Ovation, Mayflower Restaurant
Ovation Restaurant - The Show Before the Show!

We will get you to the show on time!

Welcome to Ovation Restaurant at Mayflower Theatre. Our multi-award winning restaurant on the third floor within the theatre is open for pre-show theatre lunches and dining. If you wish you can return to the restaurant in the interval to enjoy your dessert and coffee, or finish your bottle of wine (applies to Dinner Menu only). It is also ideal for business lunches and celebrating special occasions. Relax, unwind and enjoy classic flavours with a modern twist. Tempted? See our menus.

Book online   

Tel: 02380 711833.

 

 

Ovation, Mayflower Restaurant

Ovation, Mayflower Restaurant

GOvation, Mayflower Restaurant

Ovation, Mayflower Restaurant

Ovation, Mayflower Restaurant

Ovation, Mayflower Restaurant

Ovation Restaurant are proud to source our produce from the following local suppliers:

View the full Terms & Conditions for room hire, conference and hospitality packages, show packages and group restaurant bookings here.

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Book a table

Tel: 02380 711833

View our menus

Click here to view our Dinner Menu being served during Peter Pan - An Awfully Big Musical Adventure! (16-17 August)


Click here  to view our special Dinner Menu being served during Avenue Q (27-31 August)

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Avenue Q Dinner Menu

 SPECIAL OFFER FOR ALL CUSTOMERS DINING DURING AVENUE Q
3 courses for the price of 2 - only £24.95

Starters

Homemade soup of the day (v)

Salmon gravlax
mustard sauce, gin syrup, watercress and croutons

Chicken liver parfait
gherkins, shallot jam and Melba toast

Mozzarella bruschetta
broad beans & garden peas, pickled radishes, chilli jam, balsamic reduction (v)

 

Main Courses

Slow cooked pork belly
sage butter, swede and turnip hash, jus

Free-range chicken breast
chervil gel, crushed peas, smoked garlic & chive mash, jus

Seared seabass fillet
pak choi, chilli & ginger dressing, sesame soba noodles, miso broth

30 day aged ribeye steak
peppercorn sauce, bacon & spinach, chunky chips + £5.00

Fresh tagliatelle
asparagus, I.O.W tomatoes, basil, cheese crumb (v)

Cauliflower pancake
salsa Verdi, shallot jam, rocket (v)

Ensemble +£3.25

Chunky chips
New potatoes
Seasonal vegetables
Side salad
 

Desserts

Lemon tart
lemon curd, crushed amaretti, Chantilly cream

Eton mess

Chocolate parfait
honeycomb, raspberry jam, vanilla poached peach

Selection of ice creams and sorbets

Ovation cheeseboard + £1.50
chutney, cheese biscuits, grapes and celery

£ incurs a supplement
 

All of our dishes are locally sourced where possible, and freshly cooked to order. 
We are very happy to accommodate any special dietary requirements, or if you
require an alternative dish, we will endeavor to meet your needs. 

Please be aware some of our dishes may contain nuts.
Allergen information available – please ask.
(v) – suitable for vegetarians.

Gratuities are at your discretion. An optional 10% service charge will be added for tables of 8+.


Click here for printable version of this menu


The following menus will be served from 20 August to 14 September:

Seasonal Lunch Menu

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Seasonal Lunch Menu

 2 course lunch (starter & main from below), including hot drink   £21.95

Starters

Homemade soup with house baked bread (v)

Salt & pepper squid
lemon mayo

Pork shoulder terrine
gherkins, shallot jam and croutons

Mozzarella bruschetta
broad beans & garden peas, pickled radishes, chilli jam balsamic reduction (v)

 

Main Courses

Ovation Dish of the Day

Fish and chips
crushed peas, tartare sauce

Lemon & pepper chicken
new potatoes, parsley sauce, greens

Ovation beef burger
chips and summer salad

Fresh tagliatelle
asparagus, I.O.W tomatoes, basil, cheese crumb (v)

Vegetable chilli
sour cream, guacamole, tortilla chips (v)

Ensemble +£3.25

Chunky chips
New potatoes
Seasonal vegetables
Side salad
 

Desserts

Peach cobbler
vanilla ice cream

Eton mess

Selection of ice creams and sorbets

Ovation cheeseboard + £1.50
chutney, cheese biscuits, grapes and celery

£ incurs a supplement
 

All of our dishes are locally sourced where possible, and freshly cooked to order. 
We are very happy to accommodate any special dietary requirements, or if you
require an alternative dish, we will endeavor to meet your needs. 

Please be aware some of our dishes may contain nuts.
Allergen information available – please ask.
(v) – suitable for vegetarians.

Gratuities are at your discretion. An optional 10% service charge will be added for tables of 8+.


