Food and Wine

Pie Menu ~

Steak and kidney pie
Prime diced herefordshire beef, slowly cooked with sliced lambs kidneys
Beef and Guinness
Shin of beef, onions, mushrooms and carrots poached in stout
Chicken, gammon and leek
Free range suffolk chicken and smoked ham diced, cooked with leeks, splash of white wine finished with a cream sauce
Chicken and broccoli in pepper sauce
Free range suffolk chicken shredded and cooked with green peppercorns, a medium hot sauce
Lamb and rosemary
Lean welsh lamb, slowly cooked with fresh rosemary, tomatoes and shallots
Vegetarian
Seasonal roasted vegetables, cooked in their own stock
Savoury suet puddings
These are steamed in a suet pastry casing, making the outside soft very moreish
Steak and kidney
Braised beef and ox kidney with onions

Savoury Suet Puddings Menu ~

These are steamed in a suet pastry casing, making the outside soft very moreish

Steak and kidney
Braised beef and ox kidney with onions
Lamb and Mint
Lean cubes of lamb, gently steamed with garden mint and herbs
Chicken and leek
Diced breast and thigh meat steamed with leeks and carrots in stock
Stilton and Mushroom
Portobello mushrooms with stilton cheese, simmered in creamy pepper sauce
We have added to our menu a variety on gluten free fillings which can be topped with mashed potato. Fillings include chicken and mushroom and mutton. Please let us know in advance if you would like to try one, like all our pies they are subject to availability.The above pies and puddings are on the list everyday we have several specials which are seasonal, these are listed on the chalk boards. All ingredients are sourced as locally as possible, all meat products are traceable, and a list of suppliers is available. Wherever possible we use organic produce.

Dessert Menu ~

Spotted dick
Steamed vegetable suet sponge with currants
Treacle sponge
Steamed victoria sponge drizzled with hot treacle
Rhubarb crumble
Baked english rhubarb with brown sugar, breadcrumbs, and almonds
Bread and butter pudding
Succulent sultanas, currants and cinnamon baked with egg custard and sliced bread
Blackberry and apple flapjack crumble
Autumn fruit simmering underneath a crunchy oat granola topping (wheat free)
Bramley apple pie
Layers of chunky cooking apple encased in butter short crust pastry
Chocolate sponge
Steamed cocoa sponge covered in belgian chocolate
Sticky toffee pudding
Baked caramel sponge covered in rich toffee sauce with toffee pieces

From the wine cellar ~

Red

CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2007Mountain Valley, MontenegroMellow and mature, delicious hint of pepper, with plenty of fruit. A European wine of outstanding quality.
MERLOT 2009El Otro, ChileDeep, plummy Merlot with no edges.
SYRAH, Saint-Gilles 2007FranceDark red and gorgeous, vanilla overtones and very smooth.
MONTEPULCIANO D’ABRUZZO 2008Orsola, ItalyRich, ripe full of fruit and velvety smooth.
RIOJA CRIANZA 2005Montes de Ciria, SpainRuby red with vanilla and cedar tones from oak ageing.
MALBEC Finca Flichman Reserva 2006Mendoza AgentinaOz Clark says, “Malbec is now a seriously thrilling rising star in the red wine firmament”.
COTES DE BOURG 2005Cellar selection claretPunches well above its weight, full bodied, dry tannin and drinking well.
CHATEAU HAUT MARBUZET 2002Saint Estephe, Bordeaux.Claret at its best.

Rosé

DOMAINE LA GRAVE 2008FranceDelightful, light dry Rose with lots of summer fruit, from an award winning estate near Carcassonne.
ROSATO DEL VENETO 2007Marchesini, ItalyPale pink and perfect taste.

Sparkling wine

VEUVE CLIQUOTNV France
PROSECCOSacchetto, ItalyMini size, fresh fizz with fruit zing.
CAVE ROSE 2008Arte Latino, SpainRaspberry jelly and ice-cream in a glass.

White

AIREN 2008Vina Pena, SpainLight and refreshing, full of zing and zest.
PINOT GRIGIO 2008Fabiano, ItalyUncomplicated Pinot, fresh citrus fruit with a dry finish.
SAUVIGNON 2008Desire, FranceRemarkably good, pure dry Sauvignon with melon notes from the Loire.Torres
VINA ESMERALDA 2007/08Catalunya, SpainFragrant, rounded and fruity. Tracy’s favourite.Picpoul de Pinet 2007/08Languedoc FrancePinet is the grape, Picpoul is the place, a great new white to taste.Vire-Clesse, Cave de Lugny 2006/07FranceFuller bodied and a little creamy.
SANCERRE 2007Domaine Doucet, France’Little Black Dress of White Wine’
CHABLIS 2006/07Gloire de Chablis, J Moreau et Fils

Beers, stout and lagers ~

Ales

Seafarers
London Pride

Cider

Aspells

Lagers

Kronenbourg 1664
Carling
Grolsch
Freedom
Beck’s
Vier
Peroni

Stout

Guinness