At The Old Contemptibles, we pride ourselves on bringing you the very best quality classic pub dishes that reflect the latest seasonal ingredients and flavours you know and love. Our skilled chefs have created a collection of summer dishes, perfect for the warmer nights.
At our pie houses, you can be sure that you’ll enjoy our delicious, hearty pies, served under pastry or mash, including our award-winning Steak and Nicholson’s Pale Ale Pie, or our new additions such as our Chicken & Portobello Mushroom Pie or Wild Boar & Chorizo Pie. View our menu below for our full range.
Why not complement your traditional British pub dish with a perfectly poured cask ale, a glass of fine wine, or even a taste from our extensive whisky and gin collections? They’ll keep you cool all summer long.
At The Old Contemptibles we’re proud pie connoisseurs, and you can be sure that you’ll enjoy our delicious pies, served under pastry or mash. Why not complement your traditional British pie with a perfectly poured cask ale, a glass of fine wine, or even a taste from our extensive whisky and gin collections.
Our easy-to-use allergen guide is available for you to use on the food section of our website or on our Glass Onion app. We keep it online so that it’s always as up to date as possible and you can filter out dishes containing any of the 14 major allergens. If you can’t access the internet, we will be happy to provide you with the information. Our food and drinks are prepared in food areas where cross contamination may occur and our menu descriptions do not include all ingredients.
If you have any questions, allergies or intolerance's, please let us know before ordering. Our fish dishes may contain small bones. *Contains nuts. ^Contains alcohol. (v) = made with vegetarian ingredients, however some of our preparation and cooking methods could affect this. (ve) = made with vegan ingredients; however, some of our preparation and cooking methods could affect this. If you require more information, please ask your server. Where table service is offered, a discretionary service charge of 10% may be added. †Payments are made to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) Ltd, which pays all its taxable profits to the RNLI. Registered charity in England (209603), Scotland (SC037736) and in the Republic of Ireland (20003326).