Dinner

The ambiance of the restaurant with good service will ensure a memorable evening.

The Linen Panelled Restaurant has been awarded 2 AA Rosettes for the quality of its’ food and service for five years in a row.

The wine list offers 67 wines from across the world catering for all tastes.

Luncheon is served from 12.00 pm until 2.30 pm.

Dinner is served from 7.00 pm (6.30 pm Saturdays) until 9.30 pm.

We offer a two or three Course Menu, House Specialities, and full Vegetarian and Vegan Menus.

Reservations are always advisable to avoid disappointment, especially Saturday nights, when we request an email reservation or a telephone confirmation leaving  a credit card number to hold on file.

Email:  [email protected]

Phone: 01797 223065

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

Mermaid

Rosette

Luncheon

Entrees             

Crab and Elderflower     £8.50

Mango Salsa, Avocado, Elderflower Espuma, Sour Dough & Candied Chilli

Home Smoked Pigeon Breast     £7.95

English Asparagus, Radish, Jersey Royal Potatoes & Truffle Dressing

Tagliatelle     £7.95

Brown Shrimps, Pancetta & Herbs

Vegetarian Entrees

Spring Vegetable Pho     £7.50

Rice Noodles, Aromatic Broth, Bean Sprouts & Mushroom Crackers

 

Tomato Burrata     £7.50

Heirloom Tomatoes, Basil, Toasted Ciabatta & Aged Balsamic

  • Main Courses

 

Buttermilk Poached Cornfed Chicken Breast     £12.95

Herb Risotto, Sweetcorn, Tenderstem Broccoli & Truffle Jus

Confit Duck Leg     £12.95

Potato and Fennel Salad, Grilled Gem, Radish & Orange

Pan Fried Local Cod     £12.50

Jersey Royal Potatoes, Rainbow Chard, English Peas, Asparagus, Chervil & Shellfish Sauce

Vegetarian Main Courses

Cauliflower Wellington     £11.95

Ras El Hanout, Wild Mushrooms, Local Leaves & Toasted Almonds

 

Chia Seed and Beetroot Tartlet     £11.95

Fermented Wild Garlic Sauerkraut, Vegan Cheese & Rocket Salad

 

Side Dishes

£3.00

 

Hand Cut Fries

Side Salad

Seasonal Vegetables

Desserts

£7.50

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Dates, Toffee Pieces, Butterscotch Sauce & Earl Grey Ice Cream

 

Pistachio & Fennel Souffle

Charred Rhubarb & Rhubarb Sorbet

Poached Berries

Vanilla & Cinnamon Infused Berries, Strawberry Soup, Crispy Filo,

Dehydrated Meringue & Crème Patisserie

 

Elderflower & White Chocolate

Elderflower Bavois, White Chocolate Cake, White Currant Champagne Sorbet & Gel

Poached White Currants & Nasturtium

 

Nostalgic ‘Seaside’ to Share

Flavoured Float, Toffee Apple & Popcorn

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.

 Mermaid

Rosette

Sunday Luncheon

Three Course ~ £27.50

Two Course ~ £23.50

 

Entrees

Crab and Elderflower

Mango Salsa, Avocado, Elderflower Espuma, Sour Dough & Candied Chilli

Home Smoked Pigeon Breast

English Asparagus, Radish, Jersey Royal Potatoes & Truffle Dressing

Tagliatelle

Brown Shrimps, Pancetta & Herbs

 

Vegetarian Entrees

Spring Vegetable Pho

Rice Noodles, Aromatic Broth, Bean Sprouts & Mushroom Crackers

 

Tomato Burrata

Heirloom Tomatoes, Basil, Toasted Ciabatta & Aged Balsamic

 

Main Courses

Roast Sirloin of Beef

Yorkshire Pudding, Roast Potatoes & Local Seasonal Vegetables

Red Wine Jus

 

Roast Romney Marsh Leg of Lamb

Roast Potatoes & Local Seasonal Vegetables

Red Wine Jus

 

 Vegetarian Main Courses

Cauliflower Wellington

Ras El Hanout, Wild Mushrooms, Local Leaves & Toasted Almonds

 

