Christmas Day and Boxing Day 2017

Please make a provisional booking by phone or email and confirm within one week with a 25 %, non-refundable deposit. We require your menu choices and final payment by 11 December 2017. Do advise dietary requirements with menu choices so that we can provide substitutes as required. Please book a table to sit down at 12.00 hrs. ,14.00 hrs. or 16.00 hrs. Our restaurant and bar will close at 19.00 hrs. to give our staff Christmas at home. Please arrange for transport and taxis in advance. Over the Christmas period taxis cannot be called on the day. 

The Menu

£ 69.00 per person   £ 39.00 children’s meals

Taster

A little piquant “taster” of the chef’s choice to whet the appetite

Starter

Cream of tomato soup with basil, ricotta cheese & Parmesan and bread fingers

Chicken liver, pancetta and mushroom tartlet with shallot & orange marmalade 

Mushroom, onion and Gruyere tartlet with shallot & orange marmalade 

House pate with Cumberland sauce & toasted brioche


Smoked salmon with rye bread, capers, shallot and quails egg

Seafood vol au vent with tarragon cream sauce

In between

A selection of sorbets or a cup of fragrant vegetable bouillon.

Main courses

Turkey breast roast with honey glaze, in a smoked bacon jacket with herb and sausage stuffing.
Accompanied by chipolatas, bread sauce, turkey gravy and cranberry jelly.

Goose confit with apple, gammon and goose force meat on Champagne and tarragon reduction sauce.

Rib eye of beef, beurre maître d’hôtel, béarnaise sauce, mushrooms & tomatoes.

Seafood roast; a selection of fish and shellfish on samphire with saffron sauce.

Onion, tomato & brie tart, parmesan croquettes and roasted artichoke heart on champagne and tarragon cream sauce.

Vegetables

Brussels sprouts with pancetta & chestnut.
Bacon wrapped green beans braised butter.
Butter braised leeks.
Minted sweet carrots.
Cauliflower baked with béchamel & Gruyere cheese.
Croquette & Parisienne potatoes.

Cheese

Selection of European cheese with grapes, biscuits and celery.

Desserts

Brandy laced Christmas pudding with brandy sauce.
Chocolate & Amaretto mousse, chocolate & coffee petit four and frozen bitter chocolate parfait.
Raspberry, lemon sponge and clotted cream trifle laced with Grand Marnier
Exotic fruit salad with vanilla syrup.
Fruits of the forest cheesecake with fruit compote

Coffee  or Tea

Children’s menu

Children’s taster

A little piquant “taster” of the chef’s choice to whet the appetite

Starter

Melon balls

Tomato soup

Breaded fish strips with mayonnaise

Main Courses

Turkey, chipolata, stuffing, cranberry & gravy.

Turkey & cranberry sausages with gravy.

Cod in parsley sauce.

Meatball & tomato spaghetti

Desserts

Ice cream

Fruit jelly

Melon

Chocolate cake