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Weekend menu – 24 & 25 August 2018

It’s a bank holiday weekend so naturally there is rain forecast together with a drop in temperature. We have tables available for dinner on both Friday and Saturday at time of writing so please call us on 01453 832808 to reserve yours. We will also be open for Saturday brunch from 11a.m. as usual.

  Oldstone  

Dinner                                 Friday 24th and Saturday 25th August 2018

Three courses £30      Two courses £25.50

 

Roasted red pepper soup

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

Spiced lamb kofta, tabouleh salad and flat bread

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

Mixed mushroom millefeuille, chive cream sauce and truffle oil

Poached Cornish monkfish tail, samphire and piquant tomato sauce

South coast plaice fillet with mussels and mild curry cream

Roast Barbary duck breast sliced over apple sauce and cider reduction

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, buttered leeks, bacon and grain mustard gravy

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

Butternut risotto with baby leaf spinach, toasted pine nuts and Parmesan

 

English cherry bakewell served warm with clotted cream ice cream

Dark chocolate mousse with shortbread and summer berries

Baked lime cheesecake, tangy lemon 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

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

 

Mid week menu – 12 to 14 September 2017

Don’t feel so bad about not booking Florida for our holiday this year. Our favourite places on the Naples coast may well not be open for a while after these storms pass through.

Oldstone

Dinner                         Tuesday 12th to Thursday 14th September   2017

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

 

Roast tomato soup

Severn and Wye oak smoked salmon, capers, red onion and lemon dill dressing

Twice baked mature Cheddar soufflé, spinach and cream (15 minutes please)

Pan fried Cornish mackerel fillet on curried squash and sweet potato

Pressed ham hock terrine, wild rocket and pickle salad

 

Poached boneless Brixham plaice with peas and Prosecco cream sauce

Pan fried sea bass fillet, buttered samphire and sweet chilli jam

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

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, home grown pear, walnuts and Perry reduction

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

Autumn mushroom millefeuille, chive cream sauce and white truffle oil

 

Pecan tart served warm with salty caramel ice cream

Dark chocolate and raspberry torte with red berry 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                    

Weekend dinner menu – 30/6 & 1/7-2017

Oh no…….our stupid duck is back on top of the lean to for the third time this year and it looks like she is preparing the nest. Watch this space! We’ve been quite busy so far this week (which is nice) but at the moment the weekend is looking a bit quiet. It can all change with a couple of phone calls so if you would like to book please ring on 01453 832808.

      Oldstone

Dinner                                     Friday 30/6 & Saturday 1st July 2017

Three courses £29.50      Two courses £25

 

Red onion soup with double Gloucester croutons

Prawn and crayfish tail tian with avocado and sweet chilli jam

Spiced lamb flat bread, tomato relish and wild rocket

Pan fried Cornish mackerel fillet with home grown pear chutney

New potato and English asparagus salad, broad beans, lemon and dill

 

Pan fried sea trout fillet, roast vine tomatoes, basil dressing

 Poached boneless Brixham plaice with Prosecco and parsley cream sauce

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

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops with mushroom and chive cream sauce

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

Baharat spiced butternut and chick pea stew with red, white and wild rice

 

Pecan tart served warm with clotted cream ice cream

Baked cheesecake with English summer berries

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 

       

 

Weekend menu – 26 & 27 May 2017

A bit late with the menu today. I can only blame it on the mini heat wave which meant I dashed from the office (which is over the restaurant kitchen and therefore rather warm) once the orders were placed and the menu was written without doing the blog bit! To book your table for dinner please call 01453 832808. We gave the courtyard a tidy yesterday in anticipation of some al fresco opportunities this weekend too.

     Oldstone

Dinner                                     Friday 26th & Saturday 27th May 2017

Three courses £29.50      Two courses £25

 

Red onion soup with Gloucester rarebit croutons

Pan fried Cornish mackerel fillet on English asparagus and Jersey Royal salad

Baby gem Caesar salad with free range chicken breast and smoked bacon

Hand picked Devon crab, dill and caper mayonnaise, toasted sour dough

Warm blue cheese tart with summer slaw and walnuts

 

Pan fried line caught sea bass supreme, samphire and lemon butter sauce

 King scallop, prawn and baby leaf spinach gratin, mild mustard cream

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

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

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

Roast Mediterranean vegetables with red pepper orzo and basil dressing

 

Dark chocolate truffle cake with Herefordshire strawberries

Spiced local rhubarb cake, cinnamon whipped cream

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 – 12 & 13 May 2017

We enjoyed a nice busy brunch last weekend with young Lucy having to dash out mid service for supplies so I have ordered a good quantity of gluten free Gloucester sausages, free range Dursley eggs and home cured bacon from Country Quality Meat for this Saturday. Please don’t let us down! Tables available for both Friday and Saturday evening at time of writing, please call 01453 832808 to book.

     Oldstone

Dinner                                     Friday 12th & Saturday 13th May 2017

Three courses £29.50      Two courses £25

 

Roasted red pepper soup

Pan fried Cornish mackerel fillet on English asparagus and Jersey Royal salad

Twice baked goats cheese soufflé, spinach cream sauce (15 min please)

Prawn and crayfish tail tian with spiced avocado and sweet chilli jam

Chorizo sausage on sweet potato mash

 

Pan fried sea bass fillet on fresh tomato and basil sauce

 Devon crab cake with seared scallops and mild curry cream

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

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, woodland mushroom and chive cream sauce

Roast Barbary duck breast sliced over Bramley apple sauce and cider gravy

Mixed vegetable chilli with red, white and wild rice

 

Dark chocolate truffle cake with new season English strawberries

Baked lemon tart, tangy lemon 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 

       

 

Easter weekend menu

As you wander around the local valleys you may well have noticed 3 little vineyards on the slopes, the first of which was planted in 2007. Woodchester valley vineyard, a family owned concern are now producing a range of wines from their hand picked grapes. We are stocking 2.                                                                                                   Bacchus – an aromatic dry white and Regent Rosé – an off dry fruity rosé. Both are available by the glass or bottle and well worth a try.                                                   Cotswold wines from Cotswold vines……what’s not to like?                                             We are fully booked for Saturday evening, tables available for Good Friday at time of writing, as always please call us on 01453 832808 to book.

