Dining @ DMH

From a traditional Derbyshire Full English breakfast to Afternoon Tea, from a full wedding reception dinner to private dining for special occasions,

we got you covered. 

Donington Manor Hotel Dining

The Sage Restaurant

This beautiful restaurant retains many of the original features characteristic of a Grade II listed building, such as dramatic curved sash windows, ornate cornice and ceiling, and stunning chandeliers.

These combine perfectly with a backdrop of opulent decor to create an elegant and stylish dining room. We offer the warmest welcome for miles around!

Head Chef, Ian Lacey, and his team love to work with fresh, seasonal ingredients wherever possible and have come up with some great taste combinations and varied menus. Dishes are stunningly presented and are complemented by a fine selection of wines to enhance your dining experience.

For Private Events & Celebrations

If you are looking for the perfect venue to hold a private lunch or evening celebration? We have a selection of beautiful dining rooms for your exclusive dinner!

In addition to the collection of charming private event rooms, our team of AA Rosette Award-winning Chefs and immaculate service from our events team will provide the perfect recipe for any event.

The Gun Room

This room is a step back in time with cosy oak wood-paneled walls and historic antiques, you’ll even find the original service bells in here. This traditional room used to be the kitchen for the old house, with the scullery fireplace and large window overlooking the secret garden. The Gun Room holds 20 for a private lunch or dinner.


Our impressively styled restaurant can be used on an exclusive basis to hold your private lunch or dinner. Sage can seat up to 26 guests for a private event.

The Rawdon Room

The largest event room at the Donington Manor Hotel. With grand chandeliers, bay windows, and access to a private patio and gardens, this room is ideal for larger events and those that want to celebrate in style. The Rawdon Room can hold up to 118 for a private party, wedding, or corporate event.

Afternoon Tea

Treat yourself and someone special to a quintessential afternoon tea! Indulge in delicious sweets and savories. or a traditional cream team over a natter as long as you like!

 We’ll serve up a delicious selection of homemade cakes, pastries, and sandwiches for you to indulge in while you catch up on the latest happenings with friends or loved ones.

Afternoon Tea is available from 12 pm-3 pm, Every Wednesday to  Sunday.

We have a range of packages to choose from to suit all occasions:

  • Traditional Afternoon Tea
  • Prosecco Afternoon Tea
  • Champagne Afternoon Tea

Includes a Selection of Homemade Traditional Sandwiches and Homemade Cakes and Pastries,

Scones with Jam and Cream,

A selection of Blended Teas and Herbal Infusions or Coffee.

Business Meetings, Training & Networking

For conferences and business events, Castle Donington Hotel is perfectly situated, right in the centre of the country with excellent transport links less than a 5-minute drive from the M1, A50, A42 and East Midlands Airport.

The hotel has six conference rooms catering from 2 to 118 guests and all of the meeting rooms enjoy free Wi-Fi access, natural daylight, and views across the hotel garden and lawns. Our range of rooms ensures almost any type of event can be catered for, from small interviews to large-scale conferences or celebrations.

We understand the things that matter when holding an event and it is often the little things that can make a big difference to its success. We are flexible and professional and our Events Team will do everything they can to ensure your individual requirements are met.


What Our Guests Have To Say

"Just got back, from another 2-night break. Absolutely love this place, we got upgraded to a suite for free, the reception staff couldn’t do enough to help, ate in the restaurant one evening and the food was beautiful. Had breakfast on both days, there was always plenty of selection."


Sherrie Young

"After getting married here in September 2015, I have been back several times and always had a positive experience. The food is amazing and the service is fantastic. Would recommend for weddings, afternoon tea or for somewhere to have a meal."


Helen Schoppler

"Afternoon tea was amazing! The staff were friendly and helpful and the food was so nice and clearly homemade. The scones are the best I have ever tasted! A lovely Sunday afternoon treat."


Lidzi Adcock

Our Contact Details

Castle Donington Hotel
Tel: 01332 810 253
Email: reception@doningtonmanorhotel.co.uk

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