Private parties, weddings and functions welcome.

Full menu and entertainment list available in the menu section.

Delicious meals

There’s nothing like traditional food cooked to perfection and laid back surroundings to savour it in. At our upstairs restaurant, we’re proud to offer you a wide range of dishes expertly cooked by our skilled chefs so you enjoy every mouthful.

Accessible venue

If you’re looking for somewhere that can accommodate your whole party, we have wheelchair ramps, disabled toilets and lift access for ease of entry. We also welcome children until 9:00pm.

A generous selection of beer

If you like sampling something that’s a little out of the ordinary, Ellie Mays is also proud to stock a huge selection of beers. We have everything from popular favorites to little known classics, so there’s something to suit every palate.

Free entertainment

To Begin

Cheesy Garlic bread – Homemade garlic foccacia topped
with melted mature cheddar cheese £4

Spicy chicken wings – crispy chicken wings coated in hot sauce
served with dressed salad £5.50. Double up with chips for main £12

Bbq ribs – slow roasted pork ribs coated in bbq sauce
served with dressed salad £5.50. Double up with chips for main £12

Soup of the day – chef’s homemade soup of the day served with
our own recipe Guinness wheaten bread £4

Salt & chilli chicken – crispy strips of fried chicken seasoned with salt & chilli
spices served with fresh chilli & garlic, Asian salad & Thai dipping sauce £6

Breaded mushrooms – button mushrooms breaded in Panko crumbs,
deep fried served with dressed salad & garlic mayo £5

Prawn marie rose – Atlantic prawns covered in marie rose sauce served
with dressed salad, Guinness wheaten bread & fresh lemon £6

Mains

Chicken goujons – Panko breaded chicken tenders deep fried, served with dressed salad & your choice of dip £10

lasagne Bolognese – our own classic recipe lasagne served with coleslaw, dressed salad & garlic foccacia £10

Pork & leek sausages – butchers style pork & leek sausages served on buttered
mash with caramelised onion gravy & curly kale ** £10

Ellie May’s house curry – pan fried chicken strips served in our own curry sauce with basmati rice, poppadoms & mango chutney ** £12

Salt & chilli chicken – crispy strips of fried chicken seasoned with salt & chilli
spices served with fresh chilli & garlic, Asian salad & Thai dipping sauce £12

Steak & Guinness croute – slow cooked prime beef & Guinness stew served
on puff pastry with crispy onions & scallion mash ** £12

Ellie May’s Burger – with melted cheese served on a brioche bap with crispy onions, salad & pickle.
4oz £8 8oz £12

Pepper chicken – grilled escalope of chicken fillet on buttered mash with crispy onions & peppercorn cream ** £12

Chinese chicken pitta – marinated strips of chicken in Chinese bbq spices served
on toasted pitta bread with dressed salad & your choice of dip £12

10oz prime sirloin steak £18 8oz prime rump steak £14
cooked your way served with buttered mushrooms, grilled tomato & peppercorn cream

add grilled escalope of chicken £5 add slow roasted bbq pork ribs £5 add chicken & ribs £9

Chicken and rib – grilled escalope of chicken, slow roasted bbq pork ribs, coleslaw and onion rings £16

Fish & chips – freshly battered in our homemade ale batter served with
marrowfat peas, home cut chips, tartar sauce & fresh lemon ** Choose one of the following;

Haddock £11
Red tail scampi £14

Honey glazed gammon – slow cooked honey glazed gammon served with grilled pineapple OR fried egg, dressed salad & marrowfat peas £11

Pasta – Served with Durham wheat pasta served in garlic & white wine cream sauce with fresh parmesan
and homemade garlic foccacia ** Choose one of the following;

Chicken & chorizo picante sausage £12
Red tail shrimp, smoked bacon & garden peas £15

Salads – Served with dressed salad, coleslaw, cheddar cheese, homemade Guinness wheaten, boiled egg & pickles
Choose one of the following;

Prawn marie rose £14
Baked ham £11
Grilled chicken £11

All main courses include a choice of potato side order unless indicated **
Parmesan & garlic chips, chilli & sour cream chips £1 surcharge
Half rice and half chips £1.00 surcharge

Vegetarian ** (please ask for vegan options)

Mediterranean tartlet served with dressed house salad & your choice
of side order £12

Vegetable stroganoff served with basmati rice & toasted garlic
foccacia £12

Ellie May’s house vegetable curry served with basmati rice, poppadoms
& mango chutney £12

Sides & Sauces
Home cut chips, garlic chips, buttered mash, scallion mash, basmati rice, ale battered onion rings, side salad, garlic bread £3

Parmesan & garlic chips, chilli & sour cream chips £4

Red wine gravy, peppercorn cream, mushroom & white wine cream £3

Please be aware that we have a full allergen advice menu, our staff can request meals to suit. Please make us aware on arrival of any allergies.

Crispy chicken Chilli wrap

Wrap with salad and chicken tenders, sweet chilli sauce, coleslaw, choice of side £8.95

Chilli beef Pita

Pan fried strips of beef served on pita bread with salad chips and garlic dip £10

Ploughmans lunch

Fresh ham, cheese served with salad wheaten and branston £8.95

Crispy chicken BBQ wrap

Wrap with salad and chicken tenders, bbq sauce, coleslaw, choice of side £8.95

Pork Chops

Served with mash potato ,tobacco onions and pepper sauce £10<strong>

Finger and buffet menu  No room charge upstairs for over 50 people.  We can also accommodate up to 40 people Downstairs

 

Finger Buffet No.1

Sandwiches, sausage rolls ,chicken bites  and cocktail sausages.  £7

Finger Buffet No. 2

Mini burgers , Mini hot dogs, Skinny   fries, Cocktail sausages

Focaccia Pizza slices (various) £9.

 

Finger Buffet No. 3

Mini burgers , Mini hot dogs, Skinny   fries, Cocktail sausages

Focaccia Pizza slices (various)  ..

wraps Cajun chicken,  coronation chicken, tuna, Smoky ribs £11

 

Evening Buffet  No  4

Choose 2 of following meats. consult for any other meat requirements

Beef Strogonoff

Beef curry

Beef lasagne

Sweet chilli beef

Beef and Guinness

Chilli chicken

Chicken curry

Chicken , bacon mushroom cream sce

Mexican chicken

Garlic cream chicken

Lamb madras

Lamb korma

Served with various salads, homemade chips, rice , garlic & cheese breads.   £14

We can discuss bespoke buffets, functions and

variations according to individual bookings.

 

 

 

Add dessert  for £4