December Evening Menu

(not available for parties of 10 or more, please see special set menu)

‘Complimentary houmous of the day with Cajun tortilla crisps for the table’

NIBBLES

House marinated olives with ‘herbs de Provence’, roasted red peppers & onions £2

Homemade granary bread, salted butter, balsamic vinegar & olive oil £2 (Enough for 2 people!)

SMALL PLATES

Duck liver, orange, honey & Cointreau paté, crostini, onion jam (gfo) – £3

Pea & ham hock soup (gf) – £3

Mini seafood crepe ‘au gratin’ (smoked haddock, queen scallop & prawn) – £4

Smoked trout, smoked salmon & horseradish roulade, dill mustard, crostini (gfo) – £3.50

Our black pudding, bacon & tomato relish, brioche crouton – £3

Feta cheese filo parcel, olive tapenade, Greek salad (v) (gfo) – £3

Crispy Thai style vegetable, coconut, lime & peanut rice noodle ball (v) (gf) (vg) – £3

(We recommend……choose one as a nibble, two as a starter, or three to share between 2 as a starter!)

THE STARTERS

“Scallops”
– pan fried king scallops, our black pudding, Jerusalem artichoke puree, chestnut & cranberry granola – £8.95

“Crab & prawns”
– chilled white crab & prawn ‘cocktail’ with pickled cucumber salad, lemon & dill crème fraiche, granary croutons (gfo) – £7.95

“Our risotto”
– chicken & home-cured pancetta risotto with spinach, leeks, peas, cream & parmesan (gf) – £6.95

“Goat’s cheese”
– crispy fried pistachio nut & rosemary crumbed goat’s cheese, sugared walnuts, sweet honey dressing, spring onion, leek & rocket salad (v) – £6.95

“Beef tempura”
– crispy fried shredded local beef, Asian salad, chilli & ginger dressing, peanut satay dipping sauce (gf) – £6.95

“Winter soup”
– Jerusalem artichoke, leek, caramelised onion & chestnut soup, granary croutons, and chive crème fraiche (v) (gf) – £5.75

THE MAIN COURSES

‘Butter roasted turkey crown’
– with caramelised onion, pork, sage, apricot stuffing, ‘pigs in blankets’, roast potatoes, port, apple & cranberry relish, roasting gravy, buttered house vegetables on the side (gfo) – £13.95

“Asian chicken trio”
– char-grilled marinated breast, crispy filo parcel, confit tempura breast, toasted cashew nuts & stir-fried Asian vegetables, a peanut satay coconut cream, and rice (n) – £13.95

“The fish market”
– pan fried bream & salmon fillet, smoked salmon & haddock fishcake, hot potted smoked haddock ‘au gratin’, crispy hake goujon, creamed peas, beetroot tartar dressing, Provençal relish, samphire, sugar snaps, green beans & mange tout, sauté new potatoes (gfo) – £18.95

“Hake Marinière”
– pan fried fillet of hake with vegetable linguine, mussels, prawns & king prawns, ‘Marinière’ sauce with white wine, garlic & cream, skinny fries (gf) – £15.95

“Seafood kebab”
– char-grilled monkfish, tuna & king prawn kebab, Moroccan spiced sweet potato houmous, golden raisin & pistachio pilaf rice, char-grilled aubergine & courgette, tzatziki, charred garlic flatbread (gfo) – £16.95

“Our classic pork duo”
– crispy slow cooked pork belly & crispy fried pulled shoulder, parsnip puree, apple relish, cider gravy, char-grilled carrots, parsnips & fondant leeks, and dauphinoise potatoes (gfo) – £15.95

“On the Hill’s steak Rossini”
– char-grilled smoked bacon wrapped cannon of local fillet steak, Jerusalem artichoke puree, char-grilled portobello mushroom, brandy & thyme paté brioche crouton, port & balsamic sauce, buttered house vegetables & homemade chunky chips on the side (gfo) – £26.95

