BREAKFAST AT THE ALMANACK

8.30AM-11AM
The old proverb demands that we should breakfast like kings. We serve up the favourites and always prioritise quality produce – our eggs and bacon are free-range and our sausages are from Jimmy Butler’s farm. Starting the day has never tasted so good.
American Pancakes, Butter & Maple Syrup, Crispy Bacon or Blueberries 7.00
Coconut Yoghurt, Berry Compote & Granola (VE)5.25
Eggs Benedict - English Muffin, Roast Ham, Free-range Poached Eggs & Hollandaise8.50
Eggs Florentine - English Muffin, Wilted Spinach, Free-range Poached Eggs & Hollandaise (V)8.00
Jimmy Butler’s Bacon Bloomer Roll5.50
Jimmy Butler’s Sausage Bloomer Roll5.50
Vegetarian Full English - Veggie Haggis, Spinach, Mushrooms & Tomatoes, Baked Beans, Free-range Poached Eggs & Toast (V)10.50
Full English Breakfast - Jimmy Butler’s Sausage & Bacon, Mushroom, Black Pudding, Beans, Tomatoes, Free-range Poached Eggs & Toast11.50
Hot Buttered English Muffin, Tiptree Jam or Marmalade (V)3.00
Smashed Avocado, Free-range Poached Eggs, Spring Onion & Chilli on Toasted Sourdough (V)8.00
If you prefer gluten-free or dairy-free alternatives to our toast and butter, please ask.

JUICES & WATER

Fresh Orange Juice2.70
Cracker Apple or Cranberry Juice2.60
Cawston Press - Sparkling drinks made with fresh juice – Cloudy Apple or Rhubarb 3.20

HOT DRINKS

Our speciality coffee is Union Hand-roasted’s Compañero blend of beans from small-scale co-operatives in Peru and Honduras. Served with semi-skimmed milk. You can substitute soya or oat milk for dairy, add 30p.
Single Origin Rwandan Filter Coffee2.50
Double Espresso, Macchiato2.60
Americano2.85
Cappuccino, Flat White, Latte3.00
Hot Chocolate3.10
Luxury Hot Chocolate3.20
A Pot of Proper Yorkshire Tea2.60
A Pot of Twining Tea2.75
Earl Grey, Green Tea, Peppermint, Lemon & Ginger, Camomile & Honey, Spicy Chai
Fresh Mint Tea2.75
(VE) Vegan Dishes
(V) Vegetarian Dishes

SPECIALS

 

Our specials change daily, sourcing the best ingredients to fill our board full of interesting dishes, from exciting healthy plant-based dishes to indulgent blow-out treats. See our sample boards here, and look out for them around the pub to see what’s on offer each day.

AUTUMN AT THE ALMANACK

Deli Plates

CHILLI & SOY-GLAZED CHICKEN WINGS5.75
WARM MINI BLOOMER Garlic Butter (V)3.50
TOMATO HOUMOUS
Baked Chickpeas, Flat Bread (VE)
4.50
DEVILLED WHITEBAIT
Garlic & Smoked Paprika Mayonnaise
4.75
SOURDOUGH BREAD Oil & Dukkah (V)4.50
BEETROOT FALAFEL
Coconut Yoghurt (VE)
4.75
HALLOUMI FRIES
Bloody Mary Ketchup (V)
4.95
GOOD ITALIAN OLIVES (VE)3.75

Starters

TODAY’S AUTUMN SOUP (V)See Blackboard
FREE-RANGE DUCK HASH
Fried Egg, Duck Crumb
8.50
BAKED SOMERSET CAMEMBERT V
Truffle Honey, Walnut Crust & Toasted Sourdough (V)
8.00
HAM HOCK & CHEDDAR CROQUETTES
Tomato Chutney
7.00
POACHED SALMON & PRAWN COCKTAIL
Crushed Avocado, Crab Mayonnaise
8.75
ROAST SQUASH SALAD
Black Rice, Chilli, Sesame,
Toasted Pumpkin Seeds, Pickled Radish
+ Halloumi Croutons 2.50 or Crispy Duck Confit 3.50 (VE)
7.00/13.00

