LUNCH MENU

 

GF - GLUTEN FREE   V - VEGETARIAN

Please inform us if you have any intolerances or allergies

 

Starters

 

Deep Fried Whitebait served with a lemon mayo - £ 6.00

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 - £ 7.00   GF
Smoked Salmon served with a wedge of  lemon, and fresh brown bread - £ 7.00   GF
Breaded Deep Fried Brie served with Cranberry Sauce and a salad garnish - £7.00   GF  V

Deep Fried Calamari Rings served with lemon mayo - £6.00

Flat Mushrooms topped with melted stilton cheese - £6.00  GF V

Bread Board - fresh bread, balsamic vinegar and olives £4.00  GF V

 

 

Sharing Starters

 

Tapas to Share - served with fresh bread and olives - £12.00

Fishy Sharing Starter - served with toast and lemon mayo - £12.00

* sharing starters not included in the 2 & 3 course special*

 

Old Faithful's

 

6oz Sirloin Steak, egg and chips - £12.00  GF

Scampi and Chips with homemade tartare sauced served in a basket - £8.50

Ham with Chips and fresh farm eggs - £12.00  GF

Sausage and Mash with gravy and vegetables - £12.00

Fish and Chips - fresh cod deep fried in a golden beer batter served with chips, peas and homemade tartare sauce - £12.00  GF

West Country Ploughman's - £10.00  GF  - Choice of two: Cheddar Cheese, Blue Cheese, Ham or Pate

 

Vegetarian

 

Risotto -  served with a side salad  (please ask  for the ingredient of the day) - £11.00  GF  V
Spaghetti of the Day - served with a side salad and parmesan (please ask for the ingredient of the day) - £11.00   GF  V

 

Omelette's

       Made with 3 fresh farm eggs and served with chips and a side salad.

Choice of Two - £12.00

Ham  GF               Cheese  GF V               Onion   GF V

Tomato  GF V               Mushroom  GF V

 

Gourmet Burgers

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

Ostrich Burger - £12.00          Wagyu Beef Burger - £12.00  GF

Steak Roll - £12.00  GF         Lemon and Herb Chicken Fillet Burger - £12.00  GF

Vegetarian Burger - flat mushroom, tomato, fried onions topped with melted mozzarella cheese  £11.00  GF  

 

Extras - £1.50

Cheese - Bacon - Jalapenos - Saute Onions

Salads

All salads are made up of a bed of fresh mixed leaves accompanied with peppers, cucumber,

spring onions and tomatoes.

£12.00

Prawn and Salmon  GF                Biltong with mixed nuts  GF

Smoked Duck with orange segments  GF               Tuna with olives & hard boiled eggs  GF

Chicken and Bacon with apple, walnuts and celery  GF

 

ALL OF THE ABOVE - 2 COURSES £15.50

3 COURSES £19.50

 

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           Tuna Mayo  GF

 

DINNER MENU

 

GF  - GLUTEN FREE    V - VEGETARIAN

Please inform us if you have any intolerances or allergies

 

Starters

Deep Fried Whitebait - served with a lemon mayo  and salad garnish  £6.00

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 - with a Marie Rose dressing, served on a bed of fresh leaves  £7.00  GF

Smoked Salmon - served with a wedge of lemon and fresh brown bread  £7.00  GF

Breaded Deep Fried Brie - served with cranberry sauce and a salad garnish  £7.00  GF V

Deep Fried Calamari Rings - served with lemon mayo  £6.00  GF

Flat Mushrooms - topped with melted stilton cheese  £6.00  GF V

Bread Board - fresh bread, balsamic vinegar and olives  £4.00  GF V

Sharing Starters

Tapas to share - served with fresh bread and olives  £12.00

Fishy Sharing Starter - served with toast and lemon mayo  £12.00

Fish

Fish & Chips - fresh Cod, deep fried in a golden beer batter, served with chips, peas and homemade tartar sauce  £12.00  GF

Dishes below are 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  £15.00  GF

Seabass - pan fried with a lemon butter  £16.00  GF

Vegetarian

Risotto - served with a side salad and parmesan (please ask for the ingredient of the day)  £11.00  GF

Spaghetti of the Day - served with a side salad and parmesan (please ask for ingredient of the day) £11.00  GF

Veg Bake - served with new potatoes or chips  £12.00  GF

Steaks

All our steaks are cut to order, lightly seasoned and chargrilled to 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 - £18.00  GF             10oz Ribeye Steak - £20.00  GF

6oz Fillet Steak - £18.00  GF              8oz Fillet Steak - £21.00  GF

Surf & Turf - 6oz fillet served with king prawns  with a cheddar cheese sauce  £22.00  GF

8oz Zebra - best cooked to the Chef's recommendation  £20.00  GF

Sauces  £2.50

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

Gourmet Burgers

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

Ostrich Burger - £12.00

Wagyu Beef Burger - £12.00  GF           Steak Roll - £12.00  GF

Lemon & Herb Chicken Fillet Burger - £12.00  GF

Vegetarian Burger - flat mushroom, tomato, fried onions, topped with melted mozzarella  £11.00

Extras £1.50

Cheese  -  Bacon  -  Jalapeno  -  Fried Onions

Chef's Specialities

Thai Style Chicken & Prawn Curry - served on a bed of rice  £14.00  GF

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

Chicken Chausseur - breast of chicken finished with a wild mushroom sauce  £15.00  GF

Pork Chops - finished with an apple and cider sauce  £15.00  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

 

 

Our Suppliers

 

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

Cossey Fruit & Vegetables - Bridgwater

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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

Dinner served 18h00 - 20h00

Tuesday to Friday lunch

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

Dinner served 18h00 - 21h00. Close about 22h.30

Saturday

Lunch served 12h00 - 14h00 - open all afternoon serving drinks and cream teas.

Dinner served 18h00 - 21h00. Close about 22h30

Sunday 

Lunch served 12h00 - 14h00 - open all afternoon serving drinks and cream teas.

Dinner served 18h00 - 20h00

 

 

Latest News!

 

From 1 May 2018 we are open all day on Saturdays and Sundays offering Cream Teas  from 2pm - 5pm in the afternoon.

 

From 1 May 2018 we are offering children under 5 eat for FREE.

 

From 1 May 2018 join us for Fish & Chip Monday. Fish & Chips with a drink £10 per person.

 

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

 

 

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?

 

We can cater for any Family Occasion such as Birthdays, Weddings, Christenings, Wakes

 

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

We were awarded Highly Cmmended in the Bristol and Bath Tourism Awards for Somerset for 2017.

 

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.