Whats on the menu?

We pride ourselves on creating modern British cuisine.

Dependent on how hungry you are feeling, we offer an amazing À la carte/pre fix menu, as well as a light bites menu for the smaller appetites. Whichever you choose, will be complemented by our exclusive wine menu.

Our Menus

Dining at the Bell & Cross is a celebration of high quality modern British food. Below are our sample menus so you can get a taste of what we offer. The menus at The Bell & Cross change on a seasonal basis, but this will give you a flavour.

Christmas Menu

If you would like bread for the table, please ask your server. Bread will be charged at £1.25 per head.

Starters

Bread and Olive selection

£5.25

Chargrilled focaccia, grissini bread sticks, chimichurri, confit garlic and Kefalonian style marinated olives.

Twice Baked Souffle (V)

£7.85

Gruyere, parmesan and red Leicester twice baked souffle, gratinated with a wholegrain mustard cream.

Singapore Chili Prawns (GFA)

£8.95

King prawns sautéed in chilli, ginger and garlic. Finished with a lightly spiced tomato based sauce.

Pea & Mint Soup (V) (GFA)

£6.95

Persian feta, smashed peas, lemon and chili served with chargrilled focaccia.

Quinoa Salad (V)

£7.25

Quinoa, Persian feta, avocado, chicory, cucumber, tomato, chili, lemon juice, mint and olive oil.

West Country Mussels (GFA)

£7.95

Cornish mussels, smoked bacon, sage, cider, cream and chargrilled focaccia.

Tapas en Meze (To share)

£13.95

Lamb koftas, falafels, hummus, smoked garlic aioli, chargrilled marinated vegetables and olives. Served with pitta breads, focaccia and stuffed vine leaves.

Scallops (GFA)

£11.65

Lightly curried scallops, curried cauliflower puree, roasted cauliflower florettes and mini onion bhajis.

Warm Salad (GF)

£7.65

Sautéed Ham Hock and smoked chicken salad, with broad beans and crispy hens egg. Served with a mustard vinaigrette.

Ham hock and Wholegrain Mustard Terrine

£8.25

Pressed ham hock, whole grain mustard terrine, tomato, red pepper chutney, crostini’s and dressed leaves.

Soft Shell Crab

£8.85

Salt & pepper tempura Soft Shell Crab, confit garlic aioli, tomato & smoked chili relish, sesame seeds. Served with a shallot, chilli & coriander salad.
Mains

Girolle risotto (V)

£16.25

Sauteed ceps and girolle risotto, white wine, parmesan, garlic and grated summer truffle.

Monkfish (GF)

£19.35

Pan roasted Monkfish tail, curried mussel velouté. Served on a bed of potato, celeriac and leeks. With chili, spring onion and sesame.

Duo of Lamb (GF)

£21.45

Chargrilled Welsh Lamb Rump, chargrilled lamb chop, mixed Mediterranean vegetable ratatouille, garlic roasted baby potatoes, salsa verde, herb oil and harissa.

Hake (GF)

£18.65

Pan roasted fillet of Hake, lobster bisque, wilted spinach, crab crushed new potatoes and roullie.

Flat Iron (GF)

£20.85

Chargrilled Flat Iron steak, café de paris butter, rocket, pea shoot salad and truffled chips.

Pork Chop (GF)

£17.50

Gloucester Old Spot Pork chop, smoked bacon, savoy cabbage fricassee and sautéed girolles, with apple sauce and cider jus.

Venison

£26.90

Pan roasted loin of Venison, celeriac puree, dauphinoise potatoes. Served with crispy ham hock, kale and mustard seed salad and a spiced game jus.

Beef Cheek

£18.65

24 hour braised beef cheek, oxtail cottage pie, carrot and star anise puree with baby vegetables.

Plaice

£16.95

Tempura fillets of Plaice, smashed peas, chargrilled zuchini, mint, Persian feta and pea shoot salad, crispy capers and skinny fries.

Fillet Steak

£28.75

6 oz. fillet steak, shallot, girolle and spinach steamed suet pudding, wilted spinach and dauphinoise potatoes with veal jus.
Sides
All our dishes are created as whole plates of food, however if you would like a little extra (£2.50)

Chips

Hand-cut chips

New Pots

Buttered new potatoes

Cabbage Fricassee

Savoy cabbage, pancetta, peas & baby onions.

Dauphinoise Pots

Thinly sliced potatoes baked in garlic and cream.

