Inspired by the cooking and ambience of Southern Asian and Australia, the Mess is a warm social venue with an emphasis on quality ingredients and taste. The menu is changed changed weekly with lunches served Wednesday – Friday and our popular brunches on the weekend.

Creativity flows best when you are inspired by the art of others. We hope that you will enjoy the environment and cooking at The Mess and a dining experience like none other. There are no bookings, just turn up and we will do our best to fit you in, there is always an exhibition to take in while we get you a table.

Seating outside for the summer months.  


Thursday 19 April:

Ahiru salad       (VT/G)        £12.00
Confit duck leg with barley, herbs,
nori seaweed and cherry tomato salad
in white peach and agave dressing

Israeli Breakfast Sandwich     (VT/VG)    £8.50
Sabich – marinated roast aubergine,
tahini sauce, poached egg, mango
salsa, pickled green chilli on flat

Huevos Rancheros   (VT/G/VG)    £8.50
Homemade refried beans, poached
egg, avocado, salsa and tortilla chips

Soup of the Day    (G/VT)    £7.50
Wiltshire ham and root vegetable
served with toasted sourdough


Small Bites – served 2:30 – 5:00pm

Banana bread        (VT)        £4.50
Toasted and served with whipped pecan
butter and caramelised pecans

Sausage roll        £4.50
Sweet potato and spiced lamb
served with red pepper relish

For Little People

Hummus dip    (VG)    £5.50
Creamy hummus with vegetables, crudités
and flat bread

Plain omelette    (G/VT)    £4.00

Sweet Treats

Rose and lemon cake with cream cheese icing        £5.50

Pistachio, carrot and apricot cake        £5.50

Turkish fig, hazelnut and almond cake    (G)        £4.00

Citrus lemon and coconut slice        £3.50

Milk, white and dark chocolate cookie        £2.00

Energy balls    (VG/G)    £1.50
dates, cashew butter, peanut and coconut

Tahini cookie        £1.50

Vegan option = VG    Vegetarian option = V    Gluten-free option = G

Take away available


                 Coffees                                                                    Luscombe Organic


Cappuccino              £2.80                                      Wild Elderflower Bubbly                 £2.50

Americano                £2.80                                      Sicilian Lemonade                           £2.50

Flat White                 £2.80                                      Orange juice                                     £2.00

Espresso / D             £2.50/80                                English Apple Juice                          £2.00

Machiato                   £2.50                                      Still and Sparking                            £2.00

Mocha                        £2.80

Babyccino                 £0.80


Ales                                                                       White Wine

Toast, 5%, brewed in Bristol                             Sancerre

Wiper and True, 4.2%                                         Red

Lager                                                                     Cotes du Rhone

Birra Moretti, 4.6%                                              Sparkling

Cider                                                                      Langham Classic

Donned craft cider, 6.5%                                   Langham Rose

 Opening Times
Please talk to us if you have any allergies and we will try our best to accommodate.
We hope you enjoy your time with us today. Service is at your discretion and gratefully received by our fantastic staff.
Kitchen is open from 10am-2.30pm Wednesday to Friday
Saturday 10am-3.30pm
Sunday 10am-3pm
Photo credit (top image): Iain Kemp Photography