     Oldstone

Dinner                                     Friday 14th & Saturday 15thApril 2017

Three courses £29.50      Two courses £25

 

Sweet potato and Evesham leek soup

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

Roast local venison loin with ripe pear and wild rocket salad

Pan fried Cornish mackerel fillet, pickled carrots and pea shoots

Jersey Royal and English asparagus salad, hen’s egg and Cornish blue dressing

 

Pan fried sea bass fillet on tomato and basil dressing

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

Aged local beef fillet, Nailsworth valley wild garlic butter 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 old school orange and Cognac sauce

Mixed mushroom Stroganoff with red, white and wild rice

 

Baked cheesecake with blueberry compote

A classic crème brulée with fine butter shortbread

English apple 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 

       

 

Dinner menu – 15 & 16 February 2017

Valentine’s day done. Next event will be Mother’s day on Sunday 26th March. More details and menu to follow.

Oldstone

Dinner                                Wednesday 15th & Thursday 16th February 2017

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

 

Roast tomato soup with pesto croutons

Pan fried Cornish mackerel fillet with homemade piccalilli

Twice baked Stilton soufflé on spinach cream sauce (15 minutes please)

Prawn and crayfish tail tian with avocado and sweet chilli sauce

Pheasant and ham hock terrine, watercress and pear salad

 

Poached loch reared trout supreme, Prosecco cream sauce

Pan fried gilt head bream fillet on Moroccan spiced vegetables

Free range chicken breast in woodland mushroom and chive cream sauce

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, English apple and cider gravy

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

Butternut squash, black bean, aubergine and Cornish kale bake

 

Baked cheesecake with passion fruit

Tangy lemon tart served with red berry sorbet

 A chocolate tasting plate

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 – 18 & 19 November 2016

It seems as though every time we place an order for food, drink, equipment or cleaning materials the costs have gone up yet again, not to mention utility and services increases. We will try to maintain our menu prices for as long as possible and certainly won’t adjust anything until the New Year.

   Oldstone

Dinner                              Friday 18th & Saturday 19th November 2016

Three courses £29.50      Two courses £25

 

Butternut squash soup

Devon crab, prawn and crayfish tail “cocktail”

Old spot sausage and mash with rich gravy

Pan fried Cornish mackerel fillet, home grown pear chutney

Twice baked double Gloucester soufflé on creamed baby leaf spinach (15 minutes)

 

Poached Brixham plaice fillets, Prosecco cream sauce and buttered samphire

Pan fried fillets of gilt head bream, slow roast tomato and pesto

Pheasant breast wrapped in air dried ham, sage and game stock reduction

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops with woodland mushroom and chive cream sauce

Aged local beef fillet, red onion marmalade, Port jus (£3.50 supplement – sorry)

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

 

Baked toffee apple cheesecake

Dark chocolate truffle cake with white chocolate ice cream

Lemon tart with tangy lemon 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         Christmas menus now on line

 

Menu -20 to 22 September 2016

We were planning to have some of those Cornish sardines that were on the weekend menu for lunch but we sold out of them. We’re told they were really good but we’ll never know! …….Bacon butty anyone?

Oldstone

Dinner                                 Tuesday 20th to Thursday 22nd September 2016

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

Baked free range egg with air dried ham and parmesan cream

Crayfish tail and mango cocktail

Sweet corn and chilli flake frittata with avocado and sour cream

 

Pan seared swordfish steak on a bed of ratatouille

Poached Cornish monk fish tail with spinach and mild curry cream

Roast Barbary duck breast, Bramley apple sauce and cider gravy

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops with mushroom cream sauce

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

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

 

Warm apricot and almond tart with clotted cream ice cream

Dark chocolate and orange torte, 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

Weekend dinner menu -2 & 3 September 2016

Lots of blackberries in the nearby hedgerows at the moment so we combined a bank holiday walk with a spot of foraging and they are on the menu with pan roasted duck breast and a rich red wine sauce. Weekend tables available at the moment, as usual please call 01453 832808 to book yours.

  Oldstone

Dinner                              Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd September 2016

Three courses £29.50      Two courses £25

 

Baby leaf spinach soup, crème fraiche and nutmeg

Pan fried Cornish mackerel fillet on lemon buttered samphire

Warm Mediterranean vegetable and pesto custard tart, wild rocket and olives

Piquant squid and prawn salad with spiced avocado, tomato and pea shoots

Free range egg and air dried ham baked under Parmesan cream

 

Pan seared swordfish steak with mango and sweet chilli salsa

Cornish monk fish tail, stewed little plum tomatoes and crisp smoked bacon

Roast Barbary duck breast sliced over locally foraged blackberries and red wine jus

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, Gloucester sausage and cider gravy

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

Chestnut mushroom Stroganoff with red, white and wild rice

 

Dark chocolate truffle cake with English raspberries

Baked lemon tart, tangy lemon sorbet

Spiced, moist  Victoria plum cake with cinnamon whipped 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