The Blackbird at Ponteland, an award-winning pub and former North East Pub of the Year, has unveiled its latest menu, offering diners the chance to indulge in global flavors without leaving their seats. Drawing inspiration from culinary delights around the world, the pub’s new menu takes guests on a mouthwatering journey through diverse international cuisines.
With travel on the minds of many, The Blackbird has cleverly infused its menu with dishes that evoke memories of trips to foreign lands. From Asia to France, Italy to Germany, and even featuring homegrown favourites, the menu boasts an array of exciting options for diners to savour.
Guests can feast on delightful dishes like white onion and thyme tart tatin, butternut squash risotto, and beef char sui noodles, transporting them to the vibrant streets of Asia. For those craving comfort food, The Blackbird offers a tantalizing buttermilk chicken schnitzel burger and traditional English classics like fish and chips, as well as a selection of mouthwatering steaks.
The light bites menu, available daily until 5 pm, perfectly complements the global theme with a variety of options such as teriyaki pork belly and nacho cheese dirty fries, Moroccan lamb flatbread, and a crispy spiced chickpea and couscous salad.
To end the culinary adventure on a sweet note, diners can indulge in desserts that range from English favourites like sticky toffee pudding to the creamy Italian delight of elderflower pannacotta.
Stuart Young, the owner of The Blackbird, expressed his excitement about the new menu, which caters to all palates. “We’re delighted to have added a number of new dishes as well as our much-loved classics, which really give our diners the chance to sample dishes from around the world,” he said. “There’s a fantastic choice, with the opportunity to try something new or go for a tried and tested favourite.”
With its globally-inspired menu, The Blackbird at Ponteland promises to be an unforgettable dining experience for locals and visitors alike, offering a taste of far-flung destinations in the heart of the North East.