The Restaurant and Tavern

Steeped in rich and colorful history, this historic building is home to a beautiful dining room adorned with murals by Rufus Porter (1792-1884). Porter is well-known in the folk art community for his landscape murals and miniature portraits, however, Porter was more than just a painter.  He was the founding publisher and editor of the magazine Scientific American as well as inventor, writer, teacher and more. 

Appetizers, Soups and Salads

Crab and Artichoke Dip with Chips $13 ~Crabmeat & Artichokes in a Creamy, Rich Cheese Dip topped with Bread Crumbs and Melted Parmesan Cheese (GF)

Nachos $7 ~ Homemade English Salsa over Tortilla Chips with Melted Cheddar (GF)

Sausage Roll (3) $6 ~ Pork Sausage meat, onion & sage wrapped in rich puff pastry. Served with homemade apple chutney.

Bacon, Onion & Maple Mac N Cheese $11 (Also in GF, ask your server $12).


Chicken Wings $8 ~ Buffalo Style Hot or Honey BBQ with Bleu Cheese or Ranch Dressing

          (Takes approximately 20 minutes)


Loaded Nachos $14 ~ Our regular Nachos Smothered with your choice of our Homemade Vegetable or Meat Chili (GF).


Soups of the Day  $4 cup $ bowl

Meat or Vegetable Chili  $5 cup $7 bowl ~ Lean Minced Beef or Fresh Vegetables with Kidney Beans, Chili Pepper and Herbs, served with Corn Tortilla Chips. (GF)


Salmon Fishcakes $8 ~ Made with Fresh Salmon, Served with Tartar Sauce (Also in GF, ask your server)

Stuffed Mushrooms $5 ~ Meat – Bacon, Garlic, Onion & Cheddar OR Vegetarian – Garlic, Onion & Cheddar (GF)

Garden Salad $6 ~ Fresh greens, cucumbers, tomatoes, mixed peppers, onions and croutons 

Dressings: House (Toasted Sesame Soy & Ginger), Bleu Cheese, Ranch, Italian, Thousand Island, Raspberry Walnut Vinaigrette, Lemon & Garlic, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Oil & Vinegar


Harvest Salad $10 ~ Seasonal greens with Toasted Pecans, Maple Glazed Butternut Squash, Red Onion and Sliced Pears, Served with Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette 

Add Chicken $13         Add Salmon $18         Add Steak Tips $18

Caesar Salad with House made Caesar Dressing and Croutons $8

Add Chicken $11         Add Salmon $16          Add Steak Tips $16


GF indicates items that are made with gluten free products; however we do not have a Gluten Free Kitchen


Please allow 30 to 45 minutes for your entrees

Pan Seared Scallops $22 ~ Served with a lemon lime vinaigrette, Basmati Rice and the vegetable of the day

Oven Poached Salmon $18 ~ Served with a light Lemon Cream Sauce, Basmati Rice and the vegetable of the day

Shepherd’s Pie $17 ~ Lean Minced Lamb from Sartell Farm with Onions, Carrots and Parsnips in a Tomato Base topped with Mash Potato (GF) Served with a salad or vegetable of the day


Fettucini Alfredo $13 ~ Pasta tossed with homemade creamy parmesan sauce, Served with a Salad or vegetable of the day

Add Chicken $16     Add Scallops $19 



Dishes below are served with side of Roast or Mashed Potatoes and Your Choice of a small salad or Bubble & Squeak ~ add an extra side for $2. If preferred, you May Substitute a Mixed Salad for Both Sides.


Supreme of Chicken $16 ~Chunks of Chicken with Smoked Bacon, Garlic & Onion in a White Wine Sauce (GF)


*Marinated Steak Tips $18 ~ Sherry, Garlic, Soy Sauce and Maple Syrup (GF)


Lemon Dijon Chicken $17 ~ Tender Chicken Breast coated with Gluten Free Bread Crumbs, Sauteed and Served with a Tangy Sauce

 Fisherman’s Pie $17 ~ Flaked Haddock, Shrimp and Crab in a White Sauce topped with Delicious Puff Pastry Crust


Steak & Ale Pie $15 ~ Tender Beef Steak in a Rich Ale Gravy, topped with Delicious Puff Pastry Crust


Bangers and Mash ~ Two Bangers $14 Three Bangers $16 ~ Tasty Pork Sausages Nestled in a Sea of Mash Potato with Rich Onion Gravy


*Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase the risk of food borne illness*

GF indicates items that are made with gluten free products; however, we do not have a completely Gluten Free Kitchen


Chocolate Mosaic Cake  $7 ~ Chocolate Layer Cake filled with Creamy Chocolate Ganache Mousse

Chocolate Mousse $6 ~ Dark Rich Chocolate and Cream


Banofee Pie  $6 ~ Banana and Toffee on a cookie crust

Fruit Crumble  $6 ~ Blackberry and Apple Fruit with a Crumble Topping with your choice of Custard, Heavy Cream or Vanilla Ice Cream

Sticky Toffee Pudding  $7 ~ Gluten Free Sponge Pudding with Toffee and served with Homemade Custard

Chocolate Bread and Butter Pudding   $7  ~ Made with Bread, Cream, Juicy Raisins and Currants and Topped with Heavy Cream  

Nick's Nan's Bread and Butter Pudding $7 

Vanilla Ice Cream, Lemon or Raspberry Sorbet $3 ~ Plain or with Caramel or Chocolate Sauce


GF indicates items that are made with gluten free products; however we do not have a Gluten Free Kitchen

340 NH Route 45

Temple, New Hampshire 03084

Tel: (603)-878-3285

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