Our Menu

We offer a wide variety of items on our menu from burgers, steaks, sandwiches and salads. Our goal is to satisfy your hunger and put a big smile on your face!


Baked Camembert, Garlic & Rosemary for Two (v) 10.95

With Rustic Artisan Bread to dip

Oak Smoked Salmon - 4.95

With Capers, Horseradish Cream & Rocket Leaves

Newcastle Egg 4.95

Our take on a Scotch Egg, made with ½ Black Pudding & ½ White Pudding

Served with Chutney and Salad Garnish

Mozzarella with Tomato (v) 4.95

Basil & Olive Oil with Artisan Bread

Tempura King Prawns 6.95

In a light Crispy Batter with sweet Chilli Dip

Spicy BBQ Sticky Ribs 5.95

In a light Crispy Batter with sweet Chilli Dip

Soup of the Day – 3.95

Served with Bread from our Craft Baker



Spanish Ham & Charcuterie Board 8.95

Serrano Ham & Selected Cured Meats


Nachos (v) 5.95

Cheese & Tomato Salsa, Guacamole, Sour Cream


Cajun Spiced Chicken Wings 5.95


Loaded “Pizza” Fries 5.95

Add Pizza Topping favourites to French Fries - Cheese, Tomato Salsa, Jalapeno, Pepperoni


Cosy Dove Chip Butty 3.95

Add Gravy, Cheese, Tomato Salsa, Jalapeno, Pepperoni







Classic Mains

Lamb and Neep Panacalty 10.95

A Northumbrian Lamb Hotpot

Slow cooked Tender Lamb with Swede & Carrot, topped with Fried Sliced Potatoes

Cosy Dove Ale Battered Cod & Chips - 9.95

Fresh North Sea Cod with Triple Cooked Fat Chips, Mushy Peas & Tartare sauce

Scampi & Chips - 9.95

Whitby sourced langoustines (mini Lobsters) served with Fat Chips, Mushy Peas & Tartare sauce

Aubergine Ragù with Meatballs and Linguine Pasta 9.95

Cooked with Oregano Anchovies & White Wine – Parmesan available

Cosy Dove Recipe Quorn & Five Bean Cajun Chilli (v) 7.95

Butter, Kidney & Black Eyed Beans -Rich Sweet Pepper & Tomato Sauce Cajun Spices,

Jalapeno, Ginger & Coriander with Herby Jewelled Rice

Mac‘n’Cheese with Sundried Tomato (v) 8.95

Classic dish cooked with Cheshire Cheese

Hunter’s Chicken Breast 9.95

Chargrilled Butterfly Breast with Smokey Bacon Cheese and BBQ Sauce

Served with Rosemary Fat Cut Chips and Salad Garnish

Slow Roasted Tender Lamb Shank 12.95

Served with Seasonal Vegetables and Creamy Mash

Tempura King Prawns 12.95

In a light Crispy Batter with sweet Chilli Dip






Cosy Dove Burgers

Our Burgers are ONLY all made with seasoning and selected herbs and nothing else!


Served with Salad, Gherkin, & Fat Cut Chips or Fries or Sweet Potato Fries


Add Bacon, Stilton, Salsa, Cheddar, Smoked Cheese, Jalapeno - £1


Home Made Chuck Steak Burger 9.95

Wagyu Premium Beef Burger with Mild Sweet Chilli 13.95

Home Made Cosy Dove Chicken Fillet Burger 8.95

Wild Boar Burger 10.95

Ostrich Burger 10.95

Quinoa Red Lentil & Beetroot Veg Burger (v) 7.95

East Thickley Farm Bred Lamb Burger 11-95



Seasonal Veg 1.55, Mixed Salad 1.55, Home Made Triple Cooked Fat Chips 2.95, Fries 1.95, Mashed Potato 1.95, Sweet Potato Fries 2.95, Onion Rings 1.95, Bread & Butter 1.25




Sandwiches  5.95

Served with homemade Fat Cut Chips & Salad Leaf Garnish

Ham, Roast Chicken, Prawn, Hot Roast Beef, Cold Roast Beef, Cheese Savoury,

Fish Finger, Pork and Leek Sausage.

