Restaurant Menu – À la carte

Classic British Cooking with a modern twist – cooked to order with fresh local ingredients.
All menus are sample menus and are subject to change.
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Appetizers to Share


Bread & Dripping

Sourdough bread & beef dripping with roasting juices or salted Jersey butter


The Great British Charcuterie Board

Woodall’s air-dried Cumbrian hams & salami with mustard, piccalilli & chutney


Heritage Summer Vegetable Crudités Board

Locally grown heritage radishes & carrots with celery sticks, homemade Isle of  Wight smoked

garlic mayonnaise & Claire Burt’s blue cheese sauce



Lincolnshire Cauliflower Soup

Smooth Lincolnshire grown cauliflower soup served with crumbled

12 month aged Mrs. Kirkham’s Lancashire cheese & watercress oil


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


Claire Burt’s Blue Cheese Waldorf Salad

Claire Burt’s award winning blue cheese from Altrincham, peppery radishes, lamb’s lettuce,

Granny Smith apple, celery hearts & walnuts (v)


Crispy Black Pudding

Tom’s very own black pudding recipe, bread crumbed & deep fried, served with little peas bound in

an English mustard butter, topped with a soft poached egg & garnished with pea shoots


Chicken Caesar Salad

Grilled Shropshire reared chicken breast, gem lettuce, crispy streaky bacon,

soft-boiled egg, bread crisps & Caesar dressing (anchovies optional)


Heritage Tomatoes ‘On Toast’

Lightly dressed heritage tomatoes on sourdough toast with 12 month aged Lancashire cheese shavings,

rocket pesto, spiced tomato vinaigrette & toasted pine nuts (v)


Devilled Whitebait & Squid

Lightly-spiced, crispy whitebait & baby squid with Isle of Wight smoked garlic mayonnaise & lemon


Bleiker’s Scottish Smoked Salmon

Award-winning Scottish smoked salmon from Bleiker’s smokehouse, North Yorkshire served with

lemon, Pumpernickel bread & butter



Main Courses & Classics


Hake & Chorizo

Roast Scottish hake fillet with spicy Yorkshire chorizo sausage, tomato & butter bean stew,

crispy fried baby squid


Pan-Fried Sea Bass

Sea bass fillet with deep-fried scampi, samphire & a tartare butter sauce


Traditional Fish & Chips

Tom’s pale ale-battered sustainable Scottish whiting with hand cut chips,

mushy peas & tartare sauce


Lancashire Cheese & Onion Pie

The Great Northern pie company, Lancashire cheese & onion pie,

Served with buttered cabbage, heritage carrots & summer herb butter sauce (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 & gravy


Roasted Chicken

Shropshire reared chicken breast, lettuce, peas & smoked bacon,

served with mashed potato & chicken cream



Shepherd’s Pie

Slow-braised minced Cumbrian lamb & root vegetables, topped with creamy mashed potato

& served with pickled red cabbage


8oz Rib Eye Steak Garni

Yorkshire reared rib eye steak with hand cut chips, roast mushroom & tomato, watercress & béarnaise sauce


Ratatouille Tart & Goat’s Cheese

Garlic-roasted roast peppers, aubergine & courgettes in a pastry tart topped with goat’s cheese,

rocket pesto, tomato vinaigrette & toasted pine nuts (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



Side Orders

Hand Cut Chips

Mashed Potato

Seasonal Greens

Beer-battered Onion Rings

Peas, Lettuce & Bacon

Buttered Heritage Carrots

Chop House Salad




Summer Berry Tart

Summer berries grown at Makins farm, Garforth served in a pastry tartlet with thick vanilla custard

with a refreshing raspberry sorbet



Dark Chocolate Pot

Rich dark chocolate mousse with white chocolate corn flakes


Vanilla Rice Pudding

Creamy vanilla rice pudding served with poached Yorkshire rhubarb & gingerbread


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


Eton Mess

British classic dessert made famous at Eton college tuck shop in the 1930’s. Hand – picked

Yorkshire strawberries with crushed meringue, whipped vanilla cream, strawberry sauce & mint


Cheshire Farm Ice Cream

A choice of  three scoops of  freshly churned ice creams & shortbread biscuit



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



The Great British Cheeseboard

Served with our own apple & ale chutney, grapes, celery and biscuits




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