Special events at the Rooftop Restaurant

5 February 2013

Enjoy the very best of British food in relaxed, contemporary and stylish surroundings with stunning panoramic views from the third floor of the Royal Shakespeare Company's theatres in Stratford-upon-Avon. Our informal yet striking dining room is unlike any other in the Midlands, with a terrace looking out onto the River Avon and surrounding countryside. Providing the perfect location for special events, including offers for Valentine's and Mother's Day; plus a Stargazer Supper in celebration of the current RSC production of A Life of Galileo.

For more information visit www.rsc-rooftop-restaurant.co.uk
To book call 01789 403499

'Everything we do is cooked fresh, brought in fresh, and made in house by our very enthusiastic team. We serve comfortable food in a modern, unpretentious way. I look forward to welcoming diners to celebrate with us this Valentines and Mother's Day.'
Nick Funnell, Head Chef

Valentine's Day, Thursday 14 February from 7.30pm
£32.50 per person

Enjoy a glass of award winning sparkling Ridgeview Blanc de Blancs on arrival, then settle down to a delicious three course meal with locally sourced products.

Mushroom sherry and tarragon soup (v)

Potted crab with blood orange and pickled fennel salad and brown crab sticks

Roast chicken girolle and leek terrine with beetroot tapenade

South coast bass with potato blini, spinach and curried oysters

Duck breast with croquette potato roast apple and red cabbage

Sussex parmesan risotto Heritage Vegetables soft poached egg and hollandaise sauce (v)

Dessert plate/British cheese selection

Stargazer Supper, Thursday 28 February, 7.30pm for 8pm
£39.95 for RSC Members and Supporters, £44.95 for non-Members

Join us in the Rooftop Restaurant and Bar for an entertaining evening of astronomical feasting and stargazing. Dr Stuart Clark will recount the history of Galileo and his relevance to modern astronomy, while our restaurant team recreate three courses that celebrate flavours and tastes that inspired phenomenal thought. Includes a glass of award-winning Ridgeview Blanc de Blancs on arrival and wine during the meal. Live stargazing is weather dependent.

Jerusalem artichoke and garlic soup (v)

Salt cured pork fillet with beetroot relish

Caper truffle and raisin pastry with fennel top salad (v)

Warm smoked mullet with wilted greens and lemon dressing

Roast duck breast with black and sour cherries

Salt crust gilt head bream

Roast Quail with figs

Black cabbage, broccoli and courgette risotto (v)

Puff fritters with honey and rose water

Muscat pear tart

Tuscan dolce Galileo biscuits

Mozzarella with olives and apricots

Astronomy journalist, Dr Stuart Clark has devoted his career to presenting the complex world of astronomy to the public. A PhD in astrophysics, he is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and former Vice Chair of the Association of British Science Writers. Stuart is currently writing a fictional series, based on the greatest changes in mankind's understanding of the Universe. The first novel in the trilogy, The Sky's Dark Labyrinth, tells the stories of Galileo and Kepler.

Mother's Day, Sunday 10 March, from noon
Bring your mum to the Rooftop Restaurant for lunch on Mother's Day and we'll treat her to a complimentary glass of award-winning sparkling English wine on arrival and a free dessert.

For further information, please contact Amy Belson on 01789 412622 or amy.belson@rsc.org.uk

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