With ripe avocado and caper relish and a lemon and dill mayonnaise
With beetroot, apricot and toasted walnuts, finished with a watercress and Balsamic emulsion
Lightly char-grilled and served warm with a fried free range egg, Parmesan shavings and Hollandaise sauce
With Asian Slaw, spring onion and a little chilli
Home made pasta with freshly prepared squid, tomato, lemon, chilli, parsley, anchovies, fennel and fine olive oil
With spring onions, mango, baby gem lettuce and pomegranate with a sesame oil and lime dressing
Served with homemade bread
Dressed in a fine chilli and olive tapenade
15 super ingredients: Avocado, quinoa, beetroot, roasted squash, alfalfa, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, walnut, cucumber, broccoli,baby spinach, pomegranate, basil and a fresh blueberry and ginger dressing
With Chimichurri and Houmous
With sweet pickled vegetables and sourdough crispbread
Home-made scotch egg, crispy crackling, sausage roll with our own sausage meat made from Priors Hall Farm pork, Lincolnshire Poacher cheese, toasted sourdough, coleslaw, and a little cucumber and tomato and mustard mayonnaise
Cured Italian meats including Prosciutto, Bresaola, Salami Milano and Mortadella with pickled wild mushrooms, sun blushed tomatoes,huge Amalfi olives and Parmesan chunks
8.95 (or £11.95 for sharing board for two)
In addition to this menu, we offer lots of lovely daily specials. Any main course can be served plainly if preferred; our chefs welcome any special requests
Lovely fish and seafood fresh from the market. These can be served simply, plain grilled, or as described on both our chalk board and the‘Daily Specials’ insert in the menu
Cooked to your liking and served with horseradish dressed watercress, mushroom stuffed beef tomato, a rocket and mustard pesto and handcut chips. Steak cuts as offered on the 'Daily Specials' insert in the menu
From Priors Hall Farm, served onto sweet potato mash with cider braised fennel, crispy crackling and a rich thyme jus
Cooked pink and sliced on to a warm Jersey Royal, goats cheese, asparagus and pea and potato salad, finished with red onion marmalade
Breast of Chicken stuffed with a mushroom and tarragon duxelle, wrapped in puff pastry and sliced onto broccoli mashed potato, served with a creamy Adnams beer and wholegrain mustard sauce
With creamy mashed potato, seasonal vegetables and a rich gravy
15 super ingredients AND: Norfolk chicken, Feta Cheese or our own home 'hot-smoked' Scottish salmon
Finished with crispy onions and beetroot salad
With roasted peppers, onion rings and Harissa served in a Brioche bun with hand cut chips and salad
Lightly spiced and served with Pilau rice, Poppadum and mango chutney
We are able to offer various children's half portions from the main menu, please just ask
Cappuccino, espresso, filter coffee and a range of teas
Vibrant and zesty, with the classic sauvignon nose of gooseberries and a hint of tropical fruit on the light bodied, crisp, unoaked palate.
Melon, tropical fruit and citrus aromas, a rounded palate with butterscotch notes and prominent fruit flavours.
Brilliant pale yellow tint with green hues; very fresh nose, delicate and floral, white flowers.
Loaded with crisp, refreshing fruit. Aromas of white peach and melon with a zesty citrus finish.
Ripe citrus and fresh herb aromas are balanced by mouth-watering tropical fruit character on the palate with a lingering, elegant finish.
Fragrant and fruity with enticing flavours and freshly cut green apple, juicy pineapple and hints of citrus
Otoman is a fresh and expressive wine reflecting the identity of La Rioja's Sonsierra region. It's crips, silky and delicate with primary fresh citrus fruit, apricots and hints of vanilla
Floral and fruity bouquet with crisp citrus fruit, great length and limestone, minerally tones. Round and lush.
Classic mineral Chablis perfumed with delicious racy fruit on the palate. Very stylish.
Good concentration of green fruits and crisp citrus flavours with a racy, mineral streak, finishing clean and refreshing.
Soft and elegant with ripe damson fruit character, subtle tannins and a long elegant finish.
Aromas of red fruits and raspberries with a hint of truffles lead to a full-bodied palate showing wellbalanced acidity, good structure and a long finish.
Aroma of plums and strawberry jam. Balanced on the palate without any of the excesses of alcohol which sometimes blight this variety.
Medium bodied and dry with a finely textured structure and ripe, plummy fruit.
The palate is soft and round with hints of black currants, good structure and approachable tannins. A full flavoured, easy-drinking classic of the Languedoc.
Deep ruby red with aromas of fresh red fruit flavours and oak. The finish is long and soft.
Deep and concentrated. Crammed with jammy fruit, balanced against a background of tannin, spice and leather. Rich and satisfying.
