Tomorrow is Fathers day, we plan to spend our day at the Allotment rather than go out for dinner so for a change the Gourmand family decided to go for an early fathers day meal on Friday evening at the Sparrow which is the closest Brewers Fayre to our house in Warwickshire.
This was the first time we had visited a Brewers Fayre and we were all really impressed. All staff members were incredibly helpful especially the manageress who went out of her way to make sure Baby Gourmand was having a good time as he was a little cranky. The food on the whole was really tasty and we had clean plates all round. We found eating at Brewers Fayre excellent value for money, there were some great offers on meals before 6.30pm and soft drinks were refillable which is great when you have a thirsty teenager. There was a dedicated outdoor play area for children which was a great way to keep little ones entertained before their meal arrived and a good opportunity for them to burn off excess energy before heading home.
As it was a fathers day meal Mr Gourmand decided to push the boat out a bit and order the mixed grill (£11.79) which consisted of A 4oz steak, a Smithfield original pork sausage, half a grilled chicken breast and a gammon steak topped with a fried egg, chips, onion rings, peas and half a grilled tomato with a side of Diane sauce (99p). Mr Gourmand really enjoyed the steak and said he would probably order the rump steak during our next visit as it was delicious.
I ordered the Scampi (£8.29)which was served in a basket with chips and mushy peas. I wasn’t offered tartar sauce which was advertised on the menu and my chips were quite cold so I was a little disappointed with my meal if I’m honest.
Mini Gourmand really fancied the jacket potato with beans and cheese (£4.79) which was served with a side salad and wanted to try the onion rings so we decided to purchase the extra feast (£3.49) instead which came with battered onion rings, garlic and herb breaded mushrooms and garlic bread. Mr Gourmand and I shared the mushrooms and garlic bread which couldn’t be faulted.
Finally Baby Gourmand had his favourite Spaghetti Bolognese (£3.99) which was served with a piece of garlic bread and a piece of corn on the cob.
For 4 meals and 3 refillable drinks our bill came to £40.80 which was incredibly good value for money. If you’re looking for somewhere to go for a reasonable priced lunch on fathers day I can recommend Brewers Fayre, especially if you have children with you!
*Disclaimer: Our visit was complementary, all views and opinions are my own.