Our Dietary Policy

Our menus are best suited for flexible, adventurous eaters with a strong focus on seasonally and locally inspired ingredients, including wild and foraged foods sourced from nature’s larder.

 

Due to the nature of our events and in order to uphold high-quality standards we are only able to accommodate limited dietary requests at our dining events and cookery courses.

 

Our dining events are intimate affairs with small groups, centred around a set menu lovingly prepared in our remote woodland kitchen by our small kitchen team, therefore preparing a separate menu to cater for dietary needs is not always possible. We urge you to check the ‘Further Information’ section on the event listing for specific menu / dietary details related to the event you’re interested in, prior to booking your seat.

 

Please note that for the majority of our dining events, we are able to cater for vegetarians and gluten free guests only.

 

If you are pregnant or lactating, please read the dietary information further below with regards to the consumption of wild ingredients.

 

Dietary needs must always have been communicated and approved prior to booking your seat at our table, and must be advised to our team no later than 7 days prior to the event so that our chefs can make the necessary arrangements.

 

Each of our menus are mindfully created, inspired by our nose-to-tail and root-to-fruit ethos as we strive to reconnect people with what’s on their plate. While we cater for some dietary restrictions, we kindly ask that preferences and dislikes aren’t specified upon booking, as we would love for you to enjoy each dish as they are intended.

 

If you have an allergy or intolerance, please note that all ingredients are handled in our woodland kitchen therefore it is impossible for us to guarantee that your dish will be 100% allergen-free. If you do have a serious allergy, please make that known to us before booking, so we can provide you with information to help you make a safe and informed choice.

 

If we are hosting an event specifically themed around a certain ingredient (for example a wild game feast), due to the theme of the event alternatives such as vegetarian options will not be available.

 

In the event that we are unable to cater for your requirements and you have already booked a ticket with us, providing you get in touch within our cancellation period, you will be eligible for a refund as per our Terms and Conditions.

 

You can view a selection of sample menus here.

Consumption of Wild Foods when Pregnant

Our menus have a strong focus on seasonally and locally inspired ingredients, including wild and foraged foods sourced from nature’s larder.

 

If you are pregnant or lactating, as a general rule of thumb it is advised to avoid trying anything new, in case of any adverse effects on you or your baby. There is not a lot of reliable evidence confirming the safety of wild ingredients during pregnancy, therefore consumption is at your own risk and discretion.

 

Whilst wild ingredients are not listed specifically within the NHS guidelines of foods to avoid, some wild ingredients may contain chemical compounds that are potentially harmful when consumed in quantity by pregnant ladies.

 

For example, some types of pine needles can induce miscarriage in animals, nettles may trigger uterine contractions, some plants stimulate milk flow, as well as numerous herbal remedies and pharmaceutical medicines are not recommended during pregnancy.

 

Please advise our team at least 7 days prior to the event, if you are pregnant/lactating. Please note that for events focused on foraged foods, due to the nature of the event we will not be able to provide an alternative.

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Our Food

Our menus are best suited for flexible, adventurous eaters with a strong focus on seasonally and locally inspired ingredients, including wild and foraged foods sourced from nature’s larder.