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Chilli, Ginger and Lime Marinade Recipe

Chilli, Ginger and Lime Marinade Recipe

We are well into BBQ Season and weather forecasters are predicting this summer is going to be a sizzler!

Now is the perfect time for al-fresco dining, so we thought we'd share a delicious BBQ chilli, ginger and lime marinade with you. A marinade coats, flavours, and protects meat cooked with intense heat.

Our chilli, ginger and lime marinade works perfectly with a variety of meats including chicken, salmon and prawns. Happy sizzling!

Ingredients

• small bunch fresh coriander, chopped

• 100ml/3½fl oz olive oil

• 2 limes, zest of one only and juice of both

• 20g/¾oz grated ginger

• 2 garlic cloves, crushed

• 1 fresh chilli, chopped

• smoked cayenne pepper, to taste…

The Fishpool Inn Lands Top Prestigious Award

The Fishpool Inn Lands Top Prestigious Award

The Fishpool Inn, Delamere has been crowned as ‘Best Pub’ at an awards ceremony which honours excellence across Cheshire’s hospitality businesses.

Now in its 18th year, the annual Taste Cheshire Awards invites the public across Cheshire to nominate their favourite place to eat, drink and buy the very best produce the county has to offer.  This year over 44,000 votes were cast, smashing last year’s figure of 30,000 votes. The final 4 nominations across the 14 categories are…

Beef Wellington Recipe

Beef Wellington Recipe

Ingredients

400g flat cap mushrooms, roughly chopped

sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

olive oil, for cooking

750g piece of prime beef fillet

1-2tbsp English mustard

6-8 slices of Parma ham

2 x slices ready to serve / eat chicken liver parfait

500g ready-made puff pastry

flour, to dust

Method

 

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British Pie Week at The Fishpool Inn

British Pie Week at The Fishpool Inn

What's the best thing to put in a pie? Your teeth! 

The pie has long been a popular staple of traditional British cuisine, in fact so much so that our nation has dedicated a whole week to them! Show your patriotism at The Fishpool Inn as we celebrate British Pie Week from 6th - 12th March with a winning selection of special pies on our menu, carefully crafted by our chef's to mark the occasion.  

Our delicious choices include

Traditional Steak and Ale Chicken, Ham & Leek Minted…
Flippin' Delicious Pancakes

Flippin' Delicious Pancakes

Join us for Pancake Day at The Fishpool Inn!

Enjoying pancakes on Shrove Tuesday has been tradition for over 1000 years, with us Brits consuming an estimated 170 million on this day alone! 

Head Chef will be serving up some pancake specials on Tuesday 28th February including;

American blueberry and thyme, vanilla creme fraiche and cherry compote Classic lemon and sugar Caramelised banana and toffee, vanilla ice cream, toffee sauce and candied walnuts Sauteed spinach,…
Taking part in Dry January?

Taking part in Dry January?

Try this delicious mocktail spin on an alcoholic classic - 'Elderflower and Cucumber Virgin Mojito' A refreshing mix of fresh mint, lime, elderflower cordial, cucumber and soda water over crushed ice. It's also low on calories too - perfect for your 2017 detox! 

Available throughout January for £5.95. 

Valentine's Day at The Fishpool Inn

Valentine's Day at The Fishpool Inn

Spoil a loved one this Valentine’s Day with us and enjoy our delicious, locally sourced, home cooked food in comfortable surroundings.

In addition to our wholesome menu, we will also be offering some Valentine’s Specials on Tuesday 14th February, meaning you can really celebrate in style this year! You can view our Valentine's menu here.

To book your table, please call 01606 883277 or email 

December's Dish & Drink of the Month

December's Dish & Drink of the Month

Dish of the Month: Fishpool Festive Pizza

We recently ran a Facebook competition to find the perfect festive pizza topping!  After much deliberation our chefs chose Jayne Gilmore's super-festive topping of: turkey, pigs in blankets, sage, onion and cranberries. Enjoy it from our Specials Board throughout December!

