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Wine, dine and unwind in style at our exclusive residents restaurant

Head down to our village exclusive restaurant to enjoy fresh, local produce and a modern twist on classic dishes. Whether you’re meeting friends or catching up with family, The Fable offers the very best of restaurant fine and casual dining, just minutes from your front door!

Fresh, seasonal flavours

Enjoy a unique twist on classic dishes, or find your new favourite!

Shenfield Village is the proud home of The Fable, a refined dining experience reserved exclusively for our owners and their guests.

Whether you’re looking for classic favourites or keen to try something new, The Fable delivers restaurant fine dining and casual dining in a stylish, relaxed environment. From breakfast to afternoon tea, or even post-dinner cocktails, our exclusive residents restaurant is the perfect setting to meet with friends and family.

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Deliciousness, all day…

Here at Shenfield Village, luxury begins at dawn! Get your day off to a great start with our freshly prepared breakfasts, sourced from local ingredients.

Open to Shenfield Village owners, their families and friends, there’s always a warm welcome at The Fable. You’re free to treat visiting family to a tasty lunch, or enjoy the luxury of our afternoon tea.

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…and into the evening

After dark, our exclusive residents restaurant offers an opportunity to meet with friends over dinner, try a new cocktail (or two!) and enjoy our restaurant fine dining experience.

Relaxing in a stylish, modern environment, you’ll be treated to the best seasonal, local produce prepared by Head Chef Aaron Strothard and his team. Located right here on site, The Fable is proud to offer this unrivalled culinary experience exclusively for Shenfield Village owners and their guests.

Book a visit to our village in Shenfield

Book a visit today to explore the huge range of facilities at our exclusive retirement village. Our team is on hand to show you all that Santhem Residences has to offer.

Private dining at The Fable

When it comes to birthdays, anniversaries and special occasions, there’s no better place to celebrate! The Fable offers stylish restaurant fine dining for residents and their guests, in our exclusive residents restaurant.

We’re happy to help craft a bespoke menu, designed by our Head Chef, and ensure all dietary needs are met. Plus, our stylishly designed bar offers an outstanding wine list and cocktail menu, to ensure you celebrate in style.

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Meet our Head Chef

Head Chef Aaron Strothard has always had a passion for producing exceptional menus. Thanks to his extensive training in the UK and Greece, Aaron’s a passionate cook with a flair for taking classic dishes up a notch.

Aaron’s carefully crafted a menu that packs great flavours into both familiar dishes and your soon-to-be new favourites. And with local and sustainable products at its core, The Fable menu changes monthly to reflect the best in fresh, seasonal produce.