BREAKFAST AT THE THE BEAR & RAGGED STAFF

SERVED DAILY 8AM - 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 Teas2.75
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.

FIXED PRICE LUNCH

Two Courses 15.00 or Three Courses 18.00

STARTERS

Soup of the Day - See Blackboard (V)
Roast Chicken Terrine, Caesar Sauce
Devilled Whitebait, Garlic & Smoked Paprika Mayonnaise
Roast Squash Salad, Black Rice, Chilli, Sesame,
Toasted Pumpkin Seeds, Pickled Radish(VE)

MAINS

5oz Maple-cured Gammon Rib Eye Steak, Free-range Poached Egg & Chips
Sri Lankan Sweet Potato, Cauliflower & Chickpea Curry, Basmati Rice & Chapati (VE)
Free-range Coq Au Vin & Seasonal Greens
Fish & Chips - Haddock, Fillet, Crunchy Batter, Chips, Peas & Tartare Sauce

PUDDINGS

Chocolate Brownie, Vanilla Ice Cream (VE)
Individual Smidge of Cheese
Single Scoop Ice Cream or Sorbet (V)
Banoffee Cheesecake, Rum-soaked Raisins, Bananas & Pecans (V)

SIDES

Thick-cut Chips or Skinny Fries (VE)4.00
Buttered New Potatoes (V)4.00
Green Salad, Soft Herbs, Toasted Seeds, Vinaigrette (VE)4.25
Seasonal Green Vegetables, Olive Oil & Lemon (VE)4.00
Halloumi Fries, Bloody Mary Ketchup (V)4.95
Battered Onion Rings (V)3.75
Braised Red Cabbage (V)4.00
(V) Vegetarian dishes
(VE) Vegan dishes
AUTUMN AT THE BEAR & RAGGED STAFF

Thank you for coming out, it’s been wonderful welcoming regulars and new guests alike. We’ve seen how the pub lifts mood, and we thoroughly enjoy serving delicious plates of food again. Autumn brings us wonderful things - berries and mushrooms, apples and pears, game, pies and hearty slow braises. We always serve the good stuff because it’s what we want to eat ourselves.

APÉRITIFS

Champagne Piper-Heidsieck Cuvée Brut NV, France9.00
Kir Royale9.75
Aperol Spritz 8.00
Grand Pink Gin & Tonic 8.50

SMALL PLATES

Warm Mini Bloomer & Garlic Butter (V)3.50
Sourdough Bread, Rapeseed Oil & Dukkah (VE)4.75
Nocerella, Gaeta & Cerignola Olives (VE)3.75
Devilled Whitebait, Garlic & Paprika Mayonnaise 4.75
Beetroot Falafel, Coconut Yoghurt (VE)4.75
Halloumi Fries, Bloody Mary Ketchup (V)4.95
Tomato Houmous, Baked Chickpeas & Flatbread (VE)4.50
Iberico Chorizo5.50

STARTERS

Baked Somerset Camembert, Truffle Honey, Walnut Crust & Toasted Sourdough (V)8.00
Poached Salmon & Prawn Cocktail, Crushed Avocado, Crab Mayonnaise9.50
Today’s Autumn Soup - See Blackboard (V)6.00
Pan-fried Native Scallops, Tartare Hollandaise,
Spinach & Capers
12.00
Venison, Bacon & Pheasant Terrine, Cranberry Chutney,
Toasted Sourdough
8.25
Roast Squash Salad, Black Rice, Chilli, Sesame,
Toasted Pumpkin Seeds, Pickled Radish (VE)
7.00/13.00
Add Halloumi Croutons 2.50 or Crispy Duck Confit 3.50

MAINS

Free-range Chicken Supreme, Kiev Butter,
Skinny Fries or Green Salad
16.50
Sri Lankan Spinach, Sweet Potato & Chickpea Curry, Cashews,
Coconut Sambal, Basmati Rice & Chapati (VE)
14.75
Fish & Chips - Haddock Fillet, Crunchy Batter, Chips,
Peas & Tartare Sauce
15.00
Honey-glazed Merrifield Duck Breast, Savoy Cabbage,
Smoked Bacon, Puréed Celeriac, Green Peppercorn Jus
22.50
Today’s Market Fish, Brown Butter,
New Potatoes, Rocket
Market Price
14 Hour Braised Beef & Ale Pie, Buttered Mash, Greens, Gravy15.00
Pan-fried Sea Bream Fillet, Coconut Emerald Dahl,
Tempered Spices
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 Chips & Rocket
Add Béarnaise or Peppercorn Sauce 1.75
8oz Rump Cap19.75
10oz Rib Eye27.50
Steak Diane - Fillet Steak Medallions,
Creamy Mushroom & Shallot Sauce
25.00
Add extra 3oz Fillet Medallion 5.00
Dirty Vegan Burger, Pulled Jackfruit, Cheese, Chipotle Mayo & Fries (VE)13.95
Aubrey’s Steak Burger, Cheddar Cheese, Burger Relish, Gherkin & Fries15.00
Add Free-range Bacon or Field Mushroom 2.00

