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Main Menu

Monday to Saturday

Fresh food cooked to order. Please be aware waiting times may vary during busy times

Sharers & Starters

Little John’s Loaded Nachos sharer – Nachos drenched in spicy chilli cheese sauce, jalapenos, crispy smoked bacon, pulled beef, onion rings. £8.95
Warm bread sharer (v) – Selection of warm breads, marinated olives, olive oil and aged balsamic, flavoured butters. £7.95
Fish sharer – Crispy calamari, chipotle ketchup, mini prawn cocktail on ciabatta, small bowl of moules mariniere, lemon wedge, dressed leaves. £13.95
Potted Ham Hock (ngci) – Leek & parsley terrine, red onion chutney, dressed leaves. £6.95

Chip Shop Fishcake – Goose Fair minted mushy peas, tartare sauce, chippy curry sauce. £7.50
Creamy Garlic, Chive & Stilton Mushrooms (v) (ngci) – Toasted ciabatta, balsamic glaze. £6.95

Little John’s Black Pudding Scotch Egg – HP sauce, seasonal leaves. £7.25

Moules Mariniere (ngci) – Crusty ciabatta. £7.00 (As main with fries. £15.95)
Prawn Cocktail – Smoked paprika Marie Rose sauce, cherry tomatoes, red onion, cucumber, baby gem lettuce, bread & butter. £7.95
Halloumi Fries (v) (ngci) – Sweet chilli mayo, fresh chillies & chives. £6.95

Crispy Calamari – Chipotle ketchup, seasonal leaves. £7.50


Homemade Steak & Ale Pie – Creamy mash or hand cut chips, seasonal vegetables or mushy peas, rich roast gravy. £14.25
Little John’s Famous Fish & Chips (ngci) – Mushy peas, tartare sauce, lemon wedge. £14.00 (add chippy curry sauce £2.50)
Pan-Roasted Chicken Breast (ngci) – Garlic & chive dauphinoise, fine beans, wild mushroom, smoked bacon & pearl onion sauce. £14.95
Garlic & Tarragon Wild Mushroom Stroganoff (v) (ngci) – Steamed basmati rice. £13.95
Lamb Rump (ngci) – Fine beans, roasted cherry tomatoes, olives, rosemary new potatoes, roasted tomato & basil sauce. £18.95
Pan-Fried Sea Bass Fillet – Creamy mussel, prawn & chorizo linguine. £16.95 (add toasted garlic ciabatta. £2.00)
Blade of Beef (ngci) – Cheesy chive mash, tenderstem broccoli, roasted carrots, chef’s gravy. £16.95
Goats Cheese Salad (v) (ngci) – Roasted beetroot, crushed walnuts, charred tenderstem broccoli, dressed baby leaves, cherry tomatoes, balsamic glaze. £12.95
10oz Pork Chop – Black pudding Scotch egg, sage new potato hash, seasonal greens, apple & wholegrain mustard sauce. – £16.75
Chicken & Chorizo Linguine – Creamy peppered sauce. £13.95 (add toasted garlic ciabatta. £2.00)

Oven Baked Beef Lasagne – Rocket & Parmesan Salad, toasted garlic ciabatta £12.95
Caesar Salad (v) (ngci) – Baby gem lettuce, parmesan shavings, cherry tomatoes, croutons, Caesar dressing £11.95 (add chicken & bacon. £6.50)


(30 minute cooking time) All our burgers are handmade, served on toasted seeded bun with baby gem lettuce, sliced beef tomato, gherkins, house slaw and seasonal fries. (add dirty fries £4.95)

Little John (ngci) – Crispy smoked bacon, molten cheddar, caramelised onion chutney. £13.95
Buffalo Bill’s Hot Chicken (ngci) – Chargrilled, spicy buffalo chicken breast, hot buffalo sauce, chipotle ketchup. £12.95
Big Kahuna (ngci) – Molten blue cheese, balsamic roasted field mushroom, crispy bacon, onion rings, garlic mayo. £14.95
All Star (ngci) (vegan) – Vegan patty, balsamic roasted field mushroom, olives, vegan mozzarella, vegan sweet chilli mayo. £12.95

The Butcher's Block

All our meat comes from award winning butchers Owen Taylor & Sons. Their livestock comes from “Farm Assured” farms in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and neighbouring counties.

