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Dining : Le Blaireau : Le Blaireau Menu

Le Blaireau | Menu

A La Carte

A LA CARTE MENU

NIBBLES

Baguette £2
Garlic baguette £3
Garlic baguette & cheese £3.50
Mixed nuts  £3.50
Olives  £3.50
Vegetable crisps £2.50

 

STARTERS

 
French onion Soup, croutons & gruyère cheese £6
Artichoke heart, rocket salad, butternut squash, walnuts, honey & thyme dressing £6.95
Stuffed roasted pepper, soft goats cheese, herbs £6.95
Normandy fish soup, rouille, gruyère £7.50
Moules marinière, white wine, shallots (main with fries) £7.50/£16.50
Salmon & cod fish cake, spinach, poached egg, chive beurre blanc £8
Salade périgourdine £9.50
mixed salad, bacon, pine nuts, chicken liver mousse, smoked duck 
Tiger prawns, garlic, virgin olive oil  £11
Avocat aux crevettes £7.50
prawns, avocado, cocktail sauce
Duck rillette, heritage tomato chutney, toasted brioche £7.50
Six or twelve burgundy snails in garlic butter £8.50/£16.50

 

MAIN COURSES

Pan-fried sea bass, quinoa, roast peppers, herritage carrots, shellfish bisque £22.50
Linguine of tiger prawns, mussels & squid sautéed in garlic, chili & white wine, tomato sauce & soft herbs £18.50
Confit duck leg, dauphinoise potato, green beans, prune sauce £18.50
Rump of hampshire lamb, tian of vegetables, sautéed potatoes, thyme and garlic jus £18.50
Free range chicken breast, wild mushrooms, butternut squash purée, gaufrette potatoes  £19.95
28 day aged hampshire sirloin steak, french fries, salad, green peppercorn sauce £24.50
28 day aged hampshire fillet of beef medallions £29.50 - 7oz
dauphinoise potato, vegetables, shallot and red wine jus
Spinach & ricotta crêpe, roasted butternut squash, roasted hazelnuts, sautéed mushroom £16
Braised beef cheek bourguignon, pomme purée, bacon lardons, chestnut mushrooms £19.50
 

SALADS

Grilled tuna, salad niçoise £9.50/£15.50
Grilled halloumi, confit tomatoes,
courgette salad, homemade chutney £6/£13
Confit duck, fine bean and tomato salad £8.50/£15
toasted pine nuts, poached duck egg
& wholegrain mustard dressing
 
 

SIDE ORDERS £3.50

Vegetable of the day
Green beans & shallots
Buttered new potato
Mash potato
French fries
Green salad
Mixed salad
 

DESSERTS

Rhum Baba £8
Crème pâtissière, sultana, raisin, rum    
Flan Patissier  £6.50
French custart tart, mulled wine sorbet
Coupe ‘New Forest’ £6.50
Cherry, chocolate & Vanilla Ice Cream, Griottine, Chantilly Cream
Tarte Tatin £7
Apple Tart Tatin, Vanilla Ice Cream
Mousse au Fromage Blanc  £7
Peach jelly
Purbeck ice cream and sorbet  £2 per scoop
Choose from: chocolate, mint-chocolate,
honeycomb, vanilla, toffee, strawberry, mango sorbet,
raspberry sorbet, Blackcurrant sorbet, Lemon sorbet.
Selection of French cheeses £9.50
Coffee & Petits Fours  £4
 

DESSERT WINE AND PORT

Late Bottle Vintage 2006  £3.50
Tawny Port  £2.95
 

 

In compliance with the EU Food Information for customers Regulation, we have a comprehensive list of all of the dishes/foods and drinks available throughout the hotel which highlights the 14 key allergens if present. This guidance document is readily available from any member of our team upon request. It is important that you tell us of any known Allergies, intolerances or restrictions so we can be sure to adjust our dishes and systems of work accordingly. If you are in any doubt or would like to discuss this further, we encourage you to speak to a member of the team.

