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BREAKFAST AT THE ALMANACK

SERVED DAILY 9AM-11.30AM
The old proverb demands that we should eat breakfast like Kings (and Queens). We serve up the favourites and always prioritise quality produce – our eggs and bacon are free-range and our sausages are from Jimmy Butler’s farm. Starting the day has never tasted so good.
American Pancakes, Mango, Pineapple & Coconut Cream or Maple Syrup, Butter & Smoked Bacon 7.00
Shakshuka – Baked Free-range Eggs, Spicy Tomato, Garlic & Peppers7.75
Eggs Benedict - English Muffin, Roast Ham, Free-range Poached Eggs & Hollandaise8.50
Chilli Fried Egg & Halloumi Brioche Roll, Baby Spinach & Bloody Mary Ketchup (V)5.95
Jimmy Butler’s Back Bacon Bloomer5.95
Jimmy Butler’s Blythburgh Sausage Bloomer5.95
Vegetarian Full English - Veggie Haggis, Spinach, Mushrooms & Tomatoes,
Baked Beans, Free-range Poached Eggs & Toast (V)
10.95
Full English Breakfast - Jimmy Butler’s Sausage & Bacon, Mushroom,
Black Pudding, Baked Beans, Tomatoes, Free-range Poached Eggs & Toast
11.95
Hot Buttered English Muffin, Tiptree Jam or Marmalade (V)3.00
Smashed Avocado, Free-range Poached Eggs, Spring Onion & Chilli on Toasted Sourdough (V)8.00
Grilled Cheese on Sourdough, Marmite Onions (V)7.75
If you prefer gluten-free or dairy-free alternatives to our toast and butter, please ask.

SOFTS

Fresh Orange Juice2.70
Cracker Apple or Cranberry Juice2.60
Cawston Press - Sparkling drinks made with fresh juice – Cloudy Apple or Rhubarb 3.20
Frobishers - Natural fruit juice with nothing artificial -
Apple & Mango or Orange & Passionfruit
3.20
JARR Ginger Kombucha - Fiery and rich in beneficial
probiotics with organic ginger root
4.00

HOT DRINKS

Our speciality coffee is Union Hand-roasted’s Compañero blend of beans from small-scale co-operatives in Peru and Honduras. Served with semi-skimmed milk. Swap dairy milk, for soya or oat, for 30p. Decaf tea and coffee also available.
Single Origin Rwandan Filter Coffee2.50
Double Espresso, Macchiato2.60
Americano2.85
Cappuccino, Flat White, Latte3.00
Hot Chocolate3.10
Luxury Hot Chocolate3.20
A Pot of Proper Yorkshire Tea2.60
A Pot of Twining Tea2.75
Earl Grey, Green Tea, Peppermint, Lemon & Ginger, Camomile & Honey, Spicy Chai
Fresh Mint Tea2.75
(VE) Vegan Dishes
(V) Vegetarian Dishes

TIPPLES

Champagne Mimosa 8.75
Aperol Spritz 8.25
Elderflower Fizz8.25
Bloody Mary8.00
Children are heartily welcome and we’re happy to make simplified versions of dishes, or half portions at half price. An optional 10% service is added to parties of six or more, all tips go to the team. A 25p contribution from every superfood salad goes to Peach Foundation, which raises funds to help feed those in need in our local communities. Allergens: before ordering, please speak to our team, dishes are prepared in busy kitchens, containing all ingredients, we cannot guarantee any dish to be totally free-from allergens.
LUNCH AT THE ALMANACK

Summer means celebrations in the sun. Good food with good friends. Enjoy fresh fish from Cornish day-boats, new season’s lamb, Summer pudding with its essential companion, a dollop of clotted cream. Sip a glass of the new Prosecco Rosé or a good old-fashioned pint of beer. It’s good to be back.

