Sunday 15th April
Snacks –-marinated olives 3.50 – salted spiced almonds 4- roast pistachios 3.50-walnuts in the shell 3.50
Al Fresco Norte- El Bandarra al Fresco, Al bandarra rojo, Cointreau and local honey 9
Spring sprtitz- El Bandarra rose, grapefruit, mint, prosecco, and soda 9
Classic Aperol spritz – Aperol, prosecco, and soda with orange 9
Our Negroni- Punt e mes, Campari and Tanqueray gin 9
Americano Barceloni- Campari and Al Bandarra rojo with soda and lemon 6
Small dishes some with a large plate or sharing option.
Vegan mezze with mixed pickles and fire pit flat bread- chickpea hummus with tahini, English asparagus vinaigrette, fire pit dried tomatoes, baked chickpeas and tomato, smoky spiced aubergine, 8/16
North shields day boat langoustines with aioli and lemon 14
Our homemade charcuterie board, pickles, celeriac remoulade and toasted
Pork tonnato -poached sliced pork loin dressed with an anchovy and tuna sauce, capers,
parsley, green beans and boiled egg 7.50
Home cured and hot smoked Langley reservoir trout, black bread, pickled cucumber and horseradish 8
Today’s roasts from our wood and charcoal fire pit served with duck fat roasties, parsnips
bashed swede, greens, carrots and white turnips, braised red cabbage.
Fire-pit slow roast Haydon bridge lamb,
Yorkshire pudding, mint sauce, Madeira gravy 18
Slow roast Ravensworth grange middlewhite pork, apple sauce, Madeira gravy 18
Vegan almond, sage and onion no meat loaf, roast potatoes, cauliflower, carrots
and greens, braised red cabbage, vegan gravy. Vg 15
Whole baked North Shields mackerel, watercress sauce, sprouting broccoli, Jersey royals 16
Extras- chunky chips or skinny fries 4
Puddings and cheese
Apple crumble, vanilla custard 7- a glass of Ulysee Cazabone Sauternes 6.50
Village rhubarb and almond tart, local cream 7- a glass of ‘Nectar’ Gonzalez Byass Pedro Ximenez 7
Lime and passion fruit posset with coconut7- a glass of Ulysee Cazabone Sauternes 6.50
Dark chocolate brownie, vanilla ice cream 7- a glass of Domaine de la Rectorie 2018 Banyuls vin
doux naturel 6.50
Sticky toffee pudding, toffee sauce, clotted cream 7– a glass of ‘Nectar’ Gonzalez Byass Pedro Ximenez 7
Creamy rice pudding with boozy prunes and apple caramel 7-a glass of Tenute Orestiandi ‘Pacenzia’ Zibbibo Sicilian desert wine 7
Local cheeses, biscuits and chutney 7.50/16-a glass 10 yr old Tawny port 7
Our ices, vanilla, (vg), mango and lime sorbet, (vg)vegan vanilla, triple chocolate, treacle tart, strawberry ripple 7 (three scoops)
House Champagne, NV France, flute £9/bottle £31 Grand Imperial, NV France, flute £8/bottle £27.50
Embrujo (organic) Garnacha Spain Dry with a good fruity character, great with grilled meats & fish alike £5 175ml, £20btl
La Garde Blanc, Vin de France Fresh green apple and citrus fruit, great with or without food. £5 (175ml) £20 bottle.
Embruju, Verdejo Spain. Dry, restrained, hay & fennel flavours rounded out by plums & pears, ending on a restrained wash of citrus. Ideally paired food from our fire pit for a refreshing & zesty finish £5 (175ml) £20 btl
Sauvignon Blanc, Frost Pocket New Zealand 2022 A sophisticated and fragrant kiwi stunner. Deliciously crisp and fresh, packed full of vibrant and long-lasting lime, gooseberry and tropical fruit flavours. £33 btl – £9 175ml.
