Dessert at Donnington Valley Hotel, Newbury Berkshire

WinePress Restaurant

Donnington Valley Hotel & Spa's stunning WinePress Restaurant offers an intimate, yet informal atmosphere where guests can enjoy superb dishes complimented by wine from an excellent cellar.

Careful attention has been made to the lighting and music in the restaurant to ensure that it reflects the time and mood of the evening, and helps to create a warm and intimate atmosphere.

With two menus available, the WinePress menu and also The Bar menu, offering lighter snacks, coffees and pastries during the day and cocktails at night, Donnington Valley is the perfect venue for all your dining occasions.

Use the booking tool below for instant confirmation of your lunch or dinner reservation. If you do find that there is no availability, please do call us on 01635 551199 as we may be down to our last few tables but might still be able to accommodate you.

Reservations are highly recommended.

The Menus

Since joining Donnington Valley Hotel & Spa 20 years ago, Head Chef Kelvin Johnson has created a menu which offers a choice of both modern and traditional dishes.

By using fresh produce that is locally sourced and simply prepared Kelvin prepares dishes that are light and stylish in their appearance, and combine classical combinations and seasonal ingredients.

Sample Menus

A La Carte Menu


Minted pea soup (V)
crème fraiche, mint crisp

Tian of salmon
three ways keta caviar & cucumber dressing

Pan fried scallops
vegetable, tomato & adzuki bean casoulet, white pudding, pancetta crisp

Ham hock & foie gras terrine
beetroot chutney, toasted brioche

Main Course:

Seared duck breast
anna potato, glazed beetroot, madeira caviar

Goats cheese ravioli (V)
parsley purée, roasted peppers

Szechuan peppered pork tenderloin
pomme purée, broccoli, apple & vanilla purée, crackling tuille, cider jus

Pan fried calves liver
cabbage, buttered mash, black pudding

Seared monkfish tail
saag aloo, cauliflower beignet courgette flower, lemon foam


Chilled lemon soufflé
lemon basil ice cream basil seed syrup

Rocky road baked cheesecake
hazelnut ice cream

Frangelico on the rocks
chocolate cigar

Soft banana cube banana liquorice ice cream
caramel tuile, maple crust

Sample Market Menu


Carrot & cumin soup
crème fraîche

Sardines on toast
tomato sauce, balsamic & frisee

Pork & liver terrine
sweet onion chutney

Grilled goats cheese
tomato & red onion salad

Main Course:

Confit pork belly, crackling
Apple & chive mash, savoy cabbage, cauliflower puree

Chicken Breast
Gratin potato, roasted courgettes provencal

Cod fillet
rosti potato, chorizo broth & spinach

Wild mushroom and brie potato cake
wilted spinach poached egg & hollandaise sauce (v)


Duo of lemon mousse & sorbet

Chocolate peacon tart with chocolate ice cream

Mango parfait & mango coulis

Cheese board
(£4 supplement)

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