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At The Elderflower, we take great pride in sourcing the best local produce to incorporate them in a myriad of dishes created to follow the feel of the seasons. The Elderflower boasts many national and local accolades.  Having gain 3 AA rosettes and vote Hampshire’s Chef of the Year in 2017.  We have also been twice voted best menu in Hampshire and commended in the Michelin, Harden’s and Good Food guides, Head Chef Andrew thrives on bringing new flavours together and constantly reinventing the menu.

Please note that due to the format of the menu and to avoid disappointment, we will need to know your diet requirements at the time of booking.

Our Tudor festive menu is steeped in history and romance.  It is the being of festive tradition. So good tidings we bring…  With our ‘Season of Joy’ which starts on the 21st November and wont stop until the 30th December.

Starters

  • Wassail Bowl9.00

    spiced pork, ale & roast apple broth, crispy pigs head, ginger & clove cream

  • Christmas Pie Terrine9.50

    turkey, goose, hare, partridge & pigeon, hedgerow chutney

  • Veal Souse8.00

    brawn, carrot & orange salad, toasted sour dough

  • Compost8.00

    spiced winter vegetable salad, parsley root puree, saffron, mead dressing

Fish

  • Five gold rings£15.50

    saffron pickled swede, crispy onion rings, haricots blanc, Mont d'Or

  • Six geese a laying£26.50

    roast goose, liver & dark chocolate pâté, parsnip & white chocolate, red cabbage

  • Seven Swans A Swimming (Are protected By The Queen So Instead...)£25.00

    sturgeon, lobster mousse, champagne & scallop roe velouté, Exmoor caviar

Mains

  • Minst Pyes24.50

    slow cooked mutton pie, aromatic fruit, roast root vegetables

  • Roast Wild Boar26.00

    smoked chestnut puree, beetroot variation, Jerusalem artichoke & apple terrine, crab apple & juniper jus

  • Celebration Of Goose29.50

    goose variation, morcilla & pear stuffing, saffron glazed turnips, trompettes, black truffle jus

  • The Royal Fish28.50

    celeriac poached sturgeon, celeriac linguine, Champagne poached oyster, Exmoor caviar, Champagne veloute

Dessert

  • Christmas Pudding Souffle12.50

    brandy ice cream

  • Banbury Cake9.00

    mille feuille, clove parfait, rum marinated fruits, lemon sorbet

  • Clementine Syllabub8.00

    clementine cream, pomegranate, candy zest, warm orange madeleine

  • 12th Night Cake9.00

    roast plum & frangipane tarte, walnut oil ice cream, chocolate & salted caramel sauce

  • French & British Cheese Journey13.50

    biscuits, pickled fruits