Lunch Menu

May 2017

1 course @ £13.50

2 courses @ £16.50

3 courses @ £19.50

THE STARTERS

‘King prawns’ – sautéed with garlic, parsley, olive oil & spinach served on crispy tomato focaccia (gfo) 

‘Paté’ – chicken liver, whisky, shallot, thyme & marmalade with crispy French toasts, and onion jam (gfo) 

‘Trio of Mediterranean cheese’ – marinated halloumi, courgette, harissa & ricotta fritter, and a feta & olive filo parcel with red pepper houmous & herb oil (v) 

‘Our risotto’ – char-grilled chicken & our own cured pancetta with leeks, cream, baby spinach, peas & parmesan (gf) 

‘Our own black pudding’ – with a ‘posh sausage roll’, crispy fried pork shoulder, tomato & pancetta relish, and sweet mustard dressing 

‘Soup’ – cream of curried parsnip & apple with crispy croutons (v) (gfo) 

‘Crispy fishcakes’ – smoked haddock with prawns, and a chive & lobster cream 

‘Mushrooms’ – baked Portobello mushroom stuffed with ricotta, caramelized onions, tarragon & pecorino cheese, a garlic, spinach cream, served on toasted ciabatta ‘au gratin’ (v) (gfo) 

‘Seafood crèpe’ – king prawns, white crab, salmon & smoked salmon with a lobster cream, spinach & parmesan ‘au gratin’

THE MAIN COURSES

‘Italian style pork duo’ – local slow cooked crispy belly and crispy fried shoulder with ‘peperonata’, garlic & cannellini bean puree, Marsala wine jus, served with rosemary sauté potatoes & green beans (gfo) 

‘Our classic chicken’ – pan fried breast with a tarragon & white wine cream, asparagus, green beans & pancetta, and a spring onion potato cake (gf) 

‘Fisherman’s lunch’ – stuffed sole paupiette, pan fried sea bass & salmon fillet, hot potted smoked salmon & prawns with lobster cream ‘au gratin’, crispy cod goujon, smoked haddock fishcake, creamed peas, beetroot tartar dressing, Provençal relish, served with sauté potatoes & vegetables (gfo) 

‘Our Pie’ – chicken, ham hock & leek encased in short crust pastry with roasted onion puree, char-grilled green beans, carrots & courgette, with a roast chicken jus, and hand cut chips 

‘Indian cod’ – spiced roasted fillet with chick pea & spinach ‘masala’, a carrot, onion & coriander bhaji, mint & cumin yoghurt, char-grilled nan bread, sweet onion, curry & mango oil, and pilaf rice (gfo) 

‘Fillet of hake’ – herb crusted with a warm salad of Jersey Royal new potatoes, asparagus, green beans, sun dried tomatoes, artichokes, and a basil, olive oil & tomato dressing 

‘A little taste of Morocco’ – chick pea, roasted red pepper, onion & pine nut ‘filo pie’, aubergine ‘caviar’, Ras el Hanout spiced cous cous, char-grilled courgette, sweet & sour raisins, ‘Josh’s’ handmade flat breads, and sweet potato fritters (v) 

‘Vegetarian wellington’ – sweet potato, chestnut mushroom, smoked cheddar, leek & spinach ‘puff pastry wellington’ with tomato & balsamic red onion relish, roasted butternut squash puree, and char-grilled green beans, carrots & courgette, with sauté potatoes (v)

 

OUR PUDDINGS

‘The citrus quartet’ – mini glazed lemon tartlet, lime cheesecake, orange crème brulee, and orange ripple ice-cream

Tiramisu cheesecake with mocha ice-cream

Classic vanilla crème brulee with our honeycomb &  Cheshire Farm honeycomb ice-cream (gf)

Chocolate trio – vanilla cream filled profiterole with warm chocolate sauce, warm rich chocolate brownie with salted caramel sauce, and chocolate cheesecake served with vanilla ice-cream

Mango & passion fruit pavlova with whipped vanilla cream (gf)

Tasting of banana – banana sticky toffee pudding with rich toffee sauce, banana cheesecake, caramel, banana & mascarpone cheese filo parcel, and crispy banana fritter with rum syrup & vanilla ice-cream

CHEESE – £1.95 (supplement)

– a selection of British cheeses with chutney, grapes, crackers & butter:     

Shropshire blue, Somerset brie,

Snowdonia ‘Amber mist’ (cheddar & whisky),

          Snowdonia ‘Bouncing Berry’ (cheddar with cranberries)

‘Y Fenni’ (beer & grain mustard cheddar), Somerset goat’s cheese

ICE-CREAM (3 scoops)

Chilly Cow (Local) – Lemon Meringue

Mario’s (Welsh) – Raspberry Ripple * Vanilla * Orange ripple * Chocolate

* Mint Chocolate Chip

Cheshire Farm – Blackcurrant & Liquorice * Butterscotch * Rum & Raisin * Honeycomb * Salted Caramel * Strawberry * Mocha Coffee  

 

SORBETS (3 scoops)

(from Movenpick & Mario’s)

* Lemon * Blackcurrant * Mango