THE ORANGERY RESTAURANT AND PRIVATE ROOM PARTIES

Christmas is the perfect time to get together for quality time with family and friends or work colleagues and at Balbirnie House, we offer sparkling celebration ideas that will keep that Christmas magic going strong throughout the festive season!

We have a choice of two restaurants (The Orangery or Balbirnie Bistro) and several private rooms so whether it be your company festive lunch, dinner in the Orangery or an informal celebration in the Bistro throughout December you can be sure that absolutely everything will be taken care of.

The Orangery Festive Lunch Menu*
~ £26.50 per person
for 3 courses with coffee & tablet

CURED AND SMOKED ON PREMISES, BALBIRNIE'S BRADAN ROST SALMON FILLET

watercress, fennel, grapefruit and puy lentil dressing

CHICKEN LIVER PARFAIT

smooth parfait flavoured with cognac and port, Cumberland sauce, toasted brioche

PRAWN AND CRAB TIMBALE

beetroot, horseradish and  white bean salad, herb dressing

DUNSYRE BLUE CHEESE SALAD

 chicory, vanilla poached pear and candied walnuts

SEASONAL MELON

passion fruit sorbet, pomegranate salsa

TOMATO, LENTIL AND HERB BROTH

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BRAISED SCOTCH BEEF BOURGUIGNON

creamy mash, roasted roots, red wine jus

SAUTÉED SUPREME OF CHICKEN

Lyonnaise potatoes with pancetta, braised red cabbage, wilted greens

ROAST FILLET OF SEA BREAM

parsley potatoes, wilted greens, Hollandaise sauce

PAN SEARED FILLET OF SALMON

fennel crushed potato, mussel and vegetable nage

TRADITIONAL ROAST TURKEY

stuffing, chipolatas, roast potatoes and seasonal vegetables

PUMPKIN GNOCCHI

wild mushroom, sage and parmesan cream

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CLASSIC VANILLA CREME BRÛLÉE

cranberry and pistachio biscotti

TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS PUDDING

brandy sauce

CLEMENTINE CHEESECAKE

pink grapefruit sherbet, citrus compote

VERRINE OF CHOCOLATE

valrhona chocolate mousse, chocolate brownie, white chocolate ice cream

BALBIRNIE’S HOMEMADE SELECTION OF ICE CREAM AND SORBETS

from our own “Caledonian Kitchen” ice cream company

SELECTION OF ARRAN CHEESES

with quince jelly and oatcakes

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COFFEE AND MINCE PIES

 

The Orangery Festive Dinner Menu
~ £37.50 per person for canapés,
4 courses, coffee & tablet

CURED AND SMOKED ON THE PREMISES, BALBIRNIE'S BRADAN ROST SALMON FILLET

watercress, fennel, grapefruit and puy lentil dressing

CHICKEN LIVER PARFAIT

smooth parfait flavoured with cognac and port, Cumberland sauce, toasted brioche

PRAWN AND CRAB TIMBALE

beetroot, horseradish and  white bean salad, herb dressing

DUNSYRE BLUE CHEESE SALAD

 chicory, vanilla poached pear and candied walnuts

THIS SEASON’S HOUSE TERRINE

date, apple and port dressing

PLUM TOMATO, SWEET CHILLI COUSCOUS

mozzarella beignet, basil dressing

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CHICKEN CONSOMMÉ

herb royale

TODAYS SORBET FROM “THE CALEDONIAN KITCHENS”,

Balbirnie’s own ice cream company

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ROAST FILLET OF SEA BREAM

parsley potatoes, wilted greens, Hollandaise sauce

BREAST OF GRESSINGHAM DUCK À L'ORANGE

potato and celeriac rosti, braised leeks, buttered carrots

SAUTÉED SUPREME OF CHICKEN

Lyonnaise potatoes with pancetta, braised red cabbage, wilted greens

PAN SEARED FILLET OF SALMON

fennel crushed potato, mussel and vegetable nage

TRADITIONAL ROAST TURKEY

stuffing chipolatas, roast potatoes and seasonal vegetables

BUTTERNUT SQUASH, SPINACH AND GOAT’S CHEESE SPRING ROLL

parmesan herb gnocchi

CHAR GRILLED RIBEYE OF ABERDEEN ANGUS BEEF STEAK

herb mash, ratatouille, red wine jus

CHAR GRILLED POLENTA

roast garlic, tomato and courgette salad, piperade dressing

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CLASSIC VANILLA CRÈME BRÛLÉE

cranberry and pistachio biscotti

TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS PUDDING

brandy sauce

CLEMENTINE CHEESECAKE

pink grapefruit sherbet, citrus compote

VERRINE OF CHOCOLATE

Valrhona chocolate mousse, chocolate brownie, white chocolate ice cream

BALBIRNIE’S HOMEMADE SELECTION OF ICE CREAM AND SORBETS

from our own “Caledonian Kitchen” ice cream company

SELECTION OF ARRAN CHEESES

with quince jelly and oatcakes

***

COFFEE AND MINCE PIES

GROUP PARTIES IN THE ORANGERY 
AND OUR PRIVATE ROOMS

Please note a reduced version of our menus (4 options per course) will be available for all group bookings of 13 and over with a menu pre-order required for all groups - please contact us for the menu and pre-order form. Christmas crackers included for all group bookings 13 and over. See below for payment details.

TO MAKE A BOOKING

To make a restaurant reservation for 12 guests or under, contact our reception team directly on 01592 610066 or email reservations@balbirnie.co.uk. Payment terms:
Tables of 7 and under - full payment on the day
Tables of 8 and over - £10 deposit per person required and rest payable on day

To make a group reservations for 13 guests and over, we are delighted to host large parties and private events for lunch/dinner either in our Orangery or a private room (and no extra charge for private rooms throughout December!), please contact Rosemary Spenke on 01592 610066 or email rosemary@balbirnie.co.uk.

Group Booking Payment Terms - £10 deposit per person required on booking,
with full outstanding payment due 6 weeks in advance