If a beautifully reconfigured 15th-century coaching inn sounds like a stellar place to celebrate special occasions, then you ought to check out The Hind’s Head. Set in the picturesque village of Bray, just an hour’s train ride out of London, this polished gastropub is renowned for its cosy atmosphere and the kind of stunning food you’d expect from Heston Blumenthal and his team of accomplished chefs.
Dining here is an experience, so whether it’s a business lunch, celebratory dinner or an all-out party you have in mind, you can be sure it will be memorable for all the right reasons. Small gatherings of up to 20 guests will delight in The Vicar’s Room, which lends itself to both meetings and private dining. Equipped with a flat screen TV, a whiteboard/flipcharts, and a beautiful statement dining table hewn from a single trunk of oak, and decorated in regal reds and chandeliers, The Vicar’s Room is an impressive private room whatever the occasion.
If it’s a semi-private space you require, The West Room located on the ground floor is a comfortable area that’s ideal for seated lunches and dinners of up to 34 guests. Those in search of exclusive hire for a work party or large family gathering will be pleased to learn that The Hind’s Head can be hired exclusively for parties of up to 82 guests. As well as the possibility for sole use, the venue also benefits from a late license, parking, disabled access, Wifi, AV equipment and the option of providing live music for any event.
Food-wise, guests should be more than satisfied with the exemplary cuisine on offer as Heston Blumenthal – a chef well-known for his meticulous attention to details – takes food very seriously. The seasonal menus at The Hind’s Head are designed to celebrate the best of traditional British cooking and reflect the chefs’ ongoing creative re-imagining of classic dishes.