Take a journey into the splendour and revelry of the Abbey Medieval Banquets

Blair Martin as Lord Herald toasting

The Abbey Medieval Banquets are truly a one-of-a-kind dining experience with authentic medieval cuisine, fire dancing, jesters and entertainers.

It is unique, delicious, and wonderfully entertaining!  The highly sought after experience requires early online bookings! Buy now!

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A feast for the senses

This delightful begins with the traditional ritual of hand washing with scented rosewater. Our Lord Herald Sir Blair Martin, will guide you through the evening, which begins with an entertaining talk of manners and customs of medieval banquet dining.

While Staraya Ladoga guard our banquet hall, you will spend the night with family and friends feasting, drinking and being merry while our dancers, jesters and musicians take you back in time.

Banquet menu

Following the ceremony of the High Table, the first of 2 removes is served. A remove, or course, consists of several dishes both savoury and sweet. The dishes are placed on platters in the centre of the table and shared between guests. The final course of the evening is called an issue and consists of dried and fresh fruit, nuts and cheese.

A wide variety of medieval beverages will be available to purchase at the Banquet Bar. For the more adventurous there are boutiques ales, ciders and mead, non-alcoholic drinks are also available. Please note the event is not BYO.

See the wonderful images below by the Abbey Volunteer Photography Team!

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