Chia Seed and Beetroot Tartlet

Fermented Wild Garlic Sauerkraut, Vegan Cheese & Rocket Salad

 Dessert Menu

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Dates, Toffee Pieces, Butterscotch Sauce & Earl Grey Ice Cream

 

Pistachio & Fennel Souffle

Charred Rhubarb & Rhubarb Sorbet

Poached Berries

Vanilla & Cinnamon Infused Berries, Strawberry Soup, Crispy Filo,

Dehydrated Meringue & Crème Patisserie

 

Elderflower & White Chocolate

Elderflower Bavois, White Chocolate Cake, White Currant Champagne Sorbet & Gel

Poached White Currants & Nasturtium

 

Nostalgic ‘Seaside’ to Share

Flavoured Float, Toffee Apple & Popcorn

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.

Mermaid
Rosette

Dinner

        Three Course £39.50

         Two Course – £29.50

Entrees         

Crab and Elderflower

Mango Salsa, Avocado, Elderflower Espuma, Sour Dough & Candied Chilli

Yuzu and Soy Marinated Monkfish Carpaccio

Baby Fennel, Candied Ginger, Finger Lime & Roasted Cashew Nuts

Pigs’ Cheek Moussaka

Focaccia, Feta & Olive Salad, Pickled Red Onion

Home Smoked Pigeon Breast

English Asparagus, Radish, Jersey Royal Potatoes & Truffle Dressing

Green Tagliatelle

Brown Shrimps, Pancetta, Cured Egg Yolk & Herbs

Vegetarian Entrees

Spring Vegetable Pho

Rice Noodles, Aromatic Broth, Bean Sprouts & Mushroom Crackers

 

Tomato Burrata

Heirloom Tomatoes, Basil, Toasted Ciabatta & Aged Balsamic

 

Main Courses

 

Buttermilk Poached Cornfed Chicken Breast

Confit Leg Croquette, Potato Risotto, Sweetcorn, Tenderstem Broccoli & Truffle Jus

Herb Crusted Local Fillet of Gurnard

Crayfish, Heritage Potatoes, Samphire & White Wine Velouté

 

Duck Breast

Confit Duck Leg Gnocchi, Grilled Red Gem, Radish & Blood Orange

Pan Fried Local Cod

Jersey Royal Potatoes, Rainbow Chard, English Peas, Asparagus, Chervil & Shellfish Sauce

Saddle of Local Lamb

Pistachio Sponge, Carrot, Cucumber, Grilled Artichokes, Apricot & Sorrell

Pork to Share

Potato and Fennel Salad, Grilled Sweetcorn, Coleslaw & Mixed Leaf Salad

Vegetarian Main Courses

Cauliflower Wellington

Ras El Hanout, Wild Mushrooms, Local Leaves & Toasted Almonds

 

Chia Seed and Beetroot Tartlet

Fermented Wild Garlic Sauerkraut, Vegan Cheese & Rocket Salad

 

 

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

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Dates, Toffee Pieces, Butterscotch Sauce & Earl Grey Ice Cream

 

Pistachio & Fennel Souffle

Charred Rhubarb & Rhubarb Sorbet

Poached Berries

Vanilla & Cinnamon Infused Berries, Strawberry Soup, Crispy Filo,

Dehydrated Meringue & Crème Patisserie

 

Elderflower & White Chocolate

Elderflower Bavois, White Chocolate Cake, White Currant Champagne Sorbet & Gel

Poached White Currants & Nasturtium

 

Nostalgic ‘Seaside’ to Share

Flavoured Float, Toffee Apple & Popcorn

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

We can offer The Board Room to host 14 Diners or Dr Syns Room for 16 Diners.

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The Mermaid Inn Mermaid Street, Rye,
Wine List May 2019
Vintages may be subject to change V.A.T. included at current rate.
Vintage 75cl Bottle

Bordeaux

1. Sauvignon Blanc, Bordeaux, Dulong, 2016 £23.50
France
This Bordeaux Sauvignon has a medium nose of citrus fruit which carries through to the palate with rounded gooseberry tones and a long clean finish.

2. Merlot Cabernet, Bordeaux Rouge, Dulong, 2017 £21.00  175ml £5.25  £250ml £7.50
France
Brilliant deep ruby with complex black fruits on the nose evolve in to a medium bodied palate with a nice fleshy attack of bramble fruit.

