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Food !

April 2, 2010

The Angel is adding food to complement the excellent beverages on offer. This doesn’t mean “gastro pub”, as that market is well served locally already. The idea is for reasonably priced food to accompany your drinking and entertainment, not a sit down “formal” meal. This should also appeal to locals that forgot to go shopping, busy people, walkers, caravan site transients etc.

There are vegetarian options and a willingness to meet your personal preferences where possible, the menu is shown below but may not be that readable – so you’ll have to come and look at the real thing in the flesh ! Prices typically £5.50 for main courses, sandwiches £2.

Eating hours:  12-2.30 lunchtimes, 7-9.30pm Tues-Thursday evening, 5-9pm Friday and Saturday (note opening now 2 hours earlier Fri/Sat) and 7-9pm Sunday evening. Closed Monday.

menu for Angel Inn Yarwell food

Potato Chips and Poker Chips

December 5, 2009

The dark nights and miserable weather are here and the Angel has started experimenting with poker to provide some light hearted entertainment and maybe a chance to win a few quid.

We’re playing Texas Hold-em no limits poker, where you get dealt 2 cards and there are 5 on the table with the best hand of 5 made up from the two sources. The same game as Zynga poker at and via Facebook. Beginners are welcome, if we’re playing for money it’s £5 or less to play and the winner takes all. Alternate Thursday evenings (next one 10th December) and alternate Sundays (when there isn’t a quiz) so next one 6th December. Sign up by 8.30 pm, game ends 11.30 pm if still in play.

The chip fryer is now up and running, adding a bowl / mug of chips to the menu of drinker’s food. No set tables and hushed conversation at the Angel, a burger and chips accompanied by a pint of ale with the music up loud is more our style. Come and try it.

What’s Coming Up?

April 1, 2009

Saturday 4 April: LIVE MUSIC:  HEDRA HELIX

Sunday 5 April: QUIZ NIGHT


Saturday 18 April: LIVE MUSIC: THE GOODGES

Sunday 19 April: QUIZ NIGHT

Thursday 23 April: ST GEORGES DAY

Saturday 25 April: KARAOKE

Sunday 3 May: QUIZ NIGHT


Saturday 16 May: KARAOKE

Sunday 17 May: QUIZ NIGHT

Saturday 23 May: LIVE MUSIC: BRAD

Sunday 31 May: QUIZ NIGHT


It’s the New Year !

January 3, 2009

The vicars, tarts, pimps and hoes have recovered from the New Year’s eve enjoyment and the Angel is settling back into a more normal routine.

Tonight we have a second visit from the band Lickin, with the slightly different vocals that went down well last year. See and hear them online at

On Saturday 10th we have a new flavour of entertainment in the form of Johnny Dee with musical and comic entertainment. “Cabaret” might be the right word, or maybe not. Come along and see – it’s free after all !

On the 17th guitar legend Lloyd Watson and his band return, come and see what an electric guitar can be made to do without needing effects pedals and the like.

On the 31st Dan Perrin returns with his solo guitar, singing covers and his own rather good compositions. A local talent worth hearing.

No Karaoke this month, or kareoke either, but Carly will be back in February.

Quiz nights alternate Sundays starting 11th January, come along and pay £1 per player and the winning team takes all the dosh home !

Most of the entertainment gets going around 9 pm, but come earlier if you want a seat and earlier still if you want to choose which one. No entry charge for any of the above, bring a few mates and enjoy the atmosphere and the Angel’s wide range of liquid refreshments.

Nick’s Birthday !

July 31, 2008

Thursday is usually a fairly quiet night at the Angel, but next Thursday August 7th will be different.  It’s Nick the landlord’s 40th birthday and his birthday bash will take place at the Angel with an as yet unnamed band providing the entertainment. Rumour has it that Bono was seen sizing up “out the back” but that may have been the excellent ale talking. Free admission to allcomers, promises to be a great night.

Earlier this week Wansford in England cricket ground saw the inaugural match of the Angel All Stars playing the Papermills Pirates. A good time was had by all and a good number of spectators turned out to enjoy the cricket, the sunshine, a bit of food and drink and the music and banter from the DJ. If a DJ at a cricket match sounds odd, when was the last time you saw a fielder diving for a catch with a fag in his mouth 🙂

Looking for a thirst-quenching drink for a hot summer’s day ? try Maguires pear cider with raspberry served over ice for only £3 at the Angel. Perfick !

What’s on in July?

July 31, 2008

Saturday 12 July – KARAOKE

Sunday 13 July – QUIZ NIGHT (9pm start £1 per player)

Saturday 19 July – HEDRAHELIX, Live Rock Music

Saturday 26 July – KARAOKE

Food at The Angel !

June 29, 2008

We have introduced a small range of hot food recently to add to our service. The hot sandwiches include two sizes of burger, 4 and 6oz, with and without cheese along with BBQ pork ribsteak and a chicken steak. These are from the “Flame Cooked” range and are served with a crisp salad garnish on a fresh bun with optional ketchup or mayonnaise. Prices are around £3. We decided against the bacon options to avoid the faff of making decent crispy bacon.

The Angel remains a drinkers pub rather than a gastro-pub but we hope the food will appeal to passers by or those who don’t want to drink on an empty stomach. There are plans to increase the range on offer depnding how the response is and how we can fit it in with staffing and other constraints. Watch this space 🙂

Thanks Darling ! – for nothing.

March 22, 2008

Our esteemed Chancellor has increased the duty on beer, wine and spirits. This has combined with brewery increases driven by higher fuel costs and the soaring costs of raw materials and precipitated a price increase round at The Angel. It was held off for as long as possible, but became inevitable with the recent Budget.

On a brighter note, upcoming events are :-

Saturday March 22nd – Karaoke

Saturday March 29th – return of Dan Perrin for a second session at the Angel.

Saturday April 12th – Hedrahelix – enjoyable rock covers band.

Beer at £2.65 per pint with free wood fired heating 🙂

The smoke is clearing……

July 3, 2007

Saturday 30th June saw the Karaoke night in the Angel mark the end of an era with the looming smoking ban. As of 1st July smoking is confined to the outside areas including the covered section “out the back” which has the statutory 50% open structure.

Coming up next is the Lloyd Watson Band playing at the Angel on Friday 6th July. Lloyd is an artiste of some repute having played with some giants of the music scene. Often described as “An outstanding blues-rock guitarist” he even has his own Wikipedia entry ! If the persistent rains have moved on by then the band will be performing out the back to you can relax in the evening sunshine with good music accompanied by the excellent selection of liquid refreshments from the bar.

Out the back

May 7, 2007

Out the backWe have upgraded the beer garden “out the back” in anticipation of good weather (yeah, right) and the forthcoming smoking regulations which take effect on July 1st. Part of the area is covered, if the intense sun or rain gives you the urge to have a roof over your head, and the covered area includes a table footie machine and a darts board along with a TV.

The covered area is not “substantially enclosed” and will therefore continue to allow smoking after the 1st of July.

Under the roof.