Christmas dining at careys manor


Xmas Day

Christmas Day Lunch at Cambium


Jerusalem Artichoke Soup, Crispy Potato, Wild Mushrooms

Duck Leg Ballotine, Hay Smoked Breast, Pickled Plum, Ale Cracker

French Toast, Brown Crab, Hollandaise, Pickled Cucumber

Barkham Blue Mousse, Beetroot, Ale Cracker, Pickled Golden Raisins


Main Courses

Roast Turkey, Bacon Wrapped Sausage, Chestnut Stuffing, Roast Potatoes And Root Vegetables, Greens

Roast Sirloin Of Beef, Yorkshire Pudding, Roast Potatoes And Root Vegetables, Greens

Grilled Halibut, Mussel Chowder, Savoy Cabbage, Pine Kernals

Salt Baked Celeriac And Mushroom Pithivier, Sprout Tops, Roast Potatoes



Christmas Pudding, Prune And Armagnac Ice Cream, Vanilla Custard

Quince And Almond Tart, Vanilla Ice Cream

Dark Chocolate And Hazelnut Cake, Milk Chocolate Mousse, Satsuma Sorbet

Selection Of British Cheese, Celery, Quince, Crackers, Chutney

Boxing Day Dinner

Boxing Day Gala Banquet


Mushroom Consommé, Smoked Chicken, Celeriac

Ham Hock, Potato, Prune Pressing, Piccalilli Vegetables, Frisee

Tartlet of Chalk Stream Trout, Leek and Potato, Hollandaise

Roast Rump of Lamb, Aubergine, Pomegranate Molasses, Chickpea Puree, Broccoli

Peach and Prosecco Sorbet

PassIon Fruit Mousse, Mango, Coconut, Meringue

Vegetarian alternatives available upon request

NYE Dinner

New Years Eve Menu


Lightly Curried Parsnip Soup, Vegetable Samosa

Chalk Stream Trout, Horseradish, Kohlrabi, Pickled Shallot

Smoked Chicken, Shiitake Mushroom, Pickled Root Vegetable Slaw

Beef Wellington, Anna Potato, Cabbage, Red Wine Sauce

Dark Chocolate Tart, Stem Ginger Ice Cream


Vegetarian alternatives available upon request

For more information or to make a booking contact us online or call our Events team on 01590 624467.

Festive Afternoon Tea

Festive Afternoon Tea

Orange Polenta Cake
White Chocolate, Prune and Clementine Verrine
Rum and Raisin Macaroon
Fruit and Plain Scones, Clotted Cream and Strawberry Jam
Selection of Open Sandwiches, Finger Sandwiches and Wraps

£24 per person

Le Blaireau

Christmas Day

Le Blaireau Christmas Day Lunch

£79.50 Per Person


Veloute De Choux-fleur (V)
Cauliflower Veloute Soup, Crispy Shallots
Bruschetta De Chevre Chaud   (V)
Warm goats cheese Bruschetta, Tomato Chutney, Balsamic Glaze
Mackerel terrine, Pickled Cucumber, Toasted Baguette
Terrine De Porc
Pressed Ham Hock Terrine, Apple Chutney
Sorbet Poire
Pear Sorbet


Dinde Rotie
Roasted crown turkey, chipolatas, dates stuffing, roast potatoes, glazed vegetables, turkey jus
Filet De Boeuf A La Bourguignonne
Pan fried Beef filet, Bourguignonne sauce, Herb mash
Supreme De Cabillaud
Baked herb crusted Cod Supreme, Fish Veloute Sauce
Phitivier De Champignons Au Coulis D’epinard   (V)
Mushroom Pithivier, Spinach Coulis
(all our main courses are served with seasonal vegetables)


Pudding De Noel
Steamed Christmas pudding, brandy sauce
Assiette De Fromages
Selection of French cheeses Quince paste, Celery and Grapes
Panaccotta Aux Fruits Rouges
Red Fruits Panaccotta
Fondant Au Chocolat
Dark Chocolate Fondant, Red Fruit Coulis, Clotted Cream
Fairtrade organic coffee and mince pie
To make a booking for Christmas Day lunch please call Françoise Gysemans on 01590 625217 or contact us online.

New Year's Eve

New Years Eve at Le Blaireau



Soupe De Carrot Et Gimgembre   (V)
Carrot and Ginger Soup, Coriander oil
Terrine De Poissons
Fish Terrine, Marie-Rose Sauce Dressing
Salade Perigourdine
Smoked duck, confit duck and lardons Salad, Raspberry Dressing
Bruschetta De Legumes    (V)
Vegetable Ratatouille Bruschetta, Cream Cheese, Cherry tomatoes, Balsamic Dressing
Sorbet Au Champagne
Champagne sorbet


Filet De Boeuf Wellington
Beef filet in puff pastry with mushroom duxelle, fondante potato, Port jus
Supreme De Fletan
Supreme of Halibut, Parsnip Cream, Armoricaine Sauce
Roasted Rump of Lamb, Parsley Herb Crust, Red wine and Thyme Jus, Pomme Chateau
Phitivier De Champignons Au Coulis D’epinard   (V)
Mushroom Pithivier, spinach coulis
(all our main courses are served with seasonal vegetables)


Bavarois Rubanne
Chocolate, Vanilla and Coffee Bavarois, Creme Anglaise
Choux Buns Filled with Vanilla Ice cream, Hot Chocolate Sauce
Assiette De Fromages
French cheeses platter, Quince paste, grapes and celery
Organic coffee and mince pie

(V) Suitable for Vegetarian (N) Contains Nuts

We cannot guarantee that any dish is free from nuts or derivatives thereof.

Christmas Parties

Le Blaireau Christmas Party Menu

From £26 per person


Soupe De Panais   (V)
Roasted parsnip soup
Pate De Porc
Coarse pork pâté with an apple chutney
Terrine De Cabillaud Au Miel
Cod terrine with honey dressing


Blanc De Poulet Roti
Roast chicken breast, apricot stuffing, chicken jus
Supreme De Saumon A L’oseille
Pan fried supreme of salmon, beurre blanc sauce
Tian De Legumes Rotis Au Coulis De Tomates   (V)
Tian of roasted vegetables, Provençale tomato coulis
All main courses are served with Chantenay carrots, roast parsnips, brussel sprouts


Selection De Fromages
Selection of French cheeses
Pudding De Noel
Christmas pudding, brandy sauce
Bavarois Aux Fruits
Vanilla  and mixed fruits Bavarois
Fairtrade organic coffee and mince pie
For more information or to make a booking contact us online or call our Events team on 01590 625217.

Please let us know if you have an allergy or intolerance to any food.

Due to the wide range of ingredients used in our kitchen we cannot guarantee against the risk of cross contamination of different allergens. 

We have a comprehensive list of all of the dishes/foods and drinks available throughout the hotel which highlights 14 key allergens if present. This guidance document is readily available from any member of our team upon request.

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