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Sam's Leeds Menus, Sam's Chophouse Leeds

~ Seasonal Starters ~

Sam’s Famous Brown Onion & Ale Soup (√)
Made properly, with love, over 36 hours & topped with a large mature Yorkshire Cheddar crouton
£5.95

Sam’s Famous Crispy Corned Beef Hash Cake
A blend of our home-made corned beef (10 days in the making) & potato. Served with a poached egg & HP sauce
£6.59

Carpaccio of Seared Tuna
Pan-seared yellowfin tuna rolled in sesame seeds & thinly sliced, served with an apple & fennel coleslaw, soused radish & a light mustard dressing
£6.99

Home-made Black Pudding
Home-made black pudding (made with smoked bacon, raisins & barley) served with braised puy lentils,
pickled Granny Smith apples & a light red wine sauce
£5.95

Smoked Haddock & Clam Chowder
Poached smoked haddock & Whitby caught clams in a creamy seafood broth mixed with sweetcorn,
potatoes, onion & fresh herbs
£6.25

Ox Cheek Terrine

Home-made pressed terrine of slow cooked ox cheek & ox tongue, served with a pickled carrot salad,
fresh horseradish cream & a lemon & parsley crumb
£6.25

Peas & Beans (√)
A lightly whipped garden pea & mint mousse served with fresh peas, broad beans & cherry tomatoes.
Finished with mint oil & crunchy rye bread croutons
£5.75

Our summer salads are also available to order as a starter – see the salad section of the menu for more details

~ Main Courses ~

~ Vegetarian ~

Wild Mushroom Wellington (√)
Surely enough to convert the carnivores? This dish combines field mushrooms with herbs, seasoning & a classic puff pastry case. Served on a bed of bubble & squeak & a mushroom & peppercorn sauce
£10.99

The Chop House Bean Burger (√)
Home-made bean burger of crushed chickpeas & cannellini beans mixed with cream cheese, onions & fresh herbs. Topped with smoked Ribblesdale goat’s cheese & a tomato relish. Served on a sesame seeded bun with Chop House chunky chips
£10.99

~ Fish & Shellfish ~

Sam's Traditional Fish, Chips & Mushy Peas

Sam’s catch of the week from sustainable Whitby stocks, served with fresh-cut lemon & home-made tartar sauce
£12.99

Whole Plaice
Pan-fried line-caught Whitby plaice served whole & on the bone with buttered new season potatoes. Finished with a parsley & lemon butter sauce & crispy capers
£14.99

Chorizo Crusted Hake
Pan-fried fillet of Filey hake topped with a crust of Yorkshire Chorizo from Paganum Produce in Kirkby-Malham near Skipton. Served with braised pearl barley & steamed clams
£16.50

~ Summer Salads ~

Yorkshire Blue Cheese Waldorf (√)
Diced Yorkshire Blue cheese, from Shepherds Purse dairy farm in Thirsk, mixed with apple, celery, walnuts & grapes & English summer leaves
£5.95 / £10.50

Black Pudding Salad

Home-made black pudding (made with smoked bacon, raisins & barley) served with pickled shallots, home-made salad cream & a soft boiled egg on mixed seasonal leaves

£5.95 / £10.50

Available as either a starter or main course

~ Meat ~

Pork Rump
Roasted rump of pork from Wilson’s Farm, Helmsley, served with orange-braised fennel, butter poached potatoes & English summer peas. Finished with an orange reduction & herb pesto
£13.99

Chicken Breast
Pan-fried breast of free-range chicken from Church Hill farm, Middleton-on-the-Wolds, stuffed with Yorkshire Blue cheese. Served with a carrot & swede mash, crisp dry-cure bacon & a rich red wine gravy
£13.99

Sam’s Famous Home-made Corned Beef Hash
10 days in the making – to our own secret recipe - mixed with sautéed potatoes & creamed onions. Finished with a soft-poached egg & crispy smoked dry-cure bacon from Mill Close farm in Bedale
£12.99

