Restaurant Review

The Bridge Inn Sandycroft

The Bridge Inn Sandycroft Food Review

The Bridge Inn

This month took us to the bridge inn Sandycroft which  re opened at Easter and is under new management. The new manager David has a wealth of experience in the catering and hospitality industry having served his time in the Chester Grovenor Hotel he has since held management positions at the Goshawk,the Nags Head Mickle Traford ,The Milstone Penyfordd and the Oak Taporley amongst others.

The Bridge In is an inviting looking pub from the outside and after having a face lift since re opening its very contemporary on the inside too and has been refurbished to a high standard.  The bar area had a warm inviting atmosphere and it’s the kind of pub you could not only come for a meal but make a night of it and enjoy the great selection of draught beers and lagers or a wine in the huge enclosed beer garden were they have a children’s play area and even have an area at the rear with Chickens they are rearing.

We were shown to our table and asked what drinks we would like whilst we perused the menu. We were spoilt for choice as the Starters all sounded delicious but swiftly decided on Chicken wings for Reg and BBQ ribs for me. The starters were brought out quickly and looked delicious they were both presented on butcher blocks, the chicken wings were served in a tin pot with a side of sour cream. The wings were in a peri peri sauce which had a kick to them but were tasty at the same time, the sour cream worked well to cool them down a tad. The ribs were amazing they literally fell of the bone and the sauce was to die for the idea of having a toasted ciabatta accompanying them to dip in the sauce was a great addition as the sauce was absolutely  too good to waste!

The service was impeccable and even though they were pretty busy the food was brought out swiftly and all piping hot. For the main meal Reg chose the home made Steak burger and I had the 10oz rump steak. The homemade steak burger was ginormous and so succulent it was topped with tomatoes and melted cheese and sandwiched in a brioche bun it came with a pan of proper homemade chunky chips which were absolutely amazing.

The 10oz rump steak likewise did not disappoint, it was tasty and cooked perfectly again this was presented with a pan of chips, a fried tomato and mushrooms and as requested a jug of peppercorn sauce which was the creamiest peppercorn sauce I have

ever tasted  and was yummy  to dip the chunky chips in. Our main and starter were really enjoyable and although we were bursting we could not resist trying a dessert especially when I noticed the cheeseboard on the menu.

Reg opted for New York cheesecake and me the cheeseboard , the cheesecake was a generous slab of tangy, creamy filling on a thick biscuit base it was drizzled with chocolate sauce and was delicious. The cheese board did not disappoint the huge platter was filled with a variety of cheeses including creamy Brie, crumbly Cheshire ,Mature Cheddar and Stilton it was a good balance of different cheeses it was also served  with an assortment of crackers butter a pot of  Ploughman’s pickle ,  grapes, apples and capers.

The three courses were all delicious  we  could not fault anything this together with the impeccable service ,lovely relaxed surroundings and atmosphere makes the Bridge Inn a perfect place to eat and drink definitely a 5 stars from Inside Flintshire magazine

The Bill

BBQ Ribs – £5.25

Hot Chicken Wings -£4.50

Home made steak burger -£9.50

10oz Rump Steak -£12.95

New York Cheescake – £4.50

Cheeseboard – £5.25

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Fox & Grapes Hawarden

Fox & Grapes Hawarden

This month took us to The Fox and Grapes in the picturesque village of Hawarden.  The fox and Grapes is the oldest pub in the village dating back 400 years and it has retained bags of charm and rustic character. It has a  beer garden to the back which is perfect for alfresco dining or just sampling the impressively stocked bar ,which includes  a huge range of kegs  ,international beers and ciders. They have been awarded ‘Cask Marque’ accreditation for their hand pull draught ales. Also they have teamed up with Jeremy Platt the well known wine sommelier from Ffarm Vintners of Llandudno, to bring a brand-new selection of different wines from around the world.

As the beer garden was bursting with people enjoying evening drinks we agreed we would sit inside, we were pleased when shown to our table that it was just as charming on the interior. It has recently undergone a refurbishment and has a modern yet rustic feel with beams, oak floor and wall panelling mixed with modern checked fabrics, stainless steel lanterns and brown leather sofas.

We were equally impressed with the menu and I could have easily tried everything on there but settled for Goat’s cheese & sundried tomato Bon Bon’s with homemade chilli jam & mixed leaf salad. In anticipation of our starters to arrive we noticed how relaxed the atmosphere is which is unusual as many restaurants you feel rushed to finish for the next diner.

