The Lodge at Clavering Lakes
Located between Stickling Green and Roast Green, just a couple of miles from Clavering and within easy reach of Saffron Walden, The Lodge at Clavering Lakes is well worth seeking out. The beautiful surrounds of the fishing lakes provide a destination that’s perfect for ramblers and fishing enthusiasts alike.
Stop by in the morning and enjoy a hearty breakfast. From the classic full English to the vegetarian and gluten-free counterparts, there’s a cooked breakfast for everyone on offer. If you prefer a sandwich or roll, you won’t be disappointed. Brunch is served all day and comprises a number of enticing dishes, including scrambled eggs seasoned with truffle oil and fresh chives and served atop buttered toast; eggs Benedict, and smoked salmon, and crispy poached free-range egg, Hollandaise and spinach on a homemade Belgian waffle. Sweet Belgian waffles are also available. The caramelised banana waffle with Greek yoghurt, maple syrup and gingernut crumble is a real treat. If you’re visiting for lunch, you’ll be thrilled to find a selection of British classics such as ham, egg and chips, and slow-cooked sticky pork belly and rosemary-salted chips. Seafood-lovers will savour the pan-seared sea bass fi llet with Hollandaise sauce, new potatoes, spinach and roasted lemon. A separate gluten-free menu caters for coeliacs and there’s a delightful children’s menu for little ones. You won’t want to miss out on The Lodge’s popular Sunday roast, which has quite the reputation in the area for its mouth-watering selection of meat served with fresh veg and all the trimmings. On the first Friday of every month, the team opens in the evening to serve a fantastic seasonal à la carte menu that celebrates local produce. Sumptuous mains could include braised beef shin Bourguignon and there’s a selection of tempting starters and desserts too.
Those out fishing should give the team a call to pre-order. The team at The Lodge knows that your time is best spent at the swim and wants to ensure you can get back to it as soon as possible with minimal wait times. The fi shing menu includes the Lodge burger and hand-cut chips, as well as a range of sandwiches, cakes and chocolate bars If you’re looking for a delicious meal in relaxed, picturesque surrounds, a visit to The Lodge is just the ticket. Available for private hire, it also provides a wonderful setting for weddings, group experiences and special events.