With close proximity to Europe's first wasabi growers, Summer Lodge sources the fiery plant fresh for its kitchens. Try these tips and tricks to grow it yourself.
13th May 2018
Discover the delights of Summer Lodge's superbly stocked wine cellar with a wine pairing dinner, created by the hotel's award winning sommelier and chef.
28th March 2018
Head Chef at The Acorn Inn, Robert Ndungu, talks about the hotel’s recipe for success and creating a menu that’s seasonal, sustainable and utterly delicious.
14th December 2017
Dorset is home to some of the finest British produce available to visitors.
22nd May 2017
Come and discover a Golden Treasure in the heart of beautiful Dorset. Summer Lodge Hotel is a little piece of paradise where all year round you can discover something warm and exotic, mixed with local flair and charm. Experience our new Spicy Dorset Island cocktail which is a lovely combination of spice, power and exotic
05th March 2015
If you’ve decided to skip the crowds of fellow lovebirds and celebrate Valentine’s Day at home with a bottle of bubbly and a three-course meal – but haven’t yet settled on the right romantic recipes – bring your feast to a sweet finish with an indulgent panna cotta. Translating to “cooked cream” in Italian, a
13th February 2015
Part of loving food is appreciating where it comes from, a trait that River Cottage star John Wright has fervently championed throughout his career as an expert forager and mycologist. This autumn, avid foodies can join John and the Summer Lodge Hotel team on a special expedition around Dorset to find out more about where
28th August 2014
Those staying at the Summer Lodge Country House Hotel in bucolic Dorset will be greeted with all the benefits of its countryside setting: gorgeous surroundings, peace and quiet, and top-quality cooking in the Summer Lodge Restaurant. Helmed by accomplished chef Steven Titman, who first made a name for himself at the White Barn Inn in
02nd October 2013
The cheese selection at Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, Restaurant and Spa is famous – not least because, with no less than 27 varieties, it is served on a trolley instead of a board. All but one of the cheeses are produced by farms in the South West of England, not far from the Dorset hotel. Here,
24th June 2013
Afternoon Tea is a social occasion with its own very strict conventions – and Summer Lodge is one of the very few establishments in Dorset where you can enjoy the true experience in all its glory. Charles Lotter, General Manager of Summer Lodge, explains why.
20th March 2013
As the month of 'detox' comes to an end we've asked award winning sommelier Eric Zwiebel from Summer Lodge to share his thoughts on what this years wine trends will be: Whilst not a wine, i think we will start to see Sake will be much more widely enjoyed. Whereas previously, the sommelier program always
25th January 2013