Tempus Restaurant & Bar - Seasonal Dining At Alexandra House
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The Dining Room & Lounge Bar

Whether you have spent the day in meetings, conferences or exploring the town, come and relax in our dining room and lounge bar. Here we offer seasonal dining served in contemporary surroundings.

Opening Times

Our usual open hours are below.

Mon – Fri: 07:00 – 09:00
Sat – Sun & Bank Holidays: 08:00 – 10:30

Sun – Thur: 19:00 – 21:00
Fri & Sat: 18:00 – 21:00 Sun: 19:00 – 21:30

Sun – Fri: 16:00 – late
Sat: 12:00 – late

Eat & Drink in Swindon

Enjoy fresh dishes using locally sourced produce where feasible, inspired by some great British classics. All of our chef’s ingredients are ethically sourced where possible and are sure to tickle the tastebuds of you and your guests. If you have any special dietary requirements, don’t hesitate to speak to our friendly team and we can accommodate. Enjoy the best of British cuisine in a stylish and contemporary setting at our restaurant in Swindon.

Meanwhile, our bar is the place to be to enjoy drinks with friends or colleagues. A selection of wines and beers are on offer, or our bartenders are on hand to create your favourite cocktail. You’ll also find our tempting bar food menu here, offering a range of deli sandwiches, stone-baked pizzas and classic mains. Whilst enjoying a drink in our bar & lounge have a game of pool with friends, relax and take advantage of our outdoor seating area. At Alexandra House, we have the ideal location for tranquility and rejuvenation, so if you’re looking for excellent places to eat in Swindon, look no further!


Try some of our delicious recipes!

Sam Morgan - Food & Drink

Sam Morgan: Why Buying British Matters

Sam Morgan is Executive Chef at The Venues Collection Food is a really important part of our lives. The last 18 months has reinforced that with the resurgence of home baking as we all passionately made our banana bread, sourdough starter, cookies and cakes, creating a nationwide shortage of flour and eggs. Being in lockdown

Five Food Trends

Kerry Pearce, Head Chef at The Venues Collection’s Kents Hill Park shares the five food trends influencing what and how we will be eating over the next year: 1 –Sustainability This is a huge focus for our industry as we start to see events come back, especially with the eyes of the world focused on

Strawberries, Seasonal Ingredient for July

Summer means Wimbledon and therefore strawberries! This delicious recipe is easy to make and is the perfect dessert to share with family and friends.

Cherries, Seasonal Ingredient for June

Cherry season in the UK is short but one worth looking out for. This recipe is great to match with dark chocolate and hazelnuts for some indulgence.

Private Dining

Experience private dining in Swindon by hiring one of our function rooms. We’ll turn our suite into a beautiful dining room where you can enjoy a lavish 3 course meal or afternoon tea. Perfect for birthdays, engagement dinners and baby showers!

We have a range of private dining rooms to choose from, which can keep you and your party self-contained. For more information on our COVID-19 guidelines, you can view our 6 point safety charter.

Wedding Catering

Our wedding packages come with everything you need for a beautiful and successful wedding…including exceptional food! We can work with yourself and your future husband/wife to create your perfect wedding breakfast menu.

Download our wedding brochure to view some of the delicious selection of food menus we have available.

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Conference Catering

We can work around your busy conference schedule to supply you and your delegates food at a time that suits you. Opt for a sit down meal, or choose a buffet style lunch. If you would rather take a break from your meeting room altogether, feel free to join us in our Tempus restaurant in Swindon.

When hosting a conference or event with us, you don’t have to worry about places to eat in Swindon, as we are certain we’ll have something on our menu to satisfy your tastebuds.


Venue Features

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14 Meeting Rooms

Our flexible, modern spaces set the scene for memorable events.

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240 Max.Capacity

Our rooms hold up to 240 people so we’re ready for events of any size.

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Free Wifi

Up-to-date technology in our modern event rooms includes high speed Wifi.

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Ample Free Parking

On site parking for all delegates.

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151 double and twin guest rooms.

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Breakout Spaces

Multiple breakout spaces for informal meetings.

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Easily Accessible Location

Easy access from Bristol and London, we are four miles from Swindon and ten minutes from the M4.

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Airport Taxi

London Heathrow and Bristol Airport are both about an hour’s drive away.

Leisure Facilities

Our leisure facilities consist of a gym, sauna, steam room, swimming pool, jacuzzi and tennis court.

Dog Friendly

Our rooms at Alexandra House are dog friendly.

Contact Us

Alexandra House
Whittingham Drive,

Reception - General enquiries and reservations

01793 819 000
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Sales Office - Sales and event enquiries

01793 819 038
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