Exquisite Evening

Tasting menu created by Executive Chef Paul Macnish

We look forward to welcoming you to Knowsley Hall on Friday 13th December for our Exquisite Evening. Please find some helpful information below to help you plan your evening.



6:45pm – Arrive for pre-dinner drinks and live piano music by Liz Hendry

7:45pm – Tasting menu served in the State Dining Room

11:30pm – Carriages


Cocktail attire


Coats can be left in our cloak room and collected at the end of the evening.


If you have booked to stay overnight check in will be available from 4pm.

A cash bar (with a card payment facility) will be open from 5pm to purchase drinks. After dinner you will have the opportunity to order further drinks in the Walnut Drawing Room with last orders at 01.00am.

Breakfast will be served in our Breakfast Room from 9am with check out by 11am.

If you would like to take the opportunity to stay overnight at Knowsley Hall we are offering a dine and stay package for two from £355 to include tasting menu with wine flight and overnight stay in an Executive bedroom with breakfast included.   To reserve a bedroom please call 0151 489 4827.


Smoking is not permitted in the Hall, only on the Back Terrace.


To find us please use postcode L34 4AJ. This will take you to George Hale Avenue and you will arrive at a set of gates.  There is an intercom on your right hand side just before the gates. Please dial 827 for Events and press the * button. Once your call has been connected the gates will automatically open. Please continue along the drive following signs for Hall which will be on your right hand side and you can park outside the front entrance.


We are happy to order taxis during the evening but cannot guarantee their punctuality. Guests who wish to pre-book taxis should be advised that the taxi driver will need the number ‘827’ to gain admittance through our automatic gate system. Please note that we do not have a cash machine on site.

Tasting Menu

Freshly baked bread & butter selection

Amuse Bouche

(Scallop, caviar, buttermilk)

Bits for bread

(Beetroot, hummus, feta, pickles)

Lancashire’s best

(Lancashire cheese, onion, chestnut)

Last leaf to fall

(Jerusalem artichoke, pheasant, apple, olive, egg)

All your ducks in a row

(Duck, polenta, spinach)

A real sumac in the face

(Pineapple, cinnamon, sumac)


(Coconut, marshmallow, white chocolate, Dulce de leche)

Petit fours

(Peach pate de fruit, lemon macaron, black pepper white chocolate truffle, smoked dark chocolate)

Vegan Tasting Menu

Freshly baked bread & oil selection

Amuse Bouche

(Young coconut, cucumber, chilli, sesame)

Bits for bread

(Beetroot, hummus, feta, pickles)

Winter harvest

(Parsnip, onion, chestnut)

Last leaf to fall

(Jerusalem artichoke, apple, olive)

I really want to, but I butternut!

(Pumpkin, spinach, seeds)

A real sumac in the face

(Pineapple, cinnamon, sumac)


(Lemon, ginger, biscuit, violet)

Petit fours

(Peach pate de fruit, cardamom dark chocolate truffle, fennel praline)

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