive decor get you into the Christmas spirit.

At 7.45pm we will call you to dinner, half a bottle of wine and a mouth-watering three-course choice menu awaits.

After dinner, enjoy tea/coffee alongside our chef’s delicious homemade W mince pies.

Our DJ will entertain you as you dance the night away on the dance floor.

Carriages at 1am.


  • Friday, 1st December
  • Friday, 8th December
  • Saturday, 9th December
  • Saturday, 16th December
  • Friday, 22nd December
  • Saturday, 13th January

£45 per person

BOOK NOW: email or call 01403 220345

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Christmas Wine Tasting Experience

Get to know more about the award-winnings wines from Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate and learn how they can compliment all the foods we know and love about Christmas. Journey through a traditional Christmas dinner with 6 festive canapés paired expertly with our wine collection.

Date: Thursday, 7th December 2017 | Time: 7pm - 9.30pm

£25 per person

BOOK NOW: email or call 01403 220345

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Celebrate the magic of Christmas Day

Enjoy your morning at home unwrapping all of Santa’s gifts and leave themess behind to join us for Christmas lunch.

Make an entrance from 12pm, follow our red carpet and twinkling tea lights into our lounge bar and toast the day with a glass of bubbly.

Let the little ones see what extra gifts Father Christmas has left under the Mannings Heath Christmas tree.

At 1pm, it’s time for lunch. A fabulous, festive 3 course feast with all the trimmings awaits.

After lunch enjoy tea/coffee and a homemade mince pie in front of the open log fire.

When the clock strikes 4, it’s time to head home for more family fun, or a snooze in front of the TV. Just in case you get a bit peckish, we’ll send you home with a turkey sandwich for tea.

Time: 12pm - 4pm

£85 per adult  |  £30 per child (4-12)

*Optional Extra Personalise the gift for your child.

BOOK NOW: email or call 01403 220345


Boxing Day CARVERY

Banish the memory of cooking and cleaning from the previous day, and bring family and friends along to one of our extra special 2 course Carvery lunch.

Time: 12 pm - 3 pm

£35 per adult | £15 per child (4-12)

BOOK NOW: emails or call 01403 220345

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After the success of our inaugural Winter Wonderland last year, we welcome you for another evening full of Christmas festivities.

Our beautiful grounds, covered in fairy lights will again play host to a selection of local stall holders for those last minute Christmas gifts, a local choir carolling through the night and an appearance from Father Christmas. Along with a variety of food stalls and outstanding fireworks display.

Date: Friday, 15th December  | Time: 5pm - 9pm

Adult £8 | Children under 12 £2