Christmas Dining at Ardtara

I’m dreaming of an Ardtara Christmas

We may not be guaranteed a white Christmas this year but you can be guaranteed a wonderful Christmas at Ardtara Country House Hotel.

Nestled in 10 wooded acres, the 19th century country house has been tastefully and delicately sprinkled with Christmas decorations and is perfect if you want to escape the pressures of modern life and celebrate Christmas in style with those special to you.

Dining at ArdtaraWhether you’re treating your family or celebrating the festive season with staff, we’re open for Christmas lunch and Christmas dinner throughout December.  Prices start from £24.95 per person for lunch and £39.95 for dinner.  To book, please call +4428 7964 4490 or email info@ardtara.com

 To get you in the mood, savour the choices from our Christmas menus

Christmas Lunch at Ardtara

 

Starter

Roast pumpkin soup

Smoked tomato chutney

Goats cheese salad

Poached pear, walnuts

Game terrine

Toasted sourdough, apple chutney

Bushmills whiskey cured salmon

Brown bread, lemon mayonnaise

Main

Brendan Gallagher’s aged ribeye of beef

Cabbage puree, café de Paris butter

Fish of the day

Cauliflower, confit fennel

Roast loin of venison

Braised cabbage, parsnip, red wine

Pumpkin ravioli

Ricotta, sage butter, pinenuts

Butter roast turkey

Brussel sprouts, chestnut and apple stuffing

Dessert

Ardtara Christmas pudding

Cranberry compote, brandy sauce

Vahlrhona chocolate cake

Hazelnuts, crème fraiche

Dart mountain cheese

Honey, crackers

Vanilla Pannacotta

Stewed pear, spiced shortbread

And if that’s made you crave a full Christmas dinner you will definitely be excited by this.

Christmas Dinner at Ardtara

 

Starter

Roast pumpkin soup

Smoked bacon croquette, tomato chutney

Young Buck cheese salad

Poached pear, walnuts, mustard vinaigrette

Game terrine

Orange puree, toasted sourdough, pickled vegetables

Greencastle scallops

Jerusalem artichoke, Ballywillan wild boar black pudding, brown butter

Main

Brendan Gallagher’s aged fillet of beef

Smoked potato puree, forest mushrooms, peppercorn sauce

Fish of the day

Cauliflower, braised baby gem, buttered prawns

Roast loin of venison

Braised shoulder pie, parsnip, red wine

Pumpkin ravioli

Ricotta, sage butter, pinenuts

Butter roast turkey

Ham hock, brussel sprouts, chestnut and apple stuffing

Dessert

Ardtara Christmas pudding

Cranberry compote, brandy sauce

Vahlrhona chocolate cake

Clementine’s, hazelnuts, crème fraiche

Dart mountain cheese

Quince, honey, crackers

Vanilla Pannacotta

Stewed pear, spiced shortbread

Passion fruit soufflé

White chocolate sauce

£39.95

 

As if the hardest choice was whether to book Christmas lunch or Christmas dinner – make your Christmas celebrations even more magical with an overnight at Ardtara – why rush home after enjoying our exquisite Christmas lunch or dinner?  Overnight accommodation starts at only £109 – for further details on availability, please call +4428 7964 4490 or email info@ardtara.com

We are open for Christmas lunch from 12.00noon until 3.00pm and Christmas dinner is served from 5.00pm until 8.30pm. We are also open for Afternoon Tea and Sunday lunch throughout December.  Contact us by email for further details – info@ardtara.com

 

 

 

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