Abbey Hotel, Battle

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Please note that these are sample menus. For up-to-date menu information, please contact us.

Starter Menu Lunch Menu Main Menu Dessert Menu Cheeseboard Sunday Lunch Menu Breakfast Menu High Tea Menu

Calling all foodies!

The Abbey Hotel is a relative newcomer to the Battle dining scene but we feel we have already had a big impact in this historic town, famed for its history which attracts seasonal arrival of tourists and slightly eccentric locals. The Abbey restaurant is intimate and well-designed giving guests plenty of room to dine and chat. The food always looks good and tastes spectacular thanks to Head Chef Brendon's leadership. To complement our food we have a knowledgeable front of house team lead by managers Charlie and Lauren who are on hand to ensure a memorable dining experience.

The Abbey is all about amazing food, with an element of surprise, Chef’s menus are unique and they use locally sourced produce to create original meals with world flavours. The chefs cook dishes that will really tickle your taste buds, all served by our friendly staff in a funky setting. We offer fresh, seasonal and local produce, traditional and contemporary dishes using the best British ingredients from the south of England served in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The special boards changes daily to reflect seasonal dishes and our chef’s imagination for a unique dining experience. We strive to create the best possible environment for our customers by offering exceptional quality, service and value, we look forward to exceeding your expectations sometime soon…

Abbey Hotel, Battle
Abbey Hotel, Battle

The Starters Menu

Our imaginative starter menu is designed so not only can you indulge in a tasty beginning to your meal, but can be used in the style of a tapas menu. By selecting a few smaller plates for yourself or to share, is a great way to dine. Choose a nibbling pot of calamari, chicken skewers or pigs in blankets, or share an ant -past or mezze board, don’t forget to try our house speciality three cheese fondue with chunks of country bread & glazed ham.

Lunch Menu

The lunch menu serves classic English dishes such as beer battered cod & chips, chef’s homemade fishcakes and honey roasted ham, egg and chips. Or choose a delicious ploughman’s lunch with local cheeses, honey & mustard roasted ham or today’s  pork pie selection from our deli counter, we also offer a sandwich menu served with rustic chips or homemade soup.

Main Menu

The main menu is served all day, so if you want a more substantial meal such as a Battle burger, chargrilled steak, roasted lamb or pork dish these are also available, to compliment these dishes our chef’s create daily specials using seasonal produce. 

Dessert Menu

If after two fabulous courses you have space we serve a wide variety of desserts to tickle your taste buds and give you a much needed sugar rush after your main course, all made by our team of chefs. Try our ‘heaven in a jar’ or ‘chocolate fondue’ served with chunks of brownie, homemade honeycomb, shortbread biscuits, fresh strawberries & yummy marshmallows. If you haven’t got room for a desert check out our ice-cream menu with flavours such as cinnamon, rum & raisin & salted caramel.

Cheeseboard

If you like to scoff cheese & port then you’ve come to the right place, there are few establishments that can compete with the standard of our cheeseboards, accompanied by a selection of crackers, pickles, olives & your choice of chutneys, all on display at the deli counter. Choose your board, cheese, chutney & start munching!

Sunday Roast

We serve a traditional Sunday roast based on the one my mother cooked for my sister and I as children. This of course means great quality meat from the local butcher, large homemade Yorkshire pudding served with every meat, sage onion stuffing, a good selection of vegetables, with cauliflower cheese being a must, roast parsnips glazed with honey, tasty roast potatoes cooked in meat juices & rosemary from our garden, finished this with chef Brendon's secret gravy. Of course the plate should be heaped with all of the above to give that full Sunday afternoon feeling, Enjoy!

Breakfast Menu

Delicious full English breakfast with Battle bangers from the local butcher (vegetarian option available) is just one of the freshly prepared breakfasts our team of chefs serve every day. Start with cereals or our large glass of house muesli with seasonal berries, honey and Greek yogurt, or indulge in a tasty muffins or pancake stack.

