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 2015   

HOME SMOKED BRADAN ROST SALMON
Served warm with a beetroot, sweet potato and peppered crowdie cheese salad

CHICKEN LIVER PARFAIT FLAVOURED WITH COGNAC AND PORT
apple an thyme jelly, Cumberland sauce, toasted brioche

PRESSED HAM HOUGH AND PARSLEY TERRINE
piccalilli, toasted soda bread

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

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CREAM OF WHITE ONION SOUP
parmesan gnocchi

PASSIONFRUIT SHERBET
pomegranate salsa

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ROAST TURKEY
Traditional accompaniments

PAN FRIED FILLET OF SEA BREAM
herb risotto, sauce vierge

ROAST RIB OF ABERDEEN ANGUS BEEF
Dauphinoise potato, cabbage and pancetta, honey roast parsnip, port wine jus

JARLSBERG CHEESE & ONION TART
pineapple and red pepper chutney, roast tomato salad

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CHRISTMAS PUDDING
Brandy sauce

SELECTION OF SCOTTISH CHEESES
Quince jelly

CHOCOLATE ORANGE CREAMAUX
chai latte, milk ice cream

VANILLA PANNA COTTA
pineapple, pina colada 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 2015

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

BUTTERNUT SQUASH AND LENTIL BROTH

SEASONAL MELON
apple and calvados sorbet, poached figs and apricot

SMOKED HADDOCK AND ARRAN CHEDDAR 'RAREBIT'
roast tomato and rocket

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PAN SEARED FILLET OF SEABASS
herb mash, kale, sauce vierge

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

VEGETABLE WELLINGTON
Wild mushrooms, spinach and chestnut, parsley potatoes

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CHRISTMAS PUDDING
Brandy sauce

 PECAN TART
cinnamon ice cream

SELECTION OF SCOTTISH CHEESES
With quince jelly and oatcakes

RASPBERRY WHITE CHOCOLATE BLONDIE
vanilla ice cream

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COFFEE AND MINCE PIES