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good booze is at the heart of what we do

Whether you're a stickler for the well known or keen to adventure your way through the latest craft brews, we've got something great for you. We always carry cask ales, regularly changing. On the bar today…

Bombardier ABV 4.1% Bombardier practically marches up to the doors of taste and boots them in. This triple gold medal winning real ale combines peppery aromas with the perfect balance of malty richness, tangy hops and sultana fruit on the palate; with a long, soft, spicy finish. Spicy and fruity…Bang On!.

Adnams Ghost Ship ABV 4.5% This pale ale has a good assertive pithy bitterness and malty backbone, made with Citra and a blend of other American hops to create some great citrus flavours

Tribute ABV 4.2% The South West’s favourite beer. Tribute is a huge supporter of sport in the region. It is the official beer of South West Rugby Union, sponsor of both Somerset & Gloucestershire County Cricket Clubs, the Cornish Pilot Gig Association as well as a keen supporter of Plymouth Argyle & Exeter City football clubs. Customers and publicans love Tribute as it’s light, hoppy, zesty, easy to drink and consistently delicious.

London Pride ABV 4.70% 4.30 Fuller’s London Pride is an award-winning classic. A rich, smooth and wonderfully balanced beer, its distinctive malty base is complemented by well developed hop character, from adding Target, Challenger and Northdown varieties to the brew.

wine list

WHITE WINES

 
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175ml            250ml            Bottle

La Coste, Trebbiano 2016 • Italy                                                       4.90            6.50             19.25

Aromas and flavours of apples and pears with some citrus fruits

 

Valdivieso,Sauvignon Blanc 2016 • Chile                                        5.95         7.90           23.50            

This is a crisp and aromatic Sauvignon Blanc with lots of citrus and gooseberry aromas

 

Cap Cette,Picpoul De Pinet 2016 • France                                       6.20            8.20             24.50  

Well balanced flavours of white flowers, nice minerality in the mouth

 

Riff, Pinot Grigio 2017 • Italy                                                      6.70            9.10      26.95                

A soft Pinot Grigio with gentle fruit flavours, including green apple and citrus fruit, with notes of honey.

 

Kung Fu Girl, Riesling 2017 • USA                                                      6.90     9.40     27.95

White peach, mandarin orange and apricot with a core of minerality that makes this dry Riesling shimmer with energy and freshness. 

 

Millton Opou, Riesling 2016 • New Zealand                                    7.40     9.75     29.00

This wine has a bright character with pear and citrus aromatics of lime, lemon and grapefruit. The palate is balanced with a brisk acidic finish

 

La Cote Blanche Eric Louis, Sancerre 2015 • France                                                         35.00

A herbaceous, citrus nose with a hint of apple. Full and rich on the palate, ripe fruit flavour with a zingy freshness                                    

ROSE

175ml            250ml         Bottle

Lamberti, Pinot Grigio blush 2017 • Italy                                          5.70            7.50            22.50

 Pale and light with subtle raspberry and strawberry notes adding to classic lemon and apple Pinot Grigio notes. 

Mirabeau, Provence Rose 2016 • France                                           6.90            9.40            27.95

Bright colour, floral and fruity on the nose with a long finish

CHAMPAGNE AND FIZZ

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Vaporetto -  Prosecco • Italy                                                               5.30         28.50

Straw yellow with light green hints. It is a fine and persistent wine with flavours and

aromas of fruity apple and light hints of apricot and citrus. It has floral notes of meadow

flowers and is fresh and pleasant

                                                                                     

Laurent Perrier Rose • France                                                                         84.00

Precise and very crisp with a lasting impression of freshness and hints of soft red fruits.

Intensely fruity flavours, it has a long length and is rounded and supple on the finish

 

RED WINES

175ml         250ml      Bottle

Fico Grande, Sangiovese 2017• Italy                                         4.90         6.50         19.25

It is medium-bodied and has crisp flavours of red cherries, with hints of fresh herbs. Like a lot of Italian reds, it is great with food.

 

Valdivieso, Merlot 2018 . Chile                                    6.15    8.10    24.95

Sweet rich plummy fruit with a hint of spice. Full bodied, hints of cocoa and vanilla flavours. 

 

Tilia Malbec 2016 • Argentina                                                      6.50         8.70        25.95

This medium-bodied, easy drinking red wine has aromas and flavours of plum, blackberry and dark chocolate, with a hint of pepper and spice

 

Little Yering, Shiraz Viognier 2016 • Australia                         6.80        9.25         27.00

Aromas and flavours of ripe juicy, dark fruits such as blueberry and blackberry mixed in with some savoury notes of cracked black pepper. A concentrated, full-bodied wine with a spicy finish                                    

 

Velvet Devil, Merlot, 2016 • USA                                             7.50    10.10        29.95

This smooth Merlot offers pure velvet, deep and delicious black fruit, cedar, tobacco and cassis. It conveys concentrated richness and yet purity and focus.