Christmas Menu


Please note this is the menu from Thursday 30th November to Sunday 24th December 2023.  Please note from time to time some dishes might have to be amended due to the availability of fresh produce.
We know that not everyone has the same tastes and our team will help amend any dishes to ensure you have the meal that you would like! Our December allergens menu is HERE. We use the FSA numbering to highlight allergens. You can see how the FSA numbering relates to your allergens by clicking on the highlighted link. If you are unsure of anything listed please do ask the team when you are seated.


Olives 4.5
Serious Pig Salamis 3
Free range pigs-in-blankets with Great Gaddesden honey and mustard (v) 7

Rustic breads with slow-roast garlic, Chiltern rapeseed oil and balsamico (nv) 6 


Local pheasant and ham hock terrine with Alford piccalilli and fennel seed lavosh crisps 8.75
Slow-baked heritage beetroot with labneh, toasted chilli seeds and local honey (v) 8.5
Smoked mackerel pâté with char-grilled sourdough and pickled cucumber (n) 8.75
Ashridge venison croquettes with hedgerow chutney and watercress 9.75
Hodmedod’s English grain risotto with local kale pesto and goats’ cheese mousse (v) 7.75
Home-cured sloe gin salmon gravadlax with new potato salad and caper dressing 9.5
Bubble and squeak with oak smoked bacon, free range poached egg
and hollandaise sauce 8.75/16.5 


Butter roast free range Watergate Farm turkey with pig-in-blanket and all the trimmings (n) 22
Classic mac ’n cheese with sage and garlic crunch (nv) 14.75 …..
add free range pork belly bits 6
Pan-roast sea bream fillet with creamed polenta, local black cabbage and salsa verde 23.5
Primitivo braised pasture-fed Native Beef stew with horseradish dumplings,
roast onion and sprout hash 19.5
Potten End roast squash, spinach and lentil roulade with winter greens and chestnut cream (nv) 15.75
St. Ives smoked haddock fillet with prawn, potato and sweetcorn chowder and chive oil 19.25
Locally made free range pork sausages with mash, greens and onion gravy 15.75
Char-grilled 10oz English rib-eye steak with slow-roast garlic butter, skinny chips and watercress 33 


Brussel sprout hash 5.5
Sea salted hand-cut chips (v) 5
Chilli and truffle roast cauliflower (v) 5

Courgette fries with honeyed yoghurt (v) 5.5
Skinny chips or mashed potatoes (v) 4.5

Invisible chips 4 (100% donation to Hospitality Action)


Baked orange and cinnamon rice pudding brûlée (vg) 8
Homemade Christmas pudding with brandy butter and Lacey’s cream (n) 9.25
Warm Chiltern apple and sherried sultana crumble with vanilla custard 8.25
Dark chocolate brownie with chocolate sauce and vanilla ice cream 8.75
Homemade ice cream with Lacey’s Guernsey cream 7

(chocolate, vanilla, blackberry ripple)
Homemade sorbets 6.5
(clementine, local rosehip, coconut)
Affogato espresso with vanilla ice cream 5.5 ….. add Amaretto (n) 4.1
Dark Chocolate truffles 5 

British cheese plate with homemade pumpernickel bread and beetroot & pear chutney (n) 9.75
(Bevistan Blue sheep’s cheese, Wookey Hole cave-aged cheddar, St. Ivo – handmade in Cambridgeshire)