3. Chateau Argadens, AC Bordeaux Supérieur, 2015 £28.50
France
A beautiful garnet hue and a rich, opulent nose lead in to a palate of concentrated black- berried fruit with subtle undertones of oak.

4. Chateau Robin, St. Emilion, 2014 £29.00
France
Garnet colour and a multi- layered nose of rich fruit and spice lead in to an elegant palate showing bramble fruit with undertones of vanilla.

5. Chateau Lalande de Pomerol, 2015 £65.00
France
Garnet- red with aromas of sour cherry and spice give way to a velvety textured palate exuding beautifully ripe red berry and sous bois flavour.

6. Chateau Angludet, Margaux, 2011 £72.50
France
Blackberries and freshly ground spice evolve in to a beautifully restrained chewy palate of bramble fruit with a creamy elegance from this sensational vintage.

Beaujolais
7. Beaujolais Villages, Victor Bernard, 2017£23.00
France
Brilliant bright ruby colour with a supple and round fine aromatic persistence and delicate flavours of raspberries and strawberries

8. Fleurie, Curvee Saint Lawrence, 2016 £31.50
France
Regarded as the most feminine of the crus, this concentrated and fleshy wine wraps itself around the mouth with harmonious floral and fruity flavours.

Rhone Valley 
9. Cotes du Rhone Victor Berard, 2017 £23.75
France
Warm spicy wine that has a soft peppery taste coming from the Grenache and Syrah varietals.

10. Crozes Hermitage, 2015 £35.30
France
Big and bold, pronounced nose of spices and dark fruit carrying on to the palate, a firm mouth feel with a long rich finish.

11. Chateauneuf du Pape, Chateau Beauchene, 2014  £48.25
France
A flagship wine with a firm structure and full, rich flavours and harmonious tannins. 65% Grenache, 25% Syrah and 10% Mourvedre.

White Burgundy
12. Macon Villages, Le Aurore Chardonnay £27.50
France
A pale colour disguises a nose of exotic fruit evolving in to flavours of papaya and pineapple on the perfectly balanced intensely flavoured palate.

13. Petit Chablis, J Moreau, 2017 £36.50
France
A pale gold with silver highlights and a highly expressive nose of mandarin and grapefruit lead in to a balanced palate of the same with great finesse and length.

14. Chablis Premier Cru, Les Vaucopins, J Moreau, 2016 £51.95
France
Grown by the river Serein, very pale in colour, a complex nose of grapefruit zest and brioche with a pleasant citrus freshness and beautiful smoked mineral character.

15. Meursault- Blagny Premier Cru, Louis Latour £62.75
France
A distinct and fresh nose of lemon and acacia honey lead in to a palate with plenty of finesse, ripe citrus fruit and unctuous exotic fruit balanced by a hint of toasty oak.

Red Burgundy
16. Cotes de Beaune Villages, Loius Latour £35.50
France
A fine ruby red colour with aromas of forest floor fruit evolve in to an ethereal intensity of blackcurrant notes and cherry fruit.

17. Patriarche Pere et Fils Nuits Saint Georges £51.00
France
Concentrated nose with red ripe fruit aromas and rich woody tones.
Well-structured, expressive, fine and elegant with a long finish.

Loire & Pays D’Oc
18. Sauvignon Blanc, Louis Eschenauer, 2018 £21.00
France 175ml £5.25  250ml £7.50
Pale yellow with green highlights and a clean expressive nose of tropical fruit,
crisp and refreshing.

19. Muscadet Sevre et Maine, Saget £21.00
France 175ml £5.25  250ml £7.50
Clean and refreshing with a whirlwind of freshness, complexity and finesse
and balanced flavours of ripe melon and crisp citrus fruit.

20. Muscadet Sevre et Maine sur lie, Les Charmes, 2017 £27.00
France
With extended ageing helping to develop flavour intensity, this crisp and refreshing white exudes cleansing minerality married to a citrus fruit flavour.

21. Sancerre, Boisjoli, 2017 £35.50
France
A pale yellow with green hues and aromas of white flowers and citrus fruit develop in to a lively palate of crisp citrus fruit and flinty wet stone.

