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Opening Times

Today is Tuesday
We are open
from 11:00 to 21:30

Call Us

01268 967988

DELICIOUS FOOD

AT Jolly Friar

STARTERS & SHARERS

CRISPY BREADED MUSHROOMS (v)

£3.79

Served with a dressed salad garnish and mayonnaise dip.

CHICKEN WINGS

£4.79

Spicy buffalo wings with dressed salad garnish and sour cream.

GARLIC BREAD (ve)

£2.49

CHEESY GARLIC BREAD (v)

£2.99

SOUTHERN FRIED CHICKEN GOUJONS

£4.99

Served with Franks red hot sauce and a dressed salad garnish.

MAC N CHEESE BITES (*) (v)

£4.79

Served with a maple and bourbon BBQ sauce and a dressed salad garnish.

SOUTHERN SHARER (*)

£12.49

Southern fried chicken goujons, Mac n cheese bites, chilli nachos, garlic bread, pork belly bites, mini corn on the cob, served with sour cream and maple and bourbon BBQ dips.

HOUSE SHARING PLATTER (*)

£9.99

Spicy buffalo chicken wings, breaded mushrooms, chips, onion rings and garlic bread. Served with a dressed salad garnish, mayonnaise and BBQ dip.

CIABATTAS

SAVOURY CHEESE (v)

£4.29

Mature Cheddar blended with both spring and red onions bound in a rich creamy mayonnaise.

BLT

£4.99

Baby gem lettuce, smoked streaky bacon and tomato.

SAUSAGE

£5.29

Cumberland pork sausages with caramelised red onion chutney.

4oz RUMP STEAK MELT

£6.29

Rump steak topped with melted cheese.

SIDE ORDERS

CHIPS (ve)

£2.29

ONION RINGS (ve)

£2.49

CREAMY MASHED POTATO (v)

£1.99

BURGERS

All burgers served in a toasted brioche style bun with burger sauce, baby gem lettuce, tomato, red onion and a side of chips. Burger sauce not included in the beetroot and quinoa burger.

CLASSIC BEEF BURGER

£6.79

A 6oz Aberdeen Angus beef burger.

CHEESE & BACON BURGER

£8.29

A 6oz Aberdeen Angus beef burger, topped with smoked streaky bacon and Emmental cheese.

BUTTERMILK FRIED CHICKEN BURGER (*)

£8.79

Buttermilk fried chicken with BBQ sauce & Emmental cheese.

BEETROOT, RED PEPPER & QUINOA BURGER (ve)

£7.79

Beetroot, red pepper, red onion & quinoa in a seeded crumb, served with caramelised red onion chutney.

ULTIMATE GOURMET LOADED BURGER

£11.49

A 6oz Aberdeen Angus beef burger, topped with chilli con carne, Emmental cheese, smoked streaky bacon and a spicy Southern fried chicken goujon.

MAKE IT YOUR OWN

£0.99

Choose from the following: Cheese, Bacon, Fried Egg or Onion Rings.

ADD A BURGER

£1.99

Beef, Buttermilk Chicken, Charcoal Chicken or Quinoa (ve)

GRILLS

8oz RUMP STEAK

£10.99

Served with onion rings, chips, garden peas and half a grilled tomato.

8oz GAMMON STEAK

£8.29

Topped with your choice of fried egg or pineapple rings. Served with chips, garden peas and half a grilled tomato.

MIXED GRILL

£13.99

4oz Rump steak, chicken breast, 4oz gammon steak and a Cumberland pork sausage, with a fried egg and served with chips, garden peas, half a grilled tomato and two onion rings.

16oz OF RUMP STEAK

£16.99

Two 8oz rump steaks, served with onion rings, chips, garden peas and half a grilled tomato.

MEGA MIXED GRILL

£20.49

8oz Rump steak, chicken breast, 8oz gammon steak and 2 Cumberland pork sausage, with 2 free range fried eggs and served with chips, garden peas, half a grilled tomato and two onion rings.

MAINS

SCAMPI & CHIPS (+)

£8.99

Wholetails of Scottish scampi, served with chips, mushy peas or garden peas and tartare sauce.

COD & CHIPS (+)

£9.49

Hand battered Cod fillet served with chips, mushy peas or garden peas and tartare sauce.

CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA

£8.99

Served with long grain rice, naan bread, poppadoms and mango chutney.

MAC & CHEESE (v)

£7.99

Served with garlic bread and a dressed mixed side salad.

ALL DAY BREAKFAST (Vegetarian option available.)

