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Nibbles and Light Bites

(to share between two)
Julia’s homemade breads, balsamic oil    £3.50
Olives    £3.50
Breads, olives, Parma ham    £9.50
Open sandwich of smoked salmon, cream cheese, capers & red onion    £7.95
Sharing board (homemade breads, scotch egg, olives, cheddar, smoked salmon, charcuterie)    £17.50


Cauliflower soup, crispy leeks, homemade bread         £5.75
New season organic Fenland asparagus (Bedlam Farms, March), asparagus crisps, hollandaise       £7.50
Smoked mackerel paté, cucumber, croutes       £7.25
Large flat mushrooms on black olive toast     £6.50
Hand-picked Portland crab, smoked salmon, citrus fruit, lemon mayonnaise    £10.95
Grilled Haloumi & honey-roast pear salad, walnut dressing     £7.50
Fricassé of lambs’ kidneys, mushrooms & black pudding     £8.50
Ham hock, guineafowl & chicken terrine, toasted brioche      £7.50
Free-range pork scotch egg, parsley aioli      £6.50

Main Courses

Abbot’s Elm Cheeseburger or spiced veggie burger, chips, tomato pickle, mustard mayo    £13.50
Julia’s fish pie, broccoli almondine (please allow 25 minutes)     £13.50
Fillets of sea bream, braised potatoes, spring greens, parsley butter    £16.50
Glazed pork belly, sage & onion sausage roll, braised pig cheek, apple sauce, Dauphinoise     £18.50
Pie of the day, roast veg, mash or chips     £12.95
Seared calf’s liver, creamed savoy, wholegrain mustard mash, crispy bacon, red onion jam      £17.95
Fillet of cod, broad bean and garden pea risotto, lobster bisque   £19.50
Beetroot tarte tatin, celeriac purée, goats’ cheese curd, red wine syrup (please allow 20 minutes)    £13.95
Guinness-braised daube of beef, horseradish mash, roast root veg    £18.50

28-day hung British beef, chips, mushrooms, tomato
8oz ribeye    £23.00    6oz fillet    £24.00   8oz fillet    £29.00
Sauces    £2.00   (peppercorn; blue cheese)

Choice of omelettes, salad, hand cut chips     £10.50
(cheese; mushroom; ham & pea; smoked haddock; kidney) 


Side Orders

Hand cut chips    £3.50    Broccoli almondine    £3.50    Dauphinoise    £3.50     Roast root veg    £3.50    Green Salad    £3.50


Vanilla panna cotta, pineapple sorbet & compote, flapjack     £6.95
Crème brûlée    £6.95
Caramelised lemon tart, strawberry sorbet    £6.95
Sticky toffee pudding, toffee sauce, vanilla ice cream     £7.95
Warm chocolate mousse, coffee ice cream    £6.95
A choice of homemade ice creams & sorbets    £2.25  per scoop
Trio of cheeses, celery, crackers, grapes    £8.50   Cheeseboard (to share between two)    £16.00
A selection of teas & coffees from     £2.20   Truffles    £2.00


Please note that whilst we do our best to accommodate dietry requirements and allergies our cooking uses dairy products throughout and consequently we are not able to cater for guests with severe lactose allergies or who require a dairy-free diet.


Menu du Jour
3 courses - £17.50 2 courses - £13.95

Cod cheek ‘scampi’, tartare sauce   
Salad of new season asparagus & Jersey royals, lemon mayo


Fillet of chalk stream trout, Heritage vegetables
Confit duck leg, mixed bean & Chorizo cassoulet

Profiteroles, Baileys ice cream, chocolate sauce
Reblochon de Savoie, walnut salad