FINE DINING IN ELEGANT SURROUNDINGS
From dinner parties and private tastings with friends and family to drinks receptions and gala dinners with clients and colleagues, at Ardgowan we are able to cater for whatever you have in mind.
In addition to these, we run an exciting programme of fun immersive dining experiences designed to reignite your passion for food and history.
To book a drinks or dining experience, or for further information, please contact the Estate Office on 01475 521 656 or email
View our accommodation options on the STAY page.
Originally designed (and still used by the family) for aristocratic entertaining, Ardgowan has a suite of elegant reception rooms, which can be used exclusively for your drinks reception.
Whether for private or corporate purposes, as a stand-alone event or as an optional addition to your in-house itinerary, drinks will be served by our discreet and courteous staff, along with a selection of delicious handcrafted canapés.
Sir Ludovic can be on hand to offer a guided tour [see our TOUR page] to entertain guests. Musicians can be arranged with prior notice and pianists can make use of our beautiful Bluthner piano in the Library.
LUNCHES & DINNERS
Dinner/Lunch is served in the dining room, an intimate yet commodious chandelier-lit space overlooking the lawns, with direct access to the garden via a Lorimer glass covered conservatory.
We are able to seat between 4 and 40 guests at an antique telescopic table. Numbers of up to 60 can be accommodated at round tables in the Green Room. Provisions can be made for larger groups upon request.
Using only the highest quality local produce, our chefs use the season’s freshest and best ingredients, complemented by carefully selected wines from around the world. All served with a discreet service designed to allow conversation to flow.
We also run a unique programme of fun filled immersive dining experiences for all ages. Keep an eye on the news feed for these.
Ranging from traditional cooking classes and home baking in the old kitchens to Downton Abbey style dinners, where guests step back in time to experience the customs and menus of the past.
How about human Cluedo? Why not book Ardgowan for a murder mystery dinner party, the perfect setting for actors to bring your story to life?
All bookings can be supplemented by overnight accommodation [see our STAY page].