Our Wine Selection
From time to time vintages can change without notice.
Be assured we taste all vintage changes to ensure the wine is what we would expect. The Verre du Vin system here at The Cat, allows us to keep more wines open, offering more choice of wines by the glass.
Some wines by the Carafe are now available. (500ml)
Wines of the month and Bin Ends are to be found on the inside cover of the wine list.
We have a few Organic wines. Clearly marked on the list.
We now offer a selection of non alocoholic Sparkling Wines, Beers and G 'n' Ts.
During the year we have wine dinners. These are all available on this website and in our monthly newsletter.
Freedom Cross Sauvignon
Franschhoek Cellars South Africa £3.50 £5.10 £7.00 £14.00 £21.00 12.5%
Villa Romanti, Italy £4.35 £6.10 £8.65 £17.30 £26.00 12%
Grassa, Gascony, France £4.35 £6.10 £8.65 £17.30 £26.00 11.5%
Pontemagno-Cupamontana,Italy £4.65 £6.55 £9.35 £18.60 £28.00 12.5%
Baron Philippe de Rothschild
Pays d’Oc, France £4.65 £6.55 £9.35 £18.60 £28.00 12.5%
Grand Selection Sauvignon
Lapostolle,Chile £4.65 £6.55 £9.35 £18.60 £28.00 13.5%
(Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris and
Albourne Estate, Sussex £5.00 £7.00 £10.00 £20.00 £30.00 12.5%
Cellar Selection 2015
Albourne Estate, Sussex £5.00 £7.00 £10.00 £20.00 £30.00 12%
White Pinot Noir
Albourne, Sussex £5.00 £7.00 £10.00 £20.00 £30.00 12.5%
Dart Valley Reserve
Sharpham Estate,Devon £5.85 £8.10 £11.65 £23.35 £35.00 11.5%
Water Race Riesling
Domain Road, New Zealand £6.35 £8.85 £12.70 £25.35 £38.00 12%
Clare Valley, Australia £5.85 £8.20 £11.70 £23.35 £35.00 13%
Domain Road Sauvignon
Central Otago, New Zealand £6.00 £8.40 £12.00 £24.00 £36.00 14%
St Mont, Chemin des Pelerins
Plaimont, Gascony France £4.00 £5.60 £8.00 £16.00 £24.00 12.5%
Casata Monfort, Italy £4.35 £6.10 £8.65 £17.30 £26.00 12%
Chateau Bel Air Rose
Bordeaux, France £5.85 £8.20 £11.65 £23.30 £35.00 12%
Red Wines 125ml 175ml 250ml 500ml Bottle Alc%
Las Pampas Malbec/Shiraz
Mendoza,Argentina £3.45 £4.80 £6.90 £13.80 £20.50 12%
St Julia, Argentina £3.50 £4.90 £7.00 £14.00 £21.00 13%
Sunnycliff Estate, Australia £3.50 £4.90 £7.00 £14.00 £21.00 13.5%
Cotes de Gascogne, France £4.00 £5.60 £8.00 £16.00 £24.00 12.5%
Villa Moncaro, Italy £4.20 £5.85 £8.35 £16.70 £25.00 12.5%
Gouguenheim, Argentina £4.45 £6.25 £8.90 £17.80 £26.70 13.5%
Monte Ory Navarra Crianza,
Muga, Spain £4.50 £6.30 £9.00 £18.00 £27.00 13.5%
Malbec Reserve 2015
Gouguenheim, Argentina £5.35 £7.50 £10.70 £21.40 £32.00 14%
Sparkling Wine by the Glass / Bottle 125ml Bottle Alc%
Hindleap Blanc de Blanc 2014 £8.65 £52.00 11.5%
Made from the Chardonnay grape, this elegant sparkling wine has rich flavor profile, great structure and juicy balanced acidity.
