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Saturday and Sunday 2-night stay

Please be aware that although it is not our normal policy, because it is St Valentine’s day on Sunday, guests are welcome to book the Saturday and Sunday nights as a 2-night weekend stay. See St Valentine’s for rates and other details.

 

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St Valentine’s Day …

… is on a Sunday and although it’s a High Day in our calendar we are not doing anything differently not least because its celebration seems to be increasingly informal – perhaps fuelled by a dislike of both the hype and price hike that so often surround it?!  Bring your darling to enjoy a very nice 3-course a la carte dinner with free choice of dishes and coffee and chocolates, as well as full English breakfast on Monday morning.

Rates per couple sharing a room, including dinner and breakfast
Good House double  230.00  (1 night)    460.00 (2 nights)
Better House, Best Courtyard or Best Garden double  270.00  (1 night)    540.00 (2 nights)
Best House or Best Terrace  320.00 (1 night)    640.00 (2 nights)
Suite  395.00 (1 night)    790.00 (2 nights)

And, if you would like to purchase a gift for your beloved, we can offer:
A bouquet of really beautiful, fresh flowers at either £40 or £65
Artisan du Chocolat presentation chocolates at either £30 or £40
A bottle of Perrier-Jouet Grand Brut champagne in the room  £65
A bottle of Prosecco, Villa Sandi, Valdobbiadene in the room  £33

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This little piggy went to Parma

For our third Italian food adventure we are taking you to Emilia Romagna, a fertile region in northern Italy that produces the world-famous prosciutto di Parma and parmesan, among many other delights. A terrific place to visit is the ancient and vibrant university city of Bologna which is replete with lively restaurants and marvellous gelateria – one soon discovers the locals have never ever heard of spaghetti Bolognese and that the real thing, tagliatelle accompanied by a rich ragú, is a revelation.

Our This Little Piggy Went to Parma 3-night stay is centred on either Tuesday, 23rd February or Tuesday, 1st March, leaving you free to choose which days either side you would like to include. The package comprises:

3 nights’ comfortable accommodation
A fabulous 5-course Emilia Romagna dinner together with complementary wines on the Tuesday night of your stay
A 3-course a la carte dinner on one other night, leaving you free to eat out – or in* – on the other
Full English breakfast each morning
As a memento of your stay, a beautiful tin of Pernigotti gianduiotti to take home

The Emilia Romagna evening starts with a glass of good Lambrusco (yes, it does exist) and a slice of hot erbazzone. An antipasti of the region’s finest salumi is followed by the classic tagliatelle alla ragú Bolognese. For your main course there is a choice of either turbot with puntarella all romana or pork loin braised in milk (which might sound strange but is very good). The cheese course is stracchino served with hot crescentini then there’s a choice between liquorice, fior di latte and caramel ice creams or chocolate zuppa Inglese. To finish, we will be offering macchiato with croccantini. And, of course, all these dishes will come with especially chosen northern Italian wines.

This Little Piggy Went To Parma 3-night stay per couple per room is:
Good House double  585
Better House double  699
Best Courtyard and Best Garden double or twin  685
Best House and Best Terrace double  830
Suite  975

Small print: Please be aware that apart from the availability of gluten-free bread, the menu cannot be adapted to suit different dietary needs. *We would, of course, love you to eat with us on the remaining night: if so, dishes will simply be charged as taken. Dogs are welcome, as usual, at the normal rate.

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