Luncheon

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The Mermaid Inn offers a lunch menu to suit those with time to relax and for those whom time is precious.

Luncheon is served from 12.00 noon until 2.30pm

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

                

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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 Mermaid Rosette

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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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 April 2018 Vintages may be subject to change V.A.T. included at current rate. Vintage 75cl Bottle Bordeaux Bottle 1. Sauvignon Blanc, Bordeaux, Dulong, 2016 £21.50 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. Claret, Bordeaux Rouge, Dulong, 2016 £22.00 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, 2014 £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, 2011 £52.00 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, Pasquier Desvignes, 2015 £23.00 France Brilliant bright ruby colour with a supple and round fine aromatic persistence and delicate flavours of raspberries and strawberries 8. Fleurie, Reserve de la Treille, 2014 £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, 2016 £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, 2012 £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 Louis Latour £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, 2015 £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, 2015 £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, Chateau de Blagny, 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, 2016 £21.00 France 175ml £5.25 Pale yellow with green highlights and a clean expressive nose of tropical fruit, 250ml £7.50 crisp and refreshing. 19. Muscadet Sevre et Maine, Saget £21.00 France 175ml £5.25 Clean and refreshing with a whirlwind of freshness, complexity and finesse 250ml £7.50 and balanced flavours of ripe melon and crisp citrus fruit. 20. Muscadet Sevre et Maine sur lie, Les Charmes, 2016 £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, 2016 £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 Pure Tempranillo and Garnacha with a deep red colour and a nose of red 250ml £7.50 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 A light straw colour, delicate and light with lingering aromas of ripe lemon 250ml £7.50 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 A light rosé colour with an elegant nose of acacia flowers lead on to a soft 250ml £7.50 and well-balanced palate; crisp, fruity and very refreshing. 29. Ripasso Della Valpolicella, Villalta, 2014 £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 This wine has attractive stone-fruit and citrus aromas. Minimal use of French 250ml £7.50 Oak allows the fresh, ripe fruit flavours to be the wine’s outstanding feature. 31. Growers Gate Shiraz £21.00 Australia 175ml £5.25 Deep red in colour with a purple hue, this Shiraz combines vibrant blackberry 250ml £7.50 and liquorice aromas with ripe berry flavours and soft tannins, producing a wine with richness and complexity. 32. Cabernet Merlot, Whistling Duck, 2016 £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, 2016 £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 £22.50 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 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 An up – front ripe red fruit nose with sweet spice hints, that lead into a 250ml £7.50 voluminous structure of cherries and plum, followed by a warming pleasant finish. California 38. Charlie Zin – White Zinfandel £21.00 USA 175ml £5.25 Fruity and fresh with a very pleasant mouth feel. A gorgeous rosé laden 250ml £7.50 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 The ever-so-slightly off dry character of this wine provides a delightful 250ml £7.50 fruitiness. Bursting with citrus and pineapple aromas, well balanced and refreshing clean finish. 41. Sauvignon Blanc, Vergelegen, 2016 £24.75 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, 2016 £24.00 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, 2015 £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, 2015 £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, 2015 £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. Jules Feraud, 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. Chapel Down, Classic N.V. Brut £38.50 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. 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, 2004 £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.

The restaurant offers a Luncheon Menu or the Bar Menu