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Food

We all eat together as a family in our modern kitchen diner, and meals are a always sociable occasion in our house.  We love good food, and really enjoy cooking and trying out new dishes. We bake our own bread, and we cook traditional English and Scottish food, as well as international dishes such as Asian, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine.

Hastings is a fishing town renowned for it’s fresh fish.  Fish dishes often feature on our menu, and we make sure we only buy fish caught locally, using sustainable fishing methods, by  Hastings’ MSC certified fishing fleet.

We welcome vegetarian guests, and we have plenty of experience in preparing meals suitable for people with special dietary requirements, for example, those with food allergies.  We like to involve our guests in weekly menu planning, so we know they will enjoy the food we serve. 

The following typical menus will give you an idea of the type of food we serve:
 




Main Course
English Roast Beef & Yorkshire pudding, with roast potatoes, cauliflower, peas & green beans

Dessert
Lemon Meringue Pie with cream


Main Course
Slow Baked Shoulder of Lamb, with rice and Greek salad

Dessert
Honeyed Figs and
Greek yoghurt

Main Course
Fresh Lasagne
with mixed salad

Dessert
Poached Pears with
vanilla ice cream


Main Course
Mushroom Stroganoff with basmati rice and green salad

Dessert
Syrup Sponge Pudding
with custard

Main Course
Oven Baked Cod with carrots, broccoli and braised fennel

Dessert
Fresh Fruit Salad
with crème fraiche


Main Course
Fresh Tagliatelle in a Smoked Salmon, Courgette and Saffron Cream Sauce with a side salad

Dessert
Fruit Sorbet, seasonal fruit coulis


Every fortnight we have a Farmers’ Market in Hastings where local farmers can sell their produce.  We buy seasonal vegetables here when we can.

We are also very lucky to have a fishing fleet here in Hastings which has won the Sustainable Fishing Industry Award, and we make sure our fish is locally sourced where possible.



Britain has had a negative reputation for cuisine and many guests have said that before their stay they worried that they would not like the food in Britain.  The following testimonials show that they have all enjoyed our cooking!
  “I enjoyed the English food and I know how to prepare fish and chips now!  If you want to know, ask Bob, the best cook I’ve ever seen!”

“We ate a lot of delicious breakfasts, lunches and dinners”

“When a French person goes to UK people say to him “Good luck with the English food!”  Now I can answer “No problem, it’s lovely food you know!”
“A special award to Bob whose culinary talents have been greatly appreciated”

“Bob, thank you for your delicious meals and the excellent bread”

“I am looking forward to coming back.  Could I benefit from cooking lessons perhaps next time?”

“Thanks a lot for all those fantastic meals and your lovely bread - God knows it’s hard to please a French person when it comes to bread”


Tel: +44 1424 422 725
72 West Hill Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, UK

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