Our Food

Prix Fixe

Wednesday-Friday 6-6.30 | £18 for 2, £22 for 3 courses

Tuscan bean soup & home-made roll

Whitebait & tartare sauce

Grilled asparagus, Parmesan & balsamic

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Smoked haddock fishcake, poached duck egg, broccoli

Steak frites

Sweet potato, tomato & apricot tagine, chermoula cous-cous

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Coconut and passion fruit panna cotta, kiwi, orange madeleine

Chocolate brownie, raspberry sorbet (vg/df/gf)

White chocolate, pistachio, raspberry & cardamom iced parfait with orange & almond sponge, orange tuile, mango coulis

Restaurant Menu

Cornish crab, melon & cucumber salsa, dill Hollandaise £9.50

Seared pigeon breasts with citrus & watercress salad £8

Local asparagus, poached duck egg, tomato relish, parmesan crisp £8

Hand-dived scallops, pea pue, lardon, pickled mooli £12

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Smoked haddock fishcake, poached duck egg, broccoli & balsamic £13

Fillet steak, root vegetable terrine, broccoli, carrot & ginger pue, herbed bone marrow, red wine jus £28

Duck breast, Dauphinoise potatoes, roasted lettuce, spice-roasted carrot, orange pue, port jus £20

Fillet of sea trout, crushed new potatoes, mooli & beetroot remoulade, watercress emulsion £19

Harissa spiced lamb with sweet potato, tomato & apricot tagine, chermoula cous-cous £18

Pudding Menu

£7 unless stated

Rhubarb, ginger sponge, custard

Sticky toffee pudding, banana mousse, vanilla ice cream, toffee sauce

Coconut and passion fruit panna cotta, kiwi, orange madeleine

Chocolate brownie, raspberry sorbet (vg/df/gf)

White chocolate, pistachio, raspberry & cardamom iced parfait, almond & orange sponge, orange tuile, mango coulis

English artisan cheeseboard £9

Ice Creams/sorbets £2.50 Scoop
vanilla or double chocolate ice cream 
raspberry or mango sorbet

Garden Menu & Special Diets

Tuscan bean soup, home-made roll, olive oil £7 vg/gf/df 

Goat’s cheese, beetroot & shallot tart £8.50 vg

Vegetable spring roll with sweet chilli sauce £6 vg/df

Polenta, asparagus, balsamic reduction, tomato relish £7 vg/gf/df 

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Bean chilli & rice £14 vg/gf/df 

Vegetable, lentil & walnut pie, broccoli, spice-roasted carrot, tomato relish £16 vg/df

Feta, broccoli, olive & tomato salad, herby lemon dressing £15 vg/gf 

Children’s Options

Macaroni cheese (optional ham/greens) £8

Chicken goujons, fries, peas £7

Spaghetti Bolognese with Parmesan £8

Home–made ham & mushroom pizza £8

Baked mini Camembert, home-made rolls & chutney £8

Halloumi fries with sweet chilli dip £8

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Chocolate or vanilla ice cream & shortbread £3

Bar Menu

Sticky Chicken wings £5

Vegetable spring roll with sweet chilli sauce £6 (vg)

Whitebait & tartare sauce £7

Soup & home-made roll £7 (gf option)

Chilli, rice, sour cream £15 (vg option)

Home-cooked ham, egg and chips £12

Cider battered cod, chips, pea puree £15 (gf)

Steak frites £16 (gf)

Chicken, ham & tarragon pie, broccoli, carrots £16

Sides

Olives £3

Sweet potato fries £4

Mixed salad £3.50

Halloumi fries with sweet chilli sauce £8

Chips or Fries £3.50 (add cheese £1)

Home-made rolls, olives, olive oil & balsamic £8

We prepare food in our kitchens using nuts, flour and other allergens so cannot guarantee their complete absence. Please make staff aware of any allergies and ask for more information.  Game may contain shot.

A discretionary service charge of 10% will be applied to the bill.

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Our Ethos

Our menus change with the seasons with the best ingredients we can source from our local suppliers. We aim to offer classic dishes to the highest standards and others that you will not see anywhere else.

Fish features on our specials each week and we love game in season.  Vegan/vegetarian options are always available across all courses and we will be happy to accommodate your dietary needs.

Great service is the partner to our excellent food. We like to hear what you think, we always welcome your comments and suggestions.

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Directions; On the A361 – 5 miles south of Banbury and 7 miles north of Chipping Norton.

Opening Times:

Restaurant

Wed - Saturday: 12pm-2.30pm & 6pm-8.30pm

Sun: 12pm-4pm

Bar

Wed - Fri: 12pm-3pm & 6pm - 11pm

Sat: 12-11pm | Sun: 12pm-5pm

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