CHRISTMAS AT KIRKBY HOUSE 2018 
 
CHRISTMAS AT 
KIRKBY HOUSE 2018 
 
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The Old Dairy Christmas Day Menu 

Adults £89.95pp Children £59.95 (aged 10 and under) 
 
Kirkby House welcomes you to a complimentary seasonal drink - bucks fizz, kir royale 
(you may have tea or coffee if you prefer). 

The Christmas Day Festive Meal 

Entrees 

Chefs homemade soup 
Freshly made Broccoli and Cropwell Bishop Stilton soup tender broccoli heads and the king of blue cheese combine to make this classic soup served with seasoned parmesan croutons. 
 
Mushrooms in stilton and cream jus 
Fresh closed cup mushrooms gently saute in mixed herbs then smothered in a creamy stilton garlic sauce served with fingers of warm toasted brioche bread. 
 
Moules Marinere 
Premium Half Shell New Zealand Greeen lip Mussels 
cooked in their own juices and a white wine cream and Garlic jus 
Served with slices of crispy fresh stone baked Baguette 
 
Kirkby House Duck and Orange Pate 
Pieces of our own smooth duck liver pate with orange and a hint of Madeira scattered on a bed of fresh leaves warm bread and dairy butter finished with red onion chutney. 
 
Antipasto 
A Classic Italian starter featuring a selection of cured meats, pitted green and black Mediterranean olives, mushrooms, anchovies served with fresh baked Artisan bread and dairy butter. 

For your Palate 

Strawberry champagne sorbet. 

Main Courses 

Crown of roasted Turkey (Norfolk black) 
Our roasted crown of Turkey served with all the traditional trimmings, topped with rich red wine gravy and complemented with your choice of sauce. 
 
Roasted Scottish Sirloin of beef 
Prime Roasted beef generously sliced served with a hand raised Yorkshire the usual trimmings and our rich red wine gravy. 
 
Pan fried Sea Bass 
A prime fillet of Sea Bass pan seared, served with lime risotto and roasted sweet peppers. Naturally growing in Marmara, Black Sea and Aegean seabass takes its unique taste from deep seas. 
 
Linguine 
Italian Durum Wheat pasta tossed in a Mediterranean sauce with mushroom, onions sundried tomatoes and roasted peppers dusted with grated parmesan. 
 
“Christmas Old Fashioned Farmhouse Specials” 
 
Kirkby House Porchetta 
Slow roasted seasoned boneless belly pork filled with herb stuffing and slices of smoked back bacon drizzled with apple cider gravy and a slice of crackling. 
 
Honey Baked Ham 
Whole Gammon that has been glazed with demerara sugar and honey oven baked and generously sliced. 
served with Bread sauce and sauté potatoes. 
 
Selection of locally produced vegetables in season with rosemary roasted potatoes on your table. 
 

Desserts 

Plum pudding 
Traditional Christmas pudding steamed glazed in navy rum and topped with rum analgise jus. 
 
Stilton and cheddar slate 
Duo of Tuxford stilton, mature Lockerbie cheddar a selection of crisp biscuits and red onion chutney. 
 
Morello Cherry and Coconut Crumble 
Oven baked Morello Cherries in a smooth syrup covered in a traditional Crumble with a hint of coconut. 
 
Chocolate and Orange cake 
Dark Chocolate on an Orange sponge with a liquid centre served with double cream or Devon custard. 
 
Eton Mess 
Eton mess, Double cream whipped together with meringue crumb served in a tall glass, dressed in fresh berries and cream. 
 
Our Own Take on Mince pies 
Hand made filo pastry and sponge mince pie with Chantilly Cream. 
 
A selection of Teas or Freshly brewed Coffee 

Christmas Festive Menu 

1 course £12.95 - 2 courses £18.95 - 3 courses £22.95 
Bookings only 
Served Friday and Saturday from November 30th to December 22nd (food 6 -9pm | Bar 12pm) 
Parties of 6 or more will require a deposit and pre-order 

To Start 

Chefs homemade soup 
Freshly made Broccoli and Cropwell Bishop Stilton soup tender broccoli heads and the king of blue cheese combine to make this classic soup served with Crusty bread and dairy butter. 
 
Kirkby House Duck and Orange Pate 
Pieces of our own smooth duck liver pate with orange scattered on a bed of fresh leaves bread and dairy butter finished with red onion chutney. 
 
Breaded whitebait 
Served with tartare sauce fresh lemon and sliced baguette. 
 
Chilled fanned melon 
Fresh Melon chilled and fanned, drizzled with a coulis made from pure mango. 

Main Courses 

Traditional crown of Norfolk turkey 
Norfolk roasted turkey with stuffing and all the traditional trimmings. 
 
English stuffed and rolled belly of Pork 
English pork with a homemade apricot stuffing & crackling apple sauce and creamy mashed potato. 
 
Scottish Darne of Salmon 
Scottish Darne of Salmon a prime filet of salmon oven baked then drizzled in a lemon butter sauce. 
 
Chicken Royale 
Supreme of Chicken Brest seasoned and pan seared finished with Sauté Mushrooms in Poitiers sauce, flambé cream and white wine with a hint of garlic, we recommend rice or Sauté potato with this dish. 
 
All served with locally produced seasonal vegetables and twice cooked rosemary roasted potatoes. 
 

Desserts 

Traditional Plum Pudding 
Christmas pudding, a rich plum pudding served with vanilla custard. 
 
Eton Mess 
Eton mess, served in a tall glass, dressed in fresh raspberries and cream. 
 
Morello Cherry and coconut Crumble 
Oven baked Morello Cherries in a smooth syrup covered in a traditional Crumble with a hint of coconut. 
 
Chocolate and Orange cake 
Dark Chocolate on an Orange sponge with a liquid centre served with double cream or Devon custard. 
 
Our Own Take on Mince pies 
Hand made mince pie & Chantilly cream. 
 
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