22. Pouilly Fume, Marquis de Goulaine, 2016 £40.00
France
A pale yellow colour with green hues and aromas of crisp citrus fruit and freshly cut grass develops in to an elegant palate which is dry and refreshing.

Alsace
23. Riesling, Michel Leon £25.00
France
A bright colour with aromas of orange and mandarin evolve in to a fresh and
well-bodied palate of lychee fruit with undertones of minerality.

Spain
24. Rioja Vega Tinto £21.00
Spain 175ml £5.25  250ml £7.50
Pure Tempranillo and Garnacha with a deep red colour and a nose of red
berried fruit. Well structured, round and smooth in the mouth.

25. Marques del Atrio Crianza Rioja £25.00
Spain
Dark red colour with violet tinges. High aromatic intensity, hints of red and black fruit blended with the oaky and vanilla notes coming from the barrel ageing.

26. Valle de Oron Rueda Verdejo £28.50
Spain
Bright lemon in colour with vibrant aromas of white flowers, citrus, mineral and herbs. Clean and fresh on the palate, with a well-balanced fruitiness and lovely persistence.

Italy
27. Pinot Grigio, Altana di Vico £21.00
Italy 175ml £5.25  250ml £7.50
A light straw colour, delicate and light with lingering aromas of ripe lemon
and lime with a dry, balanced and soft body of crisp citrus fruit.

28. Pinot Grigio, Rosato, Altana di Vico £21.00
Italy 175ml £5.25  250ml £7.50
A light rosé colour with an elegant nose of acacia flowers lead on to a soft
and well-balanced palate; crisp, fruity and very refreshing.

29. Ripasso Della Valpolicella, Villalta, 2015 £29.95
Italy
Deep, opaque wine with concentrated and intense, rich, fruit flavours made from the appisimento process of sun drying the grapes on lattices.

Australia
30. Growers Gate Chardonnay £21.00
Australia 175ml £5.25  250ml £7.50
This wine has attractive stone-fruit and citrus aromas. Minimal use of French
Oak allows the fresh, ripe fruit flavours to be the wine’s outstanding feature.

31. Growers Gate Shiraz £21.00
Australia 175ml £5.25  250ml £7.50
Deep red in colour with a purple hue, this Shiraz combines vibrant blackberry
and liquorice aromas with ripe berry flavours and soft tannins, producing a wine with richness and complexity.

32. The landings, Shiraz Cabernet, 2018 £29.50
Australia
Produced by the award winning winemaking team from the Westend Estate, this blend of Cabernet and Merlot is perfect for every day drinking with accessible dark fruit and good intensity.

England
33. Bacchus, Chapel Down, 2017 £25.00
United Kingdom
Classic South East England Bacchus. Grapefruit, gooseberry, passionfruit and floral notes on the nose with tropical fruits, nettles and crunchy acid on the palate.

Chile
34. Via Alta Cabernet Sauvignon £21.00
Chile
A deep-coloured, rich blackcurrant flavoured Cabernet Sauvignon. This wine has a long finish with a hint of mint.

35. Central Monte Merlot £22.50
Chile  175ml £5.35  250ml  £7.50
A beautiful bouquet of black cherries and red summer fruits. Soft tannins on the palate make for a very smooth and balanced wine.

36. Via Alta Sauvignon Blanc £22.50
Chile
Fresh and zesty with wonderful aromatic aromas, hints of citrus and floral notes.

Argentina
37. La Grupa Malbec £21.00
Argentina 175ml £5.25  250ml £7.50
An up – front ripe red fruit nose with sweet spice hints, that lead into a
voluminous structure of cherries and plum, followed by a warming pleasant finish.
California

38. Charlie Zin – White Zinfandel £21.00
USA 175ml £5.25  250ml £7.50
Fruity and fresh with a very pleasant mouth feel. A gorgeous rosé laden
by red fruit and hints of delicate spices. Rich in flavour with an elegant and harmonious aftertaste.

New Zealand
39. Waddling Duck Sauvignon Blanc £25.90
New Zealand
Youthful and very approachable with a nose of intense, fresh gooseberry fruit.
The palate is dry and full of white peach and passion fruit flavour.

