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.

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 (V)

£6.25

Chargrilled focaccia, multi seed baguette, French stick, chargrilled focaccia, olives, cold-pressed olive oil and aged balsamic reduction with salted butter.

Twice Baked Souffle (V)

£8.25

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

Broccoli & Blue Cheese Soup (GFA)

£7.95

Roasted broccoli & blue cheese soup with blue cheese crumble served with homemade bread, chili & lemon butter.

King Prawns (GFA)

£8.95

Pan fried king prawns with chili, lemon, garlic, ginger and parsley butter served with chargrilled garlic bread.

B&C Ploughman's Box (To Share for 2)

£16.25

Sea salt and chili sausage roll, piccalilli, brown sauce, croque moisture croquettes, chicken and black pudding terrine, cheddar scones and Timothy Taylors pickled onions.

Chicken & Black Pudding Terrine

£8.50

Black pudding croquettes, spiced apple chutney, apple jelly, crostini, crispy chicken skin and cashew.

Soft Shell Crab (GFA)

£9.95

Salt & pepper tempura soft shell crab, confit garlic aioli, smoked tomato chutney, sesame, served with a shallot, chilli and coriander salad.

Goats Cheese Gratine

£7.95

Caramelised goats cheese, beetroot puree, roast heritage beetroot, lavosh, black olive crumb and basil oil.

Superfood Salad

£6.50

Spinach, rocket and peashoots with roast butternut squash, charred broccoli, sundried tomatoes, pumpkin seeds and cashew nuts, with a lemon maple and yogurt dressing.

Scallops (GFA)

£11.95

Pan fired scallops, crispy pork belly, vegetable noodles, Asian dashi, chili, coriander and sesame.
Mains

Open Mixed Mushrooms Lasagna (V)

£15.95

Mixed mushrooms, shitake cream, spinach, truffle and parmesan, gratinated until golden brown.

Fillet of Salmon (CF)

£19.65

Pan roasted fillet of Salmon, shellfish bisque, fondant potato, clams, samphire and wilted garlic spinach.

Duo of Lamb

£24.45

Chargrilled Lamb rump and lamb chop, mograbihia couscous, caramelised onions, Jerusalem artichoke, smoked tomato and chilli jam, crispy onions, rose harissa, mint yogurt.

Ribeye Steak (GFA)

£24.45

Chargrilled ribeye steak, bone marrow, garlic and parsley butter, chunky chips, portobello mushroom, onion rings, confit tomato and dressed seasonal leaves.

Roast Monkfish

£20.95

Thai style yellow prawn curry, udon noodles, Asian vegetables, stir fried bok choy and sesame dressing.

Lamb Rogan Josh

£17.15

Slow cooked lamb, hand selected spices, tomato, cream, braised saffron rice, naan bread and mango chutney.

Pork, Apple, Sage and Cider Pie

£15.95

with Champ mash and sage and cider jus.

Beef Cheek Bourguignon (GFA)

£18.65

12 hour braised beef cheek served with horseradish mash, pancetta, baby onions, garlic, red wine, root vegetable puree, served with braised leek and carrot.

Venison

£22.50

Pan roasted Venison loin, celriac pure, wilted spinach potato and celriac dauphinoise, venison jus.

Chicken Cannelloni

£14.95

Chicken, wild mushroom and leek cannelloni with celeriac puree, gratinated until golden brown.
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

Banoffee & Lime Eton Mess

£8.50

Meringue, mascarpone mousse, dulce de leche, banana and rum compote, charred pineapple and caramelised banana.

Dark Chocolate Mousse

£8.50

Chocolate granola, honeycomb, strawberry jelly and dehydrated strawberry.

Apple and Raisin Crumble

£7.50

Apple, raisin and cinnamon crumble, créme anglaise, shortbread and almond crumble.

Sticky Toffee Pudding

£7.85

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

White chocolate Panna Cotta

£7.90

Rhubarb and ginger puree, poached rhubarb lozenges, stem ginger and almond crumb.

Steamed Treacle Sponge pudding

£7.45

Steamed treacle sponge pudding with brandy créme anglaise.

Fondant

£8.75

Chocolate orange fondant with clotted cream ice cream.

Cheese

£9.50

Shropshire Blue, ragstone and Somerset brie with quince jelly, pickled grapes & celery, served with assorted biscuits.

Ice Cream/Sorbet Selection

£6.95

Ice cream:- Vanilla, clotted cream, pistachio, honeycomb Sorbet:-Blackcurrant, raspberry, passionfruit.
Speciality Tea

English Breakfast

£2.20

Jasmine Pear

£2.95

Triple Mint

£2.95

Lemongrass & Ginger

£2.95

Chamomile

£2.95

Berry & Hibiscus

£2.95

Speciality Coffee

Americano

£3.25

Single Espresso

£2.65

Double Espresso

£3.25

Cappuccino

£3.25

Latte

£3.25

Hot Chocolate

£3.25

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.
Starters

Twice Baked Souffle (V)

£8.25

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

King Prawn (GFA)

£8.95

Pan fried king prawns with chilli, lemon, garlic, ginger & parsley butter served with chargrilled garlic bread.

Chicken & Black Pudding Terrine

£8.50

Black pudding croquettes, spiced apple chutney, apple jelly, apple puree, crispy chicken skin and cashew.

