Christmas & New Year

Christmas at Pen & Cob

Join us this Christmas for all occasions in our Pen and Cob brasserie. After a tough year, we want to take the pressure off you, so leave the cooking and entertainment to us and focus on spending this festive period with your loved ones. Enjoy our festive menu throughout December and receive a complimentary glass of fizz. Christmas day is filled with an elegant 3 course meal, followed by a relaxing premium boxing day carvery. Finally, finish the year on a high with our new curfew midnight 9pm on New Year's Eve, with a 5 course dinner, canapés and fizz on arrival.

 

Festive Lunch & Dinners

2 Courses £21.00 / 3 Courses £26.00

Available Friday 27th November until Thursday 24th December

Starters

Parsnip, apple and thyme soup (V) (VE) (GF)

Smoked chicken terrine, onion marmalade, onion bloomer

Cod and parsley fishcake, spinach, paprika hollandaise

Mains

Roast turkey breast, sage and onion stuffing, pigs in blankets, thyme jus, with roasted potatoes, carrots and parsnips, savoy cabbage and Brussel sprouts

Pan fried salmon supreme, parsley and lemon sauce, herb roasted new potatoes, green beans

Wild mushroom, leek and herb pie, garlic gravy, olive oil mash, wilted kale (V) (VE) (GF)

Desserts

Dark chocolate tart, mirror glaze, salted caramel sauce, vanilla ice cream (VE) (GF)

Traditional Christmas pudding, brandy sauce, cinnamon sugar

Lotus biscoff cheesecake, berry compote, mango puree

£10.00 per person deposit required to secure the booking.
Full pre order required 2 weeks before.
Final balance to be paid on the day.

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Christmas Day

Celebrate Christmas Day with an exceptional 3 course menu in our elegant surroundings.

£85.00 per person
Under 12s £42.50

Starters

Cream of celeriac and artichoke soup, pickled mushrooms, crispy sage, onion bloomer (V)

Homemade game terrine wrapped in smoked bacon, fig and apple chutney, toasted brioche

Smoked salmon, prawn bon bon with lobster mayo, crab sandwich

Mains

Turkey breast ballontine with chestnuts and spinach, wrapped in parma ham, duck fat roast potatoes, honey glazed carrots and parsnips, Brussel sprouts with streaky bacon

Slow cooked featherblade of beef, truffle mash, braised red cabbage, spinach, wild mushroom sauce

Pan fried Turbot, duchess potatoes, lemon and thyme mussels, baby leeks

Cashew, Brazil nut and cranberry nut roast, roast parsnips, red cabbage, Brussel sprouts (V)

Desserts

Traditional Christmas pudding, brandy sauce

Dark chocolate and honeycomb cheesecake, orange mascarpone

Crème patisserie tart, mulled wine poached fruit, poppy seed tuile, champagne sorbet

£10.00 per person deposit required to secure the booking.
Full pre order required 2 weeks before.

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Boxing Day Carvery

Celebrate Boxing Day with an exceptional menu in our elegant surroundings.

£35.00 PER PERSON

Starters

Parsnip, apple and thyme soup (V) (VE) (GF)

Smoked chicken terrine, onion marmalade, onion bloomer

Cod and parsley fishcake, spinach, paprika hollandaise

Mains

All with pigs in blankets, stuffing and Yorkshire puddings

Roast Turkey breast

Mustard glazed gammon

Slow cooked topside of beef

Loin of pork with crackling

From the kitchen

All served with roasted potatoes, carrots, parsnips, cabbage and sprouts

Pan fried salmon supreme, parsley and lemon sauce

Wild mushroom, leek and herb pie, garlic gravy (V) (VE) (GF)

Desserts

Dark chocolate tart, mirror glaze, salted caramel sauce, vanilla ice cream (VE) (GF)

Traditional Christmas pudding, brandy sauce, cinnamon sugar

Lotus biscoff cheesecake, berry compote, mango puree

£10.00 per person deposit required.
Full payment required 1 month before.

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New Year's Eve

Join us on New Year’s Eve with a 5 course dinner and background entertainment throughout the evening. Evening Entertainment provided by Sam Lewis.

Canapés

Slow cooked pork belly, burnt apple, sage crisp

Smoked salmon and saffron

Chorizo and goats cheese focaccia

Sundried tomato and bocconcini tart, olive tapenade


Winter vegetable chowder, parmesan gnocchi, watercress


King prawn and crab cocktail, brown bread croutons, bloody mary sauce


Slow cooked beef featherblade, rosti potato, wilted kale, chicken liver pate, wild mushroom and madeira sauce


Selection of desserts to include

Dark chocolate and honeycomb cheesecake, orange mascarpone

Crème patisserie tart, mulled wine poached fruit, poppy seed tuile, champagne sorbet

Iced lemon and raspberry parfait, amaretto crumb, Italian meringue


Cheese & biscuits

£75.00 per person

£125 per person including overnight accommodation and breakfast

£10.00 per person deposit required.
Full payment and pre order required 1 month before.

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(V) Vegetarian (VE) Vegan (GF) Gluten Free

Allergen Information
Some of our menu items contain allergens and whilst we try our very best to ensure your food is suitable for you, our food is prepared using shared equipment and stored in areas in which allergenic ingredients are present. As a consequence, we cannot guarantee that dishes are 100% free from allergenic ingredients. Our allergen information, that is available upon request, details which dishes contain allergenic ingredients as intentional ingredients. Ingredients may have changed since your last visit, please ask a member of staff for further details.

Booking Form

For more information, simply complete the form below and we will get in touch as soon as we can or contact the events team on 01234 346565 or email events@bedfordswanhotel.co.uk