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THE RED LION

THE QUINTESSENTIAL ENGLISH BISTRO

ABOUT

Nestled in the heart of the beautiful village of Knapton is the picture postcard Red Lion gastropub. The Red Lion prides itself on producing mouth watering, traditional home cooked food using only the finest top quality ingredients. Every dish is prepared with fresh locally sourced ingredients by professionals who have a genuine passion and love of food. Annie Prescott, the head chef and proprietor of The Red Lion, has worked in some of the top establishments in the industry including Le Gavroche in London under the guidance of Michel Roux Jnr and The White Hart in Nayland in partnership with Michel Roux of The Waterside Inn. Annie has also cooked for two award winning pubs and she brings her wealth of talent, expertise and flair to create a truly unforgettable eating experience. Since 2009 when Annie Prescott took ownership, The Red Lion has been nominated for Yorkshire Life Food and Wine Awards and has won itself an entry into The Good Food Guide.

 

TRADITIONAL ENGLISH PUB MEALS

The Red Lion is all about serving delicious traditional English pub meals. The pub serves a full menu of starters, mains and desserts featuring all the classic pub favourites and a daily changing specials board full of seasonal dishes. With a warm and inviting atmosphere, The Red Lion offers fantastic value and unbeatable homemade traditional pub meals. So take the time to pay us a visit, you will be in for a treat.

 

CHRISTMAS MENU

CHRISTMAS OPENING TIMES

Festive menu available from
Friday 1st December to Saturday 23rd December
(Excluding Sundays)

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Music Quiz during December.
Thursday 7th, 14th & 21st December

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Christmas Eve
Sunday Carvery 12.00 – 2.30pm
Dinner from 6.00pm

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No Food Christmas Day
Bar Open 11.30 – 1.30pm only

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Closed 26th December

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Open Wednesday 27th, Thursday 28th,
Friday 29th & Saturday 30th as normal

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New Years Eve
Sunday Carvery 12.00 – 2.30pm
Dinner 6.00 – 8.30pm
Join us to see in the New Year!
Disco with DJ Barry

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Closed 1st & 2nd of January 2018

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Wednesday 3rd January 2018
Normal opening hours resume

CHRISTMAS MENU 2017

Starters

Roast Tomato Soup (v)
with Pesto & Mozzarella

Chicken & Duck Liver Pate
with Spiced Apricot Chutney & Prune Toast

Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese Roll
with Green Salad & Horseradish Crisps

Beetroot, Pear & Blue Cheese Arancini (v)
with Red Onion Marmalade

 

Main Courses

Traditional Turkey
with all the trimmings

Pan Roast Yorkshire Venison
with Rosti Potato, Roasted Root Vegetables
& Red Wine Jus

Pan Fried Fillet of Sea Trout
with Sautéed Gem Lettuce, Crushed New Potatoes,
Lemon & Caper Beurre Blanc

Festive Squash & Mushroom Jalousie (v)
with Roasted Vegetables

 

Desserts

Hawes Wensleydale (v)
with Christmas Cake

Mascarpone Panna Cotta
with Winter Berry Compot

‘Jaffa Cake’ Delice
with Orange Sorbet

Christmas Pudding (v)
with Brandy Sauce

Winter Mess (v)
with Nutty Meringue Kisses, Poached Pear
& Chestnut Rum Cream

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KEY

(v) = Vegetarian

Prices (Per Person)

2 Course Lunch £19.50 | 3 Course Lunch £22.95
2 Course Dinner £22.50 | 3 Course Dinner £25.95

Prices include Crackers, Filter Coffee & Dinky Mince Pies

MENU

MAIN MENU

Starters

Dish of Mixed Olives £3.95

Basket of Homemade Bread £3.75
with Dipping Oil & Balsamic

Hummus £4.25
with Bread Sticks

Chicken Liver Pate £5.95
with Pickle & Toast

Homemade Soup of the day £4.50

* Sautéed King Prawns in Garlic Butter £6.50

* Duck Spring Rolls £6.50
with Chilli & Spring Onion, Hoisin Dressing

* Smoked Mackerel Pate £6.50
with Beetroot Jam & Ciabatta Toast

* Black & White Sesame Seeded Chicken Strips £6.50
with Asian Slaw & Teriyaki

* Buffalo Mozzarella, Tomato & Pesto on Grilled Ciabatta £5.75

* Fishcakes £5.95
with Sweet Chilli Dip

* Beer Battered Fish Goujons £5.95
with Crushed Peas & Lemon Mayonnaise

* Dishes available as priced or as smaller sharing plates:
3 for £10.95 or 6 for £19.95

 

Sharing Plates

Fish Plate £9.95
Smoked mackerel, anchovies, prawns, fishcake & fish goujons, mayonnaise & homemade bread

Charcuterie Plate £9.95
Selection of cured meats with pickle, homemade bread & dipping oil

Antipasti £8.95
Mozzarella, sunblushed tomatoes, olives, capers, artichokes, homemade bread & dipping oil

 

Main Courses

Arancini £11.50
with Spring Onion, Chilli & Mature Cheddar, Red Onion
Marmalade & Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

Red Lion Curry with Steamed Rice
Vegetable (v) £10.95
Chicken £12.95
King Prawn £13.95
all served with poppadum & mango chutney

