KINGS HEAD COLTISHALL
The King's Head
26 Wroxham Road
Coltishall
Norfolk
NR12 7EA
01603 737426 Call Us

Fine Dining

The food at the Kings Head is of the highest quality as Kevin, owner and head chef, is the only member of The Masterchefs of Great Britain in The Norfolk Broads. Dishes include such delights as:

  • Locally caught Seabass with local Asparagus, Scallops and Butter Sauce
  • Crispy Duck with Orange and Watercress Salad
  • Grilled Calves Liver with Primo Cabbage, Smoked Bacon, Crispy Onion Rings and Red Wine Sauce

Kevin has recently been on ITV with the cooking legend Marco Pierre White and his good friend John Kenny, winner of Britain's Best Dish, who supplies Kevin with freerange, rarebreed 'Happy Hogs' pork.

The desserts are a speciality not to be missed, all home-made, including such classics as:

  • Eton Mess
  • Raspberry Shortcake
  • Summer Pudding
  • as well as a few modern dishes to include a Hot Chocolate Fondant with an Iced Chiboust Parfait which oozes a delight to all chocolate lovers!

As well as a full a la carte menu which is served daily, lunchtimes 12pm - 2pm and 6.30pm - 9pm, there is a set menu for lunch which changes daily, (some weekly regulars have been heard to say that they have never had the same dish twice) and there is also a light menu including:

  • Norfolk Sausages and Mash with Crispy Onion Rings
  • Beer Battered Cod and Chips
  • Noodle Dishes, Home Made Burgers and a variety of Children's Dishes

On Sundays, food is served all day, starting at 12 midday with a traditional Sunday roast. starters an desserts from the a la carte menu and a couple of meat and fish dishes also from the a la carte menu. During the afternoon, the light menu is served converting back to the full a la carte from 6.30pm onwards. To accompany your meal, a selection of lagers, local real ales and fine wines are available.

 

 

Valentine Evening

Amuse Bouche

 

Starters

 

Leek and Potato Soup with Blue Cheese Fritter

 

Platter to Share

Goats Cheese Fritter, Duck Terrine, Traditional Smoked Salmon

With Home- made Pear Chutney, Toasted Granary Bread

 

Tempura King Prawns, Avocado Salsa, Spicy Tomato Chutney

 

Baked Field Mushrooms, Baby Spinach, Poached Free Range Egg, Hollandaise Sauce

 

Chicken Caesar Salad, Cos Lettuce, Marinated Anchovies

Bacon Lardons, Croutons, Egg and Parmesan Shavings

 

 

Main Dishes

 

Fillet of Beef Wrapped in Pancetta

Rosti Potato, Baby Spinach, Chanterelle Mushrooms, Braised Salsify and Madeira Jus

 

Free Range Chicken Breast filled with a Tarragon Mousse

Fondant Potato, Green Beans and Albufera Sauce

 

Poached Halibut Steak with Vermouth Sauce

Cheese and Chive Croquette Potatoes, Broccoli Floret, Butternut Squash Puree

 

Rosti Potato Stack with Baby Spinach, Creamy Leeks, Braised Salsify

Butternut Squash Puree, Dressed Leaves and Toasted Pine Nuts

 

 

Desserts

 

Trio of Chocolate to Share

Dark Chocolate Fondant, Milk Chocolate Mousse, White Chocolate Parfait

Tuilé Biscuit and Chocolate Sauce

 

Glazed Lemon Tart, Raspberry Coulis, Raspberry Sorbet and Fresh Raspberries

 

Beignets Soufflé rolled in Cinnamon Sugar, Caramelised Apples and Grand Marnier Cream

 

Selection of Cheese, Biscuits and Home-made Pear Chutney

 

Coffee and Mints

 

£39.95   

 

 

A La Carte Menu

Starters

Nibbles

Home made Loaf of Bread                 £1.95

                                                                   Garlic and Mozzarella Bread            £3.25

                                                                   Olives                                                   £2.50

                                                                   Olives with Feta Cheese                    £3.50

Balsamic and Olive Oil with Loaf     £2.50

 

Starters

 

