We are open Wednesday to Sunday from 9am to 4:30pm. Lunch is served 12pm – 3pm Wednesday to Sunday. Brunch is served 10am – 11:30am Friday to Sunday. Pizzas are served 5pm – 8pm Friday (Fri & Sat in the summer) until the start of November. 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

Saturday & 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 & Sunday 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 (£10) v

Soup of the day (£5) usually vn & gf without bread

Mackerel Pâté – served with toasted sourdough and pickled cucumbers (£5)

Chicken Caesar Salad – charcoal grilled chicken breast with cos lettuce, croutons, anchovies & housemade caesar dressing (£10)

Slow Roast Pork Belly – with celeriac mash, autumn green & jus (£12)

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

Chicken Caesar Burger – served with cos lettuce and caesar dressing on a ciabatta roll (£10) gf without bun

Beef Burger –  with double gloucester cheese, bacon, pickles, sweet mustard & ketchup (£10) gf without bun

Butter Bean & Cashew Burger – with apple slices, sauerkraut and aioli (£10) vn & gf

Saturday & Sunday Lunch  (12pm – 3pm)

Soup of the day (£6) 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 (£10) v

Warm Mezze Platter – spanish chorizo, pan-fried za’atar halloumi, grilled garlic & lemon artichokes, padron peppers, extra virgin olive oil & balsamic vinegar, sourdough flatbread (£12)

Flatbread with za’atar (£1.50) v, vn & df

Kebabs - served with wood-fired sourdough flatbread, green salad, slaw, and spelt tabbouleh

Thyme Chicken Skewer – free range chicken with fresh herbs, lemon zest and romesco sauce (£11) gf without flatbread

Welsh Lamb Rump – barbecued with rosemary, paprika, preserved lemon and green sauce (£11) gf without flatbread

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

Merguez Burger – Welsh lamb with spices, mint & oregano yoghurt and rocket (£10) gf without bun

Beef Burger –  with double gloucester cheese, bacon, pickles, sweet mustard & ketchup (£10) gf without bun

Black Bean Burger – with salsa and mayo (£9) vn & gf without bun

 

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

Chicken Skewer (£5)

Macaroni Cheese (£5) v

Hummus Bowl (£5) vn

Soup – without sides (£4) usually vn

 

Pizza Night – Friday (5pm – 8pm) – we’ve now finished regular pizza nights until Easter 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 (£2.50)

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.