Picnicking and dining
Fine food and a visit to Glyndebourne go hand-in-hand
With a choice of restaurants, we have a range of options to suit all occasions and all tastes. From afternoon teas, to a celebratory dinner, you can make it a night to remember.
To start your festive evening in style, you can book a three-course Christmas dinner pre-performance, in Middle & Over Wallop.
Entertain your guests with a truly unique and intimate Christmas event at Glyndebourne. A bespoke dining experience paired with premium tickets for our Christmas Concert.
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.
The Galvin Brothers bring their modern British style to Middle & Over with their exclusively curated menu featuring a selection of signature dishes also served at their Michelin-starred restaurant Galvin La Chapelle.
Plus, you’ll be dining surrounded by memorabilia from previous productions.
New for Festival 2023 – our one or two course options in Mildmay are designed to allow you to dine in an hour and have time to enjoy the gardens afterwards.
The charming restaurant serves traditional British cuisine in a relaxing dining atmosphere. Plus, you don’t need to pre-order your meal – you can now choose what to order on the day.
Casual banquet-style restaurant Nether Wallop champions locally-sourced, sustainable produce. Utilising ingredients such as catch of the day, the menu changes every day to ensure food wastage is minimised.
No need to pre-order; you’ll simply choose the main element of your meal on the day, accompanied by a variety of sharing plates.
Treat yourself to one of our Traditional Picnics and let us take care of the picnic for you – choose your spot in the garden and we’ll set up a table and chairs so you can picnic in comfort. Plus, if the weather’s not favourable, you’ll have a guaranteed under-cover spot.
Picnic booking for 2024 will open in the New Year.
As always, you are very welcome to bring your own picnic, and find a place in the gardens to enjoy the interval.
Our marquees and opera house picnic tables offer audiences protection from the elements during the interval.
If you’d like to ensure that you will be under cover in the event of bad weather, you can pre-book a space.