APÉRITIFS

Champagne Piper-Heidsieck Cuvée Brut NV, France9.50
Kir Royale10.00
Aperol Spritz 8.25
No. 1 Rosé, Domaine Pey Blanc 2019, Provence8.00

SMALL PLATES


Great for sharing, over a drink while you decide.
Chilli & Soy Glazed Chicken Wings,
Spring Onions
5.75
Padron Peppers, Sea Salt (VE)5.75
San Francisco Sourdough, English Rapeseed Oil & Dukkah4.75
Halloumi Fries, Bloody Mary Ketchup (V)5.75
Nocerella, Gaeta & Cerignola Olives (VE)3.75
Warm Ciabatta & Garlic Butter (V)4.50
Shawarma-spiced Houmous, Crispy Chickpeas & Flatbread (VE)4.50
Fish Goujons, Tartare Sauce5.50

STARTERS

Today’s Summer Soup - See Blackboard (V)6.00
Blythburgh Ham Scrumpet, English Mustard Mayonnaise7.75
ROAST CHICKEN TERRINE
Watercress & Caesar Sauce
7.75
PRAWN COCKTAIL
Crab Mayonnaise
9.00
ROSEMARY & GARLIC-STUDDED CAMEMBERT Ciabatta Croûtes (V)8.75
Hot & Sour Salad, Watermelon, Chilli, Red Pepper, Peanuts & Sesame (VE)7.00/13.00
Add Hoi Sin Pork 3.50 or Halloumi 2.50 (V)
A 25p contribution from every superfood salad goes to Peach Foundation, which raises funds to help feed those in need in our local communities.

MAINS

Pan-fried Sea Bream, Ratatouille & Shaved Fennel18.50
FREE-RANGE CHICKEN MILANESE
Garlic & Sage Butter, Skinny Fries or Green Salad
16.50
RED PEPPER & TOMATO RISOTTO, Grilled Artichokes, Piquillo Peppers, Pesto & Pangrattato(VE)14.00
14 Hour Braised Beef & Ale Pie, Buttered Mash,
Greens, Gravy
15.25
Fish & Chips - Haddock Fillet, Crunchy Batter, Chips, Peas & Tartare Sauce15.00
DUCK RAGU
Egg Pappardelle, Crispy Duck Crumb
15.00
Moroccan-spiced Aubergine, Apricot, Chickpea & Date Tagine, Cucumber & Mint Salad(VE)14.75

GRILL


We serve the best British beef. Grass-fed, naturally slow-grown on
carbon-capturing pasture. Dry-aged by Aubrey Allen for incredible
flavour. When only a steak will do, make it one of these beauties.
Steaks served with Chips & Watercress.
Add Béarnaise or Peppercorn Sauce 1.75 | Add Onion Rings 3.95
8oz Rump Cap19.95
12oz Sirloin on the Bone28.00
Steak Diane - Fillet Steak Medallions, Mushroom, Shallot & Cream Sauce
26.50
Add extra 3oz Fillet Medallion 5.50
Dirty Vegan Burger, Marmite Onions, Smoked Cheese,
Tomato Relish & Fries (VE)
14.75
Aubrey’s Steak Burger, Cheddar Cheese, Burger Relish, Gherkin & Fries15.00
Add Free-range Bacon or Field Mushroom 2.00

STONEBAKED PIZZAS

Pizza Margherita, Polpa di Pomodoro,
Fior di Latte Mozzarella & Basil (V)
9.50
Pizza Bianca Goats’ Cheese, Marzanino Tomatoes, Artichokes & Basil (V)11.50
Pizza Pepperoni,
Polpa di Pomodoro, Fior di Latte Mozzarella & Pepperoni
13.00

SANDWICHES

Fish Goujon Roll, Tartare Sauce9.00
Grilled Cheese, Marmite Onions (V)8.25

SIDES

Thick-cut Chips or Skinny Fries (VE)4.00
Sweetcorn Mac & Cheese (V)3.25
Green Salad, Soft Herbs, Toasted Seeds &
Chardonnay Vinaigrette (VE)
4.25
Buttered Summer Greens (V)4.00
Marzanino Tomato Salad (V)4.50
Onion Rings (V)3.95

