There are 9 gardens to explore and it seems like quite a good idea to make the best of the place by going for lunch and taking in the grounds, rather than when it is dark and twice the price. There are videos here that show quite how beautiful it is.
There will be 10 of us and a smattering of children about which the reservation staff were very relaxed. I'm possibly more excited about this trip than I am our Summer holiday!
Where in the world would you go for a really special meal if money and location were no object?