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Mid week menu – 12 to 14 December ’17

ballsA couple of very wise customers popped in and purchased gift vouchers for their loved ones yesterday. Feel free to do the same and tick someone off your present list.

Oldstone

Dinner                     Tuesday 12th to Thursday 14th December   2017

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

 

Parsnip and apple soup

A trio of smoked fish (oak smoked salmon, mackerel pâté, haddock fish cake)

Warm Stilton tart with winter slaw and walnuts

Potted Devon crab, lemon herb mayonnaise and toasted sour dough

Braised leeks wrapped in air dried ham and baked under Parmesan cream

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Pan fried Ray wing with prawn and flat leaf parsley butter

Sea trout supreme, baby leaf spinach and white wine sauce

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, winter mushroom and chive cream

  Aged local beef fillet, fried onions and red wine reduction (£3.50 supplement, sorry)

Roast pheasant breast on creamed cabbage and bacon

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

 

Flourless triple chocolate brownie with white chocolate ice cream

Baked toffee banana cheesecake

Spiced apple 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

                   

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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                    

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                    

Mid week menu 20 to 22 June 2017

We got the courtyard set up and stood by for a busy Saturday brunch and…….nothing happened! We had a few in but none of our “regulars” showed up and Nailsworth was like a ghost town. I guess the garden or the seaside were a bigger draw on the hottest day of the year so far. Hopefully better luck next week.

Oldstone

Dinner                                 Tuesday 20th to Thursday 22nd June 2017

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

 

Butternut and sweetcorn soup

English asparagus and Cornish potato salad with prawns and pink sauce

Grilled aubergine topped with diced tomatoes, Parmesan and wild rocket

Pan fried Devon crab cake, sweet chilli dipping sauce

Spiced lamb kofta with fattoush salad

 

South coast Gurnard fillet with Mediterranean vegetable and tomato sauce

Baked haddock loin with baby gem, peas and pancetta

Roast Barbary duck breast sliced over cider braised lentils

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, buttered leeks and grain mustard gravy

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

Woodland mushroom millefeuille, herb cream sauce and truffle oil

 

English strawberry and meringue sundae

Dark chocolate truffle cake with new season raspberries

Baked lemon cheesecake 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                    

Weekend menu – 9 & 10 June 2017

Cold, wet and windy again today……well it is June. Just 2 tables left for Saturday night and Friday is filling up. Please call 01453 832808 to book.

     Oldstone

Dinner                                     Friday 9th & Saturday 10th June 2017

Three courses £29.50      Two courses £25

 

Red onion soup with double Gloucester croutons

New potato and asparagus salad, pan fried bream, dill and caper dressing

Warm ham hock and broad bean tart with homemade piccalilli

A simple starter of finely sliced Severn and Wye smoked salmon, Devon                        crab meat and prawns with Marie Rose sauce

Heirloom tomatoes, wild rocket and buffalo mozzarella with basil dressing

 

Pan fried line caught sea bass fillet on a bed of fine ratatouille

 Baked cod fillet, buttered samphire and white wine cream sauce

Aged local beef fillet with wild garlic butter and a rich red wine reduction                  (£3.50 supplement – sorry)

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, chorizo and paprika cream sauce

Spiced Barbary duck breast sliced over dark soy, spring onion and ginger jus

Mixed mushroom millefeuille, chive cream sauce and truffle oil

 

Dark chocolate and salty caramel tart with salty caramel ice cream

Lemon mousse with lemon polenta cookie and tangy lemon sorbet

Baked cheesecake with 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 

       

 

Weekend menu – 21 & 22 April 2017

Just placed the fish order for tomorrows delivery. Fingers crossed there are no hiccups this week. Last Thursday night the van coming up from the South West did not make it to the rendezvous point in time so the supplier in Cirencester did not receive the stocks they needed to fill the orders they had. I did feel sorry for the chap who was ringing round to irate chefs on Bank Holiday Friday to apologise and inform that numerous items were unavailable, short or substituted. It wasn’t a major issue for us as we just changed the weekend menu and wasted a few sheets of A4 but it will have been a huge spanner in the works for some of the large hotel and banqueting operations. Glad those days are behind us!

     Oldstone

Dinner                                     Friday 21st & Saturday 22ndApril 2017

Three courses £29.50      Two courses £25

 

Carrot and cumin soup

New season English asparagus simply steamed and served with lemon butter sauce                                                         

Roast local venison loin fillet with ripe pear and wild rocket salad

Devon crab meat, prawn and crayfish tail “cocktail”

Crisp fried squid on Niçoise salad with garlic and basil mayonnaise

 

Pan fried sea bass fillet on dark soy, ginger and spring onion sauce

 Poached sea trout supreme, buttered samphire and Prosecco cream sauce

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

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, mixed mushroom and chive cream sauce

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

Baked aubergine stuffed with sweet peppers, lentils and ricotta

 

Baked dark chocolate cheesecake

Spiced apple cake with cinnamon whipped cream

Blueberry 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