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Opening Times

Today is Monday
We are open
from 12:00 to 23:00

Call Us

01283 564332

DELICIOUS FOOD

AT Blacksmiths Arms

OUR FOOD MENU

Food Served:
Mon - Fri: 12:00 - 20:00
Sat: 12:00 - 18:00
Sun: 12:00 - 15:00

COURSES

1 Course

£9.99

2 Courses

£13.99

3 Courses

£17.99

STARTERS

SOUTHERN FRIED CHICKEN GOUJONS

Served with spicy Firecracker sauce and a dressed salad garnish.

STILTON PEPPER MUSHROOMS (V)(*)

Pan fried mushrooms coated in a creamy pepper sauce and topped with blue cheese, served on a garlic crouton.

CAULIFLOWER WINGS WITH A CRANBERRY BBQ SAUCE (VE)

Spicy cauliflower florets in a light batter, tossed in a cranberry BBQ sauce and served with a dressed salad garnish.

MAIN COURSES

FESTIVE BURGER

A grilled 6oz Aberdeen Angus beef burger, topped with a pork, sage & onion patty and smothered with blue cheese and cranberry BBQ sauce, in a toasted brioche style bun with burger sauce, baby gem lettuce, tomato and red onion. Served with chips, onion rings and relish.

ROAST TURKEY

Hand carved, Red Tractor, farm assured turkey breast, served with roast and mashed potatoes, carrots, red cabbage, peas and a rich gravy.

RUMP STEAK

8oz Rump steak, served with onion rings, chips, garden peas and grilled tomato.

SALMON IN BEARNAISE SAUCE (+)(*)

Scottish salmon fillet supreme in a buttery béarnaise sauce with a hint of tarragon. Served with crushed baby potatoes and a medley of vegetables.

BUTTERNUT AND LENTIL WELLINGTON (VE)

Butternut squash & lentils wrapped in filo pastry, topped with paprika, onion seeds and parsley. Served with baby potatoes, a medley of green vegetables and a rich vegan gravy.

EXTRAS

CHIPOLATAS AND STUFFING

£2.99

A snacking selection of bacon wrapped chipolatas and sage & onion pork stuffing balls, with a cranberry BBQ sauce for dipping.

DESSERTS

CHRISTMAS PUDDING (*)(V)

Individual Christmas pudding, served with brandy sauce.

BLACK FORREST BROWNIE (V)

Our triple chocolate brownie, served with warm morello cherry compote, whipped cream and chocolate flavoured sauce.

PROFITEROLES (V)

Choux pastry balls filled with cream and drizzled with warm chocolate sauce.

STARTERS

TOMATO & BASIL SOUP (V)

£3.79

A mouth watering combination of juicy sun ripened tomatoes and aromatic basil, with hints of garlic served with bread and butter.

CRISPY BREADED MUSHROOMS (V)

£3.79

Coated in breadcrumbs and deep fried until golden and crisp. Served with a dressed salad garnish and mayonnaise dip.

GARLIC CIABATTA (VE)

£2.69

Ciabatta bread smothered with garlic and herbs and grilled until crisp.

GARLIC CIABATTA WITH CHEESE (V)

£3.19

Ciabatta bread smothered with garlic and herbs and grilled with cheese.

SOUTHERN FRIED CHICKEN GOUJONS

£4.99

Served with spicy Firecracker sauce and a dressed salad garnish.

PRAWN COCKTAIL (+)

£5.29

Sweet and succulent king prawns in a creamy seafood sauce, served on baby gem lettuce with sliced ciabatta and butter.

MAC N CHEESE BITES (V)

£4.79

Macaroni cheese in a crispy crumb served with Bull's Eye Original BBQ sauce and a dressed salad garnish.

SAUCY WINGS (+)

£4.79

Choose between our buffalo chicken wings or spicy cauliflower “wings” and then pick from: Plain Cauli Wings (ve) Bull’s Eye Original BBQ (ve) Hoisin (v) Spicy Firecracker Sauce (v).

UPSIZE TO ½kg FOR

£9.99

UPSIZE TO 1kg FOR

£18.59

FOR SHARING

HOUSE SHARING PLATTER (*) (+)

£10.79

Spicy Firecracker chicken wings, breaded mushrooms, chips, beer battered onion rings and garlic ciabatta. Served with a dressed salad garnish, mayonnaise and Bull's Eye Original BBQ dip. Why not make me vegetarian and swap the chicken wings for cauli wings?

SOUTHERN SHARER

£12.79

Southern fried chicken goujons, mac n cheese bites, chilli NON carne nachos, garlic ciabatta, pork belly bites and mini corn on the cob. Served with sour cream and Bull's Eye Original BBQ dips.

DESPERADOS CHILLI NON CARNE NACHOS (*) (V)

£11.79

A sharer of tortilla chips layered with chilli NON carne, jalapeños, sweetcorn and our Desperados cheese sauce, topped with spring onion and fiery red chillies.

