Restaurant Menu – À la carte

Classic British Cooking with a modern twist – cooked to order with fresh local ingredients. All menus are sample menus and are subject to change. Printable version of the menu    

Appetisers to Share

Bread & Dripping  £3.00

Sourdough bread & beef dripping with roasting juices or salted Jersey butter

The Great British Charcuterie Board  £8.95

Woodall’s air–dried Cumbrian hams & salami with mustard, piccalilli & chutney


Pea Soup  £5.00

Split green pea soup served with a warm bacon & sage scone

The Famous Corned Beef Hash Cake  £7.00

A blend of our home-made corned beef & potato, served with a soft poached egg & Sam’s very own brown sauce

Crispy Black Pudding  £5.50

Sam’s own super food fritter with caramelised apples & a Suffolk cider butter sauce

Arbroath Smokie Pot  £6.95

Baked, flaked smoked haddock, tomato & cheese sauce made with 12 month aged Quickes’ cheddar from Newton St Cyr topped with breadcrumbs

Stuffed Field Mushrooms  £6.50

Roast flat mushrooms, filled with Rosary goat’s cheese from Landford on the edge of the New Forest – dressed with garlic spinach, Ormskirk kale pesto & walnuts (v)

H Forman & Sons Scottish Smoked Salmon  £8.95

Award-winning London Cure smoked salmon with shallots, capers & lemon

Lancashire Cheese & Leek Tartlet  £5.50

Mrs Kirkham’s Lancashire cheese & braised leek tartlet, crispy leeks & beetroot relish

Ham Hock Terrine  £6.50

Slow cooked ham hock terrine set in a grain mustard jelly served with a pineapple chutney 

Potted Shrimp  £8.95

Potted Morecambe bay shrimps with mace butter & toasted sour dough

Main Courses

Sam’s Fish Pie  £14.00

North sea fish, salmon, seawater prawns, parsley, baked with mashed potato, sprinkled with Mrs Kirkham’s Lancashire cheese served with minted garden peas

Finnan Haddie  £13.50

Smoked haddock with new potato & leek hash, soft poached egg, grain mustard hollandaise sauce

Bangers & Mash  £10.00

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

Traditional Fish & Chips  £14.00

Sam’s special bitter-battered cod with chips, mushy peas & tartare sauce

Lancashire Cheese & Onion Pie  £13.50

The Great northern pie company, Lancashire cheese & onion pie, braised onions & roast king cabbage (v)

The Famous Steak & Kidney Pudding  £14.00

Braised steak & kidney pudding, served with chop house chips, mushy peas & gravy

Mutton Chop House Curry  £14.00

Slow-cooked Cumbrian mutton in hand-ground spices with steamed basmati rice, Sam’s own chutney & crispy poppadums

Roast Chicken  £13.00

Herb-roasted Shropshire free-range chicken, kale ‘bubble & squeak’, honey roast carrot & a tarragon chicken gravy

Sam’s Famous Corned Beef Hash  £14.00

10 days in the making – to our own secret recipe – served with sautéed potatoes & creamed onions, soft poached egg & crispy dry cured bacon

Beetroot Hotpot  £9.00

Slow cooked beetroot & potato hotpot served with spiced cabbage and potato & rosemary sourdough (v)

Ridings Reserve Steak & Egg  £13.50

Chargrilled hanger steak topped with pan fried duck egg, chop house chips & grain mustard butter

Side Orders

Chop House Chips  £3.00

Mashed Potato  £3.00

Beer-battered Onion Rings  £3.00

Buttered Greens  £3.95

Honey-roasted carrot  £3.50

Cauliflower Cheese  £3.95

Chop House Salad  £3.00


Chops & Steaks from the Grill

12oz Barnsley Chop  £14.95

Double lamb loin chop served with French-style little peas & herb butter

12oz Suffolk Pork T-bone Chop  £13.50

Dingley Dell pork chop with sage, champ potatoes & Bramley apple sauce

Ridings Reserve premium English beef, exclusively sourced from farms across the English countryside. They deliver the highest quality with conistent tenderness, succulence& flavour.

8oz Rump  £16.50

8oz Rib Eye  £19.95

8oz Fillet  £26.00

All garnished with Chop House chips, roast tomato & mushroom.

Choice of peppercorn sauce, béarnaise sauce or Chop House butter


Treacle Tart  £6.00

Classic ‘Lyle’s’ treacle tart & clotted cream

Sticky Toffee Pudding  £6.00

Sweet & sticky date pudding, made famous by the late Francis Coulson of the Sharrow Bay hotel, Ullswater, Cumbria. Served with hot toffee sauce & clotted cream

Dark Chocolate & Orange Cheesecake  £6.00

Served with home-made honeycomb pieces, slow cooked orange & chocolate sauce

Winter Fruit Flapjack Crumble  £5.50

Cinnamon- spiced baked Bramley apple, pear & Victoria plums topped

With flapjack crumble & served with thick, warm vanilla custard

Steamed Victoria Plum Pudding  £5.00

Individual steamed sponge plum pudding with thick custard

Eccles Cakes  £6.00

Classic squashed fly cakes with Mrs Kirkham’s award winning crumbly Lancashire cheese

 Cheshire Farm Ice Cream  £5.00

A choice of three scoops of freshly-churned ice creams & shortbread biscuit

Sorbet  £5.00

A choice of three scoops of most-refreshing sorbet

The Great British Cheeseboard  £6.00  /  £9.00 to share.

Served with our own winter chutney, grapes, celery & biscuits

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 from the bill. If you have any special requirements please contact us.