Soup of the Day with Cheese Straw and Garlic Bread    £4.95

Pan Fried Herring Roes on a Bread Crouton with Bacon Lardons and Red Wine Sauce

Starter   £7.25     Main     £13.95

Pressed Chicken and Duck Terrine wrapped in Parma Ham

Celeriac Remoularde and Toasted Granary Bread

Starter     £6.95      Main     £13.95

Twice Baked Swiss Cheese Soufflé

Starter   £6.95

  Duo of Smoked Salmon,

Traditional Smoked over Oak and Modern over Mesquite and with Muscovado Sugar

with Toasted Granary Bread and Dressed Leaves

Starter   £7.95     Main   £15.25

Chicken Caesar Salad

Baby Gem Lettuce, Anchovies, Croutons, Boiled Egg, Parmesan Shavings

Starter     £7.95     Main    £15.95

 

All starters are served with a Home-made loaf of Bread to Share

 

Main Dishes 

Sirloin Steak

Supplied by Clarkes of Hevingham, award winning Simmental Herd aged for 28 days

 Hand Cut Chips, Crispy Onion Rings, Grilled Tomato topped with Garlic Butter and Bread Crumbs

£23.95

Peppercorn Sauce or Red Wine Sauce or Garlic Butter   £1.95

  Breast of Norfolk Chicken wrapped in Pancetta baked in Puff Pastry

Fondant Potato, Cabbage Ball, Butternut Squash Puree and Tarragon Jus

£17.95

Pan Fried Calves Liver with Crispy Bacon and Crispy Onion Rings

Creamy Mashed Potato, Buttered Cabbage and Red Wine Sauce

£17.95

Fillet of Beef with Fondant Potato

Wild Mushrooms a la Crème in Puff Pastry, Spinach, Braised Salsify and Madeira Sauce

£25.95

Roast Rack of Lamb with a Basil and Parmesan Crust

 Dauphinoise Potatoes, Baby Beetroot, Parsnip Puree and Lamb Jus

£21.95

 

Side Dishes

Portion of Vegetables                           £3.50                           Loaf of Bread                                       £1.95

Side Salad                                            £3.50                              Portion of Chips                                   £3.25              

Crispy Onion Rings                               £2.95                           Garlic and Mozzarella Bread                 £3.25

Sautéed Mushrooms                             £2.95                           Olives                                                   £2.50

Olives with Feta Cheese                       £3.50                           Balsamic and Olive Oil with Loaf          £2.50

 

 

Pan Fried Wing of Skate with Caper and Lemon Butter

Buttered Spinach and New Potatoes

£17.95 

Pan Roast Salmon and King Prawns

Spinach, Turned Potatoes, Saffron and Tomato Sauce

£17.95

Fillet of Cod with Creamy Mashed Potato, Buttered Spinach

Bacon Lardons, Button Mushrooms, Baby Onions and a Red Wine Sauce

£17.95

 

Sweet Potato and Polenta Pattie

Butternut Squash Puree, Roasted Baby Beetroot, Pine Nuts and Basil Oil

£14.95 

 Hand Picked Seasonal Wild Mushroom Rissotto

Parmesan Salad and Basil Oil

                                                                                                            £14.95                

 

All of our dishes are freshly prepared and therefore can take up to

20 minutes to prepare and cook.

We ask you to be patient with us when we are busy

 

 

  Please be aware that some dishes may contain bones

  

Kings Head Homemade Desserts

(Please allow 15 minutes for hot desserts)

 

Hot Chocolate Fondant with Chocolate Sauce and Honeycomb Ice Cream   £7.25 

Warm Individual Apple Tart Tatin with Vanilla Ice Cream     £5.95

Profiteroles filled with Salted Caramel Ice Cream and Butterscotch Sauce   £5.95

Traditional Vanilla Crème Brule, Raspberry Sauce and Shortbread Biscuit             £5.95

Selection of Ice-Creams and Sorbets             £5.95

  Selection of British Cheeses, Biscuits, Pear Chutney         £7.50

         

 

                                                            Tea, Regular or Espresso Coffee                £1.95

Latte Coffee, Hot Chocolate                            £2.95

  Cappuccino, Mocha Coffee, Flat White          £2.95

Served with mints

  

“Floating” Coffee

                                                                                         French (Brandy)

Calypso (Tia Maria)

Irish (Bushmills)

Gaelic (Whisky)

Or another of your choice

                                                                                                  £5.50

             

 

Light Meals and Snacks 

Kings Head Club Sandwich     

Free Range Chicken grilled, Local Smoked Streaky Bacon, Tomato, Egg, Mayonnaise in Toasted Thick Sliced White Bread with Hand Cut Chips 

