Le Benaix Menu

 Sample menu for reopening 11th September

Menu available Friday - Saturday 12.00 -20.45


To Begin

(V) Queen Gordal Olives, sun blushed tomatoes, herbs 4.50
(V) Sour dough, balsamic, olive oil, herbs 3.5
(V) Wild Mushroom & truffle croquettes, garlic mayonnaise 4.5
(V) House spiced & roasted nuts 3.5


To Follow

French onion soup, gruyere, mustard beignet. 6.5
Thai style mussels, coconut milk, sour dough 7 as a main with fries 12.5
Truffle buttered duck liver parfait, crostini, pear chutney 7.5
(V) Fried goats’ cheese bon bons, pear, pickled walnuts, local honey 8
Crayfish & avocado cocktail 8.5
Scottish scallops meuniere, anchovy butter, cavelo Nero, toasted almonds. 11



(V) Marinated cauliflower steak, slow roast tomatoes, cauliflower couscous, cranberries, herbs 12.5
(V) Pea, mint & courgette risotto, shaved fennel, goats’ cheese 11.5 as a starter 7.5
Crispy battered hake, edamame bean & pea puree, triple cooked chips, tartare, lemon 14
Roast Suffolk chicken, sweet shallot confit, beer cured bacon, potato nest cider & grain mustard sauce 15
Pan fried, fillet of stone bass, oriental glaze, Pacific salad, Thai crab beignet 17.5



28 day aged Sirloin steak, crispy onion, slow roasted tomato, garlic mushroom, triple cooked chips, café de Paris butter 23.5
Le Benaix Wagyu beef burger, beer cured bacon, swiss cheese, pickles, mustard dressing, onion jam, toasted brioche bun & parmesan truffled fries 16.5
Garlic & rosemary marinated Barnsley lamb chop crispy onion, slow roasted tomato, garlic mushroom, triple cooked chips, fresh mint sauce 15



Summer salad 4, Parmesan truffled Fries 4, Sautéed green beans, mustard butter 4
Buttered new potatoes, shallots 4, Summer Vegetable selection (serves 2-3) 8


Opening Times

Cocktail & Wine Bar
Friday - Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 19:00

Friday - Saturday:12:00 - 20:45
Sunday:12:00 - 16:30

Afternoon Tea
Friday - Saturday: 12:00 - 15:30
Sunday: 12:00 - 15:00

Get In Touch

Main Road, Rettendon

Chelmsford, Essex CM3 8DY
Tel No. 01245 987888


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