 

Children

 
 

Children's Menu

 
STARTERS
Garlic bread baguette £2.50
 
MAINS
Linguinni with tomato sauce £5
Free range egg omelette, fries, peas £5
Grilled chicken fillets, fries, peas £6
Battered fish goujons, fries, peas  £5
Grilled minute steak, fries, peas £11
 
DESSERTS
Ice cream £2.00 per scoop
Chocolate, Vanilla, Toffee, Strawberry, honeycomb,
Mint Chocolate chip, Mango, Lemon, Blackcurrant sorbet
 
 

Wine List

 

Sample Wine List

Whether it’s a light snack, a drink with friends or a special meal the ideal accompaniment is always a good bottle of wine.

This wine list is designed to make you travel around France, to offer our wine lovers the opportunity to discover some different classic and regional French wines.

Take a moment to study the list, relax and enjoy excellent food and wine “à la française”.

SOME VINTAGES MAY VARY ACCORDING TO STOCK FOR ANY ASSISTANCE, ASK A MEMBER OF STAFF

ENJOY THE JOURNEY

 

WHITE WINE - LOIRE VALLEY
 
 
MUSCADET DE SEVRE ET MAINE, LA DOUSSINIERE, 2013/14                               
A bone-dry white wine from the Muscadet grape, grown in the western Loire Valley close to the city of Nantes
 
 
 £19.95
CHARDONNAY VIELLES VIGNES, DOMAINE DES HERBAUGES, 2014            
Fresh and lively with a lovely twist of lemon acidity, balanced and dry, with exotic fruits and quince on the palate
 
 
 £23.95
SAUVIGNON BLANC, VAL DE LOIRE, L’ABBAYE, 2014                             
Crisp fresh green citrus fruits with nice minerality and a zesty lightly acidic finish
 
 
 £22.50
CHENIN BLANC, MARCEL MARTIN, 2010                                                                
Pale yellow in colour, fragrance of apples and citrus fruits, typical nose, subtly blended
 
 £22.50
POUILLY BLANC FUME, DOMAINE BELAIR, 2010
(Aromas of nettles, gooseberry and minerals followed on the palate by good weight of fruit and acidity with a flinty finish)
 
 
£37.95
QUINCY, LE RIMONET, JOSEPH MELLOT, 2013
South west of Sancere, notes of citrus fruit, lime, exotic fruits and gooseberry are backed with a fresh long finish
 
 
£31.50
MENETOU-SALON LES MOROGUES, DOMAINE ST MARTIN, 2009                        
(terrific Sauvignon, fresh Menetou with a rich grassy aroma, gooseberry and peaches flavours on the palate, sublime and magnificient, the Loire answer to New-Zealand)
 
 
 £37.95
SOUTH-WEST
 
 
CHATEAU DES EYSSARDS SAUVIGNON SEMILLION, BERGERAC, 2010                                
Blend of Sauvignon and Semillion sur lie, full and fruity, retain a crisp, zingy acidity with hints of pineapple and gooseberry and fantastic weight on the palate, medium bodied.
 
 £23.95
GROS MANSENG, DOMAINE CAMBOS, COTES DE GASCOGNE, 2011                    
A dry, freshly wine with attractive aromas of pear and pineapple, a short maturation on the lees enhance the palate  weight adding to melon and white peach flavours
 
 
 £22.95
LANGUEDOC-ROUSSILLION
 
 
ELEVE MARSANNE-VIOGNIER, PAYS D’OC, 2013                                            
Unoaked the emphasis is on fresh, lively citrus fruit backed by notes of peach blossom, the finish is soft and rounded
 
 
 £20.95
PICPOUL DE PINET, BEAUVIGNAC, LANGUEDOC  2014            
Fresh Languedoc white with strong aromas of white flowers, quince and anis followed by ginger and citrus
 
 
 £23.95
CHARDONNAY OLIVIER COSTE, PAYS D’OC, 2014                                                                         
Clean, precise, mineral Chardonnay, no oak here, just delicate apple fruit and a crisp, refreshing finish.
 
