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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

Christmas Celebration Menu | Christmas Menu | Christmas Gluten Free Menu

Christmas Celebration Menu 2018

Canapés

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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)

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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

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

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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

WINTER MAIN MENU

APERITIFS

Plum and cinnamon Martini, vodka, lime, cinnamon lime, plum liqueur, apple £9
Loft Lift: Hendricks Gin, Elderflower, lemon, mint and prosecco £9.50
Ayala Brut Majeur, Champagne £9.90

Loft Bread with yeasted Netherend Farm butter £3.50
Smoked almonds £3.50
Olives £3.50

STARTERS
Butternut squash soup with cheese toastie (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 handpicked white crab, smoked salmon, peashoots, 1000 island dressing £12
Marinated salmon taco, tomato and mango salsa £10
Crispy duck with cucumber, watermelon, sprouts, coriander salad £12
Roscoff onion tartlet, frisse, blackberries (v) £8

MAIN COURSE
Iberico pork cutlet, king prawn, purple sprouting broccoli, chili and ginger £22
Grilled 10oz ribeye steak, chips, onion, pepper sauce £28
Roasted cornfed chicken, parmigiana, truffled macaroni cheese £22
Aylesbury duck, smoked potato, avocado, jalapeno, crispy duck egg £24
Barnsley lamb double chop, moussaka, feta, pea and mint £22
Roasted Cod, spiced crab, devilled egg, caulifl ower £25
King scallops, langoustine, crab, sole, sorrel and chive veloute £24
Buffalo ricotta, roasted beetroot, smoke & hive honey, carrots, sprout tops (v) £16
New Forest mushroom risotto, crispy egg, chestnuts (v) £16

SIDES

Carrots, yogurt, pomegranate £4
Sautéed green beans, chilli & garlic £3.90
Grilled long stem broccoli, aioli £4.50
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

Spiced apple crumble and custard £7.50
Sparkling Icewine, Inniskillin £16

Sticky toffee pudding, toffee sauce, vanilla ice cream £8
Red Sweet 2015 `Dulce` Monastrell, Familia Castaño, Murcia, Spain £4.50

Sherry trifle with Pedro Ximenez jelly, toasted almonds £8.50
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
Prawn tempura
Chipolatas with ketchup
Garlic and parmesan flatbread (V)
Vegetable soup (V)

MAIN COURSE
Roast cod, sweet potato fries, green vegetables
Mini steak and fries and veg
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
Butternut squash soup with cheese toastie (V)
Chicken Kiev, cauliflower cheese
Smoke and hive dry smoked salmon, devilled Burford brown egg, radish, pickled cucumber
Linguini, rainbow chard, chilli & garlic, parmesan breadcrumbs (V)

MAIN COURSE
Roast dry aged beef, Yorkshire pudding, red wine gravy
Caldecott Farm free range turkey, chestnut stuffing, chipolatas, cranberry sauce
Both served with roast potatoes and seasonal vegetables

Cornish cod, sprout tops, baby onion, Alsace bacon
Mushroom risotto, crispy duck egg, aged parmesan (v)

DESSERT
Pineapple and kiwi carpaccio, passion fruit, coconut sorbet
Pear, blackberry and chocolate crumble with vanilla ice cream
Sticky toffee pudding with banana ice cream
Smoked applewood, crackers and 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.

New Year’s Eve 2018 Celebration Dinner

Canapes and champagne

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Lobster, macaroni and gruyere
Duck liver parfait, apple, fig, Gustard Wood blackberries and brioche
Risotto of Jerusalem artichokes, New Forest mushrooms, granola
Dorset crab, devilled Burford Brown egg, avocado, radishes

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Fillet of Beef Wellington, dauphinoise potato, spinach
King scallops, langoustine and sole with crab, sorrel & chive veloute
Roast duck, beetroot, apple, crispy duck egg
Herb gnocchi, miso glazed aubergine, baby root veg, winter truffle

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Pear and prosecco sorbet

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Valhrona chocolate fondant & salted caramel ice cream
Custard Tart, nutmeg, clementine, mulled wine
Sherry trifle with Pedro Ximenez jelly, toasted almonds

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Selection of British cheese, crackers, quince, fruit, celery

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Coffee and petits fours

£100 per person

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

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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