Menus

Breakfast Menu ~ Starter Menu ~ Main Menu ~ Dessert menu ~ Example Sunday Menu ~ Lunch menu

Please be aware our menus change on a regular basis and some items may not be available on your visit.To compliment the main menu we prepare specials twice daily which includes fresh fish dishes, local game & original house recipes created by our team of chefs.We have listed below a sample of specials which we prepare a mix of four to six of these on a daily.

last updated 14/10/2014

 

Breakfast Menu

 

 

Castle Hotel

Breakfast Menu

Local produce world flavours

Small Plates

Cereal selection £3

Toast, with jam, marmalade £3

Toast with fried eggs £5

Toast with scrambled eggs £5

Toast with poached eggs £5

Breakfast rolls with bacon & egg £6

Breakfast roll with sausage & egg £6

Natural yogurt and seasonal berries,

with honey toasted muesli £6

Big Plates

Full English Breakfast £9

Eynsford sausages, crispy Kentish bacon,

free range eggs, beef tomatoes,

button mushrooms, baked beans & toast

Vegetarian breakfast £9

Vegetarian Sausages, button mushroom, free range eggs, beef tomatoes, baked beans & toast

 

Sample Specials Menu

Wild Kent Specials

Maidstone Farm Wild Boar, red Wine & Rosemary Sausage Ring

Served with Ale gravy, seasonal vegetables & wholegrain mustard mash £11.95

Wild Boar Burger with Eynsford Apple & Ale Chutney £11.95

Topped with Canterbury cheddar & crispy bacon served with coleslaw & hand-cut chips Flinwell Estate Game Pie £11.95

With Venison, rabbit & pheasant in a Harrow Meadow damson & Vintage port sauce.

Topped with a crisp short crust pastry & served with seasonal vegetables & mashed potatoes

Rabbit & Chorizo sausage pasty £12.95

Served with a creamy mustard & mushroom sauce, roasted vegetables & new potatoes

Pot roasted Whole Hen Pheasant £12.95

Roasted with a medley of root vegetables in a Kent brewery stout gravy

Haunch of Venison Steak £16.95

With a blackberry & Mount Vineyard wine sauce with seasonal vegetables & mashed potatoes

House Specials

Slow roasted lamb shanks in Rosemary & Leek Gravy £13.95

Served with mashed potatoes & seasonal vegetables

Lambs Liver, onions & bacon with Guinness Gravy £11.95

Served with mashed potatoes & seasonal vegetables

Steak & Spitfire Ale Pie £11.95

Served with mashed potatoes & seasonal vegetables

Oven Roasted Ham Hock with Whole Grain Mustard Sauce £13.95

Served with herb butter new potatoes & roasted vegetables

Char-grilled Pork Chop with Cider Sauce £12.95

Topped with roasted Apple, candy bacon, Sage & onion stuffing

Served with mashed potatoes & seasonal vegetables

Haloumi Lolly Pops £11.95

Served with roasted vegetables, cous cous & Moroccan targine sauce

Duo of Curry (Chicken korma & Lamb Rogan Josh) £12.95

Served with Rice, Naan bread, popadoms & chutneys

Fish Specials

Smoked Haddock topped with herb & Cheddar Crumble £12.95

Served with herb butter new potatoes & roasted vegetables

Grilled Sea Bass with Blackened Vine Tomato £12.95

Served with wilted spinach & mashed potatoes

Dover Lemon Sole with Scallop & Samphire butter £13.95

Served with herb butter new potatoes & roasted vegetables

 

Starter Menu

 

 

Nibbling Pots

Marinated Olives & Sundried Tomatoes (V) £3.95
Scrumpy Sussex Cheese & Pickled Onions £3.95

South African Feta Stuffed Peppadews £5.95

Pigs in Blankets with Aioli Dip £5.95

Mozzarella Sticks with Spicy Plum Chutney £6.95

Breaded Whitebait with Tartare Sauce £6.95

Bowls

Loaded Potato Skins £7.95 melted Canterbury cheddar, barbecue sauce & sour cream

Mexican Nachos £7.95Tortillas chips, salsa, jalapeno, peppers, guacamole, sour cream & melted cheddar cheese

