Cockliffe Country House is a stunning 17th century house that sits within 3 acres of rolling parklands. Hidden away from the hustle and bustle of the surrounding residential areas, but close enough to Nottingham to spend an evening, Cockliffe House provides the perfect romantic escape for a weekend getaway as well as a fine gourmet meal.
Cockliffe looks as if it has been cut and paste onto the landscape directly from a fairy tale. A long sweeping drive takes you up towards the house which boasts a French Chateau-style façade complete with turreted corners and arched windows. Once you step inside you are enveloped in fine furnishings and luxurious décor. Boasting eleven incredibly well-appointed, bespoke bedrooms that have been individually furnished to create comfortable and completely unique spaces. Cockliffe is also a popular wedding venue, with the grounds and rooms providing the perfect back drop to anyone’s special day, and is frequently used for hosting business conferences that are designed to impress.
Dining at Cockliffe House is a grand affair and, like the bedrooms, each dining room is furnished individually to create a variety of different dining experiences. Whether you are looking for a luxurious lunch in the beautiful baby blue room adorned with cream fixtures and fittings, or a romantic dinner surrounded by the rustic beams and chandeliers, this two AA rosette awarded restaurant has the facilities to suit any requirement.
The modern European gourmet menu on offer at Cockliffe House is created using the very best locally-sourced produce which not only ensures that the flavours of each dish are clean and fresh, but helps to support local producers and breeders. The kitchen team aim to create contemporary flavours that are borne from a passion and imagination that you won’t find anywhere else. Must-try dishes, when available, include the : Pan fried foie gras served with a rabbit rillette, green beans, confit shallot and a hazelnut dressing; roast rump of Derbyshire lamb with an aubergine puree, confit vine tomatoes, boulangere potatoes and a rich rosemary sauce; and veal ossobuco on a bed of saffron risotto with gremalata. First class serving and a serene atmosphere ensures a totally memorable dining experience to be enjoyed and savoured by all.
Perfect for adding a touch of sophistication to a meal out, Cockliffe House is a popular choice for weddings, birthday parties, special occasions, romantic meals and business conferences. The attentive yet unobtrusive service, breath-taking surroundings and exceptional cuisine sees Cockliffe House as a firm favourite for years to come.