What's "Hop"pening at The Old Toad?

Last updated 20th April 2016


Events - April

Wednesday 27th - Firestone Walker Beer Dinner at 7pm
Join us at The Old Toad for a four course dinner with 4 Firestone Walker beer pairing on Wednesday 20th April at 7pm. Prices are yet to follow but the menu will be as follows: $45

-Pivo Pilsner with braised artichokes, cheery tomatoes and mint
-Luponic Distortion IPA paired with a pan seared Branzino crusted whole grain mustard and sourdough bread crumbs with fried papaya and sateed rainbow swiss chard
-Wookie Jack Black IPA paired with a lemon ricotta and oregano stuffed lamb shank, accompanied by fig and thyme roasted fingerling potatoes
-Velvet Merlin stout on Nitro with a House made dark chocolate semifreddo topped with a chili chocolate sauce and cinnamon whipped cream


Friday & Saturday 29th & 30th of April
Game of Thrones Feast:

On tap we will have: Iron Throne Blonde Ale, Take the Black Stout, Seven Kingdoms Hoppy Wheat Ale, Ommegang Three Philosophers, Ommegang Glimmerglass

We have also got our hands on the Valar Morghulis Dubbel and the Three-Eyed Raven Dark Saison bottles!

To go along with the beers we will be doing some in theme food specials for the weekend.

Slow cooked Potted Rabbit and Pheasant charcuterie board, served with smoked cheddar, onion chutney, grapes and a side of warm bread.

Dry rubbed seasoned Turkey Leg aside a potato and bacon salad with a mustard vinaigrette and a Kale, Sprout salad tossed in a poppy seed dressing

Lemon Cakes.
Lemon cakes topped with a zesty lemon curd.


Events - May

Sunday 8th - Mothers Day Dinner
A Mother's Day dinner for the whole family, including wine samples with each course for those who are 21+. Menu and ticket prices yet to be confirmed.

Monday May 16th- New Belgium Party!
Sip away the case of the mondays with New Belgium at The Old Toad: we will have Fat Tire, Ranger IPA, Citradelic IPA, and Heavy Melon
Come have a Flight of all 4!
pub quiz as per usual @ 9.30 pm.

Wednesday May 18th - Founders Beer Dinner
Join us for a Four Course Beer Pairing Dinner with Founders Brewing Co.
First course: Azacca IPA with a green papaya salad tossed with a mango avocado balsamic dressing topped with seared shord fish.
Second course: Mango Magnifico with smoked pulled pork sliders with a qual egg and radish carolina slaw
Third course: Red Rye IPA with a ribeye steak topped with shitaki mushrooms and stilton accompanied with a brocoli rabe puree
Fourth: Curmudgeon (Old Ale) with a molasses ginger bread apple upsidedown cake with a mascarpone cream prices to be announced

Sunday May 22nd - Great British Bake Off and Cake Competition 2pm - 5pm

Join us at The Old Toad on Sunday May 22nd at 2pm for a typically British afternoon lunch

Tickets include:
-A delicious platter of British treats made up of; Scotch eggs, Cornish pasties, sausage rolls, spinach and ricotta quiche, egg mayo and cheese and pickle sandwiches and more!
-Bottomless tea and coffee
-Tasting samples of competition cakes and a chance to vote for the winner alongside the bake off judges

Tickets are $15 and must be bought prior to the event.

As well as afternoon tea, you also have the chance to show us your baking skills by entering into our cake competition! Pay $5 to enter your cake into one of the following three categories and compete with other contestants to win the jackpot prize.

-Victoria Sponge
-Lemon Drizzle
-Fruit Cake
(All contestants must sign up in advance)

Think you have what it takes to win the Great British Bake Off? Let The Old Toad's Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood be the judge!