Emily does it again !!!

Following her success in achieving the highest possible Rating of  5* from the Environmental Office for Practices and Procedures employed in ensuring the highest quality of Food Hygiene Management and Delivery Systems, she was simultaneously involved in ensuring we satisfied the updated Allergen requirements…
...and she did it !
Being Classed as “Compliant” alllows our Customers with Allergens to dine in complete confidence knowing the foods they are consuming are not only tasty and delicious, but safe to eat
If you suffer from any allergies please ask to see our Allergen Folder, or, to speak to one of our Chefs to settle your mind


What an Evening !

Upon the return of Sandie and Terry from their 198th holiday of the year, it was The Charity Finale – the outcome of the last    13 weeks Tuesday Quiz Nights at the Bolton Arms
As our Customers are near to raising £400,000 for local Good Causes and Charities over the last 10 years – could this result achieve that halcyon goal ?
Tension mounts. Lips are dry. Fingers are crossed. “Hail Mary’s” can be heard being murmurred in the background. People are being offered up for sacrifice (I myself offered up Ed and Matt from Diss) !
The end result was a magnificent £1,750 being raised for the local for Prostate Cancer Charity – absolutely brilliant !
Thank you to all who contributed and partook – the £400,000 is getting closer by the day

Congratulations to Emily Self (Head Chef) and Kitchen Staff

For the 11th year in row, Emily has retained our Status in the Hygiene “World” following a 24 months review by the local Environmental Health Officer
Being Awarded a “5 Stars – Very Good” is one of the highest levels of recognition available and, is not achieved in some of the Michelin Star restaurants in London
The Award basically recognises the way we manage our Food Products from Pre-Order to Receipt, the Management of such when received, the methods used throughout the cooking process and, finally, the way the finished product is served to our Customers
The Award also takes into account the cleanliness of our Restaurant, Bar and Toilet facilities


Our Apologies for the lack of News over the last 12 months

This would appear to have been down to either our Website Provider (highly unlikely) as the website has continued to operate perfectly during that time, or, it has been due to an oversight by our Website Administrator
Whatever it was down to has now been rectified and, we will continue to update the website with all the news on a regular basis


Isle of Wight & Hampshire Air Rescue Service

Through our Tuesday night Quiz we have just raised and presented a cheque to the above Charity for £ 1,500.00 – yes, £ 1,500 !

The cheque was collected by local Ryland Lee, who appeared taken aback at the fact that a wee country pub could raise such an amount of money over 13 x weeks from £1 Quiz Entry Fees

Since 2008 our Customers, Suppliers and Staff have helped us raise over £ 250,000 for LOCAL Good Causes and Charities

A massive THANK YOU to everybody who has been involved- BUT BE WARNED, we’re now looking towards the £ 500,000 objective !

Bolton Arms arrives in Sri Lanka…


The Bolton Arms is reaching new Markets every day owing to people such as The Bolton Wanderers !

I, personally, do not believe we will benefit from an immediate influx of Sri Lankans – but, if we do, i’ll update you on our next post !!!

It started with an email and turned into £11,527 + an extension ?…

…and the wee one has now undergone her surgery, which we wait to hear the outcome of from her parents

The £11,527 raised by our regulars on Emmy’s Evening at the Bolton Arms was outstanding, which was topped off with the offer by local tradesmen on the night pledging to build her much needed Treatment Room at home, We await the final outcome !

Jayne Perkins – local artist

Jayne is a local artist who specialises in Watercolours and Pastels and, is well known for her TV and radio appearances. She also holds local classes for aspiring artists

Following the refurbishment of our restaurant, Roschilds, we were delighted to accept an offer from Jayne to display her work, which has been very well accepted and attracts a lot of interest. If you wish to view them on your next visit please ask one of our Staff for access to Roschild’s, thnak you

All of Jayne’s works are for sale and, if you wish to contact for a private commission please feel free to do so on 0776 760 6604, thank you