Yorkshire Reared Duck Breast
Oven roasted free-range Gressingham duck breast, served with a wild mushroom sausage, sautéed new potatoes, creamed leeks & a rich port & red wine sauce
£17.50

Sirloin Steak
An 8oz 28-day dry aged grass-fed sirloin steak (from Mill Close farm, Bedale) cooked to your liking & served with Chop House chunky chips, green peppercorn sauce & home-cured tomatoes
£19.50

Home-made Steak & Kidney Pudding
Not seasonal just substantial. Braised Mill Close farm steak & lamb’s kidney pudding, served with Chop House chunky chips, mushy peas & a jug of gravy
£12.99

Calves’ Liver
Yorkshire calves’ liver seared & served pink with mini sausages, creamed potatoes, baby onions & button mushrooms.  Finished with lemon & herb breadcrumbs & a red wine sauce
£13.99

Sausage & Mash
Finest Swaledale sausages from the Yorkshire Dales Meat Company served with mashed potato & home-made caramelised onion gravy
£11.50

~ Vegetable Side Orders ~

Buttered Peas & Carrots ~ Green Beans & Shallots ~ Mashed Potato ~ Chop House Chunky Chips ~ Buttered New Potatoes ~ Beer-Battered Onion Rings ~ Balsamic Green Salad ~ Mushy Peas
£2.99 each

Bread & Butter - £0.65

~ Summer Puddings ~

Poached Pear
Caramel poached pear served warm with home-made vanilla ice cream & hot chocolate sauce
£5.99

Mint Choc-Chip Arctic Roll
Home-made mint & chocolate chip ice cream wrapped in a chocolate & vanilla sponge. Served with rich chocolate sauce & a chocolate crumble – perfect for the chocolate lovers amongst us
£5.99

Sam’s Classic Pudding of the Week
A blast from the past – ask your server for today’s choice of retro British dessert
£5.99

Strawberries & Cream
Our remake of the classic summer treat. Set strawberry cream served with strawberry sorbet, fresh strawberries macerated with mint, sweetened vanilla cream & crunchy meringue
£5.99

Sam’s Home-made Ices
Three scoops of your choice of our home-made ice creams & sorbets. Please ask one of Sam’s servers for
today’s selection

£5.29
£1.50 per extra scoop

Sam’s Tasting Plate
Miniature versions of our poached pear, arctic roll & classic dessert - perfect for two to share!
£7.99

A Selection of the Finest British Cheeses

A selection of the country’s best, including a selection of cheeses from Shepherds Purse dairy in Thirsk, North Yorkshire served with home-made seasonal chutney, grapes, celery & biscuits
£8.99

SUNDAY MARKET MENU

Two Courses for £13.99
Three Courses for £17.99

Enjoy your first glass of red or white Crusan wine for just £1.99 with every market meal ordered

~ SEASONAL STARTERS ~

Sam’s Soup of the Day (√)
Seasonal vegetable soup – please ask your server for today’s selection

Home-made Black Pudding
Home-made black pudding (made with smoked bacon, raisins & barley) served with braised puy lentils & a light red wine sauce.
A supplement of £1.00 will be added for this dish

Smoked Mackerel Salad
Smoked mackerel & fennel salad served with a home-made tomato & caper salsa.

Baked Field Mushrooms (√)
Oven-baked mushrooms with a garlic cream cheese stuffing. Topped with lemon & herb breadcrumbs & served
with a crisp garden salad

~ MAIN COURSES~

The Roast Beef Dinner
Roast sirloin of Yorkshire beef from Mill Close farm in Patrick Brompton near Bedale, served with a traditional Yorkshire
Pudding, goose-fat roast potatoes, creamed horseradish sauce & home-made red wine gravy

 Roasted Pork Rump
Slow-roasted outdoor reared pork rump from Wilson’s farm in Helmsley. Served with goose-fat roast potatoes, a sweet
applepurée & a home made red wine gravy

Both our Sunday roasts are served with cauliflower cheese, seasonal greens & roast carrots from Poskitt’s farm in Goole

