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Poll Question: Which ground do you think has the best food?
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    Posted: 11 Nov 2020 at 12:09
I've seen lots of pie talk, and as there isn't much rugby to discuss, I was wondering which ground had the best food? I'm only counting the food on offer to punters, not the VIP pre-match food.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote CJB1 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 11 Nov 2020 at 13:32
Originally posted by gerg_861 gerg_861 wrote:

I've seen lots of pie talk, and as there isn't much rugby to discuss, I was wondering which ground had the best food? I'm only counting the food on offer to punters, not the VIP pre-match food.

I stand by our hot pork baps, but I always looked forward to the pie at Clifton Road.
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I've always enjoyed a proper Oggy at Pirates
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For reference, I went with Goldington Road, as I had a great burger there a few years back, covered in fried onions - my favorite. Also, I haven't gotten down to Pirates or up to Donny yet. Ampthill food was a bit basic, and Ealing has great chips, but the rest is hit or miss. The RAG food seems largely non-existent outside of the supporters meal.
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Have to say Iā€™m partial to a nice piece of Cow Pie at Donny!
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Originally posted by gerg_861 gerg_861 wrote:

I've seen lots of pie talk, and as there isn't much rugby to discuss, I was wondering which ground had the best food? I'm only counting the food on offer to punters, not the VIP pre-match food.

The VIP meal at Donny is...........Cow Pie! Only difference is that it comes on a plate with a proper cutlery. 
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Originally posted by gerg_861 gerg_861 wrote:

The RAG food seems largely non-existent outside of the supporters meal.

Assorted pasties (very good), burgers, sausages in a a roll, chips, chicken and more readily available in the canteen between the Sports Bar & the Members bar. Occasionally have a BBQ or Hog Roast if a large crowd is expected. Best away grub imho is Blackheath or in the Championship Scottish. šŸ˜‰
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Originally posted by knightandday knightandday wrote:

Originally posted by gerg_861 gerg_861 wrote:

I've seen lots of pie talk, and as there isn't much rugby to discuss, I was wondering which ground had the best food? I'm only counting the food on offer to punters, not the VIP pre-match food.

The VIP meal at Donny is...........Cow Pie! Only difference is that it comes on a plate with a proper cutlery. 
The plastic cutlery at Donny is genuinely woeful and should have a public warning associated with it. I suffered it the first time I went but since then take my own proper stuff as the pies (and hot bovril) remain imo the best in the Championship and deserve better equipment. The pop up BBQ at Hartpury deserves a favourable mention as its really good and I am told by the proper people who go there that the corporate fare upstairs in the clubhouse at St Peter is excellent. Ealing do a good range in the clubhouse and in the pop up BBQ outside as do the RAG although I hoped for more from the "Scotch Pies" when I tried one.
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For Championship food Donny gets my vote every time. apart from the Pie, the curry is good as is chips etc. However, whisper it quietly, the Pie at Rotherham Titans is streets ahead of the Donny fare!
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Originally posted by Old Gold Old Gold wrote:

Originally posted by gerg_861 gerg_861 wrote:

The RAG food seems largely non-existent outside of the supporters meal.

Assorted pasties (very good), burgers, sausages in a a roll, chips, chicken and more readily available in the canteen between the Sports Bar & the Members bar. Occasionally have a BBQ or Hog Roast if a large crowd is expected. Best away grub imho is Blackheath or in the Championship Scottish. šŸ˜‰
 
I'm surprised by this - as an Ealing supporter, I've been to six or seven matches at the RAG, and I usually struggle to find any food. Maybe I'm looking in the wrong place?
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Originally posted by hrplaneman hrplaneman wrote:

For Championship food Donny gets my vote every time. apart from the Pie, the curry is good as is chips etc. However, whisper it quietly, the Pie at Rotherham Titans is streets ahead of the Donny fare!
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Originally posted by hrplaneman hrplaneman wrote:

For Championship food Donny gets my vote every time. apart from the Pie, the curry is good as is chips etc. However, whisper it quietly, the Pie at Rotherham Titans is streets ahead of the Donny fare!

The pie at Roth is ok, horses for courses - the little van that parked up at the opposite end to the clubhouse that sold warm / hot Pork Pies were delicious but that was independent of Roth I believe. 

The Scotch Pie at the RAG was a bit of a let down, but a not bad burger.
Hartpury - the burger stall seemed to do well
Bedford - have had a burger there it is ok - perhaps I had one two many to savour its finer qualities
Jersey - enjoyed the snap the night before the match but never had much on a match day there
Nottingham - caterers in their vans are ok but they aren't Nottingham's I guess
Cov - never tried as always busy tasting ale at the pub up the way Smile
the prem visitor (any of them) - never had anything really decent there
Ealing - think I once had a hot dog that was ok
Pirates - too much to drink to remember on any occasion there Smile
Donny - Pie, Curry, Chips they are all good (am I biased - I might be but I don't think so generally it is all pretty darn good)
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Food is excellent at Saracens.
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Have a sausage sandwich at Jersey awesome.
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Originally posted by Keppeltitan Keppeltitan wrote:

Have a sausage sandwich at Jersey awesome.
My standard match day fare mate with proper fire breathing mustard and a proper Portuguese Roll although I never have the onions which Mrs C claims lead to excess wind. The wonderful lass behind the counter allocates an extra sausage to my order because I ask nicely.
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Originally posted by corporalcarrot corporalcarrot wrote:

Originally posted by Keppeltitan Keppeltitan wrote:

Have a sausage sandwich at Jersey awesome.
My standard match day fare mate with proper fire breathing mustard and a proper Portuguese Roll although I never have the onions which Mrs C claims lead to excess wind. The wonderful lass behind the counter allocates an extra sausage to my order because I ask nicely.

Been to the island twice, had the excellent sausage in a fresh roll both times.  Top food.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote islander Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12 Nov 2020 at 20:47
Originally posted by castleparknight castleparknight wrote:

Originally posted by hrplaneman hrplaneman wrote:

For Championship food Donny gets my vote every time. apart from the Pie, the curry is good as is chips etc. However, whisper it quietly, the Pie at Rotherham Titans is streets ahead of the Donny fare!

The pie at Roth is ok, horses for courses 

I hope you're not talking about the ingredients CPK?! Wouldn't this be covered by 'secret recipe' conventions a la KFC?!
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CPK- the pie and peas that are sold in the Marquee Bar at Nottingham are very good. Would recommend trying them instead of the van food. 
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Originally posted by gerg_861 gerg_861 wrote:

Originally posted by Old Gold Old Gold wrote:

Originally posted by gerg_861 gerg_861 wrote:

The RAG food seems largely non-existent outside of the supporters meal.

Assorted pasties (very good), burgers, sausages in a a roll, chips, chicken and more readily available in the canteen between the Sports Bar & the Members bar. Occasionally have a BBQ or Hog Roast if a large crowd is expected. Best away grub imho is Blackheath or in the Championship Scottish. šŸ˜‰
 
I'm surprised by this - as an Ealing supporter, I've been to six or seven matches at the RAG, and I usually struggle to find any food. Maybe I'm looking in the wrong place?

Canteen is located between Members Bar (where the posh lunches are held) & The Sports Bar but before you go through the gates to main pitch. 
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Best food at any away ground I've visited was at Doncaster also I enjoyed Jersey and Bedford.

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