Hambleton Hall: Rutlands Finest Hotel and Restaurant?

Hambleton Hall Hotel is the ideal hotel for those looking to combine a classic English country retreat with fine dinning. The hotel itself was originally built as a hunting lodge and its location close to Rutland Water making the hall an ideal base for exploring the natural beauty of the Rutland countryside.

Hambleton Hall Everything about the hotel from the building itself to the décor of the rooms is distinctly English, think chintz and floral decorations but carried off in an elegant and stylised way.

All rooms are individually decorated with names such as “housemartin” and “acorn” there are four main options available from standard to master.

If travelling as a family or larger group, then consider hiring the pavilion suite. The pavilion suite is located just a short walk from the main country house and has two bedrooms, each with a large double bed, an en suite marble bathroom and a separate sitting room. While this is a good option for larger groups, the hotel also offers a tariff for single couples who just want to get away from it all and occupy a single room.

When it comes to dinner, one could hardly find a finer establishment. The hotels restaurant is run by one star Michelin chef Aaron Patterson who places an emphasis upon the use of local seasonal produce, to produce mouth watering interpretations of the British classics. The restaurant also provides a full vegetarian menu and traditional roasts on a Sunday.

The hotel and restaurant is also well known for its extensive wine list, head sommelier Dominique Baduel oversees an impressive collection of wines, with a particularly strong selection of Burgundy and Rhone wines.

If looking to combine fine dinning with luxury accommodation, then it is certainly worth looking into the hotels various packages and special offers. Usual packages include a three course dinner in the restaurant along with accommodation in a standard class room on a B&B basis.

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