Evening Menu – our last of the year

Here’s our last menu of 2014 (except Christmas of course), hope you like it! There’s squashes, ducks, winter berries and proper comfort food like Smoked Haddock croquettes with dippy eggs. Have a butcher’s….. FIRST COURSE All £6.50 Ribblesdale tart – red onion marmalade, pea shoot salad (v) Mackerel – fishcakes with buttered cucumber, citrus & … Continue reading

It’s time for supper in June

We’ve a lovely menu for you, so I’m not going to go on and on like I normally do Here’s our current Supper menu: First Course Yorkshire asparagus, cured ham & Hollandaise £6.50 (veg option available £5.00) Wild garlic and chilli-marinated tomatoes on Sunderland focaccia £5.30 (V) Cod sliders & tartar relish £5.00 Whipped chicken … Continue reading

Spring sandwiches

Next Month (May) sees us enter an important week…… It’s National Sandwich Week! We’re building towards a spectacular stunt (watch out for us in Durham market square) by re-launching our fab sandwich menu. Here’s this months selection: The Seasider: (without sand – we promise) Hard Boiled egg (get your egg devillishly hot if you want) & cool … Continue reading


It’s Mothers Day this Sunday. Hello all Mams, Mums, Mothers, Moms, Maams & whatever else we call you. We’ve a special Sunday Lunch menu just for you. Also, if you’re a Mum (or one of the others) you can eat for free. Get the kids to take you out! 2 courses £15, 3 courses £18 … Continue reading

The Sunday Social

Sunday should be a time where everyone sits around a table and eats. Well that’s what we think. There’s little that’s more British than a Sunday Roast. Plus, if you’ve a hangover, we’ve got some fab Bloody Mary hangover cures just for you! FIRST COURSE Todays soup – ask staff what’s on today £3.50 Smoked … Continue reading

The Month of Love? February Suppers

February – the month of Love (apparently) Well we love food, I’m sure you can tell. Here’s our menu for February Suppers, featuring some great dishes as well as some particularly quirky ones. Anyone remember going to your ice cream man for a “Screwball”? We’ve got it. Bubblegum ice cream, topped with vanilla and monkeys … Continue reading

Utterly fabulous Christmas #getonit

Hi folks, We know you’ve been waiting a while. But, we reckon that it was worth it! Here’s our December Supper menu (for groups smaller than 20 people!) Lots of old favourites, since you asked for them; and some great new stuff too. First course Pressed chicken livers – Artful Baker toast and house chutney … Continue reading

Lunch and Early Evening in June

Sun is shining, the weather is sweet. Makes you wanna have a lovely feast. Here’s our fabulous June lunch menu. We’ve no sandwiches with “jammin” but we’ve got the Oldfields Banger and our great Oldfields Fishdog #wow FIXED PRICE  2 courses £12, 3 courses £15   FIRST COURSE Heritage tomato salad – with chilli and parsley … Continue reading

The Sunday Social

What do you do on Sundays? Mow the lawn? Paint the fence (Mr Myagi style)? Watch the Grand Prix? Get forced to watch the Eastenders omnibus? We think you should relax….with a nice glass of red, or maybe a cocktail, and one of our fabulous roasts. Feast your eyes on our new and improved Sunday … Continue reading

Lunch in May

First Friday in the month? It’s new menu time. We’ve some lovely new dishes and some returning favourites. For pudding lovers, Rum Ba Ba is back, and for the veggies amongst you we’ve got a brilliant Whipped butterbean scotch egg – you can’t beat it (no pun intended…sorry!) Remember it’s 2 courses £12, and 3 … Continue reading