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, Horse Raddish
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


Mousse de Foie de Poulet et Sa Confit de Figues
Chicken Liver Parfait, Fig Chutney, Toasted Wholegrain Bread
Noix de saint Jacques Provençale
Pan Fried Scallops Provençale, Pea Puree, Capers, Tomato 
Velouté de Châtaigne   (v)
Chestnuts Veloute with Truffle Oil
Saint Maure de Tourraine   (v)
Gratinated St Maure Goats’ Cheese, Red Wine Poached Pear, Candied Walnuts and Honey


La dinde Classique
Traditional Turkey, Apricot Stuffing, Pig in Blanket, Rosemary jus, Roasted Potatoes, Vegetables
Carré d’agneau Persillé
Medium Cook Rack of Lamb with Parsley Crust, Thyme jus, French beans, Carrots, Château Potatoes
Turbot à l’armoricaine
Pan Fried Turbot, with Mussel and Prawn in a Rich Corral Broth Reduction, Mixed Vegetables
Gnocchis de légumes poêles au beurre de cerfeuil   (V)
Gnocchi with Parmesan and Roast Vegetables, Chervil Butter


Assiette de Fromages
Selection of French Cheeses
Crème brulée a la mangue
Coconut and Mango Crème Brulée with Caramel Short-Bread
Choux Pralinée Chantilly et Fruit de la Passion
Pink praline Choux Buns, Chantilly Cream, Passion Fruit Sorbet
Gâteaux de Fromage aux Popcorns et Spéculos
Popcorn and Speculos Cheese Cake with Apple Sorbet
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



Veloutée de Champignons à l’huile de Truffe
Wild Mushrooms Veloute with Truffle Oil
Confit de salmon Pres-vert
Salmon Confit, Glaze in Spinach, Basil Dressing, Salmon Candy
Terrine de porc à la moutarde
Pressed Ham Hock Terrine with Mustard and Apple, Red Onions and Port Compote
Gâteaux de céréales, choux rave braise
Braised Kohlrabi, Picked Mushrooms and Cereal Cake, Chervil Cream
Sorbet a l’ananas
Pineapple sorbet


Filet de boeuf Wellington
Beef Wellington in Puff Pastry with Mushroom Duxelle, Fondant Potato, Kale and Port Jus
Turbot aux endives Rouges
Braised Supreme of Turbot with Red Chicory, Carrots, French Beans Served with Light Pistachio Butter
Croustade de légumes avec Avocat et Pamplemousse
Warm Avocado and Grapefruit with Vegetable Croustade
Poitrine de Porc aux Miels, Purée de Céleri Rave
Honey Roast Pork Belly, Celeriac Puree, Red Cabbage, Fondant Potato


Assiette Gourmande
Trio of Chocolate Desserts with Raspberry Mousse
Assiette de Fromages
Selection of French cheeses, Quince Paste


(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 2016 Menu

'Allo 'Allo Christmas Party Menu

3 Courses | £28.50 Per Person Sunday - Thursday | £32.50 Per Person Friday & Saturday 


Veloute de Châtaigne au Roquefort   (V)
Chestnuts veloute with Roquefort Mousseline and Chestnut Mushroom Chips
Terrine de Poisson aux Trois Couleurs
Terrine of Salmon, Cod and Spinach Mousse with Rosemary Vinaigrette
Aspic de Canard en Gelee
Aspic of Pressing Duck Breast, Peas, Carrots and Port Jelly


Ballotine de Poulet
Stuffed Chicken with Chestnuts & Cranberry, Leg Confit, Roast Potatoes, Chicken jus
Paupiette de Cabillaud
Stuffed cod Confit served with Watercress Sauce, Sweet Potato Galette
Fenouil Braise aux Quinoa et Grenade  (V)
Braised Fennel in Saffron Broth served with Quinoa, Pomegranate and dill Dressing
All served with Chantenay Carrots, Roast Parsnips and Brussel sprouts


Assiette de Fromages
Selection of French Cheese
Buche de Noel
Chocolate Christmas Log, Crème Anglaise
Bavavois en Verrine
Creamed Vanilla Bavarois, Raspberry Coulis
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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