Summer Squash & Red Pepper Stew (√)
Slow-cooked pearl barley (our British alternative to risotto rice) with roasted summer squash & red peppers, topped with wild rocket

Grilled Scottish Salmon
Grilled fillet of Scottish salmon served with crushed new potatoes & a home-made dressing of green beans, black olive, tomato & shallots

~ SEASONAL SWEETS ~

Sam’s Classic Pudding of the Week
A blast from the past – ask your server for today’s choice of retro British dessert

Sam’s Home-made Ices
Two scoops of your choice of our home-made ice-creams & sorbets

Dark Chocolate Brownie
A warm dark chocolate brownie served with home-made vanilla ice-cream & a rich chocolate sauce

~ SAM’S CHOP HOUSE CLASSICS ~

Sam’s Traditional Fish, Chips & Mushy Peas
Sam’s catch of the week from sustainable Whitby stocks, served with fresh-cut lemon & home-made tartar sauce
£12.99

Wild Mushroom Wellington (√)
Surely enough to convert the carnivores? This dish combines field mushrooms with herbs, seasoning & a classic puff pastry case. Served on a bed of bubble & squeak with a mushroom & peppercorn sauce
£10.99

Home-made Steak & Kidney Pudding
Not seasonal just substantial. Braised Mill Close farm steak & lamb’s kidney pudding. Served with Chop House chunky chips, mushy peas & a jug of gravy
£12.99

 Sam’s Famous Home-made Corned Beef Hash
10 days in the making – to our own secret recipe - mixed with sautéed potatoes & creamed onions.
Finished with a soft-poached egg & crispy smoked dry-cure bacon from Mill Close farm in Bedale
£12.99

Sirloin Steak
A thick 8oz 28-day aged prime sirloin steak (from Mill Close farm, Bedale) cooked to your liking & served with Chop. House chunky chips, green peppercorn sauce & home-cured tomatoes
£19.50

~ SIDES ~

Yorkshire Pudding - £0.99
 Peas & Carrots ~ Green Beans & Shallots ~ Mushy Peas ~ Chop House Chips ~ Roast Potatoes
£2.99 each

Feeling hungry? Add an extra course or two from the market menu for just £4.00 each

~ DESSERT ~

A Selection of the Finest British Cheeses
A selection of the country’s best, including a selection of cheeses from Shepherds Purse Dairy in Thirsk, North Yorkshire served with home-made winter chutney, grapes, celery & biscuits

£8.99

Sam’s Market Menu July

Two Courses £11.99 Three Courses £13.99

Monday: 12pm to 3pm & 5.30pm to 9.30pm
Tuesday to Friday: 12pm to 3pm & 5.30pm to 7.30pm
Saturday: 12pm to 3pm & 5.30pm to 6.30pm

Enjoy your first glass of Crusan Grenache Merlot or Crusan Colombard Sauvignon for £1.99 with every market meal ordered

One course lunch offer £8.99 - Available from 12pm to 3pm

Add a glass of prosecco to your one course lunch for just £3.00

~ SEASONAL STARTERS ~

Sam’s Soup of the Day (√)
Seasonal vegetable soup – please ask your server for today’s selection

Pan-fried Chicken Livers
Pan-fried chicken livers served with caramelised red onion & granary toast from Bondgate Bakery in Otley
A supplement of £1.00 will be added for this dish

Smoked Mackerel Salad
Smoked mackerel & fennel salad served with a home-made tomato & caper salsa

Baked Field Mushrooms (√)
Oven-baked mushrooms with a garlic cream cheese stuffing. Topped with lemon & herb breadcrumbs & served with a crisp garden salad

~ MAIN COURSES ~

The Chop House Beef Burger
A 6oz hand-pressed beef burger topped with mature Yorkshire Cheddar & a home-made tomato, gherkin & mustard relish
Add Yorkshire Blue cheese & smoked Wensleydale bacon for £2.00

