Bistro Dining


‘BaBar’ has a bistro feel, serving excellent local produce in a simple and classic manner.

You can even choose to dine al fresco in our enclosed garden (perhaps with a cold glass of Louis Roederer champagne in your hand - weather permitting!) whilst you mull over what to eat, or get dressed up and sip a Herd Fizz in our intimate cocktail lounge.

Our ethos continues behind the bar, where you will find well conditioned ales from local breweries, alongside more common tipples.


Bar menu

Monday - Saturday: 12.00 to 14.30 and 18.00 to 21.00

Sunday: 12.00 to 16.00 and 17.00 to 20.00

Last orders 15 minutes before closing.


To share - plank of

Bread – house baked fresh bread, olives, olive oil & balsamic vinegar

Chicken – house BBQ or chilli & salt spiced chicken wings

Pork – roasted pork belly, local pork pie, Vicar’s game chipolatas, cured ham, chutney, pickles & house slaw

Mezze – Hummus, tzatziki, house marinated olives, feta & pitta bread


Sandwiches - available 12.00-2.30pm

All served on white bloomer or wholemeal bread & dressed leaves

Godminster organic Cheddar & homemade tomato chutney (v)

Prawn, lemon cream fraîche & rocket

The Elephant Club Sandwich, bacon, chicken, tomato, lettuce & a fried egg with fries

West Berkshire beer battered fish finger baguette with fries & tomato sauce or tartare sauce

Pastrami, dill pickles & whole grain mustard mayo, served on a toasted focaccia with fries

Pan fried minute steak, sliced tomato & lettuce, served on an onion baguette with fries Melted

Somerset Brie, cranberry relish, served on an onion baguette with fries (v)

6 hour slow cooked BBQ Pulled Pork, house slaw, spiced fries served on a brioche bap



Croxton manor Cheddar, sun blushed tomato & pea risotto & dressed roquette

Goats cheese, Pear, beetroot & mixed leaf, dressed salad

Elephant Garden Burger - Portobello mushroom, spinach, halloumi, garlic aioli, house slaw & spiced hand cut chips


Proper grub

The Elephant Cheeseburger – 8oz 100% Beef from Vicar’s Game on a traditional bun,
filled with iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, gherkins, homemade salsa - house slaw & spiced hand cut chips

Vicar’s Game Pork, Stilton & Port sausages served with creamed mash, seasonal veg &
apple & red wine gravy

Vicar’s Game Butcher English Lamb rump with pomme anna, roasted shallot puree & red wine sauce

West Berkshire beer battered Fish, chips, mushy peas & tartare sauce

Vicar’s Game 28 day aged Sirloin steak served with hand cut chips, rustic onions & balsamic tomato*
(Add a sauce for – Béarnaise/red wine/creamed mushrooms with truffle oil/green peppercorn/bone marrow)

Sizzling Fajita Skillet – (served with sweet peppers, onions, sour cream, salsa, guacamole) with your choice of filling...
- Spiced Chicken - Beef Steak - Halloumi (v).



Hand cuts chips – spiced or plain

Roquette & Parmesan Salad

Chunky rustic onions


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