Sample Daily Menu

Below is a SAMPLE MENU and some of the dishes may vary on today’s menu.

NIBBLES

A duo of Sicilian green & kalamata black olives £3.50
Pigs in blankets with a honey & wholegrain mustard glaze £4.95
Ploughman’s sausage roll with spiced Braeburn apple, pear & sultana chutney £4.95
Sun-dried tomato focaccia and ciabatta breads with olive oil, balsamic glaze
and red pepper & black olive tapenade (v) £4.95

CHARCUTERIE PLATTER – suitable for two people

Selection of Italian cured meats, game terrine, Shropshire Blue, baked Italian soft cheese, Sicilian green & kalamata black olives, caper berries, roasted peppers, figs in syrup, served with a selection of breads, piccalilli and an apple, pear & sultana chutney £19.95

STARTERS

Soup of the day served with bloomer bread (v) £5.50
Pan-fried king prawns with vine ripened tomatoes, fresh chillies, basil and spinach served with sun-dried tomato focaccia bread (gfo) £7.75
A selection of light tempura battered vegetables served with Schezuan bang-bang
dipping sauce and toasted flaked almonds (v) £6.25
Game terrine of pheasant, rabbit, duck and wild boar served with port & redcurrant chutney and toast £6.95
Ham hock & cream cheese croquettes with tomato & fennel jam £6.25
Chorizo & black pudding hash topped with a poached egg and Welsh rarebit sauce £6.50
Garlic buttered wild mushroom bruschetta with creamy stilton sauce & roasted chestnut crumb (v, gfo) £6.25
Crispy Chipirones of squid lightly dusted with smoked paprika served with roasted garlic & parsley aioli £6.25

MAINS

Slow braised shin of beef in a rich red wine, caramelised shallots & smoked bacon sauce served with crushed carrot & swede and a bubble & squeak rosti £14.95
Savoury bread & butter pudding – oven baked butternut squash, sage & goats’ cheese brioche with roasted baby carrots and buttered leeks (v) £11.95
Steak & Guinness pie with gravy, creamy mash, cauliflower cheese, carrots and broccoli £12.95
Pan fried skin on sea bass with a crab mousse served with a lobster & dill velouté, oven braised lemon and parmesan savoy cabbage, sautéed spinach and new potatoes £18.95
Roasted Gressingham duck breast served pink with a cranberry, orange and herb bon-bon, dauphinoise potatoes, butternut squash, parsnip & sage purée, tenderstem broccoli and a port wine sauce £17.95
8oz Sirloin steak served with crispy fried onions, portobello mushroom, grilled tomato and pub chips (gfo) £19.95 (Add peppercorn or port & stilton sauce £2.75)
Beer battered haddock with triple cooked chips, minted mushy peas and tartare sauce £13.50 (small portion £9.25)
Sweet potato, lentil & spinach dahl served with coriander basmati rice, onion bhaji, garlic & coriander naan and mango chutney (v, gfo) £11.95
7oz steak burger topped with Monterrey jack cheese, crispy bacon, beef tomato and crisp lettuce served with onion rings, coleslaw and pub chips £12.95
The Fox’s wild rabbit stew slow cooked in pale ale with root vegetables & potatoes, served with braised red cabbage and crusty bread £13.95 *** CHOSEN CHARITY DISH ***
Coq au vin – slow cooked chicken suprême in red wine, bacon, onions & mushrooms served with rosemary parmentier potatoes, tender stem broccoli and Chantenay carrots £13.95
Traditional fish pie with smoked haddock, cod & salmon topped with cheddar & chive mash served with kale, broccoli, Chantenay carrots and a cob of bread £14.95
Slow roasted belly pork served on a black pudding & apple savoury cake with rosemary roasted sweet potato, fennel, shallots and a cider & Dijon mustard glaze (gf) £13.95
‘Muffs’ award-winning traditional pork sausages, creamy mash, caramelized onion gravy, peas and crispy leeks £12.95

** Chosen charity dish – Every time this dish is chosen by our customers we are donating 50p to our chosen charity **

LIGHT BITES & SALADS

Pan-fried chestnut mushrooms, cannellini beans and basil tagliatelle in a roasted garlic and tomato pomodoro sauce served with rosemary & sea salt focaccia bread (v) £8.95
Smoked haddock, pea & dill fishcakes with a lemon hollandaise sauce £8.95
Asian spiced confit duck leg with bean sprouts, baby corn, braised savoy cabbage and sugar snap peas with a chilli, ginger & honey dressing (gf) £10.95
Pan-seared sea trout on lemon, chervil & parmesan risotto finished with beetroot crisps and watercress (gfo) £9.50
Black pudding & crispy pancetta salad with asparagus, butterbeans, rocket, new potatoes and a poached egg with hollandaise sauce £9.95

HOT SANDWICHES (served until 5pm)

Sirloin steak ciabatta, caramelised onions, mushrooms with a tarragon & Dijon mustard sauce and skin on fries £10.95
Fish finger sandwich – beer battered cod goujons with little gem lettuce and tartare sauce £6.95
Roast turkey and stuffing ciabatta with a jug of dipping gravy £6.95
Grilled goats’ cheese, honey roasted walnut & rocket toasted sandwich on wholegrain bread with sweet potato fries and Braeburn apple chutney £7.95

COLD SANDWICHES (served until 5pm)

Open prawn sandwich – North Atlantic prawns in red pepper, dill & lime mayonnaise with Wirral watercress served on bloomer toast £7.25
Hand carved honey roast ham and beef tomato served with piccalilli £6.25
Smashed avocado, smoked salmon & pickled cucumber served on sourdough toast with chilli flakes £7.50
Open chargrilled chicken flatbread with basil pesto mayo, sun-blushed tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella and fresh rocket £7.50

SIDES

Dauphinoise potatoes £3.75
Beer battered onion rings £2.95
Chorizo mash £3.75
House salad £3.25
Homemade pub chips £3.25
Seasonal vegetables £3.25
Sweet potato fries £3.95
Braised red cabbage £3.25
Garlic ciabatta £2.95 (with cheese £3.50)

DESSERTS

Baked vanilla cheesecake with cherry kirsch
& forest fruit compote & pouring cream £6.25
Sticky toffee pudding with Nicholls of Parkgate rum & raisin
ice cream, finished with a ginger crumb and toffee sauce £6.25
Classic crème brûlée with an orange & cinnamon shortbread biscuit £5.95
Lemon mousse with lemon curd topped with whipped Chantilly cream & fresh blueberries, shortbread biscuit and a shot of limoncello £5.95 (gfo)
Rich chocolate torte with chocolate ganache, fresh raspberries, clotted cream and chocolate crumb £6.95
Baked apple & apricot crumble served with vanilla ice cream £5.95
Winter spiced plum pudding served with homemade vanilla custard £5.95

‘Nicholls of Parkgate’ Ice Creams & Sorbets…
Ice cream – vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, raspberry ripple, rum & raisin or cinder toffee £1.75 per scoop
Sorbet – lemon, raspberry or mango £1.75 per scoop (gf)

Cheese Board (perfect for two to share)…
Selection of locally sourced cheeses, served with grapes, celery, homemade piccalilli and a selection of biscuits and baked breads £8.95


(v) – vegetarian (gf) – gluten free (gfo) – gluten free option.  If you have any dietary requirements or wish to see our allergens information please just ask a member of the team.