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
Wraps & Salads

Choose from either a chargrilled wrap or fresh salad 8.00

• Crispy fried beef / oriental spices
• Warm chicken / sweet chilli
• Mature cheddar cheese / chutney
• Pulled Ham Hock / Pineapple


[SM] Olives 2.50 (v)(gf)
[SM] Garlic ciabatta 3.00 (v)
[SM] Bread, Mixed olives & balsamic 3.50 (v)
[SM] Homemade vegetable springrolls 5.00 (v)
[SM] Soup ~ always homemade with crusty bread 5.00
[SM] Whitebait & Aioli 5.50
[SM] Garlic & Lemon Chicken Strips 5.50 (gf)
½ honey baked Camembert & crusty bread 6.50 (v)
Soy & Sesame Crispy Fried Beef 6.50 (gf)
Coriander & cumin falafel / chilli sauce 6.50 (v)


[SM] Beer Battered Cod -12.00
homemade tartare sauce / homemade mushy peas / hand-cut chips
[SM] Reservoir Fish bake -13.00
cod / smoked Haddock / creamed mash / mature cheddar /seasonal veg
[SM] Best of British Beef Chilli Con Carne -13.00
cheese fondue / toasted tortilla
[SM] Ham ‘n’ Eggs -13.50 (gf)
slow cooked hock / poached eggs / hand-cut chips / pineapple stock syrup
[SM] Thai Green Chicken Curry - 14.00 (gf)
steamed basmati rice
[SM] Vegetarian Thai Green Curry - 13.00 (gf)(v)
steamed basmati rice
[SM] Sweet n Sour Pork - 13.50 (gf)
basmati rice
[SM] Southern Fried Chicken -14.00
homemade BBQ sauce / cheese & jalapeno fondue / fries

Sides Dishes
All mains are served with suitable accompaniments
Additional sides are available as an optional extra

Olives 2.50
Seasonal vegetables 2.00
Chips (Thin or Hand-cut) 2.00
Mashed Potato 2.50
Mixed salad 3.00
Homemade Garlic Ciabatta 3.00
Bread & butter 2.00

From the Grill
All steaks served with hand cut chips

[SM] Handmade British Beef Burger -11.50
with fries & slaw - add cheese or bacon +1.00 (gf bun on request)
[SM] Homemade Falafel Burger - 11.00  - pickled jalapenos
8 oz British Fillet Steak - 22.00 (gf)
12 oz British Rump Steak - 16.00 (gf)

Sauces Peppercorn 3.00 / Stilton 3.00 / Garlic Butter 2.50

The Pies ! ~ All [SM]
Our famed, lovingly handmade pies - just 12.50
served with hand-cut chips / seasonal vegetables / stock gravy

• British Beef & Billy Bitter
• Chicken / smoked bacon / wild mushroom
• Pork & Peppercorn
• Spring onion / Potato / Camembert (v)

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

Every Tuesday & Thursday Night

Pie Nights £8.00
Every Tuesday & Thursday

Served with hand-cut chips, fresh vegetables and stock gravy.


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
Grilled Swordfish Steak - £16.00
handcut chips / tartare sauce / lemon wedge
Fresh Steamed Mussels - £14.00
bacon & cider broth / thin cut fries / crusty bread & butter

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

Roasted British Rump of 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 2018 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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