Perfumed, fruity nose of violet and raspberry. The palate is balanced by juicy damson and rapsberry fruit, smooth tannins and a spicy finish.
Fleshy fruit and oaky flavours, with notes of mint and velvety tannins.
The wine shows a good fruit concentration; on the nose black pepper, red fruit, dark chocolate.
The nose has fascinating scents of wild berries. The palate is marked by vanilla with a long lingering finish and a velvety texture.
Rich and spicy • ripe tannins • long, smooth, velvety finish
Aromas of black fruits, jam and vanilla, with a subtle liquorice touch. Full bodied tannins and a long and pleasant finish.
Ripe plum aromas with a touch of spice with juicy red fruit flavours leading supple, soft tannin finish
Cocoa, dry tobacco leaves and mint smooth, fruity mouth feel with a long finish
Essex - Wtham
Essex - Royston
Soft red fruits and hints of clove are greeted with good acidity enabling the wine to be sipped as an aperitif or paired with food.
A beautiful pale pink tinge hints at the delicate floral aromas and soft, red fruit flavours delicious!
Crystal-clear pink wine with fresh and delicate fruit on the nose. It is aromatic, well balanced and appealing.
Intense, complex aromas of grapes, pears, rose petals and citrus fruits. On the palate it is sweet, rich and powerful with balancing zesty acidity.
A strong vivid colour and delicate yet complex nose, indicating a relatively high proportion of black grapes. A mature style of non-vintage champagne with hints of citrus fruit, and a good balanced palate
We are very pleased to recommend our House Champagne. Creamy and full-flavoured, this excellent Champagne is from a small producer in the village of Hautvillers.
From the over-achieving family firm of Gobillard, this Champagne has a classic combination of raspberry fruit, crisp balancing acidity and a mature depth of fruit.
A strong, vivid colour and delicate yet complex nose. A mature style with hints of citrus fruit, and a good balanced palate.
Delicate and complex bouquet with fruity notes, green apple with notes of acacia and lilac.
Vibrant garnet colour with a lively mousse. The nose leads with spice, fruit and hints of chocolate and the palate follows through with soft bubbles, packed with black fruits. Well balanced and great length.
Here at the cricketers we have taken the bold step of putting together a selection of fine wines at affordable prices. All the producers below are owners of small domaines and their philosophy is one of quality and passion for the terrior and the wines they can produce from it.
The fragrant fresh nose displays notes of a floral, green fruit character. The palate is fresh and delicate approach.
Sophisticated nose of lemon curd, peaches, and a hint of pie crust. On the palate, zippy stonefruit and tropical notes, pineapple and soft vanilla bean on the finish.
Crisp, dry and medium bodied, with steely acidity and a well defined, elegant palate. The citrus, green apple and pear fruit flavours last well into the deliciously refreshing, lengthy finish.
From hand selected grapes grown at altitude and having undergone 6 months in French oak, this superbly well made wine offers a blend of plum, raspberry and dark stone fruit flavours balanced by rounded tannins. Very long and silky on the finish.
A bouquet of red cherries, spice and vanilla. Full bodied on the palate, warming, fruit-forward with juicy cherries and a floral twist.
Herbaceous with lavender and thyme with some whiffs of coffee. Cassis, raspberry and perfumey rose petals. A seamlessly put together palate. Beautiful balance of fruit, wood and acidity.
An opaque purple colour is accompanied by aromas of blackberries, cassis, smoke, espresso, and new wood. Medium bodied, dense, ripe, and moderately structured, this wine displays a purity of Merlot rich fruit character, with depth of flavour on the finish that we've come to expect from this estate.
Where does one start with such a gracious wine! Prepare your nose by blowing it, then breathe in slowly. Images will invade your brain, plum jam, roasted earth, creamy summer pudding, it will practically fry your mind! Once in your mouth the liquid is so very smooth, it literally takes over the senses and delivers a complex hit of ground de-lux coffee, stewed mangel wurzle and dozens of fruits all at the same time. The silky texture prevents your acid chamber from erupting, instead your inner core breathes out with a sigh. Incidentally this wine is made especially for the Pope.
Choose from the following options. Served with fresh juice, Tea or Coffee and a basket of hot toast. Available at £10 per person for non-residents too.
Choose from Cornflakes, Fruit and Fibre, Weetabix or Alpen
Sausage, Bacon, Egg (Scrambled, poached, fried) Tomato, Mushrooms, Potato
Served with Berries, Honey, Nuts and Seeds
with poached egg
Strawberries,Cucumber, Banana, Almons Milk, and Spinach
Please note, if you are kind enough to leave a tip, the entire amount goes to our staff, with NO deductions, including any tips made by credit card
For any allergens, please ask for our allergy menu