Find this excellent restaurant in a row of terraced cottages, painted in Magpie colours. The L-shaped dining room has soft lighting, fresh flowers, crisp napery, plus candles during the evening.
After an amuse bouche, typical starters might include Seared Scallops wrapped in Pancetta and Thyme on Celeriac Purée with a Balsamic Reduction; Baked Tomato and Goats Cheese Tart with a Tapenade Dressing and Honey and Soy Roast Pork Fillet with Mustard Champ and Caramelised Apples.
This to be maybe followed by Pan-Fried Calves Liver and Avocado on Black Pudding Mash with Girolle Mushrooms; Oven-Baked Halibut with Baby Spinach, Roasted New Potatoes and Cougette Fritters; or Rack of Lamb with Pommes Anna Potatoes.
Finish with Warm Blueberry Tart with Blueberry Ripple Ice Cream and Berry Sauce; Dark Chocolate Brulée with White Chocolate Ice Cream and Chili Black Pepper Chocolate Chip Cookie or their excellent choice of British farm house cheeses.
The outside courtyard is pleasant for a relaxing summer pre-prandial drink.
No mobile phones.
- Food Style: Modern British
- Lunch: Weds-Fri & Sun 12.00-14.30; set L £20 (2 courses) to £25
- Dinner: Weds-Sun 19.00-21.30; set D £41 (2 courses), £47 (3 courses)
- Seats: 34, plus about 8 outside
- Wine: a mainly French list, concentrating on the prestigious regions of Bordeaux and Burgundy, has a few New World offerings - mark ups are modest
- Wheelchair access: Yes, including lavatory
- Nearest station: Metheringham Rail (12 miles)
- Directions: See the map on this page.
- Closed: Mon & Tues; some Bank Holidays; New Year
- Air conditioned
- Outside eating
- Rooms available