When: On 01 September 2017, 19:00 - 23:00
Location: HMS Victory
Categories: Special Events , Heritage


Love Rum? Want to dine on the most famous warship in the world? Brand new this year is our Rum Festival dinner on Friday 1st September 2017.

A fantastic evening onboard HMS Victory which will be an experience to remember. Guests will be introduced to hand selected rums to suit the occasion and be given a tour of Vice Admiral Lord Nelson’s flagship, interspersed with the rum tastings. Here they will learn about the history of the ship, the heritage of the rum and the Royal Navy’s unique connection to the liquor along with exploring different flavour appreciation. Afterwards, dinner will be served on the Lower Gun Deck of HMS Victory and be treated to musical entertainment. There will be a strictly limited number of places available for this very special event. Register your interest in the form below.

Looking for a unique gift experience? Why not purchase this exclusive ticket as a surprise gift for someone special. Save the day and reserve one of the limited places for a very special rum-inspired evening on board HMS Victory. 

Event Schedule
7pm Arrival and reception drinks
7.20pm Welcome and introduction to the evening
7.30pm Tour of the HMS Victory including rum tasting experience
9pm Guests take their seats on the Lower Gun Deck
9.15pm Dinner is served
11pm Carriages.

Dress code: Black tie or ladies’ equivalent.
(Please note no stilettos are permitted, additional it is advisable to dress sensibly for the autumnal temperatures on-board a historical ship)

Provisional Menu
Smoked Mackerel from the Vanilla Smokey with Orange Poached Rhubarb, Chicory & Crispy Capers
Spiced Baby Aubergines, Tomato Textures, Spring Onions, Pine Nuts & Coriander Vierge

Hand baked bread rolls

Braised Beef Blade with Horseradish & Parsley Mash, Beetroot Jus, Candied Shallots & Green Beans
Chickpea & Chive Polenta Gateau with Lyburn’s Nettle & Garlic Cheddar Roasted Courgettes, Moroccan Tomato Ketchup & Chermouloa Sauce

Sticky Banana Pudding with Rum & Raisin Ice Cream

Tea & Coffee



Exclusive Rum Experience