FOOD & DRINKS

Welcome To

The Gun

We use natural ingredients sourced locally whenever possible, our ecofriendly menu aims to excite and inspire and is continually changing with the seasons, always offering a variety of healthy local and international dishes with proven provenance.

You’ll always find a choice of imaginative vegan and vegetarian dishes available.  A fine selection of wines, craft beers and ales and more than twenty-five gins to choose from, or why not let us mix it up a little. Our fully trained cocktail maker is at your service.

We use natural ingredients sourced locally whenever possible, our ecofriendly menu aims to excite and inspire and is continually changing with the seasons, always offering a variety of healthy local and international dishes with proven provenance.

MENU UPDATED ON

’23/08/2019’
  • Food & Drinks Menu
  • Party Menus
Daily Menu

While You Wait

  • Garlic & rosemary flat bread
  • Caramelised onion & mozzarella flat bread
  • Sweet Sicilian olives(GF)
  • Marcona almonds(GF)
  • Freshly baked bread, olive oil, balsamic
  • 20 months cured San Daniele ham(GF)

Sharing Boards

  • Fish platterking prawns, cured salmon, white anchovies, potted Cornish crab, Gun smokie, radish, samphire & cucumber salad, avocado aioli, crusty bread (GF)
  • Italian boardtruffle Italian ham, Milano salami, spicy pork salami, orange burrata, marinated artichoke, Sicilian olives, wood fired garlic flat bread (GF)

Smaller

  • The Gun smokiesmoked haddock, mozzarella, wholegrain mustard sauce, salad, bread (GF)
  • Vegan plum tomato & basil soupcrusty bread (GF)
  • Peruvian beef saladminute steak, black beans, corn, spring chimichurri (GF)
  • Classic cured salmonavocado aioli, rocket & radish salad, sourdough bread (GF)
  • Pulled pork tacosMexican coleslaw (GF)
  • “not only for” vegan mezzeCajun hummus, pickled chilli, tabbouleh, wood fired garlic flat bread (V)
  • Seared king scallopsheritage cauliflower, sauce vierge, Kentish cured bacon (GF)
  • Heritage tomato & barrel aged fetta saladrocket, oregano, Kalamata olives, aged balsamic (V, GF)

Bigger

  • Traditional fish & chipsmushy peas, tartare sauce, lemon
  • Vegan burgerorganic quinoa, bean, pulled jackfruit, vegan cheese, chilli & coriander coconut yogurt, chips
  • Shish taouk chicken kebab (thighs)garlic & mint yoghurt, salad, skin on fries (GF)
  • Vegan Buddha bowlorganic quinoa, avocado, jackfruit, pineapple, cashews, baby spinach, chimichurri (V, GF)
  • English lamb rumpJersey Royals, ratatouille, French beans, garlic & mint jus (GF)
  • Tiger prawn gluten free linguinechilli, ginger, garlic, spring onion, cherry tomatoes, rocket
  • Rye Bay halibut filletCornish crab & coriander risotto, samphire, basil pesto (GF)
  • “not only for” Mediterranean gnocchivegan cheese, roast pepers, artichoke, Kalamata olives, oregano (GF)
  • Aberdeen Angus beef burgerpulled pork, burger sauce, smoked cheddar, chips, coleslaw – double it up 4.5

Steaks

English grilled meat – all served with, vine tomato, flat mushroom, watercress, chips/skin on fries/sweet potato fries (+£1)

  • 35 day aged 10oz ribeye
  • 21 day aged 8oz Fillet
  • add Surf & Turf - King prawns
  • add half lobster
  • add green peppercorn sauce
  • add blue cheese sauce
  • add garlic & parsley butter

Artisan wood fired sourdough pizza (available to take away)

  • Our Own
  • The fired Nduja Westernspicy Nduja, piri piri chicken, pepper, mozzarella, thyme
  • Hot on Eastbourne beachcrab, king prawns, corn, chilli, coriander, avocado
  • The vegan patchpiri piri jackfruit, Roquito peppers, red onion, chilli, tomato, rocket, vegan cheese
  • Flaming Gun BBQKorean pulled pork, BBQ sauce, chilli, pickled ginger, pineapple, mozzarella
  • The Fancy goatgoat cheese, pickled beetroot, caramelised onion, pine nuts mint, aged balsamic (V)
  • Classics
  • Margheritamozzarella, plum tomato sauce, basil (v)
  • Quatro StagioniItalian ham, artichokes, mushrooms, olives, mozzarella, plum tomato sauce, oregano
  • Pepperonipepperoni, mozzarella, plum tomato sauce, basil
  • Calzonesalami, sausage, mushroom, onion, mozzarella, plum tomato sauce, oregano
  • Extras
  • Add king prawns, crab meat, Spicy Nduja, BBQ pulled pork, piri piri chicken, peperoni, Kentish ham, or sausage
  • Add spicy jackfruit, mozzarella, vegan cheese, avocado, artichoke, or goat cheese
  • Add mushroom, chilli, corn, cherry tomato, Kalamata olives, pepper, red onion, pineapple, Roquito peppers

