Pop Up Restaurant at our holiday cottages in Suffolk

Michelin Star Chef hosts Pop-Up Restaurant & Cookery Class here at Woodfarm

May 2013 saw a highly successful weekend here, where we hosted Suffolk’s first Pop-Up Restaurant, here in Woodfarm House.

Mark Peters

Michelin Star Chef Mark Peters served up a range of mouth-watering 6-course meals in the comfortable setting of our beautiful 500-year-old farmhouse.

Mark is a Michelin Star trained Chef of 27 years and has experience in fine dining, corporate catering, and event catering on small and large scales along with team management. He now runs a bespoke event catering & private chef service called Just Imagine Foods. He uses the finest seasonal, local and sustainable ingredients bought to you from quality suppliers to provide clients with great, simple, well-presented food.

Filo Parcel

Mark loved conjuring up his courses in the farmhouse kitchen and it went down so well with our guest diners we have decided to do it again… with a twist!

Woodfarm House dining & meeting room

The weekend of 15th November we are hosting another Pop-Up but this time, we are also adding a cookery class with Mark as well to make it a whole culinary weekend, all for just £99 a head!

(Mark normally charges a minimum of £125 for private cookery classes!)

Just Imagine

The Woodfarm Barns are just £202 for the weekend! So two of you could join in this truly gastronomic experience, with a romantic weekend away in one of our cosy barns, all for just £400!!

Cosy log fire

Just to whet your appetite here is the menu for the Friday & Saturday night but please note this is now SOLD OUT! We just have spaces left for Sunday Lunch, which is just as tempting. Read on…

Dinner: 16th & 17th November

Amuse Bouche of Beetroot consommé


Salad of local Bantams Egg, Serrano Ham, Apple Purée


Brightlingsea Seabass, Scallop, Point Clear Oyster, Pea and Tarragon Foam


Blood Orange Sorbet and Black Peppercorn Crisp


Cumin Spiced Local Duck, Smoked Water Melon, Black Garlic Potato Purée.


Raspberry Vodka Jelly, White Chocolate Cream, Pistachio Sugar.


Freshly Ground Coffee and Truffles

And for the Sunday lunch…

Sun 17th November

Lunch Menu

  Amuse Bouche of Beetroot consommé


Salad of Blythburgh Pork Belly, Green Apple Ice and Five Spice


Salmon Fillet, Teriyaki Glazed Brule and Micro Coriander


Pink Grapefruit Sorbet float in Ginger Cordial


Seared Fillet Steak, Wild Mushroom Cannelloni and Rocket Puree


Dark Chocolate Mousse, Lemongrass and Mango Textures


Freshly Ground Coffee and Truffles

Please feel free to bring your own wine with no corkage charge. Alternatively, we have the following Wines at great prices, without restaurant mark-ups to compliment your meal…

 Domaine Phillippe Raimbault Apud Sancerre 2011

Bottle £18.00 Glass £4.00

Alpha Domus Merlot 2010

Bottle £14.00 Glass £3.50

Rocheron Grenache Rose

Bottle £13.00 Glass £3.00

Veuve Clicquot Champagne

Bottle £45.00

*Some Items may be subject to change due to market availability

Check out my Blog post on the one we ran in May.

We are going to be presenting a 6-course meal on the Friday and Saturday night (both SOLD OUT) and again for Sunday lunch. In addition to your fabulous meal, you will then have a highly interactive cookery class with Mark during the day on Saturday, where everyone will also receive one of Mark’s ‘Just Imagine Foods’ Chef’s aprons and a ‘Just Imagine Foods’ bag for life.

Just Imagine

We are also offering the Pop-Up Restaurant experience to local diners too, with the option of the cookery class;

Pop-Up Restaurant 6-course meal – £45 per head

Pop-Up Dining experience with Interactive Cookery Class – £99 per head

Full Culinary Package, staying in one of our ‘Woodfarm’ Barns – £400

To check out Mark Peters in more detail go to his Just Imagine Foods website.

To book your places:

e: carl@woodfarmbarns.com

t: 01449 710032

m: 07810 371218

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