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This weekend’s menu – 17 & 18 November 2017

Oh no … they are putting the Christmas lights up in the town centre ready for the Nailsworth Noel evening next week. That means we will have to put the decorations up in the restaurant but it just seems too early. Do you think folk would notice if we wait until December? Tables available this weekend at time of writing. Please call 01453 832808 to book. Thank you.

           Oldstone

    Dinner                     Friday 17th and Saturday 18th November 2017

Three courses £29.50      Two courses £25

 

Roasted red pepper soup

Pan fried Devon crab cake with sweet chilli dipping sauce

Winter mushroom millefeuille, chive cream sauce and truffle oil

An old school avocado and prawn Marie Rose

Warm ham hock tart, red onion marmalade and pea shoot salad

 

Pan fried sea bass fillets, spinach and lemon butter sauce

Baked mixed fish in Sauvignon Blanc and dill cream sauce topped with Parmesan

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

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, spiced beans and tomato sauce

Roast pheasant breast with apple sauce and cider reduction

Cornish kale kedgeree with tikka spiced cauliflower steak

 

Dark chocolate and salty caramel tart, clotted cream ice cream

Moist Tunisian orange and almond cake, tangy orange sorbet

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

Saturday brunch served from 11 till 3

We are now taking bookings for Christmas and New Year

 

 

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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 – 10 & 11 November ’17

Got carried away with talk of Christmas and typed this menu with a December date…….far too soon. Just one table left for Friday evening but space on Saturday at the moment. Please call us on 01453 832808 to book. Thank you.

           Oldstone

    Dinner                     Friday 10th and Saturday 11th November 2017

Three courses £29.50      Two courses £25

 

Roast tomato soup

Potted Devon crab, lemon and chive mayonnaise, toasted sour dough

Wild rocket and spiced duck breast salad, apple and sweet chilli

Finely sliced salmon Gravadlax, honey mustard dressing

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

 

Pan fried sea bass fillet on dark soy, sesame and ginger jus

Poached sea trout supreme, samphire and little plum tomatoes

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

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, buttered Evesham leeks, cider gravy

Roast pheasant breast with brandy and chestnut cream sauce

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

 

Dark chocolate and orange torte, tangy orange sorbet

Baked cheesecake with cinnamon spiced pear

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

We are now taking bookings for Christmas and New Year

 

 

Mid week menu – 7 to 9 December ’17

Don’t be alarmed but it is only 7 weeks until Christmas!!!!! Pete the builder has now completed the roof repairs and the recent rain has not found a way in so we can get on with internal refurbishments now. Unfortunately the scaffold will need to stay up a bit longer as he wants to tidy up and repoint the ugly looking buttress before we get frost damage. We could always wrap a bit of tinsel around it if it’s still there next month.

Oldstone

Dinner                     Tuesday 7th to Thursday 9th November   2017

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

 

Evesham leek and purple potato soup

Potted Devon crab with dill mayonnaise and toasted sour dough

Pressed ham hock terrine with red cabbage slaw

Pan fried Cornish mackerel fillet, buttered samphire and chilli jam

Warm goats cheese and roasted red pepper puff, wild rocket and pesto

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Pan fried fillet of sea bass on dark soy, sesame and ginger jus

Sea trout supreme, baby leaf spinach and plum tomato sauce

Roast Barbary duck breast sliced over apple sauce and cider reduction

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, mushroom cream sauce

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

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

 

Baked cheesecake with cinnamon pear compote and pear sorbet

Warm pecan tart, clotted cream ice cream

Dark chocolate truffle cake with late 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

We are now taking bookings for Christmas and New Years Eve                    

Mid week menu – 31/10 to 2/11 2017

That’s life. We hadn’t had anyone use the courtyard for a while so late last week with cold weather forecast and November almost upon us we jet washed the stonework, tidied the borders and packed away the furniture. Saturday brunch time in walked a lady asking to sit outside! The same day business had tailed off after 2 and as there was no one in we dropped the lock at ten to three to clear up and set up for the evening. At five to three someone rang the door bell asking if we were still serving!

Oldstone

Dinner                     Tuesday 31/10 to Thursday 2nd November   2017

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

 

Spiced carrot and coconut soup

Pan fried Devon crab cake with sweet chilli dipping sauce

Air dried ham and Evesham leeks baked under Cheddar cream

A simple crayfish tail cocktail

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

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Pan seared swordfish steak with chorizo and red onion butter

Cornish monk fish tail in plum tomato and basil sauce

Roast Barbary duck breast sliced over apple sauce and cider reduction

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, Gloucester sausage and onion gravy

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

Mixed mushroom millefeuille, chive cream sauce and truffle oil

 

Baked lemon cheesecake with tangy orange sorbet

Frangipane tart served warm with 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

Saturday brunch served from 11 till 3

We are now taking bookings for Christmas and New Years Eve                    

Weekend dinner menu – Friday 27 & Saturday 28 October 2017

Good news……fridge repaired, all equipment in working order, food orders placed and menu written. We just need a few more bookings in the diary and we are set for the weekend so over to you. Please call us on 01453 832808 to reserve your table. Thank you.

           Oldstone

    Dinner                     Friday 27th and Saturday 28th October 2017

Three courses £29.50      Two courses £25

 

Spiced carrot and coconut soup

Severn and Wye oak smoked salmon with crayfish tail Marie Rose

Warm salad of honey roasted autumn squash, wild rocket and crumbled Feta

Pan fried Devon crab cake with sweet chilli dipping sauce

Air dried ham and Evesham leeks baked under mature Cheddar cream

 

Pan seared swordfish steak with red onion and chorizo butter

Poached Cornish monk fish tail in baby plum tomato and basil sauce

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

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, mixed mushroom and tarragon cream sauce

Roast Barbary duck breast sliced over pickled peppers and red wine jus

Baharat spiced aubergine and chick pea stew with saffron scented rice

 

Triple chocolate brownie with tangy orange sorbet

Spiced apple cake served with cinnamon whipped cream

Warm pecan 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

We are now taking bookings for Christmas and New Year

 

 

Mid week menu – 24 to 26 October ’17

The chap came to look at the new fridge that doesn’t chill properly.He asked if it had power (yes) had we left the door open (no) was the thermostat properly set (yes). He then suggested that the factory may not have gassed it up properly (they had) or that the delivery men had knocked it causing a leak( they hadn’t). Next he attached a gizmo to the back and linked it to his phone to run a diagnostic check which told him that the compressor was faulty and needed replacing. Did he have the part on his van I asked……of course he didn’t. His miracle phone would order the part which, providing it was in stock, would be sent to us by courier, his office would be notified once it arrived here and an engineer would be booked to return and fit it. It will come as no surprise that we had to work all weekend without the use of our new fridge and of course we were fully booked too….fabulous!

Oldstone

Dinner                            Tuesday 24th to Thursday 26th October   2017

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

 

Roast tomato soup

Pan fried fillet of gilt head bream, buttered samphire, sweet chilli dressing

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

Devon crab, prawn and crayfish tail “cocktail”

Honey roasted autumn squash with wild rocket and crumbled feta

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Pan fried sea bass fillet on sweet and sour peppers

Cornish monk fish tail in plum tomato and basil sauce

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

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, tarragon and mushroom cream sauce

  Aged local beef fillet, garlic buttered spinach, red wine reduction (£3.50 supplement, sorry)

Baharat spiced aubergine and chick pea stew with saffron scented rice

 

Spiced apple cake, cinnamon whipped cream

Pecan tart served warm with clotted cream ice cream

Dark chocolate truffle cake, blueberry compote and white chocolate 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