Tag Archives: Good ingredients simply cooked

Mid week menu – 22 to 24 May 2018

The recipe for an empty restaurant……take one Royal wedding, add two televised cup final matches, throw in a full day of glorious sunny weather and a handfull of buy one get one free BBQ offers…..perfect.

Oldstone

Dinner                          Tuesday 22nd to Thursday 24th May 2018

 

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

 

Baby leaf spinach soup

Pan fried Cornish mackerel fillet, asparagus, Jersey Royals, mustard dressing

Spiced lamb kofta, cucumber and mint salad

Prawn and crayfish tail tian with avocado and sweet chilli jam

Warm goats cheese tart, wild rocket and pear salad

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Cornish gurnard fillet in mild curry cream sauce

Sea bass fillet simply pan fried and served with salsa verde

Roast Barbary duck breast sliced over braised baby gem, bacon and peas

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

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, buttered Evesham leeks, cider gravy

Chestnut mushroom Stroganoff with red, white and wild rice

 

Dark chocolate and hazelnut torte, salty caramel ice cream

Baked cheesecake with English strawberries

Orange curd tart, tangy 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

                  

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Dinner menu – 1 to 3 May 2018

It’s the first of May tomorrow and here we are shivering and wrapped up in our winter woolies……what’s going on? Looking ahead it is a bank holiday weekend and Badminton Horse trials are on so please book early if you are thinking of dinner on Friday and Saturday by calling us on 01453 832808.

  Oldstone  

Dinner                              Tuesday 1st to Thursday 3rd May 2018

Three courses £30      Two courses £25.50    Starter and pudding £15.00

 

Carrot and cumin soup

Smoked haddock omelette with parsley and mature Cheddar

Mixed mushrooms in chive cream sauce on toasted sour dough

Prawn, English asparagus and new potato salad

Calves liver and bacon with pea shoots and mustard dressing

 

Pan fried sea bream fillet with samphire and soy ginger jus

Poached sea trout supreme, Prosecco and dill cream sauce

Roast Barbary duck breast sliced over apple sauce and cider reduction

 Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops with chorizo, sage and onion gravy

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

Roasted red pepper risotto with spinach and melting goats cheese

 

Triple chocolate brownie served warm with chocolate ice cream

A classic crème brulée with fine butter shortbread

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

 

Dinner menu – 24 to 28 April 2018

We managed to do half of the brunch service out in the courtyard on Saturday until rain stopped play at about 1p.m. then it was all indoors. Nice while it lasted!          We will be closed for the day on Friday 27th April. Open as normal again on Saturday for both brunch and dinner.To book please call us on 01453 832808

  Oldstone  

Dinner                                 Tuesday 24th to Saturday 28th April 2018

Three courses £30      Two courses £25.50

 

Roasted red pepper soup

Severn and Wye oak smoked salmon, Devon crab meat and prawns

Pressed ham hock terrine with cucumber pickle

Pan fried Cornish mackerel fillet with home grown pear chutney

New season English asparagus, cracked pepper and lemon butter sauce

 

Pan fried sea bass fillet on a bed of fine ratatouille

Poached Cornish monk fish with samphire and mild curry cream

Seven spiced Barbary duck breast sliced over dark soy, sesame and ginger jus

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, English apple and cider gravy

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

Mixed mushroom millefeuille, chive cream sauce and truffle oil

 

Dark chocolate truffle cake with ice cream

Baked cheesecake with tropical fruit compote

Lemon tart, 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

 

Weekend menu – 20/21 April 2018

We tried some nice wines yesterday with Antony from The Oxford Wine Company in preparation for our new list which will be coming soon. First English asparagus of the season is in the kitchen and looks great, on the menu this weekend cooked simply and served with cracked pepper and lemon butter sauce. Hopefully the fine weather will stay long enough for us to use the courtyard this weekend. For bookings please call 01453 832808.

