Christmas Two Course Menu  £18.95

Wednesday, 4th to Saturday, 21st December 2019

Wednesday & Thursday  6.00pm - 8.00pm
Friday & Saturday  6.00pm - 7.00pm

choose starter & main course or main course & dessert
please note: a supplement applies to some dishes


Kalamata Olives  ve  (V)  gf  £3.00
chilli, rosemary & garlic marinade

with complementary freshly baked bread roll,
  gluten free roll on request

French Onion Soup  ve**  (V)  gf**
melting onions, thyme, white wine & cognac, toasted croûte & melting Gruyère
(ve** vegan cheddar cheese and gf** gluten free croûte are available on request)

Cullen Skink  gf

natural smoked haddock, potatoes, leek, white wine & cream,
with poached egg & chives

Chef's Chicken Live Pâté  gf**

smooth pâté of chicken livers, garlic, butter & red wine,

with red onion chutney & warm chunky toast

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

Salmon Bon-Bons   gf

salmon, potato mash, parsley & chives crisp-fried in breadcrumbs,
crushed garden peas with mint & veggie parmesan
& a caper & lemon tartare sauce

Leek & Potato Pithivier  ve  (V)

fine rings of leek & potato, thyme & cheddar cheese (ve) baked in puff pastry,
with balsamic roasted cherry tomatoes & basil pistou

Black Pudding with Apple & Red Wine

Lancashire black pudding, crisp smoked bacon &
balsamic caramelised apple, with red wine & port sauce

Moules Marinières  gf**

fresh mussels "steamed" with cream, white wine, parsley & crushed garlic
Main Course served with French fries

choose a complementary side dish from the list below

Salmon en Croûte
fillet of salmon & dill butter baked in puff pastry, with wilted spinach
& sauce of white wine, peas, crème fraîche & lemon

Turkey with Stuffing

turkey breast, pork & apricot stuffing, bacon wrapped chipolata,
cranberry & port sauce, roasted potatoes & gravy from the roasting juices

Belly Pork with Bramley Sauce   gf
slow roasted belly pork, crispy crackling, Bramley apple sauce,
braised Savoy & peas & gravy from the meat juices with cider & sage

Gnocchi & Squash
  ve  (V)  gf

potato gnocchi with butternut squash roasted with chilli, lemon & coriander,
wilted baby spinach, rocket & caper salsa verde & crushed pistachio

Seabass with Boulangère

baked whole seabass & stuffing of sundried tomato, olive & caper tapenade,
with celeriac & potato boulangère

Chestnut & Parsnip Risotto
  ve  (V)  gf

Arborio rice with roasted chestnuts, parsnip purée, rosemary & brandy,
paprika dusted parsnip crisps & braised Savoy & peas
Starter Course Risotto available

Steak & Chips
  gf  (£6.00 supplement applies to Set Menu)

7oz fillet steak, roasted cherry tomatoes, chestnut mushrooms,
black pepper, green peppercorn & cream sauce, with hand-cut chips



Gingerbread Sticky Toffee Pudding  ve  (V)  gf
sticky date & stem ginger pudding, toffee sauce & dairy vanilla ice-cream
(ve**vegan vanilla ice-cream available on request)

Eccles Cake  ve**  (V)
freshly baked - with crumbly Lancashire cheese or dairy vanilla ice-cream
(ve**vegan Wensleydale & cranberry cheese & vanilla ice-cream are available on request)

Apple & Blackberry Crumble  ve  (V)  gf
Bramley apple & blackberry
compôte, with toasted hazelnut,
coconut & chestnut crumble & blackberry sorbet

Crème Brûlée  (V)  gf
baked egg custard, "burnt" sugar caramel & brandy snap

Petit Dessert   ve**  (V)   gf

dairy vanilla ice-cream,  Mozart dark chocolate liqueur, crushed nut praline

vegan diets substitute vegan vanilla ice-cream & Cointreau or Limoncello)

Cheeseboard  (V) 
(£1.00 supplement applies)
selection of cheeses, cheese biscuits, tomato & red onion chutney

choose one complementary side dish to accompany your Main Course

French Fries or Hand-cut Chips  ve  (V)  gf

Roast Potatoes  ve  (V)  gf

New Potatoes  (V)  gf
served in their skins, melting butter & chives (vegan without the butter)

Dauphinoise Potatoes  (V)  gf
mandolin sliced potatoes, onions, garlic, double cream, melting mature cheddar

Mixed Leaf Salad  ve  (V)  gf
watercress, rocket, red onion & cherry tomatoes, French dressing

Braised Savoy  ve  (V)  gf
shredded Savoy, caramelised onion & garden peas braised in stock

Garden Peas  ve  (V)  gf

Cauliflower Cheese  (V)  gf
cauliflower florets, mature cheddar cheese sauce, melting cheddar

Seasonal Vegetables  ve  (V)  gf
selection of fresh vegetables

Wilted Baby Spinach  ve  (V)  gf


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