CHICKEN

CHICKEN PLATTER (*) (+)

£10.29

Chicken breast with smoked streaky bacon, Bull's Eye Original BBQ sauce and melted cheese. Spicy southern fried chicken goujons and spicy Firecracker chicken wings. Served with chips, beer battered onion rings and a buttered mini corn on the cob.

CHICKEN IN WHITE WINE (*) (+)

£9.49

French trimmed, skinless British chicken leg in a creamy sauce with mustard and tarragon, served with baby potatoes and green beans.

CHICKEN MURGH MAKHANI

£8.99

Served with white and wild rice, naan bread, puppodum and mango chutney.

HALF ROAST CHICKEN COMBO (+)

£9.79

STEP 1:

A glaze of spicy Firecracker, hoisin, or garlic marinade.

STEP 2:

A side of chips, skin on fries, mash or spicy rice.

STEP 3:

A second side of BBQ beans, buttered mini corn on the cob, mixed side salad or gravy.

STEP 4:

A dipping sauce of sour cream, Bull's Eye Original BBQ, sweet chilli, or mayonnaise.

HUNTER’S CHICKEN (*)

£8.99

Chicken breast with smoked streaky bacon, Bull's Eye Original BBQ sauce and melted cheese. Served with chips, beer battered onion rings and a buttered mini corn on the cob.

FISH

SCAMPI & CHIPS (+)

£8.99

Wholetails of Scottish scampi, coated in breadcrumbs and served with chips, mushy peas or garden peas and tartare sauce.

COD & CHIPS (+)

£9.79

Our signature hand battered cod served with chips, mushy peas or garden peas and tartare sauce.

CHIP SHOP PLATTER (+)

£12.49

Our signature hand battered cod fillet, golden scampi and crisp fishcake with chips, mushy peas, Chip Shop Curry Sauce and bread & butter.

MOUTHWATERING MAINS

STEAK, MUSHROOM & STOUT PIE (*)

£8.99

Shortcrust pastry case filled with diced beef steak, mushrooms & onions in an Irish stout and ale gravy. Served with creamy mashed potato and a medley of green vegetables.

RED THAI VEGETABLE CURRY (VE)

£7.99

Served with white and wild rice rice.

ALL DAY BREAKFAST

£6.99

Two Cumberland pork sausages, smoked streaky bacon, baked beans, fried eggs, a wedge of grilled beef tomato and chips. (Vegetarian option available).

BEEF & PANCETTA LASAGNE (*)

£8.49

Beef and pancetta lasagne with a rich red wine ragu, served with garlic ciabatta and a dressed mixed side salad.

MAC & CHEESE (V)

£7.99

Our American style mac and cheese, served with garlic ciabatta and a dressed mixed side salad. Add smoked streaky bacon for only 99p.

SAUSAGE & MASH

£6.99

Three Cumberland pork sausages, caramelised onion gravy, creamy mashed potato and garden peas. (Vegetarian option available).

GRILLS

8oz RUMP STEAK (*)

£11.29

8oz Rump steak, served with beer battered onion rings, chips, garden peas and a wedge of grilled beef tomato.

Why not double up on your steak and add another 8oz rump?

£17.29

MIXED GRILL (*)

£14.29

4oz Rump steak, chicken breast, 4oz gammon steak and a Cumberland pork sausage. All crowned with a fried egg and served with beer battered onion rings, chips, garden peas and a wedge of grilled beef tomato.

8oz GAMMON STEAK

£8.79

Gammon steak grilled until tender, topped with your choice of fried egg or pineapple rings. served with chips, garden peas and a wedge of grilled beef tomato.

MEGA MIXED GRILL (*)

£20.79

8oz Rump steak, butterfly chicken breast, 8oz gammon steak, 2 Cumberland pork sausages and 2 fried eggs. Served with beer battered onion rings, chips, garden peas and a wedge of grilled beef tomato.

SAUCES

£1.99 Each

Choose from Peppercorn (*)(v), Diane (*)(v), Desperados Nacho Cheese (*)(v) or Chip Shop Curry.

BURGERS

All served in a toasted brioche style bun with burger sauce, baby gem lettuce, a slice of beef tomato and red onion, with sides of red cabbage slaw, beer battered onion rings and crisp skin on fries.

Burger sauce and slaw not included in the vegan burger.

CLASSIC BEEF BURGER (*)

£7.79

A grilled 6oz 21 day matured British, farm assured beef burger.

CHEESE & BACON BURGER (*)

£9.29

A grilled 6oz 21 day matured British, farm assured beef burger, topped with smoked streaky bacon and Emmental cheese.

GARDEN GOURMET BURGER (VE) (*)

£8.29

Plant based soya, beetroot, carrot and bell pepper burger, smothered with caramelised red onion chutney.

