New years Eve gala dinner 2012

£70.00 Per Person

 

Carpaccio of warm smoked duck with wild forest berry chutney

 

Seared freshwater crayfish with spiced coriander, chilli and garlic butter

 

Chilled platter of mango, passion fruit and papaya drizzled with muscovado and ginger syrup

 

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Poached filet of lemon sole with lobster julienne and a light white wine beurre blanc

 

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Champagne sorbet with fresh berries and mint

 

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Pan fried medallions of tender beef fillet with coarse game pate and duxelle puree topped with
a rich claret and shallot jus

 

Roast breast of local pheasant with roasted scallions, lardons of bacon and a rich port pan deglaze

 

Seared monkfish tail with a basil and roast garlic crust with sundried tomato and roast sweet pepper oil

 

Wild mushroom and fennel soufflé with a rich beurre blanc sauce scented with black truffle oil

 

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Dark chocolate and pistachio charlotte with praline ice cream and lemon biscotti

 

Handmade brandy snap basket with succulent berries and crème fraiche

 

Cinnamon, apple and mascarpone cheesecake with fresh cream and cinnamon tuile

 

Selection of fine British cheeses with port and apple chutney and crisp wafer biscuits

 

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Freshly brewed filter coffee and handmade petite fours