This traditional village 'local' offering real ales, is becoming a magnet for foodies because of the quality of its food.
The kitchen, has built an impressive number of top-quality local suppliers, and uses these to the full in their seasonally-changing menus.
An early autumn menu included 'Antipasti Plate with Bread & Pickles’; ‘Timbale of Smoked Salmon filled with Salmon & Watercress Mousse – with Pickled Cucumber Salad' and 'Caramelised Red Onion & Goats Cheese Tartlette with Balsamic Ice Cream’ among the starters.
Mains such as 'Slow-Braised Lamb Shank with Boulangere Potatoes and Rosemary & Redcurrant Jus'; 'Market Fish with Samphire, Baby Roasties, Brown Shrimps & Thermidor Butter’; ‘Coq au Vin with Mashed Potato, Glazed Carrots & Broccoli’; ‘Sausages, Mash, Onion Gravy & Greens’ and ‘Jumbo Ravioli Stuffed with Butternut Squash, Pinenuts & Cheese with Wilted Spinach & Sage Dressing’ set the style.
Perhaps finish with 'Chocolate Truffle Torte with Orange & Jersey Ice Cream'; 'Plum & Frangipane Tart with Amaretto Cream Shot’ and 'Apple & Blackberry Crumble with Vanilla Custard’.
Lunchtimes between Monday and Saturday also bring a Bar Menu, which offers everything from freshly-cut sandwiches to the likes of Burgers and Sausages & Mash.
They have a very pleasant garden, which comes into its own in warmer weather.
- Food Style: Best Pubs for Food
- Lunch: all week 12.00-14.15 (Sun 15.30); restaurant mains about £14 & £22; lighter bar menu including sandwiches Mon-Sat; Sun Roasts about £16
- Dinner: Mon-Sat all week 18.30-21.15; mains about £14 to £22
- Seats: 60, plus 72 outside
- Wine: a concise list travels the world, kicking off at around the £18 mark
- Children's portions: Children's Menu
- Wheelchair access: Yes
- Nearest station: Huntingdon Rail
- Directions: See the map on this page.
- Parking: Yes
- Closed: all Mon & Tues, D Sun
- Outside eating