BUTTERMILK FRIED CHICKEN BURGER (*)

£9.79

Two buttermilk fried chicken fillets with Bull's Eye Original BBQ sauce and Emmental cheese.

FLAMIN’ HOT BURGER (*)

£11.29

A grilled 6oz 21 day matured British, farm assured beef burger, topped with Firecracker pulled pork, Emmental cheese, and jalapenos.

BBQ CHICKEN BURGER (*)

£8.79

Chicken breast with Bull's Eye Original BBQ and Emmental cheese.

OUR SIGNATURE DESPERADOS NACHO BURGER (*)

£11.99

A grilled 6oz 21 day matured British, farm assured beef burger, topped with chilli NON carne, crunchy tortilla chips and our spicy Desperados cheese sauce. Served with cajun spiced chips topped with Desperados cheese sauce, spring onions and fiery red chillies.

MAKE IT YOUR OWN FOR ONLY

£0.99

Choose from the following extra toppings: cheese, bacon, beer battered onion rings, free range fried egg.

ADD A BURGER FOR ONLY

£1.99

Add an extra 6oz beef burger, buttermilk chicken fillet, chicken breast or Garden Gourmet patty (ve)?

UPGRADE YOUR CHIPS FOR ONLY

£1.99

Why not add a little kick, and upgrade to spicy Desperados chips (*)?

SALADS

A freshly dressed salad of mixed leaves, tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, peppers, grated carrot and sweetcorn topped with your choice of:

CHICKEN & SMOKED STREAKY BACON

£8.49

SWEET AND SUCCULENT KING PRAWNS IN A CREAMY SEAFOOD SAUCE (+)

£8.49

4oz RUMP STEAK

£8.49

GOATS CHEESE & CARAMELISED RED ONION CHUTNEY (V)

£8.49

SANDWICHES

A choice of white bloomer or ciabatta, served with a dressed salad garnish.

SAVOURY CHEESE (V)

£4.29

Mature Cheddar blended with both spring and red onions, bound in a rich creamy mayonnaise. Best served in a white bloomer.

BLT

£4.99

Baby gem lettuce, smoked streaky bacon and beef tomato. Best served in a white bloomer.

4oz RUMP STEAK MELT

£6.29

Rump steak seasoned and grilled to your liking, sliced, and topped with melted cheese. Best served in a ciabatta.

SAUSAGE

£5.29

Two Cumberland pork sausages with caramelised red onion chutney. Best served in a ciabatta.

Add some chips for just

£o.99

SIDES

CHIPS (VE)

£2.49

DESPERADOS CHIPS (V) (*)

£3.99

SKIN ON FRIES (VE)

£2.49

BEER BATTERED ONION RINGS (VE)

£2.49

GARLIC CIABATTA (VE)

£2.69

DRESSED MIXED SALAD (VE)

£2.49

CREAMY MASHED POTATO (V)

£1.99

BLOOMER BREAD & BUTTER (V)

£1.49

GARLIC CIABATTA WITH CHEESE (V)

£3.19

RED CABBAGE SLAW (V)

£2.49

DESSERTS

CIDER APPLE CRUMBLE PIE (*) (V)

£5.29

The best of both worlds, Bramley apple pie with a crumble topping, served with custard.

TRIPLE CHOCOLATE BROWNIE (V)

£5.29

Generous and indulgent. Served warm with vanilla ice cream and chocolate flavoured sauce.

STICKY TOFFEE PUDDING (V)

£4.99

Warm date and toffee flavoured sponge with a sticky toffee sauce, served with custard.

COOKIE STACK (V)

£5.29

Soft chewy cookie layered with creamy vanilla filling swirled with raspberry coulis, served with whipped cream and strawberry flavoured sauce.

LOTUS BISCOFF DESSERT BAR (VE)

£5.29

Creamy vanilla mousse on a Lotus Biscuit base, topped with biscoff spread and crunchy crumb. Drizzled with a biscoff sauce.

FOR SHARING! CHOCTASTIC SWEET SHOP SUNDAE

£11.29

Perfect for chocolate lovers! Vanilla and chocolate ice cream with chocolate brownie, Munchies , KitKat , Crunchie with whipped cream and salted caramel sauce.

KIDS MEALS

2 COURSE MEAL DEAL

£5.79

STEP 1

Pick your main course from: Mac n Cheese, Beef Burger, 4 Fish Fingers (+), Chicago Town Cheese Pizza or 6 Birds Eye Chicken Dippers.

STEP 2

Then choose your side from: Chips (ve), Mash (v), Rice (ve) or Garlic Bread (ve).

STEP 3

Then choose your veg from: Peas (ve), Baked Beans (ve) or Buttered Mini Corn on the Cob (v).

STEP 4

And finish off with: Oreo Ice Cream Sandwich (v) or a Twister Lolly (v) for Dessert.

Address

Blacksmiths Arms, Main Street, Branston, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, DE14 3EY

Call Us

01283 564332