Loves pop-up in Stratford upon Avon

Steve and Claire Love

If you have been missing Steve Love’s cuisine and Claire Love’s wine choices since they shut their Birmingham restaurant, then this announcement should be music to your ears.

The couple are hosting are hosting a special pop-up in their home town of Stratford upon Avon over the weekend of Friday 11th and Saturday 12th December. Taking over one of the iconic Shakespeare houses, Hall’s Croft to offer a simply stunning evening of fine food and wine and history.

Guests will be treated to a private tour and talk of the house finishing with a glass of English sparkling wine in the main hall. You will then be shown downstairs for a five course dinner with wines hosted by the Loves.

Hal's Croft Stratford upon Avon

The evening will start with the tour at 5.30pm and drinks at 6.30pm. Dinner will commence at 7pm and the evening is expected to conclude about 10pm.

Loves pop-up

Friday 11th December

Camel Valley White Pinot Noir, Cornwall, served in the Hall before dinner.

Cauliflower espuma, feta cheese
Cornish Hake fillet, sauce Vert
Greywacke Wild Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand
Braised Venison haunch, coddled egg, onion and artichoke veloute
Domaine Labranche Madiran, France
Gloucestershire pork, slow cooked cheek, jowl, crispy ear, spice apple
East Arm Pinot Noir, Tasmania
Passion fruit crème, almond biscotti
Vanilla Panacotta, chocolate barley, chocolate ganache, hazelnut, banana sorbet
Legacy of the Barossa PX, Australia

Saturday 12th December

Camel Valley White Pinot Noir, Cornwall,served in the Hall before dinner

Roasted squash espuma, goats cheese
Shropshire chicken wings, seaweed gnocchi, garlic cream
Grace Koshu, Japan
Crispy pig’s tail, pickled mussels
Prophets Rock Dry Riesling, Otago, New Zealand
Herefordshire beef, slow cooked beef cheek, smoked potato, carrot, kale
Domaine Rosedieu Carianne, Rhone, France
Passion fruit crème, almond biscotti
Damson cake, caramalised apple, white chocolate namelaka
Nuy Wyn Van Oosprong Red Muskatel, NV, South Africa

Tickets for each evening are £100 per person and include the private tour of the house, sparkling wine in the Hall, five course dinner with wines, mineral water, coffee and petit fours to finish.

By limiting the numbers to 30 guests per evening,  the Loves aim to offer an extremely intimate and exclusive event, which can be purchased by emailing Claire Love. 



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