Festival Restaurant

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Situated near the theatre, our hugely popular restaurant offers a different three-course menu for every opera. Choose to dine in our restored Coach House, or in a tented space overlooking the glorious Evenlode valley. Early booking is essential.

Bookers will be contacted closer to the season to confirm menu choices.

£55 per person

Die Walküre menu

Starters
Chicken liver paté, red onion marmalade & sourdough (gf on request)
Heritage tomato salad, buffalo mozzarella, basil, lemon & rapeseed oil (v) (gf)
Grilled mackerel, new potato & shaved fennel salad, caper & dill dressing (gf)

Mains
Slow cooked beef, herb boulangere potatoes, French beans & salsa verde (gf)
Pan fried hake, tamarind, tomato & potato broth (gf)
Herb gnocchi, confit garlic, grilled courgettes & shaved parmesan (v)

Desserts
Charred pineapple, meringues & honey mascarpone (gf)
Treacle tart & clotted cream British trifle pots
Great Rollright cheese, biscuits & chutney

Così fan tutte menu

Starters
Smoked salmon terrine, cucumber raita (gf)
Crispy pork & fennel seed croquette, apple & celeriac coleslaw
Fresh pea & parmesan tart, crispy green salad & lemon & honey dressing (v)

Mains
Herb stuffed chicken leg ballotine, fondant potato, buttered summer cabbage, crispy skin & jus
Pan fried sea trout, new potatoes & creamed leeks (gf)
Coal smoked aubergine curry, lemon & herb wild rice & naan bread (vg) (gf)

Desserts
Crème brulee (gf) Chocolate tart, salted caramel peanuts & whipped cream
English strawberries & greek yoghurt pot, shortbread crumb (gf without crumb)
Cornish blue cheese, biscuits & chutney

The Return of Ulysses menu

Starters
Pork, chicken & pink peppercorn terrine, smoked apple chutney & sourdough (gf on request)
Signature prawn cocktail (gf)
Roasted aubergine, bulgar wheat, pine nuts, black garlic & yoghurt dressing (vg) (gf)

Mains
10-hour slow roasted shoulder of lamb, crushed potatoes, minted peas & lamb jus (gf)
Pollock fishcake, spinach, caper & butter sauce
Ricotta & spinach cannelloni, with a tomato & basil sauce (v)

Desserts
Lemon tart with fresh raspberries
Baked chocolate ganache & praline (gf)
Hazelnut parfait with poached pears (gf)
Montgomery’s cheddar cheese, biscuits & chutney

The Cunning Little Vixen menu

Starters
Ham hock salad & French beans, shaved radish, pea shoots, soft boiled egg & sherry vinegar dressing (gf)
Smoked haddock smokie
Feta, basil & sun-dried tomato roulade, spiced apple chutney (v)

Mains
Free range pork chop, cider & butterbean cassoulet (gf)
Pan fried salmon, new potatoes, tenderstem broccoli & sauce vierge (gf)
Charred cauliflower, cauliflower puree, toasted hazelnuts & chimichurri sauce (vg) (gf)

Desserts
Vanilla cheesecake with summer fruit compote Chocolate meringue cake (gf)
Banoffee pots
Wiltshire Loaf cheese, biscuits & chutney

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