The Bar Food Menu

Monday – Thursday 12.00 (noon) – 9.30pm    Friday – Saturday 12.00 (noon) – 10pm All menus are sample menus and are subject to change.

We are dedicated to creating classic British food with a modern twist, made from fresh local ingredients, supplied by people we know and trust. We keep what has been described as ‘one of the best wine lists in the region’, along with quality cask-conditioned ales (including our own Sam’s Special Bitter).

Printable Version of the Menu


Bread & Dripping
Sourdough bread & beef dripping with roasting juices

The Great British Charcuterie Board
Woodall’s air-dried Cumbrian hams & salami with mustard, piccalilli & chutney

The Manchester Plate
Roast ridings reserve beef, roast Shropshire chicken, beer battered fish & mushy peas served in buttered barms with hand cut chips, gravy & dipping sauces


Hash Bites
Corned beef hash fritters with fruity Oxford sauce

Grandad’s Mini Bangers
Olde English chipolata’s, glazed honey & grain mustard

Claire Burt’s Blue Cheese Waldorf Salad

Claire Burt’s award winning blue cheese from Altrincham, peppery radishes, lamb’s lettuce, Granny Smith apple, celery hearts & walnuts (v)
£6.50 | £9.50

Roast Yorkshire Beef & Horseradish Sandwich
Ridings Reserve roast beef with horseradish sauce & watercress, served with hand-cut chips


Pie ’n’ Peas
The Great Northern Pie Company, minced beef & onion pie with Manchester caviar & gravy

Sam’s Cheese Burger
6oz British Beef Burger with caramelised onion & Lancashire cheese, served under a potato brioche bun with hand cut chips

Bangers & Mash
Grandad’s Olde English sausages, creamy mashed potato & rich onion gravy

Traditional Fish & Chips
Sam’s special bitter-battered sustainable Scottish whiting with hand cut chips, mushy peas & tartare sauce

Sam’s Famous Corned Beef Hash
10 days in the making – to our secret recipe – served with sautéed potatoes & creamed onions, soft poached egg & crispy dry cured bacon

Side Orders ~ £3.50
Hand Cut Chips
Beer-battered onion rings
Chop House Salad


All dishes are subject to availability & change of specification / market pricing. We cannot guarantee that nuts or nut traces will not be found in our food. Please note a discretionary 10% Service Charge will be added to all bills. It is your right not to pay. If we fail to justify it in any way, if you are unhappy about this for any reason, or if you simply disagree with the principle, please bring this to our attention & we will strike the amount off the bill. If you have any special requirements please contact us