Christmas Day

The celebration begins with a glass of chilled Champagne. Lunch will be served from 12.30pm as our residential pianist will tinkle the ivories, the perfect addition to a very special day.

Enjoy a five-course lunch on Christmas Day. Included in the Christmas package or £70.00 per person if booked separately.

STARTERS

Lobster, King Prawn and Mango Cocktail
on dressed leaves with walnut bread

Pheasant, Guinea Fowl and Pigeon Terrine
winter leaves, plum chutney and melba toast

Smoked Salmon Roulade
avocado guacamole with cracked black pepper

Seasonal Melon (v)
glazed mandarin, and orange sorbet and port wine syrup

FOLLOWED BY

Leek and Smoked Haddock Chowder (v)
with crusty walnut bread

OR

Champagne Sorbet

MAINS

Traditional Roast Turkey Bacon Roll
chipolata, chestnut stuffing and roasted jus

Poached Halibut
with a lemon, chive and prawn butter sauce and crushed new potatoes

Gatcombe Farm Beef Wellington
encased in mushroom duxelle and puff pastry

Nut Roast (v)
roasted Mediterranean vegetables with a provencal sauce

All served with a selection of seasonal vegetables and potatoes:
Buttered Carrots – Buttered Brussels Sprouts – Honey Roast Parsnips
Oven Roast – New Potatoes

DESSERTS

Traditional Christmas Pudding
with a rich brandy sauce

Classic English Sherry Trifle
with toasted almonds

Dark Chocolate and Hazelnut Mousse
topped with praline crumble and hazelnut tuille

Selection of English and Continental Cheese
grapes, onion chutney, celery sticks and savoury biscuits

FESTIVE FINISH

Freshly Brewed Coffee or Tea
with chocolate truffles