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 (*note 2013 menu - 2014 menu will be published soon)

HOME SMOKED BRADAN ROST SALMON
roasted beetroot, horseradish cream
CHICKEN LIVER PARFAIT
smooth parfait flavoured with cognac and port, Cumberland jelly, toasted brioche
PRESSED HAM HOUGH AND PARSLEY TERRINE
piccalilli, pea shoots
GALIA MELON
pomegranate and strawberry sorbet, passion fruit syrup
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TOMATO AND SWEET PEPPER SOUP
goat’s cheese tortellini
CLEMENTINE SORBET
with Pimms cocktail
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ROAST TURKEY
traditional accompaniments
PAN FRIED FILLET OF SEA BASS
fennel herb crushed potatoes, wilted greens, caponata vegetables
ROAST SIRLOIN OF BEEF BOURGUIGNON
braised red cabbage, red wine jus
BUTTERNUT SQUASH SPRING ROLL
Provençale cous cous
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CHRISTMAS PUDDING
brandy sauce
SELECTION OF SCOTTISH CHEESES
quince jelly
CHOCOLATE MARQUISE
Dundee marmalade ice cream
PASSION FRUIT MERINGUE SUNDAE
jelly, curd and sorbet
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COFFEE WITH 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 (note 2013 menu - 2014 menu will be published soon)

CHICKEN LIVER PARFAIT
smooth parfait flavoured with cognac and port, Cumberland jelly, toasted brioche
GALIA MELON
apple sorbet, spiced apple compote
PEAR, BLUE CHEESE AND WALNUT SALAD
 garlic croutons
SALMON AND DILL FISHCAKE SALAD
lemon hollandaise
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TRADITIONAL ROAST TURKEY
with seasonal trimmings
STEAK FRITES
~ 8oz Flat Iron of Aberdeen Angus Limousin beef
with garlic and herb butter, served with French fries, tossed salad and coleslaw
MUSHROOM, SPINACH AND RICOTTA CANNELLONI
Mull cheddar gratin, tomato and basil salad
HERB CRUSTED FILLET OF PLAICE
wilted greens, buttered potatoes, caper and herb nage
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CHRISTMAS PUDDING
brandy sauce
TREACLE TART
salted caramel ice cream
SELECTION OF SCOTTISH CHEESES
with quince jelly and oatcakes
CHOCOLATE BROWNIE
coffee ice cream
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COFFEE AND MINCE PIES