Tasting Menu

Our Tasting Menu consists of carefully selected dishes, designed to give our guests a unique dining experience in St Albans. Phil Thompson's cooking is driven by the ever-changing seasons, delivering well balanced menus, showcasing his creativity, passion and flair. We have a wine flight, optional (wines to match each course) complimenting each dish. This menu offers a truly memorable and enjoyable dining experience for you and your guests. We ask that the Tasting Menu be ordered by the whole table, this menu is available daily excluding Sundays. please note all menus are "sample menus".
Tasting Menu £65.00
Wine Flight £40.00
Amuse Bouche ~~~~ Seared Loin of Yellow Fin Tuna Pomelo, Coriander, Marinated Turnip & Crème Fraîche
Mahi Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, 2016, New Zealand
Chicken Liver & Madeira Parfait Banana Jam, Yoghurt, Lime & Toasted Peanuts
Château Jolys, Cuvée Jean 2013, Jurançon, France
Poached Cornish Plaice Steamed Mussels, Celery, Smoked Roe & Lovage
CZero-G Grüner Vetliner, 2016, Austria
Roast Breast of Creedy Carver Duck Confit Leg Pastilla, Heritage Carrots, Spiced Red Cabbage Purée & Lychee
Côtes-du-Rhône St Esprit, Delas 2016, Rhône, France
Or Treacle Cured Fillet of Dedham Vale Beef Braised Short Rib, Calçot Onions, Black Garlic & Shiitake
Grand Selection Merlot Casa Lapostolle 2014, Chile
Selection of British & French Cheeses (Supplement £12.00 for 5 pieces)
Homemade Chutney, Crackers & Celery Sorbet
Selection of Ports, Sherries & Sweet Wines Available
Sauternes Poached Rhubarb & Rhubarb Sorbet
~~~~ Baked 70% Cocoa Fondant Salt Caramel, Burnt Almond Ice Cream & Chocolate Liqueur Soaked Golden Raisins
Buitenverwachting 1769 Muscat 2014, South Africa
£65.00 per person
£40.00 for matching wine flight (100ml tasting glass)

Food Allergies & Intolerance: before ordering please speak to a Senior Member of Staff about your requirements
For parties of 6 and over: a discretionary 10% service charge will be added to your bill

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Please advise of any special dietary requirements at point of booking - (v) denotes vegetarian, although may contain dairy. If you suffer from ANY allergies or have any special dietary requirements, please inform your waiter. A discretionary 12.5% service charge will be added to your bill. For Parties of 6 or more We ask for a deposit of £20.00 per head to secure your booking and a pre-order 2 weeks prior to your booking date. Fridays and Saturdays Please note that the maximum table size for our Tasting Menu is 12 guests.
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