Our menu


Explore our menu, treat yourself, and don’t forget to sample the bar. With real cask ales, draught beers, ciders, wines, and soft drinks, we’ve got the perfect accompaniment for every meal. 



Festive menu

Served througout December


Leek & potato soup £3.95

Served with a white roll and butter

Chicken liver parfait £5.25

Served with salad garnish and apple & fig chutney

Mixed mushroom 

& tarragon pâté £4.95

Served with salad garnish and toasted sour dough bread

Deep fried breaded brie £4.75

Served with salad garnish andcranberry sauce

Main courses

Roast turkey dinner £10.95

Served with carrots, roast parsnips,, Brussel sprouts, pig in a blanket, roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding, cranberry stuffing and turkey gravy

Seared tuna steak £14.95

Served with roasted new potatoes, tender stem broccoli and cucumber relish

Chicken ballottine £12.95

Stuffed chicken breast with sage and panchetta served with rosemary & parmesan fries 

Crisp duck confit £15.95

Served with sautéed spinach, bacon and red wine lentil stew

Brussel spout tart £9.75

Roasted red peppers, parmesan & pine nut filling, served with carrots, roast parsnips, roast potatoes, cranberry stuffing and gravy



Christmas pudding £4.45

Served with brandy infused sultanas, brandy sauce, cream or ice cream

Ferrero Rocher cheesecake £5.25

Served with freshly whipped cream

Millionaire’s chocolate 

praline tart £4.75

Served with with cream or ice cream

Cheese board to share £9.95

Cheddar, red Leicester, double Gloucester and Cheshire blue served with a selection of biscuits, butter and apple & ale chutney

Boxing Day menu


3 courses £34.90



Antipasto misto

A selection of Italian meats, served with a mixed salad olives and shaved Parmesan

Carrot and lentil soup

Creamy thick and tasty served with a warm rustic roll and butter

Salmon and king prawns

Chunks of salmon fillet and king prawns in a crispy tempura coating, served with a spicy Thai dipping sauce


Deep fried Camembert wedges in breadcrumbs, served with spiced fruit chutney and warm focaccia bread

Main courses

Braised lamb shank

Twelve hour braised lamb shank served with creamy mashed potato, Savoy cabbage, roast carrots, parsnips and a chasseur sauce

Roast top side of beef

Served with honey glazed carrots and parsnips, Brussels sprouts, mashed potato, pigs in blankets, roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding and beef gravy

Salmon fillet

Pan seared salmon fillet, served with parmentier potato, diced chorizo sausage sautéed with sugar-snap peas,broccoli, green beans with a creamy rosemary and white wine sauce

Chicken supreme

Whole pan fried chicken breast, served with charred tender stem broccoli, dauphinois potato, and a white wine tarragon cream sauce

Butternut and blue cheese

Roasted chunks of butternut squash, served on a bed of blue cheese sauce risotto with dressed rocket and shaved Parmesan



Christmas pudding £4.45

Served with brandy infused sultanas, brandy sauce, cream or ice cream

Ferrero Rocher cheesecake £5.25

Served with freshly whipped cream

Millionaire’s chocolate

praline tart £4.75

Served with with cream or ice cream

Cheese board to share £9.95

Cheddar, red Leicester, double Gloucester and Cheshire blue served with a selection of biscuits, butter and apple & ale chutney

Traditional menu



Baked vanilla cheesecake

Short crust pastry base filled with baked vanilla in a thick cream cheese layer,topped with winter berry compote, served with vanilla ice cream

Chocolate orange liqueur tart

Rich dark chocolate ganache, orange liqueur, finished with a tangy orange glaze, served with Grand Marnier sauce

Salted caramel tower

A rich dark chocolate sponge filled with truffle, topped with a cream filled profiterole and chocolate glaze, served with Chantilly cream 

Traditional Christmas pudding

Moist and full of flavour, topped with brandy infused sultanas, served with brandy sauce, cream or ice cream

Traditional cheese board

Cheddar, red Leicester, double Gloucester and Cheshire blue, served with a selection of biscuits, apple and ale chutney and farm house butter

Pub favourites


Pan fried samon fillet £15.95

Served with roasted new potatoes, sautéed vegetables with a tomato and basil sauce

Malaysian chicken skewers £14.95

Grilled tender chicken served with pilau rice, naan bread, Asian slaw and a Malaysian curry sauce

Steak and ale pie 11.95

Tender pieces of diced steak in a real ale gravy topped with a puff pastry lid, served with chunky chips, peas and a gravy boat. 

Like your pie cheesey? Add some Stilton!

