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Restaurants are awarded from 1 to 5 Rosettes for culinary excellence. One Rosette restaurants are highly recommended in a local area and five Rosettes have reached the pinnacle of culinary excellence at a world class level.

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Satisfying cooking in a boutique country house

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At a glance

Open all year
Vegetarian menu
Private dining
Wines by the glass
Wheelchair access
Credit cards accepted

Set in 20 acres of parkland, Bailbrook is a handsome Georgian country mansion done out in classy contemporary boutique style. Its Cloisters Restaurant is the fine-dining option, an intimate split-level space where you might start with wood pigeon breast with pickled shiitake mushrooms and smoked bacon lardons, set off with a walnut vinaigrette. Main-course cannon of lamb gets a pine nut and herb crust, and is partnered with a potato pressing, caramelised shallots, carrots and a glossy rosemary jus. Flavours counterpoint well in fish dishes such as halibut fillet with pea and bacon fricassée, Jersey Royals and girolles, and dessert might be a rich chocolate fondant with pistachio ice cream.

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Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Closed for lunch: Mon–Sat
  • Lunch served from: 12.30
  • Lunch served until: 2
  • Dinner served from: 7
  • Dinner served until: 9.30

Chef

  • Chef: Jonathan Machin

Food and drink

  • Cuisine style: Modern British
  • Vegetarian menu
  • Wines under £30: 17
  • Wines over £30: 78
  • Wines by the glass: 16

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome

Facilities

  • Seats: 54
  • Private dining available
  • Private dining seats: 14
  • On-site parking available

Additional information

  • Seats: 54
  • Private dining available
  • Private dining seats: 14

Getting here

M4 junct 18/A46, at bottom of long hill take slip road to city centre. At rdbt take 1st exit, London Rd. Hotel 200mtrs on left

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