Sample Lunch Menu 2012
Soup of the Day (V) £4.50
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
Northumberland Terrine with home-made Chutney £5.95
Home-made Northumberland terrine with delicious chutney to compliment. This
dish will vary with the availability of fresh produce. 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 fresh
rocket leaves, served with a 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.
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 home-made chips & mushy peas or mashed potato &
fresh seasonal vegetables
8oz Home-made Castle Burger £8.95
Add a delicious slice of local Berwick Edge Cheese £9.95
Not just your average burger! Our Castle burger is home-made using only finest
local beef and fresh herbs, char-grilled on lava rocks for a fantastic flavour.
Served in a soft white roll with home-made chips and salad leaves.
Hot Sandwich of the Day £9.95
Delicious cut of beef, chicken & bacon, pork or steak served hot in rustic bread with
homemade chips & salad leaves. Please ask for today’s choice
Northumbrian Sausage and Mash £9.95
Award-winning Northumbrian sausage, served on a bed of creamy mash
potato, dressed with a rich onion gravy. Served with fresh seasonal vegetables
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.
Whitby Scampi Tails £9.75
We use only the best quality whole Whitby scampi tails coated in crisp natural
breadcrumb, served with chips and mushy peas or potatoes & fresh seasonal vegetable
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 & Vickie 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
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
Roasted Vegetable Tart with Doddington Cheese (V) £9.25
Short crust pastry tart filled with roasted vegetables, topped with local
Doddington cheese and served with a roasted red pepper coulis.
Served with new potatoes and fresh seasonal vegetables.
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