Food & Drinks


Dining at the 1878 is an integral part of the member experience. With our executive chef, Eunice Power, we devise menus that work for our members and their guests for every show night.






Poached Rhubarb and Whipped Cream


Cashel Blue, Hegarty’s Cheddar, Cooleney Camembert, Poached Pear, Chutney and Cheese Biscuits

House Wines

Sangiovese | Andantino ‘16/‘17

Emilia Romagna, Italy
A light, smooth, fresh notes of black cherry, star anise and pepper.

Grenache Blanc | Le Bosq ‘16/‘17

Languedoc, France
Delicate citrus and passion fruit flavours with floral notes and a lively, dry finish.

Rosé Grenache, Syrah | Rosé de la Chevaliere Domaine Laroche ‘15/‘16

Béziers, France
Delicate fruitiness on the palate, combined with a lively acidity.

Crisp & Aromatic Whites

Chenin Blanc, Viognier, Semillon | Mooiplas The Peach ‘17/‘18

Stellenbosch, South Africa
A medium bodied with a good length and a lingering aftertaste of honey and peaches on the palate.

Pinot Grigio | Colle De Principe ‘15/‘16

Veneto, Italy
Light, crisp with sweet apple and pear aromas on the nose and a velvety well-balanced texture.

Pouilly Fumé | Les Chants De Cris ‘17

Loire, France
Dry, crisp and rich mineral palate with citrus and gooseberry flavours. A complex and balanced wine.

Smooth & Fruity Reds

Merlot | Mooiplaas The Coco ‘15/‘16

Stellenbosch, South Africa
An elegant wine with silky tannins and layers of intense aromas. Soft, plummy fruits with mocha/dark chocolate flavours and a gentle spice on the palate.

Aragonez, Trincadero, Alicante | Marques De Borba ‘16/‘17

Alentejo, Portugal
A fruity wine, ripe, fresh berry fruits with some firm tannins and easygoing acidity. This rich and chocolatey red is one for lovers of Douro.

Tempranillo | Muriel Rioja Reserva ‘11/‘12

Rioja, Spain
Complex and full bodied with notes of black fruits, sweet spices cedar and sandalwood.

Full bodied, warming reds

Pinot Noir | Old Coach Road ‘16/‘17

Nelson, New Zealand
Ripe summer berry fruit characters and fine earthy notes. Velvety tannins together with thyme notes complement well integrated oak on the palate. This wine has a long flavoursome finish.

Pinot Noir | Comte De Lupe Bourgogne ‘12/‘13

Burgundy, France
A rich garnet red colour. Lovely fruitiness on the nose and on the palate, it is well balanced and mineral.

Cabernets/Merlot | Château St Louis Estephe ‘11/‘12

Bordeaux, France
This wine is characterised by a lovely bouquet, with light and soft tannins.

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