Smoked Salmon & King Prawns £7.95

With horseradish cream, zesty vinaigrette & salad leaves

Canterbury Three Cheese Fondue £7.95 S with honey glazed ham & chunks of bread

Skewers

                                          Chicken Tikka Skewers with Apricot & Ginger Chutney £7.95

King Prawn Skewers with Spicy Plum Chutney £8.95

Boards

Breaded Butterfly Prawns £6.95 Served with Sweet Chilli Dip

Crumbed Calamari Rings £6.95 Served with Tartare Sauce

Bread (V) £3.95 Served with aioli, extra virgin olive oil & balsamic vinegar

Today’s Pate £6.95 Served with toasted bread, piccalilli & ale & apple chutney  

Deli £10.95 Parma ham, chorizo sausage, spicy salami & sliced buffalo mozzarella with feta stuffed peppadews, sundried tomatoes, olives, bread, extra virgin olive oil, balsamic & aioli                                                                       

 

Main Menu

 

 

Burgers A word from Sharon: “What makes a Great Burger? Firstly the meat which we get from Norman’s butchers next door, then the bun a tasty brioche, of course all the little extras like crisp iceberg lettuce, beef tomato, red onion, crispy bacon & gherkin with a side of homemade coleslaw, chunky chips  & must have gherkin! Let me know how it was & where it rates compared to over’s you have tried!”

Wild Boar & Chorizo Burger, Melted Canterbury Cheddar, Apple & Ale Chutney £11.95

Melted Canterbury Cheddar, Crispy Bacon & Barbecue Stacked Beef Burger £11.95

Pulled Pork in Smoky Barbecue Sauce with Melted Canterbury Cheddar £11.95

Double Up Burger £14.95 choose any burger from the list above

Double Spicy Bean Burger, Grilled Halloumi Cheese & Plum Chutney V £11.95

Big Plates

Char-grilled Souvlaki Chicken Salad £11.95

Iceberg lettuce, tomato, red onion, cucumber, olives, sundried tomatoes & creamy feta cheese, with balsamic glaze & Tzatziki sauce, served with char-grilled flat-bread.

Haloumi Lolly Pops £11.95

Served with roasted vegetables, cous cous & Moroccan Tagine sauce

Hanging Skewers £12.95

Choose from:

Chicken or Tiger Prawn x 6

Both served with Hoi Sin Sauce, stir-fry noodles & char-grilled flat -bread

Lamb Shanks in Vintage Port Gravy £13.95

Served with Colcannon mashed potatoes & seasonal vegetables £13.95

Pot of Whitstable Bay Mussels £13.95

Served with a white wine, garlic & cream sauce, chunky chips & country bread

Slow Roasted Ham Hock with Peppercorn Sauce £15.95

Served with Colcannon mashed potatoes & seasonal vegetables

House Speciality

American Style Rack of Jack Daniels BBQ Sauce Pork Belly Ribs £16.95

“I first learnt how to make American style ribs at my Italian restaurant in Cape Town of all places! The secret is in the slow cooking & of course a great secret sauce. I consider these ribs some of the best you will find this side of the Atlantic.” Served with a side of coleslaw & chunky chips

Today’s Steak 28 Day Matured and Reared in Kent

See specials board for Today’s cut

Served with peppercorn sauce, onion rings, hand cut chips, grilled mushrooms & tomatoes

Add a Topping £5  

Pulled Pork & Melted Cheddar – Surf & Turf (x5 Tiger Prawns)

 

Dessert Menu

 

 

                                        All £5.95

Chef Gemma’s Mandarin & Chocolate Orange Cheesecake

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Served with vanilla custard

Spotted Dick

Served with vanilla custard

Festive Christmas Pudding 
 

Served with brandy sauce
Crème Brûlée

Served with shortbread biscuits & winter berry pot

Tennessee Toffee Ice-cream cake

Served with chocolate & Toffee sauce

Banoffee Pancake Stack

Served with sliced bananas & banoffee ice-cream finished with chocolate & toffee sauce

Chef Dan’s Chocolate Brownie

With chocolate chunk ice-cream & rich chocolate sauce

Belgium Waffle

Served with Honeycomb ice-cream, cream & toffee sauce

Cheese Board £6.95  Large Cheese board £9.95

Local Kent & Sussex Cheese, biscuits, chutney & celery

                                            Sharing Desserts £7.95

Heaven in a Jar

Chunks of chocolate brownie, toffee, honeycomb & chocolate ice-cream

with marshmallows, chocolate drops, chocolate & toffee sauce finished with cream

                                                                                                Chocolate Fondue

                                            Served with Shortbread biscuits, marshmallows, bananas & strawberries

Three scoops of ice-cream £4.50

Choose from:

