MENUS

MENUS

British produce, cooked simply but with imagination.

The menus draw on chef owner Nick Male’s 30 years of cooking while also looking to innovate.

All our food is cooked fresh to order so we can accommodate dietary requirements and preferences.

Tuna Tartare Loft Restaurant St Albans

AUTUMN SET MENU

STARTER
Ham croquettes, golden beetroot, aioli
King prawn ‘popcorn’, siracha mayo
Feta and tomato flatbread, hummus, Nocellara olives (v)

MAIN COURSE
Grilled calves liver, mash, caramelized onions, smoked bacon, sage
Beer battered Cornish cod, chips, sarsons mushy peas
Roast butternut squash, gnocchi, aged parmesan, sage and onion (v)

DESSERT
Strawberry shortbread
Mango cheesecake
Coffee, mascarpone, bourbon

£19.50 for 2 courses
£23.50 for 3 courses

Available Tuesday to Thursday until 7.30pm and Friday and Saturday until 7pm.
Available for up to 6 people.
Please advise if you have any dietary requirements or allergies before ordering.
We offer complementary filtered and purified still and sparkling water.

AUTUMN MAIN MENU

APERITIFS
Aperol Spritz £8.50
Loft Lift: Hendricks Gin, elderflower, lemon, mint and prosecco £9.50
Balfour Leslie’s Reserve NV, Hush Heath Estate, Southern England £12.50
Charles Heidsieck, Brut Réserve NV, Champagne £13

Loft Bread with Netherend Farm butter £3

STARTERS
White onion soup, poached egg, chanterelle mushrooms (v) £6.50
King prawn, squid, asparagus, chilli & garlic £12
Tuna tartare, jalapeno chilli, avocado, cucumber, radish £12
Seared king scallops, chorizo and garlic jam, toast £14
Chicken liver parfait, Alsace smoked bacon, brioche, autumn berries £9.50
Devon white crab, smoked salmon, peashoots, 1000 island dressing £12
Marinated salmon taco, tomato & mango salsa £10
Crispy duck, cucumber, watermelon, sprouts, coriander salad £12
Courgette ribbons, heritage tomato, basil pesto, pine nuts, garlic cream (V) £8

MAIN COURSE
Iberico pork cutlet, king prawn, purple sprouting broccoli, chili and ginger £22
Braised beef cheek bourginoune, pomme puree, fresh horseradish £24
Roasted cornfed chicken, sautéed liver, port, garlic & thyme, sausage £21
Aylesbury duck, smoked potato, avocado, jalapeno, crispy duck egg £24
Barnsley lamb double chop, dauphinoise potatoes, minted pea and asparagus £22
Tandoori roast monkfish, tempura vegetables, padron peppers £25
Cod fillet, new forest wild mushrooms, pearl barley, charred leek, parmesan £24
Spinach & goats cheese ravioli, kale, sage, lemon churned butter (V) £16
Taka dahl, grilled baby aubergine, flatbread, yoghurt, Smoke and Hive honey & pomegranate (V) £15

SIDES

Cauliflower polanaise £3.50
Sautéed spinach, raisins & pine nuts £3.90
Grilled long stem broccoli, aioli £4.50
Loft Caesar salad £3.95
Thick hand cut chips £3.95
French fries, Sriacha mayo £3.95
Mashed potato £3.50

Note: Service charge at 10% is added for tables of 8 or more.
All gratuities are split between all staff.
Please advise if you have any dietary requirements or allergies before ordering. We offer complementary filtered and purified still and sparkling water.

DESSERT MENU

Pecan and treacle tart, Baileys ‘latte’ £7.50
Red Sweet 2015 `Dulce` Monastrell, Familia Castaño, Murcia, Spain £4.50

Sticky toffee pudding, toffee sauce, vanilla ice cream £8
Sparkling Icewine, Inniskillin £16

Cheesecake, cookie crumble, berries £8
2014 Sauternes, Château Delmond, Bordeaux, France £4.75

Hot chocolate pudding, salted caramel ice cream, shortbread £8.50
Tokaji Aszú 6 Puttonyos, Dobogó, Tokaj, Hungary £11.50

Selection of house made ice cream and sorbet £2.50 per scoop
Pedro Ximenez Triana, Bodegas Hidalgo, Jerez, Spain £7.50

Selection of British cheese, crackers and quince £12
NV 20 Year-old Tawny Port, Sandeman, Douro, Portugal £6.50

JUNIOR MENU

STARTERS
Chipolatas with ketchup
Prawn tempura
Garlic and parmesan flatbread (v)
Onion soup (V)

MAIN COURSE
Roast cod, sweet potato fries, green vegetables
Chargrilled chicken breast, focaccia, hummus and veg sticks
Macaroni cheese, broccoli (v)

SUNDAYS ONLY
Choice of Children’s Sunday roast

DESSERT
Marshmallows, fresh fruit and chocolate sauce
Knickerbocker glory
Warm chocolate brownie, vanilla ice cream

£12 for 2 courses / £14 for 3 courses

DRINKS
Sparkling elderflower lemonade £2.95
Sparkling cloudy apple £2.95
Apple or orange juice £2.50

Please advise of any allergies.
Menu can be altered to accommodate dietary requirements.

