Set in the historic city of St Albans – just a stone’s throw from the famous cathedral – you’ll find St Michael’s Manor Hotel. A traditional-style country manor, St Michael’s is set in five acres of private gardens and boasts its own lake. Perfect for a weekend away, the hotel is also home to 30 uniquely decorated bedrooms, ranging from lavish suites to stylish garden wing rooms.
The jewel in the hotel’s crown is the Lake Restaurant, where guests can enjoy excellent service and great food throughout the day. Stop by in the morning and kick-start your day with breakfast. Select the Continental option and choose from a buffet of cereals, fruit, yoghurt and pastries or opt for an indulgent cooked breakfast.
The lunch and dinner menu provides a perfect selection of light bites – including sandwiches and salads – and hearty mains. Spiced pumpkin soup, seared turbot with pomme purée and venison boudin are a mere handful of the delicious starters on offer. The pork tenderloin with pork cheek and black pudding is an especially popular main dish, and the cauliflower and broccoli fritters served with a butternut velouté and pickled pumpkin provide a mouth-watering vegetarian option. It would be remiss, however, not to finish with the braised figs with pistachio cream and crystallised pistachio – served with vanilla ice cream it promises a unique and delicious finish to your meal.