A La Carte



Pea Veloute

Harwich crab on toast, crispy bacon & chives


Colchester rock oysters

With shallot vinegar, lemon & tabasco

£3.50 £18.25

Octopus carpaccio

chorizo, rocket emulsion, pine nuts & lemon oil


Smoked mackerel pate

cider jelly, compressed apple, cucumber & treacle soda bread


Gochugaru crusted whitebait

kimchi mayonnaise, mouli, spring onion & lime


Crispy soy, honey & lemon chicken

aisan slaw, chilli, sesame & coriander


Whole burrata

heritage tomatoes, black olive, basil oil & lavosh cracker


Gravadlax of sea trout

fennel & orange salad, radish, creme fraiche & sourdough croutons


Spiced carrot samosa

pickles carrot salad & coriander yoghurt


Garlic snails 'en croute'

with parsley oil


Traditional pork scotch egg

Nduja mayonnaise, parsley & watercress sauce


Classic prawn cocktail

brown bread & butter, lemon

£9.75 £15.00

Steamed Mussels


Moules Mariniere

£13.00 £22.50

Red wine steamed mussels

with baby plum tomatoes, chili & parsley

£13.00 £22.50

ample with bread or generous with skinny fries



Thick cut lamb chops (2/3)

£25.00 £34.00

British 28-day 300g Sirloin Steak


Peri-peri poussin


All served with skinny fries or new potatoes & butter lettuce salad with crispy onions, pecorino & chives & your choice of either peppercorn or Bearnaise sauce

Harwich Crab


Harwich Crab

These are subject to availability as we work with the local fishermen to bring you the freshest local produce



Beer battered Cod or Haddock

thick chips, minted mushy peas & tartare sauce (gluten free option available)

£17.95 £18.95

The Pier double beef & bacon burger

two Dedham Vale beef patties, smoked applewood cheddar, house sauce, pickles & salad in a brioche bun with skinny fries & onion rings


The Pier classic fish pie

with a side of buttered greens


Pork schnitzel

with wild garlic emulsion, peas & parmesan, buttered new potatoes & tenderstem broccoli


Chargrilled whole sea bream

feta & oregano baked potatoes, courgette, olive & lemon salad, tomato aioli


Baked gnocchi with leeks (v)

wild mushrooms & blue cheese sauce with a herb crust & green lead salad


South Indian chickpea & roasted cauliflower curry (v)

saffron braised rice, mango chutney, raita & chapati. Add Chargrilled butterflied prawns for £9


Pier seafood platter

dressed harwich crab, colchester rock oysters, shell on prawns, mussels & smoked salmon, skinny fries & lemon mayonnaise


Market fish

please ask for today's choice

Poached & charred hake

squid ink pasta, samphire, mussel & saffron cream sauce


Pan roasted duck breast

egg noodles, pak choi, charred corn, pickled red cabbage & miso broth


Side Dishes


House salad with mustard dressing, pecorino cheese, crispy onions & chives


Green beans, peas & mangetout with minted butter


Thick chips or Skinny fries with truffle mayonnaise & parmesan


Buttered tenderstem broccoli, blue cheese & herb crumb


Heritage tomato, olive, onion & basil salad


Salt baked potatoes, tomato aioli & oregano


All at 4.25

Dessert Menu


Raspberry & white chocolate frangipane tart

pistachio ice cream & pistachio crumb


Lemon & elderflower panna cotta

elderflower gel, lemon shortbread & raspberry


Chocolate brownie

caramel sauce, praline cream & vanilla ice cream


Strawberry Eton mess


Stem ginger & vanilla rice pudding

poached rhubarb, rhubarb gel & toasted coconut


Tiramisu Arctic roll

coffee gel, mascarpone, whipped cream & chocolate soil


Apple & cinnamon upside-down cake

oat crumble, run soaked raisins & creme anglaise


Caramelised peaches, nectarines & apricots

creme fraiche cream & honey granola


Selection of cheese & biscuits, celery, grapes & chutney

Black Bomber Cheddar, Wensum white goats cheese, Smoked Dapple, Stilton.


Selection of ice creams & sorbets

Chocolate/Vanilla/Strawberry/Strawberries and cream/Sicilian Pistachio/Coffee/Cherries & Cream/Raspberry/Lemon

£6.00 £7.50

Vegan / Vegetarian Menu


Spiced carrot pastry

pickles carrot salad, mango puree & coriander


Pea & mint soup

asparagus tips, feta, herb oil


Gochugaru crusted King oyster mushroom

kimchi mayonnaise, mouli spring onion & lime


Grilled aubergine with rice noodles

pak choi, charred corn & miso broth


South Indian chickpea & roasted cauliflower curry

saffron braised rice & mango chutney


Broccoli orecchiette pasta with feta

broccoli pesto, chilli & lemon


Chocolate brownie

coconut caramel sauce & coconut ice cream


Sticky toffee pudding

vanilla ice cream


Gelato & Sorbet


£6.00 £7.50

Kids Menu


Classic prawn cocktail


Garlic bread


Traditional smoked salmon with lemon


Battered cod & chips

with garden peas


Sausage & Mash

vegetables & gravy


Cheeseburger & skinny fries


Chocolate Brownie

vanilla ice cream


Syrup sponge pudding

with custard


Ice cream sundae