Add Pickle, Onion, Mustard, Pease Pudding, Horseradish or anything you fancy






From the Char-Grill & Clay Oven


Selection of Steaks All Locally Sourced and Cooked to Your Preference

Rump £15.95 Sirloin £16.95 Ribeye £18.95 Fillet £19.95

Served with Field Mushroom Grilled Tomato & Fat Cut Chips. Peppercorn or Blue Cheese or Red Wine Sauce

Spicy Clay Oven Chicken Breast Skewers 8.95

Served with clay oven baked Naan Bread, House Salad & Mint Yogurt Dip or Sweet Chilli Dip

Spicy Clay Oven Cubed Leg of Lamb Skewers 10.95

Served with in clay oven baked Naan Bread, House Salad & Mint Yogurt Dip or Sweet Chilli Dip

Halloumi & Sweet Tomato Skewers (v) 8.95

Served with clay oven baked Naan Bread, House Salad &Mint Yogurt Dip or Sweet Chilli Dip

The Cosy Big Ten Breakfast 7.95 served till 3pm

Bacon, Sausage, Fried Egg, Black Pudding, Hash Browns, Mushroom,

Tomato, Heinz Beans, Toast, Tea or Coffee or Orange Juice


Homemade Puff Pastry Topped Gourmet Pies  9.95

Served with Creamy Mash & Gravy

Add a Side of Seasonal Veg for £1

Chicken & Chorizo, Cosy Dove Steak & Ale, Rabbit & Smokey Bacon



Bangers & Creamy Mash

Add a Side of Season Veg for £1


Pork & Leek with Theakston Peculier Ale Gravy - 9.95

Vegetarian Sausage - Basil & Tomato Jus 8.95


Our Sauces & condiments

We make many of our own ketchups; we also have some interesting ones too like Banana, Red Pepper, Smokey Chipotle, Jalapeño & Lime, Smokey Naga, & Beetroot






New York Cheese Cake 4.95

Served with Ice Cream or Double Cream


Homemade Apple & Rhubarb Oat Crumble – 4.95

With a hint of Ginger and Cinnamon comes with either Double Cream or ice cream


Ice Cream Selection -4.95

Vanilla, Strawberry, Chocolate, Mint Chocolate Chip, Salted Caramel


Zesty Lemon Tart £4.95  

With Cream / Ice Cream



Homemade Sticky Toffee Pudding – 4.95

With Double Cream / Ice Cream


Very Indulgent Chocolate Tart - 4.95

With Chantilly Cream, Raspberries & Pistachio Nuts


Northumbrian Cheese Board (v) – 7.95

Sundried Tomatoes, Gherkins, Walnuts, Grapes, Chutney, & Biscuits


Coffee 2.40  

Latte, Americano, Espresso                                       

Hot Chocolate – 2.50

Tea -2.00

Infusions 2.20






What’s on at the Cosy Dove

Mondays – Fish and Chips 8.95, Quiz Night

Tuesday - Burger Tuesday £1 off all Burgers

Wednesday – Wine 1/3 off

Thursday - Steak Night 8oz –

Rump £12, Sirloin £13, Ribeye £15, Fillet £16.

Friday - Prosecco £15 a bottle

Saturday – 2 Steaks and any House Wine £30

Sunday – Student Quiz Night. (During Term Time)

 Real Ale Club £2.50 a pint






Christmas Menu 2018


Served from 1st Dec – 22nd Dec -12pm to 9pm


2 Courses *£20.00 3 Courses *£25.00



Smoked Salmon with Capers, Horseradish Cream & Rocket Leaves

Buffalo Mozzarella and Tomato Salad with Seasonal Wild Berries

Nip and Neep Soup

King Prawn Tempura



Northumbrian Roast Turkey Breast

12 Hour Slow Roasted 28 Day Aged Beef

18 Hour Slow Cooked Cooked Minted Lamb Shank

Cosy Dove Nut Roast (V)

All served with

Yorkshire Pudding, Sage and Onion Stuffing, Northumbrian Chipolata,

 Brussel Sprouts, Creamed Mash, Roast Potatoes,

Honey Roast Parsnips, Carrots and Green Beans.


Cosy Dove Figgy Christmas Pudding

With Double Cream, Ice Cream or Custard

Chocolate Tart

with Chantilly Cream, Raspberries & Pistachio Nuts

Northumbrian Cheese & Biscuit Board

Sundried Tomatoes, Gherkins, Walnuts, Grapes, Chutney

Homemade Sticky Toffee Pudding

With Double Cream / Ice Cream

Booking Required - 0191 2602895

Or Reserve at the Bar

*NHS, University and Large Party Discounts Available

January and February

2-4-1 Burgers

(Steak, Chicken, & Veg Burgers)


12pm -6pm


  • Monday
  • Tuesday




White Wines

Conviviale Pinot Grigio IGT delle Venezie £13.50

Lively, crisp and fruity, perfectly balanced, dry and refreshing

Brookford Chardonnay Semillon £13.50

Pale lemon in colour with aromas of pineapple, melons and white peaches. Crisp and clean on the palate.

