Discover The Hives

Private dining domes overlooking the charming Ampney Brook, in the heart of The Cotswolds

Eat out in style this spring with an unforgettable dining experience in your own luxurious dining dome. Our 3 beautiful Hives are perfect for special occasions, sitting alongside the magical Ampney Brook, enjoy al-fresco dining in the warmth of our domes for up to 6 guests.

Choose from a range of delicious lunch, afternoon tea and dinner menus which have been designed by an award-winning culinary team and are a perfect treat for this spring.

Hives Terms & Frequently Asked Questions

When are your Hives available?
The Hives are currently available to book Monday to Sunday in 2.5 hour time slots:
12:00 – 14:30 | 15:00 – 17:30 | 18:00 – 20:30 | 21:00 – 23:30

How much do they cost?
We have a minimum spend requirement of £25 per adult which includes VAT and can be met with food, drinks, and a discretionary 12.5% service charge.

How many Hives are available for private hire?
We have 3 Hives available in total.

How many guests does each Hive accommodate?
Your party will always have The Hive privately even if you are 2 people, and we can host up to a maximum of 6 people per Hive.

Is there a view from The Hive?
Yes, The Hives structures are from glass and you can see the picturesque Ampney brook from within them. You can also walk out of the dome onto the terrace and admire the view.

Can I bring decorations?
Our Hives have been expertly styled, therefore we kindly ask guests not to bring decorations with them.

Can I walk in and get one of  The Hives without a booking?
Due to a very high demand, The Hives are available to pre-book only.

Are The Hives heated/air-conditioned?
In the colder months, the domes do have heaters, but we still advise you to wear clothing to suit the weather. In the warmer months, they have a ‘window’ at the top to let fresh air in and you can also leave the door open if you wish.

Please note that on special occasion dates such as Christmas day, New Year's Eve, Valentine's Day and larger party bookings may differ from the above.

If you have any further questions, please get in touch with our reservations team by email indulge@crownampneybrook.co.uk