 

Morello cherry Rum & raisin

Strawberries & cream

Mint choc chip

Vanilla clotted cream

Chocolate chunk

Honeycomb swirl

Banoffee

Devon Toffee

Champagne sorbet

Raspberry & sorbet

 

 

Liqueur Coffee £6

Choose from

Amaretto

Bells whisky

Baileys

Tia Maria

Cups & Pots

Tea Pots

English breakfast £2.50

Earl grey £2

Green £2

Mint £2

Floater Coffee £4

 

 

Coffee

Espresso £1.50

Americano £2

Cappuccino £2.50

Latte £2.50

Mocha £3

Hot Chocolate £3


 

 

Sunday Menu

 

 

Thyme Roasted Sirloin of Beef

Rosemary Roasted leg of Lamb

Sage Roasted Pork Shoulder

Butter Roasted Turkey

Honey & Mustard Roasted Gammon

Oregano Roasted Half Chicken

Nut Roast (V)

Mixed Meat Roast (Beef, Turkey & Pork) add £1

Small (children only) £6.95   Medium £11.95    Large 14.95

Oregano Roasted Whole Chicken for two £23.95

All Served with Yorkshire pudding, Chestnut, sage & Cumberland sausage stuffing, roast potatoes, honeyed parsnip chips, seasonal vegetables, cauliflower cheese, & chefs special gravy

Today’s Specials

Char-grilled Souvlaki Chicken Salad £11.95

Iceberg lettuce, tomato, red onion, cucumber, marinated olives, sundried tomatoes &

creamy feta cheese, with balsamic glaze & Tzatziki sauce, served with char-grilled flat-bread.

Slow Roasted Ham Hock with Peppercorn Sauce £15.95

Served with Colcannon mashed potatoes & seasonal vegetables

Pot Roasted Pheasant with a 1/2 Pint Mug of Cider & Apple Sauce £13.95

Served with Chestnut, sage & Cumberland sausage stuffing, roast potatoes, honeyed parsnip chips, seasonal vegetables

Lamb Shanks in Vintage Port Gravy £13.95

Served with Colcannon mashed potatoes & seasonal vegetables

Grilled Sea Bass with Blackened Vine Tomato £12.95

Served with wilted spinach & Colcannon mashed potatoes

Braised Sirloin Steak in Whitstable Bay Stout Gravy £13.95

Served with Colcannon mashed potatoes & seasonal vegetables

 

Lunch Menu

 

 

All £10.95 served 12-5pm

Eynsford sausages with Master Brew gravy

Our sausages are made by the village butcher, Norman from next door!

Served with Colcannon mashed potatoes & seasonal vegetables

Chicken with Tomato & Basil Sauce topped with Melted Mozzarella

Served with today’s potatoes & roasted seasonal vegetables

Pasta Napolitano in a Tomato, Oregano & basil sauce (V)  

Pasta with Mussels in a Garlic & Cheese Sauce

Honey & Mustard Roasted Ham, Eggs & chunky hand-cut Chips

Spitfire Beer Battered Cod & chunky hand-cut Chips

Deep Fried Scampi, Salad & chunky hand-cut Chips

BBQ Chicken, Bacon & Cheese Burger with coleslaw & chunky chips

The Best Ploughman’s Lunch in Kent

Mixed Salad, celery, tomato, apple, pickles, chutneys, chunks of bread & butter

Choose from:

Mature Cheddar & Today’s Pate

Three Cheese- Scrumpy Sussex, Blue Stilton & Mature Cheddar

Honey & Mustard Roasted Ham & Mature Cheddar

Sandwiches

Mug of Today’s Soup & Sandwich £9.95

Sandwich with hot chunky chips £6.95

Served on white or brown bread

choose from:


 Honey Roasted Ham & Sweet Pickle

 Mature Cheddar Cheese with Tomato & Ale Chutney

 Eynsford Sausage & Caramelized Onion Chutney

 BLT (bacon, lettuce, tomato & mayonnaise)

 Pulled Pork with BBQ Sauce & Melted Cheddar Cheese