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

Chilli & Lime Pigs in Blankets with Aioli Dip £5.95

Mozzarella Sticks with Spicy Plum Chutney £6.95

Breaded Whitebait with Tartare Sauce £6.95

Duck Spring Rolls with sweet chilli sauce £6.95

Mug of chunky chips with Aioli Dip £2.95

Half Pints

Posh Prawn Cocktail

Ice-berg lettuce, Atlantic prawns, king prawns, crayfish tails in bloody Mary sauce with pink salmon roe & char-grilled country bread £8.95

X6 Tiger Prawns

Pan-fried with garlic chilli butter & country bread 8.95


Today’s Soup Served with croutons & crusty bread £6.95

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

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

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


Chicken Tikka Skewers with Apricot & Ginger Chutney £7.95

Mint Lamb Koftas with char-grilled flatbread, lemon & Tzatziki sauce £7.95


Today’s Fish Cake £7.95 Served with garden salad & homemade Tartare sauce

Hummus V Served with crudités & char-grilled flat bread £6.95

Breaded Butterfly Prawns Served with Sweet Chilli Dip £6.95

Crumbed Calamari Rings Served with Tartare Sauce £6.95

Sharing Bread V Served with aioli, extra virgin olive oil & balsamic vinegar £4.95

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

Deli Boards

Anti-pasti Parma ham, chorizo sausage, spicy salami & sliced buffalo mozzarella with feta stuffed peppadews, sundried tomatoes, olives, bread, extra virgin olive oil, balsamic & aioli £11.95

Mezze V

Humus, falafel, feta stuffed peppadews, sundried tomatoes, olives, char-grilled flat bread, Tzatziki sauce, aioli, extra virgin olive oil & balsamic vinegar                                                                     

 Main Menu

Burgers  All £11.95

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 others you have tried!”

Canterbury Cheddar, Crispy Bacon & Barbecue Stacked Beef Burger £11.95 Double Up Burger £14.95

Pulled Pork, Smoky BBQ sauce, Crispy Bacon & Canterbury Cheddar £11.95 Double Up Burger £14.95

Lamb & Mint Burger with feta cheese & Tzatziki sauce £12.95 Double Up Burger £15.95

Vege & Coriander Burger with Avocado, Tomato & Onion Salsa V £12.95 Double Up Burger £15.95

Big Plates

A word from Sharon:

salad doesn’t have to be boring & should never be limp! We try to make them colourful healthy works of art, using as many different ingredients & seasoning to make them joyous to eat, and of course delicious!

Warm Goats Cheese, Butternut, Spinach, Beetroot & New Potato Salad V £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, mixed salad leaves, tomato, red onion, cucumber, olives, sundried tomatoes & feta cheese, served with balsamic glaze & char-grilled flat-bread.

Posh Prawn Salad with Bloody Mary Sauce £12.95

Ice-berg lettuce, cucumber, tomatoes & red onion with North Atlantic prawns, king prawns, crayfish tails, pink salmon roe served with char-grilled country bread

Greek Falafels V £12.95

Tabbouleh salad of couscous, flat leaf parsley, fresh mint leaves, pepper, tomatoes & red onion with mixed salad leaves, cucumber, creamy feta cheese & marinated stuffed olives, char-grilled flatbread, lemon & Tzatziki sauce

Minted Lamb Koftas £12.95

Served with a Greek salad of Ice-berg lettuce, mixed salad leaves, cucumber, tomatoes, red onion with creamy feta cheese & marinated stuffed olives, char-grilled flatbread, lemon & Tzatziki sauce

Margarita Chicken £13.95

Chicken breast marinated with Lime zest, lime juice, gold tequila & honey flavoured sauce, served with an avocado, tomato & red onion salsa today’s vegetables & spinach & herb butter new potatoes

Pot of Whitstable Bay Mussels £13.95

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

Parmesan, Herb & Sundried Tomato Crusted Rack of lamb £14.95

Served with today’s vegetables, rosemary gravy & spinach & chive butter new potatoes

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 add a jug of Sangria £20

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 great 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      Pulled Pork topped with melted Cheddar Cheese £5     Surf & Turf (x4 Tiger prawns) £6

Dessert Menu

All £5.95

White Chocolate & Raspberry Roulade

Served with fresh strawberries & Raspberry sorbet

Eynsford Mess

Strawberries, meringue, double cream & berry coulis

Retro Chocolate & Honeycomb Artic Roll

Served with fresh strawberries & chocolate kisses

Warm Chocolate Chunk Cookie

Served with honeycomb ice-cream toffee & chocolate sauce

Cadburys Cream Egg Cheesecake

Served with vanilla ice-cream

Chocolate Pudding

Served with vanilla ice-cream

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Served with vanilla ice-cream

Banoffee Pancake Stack

with bananas, banoffee ice-cream, chocolate & toffee sauce

Chef Dan’s Chocolate Brownie

With chocolate chunk ice-cream & rich chocolate sauce

Sharing Desserts £7.95

Heaven in a Jar:

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

marshmallows, chocolate drops, cream, chocolate & toffee sauce

Chocolate Fondue:

Served with Shortbread biscuits, marshmallows, bananas & strawberries

Cheese Board £6.95    Large Cheese Board £9.95

Kent & Sussex Cheeses with crackers, celery, olives, pickles & chutney

Ice-cream & Coffee Menu

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             Banoffee

Devon Toffee                    Champagne sorbet

Raspberry sorbet             Coconut & pineapple

Children’s Ice-cream sundae with cream £2.95

Cups & Pot

Liqueur Coffee £6      Tea Pots £2.50

Choose from:

Amaretto                           English breakfast

Bells whisky                       Earl grey

Baileys                                Green

Tia Maria                            Mint

Floater Coffee £4            Camomile

Coffee & Chocolate

Double Espresso £2.50

Americano £2.50

Cappuccino £2.50

Latte £2.50

Mocha £3

Hot Chocolate £3



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