You can’t go wrong with a roast!
This dish was ordered from our waitress who then informed us when it was ready and waiting up at the hot plate.
I then chose my vegetables, just like everyone else.
Unfortunately my salmon was overcooked around the edges as if it had been left keeping warm for too long.
My husband headed straight for the carvery. But then he is training for the London Marathon and saw this meal out as a chance to stock up on fuel to burn off on a long run the following day.
A special menu is available for children under ten offering a smaller version of the adult carvery, vegetarian options or chicken breast and mash followed by ice cream with a choice of toppings or jelly.
The meal deal is good value as it includes the carvery, a drink and ice cream for £ 5.69.
My five- year- old son, who is usually quite fussy about meat, happily polished off his slices of gammon and the accompanying veg. If your child is under three they can have a small plate at the table and share some of your meal.
The menu starters were typical pub grub fare. I know it’s a bit naff but I can’t resist a prawn cocktail and this one, served with bread and butter, (£ 3.29) was tasty enough.
Duncan chose the Caesar Salad (£ 2.99), which was pleasant enough, although the croutons were a touch soft.
If you still have room, ice cream sundaes ( from £ 3.69) are a speciality here. Hot puddings such as fruit crumble and treacle sponge come with a bottomless custard jug, which sounded intriguing.
Elsewhere on the menu I found profiteroles with Bel-