Mussel box Evening Menu

Our menus have changed in order for us to adapt to staffing levels and guidance from the goverment.  We have had no choice but to strip back to a more basic offering focusing on easy simple cooking with the freshest of ingredients. Please see our COVID page…

Evenings spent dining overlooking the Padstow harbour are special. Our dining area allows you to spend time with your friends and loved ones dining on the freshest of fish and locally sourced produce whilst enjoying the view year round.  Don’t worry our outside ‘pod’ is fully heated and air conditioned year round.

Dinner is a lot more formal than our other services but still friendly in its approach.  Formally laid tables and a three-course a la carte menu greet you. Our food in the evenings also goes up a notch and is aimed at a gastro/rosette level… not too fancy just well-cooked food presented perfectly giving you ‘smart local food’ with ‘casual friendly dining’

Not to mention when the boys go out to sea we have additional boards to make the most of their catch. This can include Lobsters, Whole Brown Crab, Pollock, Bass, Bream, Scallops, Turbot, Monkfish – if you’re lucky!

This dinner menu is served from 18:00 – 21:00.

Mussels

Fennel

£8/£15

Saute leeks, saffron, cream and finished with dill

Curry

£8/£15

Curry leaf, coconut cream and cumin fished with coriander

Cider

£8/£15

Cornish cider with shallot, garlic, thyme and cream

Beer

£8/£15

Sharps Atlantic pale ale with pancetta, cream and chives

Spanish

£8/£15

Saute spanish chorizo, black olive, tomato finished with oregano

Chilli

£8/£15

Roasted tomato, red pepper and smokey chipotle fished with parsley
Fish, Lobster and Crab

Day Boat Burger

£15

Butter enriched bun with pan seared Cornish Hake on smashed peas topped with our curried tartar, gem and served with fries

Padstow Crab

£17

Hand picked white meat tossed though linguine pasta and flavored with garlic, ginger, chilli and lemon. Fished with dill

Reggies Monkfish 'Mollie'

£18

A rich coconut Curry from South India. Light Spice with Subtle Heat Served with Saffron Rice and Charred Flat Bread

1/2 Padstow Lobster

£20

PW12 cooked lobster, with carrot slaw, galic mayo, and fries

Daily Additions

Take advantage of our fantasticly fresh additions sourced from local boats. Changes with ‘whats good’ daily
Meat and Veg

Brisket of beef

£14

Brined 48hr slow brased brisket with corn on the cob, carrot and herb slaw, a zingy chimichurri sauce and fries

Mushroom risotto balls

£12

Our own balls served with truffled mushroom ketchup,pickled mushrooms topped with Cornish seaweed salt parmesan and served with skinny fries

Dirty Burger

£13

Butter enriched bun with a prime cut beef patty, 48hr braised brisket, softend cornish yarg, sliced pickles, gem and our stunning smokey chipotle sauce served with skinny fries

Mixed bean burger

£12

Butter enriched bun with a 5 bean patty, avocado, 12 hr confit tomato, softened Cornish yarg and our stunning smokey chopotle mayo served with skinny fries

Thai braised pork

£14

Super tender and tasty pork cooked in lime leaf & coconut cream and our own blend of spices served with chunky carrot noodles
Sides

Dirty crab fries

£8

Our skinny fries topped with crab and parmesan

Padron Peppers

£5

Fried with chipotle pepepr and served with touch of cornish sea salt

Brisket 'mac n cheese'

£6

48hr beef brisket shredded through ‘Mac’ with our own parmesan sauce

Fries

£2.50

Topped with parmesan and cornish sea salt

Fish ball

£6

'Box' Mussel and hake cakes with wakame, spinach, samphire and a thai
dressing
Little ones

We do cater for your little ones and have various colouring to keep them occipied. Please ask for a little ones menu

Desserts

We offer a very small dessert offering for sit in only carefully selcted from master Paticerierre ‘pretty little pastries’

Allergens & Dietary Requirements

At The Basement, we proudly cater for everyone. Whether you’re gluten or dairy free, vegan or vegetarian, you’ll find something that tickles your fancy and tantalises your tastebuds on our locally sourced, carefully curated menu.

We not only offer a selection of specially designed dishes to work around dietary requirements, but can also modify existing dishes – feel free to have a chat with a member of our knowledgable team to see what we can do for you.

Dairy free doesn’t stop at dinner – all our coffees and hot chocolates can be made with a variety of dairy alternatives, from soy to oat milk. Just ask to find out what we’ve got in the fridge.

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