Breaky Bottom, Seyval Blanc £8.65 £52.00 12%
Cuvee Sir Harry Kroto 2013
Rodmell, East Sussex
From the pioneering vineyard in Sussex, Breaky Bottom lies in a fold in the South Downs, five miles from Lewes. “Sophisticated combination of bready autolysis, crisp apple and a racy acidity, fine mousse. Good length”
Albourne Estate Blanc de Blancs 2013 £8.35 £50.00 11.5%
This “white of whites” is made from the highest quality ‘cuvee’ juice pressed from selected hand-picked Chardonnay grapes grown at Albourne Estate. As a wine of a single vineyard and single vintage it will reflect the nuances of place and weather patterns so creating a true ‘terroir’ wine.
1/2 Bottle Bottle
Nyetimber “Classic Cuvee Multi Vintage £32.50 £65.00 12%
Nyetimber Vineyard, Sussex
Nyetimber’s reputation as a world class winemaker continues to flourish.
The classic Champagne grape varieties (Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier) join forces in complex flavours of honey, lemon and almonds.
Rose 125ml Bottle Alc%
Hindleap Rosé 2014 £8.65 £52.00 11.5%
This elegant sparkling rosé has been tenderly crafted from Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier. Well balanced with excellent structure it has a juicy, zesty backbone of raspberry and red apple with a balanced. Long finish.
Herbert Hall, Brut Rose £8.35 £50.00 12%
Made in the traditional Champagne method, using a blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier and Pinot Noir. This Brut Rose uses a higher percentage of Pinot Noir which adds softness to its hints of red fruit and shortbread for a balanced taste.
Other Sparkling Wine/Champagne 125ml Bottle Alc%
Amori Prosecco Extra Dry NV, Vinicola, Italy £5.00 £30 11%
A delightfully crisp and elegant prosecco with vibrant apple and pear notes and a delicate, floral and fruity finish.
Champagne Joseph Perrier Brut NV £11.65 £70 12%
Since 1825 the family-owned Grande Marque House of Joseph Perrier has quietly built up a reputation and tradition for the very highest quality Champagnes.
Champagne Billecart Salmon Brut Reserve NV £85 12%
The Billecart NV blend has remained unchanged since 1945 and still maintains its reputation as one of the most balanced and harmonious non-vintage champagnes on the market. A rich, powerful palate is lifted with lovely freshness. The non-vintage Billecart offers the best of both worlds with complexity and delicacy, making it perfect for any occasion
Privilege Rosé NV £5.00 £30 12%
Varichon et Clerc have been producing classic "Methode Champenoise" wines since 1901. Local grapes, are skillfully blended with judicious amounts of Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, and Maccabeu to create this very elegant wine. Soft bubbles and not too dry; delicious.
White Wines Bottle Alc%
1. Freedom Cross Sauvignon 2017 £21 12.5%
Franschhoek Cellars, South Africa
Offering up alluring flavours and aromas of tropical fruit, with apricot and fig. There are notes of grassiness on the fresh, zesty palate, and the length of finish is good.
2. Falanghina Fremondo, La Guardiense 2017 £24 12.5%
One of the great unsung heroes of Italian winemaking! A true all-rounder which is packed with notes of citrus and apple but retains a nutty complexity on the finish.
3. Pinot Grigio, Villa Romanti 2016 £26 12%
Campagnola, Veneto, Italy
With a crisp, dry, lightly floral character and a subtle honeyed note on the finish, this is a good example of Pinot Grigio.
4. Domaine du Tariquet Sauvignon 2017 £26 11.5%
Cotes de Gascogne, France
Pale lemon colour and a 'pale' lemony aroma. More action on the palate with an edge of sherbet on the finish after a medium-bodied, lightly honeyed, lemony burst of flavour.
5. Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico, £28 12%
This fresh, fruity and refreshingly dry wine has been described as central Italy's most promising white grape variety (Oz Clarke) with its delicate floral creamy character and surprising complexity. It has a richness and character that lifts it above the competition.
6. Catarratto/Pinot Grigio, Fedele, Sicily £28.00 12.5%
This blend of Catarrato and Pinot Grigio is such a great value easy drinking wine. The Pinot Grigio gives a really freshing mouthfeel which is backed up by the fuller bodied Cartaratto. Organic Wine
7. Chardonnay, Baron Philippe de Rothschild 2016 £28 13%
Pays D’Oc, France
Fresh and fruity, it reveals refined and complex flavours of tropical fruit, toast and hazelnut.
