We share our most delicious cocktails, much-loved recipes and favourite foodie destinations, as well as take you behind the scenes of our exquisite dining venues

 
British Summer Vegetables
Grow your own British summer vegetables

Summer Lodge's Head Gardener, Michael Francis gives handy advice for growing fresh produce at home.

 

01st August 2019

Zero Waste Lifestyle
The perfect picnic for a zero-waste lifestyle

As dining al fresco often creates lots of waste, here's how to plan an environmentally friendly picnic.

 

Be A Sommelier
What does it take to be a sommelier?

We introduce some of our most acclaimed connoisseurs.

29th July 2019

Restaurant
Exquisite fine dining with Red Carnation Hotels

Take a seat at our most exceptional fine dining restaurants.

01st July 2019

Steven Titman
Meet Steven Titman: Executive Head Chef
Steven Titman discusses his love for food and his top tips for aspiring chefs.

27th June 2019

Champagne Dinner London
New Year's Eve Offer

Welcome in 2020 at Summer Lodge with our luxurious two-night stay with music, wine tasting and delicious cuisine.

 

Black Cow Vodka
Dorset's Black Cow Vodka

Get to know more about this award-winning vodka, made in Dorset.

 

Shepherds Pie
The ultimate Shepherd’s Pie

Executive Chef Steven Titman shares the recipe for his delicious signature dish.

18th December 2018

Purbeck Cider Company
Dorset cider: The Purbeck Cider Company

Locally produced and served at Summer Lodge, we learn more about The Purbeck Cider Company.

27th November 2018

Perfect Christmas Dinner
Our chef's guide to cooking the perfect Christmas dinner

Tried and tested tips and tricks for creating a seriously delicious, crowd pleasing celebratory meal.

08th October 2018

Food for Change
Food For Change Festival at Summer Lodge

Sample the best Dorset produce as part of the Food for Change Festival at Summer Lodge.

07th September 2018

How to Grow Wasabi
Grow your own Wasabi plant

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

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