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
Served 3.30pm – 5.15pm

Tea, scones (2), homemade jam and cream, cake

LEAF TEA £2.50
Indian (Assam leaf), Earl Grey, Lapsang Suchong, Mango, Darjeeling

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

COFFEE £2.50

HOT CHOCOLATE with cream £2.90


Real Lemonade – made with freshly pressed lemon and apple juice
Ginger Beer – freshly crushed root ginger, lemon and apple
Summer Berries – raspberries, blackcurrants and apple


SCONES with cream and homemade jam £3.75
LEMON SCONES with honey and cream £3.75
WARM CHEESE SCONE with butter £2.30


CAKE £2.70 to £3.20


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%