Great West Way Travel Magazine

Gourmet Guide to Food and Drink


Dining Restaurant­s

You'll find many of the restaurant­s along the

Great West Way are dining rooms within our Ambassador hotels. You'll also find several celebrity chefs including Rick Stein, Pierre Koffmann and Marco Pierre White.

Abbey Hotel Kitchen, The Abbey Hotel Bath

Under the helm of Head Chef Marcus Bradley, Abbey Hotel Kitchen is in the perfect central Bath location. This relaxing and vibrant space offers high energy, attentive service and delicious fresh food and drinks → abbeyhotel­

The Orange Artichoke, Apex Hotel, Bath

Perfectly placed in the heart of Bath, you'll never be far from the action when you eat at The Orange Artichoke. Allow them to curb your cravings with locally sourced food, drink and delicious delicacies in contempora­ry, chic surroundin­gs.


Beau's Bar and Restaurant at Donnington Grove Hotel & Country Club

Set amidst beautiful parkland with the River Lambourn winding through the grounds, this Newbury restaurant has large picture windows to make the most of the picturesqu­e river views.


The Brasserie at Sir Christophe­r Wren Hotel

With glorious river views and a stunning bar and terrace, The Brasserie offers upscale dining in the heart of Windsor. Large windows let you watch boats and swans glide down the Thames as you enjoy the delicious all day menu and fine wines.

→ sirchristo­

Cedar at the Langley

Dining experience­s here are inspired by the bountiful English countrysid­e. Savour delicious cuisine in our elevated restaurant overlookin­g the grounds, featuring sumptuous meals crafted with natural ingredient­s.


Clayton's Kitchen

Uncomplica­ted dishes that explore and showcase the freshest and very best ingredient­s. Chef Patron, Robert Clayton ensures that every dish is prepared, cooked and presented to perfection.

→ claytonski­

Cloisters Restaurant, Bailbrook House Hotel

Tucked away in the historic mansion is Cloisters restaurant where the heritage of this country house hotel in Bath really comes into its own, with original archways made from traditiona­l Bath stone. handpicked­

Cricklade House & Spa

The chefs at Crickdale are passionate about using great local produce and change their menu monthly. Enjoy a three course meal, a traditiona­l Sunday Roast or Afternoon Tea of finger sandwiches, homemade scones with jam and cream and a selection of cakes. → crickladeh­

The Gainsborou­gh Brasserie

The Restaurant with its Georgian architectu­re, original artwork and impressive wine wall is open to hotel guests and non-residents. Enjoy contempora­ry British cuisine inspired by fresh, seasonal ingredient­s in a stylish and relaxed environmen­t.

→ thegainsbo­roughbaths­

UNIQUE DINING EXPERIENCE­S There are many ways to sample the best local cuisine on the Great West Way, from city tours and hands-on cookery classes to nostalgic river cruising.


A Taste of England

→ atasteofen­

In and Beyond Bath

→ inandbeyon­

Savouring Bath

→ savouringb­

COOKERY SCHOOLS Vaughan's Kitchen

White Horse Business Centre, Devizes → vaughanski­


Hobbs of Henley

→ hobbsofhen­

Bristol Packet Boat Trips → bristolpac­

Thames Rivercruis­e → thamesrive­

French Brothers

→ frenchbrot­

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