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 for Swindon places to eat. Here we offer seasonal dining served in contemporary surroundings.
Our usual open hours are below.
Mon – Fri: 07:00 – 09:30
Sat – Sun & Bank Holidays: 07:00 – 10:30
Mon – Sun: 12:00 – 21:00
Mon – Sun: 10:00 – late
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!
To support our Net Zero targets, ‘Menus for change’ will show our carbon footprint and sourcing information by the end of 2022. To help us achieve this we’ve teamed up with Klimato to raise awareness of how our eating habits affect the climate and empower everyone to make more informed food choices.
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
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
Summer means Wimbledon and therefore strawberries! This delicious recipe is easy to make and is the perfect dessert to share with family and friends.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A big thank you for the afternoon tea provided for my family and myself. It was a special occasion and you made it extra special, starting with arranging the tea prior to arriving, the greeting on arrival, friendly service, quality of food and the relaxed atmosphere. I often stay with you and will certainly be booking again very soon. Thank you to all concerned.
Improve International is based at Alexandra House and uses it for day-time training events, conferences and accommodation. Feedback from delegates has been good and Alexandra House deliver a flexible, friendly service. Communication with the hotel is excellent and they have enabled us to provide a Covid secure environment so that we have been able to deliver our courses with confidence in the last year.
We’d like to thank Alexandra House for a wonderful evening at our Christmas Party which was enjoyed by all. The food came out piping hot and very nice. The atmosphere and disco were great and everyone danced the night away.
A very nice hotel the rooms are spacious and well presented. Breakfast is generous and the dinner was good on the whole.
Amazing experience. The service from the employees were amazing. They were all polite to me and my family and made us feel welcome. Would definitely recommend going here.
An enjoyable relaxing well fed stay was had. The staff were very friendly, Superior room was massive bed really comfortable. 4 course eve meal was delicious desserts were amazing. Buffet breakfast was scrumptious so much to choose from. Leisure facilities were fab. Highly recommend this hotel. Thank you for a memorable stay.
Lovely relaxing time, had the pool and gym almost to ourselves. Evening meal and breakfast excellent and the staff all very helpful, gluten free dietary needs very well catered for and a fantastic price.
Spent a Saturday night here. Very pleasant, facilities good, rooms comfortable with all amenities too hand. Staff extremely polite and professional, our waiter (Daniel) went out of his way to make sure our evening meal was good. Very impressed with this! Food excellent. Will definitely recommend this hotel to others.
Can I say on behalf of myself and Tina a huge thank you for the PA Forum. It was absolutely fantastic and everyone who came had a great time. There has been emails and messages on social media saying how great it was and I really appreciate all the effort yourself and the team at Alexandra House put in.
Our flexible, modern spaces set the scene for memorable events.
Our rooms hold up to 240 people so we’re ready for events of any size.
Up-to-date technology in our modern event rooms includes high speed Wifi.
On site parking for all delegates.
151 double and twin guest rooms.
Multiple breakout spaces for informal meetings.
Easy access from Bristol and London, we are four miles from Swindon and ten minutes from the M4.
London Heathrow and Bristol Airport are both about an hour’s drive away.
Our leisure facilities consist of a gym, sauna, steam room, swimming pool, jacuzzi and tennis court.
Our rooms at Alexandra House are dog friendly.