Private Dining

Private Dining – We offer a personalised service to help you plan the food and wine to ensure we  create a memorable occasion.  We provide a range of settings for Private Dining and a range of menus.  To plan for your special occasion;

Email: [email protected]                                           Phone: 01797 223065

The Board Room for up to 14 guests.

The Dr Syn Dining Room for 16 guests.

The Tudor Room which can seat up to 90 guests.

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Mermaid

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 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

Grilled Bacon, Tomato, Sausage, Mushrooms

Black Pudding, Fried Bread

Local Free Range Eggs cooked to order

Smoked Salmon

Scrambled Eggs

Waffles

Streaky Bacon and Maple Syrup

Mushrooms on Toast with Poached Eggs

Grilled Local Kippers

Omelette

Plain or cheese

Porridge

Plain or Cinnamon and Apple

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Mermaid

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Luncheon

Entrees

Rye Bay Scallops £8.95
Roasted & Curried Cauliflower, Quinoa, Poached Raisins & Star Anise

Braised Pigs Cheek £8.00
Potato Foam, Honey Roasted Parsnip & Bacon

Poached Fillet of Salmon £8.00
Fennel, Feta & Tarragon Risotto, Mustard Frills & Red Wine

Vegetarian Entrees

Heritage Beetroot and Carrot Salad £7.00
Seeds, Endive, Sheep’s Cheese with Orange Chilli Dressing

Herb and Truffle Gnocchi £7.00
Sweet Tomato Sauce, Parmesan Shavings & Rocket Salad

Main Courses

Confit Duck Leg £14.95
Braised lentils, Crispy Pancetta, Roasted Onions & Red Wine Jus

Slow Cooked Short Rib of Beef £15.95
Smoked Mash Potato, Chestnut Mushrooms, Heritage Carrots & Kale

Roasted Fillet of Cod £14.95
Crab Beignet, Chorizo, Butter Beans & Avocado Puree

Vegetarian Main Courses

Crispy Potato Rosti and Wild Mushroom Fricassee £13.50
Poached Duck Egg, Truffle Oil & Mustard Frills

Deep Fried Maple Tofu Straw £13.50
Spicy Chickpea & Quinoa Salad, Soya Sauce

Side Dishes £3.00
Hand Cut Fries
Side Salad
Seasonal Vegetables

Dessert Menu

£7.00

Cinnamon Spiced Apple Tart Tatin
Crème Fraiche Ice Cream

Treacle Tart
Brandy custard, Caramelised Banana & Clotted Cream

Coffee & Almond Soufflé
Dark Chocolate Sorbet & Mascarpone

Roasted and Poached Pears
Gingerbread, Vanilla Crème Brulee & Port Reduction

A Sharing Plate of Desserts for Two

A Selection of Local Cheese
Baked Cheese, Fruit Chutney & Biscuits

Choice of Home-Made Sorbets and Ice Creams
Tuille Biscuit

Filter Coffee, Espresso, Cappuccino, Café Latte
Tea or Infusions with Petit Fours £4.00

V.A.T. included at 20%.

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 Mermaid

Rosette

 Sunday Luncheon

Three Course ~ £26.00

Two Course ~ £22.00

 

Entrees

Rabbit Ballotine

Pickled Carrots, Kohlrabi, Mange Tout & Mustard

 

Lamb Breast stuffed with Olives, Lemon & Mustard

Confit New Potatoes, Peas & Pancetta

Clam & Orange Chowder 

Mermaid Fritto Misto

A Selection of Fried Local Fish

Sweet Chilli Sauce & Garlic Mayonnaise

 

Vegetarian Entrees

Roasted Beetroot Salad

Quinoa, Rainbow Chard & Pomegranate

 

Local Peas and Broad Beans

Baby Gem, Goats’ Curd & Lemon

 

Main Courses

Roast Striploin of Beef

Yorkshire Pudding, Roast Potatoes, Sauce Diable, Local Seasonal Vegetables

 

Roast Leg of Lamb

 Potato Gratin Green Beans & Lamb Jus

 

Skate Cheek with Smoked Paprika Risotto

Peas, Broad Beans, & Rocket Salad

 

Fillet of Rye Bay Cod

Creamed  Rosemary Polenta, Sun-dried Tomatoes, Artichoke & Black Olives

 

 

 

 

 

Vegetarian Main Courses

Sweet Potato & Lemon Thyme Gnocchi

Parmesan Tempura Fried Broccoli, Red Pepper & Pak Choi

 

Artichoke Agnolotti

Truffle, Carrots & Baby Onions

 

Dessert Menu

 

Elderflower and Champagne Jelly

Raspberries, Mint & Vanilla Ice Cream

 

Coconut Pannacotta

Ginger, Lime & Pineapple

 

White Chocolate Mousse with Strawberries

Granola and Candied Basil

A Sharing Plate of Desserts for Two

 

A Selection of Local Cheese

Baked Cheese, Fruit Chutney & Biscuits

 

