A Word from Chef 2017-11-13T14:43:00+00:00

A Word from Chef

You can’t miss that Autumn is being chased out the door by Winter. I know it’s Winter when one of two things happen, my daughters start chattering about Jack Frost in the garden and a 6am start consists of me hugging the huge combi oven for the first ten minutes of my shift, whilst trying to establish a sense of feeling in my fingers after putting away the early deliveries.

I’ve made changes to the menu, that better reflect available ingredients and to make use of the remainder of David’s plantings from the walled garden. Recent hits have been Kale which has improved massively post the recent frosts, savoy cabbage has been good, as have carrots and parsnips. He has thrown in the odd surprise with chilli’s and tomatoes form the green house which have both been gratefully received.

We recently retained our AA rosette status and were delighted to again be included in the Michelin great pub food guide for 2018- we are 1 of only 20 entries for all of Scotland, on both counts I’m beyond thrilled for the teams, it’s just deserves for their labours and the  incredible devotion they show on a daily basis.