Christmas Festive Menu

available Wednesday to Saturday, 5th-22nd December

served from 6.00pm with last orders in the kitchen at 7.30pm

choose two courses
starter & main or main & dessert

served with our own freshly baked bread roll & butter  gf**
(gf**  a toasted gluten free roll is available on request)

Leek & Potato Soup with Onion Fritter  vg  (V)  gf
smooth soup of leek & potato garnished with an onion fritter
lightly flavoured with turmeric & cumin

Smoked Salmon with Egg & Blini  gf
Scottish smoked salmon with a lightly poached egg
served on a sweet potato & chive blini

Mushrooms on Toast  vg  (V)  gf**
chestnut mushrooms saut
éed with crushed garlic served on chunky toast
with drizzles of basil pistou

(gf** gluten free toast is available on request)

Pork & Black Pudding Scotch Egg
free range egg wrapped in pork shoulder & black pudding, crisp-fried in breadcrumbs
& served with a warm spinach curry

King Scallops  gf   (£3.00 supplement)
baked in their shells with crushed garlic & parsley butter, toasted breadcrumbs
& a sprinkling of fresh tarragon

served with one complementary side dish from the list below

Turkey with Roast Potatoes   gf
breast of turkey with roast potatoes, pork, red onion & apricot seasoning,
cranberry & port sauce & gravy from the roasting juices

Moules Marinieres et Frites   gf
bowl of fresh mussels "steamed" in a sauce of white wine, crushed garlic & cream
served with French fries


Belly Pork & Sausage Pattie   gf
slow roasted belly pork with crispy crackling, sausage, potato & spinach pattie,
Bramley apple sauce & gravy from the meat juices with cider & sage

Celeriac & Walnut Coulibiac   vg   (V)
balsamic roasted celeriac & carrot with red onion & spears of rosemary, with
nutty brown rice, Cox's apple & crushed walnuts, baked in puff pastry & served with
sauté of leek, cherry tomatoes & white beans

Posh "Fish Pie"   gf
baked fillet of salmon with peeled baby prawns, dice of fennel & celery & peas
in a cream & white wine sauce, served with toasted quenelles of potato & leek mash


Apple Crumble with Ice-cream   vg**  (V)  gf
Bramley apples topped with oat, pecan nut, cinnamon & muscovado sugar crumble
served warm with vanilla ice-cream
(gf** for vegan diners, substitute vegan vanilla ice-cream)
Crème Brûlée   (V)   gf
baked egg custard topped with a layer of brown sugar caramel
& served with
a brandy snap

Chocolate Dream Cake with Black Cherries   (V)  gf
light chocolate sponge, dark chocolate & cream ganache,
black cherry sauce &
crème fraîche
Lemon Meringue Pudding with Chocolate Florentine   (V)  gf

sweet lemon cream topped with soft Italian meringue, baked & served warm with
a chocolate Florentine finger biscuit

Poached Pear with Crème Anglaise   vg**  (V)  gf
whole pear poached in port wine & served glazed with the port syrup in a pool of
crème Anglaise with toasted flaked almonds
(vg** for vegan diners substitute vegan vanilla ice-cream for the
crème Anglaise)

Petit Dessert   vg**  (V)  gf
dairy vanilla ice-cream, with Mozart dark chocolate liqueur
& crushed almond praline
(vg** for vegan diners substitute vegan vanilla ice-cream & Tia Maria, Cointreau or Limoncello)
Cheeseboard   (V)
Harrogate Blue, Yorkshire Mature  & St Endellion Brie
with cheese biscuits & chutney

Side Dishes

               Hand-cut Chips          vg   (V)           Seasonal Vegetables         vg  (V)
                Garden Peas               vg   (V)          Cauliflower Cheese                 (V)
                Dressed Salad           vg   (V)           Dauphinoise Potatoes             (V)
                French Fries              vg   (V)          
Wilted Baby Spinach        vg  (V)
                Sweet Potato Fries    vg   (V)           Buttered New Potatoes    vg  (V)          



gf = gluten free
vg = vegan
(V) = vegetarian