Choice of Home-Made Sorbets & Ice-Creams

 

 

Filter Coffee, Espresso, Cappuccino, Café Latte

Tea or Infusions with Petit Fours

 

£4.00

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

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 Mermaid
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Dinner
Three Course £38.50
Two Course – £29.50

Entrees

Rye Bay Scallops
Roasted & Curried Cauliflower, Quinoa, Poached Raisins & Star Anise

Braised Pigs Cheek and Tempura Langoustine
Potato Foam, Honey Roasted Parsnip & Bacon

Confit Duck Egg
Smoked Potato Glass, Carrot & Swede

Dover Sole Milanese
Roasted Chicory, Pickled Leeks, Grilled Rhubarb & Butter Sauce

Poached Fillet of Salmon
Fennel, Feta & Tarragon Risotto, Mustard Frills & Red Wine

Vegetarian Entrees

Heritage Beetroot and Carrot Salad
Seeds, Endive, Sheep’s Cheese with Orange Chilli Dressing

Herb and Truffle Gnocchi
Sweet Tomato Sauce, Parmesan Shavings & Rocket Salad

Main Courses

Rib of Beef to Share
Home-cut Fries, Wild Mushrooms, Rocket, Parmesan & Truffle Salad, Peppercorn Sauce

Guinea Fowl Breast & Leg Kromeski
Herb and Truffle Gnocchi, Sweetcorn, Roscoff Onion, Pancetta & Red Wine Jus

Duck Breast
Hazelnut Painperdu, Blood Orange, Jerusalem Artichokes & Spinach

Slow Cooked Short Rib of Beef
Smoked Mash Potato, Chestnut Mushrooms, Heritage Carrots & Kale

Pan-Fried Local Skate Wing
Cumin Spiced Chickpea, Pickled Red Onion, Tempura Broccoli & Brown Shrimp Butter

Roasted Fillet of Cod
Crab Beignet, Chorizo, Butter Beans & Avocado Puree

Vegetarian Main Courses

Crispy Potato Rosti and Wild Mushroom Fricassee
Poached Duck Egg, Truffle Oil & Mustard Frills

Deep Fried Maple Tofu Straw
Spicy Chickpea & Quinoa Salad, Soya Sauce

Side Dishes £3.00
Hand Cut Fries
Side Salad
Seasonal Vegetables

Available given 24 hours’ notice

Dover Sole

Lobster (Supplement £10)

(All prepared to your own preference)

Dessert Menu

Cinnamon Spiced Apple Tarte Tatin
Crème Fraiche Ice Cream

Treacle Tart
Brandy custard, Caramelised Banana & Clotted Cream

Coffee & Almond Soufflé
Dark Chocolate Sorbet & Mascarpone

Roasted and Poached Pears
Gingerbread, Vanilla Crème Brulee & Port Reduction

A Sharing Plate of Desserts for Two

A Selection of Local Cheese
Baked Cheese, Fruit Chutney & Biscuits

Choice of Home-Made Sorbets and Ice Creams
Tuille Biscuit

Filter Coffee, Espresso, Cappuccino, Café Latte
Tea or Infusions with Petit Fours

£4.00

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

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

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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.

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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

Grilled Bacon, Tomato, Sausage, Mushrooms

Black Pudding, Fried Bread

Local Free Range Eggs cooked to order

Smoked Salmon

Scrambled Eggs

Waffles

Streaky Bacon and Maple Syrup

Mushrooms on Toast with Poached Eggs

Grilled Local Kippers

Omelette

Plain or cheese

Porridge

Plain or Cinnamon and Apple

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Mermaid

Rosette

Luncheon

Entrees

Cod Cheek Risotto £7.95
Peas, Mint & Tomato

Rabbit Ballotine £7.50
Pickled Carrots, Kohlrabi, Mange Touts & Mustard

Chilled Tomato Consommé £6.50
Broad Beans, Artichoke, Basil & Nasturtiums

Vegetarian Entrees

Roasted Beetroot Salad £7.00
Quinoa, Rainbow Chard & Pomegranate

Local Peas and Broad Beans £7.00
Baby Gem, Goats’ Curd & Lemon

Main Courses

Herb Crusted Pork Tenderloin £12.95
Creamed Polenta, Fennel & Artichokes

Romney Marsh Lamb £13.95
Smoked Aubergine, Truffle Beans, New Potatoes, Lamb Jus

Catch of the Day £13.95
Please ask your server for details

Vegetarian Main Courses

Sweet Potato & Lemon Thyme Gnocchi £13.50
Parmesan Tempura Fried Broccoli, Red Pepper & Pak Choi

Artichoke Agnolotti £13.50
Truffle, Carrots, Parsley & Baby Onions

Side Dishes £3.00
Hand Cut Fries
Side Salad
Seasonal Vegetables

Dessert Menu

£7.00

Elderflower and Champagne Jelly
Raspberries, Mint & Vanilla Ice Cream

Coconut Pannacotta
Ginger, Lime & Pineapple

White Chocolate Mousse with Strawberries
Granola and Candied Basil

A Sharing Plate of Desserts for Two

A Selection of Local Cheese
Baked Cheese, Fruit Chutney & Biscuits

Choice of Home-Made Sorbets & Ice-Creams

Filter Coffee, Espresso, Cappuccino, Café Latte
Tea or Infusions with Petit Fours £4.00

V.A.T. included at 20%.