8. Cotes du Luberon 2017 £28 13%
A brilliant white showing enticing aromas of citrus fruits, blossom and green apples. The palate is crisp, dry and well-balanced with a lovely clean finish.
9. Picpoul de Pinet, Racine 2017 £28 13%
Here is a bright, vivacious Languedoc white with zesty fruitiness, light body and lively acidity. This wine’s clean, zippy style lends itself perfectly to shellfish and salads, but it is equally pleasurable served on its own.
10. Grand Selection Sauvignon 2015 £28 13.5%
Brilliant pale lime yellow. Intense fruit aromas of sweet citrus, tropical fresh fruit and mineral notes. Light and fresh palate, with pleasant roundness and a grassy finish.
11. White Pinot Noir 2017 £30 11.5%
This wine has been gently pressed from whole bunches of red pinot noir grapes to produce a vibrant wine with a touch of colour. Superb structure, minerality and balance of this wine is complemented by delicate aromas of cherry blossom, rose and red summer fruits
12. Estate Selection 2017 £30 12%
An exceptional wine from an exceptional vintage. This this a beautifully elegant bland of Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris and Bacchus. Full and complex with refreshing crisp acidity, pleasing minerality and rich aromoas of citrus, apple and white peach.
13. Cellar Selection 2015
Albourne, Sussex £30 12%
A careful blend of barrel fermented Ortega and Chardonnay. The subtle hint of oak complements the delicate stone fruit, apple and lime aromas. Round and textured with a good weight and body. Really fun and exciting wine!
14. Dart Valley Reserve 2016 £35 11%
Sharpham Estate, Devon, England
At the forefront of vine growing and wine making in the UK, Sharpham is widely recognised as producing some of England's most outstanding wines.
This fine dry style exhibits the best qualities of English wine. An elegant wine characterised by its pale lemon colour and long refreshing finish. The taste of fresh citrus fruits gives a youthful fresh sensation. Grape Varieties - Madeleine Angevine, Bacchus and Phoenix
15. The Water Race 2015, Riesling £35 13%
Domain Road, New Zealand
Dry in style with balanced crisp acidity. Aromas of lime and mandarin dominate the nose with hints of floral and ginger. Lemon, lime and stonefruit flavours show on the palate leading to a long mineral finish. An excellent food wine.
16. Watervale Riesling 2014/5, £35 13.5%
Clare Valley, Australia
This superb Riesling shows vibrant citrus fruit on the nose with deep minerally flavours and a crisp lingering finish.
17. Macon-Bussieres Villages 2016 £36 13%
Domain Gonon, France
Grown in the village of Bussieres, this wine is a happy marriage of
flavours of flint and grapefruit. It is a very elegant wine with superb depth and balance.
18. Sauvignon Blanc 2015/16, Domain Road Winery £36 13.5%/12.5 Central Otago, New Zealand
This Sauvignon displays typical aromas of gooseberries, cut grass and bell peppers with citrus undertones. A hint of residual sugar balances the wine’s natural acidity.
19. Bacchus 2017 £40 12%
The 2017 vintage has produced a delightfully fresh, well-balanced and smooth Bacchus. Calmer yet more complex on the nose than many vintages, our 2017 wine leads with herbal, tomato leaf and basil notes complimented by delightful tropical tones of papaya, mango and pineapple…with elderflower taking a less pronounced but vital supporting role. We delight in the way our Bacchus exposes so many new faces to us every year. As always, the palate is super-clean, refreshing and balanced
20. Sancerre, La Porte du Caillou 2016 £43 13%
Domaine Henri Bourgeois, France
This fruity wine with delicate and floral fragrances possesses excellent balance, invigorating freshness and delightful persistence.
21. Chablis 2016 £45 12.5%
Domaine des Malandes, France
This is pure crisp Chablis at its best, expressing the fresh minerality that is so unique to great Chablis. Fresh, dry and palate enlivening!
22. Pouilly Fume, Domaine des Fines Caillottes 2015/16 £45 13%/12.5%
Jean Pabiot, France
An aromatic and very harmonious Pouilly Fumé.
