The Restaurant at this historically rich Arts and Crafts mansion (Grade ll Listed) was awarded three AA Rosettes in September 2009 and operates under the direction of Executive Head Chef Michael Penaluna.
Michael, and his team, use classic techniques with a contemporary approach to produce Modern British dishes that are light, fresh and flavoursome. Having just launched a new range of menus, the Valentine’s Tasting Menu allows the opportunity to showcase some of the best using some of the freshest local ingredients.
8 course Tasting Menu – Valentines Menu 2016
Cured Salmon, Beetroot, Pickled Lemon & Crème Fraiche
Beetroot, Goats Curd, Sourdough Crisp, Pickled Walnut (v)
Potato, Pancetta & Truffle
Celeriac, Apple & Truffle (v)
Confit Cauliflower, Caramelised Onion Gel, Tunworth Cheese & Raisings
Hand Dived Scallop, Chicken Wing, Celeriac & Apple
Roasted Butternut Squash Risotto, Crispy Sage, Maple & Nut Granola (v)
Roasted Duck Breast, Spiced Leg, Butternut Squash, Kale & Confit Potato
Pressed Potato & Root Vegetable Terrine, Confit Duck Egg, Pickled Vegetables & Parsley Oil (v)
Valentine’s Pre Dessert
Chocolate Palette d’Or Rose Ice Cream and Passion Fruit Jelly
Coffee and Petit Fours
£95 per person including a glass of Pamer Champagne, live music and gift with compliments.
For those looking for a more relaxed feel for their Valentine’s celebrations, Jesmond Dene House have something sweet for the occasion, their indulgent afternoon teas, just perfect for two!
AFTERNOON TEA MENU
ASSORTED FINGER SANDWICHES
Roast Salmon, Cucumber + Dill Crème Fraîche
Chicken, Rocket + Pesto Mayonnaise
Mature Cheddar, Apple Pickle + Tomato
Roast Ham + Piccalilli
Plain, Fruit and Cheese
Clotted Cream + Home-made Jam
CAKES and PASTRIES
Orange and Milk Chocolate Macaroon
Chocolate and Vanilla Marshmallow
Lemon Sponge and Cream Cheese Frosting
Banoffee Cheesecake Sundae
For the very best Valentine’s retreat, stay overnight and enjoy a bottle of Champagne, chocolate dipped strawberries and half a dozen red roses in your room upon arrival. Upgrade to a deluxe room or suite or perhaps opt to stay within The Apartment Suite – a bold and romantic rooftop hideaway, with a large private terrace for romantic drinks and rooftop views.