The Botanical Bistro

 5 * Hygiene Rated Bistro

Our Bistro is located in the Lotus Wellness Spa area, the area is sheltered from the wind, undercover and seats 12 people. we forage as much as we possibly can and make as many ingredient from the meadow as possible, you may well find clover and dandelions in your salads as well as flowers and homemade dressings. We try to remain as seasonal as possible. We keep our menu small for freshness, our favorite dish to prepare is our signature dish Dandelion Pesto Tagliatelle.  Please see the sample menu below.


Full English breakfast 

Sausage, bacon, hash browns, beans, mushroom, tomatoes, fried egg, toast, and jams.

Fruit Juice, Tea, Coffee

Full veggie English

Avocado Halloumi, hash browns, beans, mushroom, tomatoes, fried egg, toast, and jams.

Fruit Juice, Tea, Coffee

Vegan Full English breakfast 

Avocado, hash browns, beans, mushroom & spinach, tomatoes, toast, and jams.

Smoked Salmon or Local Ham 


Norfolk smoked salmon or Local ham, crushed Avocado, with poached eggs on an English Muffin/toast

£15 per person

Light bites 

Botanical waters, tea and instant coffee are included & are unlimited 

Filtered coffee, herbal teas & soft drinks are additional. 

Main Dishes 

Chick pea kofta with mint and yogurt dip

Dandelion pesto tagliatelle with salad

Ploughman’s Cheese or Ham

A bowl of Beef Chili & rice topped with cheese


Freshly cooked baguettes filled with:

Tuna Mayo with Cucumber serviced with salad

Mature cheddar with homemade pickle with salad

Bacon and cheese with salad

BLT with salad


Egg Mayo with salad


Chicken Cesar




Soups Please state if you would like a vegan soup

Pea soup with baguette

Leak and potato soup with Baguette

Vegan platter, salsa, salad and warm baguette

Hot Drinks & Treats

Gnaw Hot chocolate Cream Tea

Fresh Coffee Cream tea

Pot of Tea Cream tea

Gnaw Hot Chocolate & Cake Selection

Fresh Coffee & Cake selection

Pot of tea & Cake selection

£10 per person


Yogurt with fruit

Sausage & bacon or Halloumi & Avocado with scrambled eggs, hash brown, tomatoes & mushrooms

Croissant, Pancakes, Muffins, Dandelion syrup & Blueberry compote

£25 per person

Afternoon tea

Served as a platter format to share dependent on the size of your party;

Afternoon tea platter;

Selection of filled mini rolls

Sausage rolls

Fruit scones

Cheese scones or cheese strawers


Mini chocolate eclair

Selection of cake

Clotted cream


Pot of tea

Glass of prosecco

£25 per person

Dinner Menu Friday & Saturday Evenings

Pea and Nettle soup with white nettle flowers and garlic croutons

Chickpea Koftas with a water mint yogurt dip on a bed of wild rocket and mustard garlic leaves.

Wild mackerel pate, wild rocket salad & grilled garlic sour dough.

Homemade Hummus and Pitta


Wild mushroom & Parmesan risotto with garlic Flat bread and wild salad.

Dandelion pesto Tagliatelle with garlic flatbread and wild salad.

Pork Sausages with stinging nettle mash & red onion and port gravy


Lemon Syllabub with lavender shortbread.

Homemade waffles with blueberry and dandelion syrup & a dollop of Cornish clotted cream.

Elderflower & Strawberry Cheesecake.


£45 per person


Why not take home some of the delights we use in our bistro.

Dandelion Syrup (vegan) 250ml £15.00  4 oz Hex jar £7.00

Ingredients fresh Dandelions, sugar

Once open refrigerate use with in 1 month. move toxins from the body, boost the immune system, support healthy digestion and loads more. Overall, they offer incredible medicinal benefits as well as culinary delights.

6 months shelf life

Use as a squash, on waffles, pancakes, ice cream

Rose Hip Syrup  250ml bottle  vegan  £15.00

Hedgerow rose hips, sugar,

The perfect accompaniment for a prosecco, gin or in a cocktail 10mls to a glass

Dilute in warm water for a warming drink.

As well as vitamin C, rosehips are a great source of vitamin A, D and E. They contain an anti-inflammatory and have been shown to help relieve the symptoms of arthritis

Apple and mint jelly 120mls hex jars £3.00

Ingredients apples, fresh mint, sugar, lemon juice, pectin, fresh dandelion flowers

Once open refrigerate and use within 3 weeks

12 month shelf life

Sweet Pickle 4 and 8oz hex jars

Ingredients locally grown green tomatoes, cooking apples, sultanas, red onions, malt vinegar, dark brown sugar

The perfect accompaniment for cheese, delicious with a ploughman’s.            small £3.00 large £5.75


Mother Culture Organic Apple cider infused Dandelion Vinegar (vegan) 250mls  £5.00

Ingredients organic apple cider vinegar fresh dandelions

Shelf life 1 year

Directions for use 1 to 2 Tablespoons (15-30mls)

Helps with the natural control of blood sugars, purifies the blood, helps with weight loss, PCOS, improves digestion, liver detox, diuretic, a perfect way to boost your immune system