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Dining : Le Blaireau : Le Blaireau Menu

Le Blaireau | Menu

A La Carte

 

A La Carte Menu

NIBBLES

Garlic baguette £2.50
Garlic baguette with cheese £3
Mixed nuts or mixed olives £3.50
Trio of Olives, Mixed Nuts and Savoury Mini Baguette £8.50

 

STARTERS

Vichyssoise Soup £5.50  (V)
Leek and Potato, Gougére
 
French Onion Soup £ 5.50
Croutons and Comte cheese
 
Grilled Mackerel £6.50
Le Puy Lentils, Shallot, Garlic and Saffron Aioli
 
Caramelised Crottin Goats Cheese £7.50    (V)
Red Wine Poached Pear, Walnuts and Truffle Honey
 
Organic Salmon Tartare £8
Bloody Mary Sorbet, Herb Oil, Rocket
 
Prawn and Avocado Tian £9 
Light Mayonnaise, Soft Quails Egg
    
Assiette of Charcuterie £9.50
Selection of Cured Meats, Heritage Tomatoes, Pain de Campagne
 
Grilled White Asparagus “Polonaise” £8.50   (V)
Hen’s Egg, Parmesan, Tarragon, Parsley, Croutons
 
Char-grilled Calamari £8.50
Lemon and Chilli Dressing

 

MAIN COURSES

 

Braised Beef Cheek “Bourguignonne” £17.50

Pommes Puree, Bacon Lardons, Chestnut Mushrooms
 
Duck Breast £18.50
Ratte Potatoes, Chicory, Orange Salad
 
Wild Mushroom Pithivier £15.00
Sautéed Spinach, English Asparagus, Madeira Sauce
 
Pan Fried Sea Bass Fillet £17.50
Confit Tomato, Green Beans, New Potatoes, Basil, Roasted Pine nuts
 
Heritage Tomato Tart£15.50 (V)
Grilled Halloumi, Confit Red Onion, Baby Spinach
 
Roasted Fillet of Cod £17
Petit Pois a la Francaise, Samphire, Lemon Confit
 
Lamb For Two £35.00
Rump and Salt Baked Shoulder, Fondant Potato, Provençale Vegetables, Rosemary Jus
 
Pan Fried Organic Salmon £16.50
 Purple Sprouting Broccoli, Pink Skinned Potato, Sauce Bois Boudran

 

GRILL MENU

8oz Sirloin Steak £24.50
Fillet Steak £26.00
Lemon and Pepper Quail £ 16.50
King Prawns £22.00

 

All Served with Fries, Green Beans, Provençale Tomato, Sautéed Mushroom, Peppercorn Sauce, Béarnaise sauce or Garlic Butter.

 

SIDE ORDERS £3.50

Buttered Seasonal Vegetables,
Sautéed Spinach,
Gratin Dauphinoise, Pomme Puree, French Fries
Tomato & Gem Lettuce Salad
 

DESSERTS

Vanilla Crème Brulée £6.50

Short Bread Biscuit
 
Tarte au Citron£6.50
Crème Fraiche & Candied Lemon Zest
 
Pot au Chocolate, £6.50
Fresh Strawberries, Strawberry Sorbet, Pistachio Biscotti
 
Coconut Parfait £6.50
Caramelized Banana, Salted Caramel Ice Cream
 
Orange Soaked Rum Baba£6.50
Seasonal Berries, Vanilla Crème Chantilly
 
Café gourmand For Two £15.50
  (Selection of Miniature Desserts)
 
Selection of Purbeck Ice Creams & Sorbets £2 per scoop
Chocolate, Mint-Chocolate, Vanilla, Toffee, Strawberry
Honeycomb, Raspberry Sorbet, Mango Sorbet
 
Selection of French Cheeses £9.50
 
Coffee and Petits Fours £4
 

DESSERT WINE AND PORT

Late Harvest Moscatel Gewurztraminer, Santa Rita, Chile
50cl bottle £23.95 / glass 125ml  £6.00
 
Muscat de Rivesaltes, Chateau de Montesquieu
50cl bottle £24.00 / glass 125ml  £6.35
 
Quinta do Crastro lbv Port £3.50
 
Sandeman 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

 

Main

Tagliatelle Carbonara £5.00
Breaded Free Range Chicken Fillets, Fries, Peas  £5.00
Ham, Free Range Egg, Fries, Peas  £6.00
Free Range Egg Omelette, Fries, Peas £5.00
Steak Hache, Free Range Egg, Fries, Peas £7.00
 