Click here for printable version of this menu

Seasonal Dinner Menu

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Seasonal Dinner Menu

 2 courses £24.95   |   3 courses £29.95

 

Starters

Homemade soup of the day (v)

Salmon gravlax
mustard sauce, gin syrup, watercress and croutons

Chicken liver parfait
gherkins, shallot jam and Melba toast

Mozzarella bruschetta
broad beans & garden peas, pickled radishes, chilli jam balsamic reduction (v)

 

Main Courses

Slow cooked pork belly
sage butter, swede and turnip hash, jus

Free-range chicken breast
chervil gel, crushed peas, smoked garlic & chive mash

30 day aged ribeye steak
peppercorn sauce, bacon & spinach, chunky chips + £5.00

Seared seabass fillet
pak choi, chilli & ginger dressing, sesame soba noodles, miso broth

Fresh tagliatelle
asparagus, I.O.W tomatoes, basil, cheese crumb (v)

Cauliflower pancake
salsa verdi, shallot jam, rocket (v)

Ensemble +£3.25

Chunky chips
New potatoes
Seasonal vegetables
Side salad

 

Desserts

Lemon tart
lemon curd, crushed amaretto, Chantilly cream

Eton mess

Chocolate parfait
honeycomb, raspberry jam, poached vanilla peach

Ovation cheeseboard
chutney, cheese biscuits, grapes and celery + £1.50

Selection of ice creams and sorbets

 

£ incurs a supplement

During the interval, your table will be reserved for you.
Enjoy desserts, drinks or coffees - please let your waiter know what you would like before paying your bill.

All of our dishes are locally sourced where possible, and freshly cooked to order. 
We are very happy to accommodate any special dietary requirements, or if you
require an alternative dish, we will endeavor to meet your needs. 

Please be aware some of our dishes may contain nuts.
Allergen information available – please ask.
(v) – suitable for vegetarians.

Gratuities are at your discretion. An optional 10% service charge will be added for tables of 8+.


Click here for printable version of this menu

Seasonal Children's Menu

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Seasonal Children's Menu

(suitable for under 12's)

2 courses £7.95   |   Little Person (under 5) 2 courses £5.95

Starters/Side Order - £1.50

Garlic bread (v)
Mozzarella sticks (v)

Main Courses

Homemade chicken nuggets
with chips and baked beans

Pork sausages
with mashed potato, peas and gravy

Fish goujons
with chips and peas

Penne pasta
with tomato sauce and garlic bread (v)

Please ask if you would like a different vegetable or potato with your meal

 

Desserts

Eton Mess

Chocolate cake with vanilla ice cream

Two scoops of ice creams with chocolate sauce

 

All of our dishes are locally sourced where possible, and freshly cooked to order. 
We are very happy to accommodate any special dietary requirements, or if you
require an alternative dish, we will endeavor to meet your needs. 

Please be aware some of our dishes may contain nuts.
Allergen information available – please ask.
(v) – suitable for vegetarians.

Gratuities are at your discretion. An optional 10% service charge will be added for tables of 8+.


Click here for printable version of this menu

Seasonal Hospitality Menu

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Seasonal Hospitality Menu

2 courses £24.95   |   3 courses £29.95

Starters

Homemade soup of the day (v)

Salmon gravlax
mustard sauce, gin syrup, watercress and croutons

Chicken liver parfait
gherkins, shallot jam and Melba toast

 

Main Courses

Slow cooked pork belly
sage butter, swede and turnip hash, jus

Seared seabass fillet
pak choi, chilli & ginger dressing, sesame soba noodles, miso broth

Fresh tagliatelle
asparagus, I.O.W tomatoes, basil, cheese crumb (v)
 

Desserts

Eton mess

Chocolate parfait
honeycomb, raspberry jam, poached vanilla peach

Ovation cheeseboard
chutney, cheese biscuits, grapes and celery + £1.50

 

£ incurs a supplement

Click here for printable version of this menu

All of our dishes are locally sourced where possible, and freshly cooked to order. 
We are very happy to accommodate any special dietary requirements, or if you
require an alternative dish, we will endeavor to meet your needs. 

Please be aware some of our dishes may contain nuts.
Allergen information available – please ask.
(v) – suitable for vegetarians.

Gratuities are at your discretion. An optional 10% service charge will be added for tables of 8+.


Click here for printable version of this menu


The following menus will be served from 3 December 2019 to 5 January 2020:

Lunch Menu served during Nativity! The Musical (3-7 December)

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Nativity! The Musical Lunch Menu

 2 course lunch (starter & main from below), including hot drink   £21.95

Starters

Homemade soup of the day (v)

Prawn cocktail with sun blushed tomatoes
toasted bread and Marie rose sauce

Ham hock terrine with plum
chestnuts and toasted bread

Deep fried brie
cranberry sauce and pickled apple (v)

 

Main Courses

Ovation Dish of the Day

Traditional roast turkey
roasted potatoes, seasonal vegetables and all the trimmings

Beef bourguignon
braised rice

Pan fried salmon fillet
wilted greens, watercress, hollandaise sauce

Deep fried polenta cake
pecan crust, squash purée, herb salsa (v)

Ratatouille and goats cheese tart
rocket, pesto (v)

 

Ensemble +£3.25

Chunky chips
Roasted potatoes
Seasonal vegetables
 

Desserts

Sticky toffee pudding
butterscotch sauce, vanilla ice cream

Baked cheesecake
vanilla ice cream, raspberry coulis

Selection of ice creams and sorbets

Ovation cheeseboard + £1.50
chutney, cheese biscuits, grapes and celery

£ incurs a supplement
 

All of our dishes are locally sourced where possible, and freshly cooked to order. 
We are very happy to accommodate any special dietary requirements, or if you
require an alternative dish, we will endeavor to meet your needs.

