September 12th, 2017

Hi all,

See below this years xmas menu and also our pre order form which is required 2 weeks before the date of your booking. Again we have a lot of very large parties already booked, so you’ll need to book ASAP.

Also just to let you know, on the 16th of December, we will be hosting a couple of reindeer for families to come and meet and feed as well as a santas grotto and a selection of gift stalls from local business people.

We look forward to hearing from you

Mothers Day 2017

February 8th, 2017

Here we have it…

Mothers day 2017 menu is available for your perusal

Tables over 8 require a deposit, and we’re filling up rather quickly so dont be left without a place.

Please call us on 01536 742227 to book your place

We are doing an extra sitting again this year so food will be served until after 3pm


September 12th, 2016

Hi all,


You’ll find this years Christmas menu below.


Starting on the 1st of december and finishing on the 23rd.


The 3 course lunch menu is £22.50 per with a £10.00 deposit and pre order required.


We are already full for quite a number of days so it is best to book early






January 20th, 2016

For the first time ever, we are hosting a 3 course Valentines dinner at The Buttery on Saturday the 13th of Feb

Our beautiful setting and stunning dining rooms are the perfect place to enjoy one of our exciting and romantic sharing platters.

Please book on 01536 742227 @ £50.00 per couple.


December 2nd, 2015

Hello there…

Can we interest you in night of murder and intrigue with us on the 18th of December?

We are hosting a thrilling night with 8 actors and a cracking story to suck you in whilst you enjoy 3 a freshly prepared three course meal.


The Menu:

Homemade Soup of the Day

Roast Beef with Classic Trimmings

Slow Roast Belly of Pork with Cider Gravy

Three Fish Bouillabaisse

Beetroot Bourguignon (V)

Arrival between 7 & 7:30

To be seated for three course meal at 8pm

Pre order and bookingrequired:  01536 742227

Or email

A selection of desserts from our chiller

Dress Code: Optional smart 1920/30’s

Tea or Coffee

££35.00 Per Person



Dovecote Hampers

November 24th, 2015

Good Afternoon,

Here at Dovecote Farm this year we are providing you the opportunity to give the perfect Christmas gift. We are offering a large variety of different sized hampers, depending on requirements.

Our hamper options range from:

Turkey and Trimmings
Cheeses, Biscuits and Wine
Luxury body care items
Scarves and Candles

or you can personalise your own.

These hampers are the perfect gift for family, friends and valued staff.
We also stock locally produced Gin and Handmade Belgian Chocolates.

Welook forward to hearing from you with any questions and orders




2015 Christmas menu’s are here

August 24th, 2015

Hello all,

Im pleased to announce our Christmas menu for this year.  Please take a look and if you’re interested book as soon as possible, we’re normally full by the middle of november.

We’ve lowered the price for evening parties from £28.50 to £26.00 if an evening function is something you might be interested in.

Good day to all



Christmas Menu for 2014!!!

September 18th, 2013

Here are this years xmas menu’s. We already have some big bookings and we’re filling up fast so please book as early as you can. Thanks

Recipe of The Month: August

August 16th, 2013

Blackcurrant Sorbet


This makes a delicious after meal dessert.  Very refreshing indeed.



  • 150g caster sugar
  • 200ml boiling water
  • 500g fresh blackcurrants (topped and tailed)
  • juice of 1 lemon



1: First make a syrup by combining the sugar and water until dissolved.  Leave to cool


2:  Add the Blackcurrants to the syrup and cook for 5 minutes or until the fruit is soft and blitz in a food processor.


3: Strain through a fine sieve and add the lemon juice.


4: Pour into shallow container and freeze. The mixture needs to be beaten 4 or five times as it freezes


Viola… Enjoy

Recipe of the Month : June

June 24th, 2013

This month we will be preparing a smoothie using Dovecote Farm strawberries.

It’s delicious for those odd sunny days.


1 Ib Dovecote Strawberries
15 Ice cubes
3 Tbsp Icing sugar
2 tsp Elderflower cordial (Available in our farm shop)
1 mint leaf
300ml Sparkling water


Hull the strawberries and cut in half and set aside

Fill a food blender with the ice cubes and strawberries and sprinkle over the icing sugar.

Add the elderflower cordial and sparkling water and mint leaf

Blitz for 1 minute or until an even consistancy has formed

Decant and drink immediately or store for 3 days in the fridge