OUR FOOD MENU

all our food is freshly made to order in our kitchen


Our resident chef prepares everything from fresh and so please allow a little time for food.
If you need any allery advice please take to our staff.
  

See our boards for daily specials.

 

  • Breakfast

    Breakfast served daily from 9am to 1pm.




    Full English

    2 sausages, 2 bacon rashers, 2 eggs, 2 hash browns, baked beans, fried mushrooms, black pudding, grilled tomato and a slice of toast

    10.95
    Small English

    1 sausage, 1 bacon rasher, 1 egg, 1 hash brown, baked beans, grilled tomato and a slice of toast

    5.50
    Eggs Benedict

    Two halves of an English muffin topped with ham, poached eggs, hollandaise sauce and rocket

    5.95
    Vegetarian English
    vegetarian, vegan

    2 vegetarian sausages, 2 hash browns, baked beans, fried mushrooms, grilled tomato and a slice of toast

    6.50
    Scrambled Eggs & Smoked Salmon
    5.50
    Poached Egg & Smashed Avocado on Toast
    vegetarian
    4.95
    Eggs on Toast
    vegetarian

    Eggs your way with two slices of toast

    3.95
    Eggs Royale

    Two halves of an English muffin topped with smoked salmon, poached eggs, hollandaise sauce, and rocket

    6.95
    Selection of Cereals, Porridge, or Muesli
    vegan, dairy free

    Available with full fat, semi-skimmed, almond or soya milk

    1.95
  • Breakfast Panini

    Available in panini, farmhouse white or granary bread.




    Breakfast

    Sausages, bacon, and mature cheddar cheese

    6.95
    Sausage & Onion
    4.95
    Cheese & Beans
    vegetarian
    4.50
    Bacon & Egg
    5.50
    Vegetarian English
    vegetarian

    Vegetarian sausage, egg, and fried mushrooms

    5.95
    Vegetarian Sausage & Egg
    vegetarian
    5.50
    Cheese & Tomato
    vegetarian
    4.50
  • Starters




    Halloumi Fingers
    vegetarian, gluten free

    Deep fried halloumi fingers with sweet chilli sauce

    4.95
    Chicken Tenders

    Buttermilk chicken tenders with homemade BBQ sauce

    4.95
    Chilli & Garlic Prawns
    gluten free

    Large king prawns cooked in a garlic and chilli sauce, finished with coriander and a wedge of lime

    5.95
    Chicken Wings
    gluten free

    Choose one of the following flavourings: BBQ glaze - Sriracha - Cajun spice

    4.95
    Cheese & Tomato Salad
    vegetarian, gluten free

    Sliced tomatoes and mozzarella with basil and balsamic glaze

    3.50
    Thai Fish Cakes

    Sesame and panko coated Thai fish cakes with sweet chilli dipping sauce

    5.95
    Pitta & Hummus
    vegan

    Warm pitta bread with homemade hummus

    3.95
    Garlic & Roasted Tomatoes
    vegan

    Toasted sourdough bread with garlic and roasted cherry tomatoes, topped with thyme and olive oil

    4.95
  • Mains




    Scampi & Chips

    Breaded scampi, chunky chips, homemade mushy peas, with a lemon wedge and Tartare sauce

    9.95
    Fish & Chips

    Large beer battered cod, chunky chips, and homemade mushy peas

    9.95
    Steak & Eggs
    gluten free

    8oz sirloin steak served with fries and two free-range eggs. Add béarnaise or peppercorn +£1.50

    12.95
    Beef Burger

    Homemade 8oz beef burger served in a brioche bun with baby gem lettuce, mayo, tomato, red onion and gherkin. Served with fries. Add bacon or cheese for 50p each

    9.95
    Ham, Egg, & Chips
    gluten free

    Two slices of smoked cured ham, two eggs, and chunky chips

    8.95
    Salmon Nicoise
    gluten free

    Pan-seared salmon with a niçoise salad of tomatoes, lettuce, hard-boiled eggs, green beans and olives

    12.95
    Chicken Caesar Salad

    Sliced chicken served with Romaine lettuce, croutons, shaved parmesan and homemade dressing

    9.95
    Chicken Burger

    Buttermilk chicken in a brioche bun with baby gem lettuce, tomato, red onion and mayonnaise. Served with fries

    9.95
    Spaghetti & Meatballs

    Homemade pork meatballs served with spaghetti and topped with marinara sauce

    9.95
    Chicken Pesto Pasta

    Penne pasta in a homemade basil pesto with sliced chicken breast

    10.95
    Halloumi Burger
    vegetarian

    Grilled halloumi topped with sweet chilli sauce in a brioche bun, with baby gem lettuce, sliced tomato, and red onion. Served with fries

    9.95
    Mushroom Stroganoff

    Homemade mushroom stroganoff served with wild rice. Add chicken + £2.50

    8.95
    Chilli con Carne
    gluten free

    Shredded beef chilli con carne served with basmati rice and topped with sour cream

