Breakfast Menu ~ CH Starter Menu Janurary ~ CH Main Menu January ~ C H dessert Menu Janurary ~ Sunday Lunch 4 ~ CH Lunch menu Janurary

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 RingServed 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

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
Roasted Butternut Ravioli £12.95
Served with tomato & sweet basil sauce £12.95
Duo of Curry (Chicken korma & Lamb Rogan Josh) £12.95
Served with Rice, Naan bread, popadoms & chutneys

Fish Specials
Salmon Steak with Blood Orange & Avocado Salsa £13.95
Served with herb spinach risotto rice
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
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
Chicken Tikka Skewers with Apricot & Ginger Chutney £7.95
King Prawn Skewers with Spicy Plum Chutney £8.95
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

Melted Canterbury Cheddar, Crispy Bacon & Barbecue Stacked Beef Burger

Pulled Pork in smoky BBQ sauce, Crispy Bacon & Melted Canterbury Cheddar

Vegetable Burger, Grilled Halloumi Cheese & Plum Chutney V

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

Big Plates
Warm Goats Cheese, Butternut, Spinach, Beetroot & New Potato Salad £11.95
Iceberg lettuce, tomato, red onion, cucumber with garlic, honey & mustard dressing & char-grilled flat-bread
Char-grilled Souvlaki Chicken Salad with Tzatziki sauce, £11.95 Iceberg lettuce, tomato, red onion, cucumber, olives, sundried tomatoes &  feta cheese, served with balsamic glaze & char-grilled flat-bread.
Filet of Cod topped with a Mixed Herb & Cheddar Crumble £12.95
Served with herb & spinach buttered new potatoes & today’s vegetables
Char-grilled Chicken with Wild Mushroom & Pancetta Sauce £13.95
Served with herb & spinach buttered new potatoes & today’s vegetables
Scottish Haggis with Bells Whisky Cream Sauce £13.95
Served with Colcannon mashed potatoes & seasonal vegetables
Pot of Whitstable Bay Mussels £13.95
Served with a white wine, garlic & cream sauce, chunky chips & country bread
Stir-fry Duck in Plum Sauce £14.95
Served with Chinese noodles & stir-fry vegetables
Lamb Shanks in Kentish Ale Gravy £14.95
Served with Colcannon mashed potatoes & seasonal vegetables  
Slow Roasted Ham Hock with Peppercorn Sauce £15.95
Served with Colcannon mashed potatoes & seasonal vegetables
X10 Pan-fried Tiger Prawns with Herb, Chilli & Garlic Butter £16.95
Served with a side of coleslaw & chunky chips
Spanish Paella- £15.95 Two sharing £25
Chicken, white fish, king prawns, calamari, mussels, chorizo sausage, rice, tomato, herbs & chunks of bread

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 topped with Cheese  Surf & Turf (x4 Tiger prawns)        
Wild Boar & Chorizo Burger, Melted Canterbury Cheddar, Apple & Ale Chutney £11.95


Dessert Menu

All £5.95

Chef Gemma’s Chocolate & Salted Caramel Cheesecake Served with vanilla ice-cream

Strawberry Jam Pudding Served with vanilla custard

Apple & Berry Crumble Served with vanilla ice-cream

Crème Brûlée Served with berry compote & shortbread biscuits

Chocolate Pudding Served with vanilla ice-cream

Sticky Toffee Pudding Served with vanilla ice-cream

Spotted Dick Served with vanilla custard

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

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 £4.95  Choose from:

Morello cherry Rum & raisin

Strawberries & cream

Mint choc chip

Vanilla clotted cream

Chocolate chunk

Honeycomb swirl


Devon Toffee

Champagne sorbet

Raspberry sorbet

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


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