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Lainston House Hotel - The Avenue Restaurant

SO21 2LT
Web Addresslainston_house
Telephone01962 776088
Modern European, Vegetarian Recommended
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3 AA Rosettes
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Member exclusively receive a 20% reduction from the total food bill when dining on days shown.

Afternoon Tea
  £25 avg
(Based on two people enjoying three courses)
Standard exclusions apply.
Afternoon Tea 1pm - 5.30pm Monday to Saturday and 2.30pm - 5.30pm Sundays and Dinner 7pm - 9.30pm daily.
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Executive Chef - Andrew Birch

Andrew Birch developed a passion for cooking when he was a schoolboy in Swansea, and went on to train in South Wales and Stratford on Avon. He then gained his passion for seafood while working for the Tanner brothers, which developed further under Michelin starred chef Kenny Atkinson at his restaurant on the Isle of Scilly. 

After working for three years as Senior sous chef at the 3AA rosette (and Michelin starred at the time) Montagu Arms, under Matthew Tomkinson, Andrew became Head Chef at Fishmore Hall in Ludlow. 

Andrew competed in the Great British Menu in 2016. 

Inspired by local producers, Andrew has based his menu at Lainston on using the very best ingredients from UK suppliers, believing they are at the roof of success of contemporary British cuisine.

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****    Exclusive £100 Gourmet Stay in March - see below    ****

Fancy a real escape to the country in lavish but welcoming style? Dating back to the late 17th century but with parts (an old chapel) going back as far as the 12th century, this is a magnificent stately home originally commissioned by Charles II as a new palace in Winchester. Now a five star country house hotel, it is part of the privately owned Exclusive Hotel group with renowned SEASON cookery school in the 63 acres of grounds. The Avenue restaurant at Lainston House takes its name from the spectacular mile avenue of lime trees visible from the restaurant window and partially in the grounds.

The Avenue is an intimate, elegant restaurant available for dinner dining and it regularly features as one of Hampshire's finest. Also enjoy afternoon tea in the Avenue restaurant, or Terraces when the weather is kind, or in the Drawing Room. We also recommend to book a falconry experience or take a walk in the grounds prior to or after your indulgent afternoon tea. Please note, afternoon tea is served from 1pm Monday to Saturday and from 2.30pm on Sundays. 

Thoughtfully prepared dishes offer an ideal blend of traditional cooking with simplicity, freshness and purity. The extensive menu is ostensibly English with a regional French influence.


Views from restaurant down avenue of lime trees
Historic charm
Relaxed country house feel
Immaculate standards and service from Exclusive Hotels

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Gourmet Stays
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Lainston House is offering members a unique bed and breakfast stay rate of £100 for two people, available when dining from the six-course tasting menu (£80 pp) on the night of stay during selected dates. This rare offer is for a 'Cosy' Double Room including full English breakfast for two at the stunning five-star country house hotel. 

All bookings must be made by Friday 22nd March. Available dates are : Sunday 17th March, Monday 18th March, Thursday 21st March, Sunday 24th March, Monday 25th March, Tuesday 26th March, Wednesday 27th March, Thursday 28th March and Mothering Sunday 31st March. Strictly limited and subject to availability. Club members only.  Please quote Luxury Restaurant Guide membership at time of booking.

To book call 01962 776088

Private Dining
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There are 5 private dining rooms available at this property hosting between 6 and 120 guests.

To find out more or make an enquiry, please call us on: +44 (0) 1962 776088

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