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Mid week menu – 19 to 21 March 2019

We spent a good part of Sunday whitewashing the courtyard walls as spring is / was in the air. Now it’s raining!

 Oldstone

Dinner                              Tuesday 19th to Thursday 21st March 2019

 

Three courses £30     Two courses £25.50     Starter and pudding £15

 

Butternut squash soup, crème fraiche and chives

Oak smoked salmon kedgeree

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

New potato, prawn and pea shoot salad, sweet chilli dressing

 Devilled lambs kidneys on toasted sour dough

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Pan fried sea bass fillet with pepperonata

Poached loch reared trout supreme, citrus cream sauce

Roast free range chicken breast, tarragon and tomato jus

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, mixed mushroom cream, truffle oil

  Aged local beef fillet, fried onions and Stroud ale gravy (£3.50 supplement, sorry)

Sweet potato croquettes on a bed of curried lentils

 Dark chocolate and stem ginger cheesecake

Crème brulée with fine butter shortbread

Warm English apple and almond 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

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

We will be open for Mother’s Day lunch on Sunday 31st March

 

                  

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Mid week menu – 12 to 14 March 2019

It’s Cheltenham festival week. It used to bring a lot of visitors to the town but that seems to have declined in recent years….lets see what happens this year.

 Oldstone

Dinner                              Tuesday 12th to Thursday 14th March 2019

 

Three courses £30     Two courses £25.50     Starter and pudding £15

 

Red onion soup with Cornish blue cheese scones

Pressed ham hock and black pudding terrine with mixed pickles

Pan fried Cornish mackerel fillet on baby plum tomato crostini

Wild rocket and ripe pear salad, shaved Parmesan, balsamic glaze

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

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Seared swordfish steak on tomato, basil and olive sauce

Roast monk fish loin, baby leaf spinach and Prosecco cream

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, Gloucester sausage, sage and onion gravy

Roast free range chicken breast, mixed mushroom cream sauce

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

Roasted red pepper risotto, soft goats cheese and toasted pine nuts

 Triple chocolate brownie served warm with salty caramel ice cream

Baked cheesecake, mango and passion fruit compote

Warm Yorkshire rhubarb and almond 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

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

We will be open for Mother’s Day lunch on Sunday 31st March

 

                  

Mid week menu – 19 to 21 February 2019

I did wonder if it was a bit early to be posting a Mother’s Day menu then I noticed the bakers over the road proudly displaying their blackboard with Hot Cross Buns on offer. 

 Oldstone

Dinner                        Tuesday 19th to Thursday 21st February 2019

 

Three courses £30     Two courses £25.50     Starter and pudding £15

 

Roasted red pepper soup

Prawn and spiced avocado tian, sweet chilli dressing

Grilled aubergine with pepperonata and dressed wild rocket

Pan fried smoked haddock fish cake, pickled carrots, tartare sauce

Ham hock and black pudding terrine, cider apple slaw

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Poached salmon supreme, baby leaf spinach, Prosecco cream

Seared swordfish steak with lemon and basil butter

Roast free range chicken breast with mushroom cream sauce

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

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, buttered leeks and mustard gravy

Roast tomato risotto, soft goats cheese and toasted pine nuts

 Spiced pear cake with cinnamon whipped cream

Dark chocolate and salty caramel tart, salty caramel ice cream

Passion fruit cheesecake with orange 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

 

 

                  

Weekend menu – 1&2 February 2019

Fish ordered for delivery on Friday morning. Let’s hope the forecast dusting of snow doesn’t disrupt things! Tables available for dinner this weekend…please call 01453 832808 to book.

Have you booked for Valentines Day yet? We still have some tables available but it’s only 2 weeks away so best not delay.

  Oldstone  

Dinner                           Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd February 2019

Three courses £30      Two courses £25.50

 

Creamy leek and potato soup

Pan fried Cornish mackerel fillet, pickled heritage carrots, pea shoots

Roast local venison fillet, wild rocket, beetroot and hazelnuts

Oak smoked haddock kedgeree

Twice baked mature cheddar soufflé, baby leaf spinach (15 minutes please)

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Baked Cornish hake supreme, clams, garlic and white wine

 Seared swordfish steak with guacamole and sweet chilli jam

Roast local pheasant breast, mustard and onion cream sauce

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, sauce Charcutière

Aged local beef fillet, winter mushrooms, truffle oil, red wine jus (£3.50 supplement – sorry)

Ratatouille stuffed mushrooms baked under a pesto crust

 

Pecan tart served warm 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

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

Have you booked your table for Valentines Day?

 

 

 

Mid week menu – 15 to 17 January 2019

After the early January tumbleweed it was good to dust off the “Fully booked” sign on Saturday evening. We intend sorting out the Valentines menu over a glass of wine later today and will post it next week. Did someone mention Mothers day?

 Oldstone

Dinner                        Tuesday 15th to Thursday 17th January 2019

 

Three courses £30     Two courses £25.50     Starter and pudding £15

 

Roasted red pepper soup

Prawn and spiced avocado tian, sweet chilli dressing

Wild rocket and ripe pear salad with air dried ham and balsamico

A simple crayfish tail cocktail

Sautéed spinach and aubergines baked under pesto cream

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Pan seared swordfish steak on pepperonata

Cornish monk fish loin on plum tomato and olive sauce

Roast pheasant breast, apple sauce and cider reduction

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

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, winter mushrooms, chorizo cream sauce

Baby plum tomato risotto topped with melting goats cheese

 Baked orange cheesecake, tangy orange sorbet

Dark chocolate truffle cake

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

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

 

                  

Mid week menu – 8 to 10 January 2019

I know it was the first week of January but boy was it quiet. On reflection we should have taken a few days off. Hey ho….lets see what this week brings.

 Oldstone

Dinner                        Tuesday 8th to Thursday 10th January 2019

 

Three courses £30     Two courses £25.50     Starter and pudding £15

 

Parsnip and apple soup

Pan fried Cornish mackerel fillet with piccalilli

Warm goats cheese and red onion tart, wild rocket and hazelnut salad

A simple plated prawn and crayfish tail cocktail

Venison meat balls in a rich tomato ragu, flat leaf parsley and Parmesan

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

Poached Gurnard fillet, baby leaf spinach and mild curry cream

Roast pheasant breast, red cabbage, chestnuts and Port reduction

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

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, buttered leeks and cider gravy

Winter mushroom millefeuille, herb cream sauce and truffle oil

 Orange and Grand Marnier cream tartlet, tangy orange sorbet

A classic crème brulée with fine butter shortbread

Triple chocolate brownie 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

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

 

                  

Weekend menu -23 & 24 November 2018

Cool with light cloud and a gentle breeze they said on the BBC weather yesterday just before the blizzard came down! Is it just me or was the weather forecast more accurate pre computers? Tables for dinner this weekend are just a phone call away on 01453 832808.

  Oldstone  

Dinner                           Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th November 2018

Three courses £30      Two courses £25.50

 

Cornish kale soup

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

Pan fried bream fillet with guacamole and sweet chilli dressing

Seared local venison fillet, red onion marmalade, wild rocket

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

 

Poached sea trout supreme, buttered samphire and mild curry cream

Pan seared swordfish steak with lemon and herb dressing

Roast local pheasant breast, English apple and cider gravy

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, mushroom Stroganoff sauce

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

Beetroot risotto topped with Cornish blue and toasted pine nuts

 

Baked lemon cheesecake with tangy lemon sorbet

A classic crème brulée with fine butter shortbread

Dark chocolate and hazelnut torte, 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

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

Bookings now being taken for the Christmas period and New Years Eve