Hambleton Hall 333

See more

Squaremeal Review of Hambleton Hall ?

It may look like a petite French château, but everything about Hambleton Hall is quintessentially English (and “very smart”), from the superbly landscaped grounds and terraced gardens to the magnificent antique-filled interiors. The restaurant occupies an appropriately stately room, although well-tutored staff go about their business with grace and good humour – “wonderful attention to detail” is a given here. Chef Aaron Patterson has been at the stoves for more than two decades and has mastered the art of delivering top-class food in the modern idiom, so expect lots of clear seasonal accents – as in crab with Virgin Mary and celery sorbet or guinea fowl with artichoke, sour cabbage and spring truffle. Presentation is picture-perfect, whether you’re in the market for lemon sole with sea vegetables and hollandaise or something more extravagant from ‘gourmet corner’ – perhaps pan-fried foie gras with turnip and Seville orange marmalade. To finish, signature soufflés and tiramisu lead the pack, or you might fancy Gariguette strawberries with Champagne sorbet and hibiscus. The authoritative wine list proudly declares that ‘we are prejudiced in favour of the little guy’. Hooray!

UK Top 100 Restaurants

UK Top 100 Restaurants

Squaremeal’s Best Restaurants in the UK 2016 is compiled using votes from our annual survey, last conducted in spring 2016. Thousands of readers and bloggers took part and the results were moderated by the Squaremeal editor and his nationwide team of professional reviewers. The survey does not ask for or include any restaurants in London. Click here for a full list of Squaremeal’s Best Restaurants in the UK.


...

Click here to read our diners’ reviews, or write your own
Hambleton Hall
1

Hambleton Hall

Hambleton ,Oakham LE15 8TH

Overall rating: star fullstar fullstar fullstar fullstar empty

avatar

Modern classic

by   platinum reviewer (93)

Nov 2014

Hambleton Hall is a venue that has been cited in reverential terms by foodies for decades and as such it had been on our to-visit list for some years. Now at last we had managed to arrange a trip to include it and another long-standing target, and our hopes were high. Everything about Hambleton Hall is classically traditional, and none the worse for that. Because of a wine dinner the same night we were seated in the "small" dining room, which was actually more than adequate and provided...

read more
See More

Paul A.'s rating

star fullstar fullstar fullstar fullstar empty
  • Food & Drink: 8
  • Service: 8
  • Atmosphere: 8
  • Value: 8

Was this review helpful to you?

Back to Top

Got a blog?

Add your blog review of Hambleton Hall to Square Meal

Win fab prizes • Attract traffic to your blog • Add prestige to your blog Find out how

Essential Details for Hambleton Hall

  • Cuisine: British
  • Area: Leicestershire
  • Price: £75.00
  • Wine: £22
  • Champagne: £70
  • Private Dining: 16,20,40

Are you the restaurant owner? Click here for Links & Logos

Location of Hambleton Hall

  1. Enquiry Type

    Are you making a general enquiry or enquiring about private rooms?


    If you want expert advice on the best private rooms and their availability use our free Square Meal Concierge service and earn extra Square Meal Rewards points with every booking.

  2. Personal Details

    You are making an enquiry at Hambleton Hall .

    *Required field

  3. Enquiry Details

    You are making an enquiry at Hambleton Hall .

    *Required field

    By clicking 'SEND' you agree to the Square Meal User Agreement

    Cancel SEND Back
  4. Confirmation

    Thank you for your enquiry - Message sent to: Hambleton Hall

Private Dining at Hambleton Hall

Capacities

Private Room Capacity
Room for 16 people 16
Room for 20 people 20
Room for 40 people 40

Square Meal Concierge

Want expert advice on the best private rooms and their availability? Use Square Meal Concierge, and earn extra Square Meal Rewards points with every booking.

Click here to email your enquiry or call us on 0207 840 5222.

Diners at Hambleton Hall also recommend...