£6.79

Cumberland pork sausages, streaky bacon, baked beans, fried eggs, half a grilled tomato and chips.

SAUSAGES & MASH (Vegetarian option available.)

£6.79

Cumberland pork sausages, caramelised onion gravy, mashed potato and garden peas.

HUNTER’S CHICKEN (*)

£8.99

Served with chips, onion rings and buttered mini corn on the cob.

BRITISH BEEF & ALE PIE (*)

£8.79

Shortcrust Pastry pie with chunks of prime British beef in our rich Theakstons Old Peculier gravy.

RED THAI VEGETABLE CURRY (ve)

£7.99

Served with long grain rice.

CHICKEN PLATTER (*)

£9.99

Chicken breast with smoked streaky bacon, maple and bourbon BBQ sauce and melted cheese, Southern fried chicken goujons and buffalo wings. Served with chips, onion rings and a mini corn on the cob.

LAMB SHANK (*)

£11.99

Slow cooked lamb shank in a red wine and rosemary sauce.

Kids Meals

All served with Oreo ice cream sandwich for dessert.

FISH FINGER MEAL

£5.49

4 Birds Eye Fishfingers with chips, peas or beans.

CHICKEN DIPPERS MEAL

£5.49

6 Birds Eye Chicken Dippers with chips, peas or beans.

SAUSAGE AND MASH MEAL

£5.49

2 Cumberland pork sausages with mash, peas or beans.

MAC AND CHEESE MEAL

£5.49

3 Cheese macaroni with garlic bread.

DESSERTS

TRIPLE CHOCOLATE BROWNIE (v)

£4.79

Served warm with vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce.

CIDER APPLE CRUMBLE PIE (v) (*)

£4.89

Bramley apple pie with a crumble topping, served with custard.

NEAPOLITAN SUNDAE (v)

£4.79

Vanilla, chocolate and strawberry ice cream with fresh strawberries and chocolate brownie.

ICE CREAM (v)

£3.79

Strawberry, chocolate or vanilla.

STICKY TOFFEE PUDDING (v)

£4.79

Served with custard.

Starters

MAIN - 1 COURSE £9.99 / MAIN & STARTER OR DESSERT - 2 COURSE £13.99 / STARTER, MAIN & DESSERT - 3 COURSE £17.99

WILD MUSHROOM SOUP (VE) (*)

A hearty soup of field and wild mushrooms, served with warmed ciabatta.

STILTON PEPPER MUSHROOMS (V) (*)

Pan fried mushrooms coated in a creamy pepper sauce and topped with blue cheese served on a garlic crouton.

PRAWN COCKTAIL (+)

Succulent prawns in a seafood sauce, served on baby gem lettuce with multi seeded bread and butter.

CHICKEN LIVER PÂTÉ WITH APPLE, ALE & CHILLI CHUTNEY (*)

A smooth and luxurious chicken liver pâté, served with multi seeded toast and an apple, ale and chilli chutney.

CAULIFLOWER WINGS WITH A CRANBERRY BBQ SAUCE (VE) (*)

Spicy cauliflower florets in a light batter tossed in cranberry, maple & bourbon BBQ sauce.

Mains

FESTIVE BURGER (*)

A grilled 6oz Aberdeen Angus beef burger, topped with a pork, sage & onion patty, smothered with blue cheese and a cranberry BBQ sauce. Served in a toasted brioche style bun with burger sauce, baby gem lettuce, tomato, red onion, with chips.

TURKEY, HAM HOCK AND CRANBERRY PIE

A rich pastry case filled with prime turkey meat, smoked ham hock and leeks, with a glazed cranberry topping to finish, served with creamy mash and a medley of green vegetables.

COD FILLET IN BEURRE BLANC (+) (*)

Skinless, boneless Atlantic cod fillet with a creamy white wine, shallot & parsley butter sauce, served with baby potatoes and a medley of green vegetables.

MUSHROOM RISOTTO (VE)

A creamy mushroom risotto containing champignon and cep mushrooms, seasoned and topped with grated vegan cheese, served with garlic ciabatta and a crisp dressed salad.

TURKEY ROULADE

Individual portions of hand-rolled, basted turkey breast wrapped in streaky bacon, with a pork, sage and onion stuffing centre served with roast and mashed potatoes, carrots, red cabbage and peas.

Desserts

CHRISTMAS PUDDING (*)

Individual Christmas Pudding served with brandy sauce.

MINT CHOCOLATE SUNDAE (V)

Chocolate brownie with chocolate and mint chocolate ice cream, topped with whipped cream and After Eight mints.

