Name: The Queens Arms Inn

Where: Warwick On Eden


Tel No: 01228 562283

Opening hours: Monday -Saturday 12-12.30pm 5.00-8.30pm

Owner/ chef: Jenni Collins and Neet Mcfarlane, managers or chef James Middlemore

History: Jenni and Neet took over the Queens at the end of July and their first task was to improve the quality and consistency of the food.

Head chef James Middlemore joined the Queens team at the beginning of August from Askham Hall, Penrith, and has an excellent reputation within the North Lake District.

James has a passion for seasonal local produce food and showcasing their ingredients.

Style of food: Modern British cooked in a classical syle, sourced from local family businesses. We pride ourselves in using seasonal produce and locally foraged hedgerow ingredients where available.

Menu sample: Starters include ham hock terrine with a crispy hen’s egg (£7); home cured hot smoked salmon (£7); goats cheese mousse with roasted and pickled beetroot (£6.50), soup of the day (£4.95).

Mains feature pan roasted cod, garlic potato puree with a shellfish bisque (£16.59); slow braised beef with smoked new potatoes, kidney pudding and seasonal vegetables (£16.50); butternut squash and grain risotto (£12.95); fish and chips (£12.95); Queens Burger, topped with crispy smoked bacon, mature Cumberland cheddar, lettuce, tomato, dill pickle and spicy tomato chutney (£13). There is also a butcher’s steak of the week which is featured on the chalk board for this week’s cut of meat.

Desserts include peanut butter parfait, crumble of the day, homemade plum and ginger trifle (all at £6.25) and a selection of local cheeses (£7.50).

There is a menu for younger diners, including sausage and mash (£6) and Mac n cheese (£5) as well as half portions from the main menu (£7.95).

We have Tapas Tuesdays (dishes £3.55 or £4.35 or six for £18.50) and curry night on Mondays with a curry, rice and poppadoms for £9.50 or two for £16. Our Christmas Day menu offers four courses, plus coffee and mince pies at £60.25 per adult and £30 per child.

In their own words: We are aiming to achieve an excellent reputation for producing consistent good food served in A warm and friendly atmosphere.