Mains

FREE-RANGE CHICKEN MILANESE
Garlic & Sage Butter, Skinny Fries or Green Salad
16.50
PAN-FRIED SEA BREAM FILLET
Coconut Emerald Dahl
17.50
FREE-RANGE CHICKEN & MUSHROOM PIE
Buttered Mash, Greens & Gravy
15.00
BEEF SHORT RIB LASAGNE
Beef Ragu, Cheese Sauce, Crisp Crumb
15.75
FISH & CHIPS
Haddock Fillet, Crunchy Batter, Chips, Peas & Tartare Sauce
14.50
WILD MUSHROOM RISOTTO
Garlic & Herb Crumb (V)
13.75
SLOW-COOKED MALAY LAMB SHANK
South Indian Spiced Coconut Sauce, Basmati Rice, Crispy Lamb Breast
17.50

Grill

We serve the best British beef. Grass-fed, naturally slow-grown,
on carbon-capturing pasture. Dry-aged by Aubrey Allen for incredible flavour. When only a steak will do, make it one of these beauties.
Steaks served with Watercress Salad & Chips + Béarnaise Sauce or Peppercorn Sauce 1.75
10OZ RIB EYE26.00
80Z RUMP CAP19.75
DIRTY VEGAN BURGER
Pulled Jackfruit, Cheese, Chipotle Mayo & Fries (VE)
13.50
AUBREY’S STEAK BURGER
Cheddar Cheese, Burger Relish, Gherkin & Fries + Free-range Bacon or Mushroom 2.00
15.00

Stonebaked Pizzas

PIZZA MARGHERITA Polpa di Pomodoro,
Fior di Latte Mozzarella & Basil (V)
9.50
PIZZA BIANCA Gorgonzola, Caramelised Onions, Crème Fraîche, Spinach & Mushrooms (V)11.50
PIZZA PEPPERONI
Polpa di Pomodoro, Fior di Latte Mozzarella & Dorset Pepperoni
13.00

Sides

THICK-CUT CHIPS OR SKINNY FRIES (VE)4.00
BUTTERED NEW POTATOES (V)4.00
GREEN SALAD
Soft Herbs, Seeds, Chardonnay Vinaigrette (VE)
4.25
BRAISED RED CABBAGE (V)4.00
SEASONAL GREEN VEGETABLES
Olive Oil & Lemon (VE)
4.00
BATTERED ONION RINGS (V)3.95

Puds and Cheese

WARM CHOCOLATE FONDANT
Honeycomb Ice Cream (V)
8.00
CRÈME BRÛLÉE
Shortbread
(V)
6.00
BANOFFEE CHEESECAKE
Rum-soaked Raisins, Bananas & Pecans (V)
7.50
APPLE TARTE TATIN
Vanilla Ice Cream (VE)
7.00
Lemon & Pistachio Polenta Cake, Black Cherries (V)6.75
SALCOMBE DAIRY ICE CREAMS & SORBETS
(Choose Three: Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, Honeycomb, Mango or Raspberry Sorbet) (V)
5.95
MINI PUD & TEA OR COFFEE
Lemon & Pistachio Polenta Cake or Smidgen of Cheese with your
choice of Tea Or Coffee
5.95
CHEESE SELECTION
Camembert Gillot, Rutland Red (V), Rollright, Golden Cross (V) or Northern Blue (V) served with Chutney, Water Biscuits & Apple
Choose five 12.00 | Choose three 7.00 | Choose one 3.75
(VE)Vegan Dishes
(V)Vegetarian Dishes

GLUTEN-FREE MENU

As our kitchen, and fryers contain gluten, we cannot guarantee any dish to be totally free-from

Deli Plates

GLUTEN-FREE BREAD Garlic Butter (V)3.50
TOMATO HOUMOUS
Baked Chickpeas, Gluten-free Bread (Ve)
4.50
GOOD ITALIAN OLIVES (Ve)3.75
BEETROOT FALAFEL
Coconut Yoghurt (Ve)
4.75

Starters

TODAY’S AUTUMN SOUP (V)See Blackboard 6.00
POACHED SALMON & PRAWN COCKTAIL
Crushed Avocado, Crab Mayonnaise
8.75
BAKED SOMERSET CAMEMBERT (V)
Truffle Honey, Walnut Crust & Gluten-free Bread
8.00
ROAST SQUASH SALAD
Black Rice, Chilli, Sesame, Toasted Pumpkin Seeds, Pickled Radish & Chardonnay Vinaigrette (Ve)
7.00/13.00

Mains

FREE-RANGE CHICKEN
Kiev Butter, Confit Garlic, Skinny Fries or Green Salad
16.50
WILD MUSHROOM RISOTTO (V)13.75
TODAY’S MARKET FISH
Brown Butter, Capers & Shaved Fennel
Market Price
PAN-FRIED SEA BREAM FILLET
Coconut Emerald Dahl
17.50

