Our menus rely heavily on seasonal cooking and using local ingredients and recipes. Our à la carte menu changes daily, please refer to the menu listed as an example of the food we offer.

The Old Fire Engine House - The Menu



Everything is prepared and cooked in our kitchen, including piccalilli, relishes and all our cakes and jams. Local ingredients like Denham Estate venison and Norfolk samphire, feature on our menu, as well as a wide variety of game which we serve daily.

Our cheese is supplied by Neal’s Yard Dairy in London, which has build up a first class reputation for the selection and care of fine cheese from the British Isles and is served, when in season, with fen celery.

We also serve afternoon teas every day, with homemade scones, jam and cakes. Our winter tea menu also features homemade gentleman’s relish and Cambridgeshire honey, while in the summer we serve cucumber sandwiches. Our leaf teas, including assam, lapsang suchong and lemon verbena all come from specialist tea supplier, Michael Matthews, in Cambridge.

Please select from the following options to view sample menus.

If you are seated outside, please come in to order

CREAM TEA | £6.75
Tea, scones (2), homemade jam and whipped cream

LEAF TEA | £2.75
Indian (Assam leaf)
Earl Grey
Lapsang Suchong

Lemongrass and Ginger
3 Mint – peppermint, spearmint and field mint
3 Fennel – Sweet fennel, wild fennel and leaf
Love – Organic rose, chamomile and lavender
Dragonfly Vanilla Redbush

COFFEE Java and Continental blend & Decaffeinated | £2.50

HOT CHOCOLATE with cream | £2.90

SUFFOLK FRUIT JUICES Local, freshly pressed blend of fruit juices | £3.20
Real Lemonade, Ginger Beer, Summer Berries, Rhubarb Refresher

SCONES 2 scones with whipped cream and homemade jam | £4.00
CHEESE SCONE served warm with butter | £2.50
CUCUMBER SANDWICHES (White/Brown) | £4.50

Chocolate Cake (Gluten Free) | £3.20
Coffee Cake | £3.20
Lemon Drizzle | £2.50
Flapjack | £2.00
Shortbread | £1.50
Please also see daily selection


Served 3.30pm-5.15pm Mon-Fri & 4.00-5.15pm Sat & Sun

Aswell as our a la carte menu, we also offer a set menu at lunch times.

Please note this is a sample menu only

Two courses £17.00
Three courses £22.00

Served Monday to Friday

(Not Available during December)

Tomato and Onion soup
Smoked Mackerel and Cream Cheese Pate
Fresh Melon with Tangerines and Madeira

Lamb, Leek and Apple Pie
Organic Salmon Fish cakes with Dill and Cream Sauce
Leek and Stilton with Baked Potato

Apple and Blackberry Crumble
Ice cream, chocolate sauce and Nuts
Lemon Terrine with lemon Sauce


Celery and Stilton Soup
Chapel Farm Smoked Pigeon Breast Salad with Crabapple Jelly
Salmon and Mushroom Gratin
Melon and Tangerines with Cointreau
Chicken Liver and Brandy Paté

Lamb Noisettes in Pastry with Tomato and Basil Sauce
Roast Loin of Free Range Blythburgh Pork with Walnut and Apple Stuffing
Roast Pheasant with Bacon Rolls and Bread Sauce
Fresh Sea Bass with Watercress and Crayfish Sauce
Roast Vegetable Roulade with Stuffed Avocado

Chocolate and Amaretto Roulade
Passionfruit Cheesecake
Spiced Apple Crumble with Cream
Cambridge Burnt Cream
Homemade Rum and Raisin Ice cream

British Cheeses (£2 supplement)

Coffee with Homemade Peppermints

3 Courses and Coffee £33.75
2 Courses and Coffee £28.75

Prices include V.A.T., but not a service charge, for which we will add 10%