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 Mermaid

Rosette

 Sunday Luncheon

Three Course ~ £26.00

Two Course ~ £22.00

 

Entrees

Rabbit Ballotine

Pickled Carrots, Kohlrabi, Mange Tout & Mustard

 

Lamb Breast stuffed with Olives, Lemon & Mustard

Confit New Potatoes, Peas & Pancetta

Clam & Orange Chowder 

Mermaid Fritto Misto

A Selection of Fried Local Fish

Sweet Chilli Sauce & Garlic Mayonnaise

 

Vegetarian Entrees

Roasted Beetroot Salad

Quinoa, Rainbow Chard & Pomegranate

 

Local Peas and Broad Beans

Baby Gem, Goats’ Curd & Lemon

 

Main Courses

Roast Striploin of Beef

Yorkshire Pudding, Roast Potatoes, Sauce Diable, Local Seasonal Vegetables

 

Roast Leg of Lamb

 Potato Gratin Green Beans & Lamb Jus

 

Skate Cheek with Smoked Paprika Risotto

Peas, Broad Beans, & Rocket Salad

 

Fillet of Rye Bay Cod

Creamed  Rosemary Polenta, Sun-dried Tomatoes, Artichoke & Black Olives

 

 

 

 

 

Vegetarian Main Courses

Sweet Potato & Lemon Thyme Gnocchi

Parmesan Tempura Fried Broccoli, Red Pepper & Pak Choi

 

Artichoke Agnolotti

Truffle, Carrots & Baby Onions

 

Dessert Menu

 

Elderflower and Champagne Jelly

Raspberries, Mint & Vanilla Ice Cream

 

Coconut Pannacotta

Ginger, Lime & Pineapple

 

White Chocolate Mousse with Strawberries

Granola and Candied Basil

A Sharing Plate of Desserts for Two

 

A Selection of Local Cheese

Baked Cheese, Fruit Chutney & Biscuits

 

Choice of Home-Made Sorbets & Ice-Creams

 

 

Filter Coffee, Espresso, Cappuccino, Café Latte

Tea or Infusions with Petit Fours

 

£4.00

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

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 Mermaid
Rosette
Dinner

Three Course £38.50
Two Course – £29.50

Entrees

Rye Bay Scallops
Potato Risotto, Tender Stem Broccoli & Bacon Vinaigrette

Smoked Wood Pigeon

Confit New Potatoes, Wild Nettle, Radish & Tomato

Lobster and Chilled Tomato Consommé
Sea Herbs & Courgettes

Rabbit Ballotine
Pickled Carrots, Kohlrabi, Mange Touts & Mustard

Beetroot Cured Salmon
Runner Beans, Radish, Fennel & Lemon Oil

Vegetarian Entrees

Roasted Beetroot Salad
Quinoa, Rainbow Chard & Pomegranate

Local Peas and Broad Beans
Baby Gem, Goats’ Curd & Lemon

Main Courses

Winchelsea Beef
Roasted Shallot, Beetroot, Broccoli, Horseradish Crème Fraiche & Watercress

Salt Marsh Lamb
Potato Gratin, Smoked Aubergine, Truffled Beans & Apricot

Pork Tenderloin and Cheek
Farro, Honey Roasted Garlic, Chard & Sage Jus

Fillet of Rye Bay Cod
Creamed Rosemary Polenta, Sun-dried Tomatoes, Artichokes & Black Olive

Monkfish Tail
Smoked Paprika Broth, Broad Beans, Peas, Jersey Royals & Sorrel

Vegetarian Main Courses

Sweet Potato & Lemon Thyme Gnocchi
Parmesan Tempura Fried Broccoli, Red Pepper & Pak Choi

Artichoke Agnolotti
Truffle, Carrots, Parsley & Baby Onions

Side Dishes £3.00
Hand Cut Fries
Side Salad
Seasonal Vegetables

Available given 24 hours’ notice

Dover Sole

Lobster (Supplement £10)

(All prepared to your own preference)

Dessert Menu

Elderflower and Champagne Jelly
Raspberries, Mint & Vanilla Ice Cream

Coconut Pannacotta
Ginger, Lime & Pineapple

White Chocolate Mousse with Strawberries
Granola and Candied Basil

A Sharing Plate of Desserts for Two

A Selection of Local Cheese
Baked Cheese, Fruit Chutney & Biscuits

Choice of Home-Made Sorbets & Ice-Creams

Filter Coffee, Espresso, Cappuccino, Café Latte
Tea or Infusions with Petit Fours

£4.00

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

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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.

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