Beer Battered Haddock & Hand Cut Chips £10.95
with homemade tartare sauce

Red Lion Beef Burger £12.50
tomato & pepper relish, hand cut chips & green leaf salad
– add blue cheese, cheddar or chilli jam
£0.75

Homemade Pie of the day £10.95
with vegetables, new potatoes or hand cut chips

Gammon Steak & char-grilled Pineapple £13.95
with Crispy Poached Egg, Hand Cut Chips & Green Salad

 

Steaks

Sirloin Steak £21.50

Rib Eye Steak £21.50

Both served with Hand Cut Chips & Garlic Butter, green leaf salad or grilled tomato & mushroom

 

Steaks (extras)

Pepper Sauce £1.50

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SIDE ORDERS

Garden Peas £1.50

Mushy Peas £1.50

Onion Rings £3.50

Skinny Chips £3.50

Chunky Cut Chips £3.50

Garlic Bread £3.75

Garlic Bread with Cheese £4.50

Green leaf Salad £2.95

Coleslaw £3.25

Tomato & Red Onion Salad £3.75

Seasonal Vegetables £3.50

SANDWICHES & LIGHT BITES

Cold Sandwiches in Sliced White or Brown Bloomer

Roast Ham & Tomato £5.95

Egg Mayonnaise & Spring Onion (v) £5.25

Mature Cheddar & Homemade Chutney (v) £5.25

Tuna Mayonnaise & Cucumber £5.50

Prawn & Marie Rose £5.95

Small cup of soup £2.00

 

Hot Sandwiches

Mozzarella, Tomato & Pesto Ciabatta Melt (v) £7.50

Tuna & Cheese Ciabatta Melt £7.75

Chorizo, Chilli Jam & Mahon Cheese Ciabatta Melt £7.75

Prosciutto Ham, Brie & Red Onion Marmalade Melt £7.75

Fish Goujon Sandwich in a White Bap with Tartare Sauce £6.50

 

All sandwiches served with green leaf salad & homemade crisps

 

Omelette – Choice of 2 fillings £7.50
Ham, mushroom, onion, tomato or cheese with
green leaf salad & hand cut chips

Egg ‘n Chips £4.95
Bowl of hand cut skinny chips topped with fried eggs

 

Grazing Plates

Ploughman’s £9.95
Selection of cheeses, cooked ham, homemade pickle,
green leaf salad, tomato, apple & homemade bread

Fish Plate £9.95
Smoked mackerel, anchovies, prawns, fishcake & fish goujons
with mayonnaise & homemade bread

Charcuterie Plate £9.95
Selection of cured meats with pickle, homemade bread & dipping oil

Antipasti £8.95
Mozzarella, sunblushed tomatoes, olives & capers, artichokes,
homemade bread & dipping oil

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DESSERT MENU

Sticky Date Cake with Salted Caramel Sauce £5.50
and banana sorbet

Bread & Butter Pudding £5.50
with custard

Fruit Crumble £5.50
with custard, cream or Ice Cream

Warm Chocolate Brownie £5.50
with rocky road Ice Cream

Knapton Mess with Meringue Kisses £5.50
with Chantilly cream red fruit compote

‘Yorvale’ Ice Cream & Sorbets £4.75
Vanilla, Chocolate, Toffee, Strawberry, Diabetic Vanilla, Lemon & Raspberry Sorbet

Selection of Cheeses, Homemade Biscuits & Apple & Tomato Chutney £5.95

Extra jug of custard or scoop of ice cream £1.25

Filter Coffee & Homemade Petit Fours £3.95

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KEY

(v) = Vegetarian
(n) = Contains Nuts

Food Allergies & Intolerances:
Before ordering please speak to our staff about your requirements

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OPENING TIMES

FOOD SERVED

OPENING TIMES

Monday
Afternoon: Closed
Evening: 6.00 – 11.00pm

Tuesday to Saturday
Afternoon: 12.00 – 3.00pm
Evening: 6.00 – 11.00pm

Sunday
Afternoon: 12.00 – 4.00pm
Evening: Closed

Monday
Lunch: Closed
Dinner: 6.00 – 8.30pm

Tuesday to Thursday
Lunch: 12.00 – 2.00pm
Dinner: 6.00 – 8.30pm

Friday & Saturday
Lunch: 12.00 – 2.00pm
Dinner: 6.00 – 9.00pm

Sunday (Carvery only)
Lunch: 12.00 – 2.30pm
Dinner: Closed

Monday
Afternoon: Closed
Evening: 6.00 – 11.00pm

Tuesday to Saturday
Afternoon: 12.00 – 3.00pm
Evening: 6.00 – 11.00pm

Sunday
Afternoon: 12.00 – 4.00pm
Evening: Closed

FOOD SERVED

Monday
Lunch: Closed
Dinner: 6.00 – 8.30pm

Tuesday to Thursday
Lunch: 12.00 – 2.00pm
Dinner: 6.00 – 8.30pm

Friday & Saturday
Lunch: 12.00 – 2.00pm
Dinner: 6.00 – 9.00pm

Sunday (Carvery only)
Lunch: 12.00 – 2.30pm
Dinner: Closed

Please Note
For table reservations within the next 48-hours PLEASE CALL 01904 793957.
For all other enquires please use the form below.

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The Red Lion

The Red Lion Main Street, Knapton, York YO26 6QG