The entire premises – including the restaurant – was fully renovated during the summer of 2015 to give a fresh look and to reveal the very fine 17th century timbers. The kitchen was significantly upgraded at the same time.
 All dishes are prepared in-house using fresh local produce.

The Layer Fox Spring Menu ( SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

Soup of the day
Toasted sourdough & butter £6.00 (GF)(V/VG)

Crispy calamari rings
House salad, lime zest & garlic mayonnaise £6.50

Duck Liver pate
Port wine, house salad & toasted Sourdough £7.50

Prawn & Crayfish cocktail
Marie rose, house salad & lemon £7.50

Poached Egg (v)
Crushed peas, asparagus, hollandaise £6.95

Duck Bon Bon
Baby leaves , pomegranate, carrots texture, coriander £6.95


The Fox Burger £14.50
Angus beef brioche bun, classic garnish, cheddar
homemade burger sauce & skinny fries

“Wolf” Burger £16.90
Double Angus beef patty, brioche bun, streaky bacon, cheddar
Fox coleslaw, onion rings, grill corn & fries

Panko Breadcrumb Chicken £14.50
Brioche bun, garlic mayonnaise, tomato and baby gem

Veggie Burger (GF/V) £12.50
Brioche bun, field mushroom, roast vegetable, humus & halloumi, burger sauce & Fries


Sausage & Mash
Cumberland sausages, Maris piper creamy mash,
red onion compote, garlic crisps, rich jus £12,95

Local ale battered fish of the day (GF)
Triple cooked hand cut chips,
crushed peas & homemade tartare £14.50

Confit Barbary duck leg
Lentils, baby golden beetroots
Smoked carrot puree, pomegranate & coriander £15.50

Lemon & thyme Roast chicken (GF)
Sauté new potato, local asparagus, crispy Parma ham & rich jus 16.50

Cauliflower Steak (V/VG/GF)
Roast cherry tomato on the vine & field mushroom with
Triple cooked hand cut chips, fennel puree £15.50

Seabass Fillet (GF)
Tender stem broccoli, spring greens, cherry tomato,
Chilli dressing & fennel puree £17.00

10oz Ribeye Steak (GF)
Roast cherry tomato on the vine & field mushroom with triple cooked hand cut chips, choice of sauce £22.00

Maris piper mash £3 Hand cut chips £3.50 Local Asparagus £3.50
Skinny fries £3 Onion Rings £3.50 Homemade coleslaw £3
Garlic bread £3 or 3.50 with cheese


Warm chocolate brownie £5.95
Served with vanilla ice cream

Sticky toffee pudding £5.95
Served with Toffee sauce and vanilla ice cream

Mango panna cotta £5.95
Mango puree, baby mint & fresh berries with crumb

Eton mess sundae £5.95
Strawberry ice cream, fresh whipped cream
Essex strawberries, meringue & raspberry syrup

Selection of ice creams and sorbets

1 scoop £1.50
2 scoops £3.00
3 scoops £4.50

(Ask your server for our selection)

Cheese & biscuits £7.95
Stilton,Cheddar, grilled Halloumi & homemade Chutney



Bar snacks are available for those with less time whilst the children’s menu proves a constant hit.