10oz Sirloin £22.00

10oz Rump £18.95
12oz D-Cut Gammon Steak Grilled pineapple, fried hens egg. £14.95
Mixed Grill – Rump steak, gammon, chicken breast, black pudding Scotch egg £28.95


Our steaks are served with grilled tomato, roasted balsamic field mushroom, roasted garlic, dressed rocket & parmesan salad. Choose from hand cut chips or seasoned fries. (ngci)
Add a sauce for £2.50 – Peppercorn / Creamy blue cheese Diane / Wexford


Onion Rings (v) (ngci) £3.50

Seasoned Fries (v) (ngci) £3.50

Hand Cut Chips (v) (ngci) £3.00

Seasonal Vegetables (v) (ngci) £3.95

Sauteed Mushrooms (v) (ngci) £3.50
Toasted Garlic Ciabatta Loaf  (v) £3.95 (add cheese £1.00)

Seasonal Salad (v) (ngci) £3.50

Bread & Butter (v) (ngci) £2.00

Wholetail Scampi (6 pieces) £5.25

Dirty Fries – Seasoned fries, crispy smoked bacon, chorizo, jalapenos, molten cheddar, southern fried chicken, goujons, sweet chilli mayo. £4.95

Lunch Club

Available 12pm - 5pm Monday to Saturday (excluding Bank Holidays)

One course £7.50 / Two courses £13.00 / Three courses £18.50


Terrine of the day (ngci) – Ciabatta toast, red onion chutney.
Creamy garlic & chive mushrooms (ngci) – Toasted garlic bread.
Chip Shop Fishcake – Tartare sauce.

Southern Fried Chicken Goujons – Tomato chutney


Wholetail Scampi – Hand cut chips, garden peas, tartare sauce, fresh lemon wedge.

Sliced Pie of the Day – Creamy mash or hand cut chips, garden peas.

Pan Fried Lamb’s Liver (ngci) – Creamy mash, garden peas, red onion & bacon gravy.

Hunter’s Chicken (ngci) – Seasoned fries, dressed salad.

Mini Beer Battered Fish & Chips (ngci) – Mushy peas, tartare sauce, fresh lemon wedge.
6oz Gammon Steak (ngci) – Fried egg, hand cut chips, garden peas.

Oven Baked Beef Lasagne – Toasted garlic ciabatta.

Panko Brie Wedges (v) – Dressed salad, seasoned fries, cranberry sauce.


Double Chocolate Brownie (v) (ngci) – Chocolate sauce, vanilla ice cream.
Apple Crumble (v) – Warm custard.
Raspberry & Cherry Eton Mess (ngci) – Ice Cream & Sorbets (ngci)  (Ask for today’s choices)


12noon - 5pm. Mon-Sat.
Add Fries £2.50 / Dirty Fries £4.95 Chippy Curry Sauce £2.50 Served on white or malted bloomer or toasted ciabatta with house slaw tortilla chips & dressed rocket

Little John’s Club Chicken (ngci) Crispy smoked bacon, baby gem lettuce, sliced beef tomato, mayo. £8.25

Chargrilled Steak Ciabatta (ngci) Rocket, molten Stilton, fried red onion. £9.95

Beer Battered Fish Fingers (ngci) – Baby gem lettuce, tartare sauce £7.95
Little John Chip Butty (v) (ngci) Mushy peas. £5.95
Baked Goat’s Cheese (v) (ngci) Rocket, red onion chutney. £8.25
Butcher’s Ham (ngci) Mature cheddar, tomato chutney. £7.95

Notts Dip (ngci) Hot roast beef ciabatta, horseradish sauce, chef’s dipping gravy. £8.75


Lemon & Blueberry Cheesecake (v) – Blueberry compote, raspberry ripple ice cream. £7.00

Little John’s Sticky Toffee Pudding (v) – Toffee sauce, vanilla ice cream. £7.00

Raspberry, White Chocolate & Morello Cherry Eton Mess (v) (ngci) £7.00
Double Chocolate Brownie Knickerbocker Glory (v) (ngci) Rocky Road “style” topping, vanilla ice cream, chocolate sauce, chocolate ice cream. £7.00
Key Lime Pie (v)  Whipped Chantilly cream, chocolate soil, raspberry sauce, vanilla ice cream. £7.00

All food is cooked to order. Please bear with us at busy times.

Please inform your server of any food allergies, full allergen information is available on request.

It is important not to rely exclusively on menu information as sometimes our recipes may change.

Customers who consider themselves at risk please speak to your server before you place an order.

Afternoon teas
Buffets catered for
Posh picnics
Doggie menu
Fizz Friday
Takeaways available

Doggie Menu

Sausage £4.50

Liver £5.00

Chicken £5.50

All with Veg & Potatoes