The Engineer

12 St Johns Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 1DJ
01582 460 478

Food

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For Bookings of 8 or more and for Buffets and Parties please call or email 

Under 18’s are not permitted in the Main Bar and Sports Bar, please book a table in the restaurant. Please note, dogs are not permitted in our restaurant

Soup of the Day (v)

Ask for today's choice. Served with bread and butter

Crispy Chicken Strips

Strips of chicken in Louisana-style coating served with BBQ sauce and salad garnish

Sausages and Mash

Two pork sausages served with creamy mashed potato, peas and gravy

Scampi and Chips

Scampi served with skin on fries, peas or mushy peas, and tartare sauce

Ham, Egg and Chips

Thick cut ham served with skin on fries, peas and one free range egg

Mac and Cheese (v)

Authentic macaroni in a rich mature cheddar cheese sauce, served with garlic ciabatta and salad garnish

Fish and Chips

Our signature hake fillet freshly hand battered, served with skin on fries, peas or mushy peas, and tartare sauce

Ice Cream

Two scoops of vanilla ice cream served with chocolate flavoured sauce

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Toffee flavoured suet sponge topped with toffee pieces and covered in sticky toffee sauce

Fruit Crumble

Ask for today's choice. Served with custard

Garlic Ciabatta (V)

£1.25

Chicken Strips

£3.00

Breaded chicken strips with a BBQ dip

Vegetable Strips (V)

£2.50

Crunchy strips of carrot and cucumber with a sour cream or BBQ dip

Sunday Roasts

£6.75

All served with roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables, Yorkshire pudding and gravy. Please ask for today's choice.

Macaroni Cheese (V)

£5.50

Macaroni in a creamy mature Cheddar cheese sauce served with peas

Penne Bolognaise

£5.95

Penne pasta in a tomato and basil bolognaise sauce served with garlic ciabatta

Sausage and Mash or Chips

£5.95

Two pork and leek sausages with mash, peas and gravy or chips and beans

Pizza and Chips (V)

£5.95

Cheese and tomato pizza served with chips and salad

Mini Fish and Chips

£5.95

Fresh hand battered fish with fries and peas or beans

Battered Chicken Pieces

£5.95

Two hand battered chicken pieces with fries and peas or beans

Beef Burger

£5.95

4oz beef burger with fries and a small side salad

Chocolate Chip Brownie

£2.50

With vanilla ice cream

Wafer Boat

£2.50

A scoop of vanilla and chocolate ice cream, topped with chocolate sauce and sprinkles

Four Cheeses (v)

£6.95

Tomato sauce stuffed crust pizza base topped with tomato sauce, mozzarella, mature cheddar, montery jack and emmental cheeses

Pepperoni

£6.95

Tomato sauce stuffed crust pizza base topped with tomato sauce, mozzarella and sliced of pepperoni

Chicken and Bacon

£7.85

Classic thin crust pizza base topped with tomato sauce, a blend of mozzarella and cheddar cheeses, cooked chicken and streaky bacon

Buffalo Chicken

£7.85

Tomato sauce stuffed crust pizza base topped with spicy tomato sauce, mozzarella, buffalo seasoned pulled chicken and red onions

BBQ Feast

£7.85

Classic thin crust pizza base topped with BBQ sauce, mozzarella, red and yellow peppers, chorizo and red onions

Sandwich Buffet

£5.95 per person

A selection of freshly made sandwiches on white and brown bread, sausage and cheese rolls and a selection of crisps

Canapés

£1.30 each or £150 for 125 items

Mini cottage pies, mini fish & chips, mini smoked salmon bagels, steak, Stilton & whisky rostis, grilled halloumi & avocado, roasted vegetable & goats cheese crostini, mini sausage & mash and mini chicken & bacon pies

Finger Buffet

£11.95 per person

Selection of filled ciabatta’s, vegetable spring rolls, honey & mustard sausages, breaded plaice goujons with tartare sauce, spiced cajun wedges, chicken wings and crisps

Fork Buffet

£14.95 per person

Selection of filled ciabatta’s, honey mustard sausages, spicy chicken wings, chicken & chorizo skewers, warm sausage rolls and cheese rolls, bread with hummus and oils, breaded mushrooms with garlic dip, buttered new potatoes and breaded plaice goujons with tartare sauce

Children’s Party Food

£6.50 per child

Chicken nuggets/Fish goujons and chips with unlimited squash

Unlimited tea & coffee can also be added to your buffet for a fixed price of £30

Why not pre-order your party drinks?

We have a number of drinks packages available, prosecco, beer bucket deals and also spirits and mixers. These are available at discounted prices if booked and paid for a minimum of 7 days in advance

NACHOS FOR ONE (V)

£4.95

Tortilla chips topped with fiery jalapeños and melted cheese, served with tangy salsa, sour cream and guacamole. Add Chilli con Carne for £2.00

STILTON & PEPPERCORN MUSHROOMS (V)

£5.75

Pan-fried mushrooms served on garlic ciabatta topped with peppercorn sauce and crumbled stilton

WHITEBAIT £5.95

Served with rocket, garlic mayonnaise and a wedge of lemon

SOUP OF THE DAY (V) (GF)

£4.25

Served with warm bread

FISHCAKE

£5.95

Salmon, potato and spring onion fishcake served on a bed of lettuce drizzled with balsamic dressing

CHICKEN LIVER PÂTÉ

£5.95

With freshly toasted bread and ale chutney

BREADED BRIE (V)

£5.75

Brie wedges deep fried in breadcrumbs served with a redcurrant jam

CHICKEN STRIPS

£5.95

Breaded chicken strips served with salad and a BBQ dip

OVEN BAKED JACKET POTATO (GF)

