Main Menu – The Red Cow Allestree

Excellent value pub in Allestree



Garlic Bread   £2.75

Garlic Bread with Melting Cheese £3.50

Warm Pitta Bread with Humus Dip £3.25

Bowl of Olives   £2.45 (GF)

Basket of Freshly Baked Breads served with olive oil and balsamic £2.75

Chipolata Sausages served with spiced apple chutney £2.95


The Red Cow Sharing Nachos  

Sharing plate of freshly cooked corn chips smothered with spicy chilli beef and melting cheese accompanied with sour cream and avocado salsa £9.95 (GF)


Sharing plate of freshly cooked corn chips smothered with a spicy tomato sauce and melting cheese accompanied with sour cream and avocado salsa £8.95 (V, GF)




Crispy Five Spice Duck Leg served with pancakes, cucumber and salad onions £4.95

Creamed Baby Button Mushrooms with Garlic and Parsley served on sourdough or gluten free bread £4.95 (Can be GF)

Prawn and Sweet Potato Samosa served with a crisp salad and chutney £4.50

Fresh Homemade Soup of the Day served with crusty bread or a gluten free bread roll £3.10 (can be GF)

Porchetta: Thin Slices of Slow Roast Italian Belly Pork flavoured with fennel, garlic and rosemary and served with a celeriac and mild mustard coleslaw £4.50

Grilled Goats Cheese Salad simply served with walnut, beetroot, grilled cherry vine tomato and dressed leaf salad £4.25 (can be GF)

Chicken Liver Pate served with onion marmalade and toasted bread or gluten free bread £5.20 (Can be GF)

Crispy Harissa Spiced Lamb served with couscous and humus £5.50 (GF)

Red Cow Bury Black Pudding Spring Roll served with an apple raisin and ginger chutney with crackling sprinkles and crispy bacon salad £5.20

Plum Tomato, Melon, Red Onion and Cucumber Salad served with Old Winchester cheese shavings £5.20 (GF/V)



The Red Cow Freshly Cut Sandwiches and Light Bites served Monday-Saturday until 4pm

Roast Beef Rump with Horseradish and Dill Pickle £6.25

Oak Smoked Salmon and Peeled Prawns with cucumber in a Bloody Mary mayonnaise £6.25

Posh Fish Finger Butty: fish finger fillets served with tartar sauce and ketchup £6.25

Red Cow Chicken and Bacon Club: Toasted bread served with chicken, bacon, crisp lettuce and tomato £6.75

Warmed Goats Cheese with Red Onion Chutney served on ciabatta bread roll £6.25

Welsh Rarebit on Toasted Rye Bread served with or without crisp bacon £5.40

Sandwiches are served with a simple salad garnish and on white, rye or gluten free bread.   

Add chips for £1.50

The Red Cow Grills

Prime 8oz Rump Steak £13.50 (GF)

Red Cow 10oz Sirloin Steak £17.95 (GF)

Grilled 10oz Gammon Steak served with fried egg and honeyed pineapple £10.50 (GF)

Red Cow Grilled Chicken and Sticky Pork Rib Combo £11.95

All our grills are served with tomato, mushroom, garden peas and hand cut chips or jacket potato.


Why not Add a sauce to your Steak for just £1.95?

Choose between Peppercorn, Béarnaise or Creamy Diane.

Or our homemade gravy for just £1.00


The Red Cow Burgers

Grilled 6oz Beef Burger £9.95 (can be GF)

Grilled Chicken Breast £9.95 (can be GF)

Red Cow Nut and Vegetable Burger £9.95 (V)

All our burgers are served with a crisp side salad, mayonnaise, relish, pickle and slaw, on a soft brioche or gluten free bun with hand cut chips.

Add Grilled Bacon and Melting Cheese to your burger for £1.75

Add Fried Onion Rings for £1.50


The Red Cow Main Meals  

Homemade Steak and Ale Pie, served with mash or chips, accompanied with a jug of gravy and seasonal vegetables £9.55

Lamb Tagine: Slow cooked lamb flavoured with Moroccan spices, dates, raisins and almonds served with roasted aubergine couscous £11.70

Homemade Haddock and Salmon Fish Cakes served with a simple salad, chips and homemade ketchup £10.95

Red Cow Cottage Pie: Succulent pieces of lamb and root vegetables, slow cooked in a rich wine gravy topped with creamy mashed potato and served with seasonal vegetables £9.95 (GF)

Aubergine and Mushroom Parmigiana: Layers of aubergine in a tomato, mushroom and cheese sauce £8.90

Slow Cooked Pork Shoulder Steak in a Spicy Soy and Honey Sauce served with sesame, vegetable and noodle stir fry £11.50

Grilled Fillet of Salmon served simply with spring greens, new potatoes and a wholegrain mustard cream £11.95

Sweet Potato, Cauliflower and Spinach Curried Vegetables served with naan bread and a yogurt and cucumber Raita £10.95

Beer Battered Fillet of Haddock served with hand cut chips, mushy peas and tartar sauce £11.25

Grilled Teriyaki Fillet of Sea Bass served with wok fried vegetables and noodles £12.50

Please ask the Team about today’s specials and our delicious curry of the day…

Information as to allergens in our food is freely available, please ask your food server for advice. Dishes may contain nut traces.


The Red Cow Pasta Dishes  

Classic Lasagne: Layers of homemade pasta, minced beef bolognaise and cheese sauce £8.75

Spaghetti served with creamed mushrooms, parmesan, roasted pine nuts and truffle oil £8.50

Creamed spaghetti with smoked salmon and dill £8.50.

Linguini with spicy sausage, garlic, tomato, crispy bacon, parmesan and dressed rocket £8.95

Spaghetti Carbonara with finely sliced bacon, cream and parmesan £8.95

All pasta dishes contain wheat and dairy.


Side orders

Portion of chips £2.10

Skinny fries £2.10

Sweet potato fries £3.15

Beer battered onion rings £2.50

Grilled mushrooms £3.00

Seasonal fresh vegetables £2.50

Mushy peas £1.75

The Red Cow Salads

The Red Cow Salad Bowl: Dressed salad leaves, plum tomatoes, sliced cucumber, red onion, olives croutons and salted anchovies small £3.95 /large £5.95

Classic Caesar Salad: Crispy cos and sweet butter lettuce dressed with Caesar salad dressing, garlic salted croutons, anchovies and parmesan shavings small £3.95/ Large £6.95 or with Chicken £10.65

Simple Green Salad: Lettuce, tomato, cucumber, onion and peppers small £3.50 /large £6.50 or with Chicken £10.00


With hundreds of years at the heart of the community, our country pub has long been a favourite with locals and ramblers alike.

Generations of Allestree residents have used The Red Cow for weddings, christenings and birthdays. And nothing’s changed in that respect. As a traditional Derbyshire coaching inn we like to keep things simple: quality beers, great value food from locally sourced suppliers and great company.

Find Us

By train

The nearest overland station is Derby, then walk to the bus station on Corporation St.

By car

We have a private car park next to the Church of St Edmunds.

By bus

From Derby Bus Station, get the number 61, 62 or 63 to Allestree or the Allestree bus from Eagle Centre Market.

Contact us

2 St. Edmunds Close
DE22 2DZ

01332 553279