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  • LP Sponsored Canoeist – Sam Maingay (10/2/2018)

    Local Canoeist Sam Maingay has once again claimed the British Open C1M Junior Champion title in his Lewis Partnership branded canoe.

    Here he is after being presented with his trophy by the Chair of British Canoes – Professor John Coyne CBE

     

     

     

     

     

    Well done again Sam and good luck for the rest of the season!

  • Don’t miss this! Autumn Tasting Dinner – 3rd November 2018 (10/2/2018)

    Join us in the award winning Moat House Restaurant on Saturday 3rd November for a 5-course Autumn Tasting Dinner.

    The menu will showcase our newest seasonal dishes and will be accompanied by a selection of paired wines.

    Arrival is 7.00pm for a 7.30pm sit down. £65.00 per person.

    Pre-booking is essential – BOOK HERE

  • Halloween Charity Ball in aid of Breast Cancer Now (10/2/2018)

    Join us for our Charity Halloween Ball on Wednesday 31st October 7pm

    Tickets include arrival drinks, a three course dinner & live music from The Cartoon Kings

    £5 from each ticket sale will be donated to Breast Cancer Now

    Dress code – Gory Gowns or Scary Suits

    Seating will be on communal tables of 10

    Bar open until midnight | Carriages at 12.30am

    Bed & Breakfast accommodation available at a special rate of £70 per room (based on two people sharing a double/twin room). Call to book your accommodation on 01785 712217

    BOOK YOUR TICKETS HERE

     

  • The Moat House presents a Slingsby Gin Dinner! (10/2/2018)

    We are excited to welcome Alex Hanson, Head Mixologist from Slingsby Gin, to our Slingsby Gin Dinner on Friday 26th October – 7pm

    Come and join us and we will welcome you with a Slingsby Rhubarb Fizz cocktail on arrival, followed by a delicious 3 course meal paired with Slingsby gins & Fever Tree tonics.

    Alex will be giving  a talk on all things Gin and you will receive a branded Slingsby Gin balloon to take home!

    BOOK YOUR TICKETS HERE

  • LP Rewards – Make sure you’re not missing out! (6/19/2018)

    LP Rewards is The Lewis Partnership’s loyalty reward scheme which was fully launched in January 2018.

    The scheme works by giving 10 points for every £1 spend on food and drink at any Lewis Partnership property – you also get a £5 voucher to spend just for downloading the app!

    Additionally we regularly load your Rewards wallet with special offers or gifts.  For example, along with the £5 joining gift, everyone also currently receives a voucher entitling them to pints of ale for £2.50 at our sister property The Bank House, Hixon every Sunday evening.  And, just this week we sent out an offer for 20% off restaurant dining at the Moat House and Red Lion, Bradley on Monday evening as an escape from the World Cup!

    Make sure you’re not missing out by downloading LP Rewards today from the links below!

     

  • Special Events at The Moat House (6/13/2018)

    We have scheduled a variety of exciting events at The Moat House.  Previous events have included a Peaky Blinders Ball, Prosecco Tasting Dinner, Band Nights –  There’s always something new planned!

    Coming up we have a Gin Night on Friday 15th June, Murder Mystery on Friday 6th July and a Michael Buble Tribute evening on 13th July

    Take a look at our Events page for details!

     

  • Staffordshire County Show 2018 (6/12/2018)

    May half term week saw the return of the annual Staffordshire County Show and The Lewis Partnership were lucky enough to host the Cookery Theatre for the fourth time.  This year we also engaged the The Stone Food & Drink Festival crew to give us a helping hand in the organisation and running of the theatre.

    Cookery demonstratons were undertaken by seasoned demonstrators Amarpal Harrar (iCookIndian), Richard Finney (Stafford College) and Allan Jones & James Jeffryes (Keele Hall) along with our very own Stuart Bruce from The Red Lion, Bradley who completed his demonstration debut by taking to the stage on both days and was a resounding success.

    The Cookery Theatre gives the opportunity to showcase some of Staffordshire’s best Chefs and local ingredients, and was this year combined with a number of talks and tasting events giving an air of variety to the theatre programme.

    James Gillespie, Touchstone Wines, Stone presented tutored wine tasting – Red White & Rose, Nick Griffin – Griffins of Stone gave a sausage making demonstration whilst Greg Kimber from Nelsons Gin and Brad from Lymestone brewery kept us entertained in their talks and tastings slots of Gin and Ale.

    If you had the chance to visit the Cookery Theatre then we hope you enjoyed the events.  We certainly had a great two days!

     

     

  • LP Rewards – the Loyalty Scheme You’ve Been Waiting For! (1/24/2018)

    We have recently unveiled our new, highly anticipated loyalty scheme – LP Rewards

    LP Rewards is an App based scheme which rewards our guests with Loyalty Rewards Points for every £ spent on food and drink at any Lewis Partnership property.

    Rewards Points can then be exchanged for gifts in our points shop!

    Not only that but we give you a £5 gift to spend on your next visit just for downloading!

  • Did somebody say Prosecco?! (1/24/2018)

    Prosecco is always a popular choice but who knew there were so many variations, tastes and flavours available?

    We have teamed up with Prosecco expert Julia Phillips from Just Perfect Wines to create the perfect sparkling event experiences

    Each event includes Prosecco on arrival and tastings throughout the evening, a Prosecco talk and tasting notes and a Prosecco quiz, with a prize

    The first of the events is a Prosecco Dinner at The Moat House on Thursday 29th March.   You can enjoy a stunning selection of Prosecco’s each expertly paired with each delicious course of our four course menu

    Tickets are only £35 each and are available here

    On Friday 27th April Julia joins us again at our sister property The Bank House, Hixon for an evening of Prosecco & Canapes.  Again each canape selection will be accompanied by an expertly paired Prosecco and we then serve a main course and dessert to round off the evening.  Tickets for the Bank House event are available here at £25pp

    Returning to the Moat House on Friday 25th May, Julia brings along her cheese expert too, as we host a Prosecco and Cheese Pairing event – five Prosecco tastings accompanied by delicious cheese tastings, with a cheese talk added in too!  Tickets for this events are £25pp and are available here

     

  • Whisky Dinners at The Moat House (1/24/2018)

    We’re always looking for something a little different to offer our guests, and we have recently joined forces with David Wood from Distilled Tasting and Tours to offer a series of Whisky Dinners.

    David brings along six stunning single malt whiskies which our Chefs have expertly paired with a fantastic four course dinner.

    The evenings are designed to be intimate dinners, with not greater than 15 guests at each event.  David, former Islay Distillery Manager, bottler and whisky expert hosts the evenings and guides guests through each of the single malt Scotch whiskies.  He also demonstrates how to taste and compare good whiskies and explains exactly how Scotland’s gift to the world makes the very special journey from field to glass

    These fun and informative events are suitable for newcomers to the world of whisky, seasoned enthusiasts and even those who don’t like whisky…..yet!

    Our next Whisky Nights take place on: 30th January, 9th February (fully booked) and 28th February, with further dates to be scheduled  Tickets are priced at £48 per person and available here