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Indulge yourself in an authentic taste of Northumberland at Matfen Hall, where exquisite dining experiences await within our country house hotel and 300 acres of picturesque parkland. For couples seeking a romantic interlude, friends searching for culinary adventures, or families looking to celebrate together, an overnight stay at our magnificent estate embraces the art of dining, offering some of the finest food in the region alongside an unparalleled setting.

Stay and Dine at Matfen Hall to experience:

  • Exquisite dining in our selection of restaurants, bars and lounges
  • Opulent overnight accommodation
  • The Retreat, our harmonious spa area
  • Championship-level golf facilities and Academy, complete with the latest Toptracer technology
  • Our beautiful estate and Northumberland
  • Cultural Newcastle upon Tyne a short drive away
  • Executive chauffeur transfer available from Newcastle Airport or Newcastle Central Station

For a truly indulgent stay that spoils you with three dining experiences over a two-night stay, click the link below and discover our Gourmet Break.




The eclectic culinary options at Matfen Hall – from a private dining experience overlooking the parkland to delightful dishes served beneath the stars – guarantee that there’s always something fresh to please your appetite.

Cloisters Restaurant

Indulge in Steak and Seafood classics in the atmospheric surroundings of our stylish dining destination. Complete with a unique glass-ceiling, this incredible space allows you to enjoy seasonal dishes amongst the stunning architecture of our courtyard.

Emerald Restaurant

Your 5 star culinary experience begins the moment you walk into the Emerald Restaurant, our fine dining restaurant. Greeted by an intricately decorated ceiling and views across the parkland, the surrounds perfectly complement the 6 course tasting menu.

The Orangery

The Orangery is a dedicated space for serving our freshly prepared quintessential Afternoon Tea. Accompanied by your choice of Newby Tea, or, as indulgence is on the menu, Laurent-Perrier Champagne, The Orangery provides a truly luxurious interlude to your stay.


Needham is the place to relax into conversations with friends and an elegant space to enjoy a relaxing lunch with loved ones. With views of Le Jardin Hollandaise and a grand oak bar, we invite you to elevate your lunch and experience a touch of bliss amongst the grandeur.

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