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

HOUSE MENU: Tues to Fri lunch time only
all selcted dishes as marked (H)
Lunch = 1 Course £9.50 / 2 Course £13.50 / 3 Course £17
To Start

[H] Soup ~ always homemade with crusty bread 5.00
Garlic bread 3.00 (v)
[H] Bread, Mixed olives & balsamic 3.50 (v)
[H] Whitebait, tartare sauce 6.00
[H] Prawn Marie Rose, toasted bruschetta 6.50
[H] Coronation Chicken, dressed salad 6.50
½ honey baked Camembert, garlic bread, onion chutney 6.50 (v)
Soy & Sesame Crispy Fried Beef 6.50 (gf)
Garlic & Lemon Chicken Strips 5.50 (gf)
Sauteed button mushrooms, Stilton cream 6.50 (v)


[H] Beer Battered Cod 13.00
homemade tartare sauce / homemade mushy peas / hand cut chips
[H] Cod & smoked haddock bake 13.00
creamed mash / mature cheddar / seasonal veg

[H] Spaghetti Bolognese
British beef, red wine, parmesan 12.00
[H] Sweet n Sour Pork
basmati rice, 13.50
[H] Buttered Chicken Curry
toasted Naan, Pilaf rice 13.50
Southern Fried Chicken
homemade BBQ sauce, cheese & jalepeno fondue, skinny fries 14

[H] Mediterranean Vegetable Lasagne
Parmesan, garlic bread 13 (v)

From the Grill
All grills served with hand cut chips

[H] Handmade British beef burger (skinny fries & slaw) 11.50
add cheese £1 (Gluten free bun available on request)

[H] Homemade Falafel burger (v) pickled jalapenos 11.50
add cheese £1 (Gluten free bun available on request)

[H] 10 oz Gammon steak , poached eggs (gf) 12.50

10oz British rump steak (gf) 15.00

14oz British T- Bone steak (gf) 22.00

Sauces Peppercorn 3.00 / Stilton 3.00 / Garlic Butter 2.50

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

• Beef & Billy
• Ham / leek / potato / mature cheddar
• Chicken & mushroom
• Spring onion / potato / camembert (v)

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 bread 3.00
Crusty bread & butter 2.00

Wednesday Curry Night

Warm up your Wednesdays with our choice of
Homemade curries and sides - £8.00
all served with pilaf rice & Naan

***Sample Menu**

Buttered Chicken

Lamb Balti
peppers, onions

Vegetarian Thali
Bombay potato, bhaji

Goan Fish Curry
spring onions, cream, lemon, peppers

SIDES £2.00
Poppadoms & Dips
Bombay Potatoes
Onion Bhajis

Remember!!! We are happy to add heat but unable to take it away!


PIES! Tuesday & Thursday Nights

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
Sunday Lunch Menu

Sunday Lunch menu
1 course £13.00 | 2 course £17.50 | 3 course £22.00

Soup of the day, always homemade, crusty bread

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

Sauteed Button Mushrooms (v)
Stilton cream

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

Prawn Marie Rose
toasted bruschetta

Coronation Chicken
dressed salad

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 Lasagne
parmesan, garlic bread (v)

Please see our board for today’s selection of desserts

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

Takeaway Menu

download pdf file of menus
Download a pdf file
of our current 2018 menus:

The Reservoir Menu
Wednesday Curry Night
Fish & Fizz

Sunday Lunch
Light Bites Menu

Takeaway Menu

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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