Served with coleslaw

CHILLI CON CARNE & SOUR CREAM (GF)

£5.95

TUNA MAYONNAISE (GF)

£5.95

CHEESE & BEANS (GF)

£4.95

CHOOSE FROM EITHER WHITE OR GRANARY BREAD, OR A CIABATTA

Served with crisps and coleslaw. Gluten Free options available

STEAK WITH HORSERADISH AND ROCKET

£7.50

Sirloin steak cooked to your liking

BRIE AND BACON

£6.50

Smoked back bacon with warm creamy Brie and redcurrant jam

HALLOUMI AND PEPPERS (V)

£6.50

Grilled halloumi with roasted peppers and pesto mayo

COD GOUJONS

£6.50

Beer battered fish goujons with tartare sauce and lettuce

TUNA MELT

£6.50

Tuna mayonnaise with grilled Cheddar cheese

FISH & CHIPS

£12.50

Hand battered hake fillet served with skin on fries and creamed mushy peas

LAMB SHANK

£12.95

Braised lamb shank served on a bed of wholegrain mustard mash with seasonal vegetables and gravy

HOME COOKED HAM, EGGS & CHIPS

£8.95

Home cooked ham with two eggs and skin on fries

MUSHROOM PASTA (V)

£8.95

Mushrooms and wilted spinach in a white wine and cream sauce with wholegrain penne pasta

LIVER AND BACON

£10.95

Pan fried calves liver and grilled bacon served with colcannon mash a rich gravy & parsnip crisps

SMOKED HADDOCK POT

£8.95

Naturally smoked chunks of haddock bound in a rich white sauce with peppers & red onion, topped with grilled cheese served with warm bread

CHICKEN PASTA

£9.95

Chunks of chicken breast and diced chorizo in a tomato and pesto sauce with wholegrain penne pasta

HALLOUMI & CHIPS

£10.95

Hand battered halloumi served with skin on fries and creamed mushy peas

CHICKEN CAESAR FLATBREAD

£10.50

A crisp flatbread topped with BBQ sauce, Mozzarella & sliced chicken, finished with rocket, Parmesan & Caesar dressing.

HOMEMADE PIE

£12.95

Please ask for today’s filling. Traditional shortcrust pie made in house, served with creamy mash, a rich gravy and peas

LASAGNE

£9.75

Beef & red wine lasagne, topped with a béchamel sauce, finished with mature Cheddar cheese. Served with garlic ciabatta

SCAMPI & CHIPS

£9.95

Served with skin on fries and mushy peas

GOATS CHEESE AND CARAMELISED ONION TART (V)

£9.95

Served with sweet potato fries and a rocket salad

SAUSAGE AND MASH

£9.95

Pork & leek sausages served on a bed of creamy mash potato with rich gravy and parsnip crisps. Vegetarian and gluten free sausages available on request

All dishes from the grill are served with either skin on fries or a jacket potato

Upgrade to sweet potato fries for £1.50

THE ORIGINAL ENGINEER BEEF BURGER

£9.25

Our juicy 8oz steak burger

CHICKEN BURGER

£9.95

Lightly spiced with Cajun spices, with avocado and salsa

MEXICAN MELT BURGER (V)

£9.25

A spicy red and black bean burger with a Red Leicester and Mozzarella cheese centr

Why not add toppings to your burger?

Bacon 80p | Egg 80p | Cheese 80p | The Lot £1.95

8oz SIRLOIN STEAK

£14.95

Cooked to your liking, served with pan fried mushroom, tomato and peas

Add Peppercorn Sauce or Béarnaise Sauce

£1.75

SKIN ON FRIES

£2.90

Add cheese for 80p

SWEET POTATO FRIES

£3.75

DRESSED MIXED SALAD

£3.00

SEASONAL VEGETABLES

£3.00

GARLIC BREAD

£2.95

POTATO SKINS

(6) £5.50 (10) £8.50

Choose from: Sour Cream & Chive, Cheese & Bacon or Chilli con Carne & Sour Cream

HOUSE PLATTER

£15.95

Honey & mustard sausages, Brie wedges, scampi, warm chorizo, chicken strips, garlic ciabatta, crisps & dips

NACHOS FOR TWO (V)

£8.95

Tortilla chips topped with fiery jalapeños & melted cheese, served with tangy salsa, sour cream and guacamole. Add Chilli con Carne for £3.00

All served with mixed leaves, spinach, rocket, baby plum tomatoes, cucumber, spring onion and mixed peppers

WARM GOATS CHEESE AND BEETROOT (V)

£9.95

With sundried tomato oil

CHICKEN AND CHORIZO

£10.95

With balsamic dressing

STEAK AND STILTON

£12.95

With a creamy Caesar dressing

FRIED HALLOUMI AND AVOCADO (V)

£9.95

With a creamy Caesar dressing

Tasty, Traditional Sunday Roast!

All served with roast potatoes, parsnips, seasonal vegetables, topped with a homemade Yorkshire pudding and gravy.

Available Sunday only - please ask for details

Why not add a selection of desserts for £2.75 per person?

Profiteroles (GF)

With chocolate sauce or brownies (GF)

Scones

With cream and jam

Food service hours:
Mon - Thu: 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Fri: 12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Sat: 12:00 - 21:00
Sun: 12:00 - 19:00

All Dishes May Contain Traces of Nuts - Please Ask for other Dietary Requirements

Buffet bookings will incur a 10% service charge

Our Traditional Sunday Roasts are very popular......please book in advance to avoid disappointment