Rose Wines Bottle Alc%
23. St. Mont Tradition Rosé 2017 £24 12%
Plaimont, Gascony, France
This rosé is produced from the Tannat grape. It has a delightful colour with aromas of red summer fruits that carry on through to the palate. Medium dry.
24. Pinot Grigio Rose 2017 £26 13%
Casata Monfort, Italy
A fruity crisp Rose with well-balanced acidity and elegant fruit.
25. Chateau Bel Air Rosé 2017, Despagne £35` 12.5%
The predominance of Cabernet Sauvignon gives a fragrant aroma, with a touch of Cabernet Franc and Merlot. Despagne's skilled winemaking team has managed to capture the fruit, charm and freshness of this wine. Dry.
Red Wines Bottle Alc%
27. Santa Julia Malbec/Tempranillo 2017 £21.00 13%
Familia Zuccardi, Mendoza, Argentina
This is a relatively new blend, harnessing the soft Tempranillo with the more robust Malbec. As you would expect, this is an excellent wine with most red meats, but it is also gentle enough to be enjoyed on its own.
28. Shiraz / Cabernet 2015 ` £21 13.5%
Sunnycliff Estate, Red Cliffs Australia
This Shiraz is produced from fruit harvested from the Red Cliff and Coonawarra vineyards near to the town of Red Cliff. The wine features a bouquet of ripe plums with hints of liquorice and black pepper. Full on the palate with a subtle oak support and a lingering finish.
29. Merlot-Tannat 2017 £24 13%
Vin de Pays des Cotes de Gascogne, France
Located in the heart of Gascony, (South-West France) on clay-chalk and clay-silt soils. The nose exhales aromatic and complex flavours of red fruits (blackcurrant and blackberry) and floral hints; slightly roasted and vanilla in part. Tannins are well-balanced, supple and fruity with final spicy notes.
30. Nero d'Avola, 2017 £24 14%
An enjoyable red blend, made up primarily with Nero D’Avola and a portion of Merlot and Syrah. Nero D’Avola is Sicily’s number 1 grape variety, and is indigenous to the island. Fedele Rosso is a pleasant, every-day drinking wine, due to its wonderful structure and soft tannins. Organic wine.
31. Salento Primitivo 2017 £25 13%
A rich velvety wine from Puglia, the heel of Italy's boot. Full of sun drenched damson fruit, it is soft easy drinking with great character.
32. Freedom Cross Pinotage 2016/7 £25 13.5%
Franschhoek Cellars, South Africa
A Pinotage that shows lovely violet notes over brambly fruit, a medium-bodied wine with typical sweet berry flavours. Medium to full-bodied dry red wine with an approachable earthy and berry fruit aroma. Softly-styled in character with good wood
33. Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 2016 £25 13.5%
Noi Centro, Roxan, Italy
Characteristic notes of mature red cherries on the palate and nose, tannin are soft and mature. Fresh and enjoyable red.
34. Uvas del Sol Malbec
Mendoza, Argentina £4.45 £6.25 £8.90 £17.80 £26.70 13.5%.
35. Monte Ory Navarra Crianza 2013 £27 13.5%
Bodega Luis Gurpegui Muga, Spain
This Crianza is a blend of Tempranillo and Cabernet Sauvignon that has been aged in American oak Barriques for 12 months and has benefited from a further 6 months in bottle. The resulting wine is balanced with ripe black cherry fruit softened by the hints of cedar wood. It will go perfectly with pasta dishes and roasts.
36. Frappato, £28.50 12.5%
Santa Tresa, Sicily
The bouquet is fresh and lively, reminiscent of wild strawberries and delicate sweet spices. The palate is smooth and long, with hints of spice. The acidity races through the wine, lifting the fruit and releasing a whole variety of fruit flavours in the mouth. Organic Wine
37. Chateau La Tuilerie Du Puy 2014 £29 13%
Bordeaux Superieur, France
A perfect wine that is regularly selected by the most famous wine guides in France (Hachette, Dussert Gerber, Gilbert & Gaillard...).
Who says that Bordeaux wines must be expensive ?? The Château La Tuilerie du Puy is a perfect example for a Bordeaux Supérieur, pure, very well balanced and full of taste.
