Christmas Day 2017
3 Courses £95.00 per person
(Children under 12 £50.00)

Glass of champagne or non- alcoholic fizz on arrival



French onion soup, gruyere croute

Black pepper and roasted parsnip Veloute, truffle honey

Smoked salmon, caper berries, shallot rings, lemon curd, parsley oil, buttered wholegrain bread

Sous vide duck breast, rillette & foie gras terrine, yogurt, ginger crumb, cherry gel

Cornish crab mayonnaise, tempura squid, avocado mouse, soy foam

Sautéed Mediterranean king prawns, chilli and garlic emulsion

Goats cheese & cranberry cannelloni, Deep fried brie, cranberry gel, mint


Main Courses

Turkey breast, roasted root vegetables, duck fat potatoes, cranberry gel, bread sauce, red wine jus

Chargrilled 8oz fillet steak, Pomme rosti, sautéed spinach and water cress, foie gras, red wine jus

Pan roasted wild halibut, Jerusalem artichoke, tarragon gnocchi, brown shrimps, caviar

Venison loin, Braised bon bon, wild mushroom puree, soused gooseberries, cep, game jus

Roast duck breast, confit kumquat, red chard, beetroot puree, glazed baby beets, Cointreau jus

Truffled potato & blue cheese pithivier, broccoli puree, pinenuts, cresses


Christmas Pudding
Apple & sultana compote, brandy sauce, Christmas pudding ice cream

Chocolate & Hazelnut Brownie
Chocolate sauce, dulche de leche, vanilla ice cream

White chocolate & strawberry cheesecake
Strawberry gel, meringue

Plum Bakewell
Plum gel, gingerbread ice cream

Selection of Ice Creams

Assiette du Fromages


N.B To secure the reservation, we will take credit/debit card details. We will contact you to take a 50% deposit, this required no later than 1st December. We reserve the right to charge a 50% cancellation fee if cancelled after the 1st October.  

Opening Times

Lunch service
Mon - Saturday 12 - 2:30pm
Evening service
Mon - Saturday 5:30 -930pm
Afternoon Tea
Mon - Saturday 2:00 - 4:00pm
Bar open
Mon - Saturday 12noon - Late
Sunday 12noon - 5:30pm

Get In Touch

Main Road, Rettendon

Chelmsford, Essex CM3 8DY
Tel No. 01245 987888

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