Welcome to The Vanilla Pod.
The Restaurant  has been awarded
2010 Regional Winner of the Good Food Guide Reader’s
Restaurant of the Year Award
The Top 100 independent restaurant by Good Food Guide 2013
Listed 92nd by Sunday Times Top 100 Hardens Guide


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We have decided to have some special eveings which are just below.

Thursday 25th September – Wines from the New World

We will be creating a menu to go alongside some amazing wines from California, New Zealand, Australia, Canada and South Africa.

5 courses and a flight of wine for £75 Per person


Seared scallops with white chocolate risotto and truffle

 Ballast Stone Riesling 2011 from Australia

Roasted halibut with fennel pollen

 Tin pot hut Marlborough, Pinot Gris 2012 New Zealand

Smoked duck breast with celeriac purée

 Chardonnay, Oldenburg Vineyards 2010 from South Africa

 Duo of beef

 Lockwood vineyards Liquid velvet 2011 California

Pré dessert

Apple Tarte Ta Tan

Ice cider, leduc-Piedmonte, family estate Canada


Thursday 30th October“Game and Burgundy wines”

On this night we will be matching wines from Burgundy alongside some seasonal game dishes.

5 courses £75. Per person


Friday 28th November “champagne evening”

We will be holding a champagne evening,

We will be creating a menu to compliment some great champagne

7 courses £110. Per head


Sunday 21st December we will be open for lunch serving our a la cart menu and our 7 course gourmand menu.

Monday 22nd December we will be open for dinner


Tuesday 23rd December we will be holding a festive menu of 7 courses £60 Per person, with a flight of wine option for £45.


We hope you can join us for one of these evenings.

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