festive tasting menu
chiltern black ale bread
hand dived scottish scallop
swede puree, pickled apple, brown butter
«abtsberg» spätlese, vdp grosse lage, maximin grunhaus, mosel, 2018, germany
truffle crème fraiche, walnut craquelin, baby parsnips, walnut dressing
côte du jura «tradition», domaine rolet, jura, 2015, france
pan roasted veal sweetbread
confit mushrooms, sweetcorn puree, veal sauce, charred corn
«lote especial» bodega colomé, salta, 2021, argentina
smoked and poached fillet of cornish halibut
smoked fish sauce, leeks, pink fir potatoes, crispy alsace bacon
rioja blanco crianza, marqués de tomares, rioja, 2021, spain
chiltern hills’ partridge
turnip puree, sloe berry pickled plum, crispy leg
(our game dishes may contain shot)
lytton spring, ridge estate, 2020, california, usa
saddle of ibstone fallow deer
celeriac puree, roast chestnuts, baby pinecones, blackberry and hibiscus jam, stuffed cabbage
bandol, château jean-pierre gaussen, var, 2016, france
chocolate and pear cake
pear press, chocolate ganache, pear william's sorbet
muffato della sala, castello della sala, marchese antinori, umbria, 2016, italy
honey set cream
mead jelly, cranberry compote, pickled cranberry
pacherenc du vic-bilh moelleux « saint albert », cave de crouseilles, jurançon, 2017, france
selection of English cheeses with accompanying condiments and crackers
(as an additional course £14.50, as a dessert £7.00 supplement)
matching wine flight £75.00
the tasting menu is to be enjoyed by the whole table
Please note, game might contain shot
A discretionary service charge of 12.5% will be added to the bill.
Whilst we will endeavour to do our best to accommodate food intolerance and allergies, we are unable to guarantee that the dishes will be completely allergen free for all our menus.
Allergen information is available upon request from our front of house management team.
«Abtsberg» Spätlese, VDP Grosse Lage, Maximin Grunhaus, Mosel, 2018, Germany
100% Riesling (scallop)
This late harvest cuvée offer generous green apple fragrances with a touch of confit citrus. The sweetness is balanced with a bright acidity, a hint of green herbs and a delicate minerality.
Côte du Jura « Tradition », Domaine Rolet, Jura, 2015, France
50% Savagnin, 50% Chardonnay (choux bun)
This is a beautiful, oxidized wine with outstanding flavours of walnut, curry and citrus. The acidity and the texture of the wine, combined with its very opulent fragrances, bring a beautiful balance.
«Lote Especial» Bodega Colomé, Salta, 2021, Argentina
100% Bonarda -Dolcetto- (sweetbread)
The wine displays elegant red and black fruit notes. The altitude where the grapes are grown brings a beautiful texture with soft tannins. There is a beautiful minerality combined with the barrel undertones to refresh the palate.
Rioja Blanco Crianza , Marqués de Tomares, Rioja, 2021, Spain
70% Viura, 30% Granacha Blanca (cod)
This generous Rioja develops beautiful aromas of apple and pear with a floral touch. There is a hint of vanilla that complements the silky texture and balances the powerful palate.
Lytton Spring, Ridge Estate, 2020, California, USA
79% Zinfandel, 11% petie syrah, 10% carignan (partridge)
A full-bodied red wine with a very fruity palate with notes of plums and blackberries to bring depth, but also tasteful hints of pepper and a subtle liquorice undertone.
Bandol, Château Jean-Pierre Gaussen, Var, 2016, France
100% Mourvèdre (deer)
To discover are delicious flavours of blackberry and fig along with a touch of oak, leather and herbs. The texture is rather round with very balanced tannins and a hint of salt.
Muffato della Sala, Castello Della Sala, Marchese Antinori, Umbria, 2016, Italy
Sauvignon Blanc, Grechetto, Traminer, Sémillon, Riesling (pear)
The wine can be compared to the Sauternes wines, but of Italy, with delicate notes of peach, dried apricot and saffron. The wine is very balanced with a discreet acidity and a lingering finish.
Pacherenc du Vic-Bilh Moelleux «Saint Albert», Cave de Crouseilles, Jurançon, 2017, France
Petit Manseng, Gros Manseng, Petit Courbu (honey)
Lightly sweet, this nectar, harvested every year on Albert’s Day, offers a beautiful, honeyed taste. There is a gently acidity with a generous passion fruit aroma, a hint of sweet spices and citrus.