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 Yellow Fin Tuna Compressed Watermelon, Bonito, Toasted Peanut & Basil
Castel Firmian Pinot Grigio 2016 Mezzacorona, Italy
Birds Liver & Madeira Parfait Pickled Apricot, Sauternes Jelly & Wet Almonds
Château Jolys, Cuvée Jean 2013, Jurançon, France
Poached Fillet of Cornish Plaice Girolles, Chicken Wing & Black Truffle
Picpoul de Pinet, Beauvignac 2016, France
40 Day Aged Sirloin of Dedham Vale Beef Roast Garden Beetroot, Charcoal Mayonnaise & Pickled Mustard Seeds
Decero Malbec 2016, Remolinos, Argentina
Or Herb Coated Lamb Loin Confit Belly, Garden Peas, Cucumber, Feta Salad Cream & Crisp Sweetbread
Joie de Vigne, Grenache/Pinot Noir 2017, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Selection of British & French Cheeses (Supplement £12.00 for 5 pieces)
Homemade Chutney, Crackers & Celery Sorbet
Selection of Ports, Sherries & Sweet Wines Available
Poached Gooseberry, Elderflower & Meringue
~~~~ Bitter Chocolate Marquise Steeped Cheeries, Yoghurt & Nougatine
Rasteau Vin Doux Naturel, 2014, Rhône Valley, France
£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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