Drink of the Month:     

Everyone knows that mulled wine is the ultimate Christmassy drink but what's the ultimate Christmassy cocktail? A Fishpool Snowball…

British Sausage Week at The Fishpool Inn

British Sausage Week at The Fishpool Inn

One of the best 'foodie weeks' of the year starts on Monday 31st October. Join us for National Sausage Week where we will be featuring our Facebook Poll winning sausage flavour:  Pork and Chorizo as well as: Chicken & Ham Lamb, Mint & Apricot Butternut Squash, Pine Nut & Sage

All served with creamed potato.  Thanks to everyone who took the time to vote and remember, these bangers will only feature on our Specials Board for one week from Monday, so enjoy!

Calling all Chocoholics... It's Chocolate Week

Calling all Chocoholics... It's Chocolate Week

It's National Chocolate Week (10th-16th October) and we'll be serving a special dessert: ‘Assiette of Chocolate.’ £9.95.Featuring white chocolate & baileys cheesecake, double chocolate chip brownie pieces, mini milk chocolate fondant, chocolate ganache & white chocolate crunch ice cream with homemade honeycomb. Make a booking during National…

National Curry Week at The Fishpool Inn

National Curry Week at The Fishpool Inn

It's National Curry Week (10th- 16th October) and we've put together a special menu with delicious curry inspirations!

Cream of Cauliflower and Cumin Soup finished with curry oil.

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Mains include a choice of :-

Pan Seared Cod, Rolled Sirloin of Beef or Pan Roast Chicken

All marinated in their own exotic curry spices,…

Our Tribute to British Food Fortnight

Our Tribute to British Food Fortnight

British Food Fortnight starts on 17th September and we are celebrating with a dessert inspired by an autumnal English country garden. Amanda, our talented pastry chef, has created a Warm Chocolate and Cob Nut Sponge with dark chocolate ganache, cinnamon ice cream and gingerbread chocolate soil accompanied by chocolate pebbles, autumn flowers and a ginger tea jelly consommé. 

This delicious creation will be available for two weeks from 17th September – 2nd October! £10.50 - can you tackle…

Summer Dish Winner

Summer Dish Winner

Congratulations to Darren Matchett who won our Summer Dish competition with his suggestion of: Chicken stuffed with chorizo and mozzarella, with parmentier potatoes, a salsa of heritage tomatoes and balsamic glaze. Try this delicious dish on our Specials Board from 5th-18th September! Darren also wins a two course meal for two where he can test for himself if the kitchen team has done his dish proud!

Go Ape over our discounted offer!

Go Ape over our discounted offer

Finding fun activities for your little monkeys (or overgrown ones!) can be tiring, so this summer we've paired up with Go Ape Delamere to offer a discount for our customers.  Save 15% when you book online using promo code "DELA15" Go Ape offer three fantastic adventures: - Tree Top Adventure (including Tarzan swings and epic zip-wires). - Tree…

Taste Cheshire Review of The Fishpool Inn

"We first reviewed The Fishpool in May 2013 and it was quite simply excellent, so when Taste Cheshire were once again asked to write a review we were more than delighted to accept!"

"The choice at The Fishpool is huge, there really is something for everyone. Of course, the only problem you are faced with, is how to make a selection when there are so many delicious possibilities!"

"The deep fried brie oozed molten cheese as it was cut into and the cranberry relish contrasted with…

WIN a Meal for Two

WIN a Meal for Two

We want your inspiration! When the weather is warm, do you have a favourite dish that you enjoy whipping up in the kitchen? Share your summer dish with us and it could feature on our Specials Board - plus we'll also throw in a 2 course meal for two for the winner.  It can be a starter, main course or dessert - we're open to suggestion! You can enter via Facebook

August's Dish & Drink of the Month

August's Dish & Drink of the Month

Head Chef Craig has created a special dish for August: Ham Hock Ballotine served with a summer vegetable and fresh herb broth - £14.25.  It's a light and flavoursome dish that's packed full of the best seasonal vegetables - in fact we're pretty sure it represents 3 of your 5-a-day! Our Drink of the Month is Summer Berry Cocktail consisting of Brockman's gin, crème de cassis, raspberry vodka topped with tonic and a handful of mixed berries. We'd like to say the berries top off your 5-a-day but…

July's Dish & Drink of the Month

July's Dish & Drink of the Month

With July being National Ice Cream Month, what better dish to feature than our Fishpool Inn Sundae! We defy anyone to show any restraint when it comes to this dessert. Featuring sticky toffee pieces, chocolate brownie pieces, salted caramel, Cheshire Farm banoffee ice cream, honeycomb and praline for £6.25. This delicious creation is one of our best selling desserts and is simply too good to share!

