Sunday, 10th December 2017

our traditional christmas menu

two courses £18.95  three courses £22.00

both including coffee & mince pie

reservations now being taken for christmas parties from friday 1st december until saturday 23rd december. bookings taken for january 2018 for parties of 20 and over.

to start

butternut squash & bacon soup

pumpkin seeds, maple syrup croutons

chicken liver & wild mushroom terrine

apple & cider chutney, rocket salad

beetroot soup with feta cheese

radish & croutons

smoked salmon, prawns & egg mayonnaise

avocado & cucumber salad

grilled halloumi cheese

spiced cauliflower, spinach & gooseberry chutney

crayfish mayonnaise

lemon, capers & salad

seared scallops & roast peppers

tomato chutney & brown shrimps (£3.50 supplement)

main course

roast gloucestershire turkey

with thyme, parsley & lemon stuffing, pigs in blankets, cranberry sauce, roast potatoes & fresh vegetables

roast duck breast, pink peppercorn sauce

with dauphinoise potatoes & fresh vegetables

seared chicken breast, roast king oyster mushroom

tarragon, lemon & white wine sauce

venison pie, stilton crust

parmentier potatoes & fresh vegetables

goan fish curry

with cod, pollock, salmon & prawns. Jasmin rice, naan bread

seared plaice fillet, crab thermidor glaze

potato cake & spinach

goats cheese & red onion filo tart

sweet potato mash, tomato & olive sauce

6oz minute steak with classic diane sauce

shallots, mushrooms, cognac, Dijon mustard & cream. Fries & green beans


christmas plum pudding

brandy sauce

banoffee mess

bourbon caramel sauce, bananas, meringue, shortbread, custard & chocolate

lime & ginger creme brulee


lemon & cherry posset

blackcurrant sorbet

peanut butter & chocolate tart

chocolate orange ice cream

wookey hole cave aged cheddar & bath blue cheese

with biscuits & celery

oldbury mince pie

  • mushroom and leek pudding

    home made suet pastry filled with juicy mushrooms and tasty leeks, served with rosti potatoes, fresh veg and a creamy sauce


  • strawberry pavlova

    fresh juicy strawberries, home made meringue  and locally produced clotted cream


  • crayfish mayonnaise

    marinated crayfish bound in mayonnaise with spring onions and a crispy salad


  • crème brulee

    a classic crème brulee with a crispy top and creamy middle, comes with our special homemade shortbread biscuit


  • fresh mussels

    a bowl of fresh caught mussels cooked with shallots, sitting in a creamy white wine sauce and sprinkled with fresh parsley


  • roast duck

    half a roasted Gressingham duck with dauphinoise potato, braised red cabbage, spinach and a red wine sauce


  • grilled sea bass

    a fillet of sea bass on a bed of crushed potatoes, spinach and pancetta with a red pepper and passion fruit puree


  • warm goats cheese

    melting goats cheese with grilled red onion, sitting in a light crispy salad


  • sticky toffee pudding

    with vanilla ice cream & butterscotch sauce - very sticky indeed


  • the anchor buffet

    tasty little dishes for you and your guests to munch on, from oriental beef strips to classic egg mayo, saffron rice or juicy olives