Mary Contini Literary Lunch at Greywalls Hotel & Chez Roux

Join us at Greywalls Hotel & Chez Roux on the 30th November 2017 for a special literary lunch with bestselling Author Mary Contini.


Heart-warming, moving and filled with laughter and love, Dear Alfonso is a wonderful celebration of food, family and friendship.

Mary Contini is the bestselling author of numerous books about Italian life and cooking, including Dear Francesca, Dear Olivia, Valvona & Crolla: A Year at an Italian Table and The Italian Sausage Bible. She also co-wrote the acclaimed Easy Peasy children’s cookery books with Pru Irvine and has appeared on numerous radio and TV programmes.

A second generation Italian, Mary grew up in Cockenzie, East Lothian, third oldest of a family of eight. She has been recognised by the Italian Government with the award of Cavaliere for services to Italy.


  • Arrival at 11am for tea and coffee
  • 11.30 Talk with Mary Contini
  • 12.30 Two Course Lunch with glass of wine


Tickets – £55 including tea, coffee on arrival, two course lunch, glass of wine and signed copy of Dear Alfonso.
Tickets – £5 including tea, coffee on arrival and talk only. Limited availability

Full prepayment required and non-refundable.

Email: to make your booking or call +44(0)1620 842144

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