Dessert

Ice cream £2.00 per scoop
Strawberry, Chocolate, Vanilla,Mint/Choc Chip,  Toffee, Honeycombe, Sorbet (Mango, Raspberry)
 
 
 

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

   
CHATEAU DU POYET VIELLES VIGNES, MUSCADET SUR LIE, 2010                                
(Pale yellow in colour with a touch of complexity on the nose, palate well balanced, clean, crisp finish)
 
   £21.95
CHARDONNAY VIELLE VIGNES, DOMAINE DES HERBAUGES, 2010                  
(fresh and lively with a lovely twist of lemon acidity, balanced and dry, with exotic fruits and quince on the palate )
 
   £21.95
TOURAINE SAUVIGNON BLANC, MARBLE DE LA ROCHE, 2011                                  
(Bright pale yellow robe, citrus fruit notes, fresh and zesty, excellent)
 
   £19.95
CHENIN BLANC, MARCEL MARTIN, 2010                                                                
(Pale yellow in colour, fragrance of apples and citrus fruits, typical nose, subtly blended)
   £19.95
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)
  £36.95
 
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)
 
   £37.50

BORDEAUX AND SOUTH-WEST

   
CHATEAU  NICOT, BORDEAUX,  2011                                                                                       
Elegant nose of vanilla, toasted almonds, fruitiness and oakiness finish of exotic fruits and wild mint)
   £24.95
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.)
   £22.50
COTES DE DURAS SAUVIGNON, DOMAINE DE LAULAN, DURAS , 2011                      
(Pale yellow, really grassy and very crisp, quite full on the palate with a richness and mineral finish, Very good )
 
   £25.95

LANGUEDOC-ROUSSILLION

   
VIOGNIER CHARDONNAY ORGANIC DUBERNY , 2010                                             
(65% VIOGNIER AND 35% CHARDONNAY, yellow robe and extremely aromatic nose, ripe and expressive flavour leading to a round mouthfeel but finishing with delicate floral notes)
 
   £22.95
VERMENTINO VIELLE VIGNES, LES ARCHERES IGP PAYS D’OC, 2009             
(floral, peachy and white blossom aromas are met with a soft, creamy and well balanced palate)
 
   £19.95
VIOGNIER V.D.P D’OC DELAS, 2009                                                                           
(Bursting with Viognier character, apricot, peaches and preserved citrus fruit. The palate is both smooth and fresh with hints of spice)
 
   £22.95
SAUVIGNON BLANC LA BAUME, VIN DE PAYS D'OC, 2010        
(Crisp, clean, balanced, gooseberries and cut grass aromas with green pepper flavours)
   £19.95
PICPOUL DE PINET, TER, 2010              
(A blend of Picpoul and Sauvignon. Picpoul offer fruit and mineral complexity backed up with fresh gooseberry from the Sauvignon)
 
   £22.95

RHONE AND BURGUNDY

   
MACON VILLAGES, CUVEE HENRY BOULAY, CAVE DE LUGNY, 2011                                         
(clairette and grenache bring medium intensity with floral and white peach notesn the nose, good acidity keep it fresh and balanced)
 
   £23.50
PETIT CHABLIS, OLIVIER TRICON, 2010                                                                            
(A bright, elegant Petit Chablis with a traditional crisp minerality and refreshing citrus like acidity, beautifully balance)
 
   £31.50
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)
 
 
 £27.50
MONTAGNY 1ER CRU LES VIGNES SUR LE CLOUX, ALAIN ROY, 2008                           
(Classic Burgundy aromas of red apple, nuts and mineral are followed by an ample, elegant balanced palate that allows both fruits and vineyard their full expression)
 
   £44.50
SAINT-VERAN, MOULIN DU PONT, DOMAINE AUVIGUE, 2009                            
(Wonderfully structured, showing great fruit with lovely toasty flavours and a citrus aftertaste, well balanced and full bodied)
 
   £33.95
RULLY BLANC 1ER CRU GRESIGNY, ALBERT SOUNIT,
2007/2008                 
(richness and spices, touch of citrus fruits, beautiful wine with a very elegant, long and toasty finish)
 
 
 £56.95

ALSACE

 
 
 
GEWURZTRAMINER SIGNATURE, RENE MURE, 2010
(Exotic aromas of Gewurztraminer, rose petals, lychee and gingerbread, elegant medium bodied style)
 
 
 £32.75

CHAMPAGNE AND SPARKLING WINE

 
 
 
BARON DE MARCK BRUT NV, J-M GOBILLARD
(Pure, limpid and soft champagne with stylish character, fresh fruit bursting with apple and lemons.)
 
