Vespers has built a reputation for great food served in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere featuring award winning cuisine, with each dish utilising the freshest, best quality seasonal ingredients.
We’ve also chosen to feature some fine quality wines each perfectly paired to compliment the seasonal menus. We hope to encourage you to try something a little different from your usual wine choice.
The Brasserie remains loyal to its traditions and reputation of providing quality food and service in a light, airy and relaxing environment. The conservatory area allows the opportunity of semi-private dining and in summer months has access to our terraces for alfresco dining on the patio. Our kitchen uses the best produce, cooked simply to create classic dishes with a modern, light touch. The Brasserie also offers a wide selection of Champagnes, red, white, rose and sweet wines.
The soul and heartbeat of the hotel
You will find cosy corners and intimate spaces in our Library Bar, where you can kick back, relax and enjoy a delicious cocktail or sample our stunning Afternoon Cream Tea. It’s the perfect spot in Basingstoke to meet work colleagues or clients and enjoy a tea or coffee with free WiFi, helping you to clinch that deal.
Offering a range of local ales, craft beers, fine wines, whiskies and cognacs. You can relax with a newspaper and unwind and enjoy a cocktail created by our bartenders. The menu in the Library Bar consists of delicious uncomplicated hearty dishes, lighter lunches and snack selection served throughout the day.
As an established tradition since the 19th century, the Apollo Hotel has given this British institution its own twist. We are proud to serve afternoon cream tea at its very best. Served on our traditional tiered cake stands with a delicious selection of savoury finger sandwiches, fluffy scones with strawberry preserve, lemon curd and clotted cream, a selection of cakes and much more. Afternoon tea is perfect for a special occasion, celebration or even after a busy day at Newbury Races, sightseeing or shopping. Our Pastry Chef is constantly evolving our offerings of new flavoured macaroons, delectable cakes and pastries so the excuse of a return visit is not to be missed. Gift vouchers are also available, so why not treat your family and friends to this sumptuous experience.
Sometimes you just want to relax in your bedroom or complete some work without distraction. Our Room Service menu offers the flexibility to reward yourself and enjoy a tasty breakfast, lunch, dinner or snack in the comfort of your own room.
Available Times: Served from 11.00am – 11.00pm
11.00pm -6.00am (only sandwich selection available)
PAUL GRAND, 2016
HELEN HOLDSWORTH, 2016
LISA GOULD, 2016
LESLEY READ, 2016