 
 £22.95
SAUVIGNON BLANC, LE CLANDESTIN, ST MARIE DES CROZES, PAYS D’OC, 2014                 
Crisp, clean, balanced, gooseberries and cut grass aromas with green pepper flavours.
 
 
 £23.95
RHONE AND BURGUNDY
 
 
MACON VILLAGES, DOMAINE DE LA GRANGE MAGNIEN, JADOT, 2013                    
Their mature state contributes towards producing a wine with a fine, buttery concentration
 
 
 £30.25
PETIT CHABLIS, DOMAINE HAMELIN, 2013                            subtle notes of white flowers and green apple on the nose, the palate is elegant and fruity with a touch of steely minerality
 
 
 £34.50
BOURGOGNE ALIGOTE, DOMAINE DU PRIEURE, COTE D’OR, 2010                         
Fresh, easy drinking whit with a good balance and lively acidity, which makes it a fine accompaniment to seafood or as an aperitif.
 
 
 £29.95
CROZES HERMITAGE BLANC, JEAN-LUC COLOMBO, 2012                        
Harmonious in the mouth with an aromatic profile, white flowers and candied lemon and fresh minerality
 
 
 £39.00
ALSACE
 
 
 
GEWURZTRAMINER PORTRAIT RANGE, DOMAINE ZINCK, 2013 
Fruit character of pear, rose petal and lychee enhanced with exotic notes of spice and a pinch of peppermint.
 
 
 £30.95
CHAMPAGNE AND SPARKLING WINE
 
 
 
CHAMPAGNE TESTULAT CARTE D’OR BRUT BLANC DE NOIRS
Rich, fruity Champagne with notes of vanilla and peaches, elegant and well balanced, 50% Pinot Noir and 50% Pinot Meunier.
 
 £39.95
CHAMPAGNE DRAPPIER MILLESIME EXCEPTION, 2008
Classic aromas of brioche, hazelnut and citrus, great creamy texture on the palate, fine bubbles and a long dry finish, fresh and opulent.
 
 
£92.50
CHAMPAGNE TESTULAT BRUT ROSE, NV, (PINK CHAMPAGNE)
Attractive pink Champagne with refreshing, soft fruit flavours, a fine mousse and a dry finish,50% Pinot Noir and 50% Pinot Meunier.
 
  £59.95
CHARDONNAY BRUT BLANC DE BLANC, LE BARON, NV
 
Bright golden colour, soft and creamy Chardonnay aromas, hints of almonds and apple, quite full bodied with a good fruity flavour and fresh finish.
 
  £27.95
CHATEAU DE MONTGUERET SAUMUR BRUT, NV
Chenin blanc and Chardonnay grapes and bottle fermented in the traditional method, matured for 2 years in deep cave carved in limestone cliffs, softer, easier drinking style than many sparkling wine from  the Loire.
 
  £31.25

Rosé Wine

 
   
PINOT NOIR ROSE, VIGNERONS DE ST POURCAIN, LOIRE,2011                                                                                                  A dry, aromatic, it has a salmon pink colour, is fragrant with summer pudding aromas and fresh acidity.                                                     £23.00
OLIVIER COSTE ROSE, PAYS D’OC, 2014 
65% Grenache, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Syrah, pale pink colour, dry palate and flavours of strawberry and  blackberry. Fresh and round with good length.
 
  £22.95
ROSE D’ANJOU FAMILLE BOUGRIER,  2013      
The palate is off dry in style with succulent fruit flavours and s soft and round mouthfeel, slight sweetness with a long finish of sweet cherries.
 
