Description: Find this popular gastro-pub with rooms on the A40 between Andoversford and Northleach. Expect comfortable sofas, fresh flowers and log fires in cooler months.
The kitchen has built up an excellent network of suppliers – fish coming on a daily basis from Grimsby. Lunch being a fairly modest affair, but the kitchens ambitions blossom in the evening, when you can expect starters such as 'Chicken Liver, Port & Brandy Paté with Red Onion Marmalade & Crostini'; 'Vodka & Citrus Cured Salmon with Mixed Leaves, Wholemeal Bread & Mixed Leaves' and 'Potato-Free Salmon Fishcake with Rocket Leaves & Dill Mayonnaise'.
Dishes such as 'Slow-Cooked Pork Belly with Black Pudding, Champ Potato, Carrot Batons & Apple Velouté'; 'Hooky-Beer-Battered Cod with Chunky Chips, Minted Pea Purée & Homemade Tartare Sauce'; 'Jessie’s Gloucester Old Spot Sausages with Creamy Mash Vegetables & Onion Gravy'; '8oz Cheese & Bacon Beef Burger with Chunky Chips or Frites, Homemade Relish & Coleslaw'; and ‘Chicken Breast Wrapped in Bacon with Dauphinoise Potatoes, Green Beans & Tarragon Cream Sauce' sets the style for mains.
If you still have room, you might be tempted by 'Warm Chocolate Brownie with Berry Compote & Raspberry Ice Cream'; 'Sultana Bread & Butter Pudding' or 'Sticky Toffee Pudding with Caramel Sauce & Clotted Cream’.
- Food Style: Best Pubs for Food
- Lunch: all week 12.00-14.30; mains about £9 to £16 - plus Sandwiches
- Dinner: Tues-Sat; mains about £12 to £16
- Wine: a well-chosen list has modest mark-ups
- Wheelchair access: Yes
- Nearest station: Cheltenham Spa Rail
- Directions: See the map on this page
- Parking: Yes
- Closed: D Sun & Mon.
- Outside eating
- Rooms available