The impression in the mouth is extremely fine with soft tannins. The finish is fruity and very long. A real pleasure!
38. Minervois 2016 £30 13.5%
Made from vineyards in the La Livinière village area, grown on clay and limestone soils that give a fullness to the wine. The Grenache are old bush vines very well adapted to the hot climate and minimal rainfall of this area which give a big, juicy flavours and to these are added 20% of Syrah grapes for added substance and aromatics.
39. Malbec Reserve 2015 £32 13.5%
Gouguenheim Winery, Mendoza, Argentina
Big cherry and plum flavours and elegant oak. Argentina's keynote grape at its finest.
40. Rioja Tinto Crianza 2014 £33 13.5%
Vina Berceo, Spain
The grape variety Tempranillo excels in the Rioja area producing soft and seductive wines. This Bodega is owned by the Gurpegui family, whose wines are generally highly thought of. This Crianza has not been over oaked; instead the wine maker has allowed the natural quality of the fruit to shine through.
41. Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2016/7 £35 13%
Domaine Gonon, France
Light ruby red. Ripe, soft berry fruits on the nose. Light to medium bodied on the palate, ripe red berry fruits and soft tannins.
42. Matraro Grenache 2012 £35 14.8%
Mitchell Winery, Clare Valley, Australia
The conditions of rocky barren soils, old, dry grown vines and a long ripening period, which their selected vineyards in Clare offer, the fruit develops the flavours and structure for a complex varietal wine.
The resulting wine is not aged in wood, in order to preserve the complex array of fresh lively flavours of the variety - the black cherry and soft fruit tannins. A wine of great style with both power and finesse.
43. Pask, Gimblett Gravels Merlot 2013/14 £36 13.5%
CJ Pask, New Zealand
A soft, generous Merlot. The juicy plum flavours are well-balanced with savoury, leathery oak characters. Elegant Merlot with fine tannin structure and silky mouth feel.
44. Cote de Brouilly 2016 £41 13.5%
Chateau Thivin, France
The Gamay grape finds its home in France's Burgundy region where it is responsible for the red wines of Beaujolais. Producing light to medium bodied wines with modest tannins and good acidity, Gamay is unfairly associated with Beaujolais Nouveau. It is capable of producing wonderful, cherry and raspberry flavored wines with earthy hints of violets and spice.
45. Barbera d’Alba 2015, £57 14.5%
Pio Cesare, Piedmont, Italy Pio’s Barbera is a wine quite different from many other Barbera. This is because the Barbera grapes are grown alongside the Nebbiolo grapes. This, combined with the extensive barrel ageing, results in a wine with the strength and wild energy of a Barbera, but the refined elegance of Barolo. This is a unique Barbera—full and brave, yet soft and supple.
46. Chateau Cissac 2014 £58 13%
Haut Medoc, France
Displaying a deep garnet ruby colour. The nose has aromas of fresh dark fruits such as blackcurrants, plums and cherries, very elegant with hints of spices, tobacco, a little vanilla and dark chocolate. Rich silky tannins and well- structured fruit with spicy notes. A long and elegant quality finish
47. Chateau Panet 2010 £72 14.5%
Grand Cru, St Emilion, France
An elegant structured wine, with ripe fruit and well integrated oak overtones
48. Reserve de Leoville Barton 2011/12/14 £85 13%
Saint Julien, France
Six Successive generations have ensured the regularity of this St Julien, considered as one of the best in the appellation. Rounded, with ripe fruit and firm, but easy, tannins.
Dessert Wines and Port 125ml ½ Bottle Alc%
49. Santa Julia, Tardio 2014/15 £6.25 £18 7.5%
Intense aromas of over-matured fruits, honey and dried fruits like pears, apricots and peaches, orange skin and roses.
Sweet, unctuous in the mouth, silky, with balanced acidity. Complex and long finish.
50. Elysium Black Muscat £8.50 £25 15%
Elysium is Greek for Heaven, a fitting association for this excellent wine made by Andrew Quady. Virtually black in colour, with a rose-like aroma, very intense on the palate and full of fantastic rich velvety fruit. One of the few wines that can stand up to chocolate puddings. Or try it poured over ice cream for the ultimate after-dinner treat!
