We visited in October 2006 and took advantage of the early doors special £10 for three courses if dining between 5 and 6:45pm.
All food is organic and from named British farms. The early doors menu offers about six or seven choices for starter and main and dessert; fish dishes and vegetarian dishes appear on the menu as well as meats like wild boar and rabbit. For mains I had the duck which was beautifully tender and my partner had an impressive portion of red snapper.
Drinks are very reasonably priced and you can drink in the bar area even if you are not eating. You can have your bar drinks added to your tab if you then go to eat. Three pints of lager, a sherry and a red wine came to only £9 - surely some mistake!
Decor is nice and doesn't intrude; the pub has kept some traditional touches though it is much improved on its former life. Staff are knowledgeable and friendly and service was suitably quick for the pre-theatre crowd.
Great value, great food, nice surroundings.
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
November 7, 2006
From journal Going Down to Liverpool