Dining out at Down Hall Hotel and Spa

We offer a wide range of dining experiences at Down Hall Country House hotel, located in Bishop’s Stortford, on the border of Hertfordshire and Essex.

Enjoy a leisurely dinner at our The Grill Room restaurant, which serves exciting dishes from a modern English menu prepared with ingredients sourced from our own vegetable garden.

Sample menu

Our seasonally changing Grill Room menu and Sunday lunch menu have guests returning to the restaurant time and time again. Traditional English afternoon tea can be taken in the Lounge or Ibbetson’s Tea Lounge, during summer months Down Hall can also prepare a delicious picnic for you to take in our stunning grounds.

Down Hall caters for private and fine dining events, big and small. With 18 ornate suites, your party will enjoy the ambience in our historic rooms whilst our team of expert chefs create the perfect menu for your special occasion.

We have experience hosting a wide range of events including Christenings, Birthday celebrations and Christmas and Summer parties.

To book a table or arrange a private dining event at Down Hall Hotel and Spa, please telephone on 01279 731 441 or email info@downhall.co.uk

Grill Room Bar & Restaurant

The Grill Room Restaurant offers a contemporary British menu with the finest ingredients sourced from our own vegetable garden or the local area, which has recently resulted in the award of 2 AA Rosettes.

Sunday Lunch in the Grill Room

The Grill Room is ideal for a leisurely Sunday lunch with friends and family and with a different menu every Sunday, guests return again and again.

Afternoon Tea at Down Hall

Visit Down Hall Hotel and Spa to experience the much-loved English tradition of Afternoon Tea at its finest! Served in the historic splendour of our lounge or Ibbetsons Tea Lounge, with a choice of delicious menus combined with a selection of the finest teas make for an unforgettable afternoon.

Picnics at Down Hall

Pinics are available between the 1st May and the 30th September and must be booked with 48 hours notice.
With its 110 acres of gardens and woodland, Down Hall Hotel and Spa is ideal for a picnic. Whether it is a picnic for two or a larger group, Down Hall will cater to your requirements.

Cocktail Bar

Down Hall’s Cocktail Bar is the ideal place to enjoy an aperitif before dinner or a welcome night cap after your meal. Located in Bishop’s Stortford near the Hertfordshire Essex border, the intimate hotel lounge bar offers luxury without posturing.

Private Dining

Down Hall hotel, located on the Hertfordshire Essex border, can cater for private dining events big and small. With 26 ornate suites, your party will enjoy the ambience in our historic rooms whilst our team of expert chefs create the perfect menu for your special occasion. This is complimented with crisp white linen, sparkling cutlery and discreet service.

In Room Dining

Indulge in Room Service available any time of day to make for a convenient and delicious dining experience in your room. We’ve designed our menu so that there is something for everyone, with plenty of healthy choices and a few tasty treats for good measure.

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