Breakfast

There is a wide selection for your breakfast choice. A Continental Breakfast option or a Full English Breakfast.  Why not try the Smoked Salmon with Scrambled Eggs, or maybe discover the Grilled Local Kippers.

Breakfast is served 8am – 10am.

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Mermaid

Rosette

 Good Morning

Welcome to your Breakfast Table

Tea, Coffee and Infusions

Brown, White or Mixed Toast

served at your table

Freshly Prepared Breakfast Menu

Full English Breakfast

Local Free Range Eggs to order with

Grilled Bacon, Tomato, Sausage, Mushrooms, Fried Bread

and Black Pudding – Vegetarian Sausages available

 Scottish Smoked Salmon

Fresh Scrambled Eggs and Cream

Cinnamon French Toast

Poached Haddock

Poached Egg and Hollandaise Sauce

Black Pudding, Apple and Fried Egg on Toast

Omelette

Plain or Cheese

Porridge

Toasted Almond and Golden Sultana or Plain

Continental Breakfast

Selection of Cold Meats, Cheeses, Pastries and Fruit

 

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Mermaid

Rosette

Luncheon

Entrees

                

Confit Pork Belly £7.50

Heritage Carrots, Beetroot, Apple & Pea Shoots

  Roasted Rye Bay Scallops £ 8.95

Jerusalem Artichoke, Celery, Green Grapes & Brown Bread Crumb

Home Smoked Duck Breast £ 8.00

Fennel Seed Pain Perdu, Roasted Broccoli, Orange & Mung Beans

 

Vegetarian Entrees

Autumnal Vegetable Bread Dumplings  £8.50

Shaved Parmesan, Rocket & White Onion Foam

 Couscous, Root Vegetable Stew, Crispy Artichoke  £8.50

Micro Cress

 

Main Courses

 Lamb Shank £ 12.50

Chorizo and Chick Pea Cassoulet

Roasted Breast of Pheasant £ 13.50

White Onion, Pancetta, Kale & Beetroot

 Poached Fillet of Haddock £ 12.95

Pumpkin Risotto, Crispy Sage & Roasted Shallots

 

Vegetarian Main Courses

Cauliflower and Broccoli Fritters  £11.95

Mixed Leaf Salad, Goats’ Cheese

 

Thai Tofu Green Curry, Jasmine Rice  £11.95

Home-Made Flatbread

 

 

Side Dishes £3.00

 Hand Cut Fries

Side Salad

Seasonal Vegetables

 Desserts

(All Desserts are £7.50)

Chocolate and Orange

Dark Chocolate Delice, Poached Kumquats, Burnt Orange Gel & Blood Orange Sorbet

Blackberry Cake

Sour Cream Ice Cream, Infused Blackberry & Blackberry Snow

 Spiced Apple Souffle

Lemon Verbena Sorbet, Candied Apples & Apple Granola

Fennel & Honey Polenta Cake

Honeycomb, Buttermilk & Tarragon Ice Cream & Roasted Fennel

 

A Selection of Local Cheeses

Baked Cheese, Fruit Chutney & Biscuits

Choice of Home-Made Ice Cream & Sorbet

Tuile Biscuit

Filter Coffee, Espresso, Cappuccino, Café Latte

Tea or Infusions with Petit Fours £4.00

 

If you have a food allergy, intolerance or sensitivity, please speak to your waiter

about ingredients in our dishes before ordering your meal.

V.A.T. included at 20%.

V.A.T. included at 20%.  10% added for good service.

