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The Lord Nelson Inn 

at Besthorpe

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We serve meals every evening from 6.30pm 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


Soup of the Day

Served with a crusty roll.


Duck and Port Pâté

A traditional pâté, served with toast.


Prawn Cocktail

Prawns in a Marie-rose sauce on a bed of salad leaves, served with brown bread.


Smoked Mackerel

Smoked mackerel with lemon and parsley, served on a bed of salad leaves with horseradish sauce.


Garlic Mushrooms

Deep-fried crispy coated mushrooms, served with a garlic mayonnaise dip.


Oriental King Prawns

Tiger prawns wrapped in filo pastry, deep-fried and served with a sweet chilli dip.


Spicy Chicken

Spicy chicken wings served with a barbecue sauce.


Brie Wedges

Breaded brie wedges, deep-fried and served with redcurrant jelly.









Main Courses

All main courses are served with a choice of chips, cheddar mash or new potatoes, and fresh vegetables of the day, or if you prefer, a salad.


Rump Steak

8oz rump steak cooked to your liking and served with mushrooms and onion rings.


Sirloin Steak

10oz sirloin steak cooked to your liking and served with mushrooms and onion rings.


Ribeye Steak

10oz ribeye steak cooked to your liking and served with mushrooms and onion rings.


Why not have a sauce with your steak?


Creamy Stilton Sauce

Cracked Black Peppercorn Sauce 

Brandy and Mushroom Sauce


Gammon Steak

10oz horseshoe gammon steak, served with grilled pineapple and a fried egg.


Pork Fillet

Pan-fried medallions of pork with a honey and mustard sauce.


Cajun Chicken

Cajun-spiced chicken breast fillet served with a hot salsa.


Chicken & Stilton

Chicken breast fillet served with a creamy stilton cheese sauce.


Beef & Guinness Pie

Tender beef and Guinness pie with a shortcrust pastry lid.


Lamb Shank

Delicious lamb shank in mint gravy.


Salmon Fillet

A poached fillet of salmon, served with hollandaise sauce.


Cajun Salmon

Cajun-spiced oven-baked fillet of salmon, served with a hot salsa.



Breaded whole-tail scampi, served with tartare sauce.


Brie, Potato, Courgette & Almond Crumble

A thick creamed Brie sauce with layers of potato and courgette topped with a breadcrumb,

almond, cheese, sesame seed and parsley crumble.


Sweet Potato, Chickpea & Spinach Curry

Served with pilau rice, poppadums and mango chutney.


Creamy Cheese & Broccoli Bake

Broccoli florets and potato slices in a creamy cheese sauce.





















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