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Our menu

Our restaurant in Aldeburgh features hand-picked local produce from in and around Suffolk.

Monday to Saturday

Call 01728 452720 to book a table or email.


Light bites & bar snacks

Select 3 bar snacks for £5
Wasabi peas, wasabi peanuts, dry roasted peanuts, salted peanuts, chilli bites, pork scratchings, masala nuts £5

Hand cut chips £4
Sea spice curry sauce and naan

Homemade sausage roll £3
Stokes red onion marmalade

Free range Scotch egg £3
Stokes Picallili


Soup of the day £6
Homemade bread

River Deben oysters £2 each
Either 'au naturel' with shallot vinegar or Fried in Adnams beer batter with aioli

Soused East Coast mackerel £8
Beetroot, horseradish, pea shoots

Devilled duck eggs £7
Melba toast, pea shoots

Wild rabbit terrine wrapped in Lane Farm bacon £8
Stokes piccalilli, toasted homemade bread

Pate of locally shot pigeon £8
Stokes red onion marmalade, toasted homemade bread

Pinney's smoked shell on prawns half pint/pint £8 / £12
Marie rose sauce, lemon, homemade bread

Greenland prawn cocktail £8
Iceberg lettuce, Marie rose sauce, lemon, tomato, cucumber

Pinney's smoked salmon £8


Crisp fried goat's cheese £8 / £14
Truffle oil, Suffolk honey, High House apple, hazelnuts

Caesar salad £6 / £9
Gem lettuce, anchovies, parmesan, Caesar dressing
Add Suffolk chicken and bacon £3 / £5
Add Pinney's hot smoked salmon £3 / £5

Suffolk chorizo and squid salad £8 / £14
Coriander, roquette, sun blushed tomatoes, caper berries, lime


Homemade burger £14
Salad garnish, tomato relish, hand cut chips

7oz fillet steak £26

Smoked Suffolk bacon chop, duck egg £14

Yellow fin tuna £19

(All served with hand cut chips, grilled tomato, field mushroom)

Add a sauce £2 bearnaise, peppercorn, tomato relish


Sutton Hoo chicken leg £15
Halesworth ham stuffing, petit pois a la francaise, herb gnocchi

Braised Alde Valley lamb shoulder £16
Provencale tomato, gratin potato, purple sprouting broccoli

Suffolk salt beef hash £14
Green beans, hand cut chips, duck egg, mushroom ketchup

Aldeburgh skate wing roasted on the bone £17
Jersey royals, fennel, roquette, lemon, caper berries, pesto

Line caught cod fillet fried in Adnams beer batter or panko breadcrumbs £14
Petit pois, tartare sauce, lemon, hand cut chips

Dressed Aldeburgh crab £17
Homemade bread, Maris peer potatoes, Marie rose sauce, rustic house salad

Thorpeness asparagus, wild garlic and pea risotto £12
Parmesan, toasted pumpkin seeds, rapeseed oil


East meets West £9 / £16
Sausage roll, Scotch egg, onion bhaji, masala nuts, hand cut chips, Sea Spice curry sauce

Suffolk ploughman’s £9 / £16
Lane Farm ham, Shipcord cheese, High House apple, pickles

Pinney’s smoked fish £9 / £16
Trout, shell on prawns, mackerel, hot smoked salmon, horseradish cream, apple

Mediterranean vegetables £8/£14
Peppers, courgette, aubergine, artichoke, red onion, hummus, stuffed olives, balsamic onions

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


Red lentil ragu £12
Courgetti, vegan cheese, pea shoots

Sweet potato, spinach and mushroom curry £12
Cauliflower rice, naan bread

Vegetable chilli £12
Brown rice, sour cream


Penny bun baps

Suffolk bacon, gem lettuce, tomato, garlic mayo

Smoked salmon
Locally smoked salmon, cream cheese, cucumber, black pepper

Free range egg mayo
Mustard cress

Each £8
Served in either a white or granary bap
All served with rustic house salad
Add frites £2
Add a cup of James’ homemade soup £3

Speciality Sandwiches
Croque monsieur
Lane Farm ham, Shipcord cheese, béchamel sauce

Club sandwich
Egg mayonnaise, Lane Farm bacon, Suffolk chicken, tomato, gem lettuce
Each £10
Served on either white or wholemeal bloomer bread
Served with hand cut chips and rustic house salad

On Toast
Alde Valley lamb kidneys £7

Shipcord Welsh rarebit £6

Devilled Aldeburgh crab £8

All served on either brown or white toast with rustic salad and hand fried crisps


Hand cut chips
Petit pois
Maris peer potatoes
Mixed spring greens
Rustic house salad and caper berry salad with kennel, lemon and roquette


Selection of French and British cheese £9 / £16
Crackers, apple, celery, grapes

Steamed date and banana pudding £7
Toffee sauce, clotted cream

Warm chocolate fondant £6
Suffolk Meadow peanut butter ice cream, praline biscuit

Selection of Suffolk Meadow ice creams and sorbets £5

Chocolate mousse £6
Sable biscuit, Suffolk meadow passion fruit sorbet

Gâteau opera £7
Suffolk Meadow vanilla ice cream

Poached clementines £7
Ginger biscuits, maple mascarpone

Lemon meringue tart £7
Raspberry sorbet


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.

Parisian Afternoon Tea

A feast for the eyes and a treat for the tastebuds. Our Parisian Afternoon Tea is available from 1st - 31st July.

Click here to see the full menu and details.
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