Two Course Menu  £18.95

Wednesday & Thursday  6.00pm - 9.00pm
Friday & Saturday  6.00pm - 7.00pm

choose starter & main course or main course & dessert
please note: a supplement applies to some dishes


Starters
with complementary freshly baked bread roll,  gluten free roll on request

 

Soup of the Day  ve  (V)  gf
made from fresh, seasonal produce
- please ask for today's choice

Dippy Egg Bake  (V)  gf
bell pepper, cherry  tomatoes & spinach, cumin, paprika & coriander,

baked free-range egg, cream, veggie parmesan

Bistro Salad
smoked bacon lardons, Lancashire black pudding, herby croûtons,
baby watercress & rocket, lightly poached free-range egg

Asparagus with Potato Paillasson  (V)  gf
spears of English asparagus, straw potato cake,
lightly poached free-range hen's
egg

Crab Cakes with Salsa Verde  gf
white crab meat, ginger, soy & spring onion,

rocket, caper & garlic salsa verde

Pork Cheeks with Cider & Apple  gf  £7.50
slow braised pork, sauce of Aspall Suffolk cider, Granny Smith
& Pink Lady apples, toasted potato mash

Scallops with Parma Ham  gf (£2.00 supplement applies)
seared King scallops, strawberry, chilli, lime
& coriander salsa, baked Parma ham

Goat's Cheese & Lentils  (V)  gf   £6.50
Main Course with complimentary Side Dish  (V)  gf   £15.00

crisp-crumbed goat's cheese, roasted aubergine, red onion, courgette,
lemon & garlic, wilted baby spinach
OR

Tomato Polenta & Lentils  ve  (V)  gf  £6.50
Main Course with complimentary Side Dish  (V)  gf   £15.00
oven-dried tomato, basil & chive polenta cake,
roasted aubergine, red onion, courgette,
lemon & garlic, wilted baby spinach



Mains
choose a complementary side dish from the list below

 

Plaice Roulade with Crab & Asparagus  gf
rolled fillet of plaice, melting buttery potted crab filling, roasted cherry tomatoes,
spears of English asparagus

Lamb with Lemon Crumb  gf   (£3.00 supplement applies)
splayed rack of English Spring lamb - pink or cooked through, lemon crumb,
blackberry & red wine sauce, French beans

Cheese Burger & Fries       OR      Vegan Cheese  Burger & Fries  ve  (V)
beef, onion, garlic & thyme burger   OR  courgette, chilli, onion, garlic, & paprika burger
red onion chutney, melting cheddar
(or vegan cheddar), tomato ketchup, rocket, French fries

Chicken with Parma Ham  gf
breast of chicken wrapped in Parma ham, melting mozzarella,
tomato & basil sauce, wilted baby spinach

Pork Normandy with Brandied Apple  gf
pork loin medallions, smoked bacon, chestnut mushrooms,
cider, cream & Dijon mustard sauce, brandied, caramelised apple,  French beans

Mushroom Wellington  ve  (V)
chestnut mushrooms, toasted walnuts & almonds, crushed garlic & tarragon, puff pastry,
Dijon mustard sauce, spears of English asparagus

Hake with Prawns  gf
fillet of hake, peeled baby prawns,
white wine, cream & dill sauce, wilted baby spinach

Smoked Haddock Kedgeree  gf
fillet of natural smoked haddock, saffron scented rice, leeks, crushed garlic,
coriander, boiled egg, spinach curry sauce

Steak & Chips  gf  (£6.00 supplement applies)
7oz fillet steak, roasted cherry tomatoes, chestnut mushrooms,

black pepper, green peppercorn & cream sauce, hand-cut chips



Desserts

Strawberry Cheesecake  (V)  gf
mascarpone & lemon cream cheesecake, macerated English strawberries,
buttery, biscuit crumb, balsamic reduction, fresh basil

Apple Crumble with Ice-cream  ve**  (V)  gf
Bramley apple, oat, pecan nut, cinnamon & muscovado crumble, with vanilla ice-cream
(ve** 
vegan vanilla ice-cream is available on request)

Chocolate & Berry Trifle  (V)  gf
dark chocolate dream cake, red & black Summer berries, crème de cassis,
mascarpone custard, finely grated chocolate  

Crème Brûlée  (V)  gf
baked egg custard, "burnt" sugar caramel, brandy snap

Petit Dessert   ve**  (V)   gf
dairy vanilla ice-cream,  Mozart dark chocolate liqueur, crushed nut praline
(ve**  vegan diets substitute vegan vanilla ice-cream & Cointreau or Limoncello)

Cheeseboard  (V)  £8.00  (£1.00 supplement applies)
selection of cheeses, cheese biscuits, tomato & red onion chutney



Sides
choose one complementary side dish to accompany your Main Course


French Fries, Hand-cut Chips  or Sweet Potato Fries  ve  (V)  gf

New Potatoes  (V)  gf
served in their skins, melting butter & chives (vegan without the butter)

Dauphinoise Potatoes  (V)  gf
mandolin sliced potatoes, onions, garlic, double cream, melting mature cheddar

Mixed Leaf Salad  ve  (V)  gf
watercress, rocket, red onion & cherry tomatoes, French dressing

Cheesy Garlic Bread  ve**  (V)
virgin olive oil & crushed garlic, melting cheddar cheese
(** vegan cheddar available on request)

Garden Peas  ve  (V)  gf

Cauliflower Cheese  (V)  gf
cauliflower florets, mature cheddar cheese sauce, melting cheddar

Seasonal Vegetables  ve  (V)  gf
selection of fresh vegetables

Wilted Baby Spinach  ve  (V)  gf

 

ve = vegan               (V) = vegetarian               gf = gluten free