Food Photography of the NEW Lords of the Manor Menu

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

“Collaborating with Nikki was a seamless experience as she seemed to anticipate my needs enabling me to operate autonomously and effectively during the preparation process without requiring continuous oversight. This approach yielded positive results, resulting in the creation of exceptional food photography.”  

Charles Smith, Head Chef at Lords of the Manor

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Food Photography for Lords of the Manor

Recently I was commissioned for the fourth time to take imagery of the exquisite food at Lords of the Manor hotel. As the menus change as the years roll by, updating the imagery for their website and social media accounts is critical.

As before I set up a mini on site studio a few yards from the kitchens so we could photograph the food as it would look when it was served to guests. Incredibly fresh and looking like beautiful works of art.

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

The culinary genius behind these creations is Head Chef Charles Smith who you may well recognise from the Hairy Bikers episode in the Cotswolds. Scroll down to the end for the link.

The work Charles does behind the scenes in order that guests are served the most exceptional food in the most elegant of environments is above and beyond. Everything has to be perfect. Everything has to taste fresh and give the diner the most incredible taste sensations.

You eat with your eyes

They say that you eat with your eyes. An interesting turn of phrase but one that makes absolute sense. The visual element of food one could argue is as important as the taste. The food Charles and his team create for guests at Lords of the Manor are masterpieces in their own right.

The 2024 Menu

If your mouth isn’t watering by the end of this blog you can’t be human!

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Broccoli soup with stilton cream, garden chives and sourdough croutons.

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Wye Valley asparagus served with poached hens egg, truffle mayonnaise and a shaved radish salad.

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Ham hock terrine served with a piccalilli relish, pickled cucumber and a micro cress salad.

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Loch Duart smoked salmon served with a herb cream cheese, fresh capers, shallots and fresh lemon.

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Roasted fregola served with green olives, grilled and marinated vegetables, topped with roasted pine nuts and pecorino.

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Garden pea, spring onion, and mint risotto with king prawns, fresh lemon, olive oil, and pea tendrils.

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Cornish cod served with a tomato and espelette pepper sauce vierge and tender stem broccoli.

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Roasted corn fed chicken breast with polenta crouton, tender stem broccoli, brown butter caper sauce and both roasted potatoes and roasted carrots.

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

A side dish of cauliflower cheese – deeeeeelicious!

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Beef rump with a Yorkshire pudding and served with roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables, and a red wine gravy.

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Mixed salad leaves with a creamy dressing and garden chives.

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Bitter chocolate fondant served with a hazelnut praline and salted caramel ice cream.

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Eton Mess with a tropical fruit relish, mango sorbet, toasted coconut and lime.

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Lemon and vanilla cheesecake served with fresh raspberries and raspberry sorbet.

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Sticky toffee pudding served with clotted cream.

Cheltenham Food Photographer Nikki Kirk QGWP

Please get in touch to chat through your needs for food photography to provide you with this high level of imagery to enhance your business.

To book an Enquiry Call with me; please fill in this form, call me on 07711855845, or email me direct at hello@carleandmoss.com

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Hairy Bikers visit Lords of the Manor

The Hairy Bikers Visit Lords of the Manor Hotel

Watch the episode here:

https://www.sky.com/watch/title/series/d1cb088c-8d22-444d-bd09-dbf749a9f55a/the-hairy-bikers-go-local-d1cb088c-8d22-444d-bd09-dbf749a9f55a/episodes/season-1/episode-3

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