PUDS & BRITISH CHEESES

Summer Pudding, Clotted Cream (V)7.75
Warm Chocolate Fondant, Creme Fraîche & Pistachio Crumb (V)8.00
Lemon Posset, Raspberries & Baked White Chocolate (V)6.50
Amarena Cherry Bakewell Tart, Yoghurt Ice Cream (V)7.50
Banoffee Cheesecake, Rum-soaked Raisins, Bananas & Pecans (V)7.50
Salcombe Dairy Ice Creams & Sorbets (V)6.00
(Choose Three: Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, Honeycomb, Blackcurrent or Raspberry Sorbet)
Mini Pud & Tea or Coffee
Banoffee Cheesecake or Smidgen of Cheese with your choice of Tea or Coffee (V)
6.25
BRITISH CHEESE PLATE,
Beauvale & Rutland Red, Chutney, Apple & Peter’s Yard Crackers
6.25
(VE) Vegan Dishes
(V) Vegetarian Dishes
Children are heartily welcome and we’re happy to make simplified versions of dishes, or half portions at half price. An optional 10% service is added to parties of six or more, all tips go to the team. A 25p contribution from every superfood salad goes to Peach Foundation, which raises funds to help feed those in need in our local communities. Allergens: before ordering, please speak to our team, dishes are prepared in busy kitchens, containing all ingredients, we cannot guarantee any dish to be totally free-from allergens.
SUMMER AT THE ALMANACK

Summer means celebrations in the sun. Good food with good friends. Enjoy fresh fish from Cornish day-boats, new season’s lamb, Summer pudding with its essential companion, a dollop of clotted cream. Sip a glass of the new Prosecco Rosé or a good old-fashioned pint of beer. It’s good to be back.

APÉRITIFS

Champagne Piper-Heidsieck Cuvée Brut NV, France9.50
Kir Royale10.00
Aperol Spritz 8.25
No. 1 Rosé, Domaine Pey Blanc 2019, Provence8.00

SMALL PLATES


Great for sharing, over a drink while you decide.
Chilli & Soy Glazed Chicken Wings,
Spring Onions
5.75
Padron Peppers, Sea Salt (VE)5.75
San Francisco Sourdough, English Rapeseed Oil & Dukkah4.75
Halloumi Fries, Bloody Mary Ketchup (V)5.75
Nocerella, Gaeta & Cerignola Olives (VE)3.75
Warm Ciabatta & Garlic Butter (V)4.50
Shawarma-spiced Houmous, Crispy Chickpeas & Flatbread (VE)4.50
Fish Goujons, Tartare Sauce5.50

STARTERS

Today’s Summer Soup - See Blackboard (V)6.00
Blythburgh Ham Scrumpet, English Mustard Mayonnaise7.75
ROAST CHICKEN TERRINE
Watercress & Caesar Sauce
7.75
PRAWN COCKTAIL
Crab Mayonnaise
9.00
ROSEMARY & GARLIC-STUDDED CAMEMBERT Ciabatta Croûtes (V)8.75
Hot & Sour Salad, Watermelon, Chilli, Red Pepper, Peanuts & Sesame (VE)7.00/13.00
Add Hoi Sin Pork 3.50 or Halloumi 2.50 (V)
A 25p contribution from every superfood salad goes to Peach Foundation, which raises funds to help feed those in need in our local communities.

