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Lunch Menu

Head Chef James likes do things slightly differently and changes our menus regularly to utilise the fresh ingredients abundant in Suffolk, try new recipes and create exciting, new & wonderful dishes. The menus reflect James’ passion for creating delicious dishes using local & fresh ingredients. Therefore the below may be subject to change.

Lunch is served Monday - Saturday from noon - 2.30pm in our sea-view restaurant & terrace.

From the Galley

In house pickled herrings, cockles, smoked mackerel pate, hand -picked white & brown Harwich crab meat, Kings Lynn potted shrimp, cold & hot smoked salmon, Pinney’s smoked shell on prawns. Served with bread, Marie Rose sauce, lemon
£5 for 1, £8 for 2, £12 for 3, £15 for 4

Aperitif & Appetisers

Glass of Prosecco 125ml £6

Peach Bellini 125ml £8

Frèrejean Frères Champagne 125ml £9

Marinated green & black olives £3

Homemade bread basket, olive oil, balsamic vinegar £4

Pitta bread, hummus, tzatziki £4

Starters or light meals

Perhaps have one of these with a side order. Look out for a second price for a larger version.
Sautéed tiger prawns, garlic butter, focaccia, lemon £7/12

Scallop & smoked bacon skewer, wild garlic puree, lemon £10/18

Rich shellfish bisque, rouille, garlic croutons £7

Smoked East coast mackerel pate, beetroot relish, melba toast £7

Thorpeness asparagus & Norfolk Mardler goats cheese tart, pesto, Thorpeness leaves £6

Cold & hot smoked salmon, caper berries, lemon, homemade bread £8/14

Potted Gressingham duck & Dingley Dell pork, toast, cornichons, cyder mustard £6

Lane Farm charcuterie, focaccia, chili jam £8/15

Marinated squid, Suffolk chorizo, roquette, caper berries, red onion £8/12

Chargrilled Mediterranean vegetables, stuffed peppers, garlic olives, hummus, focaccia £7/13

Butterflied sardines, garlic butter, parsley bread crumbs, olives, tomato ragu £6/10

Crisp Caesar salad, Parmesan, egg, garlic croutons £5/7
Add smoked salmon £3/5
Add smoked chicken & bacon £3/5


Classic Fruit de Mer - Dressed Aldeburgh crab, oysters, clams, mussels, crevettes,
Pinney’s shell on prawns. Served on ice with homemade bread, rustic salad
Two to share £35
Add 1/2 dressed lobster £19

Whole dressed Aldeburgh crab, new potatoes, rustic salad, lemon mayonnaise £15

Half or whole Harwich lobster, garlic butter, dressed leaves, new potatoes or cold with tarragon mayonnaise, new potato salad, dressed leaves £19/38

Moules Marinière, homemade bread (lighter) £8

Large Moules Marinière, French fries, homemade bread £15

Mersea Island Rock oyster, natural shallot vinegar £2

Seafood & Whole Fish

Smoked haddock fish pie, wild garlic, spinach, seasonal vegetables £12

Grilled fillet of sea bass, sautéed potatoes, green beans, olives, sun blushed tomatoes, herb oil £17

Beer battered haddock, chunky chips, tartare sauce, crushed peas £13

Chargrilled darne of salmon, chilli & lime drizzle, quinoa, mooli, watercress, cucumber gazpacho £14

Shellfish linguine, grilled razor clam, cherry tomatoes, parsley £14

Grilled & roasted mixed seafood, bisque, saffron potato, braised fennel £18

Spiced whole mackerel, new potatoes, chickpeas, tomato, red onion, coriander £12

Day boat Aldeburgh skate wing, roasted on the bone, shaved fennel, wild garlic pesto, new potatoes, roquette £18

Grilled whole lemon sole, shrimp butter, green beans, new potatoes £21

Chargrilled squid stuffed with Suffolk chorizo, spinach, roquette, caper berries, polenta, piquant sauce £14

Catch of the day — the very best of today’s market fish £ market price

Meat & Grill

Chargrilled 10oz rib - eye steak, tomato, flat mushroom, Choron sauce, French fries £22

Salmon & crab burger, black pepper bun, jalapeno relish, French fries £13

Beef burger, smoked bacon, cheddar cheese, coleslaw, sesame bun, French fries £12

Suffolk chicken breast, wild garlic, peas, sweetcorn, herb gnocchi, Parmesan £15

Dingley Dell pork cutlet, pommes Anna, sage & onion chou farci £15

Saddle of lamb, curly kale, wild rice, glazed shallots, tomato & basil jus £16

Duo of Gressingham duck, honey glazed breast, confit leg tarte tatin, oyster mushrooms, chantenay carrots, spinach £19


Wild mushroom & creamed leek open tart, poached egg, roquette, Parmesan, balsamic reduction, truffle oil £11

Herb gnocchi, sweetcorn, peas, wild garlic, Parmesan£10

Side Orders

Mixed vegetables, French fries, Minted new potatoes, Mash, Rustic salad, Green beans & tender stem broccoli with Parmesan, Curly kale with crushed garlic £3


Sherry trifle

Sticky toffee pudding, Cornish clotted cream

Lemon & lime posset, strawberry coulis, shortbread biscuit

Vanilla cheesecake, griottine cherries

Rosewater crème brulee, lychee sorbet, popping candy

Fresh strawberries & cream

Homemade profiteroles, Chantilly cream, chocolate glaze

Parravani sloe gin & damson ice cream, lemon curd, raspberries

Croissant bread & butter pudding, home made custard

Woodbridge rhubarb fool, biscotti biscuit

Selection of East Anglian cheeses, homemade bread, biscuits

Regrettably, we cannot guarantee that any of these dishes are completely free from traces of nuts or gluten.

If you have an allergy, please contact us to ask for more information about this menu. It is our policy not to use any genetically modified food.