Homemade beef Lasagne £11.95

Beef Ragu layered with creamy white sauce served with chunky chips, garlic ciabatta and a salad garnish

Breaded scampi £10.45

Whole tail Scampi, served with peas, chunky chips and homemade tartar sauce

Smaller portion £8.95

Fish and chips £11.95

Freshly beer battered haddock fillet served with mushy peas and chunky chips 

Smaller portion £9.25

Ham and eggs £9.95

Home roasted ham, served with chunky chips and salad, topped with two fried eggs or pineapple

Smaller portion £8.45

Chicken and bacon salad     £10.95

Grilled chicken and crispy bacon, served on a bed of baby leaf salad, onions, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, garlic ciabatta and balsamic syrup 


From the grill

All our steaks are served with grilled tomato,  chunky chips, onion rings, sautéed mushrooms and a salad garnish 

10oz Rump steak £14.95

A firm texture and rich flavour

10oz Sirloin Steak £19.95

A delicate flavour balanced and firm texture

10oz Fillet Steak £27.95

The most tender steak, a premium cut

Steak and Cajun chicken combo £18.95

10oz premium rump steak and half a Cajun chicken breast

Steak New York £16.95

10oz premium rump steak topped with BBQ sauce, crispy bacon and mature cheddar cheese

12oz Gammon £13.95

Horseshoe gammon steak, topped with choice of egg or pineapple and served with chunky chips and peas

Smaller portion £9.95

Hickory Chicken £13.95

Topped with crispy bacon, mature cheddar cheese & BBQ sauce, served with corn on the cob, chunky chips and coleslaw

Cajun Chicken £12.95

Whole breast of chicken marinated in hot Cajun spices served  with chunky chips, corn on the cob and salad garnish

Homemade sauces & extras

Creamy peppercorn sauce £3.25

Diane sauce £3.25

Blue cheese sauce £3.25

Two free range eggs £1.50

Homemade coleslaw £2.25

Corn on the cob £1.95



BBQ pulled pork  £9.95

Sweet BBQ pork topped with mature Cheddar, crunchy house slaw, chunky chips, onion rings and salad garnish

Piri-Piri chicken £9.95

Homemade Piri-Piri chicken served with crunchy house slaw, grilled pineapple and chunky chips

Double beef burger  £10.95

Double beef burger, melted cheese and crispy bacon in a toasted bun with garlic mayo, burger relish and coleslaw served with chunky chips.

Halloumi burger £9.95

Served with tomato relish, sweet potato fries and salad garnish



Spinach and mushroom Risotto £8.25

Served with shaved parmesan 

Vegetable Lasagne £8.95

Served with chunky chips, garlic bread and side salad

Three bean Mexican chilli £8.95

Served with pilau rice or chunky chips, and nachos

Mediterranean Vegetable timbale  (VE) £8.95

Served with roasted vegetables and roasted new potatoes


Wrap it or fill it


Choose between a 12 inch wrap or crusty baguette

Turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce £9.95

Cheese and onion  £7.95

Haddock goujons with caper mayonnaise £9.45

BLT (bacon, lettuce and tomato) £9.45

Hot Cajun chicken, red onion & pepper £9.75

Steak and onion (cooked to your liking)    £10.95

All served with salad garnish, chunky chips and homemade coleslaw

Jacket potatoes

A large jacket potato served with choice of fillings and a salad garnish

Cheese and Beans £7.25

Tuna Mayonnaise £7.45

BBQ Pulled pork and cheese £8.45


Kids menu

Chicken goujons £5.95 

Served with either baked beans or peas, with chunky chips

Fresh haddock goujonsb £6.95

Served with either baked beans or peas, with chunky chips

Sausage dinner £5.75

Served with either chips or mash potato, gravy, peas or baked beans

Mac and cheese £5.45

Served with garlic bread

Side orders

Chunky chips £3.25

Chunky chips with cheese £3.95

Homemade garlic ciabatta bread £3.45

Crusty baguette and butter £1.95

Homemade beer battered onion rings £3.45


Apple Crumble £4.95

Chocolate fudge cake £4.75

Sticky toffee pudding £4.75 

Ice cream sundae chocolate or strawberry £5.25

All desserts come with a choice of custard, cream or ice cream

Only the Best

Fresh ingredients, tasty meals

We’re really proud of our fresh food and we receive fresh deliveries six days a week to ensure that only the finest ingredients are used to make our food. 

Our menu is full of fresh food with our pies, burgers and sides being made using only the finest ingredients. 


We simply don’t think you can beat handmade fresh food and we want you to enjoy the best quality, fresh food when choosing from our menu. Whether it’s beef, chicken, lamb or our great veggie or vegan burgers, we think that our food tastes great and we hope you can taste the freshness in every bite!


What People are Saying

“Lunchtime Delight”

“An excellent English pub/restaurant. Superb menu and their own home-cooked pie. Lovely setting, with a nice atmosphere and excellent service.”

Peter S

“Thursday lunch – Yummy Fish Pie”

Lovely pub, full of lunchtime diners. Nice relaxing atmosphere & chatty friendly staff. Yummy Fish Pie on the lunchtime menu, with a smaller portion available. “


“Excellent as Aways!!!!!”

“Me and my girlfriend come to the black lake probably 3/4 a month for a meal and we have never been disappointed.”


“An Excellent Evening”

“We’ve heard good stuff about the place and they are right. Really nice friendly and personable service, greeted with smiley faces. Really good table service and the food… wow, amazing!


Opening hours

12:00pm – 11:00pm

12:00pm – 9.00pm

12.00pm - 8.00pm

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Call us on 01782 397385