Christmas Day Lunch at Balbirnie House

CHRISTMAS DAY LUNCH IN THE ORANGERY

A traditional Christmas day lunch awaits, served in the beautiful and contemporary surroundings of our Orangery restaurant. Relax and enjoy on this special day! Seating times between 12-3pm.

Canapés, 4 course menu, coffee and mince pies @ £79.50 per person
Children under 12 @ £39.50 per person
Toddlers 5 and under @ £25.00 per person
(All childrens’ menus include a visit from Santa with present)

MENU

HOME SMOKED BRADAN ROST SALMON
Served warm with a sweet potato and chive salad

CHICKEN LIVER PARFAIT FLAVOURED WITH COGNAC AND PORT
Cumberland sauce, toasted brioche

PRESSED PORK AND HAM RILLETTE
Pate and apple chutney, toasted onion bread

DUNSYRE BLUE CHEESE SALAD
Watercress, chicory, vanilla poached pear and candied walnuts

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ROASTED PUMPKIN SOUP
Crowdie cheese beignets

APPLE SORBET
mulled fruits

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ROAST TURKEY
Traditional accompaniments

PAN FRIED FILLET OF SEA BASS
Fennel herb crushed potatoes, wilted greens, caponata vegetables

ROAST RIB OF ABERDEEN ANGUS BEEF
Caramelised onion mash, braised red cabbage, port wine jus

TWICE BAKED GOATS CHEESE SOUFFLÉ
Tomato and basil cous cous

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CHRISTMAS PUDDING
Brandy sauce

SELECTION OF SCOTTISH CHEESES
Quince jelly

CHOCOLATE BROWNIE
Caramela chocolate cream, vanilla ice cream

CLEMENTINE MERINGUE SUNDAE
Jelly, mousse, curd and sorbet

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COFFEE WITH TRUFFLES AND MINCE PIES

CHRISTMAS DAY LUNCH IN THE BISTRO

A lovely relaxed Christmas day lunch, perfect for family and friends to get together. Seating times between 2-1.30pm, second sitting 3-4.30pm. Please note drinks and coffee will be served at the table.

3 course menu, coffee and mince pies @ £48.50 per person
Children under 12 @ £28.50 per person
Ttoddlers 5 and under @ £21.50 per person
(all childrens’ menus include a visit from Santa with present)

BISTRO MENU

CHICKEN LIVER PARFAIT
Smooth parfait flavoured with cognac and port, Cumberland jelly, toasted brioche

VEGETABLE AND PEARL BARLEY BROTH

GOAT’S CHEESE SALAD
Clementine and pine nuts, honey and white balsamic dressing

CRAB AND SMOKED SALMON FISHCAKE
Chilli and coriander

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PAN SEARED FILLET OF SEABASS
Caponata vegetables, sauté potatoes, herb butter

TRADITIONAL ROAST TURKEY
With seasonal trimmings

STEAK FRITES
~ 8oz Ribeye of Aberdeen Angus Limousin beef with garlic and herb butter, served with French fries, tossed salad and coleslaw

TWICE BAKED CHEESE SOUFFLE ROULADE
Wild mushrooms and spinach

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CHRISTMAS PUDDING
Brandy sauce

WINTER BERRY PAVLOVA

SELECTION OF SCOTTISH CHEESES
With quince jelly and oatcakes

BLACK FOREST VERRINE
Black cherries, chocolate sponge and cherry & kirsch ice cream

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COFFEE AND MINCE PIES