Gemma LeClare has joined the Weston team as Head Chef, heading up all the House and Granary kitchens.

Gemma hails from Newport, South Wales joins the team from her role as a circuit chef working for clients including the The Championships, Wimbledon at the All England Club, Swansea City Football Club and Royal Ascot delivering the finest food for corporate hospitality boxes and high profile events.

Gemma has put together a Taste of Autumn Menu which will be served at lunch and dinner throughout November.  She has selected traditional favourites that warm the soul on chilly days using seasonal ingredients including apples from the Walled Garden.

A Taste of Autumn 

Two-courses £18

Three-courses £23

Includes a glass of House red or white wine.

Starters

Homemade soup of the day with freshly baked bread (V)

Crispy calamari, chilli and lime mayo and baby herbs

Autumn leaves, charred pears, seeds and blue cheese dressing (V)

Mains 

The Weston Burger: 6oz homemade prime beef burger, cave aged cheddar, brioche bun, triple cooked chips and house slaw

Roasted butternut squash risotto, balsamic beetroot and goat’s cheese (V)

6oz rump steak, triple cooked chips, field mushroom and peppercorn sauce

Fresh pasta dish of the day – please see board

Steak and ale pudding, mash and winter greens

Desserts 

Blackberry parfait, almond sponge and fruit coulis

Sticky toffee pudding, toffee sauce and homemade creme anglaise

Apple and winter berry crumble, vanilla ice cream