Beautifully refurbished restaurant

with a vintage feel


Gourmet homemade food for lunch and dinner

Varied menus available:


Oldest surviving hostelry in the old village of Glazebury


How To Sneak More Veg Into Your Kids

Most children turn up their noses at vegetables at some stage of their childhood; some just seem to dislike them full stop, others seem to major on the ‘food powerplay’ involved and will eat them one day and refuse them the next. Children’s taste buds change throughout childhood so they can go from hating something to liking it…

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November 27, 2015

What is Quinoa & How To Cook It

Quinoa (pronounced ‘keen­wah’ if you’re pernickety about these things) is actually a seed but is generally considered a whole grain and is prepared in a similar way (think barley or rice).  It has traditionally been grown and eaten by the indigenous people of the Andes region of South America for thousands of years, with Peru, Ecuador and…

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November 13, 2015

Easy Lunchbox Ideas

Ten weeks into the school year and we’re guessing that you ran out of ideas for the children’s packed lunches in week two! Lack of imagination isn’t helped by the changing whims and fancies of the recipients of the lunch. “Jessica (current BFF) doesn’t like houmous – she says it smells like feet” “I don’t like brown…

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November 6, 2015

What’s In Season

The reasons for eating seasonal food are many and various:- Better for the environment – food that is grown according to the seasons in our surrounding area has travelled a relatively short distance compared to the all year round veg that we import (often by air) from warmer climes. This results in much lower ‘food miles’, a…

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October 30, 2015

Understanding Cuts of Beef

Knowing which cuts of meat are suitable for which method of cooking can be a minefield especially when cookery books, butchers and restaurants often use different terminology.  On a very basic level, knowing whereabouts on the animal the cut of meat is from should give you a clue as to how it should be cooked:­ muscles on…

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October 23, 2015