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 Mermaid

Rosette

 Sunday Luncheon

Three Course ~ £27.50

Two Course ~ £23.50

SAMPLE MENU – Subject to seasonal changes

 

Entrees

Game Boudin

Pomme Puree & Wild Mushrooms

 Mermaid Fritto Misto

A Selection of Fried Local Fish

Sweet Chilli Sauce & Lemon Mayonnaise

Soup of the Day

 

Vegetarian Entrees

Autumnal Vegetable Bread Dumplings

Shaved Parmesan, Rocket & White Onion Foam

 Couscous, Root Vegetable Stew, Crispy Artichoke

Micro Cress

 

Main Courses

Roast Striploin of Beef

Yorkshire Pudding, Roast Potatoes & Local Seasonal Vegetables

 

Roast Loin of Pork

 Apple Sauce, Roast Potatoes & Local Seasonal Vegetables

 

Whole Plaice

New Potatoes, Tenderstem Brocolli & Lemon Butter

 

Catch of the Day

 

Vegetarian Main Courses

Cauliflower and Broccoli Fritters

Mixed Leaf Salad, Goats’ Cheese

 

Thai Tofu Green Curry, Jasmine Rice

Home-Made Flatbread

 

Desserts

Chocolate and Orange

Dark Chocolate Delice, Poached Kumquats, Burnt Orange Gel & Blood Orange Sorbet

Blackberry Cake

Sour Cream Ice Cream, Infused Blackberry & Blackberry Snow

 Spiced Apple Souffle

Lemon Verbena Sorbet, Candied Apples & Apple Granola

Fennel & Honey Polenta Cake

Honeycomb, Buttermilk & Tarragon Ice Cream & Roasted Fennel

 

A Selection of Local Cheeses

Baked Cheese, Fruit Chutney & Biscuits

Choice of Home-Made Ice Cream & Sorbet

Tuile Biscuit

Filter Coffee, Espresso, Cappuccino, Café Latte

Tea or Infusions with Petit Fours £4.00

 

If you have a food allergy, intolerance or sensitivity, please speak to your waiter

about ingredients in our dishes before ordering your meal.

V.A.T. included at 20%.  10% added for good service.

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Dinner

        Three Course £39.50

         Two Course – £29.50

          Entrees             

Confit Belly of Pork

Heritage Carrots, Beetroot, Apple & Pea Shoots

Roasted Rye Bay Scallops

Jerusalem Artichoke, Celery, Green Grapes & Brown Bread Crumb

Soy and Ginger Duck Breast

Fennel Seed Pain Perdu, Roasted Broccoli, Orange & Mung Beans

Slow Cooked Hare Lasagne

Homemade Pasta, Nutmeg Spinach and Parmesan Foam

Pheasant Leg Gnocchi

Wild Mushrooms, Roasted Onions, Squash & Sherry

 Curry Cured Fillet of Cod

Charred Cucumber, Chorizo Jam, Toasted Almonds & Fennel

 

Vegetarian Entrees

Autumnal Vegetable Bread Dumplings

Shaved Parmesan, Rocket & White Onion Foam

 Couscous, Root Vegetable Stew, Crispy Artichoke

Micro Cress

 

 Main Courses 

Roasted Guinea Fowl Breast

Confit Leg Suet Pudding, White Onion, Golden Beetroot, Pancetta & Kale

Fillet of Wild Seabass

Roasted Hispi Cabbage, Parsnip, Cobnut, Pickled Pumpkin & Ginger Beurre Blanc

 Fig and Rosemary Stuffed Lamb Saddle

Ras El Hanout Roasted Carrots, Cucumber, Falafel and Yoghurt Gel

Poached Fillet of Turbot

Chicken Wings, Confit Potatoes, Globe Artichokes, Wild Mushroom & Mizuna

Chestnut, Cep & Herb Crusted Venison Haunch

Sweet Potatoes, Chanterelles, Potato Galette & Elderberry Jus

Local Fish to Share

Celeriac Dauphinoise, Dill Braised Cucumber, Seasonal Vegetables & Local Leaves

 

Vegetarian Main Courses

Cauliflower and Broccoli Fritters

Mixed Leaf Salad, Goats’ Cheese

Thai Tofu Green Curry, Jasmine Rice

Home-Made Flatbread

 

Side Dishes £3.00

Hand Cut Fries

Side Salad

Seasonal Vegetables

 

Available given 24 hours’ notice 

Whole Lobster (Supplement £10)

(prepared to your own preference)

