Gin and tomato juice was all the rage as a hangover cure in New York City in 1928, years before the vodka-based Bloody Mary made it's debut at the King Cole Room in the St. Regis Hotel. 

FOOD MENU

"There is no sincerer love than the love of food." George Bernard Shaw

Indulge yourself in our savoury and sweet bar bites and board, or plates and pans to share, when meeting with friends and family, holding an informal business meeting or just wanting a quiet corner to chill out.


BAR BITES

SAVOURY  - £3.95 EACH / £5.95 FOR A SELECTION OF ALL

TEMPURA SEAWEED CRACKERS (v)

MADRAS POPCORN (v)
With black onion & lime

CARAMELISED SESAME PEANUTS (v)

 


BAR BOARDS

ALL £11.95 FOR TWO TO SHARE

CARNIVORE

Local cold meats & Geordie Bakers bread, served with onion jam, roasted sweet tomatoes & pickled garlic

HERBIVORE (v)

Kalamata olives, mild & sweet red peppers stuffed with whipped cream cheese & basil oil, pickled garlic, marinated artichokes & sweet onion jam

 

OMNIVORE

A selection of Northumberland cheeses: Admiral Collingwood, Darling Blue, Berwick Edge & Cuddys Cave. Served with quince jelly, candied walnuts & charcoal biscuits.


PLATES & PANS

1 FOR £6.45 / 2 FOR £11.45 / 3 FOR £15.95

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHILLI FRIED SQUID                                        Squid dusted in polenta flour, roast garlic, chilli, lemon & paprika with a chipotle mayonnaise dip

 

GREEN TOMATO BRUSCHETTA (v)      Roasted aubergine, garlic, capers & crushed green tomato on toasted crostini

 

GARLIC & HONEY CHORIZO                         Spicy Spanish sausage with a garlic, shallot, honey & sweet sherry sauce

 

SPICY LAMB MEATBALLS                          Tender lamb, spicy arrabbiata sauce, manchego & basil

SWEET CHILLI CHICKEN WINGS           Chicken wings with a sweet chilli glaze, toasted sesame seeds & spring onions

 

SPRING ONION TORTILLA (v)                       Spinach, potato, roasted garlic & baked egg

 

TEMPURA KING PRAWNS                        Paprika & rosemary salt with a spicy arrabbiata dipping sauce

 

CAPRESE SALAD (v)                                  Heritage tomatoes & buffalo mozzarella with a white balsamic, lemon & basil dressing & ciabatta crostinis


Choose Geordie Bakers white or brown bloomer bread or a tortilla wrap. All our sandwiches are served with skin-on fries and coleslaw.If there isn’t anything that tickles your fancy, ask a member of the team for other options

SANDWICHES

£8.95 EACH

BLACK FOREST HAM & SWISS CHEESE (24)

Dry-cured, smoked ham with balsamic red onions, swiss cheese & lambs lettuce

SALSA FRESCA & MOZZARELLA (24)

A fresh tomato & red onion salsa with mozzarella, creamy avocado & rocket

T.B.L.T (24)

The classic B.L.T, with honey-roast turkey, Applewood-smoked bacon, crisp lettuce, beef tomato & a honey mustard mayonnaise.


LARGE PLATES

BATTERED COD & HAND CUT CHIPS £14.95

Fresh sustainable cod fillet in a crisp butter milk & wheat beer batter served with pea & wild garlic ketchup, sea salt & fresh lemon

BUTCHER’S BEEF & BLACK PEPPER BURGER £15.95

Prime steak beef burger made with marrow for extra flavour, crispy pancetta & peppery Monterey Jack cheese, served with fries

12 oz PERI PERI MARINATED PORK CHOP £19.95

Ravensworth Farm Middle White rare breed pork, in a chilli, garlic & oregano marinade. Served with shallot & watercress salad with triple cooked chips

BEEF & REED £23.95

8 oz grain - fed rump steak with tempura king prawns, paprika & garlic salt. Served with a shallot & watercress salad with triple cooked chips

8 oz GRAIN - FED RAVENSWORTH RUMP STEAK £19.95

Tender Northumberland beef, grain - fed for a rich & buttery flavour. Served with shallot & watercress salad with triple cooked chips

BLACK & BLUE BURGER £14.95 (v)

Soy & black bean burger, Cajun spice rub, thyme & walnut crumb. Served on a toasted pretzel bun with lettuce, beef tomato, dill pickle & fries

SPICY SALAMI & ITALIAN SAUSAGE PIZZA £14.95 (24)

Italian woodfired spicy salami pizza with nduja sausage finished with mozzarella, red pepper & drizzled with chilli oil

GOATS CHEESE & CHARGRILLED PEPPER PIZZA £13.95 (v) (24)

Creamy goats cheese and fire roasted pepper pizza, with rocket & mozzarella


Want something healthy but don’t have time to wait? We’ve got you covered. All of our Fast & Fresh dishes are made to order using the best, fresh ingredients. We’ll get them to you in less than 15 minutes too.

FAST & FRESH

CELERIAC, PEAR & BLUE CHEESE VELOUTE £5.95 (v)

Creamed celeriac, Perry, English pear & Northumbrian Darling Blue cheese

THE HAWTHORNS CAESAR £ 5.95

Cumbrian air - dried ham, soft boiled egg, baby gem lettuce, shaved Parmesan, ciabatta croutons & yoghurt Caesar dressing

SAFFRON RISOTTO £13.95 (v)

Butternut squash, shallot, toasted pine nuts & Gorgonzola

CAPRESE SALAD £6.95 (v)

Heritage tomatoes & buffalo mozzarella with a white balsamic, lemon & basil dressing & ciabatta crostinis

SPICY LAMP MEATBALLS £9.95

Tender lamb in a spicy arrabbiata sauce, served with large grain couscous, fresh mint & pomegranate seeds


LOADED CHIPS & FRIES

£5.95 EACH

All of our coated chips & fries are made using a ' skin-on' cut for the best flavour possible & are served with our special house relish.

POSH CHIPS                                                               Hand-cut, triple - cooked chips with white truffle oil & shaved Parmesan

BALSAMIC FRIES (v)                                              With a caramelised onion & balsamic vinegar rub

GARLIC & CHILLI FRIES (v)                              With garlic salt & chilli flakes

SWEET POTATO FRIES                                    Smoked sea salt, paprika, crispy smoked bacon & Applewood cheese

CRISPY HALLOUMI FRIES (v)                            Halloumi cheese in a herb crumb with a spicy tomato jam