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Weekend menu – 24/25 November 2017

The decorations are up as it is Nailsworth Noel this Friday. We are open as normal for restaurant diners but will not be setting up a stall outside this year. The fair, food trucks and stalls will all be gone by Saturday and it is market day so we are open for brunch from 11 as usual and again for dinner from 7 p.m. Please call 01453 832808 to book for dinner. Thank you.

           Oldstone

    Dinner                     Friday 24th and Saturday 25th November 2017

Three courses £29.50      Two courses £25

 

Carrot and parsnip soup

Prawn and avocado tian, lime dressing and sweet chilli jam

Warm salad of local venison fillet, wild rocket and chestnuts

Smoked haddock, poached free range egg, mild curry cream

Melting goats cheese puff with spinach and red onion marmalade

 

Cornish monk fish tail with chorizo and little plum tomatoes

South coast Ray wing pan fried in lemon, parsley and caper butter

Aged local beef fillet with Stroud brewery ale and onion gravy (£3.50 supplement – sorry)

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, mushroom cream sauce and truffle oil

Roast pheasant breast with apple sauce and cider reduction

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

 

Warm pear and almond tart, clotted cream ice cream

Baked cheesecake with blueberries

Dark chocolate truffle cake with Cotteswold dairy 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

We are now taking bookings for Christmas and New Year

 

 

Mid week dinner 14 to 16 November 2017

Nice to see such a good turn out for the remembrance day service today, silver band, local groups and services marching by the restaurant and our clock tower decorated with 7000 knitted poppies made the national press. For a small town we do these things rather well. Bravo!

Oldstone

Dinner                     Tuesday 14th to Thursday 16th November   2017

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

 

Roast tomato soup

Pan fried Devon crab cake with chunky tartare sauce

Spiced duck breast, apple and wild rocket salad

Pickled peppers and smashed avocado on toasted sour dough

Finely sliced salmon gravadlax with honey mustard dressing

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Pan fried fillet of Poole harbour mullet on dark soy, sesame and ginger jus

Seared swordfish steak, buttered samphire and tomato basil sauce

Roast pheasant breast with chestnuts and brandy cream sauce

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, Evesham leeks and cider gravy

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

Baked sweet potato filled with mixed bean chilli

 

Triple chocolate brownie, white chocolate ice cream

A classic crème brulée with fine butter shortbread

Frangipane 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

We are now taking bookings for Christmas and New Years Eve                    

Weekend menu – Friday 3rd & Saturday 4th November 2017

Doom and gloom in the press this week with reports of one in five restaurants on the brink of insolvency due to poor exchange rates pushing up material costs coupled with business rates increases and the latest raises to the minimum wage and work place pensions. Self imposed austerity shouted another headline as consumers cut back on their eating and drinking spend and today’s forecast interest rate rise is sure to further squeeze household budgets we are told. Could explain why we are having a rather quiet week ourselves. Tables available for dinner this weekend, please call 01453 832808 to reserve yours.

           Oldstone

    Dinner                     Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th November 2017

Three courses £29.50      Two courses £25

 

Evesham leek and purple potato soup

Pan fried Cornish mackerel fillet, buttered samphire, chilli jam

Wild rocket and pear salad with Feta cheese, walnuts and balsamic

A simple prawn and crayfish tail cocktail

Pressed ham hock terrine with red cabbage slaw

 

Pan fried Poole harbour grey mullet fillet with salsa verde

Poached Cornish monk fish tail, baby leaf spinach and curry cream sauce

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

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops with Gloucester sausage and onion gravy

Roast Barbary duck breast sliced over apple sauce and cider jus

Mixed mushroom millefeuille, chive cream sauce and truffle oil

 

Dark chocolate truffle cake with late English strawberries

Baked lemon cheesecake, tangy lemon sorbet

Warm frangipane tart 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

We are now taking bookings for Christmas and New Year

 

 

Weekend menu – 20 & 21 October ’17

They don’t make stuff like they used to! Regular readers may recall we had to replace one of our big fridges recently. The new unit was delivered on 1st September and has already gone on the blink. It is under warranty and an engineer is due this morning but it’s blooming inconvenient and not what you expect from a brand new bit of supposedly commercial kit. It also puts us behind with prep for the hopefully busy weekend ahead until we have the fridge space to store stuff correctly. Hey ho, plod on…… Oh and if you want a table for dinner this weekend please call us on 01453 832808. Thank you.

