Blokes & Birds Introduces New Menu

Smaller Plates and Lighter Fare with English Influences

Menu now available at dinner service
Sunday-Thursday, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Friday-Saturday, 5 p.m. to Midnight

Chef Greg Cannon has recently introduced a re-vamped menu at Blokes and Birds. This season, the English gastropub will offer a larger selection of small plates, perfect for sharing with pals over a pint. Cannon’s new items include grilled baby octopus with rumbledthumps, aleppo chili and preserved lemon; ceviche with English cucumbers; prosciutto-wrapped mozzarella with butterscotch vinaigrette and oxford-style meatballs with wow wow sauce.

If you still have your eye on shepherd’s pie this summer, it has moved to the small plates section with a simply smaller serving. Similar Blokes’ favorites, like the baked mac ‘n cheese, are now available in half-sizes.

The gastropub fare is complemented by 70 global imports and American craft beers, along with custom craft cocktails and a well-edited wine list.

Blokes & Birds, New Dinner Menu

small plates

summer soups 6
mussels vindaloo or lemon, caper brown butter half 5, full 10
baked mac n cheese artisan cheeses half 5, full 10
black pudding sautéed apples and saigon cinnamon 6
deviled beef spicy curry & hot mustard pickle 10
grilled baby octopus rumbledthumps, aleppo chili, preserved lemon 8
ceviche english cucumbers 10
prosciutto wrapped mozzarella butterscotch vinaigrette 10
truffled forest mushrooms peat smoked sea salt 8
shepherd’s pie 14-hour stout braised lamb shoulder 6
oxford style meatballs wow wow sauce 6
cheese platter an assortment of artisan cheeses 15
scotch egg sweet mustard 8
devils on horseback sausage stuffed majool dates wrapped in bacon with a piquillo pepper sauce 5
curried prawns ship original madras curry butter & grilled artisan bread 15


greens & herbs pimm’s vinaigrette 6
wedge iceberg, bacon, tomatoes & blue cheese with drambuie
onions 8
romaine classic caesar dressing 10
english cucumber mint, parsley, scallions & raspberries with a champagne vinaigrette 10
chopped salad mixed lettuces, eggs, ham, bacon, blue cheese, true blue cheddar, pasta, tomatoes, avocado & goat cheese 12
fresh bufala mozzarella & tomatoes basil pesto & balsamic reduction 12


bloke’s burger 4-year cheddar or horseradish havarti, drambuie onions, malt vinegar aioli, tomato & lettuce 10
foie burger prime beef & foie gras with truffled chips 18
b & b’s blt compart bacon, deviled ham, lettuce, tomato &
fried egg 9
braised short rib curry, horseradish havarti & basil aioli 9


vegetarian curry seasonal organic vegetables & mushrooms with basmati rice & korma curry sauce 10
fish & chips grilled lemon & thick cut tartar sauce 10
scottish salmon lemon, capers, grape tomatoes, asparagus & fresh basil with rumbledthumps & sea beans 16
chicken tikka masala roasted amish chicken & basmati rice 12
sausage platter selection of house made sausages 12
compart farms pork tenderloin rumbledthumps, mango chutney & blood orange balsamic 16


chips 4
rumbledthumps 6
sea beans 7
bubble & squeak 5

Blokes & Birds
3343 North Clark Street
Chicago, Illinois 60657


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