Tag Archives: Asparagus

Weekend menu – 11 & 12 May 2018

A bit late posting the menu today…..here’s why. Our fishmonger is based up the road in Cirencester where they receive deliveries from the coast then store, prepare and dispatch orders to restaurants, hotels etc. in the area. So as to improve efficiency (cut costs?) the order department is now based in the South Midlands and we did not receive our regular Thursday morning call with market updates and fresh fish availability for the weekend’s order. Rest assured we have now placed our order and fresh fish will be delivered in the morning but it’s a shame to loose that first name contact and rapport that built up over our 15 years as customers. Have you booked your table for weekend? Call now on 01453 832808.

  Oldstone  

Dinner                                 Friday 11th and Saturday 12th May 2018

Three courses £30      Two courses £25.50

 

Roasted red pepper soup

Pan fried Cornish mackerel fillet, crisp apple and pea shoot salad

Pressed ham hock terrine with red onion and cucumber pickle

Wye valley asparagus, cracked pepper and lemon butter sauce

Smoked salmon and brown Devon crab parcel, dill dressing and capers

 

Pan seared swordfish steak with salsa verde

Poached sea trout supreme, baby leaf spinach and mild curry cream

7 spiced Barbary duck breast sliced over soy, ginger and spring onion jus

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, mixed mushroom and chive cream sauce

Aged local beef fillet, tomato, basil and red wine reduction (£3.50 supplement – sorry)

Baked courgette stuffed with olive ratatouille under a Parmesan crust

 

Pecan tart served warm with clotted cream ice cream

Baked cheesecake with English strawberries

A classic crème brulée with fine butter 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

Other vegetarian choices are always available               Saturday brunch served from 11 till 3

 

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Weekend menu – 20/21 April 2018

We tried some nice wines yesterday with Antony from The Oxford Wine Company in preparation for our new list which will be coming soon. First English asparagus of the season is in the kitchen and looks great, on the menu this weekend cooked simply and served with cracked pepper and lemon butter sauce. Hopefully the fine weather will stay long enough for us to use the courtyard this weekend. For bookings please call 01453 832808.

  Oldstone  

Dinner                                 Friday 20th and Saturday 21st April 2018

Three courses £30      Two courses £25.50

 

Carrot and cumin soup

Devon crab and prawn tian with sweet chilli dressing

Braised Evesham leeks wrapped in air dried ham on a bed of fine ratatouille

Smoked haddock and spinach omelette, Cheddar and parsley

New season English asparagus, cracked pepper and lemon butter sauce

 

Baked Cornish hake supreme on spiced lentil and red pepper sauce

Pan seared swordfish steak with buttered samphire

Roast Barbary duck breast sliced over apple sauce and cider gravy

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops with mixed mushroom cream sauce

Aged local beef fillet, grain mustard crumb, red wine jus (£3.50 supplement – sorry)

Baharat spiced aubergine and chick pea stew on red, white and wild rice

 

Dark chocolate truffle cake with red berry sorbet

Yorkshire rhubarb and almond tart, clotted cream ice cream

A classic crème brulée with fine butter 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

Other vegetarian choices are always available               Saturday brunch served from 11 till 3

 

Mid week menu – 27 to 29 June 2017

English asparagus season is coming to an end soon so we’ll put it on the menu again while we can. We had another delivery from Woodchester Valley Vineyard , both the Bacchus and Regent Rose would pair well with the asparagus for a celebration of  local summer produce.

Oldstone

Dinner                                 Tuesday 27th to Thursday 29th June 2017

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

 

Red onion soup, double Gloucester croutons

English asparagus served simply with cracked pepper and lemon butter sauce

Prawn and crayfish tail tian with broad beans and basil dressing

Pressed ham hock terrine, summer slaw and mixed pickles

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

 

Boneless Brixham plaice with Prosecco and parsley cream sauce

Baked Hake fillet with chorizo and chilli butter

Roast Barbary duck breast sliced over blueberry and Brandy sauce

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops with Gloucester sausage and leek gravy

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

Twice baked mature Cheddar soufflé on spinach cream sauce

 

Summer berry and vanilla cream tartlet, berry sorbet

Pimm’s jelly with clotted cream ice cream

Dark chocolate and ginger cheesecake with stem ginger crème fraiche

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 

       

 

Weekend menu – 9 & 10 June 2017

Cold, wet and windy again today……well it is June. Just 2 tables left for Saturday night and Friday is filling up. Please call 01453 832808 to book.

