British Pub Food at its best

The Oliver Twist offers great pub food to go with your ale, lager, porter, stout and cider. From hot snacks to great burgers or our renowned fish n`chips and other well-known pub classics! See you soon!

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Mr. Weller recommends

match with
Boddingtons

Boddingtons, the "cream of Manchester" is a mild ale with a thick creamy head and is a perfect match for our delicious club sandwich and chips.


Classic Pub Food

Mr. Pickwick Pub has the perfect food to go with your ale, lager, porter, stout or cider. From hot snacks, great burgers to our renowned fish and chips and other well-known pub classics! British pub food, right in the heart of Switzerland; it does not get any better than this!

Platters e.g.
MONTY’S PLOUGHMAN’S

Godminster organic cheddar cheese served with 80g chorizo, olives, peppadews,
chutney & naan bread

 

NACHOS e.g.

Tortilla chips with spicy salsa, melted cheddar cheese & jalapeño peppers,
served with sour cream & diced avocado

 

Burger e.g.
MR. PICKWICK‘S HOMEMADE GOURMET

Homemade 200 g premium Swiss Prime burger served «medium» (light pink) in a toasted bun filled with crisp lettuce, Godminster organic cheddar cheese, peppadews, tomatoes, chorizo, BBQ Sauce & Chips

 

Pub Classics e.g.
MR. PICKWICK’S HOMEMADE FISH ‘N’ CHIPS

Crispy fried cod & plaice fillets in a homemade beer batter, served with chips,
pea & mint puree & tartar sauce

 


How to pair

Beer is the world's oldest and most popular alcoholic beverage. It is produced by the fermentation of sugars derived from starch-based material—the most common being malted barley. The starch source is steeped in water. Enzymes in the malt break down the starch molecules, producing a sugary liquid known as wort, which is then flavored with hops, which acts as a natural preservative. Yeast is then used to cause fermentation, which produces alcohol and other waste products from anaerobic respiration of the yeast as it consumes the sugars. This process is called brewing!

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Pair the intensity of the food with the intensity of the beer. The flavour of the beer and the one of the food shouldn’t overpower each other.

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Pair characteristics of the dish with characteristics of the beer.

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Pair complex foods with lots of flavour with complex beers with lots of flavour.

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Think of ales like red wine and lagers like white wine; pair them with food in a similar way.

Ale (e.g. London Pride) is commonly defined by the strain of yeast used and the fermenting temperature. Ales are normally brewed with top-fermenting yeasts, most commonly Saccharomyces cerevisiae. The important distinction for ales is that they are fermented at higher temperatures and thus ferment more quickly than lagers.
Ale is typically fermented at temperatures between 15 and 24 °C. At these temperatures, yeast produces significant amounts of esters and other secondary flavour and aroma products, and the result is often a beer with slightly "fruity" compounds resembling apple, pear among others. Typical ales have a sweeter, fuller body than lagers.

Lager (e.g. Carlsberg) is the English name for bottom-fermenting beers of Central European origin. They are the most commonly consumed beers in the world. The name comes from the German lagern ("to store"). Lagers originated from European brewers storing beer in cool cellars and caves and noticing that the beers continued to ferment, and also were clear of sediment. Lager yeast is a bottom-fermenting yeast (e.g., Saccharomyces pastorianus), and typically undergoes primary fermentation at 7–12 °C (the "fermentation phase"), and then is given a long secondary fermentation at 0–4 °C (the "lagering phase"). During the secondary stage, the lager clears and mellows. The cooler conditions also inhibit the natural production of esters and other byproducts, resulting in a "cleaner" tasting beer.

Stout (e.g. Guinness) and porter are dark beers made using roasted malts or roast barley. The name Porter was first used in 1721 to describe a dark beer popular with street and river porters of London that had been made with roasted malts. This same beer later also became known as stout, though the word stout had been used as early as 1677. The history and development of stout and porter are intertwined.

Cider (e.g. Magners) is not a beer but an alcoholic beverage made mainly from the fermented juice of apples, though pears are also used; in the UK, pear cider is known as perry. While any variety of apple can be used certain cultivars are preferred in some regions, and may be known as cider apples. The drink varies in alcohol content from less than 3% in French cidre doux to 8.5% or above in traditional English ciders. Cider is very popular in the United Kingdom, especially in South West England. The UK has the highest per capita consumption as well as the largest cider producing companies in the world.