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The Spring / Summer Menu

A Gastronomic Voyage Around The British Isles

All menus are sample menus and are subject to change. You can download a copy here.

 

~ WHILE YOU WAIT ~

Potato & Rosemary Sour Dough
Bread for the table, served warm with beef dripping & roasting juices
£4.00

~ STARTERS ~

Bacon & Haddock Chowder
A classic fisherman’s chowder combining smoked haddock & smoked bacon
served with crumbled crackers
£6.50

Crab on Toast
Hand-picked west coast crab dressed with home-made mayonnaise, nutmeg & chives,
served on toasted sour dough with brown crab butter
£12.00 

Chicken Liver Paté
Lancastrian liver paté made with Goosnargh chicken & port, s
erved with quince jam & home-made crumpets
£9.00

Crispy Pig’s Head
Brined & boiled with aromats, then picked, set, rolled & deep-fried
– served with English Mustard mayo, sharp Granny Smith apple & a pickled quail egg
£6.95

Albert’s Steak Tartare
Ground sirloin spiced to your liking, with all the classic ingredients,
served with an egg yolk & sour dough crisps
£12.00

Smoked Salmon
Hand-carved, sustainable & hand-crafted Shetland smoked salmon from the Highland Smokehouse,
served with a traditional garnish including capers, shallots & horseradish (gf)
£9.50

Stilton Croquette
A most-English croquette, made with the award-winning Classic Blue Stilton from the
Cropwell Bishop Creamery which has been run by the Skailes family in the village of the same name in
Nottinghamshire for three generations. Served with pickled walnuts, candied & golden beetroot (v)
£7.50

 

~ MAIN COURSES & CLASSICS ~

The Specials Board is Back
Please ask your server for today’s selection

Spring Vegetable Pie
Delicate, green & seasonal. All-butter puff pastry filled with broccoli, spinach, peas,
beans 
(& asparagus when it’s available) bound in mascarpone &
seasoned with lemon zest, 
chives, tarragon & parsley (v)
£13.50

Mussels & Chips
Half a kilo of Shetland mussels cooked in garlic, shallots & white wine,
served with Chop House chips (gf)
£15.50

Traditional Fish & Chips
Albert’s Special Bitter-battered sustainable Scottish haddock with hand-cut Chop House chips,
mushy peas, tartare sauce & lemon
£14.50

Chicken on Toast
The traditional trencher rebooted.
Half a corn-fed Goosnargh chicken from Johnson & Swarbrick’s legendary Swainson House Farm
near Preston, presented on a slice of sour dough, (breast & confit leg) dressed with mustard
& pan-fried in the cooking juices, served with peppery watercress & a jug of creamy chicken sauce cut with sherry vinegar
£17.00

The Famous Steak & Kidney Pudding
Braised steak & kidney pudding, served with hand-cut Chop House chips,
mushy peas & a jug of gravy
£14.95

Albert’s Famous Corned Beef Hash
10 days in the making to our own secret recipe – served with sautéed potatoes & creamed onions,
topped with a soft-poached egg & crispy dry-cured bacon (gf)
£14.95

Rump of Lamb
Roasted pink served with wilted lettuce, spring peas, beans & mint in a chicken broth (gf)
£15.50

Beef Short Rib
The ‘English Cut’ braised in our own ale for four hours with button mushrooms, smoked bacon lardons
& baby onions, served with its own unctuous cooking liquor (gf)
£16.50

 

~ CHOPS & STEAKS FROM THE GRILL ~

12oz Barnsley Chop
The classic double lamb loin, butterfly chop served pink with roast baby onions & watercress (gf)
£15.95

12oz Pork ‘T-bone’ Chop
Fillet & sirloin of pork, cooked on the bone, served with champ potato & apple purée (gf)
£14.95

10oz Bacon Chop
Chop House ‘Ham & Eggs’, served with roast baby gem & a fried egg (gf)
£13.95

‘Ridings Reserve’ Rib Eye Steak
Served with king oyster mushroom & Chop House chips
– with a choice of peppercorn sauce or stilton butter (gf)

Choose your cut
250g ~ £24.50
350g ~ £30.50
450g ~ £36.50
550g ~ £42.50

Peppercorn Sauce – £2.00
Cropwell Bishop Stilton Butter – £2.00

 

~ SIDE ORDERS ~ 
£3.50

Hand-cut Chop House chips

Mash & Gravy

Peas & Bacon

Anise Roast Chantenay Carrots

Wilted Greens

Chop House Salad

Potato & Rosemary Sour Dough – £4.00

 

~ PUDDINGS ~

Mr Lowry’s Rice Pudding
Warm creamy vanilla pod rice pudding with honey-roasted plums & toasted Scottish oats
 £6.95

Sticky Toffee Pudding
The classic sweet & sticky date pudding, made famous by the late Francis Coulson
of the Sharrow Bay Hotel in Ullswater, Cumbria.
Served with vanilla pod ice cream
£6.95

Rhubarb Trifle
Forced Yorkshire rhubarb & ginger beer trifle with root ginger
 £6.95

Chocolate Fondant
Served with home-made vanilla ice cream & chocolate sauce
£6.95

Cheshire Farm Ice Cream
A choice of three scoops of freshly-churned ice creams & shortbread biscuit
(please ask your server for today’s choices) (gf)
£5.50

Sorbet
A choice of three scoops of our own most-refreshing sorbet
(please ask your server for today’s choices) (gf)
£4.95

The Great British Cheeseboard
Cropwell Bishop’s Classic Blue Stilton, Garstang White (a Lancastrian brie) & nettle-wrapped
Cornish Yarg served with 
our own apple & ale chutney, grapes, celery & biscuits
£6.95 / £11.95 to share

 

Vegan & gluten-free options are available on request . Before ordering please speak to our staff if you have a food allergy or intolerance. All dishes are subject to availability & change of specification / market pricing. We cannot guarantee that nuts or nut traces will not be found in our food. Please note a discretionary 10% Service Charge will be added to all bills. It is your right not to pay. If we fail to justify it in any way, if you are unhappy about this for any reason, or if you simply disagree with the principle, please bring this to our attention & we will strike the amount off from the bill. If you have any special requirements please contact us on enquiries@albertsquarechophouse.com.