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Offering a range of menus to suit all tastes, occasions and budgets


À La Carte Menu

Monday to Saturday

Offering a range of traditional favourites, grills and other tempting treats

Selection of Artisan Breads, Olives, Chilli Aioli, Olive Oil Balsamic £4.00


Colchester Rock Oysters, aged sherry & shallot vinegar (6 or 12) – 12.00/20.00

Brixham Crab & Avocado Salad, crispy Sardinian bread, passion fruit dressing – 9.00

The Classic Caesar, Sour Dough Croutons
Simply plain – 7.00
Add warm herb roasted chicken & pancetta – 8.75

Chilled Gazpacho, basil pesto, croutons – 5.00

Shetland Island Mussels “Marinière”, white wine, cream, parsley – 8.50

Prosciutto, Watermelon, Feta, herb & mustard vinaigrette – 8.00

Chargrilled Sardines, parsley, lemon olive oil – 8.00

Seared Sea Scallops, pea purée, pancetta, Clonakility white pudding – 13.75

Summer Asparagus, Poached Egg, sauce hollandaise or vinaigrette – 8.50


Should you wish to have any of the above as a main course, please ask.


~ Steaks ~

Our steaks are dry aged for a minimum of 28 days from Robson’s of Hampton Hill & are served with Café de Paris butter, vine ripened tomatoes, chips or salad.

Fillet 8oz – 29.50

Sirloin 10oz – 23.50

Rib Eye 10oz – 22.50

Sauces – Béarnaise, Peppercorn, Woodland Mushroom


Moroccan Spiced Rump of Lamb, tabbouleh, tagine of vegetables, yoghurt & mint raita – 17.75

Chilli, Ginger & Lime Marinated Baby Chicken, thick cut chips, smoked garlic mayo – 14.75

The Wharf Cheeseburger, chips, smoked bacon, pickles, onion, tomato relish – 13.75

Whole Gilt Head Black Bream, simply grilled, lemon & parsley butter, asparagus salad – 21.00

Fresh from Billingsgate, today’s market fish – market price

Half or Whole Grilled Colchester Lobster, chips, salad, sauce béarnaise – 22.50/36.50

We are committed to the use of seasonal fish & seafood from sustainable sources.


Luxury Fish Pie, English Mustard & Cheddar Mash, smoked haddock, salmon, freshwater crayfish – 14.75

Traditional Cod & Chips, minted mushy peas, tartare sauce – 13.50

Black Linguine, Brixham Crab & King Prawns, tomatoes, chilli – 17.75

Spinach Tortellini , cannellini beans, tomatoes, basil pesto – 12.50

Poached Asparagus, Pea & Mint Risotto, rocket, parmesan, truffle oil – 14.00

Moroccan Spiced Breast of Chicken, tagine of vegetables, tabbouleh, yoghurt & mint raita – 15.25

The Wharf Cobb Salad, roast chicken, pancetta, avocado, egg, Colston Basset blue – 13.00


House Salad, Vinaigrette – 2.75

Crispy Mustard Coleslaw – 3.00

Rocket & Parmesan, Balsamic Dressing – 3.75

Green Beans – 3.75

Cauliflower Cheese – 3.75

Parsley New Potatoes – 3.50

Sweet Potato & Parmesan Chips, Truffle Oil – 3.75

Chips – 3.00

~ DESSERTS 6.75 ~

Passion Fruit Parfait Glace, summer berries

English Strawberry Eton Mess Jude’s Ice Creams & Fruit Sorbets

Warm Bread & Butter Pudding, Toffee Sauce

Bitter Chocolate Tart, salted caramel ice cream

Summer Pudding, Cornish clotted cream

Cheese Plate – Tunworth Soft, Driftwood Goat, Colston Bassett blue, quince jelly
(Grahams Port – 8.00 glass / Half Bottle – 26.00)

The Wharf Tasting Plate (for 2) – 12.50

Children’s menu always available. Some of our dishes are suitable for children & discerning younger diners in half portions. Please ask your waiter. The above menu is a sample menu and may be subject to variation and change.

Weekly River Menu

The delicious new menu that changes every week

Available Tuesday to Saturday Lunch, Monday to Friday Dinner for a Maximum of 12 People


Oriental Duck Salad, Pickled Vegetables, Egg Noodles, Soy & Citrus Dressing, Chilli Jam

Tomato & Buffalo Mozzarella Bruschetta, Sourdough Crostini, Rocket Salad

Shrimp, Crayfish & Avocado Cocktail, Horseradish Black Pepper Crème Fraîche


Mushroom & Red Pepper Gnocchi, Truffle Oil, Parmesan

Chilli & Coriander Marinated Bavette of Beef, French Fries, Peppercorn Sauce

Char Grilled Fillet of Mackerel, Fennel Salad, New Potatoes, Cherry Tomato Dressing


~ Wine By The Glass ~

? 175cl ? 125cl

White Wines ? ?