Grill

We serve the best British beef. Grass-fed, naturally slow-grown, on carbon-capturing pasture. Dry-aged by Aubrey Allen for incredible flavour. When only a steak will do, make it one of these beauties.
Steaks served with Watercress Salad & Chips + Béarnaise Sauce or Peppercorn Sauce 1.75
10OZ RIB EYE26.50
80Z RUMP CAP19.75

Sides

THICK-CUT CHIPS OR SKINNY FRIES (Ve)4.00
BUTTERED NEW POTATOES (V)4.00
GREEN SALAD
Soft Herbs, Seeds, Chardonnay Vinaigrette (Ve)
4.25
BRAISED RED CABBAGE (V)4.00
SEASONAL GREEN VEGETABLES
Olive Oil & Lemon (Ve)
4.00

Puds and Cheese

CRÈME BRÛLÉE (V)6.00
SALCOMBE DAIRY ICE CREAMS & SORBETS
(Choose Three: Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, Honeycomb, Mango or Raspberry Sorbet)
5.95
CHEESE SELECTION
Camembert Gillot, Rutland Red V, Rollright, Golden Cross V or Northern Blue V served with Chutney, Gluten-free Bread & Apple
Choose five 12.00 | Choose three 7.00 | Choose one 3.75
(VE) Vegan Dishes
(V) Vegetarian Dishes

AUTUMN DESSERTS

DESSERTS


Warm Chocolate Fondant, Honeycomb Ice Cream (V)
8.00
CRÈME BRÛLÉE, Shortbread (V)
6.00
Banoffee Cheesecake, Rum-soaked Raisins, Bananas & Pecans (V)
7.50
Apple Tarte Tatin, Vanilla Ice Cream (VE)
7.00
Lemon & Pistachio Polenta Cake, Black Cherries (V) 6.75
Salcombe Dairy Ice Creams & Sorbets (Choose Three: Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, Honeycomb, Mango or Raspberry Sorbet) (V)5.95
Mini Pud Of The Day -
Slice of Cheesecake or Smidgen of Cheese with your choice of
Tea or Coffee
5.95

AUTUMN CHEESES

Our cheeses change with the season & are all served ripe and ready with chutney, apple & water biscuits
Camembert Gillot
Rutland Red (V)
Beauvale
Blanche Goats (V)
The Strathearn (V)
All five cheeses12.00
Any three cheeses7.00
A single smidgen of cheese3.75

ONE LAST GLASS

Espresso Martini8.25
Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva Rum4.80
Ron Aguere Caramel Rum3.40
Lazzaroni Amaretto3.40
Château du Tarriquet, Bas Armagnac, VSOP4.25
Remy Martin VSOP4.25
Hennessy XO9.80
Woodford Reserve4.50
Patrón XO Café4.25
Limoncello Qualitá BT Superiore5.20 / 50ml
Cotswolds Cream Liqueur5.50 / 50ml
Tanners LBV Port (Churchill Graham)5.25 / 75ml
Sandeman’s 20 Year Old Tawny9.25 / 75ml

HOT DRINKS

Our speciality coffee is Union Hand-roasted’s Compañero blend of beans from small-scale co-operatives in Peru and Honduras,
served with semi-skimmed milk. You can substitute soya or oat milk for dairy, add 15p. Decaf tea and coffee also available.
Single Origin Rwandan Filter Coffee2.50
Double Espresso, Macchiato2.60
Americano2.85
Cappuccino, Flat White, Latte 3.00
Hot Chocolate3.10
Luxury Hot Chocolate3.20
A Pot of Proper Yorkshire Tea2.60
A Pot of Twinings Tea (Earl Grey, Green Tea, Peppermint, Lemon & Ginger, Camomile & Honey, Spicy Chai)2.75
Fresh Mint Tea2.75
(VE) Vegan Dishes
(V) Vegetarian Dishes

SUNDAY BEST AT THE ALMANACK

We are serious about Sunday roast in our pubs which is why you’ll find at least three seasonal choices on our menu. Settle in with your family and friends for top-quality beef from Aubrey Allen, Jimmy Butler’s free-range pork or our delicious vegetarian roast with all the glorious trimmings. It’s an age-old favourite for a reason and long may it continue.

