We visited to view the Reindeer in a field behind the pub which we had been told about by a friend. We decided to stay and eat and ordered potato skins as a starter, roast beef Sunday dinner and chicken chasseur. It was about six o'clock on Sunday so not prime time for Sunday lunch. The starter was luke warm, grey, soft potato skins filled with extremely dry chicken mixture. Unable to eat more than a few mouthfuls we complained about how bad the food was. Next came the main courses, the roast beef was like thin shoe leather, yorkshire pudding a strange mix of undercooked but kept warm for what looked like several hours, roast potatoes had also been hanging about for hours. The only saving grace was the cauliflower cheese. If you are going to serve Sunday lunch all day you must be prepared to stagger the cooking and prepare fresh batches, not cook it all at 12 and keep it warm until 6. The chicken chasseur was equally bad with a strange flavour. There were people eating in the restaurant who seemed to be happy with the dated decor, flies hovering around the tables and the terrible food, they must have pretty low expectations. We were offered 50% discount on the food which we accepted but it still wasn't worth what we paid. Prices are cheap but the food still has to be edible, definitely a case of quantity over quality. I wouldn't go back if the food was free.
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