Reg had decided on homemade livers parfait which he quickly decided was the best he ever tasted made even better with plentiful ciabatta crostinnis to dunk in the pate and homemade tomato chutney.

The Bonbons were also divine they were presented immaculately with side salad and swirls of chilli jam. The creamy taste of the goat’s cheese married well with tangy sun dried tomatoes and I was not disappointed with my choice.   Wednesday night is steak night so of course Reg had to take up the offer of an 8oz Rib eye steak and a glass of wine for £14.95 it would be rude not to! The steak was char grilled to perfection and was accompanied with chunky hand cut chips, mushrooms, tomatoes and watercress.

I had opted for something lighter and chosen the Pan fried fillet of hake this had a sesame seed & chilli crumb, and was served with a warm vegetable and crispy noodle salad with a soya, chilli & ginger dressing. The hake was delicious it was light and delicate and the vegetables and dressing paired with it perfectly.

The desserts all sounded delightful but Reg plumped for Banoffee cheesecake with toffee sauce & vanilla ice cream and I chose my favourite Homemade summer berry pavlova with mounds of berry fruits, homemade meringue and heaps of clotted cream, we were both extremely quiet when eating our desserts which I think speaks volume and as they say “the proof is in the pudding”.

The Fox and grapes prides itself on excellent food quality by sourcing locally wherever possible their suppliers include Noel Baker family butchers of Chester for their meats ,M&J Seafood’s for fresh fish and Oliver Kay for fruit and vegetables. They also strive to create the perfect dining experience which they certainly achieve. Well done to the Fox and Grapes for a first class meal!

The Bill 

Goat’s cheese & sundried tomato Bon Bon’s       £5.45

Homemade chicken liver parfait                            £5.45

Pan fried fillet of hake                                            £13.95

8oz Rib eye steak 21 Day Matured                      £14.95

(Steak night including a drink)

Banoffee cheesecake                                             £5.75      

Homemade summer berry pavlova                        £5.75

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The Crown Hotel Llandegla

The Crown Hotel Llandegla

Restaurant review by inside Flintshire magazine

We called in the Crown Hotel on the way back from a weekend away in Aberystwyth. It was a red hot Sunday afternoon so we were keen to find somewhere where we could enjoy a Sunday roast in the sunshine so a beer garden was a must!

We came across the crown which is a 400 year old traditional Welsh country inn it is situated at the traffic lights on the A529 Wrexham/Ruthin and the A5105 Chester/Corwen close to

Llandegla. The Crown hotel is a gateway to the magnificent Clwyd valley and its spectacular countryside.

The pub is steeped in history it was one of 16 inns at Llandegla which once catered for the drovers who stopped the night here while driving livestock from Wales to England. Droving had died out by about 1870, replaced by railways. Now only two of the old inns are still in use as pubs, and this is one of them. The pub certainly has the wow factor with low wood beams to the traditional stone walls but with the quirky touches the current owners have made it feels like an enchanted garden with the abundance of twinkling fairy lights and candles on the tables it really is a beautiful pub not at all what we expected from the outside.

We were immediately made to feel like family friends and

assured that dogs were more than welcome which was nice. We asked to be seated in the beer garden as it was such a beautiful day and we were shown to a courtyard at the rear which was an absolute sun trap.

Our waitress soon returned with menus and refreshments for our dog, they brought out ice cold water and a bowl of dog biscuits much to her satisfaction.

We were pleased to see that the Sunday lunch menu with not

just traditional roast dinners but also favourites like fish and chips, Cajun chicken and Curry and rice  and at £13.95 for three courses it was good value.

We both decided on Tempura Prawns for our starters these came presented on a bed of crisp salad with a drizzle of sweet chilli sauce the prawns were coated in a delicious crispy Tempura batter. The dish was light, fresh and simple but delicious.

For our main course we both decided on a traditional Sunday lunch Reg opted for Roast Beef and Yorkshire pudding and I decided on Roast Lamb and Yorkshire pudding. Both of the lunches looked amazing when they arrived they were presented really well  the first thing we noticed was  the huge homemade Yorkshire puddings, mounds of creamy mash ,crispy roast potatoes and  chunky cut meat, no wafer thin pre cut catering meat in sight! They then topped it off by bringing out a platter of perfectly cooked fresh vegetables with the addition of the most tasty sauted red cabbage I had ever tasted and delicious creamy cauliflower cheese which was smothered in a rich tasty wholegrain mustard cheese sauce. We were really impressed with everything we had tasted the quality of the ingredients and the expertise of the chef had made a first class Sunday lunch, it was an added bonus that the service was excellent and the chef actually took the time to come outside and ask us if we had enjoyed our meals.