Desserts

Chocolate and Orange

Dark Chocolate Delice, Poached Kumquats, Burnt Orange Gel & Blood Orange Sorbet

Blackberry Cake

Sour Cream Ice Cream, Infused Blackberry & Blackberry Snow

 Spiced Apple Souffle

Lemon Verbena Sorbet, Candied Apples & Apple Granola

Fennel & Honey Polenta Cake

Honeycomb, Buttermilk & Tarragon Ice Cream & Roasted Fennel

 

A Selection of Local Cheeses

Baked Cheese, Fruit Chutney & Biscuits

Choice of Home-Made Ice Cream & Sorbet

Tuile Biscuit

Filter Coffee, Espresso, Cappuccino, Café Latte

Tea or Infusions with Petit Fours £4.00

If you have a food allergy, intolerance or sensitivity, please speak to your waiter

about ingredients in our dishes before ordering your meal.

V.A.T. included at 20%.  10% added for good service.

We can offer a range of menus to suit the occasion.

We can provide a personalised service to help you plan the food and wine to ensure we can create a memorable occasion

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The Mermaid Inn Mermaid Street, Rye,
Wine List November 2016
Vintages may be subject to change V.A.T. included at current rate.
Vintage 75cl Bottle

HOUSE SELECTION WHITE WINE

1 Euca Hill Chardonnay Australia Good quality Australian white with clean acidity and a pleasant mouth feel.  2015 £19.60

2 Louis Eschenauer, Sauvignon Blanc Vin de Pays d’Oc, France Easy drinking white with Cox apple aromas and a soft finish.  2015 £21.00

HOUSE SELECTION ROSÉ WINE

3 Granache Rosé, Mommessin Cuvee St Pierre France Generous, supple Rosé with fruity aromas and red berry fruits. 2014 £25.50

HOUSE SELECTION RED WINE

4 Euca Hill Shiraz Australia Warm flavours with a hint of black pepper and dark winter fruits.  2015 £20.00

5 Domaine de Pellehaut, Rouge France A medium bodied red, showing autumn berry flavours.  2015 £21.00

HOUSE SELECTION CHAMPAGNE

6 Baron Albert, Brut Tradition Elegant, biscuity Champagne with a fine mousse.  NV £38.75  Vintage 75cl Bottle

WHITE BORDEAUX

7 Semillon Sauvignon  Bordeaux Dulong Dry, elegant and fruity  2014 £21.50

RED BORDEAUX
8 Claret AC Bordaeux Rouge Dulong A good quality, traditional Claret. Soft and rounded. 2014 £22.00

9 Château Robin Lussac – St Émilion Mainly Merlot grape, well balanced with ripe fruit aromas and a balanced mouth feel.  2012 £29.00

10 Chateau Argadens, Bordeaux Superieur Well balanced Bordeaux, good fruit integration and a lingering finish.  2010 £28.50

11 Château Peron Lalande de Pomerol A firm meaty Merlot based wine showing round, plummy fruit and great depth.  2010 £52.00

12 Château D‘Angludet, Cru Bourgeois, Margaux Produced on the left bank of the Gironde estuary, this Cabernet Sauvignon heavy wine has a wonderful texture with strong notes of red fruits and a lengthy balanced finish.  2010 £72.50  Vintage 75cl Bottle

WHITE BURGUNDY

13 Mâcon Villages, Chardonnay, L’Aurore A dry, elegant, refreshing wine with a crisp finish.  2014 £27.50

14 Petit Chablis, J Moreau et Fils Refreshingly clean with a crisp, mineral and dry finish.  2014 £36.50

15 Chablis, 1er Cru, Les Vaucopins J Moreau Steely, balanced acidity, aged beautifully and drinking well.  2013 £51.95

16 Meursault Labaume Aine et Fils A round, powerful wine. A full fat Burgundy with a nutty, buttery spice quality.  2013 £62.75

RED BURGUNDY
17  Cotes de Beaune Villages, Labaume A beautiful symphony of youthful fruit and playful tannins from a well established co-operative on the Cote d’Or  Characteristics of classic red Burgundy with vibrant red colour, full rich bouquet and gentle tannins.
2014 £35.50

18 Nuits St Georges ‘Domain Close, Frantin’ Deep, complex structure with a spicy, rich nose. Elegant and vibrant fruit flavours.  2013 £51.00
BEAUJOLAIS

