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Opening HoursChristmas 2018

Opening Hours:

18th-25th December – Open
26th December – Closed
27th December – Closed
28th December – Open (Evening Only)
29th December – Open
30th December – Open
31st December – Open
1st-3rd January – Closed
4th January – Open (Evening Only)
5th January – Business as Usual






Christmas A La Carte

Christmas Day

Christmas Party


Starters

Seared hand dived scallop £13.95
pork belly, cauliflower, apple & sherry caramel
Cheese & potato tarte fine £6.95
young leeks, pickled walnuts
Devilled chicken liver parfait £6.95
crisp bread, crispy onions, onion jam, cep powder
Rustic winter minestrone soup £6.50
30 month aged parmesan
Treacle cured salmon £8.95
beetroot, rye cracker, salad crème
Potted prawn mayonnaise £9.95
avocado, house dried tomatoes

Middle

Fillet of grass fed beef £28.95
mushroom ketchup, Chophouse chips, oxtail sauce
Roast cod loin £17.95
roast cauliflower bagna cauda, kale, beurre noisette emulsion
Butter roasted Essex turkey £15.95
pig in blanket, pork & cranberry stuffing, carrot & swede puree, beef dripping roasted potatoes
(v) Butternut squash pithivier £13.95
with chestnut, sage, goats cheese, cranberry jam
Braised beef feather blade £19.95
Café de paris hollandaise, Chophouse chips
Loin of local venison £22.95
venison pie, red cabbage, turnips, sprout tops, pomme puree

Sides

Chophouse Chips £3.95
Beef dripping roasted potatoes £3.95
Onion rings £2.95
Sprouts, bacon & chestnuts £4.95
Garlic mushroom £3.95
Winter cabbage £2.95

End

(v) Panettone bread & butter pudding £6.95
tutti fruiti ice-cream
(v) Chocolate Christmas pudding mousse £6.95
whiskey, orange
(v) Salted caramel & chocolate tart £6.95
crème fraîché
(v) Ginger bread & apple sponge £6.95
crème Anglais
(v) Clementine pavlova £6.95
White chocolate cream, toasted almond crème diplomat
(v) British Isles cheese selection £10.95
Lord of London (soft), Tornegus (semi hard), Wookey Hole (hard), Organic Perl Las (blue) & accompaniments

Something Else?

Irish coffee £6.95
your choice of Bushmills or Jamesons, sugar, fresh cream, & fresh ground coffee
French coffee £6.95
Courvoisier, sugar, fresh cream & fresh ground coffee
Calypso coffee £6.95
Tia Maria, sugar, fresh cream &fresh ground coffee
Baileys coffee £6.95
Baileys, sugar, fresh cream & fresh ground coffee
Espresso Martini £7.95
Smirnoff Vodka, Kahlua, sugar syrup & fresh ground coffee
Flat White Martini £7.95
Smirnoff Vodka, Baileys, sugar syrup & fresh ground coffee



What's on our Menu forChristmas Day






Christmas Day Menu 2018

Per person £89.95
Under 12’s £49.95

Let's Begin

(v) Jerusalem artichoke, celeriac & butter bean soup
artichoke crisp, fresh truffle
Chicken & foie gras terrine
pickled blackberries, hazelnut dressing
Beetroot cured salmon blini
crème fraîche, caviar
Teriyaki smoked beef fillet Carpaccio
fresh radish, pickled turnip, togarashi

The Main Event

The Chophouse Braintree traditional Christmas dinner
Smoked beef brisket; butter roast turkey; pork belly; pigs in blankets; pork & cranberry stuffing; sprouts, bacon & chestnuts; carrot & swede mash, honey glazed parsnips, braised red cabbage, duck fat roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding.
(v) Roast winter squash & goats curd Wellington, pickled walnuts, crispy sage

Something Sweet

Traditional Christmas Pudding
brandy butter & brandy cream
(v) Chocolate & raspberry tart
raspberry sorbet
(v) Clementine pavlova
white chocolate cream, toasted almond crème diplomat
(v) Cheese selection
apple & celery jam, bread tuilles, pickled walnuts

And Finally

Coffee & house chocolate fudge



What's On OurChristmas Party Menu






Christmas Party Menu 2018

Lunch £23.95
Tuesday to Friday
Lunch £25.95
Saturday
Dinner £25.95
Tuesday to Thursday
Dinner £28.95
Friday & Saturday

Let's Begin

Devilled chicken liver parfait
crisp bread, crispy onions, onion jam, cep powder
(v) Rustic winter minestrone soup
30 month aged parmesan
Potted prawn mayonnaise
avocado, house dried tomatoes
Welsh rarebit
feather blade of beef, Lincolnshire Poacher cheese

The Main Event

Roast cod loin
roast cauliflower bagna cauda, kale, beurre noisette emulsion
Butter roasted Essex turkey
pig in blanket, pork & cranberry stuffing, carrot & swede puree, beef dripping roasted potatoes, sprouts
(v) Butternut squash pithivier
with chestnut, sage, goats cheese, cranberry jam
Braised grass fed beef feather blade
Café de paris hollandaise, Chophouse chips

Desserts

Traditional Christmas pudding
VSOP brandy cream
(v) Ginger bread & apple sponge
crème Anglais
(v) Chocolate & raspberry tart
raspberry sorbet
(v) Clementine pavlova
White chocolate cream, toasted almond crème diplomat