South Africa
40. Inkosi Chenin Blanc £21.00
South Africa 175ml £5.25  250ml £7.50
The ever-so-slightly off dry character of this wine provides a delightful
fruitiness. Bursting with citrus and pineapple aromas, well balanced and refreshing clean finish.

41. Sauvignon Blanc, Vergelegen, 2016 £26.75
South Africa
A pale, bright, green- tinged yellow with vibrant aromas of lime blossom and gooseberry lead in to an elegant palate of ripe guava and passion fruit.

Dessert Wine
42. Muscat de Beaumes de Venise £23.75
France
Established appellation famous for its classic dessert wine. Beautifully textured wine with a lovely rich mouth feel, honey, apricots and confectious notes.

43. Orange Muscat & Flora, Brown Brothers, 2015 £29.50
Australia
A vibrant yellow with lifted aromas of lemon, honey and musk develop in to a fresh and tangy palate, luscious but refreshing.

Half Bottles
44. Pinot Noir Bourgogne, Loius Latour, 2017 £15.50
France
A bright ruby colour with revealing aromas of cassis and raspberries evolving in to a fresh and fruity palate of rounded cherry.

45. Chateau Argadens, AC Bordeaux Supérieur, 2012 £13.00
France
A beautiful gamet hue and a rich, opulent nose lead in to a palate of concentrated black-berried fruit with subtle undertones of oak.

46. Chablis, Jean Marc Brocard, 2017 £16.50
France
Lemons and limes with white peach and yellow fruit lead in to a round and greedy palate with a sublime and cleansing minerality.

47. Sancerre, Guy Saget, 2016 £22.00
France
Bright appearance and well-balanced flavours of white flowers, peach
and acacia with an underlying streak of cleansing minerality from
well-established vineyards.

Half Bottle Champagnes
48. Jules Feraud, Cuvee De Reserve £28.50
France
An excellent NV Champagne, well-structured and fresh with rich apricot and honey flavour, weighty, generous and complex with toasted aromas.

49. Moet & Chandon Brut N.V. £29.50
France
Vibrant Meunier, Chardonnay blend from the Vallée de la Marne with floral notes and ripe, zesty summer fruit nuances, delicious as an aperitif.

Champagne & Sparkling Bottle
50. Prosecco & Sparkling Rose, Botter 200ml £6.50
Italy
A pale straw yellow with biscuity nuances on the nose give way to a harmonious palate of mature apple and honeydew melon, very refreshing.

51. Prosecco, Casa Vinicola Botter £28.50

Italy
52. Rosato, Vino Spumante, Botter £28.50
Italy
A light rosé colour with crisp raspberry aromas lead in to a dry, soft and balanced palate of berry fruit, round and full bodied.

53. Charles Vercy, Cuvee De Reserve £38.75
France
An excellent NV Champagne, well- structured and fresh with rich apricot and honey flavour, weighty, generous and complex with toasted aromas

54. Woodchurch, Classic Cuvee £32.00
United Kingdom
Elegant aromas of red apple, lemongrass and freshly baked bread lead in to
a crisp and fresh palate with flavours of strawberry, citrus fruit and quince.

49. Moët & Chandon, Imperial, ½ Bottle £29.50

France

55. Moët & Chandon, Imperial £58.50
France
Vibrant aromas of green apple and mineral nuances with a delicious sumptuousness of white- fleshed fruit on the alluring palate with a refined mousse.

56. Moët & Chandon, Imperial, Magnum £118.5057.

57. Veuve Clicquot, Brut £68.50
France
Recognised as Veuve`s flagship wine and exhibiting ripe citrus fruit and sharp blackberry, finesse and style, this rich classic Champagne is truly fabulous.

58. Laurent Perrier, Rose £78.50
France
The standard bearer of Rose Champagne. Saignee method gives this wine delicate notes of summer fruit and gentle bready character at the back of
the palate.

59. Dom Perignon, Brut, 2009 £205.00
France
Richness on the nose is backed up by a fleshy palate of pear and soft yellow and red fruits, classy freshness with layered richness and a refined length.

60. Louis Roederer, Cristal, 2004 £265.00
France
A yellow gold with subtle aromas of candied apricot and honeysuckle lead in to an energised palate with a chalky, cherry freshness, exceptionally focused and full of energy.