Summer Outing to Barnsley House
with lunch, afternoon tea and a tour of the Gardens.
Guests and partners are welcome.
Monday 7th July 2014 Reception 1230 Lunch 1300
The summer outing this year is to Barnsley House and Gardens hosted by Fellow Gastronome Richard Ball as well as the Hotel Manager, Michele Mella and Executive Chef, Graham Grafton.
Many of you will have booked to stay the night before but those of you that wish to travel on Monday a coach has been arranged, which will leave from The Caledonian Club 9, Halkin St, London SW1X 7DR at 0900 for coffee and croissants. Those of you that are making your own way to the hotel we suggest you arrive no later than midday.
The reception drinks will be served at 12.30 and lunch will be served in the restaurant, where we have exclusive use.
The menu that Graham has designed is
Dorset crab on rye toast; Truffled cauliflower cheese beignets; Parma ham and red onion feuillette
Nyetimber Classic Cuvee 2009
A little taste of Barnsley House
Vincisgrassi, our house speciality
Friulano “Vigne Orsone” Bastianich 2011
Home-grown Cheltenham and Candy beetroots with whipped Sarass goats cheese and walnut praline
Kampal Riesling, Loimer 2013
Aged Angus beef fillet with glazed summer vegetables from Barnsley gardens, herb gnocchi and peashoots
Chateau Des Jacques, Clos de Rochegres, Moulin-A-Vant 2010
A palate cleanser
Barnsley’s own gooseberry and elderflower semi freddo, Potager raspberry salad with elderflower tempura
Late harvest Gewürztraminer Montes 2012
To finish off
Coffee, rhubarb fruit jellies and mint cracknel chocolates
Lunch will be followed by a guided tour of the magnificent gardens and the afternoon will conclude with afternoon tea.
This event is open to all members and guests so don’t miss this unique opportunity to visit this delightful hotel. Dress for gentlemen is Blazer or Sports Jacket with Ties, and Ladies, of course, will dress appropriately. Full details of the hotel can be found at http://www.barnsleyhouse.com/ and the address is Barnlsey, Cirencester, GL7 5EE.