sample dinner Menu

 

new lunch menu available now

see below

 

STARTERS

Warming split pea and smoked old spot ham soup

crème fraiche, mint and fresh peas

£4.95

House smoked venison scotch egg

bramley apple purée and autumn slaw

£7.25

Beetroot cured British chalk stream trout

fennel, apple and pickled cucumber salad

£6.95

Baked tomato gallette

rosary goats cheese, olive tapenade

£5.95

Smoked English fish plate

smoked eel,waveneey smoked mackerel, smoked salmon and hot smoked trout, with pickles, shallots, horseradish butter, dill mustard sauce and warm caiabatta

 

£7.50

sharing £12.50

MAINS

8oz local prime beef fillet

duchess potato, spinach purée, roasted garlic, confit carrots and a red wine & truffle sauce

£25.95

Best end of lamb (served med - rare)

autumn char-grilled vegetable, sweet potato fondant and smoked aubergine yoghurt

£21.95

Roasted pimento peppers

stuffed with almond pesto risotto, mature cheese and watercress

£10.95

Breast of guinea fowl

braised leek, chestnut mushrooms, shallots puree, confit leg coquette 

£18.95

old spot tenderloin of pork

smoked bacon broth, braised shoulder angolatti pasta, turnips and a crackling and apple salad

£19.95

 

SIDES

 

all £3.95

Watercress And Garden Herb Salad

zesty Lemon dressing

plum tomato And Parmensan Salad

British watercress

Seasonal greens

garlic and herb butter

Hand cut chips

with rosemary & maldon sea salt

Halloumi Fries

saffron mayonnaise

Creamed leeks

Smoked bacon

 

DESSERTS

White chocolate mousse

with home made honey comb and raspberries

£6.25

Lemon posset

lemonade granita, hazelnut biscotti

£5.50

Raspberry and almond frangipane

clotted cream and raspberry coulis

£5.95

Cheese board

Selection of British Cheeses, Section of Fruits, Chutney and Crackers

£11.95

Mini Cheese Plate for One

Choose 1 Cheese with a Glass of Port

£7.95

Tea or Coffee with a Cake

Served with a Slice of Cake

£3.95

Selection Of British Icecream

£1.75

3scoops £5.25

 

Sunday menu

 

STARTERS

Warming split pea and Smoked Bacon Soup

£4.50

Baked Plum Tomato Gallette

Rosary Goats cheese and olive tapenade

£5.25

Surf annd Turf Moules

english mussels,cider, chorizo, leek and cream served with a wedge of bread

£5.95

smoked English fish plate

smoked eel,waveneey smoked mackerel, smoked salmon and hot smoked trout, with pickles, shallots, horseradish butter, dill mustard sauce and warm caiabatta

 

£6.95

sharing £11.95

MAINS
our weekly changing roasts, are served with beef dripping roast potatoes, roasted parsnip puree, confit market carrots and chargrilled tenderstems,family bowl of seasonal greens, home made Yorkshire Puddings and a bottomless jug of gravy

Overnight Roasted Picanha of Beef

Tender full flavoure and served rare

£13.95

Honey and Maramalade Roasted Gammon

Served with cumberland sauce

£12.95

Whole Roasted Picanha of Beef for Four

With every trimming going, including all the sides

£54.95

Special Wellington

Stuffed with chestnut mushrooms, leek, soft cheese, braised tofu, sundried tomatoes and hazelnuts 

£11.95

Grilled Cod loin

Squid ink risotto and chilli king prawns

£12.95

Hot Smoked Salmon & Watercress Fishcake

with a dill and mustard mayonaisee, wilted leeks and a pouched egg

£14.95

 

Sides

All sides

£3.00

Roast Potatoes

Cooked in beef dripping ( crispy vegan roast potatoes avilible)

Peas A La Francaise

Braised peas, mint, shallots and gem

Gaint Stuffing Balls

Wrapped in Streaky Bacon

Creamed Leeks

Smoked Bacon

lunch menu

SMOKED SALMON CIABATTA

WATERCRESS,CUCUMBER,DILL MUSTARD SAUCE

 

CHARGRILLED HALLOUMI CIABATTA

ALMOND PESTO AND BRITISH WATERCRESS

 

SMOKED BACON AND BRIE CIABATTA

 

SPICY CHICKEN CIABATTA

CHARGRILLED CHICKEN,TOSSED IN FRANKS HOT SAUCE, SERVED WITH WATERCRESS

 

                                                     Main Meals

 

8OZ LAMB AND WATERCRESS BURGER

ALMOND PESTO,WHIPPED GOATS CHEESE AND TRIPLE COOKED CHIPS

 

GUEST ALE BEER BATTERED COD

TRIPLE COOKED CHIPS,MINTED CRUSHED PEAS AND A TRADITIONAL CHUNKY TARTAR SAUCE

 

AUTUMN HERB PESTO RISOTTO

ROASTED SWEET RED PEPPERS, PARMESAN CHEESE AND WATERCRESS SALAD

 

8OZ BRAVETTE STEAK

HORSERADISHMASH,SAUTEED GREEN BEANS AND A RED WINE JUS

 

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The local British menu is also complemented with more dishes on the specials board. which focuses on fresh Essex produce done simply.

 

 

The pub includes full bar facilities offering real ales and draughts as well as a large selection of fine wines from Peter Watts Wines in Coggeshall