Unfortunately I think the heat and the portion size got the better of us, we couldn’t manage a dessert, although we both agreed it gives us a reason to go back and sit inside amongst the twinkling fairy lights and enjoy more wonderful home cooked food in a real gem of a country pub.

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QUAY-FINE-DINING

QUAY FINE DINING RESTAURANT REVIEW

We decided to visit Quay fine dining this month we had always been a little dubious with it being situated on the Deeside Shopping centre, a few doors from Morrison’s but in fact this was an advantage as you can’t purchase alcohol so popping into Morrison’s for a nice bottle of wine at a fraction of the cost you would pay in restaurant was a great start, also with high street restaurants you usually have issues with parking but not this one there was an abundance of spaces.

I am sure most people that have passed have had a sneaky peek inside, when entering it doesn’t disappoint its extremely decadent, the tables are laid impeccably from the sparkling cutlery and wine glasses to the crisp white napkins. The décor is opulent and rich with walnut and gold furniture,plum sumptuous chairs and décor and beautiful sparkling chandeliers . I was hoping the food was going to live up to the luxury backdrop.

We opted for the Set meal which was priced at £16.95 per person this included appetiser of poppadum’s and chutneys, a choice of starters, a choice of mains including a few Special dishes , a side to accompany your curry and Ice cream for dessert.

The service was excellent and the waiter let us slightly alter the children’s meal to suit our son. The Children’s meal was reasonably priced at £4.95 which for Chicken Tikka and chips is good value. The poppadum’s and pickle tray was served immediately after

ordering and included a hot chilli dip, mango chutney ,raita and mixed onion which left us eagerly awaiting our starters. The starters were served promptly and were presented superbly. We had all picked kebabs, a Chicken Tikka, a Seekh Kebab and last but definitely not least a Lamb Kebab .All the kebabs were presented well with a generous side salad and the most delicious fried onions over the kebabs, after tasting them all the Lamb kebab was by far the best, the Lamb was extra tender with the most gorgeous seasoning smothering it, I was so glad I had chosen lamb for my main meal.

For the Main meals we had chosen a Chicken Korma with fries, Lamb Jalfrezi with pilau rice and Lamb madras with Naan bread. The mains arrived in quirky serving dishes and were generous portions , so far so good, our daughter had chicken korma, which was wonderfully creamy with the exact right contrast between sweet and nutty ,the chicken was also tasty and of good quality, no complaints there! Reg and I had chosen to share the Lamb Jalfrezi and Lamb Madras, I knew I would not be disappointed as I love my curry hot , the deep colour and fresh chillis on view filled me with hope and I certainly was not let down, both curries were flavoursome and hot obviously the Madras was spicier but both were really tasty and again the lamb melted in your mouth ,all the accompaniments were cooked to perfection too so big thumbs up so far.

After being served with a hot lemon cloth each we were served Dessert which was mixed ice cream, chocolate sauce and wafers the perfect choice to cool us down after such a lovely authentic spicy meal, we all agreed we will definitely be returning soon as the whole experience was a culinary delight, five stars to Quay Fine Dining!

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The Millstone Pen-Y-Ffordd

This month took us to The Millstone in Penyffordd it’s a modern pub which has been refurbished to a high standard it looks appealing from the imposing red brick outset right to the interior which has a contemporary modern feel .It has a impressive decked garden terrace which then overlooks the lawns of the former Bowling green. We didn’t book a table and assumed the first week in January it would be quiet but how wrong were we the place was bustling and had a few large parties booked in. Could it be their philosophy of using simple and fresh food and sourcing local ingredients that work in harmony together creating simple fresh dishes that has drawn so many people out on a wet winters evening the first week in January.

We were impressed with the well stocked bar including craft beers, a great selection of ciders and large wine list but also a vast Cocktail menu with an array of tipples including Bakewell Tart Amaretto or a Fiery Jack Daniels to warm you up on a cold evening.

