A LA CARTE – SPRING 2017

Starters

Pan roasted king scallops served with a pea & mint puree, black pudding crumb (GF) … £9.95

Parma ham and asparagus salad with dressed leaves, pesto & balsamic (GF) … £8.95

Warm goats cheese & beetroot salad with caramelised walnuts & fresh pomegranate (GF) (V) … £7.95

Buttered asparagus served with soft poached egg, Hollandaise sauce (GF) (V) … £7.95

Antipasto of olives and sundried tomatoes served with balsamic and olive oil, warm bread (V) … £6.95

Colston Bassett blue cheese with smoked chicken salad, crispy bacon, whole grain mustard dressing (GF) … £9.95

Local organic Priory Farm Ruskington scotch egg served on a bed of dressed leaves … £7.95

Wild mushroom bruschetta with warm truffle oil (V) … £7.95

Chicken liver parfait pate with Cumberland & port sauce, dressed baby leaves & warm toasted homemade walnut bread … £8.95

Scottish smoked salmon terrine, capers & gherkins, saffron dressing & avocado crème fraiche (V) … £9.95

Mains

Trio of spring lamb, pan fried lamb chop, braised shoulder of lamb fritter, mini roasted lamb chump served with swede puree, potato croquette, and red wine reduction … £21.95

Roasted breast of corn fed chicken, served with fondant potato and a rich sage and onion gravy (GF) … £17.95

Roasted fillet of seabass, served on a bed of saffron mashed potato with a lightly spiced Provencal sauce and crispy Parma ham (GF)… 18.95

Pan fried breast of Gressingham duck with asparagus, caramelised shallot, buttered savoy cabbage, red wine sauce (GF)… £19.95

Wild mushroom fricassee, truffle oil in a rich creamy garlic and tarragon sauce, garlic roasted croutons, warm truffle oil (V)… £16.95

Pan roasted fillet of beef, served with rosti potatoes, buttered cabbage, red onion marmalade, Madeira sauce … £25.95

Grilled halibut fillet, served with crushed, buttered Jersey Royals, minted peas and broad bean fricassee, white wine sauce … 19.95

The Classics

House specialty slowly steamed suet steak & kidney pudding with rich steak & kidney gravy … £15.95

Individually baked fish pie with salmon, white fish, prawns and smoked salmon, Lincolnshire Poacher cheese mash and cream sauce (GF) … £15.95

Pan-fried lambs liver with caramelized onions & potato mash, rich gravy & bacon topping… £15.95

Individual beef steak & Batemans’s Ale short-crust pie … £13.95

Fresh beer battered haddock, hand cut chips, served with marrowfat peas & dressed salad …£13.95

Mediterranean vegetable and spinach lasagne set on a fresh Provençal tomato sauce and sun-dried tomatoes, melting goats cheese topping, dressed salad and garlic slices (V) … £15.95

All mains courses served with a platter of fresh vegetables & potatoes

Portion of hand-cut chips … £2.95

Local Age Matured Steaks

Half pound sirloin steak … £19.95

Half pound rib eye steak … £19.95

Half pound fillet steak … £23.95

Half pound rump steak … £16.95

10oz gammon steak with fresh pineapple slice & local ‘Priory Farm Ruskington’ free range egg…£16.95

All our steaks are served with chips, homemade onion rings, tomatoes & mushrooms together with a platter of fresh vegetables & potatoes.Additional sauces … £2.95

Creamy black peppercorn & Brandy
Port & Stilton
Béarnaise

Homemade Desserts

Warm orange & marmalade tart with vanilla custard (V)

Individual hazelnut, banana & toffee meringue with caramel Chantilly (V) (GF)

Passion fruit crème brulee, fresh passion fruit, served with butter short bread (V) (GF when asked with GF shortbread)

Warm orange & chocolate fudge cake with rich chocolate sauce (V)

Warm almond tart with Dennett’s of Spilsby vanilla ice cream & Cornish clotted cream (V)

Sticky ginger & date pudding butterscotch sauce, toffee ice cream & custard (V)

New York style baked raspberry & white chocolate cheesecake, served with cream (V)

Classic carrot cake with hazelnuts & walnuts, butter cream frosting, served with double cream (V) (GF)

Traditional berry Eton Mess, homemade shortbread & Rossini curls (V) (GF when asked with GF shortbread)

Slate of local cheese, Cote Hill Blue, Lincolnshire Poacher, Dam Buster & Cropwell Bishop Stilton with quince jelly, celery, grapes, crackers & Welbourn’s plum bread

All desserts: £7.95 Cheese slate: £9.95

(V) Vegetarian options (GF) Gluten free options