Father’s Day 2022

“Dads are most ordinary men, turned into heroes!”

Showing appreciation for those you love and connecting with family is more important than ever. Father’s Day presents the opportunity to celebrate the dads, fathers-in-law, granddads, husbands, and all the other father figures in our lives.

This year, Father’s Day falls on the 19th of June. At Colwick Hall, we want to share what we’re doing to celebrate this special day.

Why do we celebrate Father’s Day?

First things first, it’s important to understand why we celebrate Father’s Day. Believe it or not, Mother’s Day had a hand in the creation of Father’s Day, though the history is not exactly a straightforward one.

In 1909, an American woman named Sonora Louise Smart proposed a similar day for fathers to several local clergymen after hearing a speech in church about Mother’s Day. Sonora was raised by her father after her mother passed away in childbirth with her sixth child. She felt that paternal figures deserved similar recognition. Thus, June 19th 1909 is recognised as the first unofficial Father’s Day.

Over half a decade later, US President Lyndon B. Johnson decided that every third Sunday in June should be Father’s Day. Today, families across the world continue to celebrate the special men in their lives on this day.

How we’re celebrating Father’s Day

At this point, you’ve probably ticked off many tried and tested Father’s Day plans, some even more than once. So why not do something extra special this June and honour your old man in Colwick Hall style?

The best gift you can give the man you love most is a meal as special as he is. Nothing beats a delicious sit down lunch and some good old-fashioned conversation.

sunday lunch

Our professional chefs at Byron’s Brasserie have carefully crafted the ultimate menu, which includes something for everyone. Whether he’s a meat and potatoes kind of guy or has a hankering for seafood, we’ve got you covered.

For just £23.95, you can indulge in two courses. If you’re struggling to decide whether a starter or dessert will go best with your main, however, you can always get both. For £26.95, you can enjoy our three-course menu. What’s more, children under 11 can have two courses for just £14.95.

Plus, all of our meals are prepared using locally sourced seasonal ingredients to bring you the best taste and get your taste buds dancing with delight.

The Nottinghamshire countryside also offers the perfect escape for your old man to relive his heydays. Get out on the green and take a stroll around sixty acres of parkland. Admire the architectural beauty of the house that was once home to Lord Byron and explore the network of eight different lakes, a marina and a ruined church.

We guarantee that your father will have an unforgettable experience. You’ll secure a place in his good books until next year! We only get one chance a year to truly honour the men in our lives. To make this year one to remember, book a table or download our menu today.

Get in touch to learn more about our events. We look forward to chatting with you soon!

Dessert served in a bowl on a wooden table

When?

Sunday 19th June 2022

What time?

Lunch between 12.00pm to 2.30pm

Where?

Byron’s Brasserie

Menu

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Menu

Starters

White onion & parmesan soup

Brussels pate with onion marmalade and olive crostini

Warm goat’s cheese & beetroot tart with seasonal salad

Mains

Roast medium rare rump of beef & Yorkshire pudding*

Roast loin of pork set on a pork, apple & leek stuffing*

Roast breast of chicken with a sausage & bacon beignet & bread sauce*

*All the above are served with seasonal vegetables, roasted potatoes & creamed potato with rich gravy*

Pan fried salmon served with purple potatoes, asparagus, and rocket pesto

Spiced sweet potato roulade with roast potatoes, roasted root vegetables, and tomato fondue

Dessert

Vanilla cheesecake with summer berry compote

Sticky toffee pudding with caramac sauce & vanilla ice cream

Chocolate marquise with textured raspberries & raspberry sorbet

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