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Golden Pheasant Inn

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Chef Michel's Traditional Onion Soup
Savory onion soup with melted gruyère cheese. Our own recipe served here for 26 years
Seasonal Soup Du Jour
Our seasonallyinspired daily soup
Swallow Hill Farm Romaine Salad
Romaine salad with pecorino romano cheese, polenta fried croutons and anchovy, dijon mustard vinaigrette dressing
Swallow Hill Farm Field Greens, Blue Cheese and Walnut Salad
Mixed field greens, old chatham ewe’s blue cheese, candied walnuts and a tarragondijon mustard vinaigrette dressing
Blue Moon Acres Arugula, Pickled Red Beets and Goat Cheese Salad
Arugula, pickled red beets, goat cheese, toasted almonds, dried cranberries and a raspberrydijon mustard vinaigrette
Choice of three $18.00
Four $22.00
Five $25.00
Seasonal Cheese Platter
Served in one ounce portions with local artisan bread points, tassot apiaries raw honey and honeycomb, salted almonds and raspberry puree.
Traditional Charcuterie Plate
House made apricot and pistachio studded pheasant pâté, shaved prosciutto, assorted mustards and chutneys and grilled artisan bread
House Smoked Rainbow Trout
Smoked trout with a kelchner’s creamed horseradish sauce and house made potato chip points
Dungeness Crab Cakes
Crab‎ cakes dusted with panko crumbs with a pickled cucumber, carrot cabbage slaw and a ginger hollandaise
Grilled Fresh Water Blue Prawns
Prawns served with fresh lemon juice, parsley and unfiltered extra virgin olive oil and crossroads bakery toast points
Steamed Prince Edward Island Mussels
Mussels steamed in a saffron and white wine broth
On half shell with classic mignonette sauce, kelchner’s horseradish and fresh lemon.
½ Dozen $15.00
Dozen $30.00
Watch House (Va)
Medium size, buttery, sweet with a smooth, cucumber finish
½ Dozen $18.00
Dozen $36.00
Chef's Creek (BC)
A very small oyster with a sweet flavor and medium briny finish
½ Dozen $19.00
Dozen $38.00
Wild Goose (Ri)
Only oyster grown in full oceanic conditions giving a distinctly different flavor
Seared Maine Day Boat Scallops
Seared maine day boat scallops served with celeriac puree, roasted baby carrots and a lemon thyme yuzu white wine sauce
Wester Ross Scottish Salmon
Poached wester ross scottish salmon served with purple sticky rice, sautéed swallow hill farm tatsoi and a kefir lime leaf, coconut milk sauce
Sautéed Wildcaught Shrimp
Wildcaught shrimp served with a legume pasta blend and a herbs de provence, infused roasted garlic tomato sauce
Great South Bay Hand Harvested Clam Bake
Steamed clams, grilled penn vermont fruit farm sweet corn, swallow hill farm fingerling potatoes and fennel fronds and house made spicy andouille duck sausage
Joe Jurgielewicz & Sons Roasted Duck Breast
Roasted duck breast with wild rice, stone fruit puff pastry and an apricot, ginger, rum reduction
Vegetable Strudel
Crispy phyllo dough stuffed with roasted seasonal vegetable, old chatham ricotta cheese, fresh house grown dill and a charred tomato sauce
Bolton Farms Roasted Chicken
Onehalf of a chicken, roasted with tassot apiaries honey and grain mustard, sautéed swallow hill farm mustard greens and whipped yukon gold potatoes
Simply Grazin’ Grilled Petite Filet
Grilled 8 ounce filet topped with smoked pork belly, ewe’s blue cheese and caramelized maui onion gratin, heirloom tomato salad and balsamic veal demiglace
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family went here today for Sunday brunch. For me, too many little mishaps resulted in an overall negative experience. On the plus side, we sat in an area with a lovely view on both sides of the room. You either had a view of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank alexandra9007
Reviewed 5 January 2019

Unpleasant Pheasant Now we know why it is for sale! Our order for the “27 year old onion soup recipe” from regular menu and the New Year’s Eve menu were quite different. Husband’s flavorless, thick soup came in a crock and my cold one came...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jpc1424
Reviewed 30 December 2018

First time at this restauant and we will certainly return. We were five adults at 3PM and thery sat us at a round table by the fireplace and near the xmas tree. The restaurant is beautifully situated on Rte 32 about 15 minutes north of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

Always exceptionally awesome service here. Food is always fresh and tasty. The scallops are delicious.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dave911nj
Reviewed 28 November 2018

The restaurant wasn't adequately heated and when the food came, although the quality looked good, it was all just luke warm. We mentioned this to the waitress who said she would advise the chef, but she didn't think it necessary to come back and apologise....More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank M W
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

We have been to this lovely Inn multiple times and each visit has been a pleasure. The staff is gracious and attentive. Indeed we had reservations for Thanksgiving and one of our party was delayed by traffic. They were kind enough to accommodate a later...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank missycooks1957
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Great little bar with good drinks and beers on tap. Fireplace in dining room, comfortable seating, not all jammed together with other diners. Quaint riverside spot. Food doesn’t live up to expectations. Mushroom soup was more like a broth. Simple hamburger entree was tasteless, even...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Carlton A
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Neither the decor of this large restaurant nor its outdoor seating are strong points. The re-design of a few years ago extracted the former charm of the indoor spaces and the outdoor seating is behind the restaurant, view-less and quite dark. The staff is professional...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Ted-620
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful Inn. Beautiful ambience. Good service. My wife enjoyed a salad of tomatoes, mozzarella, greens watermelon and grilled peaches with balsamic. Her entree salad of grilled octopus was fishy and left unfinished. My PEI mussels were in an incredible sauce but were fishy and not...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank tombreithaupt
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Next to Barley Sheaf, this has to rank as offering the finest food in the area. This exquisitely maintained historic inn is French oriented, with dishes that are remarkably well executed. Tweaks to such warhorses as escargots serve to elevate them to standouts, plus there...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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michael B
23 September 2016|
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Response from redrosewhiterose | Reviewed this property |
Business casual would be very acceptable. I wouldn't wear anything more casual unless I biked or canoed to this restaurant and planned to eat outside. Another reviewer said "this is New Hope," but it isn't, it's Erwinna... More
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