Valentine’s Day Menu


To start


Rugantinos’ classic antipasto misto

 Selection of Italian charcuterie, smoked salmon, tomato and shallot bruschetta, artichokes, sun blushed tomatoes, olives and carbonara arancini.

Tempura king prawns with a lemon & garlic mayonnaise

Cream garlic wild mushrooms on toasted sour dough

Sautéed calves liver with crispy pancetta, baby shallots and a Madeira sauce



Salmon en croute wrapped in filo pastry with a crab and saffron cream

8 oz Locally reared Rib eye steak with Portobello mushroom, balsamic oven roasted vine tomatoes, tarragon butter and chips

Pan fried lamb rump with pea and mint puree, thyme and garlic sauce

Roasted red pepper stuffed with spiced cous cous, served with tempura courgetts, char grilled halloumi and basil pesto (V)

Stuffed chicken breast with Italian sausage, wild mushroom and truffle cream

All main courses served with sautéed new potatoes with diced pancetta and sautéed shallots, sautéed kale, honey glazed carrots, beetroot slices, baby corn and fine beans



Limoncello crème brulee with champagne sorbet

Chocolate and raspberry brownie with honeycomb ice cream

Cappuccino panna cotta with rum and raisin ice cream

Warm treacle tart with clotted cream

£39.50 per person

Coffee with mints from £2.20


The food here is just so good. We liked the varied menu ( the risotto is the best I have had) the house wine is not so expensive as some and very drinkable. The restaurant is very smart and comfortable the service and staff very good. Heartily recommend..

Trev45, Cardiff

A wonderful room with romantic 4 poster, great and helpful staff. Nick, the proprietor is a great host. wonderful food in the Rugantinos restaurant. Wells itself is a really great little city with the main attraction being the beautiful city Wells itself. An outstanding weekend away.

AGHFAN, Worcester



The Mendip Inn is a stylish, contemporary take on the great British pub, fusing the traditional sense of welcome with imaginative contemporary cuisine and décor to create an exciting new dining experience.

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