DELI PLATES

Warm Mini Bloomer, Garlic Butter (V)3.50
Tomato Houmous, Crunchy Chickpeas & Toasted Pitta (VE)4.50
HALLOUMI FRIES
Bloody Mary Ketchup (V)
3.75
GOOD ITALIAN OLIVES (VE)3.75

STARTERS

Baked Somerset Camembert, Truffle Honey, Walnut Crust & Toasted Sourdough (V)8.00
Poached Salmon & Prawn Cocktail, Crushed Avocado, Crab Mayonnaise9.75
FREE-RANGE DUCK HASH
Fried Egg, Duck Crumb
8.75
Today's Soup - See Blackboard 6.00
HAM HOCK & CHEDDAR CROQUETTES
Tomato Chutney
7.50

SUNDAY ROASTS

All served with Roast Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables, Roasted Roots, Yorkshire Pudding & Jugs of Gravy
AUBREY’S DRY-AGED RUMP OF BEEF17.50
JIMMY BUTLER’S FREE-RANGE LEG OF PORK
& CRACKLING
16.75
ROAST OF THE DAY – SEE BLACKBOARD
VEGETARIAN SPECIAL - SEE BLACKBOARD (V)

MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR ROAST

FREE-RANGE PORK & SAGE STUFFING3.50
CAULIFLOWER CHEESE (V)4.50
BRAISED RED CABBAGE (V) 4.00

MAINS

DIRTY VEGAN BURGER
Pulled Jackfruit, Cheese, Chipotle Mayo & Fries (VE)
13.50
Pan-fried Sea Bream Fillet, PAN-FRIED SEA BREAM FILLET
Coconut Emerald Dahl
18.00
FREE-RANGE CHICKEN & MUSHROOM PIE
Buttered Mash, Greens & Gravy
15.25
ROAST SQUASH SALAD, Black Rice, Chilli, Sesame, Toasted Pumpkin Seeds, Pickled Radish (VE) + Halloumi Croutons 2.50 or Crispy Duck Confit 3.507.00/13.00

SIDES

THICK-CUT CHIPS OR
SKINNY FRIES (VE)
4.00
BUTTERED NEW POTATOES (V)4.00

PUDS & CHEESE

STICKY TOFFEE PUDDING v
Vanilla Ice Cream(V)
6.50
WARM CHOCOLATE FONDANT v
Honeycomb Ice Cream (V)
8.00
LEMON & PISTACHIO POLENTA CAKE V
Black Cherries (V)
6.75
BANOFFEE CHEESECAKE
Rum-soaked Raisins, Bananas & Pecans (V)
7.50
SALCOMBE DAIRY ICE CREAMS & SORBETS (Choose Three: Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, Honeycomb, Mango or Raspberry Sorbet) (V)5.95
Cheese - Our cheeses change with the season, served ripe & ready with chutney, apple & water biscuits
All five cheeses12.00
Any three cheeses7.00
A single smidgen of cheese 3.75
Choose from: Camembert Gillot | Rutland Red (V) | The Strathearn (V) | Blanche Goats’ Cheese (V) | Beauvale
Mini Pud - Lemon & Pistachio Polenta Cake or Single Smidgen of Cheese & your choice of Coffee or Tea5.95
(VE) Vegan Dishes

(V) Vegetarian Dishes

CHILDREN’S MENU

Our small eaters are also welcome to eat from our main menu. We are happy to make them simplified versions of most dishes, or a half portion at half price.

STARTERS

Warm Mini Bloomer & Butter (V)3.50
Vegetable Sticks & Tomato Houmous (Ve) 4.00

MAINS

Jimmy Butler’s Sausage & Creamy Mash, Greens, Peas or Beans & Gravy 7.50
Crispy Fish Goujons, Chips, Greens, Peas or Beans 7.00
Aubrey’s Beef Burger, Cheese & Chips 7.00
Tomato Linguine, Green Salad (V)6.50
PIZZA MARGHERITA
Polpa di Pomodoro, Fior di Latte Mozzarella & Basil (V)
5.50

PUDDINGS

Salcombe Dairy Ice Cream or Sorbet Scoop (V) (Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, Honeycomb, Mango or Raspberry Sorbet)2.75

SOFT DRINKS

Innocent Smoothie Carton
Strawberries, Blackberries & Raspberries or Oranges, Mangoes & Pineapple
Frobishers Juice
Apple & Mango or Orange & Passionfruit
Cawston Press
Cloudy Apple or Rhubarb
Orange or Apple Juice
Milk
(VE) Vegan Dishes
(V) Vegetarian Dishes