Aspire Restaurant

Aspire Restaurant is a student run training restaurant offering a superb and affordable fine dining experience

Dining at Aspire

Aspire Restaurant is a student-run training restaurant, conveniently located in the hub, offering a superb and affordable fine dining experience.

The finest sourced ingredients are freshly prepared each day and used to create a range of exciting lunch and dinner menus which are planned, prepared and served by City College’s hospitality and catering students.

Whether it’s dinner for two, a business meeting or a group celebration, Aspire Restaurant offers guests a truly unique and memorable dining experience complete. We cater for all dietary requirements so please ask if required.

Parties over 10
We can cater for larger groups and parties including private functions. A £5pp non-refundable deposit is required for parties over 10. Please contact us for information.

Download a sample Lunch menu

Download a sample Dinner menu

For reservations
Call 023 8057 7377 or email aspire@southampton-city.ac.uk

Mama Mia themed charity dinner

EVENT CANCELLED

Based on the latest coronavirus guidance from the Government, this event has unfortunately had to be cancelled. Full refunds will be given.

City College Southampton is excited to announce its charity dinner on Wednesday 6th May 2020. On the night you can expect a great atmosphere with an evening of delicious Greek cuisine and live entertainment from Mamma Mia!

Our charity dinner is in aid of the Piam Brown Children’s Oncology Ward and Southampton Children’s Hospital Charity, and is kindly supported by Essential Cuisine and Harvest Fine Foods.

  • Welcome drink
  • Canapés
  • Three-course Greek meal
  • Coffee and petit fours
  • Bottle of red & white wine per table
  • Mamma Mia themed live entertainment

£35 per ticket. Payment is required at time of booking.

For all dietary or accessibility requirements, please notify the reservations team at the time of booking.

Food will be prepared by the Tri-Services Culinary Team and Essential Cuisine development chefs alongside City College's talented hospitality students.

Tables are for 10 so please expect to be seated on shared tables.

Group bookings:
To ensure you are seated with your party please buy tickets together. In the occasion that you have booked separately, please contact us as soon as possible so we can amend your bookings.

For further information call 023 8057 7377 or email aspire@southampton-city.ac.uk

Student Success

The renowned Paul Ainsworth originally trained here before going on to cook for Gary Rhodes and Gordon Ramsey.

Paul is now a Michelin-star restaurant owner, managing No. 6 and Rojano's in the Square, both located in Padstow, Cornwall. He was winner of BBC2's The Great British Menu (South West region) in 2011 and now also runs Padstow Townhouse, providing beautiful accommodation to his guests.

Paul Ainsworth

Opening Times

Aspire Restaurant is open during college term time:

Lunch service

Tuesday - Friday 12:30 – 14:00
(last orders at 13:15)

      

   

 

 


For reservations call 023 8057 7377 or email aspire@southampton-city.ac.uk

Please advise of any dietary requirements or if you are celebrating a special occasion.

Parties over 10
We can cater for larger groups and parties including private functions. A £5pp non-refundable deposit is required for parties over 10. Please contact us for information.

Enquiries

Parties Over 10

We can cater for larger groups and parties including private functions. A £5pp non-refundable deposit is required for parties over 10.

For more information, please complete the enquiry form.