Dietary information

We use a food-labelling system on the menus in our eateries. This provides dietary information about the main ingredients of our food.

If you have questions about the ingredients of a meal or product, please speak with a member of staff.

Bistro menu

In addition to the dishes listed there are daily specials.


Starters Description Dietary information Price
Soup of the day Freshly made with seasonal vegetables and served with bread and butter Suitable for vegans, gluten-free £3.50
Pea and salmon soup Delicate pea soup with salmon flakes, served with bread and butter Dairy-free, gluten-free £3.75
Caprese salad Classic Tomato and Mozzarella Salad with Basil Pesto Vinaigrette Suitable for vegetarians, gluten-free £4.50
Chicken croquettes Delicious and creamy chicken croquettes with the crisp breadcrumb coating Contains meat prepared using Halal methods £4.50
Onion chutney and goat’s cheese tartlet Oven baked tartlet filled with caramelised onion chutney and goat’s cheese Suitable for vegetarians £4.90
Salmon ceviche Lime and herbs marinated salmon ceviche Dairy-free, gluten-free £4.95

Main courses

Available main courses change daily. Choose from today's menu in the restaurant, which includes some of the following meals.

Main courses Description Dietary information Price
Duck confit with hoisin sauce Slow-cooked duck leg served with Basmati rice Dairy-free £7.45
Sea bass in salsa verde Oven cooked seabass fillet with a rich garlic, herbs and white wine sauce Dairy-free, gluten-free £9.20
Scottish salmon supreme Roasted supreme of salmon with Tapenade and Sundried Tomato sauce Dairy-free, gluten-free £9.20
Duck noodles Stir fried duck egg noodles in flavoursome black bean sauce Dairy-free £7.15
Prawn noodles Rice noodles with prawns in aromatic lime and coconut sauce Dairy-free £7.15
Stir fry vegetable noodles Udon Noodles with stir fried mixed vegetables with soya and sesame flavouring Suitable for vegans, dairy-free £7.15
Mushroom risotto Creamy and earthy wild mushroom risotto Suitable for vegetarians, gluten-free £7.45
Vegetarian curry Mixed vegetables curry served with fragrant Basmati rice Suitable for vegans, gluten-free £7.15


Extras Price
Chipotles adobados (spicy pickled Chipotle chillies) £1.50
Sriracha sauce (spicy) £0.75
Guacamole sauce with corn tortilla chips £1.50

Side orders

Sides orders Price
Basmati rice £1.50
Vegetables £1.50
New potatoes £1.50
French fries £1.50
Side salad £1.50


Our selection of desserts changes several times a week. Please see the menu in Wessex Restaurant for today's choices.

Soft drinks

Soft drinks Description Price
Coca-Cola/Diet Coke 330 ml Served in the iconic glass bottle £1.80
Belvoir Fruit Farms 250 ml Lime and lemongrass, elderflower, pomegranate and raspberry, lemonade £1.80
J2O Juices 330 ml Apple and mango, orange and passion fruit, apple and raspberry £2.00
Glass of juice 200ml Glass of apple or orange juice £1.40
Somerset Whitehole mineral water 330ml Still or sparkling £1.40
Somerset Whitehole mineral water 750ml Still or sparkling £2.50

White wine

Wines Description Volume 125ml 175ml Bottle
Ayrum Blanco Albali (Verdejo, Valdepeñas) Aromatic and floral notes with citrus and green apple palate 12% £2.95 £3.75 £13.50
Paso Ancho (Sauvignon Blanc) Fresh, crisp bursting with apple and citrus fruit flavours and a hint of melon 12.5% £3.20 £4.10 £14.50

Red wine

Wines Description Volume 125ml 175ml Bottle
Sierra Grande (Pinot Noir) A delicate and elegant Pinot Noir showing ripe fruit flavours of plums and wild strawberries, balanced with subtle smoky notes, and a delicious, lingering finish 14% £3.20 £4.10 £14.50
Castelbello Red (Merlot, Veneto) Made from Merlot grown in the Veneto region of north-east of Italy; shows some cherry and bramble fruit on a soft, light finish 12% £2.95 £3.75 £13.50

Bottled beer and cider

Beers and cider Price
Peroni Nastro Azzurro 330 ml £3.35
Corona 330 ml £3.35
Bath Ales Barnsey 500 ml £4.10
Bath Ales Gem 500 ml £4.10
Bath Ales Golden Hare 500 ml £4.10
Bulmers cider 500 ml £4.10


Drink Price
Espresso £1.50
Double espresso £1.80
Flat white £1.90
Macchiato £1.60
Double macchiato £1.90
Americano £1.60
Latte £1.80
Cappuccino £1.80
Mocha (white or dark chocolate) £1.90
Hot chocolate £2.00
Extras Price
Marshmallows £0.60
Syrup £0.60
Whipped cream £0.60
Extra shot of coffee £0.60


Suki Fairtrade and organic teas.

Tea Price
Fairtrade English breakfast tea £2.10
Red berry £2.10
Earl Grey and blue flower £2.10
Peppermint £2.10
Green tea and sencha £2.10
Camomile £2.10
Rooibos £2.10

Christmas lunch

The Christmas lunch menu is available from 5 - 22 December 2016, from noon – 2:30pm. Choose from two courses for £15.00 or three courses for £18.00. Both include festive decorations, cracker, mince pie, tea and coffee.

Christmas dinner

Christmas dinner is available from 5 - 22 December 2016, for a minimum of 15 people. The menu is three courses and includes festive decorations, cracker, mince pie, tea, coffee and a glass of Prosecco on arrival.


Starter Dietary information
Festive soup of the day Suitable for vegetarians, gluten-free
Salmon and lemon terrine Gluten-free
Beetroot chutney and goat's cheese tart Suitable for vegetarians


Main Dietary information
Traditional turkey roast served with gravy, chipolata sausage wrapped in pancetta, onion & sage pork stuffing and cranberry sauce
Supreme of cod with leek and black garlic sauce Gluten-free, dairy-free
Vegan Christmas roast with romesco sauce Suitable for vegans


Dessert Dietary information
Christmas pudding served with brandy sauce Suitable for vegans
Vanilla panna cotta with berries coulis Gluten-free, suitable for vegetarians
Warm winter fruits and coconut Suitable for vegetarians
West country artisan cheeses with homemade chutney and thin crackers Suitable for vegetarians

Terms and conditions:

  • Christmas lunch or dinner is available only by reservations through
  • If you are organising a dinner or lunch for six or more people, please place your food orders with us using this form
  • Please return completed forms two days before a lunch booking or seven days before a dinner booking
  • If ordering lunch for five people or less, please send us food and drink orders five working days before the reservation date. You must also tell us then about any dietary requirements
  • We will ask for full payment five working days before the event date for customers paying by cash or card
  • The organiser of a party for 15 people or more will receive a £20.00 voucher to spend in Wessex Restaurant in January and February 2017
  • If you cancel with less than five working days’ notice a 100% cancellation charge will apply
  • Customers paying with a departmental charge code must provide the code when booking
  • We reserve the right to charge a 25% cancellation fee to customers paying with a departmental charge code if you cancel part of or the whole booking with less than a weeks’ notice. We will take a 100% cancellation fee if cancelled in less than 48 hours
  • For more information call 01225 38505