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  £3.50

Sourdough bread & beef dripping with roasting juices

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  £6.00

Sam’s very own black pudding recipe, bread crumbed & deep fried, served with little peas bound in an English mustard butter, topped with a soft poached egg & garnished with pea shoots

Devilled Whitebait  £6.00

Lightly-spiced, crispy whitebait with garlic mayonnaise & lemon

Claire Burt’s Blue Cheese Waldorf Salad £6.50 / £9.50

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

H Forman & Sons Scottish Smoked Salmon  £8.95

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

Yorkshire Asparagus  £7.00

Grilled asparagus from Sand Hutton, North Yorkshire, served with a soft poached egg & hollandaise sauce (v)

Fried Lamb Sweetbreads  £7.95

Fried Cumbrian lamb sweetbreads, crispy Woodhall’s ham, spring peas, broad beans & shoots

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 sustainable Scottish Whiting with hand cut chips, mushy peas & tartare sauce

Lancashire Cheese & Onion Pie  £13.95

The Great Northern pie company, Lancashire cheese & onion pie, sautéed tender stem broccoli, spring herb butter sauce (v)

The Famous Steak & Kidney Pudding  £15.00

Braised steak & kidney pudding, served with hand cut chips, mushy peas & gravy

Shepherds Pie  £12.00

Slow-braised minced Cumbrian lamb & root vegetables, topped with creamy mashed potato & served with pickled red cabbage

Roast Chicken  £13.00

Shropshire reared chicken breast, lettuce, peas & smoked bacon, served with mashed potato & chicken cream

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

Ridings Reserve Steak & Egg  £13.50

Flattened rump steak topped with a pan fried duck egg, hand cut chips & grain mustard butter

Side Orders – £3.50

Hand Cut Chips

Mashed Potato

Seasonal Greens

Beer-battered Onion Rings

Tender Stem Broccoli Hollandaise

Chop House Salad


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


Mr Lowry’s Rice Pudding  £6.00

Creamy vanilla rice pudding served with poached Yorkshire rhubarb & gingerbread

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

Eccles Cakes  £6.00

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

The Original Manchester Tart  £6.00

School dinner classic, raspberry jam, thick vanilla custard & toasted coconut

 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.