Tag Archives: Al fresco

Weekend menu – Friday 18 & Saturday 19 August 2017

A sign of the times perhaps but I see the Vegan cafe around the corner is closing down this week and the little coffee shop up on the top is closed and has a bailiffs notice attached to the front door. We had a call this week from someone who said they had not been in for some time and asking if we still did tapas. The previous owners of our business did a form of tapas with San Miguel on draught but they left in summer 2003! You’ll find a lot can change if you leave it 14 years between visits. Just ordered our fresh fish delivery for the morning and we have tables available for both Friday and Saturday dinner at time of writing. As always please call us on 01453 832808 to book yours. Saturday brunch served from 11a.m.

         Oldstone

    Dinner                                Friday 18th & Saturday 19th August 2017

Three courses £29.50      Two courses £25

 

Locally grown courgette soup

Pan fried Devon crab cake with sweet chilli dipping sauce

Wild rocket, ripe peach and Feta cheese salad with pumpkin seed dressing

Prawn and crayfish tail cocktail

Warm salad of sautéed calves liver and bacon with red onion marmalade

 

Fillet of skippers catch grey mullet (Paul Wehnam / Ellie Jean /Poole) simply pan fried and served with a fresh mango salsa

  Poached boneless Brixham plaice with peas and Prosecco cream

Aged local beef fillet, roast shallot and rich red wine reduction                                   (£3.50 supplement – sorry)

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, black bean and charred red pepper jus

Roast Barbary duck breast sliced over English cherry and Brandy sauce

Woodland mushroom millefeuille, chive cream sauce and white truffle oil

 

Baked cheesecake with summer berry compote

Dark chocolate and orange torte, tangy orange sorbet

Pecan tart served warm with clotted cream ice cream

Four West Country cheeses, Bath Olivers and Hilary’s fruit bread

 

Food allergens – if you require more information regarding the ingredients in our dishes please ask

Saturday brunch served from 11 till 3 

       

 

 

Weekend menu – 11 & 12 August 2017

It’s the second week in August and we were thinking about putting the heating on last night to take the chill off the dining room….aahh the great British summer!     At the moment we have tables available for Friday evening but Saturday is filling up so please call on 01453 832808 to reserve for dinner. Saturday brunch served from 11a.m. and no need to book, just pop in. If it’s dry we will have the courtyard open too.

         Oldstone

    Dinner                                  Friday 11th & Saturday 12th August 2017

Three courses £29.50      Two courses £25

 

Toasted sweet corn soup

Severn and Wye oak smoked salmon and crayfish tail parcel

Twice baked mature Cheddar soufflé on creamed spinach (15 mins please)

Potted Devon crab, lemon dill mayonnaise and toasted sour dough

Pressed ham hock terrine with mixed pickles

 

Pan fried sea bass fillet on fresh tomato and basil sauce

  Fillets of Cornish gurnard, buttered samphire and mild curry cream

Aged local beef fillet, garlic mushrooms and rich red wine reduction                          (£3.50 supplement – sorry)

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, Gloucester sausage, sage and onion gravy

Roast Barbary duck breast sliced over apple and cider jus

Baked red pepper stuffed with orzo and aubergine caponata

 

Dark chocolate mousse, triple choc brownie and white chocolate ice cream

Baked lemon tart with tangy lemon sorbet

A classic crème brulée with English summer berries

Four West Country cheeses, Bath Olivers and Hilary’s fruit bread

 

Food allergens – if you require more information regarding the ingredients in our dishes please ask

Saturday brunch served from 11 till 3 

       

 

 

Weekend menu – 4 & 5 August 2017

We have a glut of courgettes and tomatoes at the moment. As well as our own home grown produce on occasion friends and customers very kindly turn up with a box of large, misshapen courgettes or similar and there is only so much soup, sauce and chutney you can make. We’ll repay the favour when our pears are ready, it looks like another good year and in fact we are still using the 2016 pear chutney. We have tables available for both Friday and Saturday at time of writing. Please call us on 01453 832808 to book.

      Oldstone

    Dinner                                  Friday 4th & Saturday 5th August 2017

Three courses £29.50      Two courses £25

 

Locally grown courgette soup

Pan fried Cornish mackerel fillet on heritage tomato and red onion salad

Orzo stuffed roasted red pepper, mozzarella, wild rocket and pesto

Potted Devon crab, lemon dill mayonnaise and toasted sour dough

Free range egg, spinach and air dried ham baked under Parmesan cream

 

Pan seared swordfish steak with chilli butter sauce

  Poached sea trout supreme, samphire and white wine cream sauce

Aged local beef fillet “au poivre” (£3.50 supplement – sorry)

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, cannellini beans, chorizo and tomato sauce

Asian spiced Barbary duck breast sliced over dark soy, sesame and ginger jus

Mixed mushroom millefeuille, herb cream sauce and truffle oil

 

Dark chocolate flourless sunken soufflé cake, white chocolate ice cream

Baked cheesecake with English strawberries

Warm cherry and almond tart, clotted cream ice cream

Four West Country cheeses, Bath Olivers and Hilary’s fruit bread

 

Food allergens – if you require more information regarding the ingredients in our dishes please ask

Saturday brunch served from 11 till 3 

       

 

 

Mid week menu – 1 to 3 August 2017

Almost posted the menu with July printed on it but caught it just in time!

