A Gastronomic Voyage Around The British Isles – Cooked To Order With Fresh Local Ingredients

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Bread & Dripping
Sourdough bread & beef dripping with roasting juices

The Great British Charcuterie Board
Woodall’s air-dried, 6 month-cured Cumbrian hams & salami with mustard, piccalilli & chutney


Celeriac & Garlic Soup
Creamy celeriac soup with slow-roasted Isle of Wight smoked garlic & thyme, garnished with shredded smoked chicken & toasted hazelnuts

Baked Mushrooms
Portobello mushrooms with Ribblesdale goat’s cheese & a Bramley apple ‘Waldorf ’ salad (v)

The Famous Corned Beef Hash Cake
A blend of our home-made corned beef & potato, served with a soft poached egg, pickled red cabbage & fruity Oxford sauce

Winter Salad
Honey-roasted figs, Claire Burt’s blue cheese from Altrincham, crispy Woodall’s Cumbrian ham, chicory, radicchio & pickled cranberries & candied walnuts

Chicken Caesar Salad
Grilled Shropshire-reared chicken breast, gem lettuce, crispy streaky bacon, soft-boiled egg, bread crisps & Caesar dressing

‘Devilled’ Chicken Livers On Toast
Pan-fried chicken livers served with spiced paprika cream sauce on sourdough toast

Smoked Mackerel Pâté
Potted smoked mackerel pâté served with pickled Yorkshire gooseberries, gooseberry ketchup & granary toast

Bleiker’s Scottish Smoked Salmon
Award-winning Scottish smoked salmon from Jurg Bleiker’s smokehouse in North Yorkshire served with lemon, pumpernickel bread & butter


Fisherman’s Pie
Cod, salmon, prawns & smoked haddock in a white wine cream sauce topped with Cheddar mashed potato

Finnan Haddie
Smoked haddock with new potato & leek hash, served with a soft poached egg, grain mustard hollandaise sauce

Traditional Fish & Chips
Tom’s Pale Ale-battered sustainable Scottish haddock with hand-cut chips, mushy peas & tartare sauce

Glamorgan ‘Sausages’ & Gravy
Pan-fried Caerphilly cheese & leek ‘sausages’ served with ‘punch-neep’, smashed swede, potato & turnip, tomato & shallot gravy (v)

Bangers & Mash
Grandad’s Olde English sausages, creamy mashed potato & rich onion gravy

The Famous Steak & Kidney Pudding
Braised steak & kidney pudding, served with hand-cut chips, mushy peas & a jug of gravy

Roasted Chicken
Shropshire-reared chicken breast, lettuce, peas & smoked bacon, served with mashed potato & chicken cream

Braised Beef in Ale
Blade of beef cooked in our own ale with horseradish mash, roast root vegetables & parsnip crisps

8oz Rib Eye Steak Garni
Yorkshire-reared rib eye steak with hand-cut chips, roast mushroom & tomato, watercress & béarnaise sauce

Lancashire Cheese & Onion Pie
The Great Northern Pie Company’s Lancashire cheese & onion pie, served with buttered cabbage, Chantenay carrots & herb butter sauce (v)

Mr Thomas’s Famous Corned Beef Hash
10 days in the making – to our own secret recipe – served with sautéed potatoes & creamed onions, soft poached egg & crispy dry-cured bacon

12oz Barnsley Chop
Double Cumbrian lamb loin chop served with French-style little peas & herb butter

~ SIDE ORDERS – £3.50 ~

Hand-cut Chips, Mashed Potato, Seasonal Greens, Beer-battered Onion Rings, Peas, Lettuce & Bacon, Honey Roasted Carrots, Chop House Salad


Spiced Apple Crumble
Spiced Bramley apple, pear & chestnut baked under a golden flapjack topping & served with warm thick vanilla pod custard

Dark Chocolate & Black Cherry Terrine
Rich dark chocolate mousse, studded with black kirsh-soaked cherries served with whipped cream, chocolate shavings & candied walnuts

Mr Lowry’s Rice Pudding
Warm creamy vanilla pod rice pudding with honey-roasted plums & toasted Scottish oats

Sticky Toffee Pudding
Sweet & sticky date pudding, made famous by the late Francis Coulson of the Sharrow Bay Hotel, Ullswater, Cumbria. Served with hot toffee sauce & clotted cream

Bread & Butter Pudding
Layered bread & Manchester’s own malt loaf with butter & raisins cooked in vanilla egg custard served with poached apricots and vanilla ice cream

Cheshire Farm Ice Cream
A choice of three scoops of freshly-churned ice creams & shortbread biscuit

A choice of three scoops of refreshing sorbet (please ask your server for today’s choices)

The Great British Cheeseboard
Served with our own apple & ale chutney, grapes, celery and biscuits
£6.95/£11.95 (to share)


All dishes are subject to availability & change of specification / market pricing. Before ordering please speak to our staff if you have a food allergy or intolerance. We cannot guarantee that nuts or nut traces will not be found in our food. Please note a discretionary 10% Service Charge will be added to all bills. It is your right not to pay. If we fail to justify it in any way, if you are unhappy about this for any reason, or if you simply disagree with the principle, please bring this to our attention & we will strike the amount off from the bill. If you have any special requirements please contact us on