The Most Widely Acclaimed Restaurant in the Cotswolds

Experience our fine dining Cotswolds Restaurant


An established culinary destination and a much sought-after fine dining Cotswolds restaurant, at Lords of the Manor we combine excellent service and decadent dishes to deliver a truly special dining experience.

Awarded 3 AA Rosettes, listed in the Sunday Times’ Top 100 restaurants in Britain, and named as one of the Top 20 Most Romantic Dining Rooms by The Times and consistently recognised by the Good Food Guide, you truly don’t want to miss out on experiencing the finest restaurant in the Cotswolds.

Under Head Chef Charles Smith and his dedicated brigade, it’s clear that the passion and creativity of the kitchen truly forms the heart and soul of the hotel. Charles’ career is described by The Good Food Guide as one ‘of the blessed’ due to his stints at Thomas Keller’s Per Se (New York) and Alyn Williams’ The Westbury. Indulge in exquisite dishes that utilise Chef’s passion for sourcing the best producers.  The cuisine combines French influence and Cotswold terroir, there’s no competition when it comes to our restaurant in the Cotswolds.

Looking out over a private walled garden, the Lords’ dining room is everything that a fine restaurant in the Cotswolds should be. Enjoy pre-dinner drinks and canapés in the bar or drawing room, before letting our expert team of waiting staff take care of you. Hundreds of wine bins are carefully stored in the Lords’ 17th-century cellars – our Sommelier would be delighted to show you around.

Dinner is a beautifully paced piece of theatre; with various tasting menus available, we’re certain you haven’t experienced anything like dining at Lords of the Manor. But don’t just take our word for it – visit our 3 AA Rosette Restaurant and experience it for yourself.

Head Chef

Head Chef at Lords of the Manor is Charles Smith. Charles joined us after gaining experience at Petrus by Marcus Wareing, Per Se (at the time rated the best restaurant in New York, rated 10th in the world), Kitchen Table, Fera at Claridges, and most recently the Michelin Starred Alyn Williams at The Westbury.  

Charles relishes the opportunities that Lords of the Manor’s rural setting offers and says that he simply aims to follow the seasons and to stay in touch with what is happening outside the kitchen in terms of producers and suppliers.

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Wines for a Luxury Cotswold Manor House Hotel.

For some guests, wine is as important as food and, indeed, wine at Lords of the Manor is taken very seriously.

We’re guided by a ‘go for the best’ approach, regardless of country of origin. The Lords cellar is carefully stocked with everything from French greats to high quality wines from the funkier countries.

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Private Dining

Private dining at Lords of the Manor is a pleasing mix of the impressive (impeccable service and fine dining) and the charming, with the Lord’s often commented-on combination of warmth and hospitality to the fore.

Beyond the main restaurant, our dining options are the Conservatory (for 30), the Library (8), the Drawing Room (14) and the Pantry (9). The pantry is very popular for small dinner parties, a private room with the original bakery oven door featured.

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The Cotswolds provides inspiration and ingredients for many of our dishes and we acknowledge the word and dedication of the growers and producers, cheesemakers and other makers in this beautiful corner of England.

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