Hotel Bar and Bistro
The hotel has its own Bar and Bistro set out over three ground floor rooms.
A light and airy room overlooking the Thames Estuary that serves a varied French style menu. The Bistro is open 7 days per week and provides classic, freshly prepared dishes using the finest local ingredients.
Along with the a la carte menu, set and buffet menus can be arranged for a minimum of 15 persons. Please note that the Bistro is completely non-smoking.
Example Bistro Menu:
Moules ‘Continental’ Cooked with Tomato and Proscuttio Ham
Smoked Duck Salad with Baby Croutons, Tomato Concasse, Parmesan Shavings and a Honey and Mustard Dressing
Thai Crab Cakes with Homemade Guacamole & Sweet Chilli Sauce
Half a Dozen Local Pan-Fried Rock Oysters with Cream, Spinach and Emmental Cheese
Seared Scallops with Chilli and Red Pepper Risotto Cakes
Oven Roasted Fillets of Sea Bream Stuffed with Rosemary, Garlic, Thyme and Lemon with Baby Vegetables and Infused Oils
Free Range Lamb Filo Parcel with Caramelised Onions and Rosemary, Served with Dauphinoise Potatoes, Carrots, Spinach and a Mint Jus
8oz Aberdeen Angus Fillet Steak with Pate, Sauté Potatoes, Medley of Vegetables and a Prawn and Brandy Sauce
Pan Fried Fillet of Sea Bass with a Seafood Risotto of Mussels, Clams, Prawns and Squid with Dressed Rocket and Lemon Vierge
Baked Fillet of Cod with Chorizo Foam, Crushed New Potatoes and Green Beans
Selection of Homemade Desserts
The Bar overlooks the Thames Estuary and offers fantastic sea-views as well as colourful sunsets. The Bar is open all day for coffee, fine wines and Whitstable Brewery beers and bar food is served 12noon-2pm and 7-9pm from Monday to Friday and 12noon-9pm on Saturday & Sunday.
Example Bar Menu:
Homemade "Continental" beefburger with fried onions, salad, bacon and fries
Moule Marinere and Fries
Homemade Salmon Fishcakes, pan fried with fresh tomato sauce and salad
Free Range Chicken Enchaladas, chicken, tomato, cheese wrapped in a tortilla and baked.