Down Hall, Bishop's Stortford
Surrounded by 110 acres of lush gardens, Down Hall Hotel makes for the perfect picnic spot this summer. With the preparation all taken care of, all you have to do is take in the scenery and enjoy the warm weather and delectable snacks.
Who’s it for?
Suitable for large groups of adults, families and couples - Down Hall’s picnic menu has everyone in mind. There are also vegan and vegetarian options.
Every picnic hamper comes with a couscous salad with charred broccoli and olives. Guests can choose their type of quiche, sandwich and dessert. Children receive a cheese and ham sandwich, piece of fruit, packet of crisps, fruit shoot and chocolate brownie. For those with a sweet tooth, go for the Afternoon Tea Hamper – a selection of cakes, scones, finger sandwiches, preserves and hot beverage. Blankets are also available at Reception with picnic tables dotted around the grounds. A notice of 48 hours is required for all picnic bookings.
Prices start from £25 per adult and £15 per child. The Afternoon Tea Hamper is priced at £30 per adult and £15 per child.
Matching Rd, Hatfield Heath, Bishop’s Stortford CM22 7AS,
Call: 01279 883835
Perfect for those planning a romantic day-trip to London, Corrigan’s Mayfair has hand-picked top quality dishes specially prepared by Head Chef Aidan McGee for the ultimate posh picnic in the capital. Located directly opposite Hyde Park, guests can find a quiet spot to tuck into the delicious range of dishes in the hamper.
Who’s it for?
If you are looking for an extravagant fine-dining picnic experience, Corrigan’s luxury hamper is guaranteed to impress. A unique way to celebrate a birthday or anniversary, indulge in gourmet dishes whilst soaking up the beautiful surroundings of Hyde Park.
The Corrigan’s Picnic Hamper includes a selection of the most delicious summer dishes. Enjoy smoked ham hock, Bentley’s rooftop salmon, Cornish crab, pork and stilton pie and much more, as well as sweet treats for dessert. Guests can wash down the gourmet dishes with a couple of glasses of Paul Dethune Grand Cru Champagne, the perfect end to a luxurious meal. A picnic rug and crockery are also included in the hamper, which can simply be picked up at the restaurant when required.
Prices start from £115 for two or £230 for four.
28 Upper Grosvenor St, Mayfair, London, W1K 7EH
Call: 020 7499 9943
Fortnum and Mason
The Ultimate Banquet Picnic
Dine like royalty with this picnic banquet delivered to your door.
Who’s it for?
Foodies who love all-things luxury. This gourmet picnic hamper has everything you need for a deluxe experience.
A large wicker hamper, picnic rug and delicacies from a hearty beef wellington to platinum caviar, as well as a choice of wine.
From £320 for two.
020 7734 8040
Gourmet Deli, Leigh-on-Sea