Valentine’s Day at Sopwell House

Jamie Burnett

Jamie Burnett

Other 17th January 2019
Jamie Burnett

Valentine’s Day at Sopwell House

Pull out all the stops this Valentine’s Day with a host of lavish experiences at Sopwell House. Set within 12 acres of beautiful gardens and Hertfordshire countryside Sopwell House is one of the UK’s leading country house estates.

Pink Fizz Afternoon Tea
Served in the Restaurant or Cocktail Lounge, you and your loved one can relax in Georgian splendour with an array of homemade pastries and sweet treats including a Fresh Raspberry Tart, Praline Opera, and Red Velvet Cake. Traditional finger sandwiches such as Cucumber and Cream Cheese on Basil Bread and Smoked Salmon and Cracked Black Pepper on Brown Bread will be offered alongside homemade scones with Devonshire clotted cream and strawberry preserve. To celebrate Valentine’s Day in style, a pretty Pink Cocktail will be offered to all guests.

The Pink Fizz Afternoon Tea is available from Thursday 14 January to Saturday 16 January 2019, from 12.30pm until 5pm. It is priced at £37 per person on Thursday and Friday; and £42 per person on Saturday.

The Restaurant at Sopwell House
Romancers seeking Valentine’s Gourmet Dining can indulge in a 5-course dinner. Diners will be treated to sparkling wine and canapés on arrival; followed by a starter with choices of crab or a venison tartar, followed by cured wild sea bass. Mains feature duck with golden turnip and shiitake, or turbot with oyster and horseradish. Divine desserts include a sharing plate of Rhubarb soufflé, or Caramelized white chocolate with kalamansi and Madagascan pepper.

The Restaurant’s luxurious set menu is £75 per person, with vegetarian and vegan options available. An excellent value wine flight can be added for £35.

The Brasserie at Sopwell House
Sopwell House’s contemporary open-plan Brasserie is the perfect location for an intimate Valentine’s dinner.

With a set 3-course menu, diners can choose dishes such as Velouté of celeriac and apple with crispy quail’s egg; Pan-fried Halibut with fondant potato and clam chowder; and Strawberry delice, strawberry and yuzu ice cream to share. Vegetarian and vegan options are also available.

The set menu is £42.50 per person.

Make a night of it this Valentine’s…
Go all out this Valentine’s Day with an overnight stay at Sopwell House including an atmospheric 3-course dinner in The Brasserie or a 5-course tasting menu at The Restaurant followed by a hearty breakfast the next day. Complete the experience by unwinding with your loved one in the spa facilities including indoor pool, sauna and steam room.

Available from 14-16 February 2019, prices for an overnight stay and dining at The Brasserie start at £249 per couple; and £299 per couple dining in The Restaurant.

Sopwell House is a stunning Georgian manor house located in the city of St. Albans deep within the Hertfordshire countryside. Located only 20 minutes from London St. Pancras, the hotel is the idyllic getaway just outside of the hustle and bustle of the capital. The hotel is the perfect place to dine boasting two restaurants, an elegant cocktail lounge, and conservatory bar, all of which look out on 12-acres of beautiful gardens.

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