Picnics

Opera Holland Park has a variety of refreshment options, including four picnic areas in which you can eat and relax in the beautiful surroundings before the opera performance and during the interval. There are four beautiful covered picnicking spaces to choose from: the Deck, The Dutch Garden Lounge, The Mezzanine or The Terrace.

Please note: if you are bringing your own picnic, you must pre-book a table. The theatre facilities are open from two hours before the performance for those who have pre-booked picnics tables.

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Picnic areas at Opera Holland Park

If you would like to bring your own picnic, we offer the opportunity for audiences to purchase picnic tables on site, either on the Deck, The Dutch Garden Lounge, The Mezzanine or The Terrace.

The Terrace

The Terrace is the covered marquee to the rear of the stage, through the archway and up the steps.

Terrace Table for up to 4: £23.00

The East Deck

Soak up the atmosphere of the theatre and and enjoy your picnic on the Deck to the east of the auditorium.

Deck Table for up to 4: £27.00

Deck Table for up to 6: £37.00

The Dutch Garden Lounge

This glass fronted lounge overlooks the celebrated Dutch Garden of Holland Park. Tables are available on selected Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only.

Dutch Garden Table for up to 6: £40.00

The Mezzanine

This contemporary venue is at the heart of the theatre and has a stunning view over the theatre and the park.

Mezzanine Table for up to 6: £50.00

 

Picnic packages at Opera Holland Park

Opera Holland Park offers a picnic pre-ordering service – perfect for those rushing straight from work or who simply prefer to let someone else do the hard work and arrive to a ready-made spread. Choose from a selection of  luxury picnic hampers put together by our preferred caterer, The Admirable Crichton. Sample menus can be found below:

Sample Menus for 2018

 

Picnic Hampers*

Honey and miso glazed chicken breast, walnut relish
Leek and stilton flamiche
Prawns, Camargue red rice, quinoa, butternut squash and almonds
Beetroot, carrots, oregano, date syrup dressing
Summer broccoli, rocket, baby spinach, lettuce hearts, and whole grain mustard dressing
Handmade artisan bread
Gooseberry fool
White chocolate dipped shortbread

Including environmentally-friendly tableware

Prices (includes picnic hamper and picnic table):

4 Guests: £190.00 + VAT
6 Guests: £280.00 + VAT

Vegetarian Picnic Hampers*

Basil, pine nut and freekeh roasted Portobello mushrooms
Leek and stilton flamiche
Camargue red rice, quinoa, butternut squash and almonds
Beetroot, carrots, oregano, date syrup dressing
Summer broccoli, rocket, baby spinach, lettuce hearts, and wholegrain mustard dressing
Handmade artisan bread
Gooseberry fool
White chocolate dipped shortbread

Including environmentally-friendly tableware

Prices (includes picnic hamper and picnic table):

4 Guests: £190.00 + VAT
6 Guests: £280.00 + VAT

Luxury Picnic Hampers*

Smoked Scottish salmon, lemon and capers
Rare roast beef, pickled roast onions, dijonnaise cream
Salt baked beetroot, carrot and leaf salad, raspberry dressing
New potatoes, asparagus, cucumber, peas, beans and tarragon
Handmade artisan bread
Selection of British cheeses
Passion fruit tart
Gooseberry fool, shortbread crumble
Handmade chocolates

Including environmentally-friendly tableware

Prices (includes picnic hamper and picnic table):

4 Guests: £220.00 + VAT
6 Guests: £320.00 + VAT

Luxury Vegetarian Picnic Hamper*

Leek and stilton flamiche
Baked peppers stuffed with feta, artichoke hearts, tomato, olives and pinenuts
Salt baked beetroot, carrot and leaf salad, raspberry dressing
New potatoes, asparagus, cucumber, peas, beans and tarragon
Handmade artisan bread
Selection of British cheeses
Passion fruit tart
Gooseberry fool, shortbread crumble
Handmade chocolates

Including environmentally-friendly tableware

Prices (includes picnic hamper and picnic table):

4 Guests: £220.00 + VAT
6 Guests: £320.00 + VAT

 

Wine included in Picnic Hampers

* Denotes picnic hampers that include wine in each picnic hamper.
4 person hampers include 1 bottle of Prosecco and 1 bottle of either red or white wine.
6 person hampers include 1 bottle of Prosecco and 1 bottle of either red or white wine.

 

 

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