Please be aware some of our dishes may contain nuts.
Allergen information available – please ask.
(v) – suitable for vegetarians.

Gratuities are at your discretion. An optional 10% service charge will be added for tables of 8+.


Click here for printable version of this menu

Festive Menu

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Festive Menu

 2 courses £24.95   |   3 courses £29.95

 

Starters

Homemade soup of the day (v)

Prawn cocktail with sun blushed tomatoes
toasted bread and Marie rose sauce

Ham hock terrine with plum
chestnuts and toasted bread

Deep fried brie
cranberry sauce and pickled apple (v)

 

 

Main Courses

Traditional roast turkey
roasted potatoes, seasonal vegetables and all the trimmings

Confit lamb
cabbage and bacon, roasted shallot, rosemary jus

8 oz. Sirloin steak
duxelle, roasted potatoes, seasonal vegetables, puff pastry, jus  +£4.00

Pan fried salmon fillet
wilted greens, watercress, hollandaise sauce

Nut roast
roasted potatoes, seasonal vegetables (v)

Ratatouille and goats cheese tart
rocket, pesto (v)



Ensemble +£3.25

Chunky chips
Roasted potatoes
Seasonal vegetables

 

Desserts

Traditional Christmas pudding
brandy Anglaise, biscotti crumbs

Classic trifle with custard
forest fruits, whipped cream, crushed amaretti

Baked cheesecake
vanilla ice cream, raspberry coulis

Ovation cheeseboard
chutney, cheese biscuits, grapes and celery + £1.50

Selection of ice creams and sorbets

 

£ incurs a supplement

During the interval, your table will be reserved for you.
Enjoy desserts, drinks or coffees - please let your waiter know what you would like before paying your bill.

All of our dishes are locally sourced where possible, and freshly cooked to order. 
We are very happy to accommodate any special dietary requirements, or if you
require an alternative dish, we will endeavor to meet your needs.

Please be aware some of our dishes may contain nuts.
Allergen information available – please ask.
(v) – suitable for vegetarians.

Gratuities are at your discretion. An optional 10% service charge will be added for tables of 8+.


Click here for printable version of this menu

Festive Children's Menu

Ovation Mayflower Restaurant logo

Festive Children's Menu

(suitable for under 12's)

1 course £5.95   |   2 courses £7.95   |   3 courses £9.95
Little person portions (under 5) - 2 courses £5.95


Starters/Side Order - £1.50

Homemade soup
with bread roll (v)

Deep fried brie
with cranberry sauce (v)

Garlic bread (v)



Main Courses

Traditional roast turkey
with pigs in blankets and all the trimmings

Pork sausages
with mashed potato, peas and gravy

Fish fingers
with chips and peas

Penne pasta
with homemade tomato sauce and garlic bread (v)

Please ask if you would like a different vegetable or potato with your meal

 

Desserts

Christmas pudding
with vanilla ice cream

Chocolate & nut brownie
with vanilla ice cream

Selection of ice creams
with chocolate sauce

 

All of our dishes are locally sourced where possible, and freshly cooked to order. 
We are very happy to accommodate any special dietary requirements, or if you
require an alternative dish, we will endeavor to meet your needs. 

Please be aware some of our dishes may contain nuts.
Allergen information available – please ask.
(v) – suitable for vegetarians.

Gratuities are at your discretion. An optional 10% service charge will be added for tables of 8+.


Click here for printable version of this menu

Festive Hospitality Menu

Ovation Mayflower Restaurant logo

Festive Hospitality Menu

2 courses £24.95   |   3 courses £29.95

Starters

Prawn cocktail with sun blushed tomatoes
toasted bread and Marie rose sauce

Ham hock terrine with plum
chestnuts and toasted bread

Homemade soup (v)
 

 

Main Courses

Traditional roast turkey
roasted potatoes, seasonal vegetables and all the trimmings

Beef bourguignon
braised rice

Pan fried salmon fillet
wilted greens, watercress, hollandaise sauce

Nut roast
roasted potatoes, seasonal vegetables (v)

Desserts

Traditional Christmas pudding
brandy Anglaise, biscotti crumbs

Baked cheesecake
vanilla ice cream, raspberry coulis

Selection of ice creams and sorbets

 

 

Coffee & mince pie +£2.50pp

 

£ incurs a supplement

All of our dishes are locally sourced where possible, and freshly cooked to order. 
We are very happy to accommodate any special dietary requirements, or if you
require an alternative dish, we will endeavor to meet your needs. 

Please be aware some of our dishes may contain nuts.
Allergen information available – please ask.
(v) – suitable for vegetarians.

Gratuities are at your discretion. An optional 10% service charge will be added for tables of 8+.


Click here for printable version of this menu

Wine Menu

Current Vacancies

Click here to view our current vacancies

 

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