Social Events

July 20th, 2022 - Summer Lunch at Powder Mills Hotel

This year we are having a change of venue and a change of season for our lunch. We are going to have a summer lunch at Powdermills Hotel, Powdermill Lane, Battle, East Sussex TN33 0SP.

This privately owned Georgian Country House Hotel is set in 150 acres of English countryside adjoining the 1066 battlefields and close to the historic town of Battle.

We will be eating in the Orangery Restaurant, which can seat up to 80 people. Please arrive at 12.15 p.m., and lunch will be served at 1 p.m. Please notify us on your reply slip if you have any special dietary requirements.

Please make your selections from the menu below, and return your application form as soon as possible. The seating arrangement will 8 to 10 to a table, so please indicate any preferences you may have.


  • Courgette & Basil Soup with Chilli Oil (SOUP)
  • Jersey Royal & Smoked Quail Egg Salad (SALAD)
  • Ham Hock Terrine, Smoked Beetroot Puree & Spring Onion Bread (TERRINE)
  • Cured & Fired Mackerel & Crab Mousse (MOUSSE)

Main Courses:

  • Corn Fed Breast of Chicken filled with Oregano Stuffing, Confit Potato, Carrot Puree & Thyme Jus (CHICKEN)
  • Lamb Rump, Wild Garlic Bon Bon, Goat Curd & Summer Salad & Rosemary Jus (LAMB)
  • Roasted Sea Bass, Crayfish & Broad Bean Ragout & Lemon Balm Dressing (BASS)
  • Herb Gnocchi with Roasted Globe Artichoke Salad (v) (GNOCCHI)


  • Strawberry Mousse & Basil Sorbet (SORBET)
  • Lemon & Raspberry Trifle (TRIFLE)
  • White Chocolate & Elderflower Parfait & Mint Syrup (PARFAIT)

The cost for Members is £20 with Guests at £30, which includes a three-course meal, tea/coffee & tips.

Please confirm your attendance by 08/06/22. If you require an acknowledgement, please include an email address on the reply slip or enclose a SAE. Cheques will be presented on or after June payday.

N.B. Final numbers will be confirmed on 06/07/22 after which, we are unable to provide any refunds.