Welcome to the French Connection Festive Evening Menu 2017 . A printable version of the menu is available by clicking on the link at the bottom of this page as is a copy of the booking form. All bookings must be accompanied by a non refundable deposit of £10 per person which can be paid by cheque by post or by credit card over the telephone. Festive Menus are available from 4th December with a limited A la Carte Menu for tables of up to five diners if you do not wish to have the fixed price menu. For parties exceeding six diners the Festive menu only is available. We are open from the 4th December Monday to Saturday until Christmas Eve. We are also open for CHRISTMAS EVE BRUNCH on SUNDAY MORNING 24th December.

First Course.
Basket of French Bread and Butter Included

 GF V Vegan Winter Soup of Butternut squash, sun-blush tomato and a hint of chilli.
 V N

GF

Warm poached pear with blue cheese and walnut crumb on salad leaves
(GF)  (V) Field and woodland mushrooms in a rich sauce served on brioche with crispy bacon
Shredded Venison in filo pastry with cranberry dip and sweet and sour red onion salad.
(GF) Poached salmon & sweet roasted pepper terrine, cucumber ribbon salad with toasted sourdough.

Main Course.
Served with Selected Roasted Vegetables and roast potatoes in duck fat (olive oil for vegetarian dishes).

GF British slow cooked chicken breast with tomato, onion, garlic, roast peppers and chorizo
GF Pork loin with apricot and apple stuffing, apple fritters and Calvados sauce.
GF Seared hake loin on wilted spinach with bouillabaisse sauce.
V (N) Puy lentil, spinach, courgette and goats cheese bake, topped with filo pastry and pine nuts.
Beef Wellington served with peppercorn sauce.

 

Desserts.

V Christmas Pudding with Cognac Custard
GF Crème Brulee served with homemade chocolate orange ice-cream.
 V Apple and treacle tart served warm with cinnamon custard.
Baked Vanilla Cheesecake with hot cherries in Kirsch
GF Winter Scene—A diorama in Chocolate, Meringue and Ice-cream
(GF) Hard and soft cheeses with savoury biscuits, and fruit chutney.  EXTRA £2.50

Booking Form 2017

Christmas menu 2017