The Chop House Bean Burger(√)
Crushed chickpeas & cannellini beans mixed with cream cheese & onions. Topped with smoked Ribblesdale goat’s cheese & a tomato relish

Both our burgers are served in a sesame seeded bun with Chop House chunky chips or a mixed seasonal salad

Glazed Bacon Chop
A grilled 6oz bacon chop, from Mill Close farm in Bedale, in a sticky orange & aniseed glaze. Served with mash potato & a red wine sauce

Grilled Scottish Salmon
Grilled fillet of Scottish salmon served with crushed new potatoes & a home-made dressing of green beans, black olive, tomato & shallots
A supplement of £1.00 will be added for this dish

Summer Squash & Red Pepper Stew (√)
Slow-cooked pearl barley (our British alternative to risotto rice) with roasted summer squash & red peppers, topped with wild rocket

~ DESSERTS ~

Sam’s Classic Pudding of the Week
A blast from the past – ask your server for today’s choice of retro British dessert

Sam’s Home-made Ices
Two scoops of your choice of our home-made ice-creams & sorbets

Dark Chocolate Brownie
A warm dark chocolate brownie served with home-made vanilla ice-cream & a rich chocolate sauce

~ Bar Menu ~

~ Sam’s  British Sandwich Selection ~

Served on a choice of white or granary bread from Bondgate Bakery in Otley.
Accompanied by Chop House chunky chips & a mixed leaf salad

Sam’s Fish & Mushy Peas
The classic – beer-battered sustainable fish fillet on a bed of mushy peas
£7.50

Mature Yorkshire Cheddar & Onion (√)
With wild English rocket & home-made red onion marmalade
£6.50

Egg & Caper Mayonnaise (√)
Chopped hard boiled egg bound with capers, fresh herbs & mayonnaise
£5.99

Classic BLT
Smoked Wensleydale dry-cure bacon, crisp lettuce & tomato, bound together with a light mayonnaise
£8.50

Chop House Chips & Mayo
Chop House chunky chips & mayonnaise. Served with a jug of gravy for dunking
£3.99

Sam’s Leeds Plate
A selection of Sam’s British Sandwiches served with chips, gravy & dipping sauces - two stories high with a salad garnish. Ideal to share
£11.70 for 2 or 3 people
£17.60 for 4 or 5 people

~ Something Substantial ~

Omelette & Chips
Cooked to order with your choice of fillings

 - Wild mushroom & Yorkshire Blue cheese (√)
 - Semi-dried tomato & red onion marmalade (√)
 - Smoked salmon & herb cream cheese
£9.50

The Chop House Burger
A 6oz hand pressed beef burger topped with mature Yorkshire cheddar & a home-made tomato, gherkin & mustard relish. Served with Chop House chips
£8.99
Add Yorkshire Blue cheese & smoked Wensleydale bacon for £2.00

The Chop House Bean Burger (√)
Home-made bean burger of crushed chickpeas & cannellini beans mixed with cream cheese, onions & fresh herbs, topped with smoked Ribblesdale goat’s cheese & tomato relish. Served on a sesame seeded bun with Chop House chips
£10.99

Yorkshire Blue Cheese Waldorf (√)
Diced Yorkshire Blue cheese, from Shepherds Purse dairy farm in Thirsk, mixed with apple, celery, walnuts, grapes & English summer leaves
£5.95 / £10.50

Black Pudding Salad

Home-made black pudding (made with smoked bacon, raisins & barley) served with pickled shallots, home-made salad cream & a soft boiled egg on mixed seasonal leaves

£5.95 / £10.50

~ Sam’s Classics ~

Sam’s Famous Home-made Corned Beef Hash
10 days in the making – to our own secret recipe - mixed with sautéed potatoes & creamed onions. Finished with a soft-poached egg & crispy smoked dry-cure bacon
£12.99

Wild Mushroom Wellington (√)
Surely enough to convert the carnivores?
This dish combines field mushrooms with herbs & seasoning in a classic puff pastry case. Served on a bed of bubble & squeak with a buttery whole-grain mustard sauce
£10.99

