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  • Brasserie Bleue
  • Suffolk restaurant
  • Aldeburgh restaurant

Brasserie Bleue - Sample Menu

Our Brasserie Bleue restaurant in Aldeburgh features hand-picked local produce from in and around Suffolk, carefully put together with a French inspired twist by head chef Ben Hegarty and his team.

Monday to Saturday
12.00-2.30PM and 5.30-9.30PM

12.00-2.30PM and 5.30-9PM

Call 01728 452720 to book a table or email.

Welcome to the Brasserie Bleue.

I am a firm believer in keeping things simple and my menu is inspired by Suffolk’s superb produce alongside my passion for French cuisine.

My aim is to make you feel good by offering lovingly prepared food.
Bon appetit!

James Barber



Lane Farm charcuterie, chorizo, salami, ham, Stokes chilli jam, stuffed peppers, olives £9/£16

Platter of Pinney’s smoked fish, salmon, mackerel, shell on prawns, trout, horseradish, apple, beetroot £9/£16

Crisp fried Camembert, truffle oil, Suffolk honey £7/£14


Soup du jour, homemade bread £6

Duck liver, port and orange parfait, Stokes spiced apricot chutney, brioche toast £8

Pinney’s hot smoked salmon à la niçoise £8/£14

Rillettes of Dingley Dell pork, cornichons, Aspall Cyder mustard, toast £7

Suffolk blue cheese beignet, chicory and walnut salad £7

French onion tart with Lane Farm bacon lardons £8

Caesar salad, gem lettuce, anchovies, garlic croutons, Caesar dressing and Parmesan £6/£9
Add Suffolk bacon and chicken £3/£5
Add smoked salmon £3/£5


River Deben Moules Marinière, homemade bread £8

River Deben Moules Marinière, homemade bread, aïoli, frites £15

River Deben mussels, tomato, chilli spaghetti £12

Pinney’s shell on smoked prawns, aïoli, lemon, handmade bread £7

Coquilles St Jacques, 3 or 5 wild scallops baked in their shells with garlic butter and parsley breadcrumbs £12/£19

Dressed Aldeburgh crab, homemade bread, new potatoes, rustic house salad, Marie Rose sauce £15

Aldeburgh Lobster Thermidor frites, roquette, fennel, caper berry salad £19 half/£38 whole

6 Colchester rock oysters au naturel, shallot vinegar, lemon, Tabasco £10


Coq au Vin, slow cooked Suffolk chicken thighs in red wine, mushrooms, shallots, wild rice, tenderstem broccoli £15

Boeuf Bourguignon, braised Suffolk ox cheek, button mushrooms, Lane Farm bacon, baby onions, red wine gravy, mashed potato, spring greens £15

Roasted saddle of lamb, Pissaladière, wilted spinach, Provençale tomato, crispy anchovies £17

Confit Gressingham duck leg, celeriac, apple and hazelnut salad, game frites £16


Salter and King’s rib-eye steak au poivre, frites, grilled tomato, mushroom £22

Butcher’s cut of the day, frites, grilled tomato, mushroom market price

Homemade beef burger, salad garnish, Lane Farm bacon, Shipcord cheese, frites, Stokes tomato chutney £12


Line caught Aldeburgh sea bass baked en papillote, sun blushed tomatoes, garlic stuffed olives, new potatoes, green beans £17

Locally landed skate wing roasted on the bone, new potatoes, green beans, King’s Lynn shrimp butter £16

Beer battered line caught haddock fillet, frites, crushed peas, Tartare sauce, lemon £14

Fish pie, cod, Pinney’s smoked haddock, salmon, cockles, mussels, prawns, Chantenay carrots, peas £12

Catch of the Day £15


Warm open tart of creamed leeks, wild mushrooms and brie topped with a free range poached egg, roquette £12

Caramelized red onion and goat’s cheese quiche, rustic salad, Maris Peer potatoes £12

Baked Suffolk marrow stuffed with ratatouille, herb couscous, garlic bread £12


Tender stem broccoli finished with Parmesan

Buttered Maris Peer potatoes

Petits pois

Gratin Dauphinoise

Pomme purée


Tomato and onion salad

Suffolk spring greens tossed with rapeseed oil and garlic


Paris Brest, Suffolk Meadow chocolate ice cream £6.50

Peach Melba, raspberry sorbet £7

Corsican lemon mousse, strawberry compôte, sablé biscuits £7

Sticky toffee pudding, toffee sauce, Cornish clotted cream £7

Tarte au chocolat, Suffolk Meadow greek yoghurt ice cream, macarons £7

Selection of Suffolk Meadow ice creams and sorbets £5

Selection of French and Suffolk cheeses, biscuits, grapes, apple, celery £9/£16

6 Suffolk honey madeleines £4

You can also choose a dessert from our Prix Fixe menu £6



Butterflied sardines grilled in garlic butter, Thorpeness leaves, black olive tapenade

Soup du jour

Pressed Halesworth ham hock terrine, piccalilli, toast


Suffolk chicken breast wrapped in smoked bacon, chateau potato, green beans, red wine jus

Grilled fillet of hake, lemon and parsley butter, new potatoes, samphire

Crisp fried goat’s cheese, truffle oil, honey, apple and hazelnut salad


Café Liégeois coffee and chocolate ice cream sundae

Fresh Suffolk strawberries served with Marybelle double cream

Selection of French and Suffolk cheeses, grapes, apple, celery

2 courses £12.50
3 courses £16.50


Call 01728 452720 to book a table or email.

Please note

All our food is prepared in a kitchen where nuts, gluten and other food allergens are present. Our menu descriptions do not include all Ingredients - if you have a food allergy, please let us know before ordering. Full allergen information is available, please ask a team member for details.

Wine List

A fantastic selection of wines served by the glass 125ml, 175ml, 250ml,

1/2 carafe or by the bottle

For our full wine list and prices, please download the PDF attached.

To reserve a bottle of wine for a special occasion please call us on 01728 452720.
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