Served all day Monday – Saturday 12 noon – 9.00pm

Small plates whilst you are waiting…

Marinated large green pitted Halkidiki olives £3.95 (v,gf)
Artisan breads served with olive oil and balsamic vinegar £3.75 / £4.50 (v)
Garlic toasted rosemary ciabatta or topped with melted cheese £3.50 / £4.00 (v)
Pork crackling twigs with Suffolk sea salt and apple sauce £3.00  / £4.00 (gf)


Some starter dishes can be easily adapted with gluten free crostini, please ask your server.

Soup of the day served with artisan bread £5.25 (v)
Chicken and duck liver madeira parfait with pear and apple chutney and melba toast £6.50
Classic prawn cocktail in a marie rose sauce, served with lemon and dill butter and breads £7.25
Chef’s choice of mini fishcakes with complimenting sauce £6.00
Breaded braised tender lamb shank bon bons  with rich mint jus £7.00
Beef tomato with quinoa, lemon and thyme, red onion, pepper and mushrooms on a bed of salad with a rocket balsamic glaze £5.75 (vegan, gf)
Smoked chorizo, spring onion and chive in a tomato sauce with breads £4.75
Chinese five spice and chilli pulled pork with lightly spiced coleslaw and sweet chilli mayonnaise emulsion
£6.00 (gf)
Maldon salmon gravlax with beetroot, Pinkster raspberry gin, dill,
cucumber, watercress and roasted fennel with sour dough bread
£7.00 (gf)
Pan fried seared king scallops, roasted red pepper and basil purée and spring pea foam
£9.50 (gf)
Goat’s cheese mousse with crostini, beetroot, honey glazed walnuts, grapes and sweet port reduction
 £6.50 (v)

Main Courses

Confit duck leg with honey, chilli and oriental spices. Served with pak choi, mangetout, cherry tomatoes, butternut squash, parmentier potatoes stir fried in soy and sesame dressing finished with a lotus root crisp
£17.00 (gf)
Honey roasted pork belly with truffle infused mashed potato, cavolo nero, chorizo and a sweet red onion gravy
£15.50 (gf)
Herb encrusted tender lamb rump with duchess potato, tender stem broccoli, silver skin onions, parsnip purée and a rich minted lamb jus
Pan fried seabass fillet with a chive and spring onion potato cake, served with spring greens, cockles, clams and a lemon and dill beurre blanc
£16.00 (gf)
Classic fish and chips, haddock fillet deep fried in our real beer batter,
served with seasoned chips, garden peas and tartare sauce
Corn fed free range ballotine of chicken stuffed with cream cheese, basil and sundried tomato served with sauté potatoes, spring greens, roasted bell peppers finished with an onion and rocket foam
£14.00 (gf)
Brie, stilton and smoked cheddar tartlet with butternut squash, chive, spring onion,
caramelised red onion jam, served with a fresh light salad of beetroot, radish,
new potato, cherry tomato, blood orange segments and house dressing
£11.50 (v)
Conchiglie pasta in a mascarpone and pesto sauce with goat’s cheese,
spring onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, spinach and vegetarian parmesan crisp
£10.00 (v)
                                                                                    Add sliced chicken to the above dish £3.00
                                                                                    Add bacon lardons to the above dish £1.00
Stuffed roasted pepper; Mediterranean vegetables, olives and spinach on
Tuscan potatoes, finished with a rich tomato sauce
£10.50 (vegan, gf)

 Steaks from the Chargrill

Sourced from our award winning local butcher,
all aged for a minimum of 28 days, please ask for more details.
16oz Chateaubriand for two to share; Large Fillet tenderloin cooked to your liking,
served with hand cut chips, garlic and thyme marinated field mushrooms, onion rings and roasted tomatoes
8oz prime Rib-Eye Steak; served with hand cut chips, garlic and thyme marinated field mushroom and roasted tomatoes £23.00 (gf)
8oz Sirloin Steak; served with hand cut chips, garlic and thyme marinated field mushroom and roasted tomatoes £23.00 (gf)
Why not surf and turf your steak? Add garlic prawns £7.00 (gf)
Add brandy and pink peppercorn or Bearnaise sauce  £2.50
Add garlic and chilli butter  £1.50 (gf)
Add onion rings  £3.75

Gourmet Burgers and Ribs

Aberdeen Angus gourmet beef burger served in a toasted brioche bun with house fries, burger garnish and classic burger relish 6oz £10.00
12oz Tower £13.00
Chicken breast fillet marinated in roasted pepper, chilli, garlic and thyme served
in a toasted ciabatta bun with rocket, sliced tomato and Cajun seasoned fries
Add to your burger or chicken fillet ciabatta Monterey Jack Cheese £1.00
Stilton £2.00
Bacon £2.00
Onion Rings £3.75
The Blue Anchor full Rack of Ribs;
slow roasted, marinated, baby back pork ribs, covered in apple and hickory smoked barbecue glaze served with house fries and salad garnish
 £19.00 (gf)


Blue Anchor salad; mixed leaf with tomato, cucumber, apple, celery, grapes,
honey glazed walnuts, thyme and quinoa all tossed in a light avocado dressing
£11.00 (gf)
                                                                                    Add sliced chicken to the above dish £3.00
                                                                                    Add bacon lardons to the above dish £1.00
Braised salt beef salad with rocket, mixed leaves, tomatoes, red onions,
peppers, gherkin, capers and English mustard mayonnaise emulsion
£12.50 (gf)


House fries £3.00
House salad £2.75
Tomato, onion and rocket £3.95
Garden Peas £2.30
Buttered steamed spinach £3.50
Sweet potato fries £4.00
Seasoned chips £3.00
Onion rings £3.75
Vegetables of the day £3.00
Buttered new potatoes £3.50
Light spiced coleslaw £3.50
Truffle mash potato £3.75

(gf) Gluten free, other dishes maybe modified please ask your server
(v) Suitable for vegetarians


served with seasoned fries & salad garnish

Available Monday to Saturday from 12 noon until 5pm

Salt beef sandwich on buttered wholemeal bread with piccalilli and sliced gherkin, served with English mustard or horseradish sauce £9.95
Maldon deep smoked salmon ciabatta with cucumber and cream cheese £9.95
Local smoked cheddar cheese ploughman’s with real ale apple chutney, pickled onion, gherkin, artisan bread and butter (v) £8.95
Baked goat’s cheese bruschetta with beetroot and walnuts (v) £8.50
Posh fish finger sandwich with baby gem & tartare sauce £8.95

Menu May be subject to changes and not all ingredients in recipes are clearly identified on the menu. We care for your wellbeing and customers with food allergies are asked to discuss
their needs with the duty manager who will be happy to talk to chef and advise on appropriate menu choices if required.
Gluten free dishes are listed but many others can be easily adapted, please ask your server. – telephone: 01376 571783