The Folly, Hertford, Hertfordshire, SG14 1QD  01992 581 871

Summer menu

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Summer menu

Available from April 1st – to the end of September.

Food served 12- 10pm Monday to Saturday & 12- 6pm on Sundays, when we have the addition of our fabulous Sunday Roasts (From £12.95)

Please note 10% will be added to the total bill of all parties of 10 or more people.

As well as our main menu items we also offer a selection of home baked jacket potatoes, freshly made sandwiches on ciabatta, doorstep brown or white bread or wraps, children’s menu and a selection of sides. Daily specials are on the blackboards.

Baked potatoes – Cheddar; Tuna mayo; Cheddar; beans; Sweet Chilli chicken; Chilli beef; cheese; Coleslaw or Parawns in Marie Rose.

Sandwiches -Ham, cheddar, pickles & salad; Halloumi, sundried tomatoes & charred pepper (V); Tuna Mayo; Fish fingers & tartare sauce; Avocado, tomato & basil ‘mayo'(VG); Chicken, bacon & guacamole or Prawns in Marie Rose sauce.

Childrens meals – Ham, egg & chips (GF); Cheesy bubble & squeak cake & tomato sauce (V, GF); Baby beef lasagne & salad; Baby beef burger, chips & crunch salad (VA); Jumbo cod fish fingers, chips & peas; Tomato pasta (VG) or add chicken, Hand battered chicken nuggets, with baked beans & sweet potato fries. £5.95 each

(V)= Vegetarian; (VA)= Vegetarian alternative available; (VG)= Vegan; (GF)= Gluten free.

Summer menu


Nocellara olives (VG)

with balsamic vinegar, olive oil & fresh baked ciabatta crostini


Rosemary & sea salt crumbed brie (V)

With a dark cherry sauce & peashoot garnish


Kentucky style chicken strips (GF)

With a sweet chilli dip & watermelon cleanser


Sea salt & cracked black pepper calamari

with lemon rind mayo on a bed of watercress


Falafel balls (VG)

With hummus & flat bread


Pear, pinenut & gorgonzola salad (V,GF)

With mixed leaves & honey



Mixed Greek mezze platter (V)

Falafel, crispy halloumi, hummus, Moroccan couscous marinated charred peppers, olives, salad & flat bread


Chilli beef nachos (GF)

with mature cheddar cheese, guacamole, sour cream, tomato salsa & jalepenos

Or without the chilli beef (V) for £7.95


Gourmet burgers

served in brioche buns with chunky chips & hand cut house 'slaw

All £12.95

The Barge burger

Prime beef, monterey jack cheese, bacon, onions, salad & pickles

Buttermilk fried chicken

With fresh crisp lettuce, tomato, charred pepper & mayonnaise

Portobello mushroom & halloumi (V)

with chilli jam & crisp fresh lettuce

Moving mountains 100% plant protein 'beef' burger (VG)

With fried onions, salads & pickles

(Served in ciabatta with vegan 'slaw)

Sweet & sticky cauliflower steak (VG)

Topped with avocado & salad

(Served in ciabatta with vegan 'slaw)

Summer salads

Chicken Caesar

Charred chicken with croutons, parmesan, crispy lettuce & Caesar dressing


Prawn, avocado, lime & fresh chilli (GF)

On a mixed leaf salad bed

(Available without prawns (VG,GF) £10.95


Nicoise style salmon salad (GF)

With new potatoes, green beans & a citrus vinaigrette


Superfood salad (GF, VG)

with avocado, sun dried tomato, mixed beetroot, spinach, edible flowers & chia seeds



Creamy Thai Green tofu curry (VG, GF)

With steamed white rice


Classic hearty beef lasagne

With a dressed side salad & garlic ciabatta


Ale battered market fresh fish

with our signiture chunky chips, garden peas, seared lemon & tartare sauce


Honey roasted ham (GF)

hand carved off the bone with poached eggs & chunky chips


Chicken, bacon & mixed veggie skewers

With Moroccan couscous & dressed salad


8oz Ribeye steak (GF)

Char grilled to your liking, with our chunky chips, grilled vine tomatoes, flat mushroom & fresh peashoots

add garlic butter .50p peppercorn or diane sauce £1.95
Can be GF without the onion rings


Medium rare duck breast (GF)

With new potatoes, honey glazed beetroot, sundried tomatoes, edible flowers & cherry sauce


Garlic mushroom penne (VG)

With red onions & herbs in a creamy tahini & chickpea sauce


Welsh rarebit filled bubble & squeak cakes (V, GF)

With grilled vine tomatoes, pea shoots & sweet tomato compote



All £6.95

Summer fruit panacotta (GF)

With a dark cherry sauce

Battered banana drizzled with golden syrup (VG, GF)

With dairy free vanilla ice cream

Churros (VG)

with chocolate dipping sauce & dairy free vanilla ice cream

Chocolate brownie

With cream or vanilla ice cream

Sticky toffee pudding

With custard, cream or vanilla ice cream

Pear & biscotti cheesecake

With vanilla ice cream

Fresh fruit salad (VG,GF)

Or with custard, cream or vanilla ice cream (GF)

Loaded Belgium waffles

with vanilla ice cream, cream, sprinkles, toffee sauce & fresh fruit

New Forest ice creams & sorbets

Pick any combination of 3 sccops

Sea salted caramel
Mint chocolate
Mandarin sorbet
Raspberry sorbet
Champagne sorbet


Individual New forest ice cream tubs

for children

Strawberry sensation
Double chocolate chip
Caramel honeycomb