Oldstone

Dinner                                 Tuesday 1st to Thursday 3rd August   2017

Three courses £29.50     Two courses £25     Starter and pudding £14.50

 

Carrot and ginger soup

Pan fried Cornish mackerel fillet with home grown pear chutney

Heritage tomato and buffalo mozzarella salad with basil dressing

Devon crab cake with sweet chilli dipping sauce

Free range egg with spinach and air dried ham baked under Parmesan cream

 

Cornish brill fillet with crayfish tails and white wine cream sauce

Pan seared swordfish steak, capers and herb dressing

Roast Barbary duck breast sliced over English cherry and Brandy sauce

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops with red apple and cider gravy

  Aged local beef fillet, red onion marmalade and Port reduction                                (£3.50 supplement, sorry)

Roast cauliflower steak with smoked cheddar and pickled peppers

 

Dark chocolate sunken flourless soufflé cake, white chocolate ice cream

A classic crème brulée with fine butter shortbread

English strawberry and cream tartlet, strawberry ice cream

Four West Country cheeses, Bath Olivers and Hilary’s fruit bread

 

Food allergens – if you require more information regarding the ingredients in our dishes please ask

Saturday brunch served from 11 till 3                    

Weekend menu – 14 & 15 July 2017

Our neighbour is having a new driveway laid and due to the cutting of paving slabs and a gentle breeze everything is covered in a fine dust. We could do with an overnight shower just to dampen things down a little! Should be finished by the weekend though so don’t be put off using our courtyard for brunch or dinner. Dinner bookings taken on 01453 832808

      Oldstone

Dinner                                         Friday 14th & Saturday 15th July 2017

Three courses £29.50      Two courses £25

 

Cornish kale soup

A bowl of steamed rope grown mussels in tomato and basil sauce

Wild rocket, ripe peach and Parmesan salad with balsamic dressing

A simple starter of Severn and Wye smoked salmon, Devon crab meat and prawns

Galia melon with Serrano ham and Chorizo

 

Pan fried South coast plaice fillets in scallop and parsley butter

 Poached sea trout supreme with peas and Prosecco cream sauce

Aged local beef fillet, forest mushrooms and rich red wine jus (£3.50 supplement – sorry)

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, red apple and cider gravy

Asian spiced Barbary duck breast sliced over dark soy, sesame and ginger sauce

Tomato risotto with roast Mediterranean vegetables and pesto

 

Pimm’s jelly with clotted cream ice cream

Crème brulée with summer berries and fine butter shortbread

Dark chocolate and salty caramel tart, caramel ice cream

Four West Country cheeses, Bath Olivers and Hilary’s fruit bread

 

Food allergens – if you require more information regarding the ingredients in our dishes please ask

Saturday brunch served from 11 till 3 

       

 

Dinner menu – 11 to 13 July ’17

A new record of sorts……we had customers eating and drinking in the garden every evening last week. On Wednesday all our tables ate outside so it looked as though we had an empty restaurant if you passed by. Thankfully that was not the case. Rain forecast for this week though but you never know.

Oldstone

Dinner                                 Tuesday 11th to Thursday 13th July 2017

Three courses £29 50     Two courses £25     Starter and pudding £14.50

 

Butternut squash soup

Wild rocket, ripe peach and Parmesan salad, balsamic dressing

Pan fried Cornish mackerel fillet with red onion, carrot and cucumber pickle

Spiced lamb meat balls in rich tomato sauce

Half a dozen queen scallops grilled with garlic and shallot butter

 

Baked haddock fillet, baby leaf spinach, white wine cream sauce

Pan seared swordfish steak with mango and sweet chilli

Roast Barbary duck breast, English cherries and red wine gravy

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops with red apple and cider sauce

  Aged local beef fillet “au poivre” (£3.50 supplement, sorry)

Woodland mushroom millefeuille, chive cream sauce and truffle oil

 

Baked raspberry cheesecake

Dark chocolate and salty caramel tart, caramel ice cream

Strawberry and vanilla cream shortbread

Four West Country cheeses, Bath Olivers and Hilary’s fruit bread

 

Food allergens – if you require more information regarding the ingredients in our dishes please ask

Saturday brunch served from 11 till 3                    

Weekend menu – 23/24 June ’17

Just spoke to our fish supplier and we have Devon crab, prawns, crayfish, Isle of Man queen scallops, line caught bass and Cornish monk fish ordered for delivery on Friday morning. The makings of a good weekend menu.                                            Please call us on 01453 832808 to book your table.

      Oldstone

Dinner                                     Friday 23rd & Saturday 24th June 2017

Three courses £29.50      Two courses £25

 

Roast tomato soup

Devon crab, prawn and crayfish tail “cocktail”

Twice baked mature Cheddar soufflé on spinach cream (15 mins. please)

Half a dozen Isle of Man Queenies baked with pancetta, garlic and shallot crumb

Pressed ham hock terrine with summer slaw and mixed pickles

 

Pan fried sea bass fillet with asparagus and chilli butter sauce

 Roast Cornish monk fish tail with chorizo and red onion

Aged local beef fillet, horseradish cream and red wine jus (£3.50 supplement – sorry)

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, buttered leeks and grain mustard gravy

Roast Barbary duck breast sliced over blueberry and Brandy reduction

Woodland mushroom millefeuille, herb cream sauce and truffle oil

 

Dark chocolate and ginger cheesecake with stem ginger crème fraiche

Baked lemon tart with English summer berries

Pimm’s jelly with clotted cream ice cream

Four West Country cheeses, Bath Olivers and Hilary’s fruit bread

 

Food allergens – if you require more information regarding the ingredients in our dishes please ask

Saturday brunch served from 11 till 3