The Potager Bar

Our Potager Restaurant features a stylish wine bar and casual area to enjoy drinks, a quiet morning coffee or a pre-dinner cocktail. Whether you live locally and fancy joining us for some after work drinks, or are staying with us at Crouchers Hotel, everyone is welcome to pop in for a drink or two!  Alternatively, if you’re wanting to dine with us, you can indulge in the variety of menus that our Potager Restaurant offers in the casual, relaxed atmosphere of our bar. With plenty of indoor and outdoor seating, there’s space for you to Eat, Drink & Relax in our comfortable, countryside surroundings.

Call us on 01243 784995

What we offer

  • Selection of fine wines, beers, spirits and soft drinks
  • All your favourite cocktails professionally mixed by our experienced bar staff
  • Informal menu offering freshly prepared sandwiches and pub classics from our award-winning kitchen
  • Outdoor seating in our west-facing patio garden, perfect for those sunny summer evenings
  • Stylish and relaxing sofa area, ideal for before and after dinner drinks
  • Freshly made coffee and tea, and daily newspapers
  • Open to the public for drinks, lunch and dinner
  • If you have any special dietary requirements, please speak with a member of staff as we will do our best to cater for your diet

Happy Hour

Whether it’s an end of week drink or a an afternoon drink with your love, join us for Happy Hour between 5-7pm every Friday and Saturday!

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Menus

Summer Cocktail Menu

Signature Cocktails

Chamomile Fizz
Hendricks gin, St Germain liqueur, homemade chamomile syrup, fresh lemon juice, egg white, topped with soda water | 9.95

Orchards Martini
Tanqueray gin, apple juice and lemon juice finished with a dash of Chambord raspberry liqueur | 9.95

It’s Sour Thyme
Bulleit bourbon, lemon juice, homemade thyme syrup, egg white served over ice with a dash of Angostura bitters | 9.95

Rose Spritz
Pinkster pink gin, lime juice, elderflower syrup and prosecco topped up with rose lemonade | 9

Flat White Martini
Kettle One vodka, Baileys Irish cream, double espresso and demerara sugar | 9

Seasonal Cocktails

Gin Basil Smash
Hendricks gin, lemon juice, simple syrup and fresh basil muddled together and served over ice | 9.5

Pineapple Daquiri
Havanna 3 blanco, Frangelico, pineapple puree, lime juice and sugar syrup | 9.5

English Garden
Hendricks gin, St Germain, elderflower cordial, lime juice, apple juice, soda | 9.5

Watermelon Mojito
Baccardi white rum, watermelon puree, lime juice, fresh mint, soda | 9

Strawberry Tom Collins
Whitley Neill strawberry and black pepper gin, Chambord, fresh strawberries, lemon juice, sugar syrup, soda | 9

Crouchers Sunset
Olmeca Reposado tequila, guava juice, coconut water, lime juice, sugar syrup | 9.5

 

Classic Cocktails

Espresso Martini
Kettle One vodka, Kahlua, espresso and demerara sugar | 9

Negroni
Tanqueray London dry gin, Martini Rosso, Campari | 9

Aperol Spritz
Aperol, Prosecco, topped up with soda and garnished with an orange slice | 8.5

Manhattan
Bulleit Rye whiskey, Martini Rosso, angostura bitters, garnished with a maraschino cherry | 9

Tom Collins
Tanqueray Gin, lemon juice, sugar syrup topped with soda water | 9

Tinwood Royale
Tinwood local English sparkling wine topped with Chambord | 12.5

Mojito
Baccardi rum, fresh mint, lime juice, sugar syrup, soda | 8.5

Cosmopolitan
Kettle One vodka, Cointreau, lime juice, cranberry juice | 8.5

Dark and Stormy
Kraken spiced dark rum, lime juice, sugar syrup, angostura bitters and Fentiman’s ginger beer | 8.5

Peach Bellini
Amori Prosecco, creme de peche and peach puree | 8

Old Fashioned
Bulleit Bourbon whisky, demerara sugar, angostura bitters | 9

White Russian
Kettle One vodka, Tia Maria and double cream | 9.5

Wine List

Wines by the Glass and Carafe

White

2019 Chenin Blanc, Wide River, Robertson Valley, SA
175ml | 5.20
250ml | 7.4
Carafe | 14.7
Bottle | 22

2018 Pinot Grigio, Amori, delle Venezie IGT, Italy
175ml | 5.4
250ml | 7.7
Carafe | 15.4
Bottle | 23

2019 Chardonnay, Freedom Cross, Franschoek Cellars, Western Cape, SA
175ml | 5.4
250ml | 7.7
Carafe | 15.4
Bottle | 23

2019 Viognier, Las Coches, Central Valley, Chile
175ml | 6
250ml | 8
Carafe | 16
Bottle | 23

2018 Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, Perfect Cut, New Zealand
175ml | 6.3
250ml | 9
Carafe | 18
Bottle | 26

