sample dinner Menu


new lunch and dinner menu starting on 9/1/2019



Chef's baked carte de musica bread

oiland balsamic, butter, pesto +add olives for £2


Tandoori halloumi

home made onion bhaji, dukkah spice, mango yoghurt and pomegranate


British out door reared pork charcuterie board

cumbrian ham, cumberland salami, royale ham, goats cheese, olives, artichokes, roast peppers, pickles, breads and chutney + perfect to chare as a starter or on your own as a main course


Home made soap of the day

served with freshly baked ciabatta



Cured salmon

pickled beets, smoked salmon and horseradish mousse


BSticky korean chicken wings

kimchi salad and a sweet chilli dressing


Prawn and fresh king prawn cocktail

iceberg, avocado, poppy seeds, mary rose sauce


The roding's steak & blue cheese burger

home-made steak burger, caramelised red onion chutney, coleslaw, brioche bun and chips + vegan and vegetarian burgers available


Slow cooked breast of lamb

early season baby vrgetables, pea puree and a mint dressing 


Corn fed supeme of chicken

stuffed with boursin, herb crushed potato, mustard cabbage and a tarragon volute


Pie of the day

creamed potato, steamed seasonal greens and gravy + vegetarian option: higgledy pie, goats cheese, red onion and sweet potato


Cote de boeuf to share  (prime beef rib)

rich truffle and parmesan potato gratin, confit beef tomato, watercress anda au poivre (peppercorn sauce)


Duck brest, peas a la francaise

potato dauphinoise, braised lettuce, sweer young peas, shallot, bacon and mint


Courgette & goats cheese pappardelle

garlic, chilli and white wine sauce, tempura courgette and pine nuts


Whole baked sea bass marinated in chermoula dressing

stuffed with olives & preserved lemon


Sauteed langoustines

with garlic, caper and lemon butter


Pan seared king scallops

in garlic and lemon butter


Guernsey skate on the bone

+ we will cook your fish the way you wish, either plain grilled, beer battered or in lemon and caper butter


10oz Guest ale beer batterd cod

hand cut chips, peas and a homemade tranditional tartar sauce


Cpispy beef salad

coconut, kimchi vegetables, roasted cashews and a sweet chilli and lemongrass dressing


Char grillled chicken caesar

anchovies, gem, croutons and parmesan


Salade nicoise

black olives, gem, sun-blush tomatoes, courgette, boiled eggs and salsa verdi





all £4

minted buttered baby potatoes
cheesey garlic flatbread

Seasonal greens

garlic and herb butter

Hand cut chips

Halloumi Fries

fresh pesto mayo

Creamed potato

buttered garden peas

tomato,onion, rocket and parmesan salad



Eton mess cheese cake

white chocolate cheesecake, swrawberries, meranges and a strawberry sorbet


Rhubarb and custard

pistachio sponge, ''rhubarb'', creme anglaise


Chocolate and clotted cream bread and butter pudding

served with rich clotted cream and blue berry


Sharing dessert

each or our desserts just made a touch smaller, each with their own garnish


Mini Cheese Plate for One

Choose 1 Cheese with a Glass of Port


Trio of ice cream

choose from: clotted cream, honeycomb, dark chocolate, coffee, strawberry, salted caramel, blood orange sorbet, lemon sorbet, blackcurrent sorbet


Selection Of British Icecream


3scoops £3.90


Our weekly changing Sample Sunday menu



Warming split pea and Smoked Bacon Soup


Baked Plum Tomato Gallette

Rosary Goats cheese and olive tapenade


Surf annd Turf Moules

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


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



sharing £11.95

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


Honey and Maramalade Roasted Gammon

Served with cumberland sauce


Special Wellington

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


Grilled Cod loin

Squid ink risotto and chilli king prawns


Hot Smoked Salmon & Watercress Fishcake

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




All sides


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


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