Salad, greens & tatties

  • Chips/skin on fries/Sweet potato fries (+£1) - Rocket & radish salad (GF) - Samphire (GF)

Daily Specials

  • Local asparagusfried duck egg, salsa Verde
  • Native lobsterskin on fries, fennel, radish & coriander salad, mousseline sauce
  • Kentish lamb rackJersey Royals, local asparagus, grilled vegetables, salsa Verde, jus
  • Rye Bay stone bass filletJersey Royals, pea & chorizo fricassee, samphire, brown shrimp butter sauce
  • Local strawberry tartcrème patisserie, elderflower sorbet

Sandwiches

Served till 3pm (not available Sundays)
All served with chips/fries/sweet potato fries (+0.50p)

  • Cured salmon & avocado open sandwichradish, rocket, chilli
  • Pulled pork wholemeal wrapMexican coleslaw, tomato salsa
  • English steak ciabattaguacamole, sweet corn, watercress, smoked cheddar
  • Marinated artichoke open sandwichCajun hummus, oregano, rocket (V)
  • Add a mug of soup

Kiddies milkshakes

  • Chocolate
  • Strawberry
  • Vanilla
  • Caramel

Illy Coffees

Almond Milk Available

  • Americano coffeedecaffeinated – double espresso
  • Single espresso
  • Floater coffee / café latte / cappuccino / Hot Chocolate
  • Irish, French, Calypso or Jamaican Coffee
  • Flavoured Latte’sCaramel, Amaretto or Vanilla

Natural teas & infusions from Dammann

  • English breakfast Decaffeinated black tea / Earl grey / Super fruit / Chamomile flowers / Peppermint leaves / Lemon grass tea / Gunpowder Green tea / Rooibos / Darjeeling
Pudding Menu

Puddings

  • Amaretto crème bruleeshortbread biscuit (GF)
  • Chocolate browniechocolate sauce, blood orange sorbet (GF)
  • Kentish apple & strawberry crumblestrawberry & clotted cream ice cream
  • Passion fruit & vanilla cheese cakefruit coulis, passion fruit sorbet
  • Eton messEnglish strawberry, Italian merengue, crème de cassis
  • Selection of Callestick Cornish farm fruit sorbetschoose 3 scoops from: passion fruit, lemon, raspberry, mango, pomegranate, blackcurrant in a Brandy basket (GF) Selection of Callestick Cornish farm dairy ice creams
  • British & French CheeseWookey hole cave aged cheddar, Colston Bassett Stilton, Brie de Meaux, Golden Cross Goat’s cheese, celery, quince jelly, grapes & biscuits

Dessert Wine

  • Château Ramon Monbazzillac 2014/15
  • Sauvignon blanc late harvest la playa 2016

Expresso Martini

  • Smirnoff Black, Kahlua, espresso

Illy Coffees

Almond Milk Available

  • Americano coffeedecaffeinated – double espresso
  • Single espresso
  • Floater coffee / café latte / cappuccino / Hot Chocolate
  • Irish, French, Calypso or Jamaican Coffee
  • Flavoured Latte’sCaramel, Amaretto or Vanilla

Natural teas & infusions from Dammann

  • English breakfast Decaffeinated black tea / Earl grey / Super fruit / Chamomile flowers / Peppermint leaves / Lemon grass tea / Gunpowder Green tea / Rooibos / Darjeeling
Sunday Menu

While You Wait

  • Garlic & rosemary flat bread
  • Caramelised onion & mozzarella flat bread
  • Sweet Sicilian olives(GF)
  • Marcona almonds(GF)
  • Freshly baked bread, olive oil, balsamic
  • 20 months cured San Daniele ham(GF)

