Mercure Banbury Whately Hall Hotel

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The Mercure Banbury Whately Hall Hotel is a beautiful 3 Star hotel perfect for Murder Mystery breaks. The hotel is a 17th century character building based in the Oxfordshire countryside. With picturesque gardens and 69 unique and original rooms this is the perfect location for exploring the Cotswolds, Oxford and Stratford-upon-Avon surroundings.

Guest bedrooms at the Mercure Whately Hall Hotel are tastefully decorated. All rooms include an en-suite bathroom, flat screen TV with Freeview, Free WiFi and tea and coffee facilities, a perfect retreat after an action-packed murder mystery evening.

Guests will receive a delicious 3 course evening meal plus and tea and coffee whilst the murder mystery takes place in one of the hotels elegant function rooms. Murder Mystery guests can explore the surrounding areas and attractions such as; Oxfordshire, Blenheim Palace and the historic city of Oxford. Plus Warwick Castle and Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare is only 25 minutes away.

See below details for more information.

Hotel Address

17-19 Horse Fair
OX16 0AN

0121 3186348
[email protected]

Menu Choices 2022

  • Tomato & Basil Soup with a Sourdough Slice (V)
  • Smooth Chicken Liver Parfait with Onion Marmalade & Toasted Brioche
  • Prawn & Crayfish Cocktail
  • Cod in a White Wine Creamy Sauce
  • Supreme of Chicken in a Tarragon Jus
  • Roasted Vegetable Risotto (V)
  • All Served with Seasonal Vegetables & Roast Potatoes
  • Hot Chocolate Fondant with Warm Cherries & Clotted Cream
  • Tangy Lemon Tart with Berries & Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Vanilla Cheesecake with Berry Compote

Menu Choices 2023

  • Cauliflower Veloute - Curried oil
  • Ham hock terrine - Piccalilli, sourdough toast, micro salad
  • Cod, bacon & brie fish cake - Chunky tartar sauce
  • Pan-fried chicken supreme - Port & cranberry jus
  • Grilled Loch Duart salmon fillet - Fennel, dill & prawn ragout
  • Spinach & ricotta ravioli - Pumpkin puree
  • All mains are served with potato gratin & seasonal vegetables
  • Black forest gateaux - Kirsch & plum reduction
  • Warm pear & almond frangipane tart - Cherry brandy compote, white chocolate ice cream
  • Caramelised biscuit cheesecake - Raspberry mascarpone
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