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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

MAIN MENU

APERITIFS

Aperol Spritz £8.50
Loft Lift: Hendricks Gin, Elderflower, lemon, mint and prosecco £9.50
Deutz Brut Classic NV, Ay, Champagne £10

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

STARTERS
French onion soup, gruyere cheese, garlic toast (v) £7
King prawn, squid, asparagus, chilli & garlic £12
Tuna tartare, jalapeno chilli, avocado, cucumber, radish £12
Seared king scallops, chorizo and garlic jam, toast £14
Devon handpicked white crab, smoked salmon, pickled cucumber, tandoori yoghurt £12
Chicken liver parfait, Alsace smoked bacon, brioche, blackberries £9.50
Warm crispy duck salad, sesame, ginger, Bloody Mary dressing £11
Mozzarella, peaches, warm Jersey Royals, avocado, basil (v) £10
Mezze of spiced hummus, sweet & sour aubergine, arancini, goats cheese mousse (v) £11

MAIN COURSE
Iberico pork cutlet, king prawn, purple sprouting broccoli, chilli and ginger £22
12oz New York rip sirloin steak, baby onions, mushroom, lardons £32
Grilled calves liver, smoked bacon, caramelised onions, mashed potato, sage £22
Aylesbury duck, smoked potato, avocado, jalapeno, crispy duck egg £24
Saddle of Devon lamb, dauphinoise potatoes, heritage baby carrots £24
BBQ monkfish, smoked bacon, spinach, heirloom tomato salad £25
Tempura of lemon sole & king prawns, spiced slaw, pickled ginger £24
Cauliflower steak, pea and broad beans salad, black olives, sundried tomatoes (v) £16
Taka dahl, grilled baby aubergine, flatbread, yoghurt, kale & pomegranate (v) £16

SIDES

Steamed spinach £3.50
Sautéed sugar snap peas, chilli & garlic £3.90
Grilled long stem broccoli, aioli £4.50
Thick hand cut chips £3.95
French fries, Sriracha mayo £3.95

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.

SET MENU

STARTER
Pork cheek terrine, cauliflower, piccalilli, cornichons
Devilled eggs, Heirloom Tomato salad, black olive crumb (v)
Smoked salmon, gnocchi, courgettes, garlic

MAIN COURSE
Confit of duck, puy lentils, peaches, beetroot
Roast cod, Portobello Mushroom, ricotta, lemon zest, thyme
Roast squash risotto, duck egg, chestnut mushroom, parmesan (v)

DESSERT
Somerset brie, crackers and chutney
Loft affogato – coffee, Kahlua, ice cream
Strawberries and cream, cookie crumb

£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.

DESSERT MENU

Kilimanjaro Eton Mess with base camp brownie £7.50
(In Support of Stacey Turner’s recent Kilimanjaro climb we will donate £1 from each sale to ‘It’s Ok to Say’ charity)
2014 Sauternes, Château Delmond, Bordeaux, France £4.75

Individual key lime pie £8
Sparkling Icewine, Inniskillin £16

Crème brûlée, brandy snap biscuit, berries £7.50
Red Sweet 2015 `Dulce` Monastrell, Familia Castaño, Murcia, Spain £4.50

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

Selection of ice cream and sorbets £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

We have a wide selection of after dinner cocktails, ports and liquers

 

 

JUNIOR MENU

STARTERS
Chipolatas with ketchup
Prawn tempura with lime mayonnaise
Garlic and parmesan flatbread (v)
Tomato soup (v)

MAIN COURSE
Roast cod, sweet potato fries, green vegetables
Chargrilled steak, fries, mixed vegetables
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

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

JUNIOR COCKTAIL £ 3
Pineapple Mojito: Pineapple juice, fresh mint, soda
Mint & apple fizz: Mint, apple, lemonade
Harry’s fire engine: Strawberry, elderflower, soda

£12 for 2 courses / £14 for 3 courses

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
Baby beetroot salad, spiced granola, apple, goats curd, baby leaves (v)
Devon crab, prawn and avocado, Bloody Mary dressing
Norfolk asparagus, Burford Brown poached egg, parmesan (v)
Duck leg and pistachio terrine, cherries, caramelized onion chutney, toast

MAIN COURSE
Roasted dry aged beef, Yorkshire pudding, red wine gravy, horseradish sauce
Jimmy Butler’s free-range roast Suffolk Pork, crackling, Yorkshire pudding, red wine gravy, apple sauce
Both served with roast potatoes and seasonal vegetables
*
Beer battered haddock, mushy peas, tartar sauce
*
Wild mushroom, spinach, garlic linguini (v)

DESSERT
Crème brulee
Marinated pineapple and passion fruit with coconut sorbet
Chocolate brownie, vanilla ice cream
Wecombe Cheddar, crackers & chutney

£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 SET MENU 2019 | CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION MENU 2019 GLUTEN FREE  | CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION MENU 2019

 

CHRISTMAS SET MENU 2019

Duck and pistachio terrine with toast and port chutney
Bubble and squeak with charred Roscoff onion and garlic and thyme sauce (V)
Parsnip soup, chestnuts and apple (V)

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Holly Farm free range Bronze turkey, chestnut stuffing, chipolatas, veg and roasted potatoes
Roast cod loin, sprout tops, spinach and pont neuf potatoes
Buffalo ricotta tortellini, roasted beetroot and Gustard Wood Honey carrots (V)

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Spiced apple and berry crumble with custard
Triple chocolate mousse
British cheese, with fruit and oatcakes

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£30 per person

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

 

CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION MENU 2019

Loft bread and butter

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Duck and piachio terrine with toa and port chutney
Bubble and squeak with charred Roscoff onion and garlic and thyme sauce (V)
King scallops, charred cauliflower, smoked bacon and sage
Parsnip soup, chenuts and apple (V)

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Holly Farm free range Bronze turkey, chipolatas, veg and roasted potatoes
Beef bourguignonne with bacon, mushrooms, baby onions and creamed potatoes
Roast cod loin, sprout tops, spinach and pont neuf potatoes
Buffalo ricotta, butternut squash, roasted beetroot and Gustard Wood Honey carrots (V)

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Spiced apple and berry compote with custard
Triple chocolate mousse
Banana sticky toffee pudding, salted caramel ice cream
British cheese, with fruit and oatcakes

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Coffee & chocolate
£45 per person

 

CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION MENU 2019 GLUTEN FREE

Gluten free bread and butter

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Duck and pistachio terrine with gf toast and port chutney
Bubble and squeak with charred Roscoff onion and garlic and thyme sauce (V)
King scallops, charred cauliflower, smoked bacon and sage
Parsnip soup, chestnuts and apple (V)

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Holly Farm free range Bronze turkey, chipolatas, veg and roasted potatoes
Beef bourguignonne with bacon, mushrooms, baby onions and creamed potatoes
Roast cod loin, sprout tops, spinach and pont neuf potatoes
Buffalo ricotta, butternut squash, roasted beetroot and Gustard Wood Honey carrots (V)

***

Spiced apple and berry compote with custard
Triple chocolate mousse
Clementine jelly with Christmas ice cream
British cheese, with fruit and gf oatcakes

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Coffee & chocolate

£45 per person

NOTE: These dishes are all gluten free but are prepped and cooked in a kitchen where gluten is prepped.

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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