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

    11.95
    Small English

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

    6.95
    Eggs Florentine

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

    5.95
    Vegetarian English
    vegetarian

    2 vegetarian sausages, 1 hash browns, 1 egg, baked beans, fried mushrooms, grilled tomato and a slice of toast

    Vegan availble.

    6.50
    Scrambled Eggs & Smoked Salmon
    6.95
    Eggs and Avocado on Toast
    vegetarian

    Eggs your way with smashed avacado and a  slice of toast

    4.95
    Eggs Royale

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

    7.50
    Selection of Cereals, Porridge, or Muesli
    vegan, dairy free

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

    1.95
    Add a glass of orange juice

    Glass of our freshly squeezed orange juice to your breakfast

    3.50
  • Starters




    Chicken Tenders
    gluten free

    Buttermilk chicken tenders with in house BBQ sauce

    5.95
    Garlic Mushrooms

    Breaded mushrooms with rocket.

    4.95
    Pate

    Chicken liver pate with clarified butter, granary roll and onion chutney.

    5.95
    Calamari

    Lightly coated caramari served with lemon mayonnaise

    5.95
    Tomato and Chorizo

    Roasted tomatoes on the vine with chorizo and tomato sauce served on ciabatta

    4.95
    Shell on Prawns
    vegetarian, gluten free

    With Granary roll, garlic mayo and lemon wedge.

    5.95
    Soup of the Day
    gluten free

    Served with a Granary roll

    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

    10.95
    Beef Burger

    Homemade 8oz beef burger served in a brioche bun with lettuce, mayo, tomato and red onion. Served with fries and Coleslaw. Add bacon, cheese, stilton, onion rings, egg or hashbrown for 50p each. Mac and cheese or pulled pork for £1.50. Add and extra patty for £3.50.

    10.95
    Gammon Steak
    gluten free

    With 1 fried egg, freshed grilled pineapple, chunky chip and peas

    12.95
    Chicken Burger

    Southern fried chicken in a brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, red onion and mayonnaise. Served with fries and home made coleslaw. Add bacon,cheese, stilton, onion rings, egg or hashbrown for 50p. Mac and chees or, pulled pork  for £1.50

    10.95
    Vegetarian bean burger
    vegetarian

    Vegetarian bean burger in a brioche bun, lettuce, sliced tomato, red onion and mayonnaise. Served with fries and homemade colseslaw. Add bacon, cheese, stilton, onion rings, egg or hashbrown for 50p. Mac and cheese or pulled pork for £1.50. Extra Patty £3.50

    10.95
    Beef Brisket Chilli con Carne
    gluten free

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

    11.95
    Nicoise Salad with Seared Oriental Tuna Steak
    gluten free

    Green beans, soft boiled egg, cherry tomatoes, red onion, sliced new potatoes, black pitted olives and crispy baby gem.

    12.95
    4 Cheese Macaroni
    vegetarian

    Macaroni pasta in a cheddar,mozzarella, gruyere and parmesan cheese. Add sausage or bacon bits for £2.50. 

    10.95
    Crispy Duck Salad

    With Julienne carrots, sugar snaps ands red onion with mixed leaf salad and hoi sin dressing.

    11.95
    8oz Ribeye Steak
    gluten free

    Ribeye steak cooked to your liking served with chunky chips, grilled tomato, mushroom and onion rings

    14.95
    Castle Inn Ribs
    gluten free

    Half rack of slow cooked ribs glazed in our signature sauce served with homemade coleslaw and fries. Upgrade to a full rack +£3.95

    11.95
    Chicken Tikka Skewers

    With pilau rice and salad

    10.95
    Roasted Lemon Chicken

    With crushed new potatoes, green beans and in house pesto.

     

    Gluten free availble 

    10.95
    Jacket Potatoes

    With small salad, tuna or cheese and beans. 

    6.95
    Mediterranean Vegetable Pasta
    vegetarian, vegan, gluten free

    Roasted mediterranean vegetables and olives in a pesto sauce. Add chicken +£2.50

    9.95
    Club Sandwich

    Grilled chicken, crispy bacon, lettuce, tomato, boiled egg and mayonnaise layered in 3 slices of toasted bread served with chips

    10.95
    Hunters Chicken

    Chicken breast, crispy bacon, mature chedder, in house BBQ sauce served with fries and a small garden salad

    10.95
  • Desserts




    Trio of Ice Cream
    vegetarian

    Three scoops of your choice

    3.95
    Golden Syrup Cake
    vegetarian, gluten free

    Served with custard or ice cream. 