  £23.75
COTE DE PROVENCE ROSE, SAINT ROCH-LES-VIGNES, 2010                            
(a pale salmon hue with notes of white peaches and lychees on the nose, fresh and lively on the palate, fairly light in body with refreshing dry finish).
  £27.95

RED WINES - LOIRE VALLEY

 
   
GAMAY  VAL DE LOIRE, TERRA  LIGERIA,  2013                                                                                                             A fleshy, aromatic red wine with juicy fruit flavours, gentle acidity and rounded tannins
  £22.50
ST NICOLAS DE BOURGUEIL CLOS DES  QUATERONS, 2012
Full bodied Cabernet franc shows intense character of old vines, powerful, rich palate balanced by subtle oak and soft tannins, excellent finish of lingering autumn fruits, excellent
 
  £36.95
CHINON LES MORINIERES, JOSEPH MELLOT, 2013
Cabernet Franc, Dark ruby red, the wine shows blackberry and spicy oak notes on the nose, the palate is smooth and round with integrated tannins
 
  £25.95

BORDEAUX AND SOUTH WEST

 
   
CHATEAU LA CROIX DE QUEYNAC, CORDIER, 2013                                                   
Violet notes, candied red berry aromas, fresh tannins and juicy taste of blackcurrant and blackberries
 
 
 £22.50
CHATEAU LE GARDERA, BORDEAUX SUPERIEUR, 2009
excellent merlot dominant claret, soft fine tannins, rich fruit show good quality.
 
  £29.95
CHATEAU PEYBONHOMME LES TOURS, BIODYNAMIC     PREMIERES COTES DE BLAYES, 2009 
ORGANIC vineyard, supple blend of 75%Merlot, 10% Cabernet sauvignon, 10%Cabernet franc and 5%  Malbec, achieves a ripe palate of lush red summer fruits with a core of minerality
 
 

£32.95

CHATEAU DES EYSSARDS BERGERAC MERLOT CABERNET FRANC, 2012                                      
A full bodied red wine with notes of black fruits, the tannins are ripe and round, give the wine a wonderful mouthfeel
 
  £23.95

ROUSSILLON AND LANGUEDOC

   
MERLOT CABERNET ORGANIC DUBERNY, 2013
Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon come together wonderfully, creating an expressive nose, the mouth is supple and round on the attack with a great tannic presence, BIO-ORGANIC
 
   £24.50
PINOT NOIR EN REBELLION, PAYS D’OC, ST MARIE DES CROZES, 2013    
The nose show blackberry and hedgerow fruits, the palate is lively and balanced by notes of liquorice and caramel, ORGANIC
 
   £27.50
MINERVOIS ‘FUTS DE CHENES’, CHATEAU MILLEGRANG, 2012
Deep purple colour with perfumed aromas of dense dark fruit with hints of spice and oak and long, distinctive finish
 
   £25.95
ELEVE MALBEC, PAYS D’OC,  2013
Lovely violet aromas, solid fruit flavours and a splash of spiced oak, condensed black fruits so typical of this
varietal meld with the sweet vanilla toastiness of the wood to produce some fantastic results
 
   £20.50

CORBIERE CHATEAU SERRES SAINTE LUCIE,  2013
Juicy ripe berry fruit with the rocky mineral and herb character typical of the area, the palate shows further complexity of coffee

   £25.95

CABERNET SAUVIGNON TERROIR DE COLLINES, PAYS D’OC,  2013 
Blackcurrant and cedar character, with a touch of vanilla spice from the brief period of barrel ageing

   £21.95
COTEAUX DU LANGUEDOC ST CHRISTOL, DOMAINE SAINT SOPHIE,  2013
This Languedoc blend is a soft velvety red with a floral bouquet of violets and red berries and a dominance of spicy Syrah on the palate
 
   £24.95
CAHORS CUVEE PRESTIGE, CHATEAU CROZES DE PYS,   2009
A modern approach to a very traditional wine ensures a supple, balanced wine with red berry fruit an d a touch of oak spice
 
  £32.95
MERLOT GRANDE CUVEE LA VIGNEAU, PAYS D’OC, 2013
A soft and appealing Languedoc Merlot, concentrated with blackcurrant and summer fruits and hints of leather and herbs.
 
