The Botanical Bistro

 5 * Hygiene Rated Bistro

Our Bistro is located in the Wilderness Spa area, the area is sheltered from the wind, undercover and seats 18 people. Our menu has many foraged elements, 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. Our menu is small, we prepare everything to order, our favorite dish to prepare is our signature dish Dandelion Pesto Tagliatelle & our Nettle Gnocchi.

Please email us to book a table

Please see the sample menus below.

Breakfast £15 per person

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

Brunch £25 per person 3 course 

Yogurt with fruit

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

Croissant, Pancakes, Muffins, Dandelion syrup & Blueberry compote

Freshly cooked white baguettes or GLUTEN FREE panini, filled, serviced with a small side salad :

Tuna Mayo with Cucumber £8.95

Mature cheddar with homemade pickle £7.95

Free Range Egg Mayo £7.95

Sausage £8.95

Bacon and cheese £7.95

BLT £8.95

2 Sausage, 2 bacon & 2 Egg £9.25

Bistro House Dishes

 

Homemade hummus with apple cider and dandelion vinegar & Pitta with salad. £9.95

Dandelion Pesto pasta with Salad dandelion leaves hand selected and blended with pine nuts & olive oil £12.50

Bacon, Mushroom Cream Pasta £12.95

Homemade Beef Chilli with Nachos & Cheese (rice option) £12.95

Homemade soup of the day with a freshly cooked Baguette £8.95

Afternoon tea £25 per person

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

Macaroons

Mini chocolate eclair

Selection of cake

Clotted cream

Jam

Pot of tea

Glass of prosecco

Dinner Menu Samples

Starter

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

Main

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

Dessert

Lemon Syllabub with lavender shortbread.

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

Elderflower & Strawberry Cheesecake.

SPECIALS

 

 

Scrambled eggs with spinach, nettle, sundried tomatoes, turmeric, and cayenne pepper, served on toasted sunflower seeded bread               £8.95

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Pea and nettle soup croutons and cheese, served with Wild garlic bread £8.95

Vegan option

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Kyle’s Fried Chicken served in a cheese bun with lettuce and mayo, with triple cooked home cut fries and BBQ beans                  £15.95

Thompson Beef Burger, bacon & cheese, stacked in a cheese bun with lettuce, tomato and gherkins, served with cooked home cut fries and BBQ beans       £15.95

BBQ pulled pork in a cheese bun with slaw, served with cooked home cut fries and BBQ beans.

£15.95

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Nettle and Spinach Gnocchi with a wild garlic and cream sauce. Vegan option available £14.95

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Wild garlic flat bread with cheese £4.95

Breakfast

Breakfast £15 per person

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

Brunch

Brunch £25 per person 3 course 

Yogurt with fruit

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

Croissant, Pancakes, Muffins, Dandelion syrup & Blueberry compote

Lunch

Freshly cooked white baguettes or GLUTEN FREE panini, filled, serviced with a small side salad :

Tuna Mayo with Cucumber £8.95

Mature cheddar with homemade pickle £7.95

Free Range Egg Mayo £7.95

Sausage £8.95

Bacon and cheese £7.95

BLT £8.95

2 Sausage, 2 bacon & 2 Egg £9.25

Bistro House Dishes

 

Homemade hummus with apple cider and dandelion vinegar & Pitta with salad. £9.95

Dandelion Pesto pasta with Salad dandelion leaves hand selected and blended with pine nuts & olive oil £12.50

Bacon, Mushroom Cream Pasta £12.95

Homemade Beef Chilli with Nachos & Cheese (rice option) £12.95

Homemade soup of the day with a freshly cooked Baguette £8.95

Afternoon Tea
Afternoon tea £25 per person

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

Macaroons

Mini chocolate eclair

Selection of cake

Clotted cream

Jam

Pot of tea

Glass of prosecco

Dinner

Dinner Menu Samples

Starter

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

Main

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

Dessert

Lemon Syllabub with lavender shortbread.

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

Elderflower & Strawberry Cheesecake.

Specials

SPECIALS

 

 

Scrambled eggs with spinach, nettle, sundried tomatoes, turmeric, and cayenne pepper, served on toasted sunflower seeded bread               £8.95

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Pea and nettle soup croutons and cheese, served with Wild garlic bread £8.95

Vegan option

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Kyle’s Fried Chicken served in a cheese bun with lettuce and mayo, with triple cooked home cut fries and BBQ beans                  £15.95

Thompson Beef Burger, bacon & cheese, stacked in a cheese bun with lettuce, tomato and gherkins, served with cooked home cut fries and BBQ beans       £15.95

BBQ pulled pork in a cheese bun with slaw, served with cooked home cut fries and BBQ beans.

£15.95

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Nettle and Spinach Gnocchi with a wild garlic and cream sauce. Vegan option available £14.95

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Wild garlic flat bread with cheese £4.95

Shop

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