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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                    

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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                    

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

 

 

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

 

 

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