For starters we decided on a sharing platter it was aptly named the Butchers Block and consisted predominantly different types of meat including Cajun chicken strips , ham hock Terrine which was layered with bacon and chicken, locally produced Vaughan’s Welsh dragon sausages and a variety of Spanish charcuterie meats including salamis and Parma Ham. The platter was presented impeccably with side dishes of Bury black pudding, baked breads a delicious chargrilled and red onion relish, mixed olives and a pot of homemade rhubarb chutney. The platter was wholesome and tasty the only thing I felt it was missing was dipping oil or maybe some Hummus.

The main course arrived promptly and looked just as appealing as the platter. Reg had opted for the Home made Beef Burger which was massive! It was stuffed with thick cut Bacon, Baby gem lettuce and tomatoes and then topped with The Millstones own special recipe BBQ sauce which was delicious it also had fresh pickles piled high between a toasted Brioche bun. It came presented beautifully on a platter with a rustic Tin of homemade chunky chips and a pot of mustard slaw. After deliberating over Goosnargh Duck Breast served with celeriac mash, sticky apples, bury black pudding, roast baby parsnips, honey, orange and black cherry sauce or Thai vegetable, Tomato and Coconut Goan curry it was the Thai curry that won as I wanted something light and refreshing after the huge meat feast!

The curry was just as I hoped really fresh and fruity with abundance of seasonal vegetables and undertones of coconut to complement the flavours it came with a crispy carrot and coriander bhaji which was different but worked well a lighter alternative to onions, it was also served with mango chutney and basmati rice.

A perfect meal from start to finish The Millstone in Penyffordd certainly deserves its recent award of Certificate of Excellence 2016 for Trip Adviser and previous to that “Best Newcomer Award 2015” in the Taste of Cheshire Food and Drink Awards.  In our opinion YES their philosophy of using simple fresh wholesome food is definitely the reason why people are returning to the Millstone even the first week in January when most pubs and restaurants are empty. A big well done to staff and management!

For the full menu and prices check out their website www.millstonepenyffordd.co.uk

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Mountain Park Bar and Grill Food Review

Mountain Park Bar and Grill House

Now under new management Flint Mountains brand new bar and Grill house is not only a steakhouse but prides itself on serving great fish and vegetarian dishes using local fresh produce, its set within the beautiful picturesque setting of flint mountain golf course.

We decided to take advantage of the offer in the Inside Flintshire magazine of 50% off all food which is an offer not to be missed and makes a huge difference to your bill. We had a quiet drink downstairs in the bar catching some of the football on the large screen, there is a warm friendly atmosphere and we could have easily stayed longer although our stomachs were telling us otherwise so we made our way upstairs to our table in the main restaurant.

Mountain Park Bar & Grill House

Mountain Park Bar and Grill House review

The first thing we noticed was the excellent choice on the menu there was a varied range of starters from traditional homemade soup of the day to a quarter rack of BBQ ribs or even fresh mussels in a white wine sauce. After much deliberation Reg opted for pâté of the day which was a smooth Chicken liver pâté, it came served with chunks of toasted bruchetta mixed leaf salad and a generous pot of caramelised onion chutney. It was delicious Reg’s only criticism was there wasn’t enough bruchetta to accompany the generous chunk of pâté. I went for the crispy chilli beef which included a massive portion of sirloin steak strips which were cooked perfectly, crispy on the outside and tender in the middle, they were served with mixed leaf salad and spicy sweet chilli sauce …delicious!

Again the menu was excellent and in addition we were also given an extra sheet with specials on so we were really spoilt for choice. Reg was swaying towards his accustomed steak but then changed his mind and decided he would try the marinated lamb rump. I elected for the seafood delight.

The dishes both came out in ample time for us to enjoy another glass of red wine whilst taking in the relaxed atmosphere. On arrival both dishes were presented wonderfully but the main thing we noticed was the massive portion sizes especially Reg’s lamb steak, It was presented on a huge wooden butchers block nearly as wide as our table which was overflowing with chips, mushrooms, homemade cajun onion rings and grilled tomatoes and a generous chunk of prime lamb, which was cooked perfectly pink in the centre extremely tender it was mildly marinated in a garlic and rosemary spice which added flavour but didn’t overpower the delicate taste of the lamb.

My meal was served on a huge pasta dish and consisted of pan fried haddock, king prawns, chorizo and calamari and was served with crushed new potatoes, carrots in butter and lemon caper sauce it was light and fresh using good whole fresh produce. A real tasty dish and I would definitely recommend it if you like fish dishes.

