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The Lord Nelson Inn 

at Besthorpe

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We serve meals every evening from 6.00pm to 9.00pm (7.00pm to 9.00pm on Sundays).  


Booking is advised to avoid disappointment. As all our dishes are prepared to order you might experience a wait during busy times.

Evening Menu

Starters


Soup of the day served with a bread roll & butter                                                                                                           

Homemade chicken liver pâté with clarified butter and pink peppercorns served with toast                    

Breaded wedge of brie served with a cranberry and orange jam and dressed leaves 

 

King prawns in tomato and chilli sauce with wilted spinach and toasted ciabatta

                                       

Prawn cocktail with lime and dill mayonnaise, served with wholemeal bread                                            

 

Pan-fried button mushrooms bound in a creamy garlic and chive sauce, presented on a thick slice of toast                                                                                                                                                                             



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£6.00


Main Courses

 

From the char-grill

 

All our steaks are locally sourced by our butchers F Doncaster of Newark and aged for 28 days.

All steaks served with hand-cut chips, dressed salad and roasted vine tomatoes.

 

8oz ribeye steak with sautéed mushrooms, beer-battered onion rings

                   

16oz rump steak with sautéed mushrooms, beer-battered onion rings                                                                   

6oz fillet steak with sautéed mushrooms, beer-battered onion rings                                                                

16oz gammon steak with 2 free range fried eggs or grilled pineapple                                                                       

 

Burgers

 

Nelson burger 8oz beef burger with bacon and cheddar served in a seeded bun with 2 beer-battered onion rings, skinny fries, home-made chutney and dressed leaves                                                                                       

Cajun chicken burger Cajun chicken butterfly breast fillet with salsa, served in a seeded bun with sweet potato fries, garlic mayonnaise and dressed leaves                                                                                                                      

Vegetarian burger Grilled halloumi and chargrilled vegetables in a seeded bun, served with sweet potato fries, home-made chutney and dressed leaves                                                                                                        

 

Fish


Breaded wholetail Whitby scampi with tartare sauce, hand-cut chips and side salad                                      

Pan-fried sea bass in lemon butter sauce, with crushed new potatoes, broad beans and garden peas

     

Oven-baked salmon fillet served on a bed of linguine with a creamy lemon and spinach sauce, garnished with roasted vine tomatoes                                                                                                                                                    

 

Vegetarian


Cream cheese and broccoli bake served with buttered new potatoes and seasonal vegetables


Sweet potato, chick pea and spinach curry with pilau rice, popadoms and mango chutney


Quorn sausages with onion gravy with chive mash and seasonal vegetables

 


Pub Classics


Steak and ale pie slowly cooked tender chunks of beef in a real ale gravy encased in shortcrust pastry, served with hand-cut chips                                                                                                                                                                                  

Chicken breast with Stilton sauce served on a bed of crushed new potatoes


Lincolnshire sausages and mash prime Lincolnshire sausages served on a bed of chive mash, with red wine & roasted onion gravy       


Beef Chilli * beef mince in a chilli sauce with kidney beans and peppers, served with fluffy white rice and home-made nachos                     


Ham & Eggs * generous slices of home-cooked ham, served cold with hand-cut chips and 2 free-range fried eggs and garnished with roasted vine tomatoes                                                  


Lamb shank slow-cooked lamb shank in a rich rosemary and mint gravy, served on a bed of chive mash


All pub classics are served with fresh seasonal vegetables except those marked *.

 

Sides and Sauces


Hand-cut chips                      

Cheddar Mash                     

Sweet potato fries                   

Seasonal vegetables                  

Side salad                                  

Beer battered onion rings (5)

Sautéed Mushrooms                    

Cheddar & Chive Sauce           

Peppercorn Sauce                     

Blue Cheese Sauce                     

Mushroom Sauce                  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Followed by a choice of desserts and coffees from the blackboard...