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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.

Main Menu

Starters

 

Soup of the day served with a bread roll & butter                                                                                                                  £4.75


Homemade chicken liver & brandy pâté with clarified butter and pink peppercorns served with caramelised onion chutney and toast                                                                                                                                                                          £5.50


Breaded brie wedges served with a cranberry sauce and dressed leaves                                                           £6.25


Spicy chicken wings with barbecue sauce and dressed leaves                                                                          £5.50


Prawn cocktail with lime and dill mayonnaise, served with wholemeal bread                                                                £6.25


Thai style sweet chilli fishcakes served with garlic mayonnaise and dressed leaves                                  £6.00

 

 

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 rump steak with sautéed mushrooms and beer-battered onion rings                                                                       £14.75


8oz ribeye steak with sautéed mushrooms and beer-battered onion rings                                                                     £18.75


16oz rump steak with sautéed mushrooms and beer-battered onion rings                                                                     £19.75


16oz gammon steak with 2 free range fried eggs or grilled pineapple                                                                             £11.75


Nelson burger 8oz beef burger with bacon and cheddar served in a seeded bun with 2 beer-battered onion rings, hand-cut chips, home-made chutney and dressed leaves                                                                                                             £11.75

 

Pub Classics

 

Breaded wholetail Whitby scampi * with tartare sauce, hand-cut chips and side salad                                                £9.75


Beer-battered cod fillet * served with hand-cut chips and mushy peas                                                                           £10.75


Salmon fillet with hollandaise sauce, served with buttered new potatoes                                                                      £11.75


Salmon fillet with sweet chilli, lime and coriander sauce, served with pilau rice                                                         £11.75


Steak and Guinness pie, slowly cooked tender chunks of beef in a real ale gravy encased in shortcrust pastry, served 

with chive mash                                                                                                                                                                          £10.75


Chicken breast with Stilton sauce served on a bed of chive mash                                                                                   £10.75


Chicken jalfrezi, served with pilau rice, popadoms and mango chutney                                                                        £10.25


Doncaster’s Lincolnshire sausages prime Lincolnshire sausages served on a bed of chive mash, with red wine & red onion gravy                                                                                                                                                                                   £9.75


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                                                                                                                                      £9.25


Lamb shank slow-cooked lamb shank in a rich rosemary and mint gravy, served on a bed of chive mash               £14.75


Cream cheese and broccoli bake (v) served with buttered new potatoes                                                                          £9.75


Sweet potato, spinach and chickpea curry* (v) served with pilau rice, popadoms and mango chutney                     £9.75


Vegetarian sausages with onion gravy (v) with chive mash                                                                                                £9.75


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

 

 

Sides and Sauces


Hand-cut chips                                     £2.00

Cheddar Mash                                      £2.50

Sweet potato fries                                 £2.50

Seasonal vegetables                             £2.00

Side salad                                              £1.75

Beer battered onion rings (5)             £2.50

Sautéed Mushrooms                           £2.00

Cheddar & Chive Sauce                     £2.50

Peppercorn Sauce                                £2.50

Stilton Sauce                                         £2.50


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