Red

2018 Merlot, Pato torrente, Central Valley, Chile
175ml | 5
250ml | 6.7
Carafe | 13.4
Bottle | 20

2018 Cinsaut Cabernet Sauvignon, Freedom Cross, Franschoek Cellars, SA
175ml | 5.5
250ml | 7.4
Carafe | 14.8
Bottle | 22

2018 Pinot Noir, Lautarul, Cramele Recas, Banat, Romania
175ml | 5.75
250ml | 7.6
Carafe | 15.2
Bottle | 23

2017 Shiraz, Sunnycliff Estate, Victoria, Australia
175ml | 6
250ml | 7.7
Carafe | 15.4
Bottle | 24

2018 Malbec, Gougenheim, Mendoza, Argentina
175ml | 6.1
250ml | 8.7
Carafe | 17.4
Bottle | 25

2018 Primitivo Appassimento, Carlomagno IGT, Puglia Italy
175ml | 6.3
250ml | 9
Carafe | 18
Bottle | 26

Rosé

2018 Cotes de Provence, Racine, Bruno Lafon, France
175ml | 6.75
250ml | 9.7
Carafe | 19.4
Bottle | 29

Sparkling

NV Prosecco Spumante DOC, Amori, trento, Italy
125ml | 6
Bottle | 28

Tinwood Blanc de Blanc, England
125ml | 9.25
Bottle | 47

NV Joseph Perrier Brut
125ml | 10
Bottle | 52

Dessert Wine

2016 Sauternes, Chateau Daisy Vedrines, Bordeaux, France
100ml | 8
Bottle | 29

NV Muscat, Pfeiffer Rutherglen, Australia
100ml | 9.5
Bottle | 38

All of our wines are available in 125ml

Wines by the Bottle

Champagne

 NV Joseph Perrier Brut | 52

NV Pommery Brut Royal | 60

Daron De Beaupre, Rose, Eperny, France | 49

Sparkling Wine

NV Prosecco Spumante DOC, Amori, Trento, Italy | 28

NV Sparkling Rosé, Abbazia Cuvée Prestige Brut, Veneto Italy | 28

Tinwood Blanc de Blanc, England | 47

White Wines

2019 Chenin Blanc, Wide River, Robertson Valley, South Africa | 22

2018 Pinot Grigio, Amori, delle Venezie IGT, Italy | 23

2019 Chardonnay, Freedom Cross, Franschhoek Cellars, Western Cape, South Africa | 23

2019 Viognier, Los Coches, Central Valley, Chile | 23

2018 Grillo, Rupe Secca DOC, Sicily, Italy | 25

2018 Perfect Cut, Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough, New Zealand | 26

2016 Chardonnay, Château Saint Roch, Limoux, Languedoc, France | 27

2018 Lanzerac, Chardonnay, Jonkershoek Valley Stellenbosch, South Africa l  27

2018 Albarino ‘Bernon’ Aquitania, Rias Baixas, Spain | 30

2017 Circumstances, Sauvignon Blanc, Waterkloof, Stellenbosch, South Africa | 30

2017 Mâcon-Villages, Château du Charnay AOP, Burgundy, France | 30

2017 Petit Chablis, Domaine des Malandes, Burgundy, France | 32

2018 Sancerre, Domaine Daulny, Loire Valley, France | 32

2018 Chassagne Montrachet 1er Cru “Morgeot”, Domaine Bachey-Legros, Burgundy | 72

 

Red Wines

2018 Merlot, Pato Torrente, Central Valley, Chile | 20

2018 Cinsaut Cabernet Sauvignon, Freedom Cross, Franschhoek Cellars, South Africa | 22

2018 Pinot Noir, Lautarul, Cramele Recas, Banat, Romania | 23

2017 Shiraz, Sunnycliff Estate, Victoria, Australia l 24

2018 Nero d’Avola, Rupe Secca DOC, Sicily, Italy | 24

2018 Malbec, Gouguenheim, Mendoza, Argentina | 25

2014 Bordeaux Rouge, Château Mathiot, France | 25.5

2018 Primitivio Appassimento, Carlomagno IGT, Puglia, Italy | 26

2017 Rosso Di Montepulciano, Barbanera, Duca Di Saragnano, Italy | 26.5

2016 Vacqueyras, Domaine Grandy, Rhône Valley, France | 32

2018 Saint Émilion, Château Robin, AOC Lussac, Bordeaux, France | 33

2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve, Gouguenheim, Mendoza, Argentina | 34

2016 Valpolicella Ripasso Classico Superiore DOC, Giuseppe Lonardi, Veneto, Italy | 34

2005 Rioja Reserva, Bagordi – Rioja, Spain | 35

2016 Rustenberg, John X Merriman, Simonsberg, Stellenbosch, South Africa | 35

2017 Chocolate Block, Boekenhourskloof, Franschhoek, South Africa | 37

2015 Minervois, La Liviere, Domaine De Tholomies, Languedoc, France | 55

All produce is purchased daily and menu items may vary according to availability on the day.

If you are vegan or have any special dietary requirements, please speak with a member of staff as we will do our best to cater for your diet.

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