Our Christmas & New Years menu

Christmas Party Menu

£35 for 3 courses


  • Risotto of pearl barley
    truffle, Jerusalem artichoke textures, rocket, vintage balsamic
  • Pressing of grain fed chicken
    leek, prunes, puffed potato
  • Smoked fish fishcake
    poached egg, dill and caper cream
  • Smooth chicken liver and foie terrine
    with pistachio, spiced fig, onion & herb brioche
  • Roasted squash velouté
    beurre noisette, toasted seeds, crumbled gorgonzola


  • Roasted fillet of salmon
    leek, spinach and ginger pomme puree, lobster jus
  • Seared pork fillet
    black pudding, sweet potato puree, buttered chard
  • Moroccan spice roast cauliflower
    chickpea, lemon, pepper tomato tagine
  • Breast of Kelsall turkey
    rosemary fondant potato, sprouts, pig in blanket, gravy
  • Black Swan pie of the day
    hand cut chips, seasonal greens


  • Plate of cheese & homemade fruit cake
    with tomato chutney, crackers, brandied raisins
  • Black Swan tiramisu
  • Affogato
    ginger bread biscuit
  • Apple strudel pie
    calvados eggnog
  • Christmas pudding
    with rich brandy sauce
  • Sticky toffee pudding
    cinnamon infused butterscotch sauce, vanilla ice cream

A pre-order will be required one week before your reservation.

New Years Eve Menu

£65 per person

Canapés & fizz on arrival

Oxtail, potato, carrot
Tuna, sesame, soy
Tomato, celery, chilli

To Share

  • Homemade breads
    oils & whipped butter


  • Black sticks blue bavarois
    honey, walnut textures, brandy infused grapes
  • Hand dived king scallops
    smoked bacon jam, baby apples, apple puree, red wine jus, herb oil
  • Kelsalls potato & rosemary velouté
    seared foie gras, duck egg, truffle & pancetta crumb, potato dumpling


  • Aubergine tart fine
    roasted celeriac, thyme filo, heritage beetroot, wild mushrooms, truffle, shallot
  • Pot roast corn fed guinea fowl
    salt baked artichoke, boudin bonbon, barley jus, port wine confit shallot
  • Seared sea bass & lobster bouillabaisse
    Mediterranean vegetables, olive tapenade, saffron rouille


  • Cheese tapas
  • Black bomber & Strawberry
  • Camembert & Pineapple
  • Epoisse & Pear
  • Chocolate & chestnut
  • Lemon & Raspberry

For reservations, please call 01477 571 434 after 12noon.

Festive Opening Times

Christmas Eve: 12noon – 8pm

Christmas Day: CLOSED

Boxing Day: 12-8pm

Christmas Week

27th December – 30th December 12noon-8pm


Tasting Menu £65 per person
12noon – 2.30pm / 6.30pm – 9pm

We will be open on New Year’s Eve for a cosy lunch service until 2.30pm with the
kitchen reopening from 6.30pm with our New Years Eve Tasting Menu.


The Black Swan will be closed for essential maintenance on Monday 10th January

and will re-open on Friday 21st January from 5pm