Sharing Boards

  • Fish platterking prawns, cured salmon, white anchovies, potted Cornish crab, Gun smokie, radish, samphire & cucumber salad, avocado aioli, crusty bread (GF)
  • Italian boardtruffle Italian ham, Milano salami, spicy pork salami, orange burrata, marinated artichoke, Sicilian olives, wood fired garlic flat bread (GF)

Smaller

  • The Gun smokiesmoked haddock, mozzarella, wholegrain mustard sauce, salad, bread (GF)
  • Vegan plum tomato & basil soupcrusty bread (GF)
  • Peruvian beef saladminute steak, black beans, corn, spring chimichurri (GF)
  • Classic cured salmonavocado aioli, rocket & radish salad, sourdough bread (GF)
  • Pulled pork tacosMexican coleslaw (GF)
  • “not only for” vegan mezzeCajun hummus, pickled chilli, tabbouleh, wood fired garlic flat bread (V)
  • Seared king scallopsheritage cauliflower, sauce vierge, Kentish cured bacon (GF)
  • Heritage tomato & barrel aged fetta saladrocket, oregano, Kalamata olives, aged balsamic (V, GF)

Sunday Roasts

Served from 12:00 - 5:00 or until it’s gone
Traditional sirloin of English beef, rosemary infused leg of English lamb, English gammon, roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding, seasonal vegetables & gravy!!!

  • Sirloin of beef
  • Leg of lamb
  • Gammon
  • Roast platter
  • Nut roast (v)

Bigger

  • Traditional fish & chipsmushy peas, tartare sauce, lemon
  • Vegan burgerorganic quinoa, bean, pulled jackfruit, vegan cheese, chilli & coriander coconut yogurt, chips
  • Shish taouk chicken kebab (thighs)garlic & mint yoghurt, salad, skin on fries (GF)
  • Vegan Buddha bowlorganic quinoa, avocado, jackfruit, pineapple, cashews, baby spinach, chimichurri (V, GF)
  • English lamb rumpJersey Royals, ratatouille, French beans, garlic & mint jus (GF)
  • Tiger prawn gluten free linguinechilli, ginger, garlic, spring onion, cherry tomatoes, rocket
  • Rye Bay halibut filletCornish crab & coriander risotto, samphire, basil pesto (GF)
  • “not only for” Mediterranean gnocchivegan cheese, roast pepers, artichoke, Kalamata olives, oregano (GF)
  • Aberdeen Angus beef burgerpulled pork, burger sauce, smoked cheddar, chips, coleslaw – double it up 4.5

Artisan wood fired sourdough pizza (available to take away)

  • Our Own
  • The fired Nduja Westernspicy Nduja, piri piri chicken, pepper, mozzarella, thyme
  • Hot on Eastbourne beachcrab, king prawns, corn, chilli, coriander, avocado
  • The vegan patchpiri piri jackfruit, Roquito peppers, red onion, chilli, tomato, rocket, vegan cheese
  • Flaming Gun BBQKorean pulled pork, BBQ sauce, chilli, pickled ginger, pineapple, mozzarella
  • The Fancy goatgoat cheese, pickled beetroot, caramelised onion, pine nuts mint, aged balsamic (V)
  • Classics
  • Margheritamozzarella, plum tomato sauce, basil (v)
  • Quatro StagioniItalian ham, artichokes, mushrooms, olives, mozzarella, plum tomato sauce, oregano
  • Pepperonipepperoni, mozzarella, plum tomato sauce, basil
  • Calzonesalami, sausage, mushroom, onion, mozzarella, plum tomato sauce, oregano
  • Extras
  • Add king prawns, crab meat, Spicy Nduja, BBQ pulled pork, piri piri chicken, peperoni, Kentish ham, or sausage
  • Add spicy jackfruit, mozzarella, vegan cheese, avocado, artichoke, or goat cheese
  • Add mushroom, chilli, corn, cherry tomato, Kalamata olives, pepper, red onion, pineapple, Roquito peppers

Daily Specials

  • Local asparagusfried duck egg, salsa Verde
  • Native lobsterskin on fries, fennel, radish & coriander salad, mousseline sauce
  • Kentish lamb rackJersey Royals, local asparagus, grilled vegetables, salsa Verde, jus
  • Rye Bay stone bass filletJersey Royals, pea & chorizo fricassee, samphire, brown shrimp butter sauce
  • Local strawberry tartcrème patisserie, elderflower sorbet

