Drinks at The Talbot

At The Talbot we've got all the ingredients for the perfect British Summer

There's nothing quite like a long leisurely lunch or lazy summer evening to kick back, relax and chill out with a drink or two from our fantastic range.

Whether your popping in for a quick pint, our bar area is the place for you. You'll find Doom Bar plus an array of lagers and local ales on our hand pulls.

From our new on trend pale rose Mirabeau forever summer, to our extensive range of gins. Whether your perfect summer gin is floral, citrus or herbaceous, we have it all.

So come on in his summer or take a seat in our gardens, there's something for everyone to soak up the summer. 

Drinks menu

Open the tabs below by clicking on the arrows on the right to explore our Drinks Menu in more detail:

Cask Ales, Beers, & Ciders

• CASK ALES

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We take cask ale seriously at Vintage Inns. So as well as always having Doom Bar on our handpulls, you’ll find a selection of regional ales to sample. Ask a member of our team about what’s on today.

DOOM BAR - 4% (UK) 
A dry and refreshing amber ale, Doom Bar is the epitome of consistency, balance and moreish appeal, and is brewed here in the UK, on Cornwall’s North Atlantic coast.

• BOTTLED LAGERS


PERONI NASTRO AZZURRO - 5.1% (ITALY)

Brewed and bottled in Italy to create a delicate balance of bitterness and citrus aromatic notes, with a crisp, refreshing finish.

PERONI NASTRO AZZURRO – GLUTEN-FREE - 5.1% (ITALY)
The same trademark taste of Italy’s most iconic beer, but gluten-free.

CORONA - 4.5% (MEXICO)
Brewed in Mexico since 1925 using the finest quality ingredients, Corona is famously light and refreshing.

• BRITISH CRAFT BEERS

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HAWKES GINGER BEER - 4% (UK)
The sweet ginger snap biscuit and tropical fruit aromas mask a warming root ginger heat on the finish.

HIVER HONEY BEER - 4.5% (UK)
Brewed using three types of honey, this is an utterly moreish and refreshing blonde beer.

THORNBRIDGE JAIPUR (IPA) - 5.9% (UK)
This multi-award winning American-style IPA is multi-hopped, with powerful citrus aromas & flavours culminating in a remarkably smooth, moreish finish.

THORNBRIDGE LUCAS (HELLES LAGER) - 4.2% (UK)
A modern take on the traditional Bavarian beer style - perfectly balanced, with subtle sweetness and crisp, clean finish.

THORNBRIDGE VERSA (WHEAT BEER) - 5% (UK)
A great example of a British take on a German wheat beer, with Aromas of banana and cloves leading to a sweet, satisfying finish.

• CIDERS

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OLD MOUT STRAWBERRY & POMEGRANATE 4% 

The distinctive taste of strawberry with a twist of tangy pomegranate.

BULMERS ORIGINAL - 4.5% 
A balance of sweet and sharp apples, to produce a great tasting medium-sweet cider. Wonderfully refreshing.

OLD MOUT BERRIES & CHERRIES - 4% 
A crisp medley of apples, mixed with a generous handful of sweet ripe berries and cherries.

• ALCOHOL-FREE

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BECK’S BLUE - 0.05%

A light, crisp and refreshing non-alcoholic lager – and only 53 calories per bottle.

OLD MOUT BERRIES & CHERRIES - 0.05%
Same great taste, but without the alcohol. A crisp medley of apples, mixed with a generous handful of sweet ripe berries and cherries.

ST. PETER’S WITHOUT® - 0.05%
A delicious, full-bodied, alcohol-free craft ale, with a distinctive malt flavour and a refreshing delicate bitterness.

PERONI LIBERA ALCOHOL FREE
A light-bodied alcohol free lager, meticulously brewed with the same  Peroni craftsmanship, with light hoppy citrus notes and a refreshing clean finish.

Gins

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The UK is home to some of the best gin makers in the world. Explore our range of traditional and contemporary British gins for a twist on the quintessential G & T.

TANQUERAY LONDON DRY - 43.10%
A refreshing gin, delivering fresh pine and lemon peel aromas with a smooth juniper finish.

TANQUERAY No. TEN - 47.30%
A premium gin with a unique, full-bodied character. Made with grapefruits, limes and oranges for a subtle, fresh, citrus taste.

CHASE RHUBARB & BRAMLEY APPLE - 40%
Carefully crafted by copper stilling GB gin with freshly pressed rhubard & Bramley apple juice, straight from the farm. Perfect for a relaxing afternoon.

WHITLEY NEILL RASPBERRY- 43%
This luscious handcrafted gin leads with bright flavours of Scottish raspberries, balanced with classic juniper notes.

BOMBAY SAPPHIRE - 40%
Delicate and slightly sweet with light juniper, lemon zest and coriander flavours.

HENDRICK’S - 41.40%
This Scottish gin is made with peculiar botanicals and uniquely curious infusions of cucumber and rose petals.

GORDON’S PINK - 37.5%
Inspired by an original 1880s recipe, this gin is perfectly crafted to balance refreshing Gordon’s with naturally sweet raspberries and strawberries.

PLYMOUTH - 41.2%
An extremely smooth, well-balanced gin with a slight sweetness. Made using Dartmoor water and distilled the same way since 1793.

J.J  WHITLEY ELDERFLOWER - 38.6%
A delightful elderflower gin, inspired by the English countryside that J.J Whitley grew up in.