Bell and Cross Chicken Wings

£5.95

Roasted chicken wings in a choice of 3 marinades; BBQ, Cajun, chilli and salt.
Mains

Open Mixed Mushrooms Lasagna

£14.00

Mixed mushrooms, shitake cream, spinach, truffle and parmesan, gratinated until golden brown.

Lamb Rogan Josh

£15.00

Slow cooked lamb, hand selected spices, tomato, cream, braised saffron rice, naan bread and mango chutney.

B&C PIE

£16.45

12 hour braised steak, ale and red wine puff pastry pie, champ mash, roasted root vegetables and a jug of gravy.

Fish & Chips

£11.00

Lightly battered fillet of haddock, chunky chips, tartar sauce and smashed peas.

Sausage & Mash

£10.00

Locally sourced sausages, creamed potato, caramelized onions and red wine jus.

Seafood Linguini

£12.00

King prawn, crayfish and crab linguini bound in a rich tomato sauce drizzled with herb oil.

Chunky Chilli

£12.00

Steak chilli, hand selected spices, kidney beans, saffron rice, tomato salsa and guacamole.

B&C Burger

£12.00

Lamb Kofta

£9.00

Char grilled lamb koftas, pitta bread, pickle cabbage, onion, tomato and lettuce, sriracha mayo.

Beef lasagna

£6 - For up to 6 people £30 or 2 for £50

Beef mince in a rich tomato sauce layered with pasta sheets and cheese sauce.

Fish Pie For 1 Person

£6 - For Up to 6 People £30 or 2 for £50

Salmon, haddock, cod and hake in white wine sauce, topped with mashed potatoes and green veg.

Cottage Pie For 1 Person

£6 - For Up to 6 People £30 or 2 for £50

Beef mince, carrot, celery and onion, in a rich grave sauce, topped with mashed potato and green veg.

Roast Chicken, Roast Sirloin of Beef and Pork (only served on Sunday)

£14.95

All served with roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding, roast carrots and parsnips, seasonal vegetables and pan juice gravy. Available until it's gone.
Sides

Onion ring

£3

Poutine

£5.95

Canadian style “dirty fries” crispy pork, gravy, spring onions and cheese.

Cheesy fries

£3.50

Burnt end mash

£5

Beef cheek burnt ends red wine jus and mashed potatoes.

Seasonal greens

£3.50

Desserts

Sticky Toffee Pudding

£7.50

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

Chocolate Brownie

£8.00

Gooey dark & white chocolate brownie with chocolate sauce.

Apple and Raisin Crumble

£7.50

Apple, raisin and cinnamon crumble, custard, shortbread and almond crumble.

Steamed Treacle Sponge Pudding

£7.50

Steamed treacle sponge pudding with brandy crème anglaise.
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

Bread and Olive Selection

£6.25

Chargrilled Focaccia, multi seed baguette, French tick, olives, cold pressed olive oil and aged balsamic reduction with salted butter.

B&C Ploughman’s box (To Share for 2)

£16.25

Sea salt and chilli sausage roll, piccalilli, brown sauce, croquet moisture croquettes, chicken and black pudding terrine, cheddar scones & Timothy Taylors pickled onions.

Baked Camembert

£13.95

Slowly Baked in the box Camembert, confit garlic, honey and walnut lavosh, crudités and rustic breads.

Frito Misto

£16.75

Squid, Cod and Red Mullet lightly seasoned, floured and deep fried until golden brown served with seaweed and garlic aioli.
Light bites

Asian style pork belly bites

£5.75

Confit pork, hoisin sauce, spring onions, chilli, coriander and crispy onions.

Golden Cods Cheeks

£6.25

Panko bread crumbed cods cheeks, fried till golden brown served with tartar sauce.

B&C Hot Salt N Chilli Sausage Roll

£4.50

Our own brown sauce.

Croque Moisure Croquettes

£5.75

Ham, greyer cheese, cornichon, béchamel, Dijon croquettes served with smoked tomato sauce.

B&C Poutine

£5.95

Canadian style “dirty fries” crispy pork, gravy, spring onion and cheese.
Bar food

B&C Fish and Chips

£13.90

Lightly battered fillet of haddock, crispy chips, tartar sauce and smashed peas.

Cottage Pie

£13.90

Classic cottage pie served with peas and gravy.

Sausage and Mash

£13.90

Locally sourced sausages, creamed potato, caramelised onions and red wine jus.

Seafood Linguini

£13.90

King Prawn, crayfish and crab linguine bound in a rich tomato sauce drizzled with herb oil.
Sandwiches

Steak Sandwich

£9.50

Chargrilled rump steak, caramelised onion, wholegrain mustard mayo, pea shoots and chips.

Veggie Flat Bread

£7.95

Chargrilled halloumi, smoked chilli jam, guacamole, cajun spiced roasted vegetables and chips.

Sausage and Onion

£7.95

Roasted sausages, caramelised onions and red wine gravy.

Smoke Salmon

£8.25

Lock Fyn smoked salmon, pickled cucumber, chive creme fraiche and cracked black pepper served with chips.
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.
Mains

Goujons

£8.50

Breadcrumb chicken goujons, skinny fries and peas.

Tomato Linguine

£6.50

Buttered linguine, tomato sauce and parmesan.

Steak

£9.00

Chargrilled steak, skinny fries and peas.

Fish & Chips

£8.50

Tempura battered fish goujons, skinny fries and peas.

Bell & Cross Mac N Cheese

£6.50

Macaroni pasta 3 cheese sauce, toasted breadcrumbs, melted cheese.
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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