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
Starters/Sharing plates ~ All [SM]
Designed for sharing ~ sample as many or as few dishes as you like.
Let your appetite dictate!
Garlic ciabatta 3.00 (v)
Bread, Mixed olives & balsamic 3.50 (v)
Manchego cheese, sundried tomatoes, & mixed olives 4.50 (v)
Homemade vegetable springrolls 4.50 (v)
Tempura vegetables & kimchi salad 4.50 (v)
Caprese Salad 4.00 (v) (gf)
Soup of the day & crusty bread 4.50
Whitebait & Aioli 5.00
Chicken & Chorizo saute 6.00 (gf)
Patatas Bravas 4.00 (v) (gf)
½ honey baked Camembert 5.50 (v)
Fresh fish goujons & tartare sauce 4.50
Crispy fried sweet & sour pork 5.50
Spiced potted crab & toasts 6.00
Large Plates
Fish & Seafood

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

Chicken Breast Ballotine [SM] mozzarella / fresh salsa / basil 15.00
‘Ham & Eggs’ [SM] slow cooked hock / soft poached eggs / handcut chips 13.50 (gf)
Homemade Pie of the Day [SM] hand cut chips / stock gravy / seasonal veg 12.00
Mojo Pork dressed salad / rice & peas / pineapple 15.00
Beef Broccoli & Blue Cheese British fillet medallions / blue cheese cream / hand cut chips 20.00
Charred Leg of English Lamb asparagus / spinach / petit pois / minted butter 18.00

Mixed Bean Cassoulet [SM] seasonal vegetables / three cheese rarebit 12.00 (v)
Spring Risotto seasonal greens / truffle oil / black pepper / parmesan 14.00 (v)
From the Grill
All British ~ Grill dishes served with hand cut chips & dressed salad
10 oz Gammon.............13.00 [SM]
10 oz British ribeye......19.00
12 oz British Rump......16.00
Handmade British beef burger
skinny fries & slaw.......11.50
– Peppercorn 3.00 / Stilton 3.00 / Garlic butter 2.50
Sides Dishes
Olives 2.50
Seasonal vegetables 2.00
Chips (Thin or Handcut) 2.50
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 & Thursday ~ Pie & Wine Night

Pie & Wine Night £12.00
[Sample Menu]

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

Locally reared ‘White Park’ beef
slow cooked with spring vegetables & fresh herbs

Smoked Haddock & mature cheddar bake
Cooked with wholegrain mustard, cream & fresh herbs

Chicken & Smoked bacon
Chicken breast & thigh cooked with smoked bacon, fresh herbs & cream

Duo of Mushroom
Sautéed field & button mushrooms in a stilton & white wine cream sauce (V)

Please see our menu for today’s selection of desserts

Evening menu also available
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)
Crisp iceberg, chilli glaze

Chinese spiced Pulled pork
julienne pickles, prawn crackers

chickpea & coriander falafel (v)
Toasted tortillas, dressed salad

½ baked camembert (v)
Homemade chutney, crostini’s, black pepper (£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 & spinach bake, creamed mash, glazed mature cheddar

Wild mushroom rigatoni, cream, white wine & herbs
(parmesan optional)(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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