Private Functions

If you are hiring a barge for a private function, please click on the menus below


2019 CAPTAINS Table


Public Trips

If you have booked one of our public trips, you can expect the following food to be included in your ticket.  We are very happy to cater for all dietary requirements, be it Vegan, GF, DF etc or any combo.  Just let us know in advance of your trip.

There is a fully licensed bar on board.

Public Day Sail Menu

Mid morning Coffee or Tea & Biscuits

Lunch: Rosemary Chicken with Tomato Sauce
(v) Butternut Squash with Cheesy Leeks
Hot New Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables
Chocolate Brownie with Forest Fruits & Cream
Coffee or tea

Afternoon tea or Coffee with Homemade Cake.

On day sails from Maldon, the menu may include Breakfast (Sausages in Roll, Granary Bread & Jam, tea/coffee ), Light Breakfast (Granary Bread & jam, tea/coffee) or Supper (Homemade Soup with Granary Bread).

Public Lunch Sail Menu

Buntings Ham, Haystacks Cheddar
(v) Brie to go with your cheddar
Tomato, Cucumber & Basil Salad
Homemade Coleslaw
Crunchy Green Salad
Bread & Butter
Apple & Blackberry Crumble with Cream

Cream Tea Cruise

Tea or Coffee, Freshly baked scone with butter, jam and double cream

Afternoon Tea Cruise

Above with addition of homemade Victoria Sponge

Evening Cruises

Choose to have no food, bring your own picnic or order from us:-

a) Plated Ploughmans with Buntings Ham & Cheddar ; Mixed Salad with leaves, tomato, cucumber, red pepper, red onion; Coleslaw, Pickles & Chutneys; Granary Bread & Butter

b) Seafood Platters supplied by Blackwater Seafood in Maldon.  Typically includes oysters, mussels, crab, prawns, mackerel, winkles etc

Bangers & Mash Cruises

Buntings Homemade Sausages, (V) Quorn Sausage,  Creamy Mash, Red Onion Gravy, Carrots, Courgette & Peas.  Jam Roly Poly with Strawberry Jam Sauce and Custard.

Roast Lunch Cruise

Choose in advance between Roast Beef or Chicken.  New Potatoes roasted with Maldon Sea Salt, Seasonal Vegetables, Yorkshire Pudding, Homemade Gravy. (v) Aubergine Bake.  Lemon Crunch Pudding with Forest Fruits and Cream.

Meat and Cheese from Buntings, Fruit & Veg from Maldon Fruit.  Coffee is Taylors of Harrogate Organic Fair Trade.  Tea including Earl Grey, Fruit Teas and Rooibus.  Decaf available.

We are very happy to cater for all dietary needs as long as you inform us in advance.


Cooks Yard
The Hythe

Tel: 01621 857 567
Fax: 01621 840 567