Medieval Restaurants

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The Pepperer
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Medieval Restaurants

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In my time I have been to a few "medieval" themed restaurants, and at each one have been presented whith the usual horror story of mock-medieval fayre - You know; the roast chicken on a wooden trencher, accompanied by chips and as much ale as you can drink, deal.

Does anybody know of anywhere (excepting of course at specific re-enactor events etc.), where it has done properly, or at least with authentic ingredients?

If the past is indeed another country, why can't I go out for a good "medieval", in the same way I can go out for a good Indian or Chinese?

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Gareth has been known to do a medieval take-away service 'Banquet in a Box' which delivers a properly prepared medieval dinner to your door in a vast wicker hamper just before the guests turn up. Unfortunately no tim eto develop it into a bigger business than just the occasional commission. Had a lot of fun though introducing 'ordinary' folk to medieval cooking that way

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while looking for painted trenchers I just found this excellent site:

http://www.historicfood.com/events.htm

mouthwatering stuff!
http://www.katetiler.co.uk
http://www.companyofartisans.co.uk
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Post by Mark GRaves »

You want "Olde Hansa" in Tallin, Estonia.

See www.oldehansa.ee

Some of the dishes may seem a bit "touristyfied" when you read the menu, but the whole things works a treat.

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Looks just the ticket....where's me passport!

Thanks Mark.

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Paris is a bit closer

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Have a look at the Medieval Tavern in Paris (good food and music)

http://www.latavernemedievale.net/

Another one if you're travelling to France :

http://www.durandal.pagesrestos.com/

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Mark-what a brilliant place! Dishes for fasting days, loads of research gone in...I'm impressed!
http://www.blood.co.uk. You get biscuits and everything.
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