“A little taste of India”
– cauliflower filo pastry parcel, chickpea masala, red onion & coriander bhaji, spiced yoghurt dressing, sweet curry oil, charred naan bread, and pilaf rice (v) (gfo) (vgo) – £13.95 (add char-grilled chicken – £2)

“Vegetable Wellington”
– butternut squash, sweet potato, goat’s cheese, toasted pine nut & honey puff pastry wellington, with root vegetable puree, charred courgettes, herb oil, sauté new potatoes, and vegetables on the side (v) – £13.95

All our main courses come as complete dishes and do not require additional sides, however, we do have side dishes available if you would like them!!

Additional side dishes

Homemade chips £2

Skinny Fries £2

Roast potatoes £2

Buttered vegetables £2

House salad £2

(v = vegetarian vg = vegan vgo = vegan option available gf = gluten free gfo = gluten-free option available)

OUR PUDDINGS at £6.25

“Our Christmas pudding”
– sticky, fruity, ginger, almond, boozy rum, Christmas ‘pudding’ with custard & whipped brandy cream (gf)

“Citrus tasting”
– orange crème caramel, mini glazed lemon tartlet, lime cheesecake, orange ripple ice-cream

“Meringue roulade”
– cappuccino cream meringue roulade with local ‘Chilly Cow’ espresso frappe ice-cream (gf)

“Black forest mousse cake”
– rich chocolate mousse cake with Kirsch soaked cherries, dark chocolate ganache topping, whipped vanilla cream

“Crèma Catalana”
– orange infused Spanish style crème brulee with cinnamon Viennese biscuit fingers (gfo)

“Cheese & biscuits” at £8.50
– blue stilton, white stilton with apricots, Caws Cenarth Perl Wen & Welsh cheddar, chutney, grapes, biscuits & Welsh butter

MINI PUDDINGS

Mini glazed lemon tartlet £2.75

White & milk chocolate Baileys cheesecake £3

Banana sticky toffee pudding & ice-cream £2.75

Chocolate brownie & ice-cream £2.75

ICE-CREAM

Scoops – 1 @ £1.95 2 @ £3.50 3 @ £5.50

Chilly Cow (Local)
– Lemon Meringue * Irish cream * Espresso Frappé

Mario’s (Welsh)
– Vanilla * Orange ripple * Strawberry

Cheshire Ice-Cream Farm
– Blackcurrant & Liquorice * Honeycomb * Rum & Raisin * Raspberry Ripple * Salted Caramel * Chocolate

SORBETS

Mango & passion fruit * Raspberry * Local apple *

COFFEE & HOT DRINKS

Cappuccino – £2.50

Americano – £2.25

Latté – £2.50

Espresso – £2.25 (double £2.75)

Macchiato – £2.25

Cortado £2.25

Mocha – £2.50

Rum latté – £4.75

Liqueur coffee – £5.75

Bailey’s latté – £4.75

Tea – £1.65

Herbal & fruit teas – £1.75

Liqueur hot chocolate with cream – £5.25

Hot chocolate with mini marshmallows & whipped cream – £2.75

PUDDING WINES, SHERRY & PORT

Muscat de St-Jean-de-Minervois (France)
– a perfect partner to your dessert
£14.00 – half bottle / £5.25 – 125ml glass

Elysium Black Muscat (California)
– a rose-like aroma, intense on the palate, wonderful with chocolate puddings!
£23.50 – half bottle / £8.25 – 125ml glass

Essensia Orange Muscat (California)
– aromas orange blossom & apricots, rich and sweet, fantastic with citrus puddings
£23.50 – half bottle / £8.25 – 125ml glass

Lustau San Emilio Pedro Ximénez (Spain)
– a lovely sweet sherry with raisin & fig characteristics, great with blue cheese in particular!
£4.50 – 70ml glass

Tanners vintage port
£3.95 – 70ml glass