The best form of advertising is word of mouth, so when choosing a place for that special occasion,
it is always best to ask people who have visited the place before.
Here are what some of our guests have to tell you:

Katie
12 Mar 2009

This is our 3rd experience of this fantastic place.
We were also staying over which was great and the rooms are very nice.
The food was fantastic; we had informed quite last minute really that we only wanted seafood.
Nothing was too much trouble and the amount of work that goes into the dishes is amazing.
We also had the sommeliers’ choice of wines and again it was all too die for.
Cumbria
5 Mar 2009

We drove over from the Lake District, and had a great time.
The welcome was courteous and efficient and exactly what you would expect from a top class restaurant with rooms.
Our room, in the courtyard, and handy for the car, was lovely, very well equipped, a large TV for a change,
and a superb modern bathroom.
The hotel is an old middle-class village house with lots of rooms, all comfortable, idiosyncratically decorated and very cosy.
The staffs were friendly and well mannered.
We had the 'surprise' six course menu, and we were very pleasantly surprised with the complexity of flavours,
the well-cooked ingredients, beautiful presentation,
and the knowledgeable service, The chef hasn't been in place long but the standard is clearly high,
as it used to be under the previous chef, and the cheese board was the best we have had since we visited Le Manoir last year.
The hotel is by no means cheap, but I'd certainly go again. Lovely staff, lovely service.
PS It's worth driving across the Humber Bridge for a spectacular view.
2 Feb 2009

My husband and I went for a meal at Winteringham Fields on 24 Jan 09. (we did not stay over)
Well what can I say, nothing negative at all!
From entering the car park to the end of the evening it was 1st class.
We were greeted in the car park by one of the staff and then shown into a small sitting room with an open fire.
Pre dinner drinks served and 2 appetisers.
We decided to go for the 'Menu Surprise' as felt this was in fact a better deal than the main menu, we were not disappointed.
The dining room itself is lovely and a very comfortable feel.
I was quite nervous about going for some reason but this soon passed as the atmosphere is very relaxing.
Plenty of staff to look after you, and very friendly.
Foot stools under the table for your feet and a stool for your handbag to stand on!
A pre appetiser to start, then if I remember a course from the land, land and sea, sea, main course cheese, pre dessert,
main dessert and home made petit fours (these were delicious). Coffee is extra and with chocolates.
In total 10 courses including the pre appetisers with our drinks.
Everything is served beautifully and in a very delicate way on the plate.
The tastes of each course is out of this world and the flavours something else.
Each course is a surprise and your are told what you are going to eat once in front of you.
The chef Colin McGurran owns Winteringham Fields as well.
He came out after and speaks to his guests, which is a personal touch.
It’s not cheap but the experience is worth a visit.
We will certainly be returning. The food is exquisite, and having eaten at a lot of good restaurants in the UK
and around the world, would rate this as the best!
"Fabulous Food"
Yorkshire 30 Jan 2009

Winteringham Fields describes itself simply as a restaurant with rooms.
In fact, it is a first-class, superb restaurant with very comfortable rooms indeed.
I booked a mid-week getaway package (L395 for two people),
and chose a room in the old dovecote a couple of hundred yards away down the road.
Checking-in, we were offered a nearer room if we wanted it but the dovecote looked so characterful, we stuck with that. The room was very quiet (as is the whole village !), spacious and very comfortably furnished,
one entire wall being taken up with the the old terracotta dove-holes (thankfully nowadays free of any trace of doves !)
- Fabulous.
We preceded the dinner with a glass of fizz and an optional extra caviar starter outside in the lovely cottage garden. The meal itself was six courses, all faultless and absolutely superb (and I can be very picky when I'm paying high prices!),
each accompanied by a different wine (I had thought the wine was included in the deal but it isn't). Utterly splendid.
Service is friendly and unstuffy without being overly familiar and they have that invaluable knack of knowing when you need them,
rather than pestering you all the time. Bliss.
The cheeseboard (actually a large trolley) is the eighth wonder of the world.
I have seen leading specialist cheese shops with smaller selections, such is the huge choice here.
We took our coffee and liqueurs on a deep comfortable sofa in one of the sitting rooms.
I realise that that this review reads like an advert and for that I apologise ...
but I loved this place, I had booked it as a treat for my wife's birthday and, looking back,
I would have been hard-pressed to find a better one in the North of England.
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