Unfortunately with the huge portion sizes we were both fit to burst so could not be tempted with a dessert but looking at the desserts that were passing our table they looked delicious so we will certainly be leaving room next time!

The Bill

Pate of the day £4.65
Crispy Chilli beef £4.95
Marinated Lamb Rump £17.95
Seafood Delight £11.95
Coupon from Inside Flintshire Magazine – 50% OFF = £19.75 (Another coupon available in January’s issue)

To reserve a table call 01352 736000

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Dilshad Indian Dining and Takeout

Dilshad Indian Dining and Takeout

Café Dilshad in Holywell is always a good place to eat it always has a welcoming feel to it. The décor is modern and simple and not understated which helps create a homely atmosphere. When entering it feels lively and busy even on a Wednesday evening when most restaurants are empty. Is it word of mouth? Or the brilliant new menu with signature dishes including Chocolate Korma or Piri Piri Chicken Balti.

Whilst we pondered over the vast menu dishes I decided to go for my favourite starter of King Prawn Puri I always like to go for a dish that I have frequently so I can use this as a benchmark to decide how good the restaurant is compared to others. A lot of restaurants have huge offerings but still struggle to nail the obvious dishes I always think an Indian restaurants show there worth by how well they do simple dishes on the menu. Reg decided on the Kebab roll. The poppadum’s arrived quickly with abundance of dips including Mango chutney, Chilli Chutney, Lime Pickle and onions and tomatoes. We polished these off swiftly and waited our starters in anticipation of the appetisers quality and taste.

The presentation of the starters was amazing and the aroma from the starters mouth-watering. Reg quickly tucked in and passed comment how delicious the Siekh Kebab was it was beautifully marinated with abundance of spices and came wrapped in a tradition Parathas it was also accompanied with side salad and Green Chutney. My starter also didn’t disappoint I can honestly say it was the best King Prawn Puri I have ever tasted the succulent prawns were covered in mildly spiced gravy which was sprinkled with fresh coriander and served over a puri.

We both went for the signature dishes Reg had Lamb Shashlick Bhuna and Me Bombay Badboy. Again presentation was outstanding especially my Bombay badboy that arrived sizzling on a hot plate. Our expectations were high after such delicious starters and we certainly were not disappointed the Lamb Shaslick Bhuna was beautiful the Lamb grilled on a Tandori accompanied with a thick tasty bhuna sauce with onions, peppers and tomatoes.

I had asked for a recommendation for a curry high on the scoville scale and the Bombay Badboy it was! Wow what a perfect recommendation my curry certainly packed some serious punch! This wasn’t detrimental to the overall flavour of the curry however, and the dish went down a storm with pila rice and garlic naan.

Café Dilshad excelled all our expectations with the new and exciting flavours of their new menu and an overall experience that’s anything but
generic. A special mention to Mo as the service was fantastic throughout he was attentive and friendly without ever overstepping the fine line into bothersome well done Café Dilshad an excellent Indian restaurant!

The Bill – Sunday 3 Course Meal £9.95 x 3 = £29.85 (No charge for drinks as you can take your own bottle of wine or beers) – Reviewed by Nicola White

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We Three Loggerheads Review by Inside Flintshire Magazine

We Three Loggerheads

This month’s restaurant review took us to We Three Loggerheads which is located opposite Loggerheads Country Park. The pub acquired its name during1780s when a local landowner and vicar from a local parish were in constant disagreement the landlord of the Loggerheads Inn decided to call a meeting between the two of them at the Inn. Although not clear whether the matter was entirely resolved at this meeting one of the parties, Richard Wilson, decided to paint the sign for the loggerheads with the writing “We Three Loggerheads”. The thinking behind this was there were two people at the Loggerheads in disagreement plus the third person whoever it may be in future , looking at the sign. Hence locally and nationally, the phrase caught on that to “be at loggerhead’ was to be in disagreement.

From the outside the pub is a charming traditional 17th Century coaching Inn with beautiful cascading hanging baskets and as you would imagine the bar area has traditional low ceilings and a quaint feel to it. The wow factor for us was when we were shown up a few stairs to the restaurant it was a large imposing room with a extremely high vaulted ceiling and amazing beams with clusters of pendants suspended from the ceiling which lit the place incredibly the room was almost like an old church with arched shape windows, chunky wooden furniture and a fantastic relaxing ambiance to it.

