Ah, the design of “Downton Abbey” leaves us breathless all the time. The dresses, jewels, men’s suits and even the décor… And what about when those amazing dinner parties that usually happen in the Crawley family house? All the fans just start drooling when the servants parade around the house serving the eight-course meal. But we can help you achieve this effect in your own house. You don’t even have to live in a huge mansion or have servants; our tips will be enough to help you prepare the best dinner ever, according to the “Downton Abbey” style.
Learn how to folder napkins and how to set the table like you have been seeing in the series that premiered in 2008 and it’s now in its fourth season, using the fictional Downton Abbey as the stage of all important events. In reality, the house is called Highclere Castle and you can find it in Hampshire, in the United Kingdom, but in the story the magnificent castle located in Yorkshire belongs to the Earl of Grantham and the rest of the aristocratic Crawley family.
The series reports the events between the reign of George V and the beginning of the twentieth century, a time of great elegance and refinement. Two qualities you can have in your dining room with the help of our infographic! Just take a look at this list of tips and tricks with lots of accurate information according to the tradition of the Edwardian period and you will amaze your guests. It’s a gentleman’s word!