Taste of Staffordshire Contemporary Pub of the Year 2012

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Home cooked food using the freshest ingredients...

Deli Sharers for Two
FISH smoked salmon, chilli and coriander baked green lipped mussels, mackerel pâté, battered haddock goujons with homemade tartare sauce and toasted pitta bread   £12.95
SIZZLING CRISPY DUCK on a hot skillet with hoi sin sauce, shredded spring onions, cucumber and pancakes   £13.95
PUB DELI smoked pulled pork with crackling and apple, poached Scotch egg, beer battered haddock soldiers with tartare dip, bacon crisps with guacamole, bbq chicken wings   £13.45
VEGETARIAN hummus, carrot and pea fritters, tempura battered vegetables, homemade beetroot, spinach, walnut and Shropshire blue cheese tartlets, shot of soup, sweet potato fries and garlic mayonnaise   £12.95
JAPANESE smoked salmon sushi roll, seared tuna, teppanyaki beef with noodles and egg , tempura haddock, wasabi, ginger and soy sauce   £13.45
Starters
WILD MUSHROOMS in garlic sauce wrapped in a filo pastry parcel with leaves and Parmesan shavings   £5.95
SHREDDED LAMB SHOULDER with spinach and feta cheese in a puff pastry case and mint dressing   £6.95
HOMEMADE SEASONAL SOUP with rustic bread   £4.95
PAN FRIED RED MULLET FILLET with saffron and pea risotto topped with a poached egg   £6.75
HOMEMADE CHICKEN LIVER PARFAIT with toasted focaccia fingers and red onion marmalade   £5.95
GRAVADLAX, BEETROOT CURED AND SMOKED PAPRIKA CURED SALMON with lemon and caper dressing and granary toast   £6.45
Salads
CRISPY TEMPURA BEEF With sticky soy and ginger dressing, mixed leaves £6.95  / £12.95
BREADED GOATS’ CHEESE mixed leaves with roasted beetroot, orange segments and toasted walnuts £6.95  / £11.95
SMOKED BACON AND WARM BRIE with plum tomatoes, mixed leaves and cranberry dressing £6.95  / £11.95
ROASTED CAJUN SALMON with coriander mayonnaise dressing, red peppers, cucumbers and mixed leaves £7.45  / £13.95
CHICKEN CAESAR Cos lettuce, bacon, crispy croutons £6.95  / £11.95
Mains
BREADED CHICKEN BREAST with roasted potatoes, mixed vegetables, green beans wrapped in bacon, smoked Applewood cheese and garlic sauce   £12.95
8 HOUR BRAISED LAMB SHOULDER with oxtail sauce, creamy rosemary mashed potato, pan fried spinach and oven roasted carrots   £15.95
BEEF EN CROUTE fillet steak and mushroom duxelles wrapped in filo pastry with braised red cabbage, fondant potato, baby carrots, with Merlot wine sauce   £16.95
CURRIED POTATO AND ROASTED RED PEPPER CAKES on tempura courgettes and pak choi with lemon and coriander curry sauce and mint yoghurt drizzle   £10.95
HOMEMADE STEAK, KIDNEY AND GUINNESS PUDDING roasted new potatoes, horseradish pea purée and oven roasted carrot   £12.95
PAN FRIED SEA BASS FILLETS Cajun spiced seasoned new potatoes, green beans and spinach with crayfish and chardonnay sauce   £15.95
28 DAY AGED RIBEYE STEAK baked field mushroom, grilled plum tomato, hand cut chips and homemade onion rings   £17.95
SMOKED COD LOIN FILLET chorizo and sundried tomato risotto, cherry tomatoes   £14.95
ROASTED BEETROOT AND POTATO TERRINE with spiced sweet potato Scotch egg, braised fennel, curly kale, rich tomato sauce and pea purée   £10.95
PAN SEARED GRESSINGHAM DUCK BREAST with dauphinoise potatoes, braised red cabbage, carrots and a red currant jus   £15.95
CHICKEN, HAM AND LEEK PIE short crust pastry, hand cut chips, seasonal vegetables and rosemary cream sauce   £12.95
HOMEMADE STAFFORDSHIRE BEEF BURGER Melting Swiss cheese, tomato, mayonnaise, lettuce, hand cut chips   £11.45
SLOW ROASTED BELLY PORK black pudding, sweet potato mash, Chantenay carrots, spinach and apple sauce   £14.95
HADDOCK FILLET IN BEER BATTER Pea purée, hand cut chips   £11.95
28 DAY AGED FILLET STEAK baked field mushroom, grilled plum tomato, hand cut chips and homemade onion rings   £21.95
Add a sauce for £1.95 / Peppercorn, Diane, garlic and herb butter, Merlot red wine  
We have coeliac and vegetarian menus available, please ask your server for details  
Breads and Nibbles
MARINATED OLIVES Mixed olives, fresh herbs and garlic   £3.95
RUSTIC BREAD A selection of freshly baked breads from our local baker   £3.95
DEEP FRIED BREADED WHITEBAIT With chilli salt dressing and garlic mayonnaise   £3.95
FRIED NACHO CHIPS with jalapeno chillies, cheese sauce, sour cream and salsa dips   £3.95
PIZETTE Flatbread, melted mozzarella cheese, tomato and caramelised onions   £4.95
LOCAL SAUSAGE Pork and leek chipolatas with caramelised apple sauce   £3.95
Stone Fired Pizza
HADDOCK AND SMOKED COD wilted spinach, Guinness rarebit   £11.95
BARBEQUE CHICKEN Mushrooms, onions, red and green peppers   £9.95
MARGHERITA Tomato, melting mozzarella, fresh basil leaves   £7.95
CRISPY DUCK Hoi sin sauce, spring onions, shredded cucumber   £10.95
BLUE CHEESE black olives, cherry tomatoes, fresh rocket leaves   £9.95
CHORIZO AND PEPPERONI jalapeno peppers, red onion   £9.95
GOATS’ CHEESE spinach, mushrooms, red onion   £9.95
CAJUN BEEF green peppers, red onions, sour cream drizzle   £10.95
All pizza can be served as a calzone  
Side Dishes
HOMEMADE BEER BATTERED ONION RINGS   £3.95
HAND CUT CHIPS   £3.50
HOMEMADE COLESLAW   £2.95
SEASONAL VEGETABLES   £2.95
CREAMY MASH   £3.50
MIXED SALAD   £3.95
STONE FIRED FLATBREAD TOPPED WITH GARLIC (add melted mozzarella cheese £4.45)   £3.95

