GF - GLUTEN FREE   V - VEGETARIAN

 

Starters

 

Deep Fried Whitebait served with a lemon mayo - £ 5.95

Homemade Chicken Liver Pate served with toast, onion marmalade & salad garnish - £6.50  GF
Homemade Soup served with fresh bread - £ 5.50   GF  V
King Prawn Cocktail finished with a marie rose dressing on a bed of fresh leaves - £ 6.95   GF
Smoked Salmon served with a wedge of  lemon, and fresh brown bread - £ 6.95   GF
Breaded Deep Fried Brie served with Cranberry Sauce and a salad garnish - £6.75   GF  V

Deep Fried Calamari Rings served with lemon mayo - £5.95

Garlic Roll – slightly toasted roll finished with a garlic butter - £2.50  GF  V

 

Sharing Starters

 

Tapas to Share - served with fresh bread and olives - £11.95

Fishy Sharing Starter - served with toast and lemon mayo - £11.95

Bread Board - fresh bread, balsamic vinegar and olives - £3.95   GF

 

Fish

 

Fish and Chips - fresh cod, deep fried in a golden beer batter served with chips, peas and homemade tartare sauce - £11.95   GF

Dishes below served with a choice of new potatoes, homemade chips or rice with seasonal vegetables or a side salad.

Fillet of Salmon - finished with a pesto drizzle - £14.95   GF

Seabass - pan fried with a lemon butter - £15.95   GF

 

Vegetarian

 

Risotto -  served with a side salad  (please ask  for the ingredient of the day) - £10.95   GF  V
Spaghetti of the Day - served with a side salad and parmesan (please ask for the ingredient of the day) - £10.95   GF  V
Vegetarian Moussaka - £11.95  GF

 

Steaks

All of our steaks are cut to order, lightly seasoned and chargrilled for perfection served with steak tomato, flat mushroom, a choice of new potatoes, homemade chips or rice with seasonal vegetables or a side salad

8oz Sirloin Steak - £17.95   GF

10oz Ribeye Steak - £19.85  GF

6oz Fillet Steak - £17.95  GF

8oz Fillet Steak - £19.95  GF

Surf and Turf - 6oz Fillet presented with king prawns finished with a cheddar cheese sauce - £21.95  GF

8oz Zebra - best cooked to the Chefs recommendation - £19.95  GF

If you would like a smaller or bigger steak please let us know

 

Gourmet Burgers

Served in a fresh brioche burger bun, red pepper mayo, tomato, gherkin and salad leaves, accompanied with homemade chips and monkslaw

Crocodile Burger - £11.95  GF

Ostrich Burger - £11.95

Wagyu Beef Burger - £11.95  GF

Steak Roll - £11.95  GF

Lemon and Herb Chicken Fillet Burger - £11.95  GF

Vegetarian Burger - flat mushroom, tomato, fried onions topped with melted mozzarella cheese - £10.95  GF  V

Sauces - £2.25

Peppercorn - Mushroom - Cheddar Cheese - Blue Cheese - Monkey Gland  GF 

Extras - £1.75

Cheese - Bacon - Jalapenos - Saute Onions

Chef's Specialities

 

Thai Style Chicken and Prawn Curry - served on a bed of rice - £13.95

Dishes below served with a choice of new potatoes, homemade chips or rice with seasonal vegetables

 

Chicken Chasseur - breast of chicken finished with a wild mushroom sauce - £14.95  GF

Pork Tenderloin - finished with an apple and cider sauce - £16.95  GF

Rump of Lamb - finished with a redcurrant and mint jus - £19.95  GF

Sides

Homemade Onion Rings - £2.50  GF  V

Bowl of Chips - £2.50  GF  V

Bowl of Cheesy Chips - £3.50  GF  V

Side Salad - £2.75  GF  V

Side of Vegetables - £3.25  GF  V

 

The Old Faithful's

Prawn and Salmon Salad - £11.95  GF

Cottage Pie - served with a side salad - £11.95  GF

Fishermans Pie - served with a side salad - £11.95

Lambs Liver - served with bacon, mash, gravy and vegetables - £11.95  GF

Gammon - served with chips and fresh farm eggs - £11.95  GF

Sausage and Mash - served with gravy and vegetables - £11.95

Chicken and Bacon Salad - with apple and walnut, finished with a sweet chilli sauce - £11.95  GF

West Country Ploughmans - any combination - £9.95  GF  V

cheddar cheese - blue cheese - ham - pate

10% OAP discount on all the above dishes on The Old Faitful Menu  Monday - Friday lunchtimes.

 

Rustic Rolls

Served with a side salad and monkslaw - £6.50

Ham and Mustard  GF

Roast Beef and Horseradish  GF

Cheese Melt - cheddar or blue cheese  GF  V

Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese  GF

Pork and Apple Sauce  GF

Our Suppliers

Roberts Fishmonger - East Lyng

Weston Bay Fisheries, Bristol

Meat - A J Hembrow - West Monkton

M C Kelly - Crediton, Devon

Exotic Fish and Meats - Kezie Foods, Scotland

Granny Gothard Icecream - Stoke St. Gregory

Free Range Eggs - Tom Ives, Thurloxton

Pryland Farm Shop - Cheddon Fitzpaine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact us

Peter and Val Mustoe

The Monkton Inn

Blundells Lane

West Monkton

Taunton TA2 8NP

 

Tel:

01823 412414

 

E-mail:

peterval2009@hotmail.com

 

Opening times:

Monday to Sunday lunch

Lunch served 12h00 - 14h00. Close about 3pm

Dinner served 18h00 - 21h00. Close about 10.30pm

Monday evening Dinner served 18h00 - 20h00

Sunday evening Dinner served 18h00 - 20h00

 

 

Latest News!

We are a member of  BRIT STOPS, have large carpark to park your Motorhomes.  Please phone in advance to secure your booking.

 

Get 10% OAP discount on our Old Faithful Menu Monday - Friday lunchtimes

 

STEAK NIGHT EVERY THURSDAY EVENING.  FILLET, RIB-EYE & SIRLOIN CUT TO ORDER AT YOUR TABLE.  PRICED PER OUNCE.

 

 

HAVE YOU THOUGHT OF GIVING A MONKTON INN GIFT VOUCHER AS A CHRISTMAS OR BIRTHDAY PRESENT?

 

Try our Takeaways,  7 days a week:

  • Tuesday to Saturday 12 noon to 2pm & 6pm to 9pm
  • Monday & Sunday 12 noon to 2pm & 6pm to 8pm
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We offer a Childrens Menu.

 

 

We were runners up in The Somerset Life Magazine for Best Gastro Pub of the Year for 2016.

 

We are proud to announce that we have won The Somerset Life Magazine award for Best Country Pub of the Year 2012. Thanks to everyone who voted for us, we are so appreciative.

 

We are also glad to be able to tell you that we have won The Somerset Life Magazine award for Best Gastro Pub of the Year 2013.  Again many thanks to everyone who voted for us.

    

We have been awarded Best New Business for Somerset 2013 through the Apprenticeship scheme which was run by all the Colleges throughout Somerset.