19 Beaujolais Villages, Pasquier Desvignes An easy drinking wine with red berry fruit flavours, made from the Gamay grape. 2014 £23.00

20 Fleurie, Reserve de la Trielle  Refined and delicate wine with violet and redcurrant aromas.  2014  £31.50  Vintage 75cl Bottle
RHONE
21  Côtes du Rhône – Commandeur St. Michel A blend of Grenache and Syrah with good length and balanced fruit flavours.  2014 £23.75

22 Crozes Hermitage, Andeol Salavert A firm, full flavoured Syrah. Rich in mixed spices and caramel hints.  2012 £35.30

23 Chateauneuf du Pape, Chateau Beauchene A full bodied wine, rich flavours, harmonious tannins with a long, lingering finish.  2010 £48.25

LOIRE

24 Muscadet Sur Lie Château la Touche “Sur Lie” means the wine was matured on its lees until bottling, giving it an attractive “prickle” on the palate and nice weight. Clean tasting with crisp acidity and a bright, fresh minerality.  2014 £27.00

25 Sancerre, Boisjoli Classic Sancerre, minerality and lifted citrus fruit on the nose, a crisp acidity and a long, lingering, delicate finish.  2014 £35.50

26 Pouilly Fumé, Marquis de Goulaine Intense Sauvignon aromas, balanced acidity. Classic mineral and flint characteristics.  2014 £40.00

SPAIN
27 Rioja Vega, Crianza Well constructed, smooth, rich red wine with integrated fruit notes, oak and spice.  2013 £26.20

28 Rioja Vega Reserva Three years oak ageing furnishes this wine with well constructed, ripe red fruit character with vanilla notes, leading into a beautifully long finish.  2010 £31.50  Vintage 75cl Bottle

29 Albarino, Alba Vega Reserva, Rias Baixas D.O.  Beautifully weighted white made from Albarino, ripe stone fruit notes with some nutty undertones and a fresh lengthy finish.  2010 £28.50
ITALY

30 Pinot Grigio, Ca Lunghetta IGT Intense straw colour. Dry and soft yet full bodied with a lasting, fruity bouquet. 2015 £27.00

31 Ripasso della Valpolicella, Villalta  Deep opaque wine made from the appisimento process of sundrying the grapes on lattes to increase ripeness, a baby Amarone and excellent value for money.  2014  £29.95

32 Pecorino, Contessa I.G.T  Delicate floral aromas, a palate of fresh stone fruit with sublime textural minerality, nutty characters and a refreshing aftertaste.  2014  £27.50
AUSTRALIA
1 Euca Hill Chardonnay Australia Good quality Australian white with clean acidity and a pleasant mouth feel.  2015 £19.60
4 Euca Hill Shiraz Australia Warm flavours with a hint of black pepper and dark winter fruits.  2014 £20.00
33 Pinot Gris, Tempus 2, Silver Series  Refreshing and light with lifted floral notes and a palate of ripe pears with hints of citrus.  2013 £27.25
34 Cabernet Merlot, Whistling Duck Harmonious blend of plums and black fruit, full bodied with good intensity.  2014 £29.50
ENGLAND

41 Chapel Down Flint Dry.  Very fresh and fruity style with crisp acidity and notes of citrus fruit and green apple.  2014 £24.20
42 Chapel Down Vintage Reserve, Brut Sparkling Wine NV Similar to a Clairette de Die from the Rhone valley in southern France, bright and fruit driven, wonderfully balanced with a long finish.  £28.50
43 Bolney Lychgate Red Hedgerow fruit with a rustic mouth feel, elegant with clean acidity and a long finish.  2014 £24.20 Vintage 75cl Bottle

CHILE

38  Volandas Sauvignon Blanc, Central Valley An intensity of green citrus fruit showing crisp, balanced grapefruit acidity. 2015 £22.20
39 Volandas Cabernet Sauvignon, Central Valley Lots of blackcurrant and cassis flavours with an underlying hint of eucalyptus.  2015 £22.50

