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

The following menus will be served from 8 April to 8 June:

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)

Crispy whitebait
tartare sauce

Pork pie
pickled red cabbage, raisin relish

Goat’s cheese & red onion tart
smoked garlic purée, tomatoes (v)

 

Main Courses

Ovation Dish of the Day

Fish and chips
crushed peas, tartare sauce

Chicken and ham pie
chive mash, kale

Minute steak and chips
roasted onion, peppercorn sauce + £2.00

Butternut stack of mushrooms
tarragon sauce, wild rocket, carrot jam (v)

Penne pasta
garlic, herb butter, lemon, spinach and toasted pine nuts (v)

Ensemble +£3.25

Chunky chips
Seasonal vegetables
New potatoes

 

Desserts

Apple crumble
vanilla bean custard

Carrot cake
spiced rum and raisin sauce, vanilla ice cream

Selection of ice creams and sorbets

Ovation cheeseboard + £1.50

£ incurs a supplement
 

All of our dishes are locally sourced where possible, and freshly cooked to order
by Jack Sencherey-Evans 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+.


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)

Smoked salmon
cucumber, pickled ginger, dill yoghurt

Ham hock terrine
pickled red cabbage, raisin relish, chopped walnuts

Goat’s cheese & red onion tart
smoked garlic purée, tomatoes (v)

 

Main Courses

Pepper crusted pork fillet
buttered mash, courgette purée, pancetta, rosemary jus

Pan fried hake
roasted squash purée, shrimp butter, chives, tomato oil, salsify crisp

Free range chicken breast
chorizo and butterbean casserole, kale, peas

30 day aged ribeye steak
café de Paris butter, chunky chips, buttered greens, thyme jus + £5.00

Basil gnocchi
forest mushrooms, tarragon sauce, wild rocket (v)

Sweet potato
chickpea stew, fennel seed, yoghurt, spinach, grilled pitta (v)




Ensemble +£3.25

Chunky chips
Seasonal vegetables
New potatoes

 

Desserts

Tonka bean panna cotta
vanilla ice cream, mandarin gel

Pecan pie
Chantilly cream, gin syrup, blackberry purée

Dark chocolate mousse
brown butter crumble, honeycomb, scorched meringue

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 you paying bill.

All of our dishes are locally sourced where possible, and freshly cooked to order
by Jack Sencherey-Evans 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+.


Click here for printable version of this menu

Welsh National Opera Seasonal Dinner Menu
(served 9-11 May)

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Seasonal Dinner Menu

 served 9 - 11 May 2019
 2 courses £24.95   |   3 courses £29.95

 

Starters

Homemade soup of the day (v)

Mackerel escabeche

Ham hock terrine
pickled red cabbage, raisin relish, chopped walnuts

Purple sprouting broccoli
smoked garlic purée, tomatoes, lemon oil, olive crumb (v)

 

Main Courses

Pepper crusted pork fillet
buttered mash, courgette purée, pancetta, rosemary jus

Pan fried hake
roasted squash purée, shrimp butter, chives, tomato oil, salsify crisp

Free range chicken breast
chorizo and butterbean casserole, kale, peas

30 day aged ribeye steak
café de Paris butter, chunky chips, buttered greens, thyme jus + £5.00

Basil gnocchi
forest mushrooms, tarragon sauce, wild rocket (v)

Sweet potato
chickpea stew, fennel seed, yoghurt, spinach, grilled pitta (v)




Ensemble +£3.25

Chunky chips
Seasonal vegetables
New potatoes

 

Desserts

Tonka bean panna cotta
vanilla ice cream, mandarin gel

Pecan pie
Chantilly cream, gin syrup, blackberry purée

Dark chocolate mousse
brown butter crumble, honeycomb, scorched meringue

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

Selection of ice creams and sorbets

 

£ incurs a supplement
 

All of our dishes are locally sourced where possible, and freshly cooked to order
by Jack Sencherey-Evans 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+.


Click here for printable version of this menu

Seasonal Young Person's Menu

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Seasonal Young Person's Menu

 

2 courses £7.95
(suitable for under 12's)

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

Apple crumble
with vanilla ice cream

Chocolate & nut brownie
with chocolate ice cream

Selection of ice creams & sorbets

 

All of our dishes are locally sourced where possible, and freshly cooked to order
by Jack Sencherey-Evans 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+.


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)

Smoked salmon

cucumber, pickled ginger, dill yoghurt

Ham hock terrine
pickled red cabbage, raisin relish, chopped walnuts

 

Main Courses

Pan fried hake
roasted squash purée, shrimp butter, chives, tomato oil, salsify crisp

Free range chicken breast
chorizo and butterbean casserole, kale, peas

Sweet potato
chickpea stew, fennel seed, yoghurt, spinach, grilled pitta (v)

 

Desserts

Tonka bean panna cotta
vanilla ice cream, mandarin gel

Pecan pie
Chantilly cream, gin syrup, blackberry purée

Selection of ice creams and sorbets

 

Coffee & chocolate - £2.50

£ incurs a supplement
 

All of our dishes are locally sourced where possible, and freshly cooked to order
by Jack Sencherey-Evans 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+.


Click here for printable version of this menu


The following menus will be served from 10 June 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, Parmesan 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

£ incurs a supplement
 

All of our dishes are locally sourced where possible, and freshly cooked to order
by Jack Sencherey-Evans 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+.


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

Lamb rump
mint gel, crushed peas, chive mash, jus

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

Coriander chicken
soba sesame noodles, pak choi, chilli and ginger dressing

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

Fresh tagliatelle
asparagus, I.O.W tomatoes, basil, Parmesan 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 you paying bill.

All of our dishes are locally sourced where possible, and freshly cooked to order
by Jack Sencherey-Evans 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+.


Click here for printable version of this menu

Seasonal Young Person's Menu

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Seasonal Young Person'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
by Jack Sencherey-Evans 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+.


Click here for printable version of this menu


Click here to view our themed Young Person's menu being served during Horrible Histories (24 Apr - 28 April)

Click here to view our themed Young Person's menu being served during Annie (30 Apr - 4 May)

Click Here to view our themed Young Person's menu being served during Matilda The Musical (11 Jun - 6 Jul)

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Matilda Themed Young Person's Menu


(suitable for under 12's)

 

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

Starters

Rudolpho’s garlic bread (v) £1.95 

Mr and Mrs Wormwood's Mozzarella sticks (v) £1.95

 

Main Courses

 

Miss Honey’s homemade chicken nuggets
with chips and baked beans 

Mrs Trunchbull’s pork sausages
with mashed potato, peas and gravy 

Matilda’s fish goujons
with chips and peas 

Lavender's penne pasta
with tomato sauce and garlic bread (v)



Ensemble +£3.25

Chunky chips
Seasonal vegetables
New potatoes

 

Desserts

Amanda Thripps Eton mess

Bruce Bogrotters Chocolate cake with vanilla ice cream

Mrs Phelps two scoops of ice creams with chocolate sauce

£ incurs a supplement
 

All of our dishes are locally sourced where possible, and freshly cooked to order
by Jack Sencherey-Evans 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+.


Click here for printable version of this menu


Wine Menu

Current Vacancies

Click here to view our current vacancies

 

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