The Reservoir Inn Thornton

Our Style

The Reservoir Inn is Head Chef and co-owner Alan Morgan's second restaurant following the launch of The Windmill Inn in August 2012, a pub restaurant that has become renowned in the area for its excellent cuisine, continuity and service.

Chef has many years' experience from all over the globe and brings them to the table at The Reservoir Inn in the form of simple, well excecuted dishes aimed at refuelling the needy walker and offering more formal dining for special occasions.

Main Reservoir Menu

Tues to Fri all dishes marked with (SM) are part of our set menu offer:
Lunch = 1 Course £10 / 2 Course £14.00
Tasters / Sharing plates & Starters

[SM] Olives 2.50 (v)(gf)
[SM] Garlic ciabatta 3.00 (v)
[SM] Bread, Mixed olives & balsamic 3.50 (v)
[SM] Pickled jalapenos & Wasabi cream cheese 4.00 (v)(gf)
[SM] Homemade vegetable springrolls 5.00 (v)
[SM] Whitebait & Aioli 5.50 (v)
[SM] Soup of the day & crusty bread 4.50
[SM] Whitebait & Aioli 5.50
[SM] Garlic & Lemon Chicken Strips 5.50 (gf)
[SM] ½ honey baked Camembert & crusty bread 6.00 (v)
Soy & Sesame Crispy Fried Beef 6.50 (gf)
BBQ roasted Pork Ribs 6.50 (gf)


[SM] Homemade Soup & crusty bread 5.00
Falafel ~ textures of carrot / coriander & cumin 6.50
[SM] Pork & Honey Croquettes ~ peach puree / chilli yoghurt 6.50
Smoked Haddock Rillettes ~
horseradish / citrus crème fraiche / toasts 6.50
Tea cured Salmon ~ Wasabi cream / rhubarb / toasts 7.00

Large Plates
Fish & Seafood

Cod & Smoked Haddock Bake [SM] (gf) on request
creamed mash / mature cheddar / seasonal veg 13.00
Fresh Fish specials available daily ~ £m/p

‘Ham & Eggs’ [SM]
slow cooked hock / poached eggs / handcut chips / pinapple stock syrup 13.50 (gf)
Homemade Pie of the Day [SM] hand cut chips / stock gravy / seasonal veg 12.50
Southern Fried Chicken [SM]
Homemade BBQ sauce / Cheese & jalapeno fondue / fries 14.00 (gf)
Pork Ramen [SM]
Slow cooked Pork / Oriental Noodle Broth / Fresh Chilli & Ginger 15.00 (gf)
Grilled Duck Breast
Ginger, apple & fennel slaw / cherry & soy glaze 18.50 (gf)
Indian Spiced Shoulder of Lamb
Apricot & herb stuffing / pilaf rice / mint raita 18.00
Grilled Fillet Steak Medallions
Steamed broccoli / blue cheese cream / bacon lardons /hand cut chips 22.00 (gf)

Vegetable Thai Green Curry [SM]
Asian Vegetables / coconut cream / basmati rice 13.00 (v) (gf)
Alternative Vegetarian Option [SM] Available on request (v)
From the Grill
All British ~ Grill dishes served with hand cut chips
Reservoir BBQ Chicken Burger [SM]
Cheddar cheese, skinny fries & slaw ~ 11.50
Sticky Smoked Bacon Steaks [SM]
Maple & mustard glaze (gf) ~ 13.00
8 oz British Fillet Steak (gf) ~ 22.00
12 oz British Rump
(gf) ~ 16.00

Handmade British Beef Burger
[SM] skinny fries & slaw 11.50
+ add bacon or cheese 1.00
(Gluten free bun available on request)

2.50 – Peppercorn / Stilton / Garlic butter
Sides Dishes
Olives 2.50
Seasonal vegetables 2.00
Chips (Thin or Handcut) 2.00
New Potato Hash 2.50
Mashed Potato 2.50
Mixed salad 3.00
Homemade Garlic Bread 3.00
Bread & butter 2.00
Wednesday Burger Night

The Great British Burger at The Reservoir Inn

Burger Night
Wednesdays 6-9 pm | £10.00

All wrapped up in a brioche bun
served with your choice of side and our homemade sauces


Classic British beef
Cheddar + iceberg + tomato

Ham & egg
Slow cooked hock + fried egg + iceberg

Fish finger
Plaice goujons + tartare sauce

Falafel (v)
Grilled halloumi + iceberg + tomato

Charred breast + BBQ sauce + cheddar + iceberg

The Fillet burger
Grilled fillet steak + crispy bacon + iceberg + tomato


Homemade BBQ sauce / chilli sauce / garlic mayo
/blue cheese dip red onion relish / homemade tartare sauce

*Sides & Extras* £2.00

Fries / hand cut chips / onion rings / mixed salad / sweet potato fries
/crispy bacon / Chefs’ slaw

Tuesday & Thursdays ~ Pie & Wine Night

Pie & Wine Night £12.00

All served with hand cut chips and fresh vegetables
and a small glass of Merlot, Pinot Grigio or House Rosé
(alternatives to wine are available upon request)

British ‘Beef & Beer’
Carrots / shallots / black pepper

Reservoir fresh Fish Pie
Cod / smoked haddock / mashed potato / cheddar

Barbecue Chicken
Chicken breast / homemade BBQ sauce / cheddar

Pork & peppercorn
Slow roasted pork / Brandy / cream

Vegetarian pie of the day
please ask for today’s option

*Desserts* £6.00
Please see our menu for today’s selection of desserts

Evening menu also available
Fish & Fizz Fridays

Fish & Fizz Fridays
All dishes served with a complimentary glass of Prosecco

Beer Battered Fresh Cod - £12.00
homemade mushy peas / hand cut chips / tartare sauce / lemon wedge
Whole Grilled Plaice - £14.00
homemade mushy peas / handcut chips / tartare sauce / lemon wedge
Fresh Steamed Mussels - £12.00
garlic, parsley & white wine cream / thin cut fries / crusty bread & butter
Seafood Platter - £17.00
whitebait / steamed mussels / half beer battered cod / thin cut fries homemade tartare sauce

Sunday Lunch Menu

Sunday Lunch menu
1 course £13.00 | 2 course £17.00 | 3 course £21.00

Soup of the day, always homemade, crusty bread

Crusty bread & olives with balsamic & olive oil (v)

Homemade spring rolls (v)
Iceberg lettuce, chilli glaze

Crispy fried whitebait
Served with aioli

Soy & sesame crispy shredded beef (gf)
Oriental spices, iceberg lettuce

Garlic & Lemon Chicken Strips
Pan Fried, served with crusty bread & butter

½ Honey baked Camembert (v)
Homemade chutney, black pepper, crusty bread (£1 supplement)

Roast leg of English lamb
homemade herb stuffing, rosemary & redcurrant stock gravy

Extra mature topside of British beef
homemade yorkshire pudding, stock gravy

Roasted loin of pork
homemade stuffing, cider & sage stock gravy, crackling

Cod & Smoked Haddock Bake
creamed mash, glazed mature cheddar

Handmade Mediterranean Vegetable & Goat's Cheese Pie
Served with all the sunday trimmings (v)

Please see our board for today’s selection of desserts

download pdf file of menus
Download a pdf file
of our current 2017 menus:

The Reservoir Menu
Wednesday Burger Night
Sunday Lunch

Talk to Us! Our Chefs can adapt many dishes to taste

We have full allergy information available on request, are happy to adapt dishes and if we have the produce welcome discussing alternatives.

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