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A taste of France

Enjoy a taste of France through a five course dinner with wine pairings in the Manor Restaurant.

  • Booking advisable

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.

Menu: Canapés,

Warm asparagus with crispy quails egg & champagne citrus hollandaise sauce, Confit wild salmon with petit pois a la francaise, Beef fillet with escargot, parmentier potatoes & red wine jus, Comte with spiced hazelnut, orange & fig brittle, Apricot & pistachio tart with vanilla parfait & burnt honey tuile,

Coffee with Petit Fours.



Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
All Adult£125.00

The basics


Not suitable for children

Meeting point

The entrance of the manor on the North Front.

What to bring and wear

The dress code is lounge suit.


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

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