Monthly Archives: July 2013

The quintessential Sunday lunch in the heart of the Cotswolds

Our French born Head Chef Cedrik Rullier, is a big fan of the traditional British family Sunday roast and takes great pride in not only designing the regularly changing Sunday lunch menu here at Wesley House, but he also enjoys sourcing the local produce to make up his seasonal menus. You only have to peak out of the window of the beautiful and historic Wesley House, to see the local butchers opposite who supply all the Sunday joints!

To start your taste buds twitching, Cedrik has created a fantastic mix of delicious dishes on the new summer A’ la Carte Sunday Lunch menu. So why not try something a little bit different to start with, like the creamy Twice Baked Gruyere Soufflé with pickled beetroot and walnut salad or to celebrate the arrival of summer the light and refreshing taste of Pan Fried Red Mullet-chilled gazpacho, pak choi and clams, sprinkled with wild borage flowers.

Main courses won’t fail to impress with a well balanced selection that includes both fish and vegetarian options. Of course the more traditional dishes boast Pan Roast Guinea Fowl & toasted hazelnut with heritage carrots, spiced butternut squash puree, and a tangy apricot sauce. Plus everyone’s favourite and a real hit with junior diners, Pilcher and Newman, Cotswold Roast Beef, roast potatoes and Tarragon Yorkshire Pudding, with seasonal vegetables and lashings of tasty gravy.

The quality ingredients and exceptional cooking elevate each course and desserts take on a whole new level with Cedrik’s signature Almond Crème Brulée, served alongside lemon puree, mint and yogurt sorbet. What more would you expect from a Frenchman than an exquisite crème brulée but the flavours and culinary influences keep on coming with Vanilla Panna Cotta and mango parfait paired with delicately spiced rum pineapple. For a final triumph of taste there’s Cedrik’s old family recipe with a new twist, Cherry Mousse with sweet raspberry jelly-frangipan sponge, served with mascarpone and ginger ice cream.

Wesley House is undoubtedly the perfect place for an enjoyable Sunday lunch with family and friends. The restaurant offers relaxed family dining for everyone, whatever the age and children under 12 years dine for half price. Be sure to make your next Sunday a family day to remember the ’Wesley Way’, with excellent food, relaxing surroundings and top class service!

Save the Date – Thursday 25th July – An Introduction to Whisky with Barry King

WhiskyLet’s imagine that you’ve never really ‘tasted’ whisky before and that you’re about to embark on a spirits odyssey, well why not do it with expert guidance? Join us on Thursday 25th July when we will be joined by whisky expert and local man, Barry King.

Barry has been studying whisky for the past 3 decades and is an award winning specialist. He has also had the privilege of actually working in a famous distillery and will show you how to get the very most out of enjoying whisky, whilst gently guiding you through whisky drinking, its origins and history.

Barry is particularly keen to teach everyone how to nose and taste the many different types and styles of whisky and also about the regions and their influence on taste. His aim is to demystify whisky and enable people to discover what they like most and how to enjoy it!

To find out what type of Scottish whisky could be your future tipple of choice, book a place on our Introduction to Whisky Tasting Evening in our Wine Bar & Grill. Tickets are just £25 per person and include a selection of nibbles, cheeses and of course fine whiskies.

Call us now to book on (01242) 602366 or email