Kiddies milkshakes

  • Chocolate
  • Strawberry
  • Vanilla
  • Caramel

Illy Coffees

Almond Milk Available

  • Americano coffeedecaffeinated – double espresso
  • Single espresso
  • Floater coffee / café latte / cappuccino / Hot Chocolate
  • Irish, French, Calypso or Jamaican Coffee
  • Flavoured Latte’sCaramel, Amaretto or Vanilla

Natural teas & infusions from Dammann

  • English breakfast Decaffeinated black tea / Earl grey / Super fruit / Chamomile flowers / Peppermint leaves / Lemon grass tea / Gunpowder Green tea / Rooibos / Darjeeling
Children's Menu

Starters

Toddlers £2.50 / Children up to 12 years £3.50

  • Garlic & cheese flatbread(v)
  • Soup of the day & bread(v)
  • Superfood saladorganic quinoa, pineapple, avocado (v)

Main Courses

Toddlers £4 / Children up to 12 years £6

  • Margarita pizza, tomatoes, mozzarella, basil(v)
  • Ham & mushroom pizzaKentish ham, mozzarella, tomatoes, mushrooms
  • Gluten free linguinetomato sauce (v)
  • Traditional fish & chipsmushy peas, lemon & tartar sauce
  • Cumberland sausagesmash potato, garden peas, gravy
  • Sunday roast available every SundayBeef, lamb or gammon

Puddings (not for mums or dads!)

Toddlers £2 / Children up to 12 years £4

  • Selection of Callestick Farm ice creamchoose from: chocolate, vanilla or strawberry
  • Cheddar cheese, biscuits, grapes
  • Seasonal crumble, ice cream
  • Pip Organic fruit & vegetable rainbow lolly(vegan)

Cold Drinks

  • Pip Organic strawberry & blackcurrant juice
  • Frobisher’s juice orange, apple, pineapple, grapefruit, cranberry
  • Frobisher’s Fusion apple & raspberry, apple & mango, orange & passion fruit
  • Bottle green flavoured soft drinks - elderflower, raspberry lemonade, apple
  • Children’s milkshake chocolate, strawberry, caramel, vanilla

Hot Drinks

  • Hot chocolate
  • Decaf Babyccino
  • Hot milk
Wood fired sourdough pizza to take away 01892 872361

Artisan wood fired sourdough pizza (available to take away)

  • Our Own
  • The fired Nduja Westernspicy Nduja, piri piri chicken, pepper, mozzarella, thyme
  • Hot on Eastbourne beachcrab, king prawns, corn, chilli, coriander, avocado
  • The vegan patchpiri piri jackfruit, Roquito peppers, red onion, chilli, tomato, rocket, vegan cheese
  • Flaming Gun BBQKorean pulled pork, BBQ sauce, chilli, pickled ginger, pineapple, mozzarella
  • The Fancy goatgoat cheese, pickled beetroot, caramelised onion, pine nuts mint, aged balsamic (V)
  • Classics
  • Margheritamozzarella, plum tomato sauce, basil (v)
  • Quatro StagioniItalian ham, artichokes, mushrooms, olives, mozzarella, plum tomato sauce, oregano
  • Pepperonipepperoni, mozzarella, plum tomato sauce, basil
  • Calzonesalami, sausage, mushroom, onion, mozzarella, plum tomato sauce, oregano
  • Extras
  • Add king prawns, crab meat, Spicy Nduja, BBQ pulled pork, piri piri chicken, peperoni, Kentish ham, or sausage
  • Add spicy jackfruit, mozzarella, vegan cheese, avocado, artichoke, or goat cheese
  • Add mushroom, chilli, corn, cherry tomato, Kalamata olives, pepper, red onion, pineapple, Roquito peppers
Burger Shack

Burgers

Opening hours weather permitting
Kitchen - Friday to Sunday & bank holidays 12am to 9pm
Bar - Friday to Sunday & bank holidays 12am to 9pm

All burgers are 6oz & served with salad chips / French fries / sweet potato fries / (+0.50p)

  • 100% English beef burgerMonterey Jack cheese, burger sauce
  • Spiced lamb burgermint & harrisa yogurt
  • Korean style pork burgerbbq sauce
  • Lime & chilli chicken burgerSriracha mayonnaise
  • Chickpea, jackfruit & tahini burgerguacamole (V)
  • Basket of Chips / French fries
  • Marinated sweet sicilian olives(GF)

Selection of Walls ice cream, lollies & Callestick Cornish Farm ice cream pots

  • Please choose from our ice cream freezer

Children

  • Hot dog& chips
  • 100% English beef burgerMonterey Jack cheese, burger sauce
Afternoon Tea