Côtes de Gasgogne Gros, France 15 ? 5.90 ? 4.85
Red Wines ??
Languedoc Merlot, Pays d’Oc France, 14 ? 5.95 ? 4.95[/table]



Warm Chocolate Brownie, Ice Cream

Iced Passion Fruit Parfait, Crunchy Hazelnut Brittle

Marinated Black Cherry Crème Brûlée

~ Dessert Wine & Port By The Glass ~

Red Muscadel Rietvallei Estate, South Africa 15 6.45
Muscat de Beaumes de Venise, France 14 7.30
Fonseca Late Bottled Vintage Port, Portgual 11 6.50
Grahams 20 Year Old Tawny Port Nv, Portugal 9.75

~ Coffee & Traditional Tea £2.95 ~

Coffee Tea
Café Americano English Breakfast Tea
Café Latte Earl Grey
Cappuccino Camomile
Expresso Peppermint

2 courses – 16.00 / 3 courses – 19.50

Week commencing 14 August 2017. The above menu is a sample menu and may be subject to variation and change.

Children’s Menu

Monday to Sunday

A menu for our youngest diners with all their favourites



Penne Bolognese, Parmesan

Junior Wharf Burger, Fries, Cucumber Sticks

Fish Goujons, Peas & Fries

Sausages, Fries, Cucumber Sticks


~ DESSERTS 3.00 ~

Organic Ice Cream or Fruit Sorbet

Chocolate Brownie, Ice Cream


The above menu is a sample menu and may be subject to variation and change.

Sunday All Day By The River Menu

Sunday Only

Our fixed price menu to be enjoyed over a lazy Sunday and includes a choice of Roasts


Selection of Artisan Breads, Olives, Chilli Aioli, Olive Oil Balsamic – £4.00


Sweet Potato & Pumpkin Soup, Colsten Bassett Blue Cheese

Caesar Salad Simply Plain, or with Chicken & Pancetta

Chicory Dorset Blue Cheese, Pear & Walnut Salad, Highland Honey Mustard Dressing

Smoked Salmon, Mixed Leaves Salad, Horseradish Crème Fraiche & Lemon Dressing Chicken Liver Parfait, Chutney, Toast

Ham Hock & Baby Caper Terrine, Piccalilli, Baguette

Devilled whitebait, lemon & black pepper mayo


Roasted Fillet of Seabass, Leeks, Crushed New Potatoes, Provençale Dressing

Luxury Fish Pie, Smoked Haddock, Salmon, Crayfish, English Mustard & Cheddar Mash

Mediterranean Vegetable Risotto, Parmesan, Truffle oil

The Wharf Burger, Melted Cheese, Bacon, Fries, Dill Pickle and Relish

Half a Shropshire Roasted Chicken, Chips, Peppercorn Sauce (Please Allow 30 Minutes for Cooking)

Roasted Loin of Pork, Roast Potatoes, Market Vegetables, Bramley Apple Sauce

Roasted Topside of Hereford Beef, Yorkshire Pudding, Horseradish Jus


House Salad & Vinaigrette, Beetroot with Baby Capers, Honey Carrots, French Green Beans, Rocket Salad, Hand Cut Chips, Horseradish New Potatoes – £3.00 each


Chocolate Brownie, Ice Cream

Warm Bread & Butter Pudding, Toffee Sauce

Lemongrass & Lime Leaf Crème Brûlée

Iced Passion Fruit Parfait, Mix Berries

Selection of English & Continental Cheese, Quince Jelly (£2.00 Supplement)

2 courses – £21.00 / 3 courses – £24.00

The above menu is a sample menu and may be subject to variation and change.

Menu doesn’t apply for Sunday Live Jazz Lunches.

Party Menu

Monday to Saturday

Our excellent fixed price menu for parties of 12 or more diners. Pre-orders required



The Classic Caesar, Sour Dough Croutons – Simply Plain or add Warm Herb Roasted Chicken & Pancetta

Prosciutto, Watermelon, Feta, Herb & Mustard Vinaigrette

Chargrilled Sardines, Parsley, Lemon Olive Oil

Chilled Gazpacho, Basil Pesto, Croutons

Summer Asparagus, Poached Egg, Sauce Hollandaise or Vinaigrette


Moroccan Spiced Rump of Lamb, Tabbouleh, Tagine of Vegetables, Yoghurt & Mint Raita

Chilli, Ginger & Lime Marinated Baby Chicken, Thick Cut Chips, Smoked Garlic Mayo

Spinach Tortellini, Canellini Beans, Tomatoes, Basil Pesto

The Wharf Cobb Salad, Roast Chicken, Pancetta, Avocado, Egg, Colston Bassett Blue

Luxury Fish Pie, English Mustard & Cheddar Mash

Grilled Rib Eye Steak, Steak Butter, Green Beans, Chips, Peppercorn Sauce (£7.00 Supplement)

Black Linguine, Brixham Crab, Clams & King Prawns, Tomatoes, Chilli (£5.50 Supplement)

~ SIDES 3.00 each ~

House Salad with Vinaigrette, Rocket, Parmesan & Balsamic Dressing, Green Beans, New Potatoes with Parsley, Chips, Sweet Potato Chips & Parmesan


English Strawberry Eton Mess

Bitter Chocolate Tart, Salted Caramel Ice Cream

Summer Pudding, Cornish Clotted Cream

Cheese Plate – Tunworth Soft, Driftwood Goat, Colston Bassett Blue, Quince Jelly
(Grahams Port £8.00 glass / Half Bottle £25.00)

2 courses – £24.50 / 3 courses – £30.00

The above menu is a sample menu and may be subject to variation and change.

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A 12.5 % discretionary service charge will be added to your bill.
VAT@ 20% is included Reg. GB 112 5733 44.
All dishes may contain traces of nuts.
Planning restriction – customers are requested to vacate the premises quietly by 11.30pm.