SUNDAY FAMILY FEAST

On Sundays we have supervised children’s arts and crafts in a dedicated area of the restaurant to take the stress out of family dining.
On celebration days we also have face painting and themed activities (Christmas / Mothers’ day / Easter etc)

STARTER
White onion soup, poached egg, chanterelle mushroom (v)
Chicken liver parfait, Alsace smoked bacon, brioche, autumn berries
Mussels and pea tartlet,
New forest wild mushrooms, pearl barley, parmesan (v)

MAIN COURSE
Roast dry aged beef, Yorkshire pudding, red wine gravy
Roast turkey breast, sausage and chestnut stuffing, Yorkshire pudding, cranberry.
Both served with roast potatoes and seasonal vegetables

Grilled cod fillet, gnocci, wild mushrooms, aged parmesan
Spinach & goats cheese ravioli, kale, sage, lemon churned butter (v)

DESSERT
Crème brulee, shortbread
Grilled pineapple chunks, coconut, & vanilla ice cream
Hot chocolate brownie, banana ice cream
Mrs Kirkham’s Lancashire, crackers & fruit

£29 for 3 courses | £25 for 2 courses

Served from 12noon to 3pm

Please advise if you have any dietary requirements or allergies before ordering.
We offer complimentary filtered and purified still and sparkling water.

Group menus are available for tables of 10 or more.
Starting at £40 per person for 3 courses (3 choices for each course).
Menus change monthly.

Please contact nick@loftstalbans.com for more information.

Christmas Celebration Menu | Christmas Menu | Christmas Gluten Free Menu

Christmas Celebration Menu 2018

Canapés

* * *

Duck terrine, Lancashire sauce, toast and house pickles
King scallops, charred cauliflower, pancetta and sage
Butternut squash soup with Welsh rarebit (v)
Camembert, fig and onion (v)

* * *

Saddle of Lake District lamb, apricot, garlic and thyme, sausage, spinach and mint sauce
Caldecott Farm free range turkey, chestnut stuffing, chipolatas, veg and roasted potatoes
Buffalo ricotta, roasted beetroot, clementine, Gustard Wood honey carrots and sprout tops (v)
Grilled sea bass, pasta, aioli and spinach

* * *
Hot chocolate fondant, Christmas pudding ice cream
Spiced apple crumble and custard
Sherry trifle with Pedro Ximenez jelly
British cheese with port chutney

* * *

Coffee, chocolate orange truffle

£45 per person


 

Christmas Celebration Gluten Free Menu 2018

Canapés

* * *

Duck terrine, Lancashire sauce, toast and house pickles
King scallops, charred cauliflower, pancetta and sage
Butternut squash soup with Welsh rarebit (v)
Camembert, fig and onion (v)

* * *

Saddle of Lake District lamb, apricot, garlic and thyme, sausage, spinach and mint sauce
Caldecott Farm free range turkey, chestnut stuffing, chipolatas, veg and roasted potatoes
Buffalo ricotta, roasted beetroot, clementine, Gustard Wood honey carrots and sprout tops (v)
Grilled sea bass, pasta, aioli and spinach

* * *

Spiced apple crumble and custard
Sherry trifle with Pedro Ximenez jelly
British cheese with port chutney

* * *

Coffee, chocolate orange truffle

£45 per person


Christmas Menu 2018

Canapés

* * *

Duck terrine, Lancashire sauce, toast and house pickles
King scallops, charred cauliflower, pancetta and sage
Butternut squash soup with Welsh rarebit (v)

* * *

Caldecott Farm free range turkey, chestnut stuffing, chipolatas, veg and roasted potatoes
Buffalo ricotta, roasted beetroot, clementine, Gustard Wood honey carrots and sprout tops (v)
Grilled sea bass, pasta, aioli and spinach

* * *

Hot chocolate fondant, Christmas pudding ice cream
Spiced apple crumble and custard
Sherry trifle with Pedro Ximenez jelly

£30 per person

Only available at lunch Monday to Saturday
or 5pm Monday to Thursday

For more information, please email Nick Male on –
nick@loftstalbans.com or call 01727 865568

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LOCATION

23B George Street, St Albans, AL3 4ES
(in the courtyard opposite George Street Canteen)

OPENING HOURS

Lunch:
Friday and Saturday 12 noon to 3pm
Sunday 12 noon to 3pm (from January 28)

Dinner:
Tuesday to Thursday 6pm to 9.30pm
Friday and Saturday 5.30pm to 10.15pm

CONNECT WITH US

e: info@loftstalbans.com
t: 01727 865568

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