New Year’s Eve Feast
Round off the year and welcome the next, River Cottage-style, with an evening of the finest food, fizz and music in our beautifully restored barn.
They say you should start as you mean to go on, and what better way to kick off a new year than with a night of feasting, toasting and dancing against the idyllic backdrop of River Cottage HQ?
The evening will be a joyful affair filled with high spirits, music and dancing but at its heart will be the food. You will be treated to four courses of the finest produce with ingredients grown on the farm, or by one of our neighbours or network of local producers. Our team of talented chefs will devise an indulgent and inspiring menu which reflects our ethos of SLOW - seasonal, local, organic and wild - food and showcases their skill and the fantastic quality of the local ingredients.
There will be drinks flowing and music from our lively band to get the party started as we head towards midnight. Cheers!
- Four course menu featuring the finest organic and seasonal ingredients
- Live music
- Welcome drink and canapés on arrival
- Chef’s welcome with guide to the menu
- Long table feast
- Dietary requirements happily catered for.
19.30 - 01:00
Arrive at River Cottage
You’ll be met at the top of the hill before being guided down to the heart of the farm.
Welcome and canapés
You'll enjoy a seasonal cocktail and canapes on arrival and have the opportunity to explore the kitchen garden and your surroundings.
As you settle in for the evening, your head chef will introduce the menu and tell you more about our philosophy, the food’s provenance and how the dishes have been prepared.
The main event
You’ll be treated to a four-course menu of fantastic local and seasonal produce, planned on the day to showcase the freshest and the best. We happily cater for any dietary requirements, which you’ll be asked to provide when booking.
The big countdown
Five… four… three… two… one! You’ll see in the New Year with a glass of bubbly, and live music from our fantastic musicians.
Please note: Hugh will not be attending this event.
This dining event is run from River Cottage HQ on the Dorset/Devon borders. Full address details of HQ will be provided once you have booked.
We are a licensed venue. We have a wide selection of the finest organic wines available to purchase.
Under 16s must be accompanied by a paying adult. We put these guidelines in place for the safety, comfort and enjoyment of all our guests.
We happily cater for allergies and intolerances so do let us know of any restrictions at the time of booking. We kindly request you do not specify dislikes or preferences as we would love you to try the dishes our chefs have specifically created for the event so you can experience the menu as it was intended. Please be aware that we use ingredients in our kitchens which include allergens so we cannot guarantee against contamination. If you would like to know the steps we take to minimise cross-contamination please call one of the team during office hours and we will be happy to assist.