51. Port Ramos Pinto Reserve
Ruby “Collector” £4.50 20%
Aromas of fruits, such as prunes, figs, blackberries, raspberries and cherries work their way through to the palate. Perfect with mild cheeses and chocolate.
52. Port, Ramos Pinto £8 20%
10y Old Tawny “Quinta da Ervamoira”
A ripe style, with rich, well-integrated flavours of toffee, marshmallow and dried plum. Offers cream and butterscotch on the lush finish. Possibly the finest 10y old Tawny currently available.
Malt Whiskies 25ml 50ml Alc%
Lagavulin 16 Years 3.80 6.80 43%
A much sought-after single malt with the massive peat-smoke that's typical of southern Islay - but also offering a dryness that turns it into a truly interesting dram.
Dalhwhinne 15 years 3.80 6.80 43%
The "Classic Malt" from the Highlands, from Scotland's highest & coldest distillery (326m).
Talisker 10 year 3.80 6.80 45.8%
On the shores of Loch Harport, the village of Carbost is home to Skyes only distillery producing a wonderfully powerful and award-winning Island malt bottled at above average strength.
Macallan 10 year 3.80 6.80 40%
The flagship of The Macallan range in the UK market, The Macallan 10 Years Old has become a benchmark for single malt of the highest quality. The 10 Years Old is matured exclusively in oak sherry casks from Spain to deliver a deep, rich, deliciously smooth and well-rounded flavour with a slight sweetness and touch of sherry and wood. Its deep colour is achieved wholly naturally without the addition of any colouring.
Glenmorangie 3.80 6.80 40%
The original expression of our elegant, floral spirit and the real backbone of the Glenmorangie range. A ten-year-old single malt, Glenmorangie Original is produced by marrying the delicate spirit that emerges from Scotland's tallest stills, with first and second fill American white oak casks.
Laphroaig 3.80 6.80 40%
Laphroaig 10 Year Old is an all-malt Scotch Whisky from the remote island of Islay in the Western Isles of Scotland. Laphroaig, pronounced "La-froyg", is a Gaelic word meaning "the beautiful hollow by the broad bay".
Cognac and Armagnac 25ml Alc %
Maxime Trijol VSOP Cognac £5.60 40%
Mellow and rich on the palate, but also fruity. Its length is all but perfect, leaving lingering bliss on the palate.
Ch Tariquet VSOP Bas Armagnac £4.50 40%
A richly powerful, concentrated nose with aromas of warm bread, plus a hint of toast and gingerbread. Very smooth and round on the palate with rich vanilla notes and a finish of macerated stone fruits.
Ch Tariquet XO Bas Armagnac £7.50 40%
A traditional, elegant and full-bodied Bas-Armagnac. A bouquet of nuts and quince jelly, with notes of dried flowers and a hint of coconut.
Eau de Vie and other wonderful delights! 50ml Alc%
Listed below are some very special drinks to round off your meal.
Other well known liqueues are of course available. Please ask your server.
G. Eau de Vie Poire William, Micho £7.50 40%
This Grande Reserve has the most depth and finesse of all eaux de vie blanches and Miclo are justly famous for theirs, after all it takes 28kg of pears to produce one litre of spirit!
Unctuously rich and well developed, showing subtle fresh fruity flavour, with good intensity and depth of pear extract.
G. Eau de Vie Framboise, Micho £7.75 40%
A piercing fruity nose, redolent of raspberry with a touch of violet. Soft fresh fruit on the palate with great intensity and delicacy. Try a drop in your coffee!
Grappa Frassino Tosolini £7.50 42%
A delicate fruity aroma with a hint of vanilla, spring flowers and a touch of almonds. Shows persistence and balance on the palate and finishes with a tickle of the spirit and a zesty lift on the tongue.
Amaretto Saliza Tosolini £6.50 28%
A beautiful nose of freshly ground almonds, toffee and orange peel. Light, delicious and rounded on the palate with fresh almond sweetness that leads to a long, candied finish.
