Tables laid out in the restaurant with framed show photography on the wall
Start your visit in style

We will get you to the show on time!

Welcome to Ovation Restaurant at Mayflower Theatre. Our 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. 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.

 

Chargrilled sirloin steak

Chargrilled sirloin steak

Assiette of duck

Assiette of duck

Goats cheese mousse

Goats cheese mousse

Head chef and team in the restaurant kitchen

Head chef and the team in the restaurant kitchen

Head Chef adds finishing touches at the pass

Head Chef adds finishing touches at the pass

Chef adds finishing touches at the pass

Chef adds finishing touches at the pass

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

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

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Seasonal Lunch Menu

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Lunch menu

 

Starters

Homemade soup
with house baked bread (v)

Scorched mackerel
red pepper tapenade

Tempura mushrooms
lemon, parsley oil and crispy sage (v)

Thyme & oak smoked duck breast,
walnut crumb, ginger syrup and dates

 

Main Courses

Ovation’s Dish of the Day

Ale battered haddock
pea purée, tartar sauce, fries

Herb poached chicken breast
crushed peas, wilted greens, juniper oil and mint

Chilli beef
braised rice, sour cream, tortilla chips

Lentil dhal
spinach, sweet potato and flatbread (v)

Grilled courgette
toasted seeds, deep fried tofu, celery, feta & walnut salad, parsley oil dressing (v)

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

Side Orders + £3.25

Hand cut chips
Seasonal vegetables
Seasonal salad
New potatoes

Desserts

Chocolate mousse
cherry sorbet £6.95

Salted melon
apple granita, elderflower syrup £6.95

Selection of ice-cream and sorbets £5.95

Ovation cheese board £8.50

All of our dishes are locally sourced where possible, and freshly cooked to order by our Head Chef and his team.
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+

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Seasonal Dinner Menu

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Dinner menu

2 courses £24.95 / 3 courses £29.95


Overture

Homemade soup
with house baked bread (v)

Tempura mushrooms
lemon, parsley oil and crispy sage (v)

Scorched mackerel
citrus tea, carrot and cress

Thyme & oak smoked duck breast
walnut crumb, ginger syrup and dates

Poached hen’s egg
herb and caper sauce, crushed almonds, mixed seeds and toast (v)


Act 1

Herb poached chicken breast
crushed peas, wilted greens, vine tomatoes, juniper oil and mint

8oz Ribeye steak
chimichurri sauce, hand cut chips, wilted greens and jus + £6.00

Rolled pork belly
wilted greens, butternut purée, roasted peach, amaretto crumb, crispy pork skin and jus

Sesame sea bream
lemongrass broth, soba noodles, pak choi

Grilled courgette
toasted seeds, deep fried tofu, celery, feta & walnut salad,parsley oil dressing (v)

Lentil dhal
spinach, sweet potato, raita and flatbread (v)


Side Orders + £3.25

Hand cut chips
Seasonal vegetables
Seasonal salad
New potatoes


Finale

Chocolate mousse
crushed candied peanuts and cherry sorbet

Compressed strawberries in gin
apricot glaze, basil crumble, rosewater and balsamic reduction

Salted melon
apple granita, elderflower syrup, honeycomb

Ovation cheese board + £1.50

Selection of ice-cream and sorbets

All of our dishes are locally sourced where possible, and freshly cooked to order by our Head Chef and his team.
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+

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Childrens Menu

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Childrens menu

(suitable for under 12's)



Starter/Side

Garlic bread + £1.50

* * * *

Homemade chicken nuggets
chips & baked beans

Macaroni cheese (v)
garlic bread

Fish fingers
chips, peas & sweetcorn

Sausage & mash
garden peas & gravy

* * * * 

Waffle with ice-cream
chocolate sauce, strawberries

Banana split
vanilla ice-cream, chocolate sauce

Rice pudding
raisins, golden syrup

2 courses for £8.50

 

All of our dishes are locally sourced where possible, and freshly cooked to order by our Head Chef and his team.
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+

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Festive Menu

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Festive Menu

 

Starters

Soup with house baked bread (v)

Prawn cocktail with sun blushed tomatoes, toasted focaccia and Marie rose sauce

Deep fried brie, cranberry sauce and pickled apple (v)

Ham hock terrine with plum, chestnuts and toasted bread

 

Main Courses

Traditional roast turkey with roasted potatoes, winter vegetables and all the trimmings

Beef bourguignon, braised rice

Scottish salmon fillet, wilted greens, watercress and hollandaise sauce

Confit lamb, creamed cabbage and bacon, roasted shallot, rosemary jus

Vegetable wellington (v)

Nut roast with roasted potatoes and winter vegetables (v)

 

Side Orders + £3.25

Hand cut chips
Winter vegetables
Roasted potatoes

 

Desserts

Traditional Christmas pudding with brandy Anglaise and biscotti crumbs

Baked cheesecake with clotted cream ice cream and raspberry coulis

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

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

Selection of ice creams and sorbets

2 courses     £24.95
3 courses     £29.95

 

All of our dishes are locally sourced where possible, and freshly cooked to order by our Head Chef and his team.
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+

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Special Menu for The Breast Comedy Night EVER!, Craig David, Jimmy Carr, Joel Dommett, Joe McElderry & Mike Osman

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Special Menu

 

Starters

Homemade soup with house baked bread (v)

Chicken skewers, honey, soy and sesame glaze, Asian salad

Deep fried camembert, walnut crumb, ginger syrup and dates (v)

 

Main Courses

Ale battered haddock, pea purée, tartar sauce, fries

Chicken schnitzel, wilted greens, tomato sauce, potato crisps

Chilli beef, braised rice, sour cream, tortilla chips

Lentil dhal, spinach, sweet potato and flatbread (v)

 

Desserts

Chocolate mousse, cherry sorbet £4.95

Strawberries, shortbread, clotted cream £4.95

Selection of ice-cream and sorbets £4.25

 

2 courses (Starter & Main) £14.95
£ incurs a supplement

 

All of our dishes are locally sourced where possible, and freshly cooked to order by our Head Chef and his team.
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+


Seasonal Hospitality Menu

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Hospitality Menu

 

Please feel welcome to select 1 starter, 1 main course and 1 dessert from our delicious menu

Overture

Thyme & oak smoked duck breast, walnut crumb, ginger syrup and dates

Scorched mackerel, citrus tea, carrot and cress

Homemade soup with house baked bread (v)

 

Act 1

Herb poached chicken breast, roasted sweet potato, crushed peas, wilted greens, vine tomatoes, juniper oil and mint

Rolled pork belly, wilted greens, butternut purée, roasted peach, amaretto crumb, crispy pork skin and jus

Grilled courgette, toasted seeds, deep fried tofu, celery, feta & walnut salad, parsley oil dressing (v)

 

Finale

Chocolate mousse, crushed candied peanuts and cherry sorbet

Compressed strawberries in gin, apricot glaze, basil crumble, rosewater and balsamic reduction

Ovation cheese board + £1.50 supplement

 

2 courses     £24.95
3 courses     £29.95

 

All of our dishes are locally sourced where possible, and freshly cooked to order by our Head Chef and his team.
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+

Current Vacancies

We do not currently have any vacancies

AUDITORIUM APPEAL

We will be undertaking a refurbishment of our Grade II listed auditorium in summer 2018. Please consider a donation to our auditorium appeal. Your help is essential in securing our future.

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