The Menu 

Our excellent menu is based on pub classics with a modern twist, using local produce and suppliers where possible. All of our guests can enjoy their meals in a relaxed environment inside or enjoy our delightful beer garden where you can drink and dine surrounded by the Essex and Hertfordshire countryside. See a sample of our full menu below, this changes according to seasons and availability of produce, most of which is sourced locally. 
 
 
 
Please note this is a sample menu and changes weekly, if not daily
 
Starters 
Fried duck egg w/ paprika, cauliflower & potato curry ~ 6.00 
Linguine w/ squid, chilli, garlic & parsley ~ 6.50 
Crispy hake goujons & tartare ~ 5.50 
Oak smoked salmon, golden beetroot, horseradish & watercress ~ 6.00 
Farmhouse pork terrine w/ toast, apple & pear chutney, pickles ~ 6.00 
Oak smoked salmon & scrambled eggs on toast ~ 6.50 (lunchtime only) 
Rosary goats cheese salad w/ fig, pear & hazelnuts ~ 6 
Beef goulash soup 
or spicy yellow split pea & rice soup ~ 4 
 
Mains 
Spinach, mushroom & cottage cheese pierogi’s (Polish ravioli)  
w/ confit garlic & tomato ~ 9.95 
Beer battered haddock & house chips ~ 10.50 
British Lop gammon steak w/ house chips & a fried duck egg ~ 10.50 
Churchgate pork, fennel & garlic sausages, green beans, sriracha chilli sauce & skinny fries ~ 10.50 
Half grilled native lobster w/ chilli & rosemary butter, mixed baby leaves salad & house chips ~ 22 
Dusty Miller burger, cheddar, baby gem, tomato, Aioli & skinny fries 10.50 
Roasted free range chicken breast w/ spring onion mash, asparagus, chorizo & red pepper sauce ~ 12 
Line caught sea bass fillet w/ Indian spiced crushed potatoes, peas & coriander chutney ~ 14 
Pork belly & shoulder stew w/ black pudding, 
samphire, mash potato & chickpeas ~ 12 
 
Half sizes of highlighted meals available Tuesday – Friday lunchtimes 6.00 
 
2 course lunch Tuesday to Friday – choose a highlighted starter and a small highlighted main ~ £10 
 
Steak Dishes 
Hertfordshire reared Simmental Beef from Bridget B’s, East 
Hertfordshire, Dry aged for a minimum of 21 days 
Rib-eye 10oz or 14oz ~ 18.50 / 22.50 
8oz sirloin ~ 16.50 
British lop pork t-bone w/ mustard & cornichon sauce, house chips ~ 14 
Chargrilled and served with salty skinny fries & roasted vine cherry tomatoes 
20oz Chateaubriand for 2 ~ £60 
w/ salty skinny fries, honey roast carrots & roasted vine cherry tomatoes 
 
Desserts 
Affogato, (Double Espresso & Vanilla Ice-Cream) ~ 4.5 
Pear Sorbet with Grey Goose Vodka or 
Mango Sorbet with Morgan Spiced Rum ~ 4.5 
Poached Florelle Pear & Vanilla Ice Cream ~ 5 
Treacle tart w/ simply ginger ice cream ~ 6 
Chocolate fondant w/ honey & caramel ice cream ~ 6 
(allow 15 minutes cooking time) 
Dark chocolate & white chocolate mousse w/ strawberry sauce ~ 6 
Sticky toffee pudding w/ toffee sauce & vanilla ice cream ~ 6 
Lemon posset w/ crushed meringue ~ 6 
 
Award winning ice creams & sorbets handmade 
by The Saffron Ice cream company in Saffron Walden 
Ice creams; Cambridge chocolate; Cotswold cream; finest vanilla; strawberries & cream; coffee and walnut; simply ginger; salted butter caramel; and Summerdown farm mint chocolate ice cream 
Sorbets: lemon sherbet; Spanish orange; cam valley apple sorbet 
select any 3 scoops ~ 5.50 
 
Cheeses 
Cashel blue, Plum Chutney & Glass of Grahams Ruby Port ~ 9 
Manchego w/ Membrillo (Quince Jelly) & Toast ~ 6 
Croxton Manor Brie, Black Bomber Cheddar, Apple, Pear & Apricot Chutney, Water Biscuits ~ 8.5 
 
We don’t do fast food we do good food!  
All of our food is proudly prepared fresh to order 
and therefore may take a little longer than at some establishments. 
This also means we can cater to most dietary requirements. 
 
Children's menu available, alternatively most of our dishes from our main menu are available half portion, half price – please ask for details 
 
Food provenance; 
We like to pride ourselves on sourcing locally where possible and encouraging others to do the same.  
 
Some of the producers and farms we use are,  
 
Bridget B’s, Sacombe Farm, Hertford. 
 
Our Eggs come from East End Farm, Roydon 
 
Our Sausages are made just for us by Jason & his team at The Churchgate Sausage Shop, Mayfields Farm. 
 
Amwell Farm supply our fruit and vegetables; Rolls and bread are baked at Mayfields Farm Bakery 
 
Our Fish is supplied by Stickleback in Potters bar and we only use substaniable fish and seafood sourced from our own shores. 
 
Sunday Lunch 
Served between 12.00pm and 4.00pm 
 
Special Dietary Requirements 
As our food is all freshly prepared and cooked to order, we can cater for any special dietary requiment. 
 
Group Bookings 
We have facilities for parties and group bookings. Call us on 01279 424 180 for more information. Deposot Alternatively fill out the contact form 
 
Lunchtime Menu 
 
 
Fish and Chips to take-away 
Tuesday to Saturday 
 
 
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