In the Western world we have very few words to describe the texture of food, while the Japanese have hundreds. Is it time to pay more attention to texture as being integral to taste and our enjoyment of food? Join food writer Sybil Kapoor (Sight Smell Touch Taste Sound), psychologist Charles Spence (Gastrophysics) and Kitchen Theory founder Jozef Youssef (Molecular Gastronomy at Home) for a delicious and thought-provoking lunch with BBC Radio 4’s Kitchen Cabinet sensory expert Barry Smith.

Lunch Menu **

Pickled Vegetables ‘tsukemono’

Vegetable Tempura
soy, honey & ginger dressing

Duck Five Ways
roast, croquette, crackling, mousse, jus

Vegetarian option
Vegetables Five Ways
roast, croquette, crisps, mousse, jus

Textures of Vanilla
pannacotta, jelly, tuille, sponge, ice cream

**Choose your menu option and inform us about dietary or special seating requirements when booking your tickets online or call our Box Office on 01242 850270. Please note that our dining seating plans are pre-allocated on the day by our events team and tables may be shared.


The Daffodil

The Daffodil is located on Suffolk Parade and a 5 minute walk from Montpellier Gardens.

*Fees & Booking Info

Our booking fee

CF Ticketing charges a fee per booking to reflect the costs of providing the service which include card processing costs (for both credit and debit cards) as well as staffing, developing and maintaining the booking software and postage

Our booking fees are as follows:

  • Online sales £2.00
  • Telephone sales £2.00
  • In person card sales £2.00
  • In person cash and card sales £2.00

We endeavour to keep our booking fees as low as possible and charge on a per booking basis rather than a per ticket basis to ensure this. We also endeavour to ensure that our booking fees are clear before any transaction is completed.

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