We have coeliac and vegetarian menus available, please ask your server for details.

All of our food is freshly cooked to order. We use local meat and fish from sustainable sources wherever possible.
We cannot guarantee that any dish will be free from traces of nuts.
An optional service charge of 10% may be added to the bill for parties of 8 or more.

Desserts
All of our desserts are homemade  
Passion fruit cheesecake with raspberry sorbet   £5.95
Latte crème brûlée with hazelnut biscotti and chocolate cream   £5.95
Summer fruit Eton mess   £5.95
Rosewater and buttermilk panna cotta with a pineapple & watermelon salsa   £5.95
White and dark chocolate cookie dough with banana ice cream   £6.95
Chocolate brownie served with chocolate sauce and vanilla ice cream   £5.95
Warm sticky toffee pudding with toffee sauce and vanilla ice cream   £5.95
Ice cream and sorbet selection (please ask your server) Our ice creams come from the award winning Cheshire Farm   £4.50
Cheese board with biscuits and grapes (Add a glass of Cockburn’s ruby port for £2.70 each or see reverse for an extended list) £7.45  / £13.95
Dessert Wine 125ml175mlBottle
Brown Brothers Muscat Australia £5.00  £14.00
Coffee and Tea
ESPRESSO A full flavoured, concentrated form of coffee served as a shot in a small cup. Single/ double. £2.00  / £3.00
CAPPUCCINO A single espresso shot topped with equal parts of steamed and frothed milk.   £2.50
LATTE A single espresso shot topped with steamed milk. This drink is not as strong as a cappuccino. (add a flavoured syrup for an extra 45p. Ask your server for our selection).   £2.50
AMERICANO A double shot of espresso lengthened with hot water for a strong black coffee. Ask server if you would like milk.   £2.50
MOCHA A single espresso mixed with a dash chocolate and topped with equal parts of steamed and frothed milk.   £2.75
HOT CHOCOLATE A concentrated shot of chocolate topped with steamed milk and sprinkled with chocolate.   £2.50
TEA We offer a range of teas from traditional English Breakfast to Earl Grey. We also stock a selection of fruit and herb teas. Please ask your server for choice of flavours.   £2.25
LIQUEUR COFFEE Choose from Tia Maria, Courvoisier, Jamesons, Bells, Amaretto or Baileys. If you would prefer a different liqueur or spirit just ask your server.   £4.95
After dinner cocktails
VELVET KISS Baileys, hazelnut liqueur, cream and vanilla sugar syrup shaken on ice   £6.75
BLACKBERRY AND GINGER MOJITO Spiced rum, blackberry liqueur, lime juice and mint churned with ice and topped with ginger beer   £6.45
Whiskey
Laphroaig 10yr old (Islay)   £4.00
Macallan 10yr old (Highland)   £4.45
Talisker 10yr old (Skye)   £4.95
Glenfiddich 12yr old (Speyside)   £3.15
Lagavulin 16yr old (Islay)   £5.45
Scapa 16yr old (Orkney)   £6.00
Nikka Yoichi 15yr old (Japan)   £7.50
Monkey Shoulder blended malt (Speyside)   £3.25
Makers Mark bourbon   £3.15
Woodford Reserve bourbon   £3.50
Brandy
Courvoisier V.S (Cognac)   £2.70
Remy Martin V.S.O.P (Cognac)   £4.95
Remy Martin X.O (Cognac)   £9.70
Baron de Sigognac 10yr old (Armagnac)   £3.75
Berneroy Calvados   £3.50
Port
Cockburns Ruby   £2.70
Grahams Tawny   £5.45
Fonseca Vintage   £6.95




Specials

19th - 27th November




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