Book a table Events - Bear and Ragged Staff

    What’s on

    Sausage o’clock – Join us at the bar, any weekday, between 5-6pm, to enjoy a taste of Jimmy Butler’s finest sausages. Served alongside planet-saving Rubies in the Rubble ketchup. Once they’re gone, they’re gone!

    Wednesdays Burger Night – A midweek treat, from our loaded British beef steak burger to free-range chicken and Cornish lamb – there’s always plenty of choice.

    Friday Fish Supper – A board full of sustainable fish specials, from posh fish & chips, to expertly-cooked whole fish on the bone, there’s something for everyone! 

      Seafood Saturdays

      Make the most of high Summer, and join us on the last Saturday of every month as we serve up delicious seafood and whole fish, with a choice of sides – all that’s left is to add your favourite guests and a bottle of something chilled. Take a look over our sample menu, and book in from noon. 

      Sample Menu

      Gooseberry Gin-cured Trout, Horseradish Crème Fraîche, Pickled Cucumber, Herb Oil & Melba Toast   10.00

      Clams & Chorizo, Toasted Sourdough, Samphire  9.25

      Native Scallop Gratin, Mussels & Prawns   9.50

      Fowey Mussels, Cider Cream & Leeks   8.50


      Fish Sharing Platter – Hot smoked Salmon pâté, Crayfish Cocktail, Cider-battered Haddock Fillets, Hake, Tempura Prawns, Apple & Fennel Remoulade, Toasted Ciabatta 35.00

      Cornish Dover Sole, New Potatoes, Wilted Spinach & Crispy Capers   38.00

      Whole Mackerel, Warm Artichoke, Beetroot & New Potato Salad   22.00

      Crayfish Bouillabaisse, Gilthead Bream Fillet, Salmon, Langoustines & Samphire   24.00

        Our Summer Crab & Lobster Dishes are back!

        Enjoy whole lobster (at its prime) and hand-picked dressed crab, caught off the coast every Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

        Native lobster served with garlic butter and skinny fries or sweet, dressed crab served with paprika aioli and skinny fries – British really is best. And if you don’t believe me, book a table and come give them a try. Be quick, once they’re gone, they’re gone.

          August Bank Holiday

          We’re making the most of the last long weekend of the Summer! Pop down and join us as we enjoy an extra day in the sun our Bank Holiday Best Menu, cocktail in hand. Remember to book a table if you’re joining us for lunch or dinner over the weekend.

            Best of Oxfordshire

            Join us as we host an evening in celebration of local ingredients and provenance. Head Chef, Zoltan Fodor, will be putting together a quintessentially British menu inspired by local farmers and artisan producers — we’re sure you’ll find plenty to whet your appetite. See our menu online soon, and be sure to book in.