We are open throughout the winter Wednesday to Sunday from 9am to 4:30pm. Lunch is served 12pm – 2:30pm Wednesday to Friday and 12pm – 3pm Saturday & Sunday. Brunch is served 9:30am – 11:30am Friday to Sunday. Pizzas are served 5pm – 8pm  Fri & Sat from April to October. Booking for most services is recommended as we serve a limited number of dishes per day – please call 01453 860420.

Menus below are sample menus – dishes change regularly and prices may vary

Friday to Sunday Brunch (9:30am – 11:30am)

Thistledown granola with yoghurt and a seasonal compote (£5) v, vn & df without yoghurt

Pancakes with yoghurt and seasonal compote or streaky bacon and syrup (£6 / £7) v if compote option

Shakshuka – two eggs cooked in a spiced tomato sauce with onions, peppers and garlic. Served with toast (£7.50) v, df & gf without toast

Homemade baked beans on toast (£5.50) v, vn & df

Bacon sandwich (£4.50) df

 

Wednesday, Thursday & Friday Lunch (12pm – 2:30pm)

Dips & Dukkah – housemade hummus, courgette tzatziki, marinated olives, hazelnut & pistachio dukkah, extra virgin olive oil & balsamic vinegar, pickles, crudités, sourdough flatbread (£12) v

Soup of the day (£6.50) usually vn & gf without bread

Mackerel Pâté – served with toasted sourdough and pickled cucumbers (£6.50)

Burgers - served with green salad, seasonal slaw, and spelt and roasted squash tabbouleh

Beef Burger –  with double gloucester cheese, bacon, pickles, sweet mustard & ketchup (£11.50) gf without bun

Butter Bean & Cashew Burger – with apple slices, sauerkraut and aioli (£11.50) vn & gf

Saturday & Sunday Lunch  (12pm – 3pm)

Soup of the day (£6.50) usually vn & gf without bread

Sharing Plates

Dips & Dukkah – housemade hummus, courgette tzatziki, marinated olives, hazelnut & pistachio dukkah, extra virgin olive oil & balsamic vinegar, pickles, crudités, sourdough flatbread (£12) v, vn option

Warm Mezze Platter – pan-fried chestnuts, grilled garlic & lemon artichokes, pan-fried za’atar halloumi with pomegranate molasses, extra virgin olive oil & balsamic vinegar, patatas al a pobre (potatoes roasted in the wood-oven with onion and green pepper), sourdough flatbread (£12) v

Flatbread (£2.50) v, vn & df

Winter Vegetable Pilaf – rice cooked in stock with celeriac and beetroot with coriander and coconut chutney and served with our own marinated paneer OR barbecued chicken thighs marinated in our own garam masala and housemate yoghurt (£13) v if paneer option

Overnight Cooked Lamb Tagine – fruit, veg and nuts cooked slowly overnight with barbecue seared lamb, served with orange blossom water cous cous and a sourdough flatbread (£14)

Kebabs - served with wood-fired sourdough flatbread, seasonal slaw, and spelt and roasted squash tabbouleh

Welsh Lamb Rump – barbecued with rosemary, paprika, preserved lemon and green sauce (£13) gf without flatbread

Burgers - served in a warm brioche bun with green salad, slaw, and spelt tabbouleh

Beef Burger –  with double gloucester cheese, bacon, pickles, sweet mustard & ketchup (£11.50) gf without bun

Butter Bean & Cashew Burger – with apple slices, sauerkraut and aioli (£11.50) vn & gf

 

Kids Lunch Menu - served with hummus, tzatziki, tabbouleh, crudités and pitta bread

Macaroni Cheese with crudités (£5) v

Hummus Plate with tabbouleh and crudités (£5) vn

Soup – without sides (£4) usually vn

 

Pizza Night – Friday & Saturday (5pm – 8pm) – *we’ve now finished regular pizza nights until April 2018*

This year we have all new sourdough bases and new toppings. We use a raw pizza sauce on most pizzas. Ingredients: crushed tomatoes, garlic, oregano and salt.

Bar Snacks & Extras

Herby garlic bread (£3.50)

Green salad per person (£3.50)

Bar Snacks – olives, salted & paprika almonds, sweet pickled chillies, chorizo bites, maize kernels, caper berries (£2)

Wood-fired Sourdough Pizzas

Margherita – pizza sauce, mozzarella, basil (£8.50 / £5.50 kids)

Margherita Extra – pizza sauce, mozzarella, fresh mozzarella, wood-roasted cherry tomatoes, basil (£9.50 / £6 kids)

Pepperoni – pizza sauce, pepperoni, mozzarella (£9.50 / £6 kids)

Butternut & Homemade Pesto – butternut squash sauce (no pizza sauce), caramelised onions, wild garlic & walnut pesto, goats cheese (£11 / £6.50 kids)

Bacon, Black Olive & Mushroom – pizza sauce, smoked bacon, mozzarella, black olives, wood-roasted mushroom, fresh mozzarella (£11 / £6.50 kids)

Courgette & Ricotta – pizza sauce, griddled courgette, lemon & herb ricotta, artichoke hearts, mozzarella, pine nuts, lemon oil (£11 / £6.50 kids)

Optional Extras: gluten free base, chillies, olives, extra mozzarella, anchovies, vegan cheese (£1 each)

 

v – vegetarian

vn – vegan

df – dairy free

gf – gluten free (gf bread is toasted in a toaster that is also used for other breads)

All of our meat is free range and local, and nearly all nuts, pulses and vegetables are Organic (please note that this applies to our own kitchen, rather than guest chef events). We are fully licensed for alcohol sales (no BYO). All food is prepared and cooked in an area that handles nuts, dairy, wheat and other allergens, not including shellfish. Please let us know prior to ordering if you have any dietary requirements.