Sample A la carte Menu 2012
Soup of the Day (V) £4.50
A home-made soup served with warm bread roll and butter
Please ask for Chef’s choice of the day
Smoked Salmon Salad with Dill & Lime Aïoli £7.25
Swallow Fish of Seahouses are one of finest traditional smokehouses
in the country. They smoke their Scottish salmon the old-fashioned way
using oak chippings and it’s great! Served with a deliciously moist smoked
salmon pâté, dill & lime aïoli and cucumber relish
Terrine of the Day with home-made Chutney £5.95
The chef’s choice of a delicious terrine with home-made chutney.
This dish will vary with the seasonal availability of local produce, so please
ask for today’s choice
Sautéed Garlic Mushrooms (V) £5.75
Selection of sautéed field & oyster mushrooms on toasted rustic bread
with a garlic & cream sauce
Goat’s Cheese, Roasted Squash & Beetroot Salad (V) £5.75
Warm round of English goat’s cheese, with a roasted squash & beetroot salad
Vegetarian Anti Pasta Salad (V) £6.25
Roasted artichoke hearts, red & yellow oven-roasted peppers and
rocket leaves, served with rustic bread and balsamic dressing
We buy our meat from local farms in and around Northumberland. All meat is hung on the bone to mature, ensuring that you can enjoy a truly local quality cut of meat.
8oz Rump of Ingram Valley Lamb with Port Sauce £14.95
A real local delicacy! 8oz of finest lamb rump on a roasted garlic &
thyme mash and a rich port sauce. Served with fresh seasonal vegetables
10oz Northumbrian Sirloin Steak £19.95
Prime 10oz Northumbrian Sirloin steak cooked to perfection on a
hot griddle. Served with a garni of slow-roasted field mushrooms, vine
tomato & home-made chips. Choose your complimentary sauce from.
Four Peppercorn Sauce
Classic Red Wine Sauce
Creamy Garlic Sauce
Northumbrian Steak & Ale Pie £10.25
Tender chunks of finest Northumbrian beef, slow-cooked in a rich
Alnwick Ale gravy, encased in a delightful shortcrust pastry.
Served with mashed potato & fresh seasonal vegetables or home-made
chips & mushy peas.
Beer-battered Line-Caught Haddock £ 9.95
Nowadays the only way to enjoy Haddock with a clear
conscience is to choose line-caught.
Specially sourced for us, this beautiful fish is served in a crisp beer
batter with home-made chips, mushy peas & home-made tartare sauce
Fresh Catch of the Day £ and availability will vary
Our fishmonger, Phil, goes to North Shields quay every morning at 5 o’clock to
get the freshest local and seasonal fish.
In Spring and Summer the lads from Craster also drop their fresh catch to our door.
Please ask for today’s choice.
Pan-Fried Breast of Chicken with Pan Haggerty £11.25
Pan-fried supreme of moist Banhams chicken served with Pan Haggerty, dressed
with a Rosemary & Cider Cream Sauce and served with fresh seasonal vegetables.
Mick & I have been vegetarian for over 20 years. We wanted to create a vegetarian menu that would offer the same quality of ingredients and depth of flavours that all our non-vegetarian meals have to offer.
Even if you’re not vegetarian, why not try one?
Sauteéd Mixed Mushrooms with Red Wine Sauce (V) £ 9.25
Selection of sautéed Field & Oyster mushrooms on a crisp Admiral Collingwood cheese & potato cake, dressed with a rich Red Wine Sauce and served with seasonal fresh vegetables
Veggie Curry Pie with a Gravy (V) £ 8.95
Shortcrust pastry pie filled with a selection of deliciously spiced vegetables,
served with Coriander & Turmeric Mash and a lightly Spiced Gravy.
This dish has bags of flavour, but is still fairly mild.
Celeriac, Butterbean and Tomato Stew (Vegan) £ 9.25
A real Winter warmer! This hearty stew is served with Bubble & Squeak and
fresh seasonal vegetables
Northumbrian Nettle Strudel with Cauliflower Purée (V) £ 9.25
Creamy Northumberland Nettle cheese and winter vegetables baked in a
savoury strudel, served with a cauliflower & English Mustard purée, new
potatoes and fresh seasonal vegetables
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