Tag Archives: Samphire

Weekend menu – 11 & 12 August 2017

It’s the second week in August and we were thinking about putting the heating on last night to take the chill off the dining room….aahh the great British summer!     At the moment we have tables available for Friday evening but Saturday is filling up so please call on 01453 832808 to reserve for dinner. Saturday brunch served from 11a.m. and no need to book, just pop in. If it’s dry we will have the courtyard open too.

         Oldstone

    Dinner                                  Friday 11th & Saturday 12th August 2017

Three courses £29.50      Two courses £25

 

Toasted sweet corn soup

Severn and Wye oak smoked salmon and crayfish tail parcel

Twice baked mature Cheddar soufflé on creamed spinach (15 mins please)

Potted Devon crab, lemon dill mayonnaise and toasted sour dough

Pressed ham hock terrine with mixed pickles

 

Pan fried sea bass fillet on fresh tomato and basil sauce

  Fillets of Cornish gurnard, buttered samphire and mild curry cream

Aged local beef fillet, garlic mushrooms 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 apple and cider jus

Baked red pepper stuffed with orzo and aubergine caponata

 

Dark chocolate mousse, triple choc brownie and white chocolate ice cream

Baked lemon tart with tangy lemon sorbet

A classic crème brulée with English summer berries

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 

       

 

 

Mid week menu – 30/5 to 1/6 2017

Where did everybody go? We had a very quiet weekend but with good weather forecast it seemed trips to the seaside and barbies in the garden were popular choices. Throw in a few cup finals, a bank holiday and school half term and it was tumbleweed time along Old Market!

Oldstone

Dinner                                   Tuesday 30/5 to Thursday 1st June 2017

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

 

Red onion soup with Gloucester rarebit croutons

Severn and Wye smoked salmon with Wye valley asparagus, cracked pepper and lemon

Blue cheese tart served warm with summer slaw and walnuts

Baby gem Caesar salad, free range chicken and smoked bacon

Potted Devon crab with dill caper mayonnaise and toasted sour dough

 

Pan fried sea bass fillet on buttered samphire

Cornish monk fish tail, baby leaf spinach and lemon cream sauce

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

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

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

Roast Mediterranean vegetables with red pepper orzo and basil dressing

 

Herefordshire strawberry and cream tartlet

Dark chocolate truffle cake with white chocolate ice cream

Three fruit sorbets

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 9 & 10 September 2016

We took 2 bookings for Christmas eve the other day! Not sure what to do about New Year at the moment so need to have a brainstorm over a glass or two of wine and sort out our full festive programme in the near future. Meanwhile here is this weekend’s  dinner menu. Tables available for Friday and Saturday at time of writing, please call 01453 832808 to book.

  Oldstone

Dinner                              Friday 9th and Saturday 10th September 2016

Three courses £29.50      Two courses £25

 

Red onion soup with double Gloucester croutons

Pan fried Devon crab cake with mango and sweet chilli salsa

Spiced lamb flat bread, cucumber and mint relish

Prawn and crayfish tail salad with avocado, little tomatoes and pea shoots

Baked field mushroom stuffed with ratatouille under a pesto crust

 

Steamed sea bass fillet with spring onion, dark soy, sesame and ginger

Poached organic salmon supreme, mild curry cream and buttered samphire

Roast Barbary duck breast, Nailsworth valley blackberries and red wine jus

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops with chorizo and paprika cream sauce

Aged local beef fillet, tarragon butter and tomato pan juices (£3.50 supplement – sorry)

Honey roasted butternut squash risotto, crumbled Feta and pumpkin seeds

 

Dark chocolate and salty caramel tart with clotted cream ice cream

Tunisian orange and almond torte, tangy orange 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 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

 

Dinner menu – bank holiday weekend

Exam results for most of our young team today. Hopefully lots of smiling faces when they arrive for their shifts over the weekend. Tables available for both Friday and Saturday at time of writing, please call 01453 832808 to book.

  Oldstone

Dinner                                 Friday 26th and Saturday 27th August 2016

Three courses £29.50      Two courses £25

 

Butternut soup finished with crème fraiche and pumpkin seeds

A bowl of steamed mussels in piquant tomato broth with garlic baguette

Warm ham hock tart, wild rocket and pickled carrot salad

Tian of prawns and crayfish tails with spiced avocado and sweet chilli dressing

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

 

Poached sea trout supreme, buttered samphire and mild curry cream sauce

Boneless skipper’s catch plaice (Sara Lena – Torquay) pan fried in pancetta,                     pea and parsley butter

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

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, Evesham leeks and grain mustard sauce

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

Summer mushroom millefeuille, chive cream sauce and truffle oil

 

Pecan tart served warm with clotted cream ice cream

English raspberry baked cheesecake

Warm triple chocolate brownie, white chocolate 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 dinner menu – 12/13 August 2016

Following customer feedback Bruce has kindly tweaked our web site to make it even easier to find the current menus and latest information via the blog button at http://www.oldstone.org.uk

  Oldstone

Dinner                                 Friday 12th and Saturday 13th August 2016

Three courses £29.50      Two courses £25

 

Spiced tomato, red pepper and lentil soup

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

Flash roasted local roe deer loin, pea shoot salad, red onion marmalade

Pan fried Cornish mackerel fillet with home grown pear chutney

Warm Mediterranean vegetable tart, wild rocket and pitted olives

 

South coast plaice fillet with clams and a light garlic and parsley reduction

Pan seared swordfish steak, samphire and little plum tomatoes

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

Sautéed Cotswold pork escallops, mixed mushroom and chive cream sauce

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

Twice baked double Gloucester soufflé on spinach cream sauce

 

Dark chocolate and salty caramel tart, clotted cream ice cream

A light lemon mousse with orange sorbet and polenta cookie

Baked cheesecake with English strawberries and 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