Owner Richard Edwards – who has been the custodian of The Potters Arms for eight years and also has 25 years’ experience in the restaurant and pub industry – always brings a new lease of life to this establishment year after year. The newly renovated pub restaurant offers traditional pub classics, pizza and a full à la carte menu, and at weekends the menu is supplemented by a comprehensive authentic Thai menu, created with the help of the chef’s Thai partner.
We ordered from the à la carte, and were very impressed by the quality of the dishes both in taste and presentation. My first course was steamed mussels in white wine sauce, elevated to a standard that exceeded all expectations. My partner chose the flavoursome kung po cauliflower, which was simply delicious. The mains were presented to a standard normally found in fine dining restaurants. My pecan and sage Wellington was as mouth watering as it looked, while the tender fillet steak was perfectly cooked and accompanied by house fries, roasted tomatoes and peppercorn sauce. Picture-perfect plates also featured for dessert, providing the perfect end to our superb meal. The Italian tiramisu was rich and creamy, and the classic sticky toffee pudding with vanilla ice cream and toffee sauce was as decadent as you could wish for.