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.

 

 

 

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 Garlic Bread and Cheese Straw

 £4.95

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

Starter   £7.25     Main     £13.95

Traditional Smoked Salmon Platter with Toasted Granary Bread and Dressed Leaves  

Starter   £7.95     Main     £15.25  

Chicken and Ham Hock Terrine with Pickles and Toasted Granary Bread

Starter     £6.95      Main     £13.95

Cromer Crab Cakes with a Sweet Chilli Dip and Dressed Leaves

Starter   £7.95     Main    £15.25

Aocado, Tomato amd Mozzarella Salad with Balsamic and Basil Dressing

Starter    £7.25     Main    £14.50

Brie Fritters with Pear Chutney and Toasted Brioche

Starter   £6.95        Main     £13.95

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

And either Peppercorn, Red Wine or Garlic Butter Sauce

£22.95

Breast of Guinea Fowl Wellington with Ballentine of Leg

Salsify Braised in Red Wine, Baby Carrots

Cauliflower Puree, Fondant Potato and Madeira Sauce

£18.95

Crispy Belly of Pork with Cider Vinegar Sauce

Boulangere Potatoes, Carrot Puree, Baby Carrots and Buttered Cabbage

£18.50

Pan Fried Calves Liver with Crispy Bacon, Crispy Onion Rings

Buttered Cabbage, Creamy Mashed Potato and Red Wine Sauce

£17.95

1/2 Crispy Duck with Chinese 5 Spice and an Orange Salad

Rosti Potato, Green Beans, Spinach and an Orange Sauce

£19.95

Pan Fried Fillet of Steak with Wild Mushrooms a la Creme in Puff Pastry

Green Beans and Red Wine Sauce

£25.95

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                                 

 

 

Fillet of Line Caught Local Wild Seabass with a Medallion of Scallops

Pastry Fleuron, Crushed Local New Potatoes, Spinach and Beurre Blanc

£22.95

Baked Fillet of Cod on Creamy Mashed Potato and Buttered Cabbage

With Bacon Lardons, Button Mushrooms, Baby Onions and Red Wine Jus 

£17.95

Pan Fried Fillet of Salmon, Rosti Potato

Green Beans, Pea Shoots and a Watercress Butter Sauce 

£17.95

 

'One Planet' 10" Hand made Pizza served with Dressed Leaves

£14.95 

Hand Picked Seasonal Wild Mushroom Risotto

 Parmesan Salad and Basil Oil 

                £14.95                

 Home-made Tagliatelle and Goats Cheese Curd

Roasted Baby Beetroot, Goats Cheese, PineNuts with Dressed Leaves

£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, Chocolate Sauce, Chocolate Stick     £7.25

with Salted Caramel Ice Cream in a Brandy Snap Basket   (Gluten Free)

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

Warm Bakewell Tart with Creme Anglaise and Raspberry Coulis     £5.95

Sticky Toffee Pudding with Caramel Sauce and Vanilla Ice-Cream      £5.95

Baked Vanilla and Lime Cheesecake with Mango Coulis     £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 or Mocha Coffee          £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 

Home-made Smoked Haddock Fishcakes

Topped with Free Range Poached Egg   

£8.95

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

Poached Locally Smoked Haddock

Topped with Poached Free Range Egg 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

 

Christmas Fayre Menu

 

Soup of the Day with Croutons

 

Home-made Duck Pate with Home-made Tomato Chutney and Toasted Pan de Mie

 

Crumbed Goujons of Plaice with Home-made Tartar Sauce

 

Creamy Leek and Mushroom Tartlet topped with Poached Free Range Hens Egg and Hollandaise

 

Salad of Blue Cheese, Roasted Hazelnuts, Poached Pear, Tomato in a Classic French Dressing

 

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Roast Turkey with Sage, Onion and Apricot Stuffing, Pig in Blanket

 

Roulade of Slow Cooked Beef, Braised in a Rich Red Wine with Creamy Mashed Potato

 Bacon Lardons, Button Mushrooms, Button Onions and Croutons

 

Roast Breast of Pheasant wrapped in Bacon with Confit Leg

 Creamy Mashed Potato, Braised Red Cabbage, Parsnip Crisps and Red Currant Sauce

 

Poached Paupiette of Lemon Sole with a Choron Sauce

Fresh Spinach and Crushed New Potatoes

 

Bouillabaisse of Cod, Salmon and Prawns with a Saffron Fish Sauce

New Potatoes and Fine Beans

 

Ricotta Gnocchi on a Rich Tomato Sauce glazed with Gruyere and Breadcrumbs

  

All served with a Selection of Seasonal Vegetables and Potatoes

 

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Kings Head Christmas Pudding with Brandy Sauce

 

Steamed Treacle Sponge Pudding with Crème Anglaise

 

Profiteroles filled with Salted Caramel Ice Cream with Butterscotch Sauce 

 

 Chocolate Marquise with Mocha Sauce

 

Selection of Ice Creams and Sorbets

 

 

2 Courses    £21.95    3 Courses    £25.95

 

Christmas Day

 

To Begin

Goats Cheese Panacotta

 

Starters

Watercress and Leek Soup garnished with Poached Hens Egg

Crispy Leeks and Toasted Almonds

Terrine of Lobster, Scallops and Salmon with Crème Fraiche

 Lambs Lettuce, Chervil Oil Dressing

Gala Melon with Sliced Black Forest Ham

Twice Baked Swiss Cheese Soufflé

Pan Fried Breast of Partridge, Rosti Potato, Jerusalem Artichoke, Spinach and Port Sauce

 

Main Dishes

Roast Goose with Apple Stuffing and Piquante Sauce

Roast Norfolk Turkey with Chipolata wrapped in Bacon with Apricot Stuffing

Fillet of Beef Rossini, Pan Fried Fillet of Beef topped with Foie Gras

On a Crouton with a Truffle and Madeira Sauce

Fillet of Dover Sole with Langoustine, Turned Potatoes

Baby Spinach and French Butter Sauce

Medallions of Venison with a Juniper and Gin Sauce, Fondant Potato, Braised Red Cabbage

Rosti Potato Stack with Leeks, Spinach and Artichokes with Beurre Blanc

 

All served with New Potatoes, Roast Potatoes and Fresh Seasonal Vegetables

 

Pre Dessert

Baked Yoghurt and Blood Orange

 

Desserts

Kings Head Christmas Pudding with Brandy Sauce and Rum and Raisin Ice Cream

Black Forrest Cake with Griottines, Chocolate Ganache

 Double Cream and Chocolate Shavings

Sticky Toffee Pudding, Toffee Sauce and Vanilla Ice Cream in Brandy Snap Basket

Traditional Vanilla Crème Brule with Tulle Biscuit

Selection of British Cheeses with Biscuits and Pear Chutney

 

Coffee and Petit Fours

 

£90

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

 

 

 

                                     

 

 

 

 

 

                

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