Sam’s Traditional Fish, Chips & Mushy Peas
Sam’s catch of the week from sustainable Whitby stocks, served with fresh-cut lemon
& home-made tartar sauce
£12.99

Sam’s Famous Steak & Kidney Pudding
Not seasonal just substantial. Braised Mill Close farm steak & lamb’s kidney pudding, served with Chop House chunky chips, mushy peas & a jug of gravy
£12.99

Sausage & Mash
Finest Swaledale sausages served with mash potato & home-made sweet onion gravy
£11.50

SAM’S CHRISTMAS MENU

The Large Party Menu
Four festive courses for all groups of eight people or more. Cooked to order with fresh local ingredients.
Please note that pre-orders are required to help us to make things run smoothly for you

~ Appetiser ~

Sam’s Winter Warmer (v)
Our lightly spiced seasonal soup is the perfect start to any Christmas meal.

~ Seasonal Starters ~

Slow-Cooked Duck Terrine
A pressed terrine of smoked Gressingham duck breast & slow-cooked Gressingham duck leg served with soused white cabbage, roasted chestnuts & a home-made cranberry dressing.
(£3 supplement)

Victorian Chop House Pâté
A coarse pork & liver pâté served with crusty wholemeal bread & winter fruit chutney.

Goat’s Cheese Tart (v)
A warm short crust pastry tart topped with melting Ribblesdale goat’s cheese & served with a home-made beetroot chutney & candied hazelnuts.

Smoked Salmon (GF)
Scottish smoked salmon served with a potato & artichoke salad. Finished with a lemon, caper & gherkin dressing.  

Sam’s Famous Crispy Corned Beef Hash Cake
A blend of our home-made corned beef (10 days in the making) & potato.
Served with a soft poached egg & the legendary HP sauce.

~ Main Courses ~

Served with a side of seasonal vegetables

Seafood Casserole (GF)
A selection of seasonal fish including crayfish, scallops in a rich tomato & shellfish sauce with fondant potato & winter vegetables.
(£4 supplement)

Slow-Cooked Beef
Blade of beef from Mill Close farm, Bedale, slowly cooked in Stout, served with parsnip mash & parsnip crisps.

Lamb Shank (GF)
Slow-cooked Pennine Hills lamb shank served with creamy piped mashed potatoes & rich roast baby onion & mushroom gravy.

The Traditional Turkey Dinner
Yorkshire turkey breast, sprouts & chestnuts – served with home-made cranberry & chestnut stuffing, goose fat roast potatoes, chipolatas wrapped in dry cure bacon & a jug of turkey gravy.

Wild Mushroom, Chestnut & Barley Stew (v)
Slow-cooked pearl barley (our British alternative to risotto rice) with wild mushrooms, roasted chestnuts, smoked Yorkshire cheese & root vegetable crisps.

Winter Pork Belly (GF)
Pork belly (from Wilson’s Farm, Helmsley) slowly braised then roasted to create crispy crackling.
Served with crushed mustard swede, an apple & grain mustard purée & red wine jus.

Pan-Fried Sea Bass
(GF)
A pan-fried fillet of Welsh Sea bass served with bubble & squeak potatoes 
& a smoked bacon & herb cream.

~ Very Seasonal Sweets ~

A Selection of the Finest British Cheeses

A selection of the country’s best. Served with home-made winter chutney, grapes, celery & biscuits
 (£3 supplement)

Traditional Christmas Pudding & Rum Sauce
No further explanation needed!

Sam’s Christmas Bakewell
A festive revision of the classic British Bakewell tart. Mincemeat with a dense almond topping, served with a home-made egg nog ice cream.

Cranachan Cheesecake
A vanilla bean cheesecake served with raspberry compote & honeyed crunchy oats finished with a honey & Drambuie syrup.  

White Chocolate Mousse (GF)
A white chocolate mousse served with a rich dark chocolate sauce & candied cocoa nibs. 

~ £32.50 per Person  ~

£10.00 non-refundable deposit per head.
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