Tosolini Limoncello £6.50 28%
Delicious with a lovely tasting lemon flavour. The lemon’s used to make this limoncello come from Italy’s Amalfi coast.
Ignored for too long, these are really special and certainly help the digestion after a little over indulgence……
Green Chartreuse £4 55%
A naturally green liqueur made from 130 herbs and plants macerated in alcohol and steeped for about 8 hours. A last maceration of plants gives its colour to the liqueur.
Amaro’s are delicious served over ice, or on their own.
Montenegro Amaro 4.50 23%
It is made using over 40 herbs, including vanilla and orange peels,
Lucano Amaro 4.50 28%
Originally created in 1894 by Pasquale Vena, a pastry chef who blended more than 30 herbs
Tired of “ Lime and Soda” here are a few delicious soft drinks we would recommend. Most are made by Fentimans, a family company established for over 100 years who use natural botanticals in their soft drinks.
Traditional Ginger Beer £3
A traditional brewed Ginger Beer with a complex taste. Made using the finest natural ginger root. Fiery and full of flavour.
Sparkling Lime and Jasmine £3
Initial refreshing bitterness on the tongue is quickly balanced by the botanical sweetness of Hyssop, Lime Flower and Juniper Berries. The aroma is created through a mix of botanical infusions including white jasmine flowers.
Rose Lemonade £3
Made with pure Rose oil from the world-famous Rose Valley in Kazanlak, Bulgaria and the juice of real lemons. Delivers a beautifully refreshing drink with a unique aroma.
Mandarin & Seville Orange Jigger £3
'Jigger' is an old English term for a good measure, which is used when combining the juice of eight mandarins and the zest of Seville orange in every bottle.
Victorian Lemonade £3
With the juice of one and a half lemons in every bottle, for real refreshment our cloudy Victorian Lemonade takes some beating.
Rock Shandy £1.60 ½ pint £2.50 pint
Made here – soda/lemonade and a dash of Angastua Bitters – deliciously refreshing
Ginger beer and a dash of Angastuas
We also stock a delightful range of Apple Juices from Wobblegate and serve Apple juice made from Apples in the village. Please ask for the current selection.
Non/Low Alcoholic Sparkling Wine, Beers and “G & T”
The Bees Knees Sparkling Rose £18
The Bees Knees Sparkling £18
This a carefully crafted alternative to traditional alcoholic sparkling wine. It is a finely balanced combination of sparkling grape juice and premium tea infusion, producing a delightfully refreshing drink, with a generous head of bubbles.
Harveys Sussex Best Not more than 0.5% £2.00 275ml
A low-alcohol Sussex Best but with the alcohol removed.
Harveys Old Ale Not more than 0.5% £2.00 275ml
A low alcohol Brown Ale with a full malty palate and slightly burnt aftertaste.
Leeds Brewery Original Pale Ale 0.0% £4.50 330ml
Laced with a pine-like hop, this alluring pale ale has citrus and spice charater seldom seen in a nonalcoholic beer.
St Peter’s Without Gold <0.05% £4.50 330 ml
A full-flavoured, malt driven amber ale with a sweet tangy fruitiness that will go down with a more traditional mild or bitter drinker.
Estrella Galicia Lager 0.0%
A delicious alcohol free beer which boasts the golden colour of a typical Pilsner style beer. 0.0% £4.00 250ml
Elkington’s ‘Gin’ Rhubarb Alcohol Free
A fantastic new sparkling drink to enjoy. It is a cloudy fizz that cleverly combines distilled gin botanicals with the refreshing sour tang of rhubarb.
Handmade in small batches. 0.0% £10.00 700ml
Teetotal G ‘n’ T 0.0% £5.50 200ml
Made from natural ingredients and botanicals that flavor a good gin and tonic, without the alcohol.
What impressed us? 90% of those sipping in a blind taste couldn’t tell it was alcohol free!
Seedlip – Garden 108 – Leaf, Herb, Pod £3.00 25ml
Seedlip – Spice 94 – Wood, Spice, Citrus £3.00 25ml
Two nonalcoholic spirits – Something to try when you’re not drinking.
Great with tonic and a slice of grapefruit.