     Oldstone

Dinner                                     Friday 9th & Saturday 10th June 2017

Three courses £29.50      Two courses £25

 

Red onion soup with double Gloucester croutons

New potato and asparagus salad, pan fried bream, dill and caper dressing

Warm ham hock and broad bean tart with homemade piccalilli

A simple starter of finely sliced Severn and Wye smoked salmon, Devon                        crab meat and prawns with Marie Rose sauce

Heirloom tomatoes, wild rocket and buffalo mozzarella with basil dressing

 

Pan fried line caught sea bass fillet on a bed of fine ratatouille

 Baked cod fillet, buttered samphire and white wine cream sauce

Aged local beef fillet with wild garlic butter and a rich red wine reduction                  (£3.50 supplement – sorry)

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, chorizo and paprika cream sauce

Spiced Barbary duck breast sliced over dark soy, spring onion and ginger jus

Mixed mushroom millefeuille, chive cream sauce and truffle oil

 

Dark chocolate and salty caramel tart with salty caramel ice cream

Lemon mousse with lemon polenta cookie and tangy lemon sorbet

Baked cheesecake with English strawberries

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 – 30/5 to 1/6 2017

Where did everybody go? We had a very quiet weekend but with good weather forecast it seemed trips to the seaside and barbies in the garden were popular choices. Throw in a few cup finals, a bank holiday and school half term and it was tumbleweed time along Old Market!

Oldstone

Dinner                                   Tuesday 30/5 to Thursday 1st June 2017

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

 

Red onion soup with Gloucester rarebit croutons

Severn and Wye smoked salmon with Wye valley asparagus, cracked pepper and lemon

Blue cheese tart served warm with summer slaw and walnuts

Baby gem Caesar salad, free range chicken and smoked bacon

Potted Devon crab with dill caper mayonnaise and toasted sour dough

 

Pan fried sea bass fillet on buttered samphire

Cornish monk fish tail, baby leaf spinach and lemon cream sauce

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

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, mixed mushroom cream, white truffle oil

  Aged local beef fillet, horseradish butter and rich red wine reduction                        (£3.50 supplement, sorry)

Roast Mediterranean vegetables with red pepper orzo and basil dressing

 

Herefordshire strawberry and cream tartlet

Dark chocolate truffle cake with white chocolate ice cream

Three fruit sorbets

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                    

Menu – weekend 5 & 6 May 2017

The menu sounds very Spring / Summer like with asparagus, Jersey Royals, crab, citrus, strawberries etc. but I would advise a jumper as the sun is hiding behind low cloud and that breeze is quite chilly. Please call us on 01453 832808 to book your table for this weekend. Thank you.

     Oldstone

Dinner                                     Friday 5th & Saturday 6th May 2017

Three courses £29.50      Two courses £25

 

Baby leaf spinach soup

English asparagus and Jersey Royal salad, crayfish tails, Marie Rose sauce

Warm ham hock tart with homemade piccalilli

Pan fried Devon crab cake, sweet chilli dipping sauce

Marinated British grown tomatoes on toasted sour dough

 

Baked Hake supreme with spring onion, peas and pancetta

 Citrus and herb crusted sea trout fillet on white wine cream sauce

Aged local beef fillet, Cornish blue cheese and rich red wine reduction                       (£3.50 supplement – sorry)

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, spiced beans, tomato sauce, black pudding crumb

Roast Barbary duck breast sliced over cracked pepper and Cognac sauce

Woodland mushroom millefeuille, chive cream sauce and truffle oil

 

Dark chocolate and salty caramel tart with clotted cream ice cream

Locally grown rhubarb fool with fine butter shortbread

Baked cheesecake with new season English strawberries

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