Le Rocher St Victor, Picpoul de Pinet- Un-complicated dry white great with fish and seafood from the sunny southern French coast £5 (175ml) £20 btl
Apremont Vin de Savoie France 2021 The domaine’s Apremont is made using the grapes from vines planted among the large boulders fallen from Mont Granier, on the shores of Lac de Saint-André. This wine is mineral and expressive, with aromas of citrus fruits, pineapple, bergamot and elderflower. A pure Jacquère, matured on its lees, with rich, complex notes. £5 (175ml) £20 btl
Vhino Verde, Quinta da Lixa (Vegan) Portugal Light, elegant and refreshing with a little spritz from the newly pressed grapes, sunshine wine for the spring, great with BBQ fish and shellfish £5.50 (175ml) £25 btl
Riesling, The Falls, Ontario Canada, 2020, New style Riesling, with great acidity and nicely balanced, great with pork and other fatty meats, equally delicious with rich fish dishes. . £7.70 glass (175ml) £30 bottle
Adega de Pegões Colheita Seleccionada, Península de Setúbal 2020This popular, food-friendly blend of chardonnay and four local varieties is aged briefly in oak for a velvety, creamy texture. You won’t find many wines with such complexity at this price. Versatile, food-friendly with creamy yet fresh palate lifted by citrus notes, its aromas of white flowers and apricot enhanced by the light oaking. £7.70 glass (175ml) £30 bottle
Puligny-Montrachet-2019 – France. – Domaine Jean Louis Chavy, full-bodied white Burgundy, notes of citrus and honey in perfect balance, all warmed by a perfume of toasty oak. £18 (175ml) £65 bottle
Chablis, Joseph Drouhin- 2020- France- elegant brilliant colour with hunts of green apple. Aromas of lemon peel and a slight savoury note. Amazing with oysters and rich fish dishes £11 (175ml) £49 bottle
The Fire Pit Cabernet Sauvignon 2020 Western Cape, South Africa. Pretty and polished, presenting ripe damson and plummy fruit alongside hints of cinnamon spice. £5 (175ml £20 btl.
Carlos Reynolds, Wine Growers, Portugal- Fresh, Full of black fruit. Great concentration, both elegant and silky. Focused on plum & black cherry. The soft tannins provide excellent balance, good length and elegant finish £8 (175ml) £28 btl
Le Rouler – Carignan France -: A “rouleur” is peloton jargon referring to a smooth and steady cyclist for the flat, the sort who steams through 200km without batting an eyelid – a bit like this delectable red. A bright cherry red colour packed with red berry aromas and hint of nutmeg. The palate is full-bodied and fruity. £5 (175ml) £20 bottle.
Vinamar Cabernet Sauvignon Chile Vg. Great balance of fresh and ripe fruit with intense aromas of blackberries. £5.50 (glass) £20 bottle.
Château Malescasse, Haut-Médoc 2011, Cab. Sauvignon, Merlot – Now at its peak and drinking very well, classic, mature cabernet nose, sweet, harmonious fruit rounds off this lovely half bottle. £28 ½ bottle 350ml
Trapiche, Malbec Argentina 2019, Luscious, velvety Malbec, from high up Salta, to the north of Argentina. Lots of baked plum and damson with subtle hints of vanilla and milk chocolate. £5.50 (175ml) £20 bottle
Chateau Musar, Gaston Hochar, Lebanon, 2015 -Our favourite wine and one of the world’s best in our opinion. Idiosyncratic and unique with every vintage. A blend of cabernet, carignan and cinsault, this vintage will go down in history due to minute yields as a result of damaging frost in spring and a heat wave in September. The wine is wonderful, full and supple with the spicy, leathery individuality we adore. £16.50 glass (175ml) £55 bottle
St Estephe, Phelan- Segur, 2014 This is alluring, with a velvety feel to the crushed plum and blackcurrant fruit, while hints of espresso and singed sandalwood line the finish. Classic cab sav and merlot with great length and a classy finish. £99
Sauternes -Chateau d’Yquem 1996 & 1998 a first growth without pararel, heavely exliqur, exqusiste & beyond reproach
½ bottle £280
Our Digestives :
Homemade Chartreuse – 35 foraged local herbs and spices are used in the bittersweet after dinner tipple £4
Pineau- Hedley grown grape juice fortifed with finest grape brandy £3