TANQUERAY FLOR DE SEVILLA - 41.3%
A perfect balance of the uniquely sweet sweet and zesty taste of blood orange, with the complexity of Tanqueray London Dry Gin.

GIN MARE - 42.7%
Mediterranean lifestyle in a glass - herbaceous, savoury and refreshing.

CHASE PINK GRAPEFRUIT - 40%
This zippy and zesty gin is crafted by  copper pot distillery GB Gin with a bounty  of pink grapefruit and pomelo peels.

HENDRICK'S MIDSUMMER SOLSTICE  - 43.4%
Hendrick’s Midsummer Solstice is inspired by  nature’s true Summer solstice. This especially unique  gin is true to the Hendrick’s original “round” house style, but was infused with floral essences that  captures the aromatic intensity of a midsummer day.


All of our gins match perfectly with one of our refreshingly light Fever-Tree tonics.

NATURALLY LIGHT TONIC WATER
Crisp, fresh tonic water with 58% less calories than Indian Tonic.

GINGER ALE
Made using three fresh gingers, with a flavoursome, dry finish.

ELDERFLOWER TONIC
A subtle, sweet flavour of elderflower, with delicate floral notes

SICILIAN LEMON TONIC
Made using the finest Sicilian lemons, for a supremely fresh citrus touch

MEDITERRANEAN TONIC
A unique tonic of a delicately sweet herbaceous taste

SPICED ORANGE GINGER ALE
A unique blend of our signature gingers, combined with sweet clementines and spicy cinnamon

CUCUMBER TONIC
Offering a delicate and fresh flavour, the light, crisp notes of Cucumber essence.

A Few of our Favourites

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RASPBERRY & PEACH GINTONICA  
A fruity and exciting blend of Tangueray gin, raspberry, peach bitters and Mediterranean tonic.

TANQUERAY SEVILLA SPRITZ
A refreshing mix of Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla gin, Prosecco and lemonade, served over ice in a wine glass.

APEROL SPRITZ
The perfect aperitif - refreshing and bittersweet Aperol, topped with Prosecco and soda.

NEGRONI
As smooth and sophisticated  as a tailor-made Italian suit. The Intriguing  herbal bitters of Campari, finished  with orange garnish.

TARQUIN’S RHUBARB  & RASPBERRY PINK GIN
Served over ice with Fever-Tree  refreshingly light ginger ale, finished with  raspberry garnish.

Soft Drinks

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• J2O

J20 is a delicious blend of fruit juices and water, perfect for any occasion. Enjoy both the still and lightly sparkling varieties.

ORANGE & PASSION FRUIT 

APPLE & MANGO 

• BOTTLEGREEN SPARKLING PRESSES

Crisp, sparkling pressés, made from a fine blend of delicious natural ingredients with naturally sparkling Cotswold spring water. 

ELDERFLOWER

RASPBERRY LEMONADE

SEEDLIP
Seedlip is the world’s first distilled non-alcoholic spirit and is the perfect guilt-free drink choice.  Originally created using a small copper still and herbs grown on the founder’s own farm, Seedlip blends individual botanicals crafted together to produce a beautifully sophisticated alternative to alcohol.

SEEDLIP GROVE 42 0.00%
The Italian blend is unique. Seedlip Grove 42 and soda combined is the  perfect crisp & refreshing taste.

• APPLETISER

Made with gently sparkling 100% apple juice, these soft drinks make any meal more 'appletising' - and officially count as one of your 5 a day!

ORIGINAL

SIGNATURE LIME & SODA
Our signature cordial Lime & Mint,  topped with soda water. Only 8.5kcals.

Low & No Alcohol

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BECK’S BLUE - 0.05%
A light, crisp and refreshing non-alcoholic lager – and only 53 calories per bottle.

ST. PETER’S WITHOUT® - 0.05%
A delicious, full-bodied, alcohol-free craft ale, with a distinctive malt flavour and a refreshing delicate bitterness.

THE BEES KNEES ALCOHOL-FREE SPARKLING - 0%
A refreshing and well-balanced, non-alcholic alternative to a traditional dry sparkling wine.

OLD MOUT BERRIES & CHERRIES - 0.05%
Same great taste, but without the alcohol. A crisp medley of apples, mixed with a generous handful of sweet ripe berries and cherries.

• BITTER TWISTS


ELDERFLOWER & CUCUMBER- 0.08%
Elderflower Tonic + Cucumber Bitters.

LEMON & PEACH - 0.08%
Sicilian Lemon Tonic + Peach Bitters.

GINGER & ORANGE- 0.08%
Ginger Beer + Orange Bitters.

Wine List
Ernest & Green Coffee at Vintage Inns

A rich and smooth coffee can make a moment and we think you’ll love our brand new Ernest & Green blend. The darker slow roasted beans release richer, indulgent flavours of 60% chocolate, red fruits and baked gingerbread — perfect for an early morning Cappuccino or even afternoon Latte. Whatever you choose, we’re sure you’ll enjoy every sip knowing that the quality of the bean is without question.

Our 100% Arabica, Rainforest Alliance Certified coffee beans are ethically sourced from fincas (farms) in the highlands of Brazil and Colombia to ensure only the best quality in taste and flavour with every sip. Why not set yourself up in front of our roaring fires to warm up with your new favourite coffee?

Ernest & Green Coffee

SO WHAT WILL IT BE?


Now we’ve tempted you with our wonderful drinks menu,
all you need to do is book a table and look forward to your next country escape.