Christmas & New Year
Christmas at Pen & Cob
Enjoy our festive menu throughout December. Christmas day is filled with an elegant 3 course meal and Boxing Day follows with a carvery lunch.
Visit the Bedford Swan Hotel Website for more information on our additional Christmas offerings within the hotel.
Festive Lunch & Dinners
2 Courses £21.00 / 3 Courses £26.00
Available 26th November until 24th December
Parsnip, apple and thyme soup (VE) (GF)
Smoked chicken terrine, onion marmalade, onion bloomer
Cod and parsley fishcake, spinach, paprika hollandaise
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 (GF)
Wild mushroom, leek and herb pie, garlic gravy, olive oil mash, wilted kale (VE) (GF)
Dark chocolate tart, mirror glaze, salted caramel sauce, vanilla ice cream (GF)
Traditional Christmas pudding, brandy sauce, cinnamon sugar
Lotus biscoff cheesecake, berry compote, mango puree
£10 non-refundable deposit per person required.
Pre-orders will be required.
Please note this menu is a sample and some dishes will be subject to change in September.
Christmas DayLunch served between 12.30pm and 3pm
£85.00 per person • Under 12s £42.50
Wild mushroom, truffle and gorgonzola soup, sourdough croutons, chestnut crumb (GF Option Available)
Smoked salmon, rye bread, horseradish cream, beetroot (GF Available)
Honey glazed pork belly, celeriac, burnt apple (GF)
Roast turkey breast, sage and onion stuffing, pigs in blankets, duck fat roast potatoes, honey glazed carrots and parsnips, buttered brussel sprouts, garlic and thyme gravy (GF Available)
Roast sirloin of beef, duck fat potatoes, honey glazed carrots and parsnips, buttered brussel sprouts & Yorkshire pudding (GF Available)
Pan fried halibut supreme, smoked haddock croquette, cavalo nero, parsley dressing (GF Available)
Butternut squash, kale and walnut pithivier, herb roasted new potatoes, braised red cabbage (VG Available)
Traditional Christmas pudding, brandy sauce and vanilla ice cream
Blackberry and sloe gin bakewell tart, raspberry sorbetMulled wine poached pear, ginger mascarpone, hazelnut brittle (GF) (DF available)
Crème brulee cheesecake, orange puree, chantilly cream (GF)
Full payment will be required 4 weeks in advance of event.
Please note this menu is a sample and some dishes will be subject to change in September
Boxing Day Lunch
3 Course Carvery
After the Boar’s Head Ceremony outside the hotel at 11.30am, come inside from Midday and enjoy our carvery to include Roast Turkey, Beef and Gammon (Vegetarian option available)
£30.00 per person • Under 12s £15
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.