MORELLO CHERRY PANNA COTTA (V)

A smooth, luxurious, set vanilla sweetened cream dessert with a sharp cherry compote.

CHOCOLATE ORANGE TART (VE)

A chocolate brownie base topped with a chocolate filling & orange sauce, decorated with chocolate crumb and served with orange sorbet.

Extras

PIGS IN BLANKETS & STUFFING

A snacking selection of bacon wrapped chipolatas and sage & onion pork stuffing balls, with a cranberry BBQ sauce for dipping.

Starters

Deposit £10 per person. No booking confirmed until a deposit is received. A non-refundable payment in full and a food pre-order must be provided by Tuesday 1st of December 2020.

FIVE COURSES £48.99 PER PERSON / CHILDREN’S MENU £14.99 PER PERSON

WILD MUSHROOM SOUP (VE) (*)

A hearty soup of field and wild mushrooms, drizzled with garlic infused oil and served with warmed ciabatta.

CHICKEN LIVER PÂTÉ WITH APPLE, ALE & CHILLI CHUTNEY (*)

A smooth and luxurious chicken liver pâté served with multi seeded toast and an apple, ale and chilli chutney.

DUO OF GIN INFUSED SALMON (*) (+)

A duo of smoked salmon terrine with Galloway gin, and sloe gin cured smoked salmon served with a light lemon mayonnaise, dressed salad garnish and warm ciabatta slices.

MUSHROOM, SPINACH AND CRANBERRY TART (V)

A red onion and rosemary shortcrust pastry tart, with a mushroom, spinach & cranberry filling served with a dressed salad garnish.

CHAMPAGNE SORBET (VE) (*)

A light and refreshing champagne sorbet.

Mains

All mains are served with roast and mashed potatoes, carrots, red cabbage, roasted parsnips and brussel sprouts. (Butternut Wellington served with baby potatoes instead of mashed)

ROAST TURKEY

Hand carved, British Red Tractor farm assured turkey breast, with a pig in blanket, a sage & onion stuffing ball, served with a rich gravy.

SLOW COOKED BELLY OF PORK (*)

Outdoor reared, British Red Tractor farm assured pork belly cooked slowly until tender and served with a wholegrain mustard and cider sauce.

HERB CRUSTED COD LOIN (*) (+)

Skinless and boneless MSC cod loin topped with a lemon and herb crust, served with a creamy white wine sauce.

JACOBS LADDER SHORT BEEF RIB (*) (+)

Slow cooked short beef rib with a creamy cranberry pepper sauce.

BUTTERNUT AND LENTIL WELLINGTON (VE)

Butternut squash & lentils wrapped in filo pastry, topped with paprika, onion seeds and parsley, served with a rich vegan gravy.

Desserts

CHRISTMAS PUDDING (*)

Individual Christmas pudding served with brandy sauce.

AFTER DINNER MINT TRUFFLE TORTE (V)

Peppermint crisp mousse on a bourbon biscuit base, topped with a chocolate truffle mix and finished with an after dinner mint chocolate thin, dark chocolate shavings and sugar mint pieces.

IMPERIAL CHOCOLATE MANDARIN (V)

Chocolate mousse with chocolate hazelnut crunch, mandarin filling, chocolate velvet coating and cocoa glazing, topped with orange vermicelli, and served with an orange sorbet.

KIR ROYAL CHEESECAKE (V) (*)

Crumbly biscuit base with milk chocolate popping candy topped with a layer of blackcurrant cheesecake, a layer of prosecco flavoured cheesecake, and finished with a marbled glaze. Served with blackcurrant sorbet.

INDIVIDUAL CHEESE BOARD (V) (*)

An individual cheese selection of Isle of Man vintage cheddar, Belton Farm red Leicester, Cropwell Bishop blue Stilton®, Shiredale white Stilton with mango & ginger, served with a selection of savoury crackers and apple, ale & chilli chutney.

COFFEE & MINCE PIE

Your choice of coffee or tea with an individual shortcrust pastry mince pie

Childrens's Menu

STARTERS

Tomato & basil soup (VE) Cheesy nachos (V) Buttered corn on the cob (V)

MAINS

Roast turkey · Beef burger · Sausages · Birds Eye fish fingers (+) · Birds Eye chicken dippers · Macaroni cheese (V)

DESSERTS

Oreo ice cream sandwich · Twister lolly · Individual Christmas pudding served with custard

Address

Jolly Friar, Whitmore Way, Basildon, Essex, SS14 3JT

Call Us

01268 967988