December Menu

Available between 29th November and throughout December

(Excludes Christmas Day & New Year's Eve)

 *10% Menu Discount for Christmas parties booked between 29th November & 7th December

& All Mondays before Christmas Eve

* (discount for parties of 9 and over)

Monday – Sunday Lunchtime: Two course £22.50 or Three courses £27.95
Monday – Friday Evening: Two courses £24.50 or Three courses £29.95

Saturday evening: Two courses £29.50 or Three courses £34.95





French onion soup, gruyere cheese crouton

Duck liver parfait, gingerbread, chutney, honey jelly

Walnut crumbed avocado, blue cheese, dill oil, confit egg, cress

Mackerel rillettes, cucumber, Kohlrabi & pear
Ham hock terrine, piccalilli, apple, brioche

House cured salmon, orange, dill & pickles  
(V) Goats cheese, chicory, roast figs & walnuts


Chef’s Premium Starters

All dishes are priced supplement to the December Menu

Roasted quail breast, confit leg, bread sauce & bacon 
Pan roasted scallops, chicken wings, foie gras, chicken dashi,

Sautéed Mediterranean gambas, citrus mayo, sourdough



Roasted breast of Turkey, bacon & leek stuffing, roast potatoes, creamed sprouts, cranberry puree, bread sauce, turkey jus

Roast rib-eye beef, duck fat potatoes, seasonal vegetables, Yorkshire pudding, jus
Slow cooked bœuf bourguignon, roasted baby vegetables, pomme puree, red wine jus
Confit pork belly, champ potato, braised red cabbage, cider jus
Roasted chicken supreme, fondant potato, wild mushroom puree, tempura enoki

Pan roasted cod, celeriac tagliatelle, celeriac puree, chestnut mushroom, hazelnuts

Pan roasted fillet of Seabass, crushed new potatoes, wilted spinach, beurre blanc
(V) Bubble & squeak risotto, quails egg, rocket 


Chef’s Premium Mains 

All dishes are priced supplement to the December Menu

Roasted lamb rack, (served pink), aubergine, tomato confit, goats curd & pomme anna
Pan roasted wild halibut potato & parma ham terrine, leeks, camembert sauce
30-day dry aged 8oz fillet, foie gras, roasted onion, Horseradish pomme puree, jus



Milk chocolate & chestnut parfait, orange, honeycomb, mint, dark chocolate glaze
Vanilla & cranberry cheesecake, pistachio brittle, clementine sorbet
Christmas pudding, brandy sauce, chantilly cream
Mulled pear & frangipane tarte, almond milk ice cream
White chocolate & walnut bomb, gingerbread ice cream
Cheese board Calvados camembert, Kidderton ash, English brie, Lincolnshire poacher, Roquefort, celery, grapes, walnuts, crostini, cornichons, chutneys £3.95 suppl.

Opening Times

Lunch service
Mon - Sat 12noon - 2:30pm

Sun 12noon – 4.30pm

Evening service
Mon – Sat 5.30pm - 11.00pm
(last orders at 9.30pm)

Sunday Bar closes 7pm

Get In Touch

Main Road, Rettendon

Chelmsford, Essex CM3 8DY
Tel No. 01245 987888

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