June's Dish & Drink of the Month

June's Dish & Drink of the Month

This month Head Chef Craig has chosen Grilled Fillet of Lemon Sole Véronique, saffron cocotte, samphire and sea vegetables, £15.25.    Craig continues “this grilled lemon sole is really tasty and perfect for summer. It's a light, healthy choice but doesn't compromise on a full flavour." Our Drink of the Month is a spirit that is having something of a renaissance. Once known as ‘Mother’s ruin’, the popularity of gin is booming.  And did you know it is "World Gin Day" on June 11th? So we chose…

WIN a Gastronomic MINI adventure

WIN a Gastronomic MINI adventure

To celebrate the launch of the new generation MINI Convertible, Halliwell Jones has teamed up with Nelson Hotels to offer one lucky couple a three night luxury break and an open top MINI Adventure across Cheshire.

A luxurious package worth £1,000 is up for grabs, which includes a three night break at each of Nelson Hotels’ award-winning Cheshire properties. The prize winner will be given a new MINI Convertible, courtesy of Halliwell Jones, to drive during the break and between each visit…

May's Dish & Drink of the Month

May's Dish & Drink of the Month

In celebration of May being National Asparagus Month our dish of the month is Crispy pork croquette, Wye Valley asparagus, confit hen’s yolk and mint hollandaise. Head Chef Craig comments "Because this vegetable isn't available all year round, it makes it extra special! In this dish the tanginess of the mint hollandaise offsets the asparagus beautifully and is the perfect accompaniment to the crispy pork croquette. Enjoy!" May also marks the beginning of strawberry season and our Drink of the…

Dish & Drink of the Month

Dish & Drink of the Month

Our Dish of the Month is our delicious selection of Woodstone Pizzas - cooked fresh to order and a firm favourite with many of our customers. Did you know, that pizza first became a staple in Italian culture after a famous chef created a pizza pie for Queen Margherita? He used tomato, basil and cheese to resemble the Italian flag and then named this delicious dish after her royal highness!  Our Drink of the Month is called April Rain. It's a refreshing mixture of your choice of Vodka or Gin…

Cheshire’s Nelson Hotels Named In 2016 Hospitality Power List

Cheshire’s Nelson Hotels Named In 2016 Hospitality Power List

Nelson Hotels, one of Cheshire’s leading hotel and restaurant groups, is celebrating after it was named in the Northern Restaurant & Bar show’s Top 50 list of operators for 2016.

The NRB Top 50 is a prestigious power list that recognises the North’s ‘most important and influential hospitality operators’ in the North of England.

The independent family-owned hotel group operates four properties located throughout Cheshire, including the Grosvenor Pulford Hotel & Spa, The Pheasant…

British Pie Week at The Fishpool Inn

British Pie Week at The Fishpool Inn

British Pie Week returns March 7th - 11th and we are featuring four VIPs (Very Important Pies) all week including:

Weetwood Ale, Ridings Reserve beef, button mushroom and pearl onion pie, creamed potato, garden peas and rich gravy Honey roasted root vegetable, feta cheese and basil pie, hand cut chips and buttered savoy cabbage Classic Fisherman's pie; salmon, haddock and North Atlantic prawns, aged cheddar cheese, mashed potato, garden peas and crusty bread Welsh Valley lamb, apricot…
March's 'Veggie' Dish of the Month & Recipe

March's 'Veggie' Dish of the Month & Recipe

March is National Vegetarian Month and this has been our inspiration behind our dish of the month. Throughout March you can enjoy Red & White Quinoa Risotto, aubergine, tomato and mozzarella fritter, buttered baby vegetables, feta and pesto dressing. Head Chef Craig comments “Quinoa is a great alternative to rice for this risotto and it’s superfood status makes this dish very healthy too. It’s a light option with a delicate taste that’s ideal as we approach spring....fingers crossed!“ Our Drink…

The Fishpool Inn Supports Heart Charity With Pudding Extravaganza

The Fishpool Inn Supports Heart Charity With Pudding Extravaganza

To mark National Heart Month, the Cheshire-based Nelson Hotels Group has launched a brand new dish, the Sharing Is Caring Pudding Plank, to raise funds for local charity, the Vital Signs Foundation (VSF).

