Christmas Party Menu 2017

Monday – Saturday Lunchtime: Three courses £24.95 or Two course £19.95
Monday – Saturday Evening: Three courses £29.95 or Two courses £24.95



Curried parsnip veloute, coriander oil, croutons
Duck liver parfait, pear chutney, brioche
Prawn Marie rose, cucumber, tomato, gem lettuce
Beetroot & goats cheese cannelloni, beetroot textures, cress
Trout gravlax, avocado mousse, keta caviar, pickled daikon
Moules Mariniere, cream, white wine, sourdough



Roasted breast of turkey, roast potatoes, creamed sprouts, seasonal vegetables, bread sauce, red wine jus
Slow cooked boeuf bourguignon, turnip ketchup, pomme puree, red wine jus
Confit pork belly, bubble & squeak, black pudding, pea puree, jus
Poached chicken breast, mushroom & truffle puree, dauphinois, sautéed greens, chicken jus
Pan roasted salmon, caper crushed potatoes, spinach, herb noisette
Butternut squash risotto, wilted roquette, candy seeds, curry oil



Christmas pudding, brandy sauce, apple, sultana & cranberry compote
Hazelnut brownie, chocolate sauce, Nutella Ice cream, candied hazel nuts
Mandarin cheesecake, mandarin gel, meringue, white chocolate snow, white chocolate gel
Walnut & coffee Dacquoise, walnut crumb, chestnut ice cream, Tia Maria gel
Pear Bakewell, pear gel, gingerbread ice cream, poached pear

*Selections of the finest French & English cheeses,
house chutney, celery, grapes, biscuits & breads.
*(£3.00 suppl instead of dessert or £6 per head as a forth course sharing dish for the table)


December Specials

All prices are supplements to the December Menu




Chicken & fois gras pressing, Madeira gel, roasted hazelnuts, brioche £3.50

Sautéed Mediterranean gambas, garlic chipotle chilli, yuzu mayo, olive crumb, water cress £7.50

Pan roasted scallops, confit pork belly, burnt apple puree, scallop & pork quavers £8.50




Creedy carver duck breast (served pink), kumquat gel, potato & leg rillettes bonbons, chard, trumpette mushroom, Cointreau £8.50

Pan roasted wild halibut, celeriac remoulade & emulsion, tempura enoki mushroom, oyster beurre blanc, oyster leaf £12.50

30 day dry aged char-grilled 8oz fillet, fois gras, wild mushroom ketchup. pomme rosti, sautéed greens, Madeira jus £14.50 



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

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Chelmsford, Essex CM3 8DY
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