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Sample Dinner Menu £39.95

Ardtara homemade breads and canapes

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Soup of the Day, roast pumpkin, herb crumb, centrone olive oil

Lamb Shoulder Sausage, sweet and sour radichhio, quinoa, crème fraiche

Salad of Toon Bridge mozzarella, butternut squash, olives, parma ham

Ardtara Smoked Trout, Donegal crab, lemon mayonnaise, chervil

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Brendan Gallagher’s Beef, Fillet, shortrib pie, chargrilled onion, peppercorn sauce

£2.95 supplement

Greencastle Cod, cauliflower puree, confit fennel, buttered prawns

Hay Baked Lamb Rump, truffled goat’s cheese, tomato chutney

Free Range Guinea Fowl, cannellini, pancetta, hedgehog mushrooms

All main courses served with baby potatoes

Side Orders: handcut chips, seasonal vegetables, garden salad – £2.95 each

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Chocolate Nemesis, malt ice cream, caramelised orange, hazelnuts

Vanilla Pannacotta, poached plums, pear sorbet

Selection of Irish Cheese from our Board, crackers, honey, quince

Caramelised Lemon Tart, blackberries, treacle crumb, vanilla

Sample Sunday Lunch Menu  £24.95

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Soup of the Day, Parsnip, honey, thyme

Chicken and Mushroom Terrine, mustard, cress, olive oil

Roast Butternut Squash, Toon Bridge mozzarella, olives, smoked tomato chutney

Whiskey Cured Salmon, Donegal crab, wheaten bread

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Roast Topside of Beef, cabbage, Yorkshire pudding, gravy

Roast Breast of Duck, carrot puree, mushrooms, kale

Greencastle Cod, cauliflower, confit fennel

Free Range Roast Chicken, pancetta & rosemary stuffing, roasting juices

All main courses served with creamed potatoes, rosemary roasties & seasonal vegetables

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Apple Tart, Cider Caramel, vanilla ice-cream

Selection of Irish Cheese from our Board, crackers, honey

Chocolate Nemesis, honey ice-cream

 Caramelised Lemon Tart, blackberries

Sample Tasting Menu £49.95/ £79.95

Tomato

Montarels Sauvignon

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Crab

Principe de Vianna Chardonnay

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Pork

Hunters Pinot Noir

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Hake

Chablis Domaine Gueguen

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Pineapple

Mojito

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Strawberry

Port

Ardtara (Vegetarian) Tasting Menu

Beetroot

Purple Sprouting

Cauliflower

Swede

White Chocolate

Rum Cake

Sample Early Bird Menu £23.95

Soup of the day

Broccoli and Cheddar

Turf Smoked Beef

Beetroot, horseradish

Salad of Toon Bridge Mozzarella

Butternut squash, olives, sourdough

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Brendan Gallagher’s Beef

Ribeye, chargrilled onion, cabbage, peppercorn sauce

£2.95 supplement

Greencastle Fish of the Day

Cauliflower, fennel

Roast Breast of Guinea Fowl

Carrot puree, mushrooms, roasting juices

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Gubbeen Cheese

Chutney, honey, crackers

Chocolate Nemesis

Vanilla ice cream

Buttermilk Pannacotta

Passionfruit sorbet

Served throughout December from 12 – 4pm

Spiced Pumpkin Soup
Pork & Chestnut Sausage Roll
Savoury Cheddar Gougères

Roast Turkey with cranberries and stuffing
Honey Glazed Ham with mustard and apple chutney
Smoked Salmon with Guinness bread and herb mayonnaise

Mini Steamed Pudding with custard
Caramelised Apple Slice with cider caramel
Chocolate Fondant with blood orange
Mulled Wine Jellies

£21.95

Add a glass of Prosecco for £6.00
or add a glass of Champagne for £10.00

Christmas Dinner

Served throughout December from 5.00pm – 8:30pm

Starters

Roast Pumpkin Soup with chorizo croquette and tomato chutney
Young Buck Cheese Tart with poached pear, walnuts and mustard vinaigrette
Chicken Liver Parfait with foie gras, toasted sourdough and house pickles

Greencastle Scallops with Jerusalem artichoke, Ballywillan wild boar black pudding and brown butter

Main Course

Fillet of Beef with smoked potato puree, black garlic, forest mushrooms and peppercorn sauce

Fish of the Day with cauliflower, confit fennel and spiced buttered crab
Baronscourt Venison with game sausage, parsnip puree and blackberries
Pumpkin Ravioli with ricotta, sage butter and Pinenuts

Butter Roast Turkey with ham hock, Brussel sprouts, chestnut & apple stuffing

Dessert

Ardtara Christmas Pudding with cranberry compote and brandy sauce
Valrhona Chocolate Cake with blood orange, hazelnuts and crème fraiche
Dart Mountain Cheese with quince, honey and crackers
Caramelised Apple Tart with treacle bread ice cream and cider caramel

£39.95

Christmas Lunch
Served throughout December from 12.30-3.00pm:

Starters

Roast Pumpkin Soup with smoked tomato chutney
Goats Cheese Salad with poached pear and walnuts
House Cured Salmon with brown bread and lemon mayonnaise

Main Course

Brendan Gallagher’s Aged Ribeye of Beef with creamed cabbage and peppercorn sauce

Fish of the Day with cauliflower and confit fennel
Pumpkin Ravioli with ricotta, sage butter and Pinenuts

Butter Roast Turkey with ham hock, Brussel sprouts, chestnut and apple stuffing

Dessert

Ardtara Christmas Pudding with cranberry compote and brandy sauce
Valrhona Chocolate Cake with hazelnuts and crème fraiche
Dart Mountain Cheese with honey and crackers

£21.95

New Year’s Eve 2018 at Ardtara Country House

Smoked Potato Soup and Guinness Bread
Seared Scallop, Cured Salmon, Potato Bread, Buttermilk Mayonnaise

Game Pie, Parsnip Puree, Mustard Sauce

Gallagher’s Fillet Beef, Shortrib Ravioli, Confit Shallot, Garlic Crisps

Youngbuck Cheese, Honey, Walnuts, Cheese Biscuits
Brown Butter Sponge, Poached Apple, Whiskey Sabayon

Happy New Year

New Year’s Day Lunch Menu

Starters

Roast Pumpkin Soup, smoked tomato chutney
Goats Cheese Salad, poached pear, walnuts, olives
Chicken Liver Parfait, sourdough, cherry jelly
Bushmills Whiskey Cured Salmon, brown bread, lemon mayonnaise, pickled cucumber

Mains

Brendan Gallagher’s Topside of Beef, Yorkshire pudding
Fish of the day, cauliflower, confit fennel, veloute
Roast Pork Loin, creamed cabbage, apple sauce
Pumpkin Ravioli, ricotta, sage butter, pinenuts
Butter Roast Turkey, ham hock brussels sprouts, chestnut stuffing

Dessert

Ardtara Christmas pudding, cranberry compote, brandy sauce
Chocolate Namesis, poached plum, vanilla ice cream
Gubbeen Cheese, honey, crackers, chutney
Almond Tart, blackberries, clotted cream
£29.95

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