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Seasonal Lunch

from £70.00

Gather your loved ones and join us at River Cottage for a lunch embracing the best of the season.

Our lunches are leisurely affairs, featuring three courses of the season's finest food, set against the breathtaking backdrop of River Cottage HQ. So come, relax and explore the idyllic surroundings and enjoy a delicious lunch fresh from the River Cottage kitchen with your friends and family. 

There are no menus*, our chefs make the most of the season’s produce, harvesting directly from the abundant walled kitchen garden and plundering the spoils of the polytunnels. They create a daily three course menu that incorporates the most delicious dishes from the homegrown and local seasonal ingredients available.

Before your meal begins, our chef will explain what is being served, a little bit about where the food came from and how it has been prepared. All you need to do is sit back and soak up the atmosphere.

We welcome children of all ages to our lunches at River Cottage, with reduced-price tickets for under-10s. Please purchase an adult ticket for children aged 10 and over. If you have a little one and would like a highchair please let us know, even if they are not eating. 

*We will endeavour to allow for any dietary requirements you may have, just make sure you let us know when booking.

We kindly request you book for your entire party in one transaction so we can seat you together. 

Your event

12.00 - 15:30

  • Arrive at River Cottage

    You’ll be met at the top of the hill and begin your River Cottage experience with a 10-15 minute walk through the wonderful pathways down to the farm, enabling you to really soak up the views of the valley.

  • Welcome

    Head to the barn and enjoy a welcome aperitif, have a wonder around our kitchen garden before taking your seats

  • Chef's introduction

    Once seated in the barn, your chef will talk you through the menu and share more about our philosophy as well as the provenance and preparation of our seasonal dishes.

  • The main event

    You will be treated to a three course menu of fantastic local and seasonal produce. We regularly and happily cater for any dietary requirements so please let us know at your time of booking.

  • To finish

    Just time for coffee and petits fours (if you still have room), before heading home.

Please note: Hugh will not be attending this event.

Book your place...

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2. How many people attending?

Under 16s must be accompanied by a paying adult.

3. Check your order

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Total - £0.00

All prices include VAT.

Further information...

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.

Stay in our famous Farmhouse, click here. For other local accommodation click here.

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.

Please note we cater for all but the most severe allergies and intolerances, however, as ingredients that include allergens are used in other recipes in our kitchens, we cannot guarantee against contamination. If you would like to speak to one of our team, you can call us between 9-5, Monday to Friday, and we will be happy to assist.