We are excited to announce that following the government’s announcement that hospitality venues can open outdoors from April 12th, Restaurant Hjem will be opening an al fresco pop-up wine bar in our back garden, giving guests a chance to enjoy a taste of Hjem, albeit in a more casual outdoor setting.
‘Hjem Vin’ will serve up a selection of small plates and paired wines in the open air – allowing you to make the most of the stunning countryside views as well as your new freedoms. There will be blankets, hot water bottles, fire pits and hand warmers available to mitigate any chilliness – but we encourage you to dress for April in Northumberland, and keep your fingers crossed for dry and sunny weather!
Elements of the menu will change weekly, as will our Sommelier Anna Frost’s wine selection. Alongside the wines we will also serve cocktails, soft drinks and juices. Meanwhile the new Hjem unfiltered lager, which we have developed and refined during lockdown with The Twice Brewed Brew House, will also be available.
Opening Hours & Weather
Hjem Vin will open Thursday to Sunday – starting on April 15th - with the exact schedule of opening being kept flexible to adapt to the weather that week. Opening hours for the week will be announced below and on social media each Monday at 10am with bookings going live on our webshop at 2pm.
Hjem Vin will run for three weeks only with the last day we are open outside being Bank Holiday Monday 3rd May (weather permitting).
We will monitor the week's weather forecast closely before announcing opening hours to avoid last minute cancellations. However, as Hjem Vin is an outdoor event, if the weather does turn inclement, we may be forced to cancel sittings at short notice. If your booking is cancelled, you will automatically be given priority booking for the following week or your deposit refunded. We ask for a contact phone number when reserving your table for last minute booking updates and cancellations.
Tables & Timeslots
Tables are available for 2, 4 or 6(max) with sittings taking place between 12-1pm, 2.30-3.30pm and 5.30-6.30pm. To allow for cleaning between sittings, we have staggered start times and ask you to arrive at the time of your chosen sitting.
The price listed for each table is based on a £25 per person refundable deposit. This deposit will act as a minimum spend and will be deducted from your final bill on departure. To reserve a table, select your table size below and then choose an available date and time slot from the drop down list.
We can accommodate parties of 3 or 5 if required. To book a table for 3, please reserve a table for 2 and purchase an additional guest add-on to accompany your table reservation. Similarly, for a table for 5, please reserve a table for 4 and purchase an additional guest add-on. We can offer a maximum of one additional guest per table booking. Due to covid restrictions, additional guests are not available for tables of 6.
Opening Hours (weather dependent):
Friday 30th April: 12 - 8.30pm
Saturday 1st May: 12 - 8.30pm
Sunday 2nd May: 12 - 8.30pm
Monday 1st May: 12 - 8.30pm