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Sample Menus

Our menus regularly change depending on seasonal availability the below menu’s are examples of what you’re likely to find at Britannia @ The Beach

Please note: we are a BYO establishment, please feel free to bring your favourite tipple (a modest corkage charge applies).

Corkage of : £3.50 per bottle of wine / spirts, £1.00 per bottle / can of beer or cider, and £1.00 per item of soft drinks brought in to the restaurant is charged.

Chef is very happy to accommodate any special dietary requirements – please ask.

Some of our dishes may include allergens: fish, crustaceans, molluscs, celery, mustard, nuts, peanuts, gluten, eggs, milk, sesame seeds, soya, lupin, sulphur dioxide. If you are concerned about certain allergens please speak to a member of staff.

Breakfast

Available until 11.15am (The restaurant reserves the right to amend this time during busy periods)

Full English – 2 bacon, 2 sausages, 1 fried egg, grilled tomato, beans, mushrooms & toast

Kiddies Breakfast – 1 bacon, 1 sausage, beans, toast

Vegetarian – mushrooms, fried egg, tomato, beans, 2 veggie sausages & toast

Mushroom Omelette

Sausage & Bacon Omelette

Fisherman’s Breakfast – 2 scallops, 2 bacon, 2 eggs, 2 black pudding, grilled tomato & toast

Smoked Kippers with poached egg & tomato served with bread & butter

Bacon OR Sausage Bap (3)

Extras

Mushrooms

Sautéed potatoes

Scallops

Black pudding

Toast

Tea, toast & preserves

Coffee, toast & preserves

To Start

Sweet Potato & Red Pepper Soup – A delicious homemade soup served with homemade bread roll

Moules Marinieres – 250g of succulent local mussels steamed in a white wine, red onion, garlic cream sauce with homemade bread roll (Subject to availability)

Local Scallops – (3) Grilled with garlic butter & homemade bread roll OR Pan fried with a parsnip puree & chorizo crumb

Crispy Calamari – served with lemon mayo

Hummus served with salad garnish & toast

Chicken Liver Parfait with toast

Pint of Shell-on Prawns with seafood sauce, homemade bread roll & lemon wedge

Britannia’s Crab Celebration

Start Bay Crab Soup – A delicious homemade soup served with homemade bread roll

Start Bay Potted Crab served with toast & salad garnish

Start Bay Crab Arancini – Crab & pea risotto balls in crispy breadcrumbs with arrabbiata sauce, fresh watercress garnish

Crab Linguine – Start Bay crab tossed in linguine, fresh chilli & spinach topped with shaved parmesan

Fresh Crab Salad – Local hand–picked all white Start Bay crabmeat, served with homemade bread roll, aioli & salad

Fresh Crab Salad – Local hand–picked brown & white Start Bay crabmeat, served with homemade bread roll, aioli & salad

Start Bay crab sandwich (all white meat)

Start Bay crab sandwich (brown & white meat)

(All sandwiches are served with salad and homemade coleslaw)

Crack – A – Crab – Whole freshly cooked Start Bay Crab, ready for you to “crack” yourselves! Weapons provided! Served with aioli, salad & homemade bread roll (Subject to availability)

Non Fish Dishes

Steak Burger – 8oz, homemade from local beef served in a homemade bread roll with homemade coleslaw and chips

8oz Rump Steak with mushrooms & grilled tomato & served with a choice of potato

Cajun Spiced Chicken Burger – Fresh chicken breast marinated in Cajun spices, served in a toasted bun with chips and homemade coleslaw

Slow Braised Lamb Shank with mash & soft stem broccoli

For Lovers of the Garden

Butternut Squash & Yellow Pepper Risotto with Parmesan

Roasted Vegetable Quesadilla - Baked tortilla filled with the roasted vegetables, served with salad garnish & fries

Thai Red or Thai Green vegetable curry served with rice

Mains

The Shack’s Homemade Fish Pie – Not for the faint hearted!! Made to order with fresh fish from our counter, topped with fluffy mashed potato and Cheddar cheese, served with salad

Homemade Fish Cakes (2) – Served with fries, salad & homemade tartar sauce

Britannia @ The Beach Fish & Chips – Served with wedge of lemon & homemade tartar sauce

Breaded Scampi & Chips – Served with wedge of lemon & salad

Tiger Prawn Salad – with sweet chilli & lemon oil dressing

Local Scallops – (6) Grilled with garlic butter & homemade bread roll OR Pan fried with a parsnip puree & chorizo crumb

Moules Marinieres – 500g of succulent local mussels steamed in a white wine, red onion, garlic cream sauce with homemade bread roll (subject to availability)

Cajun Spiced Seafood Quesadilla - Baked tortilla filled with the finest fish and shellfish, served with sour cream (monkfish, prawns, cod & scallops)

Whole Split Lobster – Fresh Start Bay Lobster cooked in garlic butter & white wine, served with seafood sauce, salad & homemade bread roll (Subject to availability)

Mains for 2 to share

The Shack’s Homemade Fish Pie – Not for the faint hearted!! Made to order with fresh fish from our counter, topped with fluffy mashed potato and Cheddar cheese, served with salad

Hot Seafood Platter –Scallops, crevettes, battered goujons, whitebait, scampi & potted crab, served with salad, aioli & homemade bread roll

Catch of the Day- 2 Whole Baked Fish cooked with lemon oil white wine served with a choice of potato & fresh salad (Subject to availability)

The Shack’s Seafood Feast – Grilled scallops, grilled crevettes, fresh crab meat, calamari & whole baked fish, served with a choice of potato & fresh salad

Kiddies Menu

Kiddies Britannia @ The Beach Fish Goujons, chips & peas

Kiddies Sausage (2) chips & beans (Veggie sausages available)

Kiddies Scampi & chips

Kiddies Chicken Burger & fries

Mini Fish Pie – Homemade fish pie topped with potato & Cheddar cheese

Tomato & Herb Pasta Bake topped with Cheddar cheese & served with garlic bread

Extras

Chips

Cheesy Chips

Side Salad

Tempura Battered Samphire

Fennel Gratin

Mushy Peas

Peas

Baked Beans

Specials

Example Specials

Hake Goujons in Batter with Homemade Tartare & Side Salad

Whole Plaice Oven Roasted with Sea Salt & Olive Oil

Skate Wing Poached in White Wine with Capers & Peppercorns

Bream Fillet Pan roasted, Served with Chorizo & Mussels with Orzo Pasta

Torbay Sole Roasted on the Bone with Garlic & Lemon Butter

Bass Fillet Pan Roasted Served Tempura Battered Samphire & Mussels

Lemon Sole Roasted on the Bone with Scallops

Scallop & Monkfish Thai Red Curry, Served with Rice

Turbot Fillet Pan Roasted & Served with Crab Risotto

Desserts

Dark Chocolate Tart with vanilla ice cream

Dark Chocolate Tart with vanilla ice cream

Lemon Posset tart with fresh fruit

Pears poached in Rose´ wine & peach Schnapps, served with raspberry sorbet

Cheese & Biscuits – 3 West Country Cheeses (Dorset Blue, Wookey Hole Cave aged Cheddar & Sharpham Brie) with biscuits & apple

Ice Creams / Sorbets

Vanilla

Chocolate

Strawberry

Salted caramel

Apple sorbet

Raspberry sorbet

The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas has supported Britannia @ The Beach to facilitate the development of new cafe premises.