The new dish will only be available throughout February and will feature on the menus of the Group’s properties located throughout Cheshire.

Ciro’s Brasserie at The Grosvenor Pulford Hotel & Spa, Tattenhall’s The Pheasant Inn, Delamere’s The Fishpool Inn and The Bear’s Paw in…

Cheshire’s Fishpool Inn Listed In UK’s Top 50 Gastropubs 2016

Cheshire’s Fishpool Inn Listed In UK’s Top 50 Gastropubs 2016

The Fishpool Inn has joined a list of many high profile gastropubs located throughout the UK. Known as the highlight of the industry’s awards calendar, the Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropubs Awards take place annually and celebrate the very best in British pub cuisine and service.

Recognised as one of the top gastropubs in the UK, The Fishpool Inn joins many other successful pubs, including those owned by past winner and celebrity chef, Tom Kerridge.

The Top 50 Gastropub Awards are…

Pancake Week at The Fishpool Inn

Pancake Week at The Fishpool Inn

Pancake Day is always the perfect excuse to indulge!This year we’re making it a Pancake Week from 8th-12th February with some sweet and savoury varieties includingWild Mushroom Stroganoff and Crispy Egg and Truffle with dressed rocket. For the sweet-toothed, choose from simple Lemon and Icing Sugar, Caramelised Banana with candied pecans and banoffee ice cream and Mulled Winter Berries with vanilla ice cream. Don't…

New Lite Bite Specials Menu

New Lite Bite Specials Menu

This month we welcome our new Lite Bite Specials, available Monday to Friday from 12pm - 5pm. 

Perfect for the smaller appetite and easier on the purse strings!  Enjoy dishes such as Breaded Whole Tail Scampi with chunky chips and garden peas, a choice of Pizzas and Cottage Pie with pickled red cabbage from just £5.95.

This menu will be changing regularly, view a sample menu here

Burns Night at The Fishpool Inn

Burns Night at The Fishpool Inn

The Fishpool Inn are celebrating Burns Night with a traditional Scottish menu. Robert Burns was a celebrated Scottish Poet who published his first book of poems in 1786. He went on to produce a number of songs which are still known today, including ‘A Man's a Man for A' That’, and ‘A Red, Red Rose’. Following his death in 1796, he was named national poet of Scotland.

In 1801, some of Burns’s friends held a dinner in honour of him and by the early 19th century, Burns Clubs appeared throughout…

January's Dish & Drink of the Month

January's Dish & Drink of the Month

After the indulgences of Christmas, we know many people are opting for lighter dishes and alcohol-free tipples! 

Our dish of the month is Wild Sea Bass a la Plancha with red pepper coulis, artichokes, blush tomatoes, olives, gem hearts and basil pesto. Although this dish is light, it is bursting with delicious Mediterranean flavours.

Head Chef comments, “this sea bass dish is the ideal healthy option especially as we cook it ‘a la plancha’ which means grilled on a metal plate.…

December's Dish & Drink of the Month

December's Dish & Drink of the Month

For our Drink of the Month we've aptly chosen a festive, fruity, cocktail called Frosty Night. Consisting of Bombay Gin, Cointreau, half a fresh lemon and half a lime over crushed ice with mint leaves, icing sugar and two glazed cherries for garnish. It may be called Frosty but it'll soon warm you up! Our Dish of the Month is a Christmas classic! Sample our Boozy Sherry Trifle throughout December from our

Christmas Carols with the Bollin Brass Quintet

Christmas Carols with the Bollin Brass Quintet

Of course carols are synonymous with Christmas but there's something extra Christmassy about carols performed by a brass quintet. Last year we invited the Bollin Brass Quintet to play and they were such a success, this year they are performing twice for us! So come along with your favourite Christmas jumper on Saturday 12th December (1.15pm-2.15pm) and Tuesday 15th December (8-9pm). It will be sure to get you into the Christmas spirit! 

