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Old Ram Menu

Fresh & Seasonal

Old Ram Menu

Our dishes are freshly prepared from locally-sourced, seasonal ingredients and we are very proud of our relationship with our suppliers. Because our dishes are cooked from fresh please allow for cooking times of up to 25 minutes – a little more if we’re popular and bustling. Available 12noon – 2.30pm & 6 – 9pm (from 5pm on Fridays and Saturdays).

Mixed olives (V, GF, Ve)  £4.45

Warmed breads with balsamic vinegar, olive oil & hummus (V, GFA, VeA)   £5.95

Soup of the day   £5.95
Our homemade soup, crusty mini loaf, butter & croutons (V, GFA)

Ham hock terrine   £6.95
Ham hock, mustard and pea terrine served with homemade chutney and sourdough toast (GFA)

Prawn and crayfish cocktail   £7.65
Gem lettuce, sundried tomatoes, bloody Marie-Rose dressing, avocado purée & croutons (GFA)

Trio of smoked salmon   £9.95
Traditional, beetroot and Japanese Yuzu smoked salmon served with a horseradish cream (GF)

Tempura cauliflower   £6.25                                                                                                Accompanied by marinated vegetables and a sesame, maple and sweet chilli dressing (GFA, V, Ve)
                                      
Tempura baby squid   £6.75
Paired with our sweet chilli aioli dip (GFA)

Baked Camembert   £12.95
Perfect for 2 to share as a starter or for 1 as a main course. Scented with garlic and thyme and served with crusty ciabatta and red onion marmalade (GFA, V)

Wild mushrooms   £6.45
Sautéed in garlic butter, then finished with white wine and cream on a ciabatta croute (V, GFA, VeA)

Sharing platter, choose 4 items £14.95 or 6 items £19.95 served with homemade hummus & flatbread

Tomato & feta bruschetta,  Smoked salmon,   Pulled pork bonbons,   Breaded cod goujons,   Misto olives,   Prosciutto,   Sundried tomatoes,   Battered Halloumi,   Garlic mushrooms,   Suffolk salami,   Suffolk chorizo,   Marinated herrings,   Crab cakes,   Cornichons,   Tempura cauliflower,   Tempura baby squid

Classics

The Ram’s home-made steak and ale pie  £14.25
Using local ale and served with creamy herb mash and buttered vegetables

Fresh seasonal catch of the day  £13.75
Local beer battered fish served with pea puree, homemade tartare sauce & chunky chips (GFA)

Sausages and mash  £12.95
Swannington’s pork sausages on a wholegrain mustard mash served with a red onion gravy and seasonal vegetables (GFA,VA)

Don’t forget to check out our Special’s Board

From the Grill

Buttermilk chicken burger – Crispy buttermilk coated chicken topped with homemade bacon jam  £12.95                                                                                                  

Ram steak burger topped with mature Cheddar & smoked bacon (GFA)  £12.95

BBQ bullet burger* topped with pulled pork & BBQ sauce finished with onion rings (GFA)  £15.95

Vegan burger- Please ask your server for today’s dish (V,Ve)  £12.95

All​ ​our​ ​burgers​ ​come​ ​in​ ​a​ ​pretzel​ ​style​ ​roll​ ​with​ ​coleslaw​ ​&​ ​chunky ​chips

16oz Tomapork steak  £14.95
10oz​ ​Gammon​ ​steak​ ​with​ ​2​ ​fried​ ​eggs  £13.95
  8oz​ ​Sirloin​ ​steak  £19.95
16oz​ ​Rump​ ​steak  £20.95
Cajun spiced cauliflower steak (V, VeA)  £12.45                                     

Add a sauce for only £3.25, choose peppercorn, ​ blue​ ​cheese or​ ​bacon​ ​&​ ​mushroom

All served with grilled tomato, roasted field mushroom, onion rings and chunky chips. *The bullet burger is recommended served medium rare to medium – not suitable well done. (All GFA).

The Chef’s Selection

Pan-fried duck breast served with a strawberry and pink peppercorn sauce, pomme anna potatoes and chargrilled asparagus (GF)  £16.95

Chicken Supreme stuffed with crab  £14.95                                                                               

Accompanied with wholegrain mustard sauce, sprouting broccoli and sautéed potatoes (GF)

Hanger steak                                                                                                                                  £14.75
On a bed of garlic mash, peppercorn sauce and crispy kale
Or, go healthy and have it on a salad finished with blue cheese (GF)

Pork loin steak                                                                                                                               £13.95
Served with a bubble and squeak potato cake, sprouting broccoli and a Dijon mustard sauce (GF)

Chargrilled Cajun spiced chicken                                                                                                £13.95
Butterflied chicken breast on a chestnut mushroom and roasted cashew nut risotto (GF)

Chargrilled lamb rump                                                                                                                  £15.95
Served with crushed new potatoes and sautéed cabbage, finished with a wild mushroom, tarragon and port jus (GF)                                                                                                                     

We pride ourselves in using fresh, seasonal fish. Please look at our specials board where you will find the freshest catch available to us

Seasonal risotto                                                                                                                       £13.95
Please ask your server for today’s dish (GF, V, VeA)

House salads –
Chicken Caesar     £12.95                 

Warm goat’s cheese with walnuts & apple (V, GFA)        £11.95

Superfood salad with quinoa, goji berries and avocado (GFA, V, Ve) £14.95

Sides
Braised​ ​red​ ​cabbage     £3.45                Onion​ ​rings                   £2.95                Chunky ​chips    £​2.95 Creamed​ ​potato             £2.95               Panache​ ​of​ ​vegetables £2.75                Cheesy​ ​chips    £​3.95 New potatoes                £2.95                Side​ ​salad                     £​2.95

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5-star ~ Neil C ~ April 2018

“We had an overnight stay here in the four poster room. Lovely clean and spacious room. The evening meal was excellent with a lot of choices. Food was very tasty and generously portioned, and piping hot. The full English breakfast was superb as well. I must say they the staff were very polite and helpful too. I would recommend a visit to The Old Ram, if not to stay at least to enjoy a very good and great value meal. Thanks to all the lovely staff too.”