Even though traditional pub dishes in Britain have been changing over the years, most pubs still serve typical dishes which have for long been part of the country’s culture. It is always a good idea to look at the menu before settling on the pub you plan to have your meal, lest you be in for a surprise. That said, here are some dishes you are likely to find on the menu.
Main Course Menu
Steak and kidney pie: This pie is a fave among the British. Main ingredients here are diced beef, kidney and fried onions. Some brown gravy is also in the mix. This is usually served with vegetables.
Sunday Roast: Always served over lunchtime, the options are chicken, lamb, pork or beef. This is usually served with roast potatoes and vegetables on the side as well as gravy. There are different sauces for each an every roast, including Yorkshire pudding, mustard and horseradish sauce, apple and mint sauce depending on what one prefers.
Bangers and mash: This is a typical British dish made of sausages and potatoes which are mashed. There is also some gravy to boot. This meal is both filling and savoury.
Fisherman’s pie: This comes in handy for the days you aren’t in the mood for meat. It is made of whitefish which is smoked, cheddar cheese sauce and topped with potatoes. It is usually made through baking. It goes well with garden peas.
Fish and chips: This is a signature dish in most British pubs. Usually, pubs will use beer to prepare the batter to give the meal some twist. Tartare sauce and mushy peas make it a perfect meal.
Ploughman’s Lunch: This is precisely a plate of cheese, crusty bread and pickle. It is usually served with boiled eggs, apple or even better some pickled onions. Yum!
- Treacle pudding
- Knickerbocker glory