November's Dish & Drink of the Month

November's Dish & Drink of the Month

You might remember last month's competition for a new Fishpool Pizza? Thanks for all your inspired entries. After much deliberation, Debbie Marsden's suggestion of 'Apple, Bacon and Gorgonzola' really captured the Head Chef's attention. Chef explains. "the Waldorf-style combination of flavours of this pizza, plus the warm autumnal apples, really appealed to me. I know this is going to be a popular addition to our menu." Our congratulations to Debbie who wins a two course meal for 2. Her winning…

National Sausage Week

National Sausage Week

National Sausage Week returns this week and we fully support any event that champions the great British banger! So for a week starting Monday 2nd November, our Specials board will be featuring three sausage and mash varieties. including Pork & Herb, Chicken & Ham and Venison & Ale. Enjoy them with creamed potato and gravy for £9.95. Choose one variety or a combination -…

Try our Chocoholic's Challenge!

Try our Chocoholic's Challenge!

It's National Chocolate Week this October, and since chocolate is universally loved, we had to mark the occasion with a very special dessert. Our Chocoholics Challenge features white chocolate and pistachio cheesecake, double chocolate torte, chocolate filled doughnut and chocolate ice cream for £7.95. Again, this dish is too good to limit to just a week, so it will feature on our Specials for the whole month of October!

October's Dish & Drink of the Month

October's Dish & Drink of the Month

Our dish of the month has been inspired by National Curry Week (October 12th-18th). However, instead of putting this delicious dish on just for a week, it will be one of our specials for the whole month! (Don't we spoil you?) Chef has chosen one of Britain's favourite's: "Butter Chicken Tikka Masala with pilau rice, sag aloo and homemade garlic and coriander naan bread" for just £12.95. Our Drink of the Month is a film-inspired cocktail – The Godfather. And just like that famous line from the…

The Fishpool's Patriotic Pudding Plank

The Fishpool's Patriotic Pudding Plank

In honour of British Food Fortnight at the end of September, we've decided to go all patriotic and serve a plank of traditional British puds throughout the whole month!

For £14.95 you'll enjoy this simply mouth-watering selection of desserts, including Banoffee Pie, Bakewell Tart, Bread & Butter Pudding and Sherry Trifle - along with two scoops of Strawberries n Cream ice cream.

It's ideal for sharing, plus there's two of each pud, so no arguments will ensue! 

So come on,…

Fishpool Chicken & Prawn Paella Recipe

Fishpool Chicken & Prawn Paella Recipe

Inspired by our Summer Dish competition winner Karen Clarke, here is our Fishpool spin on this classic Mediterranean dish. 

Ingredients

2 x cloves garlic

2 onions diced

2 carrots diced

80g chorizo diced

4 chicken breasts diced

Equivalent of 2 portions of belly pork diced

1 teaspoon smoked paprika

1 tablespoon tomato puree

1.5ltr chicken stock

300g paella rice

200g tiger prawns

200g sandwich…

August Dish & Drink of the Month

August Dish & Drink of the Month

Last month we launched our Suggest a Summer Dish competition, and we couldn’t resist making our winning Chicken and Prawn Paella (as suggested by Karen Clarke) our Dish of the Month this August. With so many people choosing to ‘staycation’ this summer, indulging in this delicious classic Spanish dish will be our way of bringing the Mediterranean to Cheshire!

Our Drink of the Month is a cocktail that’s the ideal accompaniment to paella. Diosa Verde (which is Spanish for green goddess)…

Nelson Hotels Named Among 1,000 Companies To Inspire Britain

Nelson Hotels Named Among 1,000 Companies To Inspire Britain

One of Cheshire’s leading hospitality groups, Nelson Hotels, has been named in London Stock Exchange’s list of 1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain. The family-owned group is being celebrated as one of the fastest-growing and most dynamic small to medium sized businesses in the UK.

Nelson Hotels owns and operates four of Cheshire’s most prestigious award-winning venues, including The Grosvenor Pulford Hotel & Spa, The Fishpool Inn, The Pheasant Inn and The Bear’s Paw. Each establishment…

Summer Pudding Recipe

Classic Summer Pudding Recipe

Summer is in the air! Our quintessentially British "Classic Summer Pudding served with Cornish Clotted Cream" is packed with juicy summer berries and is the perfect flavoursome afterthought to a sunny BBQ or meal. 