The Gun Afternoon Tea

£20.00 per person

  • Strawberry tart, chocolate muffin, macaroon
  • Unlimited tea & filter coffee
  • Lemon, lime & orange cake
  • Traditional plain & fruit sconesTiptree jam, Cornish clotted cream
  • Selection of finger sandwichesKentish ham & English mustard, free range egg mayonnaise & watercress, Scottish smoked salmon & lime creme fraiche, cucumber & cream cheese

The Gun Chapel Down brut afternoon tea

£26.00 per person

  • A glass of Chapel Down Brut sparkling nv

The Gun Traditional Cream Tea

£9.00 per person

  • Traditional plain & fruit scones, tiptree jam, cornish clotted cream, selection of twinings teas, illy coffees
Cocktail List
Wine List
Plan a Party Brochure PDF
Children's Menu

Starters

Toddlers £1.95 / Children up to 12 years £2.95

  • Little power bowlorganic quinoa salad, pineapple cherry tomato mixed leaves
  • Garlic bread(v)
  • Soup of the day & bread(v)

Mains

Toddlers £3 / Children up to 12 years £5

  • The little Smugglerham & mushroom
  • Margheritacherry tomato, mozzarella (V)
  • Gluten free tomato & cheese passata(V)
  • Free range chicken burger(cheddar, chips, pickled cucumber, baby gem, tomato)
  • Crispy fish & chips(mushy peas, lemon & tartar sauce)
  • Local pork sausage(mash, peas)
  • Sunday roast(available every Sunday: beef, lamb or pork)

Desserts

Toddlers £1 / Children up up to 12 years £3

  • Pistachio & chocolate brownievanilla crumble
  • Selection of Callestick Farm ice creamchoose from: chocolate, vanilla or strawberry
  • Cheddar cheesebiscuits, grapes
  • Seasonal crumblestrawberry ice cream
Buffet Menu

Buffet

Available from 10 guests

Choose 7 items for £15, 10 items for £18

  • Organic quinoa, pineapple & chimichurri(GF, DF)
  • Breaded Brie, chutney
  • Vegetable spring rolls
  • Chilli, ginger & coriander risotto fritters, lime coconut yogurt(GF)
  • Greek platter, hummus, tzatziki & crudites(GF)
  • Seared king scallops, tomato salsa(GF, DF)
  • Salt and chilli squid, soya & lime(GF, DF)
  • Smoked salmon blinis
  • Haddock, dill & caper mini fish cake
  • Mini fish & chips
  • Mini beef burger
  • Yorkshire pudding, rare roast beef & horseradish
  • Korean chicken wings(GF)
  • Baby pork ribs, BBQ sauce(GF)
  • Spicy honey & mustard chipolatas
  • Wookey hole cheddar, fruit chutney, savoury buiscuits(GF)
  • Chocolate brownie(DF)
  • Lemon, lime & orange cake(DF)
  • Selection of scones, clotted cream, preserve
  • Selection of sourdough wood fired pizzas
  • Selection of sandwiches
Packages

Packages

  • Buffet with arrival drinka choice of draft beer, soft drink or 175ml wine, 10 buffet options, unlimited tea and coffee
  • Buffet with arrival drinka choice of draft beer, soft drink or 175ml wine, 7 buffet options, unlimited tea and filtered coffee
  • Buffet with unlimited coffee10 buffet options, unlimited tea and filtered coffee
  • Buffet with unlimited coffee7 buffet options, unlimited tea and filtered coffee
Informal Packages

Served from the bar for £14.95 per person

Includes:
Glass of prosecco
1/2 a wood fired sourdough pizza
Seasonal platters to share

  • Spring Ploughman’s boardPork pie, chicken & ham hock terrine, aged Ashmore cheddar, celery, apple & baby gem salad, pickled quail eggs, rhubarb chutney, crusty bread
  • The Weald seasonsKentish ham, mushroom, olives, artichoke, mozzarella
  • The vegan patchBBQ jackfruit, vegan cheese, chilli, corn, red onion, spicy broad beans (v)
  • The Great threesomeCherry tomato, mozzarella, basil (v)
  • British fish platterKing prawns, Shetland mussels, whiskey cured salmon, grilled Cornish sardines, pickled herring, bloody Mary aioli, samphire, mango & wild garlic salad, crusty bread
  • The Smuggler’s piggyKorean pulled pork, BBQ sauce, chilli, pickled ginger, pineapple, mozarella
Cocktail List
Wine List

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