Bransford, Worcester, near Malvern. The Bear and Ragged Staff.
Station Road, Bransford, Worcestershire WR6 5JH Tel. 01886 833399 Fax. 01886 833106 home  The Bear and Ragged Staff.


From 12.00pm


 Starter £7, Main individually priced, Sides: £3.50, Dessert £6, Cheese £7.50.
All dishes made here, not bought in! (except *)

Toasted breads*, Olives, butter, aged sweet balsamic and oil v G,Mi,Sd

Breaded whitebait *, tartare sauce, lemon wedge Cr,E,F,G,Mi,Sd  

Sautéed King Prawns, garlic and coriander butter, Irish soda bread to dip Cr,E,G,MI,Sd  

Filo wrapped Goats' cheese, red onion marmalade, mixed leaves,
aged Balsamic reduction v G,Mi,Mu,Sd

Breaded Garlic mushrooms*, garlic mayonnaise v E,G,Mi,Mu,Sd

Melon balls, orange segments, cherry sorbet, savoury tuile basket v G


Char-grilled 28 Day Matured Sirloin steak with dressed salad and chips Cr,E,F,G,MI 23.00

Add: Bowl of onion rings Cr,E,F,G,Mi 3.50,       Peppercorn sauce Ce,Mi,Mu 3.50

Slow braised belly pork stuffed with black pudding, braised red cabbage,
parsnip purée, Cider jus Ce,G,Mi,Sd 15.00

Pan fried breast of chicken, Dauphinoise potato, tender stem broccoli,
mushroom cream sauce Ce,Mi,Mu,Sd 16.50  

Honey roast Ham with local farm eggs, chips, dressed salad Cr,E,F,G,Sd 15.00

Sticky chilli beef, egg fried rice and prawn crackers Cr,E,F,G,So,Sd 15.00  

A Butcher's faggot, mashed potato, peas (garden or mushy) and onion gravy
Ce,G,Mi,Mu,Sd 13.50

Fried buttermilk chicken burger with lettuce, tomato, bacon, red onion marmalade
and coleslaw in a white bap with a portion of chips Cr,E,F,G,Mi,Mu,Sd  14.50


Pan fried Sea Bass, local purple sprouting, sauté new potatoes,
prawn and caper butter Cr,F,Mi,Sd 17.50  

Beer batter Fish & chips with mushy peas and lemon agf  Cr,E,F,G,Sd 15.50

Whole tail Scampi* & chips with mushy peas and lemon Cr,E,F,G,Sd 15.00


Halloumi burger with lettuce, tomato, onion and gherkin in a brioche bun, chips and dressed salad v Cr,E,F,G,Mi,Mu,Se,Sd 14.50  

Butternut squash filled with Mediterranean vegetables and Feta, Honey roast parsnips
and carrots, new potatoes, cheese sauce v G,Mi 15.00


Chips v Cr,E,F,G    Bowl of Onion Rings v Cr,E,F,G
Dressed salad v Mu,Sd    Garden peas v


Apple crumble and custard  v E,G,Mi

Sticky toffee pudding, butterscotch sauce, rum and raisin ice cream v E,G,Mi,Sd

Dark chocolate with white chocolate chip brownie, marmalade ice cream
and chocolate sauce v E,G,Mi,Sd

Cheeses, biscuits, chutney, apple and grapes v E,G,Mi,Sd

Home-made ice cream in a brandy snap basket v E,G,Mi,Sd
Flavours: Vanilla, Chocolate, Coffee, Rum & Raisin, Marmalade, Banana  
(agf without brandy snap)