    10.95
  • Desserts




    Lemon & Blueberry Eton Mess
    vegetarian

    Vanilla ice cream served with crushed meringue, whipped cream and homemade compote, topped with fresh blueberries

    4.95
    Chocolate Brownie
    vegetarian, gluten free

    Warm chocolate brownie served with vanilla ice cream

    4.95
    Trio of Ice Cream
    vegetarian

    Three scoops of your choice

    4.00
    Strawberry Crumble
    vegetarian, vegan

    Fresh strawberries topped with a crunchy oat crumble and served with ice cream

    4.95
  • Sandwiches & Wraps

    All sandwiches served in a fluffy sub roll or wrap with a side of homemade crisps (upgrade to chips for £2.50). Toasting available on request. Gluten free bread available.




    Falafel
    vegetarian

    Our handmade falafel served with lettuce and our homemade spicy sauce.

    6.45
    B.L.T.

    Crispy bacon, Romaine lettuce and sliced tomato

    5.95
    Battered Fish Finger

    Battered fish goujons served with shredded lettuce and tartare sauce

    6.95
    Pulled Pork

    Homemade pulled pork, served in a toasted bun with apple sauce

    6.95
    Chicken & Halloumi

    Sliced chicken breast with halloumi and Dijon mustard mayo

    5.95
    Chicken & Bacon

    Chicken and crispy bacon with mayonnaise / 6.45

    6.45
    Prawn Marie Rose

    Served with shredded Romaine lettuce

    6.45
    Tuna Mayo

    Served with shredded Romaine lettuce and sliced cucumber

    5.95
    Ham & Cheese

    Sliced smoked ham and grated cheddar cheese 

    5.95
  • Sides




    Fries
    gluten free
    2.50
    Chips
    gluten free

    Add cheese for 50p

    3.00
    Homemade Onion Rings
    3.50
    Seasonal Side Salad
    gluten free
    2.50
    Homemade Garlic Bread

    Add cheese for 50p

    3.50
    Olives
    gluten free
    2.50
  • Children's Menu




    Breaded Chicken

    Homemade breaded chicken nuggets with fries and beans 

    5.95
    Fish & Chips

    Homemade fish goujons with chunky chips and peas

    5.95
    Tomato Pasta

    Pasta in our homemade sauce, topped with grated cheese

    5.95
    Ham, Egg & Chips

    Smoked cured ham with a fried egg and chunky chips

    5.95
    Beef Burger

    Homemade beef burger in a brioche bun with fries

    5.95
  • Sunday Roasts




    Traditional Roast

    Your choice of chicken breast, roast pork or topside beef cooked to medium. Served with seasonal vegetables, Yorkshire pudding, garlic and thyme roast potatoes and homemade gravy

    13.95
    Kids Roast

    Your choice of chicken breast or roast pork. Served with seasonal vegetables, Yorkshire pudding, garlic and thyme roast potatoes and homemade gravy

    7.95
    Vegan Roast

    Homemade mushroom and leek pie with seasonal vegetables, garlic and thyme roast potatoes and homemade vegan gravy

    13.95
  • Buffets




    Light Buffet

    Selection of Sandwiches in White & Brown Bread

    Cheese & tomato
    Egg mayo & cress
    Tuna mayo & cucumber
    Ham & Mustard

    For Mains

    Mini sausage rolls
    Honey & mustard cocktail sausages
    Mini quiches
    Pork pies
    Breaded king prawn & dips
    Sticky BBQ chicken wings

    For Dessert

    Selection of mini desserts + £2.00 per person

    9.95
    per person
    Main Buffet

    Selection of Sandwiches in White & Brown Bread

    Prawn Marie Rose
    Chicken salad
    Tuna mayo & cucumber
    Mediterranean vegetables & hummus

    Mains

    Mini sausage rolls
    Honey & mustard cocktail sausages
    Greek pasta salad
    Mini chicken kebab skewers
    Mini samosas & vegetable spring rolls
    Sautéed chorizo in red wine
    Breaded king prawns
    Fish goujons with mango & lime dip
    Mini breaded chicken fingers with dip

    For Dessert

    Selection of mini desserts

    Range of speciality tea & coffee

    15.95
    per person
  • Sharers

    Perfect for sharing between two or three people




    Under the Sea

    Lemon sole goujons, calamari rings, cod bites, and Castle scampi. Served with rosemary-salted fries, crusty bread, Tartare sauce and lemon

    14.95
    The Carnivore

    Pulled pork, honey and mustard chipolata sausages, breaded chicken goujons, and chicken wings in your choice of sauce. Served with rosemary-salted fries and crusty bread

    14.95
    Nacho Feast
    vegetarian

    Tortilla chips topped with melted cheese and jalapeños. Served with guacamole, salsa, and sour cream

    Add pulled pork + £3.00

    7.45
    Castle Camembert
    vegetarian

    Oven-baked rosemary camembert served with grapes, celery, toasted bread, and homemade onion chutney

    12.95

Castle Inn Colchester

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