The Mess Under Canvas closes on Sunday 27 September. Last few places available. The Mess Restaurant will reopen in January 2021
Join us for a special event or just casual dining in one of the most unique settings with lunch and suppers served by our brilliant restaurant team and guest chefs. We are now serving lunch and hosting supper events from our open air marquee on the front lawn. With plenty of socially spaced seating, the open-sided marquee has stunning views of the thirteenth century barn, sculpture garden and Wiltshire countryside. In the event of inclement weather, suppers will be hosted in the barn gallery.
We are open for coffee and cakes during gallery hours. Lunches served Friday – Sunday. Booking essential. Friday and Saturday evenings we are open for supper. Booking essential.
Featuring a new menu with a choice of bruschettas or barbecue meat and seafood with vegetarian options served with a garden or wholegrain salad. Bookings
Join us for an evening viewing at the barn gallery followed by supper. The two-course fixed menu will change weekly. Booking essential.
Toddy head chef here at the Mess Restaurant also has previously cooked for Pyt House Kitchens and Seed in Wincanton. Her emphasis is on seasonal and locally sourced produce, developing good relationships with local growers and suppliers is key to her ethos.
GUEST CHEF: Ben Abercrombie
Ben Abercrombie has spent the past 15 years working in prestigious restaurants and hotels such as HIX, The Seahorse Dartmouth and Claridge’s. His most recent role as the Executive Head Chef of The Newt in Somerset, a 5* luxury Hotel and Spa.
GUEST CHEF: Ana Ortíz
Ana brings her expertise and experience from Ecuador Galapagos and a love of cooking on an open fire. Those who know her cooking will want to be here for this South American Fire Feast experience, those who don’t should!
Messum’s Wiltshire is a pioneering multi-purpose gallery and arts centre celebrating the creative endeavour.