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Brasserie Menu

Brasserie Menu


       Selection of sweet or savory popcorn                                      £4.50   


Mixed warm breads with balsamic vinegar, oil and                 £4.50V

        Maldon sea salt butter                                                                                 


  Mezze platter, sliced cured meats, mozzarella pearls            £13.95Gf

Olives, sundried tomatoes and warm bread   


      Olives, mozzarella and sun blushed tomatoes                       £5.65 V, Gf


Baked garlic ciabatta loaf to share                                         £4.50 V


Hummus and Tzatziki, served with grilled pitta bread slices  £5.95 V



Pan seared king scallops, smoked bacon and lentils,            £9.95 Gf

crispy bacon and red wine dressing


   Baked baby camembert, apple and ale chutney,                   £7.25 V, Gf

warm ciabatta chunks


        Homemade soup of the day (please ask)                              £5.45V, Gf 


Tempura King prawns, oriental spiced dipping sauce              £7.95

horseradish salad


Warm pigeon breast, smoked bacon and mushroom           £6.95 Gf

salad, raspberry dressing and crispy croutons


Pan seared chicken livers in a creamy mustard sauce        £6.25 Gf

Served on toasted ciabatta


Spiced chick pea cakes with red onion and coriander         £5.95 V, 



                         Pot roasted corn-fed chicken supreme with garlic, shallots       £14.45 Gf

wild mushrooms, new potatoes and pan juices


                   Mini roast rack of pork, braised cabbage and potato cake,       £13.95Gf

Aspalls cider sauce


                             Braised lamb shank in a tomato and olive sauce with               £16.95 Gf

Creamy garlic and rosemary mash


                      Pan seared sea bream fillet, lemon and dill risotto and            £15.45 Gf

lemon butter sauce     


                                  Stuffed saddle of farmed rabbit and confit rabbit leg                 £15.95 Gf

 mustard cream sauce and dauphinoise potatoes


                                 Duck leg confit, served with a white bean, pork and                 £15.25 Gf

Toulouse sausage cassoulet


All of the above mains are served with vegetables


                                     Italian style stuffed aubergine with herb cous-cous and            £12.75 V, Gf

                               chunky tomato sauce (suitable for vegans)                         


                                     Beer battered fish and chunky chips with mushy peas              £13.95     

and tartar sauce


                                         Pan fried 8oz fillet of beef with sautéed mushrooms,                £26.95 Gf

            chunky chips and red wine sauce



                    *10oz chargrilled ribeye of beef, served with chunky chips       £22.95 Gf

grilled mushroom and tomatoes and garlic butter


                                             8oz Burger of the day with chunky chips                                   £13.45

Please ask a staff member


                          *30oz Cote de beouf to share, served with grilled tomatoes,     £48.00 Gf

field mushrooms, garlic butter and chunky chips

 (up to 40 minutes to cook)


*Denotes weight before meat is cooked

All Grills are served with a side salad



                                 Red wine or peppercorn                                                           £2.95 Gf



                                                                  Seasonal veg                           £3.25  Gf                                                               

                                Chunky chips,                           £3.25  Gf                             

                                                                  Mixed leaf salad                        £2.95  Gf                                                               

Onion rings                              £2.95 

   Sautéed mushrooms                £3.95  Gf

       Grilled tomatoes                   £2.95  Gf



                      Classic vanilla brulee, served with a white chocolate chip       £5.95 Gf

Shortbread (Gf with alternative shortbread)


                      Salted caramel cheesecake, caramelised banana and            £6.45

Chantilly cream


                      Pear and fragipan tart served with amaretto anglaise              £6.95


                       Dark chocolate and cherry delice with vanilla ice cream          £6.95


                                        Steamed mixed berry sponge with custard                              £5.95


                Profiteroles filled with a white chocolate and raspberry           £6.95

cream, topped with white chocolate sauce


     Selection of British cheese, served with crackers, grapes       £8.95

Chutney and celery sticks      

Gf Indicates the dish is Gluten Free or can be adapted to be gluten free – We will try to adapt most of our dishes to suit Gluten free diets, please ask a member of staff

V indicates dish is suitable for vegetarians

Our meat products are all locally sourced from Local farms. All our products are homemade. All our steaks are hand cut and all our meat is butchered locally using local suppliers. Unfortunately, it is not possible to guarantee our busy kitchens are 100% allergen free. Please always inform waiting staff of any specific dietary


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