Our December seasonal menu

Available lunch and dinner (Sundays excluded)
2nd to 21st December
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2 course £20 or 3 courses £25

Tables of 6 or more may pre-order – £5 per person deposit required at time of booking

 

Aperitif

Clementine Fizz £6.95

Amontillado NPU & Fentimans botanical tonic water £6.95

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Starters

Cauliflower soup with apple & Stilton

Local pheasant terrine, cranberry chutney, toasted brioche

Lightly curried Shetland mussel & leek tart

Honey & rosemary roasted beetroot & parsnips, baby spinach, feta & pomegranate

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Main Courses

Northumbrian roast turkey with traditional trimmings

Braised local pork shoulder with wild mushrooms, chestnuts, butternut squash, mash & sage

Grilled sea bream, leek & fennel gratin, warm tartare sauce

Caramelised onion risotto, roasted celeriac, Westcombe cheddar rarebit

Locally sourced rump steak, roasted tomato, watercress, hand cut chips – £5 supplement

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Puddings

Rat Inn Christmas pudding, brandy sauce

Chocolate & orange parfait, candied hazelnuts

Mulled pear & ginger cake, Chantilly cream

Bailey’s creme brûlée

Mrs Kirkham’s cheese and a slice of homemade Christmas cake

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Extras

Buttered mash  |  Seasonal greens  |  Hand cut chips
Honey roasted roots – all £3

The Rat Inn is a truly special place – there are not enough of these pubs around – unpretentious gastropubs where the food speaks for itself.
Hungry Hoss food blog
The Rat Inn is a truly special place – there are not enough of these pubs around – unpretentious gastropubs where the food speaks for itself.
Hungry Hoss food blog