Pubs and Bars with Restaurants
The pub has a vast sun-trap terrace, adorned by numerous tables and chairs, met by a spacious green lawn, and boasting beautiful views across the rolling countryside and wooded hills. Inside, the pub comprises a mixture of spacious rooms, and cosy corners. The bar stands in centre, well stocked with beers, ales, soft drinks and gins. There's also international wine list, which includes brief tasting notes to assist in finding something to complement your meal.
Menus are varied and enticing and change regularly. Begin with Blacksticks Blue cheesecake with celery, apple and walnut salad, or opt for the charcuterie board – perfect for sharing. Then move on to the main event. The sweet potato, pumpkin, and mixed bean tagine comes with with Israeli couscous and tempura okra, whilst the braised lamb shoulder is partnered with roast potatoes and seasonal vegetables. Lighter bites are also available in the form of sandwiches, seasonal salads, and sumptuous steamed mussels with bacon, leeks, cider and cream. Sandwiches include the likes of rump steak, fish fingers, and Butler's Secret Cheddar. Select from the mouth-watering range of pudding to finish. Those wishing to share can opt for the cheeseboard, which comes complete with celery, grapes and homemade fruitcake. If you'd rather indulge your sweet tooth, the creme bruleee is served with shortbread biscuits and is absolutely divine.