 £39.95
BRUT GRANDE RESERVE 1er CRU, J-M GOBILLARD, NV                   (Elegant nose of citrus blossom, followed by delicate palate of greengages and honey, long finish of toasty brioche notes )   £60.50
BRUT ROSE NV, J-M GOBILLARD (PINK CHAMPAGNE) NV                      (juicy ripe red fruits on the nose, good body and structure in the mouth and a long elegant finish)   £58.95
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)   £25.95

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)                                                     £20.95
GRENACHE ROSE, MONTAGNE NOIR V.D.P D’OC, CAVE FONCALIEU, 2010 (this rose is well balanced and classy, ripe and rounded strawberries dominate the nose and on the palate, floral, mineral )
  £19.95
ROSE D’ANJOU LES LIGERIENS, CAVE DE LA LOIRE, 2010                                 
(a bright salmon pink rose made from Groslot grape variety.it is e medium dry rose, the sweetness finely balanced with summer fruits and fresh, clean acidity MEDIUM DRY)
  £19.95
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).
  £21.95

RED WINES - LOIRE VALLEY

 
   
GAMAY DE TOURAINE DOMAINE DE LA BERGERIE,                                  2009                                                                                                               (Hand picked and traditionally fermented after maceration to extract a deep purple colour, attractive pepper, mineral and liquorice flavours and rounded soft tannins).
  £21.95
ST NICOLAS DE BOURGUEIL CLOS DES QUATERONS,                             2009
(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)
  £35.95

BORDEAUX AND SOUTH WEST

 
   
 
CHATEAU LA CROIX DE QUEYNAC, CORDIER, 2010                                                    
(violet notes, candied red berry aromas, fresh tannins and juicy taste of blackcurrant and blackberries )
 
 £21.95
CHATEAU LESCALLE, BORDEAUX SUPERIEUR, 2006
(aged in oak and carefully blended to give a wine with supple fruit and soft tannins)
 
  £29.75
CHATEAU LAULERIE MERLOT BERGERAC, 2010
(ORGANIC, this Bordeaux is the most extensive organic vineyard, a ripe palate of lush red summer fruits with notes of minerality)
  £22.95
CHATEAU HAUT BARDON, GRAND CRU ST EMILION, 2008                                      
(blackcurrant red with complex elegant flavours derived from oak barrel fermentation, a pleasant nose with aromas of red berries, a smooth, delicate and balanced wine, deep and bright in colour)
 
  £41.50

ROUSSILLON AND LANGUEDOC

   
CABERNET MERLOT ORGANIC DUBERNY, 2011 
(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)
 
   £22.50
SYRAH RESERVE IGP D’OC, LA VIGNEAU, 2010
(deeply coloured Syrah with spicy aromas, pure yet ripe fruit on the palate with mocha, plum and cherry flavours that balance subtle tannins)
 
   £19.95
CHATEAU MONTOULIERS, MINERVOIS, LANGUEDOC ROUSSILLON, 2011
(vibrant, spicy aromas of crunchy redcurrant and bramble, wild freshness, ripe tannins and balanced acidity)
 
   £20.95
CARIGNAN VIELLES VIGNES LES ARCHERES, IGP PAYS DE l’HERAULT 2010
(lovely cherry ruby colour, nice fruit intensity on the nose, hint of vanilla, soft round palate, hint of blackcurrant, excellent) 
 
   £24.50
CHATEAU DU VIEUX PARC, CUVEE TRADITION, CORBIERE, 2010 
(Syrah, Grenache and Carignan, soft tasty ripe berry fruit, mid purple colour, with a rounded middleweight core of juicy fruitiness, subtle notes of garrigue herbs)
   £24.50
PINOT NOIR LES TEMPLIERS, V.D.P DES COTES DE THONGUES, 2010 
(vibrant nose of strawberries, raspberries and spices, leading to a typically elegant Pinot palate, medium bodied and full of persistent, juicy red fruit)
   £19.95
SAINT-CHINIAN DOMAINE DU BARRES, 2011
(SYRAH/GRENACHE this wine displays plenty of ripe mulberry fruit on the nose and palate with soft tannins and a generous finish)
 
   £21.95

 

CÔTE DU RHONE

 
   