Side Salad

Heritage tomato salad
Sauces
Sauces (£2.50)

Peppercorn sauce

Peppercorn sauce

Chimichurri

Argentinian herb sauce

Habenero

Habenero mustard relish

Red Wine Jus

Red wine jus
Please note that some of our dishes contain allergens, please ask staff for details and we will accommodate. All of our food is prepared to order, if only main courses are ordered without starters, please expect a 25-30 minute wait.
Desserts

Strawberry Pavlova

£7.95

Macerated strawberry, mascarpone mousse, vanilla, honeycomb & meringue.

Sticky Toffee Pudding

£7.85

Sticky toffee pudding, salted caramel sauce and clotted cream ice cream.

Fondant

£8.95

Valrohna chocolate fondant, griotine cherries, pistachio ice cream & shortbread crumb.

Lemon and Blueberry Granola

£7.60

Greek yoghurt mousse, lemon curd, candied lemon, poached apricot, sesame tuille and honey.

Custard Tart

£7.75

Baked custard tart, raspberry puree, raspberry sorbet and berry compote.

Key Lime Cheesecake

£7.95

Ginger biscuit base, key lime cheesecake, pineapple, ginger beer and mint compote, fresh raspberry coulis crowned with Italian meringue.

Cheese

£10.50

Black Bomber, Somerset Brie, Shropshire Blue, Cornish Yarg and Cerney Ash with quince jelly, pickled grapes & celery, served with assorted biscuits.

Ice Cream/Sorbet Selection

£6.25

Please ask your server for the range of ice creams/sorbets available.
Speciality Tea

English Breakfast

£2.00

Jasmine Pear

£2.65

Triple Mint

£2.65

Lemongrass & Ginger

£2.65

Chamomile

£2.65

Berry & Hibiscus

£2.65

Speciality Coffee

Americano

£2.30

Single Espresso

£2.10

Double Espresso

£3.15

Cappuccino

£3.25

Latte

£3.25

Hot Chocolate

£2.85

Digestif’s

Famous Grouse

£2.25

Cotswold’s Distillery Single Malt

£5.00

Hennessy Very Special

£4.25

Hine Rare VSOP

£6.00

Hennessy XO Cognac

£13.65

Krohn Ruby Port

£3.50

Kopke 10 year old Tawny

£3.80

All of our coffee beans including decaf and hot chocolate are sourced from Extract Coffee which is an ethical and sustainable coffee supplier and roasterie based in Bristol. Our range of specialty teas are supplied by Canton.

3 Course £29.99

Starters

Girolles on toast

Fricassee of English peas and girolles and white wine cream, served on chargrilled focaccia with a poached egg.

Pea and Mint Soup

Persian feta, smashed peas, lemon and chili served with chargrilled focaccia.
Mains

Plaice

Tempura fillets of Plaice, smashed peas, chargrilled zuchini, mint, Persian feta and pea shoot salad, crispy capers and skinny fries.

Beef Cheek

24 hour braised beef Cheek, creamy mash potato, carrot puree with a panache of vegetables.

Celeriac Cannelloni

Confit celeriac, leeks, potatoes, celeriac puree, gruyere cheese and dressed leaves.
Desserts

Pavlova

Macerated Strawberry, mascarpone mousse, vanilla, honeycomb and meringue.

Ice Cream Selection

Please ask your server for available ice creams.
Please note that some of our dishes contain allergens, please ask staff for details and we will accommodate. All of our food is prepared to order, if only main courses are ordered without starters, please expect a 25-30 minute wait.
To Share

Steak Sandwich

£12.95

Chargrilled bloomer bread, 12 hour marinated flat iron steak, wholegrain mustard mayonnaise, chimichurri and pea shoots, served with chips.

Stuffed Pitta

£10.55

Chargrilled lamb koftas, herb oil, harissa, hummus, tzatziki & chargrilled vegetables, served with chips.

Fish Finger Sandwich

£9.90

Bloomer bread, Panco breadcrumbed fillet of cod, fried until golden brown with tomato sauce and tartar sauce, with chips.

Smoked Salmon Sandwich

£8.55

Home smoked salmon sandwich, chive and horseradish crème fraiche, pickled cucumber, pea shoots and black pepper.

B & C Burger

£13.95

Bell and Cross beef burger patty, toasted brioche bun, habanero mustard relish, gruyere cheese and fresh rocket.

Tapas en Meze (To share)

£13.95

Lamb koftas, falafels, hummus, smoked garlic aioli, chargrilled marinated vegetables and olives. Served with pitta breads, focaccia and marinated calamari.

Girolles on Toast

£8.25

Fricassee of English peas and girolles and white wine cream, served on chargrilled focaccia with a poached egg.

Seafood Linguine

£13.95

King Prawns, cray fish, rich tomato sauce, linguine and herb oil.

