Exquisite Evenings

5 course gastronomic tasting experience

5 course tasting experience

The Earl & Countess of Derby invite you into their home to experience the gastronomic delights of their executive chef Paul Macnish.  This is a unique chance to experience fine dining of the highest quality within an authentic stately home.

For a price of £95 per person you will enjoy a 5 course tasting menu and each course will be accompanied by the perfect wine selected by the Sommelier from wine Merchant Boutinot.

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5 Course Tasting Menu

Our Executive Chef Paul Macnish has created this delicious new tasting menu for the 19th May Exquisite Evening. A Sommelier from wine merchant Boutinot will be serving the perfect complimentary wine to accompany each course.

Freshly baked bread & butter selection

Amuse Bouche

(Oyster two ways)


(Watermelon & horseradish textures)

Sea legs

(Cornish crab, crispy squid, cardamom emulsion, pomegranate)

Leaves & bubbles

(Basil & lime sorbet, elderflower & champagne espuma)

Shepherds Delight

(Knowsley lamb, truffled celeriac, pickled cucumber, lamb neck suet pudding)

Greenery for the scenery

(Chocolate custard tuille sandwich, avocado ice cream, aerated pistachio sponge, kaffir lime syrup)

Finished with Knowsley’s own blend of tea, coffee & petit fours

£95 – per person including wines served with each course

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Click here to view the Vegetarian and Vegan menu’s

Guest Accommodation

For those who would like to extend the experience further why not stay overnight in one of our 15 bedrooms which have received 5* Gold award from Visit Britain. Each room has been individually designed by The Countess of Derby herself and are immaculately maintained to a high standard by our housekeeping team. Expect country house chic, immaculately high standards and heritage meets updated luxury.  A full English and continental breakfast is served the next morning.

To talk to one of our team about reserving accommodation on the 19th May please call 0151 489 4827.



Our Awards

Knowsley Hall are proud to have received several prestigious awards.

  • County Brides Winner 2015
  • Visit England Gold Award
  • Visit England Guest Accommodation Award
  • Visit England Breakfast Award