COTES DU RHONE ROUGE, LE PAS DE LA BAUME, 2010 
(aromas of red fruits, garrigue and spice, medium bodied, succulent texture, soft clean structure with moreish finish)
  £22.95
GRIGNAN-LES-ADEMAR, COTEAUX DU TRICASTIN DELAS, 2010
(very attractive, open aromas, principally pepper and raspberry, and a soft, easy drinking palate, a really pretty wine)
  £20.95
CROZES-HERMITAGE LA MATINIERE, FERRATON PERE ET FILS, 2009
(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)
 
   £41.50

 

BURGUNDY

 
   
BOURGOGNE PINOT NOIR, DOMAINE DES MOIROTS, 2009
(a deeply coloured and unusually Pinot Noir that shows flavours of autumn mingled with mineral and leather supported by subtle tannins)
   £32.95
RULLY ROUGE CUVEE MEIX GUILLAUME, ALBERT SOUNIT, BURGUNDY, 2008
(herby aromas on the nose, crisp cherry and plum flavours, medium body, gentle tannin and a dry complete finish)
   £48.95
CHASSAGNE MONTRACHET VIELLES VIGNES, BERNARD MOREAU, 2010
(Dense fruit concentration with a beautiful balance between power and elegance, flavours linger on and on)
   £59.95

BEAUJOLAIS

 
   
BEAUJOLAIS VILLAGES CHATEAU DE VIERRES, 2009
(Lots of rich, concentrated fruit, good length and balance, style and quality)
  £24.50
MORGON, DOMAINE JEAN DESCOMBES, 2010 
(quite full bodied for a Beaujolais and has aromas and flavours of wild cherries and kirsch plus red and
dark berry fruits and a soft, clean finish)
  £29.95

ALSACE

   
PINOT NOIR RESERVE F.E.TRIMBACH, 2009 
(the wine is light and herby on the palate with vibrant strawberry and cherry flavours, medium bodied
and has perfect, soft tannin, a classic expression of Alsace Pinot Noir)
  £41.50

DESSERT WINES

   
 MUSCAT DE RIVESALTES, CHATEAU MONTESQUIEU, PYRENEES, 2010 
( 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   £24.00
   Glass  £6.00
MONTBAZILLAC, SEIGNEURS DE MONTBAZILLAC, 2007
( Classic aromas of marmalade, honey and blossom introduce this delicious wine. The palate is medium-sweet, full of fruit, and yet fresh and tangy, with a whistle-clean finish.
 Half Bottle  £18.95
  Glass £6.35

Light Bites

Light Bites

Available Monday - Thursday 12pm - 2pm
Friday - Sunday 2pm - 6pm (until 7th September 2014)
 
 

Light Meals

   
All Served with Fries and Salad    
Baguette (Ham & Emental / Smoked Salmon / Brie & Tomato / Grilled Vegetables) £7.00  
Croque Monsieur / Tomate / Madame £6.00 £7.00
Minute Steak £11.00  
Fries & Garlic Butter    
Omelette £6.50  
Chives / Mushroom / Cheese / Ham £0.55 Per Filling    
Char-Grilled Chicken Salad    
Honey & Mustard Dressing, Gem Lettuce, Tomato, Spring Vegetables & Croutons £12.50  
Tempura Battered Fish £13.00  
Tartare Sauce & Fries    
Board of Cured Continental Meats, Sundried Tomato, Artichoke & Rocket Salad £8.00  
     

Desserts

   
Purbeck Ice Cream & Sorbet (per scoop) £2.00  
Chocolate, Mint Chocolate, Vanilla, Toffee, Strawberry, Honeycombe, Raspberry Sorbet &    
Mango Sorbet    
French Cheese Board  £9.50  
Garnish & Rustic Bread    
Lemon & Lime Torte £6.00  
Double Chocolate Macaron Torte £6.00  

Functions

Function Menu

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

 

STARTER

Assiette of cured meat, celeriac remoulade
French onion soup, croutons and comte cheese
Cherry tomato and goats cheese tart, rocket and balsamic
 

MAIN

 
Slow braised rib of beef bourguignon
pomme puree, carrots and lardons
 
Pan fried seabass fillet
green beans, red pepper, pesto and new potatoes
 
Mushroom risotto
truffle oil, parmesan and chives
 

DESSERT

 
Lemon tart, chantilly cream, lemon zest
Vanilla crème brulee, raspberry coulis, shortbread
Selection of french cheeses, grapes, celery, cheese biscuits
 
 
 

 

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