Sauvignon Blanc Tierra Alta Valle Central £13.50

Full of tingling aromatics so typical of this grape variety, bursting with exotic tropical fruit flavours.

Domaine de Vedilhan Viognier £13.50

The nose of peaches, apricot and pears herald the arrival of intensely concentrated fruit flavours with a hint of zestiness

False Bay Chenin Blanc £15.00

The long wild yeast ferment provides bready aromas and additional complexity to a rich, creamy and elegant wine.

Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Vidal Estate £25.00

Pure gooseberry and guava aromas lead into a palate that is brimming with pineapple and tropical fruit flavours.

Von Schleinitz Riesling Estate Feinherb £22.00

Aromatic with apple, peach and pear at the forefront mixed with floral undertones and often honey and spice on the nose.

Rioja Viura Artesa £21.00

A youthful, fruity white. Powerful in the nose with floral and fruit flavours.

Gavi La Battistina £23.00

This wine produced only from estate grown grapes has fresh citrus and pineapple aromas balanced by crisp acidity

Orballo Rias Baixas Albarino £25.00

Ripe aromatics with layers of peach, floral and honeyed notes which mingle with mountain herbs

Languedoc Domaine de la Serre Picpoul de Pinet £22.00

Exuberantly fresh on the palate with ripe mango fruit, a slightly salty edge and underlying minerality.

Sancerre Blanc A.S.C. Domaine Thirot 30.00

A dry yet full French classic, with flavours of gooseberry and cut grass balanced by a crisp, flinty finish.

Bernard Defaix Chablis30.00

Delicate touches of citrus fruit, lemon and grapefruit .A classic Chablis.

Red Wines

Brookford Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon £13.50

Rich and full flavoured with spicy dark berry aromas, sweet vanilla oak and hints of stewed plums.

Tierra Alta Merlot Valle Central £13.50

A rich red wine from Chile, a world class producer of merlot. Deep in colour and showing ripe plum and berry fruit aromas

Tempranillo Rioja Artesa £15.00

A youthful, fruity red with a deep ruby colour, ripe red berry aromas and soft plum and cherry fruit on the palate.

Mendoza Don Cristobal Malbec La Nina £22.00

Aromas of ripe plums and cherries and a rich fruity palate, this wine is juicy and lush.

Terre di Faiano Chianti £22.00

The wine has a lovely ruby-red colour with a bouquet reminiscent of cherries, wild berries and prunes.

Pinot Noir Pays d’Oc IGP Le Fou £22.00

Sweet berry fruit with a savoury twist,soft tannins to deliver a luscious textural Pinot Noir with a powerful full fruit finish.

Cotes Catalanes Grenache Noir £22.00

The sweet perfume of ripe red fruits diffuses into intricately threaded aromas of subtle spices and exotic high notes.

Torres Santa Digna Cabernet Sauvignon £22.00

An outstanding wine with rich deep cherry and truffle flavours.

"Les Coteaux" Cotes du Rhone Villages £22.00

A great  French classic, dark and powerful, with raspberry and plum notes and a distinct grind of black pepper on the finish.

Cabaletta Rosso delle Venezie IGT Tenute Fiorebelli £22.00

An intense ruby red colour with a complex bouquet reminiscent of prunes, cherries and redcurrants.

The Black Shiraz Craft Barossa Valley £25.00

Flavours of thick blackberry compote, black pepper and typical iron-rich beefy flavours.

Chateau du Chatelard Fleurie £35.00

Red fruit, iris, violet and spice aromas. Utterly rich and harmonious.

Chateau Fargueirol Chateauneuf du Pape £45.00

Strawberry jam, spice, violet and hedgerow aromas. A balanced and pleasing palate with attractive sweet Grenache fruit,

Amarone della Valpolicella £45.00

Deep ruby red color with pomegranate reflections. A nose which reminds of peach blossoms, violets, raspberry and mint.

Rosé Wines

Grenache Rose Bellefontaine £13.50

The Grenache grapes produce a wine full of sweet-ripe crunchy fruit with soft and juicy flavours

Burlesque White Zinfandel £13.50

This is a bright and luscious wine which teases the taste buds with juicy red fruit flavours and a tantalising finish of strawberries.

Rose Cleefs Classic Collection £14.50

This dry Rose with a pale salmon colour, cherry and crisp dry fruit, followed by a creamy palate clean and light 

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