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Carvery | Food Menu | Wine List
The Black Bull Menu

We hope our menu offers a broad selection and that you find something to your appetite. If there is anything else that you really fancy please ask, as we may be able to help.

Should you have a special dietary problem requirements please let us know when you place your order. Some items may contain nuts, please ask if you have any specific allergies. Equally so, if you're planning on celebrating a special occasion when you visit, let us know in advance and we will do our best to make your visit extra special.

Although every attempts made to serve your meal promptly please keep in mind that our food is freshly prepared and delays may occur during busy periods. We will always try to warn you of a delay when you place your order

All items are offered subject to availability, since items are subject to seasonal variation please telephone before setting off if you were looking forward to something specific.

All items are inclusive of VAT at the current rate.

The famous Black Bull Carvery
Available every Sunday from 12.00pm - 2.30pm. Booking in season advisable.
Featuring local butchered and prepared roasts, seasonal vegetables, roast and mashed potatoes, Yorkshire pudding and incredible gravy to top it all off with. A selection of starters and sweets are always available to compliment your Carvery selection. Mouth-watering!

The Black Bull Menu  [top]


Soup of the day accompanied with crusty roll. Please see the chalk board for chef's choice. 3.50
Garlic mushrooms served in a cream and white wine sauce accompanied by a crusty roll. 5.50
Prawn cocktail. Succulent prawns served in a Marie Rose sauce accompanied by a crusty roll. 5.50
Black pudding slices on a bed of champ with a drizzle of red wine and peppercorn sauce. 5.50
Crab Cakes served with a sweet chilli sauce 5.50

Main Courses

Served with salad or vegetables, chips, mash or new potatoes unless otherwise stated.

Home-made Steak and Kidney Pie 8.95
Homemade Steak and Ale Pie 8.95
Home-made Lasagne 8.50
Giant Yorkshire pudding served with a choice of fillings (see board) 8.95
Chicken Kiev 8.00
Sliced Duck Breast in a Plum and Ginger sauce 9.95
Beer Battered Haddock served with chips and mushy peas 8.75
Breaded Whole Tail Whitby Scampi 8.75
Sweet Chilli Chicken and Rice 8.50
Lambs Liver and Onions 8.50

Veggie Patch

Please see our specials board


Accompanied with a crusty roll

Ploughman's lunch 8.25
Ham salad 7.95
Chicken salad 7.95
Beef salad 7.95

Chefs grills

Served with onion rings, fried mushrooms, grilled tomatoes, salad and chips.

10oz Sirloin 13.75
Gammon Steak with either egg or pineapple 11.25


Peppercorn, Chasseur, Diane

2.50 each

Childrens Selection

Fish, chips and mushy peas 5.00
Chicken Nuggets, Chips and Beans 5.00
Bangers and mash with gravy 5.00


Served with a salad garnish

P1  Chicken, Pesto and Cheese 5.50
P2  Bacon, Brie and Cranberry 5.50
P3  Tuna, Cheese and Red Onion 5.50
P4  Beef, Cheese and Onion 5.50
P5  Ham, Cheese and Tomato 5.50
P6  Mushrooms, Peppers and Cheese 5.50

Hot Filled Sandwiches

Served on Ciabatta bread with a fresh side salad.

Grunt and Granny (Pork, apple and stuffing) 5.50
Ham Swaledale (ham, cheese and pineapple) 5.50
Best of British (beef with melted Stilton) 5.50

Cold Sandwiches

Served on white or brown bread and a fresh side salad.

Egg and cress 4.00
Tuna mayonnaise 4.00
Ham and Tomato 4.75
Cheese and Pickle 4.00
Prawn Marie Rose 4.75

Jacket Potatoes

Tuna Mayonnaise 6.25
Prawn Marie Rose 6.75
Cheese 6.25
Cheese and Beans 6.50


All our sweets are home made. Please see the chalkboard for today's selection.


Coffee, Tea or Hot Chocolate 1.65 each

Wine List   [top]

                                                              White Wine
1. Campo Castillo Viura - Spain. lovely fresh aromas of peach and fennel on the nose. The taste is peachy with some weight and depth. Nice long flavour and clean finish.

175ml 3.30,   250ml 4.40,  bottle 12.50.

2. Olive Hills Pinot Grigio - Italy. Pale yellow colour. Attractive citrus fruit character. Easy drinking with good balance and ripe fruit flavours.

175ml 3.30,   250ml 4.40,  Bottle 12.50.

3. Babington Brook Chardonnay - Australia. Easy drinking, soft and round flavoured with nice balance and a good long flavour.

Bottle 13.50.

4. Octopus Cove Sauvignon Blanc - New Zealand. Pale lemon and fresh varietal fruit nose Crisp with refreshing gooseberry and tropical fruit character and a hint of herbaceousness. A lovely wine.

Bottle 14.50

                                                                   Rose Wine
5. River Wild White Zinfandel Rose -California. An aromatic and flavoursome wine, brimful with strawberries and cream flavours and a juicy finish.

175ml 3.50,  250ml 4.50,  Bottle 12.75.

                                                                   Red Wine
6. Cantina Della Torre Sangiovese - Italy. Fruit and spice aromas, wonderful winter fruit flavours, combining with subtle, sweet oak and vanilla characters.

175ml 3.50,  250ml 4.50,  Bottle 12.75.

7. La Pintora Merlot - Chile. Light, plummy notes and a ripe berry fruit with soft tannins on the palate make for a very smooth and balanced wine.

175ml 3.50,  250ml 4.50,  Bottle 12.75.

8. Babington Brook Shiraz - Australia. Deep ruby colour with rich berry fruit aromas. Full and rich with spicy notes and balanced tannins.

Bottle 13.75.

 9. Carlos Serres Tempranillo Rioja - Spain. Fragrant nose with ripe berries and tomato leaf hints. Fruit driven with subtle tannins.

Bottle 14.75.

Our food is served from 12.00-2.00pm and 6.00 - 9.00pm (seasonal times may vary)

In addition to our bar menu we also have a very popular Sunday Carvery every Sunday from 12.00-2.30    [top]

We are also able to cater for weddings and special occasions for more information please e-mail us or ask to speak to Richard or Kim when you visit.

The Black Bull - Hotel - Bar - Restaurant

Telephone: (01748) 884 213  Fax: (01748) 884 477

E-mail: richardreeth53@gmail.com

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