MAINS

Pan-fried Sea Bream, Ratatouille & Shaved Fennel18.50
FREE-RANGE CHICKEN MILANESE
Garlic & Sage Butter, Skinny Fries or Green Salad
16.50
RED PEPPER & TOMATO RISOTTO, Grilled Artichokes, Piquillo Peppers, Pesto & Pangrattato(VE)14.00
14 Hour Braised Beef & Ale Pie, Buttered Mash,
Greens, Gravy
15.25
Fish & Chips - Haddock Fillet, Crunchy Batter, Chips, Peas & Tartare Sauce15.00
DUCK RAGU
Egg Pappardelle, Crispy Duck Crumb
15.00
Moroccan-spiced Aubergine, Apricot, Chickpea & Date Tagine, Cucumber & Mint Salad(VE)14.75

GRILL


We serve the best British beef. Grass-fed, naturally slow-grown on
carbon-capturing pasture. Dry-aged by Aubrey Allen for incredible
flavour. When only a steak will do, make it one of these beauties.
Steaks served with Chips & Watercress.
Add Béarnaise or Peppercorn Sauce 1.75 | Add Onion Rings 3.95
8oz Rump Cap19.95
12oz Sirloin on the Bone28.00
Steak Diane - Fillet Steak Medallions, Mushroom, Shallot & Cream Sauce
26.50
Add extra 3oz Fillet Medallion 5.50
Dirty Vegan Burger, Marmite Onions, Smoked Cheese,
Tomato Relish & Fries (VE)
14.75
Aubrey’s Steak Burger, Cheddar Cheese, Burger Relish, Gherkin & Fries15.00
Add Free-range Bacon or Field Mushroom 2.00

STONEBAKED PIZZAS

Pizza Margherita, Polpa di Pomodoro,
Fior di Latte Mozzarella & Basil (V)
9.50
Pizza Bianca Goats’ Cheese, Marzanino Tomatoes, Artichokes & Basil (V)11.50
Pizza Pepperoni,
Polpa di Pomodoro, Fior di Latte Mozzarella & Pepperoni
13.00

SIDES

Thick-cut Chips or Skinny Fries (VE)4.00
Sweetcorn Mac & Cheese (V)3.25
Green Salad, Soft Herbs, Toasted Seeds &
Chardonnay Vinaigrette (VE)
4.25
Buttered Summer Greens (V)4.00
Marzanino Tomato Salad (V)4.50
Onion Rings (V)3.95

PUDS & BRITISH CHEESES

Summer Pudding, Clotted Cream (V)7.75
Warm Chocolate Fondant, Creme Fraîche & Pistachio Crumb (V)8.00
Lemon Posset, Raspberries & Baked White Chocolate (V)6.50
Amarena Cherry Bakewell Tart, Yoghurt Ice Cream (V)7.50
Banoffee Cheesecake, Rum-soaked Raisins, Bananas & Pecans (V)7.50
Salcombe Dairy Ice Creams & Sorbets (V)6.00
(Choose Three: Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, Honeycomb, Blackcurrent or Raspberry Sorbet)
Mini Pud & Tea or Coffee
Banoffee Cheesecake or Smidgen of Cheese with your choice of Tea or Coffee (V)
6.25
BRITISH CHEESE PLATE,
Beauvale & Rutland Red, Chutney, Apple & Peter’s Yard Crackers
6.25
(VE) Vegan Dishes
(V) Vegetarian Dishes
Children are heartily welcome and we’re happy to make simplified versions of dishes, or half portions at half price. An optional 10% service is added to parties of six or more, all tips go to the team. A 25p contribution from every superfood salad goes to Peach Foundation, which raises funds to help feed those in need in our local communities. Allergens: before ordering, please speak to our team, dishes are prepared in busy kitchens, containing all ingredients, we cannot guarantee any dish to be totally free-from allergens.

SPECIALS

 

Our specials change daily, sourcing the best ingredients to fill our board full of interesting dishes, from exciting healthy plant-based dishes to indulgent blow-out treats. See our sample boards here, and look out for them around the pub to see what’s on offer each day.

GLUTEN-FREE MENU

As our kitchen, and fryers contain gluten, we cannot guarantee any dish to be totally free-from.

