December Lunch Menu

1 course £13.95 2 courses £17.95 3 courses £20.95

‘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!)

THE STARTERS

“Our own black pudding”
– with a leek & onion potato rosti, whisky & pink peppercorn cream, apple relish, and game chips

“Fishcakes”
– smoked salmon & haddock fishcakes with a fennel & tomato salad, tarragon mayonnaise

“Our pate”
– duck liver, orange, honey & Cointreau with sweet onion relish, and crispy toast croutons (gfo)

“Mushrooms”
– baked ricotta, pecorino, spinach & tarragon stuffed mushrooms with a garlic & parsley cream (gf) (v)

“Terrine”
– smoked trout, smoked salmon & horseradish terrine, dill mustard, and ciabatta crostini (gfo)

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

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

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)

“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) (add char-grilled chicken – £2)

“Our risotto”
– chicken & home-cured pancetta risotto with spinach, leeks, peas, cream & parmesan, and rocket, pea shoots & pesto (gf)

“Beef bourguignon”
– slow cooked local brisket of beef with a rich red wine sauce, dauphinoise potatoes, and house vegetables on the side (gf)

“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)

“Hake fillet”
– pan fried fillet of hake with peas, bacon & onion, braised leeks, spinach & parsley cream, and crispy potato fritters (gf)

“Thai style bream”
– pan fried fillet of bream, stir-fried Asian vegetables & cashew nuts, peanut satay coconut cream, chilli, ginger & coriander dressing, and crispy Thai style vegetable, coconut, lime & peanut rice noodle balls (gf)

“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)

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

OUR PUDDINGS

“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” – blue stilton, white stilton with apricots, Caws Cenarth Perl Wen & Welsh cheddar, chutney, grapes, biscuits & Welsh butter (£2.50 supplement)

ICE-CREAM (3 scoops)

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

MINI PUDDINGS

Mini glazed lemon tartlet £2.50

White & milk chocolate Baileys cheesecake £3

Banana sticky toffee pudding & ice-cream £2.50

Chocolate brownie & ice-cream £2.50

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