Pub Classics

If you go to a pub, then you can pretty much expect what the menu will look like. It will probably contain classic favourites and some additional items to differentiate the place from the others. These pub classics are so popular that they tend to make their way to the menus of hotels and bars as well. In fact, you can go to most reading restaurants and find the following:

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Fish and Chips

This timeless combination is everyone's comfort food. It proves that a dish does not have to be fancy in order to be satisfying. The ingredients just have to be fresh and cooked just the right way. Serve it hot and you will be good to go. Many get it as takeaway for sudden cravings.

Sausage and Mash

This is a nice mix of protein and carbohydrates in one plate. While it is usually served for breakfast, people can always have it at any time of the day. The sausages may contain beef, pork, or lamb. Flavours can be enhanced by adding peas, fried onions, or onion gravy on the side.

Tikka Masala

India was a British colony for a long time and the cultural exchange is evident even when it comes to food. Tikka masala has become a staple for the main course. The creamy orange sauce gives this dish a distinctive taste that people have come to love.


This baked treat is wildly popular all over the world and the UK is not immune to its charms. The soft dough with stringy cheese and tomato sauce can be created with endless flavours just by switching up the toppings.


The versatility of pasta makes it a wonderful addition to any menu. The noodles come in different shapes and sizes. The sauce can be creamy, sweet, spicy, sour, or savoury. Dishes can contain meat or be friendly to vegetarians.


Sometimes you just want comfort food to satisfy your hunger in a snap. Of course, if you find these in hotels then they will probably be a step above the usual fare you see at fast food restaurants. You can be assured of premium ingredients and no extenders.


There is nothing better than a slab of meat cooked just the way you like it. Wherever you are, you will never be far from a piece of juicy steak. Pair this with a nice glass of wine and have a wonderful dinner.