  £20.95

 

RHONE

 
   
COTES DU RHONE ROUGE, DOMAINE DE LA FERTINE, 2011
Aromas of raspberry and black cherries, silky smooth yet lively on the palate, juicy fruit character.
  £22.95
VENTOUX, DELAS, 2013
80% Grenache, 20% Syrah Rounded and fruit-driven, with ripe red berries on the nose, and a plump, juicy palate
  £24.95
CROZES-HERMITAGE  LA MATINIERE, FERRATON PERE ET FILS, 2012
(100% Syrah, intense cherry red colour with aromas of small red fruits and blackcurrant, a very round wine on the palate leaving hints of cherry and raspberry)
 
   £42.00

 

BURGUNDY

 
   

COTEAUX BOURGUIGNONS, DUC DE BELMONT, JEAN LORON,  2012
Gamay and Pinot noir blend, a bright ruby colour, blackberry fruits, spicy notes give a complex wine, round and elegant tannins.

   £29.95

CHASSAGNE MONTRACHET LES CHENES, PHILIPPE COLIN, 2011
Dense fruit concentration with a beautiful balance between power and elegance, flavours linger on and on.

   £59.95

BEAUJOLAIS

 
   

BEAUJOLAIS VILLAGES LA PERDRISETTE, THORIN, 2013
Attractive cherry coloured wine with a bouquet of strawberry and blackcurrant. Smooth and well balanced.

  £25.95
BROUILLY, CHATEAU DE LA PERRIERE, 2013      
Raspberries and morello cherries powers on the palate, good deal of finesse.
  £29.95

DESSERT WINES

   
 MUSCAT DE RIVESALTES, CHATEAU MONTESQUIEU, PYRENEES, 2012
( perfumed aromatic desert wine made from late picked Muscat grapes grown in the shadow of the French Pyrenees,
which is fragrant with hints of honey and raisins and wonderfully balanced).
Half Bottle   £25.50
   Glass  £6.35
CHATEAU LAULERIE, COTE DE MONTRAVEL MOELLEUX, 2011   
Pale gold with barley sugar and orange blossom and a sweet creamy palate
 Half Bottle  £24.95
  Glass £4.95

Light Bites

Light Bites

Served between 12pm-2pm
 
All served with fries & salad
 
Baguette £7
Ham & emmental
Smoked salmon & crème fraiche
Brie & tomato
Grilled vegetables
Goats cheese & basil
 
Croque monsieur, fries, salad £6
 
Croque madame, fries, salad £7
 
Free Range Egg Omelette £6.50
Ham / Chives / Mushroom
Cheese  55p each
 
Minute steak, garlic butter fries, salad £11
 
Tempura battered fish, tartare sauce, fries, salad £14
 

Functions

Function Menu

2 courses £20.95 per person   |  3 courses £24.95 per person (inclusive of Vat @ 20%)

 

STARTER

PORK PATE IN PUFF PASTRY, PORT SAUCE
 
FRENCH ONION SOUP,
CROUTONS AND COMTE CHEESE
 
CHERRY TOMATO AND GOATS CHEESE TART
SPINACH AND BALSAMIC

 

MAIN COURSES

FREE RANGE CHICKEN BREAST
CHASSEUR SAUCE, SAUTEED POTATOES
 
PAN FRIED SEABASS FILLET,
GREEN BEANS, RED PEPPER, PESTO AND NEW POTATOES
 
NEW FOREST MUSHROOM RISOTTO
TRUFFLE OIL, PARMESAN AND CHIVES
 
 
DESSERTS
 
LEMON TART
CHANTILLY CREAM, LEMON ZEST
 
VANILLA CREME BRULEE
RASPBERRY COULIS, SHORTBREAD
 
SELECTION OF FRENCH CHEESES,
GRAPES, CELERY, CHEESE BISCUITS
 

 

 

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