APÉRITIFS

Champagne Piper-Heidsieck Cuvée Brut NV, France9.50
Aperol Spritz8.25
Kir Royale10.00
No. 1 Rosé, Domaine Pey Blanc 2019, Provence8.00

DELI PLATES


Great for sharing, over a drink while you decide.
Gluten-free Bread & Garlic Butter (V)4.50
Nocerella, Gaeta & Cerignola Olives (VE)3.75
Shawarma-spiced Houmous, Dukkah & Gluten-free Toast (VE)4.50
Padron Peppers, Sea Salt (VE)5.75

STARTERS

Today’s Summer Soup - See Blackboard(V)6.00
Prawn Cocktail, Crab Mayonnaise9.00
Rosemary & Garlic-studded Camembert, Gluten-free Toast (V)8.75
Hot & Sour Salad, Watermelon, Chilli, Red Pepper, Peanuts & Sesame (VE)
Add Halloumi 2.50 (V)
7.00/13.00

MAINS

Pan-fried Sea Bream, Ratatouille & Shaved Fennel18.50
Free-range Garlic Roast Chicken Supreme, Watercress, Courgette & Pine Nut Salad, New Potatoes16.50
Red Pepper & Tomato Risotto, Grilled Artichokes, Piquillo Peppers & Pesto 14.00
Moroccan-spiced Aubergine, Apricot, Chickpea & Date Tagine, Cucumber & Mint Salad (VE)14.75

GRILL


We serve the best British beef. Grass-fed, naturally slow-grown on
carbon-capturing pasture. Dry-aged by Aubrey Allen for incredible
flavour. When only a steak will do, make it one of these beauties.
All Steaks are served with New Potatoes & Watercress.
8oz Rump Cap19.95
12oz Sirloin on the Bone28.00
Add Béarnaise or Peppercorn Sauce 1.75

SIDES

Green Salad, Soft Herbs, Toasted Seeds & Chardonnay Vinaigrette (VE)4.25
Buttered Summer Greens (V)4.00
Marzanino Tomato Salad (V)4.50

PUDS & BRITISH CHEESES

Lemon Posset, Raspberries & Baked White Chocolate (V)6.50
Amarena Cherry Bakewell Tart, Yoghurt Ice Cream (V)7.50
Salcombe Dairy Ice Creams & Sorbets (V)6.00
(Choose Three: Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, Honeycomb,
Blackcurrent or Raspberry Sorbet)
British Cheese Plate, Beauvale & Rutland Red, Chutney, Apple & Gluten-free Bread6.25
(VE) Vegan Dishes
(V) Vegetarian Dishes
Children are heartily welcome and we’re happy to make simplified versions of dishes, or half portions at half price. An optional 10% service is added to parties of six or more, all tips go to the team. A 25p contribution from every superfood salad goes to Peach Foundation, which raises funds to help feed those in need in our local communities. Allergens: before ordering, please speak to our team, dishes are prepared in busy kitchens, containing all ingredients, we cannot guarantee any dish to be totally free-from allergens.

SUNDAY BEST AT THE ALMANACK

We are serious about Sunday roast which is why you’ll find at least three choices on our menu every week. Settle in for top-quality beef from Aubrey Allen, Jimmy Butler’s free-range pork or our delicious vegetarian choice with all the glorious trimmings.
It’s an age-old favourite for a reason. Long may it reign.

SMALL PLATES

Warm Ciabatta & Garlic Butter (V)4.50
Halloumi Fries & Bloody Mary Ketchup (V)5.75
Padron Peppers, Sea Salt (VE)5.75
Nocerella, Gaeta & Cerignola Olives (VE)3.75

STARTERS

Roast Chicken Terrine, Watercress & Caesar Sauce7.75
Today’s Summer Soup (V)6.00
Prawn Cocktail, Crab Mayonnaise9.00
Blythburgh Ham Scrumpet, English Mustard Mayonnaise7.75
Rosemary & Garlic-Studded Camembert, Ciabatta Croûtes (V)8.75