Breakfast served 7.30-10.30pm

Abbey Hotel, Battle
Abbey Hotel, Battle

Cups and Pots Menu

Espresso Beans 

Our Roasted Espresso blend is made up of the Brazilian, Honduras, Ethiopian and Tanzanian beans. A punchy espresso with a thick syrupy texture, heavy bodied and with great depth of flavour, this blend works particularly well through milky lattes or cappuccinos. A mocha based coffee with floral notes and black berry like flavours that develop into dark chocolate notes at the finish.

Decaffeinated Coffee

All our coffee varieties can be decaffeinated, we use a blend of Central American coffee with caffeine extracted using a special water steaming process. Dark roasted to develop the fruity sweetness of a Central American coffee.

 

Americano

A shot of espresso with hot water

Latte

Steamed milk with a shot of espresso

Cappuccino

Steamed milk with a shot of espresso topped with chocolate sprinkles

Double Espresso

Coffee shot

Two cup Cafetiere

Great for breakfast

Four cup Cafetiere

Good for sharing

Floater coffee

Americano coffee topped with double cream

Liqueur Coffee

Americano coffee, liqueur of your choice topped with double cream.

High Tea

The Abbey Hotel is justifiably proud of serving traditional afternoon teas in all their glory in our dining room. A perfect setting for friends to catch up on gossip or a mother and daughters to get together, a real treat for birthdays, baby showers, mother’s day or any day!

Available by reservation only

Your table will be laid with white table cloths and napkins, vintage plates & cake stands filled with a wonderful array of dainty sandwiches, cakes, scones, Jam, fresh strawberries, double cream and lots of piping hot Tea and Coffee

Fusion tea flavours

Award winning Novus Tea is a young innovative and dynamic company, specialising in the supply of premium leaf teas to the best hotels and restaurants. Novus Tea source the finest examples of tea types, delivering exceptional taste and flavour and is capable of delivering a truly premium leaf tea experience.

English Breakfast

This blend is far from ordinary. Blended with three different Assam leaf, it delivers a well-rounded full bodied breakfast tea. Only the finest tea estates are used to select this blend which is truly exceptional.

Sapphire Earl Grey

This tea is given an innovative twist to the traditional recipe with bergamot and blue malva flowers. This Earl Grey can be enjoyed at any time of the day.

Dragonwell Green

The famous Lung Ching green tea has quickly become one of the most renowned green teas in the world. It offers a smooth, subtle flavour with a slight sweet finish, the markof exceptional quality.

Organic Jasmine

A floral, aromatic Chinese green tea, delicately scented with jasmine petals. The distinctive, light and smooth flavour has been enjoyed for centuries and remains a favourite.

Spiced Chai

Chai is a blend of robust black Indian teas, combined with exotic spices. Chai is synonymous with Tea in South Asia and to fully enjoy this traditional Indian beverage, add milk and sugar. Its exotic aroma and punchy tea delivers a wonderful flavour, perfect for an afternoon pick me up.

Citrus Chamomile

Since early Greco-Roman period, the calming and soothing qualities of Chamomile have been well known. This caffeine-free blend of Chamomile is enhanced with delightful flavour of lemongrass. The result is a mellow citrus delight.

Persian Pomegranate

Capturing the unique flavour of one of the world’s oldest fruits, Persian Pomegranate delivers a succulent herbal infusion. Pomegranate is a super fruit which is high in antioxidants, accounting for it's recent popularity amongst the health conscious.

Spicy Rooibos

Caffeine free super grade Rooibos blend with Brazilian red pepper, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves and a hint of orange. It is fresh with subtle warming spice notes, a real energiser and afternoon treat.

White Mulled Wine

White Mulled Wine is a different take on Christmas tea. A pleasant and vibrant taste of white wine with a fresh lemon zest finish and subtle hints of Christmas spices. A well-rounded and delicious herbal tea which is caffeine free. A real winter warmer and full of festive cheer!

Decaffeinated Tea

Award winning Ceylon from Kenilworth Estate, deep in the mountains of Sri Lanka, is famous for its bright reddish colours, rich and smooth taste and nutty character. This Ceylon is naturally decaffeinated to ensure all that award winning flavour remains intact. A pleasant and light tea to be enjoyed throughout the day.