SIDES

Thick-cut Chips or Skinny Fries (VE)4.00
Buttered New Potatoes (V)4.00
Green Salad, Soft Herbs, Toasted Seeds,
Chardonnay Vinaigrette (VE)
4.25
Seasonl Green Vegetables, Olive Oil & Lemon (VE)4.00
Halloumi Fries, Bloody Mary Ketchup (V)4.95
Battered Onion Rings (V)3.75
Braised Red Cabbage (V)4.00

PUDS & 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 (V)5.95
(Choose Three: Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, Honeycomb, Mango or Raspberry Sorbet)
Mini Pud & Tea or Coffee Lemon & Pistachio Polenta Cake or Smidgen of Cheese with your choice of Tea or Coffee (V)5.95
Our cheeses change with the season & are all served ripe & ready with chutney, apple & water biscuits. Choose from:
Camembert Gillot | Rutland Red (V) | Beauvale | Blanche Goats’ Cheese (V)
| The Strathearn (V)
All five cheeses 12.00
Any three cheeses 7.00
A single smidgen of cheese 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
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
GLUTEN-FREE MENU

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

APÉRITIFS

Champagne Piper-Heidsieck Cuvée Brut NV, France9
Aperol Spritz8
Kir Royale9.5
Grand Pink Gin & Tonic8.5

DELI PLATES


Great for sharing, over a drink while you decide.
Gluten-free Bread & Garlic Butter (V)3.5
Nocerella, Gaeta & Cerignola Olives (VE)3.75
Tomato Houmous, Baked Chickpeas & Gluten-free Bread (VE)4.5
Beetroot Falafel, Coconut Yoghurt (VE)4.75

STARTERS

Poached Salmon & Prawn Cocktail, Crushed Avocado, Crab Mayonnaise9.5
Today’s Autumn Soup - See Blackboard (V)6
Pan-fried Native Scallops, Tartare Hollandaise, Spinach & Capers 12
Baked Somerset Camembert, Truffle Honey, Walnut Crust & Gluten-free Bread (V)8

MAINS

Free-range Chicken Supreme, Kiev Butter, Skinny Fries or Green Salad16.5
Honey-glazed Merrifield Duck Breast, Savoy Cabbage, Smoked Bacon, Puréed Celeriac, Green Peppercorn Jus 22.5
Sri Lankan Spinach, Sweet Potato & Chickpea Curry, Cashews, Coconut Sambal, Basmati Rice & Gluten-free Bread (VE)14.75
Today’s Market Fish, Brown Butter, Capers & Shaved FennelMarket Price

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.
All Steaks are served with Chips & Watercress Salad.
8oz Rump Cap19.75
10oz Rib Eye27.5
Add Béarnaise or Peppercorn Sauce 1.75

SIDES

Thick-cut Chips or Skinny Fries (VE)4
Buttered New Potatoes (V)4
Green Salad, Soft Herbs, Toasted Seeds, Chardonnay Vinaigrette (VE)4.25
Braised Red Cabbage (V)4

PUDS & CHEESE

Crème Brûlée (V)6
Salcombe Dairy Ice Creams & Sorbets (V)5.95
(Choose Three: Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, Honeycomb,
Mango or Raspberry Sorbet)
Our cheeses change with the season & are all served ripe & ready with chutney, apple & gluten-free bread. Choose from: Camembert Gillot | Rutland Red (V) | Rollright | Golden Cross (V) | Northern Blue (V)
All five cheeses12
Any three cheeses7
A single smidgen of cheese3.75
(VE) Vegan Dishes
(V) Vegetarian Dishes

SUNDAY BEST AT THE BEAR & RAGGED STAFF

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.

SMALL PLATES

Warm Mini Bloomer, Garlic Butter (V)3.50
Halloumi Fries & Bloody Mary Ketchup (V)4.95
Tomato Houmous, Crunchy Chickpeas & Toasted Pitta (VE)4.50
Nocerella, Gaeta & Cerignola Olives (VE)3.75

STARTERS

Baked Somerset Camembert, Truffle Honey, Walnut Crust & Toasted Sourdough (V)8.00
Poached Salmon & Prawn Cocktail, Crushed Avocado, Crab Mayonnaise9.50
Pan-fried Native Scallops, Tartare Hollandaise, Spinach & Capers12.00
Today's Soup - See Blackboard 6.00
Venison, Bacon & Pheasant Terrine, Cranberry Chutney, Toasted Sourdough 8.25

SUNDAY ROASTS

All served with Roast Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables, Roasted Roots, Yorkshire Pudding & Jugs of Gravy
Aubrey’s Dry-aged Rump of Beef17.00
Jimmy Butler’s Free-range Leg of Pork & Crackling16.50
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)13.95
Pan-fried Sea Bream Fillet, Coconut Emerald Dahl, Tempered Spices17.50
14 Hour Braised Beef & Ale Pie, Buttered Mash, Greens, Gravy15.00
Roast Squash Salad, Black Rice, Chilli, Sesame, Toasted Pumpkin Seeds, Pickled Radish (VE)7.00/13.00
Add Halloumi Croutons 2.50 or Crispy Duck Confit 3.50

SIDES

Thick-cut Chips or Skinny Fries (V)4.00
Buttered New Potatoes (V)4.00

PUDS & CHEESE

Sticky Toffee Pudding, Vanilla Ice Cream (V)6.50
Warm Chocolate Fondant, Honeycomb Ice Cream (V)8.00
Lemon & Pistachio Polenta Cake, 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