Friendly, cosy, great food.


We stopped here after a full day out, and were pleasantly suprised with the welcoming atmosphere, the big open fire and the great food. Would recommend!


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V = Vegetarian   Ve = Vegan  DF = Dairy Free   * = Gluten Free

While you wait

Bread selection: homemade toasted bread, olive oil, balsamic glaze £4

Olives: mixed Greek olives £4

Calamari: lemon aioli, baby gem £5

To share

Mezze platter (V): hummus, red pepper hummus, baba ganoush, halloumi, chilli jam, pitta £10

*Charcuterie & camembert: freshly baked bread, a selection of meats, melted camembert pickles, grapes, honey, chutney, walnuts £16

*Smoked fish platter: mackerel, butterfly prawns, prawn cocktail eel, homemade tartar, sourdough bread, capers £16

*Ploughmans: sourdough bread, ham, pickled onion, chutney, pears and selection of cheeses (choice of Scotch egg or sausage roll) £16


*Soup of the day (V): freshly baked sourdough bread and butter £6

Duck pate: orange, fig & onion chutney, toasted bloomer bread £7

Scotch duck egg: sausage, chorizo, guacamole £7

Fish cake: rocket & watercress salad, sweet chilli sauce £8

Breaded butterfly king prawns: mixed leaf salad, lemon aioli £8

Deep fried Portobello mushroom (V): goat’s cheese, pesto £7

Main Courses

Homemade Pie: with seasonal vegetables and mash (see Specials Board) £13.50

Harvey’s beer battered haddock: hand cut chips, mushy peas and tartar sauce £14

Woodland Farm sausages and mash: caramelised onion jus, kale £13.50

Chargrilled 200g Aberdeen Angus beef burger: with apple wood smoked cheddar, bacon. red onions, beef tomato, baby gem, homemade tomato relish and garlic mayonnaise, hand cut chips and onion rings £15

Pork chop: mustard mash, jus, caramelised apple & carrot £15

Calves liver & bacon: onion & potato cake, green beans £16

*South Cornish Moules: in a marinara sauce, chilli, toasted sourdough £8/£14

*Pan fried Sea Trout: coconut prawn velouté, fried new potatoes, green beans £16

Spaghetti: spiced Italian sausage paste, garlic oil, cherry tomatoes, olives £14

Vegetable curry (Ve): pilau rice, naan bread, spiced onion & tomato chutney £14
(Add chicken + £2)

Wild mushrooms with soft truffle polenta (V): with smoked mature cheddar £15

Sun dried tomato risotto: crispy bites of beef fillet, parmesan shavings £15


Scottish, dry aged (60 days)

All served with peppercorn sauce, rocket salad and hand cut chips.

Rib-eye steak – 250g/£22   350g/£30

Sirloin steak – 250g/£22   350g/£30

Every Wednesday 6-9pm, we offer 120 day aged steaks cooked on our open fire with oak wood, cooked live in front of you by our Head Chef, Christian – prices vary

Lighter bites/Sides

Chicken goujons, sweet chilli £5

Homemade sausage roll £5

Pitta, hummus & baba ganoush £5

Onion rings £3

Hand cut chips £2/£4

Sweet potato fries £3/£5

*Mashed potato £3

*Mixed leaf salad £3

*Tomato salad £4

*Green beans £5


Grilled chicken nicoise: cherry vine tomatoes, baby gem lettuce, anchovies, new potatoes, boiled egg £12

Crispy Kale: bacon, red onions, fennel, cherry tomatoes, beetroot, goats cheese £11

Radicchio: guanciale, pine nuts, parmesan shavings, balsamic glaze £12

Sandwiches (available lunch time only)

All served with mixed leaves or hand cut chips, with a choice of white or brown homemade sourdough bread.

Chicken BLT: free-range chicken breast, bacon, baby gem, tomato and garlic mayonnaise £10

Fish Finger: baby gem, tomato and homemade tartar sauce £10

Scottish, dry aged Rib Eye Steak: caramelised onions, rocket and a balsamic glaze £11

Fried halloumi (V): brioche bun, red onion, tomato, chilli jam £10


Chocolate cheesecake: with orange glaze & salt flakes £6

Apple strudel: with custard £6

Char-grilled pineapple (GF, DF): with honey, orange & coconut ice cream £6

Sticky toffee pudding: with salted caramel ice cream £6

A selection of Taywell ice cream: A choice of two of the following: honeycomb, salted caramel, vanilla, chocolate, strawberry £5

Cheese board: Cricket St Thomas goats cheese, Olde Sussex cheddar, Carron Lodge Cheddar and Brighton Blue, served with artisan biscuits, celery, grapes, walnuts, and honey £8


English Breakfast Tea £2.30

Speciality Teas £2.50

Americano £2.80

Iced latte £3

Latte £3

Cappuccino £3

Flat White £3

Espresso £2.50

Double Espresso £2.80

Mocha £3.30

Hot Chocolate £3

Liquor Coffees (25ml) £5
(50ml) £7
Jamesons, Tia Maria, Disaronno, Cointreau


The Elephants Head Children’s Menu

Mains – £7

Fish Fingers with chunky chips and garden peas

Sausage & Mash with garden peas and gravy

Grilled Chicken with chunky chips and garden peas

Pasta with tomato sauce and grated parmesan

Little Elephants Cheese Burger with chunky chips

Children’s Roast (available Sundays)


Dessert – £1 with main

Taywell Ice Cream

A scoop of one of the following: honeycomb, salted caramel, vanilla,  chocolate, strawberry.

Please ask about group/private party bookings.
All prices listed are inclusive of VAT. We use a wide range of locally sourced ingredients in our kitchen some of which may contain allergens. If you have any specific allergy or dietary requirements, please let us know. We would love to tell you what’s in our food to assist you with your choice.