Lunch With A View At The Greyhound Hotel

For year and years I have driven past the Greyhound Hotel in Carshalton and never taken the time to stop by to see what they  had to offer.
When I was asked to come along and check out the newly renovated restaurant I was more than happy to take a visit and see what I had been missing for all these years.With the youngest two and my Dad in tow we went along to sample some dishes from their new menu.

I have to admit when we first entered the plush dining area with my two fidgety boys my heart sank a little and was really worried it was going to be a fraught experience but I couldn’t have been more wrong.I was welcomed warmly by the lovely owner who was genuinely more than happy to have little ones share the experience of dinning in his beautiful restaurant.


They soon settled in their seats and were more than happy to spot the ducks from the window that offered fabulous view of Carshalton Ponds.

The menu offered a good range of hearty ‘pub grub’ with a difference. There is a twist on the usual favourites with a few different dishes in there to which makes the menu that little bit special.

I chose the roasted garlic kiev with truffled mash, treacle bacon and summer greens whist my Dad opted for the signature Greyhound cheeseburger with ale onions, shredded lettuce, pickles and fries.

My chicken was beautifully moist and was complimented perfectly with the smooth truffle mash.

My Dad thoroughly enjoyed his juicy burger with lashing of flavour that had been added with the use of different pickles and sauces.

The boys chose sausage and chips and fish and chips from the children’s menu.

Their plates were completely cleared which is a rarity and number four was super impressed with his ‘snail’ shaped sausage!

Pudding was going to be struggle but it would have been rude not to try!

I opted for the sticky toffee pudding with ice cream which was everything you could want from a warm, indulgent pudding.

Number four always struggles with pudding as he has so many allergies, but the waitress was more than accommodating and he was very happy with his huge bowl of meringue and strawberries.

Our first visit was one to remember and the beautiful food and faultless service will certainly be bringing us back again in the near future.

*we were gifted this meal for the purpose of the review and they are all my own, honest opinions.

My Budding Blogger: Sleepover At Auntie Kate’s 

Number three has recently found a real love for photography and looking through fashion vlogs and blogs online.  I often catch her making her own vlogs and writing blogs in her notepad.

Because of her passion for this I have told her that every Sunday she can write and take pictures of anything she likes and I will add it to my blog.

I hope you all enjoy seeing the world through her eyes.

Hi this is my weekend with a sleepover at my Aunties.

  
First I had to go to Italia Conti, but I had to leave 15mins early this week because my Auntie was taking me to see the new Cinderella movie, it was great.  After that we went to Ask Italian where I had a lovely spaghetti carbonara and a plateful of olives.  If you don’t know I love olives.

   
     

The next morning I went for a two mile run.  I go to a place called South London Harriers so this was good for my training.  When we finally got back I had a nice bubble bath then watched the London Marathon with some pancakes and maple syrup yum yum yum.

Then we met the rest of the family in Priory Park.  We didn’t stay in the playground very long.  We went to see my older brother in the skatepark.  He was not very happy we were there, he didn’t speak to us.  I think he was pretending we were not his family. Teenagers!!!!

  
Next we went round to the duck pond and a nice man gave us some bread to feed the ducks.  After that we went through the woods And my little bro was pretending to be a dinosaur, silly him!!

   
 

I took some nature pictures and found some animals made out of willow.

   
    

Finally we had a stroll down the High Street and I was eager to get into Acsessorize where I bought some mini notes and a pen.  

I hope you enjoyed a bit of my weekend.
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