Month: November 2014

The 2014 Winter Dinner Series

To celebrate our chef’s first season, we have put together a very special series of dinners starting this November. Nathan Outlaw, Alan Murchison and renown suppliers are joining up with Mark to present some memorable gastronomic events. Places are limited, so please call and book tickets in advance.

Thursday November 27th – An evening with Alan Murchison Head Chef of the Michelin starred L’Ortolan restaurant in Berkshire

Tickets £85 per head inclusive of wines

Alan Murchison has been at the helm of the widely acclaimed L’Ortolan restaurant since 2004 where he’s retained his Michelin star status and a reputation that goes from strength to strength

Alan comes to The Idle Rocks to showcase his talents and take you on a fascinating journey through his own culinary experiences and the best of British cuisine.

With perfectly paired wines from Jake Osborne at Bibendum Wines this is certain to be a very memorable evening.

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Thursday December 4th 2014 – An evening with Nathan Outlaw,

Awarded a total of Four Michelin Stars across his three restaurants.

Tickets £90 per head including wines

Nathan Outlaw is someone who needs no introduction. He has become one of the UK’s most recognised and significant chefs with multiple Michelin stars to his name. We are delighted for The Idle Rocks to host an evening of Nathan’s own food served alongside a bespoke choice of wines perfect for each course. Meet the man and experience his extraordinary talent.

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Thursday December 11th 2014 – A Celebration of Cornish fish with guest Rob Wing, from Wings of St Mawes

Ticket price £65 per head inclusive of wines

Rob is the well-known local fish merchant ‘Wings of St Mawes’. He will be directing the evening through a menu designed around his favourite Cornish catches. Talking about sustainable fishing methods and the merits of locally sourced produce – Rob is the perfect host for an evening celebrating Cornwall and all its local charm. Wines will be specially selected to complement each dish.

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Thursday December 18th 2014 – Christmas Lunch Master Class with Mark Apsey

Tickets £80 per head including Master Class, wines and lunch.

If the thought of preparing Christmas Lunch fills you with dread, we have a Master Class you should not miss out. Our very own Head Chef Mark Apsey will spend the morning with up to 12 guests demonstrating the Art of the perfect Christmas Lunch, from Turkey basting to Christmas pudding Mark will explain all the inside tips of the trade.

After all the hard work is complete everyone sits down at the chefs table to enjoy a relaxed lunch with a few glasses of festive cheer!


Join us and meet some of the legends of the culinary world, experience their cooking and enjoy a night in St Mawes. Please call 01326 270 270 0r to book a ticket.

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