           Oldstone

    Dinner                     Friday 20th and Saturday 21st October 2017

Three courses £29.50      Two courses £25

 

Roast tomato and pesto soup

Devon crab, prawn and crayfish tail “cocktail”

Warm salad of baby gem with black pudding and a poached free range egg

Severn and Wye oak smoked salmon, wild rocket, red onion and capers

Twice baked mature Cheddar soufflé, baby spinach and cream (15 mins. please)

 

Pan fried sea bass fillet on a bed of sweet and sour peppers

Poached sea trout supreme, buttered samphire and curry cream sauce

Aged local beef fillet with tarragon and tomato jus (£3.50 supplement – sorry)

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, sage and onion, cider gravy

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

Autumn mushroom millefeuille, herb cream sauce and truffle oil

 

Dark chocolate truffle cake, blueberry compote, white chocolate ice cream

A classic crème brulée with fine butter shortbread

Warm home grown pear and almond tart with pear sorbet

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 – 10 to 12 October 2017

Nice to see a full dining room last night but a shame that brunch was rather quiet this week for some reason. We are starting to get Christmas and New Year enquiries, hopefully bookings will follow.

Oldstone

Dinner                            Tuesday 10th to Thursday 12th October   2017

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

 

Carrot and ginger soup

Pan fried smoked haddock fish cake with chunky tartare sauce

Warm ham hock and broad bean tart with homemade piccalilli

Prawn and poached sea trout tian, lemon and dill dressing

Celery root remoulade, Feta cheese and beetroot, wild rocket, toasted pine nuts

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Poole harbour grey mullet fillet simply pan fried and served with salsa verde

Boneless Brixham plaice with Prosecco and parsley cream sauce

Roast Barbary duck breast sliced over plum and Cognac reduction

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops with chive and mushroom cream sauce

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

Baked cauliflower steak with smoked Cheddar and pickled peppers

 

Spiced home grown pear cake with cinnamon whipped cream

Dark chocolate and salty caramel tart, caramel ice cream

Baked Limoncello cheese cake

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                    

Christmas 2017

Everything you need to know is now on the blog page. Opening hours, party menu and festive dinner menu. Plus don’t forget an Oldstone gift voucher makes an excellent present for friends and family.

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Weekend menu – Friday 22 & Saturday 23 September 2017

Some tables still available for dinner this weekend. Please call 01453 832808 to book. Christmas enquiries and a few bookings coming in…..the menus and opening hours are almost ready, keep an eye on the blog over the next few days.

          Oldstone

    Dinner                          Friday 22nd & Saturday 23rd September 2017

Three courses £29.50      Two courses £25

 

Red onion soup with double Gloucester croutons

Pan fried Cornish mackerel fillet, tomato and pea shoot salad, balsamic drizzle

Seasoned linguine tossed with rich venison and red wine ragu

Severn and Wye oak smoked salmon with prawns and crayfish tails

Wild rocket, pear and Parmesan salad with toasted pine nuts

 

Pan fried sea trout supreme with broad beans and bacon

Cornish monk fish tail, baby leaf spinach and mild curry cream

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

Cotswold pork escallops with woodland mushroom and chive cream sauce

Roast Barbary duck breast sliced over apple sauce and cider gravy

Baked cauliflower steak with smoked Cheddar and sweet pickled peppers

 

A classic crème brulée with fine butter shortbread

Dark chocolate ginger cheesecake with stem ginger crème fraiche

Home grown pear and almond 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