The Black Sheep

The Black Sheep

Cuisine and scene: Quintessential British pub boasts a massive fireplace, authentic British Telecom phone box, requisite Union Jacks, Tube maps, darts and Guiness paraphernalia behind a red door on Ashland Plaza. In British style, locals come to hang out and get a bit rowdy during football games or frequent live music jams.

Recommended: Fish 'n' chips with a pint or freshly baked scones, clotted cream and jam with "a nice pot of tea." For the adventurous or nostalgic, there's steak-and-kidney or fish pies.

Alternative diets: Numerous vegetarian items clearly marked on the menu surpass soups and salads with traditional Welsh rarebit or "mash and peas" to more exotic vegetable curry or szechwan tofu.

Beverages: Local and imported beers on tap; domestic and imported, bottled beers; local, other domestic and imported wines by the glass and bottle; full bar; coffees, teas, sodas, juices.

Price range: Starters and pub grub, $2 to $11.50; soups and salads, $4 to $12; British fare, $8.50 to $13.25; entrees $12.50 to $25; cheese and desserts, $5 to $11.50.

Extras: Birds-eye view of downtown, wireless Internet, televisions, board games.

Serving: 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m. daily.

Info: 51 N. Main St.; 541-482-6414;

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