    £12.50    

Grilled Chicken Breast, Crispy Bacon, BBQ Sauce, Monteray Jack Cheese

Hand Cut Chips and Dressed Salad

£13.95

Thai Green Chicken Curry with Rice

£13.95

Hewitt and Grant Heritage Norfolk Pork Sausages with Creamy Mashed Potato

 Buttered Cabbage, Hand Cut Onion Rings and Red Wine Sauce

               £12.95               

Whole Tail Scampi

  Hand Cut Chips, Dressed Leaves, Peas and Homemade Tartar Sauce      £13.95    

                                                                         Beer Battered Fresh Fillet of Fish, Hand Cut Chips

Peas, Salad Garnish, Homemade Tartar Sauce

£14.50

Home Cooked Ham, Free Range Fried Eggs and Hand Cut Chips   £11.95  

Free Range Egg Omelette with Hand Cut Chips

With a choice of 2 fillings from Ham, Cheese, Bacon, Mushrooms, Onion. (Additional filling 75p)  

£9.95    

Hewitt and Grant Beef Burger in Sesame Bun with Chips and Coleslaw

With toppings of        Bacon and Cheese                £10.95

                                          Prawn Mayonnaise     £12.50     

                                                   Bacon and Egg                             £10.95   

                                                                                                          Bacon, Cheese, Homemade B-B-Q Sauce              £11.95                                                       

                                                   Ciabatta’s                                                                    

Local Pork Sausage and Onions       £7.95      

Brie and Cranberry       £7.95     

Bacon and Chicken Mayonnaise                    £8.95  

Ham and Mustard            £7.95

Sirloin Steak, Tomato, Onion Rings and Chips       £14.95    

                                B-B-Q Chicken and Melted Cheese             £9.50  

Tuna Mayo          £7.95    

Breaded Crispy Fish, Tartar Sauce               £8.50     

Atlantic Prawn and Marie Rose     £8.95     

                   Bar Bites        

Portion of Hand Cut Chips     £3.25

Cheesy Chips      £3.95     

Garlic and Mozzarella Bread    £3.25  

Toasted Homemade Bread with Olive Oil, Balsamic, Olives and Feta   £5.50 

 

Children’s Menu    £5.50

Hewitt’s Pork Sausages,    Homemade Fish fingers. 

 Homemade Chicken Nuggets,    Scampi ,  Ham and Egg 

All served with Hand Cut Chips or Potatoes, Peas or Heinz Baked Beans 

Hewitt and Grant Beef Burger in Bun with Chips 

 

 Breakfast Menu

The ‘Kinger’ Breakfast   

 

Grants Heritage Sausage, 2 rashers Local Smoked Bacon, Field Mushroom Tomato, Fried Potatoes, 2 Free Range Eggs, Heinz Baked Beans, Black Pudding, Fried Bread, Toasted Pain de Mie 

£9.95

Local Flat Mushrooms

Pan Fried on Toasted Home -made Granary Bread,

Glazed with Goats Cheese with Red Onion Chutney      

£6.50 

The Veggie Omelette

Free Range Eggs, Baby Spinach, Red Chilli,

Served with Onion Chutney and Avocado    

£6.50

Locally Smoked Salmon with Scrambled Egg and Avocado

On Toasted Pain de Mie  

£8.95

Home-made American Pancakes

With Crispy Local Smoked Bacon drizzled with Maple Syrup  

  £5.95 

 

Bacon Sandwich with 3 rashers of Local Smoked Bacon   

£3.75

Sausage Sandwich with 2 Heritage Sausages   

£3.95

Home-made Toasted Brioche with Butter and Preserves

£2.95

Toast, Butter and Preserves (4 rounds)    

£1.50

 

Beverages

Schweppes Fruit Juices from £1.90

Cup of Freshly Ground Coffee £1.95

Pot of Tea for 1 £1.95

Latte £2.95

Cappuccino £2.95

 

Also Available at Weekends and after 9am weekdays

Eggs Royal

Toasted Muffin topped with Spinach, Locally Smoked Salmon

Free Range Poached Eggs nape with Fresh Hollandaise   

£9.50

Eggs Benedict

Toasted Muffin topped with Ham, Free Range Poached Eggs

And Fresh Hollandaise  

£8.95

Eggs Florentine

Toasted Muffin topped with Baby Spinach,

Free Range Poached Eggs and Fresh Hollandaise   

£8.25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

 

 

 

                                     

 

 

 

 

 

                

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