Christmas Menu


Please note this is the menu from November 25th to December 24th 2021.  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 these FSA numbering by clicking on the highlighted link. Please do ask the team if you have any questions.


Olives 3.5
Serious Pig Salamis 2
Pigs-in-blankets with Great Gaddesden honey and mustard 6
Rustic breads with slow-roast garlic, Chiltern rapeseed oil and balsamico (nv) 5.25


Maple roast parsnip soup with truffled crème fraîche and cheese straws (v) 6.5
Ham hock and parsley terrine with piccalilli and sourdough toast (n) 8.75
Oxford Blue cheese Welsh rarebit with poached free range hen’s egg (nv) 7.5
Classic prawn cocktail with bloody Mary sauce 8.75
Imam bayildi with hummus and crispy shallots (v) 6.75
Home-cured sloe gin salmon gravadlax with new potato salad and caper dressing 9
Bubble and squeak with oak smoked bacon, free range poached egg and hollandaise sauce 7.75/13.75


Butter roast free range Watergate Farm turkey with pig-in-blanket and all the trimmings (n) 18.5
Wild mushroom risotto with truffled goats’ cheese mousse and rocket salad (v) 14.25
Pan-roast hake fillet with broccoli rösti, kale and tomato salsa 20
Primitivo braised pasture-fed Native Beef stew with horseradish dumplings, roast onion and sprout fricasée 19
Potten End squash, spinach and lentil roulade with winter greens and chestnut cream (nv) 14.5
Roast local pheasant breast with leg hash, roast carrots and blackberry jus 18.75
Locally made free range pork sausages with mash, greens and onion gravy 14.75
Char-grilled 10oz English rib-eye steak with slow-roast garlic butter, skinny chips and watercress 28.5


Brussel sprouts with toasted almonds and smoked bacon (n) 4.5
Cauliflower cheese with herb crust (nv) 4.5
Courgette fries with honeyed yoghurt (v) 4.5
Skinny chips or mashed potatoes (v) 4
Sea salted hand-cut chips (v) 4.25
Invisible chips 4 (100% donation to Hospitality Action)


Char-grilled rum-soaked pineapple with coconut sorbet and chilli mint syrup 8.25
Homemade Christmas pudding with brandy butter and cream (n) 7.75
Warm apple and sherried raisin crumble with vanilla custard 7.25
Dark chocolate brownie with chocolate sauce and vanilla ice cream 8
Homemade ice cream (chocolate, vanilla, strawberry) 6.5
Homemade sorbets (clementine, local rosehip, coconut) 6
Affogato espresso with vanilla ice cream 5.5 …..add Amaretto (n) 4
Chocolate Rumbles 3.5

British cheese plate with homemade pumpernickel bread and beetroot and apricot chutney (n) 9.25
(Bevistan Blue sheep’s cheese, Wookey Hole cave-aged cheddar, St. Ivo – handmade in Cambridgeshire)