The Britannia, Parkstone to host ‘Lunch & Canvas’ event to celebrate launch of new lunch club and encourage community spirit

A dog friendly pub in Parkstone is inviting people to come and taste their new seasonal lunch menu alongside an initiative to help bring communities together through art.

To celebrate the launch of their ‘Lunch Club’, The Britannia in Parkstone are adding a stroke of creativity into their lunch service. The pub will host a ‘Lunch & Canvas’ event on Tuesday 26th March, featuring local business ‘Tipsy Canvas’ who will provide relaxed canvas painting sessions, which diners can choose to partake in alongside their fixed price lunch menu.

The Lunch Club, starting Thursday March 7th, will not only showcase some of the season’s best produce and give you a tasty fixed price lunch menu, but also encourage locals to get out of their houses, get down to their local, and get cosy by the fire or in one of the pubs many homely spots. During Lunch Club, served Monday to Friday from 12-6pm, diners can enjoy 2 courses for £18.50 or 3 courses for £23.50.

The Britannia, awarded the top 3 star rating from The Sustainable Restaurant Association, will change the dishes of this set menu monthly to celebrate the delicious seasonal
ingredients that each season brings.

Throughout March, Jerusalem artichoke is the star of the menu, sourced from a family business based in Lincolnshire and cooked to perfection in a mouth-watering soup starter.

Also on the menu is a delicious pork escalope schnitzel, a Chalkstream trout and haddock fishcake and a vegan option of grilled cauliflower served with aubergine and mushroom

For sweet-toothed visitors, the menu also boasts a trio of desserts to choose from. From a pear and almond tart, to chocolate and walnut sponge and a blackcurrant mousse.

This isn’t the only thing guests can sink their teeth into at The Britannia, from Happy Hour every weekday from 5-7pm, Wednesday Steak Nights, Sunday roasts with bottomless trimmings and an alpine inspired Après Ski menu every Thursday until March 21st as well as Live music and a pub quiz every Sunday, the dog friendly pub in Parkstone is a hive of activity.

As part of Heartwood Inns – a collection of cosy pubs awarded the best Food-Led Pub Group by Restaurant R200 in 2023 – The Britannia is keen for Lunch Club to help locals connect and
invite them to share great food, alongside great company.

General Manager at The Britannia, Saffron Mouland, said: ‘We love to support talented local businesses, so pairing Tipsy Canvas with our initiative to bring our thriving community together just made sense! We’re so proud of the creative artistry of our own menus, so we’re really looking forward to seeing people bond over great food, great conversation and a
few strokes of magic.’

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