Cider Dinner Sept. 3

We have a few seats available so please call the pub and make a reservation for this special dinner.  You will learn about Sonoma Cider from their representative and taste 3 of them as well as a welcome cocktail.  6:00.  $30 pp.  Here’s the menu:

1st Course:  Mountain Springs Trout Corn Tacos,  served with house pickled local peppers, Missouri tomatillo salsa over black bean hummus with oven dried tomato crema.  Paired with Sonoma Hatchet cider.  (apple)

2nd Course: Circle B Pork Tenderloin “Normande »,  served with Mediterranean ratatouille and minted Farmer Market new potatoes.  Paired with Sonoma Anvil cider.  (aged in bourbon barrels)

3rd Course:  Murphy’s Orchard individual Peach Trifle  made with house made egg custard and Sonoma Pitchfork cider reduction.   Paired with Sonoma Pitchfork cider (apple/pear)

Ciders are very popular these days for good reason.  Gluten-free, low ABV, low calorie and very refreshing!

Call us: 417 864 6994

Last Weekend in August

The summer is winding down but it isn’t over yet!  Here are the great specials we have for Friday and Saturday, August 28-29.

Fish Friday:  Mississippi Catfish served with chips (fries) and local fresh vegetable cole slaw.  All Day Friday.

Saturday Curry: Indonesian beef and vegetables featuring Blackgate Farms beef and Farmers Market vegetables. All Day Saturday.

Dinner specials Friday and Saturday are:

Pan seared wild caught Atlantic salmon with an all local 3 mushroom and crayfish risotto, finished with garden herb butter


Seared Hereford beef filet with herbed roasted local gold potatoes and fresh vegetables, finished with end of the season fried golden chanterelle mushrooms.


Spectacular Saturday Specials

It’s Curry Saturday!  Chef Peter Tinson has made a Southern Indian Style Vegetable and Chicken Curry with fresh naan.  Pair this up with a cold brew on the patio.  The weather will be gorgeous!

Tonight’s specials are Corn fried Mississippi catfish served with local fried green tomatoes and local cabbage cole slaw.   Christina loves this with Sonoma Cider – the Pitchfork – stay tuned for news of a Cider Dinner September 2.


Pan seared Hereford beef tenderloin, wrapped in our house smoked bacon.  Served with garden pesto, roasted gold potatoes and French green beans.  We love this with Save me San Francisco’s California 37 Cabernet Sauvignon.



Proper Pub Grub Deal

We are truly honored to be in the Top 50 for Mid-Missouri/So-Illinois in the August issue of Feast Magazine.  Check out the list because Springfield, MO has been well-represented: .

As a big thank you to all of you who voted for us (we won Best Brunch for Mid-Missouri/So-Illinois!) we have a deal for you!  Starting today for Sunday Brunch, we will give you a $5 gift certificate with every purchase of $25 in food and non-alcoholic beverages.  Valid Sundays-Thursdays, August 9-August 31.

Proper Pub Grub Deal

Delicious Weekend

We are having a delicious weekend!

For Fish Friday we’ve got corn fried Mississippi catfish served with local fried green tomatoes and local cabbage cole slaw. Lunch and Dinner.

Our Dinner Specials Friday and Saturday

Pan seared wild caught Atlantic salmon with a garden rub of fennel and dill served with a vegetable risotto and a mushroom pesto tapenade.


Local lamb burger served with local potato salad done Greek style and yogurt sauce.


Blue Moon Weekend

It’s Catfish Friday!  We are serving corn fried Mississippi catfish with local fried green tomatoes and chips (fries) for lunch and dinner Friday and for dinner Saturday.   Our second dinner special this weekend is pan roasted Peace Valley Farms half young chicken served with a tabbouleh style salad prepared with roasted local corn and peppers.  Who doesn’t love fresh sweet corn?  Get it while you can at a Farmers Market near you!

The Curry Saturday Special sounds exotic indeed!  Have you ever heard of Pat Pong chicken and beef with Asian vegetables? Chef Peter Tinson is a master of this cuisine so do not miss out on this curry!  It comes with Thai style stir fried noodles.  We have just the beer to pair with it too!

And speaking of blue moons?  Check us out on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for a once in a blue moon deal Friday night!



Steak Frites!

Make a reservation for tonight (July 24) or Saturday night because we are offering Black Gate Farm ribeye steak!  It will come with our double fried house-cut chips (aka fries aka frites) and fresh Quickley Farm cherry tomato salad.  And for Fish Friday we have our ever popular Catfish with Fried Green Tomatoes.  The catfish special is being served for lunch and dinner Friday and dinner Saturday.  Come in and keep cool in the pub with a summer craft beer or cider, a crisp white wine, a sparkling prosecco or a refreshing summer cocktail made with quality spirits.  Keep cool in the pub!  Cheers!

More Catfish!

Our Mississippi farmed Catfish (no mud for these guys) is very popular so we will serve it lunch and dinner today (July 17) and dinner, July 18.  Let us know you want it and we will serve it!   How about pairing this with a Schlafly Pale Ale, a Tallgrass Halcyon or an Oscar Blues Pinner Throwback IPA?

The second dinner special for this Friday and Saturday is Blackgate Farms sous vide roast beef with a local field tomato salad, fried local chanterelle mushrooms and a pan reduction.



By popular demand we are serving fried catfish for Fish Friday, for both lunch and dinner services.  Do you know that US farmed catfish has a lovely clean taste and a flaky texture?  Do you know it rates #1 on the list of most sustainable fish/seafoods to eat?  Along with US farmed trout!  Keepin’ it green!

Our dinner specials this weekend are:  Corn fried Mississippi catfish served with local potato salad and fresh sautéed local vegetables.   Or   Pan seared Middleton Farms thick cut pork chop served with a roasted first of the season corn salad and finished with a sauce of local chanterelle mushrooms.

We’ve got excellent American Craft Beers on tap that are ideal for summer weather and summertime food.  Come see us!


4th of July Weekend

We may be a British style pub but we still celebrate Independence Day!  We have an Americana Theme going on Friday and Saturday with burgers, barbecue, fried catfish and Circle B Ranch hot dogs that are about as guilt-free and healthy as a hot dog will ever be!  Quench your thirst with a full-on American Craft Beer – $1.00 off  all day Friday and Saturday on all our American Craft Beers on tap.  We are closing the pub at 4:00 on Saturday and all day Sunday so we can take some family time too.  We’ll be back in business and raring to go July 6!  Yeehaw!!