On Christmas Eve D, his parents and I decided to go for a wintry walk and stop for lunch at the Three Horseshoes in Goulceby. D's parents are lucky enough to live in the Lincolnshire Wolds which makes for lovely little walks with a pub always in sight at the end, part way through or even at the beginning of the walk.
The Three Horseshoes has, I'm told, recently acquired a new chef after their last providing disastrously bad food to their customers.
D popped his head in at the opportune moment...
It's a traditional kind of pub with brass decorations, an open fire and real ale on tap. We were surprised to find it so empty on Christmas eve but happy to find mulled wine on tap after our cold blustery walk.
The menu is simple with sandwiches, soups and some bigger meals that are available for lunch or dinner.
We all decided to go for sandwiches as it was lunch time which come with options of salad, chips or soup.
I decided to go for the home made fish fingers with a side of chips.
Fish finger sandwich and chips
The fish fingers arrived with the skin battered too so I scraped the fish out in to my bread (pre-warning if you order brown bread it is a standard brown loaf and not very thick as you will note from the pictures). After finding a bone three quarters of the way through my sandwich I was unable to finish my sandwich because I'm a fuss pot who is easily put off fish. The chips were massive chunks of potato and I really struggled to eat even half of them, incredibly filling!
Close up of fish finger
D ordered the steak sandwich and soup, J ordered Brie, Bacon and cranberry baguette with salad and IW ordered the steak sandwich with chips.
Steak sandwich and soup
Bacon, Brie and Cranberry
Everyone seemed satisfied with their food, it definitely filled a hole, it is standard home made pub fare nothing too fancy but then it doesn't need to be. Lunch costs around £5-7 per person not including drinks. They also have an evening menu which consists of popular pub food such as fish and chips, burgers, and pies. The staff were welcoming and friendly; we were made to feel comfortable whilst dining.
The front of the pub, featuring Sammy's bottom.
Food and booze consumed we set off on the walk back, here is a picture I took on the way.
The Three Horseshoes