Sunday Lunch Menu

Sample Menu

 

Snacks

Sicilian Nocellara Olives 4, Selection of spiced nuts 3
Toasted sour dough, coffee & almond butter , chorizo & charred pepper butter, cultured cashew butter for two 5

 

Chef's Selection of Canapés

3 for £10
Halloumi, maple & honey, toasted nuts and seeds V
Salt baked beetroot, pickled beetroot, feta V
Kung pao Queen scallop, prawn cracker, crispy cabbage

 

Starters

In house goats’ cheese, leek ash, plum chutney, honey oats, whey fermented celery, sour dough crostini V 10
Foraged wild mushrooms, truffle brioche, salt cured duck yolk, mushroom ketchup V 9
Wood pigeon, buttermilk & Roquefort celeriac risotto, caramelised baby onions, game chips 9
In house gin cured salmon, tonic & juniper gel, compressed cucumber, seaweed cracker, apple & pear salad 11
Barbecued salt & pepper calamari, squid ink flatbread, tomato and sweet Ramiro pepper salsa, saffron aioli, spring onion tops 8.5

 

Mains

Roast Scottish dry aged sirloin of beef or Stuffed & rolled roasted lamb shoulder, beef dripping potatoes, seasonal vegetables, Yorkshire pudding, jus 17
Local wild bass, shrimp & crab courgette spaghetti, sea vegetables, seaweed salt 24
Pan fried boneless skate wing, lemon & sourdough crust, runner beans, hazelnut, pomme puree topped fish pie 25
Roasted lamb rump, miso glazed carrots, puree anchovies & cockle mayonnaise, sesame and buckwheat 24
Coconut katsu, cauliflower, sesame & tofu toast, mango sticky rice, charred pak choi, black sesame V* 20
8oz dry aged Scottish sirloin, garlic butter, poached lobster tail, rosemary salted fries, charred seasonal Verde 38.5

 

Sides

Duck fat triple cooked chips, truffle & parmesan 6
Ox cheek mac & cheese 7
Seasonal salad 4
Baby new potatoes, herb & shallot butter 4
Seasonal vegetables 4

 

Desserts

Mango & pineapple dome, coconut shortbread, passionfruit & orange sorbet 7.5
Peach melba Eton mess, almonds, white peach sorbet 7.5
Le Benaix Tiramisu, 70% chocolate ganache, caramelised coffee glaze 8
Vanilla & strawberry ripple cheesecake, wild strawberry sorbet & verbena 7
Salted caramel brownie, apricot mousse, praline ice cream 7.5
Ice cream & sorbet selection 6
A selection of the finest British & French cheeses, celery, candied walnuts, grapes, house chutney, biscuits & bread 11

 

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

 


 

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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