In this country house hotel, Anouska Hempel has created the ultimate carte blanche; a beautiful, bleached oak-panelled dining room of linen, chalk and cream: the perfect backdrop for Aiden Byrne, a young chef who has already won his first Michelin star for brilliantly inventive cooking, and shares with Anouska Hempel a daring and a love of theatre. This dining room shows how traditional grand country house elegance can be brought up to date, with exceptional results.