SUNDAY ROASTS

All served with Roast Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables, Roasted Roots, Yorkshire Pudding & Jugs of Gravy
Aubrey’s Dry-aged Rump of Beef17.00
Jimmy Butler’s Free-range Pork & Crackling16.50
Roast of the Day – See Blackboard
Vegetarian Roast of The Day - See Blackboard(V)

MAINS

Pan-fried Sea Bream, Ratatouille & Shaved Fennel18.50
14 Hour Braised Beef & Ale Pie, Buttered Mash, Greens, Gravy15.25
Dirty Vegan Burger, Marmite Onions, Smoked Cheese, Tomato Relish & Fries (VE)14.75
Aubrey Allen’s 12oz Sirloin on the Bone, Chips & Watercress28.00
Hot & Sour Salad, Watermelon, Chilli, Red Pepper, Peanuts & Sesame (VE)13.00
Add Hoi Sin Pork 3.50 or Halloumi 2.50 (V)

SIDES

Free-Range Pork & Sage Stuffing 3.75
Thick-cut Chips or Skinny Fries (V)4.00
Cauliflower Cheese (V)4.50
Sweetcorn Mac & Cheese (V)3.25

PUDS & BRITISH CHEESES

Apple Crumble & Custard - See Blackboard (V)6.25
Summer Pudding, Clotted Cream (V)7.75
Warm Chocolate Fondant, Crème Fraiche & Pistachio Crumb (V)8.00
Banoffee Cheesecake, Rum-soaked Raisins, Bananas & Pecans (V)7.50
Amarena Cherry Bakewell Tart, Yoghurt Ice Cream (V)7.50
Salcombe Dairy Ice Creams & Sorbets (Choose Three: Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, Honeycomb, Blackcurrent or Raspberry Sorbet) (V)5.95
Mini Pud, Banoffee Cheesecake or Smidgen of Cheese with your choice of Tea or Coffee6.25
British Cheese Plate, Beauvale & Rutland Red, Chutney, Apple & Peter's Yard Crackers6.25
(VE) Vegan Dishes
(V) Vegetarian Dishes
Children are heartily welcome and we’re happy to make simplified versions of dishes, or half portions at half price. An optional 10% service is added to parties of six or more, all tips go to the team. A 25p contribution from every superfood salad goes to Peach Foundation, which raises funds to help feed those in need in our local communities. Allergens: before ordering, please speak to our team, dishes are prepared in busy kitchens, containing all ingredients, we cannot guarantee any dish to be totally free-from allergens.

CHILDREN’S MENU

Don’t forget you are also welcome to eat from our main menu. All dishes are served with vegetables, and chips are unsalted. Our Chefs are happy to make simpler versions of most dishes on our main menu, or a half portion at half the price. Our ketchup is Rubies in The Rubble, which has half the refined sugar compared to others and you’ll find no artificial ingredients in our soft drinks.

STARTERS

Garlic Bread (V)4.50
Houmous & Crunchy Vegetables (VE)4.50
Halloumi Fries & Rubies in the Rubble Ketchup (V)5.25

MAINS

All our chips are served unsalted, and all dishes served with vegetables.
Jimmy Butler’s Sausage & Mash, Greens, Peas & Jug of Gravy7.50
Mini Fish & Chips, Peas or Beans 7.50
Sweetcorn Mac ‘n’ Cheese, Vegetable Sticks (V)6.50
Pizza Margherita, Polpa di Pomodoro, Fior di Latte Mozzarella & Basil (V)5.50
Grilled Cheese Toastie, Beans & Skinny Fries (V)6.75

PUDDINGS

Salcombe Dairy Ice Cream or Sorbet Scoop (V) (Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, Honeycomb, Blackcurrent or Raspberry Sorbet)2.75
Banoffee Cheesecake, Bananas & Pecans (V) 4.00

SOFT DRINKS

Frobishers Juice
Apple & Mango or Orange & Passionfruit
3.20
Cawston Press
Cloudy Apple or Rhubarb
3.20
Orange or Apple Juice2.00
(VE) Vegan Dishes
(V) Vegetarian Dishes