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Whats On

The award-winning Grade II Listed Summer Lodge Country House Hotel in Dorset celebrates the year with inspiring events and the chance to sample extraordinary local and seasonal cuisine, international flavours and enables guests to learn about the latest trends.  Enjoy a variety of different dining and entertainment experiences with family or friends for an unforgettable experience.   

We go to great lengths to provide the very best experience in each of our venues, and welcome suggestions from you for future events too, so please do feel free to let us know what may be of interest to you. 

We look forward to welcoming you in the coming months. 


Dine With Furleigh & Bride Valley

Join Sommelier, Eric Zweibel, and Head Chef, Steven Titman for an authentic English pairing dinner with Furleigh and Bride Valley.

The Furleigh Estate, is based in West Dorset with all their wines made from grapes grown on the Estate. Their sparkling wines are made in the traditional method from Champagne, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier grapes. Bride Valley Vineyard's, Steven Spurrier was inspired by the unique chalky soils on his wife’s Dorset sheep farm and decided to join the English sparkling wine revolution.

Time: Drinks reception from 19h00
Dinner from 20h00

Venue: The Restaurant

Price: £105 per person


Afternoon Tea

We try to make sure everything's special, and for many years we have welcomed guests and locals for our famous Afternoon Tea which can be enjoyed in the Conservatory, Whiskey Lounge, Drawing Room, or during finer weather, outdoors on the terrace.

You simply can’t visit Summer Lodge without enjoying a traditional afternoon tea in the setting of the tranquil garden, and sample some of the finest Dorset cream with your scones. Delicate finger sandwiches, freshly made scones and a glorious array of cakes and delicacies are served with a selection of speciality teas.

Time: 14h30 - 17h30 Monday - Saturday
16h00 - 17h30 Sunday

Price: £29 per person 



Dining with Robby & Romaine

Wine and dine with alternate courses prepared by Chefs Steven and Robby, and alternate wines served by Sommeliers Eric and Romain.

Robby and Romain have strong pedigrees. Robby was with Michael Caines at Gidleigh Park and the 2 star Michelin Martin Burge at Whatley Manor. Romain trained at Hotel du Vin in Winchester before winning the young Sommelier of the year UK in 2016 and taking on the 3000 bin wine list at the Vineyard.

Time: Drinks reception from 19h00 | Dinner from 20h00

Venue: The Restaurant

Price: £150 per person


Spirits Masterclass

Dive deeper into the world of whiskey with a tasting journey led by our resident expert.

Choose from a selection of tasting experiences, ranging from an introduction for whiskey novices to a mind-blowing selection of rare and unique whiskies for the connoisseur, each comprising of three superb whiskeys served with a delicious assortment of oat cakes, dried fruit, smoked fish, cheese and chocolate.

Tastings range from an entry level classes an elaborate education.

Time: 15h00 - 21h30 

Price: From £35 - £150 per person 



Wine Tasting With Our Sommelier

Embark on a journey of the senses with a half-hour wine tasting led by our world-class sommelier Eric Zwiebel.

Discover exceptional vintages from around the world and learn more about fine wines with a range of regions represented. Choose your wine destination and begin your voyage.

Time: 15h00 - 21h30 

Price: £60 per person 

Whisky Tasting Flights

The Bar at Summer Lodge is known for the incredible array of single malts and blends in The Whisky Lounge.

Join our knowledgeable bar team on a unique whiskey tasting with flight of three whiskeys served with a tempting selection of dried fruit, oat cakes, chocolate and cheese.

Time: 15h00 - 21h30 

Price: £20 per person