The West Green House Opera PicnicThe West Green House Opera Picnic

Prepared on site by our resident chef, the new menu for the 2019 West Green House picnic is shown below. Simply make your choice and let us do the hard work for you! Each picnic is presented in its own special box, ready for collection from The Bothy in the Gardens when you arrive for your chosen performance. Picnics cost £39 per person and can be booked by calling 01252 848676 or by completing this form and returning it to West Green House.

The 2019 West Green House Opera Picnic Menu

Smoked Trout Pate.
Chilled Cucumber Soup.
Duck Salad with plum dressing.

Lemon, honey and pepper chicken with green pepper salsa and lime couscous.
Poached Salmon, New Potato Salad, Mixed Leaves, dill and red pepper dressing.
Red Onion, Port and Stilton Tart with beetroot slaw.

To finish
Pimms Summer Trifle.
Lemon Tart with Vanilla Cream.
Red Berry Pavlova.
Cheese and Biscuits

Closeup of picnic basket with drinks, food and flowers on the grassBringing Your Own Picnic

You are welcome to bring your own picnic and find a pretty spot to set up anywhere in the Gardens. You can pre-book a table seating up to six people in our Shared Waterside Pavilion or enjoy one of our Raj Tents, seating up to ten for your exclusive use. And remember we are always happy to take pre-orders for wine or fizz to save you carrying heavy bottles. Tables can be booked with your tickets by phone and through this website. Pre-orders should be made by calling 01252 848676.

Afternoon TeaAfternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea before the performance is a fabulous way to start your West Green experience! Our Afternoon Tea is freshly prepared and served on tiered cake stands in our Tea Room or outside if the weather is kind. As our Afternoon Teas are made to order, full payment must be made at the point of booking.

Afternoon Tea is served at 3pm after performances of Midday Music (July 21st and July 28th) and L’Inganno Felice on July 27th.

Afternoon Tea is served at 5pm for all other evening performances

Afternoon Tea is priced at £30 per head.