Get together with your loved ones at The Kedleston Country House with our selection of fine dining and drinking events, plus seasonal gatherings and workshops…

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FEATURED: Halloween Tasting Menu + Wine Pairings

31st October • From 7pm • £55 per person 

No tricks, just treats… discover our 6-course Halloween tasting menu paired with the most exquisite wines from our cellar.

Trick or Treat?! Join us between 27th – 30th October for some half term Halloween fun.

Get any hot drink and slice of cake for £4.85.

For the little ones, get a got chocolate and Halloween biscuits to decorate for £3!

31st October • From 7pm • £55 per person 

No tricks, just treats… discover our 6-course Halloween tasting menu paired with the most exquisite wines from our cellar.

1. Roasted pumpkin soup with sage, brown butter + nutmeg

2. Kedleston Estate game terrine with pistachio, cherry + fig

3. Confit salmon with fennel, soft boiled quails egg, pickled cucmber + dill

4. Poached + roasted venison loin, with turnips, hazelnuts + mushroom purée

5. Dark chocolate delice with cocoa nibs + coffee cream

6. Blue cheese mousse, pickled celery + walnut granola


5th November • From 7pm • £55 per person 

Discover our 6-course Bonfire Night tasting menu.

1. Smoked IPA and black treacle braised oxtail soup with root vegetables and horseradish dumplings

2. Slow cooked pork cheek with mulled cider, sauerkraut, and roasted onions

3. Cured sea trout with roasted leeks, chive mayonnaise, radish and keta

4. Roasted loin of venison, onion ashes, spiced red cabbage, turnips and cep mushroom purée

5. Hot chocolate, bourbon and toasted marshmallow

6. Toffee apple bread and butter pudding with black treacle custard


Sunday 8th November • From 12pm
Join us at The Kedleston Country House this remembrance Sunday for live music and our delicious lunch menu.
We’ll have fabulous live music from Natalie Nightingale, who will be performing Wartime sing-alongs like Bless ‘Em All, It’s A Long Way To Tipperary and Pack Up Your Troubles, as well as stirring classic ballads like A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square, White Cliffs of Dover and We’ll Meet Again.
We’ll also be serving our Sunday Lunch menu from 12pm – 4pm, which you can book online:

Get a free pint or small house wine when you wear a christmas jumper on Christmas Jumper Day! Just ask at the bar to claim your free drink.

Terms & Conditions apply. One drink per customer. 

£55 per person • From 6pm

Get creative and make your own Christmas door wreath. With an abundance of foliage, plus mulled wine and mince pies too!

Wednesday 25th November – SOLD OUT
Wednesday 2nd December – SOLD OUT

NEW DATE ADDED: Tuesday 1st December: [Book your tickets HERE]

Sunday 29th November • 10am – 2pm.
Shop local and tick off your Christmas gift list with our finest pick of local artisans. Your opportunity to #EatFreshShopLocal.
4th December • From 6pm • £45 per person 
It’s the night before Christmas, and The North Pole is full of festive joy. Elves, sugar canes and jolly old Santa. But when Jack Frost appears ready to destroy everything, it’s not long before a body hits the wrapping-covered floor, and there’s suspicion amongst these festive foes. A stocking full of shocking investigations and cracker jokes awaits…


*Please note that a member of our team will be in touch to ask for your menu choices.


Ham hock and smoked chicken terrine with sweet and sour apple, sourdough and Gouda salad


(V) Leek and potato soup with truffle cream and chives


Roasted free range chicken breast with crushed new potatoes, mustard cream sauce and green beans wrapped in bacon


(V) Vegetable wellington, roasted carrots and celeriac puree


Christmas pudding with custard + brandy butter


(V) Chocolate brownie with dark chocolate crumble, vanilla cream and salted caramel sauce

6th, 13th, 21st, 22nd + 23rd December

Enjoy a festive Afternoon Tea with Santa Claus himself!

Each child will enjoy a delicious afternoon tea with a festive twist, a visit to Santa’s Grotto to meet Santa Claus… and he might just have a gift for them too! When you book, your child will also receive a letter from Santa inviting them to the Grotto on your chosen booking date.

To book your tickets, please fill out this form and a member of our team will get back to you to confirm your place and take payment.

Please note, we will need to receive payment in full prior to your attendance. This can be done over the phone, or you can visit us to book and pay in person.

19th December • From 4.30pm

Join us for an evening of festive fun at The Kedleston Country House. We’ll have Santa in his Grotto*, Christmas Carols by a local choir, a warm and cosy fire pit, and delicious hot pork cobs.

*A ticket must be purchased in advance to attend Santa’s Grotto – please email, or call 01332 982838 to book. Tickets are £9.95 per child and include a hot chocolate and a festive biscuit to decorate.

Indulge in a sumptupous 5 Course Tasting Menu, with show-stopping entertainment throughout the evening – including the Kedleston Casino. As per the Government guidelines, we’ll unfortunately have to close our doors at 10pm, but all of our guests will receive a complimentary mini bottle of fizz to take away, so you can still raise a glass at midnight to bring in the New Year…


  1. Cep mushroom and truffle risotto, sherry vinegar jelly, parmesan crisp, pistachio dukkah (V)
  2. Lightly pickled and blowtorched mackerel, beetroot cannelloni, mackerel tartare, Granny Smith apple. (GF)
  3. BBQ loin of lamb rolled in smoked onion ashes, roasted garlic potato, cherry, almonds (GF)
  4. Mango sorbet, exotic fruit salad, coriander (V/VE/GF)
  5. Chocolate delice, hazelnut feuilletine, frangelico cream, cocoa nibs (V)

Due to current Covid-19 guidelines, we cannot accommodate more than 6 guests per table. If you wish to book for a larger party, we are able to sit you at separate tables with up to 6 guests per table. Please book each group of 6 separately.


There’s nothing more enjoyable than getting together with your nearest and dearest. Whether you’re looking to host a birthday celebration or need a location for your next business meeting, we’ll ensure you have everything you need for the occasion.

Private Parties & Functions

Have you got a big birthday or another celebration coming up? The Kedleston Country House will be delighted to meet your needs, whether you’re looking for an afternoon of dinner and drinks, or you’d like to exclusively hire the venue for a night or two. Get in touch and let us know what you’re looking for, and our team will offer you a bespoke quote.

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Pamper Parties

Our Pamper Parties are perfect for those who are looking to indulge in a bit of rest and relaxation with their friends, family or colleagues. Each of our packages offers culinary delights, whilst our on-site beauty therapist can offer some quiet time away from the hustle and bustle of every day life. Great for hen parties, birthday celebrations or even baby showers, find out more about our packages below.

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The Kedleston Country House is an ideal location for your corporate needs. Hire our Dining Room or Orangery for your business meetings and we’ll provide the snacks to keep those awkward mid-meeting tummy rumbles away. Or why not turn our House into an overnight retreat to give your staff some much-needed R&R? We’ve got you covered…

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