Add Chips to any dish for

£2.00

Please note that some of our dishes contain allergens, please ask staff for details and we will accommodate. All of our food is prepared to order, if only main courses are ordered without starters, expect a 25-30 minute wait.
Sparkling Wines & Champagne

Ponte Di Rialto Prosecco

£22.50

Light, refreshing, citrusy.

Champagne Georges Gardet, Brut Tradition

£45.00

"Proper champagne", plenty of bottle age.

Champagne Taittinger, Grande Reserve

£65.00

Massively impressive vintage Champagne - full flavoured with hints of brioche.

Champagne Pol Roger, Reserve

£75.00

Champagne Charles Gardet Vintage

£80.00

Full flavoured, hints of brioche.

Champagne Veuve Clicquot Brut NV

£85.00

Champagne Laurent-Perrier Brut Rose

£90.00

Iconic, gorgeous, strawberry flavour.

Champagne Bollinger, Grande Annee 2007

£130.00

Dom Perignon

£150.00

The King of Champagnes.
White

Catarratto/Pinot Grigio 2017

£18.95

Refreshing, herbal hints.

Domaine de Pellehaut, Cotes de Gascogne 2017

£20.95

Explodes with flavour.

Sauvignon Blanc, Makutu 2017

£25.00

Fruit flavours, exceptionally dry.

Picpoul de Pinet, Domaine la Serre 2017, France

£24.00

Crisp, fresh, minerally.

Torrontes, Quara Estate, Argentina

£27.50

Aromatic, dry, hint of sweetness.

Gavi La Battistina 2017, Italy

£28.00

Textured, nutty.

Chardonnay, Chavant, South Africa

£29.50

Pinot Gris, Esk Valley 2017, New Zealand

£30.00

Aromatic, rich, fresh.

Chateau Argadens, Bordeaux, France

£32.00

Menetou Salon, Domaine du Prieur 2016, France

£37.00

Chablis, Domaine de Vauroux, France

£39.50

Flinty, creamy, bone dry.

Viognier, Arendsig, South Africa

£45.00

Balanced, great length.

Pazo Senorans, Albarino, Spain

£47.50

Intense, aromatic.

St Aubin, 1er cru La Chatenniere, Domaine Thomas, France

£59.50

Full flavored, oaky, strong fruit flavours.

St Aubin, 1er cru La Chatenniere, Domaine Thomas, France

£59.50

Hugely impressive White Burgundy from the best vineyard in St Aubin; full flavoured with ripe fruit underpinned by new oak.

Sancerre, Cuvee d’Antan, Domaine Henri Bourgeois 2016

£70.00

18 month oak matured, old school.

Newton Unfiltered Chardonnay 2015

£75.00

Elegant, restrained.

Puligny Montrachet, 1er cru Les Chalumeaux 2010

£112.00

Rich, intense, mineral.
Rose

St Laurand Rose 2017

£18.95

Light, dry, easy to drink.

Domaine de la Bastide, Cotes du Rhone 2017, France

£23.00

Full flavoured, dry.

The Emily 2017, South Africa

£29.95

Balanced, easy to drink.

Whispering Angel, Cotes de Provence 2018

Red

St Laurand, Carignan/Merlot 2015

£18.95

Hint of spice, flavoursome.

Rioja, Manzanos Tempranillo 2017

£20.95

Vibrant, well structured, round.

Kaleu Malbec 2017

£21.95

Satisfying, juicy.

Castillo de Jumilla Monastrell 2016, Spain

£22.00

Full flavoured, juicy.

Visan, Cotes du Rhone Villages 2017, France

£24.00

Terra d'Alter Touriga Nacional 2016, Portugal

£28.00

Full of depth and character.

Chateau Argadens, Bordeaux Superieur, France

£32.00

Bourgogne Rouge, Roche de Bellene 2014

£36.00

Los Haroldos Reserve Malbec

£38.00

Shiraz, Redman Estate

£42.00

Rioja Gran Reserva, Vina Marro 2011, Spain

£45.00

Long, complex, hints of oak.

Barolo, Alasia 2013, Italy

£47.50

Refreshing acidity, layers of violets.

Cotes de Nuits Villages, Domaine Bellene 2014, France

£55.00

Red fruit flavour, hint of spice.

Chateauneuf du Pape, Chateau Fargueirol 2015, France

£60.00

Gutsy, peppery, mineral edge.

Amarone del Fondatore 2014

£85.00

Smooth, well rounded, floral notes, dry finish.

Morey St Denis, Pascal Marchand 2013

£85.00

Chateau Poujeaux, Moulis 2009

£112.00

Chateau La Dominique, Grand cru St. Emilion 2011

£120.00

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