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Christmas Day menu

For those who don’t want the stress of cooking on Christmas day there is plenty of choice for eating out and avoiding the washing up.

Here are some of the venues offering food on the day.

l’Auberge at the Kings Head have a Christmas Day menu for £80 – a six course feast of fantastic French food including game terrine, red mullet with squid and lobster sauce, roasted farm turkey with chestnut stuffing wtih all the trimmings, French full-matured cheese and traditional English Christmas pudding with cognac cream.

At The Anglers for £49.50 you can enjoy a grand meal that starts with champagne on arrival. Choose from a very traditional British menu that includes Scottish Oak-Smoked Salmon, Irish soda bread, real ale chutney, pork wellington, golden roasted Norfolk turkey, Bailey’s bread and butter pudding and a selection of cheeses from Teddington Cheese.

Three course Christmas lunch for £39.95 at the Clock House (12-3pm for food, pub open till 5). Foie gras, poached plaice fillet with herb & trout stuffing, traditional roast turkey and Christmas pudding.

At Diners Delight on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day is a set menu for £24.95 including smoked salmon toast with cream cheese, traditional roast rurkey, roast potatoes, carrots, brussel sprouts, chipolatas wrapped in bacon, yorkshire pudding, gravy and cranberry sauce. Finished off with warm apple pie with ice cream/custard also traditional Xmas pudding with brandy sauce or cream.

The popular Christmas Day Lunch at the Park Hotel is a six course feast with beef carpaccio, roast Norfolk turkey escalope, beef wellington, warm Christmas pudding with brandy sauce. Spaces are almost all taken up now so act soon to stand any chance of enjoying this one. The Park also offer a Boxing Day three course set menu for £19.95.

Trattoria Sorrento – for £25 you have the choice from their three course menu including snails, squid, rack of lamb, chicken cooked in white wine, cream and brandy sauce, trout meuniere.


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