  Oldstone  

Dinner                                 Friday 20th and Saturday 21st April 2018

Three courses £30      Two courses £25.50

 

Carrot and cumin soup

Devon crab and prawn tian with sweet chilli dressing

Braised Evesham leeks wrapped in air dried ham on a bed of fine ratatouille

Smoked haddock and spinach omelette, Cheddar and parsley

New season English asparagus, cracked pepper and lemon butter sauce

 

Baked Cornish hake supreme on spiced lentil and red pepper sauce

Pan seared swordfish steak with buttered samphire

Roast Barbary duck breast sliced over apple sauce and cider gravy

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops with mixed mushroom cream sauce

Aged local beef fillet, grain mustard crumb, red wine jus (£3.50 supplement – sorry)

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

 

Dark chocolate truffle cake with red berry sorbet

Yorkshire rhubarb and almond tart, 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

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

 

Weekend dinner menu – 13 & 14 April 2018

Doris the duck update…..after enduring a long spell on her nest through some pretty grim weather just six ducklings hatched on Tuesday morning. Our smallest flock to date. They spent the day scrabbling round the courtyard then yesterday morning took the plunge and followed mum by jumping in to the Nailsworth stream. 

Orders placed for Friday’s fresh fish and meat deliveries, tables available for dinner on both Friday and Saturday at the moment….it’s that end of Easter break time when folk are on the move so it could all change. Please call 01453 832808 to book.

  Oldstone  

Dinner                                 Friday 13th and Saturday 14th April 2018

Three courses £30      Two courses £25.50

 

Roasted red pepper and tomato soup

Devon crab pâté with horseradish crème fraiche and toasted sour dough

Cornish cauliflower, leek and smoked Cheddar gratin

Local venison kofta on slow braised red cabbage

Prawn and smoked salmon timbale, tomato, chive and capers

 

Brixham plaice fillets with samphire and Prosecco cream

Poached South coast gurnard fillet, ratatouille sauce

Roast Barbary duck breast sliced over pink grapefruit and Cognac reduction

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops with sausage, sage and onion gravy

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

Chestnut mushroom Stroganoff on red, white and wild rice

 

Dark chocolate and stem ginger cheesecake

Baked lemon tart with 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

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

 

Dinner menu – 3 to 5 April 2018

Our Easter Sunday consisted of a big family walk through the valleys and over the common with a cider stop mid way, followed by dinner for 14 back at Oldstone……. Not really a day off some might say.

Oldstone

Dinner                          Tuesday 3rd to Thursday 5th April 2018

 

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

 

Red pepper and tomato soup

Smoked mackerel pâté with pickled cucumber and toasted sour dough

Melting goats cheese, baby leaf spinach and pesto puff

Crayfish tail, new potato and spiced avocado salad

Pan roasted fallow deer fillet, blackberry compote and wild rocket

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Pan fried sea bass fillet on olive ratatouille

Cornish monk fish tail, watercress and white wine cream sauce

7 spiced Barbary duck breast sliced over dark soy, sesame and ginger jus

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

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, mushroom cream and chive sauce

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

 

Lemon polenta cake with lemon mousse and tangy lemon sorbet

Pecan tart served warm with clotted cream ice cream

Tiramisu

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 – 20 to 22 March ’18

Last 2 weeks of our 3 courses for the price of 2 offer. Additional menu of vegetarian options for dinner now available…see a copy on our blog page.More snow arrived overnight…our resident duck looks very confused sat on her nest. Call us on 01453 832808 to book….thank you.

Oldstone

Dinner                          Tuesday 20th to Thursday 22nd March 2018

 

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

 

Roast tomato soup

Pan fried Devon crab cake with sweet chilli dipping sauce

Aubergine and peperonata parcel baked under Parmesan cream

Fillet of gilt head bream, dark soy, spring onion and ginger

Baby gem Caesar, spiced free range chicken breast, sweet potato croutons

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Pan fried sea bass fillet on a bed of fine ratatouille

Poached salmon supreme, buttered samphire and Prosecco cream sauce

Roast Barbary duck breast sliced over candied orange and cognac sauce

  Aged local beef fillet, Cornish blue cheese and red wine reduction (£3.50 supplement, sorry)

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, winter mushroom and chive cream

Baked cauliflower steak topped with pickled pepper and smoked cheese

 

Warm blueberry and almond tart with Cotteswold dairy cream

Lemon polenta cake, tangy lemon sorbet

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 available                     Saturday brunch served from 11 till 3