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Specimen menu only – Subject to change 

Served from 11:30am

To Start

Please see the Blackboard for more starter specials

Nibbles – £2.50 per person

Home-made focaccia, a pot of marinated olives, olive oil and balsamic

Today’s Home-made Soup (please ask server) – £4.95

Served with a warm roll and butter, please see blackboard

Home Pressed Brawn – £6.95 

Pressed pork terrine with pear and quince chutney and cornichons

Home-made Smoked Mackerel Pate – £6.95

With beetroot and horseradish relish, ciabatta toast and dressed leaves

Prawns in Marie Rose Sauce – £6.95

Served on baby gem leaves with toasted croutes

Carpaccio of Beef – £7.95

Simply served with peppery wild rocket, parmesan shavings and cep oil

Salt and Pepper Fried Squid Rings – £6.50

Served with a chipotle mayonnaise

Goats Cheese Crottin – £6.95

Panned baby goats cheese with tomato and orange fondue and dressed rocket

Vegetarian Meze – £6.95 For One or £11.95 For Two Sharing

Comprising of home-made hoummous, tzatziki, babaghanoush (aubergine & cumin dip) flatbreads and olives


 Sunday Favorites

Traditional Sunday Roasts 

Topside of local Beef – £11.95

Loin of Norfolk Pork – £10.95

Roast Norfolk Turkey Breast, with sage & onion stuffing – £10.95

Chestnut and Cranberry Nut Roast (v) – £10.95

Child’s mini roast – £6.95

All the above served with Yorkshire pudding, roast and mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables, cauliflower cheese and gravy

Steak and Ale Pie – £13.95

Tender beef slow braised in a rich, ale gravy, encased in shortcrust and puff pastry, served with mashed potato, garden peas, carrots and gravy

Bird in Hand Steak Burger – £12.95

Served in a bun, topped with melted cheese, red onion, dill pickle, baby gem leaves and served with chunky chips

Homemade Beef Lasagne – £12.95

Layers of tender pasta, rich ragu sauce, creamy bechamel and melted cheddar topping, served simply with a dressed side salad and chunky chips

Chilli Beef Burritos – £12.95

Minced beef in a tomato sauce with melted cheddar, sour cream and pickled chilli, in a soft white tortilla, served with a dressed salad garnish

Traditional Shepherd’s Pie – £12.95

Minced lamb in a rich gravy topped with creamy mash, served with seasonal vegetables


Sandwiches and Wraps

Choose your bread…..

Soft floured wrap, seeded brown roll or ciabatta

Now choose your filling……

· Prawns in Marie Rose sauce – £6.95

· Roasted Mediterranean vegetables, basil sauce and melted cheese (V) – £6.25

· Roasted turkey and cranberry sauce, stuffing, mayonnaise and baby gem – £6.95

· Home-made corned beef with mustard mayonnaise and dill pickles – £6.95 

 · Mrs Temple’s Wells Alpine cheese served with home made apple and sultana chutney, baby gem and a pot of Balsamic onions – £6.25

All served with dressed leaves, and homemade potato salad


Hot Sandwiches

Bacon and cheese hoagie – £6.95

Seeded roll filled with brie, mozzarella and gruyere, wrapped in streaky bacon and baked

Croque monsieur – £6.95

French ham and gruyere cheese toastie topped with gruyere cheese

Tomato Croque monsieur (V) – £6.50

Tomato and gruyere cheese toastie topped with gruyere cheese

Crispy chicken, rocket and sweet chilli wrap – £6.95


 Ciabatta Pizzas

Mozzarella and tomato (V) – £6.25 

Ham and mushroom – £6.50 

Parma ham and basil – £6.50 

Smoked salmon and crème fraiche – £6.95 

Grilled Mediterranean vegetable (V) – £6.25

All of the above served with salad garnish and coleslaw


Fish and Seafood

Please see the Blackboard for today’s fish specials

Bird in hand Fish Pie – £13.95

Salmon, smoked haddock and hard boiled egg in a creamy white wine and mustard sauce, topped with cheddar mash and simply served with a dressed side salad

Fish and Chips (please ask server) – £12.95

Crispy beer battered fresh fish, served with home-made tartar sauce, garden peas and chunky chips

Whole Tail Scampi – £12.95

Served with home-made tartar sauce, garden peas and chunky chips

Thai Crab and Sweetcorn Beignets – £11.95

Served with an Asian salad and sweet chilli and lemongrass dip

Vegetarian Choice

Bird In Hand Savoury Bread and Butter Pudding (V) – £12.95

Filled with leeks, pistachios and cashew nuts in Binham blue cheese sauce, served with chunky chips and a dressed salad

Veggie Burritos – £12.95

Quorn mince, with tomato sauce, sour cream, cheddar cheese and pickled chilli in a soft white tortilla, served with a dressed salad

Moroccan Aubergine Casserole – (V) & (Vegan) – £11.95

Aubergine with chick peas, potato, sweet red peppers and Moroccan spices served with couscous and curried sultanas

Side Orders

French Fries – £2.75

Chunky Chips – £2.75

Onion Rings – £2.50

Dressed Salad – £1.95

Seasonal Vegetables – £1.95

Home-made Focaccia – £1.95


 To Finish

Crème Catalan – £5.95

Orange infused set custard served with cardamom shortbread

Spotted Dick – £5.95

Steamed suet pudding with vanilla custard

Black Forest Gateaux – £5.95

Chocolate and cherry sponge on mixed berry coulis

Apple Tarte Tatin – £5.95

With cinnamon mascarpone

Classic Treacle Tart – £5.95

Served with crème Chantilly

Ice Cream Basket – £5.95

A trio of ice creams served in a tuille basket with a chocolate pencil

Sorbets – £5.95

A trio of fruit sorbets served in a tuille basket with a chocolate pencil

Local Cheese Platter – £7.95

A selection of local cheeses, served with home-made apple and raisin chutney, grapes and a selection of crackers


Tea’s and Coffee’s

Filter coffee – £2.00 
Americano – £2.25
Cappuccino – £2.50

Latte – £2.50
Espresso – £1.95

Pot of cream – £0.50
Extra shot of coffee – £0.50

Shot of syrup – £0.50
Liqueur coffee, with fresh cream – £4.30
Hot chocolate – £2.50
Luxury hot chocolate with whipped cream & marshmallows – £3.50
Pot of English breakfast tea with milk or lemon – £1.90
Pot of earl grey tea – £2.20
Fruit and herbal infusions – £1.90


 Food Allergies & Intolerances

If you have a food allergy or intolerance – Before you order your food please ask to see the Allergen Chart.

Please Note – All food is produced in a kitchen where gluten, nuts and other allergen are present.

Whilst care is taken, guarantees cannot be given that our food is safe for severe allergies.

Neither can guarantees be given that no errors or omissions have been made.