    4.95
    New York Baked Cheesecake
    vegetarian

    Served with cream and strawberry coulie

    5.95
    Chocolate and Orange Brownie
    vegetarian

    Served with rum and raisin ice cream

    5.95
    Plum Tarte Tatin and Clotted Cream
    vegetarian

    Caramel plums on crispy puff pastry

    5.95
    Strawberry Eton Mess
    vegetarian

    Crunchy meringue, whipped cream and strawberry sauce.

    5.95
  • Sandwiches & Panini

    All sandwiches served in a farmhouse white, granary or panini with a side of homemade crisps and coleslaw (upgrade to chips for £2.00). Toasting available on request. Gluten free bread available.




    Breaded Fish Finger

    Breaded fish goujons served with shredded lettuce and tartare sauce

    6.95
    Pulled Pork

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

    7.45
    Tuna and Red Onion

    Served with shredded baby gem

    6.95
    Breakfast

    Sausages, bacon, and mature cheddar cheese

    6.95
    Sausage & Onion
    6.45
    Cheese & Beans
    vegetarian
    4.50
    Bacon & Egg
    5.95
    Sausage & Egg

    Vegetarian availble

    6.50
    Tomato and Mozzarella
    vegetarian

    Fresh tomato and buffalo mozzarella with homemade basil pesto

    6.45
    Hunters Chicken

    Grilled bacon and chicken with melted cheese and in house BBQ sauce. Panini only

    7.95
    Mixed Roasted Peppers and Hummus
    vegetarian

    Served with crispy lettuce

    6.45
    Egg Mayonnaise

    Boiled egg mayonnaise with wild rockets 

    5.95
  • Sides




    Fries
    gluten free

    Add cheese for 50p

    3.00
    Chips
    gluten free

    Add cheese for 50p

    3.00
    Homemade Onion Rings
    vegetarian
    3.00
    Seasonal Side Salad
    gluten free
    2.95
    Homemade Garlic Bread
    vegetarian

    Add cheese for 50p

    3.00
    Bread and Butter
    1.50
    Portion of Coleslaw
    vegetarian
    3.00
    Sweet Potato Fries
    vegetarian, gluten free
    4.00
  • 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
    Mini Mac and Cheese

    Macaroni pasta in a cheese sauce

    5.95
    Sausage Chips and beans
    gluten free

    A local butchers sausage, chunky chips and beans 

    5.95
    Beef Burger

    Homemade beef burger in a brioche bun with fries. Add cheese for 50p.

    5.95
  • Sunday Roasts




    Traditional Roast

    Your choice of 1/4 chicken, roast pork or topside beef cooked to medium, gammon or lamb. Served with seasonal vegetables, Yorkshire pudding, garlic and thyme roast potatoes and homemade gravy

    Go King size - 2 meats, extra yorkshire pudding, stuffing and roast potatoes £4.95

    Add extras to your roast - Side of vegetables £3.50.  Yorkshire pudding £1.00. Cauliflower cheese £1.50

    12.95
    Kids Roast

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

    6.95
    Vegan Roast
    vegan

    served with seasonal vegetables, garlic and thyme roast potatoes and homemade vegan gravy

    11.95
    Roast Sandwich

    Chicken and stuffing, beef and horseradish or pork and apple 

    7.00
    Lasagna

    Pasta sheets filled with beef ragu topped with cheese white sauce served with garlic bread

    10.95
  • Buffets




    Buffet A

    Sliders

    Pulled Pork and Coleslaw
    Breaded Cod and Katsu Mayo
    Tempura Halloumi and Pequillo pepper chutney

    Spring Rolls and Vegetable Samosas

    Quiche

    Tempura Vegetables and Cheese dip or Hummus and Crudites

    Chicken Skewers

    Sausage Rolls or Vegetable Rolls

    Homemade Potato Wedges

     

    Dessert

    Homemade Profiteroles filled with chocolate cream or Lemon Tart

     

     

     

    10.00
    per person
    Buffet B

    Sliders

    Pulled Pork and Coleslaw
    Breaded Cod and Katsu Mayo
    Tempura Halloumi and Pequilla Pepper Chutney

    Spring Rolls and Vegetable Samosas

    Quiche

    Chicken Satay Skewers

    Sticky BBQ Ribs

    Tempura Vegetable and Cheese dip or Hummus and Crudites

    Homemade Potato Wedges

    Sausage Rolls or Vegetable Rolls

    Chicken Wings

     

    Dessert

    Choice of 2 Homemade Tarts

    • Lemon Tart
    • Plain Chocolate
    • Hazelnut

    Choice of 2Homemade Cheesecake

    • Strewberry and White Chocolate Chocolate
    • Baked with coulis
    • Oreo
    16.00
    per person

Castle Inn Colchester

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