A delightful pub in York. Located in the beautiful village of Sutton-on-the-Forest, North Yorkshire

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Evening Menu

Tuesday  to Saturday 5-9pm

In addition to all the choices below, Wednesday night is curry night - a different home made curry every Wednesday to eat in or take out for £9.50!  Thursday night is steak night - 2 rump steaks with all the trimmings and a bottle of house wine - £25 for two!  Friday is our 2 for £20 fish and chips deal, and in house specials on Saturday!


Soup of the Day (v, gf) 5.00

Home made soup of the day served with warm bread and butter.

Warm chicken and bacon salad (gf) 6.00

Freshly cooked warm chicken and bacon on a bed of mixed leaf, with a honey and mustard dressing served with warm crusty bread.

Thai cod and prawn fishcakes (gf) 6.50

Fishcakes made with potato, cod and prawns with subtle Thai spices coated in a seasoned paprika and parsley flecked crispy batter, served with a lemon mayonnaise.

Garlic mushrooms en croute (v) 5.50

Pan fried mushrooms mixed into a subtle creamy garlic sauce, served with freshly baked garlic bread.

Pate of the day 5.50

Served with red onion chutney, mixed leaf and warm bread.

Deep Fried Whitebait 5.50

A generous portion of Whitby Whitebait served with lemon, tartare sauce and crispy leaf

Bread and dips for one (v) 4.00

Warm rustique bread served with dips of balsamic glaze and olive oil, olives and sun dried tomatoes


Steak and Ale Pie 12.50

Slow cooked beef steak and ale filling topped with crispy puff pastry, accompanied by hand cut chips or new potatoes, seasonal vegetables and the chef’s delicious meaty gravy

10 oz Sirloin Steak 19.50

Locally sourced 10oz Sirloin steak cooked to your liking, served with hand cut chips or new potatoes, beer battered onion rings, roasted vine tomatoes, flat grilled mushroom and seasonal vegetables or house salad

Add a sauce for 2.00 Choose from peppercorn, blue cheese, or garlic butter.

Add a portion of pan fried garlic king prawns for 4.00

Hand Beer battered Fish and Chips 12.50

A fresh fillet of skinless and boneless cod cooked in a crisp beer batter, served with hand cut chips, garden or mushy peas, lemon and tartare sauce

Chicken and mushroom stroganoff 14.00

Pan fried chicken and mushrooms in a traditional creamy stroganoff sauce served on a bed of rice and topped with garlic bread

Vegetable korma (v,gf) 13.00

A mixture of peppers, cauliflower, onions mushrooms courgette and chick peas in a creamy korma sauce, served with rice, naan bread and mango chutney

Rose and Crown Hanging Kebab Skewer

Chicken 12.50, Steak 16.00, Surf n Turf 18.50

A choice of chicken, steak or king prawns and steak and vegetable filled kebab skewers, served with hand cut chips, salad and Chipotle sauce.

Hunters Chicken 13.50

A pan fried chicken breast, wrapped in smokey bacon and topped with a BBQ sauce and Cheddar cheese, served with hand cut chips or new potatoes and our house salad

Lamb shank 16.50 (gf)

A slow cooked, tender lamb shank, served on a bed of creamy mash potatoes with seasonal vegetables and minted gravy

Gourmet Beefburger 12.00

100% locally sourced beefburger, served in a brioche bun with lettuce and fresh tomato, accompanied by hand cut chips, hand battered onion rings, house salad, home made coleslaw and burger relish.

Add burger toppings! cheese 1.00 bacon 1.00

Trio of Cumberland sausages 13.00

A trio of locally sourced Cumberland sausages, served on a bed of mashed potatoes with seasonal vegetables and home made onion gravy

Vegetable lasagne (v) 12.00

egg lasagne layered with a tomato and vegetable sauce, topped with a creamy white sauce and cheese, served with house salad, hand cut chips and garlic bread

Beef lasagne Verdi 13.00

egg lasagne verdi layered with a beef bolognaise sauce and creamy bechemel sauce, topped with cheese and served with house salad, hand cut chips and garlic bread

Pork loin chop with mushroom sauce 14.00

Locally sourced pork loin chop, pan fried and served with a home made creamy mushroom sauce, seasonal vegetables and mashed potatoes or chips

Many starters and main courses can be made in to Gluten free dishes, if you have any dietary requirement please speak to our chefs who will try their utmost to accommodate you.

Please note all our food is cooked from fresh, so at busy times there may be a slight delay, but you will be advised of this by our front of house team.


Treacle sponge (v) 5.50

A gorgeously gooey treacle sponge, served warm with a choice of cream, ice cream or custard

Triple fruit berry mousse (v) 5.50

Triple layer of raspberry, blackcurrant and white chocolate with lemon zest, topped with forest fruits  , served with cream or ice cream.

Bread and butter pudding (v ) 5.50

Traditional pudding layered with fruits and spices, baked with Royale custard, served with custard, cream or ice cream

New York Cheesecake (v gf) 5.50

Creamy light vanilla baked cheesecake on a biscuit base served topped with a mixed berry compote, served with cream or ice cream

Apple crumble (v) 5.50

warm apple and cinnamon compote, topped with buttery crumble, served with a choice of cream, ice cream or custard

Chocolate fudge cake (v) 5.50

An oh so naughty 3 layer chocolate cake, filled and decorated with chocolate fudge icing served with ice cream, cream or custard.

Gluten free desserts are available, please ask for details