Our kitchen aims to provide the best in carefully sourced food. Breakfast, lunch and dinner menus are supplemented with a selection of home made cakes, stone-baked pizza and other lighter options on our menu. Ingredients come from local farms and suppliers wherever possible.
The Breakfast Menu, currently served 8.30am until 10.30am every day, but right through until 3pm on Saturdays, features a Full English breakfast, bacon, egg and sausage cobs, and delicious creamy porridge. If you really need a boost to start the day, get the “Croxton Farmer’s breakfast” – two eggs, two rashers of Ancaster smoked bacon, two David Cox Lincolnshire sausages, mushrooms, tomatoes, black pudding, baked beans and fried bread.
Our main “classic” menu has a combination of classic pub meals (fish and chips, sausage and mash, pie of the week), light snacks (honey roasted baby chorizo, pork pie), soup and other starters (our fishcake with pernod cream is a favourite), filling sandwiches and a hearty ploughman’s lunch with local meats and cheese, and is supplemented at lunch time by our “light lunch” menu comprising a selection of toasted panini on our very own ciabatta, and smaller dishes such as quiche, fries and salad, a cheese or charcuterie board, or butterfly chicken breast in a home-made brioche.
In the evenings, the pub classic menu is served alongside daily specials on the blackboard – these typically include sirloin or hanger steak, fresh egg tagliatelle or gnocchi, seasonal meats, selected fish and vegetarian dishes. Desserts always include our very own ice cream (made using cream from Belvoir Ridge Creamery just a couple of miles away), and often feature warm chocolate brownies, orange or lemon possets, home made meringues and cheesecakes, and our cheeseboard of award-winning local cheeses.
Tuesday nights are ‘Take-Away Tuesdays’ – a weekly changing selection of take-away style food, either for eating in the pub or picking up and eating at home in front of the TV. You can order by phone, and then come down and have a beer or two while you wait for us to cook the most delicious fish and chips, pizza, Indian, Chinese or Mexican.
We also have our very own children’s menu. Fish goujons (100% haddock), chicken goujons (free range chickens from the Botterills, naturally) and our signature David Cox sausages all available with fries and a choice of peas, sweetcorn and baked beans. We strongly believe kids’ food can be great food.
Sunday lunches (see a sample menu from March 2016) are served from 12 midday until 3.00pm. Each week we will have a choice of locally reared meats and a vegetarian option, all served with traditional accompaniments (roast and mashed potatoes, Yorkshire puddings, gravy and a choice of seasonal vegetables).
Sunday afternoons now feature our Afternoon Tea menu, new for 2017! Between 4pm and 8pm, we offer a full range of traditional country tea-time treats, from sandwiches to fish pie, crumpets to sherry trifle. When there is live music on in the pub on a Sunday night, the combination of music and tea-time delights is pretty much perfect.
Whether you’re looking for a light snack or a full meal, we have something to tempt you and satisfy your cravings.
Call us on 01476 870350 to reserve a table. Reservations are recommended.