Christmas Day Lunch at Balbirnie House

CHRISTMAS DAY LUNCH IN THE ORANGERY - NOW FULL!!

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 @ £81.00 per person
Children under 12 @ £40.50 per person
Toddlers 5 and under @ £26.00 per person
(All childrens’ menus include a visit from Santa with present)

MENU 2016

 

STARTERS   

Balbirnie’s Bradan Rost Salmon, Beetroot Cured Salmon, Lobster Mayonnaise, Pickled Beets

Greshingham Duck & Foie Gras Terrine, Pickled Pear, Pain d’epices, Quince Puree

Goats Cheese Brulee, Grilled fennel, Blood Orange & Quinoa Salad

Ballotine of Smoked Ham Hock & Pistachio, Piccalilli, Mustard Jelly, Fennel Seed Biscotti

INTERMEDIATES

Jerusalem Artichoke & Parmesan Veloute, Truffle Brioche

Champagne Sorbet, Compressed Watermelon

MAINS

Blackened Monkfish, Curried Butternut Squash risotto, brown shrimp scampi, sprouting broccoli, coriander puree

Traditional Roast Turkey, Chipolatas, Stuffing, Roast Potatoes, Honey Glazed Root Vegetables

Roast Rib of Scottish Beef, Yorkshire Pudding, Beef Dripping Potatoes, Pan Juices

Wild Mushroom & Kale Wellington, Winter Vegetable Ratatouille, Cep & Chervil

DESSERTS

Chocolate Tart, Passion fruit Jelly, Clementine Sorbet

Traditional Christmas Pudding, Brandy Butter Sauce

Pineapple upside down Cake, Spiced Rum Caramel, Gingerbread Ice cream

Balbirnie’s Selection of Home-made Ice creams and Sorbets

From our own “Caledonian Dairy” ice cream company

Selection of Arran Cheeses, with quince jelly and oatcakes

 

COFFEE 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 FULL. Please note drinks and coffee will be served at the table.

3 course menu, coffee and mince pies @ £49.50 per person
Children under 12 @ £30.50 per person
Ttoddlers 5 and under @ £22.50 per person
(all childrens’ menus include a visit from Santa with present)

 

BISTRO MENU 2016

STARTERS

Spiced Butternut Squash & Coriander Soup

Parfait of Chicken Livers, Spiced Chutney, Toasted Brioche

Smoked Salmon & Dill Terrine, Pickled Cucumber & Fennel

Roasted Goats Cheese & Red Onion Galette, Rocket Salad, Balsamic

MAINS

Traditional Roast Turkey, Chipolatas, Stuffing, Roast Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables

Pan Fried Fillet of Stonebass, Beetroot Risotto, Parsley Oil

Chargrilled 8oz Ribeye Steak, French Fries, Mache, Celeriac Remoulade

Potato Gnocchi, Wild Mushroom & Leek Ragu, Tartufo

 

DESSERTS

Traditional Christmas Pudding, Brandy Sauce

Tarte au Chocolate, Praline Ice-cream

Strawberry Delice, Basil Sorbet

Selection of Ice-creams and Sorbets

 

Coffee and mince pies