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This year, we are pleased to welcome you to join us at the The Poet Laureate for your Christmas lunch.
If you are looking for our Christmas Party menu (available from 1st December to 24th December), please click here.


Arrival at 12 for canapés & fizz


Roasted parsnip soup with fresh baguette

Smoked salmon and dill tart with Dorset leaf salad

Ilsington farm pheasant terrine with toast and port jelly

Capricorn goats cheese with bacon lardons and balsalmic glaze


Traditional roast turkey/nut roast with all the trimmings

Confit duck leg with spring onion mash, sugar snap peas, baby onion jus and red onion marmalade

Grilled fillet of seabass with crushed new potatoes, fine beans and lemon oil

Wild mushroom, spinach and butternut squash puff pastry parcel with roasted new potatoes and pesto dressing

(all of the above served with a selection of vegetables)


Christmas pudding with a brandy custard

Steamed lemon sponge, lemon curd and creme anglais

Baileys cheesecake with toffee ice cream

West country cheese board, red onion & pepper chutney and water biscuits


And to finish...

Tea or coffee and a warm mince pie


Adult £65
Child £30
(non-refundable £20 deposit per head)