A la Carte Menu

Wednesday – Saturday 12:00 – 14:30 & 17:30 – 21:00

Sample Menu 

 

Snacks

Sicilian Nocellara Olives 4, Selection of spiced nuts 3
Toasted sour dough, chilli, lime & coriander, cashew butter, seaweed butter for two 5

 

Chef's Selection of Canapés

3 for £10 (2 per portion)
Buttermilk chicken,
Katsu, crispy cabbage
Yellow pepper & tomato gazpacho, toasted seeds, lemon yogurt V
Cured mackerel, pickled kohlrabi, seaweed cracker

 

Starters

In house Goat’s cheese, bee pollen, apple, celery, toasted walnut, gooseberry V 10
Pan fried sardine fillets, heirloom tomatoes, seasonal pesto, charred sour dough, pickled onion 9
Citrus cured salmon, charred cucumber & mint tartare, bittersweet lemon vinaigrette, crème fraiche sorbet 11
Lamb shoulder shawarma, puffed black rice, cucumber and pomegranate, coriander & garlic flatbread 9
Courgette ribbons, pink radish, broad bean guacamole, lemon dressing, miso & mustard vegan cheese, linseed & chia seed V* 8.5

 

Mains

8oz Fillet steak, sour cream & chive baked potato, braised ox cheek, sweetheart cabbage, perigeaux sauce 38.5
Poached salmon, maple glazed charred asparagus, broad bean, samphire, herb crushed baby potatoes, sea bacon 21
Salt baked beetroot, vegan labneh, warm baby new potatoes, watercress, raspberry, crispy buckwheat V* 18
Pan fried cod, tempura batter scraps, posh mushy peas, sautéed Jersey royals, beurre blanc tartare sauce 18.5
Char grilled chicken supreme, lyonnaise potatoes, chicken dripping aioli, southern fried chicken lolly pop, baby gem lettuce 20
 

Side Orders

Charred Mediterranean vegetables, seasonal pesto 5, Triple cooked chips, truffle aioli, parmesan 5
Seasonal vegetables 4, Seasonal side salad, French dressing 4

 

Desserts

Passionfruit, orange & lychee dome, blood orange sorbet 7
Black forest cup, cherry, honeycomb, pistachio 8
Lemon & raspberry ripple cheesecake, yuzu curd, minted shortbread 7
Le Benaix Tiramisu, 70% chocolate ganache, caramelised coffee glaze 8
Mango & coconut frangipane, salsa, malibu & pineapple sorbet 7
Ice cream & sorbet selection 6
A selection of the finest British & French cheeses, celery, candied walnuts, grapes, house chutney, biscuits & bread 11

 

Dessert Wines

Muscat de Beaumes-de-Venice, Rhône, France 50ml 4.5, Canoso, Recioto di Soave, Italy 50ml 6,
Chateau de Rolland, Sauternes, France 50ml 6.5, Recioto della Valpolicalla, Italy 50ml 6
Grand Tokaj, Aszú, Tokaj, Hungary 50ml 8

 

To Finish

Selection of Chefs homemade petit fours, served with Filter Coffee or Novus Tea 5.5 pp
Paddy & Scott’s: Americano 3, Macchiato 3, Cappuccino 3, Latte 3
Espresso 3, Double Espresso 4, Hot Chocolate 3, Liquor Coffee of your choice 6.5
Novus Tea Selection: Persian Pomegranate, Wild Encounter, Citrus Chamomile, Dragonwell Green,
Sapphire Earl Grey, English Breakfast, Darjeeling 3

 

For information on allergens please speak to a member of our management team. Many of our dishes can be slightly altered to suit dietary requirements, however due to ingredients used in house, we cannot guarantee that dishes are completely free from dairy, nuts or any allergens.

Opening Times

Wednesday - Saturday
Food served: Lunch 12 - 2.30, Evening 5.30 - 9pm
Bar open: Midday - 11pm
Sunday
Food served: Lunch 12 - 4pm
Bar open: Midday - 7pm

Get In Touch

Main Road, Rettendon

Chelmsford, Essex CM3 8DY
Tel No. 01245 987888

E.enquiries@brasseriebenaix.com

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