Here are my thoughts on today’s lunch at the 3 Horseshoes, Leamside.


The venue was very picturesque, especially on such a beautiful day. We had an initial struggle to squeeze ourselves in behind the table in the window but once settled we were very comfortable. The food was served very quickly and efficiently and we were soon tucking in. My soup was delicious and hot. Other starters were pronounced tasty by other members, particularly the asparagus and the meatballs. After a short interval the main courses arrived and again were piping hot and quite large portions. My gammon was lean and perfectly cooked with a delicious poached egg on top. Others around me had a variety of choices including Cumberland sausage – very good – fish (whale) and chips and a vegetable curry. This was rather hot as it went down but mango chutney was produced on request, which sorted out the problem. One member had the roast chicken which was ok but maybe a little dry. She still managed to eat it all however!

A couple of people had dessert which was pronounced ‘delicious’ and the coffee was just as we like it.

All in all a lovely meal as usual, good company, excellent ‘hot and cold running’ staff and really good value for money.

Thanks once again Allan for all the organisation and work put in – another hit! ????????????


Joan Temple