Fancy trying your hand at this simple yet delicious dessert at home? Our Group Executive Chef, Paul Prescott, has shared his foolproof recipe below.

(Or for those who prefer leaving it to the professionals, this tasty pud will be on our menus

July's Dish & Drink of the Month

July's Dish & Drink of the Month

Our Drink of the Month is the perfect summer aperitif... not to mention another British classic: Pimms. Available by the jug or by the glass, this delicious fruity cocktail is best enjoyed on our sunny terrace!

For our Dish of the Month we have chosen the quintessentially British dessert “Classic Summer Pudding with Cornish clotted cream.” Packed with juicy summer berries we don't think there could be a more apt dish for this time of year!Why not try your hand at this delicious dish at…

June's Dish & Drink of the Month

June's Dish & Drink of the Month

Our Dish of the Month is from our new menu and is currently going down a storm! “Welsh Valley lamb, roasted rump, harissa spiced couscous, aubergine caviar, Tuscan vegetables, feta cheese and coriander raita”. Head Chef explains: “the flavoursome Welsh Valley lamb is really complemented by the summery combination of marinated vegetables and feta cheese, bringing in both Mediterranean and Moroccan flavourings. This dish doesn’t rely on a heavy sauce so it’s perfect for this time of year.” Our…

Tea for a Tenner!

Tea for a Tenner!

Join us Monday - Friday throughout May and June and enjoy our 'Tea for a Tenner' offer when you dine between 3 and 6pm. 

Choose from either one of our 12" homemade, woodstone fired, thin crust pizzas; our Pie of the Day or our Fishpool Inn steak burger*, lamb and mint burger or veggie burger alongside your choice of a soft drink, pint of draught beer or glass of house wine for just £10.

Book your table online, or give us a call on 01606 883277. 

*£1.50 per additional topping.

May's Dish & Drink of the Month

May's Dish & Drink of the Month

From our new Spring menu we bring to you our Dish of the Month Grilled Pave of Spiced Loch Duart Salmon, warm salad of crushed avocado, celeriac, chilli, coriander and lime, poached baby gem, heritage tomato and red pepper dressing.   Our Head Chef comments “this summery dish is light and full of flavour and the touch of spice adds a welcome kick. It also looks great on the plate!”  Surely a dish worthy of a quick instagram? #thefishpoolinn. The drink of the…

Introducing our Delicious Spring Menu

Introducing our Delicious Spring Menu

With the promise of warmer weather we're excited to introduce our spring menu to The Fishpool, available from Friday 17th April.

We're hoping we can tempt you with tasty starters like our;

Atlantic cod kiev, cannellini bean puree and parsley oilorgrilled flat cap mushrooms, Blacksticks Blue cheese, olive tapenade, toasted pine nuts, ciabatta, dressed rocket and aged balsamic vinegar

plus our mouth-watering mains such as;

confit pork belly, braised cheek and Bury…

Dish and Drink of the Month

Dish and Drink of the Month

In a last salute to winter, our dish of the month is a hearty Ox Cheek Bourguignon, served with creamed potatoes and honey roasted vegetables.

This dish will feature on our specials board over the coming weeks. Group Executive chef Paul Prescott comments; "using the finest of Ridings Reserve beef results in really tender meat and is perfect in this classic red wine stew. Wonderful food that takes the chill off these early Spring days". 

Last month we also launched a cocktail competition…

The Fishpool Inn scoops second prestigious award

The Fishpool Inn scoops second prestigious award

The Fishpool Inn, Delamere has been crowned as ‘Best Tourism Pub’ at an awards ceremony which celebrates excellence and outstanding achievement across Cheshire and Warrington’s tourism businesses.

Now in their 8th year, the annual Marketing Cheshire Awards recognise exceptional work delivered by all sectors of the tourism and hospitality industry, with more than 50 individuals, initiatives and businesses competing across 14 categories.

