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Gourmet Escape to Esseborne Manor

Enjoy a one-night stay and seven-course meal at Esseborne Manor.

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4.64.6 | 49 Reviews

Product code: FWESGE

£169

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Description

Spoil yourself or someone special with a one-night luxury stay and a dinner consisting of seven delicious courses at Esseborne Manor, providing a relaxing break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Encompassed by the beautiful countryside of the North Wessex Downs, this Victorian country house hotel have been inviting guests to completely unwind in their haven of peace and tranquillity for over 100 years.

All of Esseborne’s rooms are individually decorated, along with views of the stunning gardens to ensure your break feels nothing short of unique and relaxing. Take advantage of a wide range of facilities during your getaway, including Wi-Fi access, direct dial telephone, en-suite bathroom, satellite TV with digital Freeview and a DVD player, refreshments and more. You’re sure to feel truly looked after with a stay at this hotel.

If you’re a Downton Abbey fan you’re also in for a treat, as the filming home of this world famous TV series, Highclere Castle, is only a short distance away from the hotel, so you’ll have the opportunity to explore if you wish!

Along with your relaxing one-night getaway, you’ll also be treated to a delightful dining experience in Esseborne’s Courtyard restaurant.

Pre-dinner drinks and canapés will be served in the bar or on the patio, followed by a marvellous meal, accompanied by delicious home-made bread and a selection of wines in the dining room. Coffee and petit fours in the lounge will finish off this wonderful evening. Dining al fresco will also be an option in the summer, so you can soak up the sun whilst indulging in your meal.

This gift experience voucher is for a one night stay for two people to enjoy and includes a seven course taster dinner and breakfast, as well as tea, scones and a glass of Prosecco on arrival. Tea and scones will be served between 3pm-5:30pm.

Key Information

When can you go?

This break is available from Monday to Sunday subject to availability., throughout the year.

How long does this activity last?

This is a one night stay including arrival tea & scones with a glass of Processo, dinner & breakfast

You need to know

The minimum age is 18 years old

We advise that you book at least two weeks in advance

This is for a voucher entitling the holder to any of the activities supplied by Activity Superstore up to the value stated.

You and how many others?

This is a one night stay for two people

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Verified Purchaser

A lovely relaxing getaway

A very tranquil setting with lovely gardens to explore. The staff were very polite, courteous and helpful. On arrival we enjoyed a glass of prosecco with the tea and scones in a lovely courtyard setting. The taster menu was lovely, leaving two customers very full and content. A lovely place to visit. We will definitely be returning.

When did your experience take place? September 2019

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? Esseborne Manor

✔ Yes. I recommend this product.

4 Enjoyment
4 Quality of Venue
4 Service

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Verified Purchaser

Lovely food. Big room

My daughter bought this break for us at Christmas. Have just been in June. The Essendon hotel is nice and tranquil. We had a lovely big room, extremely large comfortable bed and the only downside was the bath needed to be updated, not alot of power in the shower and the rubber had gone on the showerscreen so leaked over the floor which we did tell them about. The gourmet food was splendid and the waiting staff were lovely.

When did your experience take place? 29 June 2019

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? Essendon Manor

✔ Yes. I recommend this product.

4 Enjoyment
4 Quality of Venue
5 Service

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Verified Purchaser

Fantastic fine dining

Lovely stay, good size room with carved wooden bed and with a fabulous big jacuzzi bath in the bathroom as well as separate shower. Food was fantastic, did the tasting menu and it was top quality fine dining.

When did your experience take place? 25.04.2019

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? Esseborne manor

✔ Yes. I recommend this product.

4 Enjoyment
4 Quality of Venue
4 Service

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Verified Purchaser

Great title

I was given the gift one year ago ,however didn't find the time to book the experience until now .

When did your experience take place? 7th December 2017

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? Essborne Manor hotel

✔ Yes. I recommend this product.

4 Enjoyment
4 Quality of Venue
4 Service

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Verified Purchaser

Wonderful food

We upgraded another voucher we had been given to try the Esseborne Manor Gourmet Escape, and the overall cost worked out better value than booking a similar package direct with the hotel. While the hotel itself is a little faded, the staff were friendly and welcoming and the room was spacious with a superking size bed and ensuite bath and shower room. We took afternoon tea in the bar, which was cosy and the home made scones were good. The dining room lacked atmosphere but the seven course taster menu was excellent, with all dishes well prepared and well presented, and good (but not too daunting) portions given the number of courses. The optional flight of wine offered four glasses, each of which accompanied the various dishes well, and was very good value. The full English breakfast was also good, although something of a struggle after the meal the night before! The hotel is in a nice setting and had it been a different time of year we would have taken an extra night and done some local walking - a few walks are detailed in the hotel welcome pack. While we enjoyed the Esseborne Manor package we were less impressed with Activity Superstore, who never replied to our email asking about voucher exchange options.

When did your experience take place? November 2017

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? Esseborne Manor

✔ Yes. I recommend this product.

4 Enjoyment
4 Quality of Venue
5 Service

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Verified Purchaser

Fab food

Food was gorgeous but manor was a bit old and tired. All in all it was a nice weekend.

When did your experience take place? October

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? Esseborne Manor

✘ No. I do not recommend this product.

4 Enjoyment
3 Quality of Venue
4 Service

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Verified Purchaser

Gourmet Escape to Esseborne Manor

We were given this as a Christmas present last year by my brother and his wife. It was a lovely surprise which we decided to use for our wedding anniversary weekend. We had a lovely big bedroom, very comfortable. The gourmet tasting meal was very good, all the items on the menu were things we both enjoy and the accompanying wines were excellent. Followed by a good breakfast the following morning - all in all a very civilised weekend!

When did your experience take place? 1stSeptember 2017

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? Esseborne Manor

✔ Yes. I recommend this product.

5 Enjoyment
4 Quality of Venue
5 Service

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Verified Purchaser

Pleasant stay

This was given as a gift and we went on the spur of the moment. Very courteous and pleasant staff. The room and facility's were adequate. The dinner was very well prepared and served. Over all Esseborne Manor is a comfortable place to stay and well placed for visiting the area.

When did your experience take place? August

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? Esseborne manor

✔ Yes. I recommend this product.

4 Enjoyment
4 Quality of Venue
5 Service

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Verified Purchaser

Lovely old country house hotel

The voucher was a special birthday present, so pleased we chose this hotel and their great tasting menu - with wine!

When did your experience take place? 16/08/17

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? Esseborne Manor

✔ Yes. I recommend this product.

5 Enjoyment
4 Quality of Venue
4 Service

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Verified Purchaser

Very pleasant stay

A very comfortable room, food was good and very good service

When did your experience take place? April 2016

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? Essebourne Monor

✔ Yes. I recommend this product.

4 Enjoyment
4 Quality of Venue
4 Service