Lunch ‘n’ that

Lunchtimes in June; you’re stuck at work on a lovely hot day, or your’re in the garden slaving away. Why not let us help out? We’ll do the cooking. Please note, this menu isn’t available 23rd – 26th June Here’s our new lunch menu: 2 courses £13.50; 3 courses £15.50 First Course Todays soup | … Continue reading

New Month, New Menu

Is it June already? Ohhhh (as me Mam would say!) It’s flying by. Some top news for you, our lovely Real Food Club member. We’ve a new chef, he’s called Jonny Laight. Jonny’s comes to us with experience from the very busy; Bluebird Cafe by the Lake nr Coniston and The Western Isles Hotel in … Continue reading

A bit of an admission…

It’s 8pm, on a rainy Tuesday night and I’m at home cooking for me and the girlfriend. I’m cooking risotto. Chicken and chorizo to be precise. I’ve got BBC 6 Music and Mark Radcliffe on the wireless and I tell you what, it’s so so so thereputic. The stir, stir, stir, in a wonderful figure … Continue reading

We serve drinks too….!

Whilst we’re renowned for our great British menu. We also get plaudits for our super drinks list. So I thought I’d share it with you: WHITES (175ml|250ml|750ml) GOOD Jean de Vignes; France £4.75/£5.95/£16.50 BETTER The Gavel Chardonnay; Australia £5.00/£6.35/£19.90 GREAT Trulli Pinot Grigio; Italy £5.25/£6.85/£20.50  GREATER Niel Joubert Chenin Blanc; South Africa £5.80/£7.20/£22.00 SMASHING Forrest Sauvignon Blanc; New Zealand £6.80/£9.20/£27.50 BEST  Chablis … Continue reading

3 courses for less than £20!

Take a look at our new Set Priced evening menu, it’s great value without compromising on quality: 2 Courses £17.95, 3 Courses £19.95 Sunday to Friday, 7pm-10pm ~~~ First course Soup: changes daily, ask the staff for details (v) Mussels: in a fresh garlic cream Mushrooms: in rustic roll with garlic (v) Pressed pork: Bramley … Continue reading

Planning without permission

Originally posted on Bill Oldfield:
The well-known restaurant on Claypath in Durham Driving back from London late one Sunday evening a few weeks ago, I found the A1 closed for maintenance somewhere in the depths of Northamptonshire or Nottinghamshire or some other such sounding place. Annoying. You somehow think that because you’ve chosen a quiet…

Lunchtime and Early Evening

Are you one of those who “Lunch out”? Or maybe you’re one of our “Earlybirds”? Whichever you are, we’ve a lovely menu for you this month: 2 courses £13.50; 3 courses £15.50 First course Soup: Today’s choice – ask the staff Goats cheese: in a tart with house salad (v) Pressed pork: Bramley apples & … Continue reading

April Menu

Welcome to April! Great month for food, great month to start foraging and looking for your food. We’ve welcomed back some old favourites that we know you all love: First course Chicken: in pastry with apple chutney Soup: changes daily, ask the staff for details (v) Mussels: in a fresh garlic cream Fishcakes: Smoked fish, … Continue reading

FREE STEAK – Seriously!

It’s true. We’re giving away steak. But only on a Tuesday, 5pm – 8pm. Hence the name: Free Steak Tuesday. Simply buy 3 side orders and a sauce and get a free 8oz Flat Iron steak.You can even upgrade to a Rib Eye for just £5.00. Simple as that. Here’s our menu: FIRST COURSE Sardines: … Continue reading

Mothering Sunday – Mam eats FREE!!

Is it Mam, Mum, Mother, Mom, Mamma, Mammy or Mummy? Whatever it is, she’s got a big day coming soon….Mothering Sunday on March 15th. Book a table with us and Mam Eats Free – Book Now Here’s this year’s Menu: 2 courses £15, 3 courses £18 First course Soup: Sundays choice – ask the staff (v) … Continue reading


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