For starter Reg decided on the Beef kofte kebab with minted yoghurt & salad garnish although it was nice it was lacking seasoning but then we do like our food fairly spicy. I decided on Brie and Cranberry Tart which was homemade and really yummy with perfect puff pastry sweet chunky cranberry sauce and creamy Brie on top my only criticism would be a little more Brie would have balanced the sweet taste of cranberries out a little but I still immensely enjoyed the tart.

For Mains we both choose the Steak and Strawberries offer which was advertised on a board at the front and is available in the week for £10.95 per person. Both steaks were of a generous size and certainly looked more generous than the 6oz that was stated they came presented on a platter with a bucket of the most delicious chunky homemade chips, homemade onion rings, sautéed mushrooms and perfectly cooked steak which was beautiful all the meat is sourced from Williams of Denbigh and it was really juicy and tender.

The dessert of Fresh Strawberries sourced from local Green grocer Jones of Mold were served with lashings of fresh double cream not the most elaborate of desserts I know but sometimes you just can’t beat the simple things especially when the produce is local and of excellent quality and taste.

If we were to sum up the We Three Loggerheads we would say that I’m sure you won’t disagree with our opinion that the food is top notch locally produced food , reasonably priced and the restaurant certainly has the wow factor for that intimate dinner for two ,informal pub lunch or a large family gathering …….. enjoy !

To book a table call 01352 810337
Postcode CH7 5LH

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Crown Inn Review by Inside Flintshire Magazine

Crown Inn Lixwm

It was Fathers Day and unfortunately we had not booked anywhere but decided last minute to see if we could find nice country pub for Sunday lunch. We headed towards Holywell, Brynford then towards Lixwm where we came across a quaint 17th century building which we drove straight past we then decided to turn round as it looked just like the traditional pub we were after. We were greeted by two very friendly waitresses that told us they were really busy but would squeeze us in. The pub itself is everything it looks from the outside a humble 17th century coaching house low beamed ceilings open stone fireplace, a superb range of cask ales and beers and bags of old world charm what more could you want on Father’s day.

There was five of us dining, the menu was a set menu with a varied choice of five starters, mains including vegetarian options and desserts. It was reasonably price at £8.95 for one course, £10.95 for two or £15 for three courses. Three of us had starters our son had Sweet Potato and Leek soup which was accompanied with a huge slab of crusty bread. The soup had a nice mellow flavour and was a contemporary alternative to traditional leek soup. Reg and I both choose the “patchwork Pâté” which is a local produce made in Ruthin the Pâté is all hand made in small batches using local ingredients, we were keen to sample this and were more than happy with our choice when it arrived on a rustic butchers block. The presentation was excellent and included individual ceramic pots of Pâté, butter, fresh rocket, onion marmalade and two small pieces of toasted Ciabatta. Reg had chosen the Chicken liver Pate which was by far the best Pâté I have ever tasted you can certainly see why this is Patchworks best seller and is served in many restaurants throughout North Wales. I sampled the Kiln Roast Salmon Pâté which instead of the cured fish be­ing engulfed in cold smoke it is hot smoke that is used. Effectively cooking the fish as it is smoked or as the name implies roasting it in a kiln. This imparts an almost meaty texture to the Pâté. The only small criticism we had was there wasn’t enough bread to mop up the delicious Pâté.

To book your table call: 01352 781112

For our main course the majority choose roast topside of Beef with Yorkshire puddings I opted for 4 hour braised belly pork with buttered mash. The meals were served with a large platter of mixed seasonal vegetables, a large dish of braised red cabbage and carrot and suede mash. The selection of vegetables were abundant and really tasty especially the red cabbage which is one of my personal favourites. The roast beef was extremely tasty but they were all slightly jealous of the fact that I had buttery mash served with my extremely large melt in your mouth belly pork topped with crispy crackling.

For dessert we ordered Rhubarb, summer berry crumble with custard, A Lixwm mess, Sticky Toffee pudding with Toffee Sauce and ice cream and two Chocolate brownies with ice cream. All desserts were scrumptious and of good portions and completed the meal perfectly.

The Crown Inn prides itself on serving classic British food which is locally sourced and then cooked by chefs that are passionate about food and experimenting with different flavours, we are keen to revisit and sample some more mouth watering dishes of the regular menu very soon!

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