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Picnicking and dining

Fine food and a visit to Glyndebourne go hand-in-hand

Tour 2021

During our autumn Tour performances at Glyndebourne our restaurants will offer a range of dining options.

In Mildmay you can enjoy a pre-performance afternoon tea, sandwiches and cakes. Middle and Over Wallop offers a seasonal British menu in our elegant and comfortable restaurant.

Plus, the Long Bar will be offering a range of hot and cold refreshments during the interval.

As always, you are welcome to bring your own refreshments and our marquees offer protection from the elements. Find out about booking a marquee.

Festival

All of our Festival performances have a 90 minute long dining interval for you to enjoy our gardens and restaurants.

You are very welcome to bring your own picnic to enjoy in the gardens, or you can save yourself the hassle and book one from us, for collection on your arrival. You can find out more about the dining options below.

Restaurants
Middle and Over Wallop

The Galvin Brothers will be bringing their modern British style to Middle & Over Wallop, our fine-dining restaurant. The exclusively curated menu features a selection of signature dishes also served at their Michelin-starred restaurant Galvin La Chapelle.

Dishes reflect the best of locally sourced ingredients and its kitchen is very much the culinary epicentre of Glyndebourne. Surrounded by memorabilia from previous productions and lit by Swarovski crystal chandeliers, the ambience created is one of elegance and refinement in which to enjoy a three-course seasonal gastronomic experience.

Mildmay

Mildmay serves traditional British cuisine in a relaxing dining atmosphere. The restaurant’s classical approach is both casual and charming and will feature our popular fish pie and Beef Wellington dishes, showcasing locally sourced ingredients from Sussex and the South coast.

Mildmay will also be serving afternoon teas pre-performance.

Nether Wallop

Our Nether Wallop restaurant is relaunching with an exciting new dining offering in 2022.

More details will be revealed soon.

Menus will be available in early 2022 at diningatglyndebourne.com
Picnics
Booking a picnic

We are delighted to introduce our Traditional Picnic, new for Festival 2021, which can be booked in advance via diningatglyndebourne.com.

The Traditional Picnic features sharing treats that are freshly prepared daily, using local suppliers.

Bringing your own picnic

As always, you are very welcome to bring your own picnic, and find a place in the gardens to enjoy the interval.

Under-cover picnic tables are available on the Circle and Upper Circle levels of the opera house on a first-come-first-served basis.

Marquees

Our marquees offer audiences protection from the elements during the interval.

If you would like to guarantee a place in a marquee, you can pay to reserve a place. Subject to availability, a limited number of places in the Greenhouse Marquee will be available to use free of charge on the day, on a first-come-first-served basis.


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