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Exciting news! Lainston House welcomes
new award-winning chef
We are delighted to announce the appointment
of Olly Rouse as Head Chef of Lainston House.
Olly brings a wealth of experience; he was
previously Head Chef at Coworth Park where he helped achieve a
series of accolades including a Michelin star within its first year
of opening and 3 AA rosettes. His other experience includes
The Vineyard at Stockcross as Sous Chef and Pétrus under Gordon
Ramsay Holdings as well as stages at Le Meurice and The Fat
He will be overseeing all areas of our food
and beverage operation including the award-winning Avenue
restaurant (3 AA rosettes).
Olly commented: “Lainston House has
everything I've been looking for within a property. I cannot wait
to work with the team and grow our food philosophy in a really
natural way. Our surroundings will be our inspiration to drive the
food in the restaurant. We will embrace our kitchen garden and
set out to utilise all it produces, with interesting combinations
created to intrigue and give the feel-good factor. Diners can
expect dishes which are complex in flavour and texture, with simple
yet elegant presentation. We will be using many old and forgotten
techniques and the very best of British ingredients to produce
dishes that will take health and the environment into
We are looking forward to exciting times
MEET Anna, the golden eagle !
We're delighted and proud to announce that
our resident falconer BIlly Taylor is now the proud owner of Anna,
a pure Kasakh Golden Eagle.
Anna joins Billy's other beautiful birds of
pray up in our kitchen garden here at Lainston House. Come
and join us for our regular Sunday displays or book a falconry
experience including Hunting with Hawks and a Hawk Walk!
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of the month from our Head Housekeeper!
Have you ever wondered what cleaning product to use to get the
best results? Then try this formula...
Mix a solution of white vinegar and water, 50 parts vinegar and
50 parts water. Put it in a spray bottle: this will
clean the entire bathroom including taps and shower door!
This magic formula also works wonders on grimy mirrors and windows.
Wipe over furniture by first spraying the solution on a duster,
wipe and buff with a dry duster. The great news is that white
vinegar is a natural anti bacterial agent so will not damage your
skin or nails!
Watch out for more tips each month!
Find out more, call us on 01962 776088