Pontefract and Castleford Wetherspoons axing 44 menu items, including curries and steaks, when pubs reopen in April
Pub goers looking forward to eating out in Wetherspoons next month might be saddened to hear a huge number of favourites from the menu have been axed.
Curries, mixed grills and steaks are all off the menu when Wetherspoon reopen across the country on April 12.
Instead, chains will be running a reduced list of meals when they open again so that staff can socially distance.
What's on offer on the full menu at Wetherspoons varies by pub, but at least 44 meals are missing from the menu which we're all used to, including most of the breakfast options, two of the chicken burgers, and all the curries and grill items.
Some pub classics, including the steak and kidney pie, are also off the menu.
Here are all of the items missing from the Wetherspoon menu:
Scrambled egg on toast
Beans on toast
Small beans on toast
Veggie breakfast wrap
Toast and preserves
Tuesday - Steak Club
Thursday - Curry Club
Fish & chips deal Monday - Thursday 2-5pm
Brie, bacon and smoky chilli jam panini
Grilled halloumi and sweet chilli sauce wrap
Extra toppings - red onion, mushroom, sliced chillis, pineapple, mushroom, sliced tomato, garlic and herb dip mozzerella , ham, chicken breast, maple cured bacon , pepperoni, roasted vegetables
Grilled chicken breast burger
Skinny chicken burger
Extra fillings and sides: Maple cured bacon with american style cheese, american style cheese, brie , maple cured bacon, grilled haloumi, British beef chilli, five bean chilli, garlic and herb dip, bbq sauce , smoky chilli jam, fried egg,
fried buttermilk chicken, grilled chicken breast,breaded veggie patty
Brie & smoky chilli jam burger
Fresh from the grill (all)
5oz gammon and eggs
Large Mixed grill
10zm gammon and eggs
BBQ chicken melt
Surf and turf
Fish and chips
Freshly battered small cod and chips
Small Whitby breaded scampi
All day brunch
Small all day brunch
Veggie all day brunch
Small veggie all day brunch
Steak and kidney pudding
Five bean chilli
British beef chilli
Small ham egg & chips
Creamy mushroom risotto
Mangalorean roasted cauliflower and spinach curry
Chicken tikka masala
Simple Mangalorean roasted cauliflower and spinach curry
Simple chicken masala
Small southern fried chicken strips
Salad and pasta
Rainbow and quinoa salad
They will be also be cutting the number of offers available for including the daily 2-5pm fish deal, Tuesday steak club, Thursday curry club and Sunday all-day brunch deals will no longer available - for the time being.
Customers will still be able to enjoy the Fish Friday deal with a free drink on offer with every portion of fish and chips ordered.
It is likely the full menu will return on June 21 when it is hoped all the Government restrictions will be lifted.
If you're missing sitting inside your local Wetherspoons you will have to wait until May 17. Diners can also use the Wetherspoons app to check out the prices of meals and drinks, which vary by branch.
Wetherspoon spokesman Eddie Gershon told The Sun: "We can’t wait to open our pubs with outdoor areas in England on April 12 and also in Scotland a few weeks later.
"We will be serving a fantastic menu throughout the day. We are reducing the menu slightly initially and look forward to offering the full menu in due course.
"Even with the reduced menu there are dozens of meals for customers to choose from."