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East Avenue Restaurant will be reopening on Thursday 23 September 2021.

Covid-19

To keep our college community and visitors as safe as possible, we will continue to have additional Covid secure measures for diners at the East Avenue Restaurant.

  • Facemasks must still be worn when entering and walking inside the college but not when seated at your table
  • Card Payment only – no cash or cheques are accepted at the College any more
  • Customers are NOT required to have lateral flow test before coming to East Avenue – but you must be Covid Symptom free (This may change – so please be advised that testing may be introduced if the College policy changes at any point)
  • Restriction on Capacity – still limiting numbers at the beginning to acclimatise learners and customers and to ensure comfort for everyone

Please park in the main car park which is accessed from Cherbourg Road. You will see a sign for East Avenue Restaurant on the board.

Please access the College via the rear entrance.

Cherbourg Road

About

East Avenue restaurant is an oasis at Eastleigh College, offering modern British cuisine to members of the public at very reasonable prices. The restaurant is staffed by learners studying Hospitality and Catering at the College, and allows them to develop their skills and experience by offering a professional restaurant service.

Hospitality learners have the opportunity to practise their customer service skills, waiting tables and behind the licensed bar, while the catering learners create a wide range of dishes to an extremely high standard.  

Bookings

We are now taking bookings for the whole year of 2021 & 2022 (including Christmas)

  • Our lunch menu offers a choice of dishes over three courses for £11.95 per person
  • Our dinner menu is a Set Taster Menu put on by our Level 3 learners and is £22.95 per person
  • Christmas Lunches will require a pre order and are £15.95 per person. Christmas dinner is £25.95 per person

Please contact restaurant@eastleigh.ac.uk or call 023 8091 1053 for further information and to book.

Autumn Lunch Menu 2021- download here

Christmas Lunch Menu 2021- download here 

Gift Vouchers

Gift vouchers are available to purchase. Please contact us for more information.

Term times

13 September Start of term
25 to 29 October Half term
24 December to 3 January College closure for festive season
4 January Start of term

Round up of our 2020/21 academic year

  • All learners have completed and achieved – 100% success
  • Our level 3 learners have been offered some incredible jobs!
    Some of the jobs include – Chewton Glen, Inn the Park – New restaurant opened up by the owners of the Chesil Restaurant, The Pig in Wall, Pig in Forest, Miller and Carter, Harbour Hotel to name a few of them
  • One of our learners has been accepted to the Exclusive Chef Academy and will be based at The Royal Berkshire Hotel

We have also had some amazing Tutor/Team achievements this year – As a result of the amazing work that the team have done with their learners

Awards have been given: -

  • The Hospitality Team won Silver Award at the Pearson’s Education Award for FE Team of the year – We have a chance in November to claim the GOLD – so will keep you posted
  • Greg Cheeseman – Chef Lecturer won the Bronze Award at the Pearson’s Education for Lecturer of the year
  • Greg Cheeseman – Chef Lecturer is shortlisted for the finals of the Public Sector Catering Awards in Education
  • Rich Carter – Chef Lecturer won the Digital and Technology Award at the Eastleigh College Staff Awards
  • Greg Cheeseman – Chef Lecturer won the Teaching and Assessing Award at the Eastleigh College Staff Awards

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To find out more, please call 023 8091 1053 or email restaurant@eastleigh.ac.uk.