NEW ZEALAND
40 Fairfields Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough Crisp, refreshing Sauvignon laden with classic gooseberry and apple flavours.  2014 £25.90
41 Babich, Pinot Noir, East Coast Ripe cherry and mocha chocolate with integrated vanilla oak finish.  2014 £28.25

SOUTH AFRICA

42 Sauvignon Blanc, Vergelegen, Stellenbosch  Pale green in colour with a very expressive Sauvignon nose leading into a palate of gooseberries and elderflower  2015 £23.75

43 Pinotage, Stone Bridge, Franschhoek Cellars Deep colour, this is an exciting rendition of South Africa`s unique variety. Slow fermentation helps coax depth of flavour and colour with maturation in both French and American barrels leading to a palate of ripe raspberries with roast coffee and spice.  2014 £28.50  Vintage 75cl Bottle

GERMANY

44 Doctor L. Riesling, Loosen Bros.  Steely acidity with trademark hints of flint.  A wine for serious Riesling lovers.  2014  £22.50
SPARKLING WINE & CHAMPAGNE

45 Prosecco Casa Botter Italy’s answer to Champagne, a quality dry sparkler with lots of lovely floral and fruity aromas.  NV £28.50

46  Raboso, Rose, Casa Botter  Lively and fresh sparkling Italian wine made from the Raboso grape.  Elegant strawberry and raspberry notes with a creamy finish.  NV  £28.50

36 Chapel Down Vintage Reserve, Brut Sparkling Wine.  NV  £38.50

5 Baron Albert, Brut Tradition. Elegant, biscuity Champagne with a fine mousse.  NV £38.75

47  Moet et Chandon Brut N.V.  Classic champagne, rich toasty flavours with a lingering finish.

48 NV  £58.50  Half  £29.50

47a Moet et Chandon Brut N.V., Magnum  Great balance of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir & Meunier served in Champagne’s best expression….the Magnum.

49 Veuve Clicquot Made from Pinot Noir and Pinot Meurnier with approximately one third Chardonnay, this fine Champagne displays raisins, vanilla and brioche together with toasty aromas from ageing in bottle. A beautiful balance between power and finesse.  NV £68.50

50 Laurent Perrier Rose  From the standard bearer of Rose Champagne, made by the Saignee method, this wine is delicate with notes of summer fruit and gentle bready character leading into a long finish and refreshed by a clean and crispy acidity.  NV  £78.50

51 Dom Pérignon Notes of brioche and honey combined with almond and apricot with a vibrant purity of fruit and a touch of minerality.
2004 £205.00

52 Louis Roederer Cristal Warm, toasty nose and intense biscuity honeyed taste. Its everything a great Champagne should be.
2004 £265.00
DESSERT WINES
53 Elysium Black Muscat  Aromas of roses and a full, sweet berry flavoured palate that beautifully compliments a variety of desserts and blue cheeses.  2014 £21.00  375ml Bottle

54 Muscat de Beaumes de Venise, Petale D’Or, Vaucleuse, France Luscious, sweet dessert wine with an aromatic bouquet.   NV £23.75

55  Orange and Muscat Flora, Brown Bros, Victoria, Australia Sweet flavours of citrus and stone fruits with a fresh, natural finish. Ideal with fruit based desserts.  2013 £24.00

WINES BY HALF BOTTLE

56 Chateau Argadens Bordeaux A serious and well structured wine with rich aromas.  2011 £13.00

57 Pinot Noir, Louis Latour, Beaune  Ripe strawberry and raspberry notes with a long integrated finish.  2013 £15.50

58  Chablis, Jean Marc Brocard Classic Chablis, showing notes of flint with some mineral character.  2014 £16.50

59  Sancerre Saget, Selection Premiere Dry and crisp with classic gooseberry flavours.  2014 £22.00

60  Beaujolais Villages, Chateau de Montmelas Concentrated aromas of plum and red berry fruits.  2014 £19.45

CHAMPAGNE BY HALF BOTTLE
48 Moet et Chandon Brut N.V.  Classic Champagne, rich toasty flavours with a lingering finish.      NV  £29.50

 

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