Katrina Michel, Chief Executive of Marketing…

British Pie Week at The Fishpool Inn

British Pie Week at The Fishpool Inn

The pie has long been a popular staple of traditional British cuisine, in fact so much so that our nation has dedicated a whole week to them! Show your patriotism at The Fishpool Inn as we celebrate British Pie Week from 2nd - 8th March with a winning selection of special pies on our menu, carefully crafted by our chef's to mark the occasion.  

Our delicious choices include, traditional Steak and Ale; along with Chicken Chasseur and a Salmon, Cod & Prawn Fish Pie with Smoked Cheese, Leek…

Mother's Day at The Fishpool Inn

Mother's Day at The Fishpool Inn

Don't forget Mother's Day on Sunday 15th March.

Spoil your mum with a delicious meal at The Fishpool Inn, and really say thank you!

Download the menu here »

We recommend you book early to avoid disappointment. Book a table online or call 01606 883277.

Please note, our usual menu will not be available during this date. 

Tickled Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Tickled Pink at Cheshire’s Fishpool Inn for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and The Fishpool Inn in Cheshire is pleased to be involved. In support of Breast Cancer Care and in honour of the Breast Cancer iconic pink ribbon, we have a pink themed dessert making an appearance on the menu this month.

 Our "Tickled Pink Meringue Surprise" with English strawberries, raspberries and vanilla Chantilly cream will feature on our Specials board throughout October, with 10% of each sale…

Dish and Drink of the Month

Dish and Drink of the Month

We recently introduced a new feature to our newsletter (you can sign up at the top of the page!) where our Head Chef, Mark Brooks, shares with you his current favourite dish, whilst another member of our staff offer their Drink of the Month!  

For this Dish of the Month, Mark has chosen "Slow roasted pork belly, apricot and sage stuffing, crackling shards, fondant potato, French peas and pancetta, red wine reduction." He says: "with the nights drawing in it's the perfect balance of summer…

The Fishpool Inn Lands Top National Award

The Fishpool Inn Lands Top National Award

A recently refurbished pub in Cheshire has been crowned Best New Pub in the UK at the 2014 Publican Awards.

The Fishpool Inn, Delamere – owned and operated by Nelson Hotels – opened in February 2013 following a comprehensive £2million refurbishment. After a thirteen month long restoration of the 17th century historic building, The Fishpool Inn is now one of Cheshire’s finest family gastro pubs with a stunning and quirky interior design, a menu featuring traditional home comforts, both…

Nelson Hotels Help Raise Nearly £200 for The Great Pancake Party

Cheshire based Nelson Hotels were delighted to raise £193.93 for The Cardiomyopathy Association during their recent pancake week activities.

The event between 3-7 March involved all four Nelson Hotels properties donating 10% of all pancake sales to The Great Pancake Party in support of The Cardiomyopathy Association. Some good-natured competition quickly emerged between the teams from the Grosvenor Pulford Hotel & Spa and the three sister inns.  The winning property was The Fishpool Inn,…

Nelson Hotels are Joining in The Great Pancake Party - 3-7 March 2014

Nelson Hotels are Joining in The Great Pancake Party - 3-7 March 2014

Nelson Hotels are delighted to be supporting The Great Pancake Party and turning Pancake Day into a delicious week-long event to help raise funds for the Cardiomyopathy Association.

Next month The Grosvenor Pulford Hotel, The Pheasant Inn, The Bear's Paw and The Fishpool Inn will be donating 10% of all pancake sales between 3-7 March to this worthwhile but lesser known charity.

The Pancake Party is the inaugural national fundraising event and is headed by Cardiomyopathy sufferer…

Introducing the new General Manager at The Fishpool Inn, Paul Walker- Roberts!

Introducing the new General Manager at The Fishpool Inn, Paul Walker- Roberts!

Read on to find out about Paul Walker- Roberts' loves and loathes in the world of hospitality!...

Where did you grow up?

Born and bred in Chester. Schooled and grew up in Christleton. I started working at the tender age of 15 at the Stamford Bridge Inn washing dishes and waiting on. I then went on to study animation and film, but kept working closely with various local pubs and restaurants throughout my studies. 

 

What made you join the hospitality industry?

