Latest from Creake Abbey Café & Food Hall…

Coming up at Creake Abbey Café and Food Hall …

Flip flop friendly dining

We’ll be open daily for ultra-relaxed dining straight from the beach during the school holidays from 25th July to 31st August, from 4pm. Our Head Chef Jay calls it “flip flop friendly dining” – and he’s right. Come just as you are and enjoy a glass of wine on the terrace while the children burn off any energy they’ve got left – we’ve got plenty of space outside and easy parking!

 

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAJay and the kitchen team have come up with a wholesome and delicious children’s menu with varying options including carbonara, pasta bolognaise, mini pork burgers and pizzas. Adults can choose from a range of hearty classics like the Creake Abbey homemade burger with our own smoked bacon and blue cheese from the Food Hall, seasonal salads and a varying menu using the best local seasonal ingredients we can source including a seafood platter with Wells crab. If you fancy something lighter, we’ll also be serving our signature meat and cheese platters with some of the finest charcuterie and cheeses from our Food Hall.

platter2 - CopySunday night will be barbecue night, when we’ll be serving meats from our butchery including homemade burgers and rare breed sausages. And of course our Food Hall will still be open, so you can stock up on essentials and the odd treat, and be picnic ready for the next day!

With a cheese counter laden with cheeses from Norfolk and beyond, a deli with charcuterie and our own Creake Abbey smoked ham, a butchery, wines from around the world, fresh produce, groceries and staples, we’ve got it covered! If you enjoy the food in our Café you can also buy a range of Creake Abbey kitchen prepared meals, salads, jams and other goodies.

Last dinner orders will be 6.30pm from Sunday to Thursday and 8.30pm on Fridays and Saturdays.

 

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Grand Illusions Vintage Paint Workshop at Creake Abbey

photo 1Don’t miss the first Grand Illusions One Day Workshop at Creake Abbey on Sunday 3rd August 2014 from 10am until 4pm.
Learn how to give your furniture a new lease of life with the wonderful range of vintage paints from Grand Illusions.
Julia Headland will teach a range of techniques including:
Creating a chalky finish, colour ageing, ways to distress furniture

Bring along a small item of furniture and a wood frame or a wood framed mirror.
Places are limited so book now
£85 to include all materials, lunch and refreshments.
To book ring 07932734234, call in at Home by Annie Lambert or email oldpaintworks@gmail.com for more details.

 

 

Children’s Art Workshops at Creake Abbey during August

facebook jobHead to Creake Abbey on 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th August for Children’s Art Workshops by local artist Jacky Hutson. Enjoy drawing outside from nature, painting big pictures, making mobiles, masks and generally having fun! 11am to 1pm, booking essential. £25 per child including refreshments from the Café plus all materials. Children will be able to take home something they make. Six children per class so book early to avoid disappointment (suggested age range 7 – 10 years)

Bookings by email only: jackyhutson@hotmail.com

Enquiries by phone: 07817 535809

 

 

Late night shopping every Thursday evening 5 to 8 pm

 

Gorgonzola 2Why not pop along to one of our regular Thursday night ‘aperitif’ and late night shopping.

Casual and relaxed – just £5 for a glass of wine and a range of tasters from the Food Hall….or you can just pop in for that bottle of milk you need.

Product of the Month: Suffolk Garlic

photo 3New to our Food Hall this month, home grown fresh garlic, straight from Stephen’s own garden in Suffolk. Use it in dressings, cooking, roasted in salads, or with that old favourite, garlic bread. Pair it with Suffolk Cross lamb, now in our butchery, which is very meaty and a good size. Perfect for Sunday lunch!cross lamb - Copy

Dinner Menu – Example

Starters

  • Lime and Gin Cured Salmon with Horseradish and Dill Mayonnaise  £5.95
  • Pressed Ham Hock with Sourdough Toast and Pickled Red Cabbage £5.95
  • West Rudham Asparagus with Shaved Parmesan Cheese and Balsamic Vinegar £5.25
  • Roll  Mop Herring with Crème Fraiche and Golden Beetroot £5.25
  • Wild Garlic and Watercress Soup £4.95
  • Selected Charcuterie Platter from the Food Hall  £6.25

 Mains

  • Slow Roasted Pork Belly on Spicy Sweet Potato Mash served with Charred Courgettes and Quince and Ginger Jelly £13.95
  • 8 oz Creake Abbey Rump Steak with Roast Field Mushroom, Smoked Bacon, Shallot Butter, New Potatoes and Spring Greens  £16.95
  • Pan Fried Sea Bass on Lemon Thyme and Fennel Puy Lentils and Buttered Spinach £14.25
  • Grilled Sardines with Citrus Couscous, Tomato Compote and Green Beans £13.25
  • Basil and Chive Pancakes Stuffed with Spinach and Ricotta served with New Potatoes, Green Salad and Wheat Berry and Mushroom Salad £11.95

Desserts

  • Pear and Chocolate Tart £5.50
  • Pear Crème Brulee £5.50
  • Panacotta with Pineapple and Mint £5.50
  • Sticky Toffee Pudding and Toffee Sauce £5.95
  • Selection of Speciality Cheeses from our Food Hall to suit your taste, served with Biscuits and Norfolk Chutney £7.00

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