I…

Afternoon Tea is served at The Fishpool Inn Cheshire

Afternoon Tea is served at The Fishpool Inn Cheshire

This quintessential British tradition has suddenly become very ‘en vogue’ once again!

So here at The Fishpool Inn, we are following in the footsteps of our sister hotel- the Grosvenor Pulford Hotel & Spa in Chester whose afternoon tea collection comes highly recommended!

Originating back to the early 19th Century, this mid-afternoon snack of tea, sandwiches and cakes has stood the test of time with little to no changes to its modern-day offering.

Our savoury finger sandwiches,…

Cheshire Life magazine visits The Fishpool Inn for restaurant review!

Cheshire Life magazine restaurant review!

Read on to discover Cheshire Life’s, Ray King’s take on the Fishpool Inn during his recent visit to the new venue…

"There’s a good all-day menu with starters, salads, superior sandwiches up to 6pm. You are spoilt for choice if you want a three-course meal. There are pizzas from the Woodstone oven, meat from the Inka charcoal oven and gastro-pub favourites. I recommend the Fishpool’s Eton Mess. Wow!

A large rustic room with lots of wood, textured furniture and quaint touches. The…

The Fishpool Inn visits GoApe

The Fishpool Inn visits GoApe

Nestled in the heart of Delamere forest you will discover a hidden wooden adventure-land. Perched high up in the trees are platforms, rope bridges and zip wires ready to transform you into a modern day Tarzan.

The Fishpool Inn recently ventured over for a meeting with the hardworking team at GoApe, to find out what the buzz is all about!

There was no time for ‘hanging around’ on arrival - instead after being promptly suited up in the standard safety gear the team were guided off…

Fishpool Inn 'Green' Kitchen

Fishpool Inn 'Green' Kitchen

When Nelson Hotels sought to fit their new venue, The Fishpool Inn with a suitable kitchen, a sustainable all- electric cooking range was at the top of the wish list.

The aim was to create a state of the art, environmentally friendly open kitchen for the 17th century, recently restored building. The kitchen needed to be sustainable, economical to run, easy to clean and capable of maintaining a busy 180 seat restaurant with a diverse British menu. Due to the style of cookery offered at…

Cheshire's newest Gastro Inn opens its doors

Cheshire's newest Gastro Inn opens its doors

Following an impressive 12 month renovation project and £2.9m investment, family-owned, Cheshire-based hotel group Nelson Hotels have finally announced the opening of their newest property - The Fishpool Inn.

This dramatic yet sympathetic transformation of the former quaint country property, now a delectable gastro pub, will see that The Fishpool meets the standards of Nelson Hotels other three, first-class properties – The Grosvenor Pulford Hotel & Spa near Chester, The Bear’s Paw in…

An interview with The Fishpool Inn's Head Chef, Mark Brooks

An interview with The Fishpool Inn's Head Chef, Mark Brooks

He opened The Pheasant and The Bear’s Paw.....now Mark Brooks is opening The Fishpool Inn as Head Chef and we can’t wait to see his success continue and creativity flourish. After 10 years with Nelson Hotels, we thought you might want to know a bit more about the man who likes to stay in the kitchen and out of the limelight.

When did you first realise you had a passion for cooking?It was during my first proper part time job as a pot washer in a hotel in Shrewsbury where I was amazed at…

Designing The Fishpool Inn: an interview with Ken Roscoe from Lister Carter

Lister Carter is a bespoke design and fit-out company based in Chester. They work with independent clients from Michelin star restaurants and gastro pubs to boutique shops. All their clients have one thing in common and that is a passion for their environment and a desire that their interiors should have something truly unique with genuine attention to detail.

We interviewed Ken Roscoe from Lister Carter to find out more about their approach to designing The Fishpool Inn.

 

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Press release: Nelson Hotels Buys The Fishpool Inn

With an impressive £1 million refurbishment and extension now well underway to develop the quaint country property into a delectable gastro pub to meet the standards of its other three, first-class properties – The Grosvenor Pulford Hotel & Spa near Chester, The Bear’s Paw in Warmingham, and The Pheasant Inn in Higher Burwardsley – The Fishpool Inn will open in September providing a boost to the local area through the creation of approximately 50 new jobs.As part of the works, a new oak framed…