Christmas celebrations

Join us at The Queen’s Head this December for a fantastic festive celebration. Christmas is a time to relax, have fun and catch up with friends and family, so why not do all of this over a delicious meal?  With our festive guest ales, mulled wine and Christmas treats, the Queen’s Head really does get that Christmas sparkle in the atmosphere!

Christmas Menu

Our 3 course Christmas menu has been carefully created to include some new and exciting dishes alongside the traditional Christmas favourites.

Our Christmas menu will run from Friday 27th November through to Thursday 24th December 2020 alongside our normal menu.

Starters

Curried parsnip and apple soup, saffron cream, crispy parsnips served with rustic bread and butter (gfo)
Smoked salmon, fresh dill and lemon paté pot with pickled cornichons, capers and toasted sourdough (gfo)
Welsh goat’s cheese and caramelised red onion tart served with roasted beetroot coulis, candied walnuts and dressed baby leaf salad
Homemade black pudding with an apple and sage hash brown, free-range hen’s egg, Bramley apple purée and crispy crackling
Smoked chicken and ham hock terrine toasted Tan Lan parsley loaf, watercress and shallot salad with tangy pineapple and chilli pickle (gfo)

Main Course

Traditional local roast turkey with chestnut, sage and apricot stuffing, pigs in blankets, duck fat roasted potatoes, honey glazed parsnips,
pan roasted buttered sprouts with pancetta and homemade cranberry compôte (gfo)
Slow braised and rolled shin of Conwy valley beef with horseradish potato dauphinoise, celeriac purée, honey and thyme roasted carrots, caramelised shallot and red wine jus (gf)
Pan seared fillet of sea bream on a pearl barley, lemon and dill white wine risotto with grilled sea asparagus and fresh sauce vierge
Pot roasted Cheshire pheasant served with smoked bacon and puy lentils, sticky braised red cabbage, and a juniper, redcurrant, port and orange sauce (gf)
Creamy wild mushroom, mascarpone and rocket tagliatelle with crumbled feta, toasted pine nuts, balsamic glazed cherry vine tomatoes and white truffle oil (v)

Homemade Desserts

Homemade traditional Christmas pudding with spiced ginger roasted plums, plum coulis and a rum and cream sauce
Cinnamon crème brulée with a homemade shortbread and locally made apple sorbet
Chocolate and orange truffle tart with caramelised clementine, and chocolate dusted Ferrero Rocher ice cream
Warmed pear and almond Bakewell tart with an apricot glaze served with vanilla custard and vanilla pod ice cream
Lemon curd cheesecake with candied lemon, blueberry and blackberry compôte and fresh cream
Spiced poached plums topped with toasted desiccated coconut and coconut vanilla ice cream and pistachio crumb (vg)
A selection of local Welsh cheese: Perl Wen, Per Las and Snowdonia Bouncing Berry
served with biscuits and a homemade fig and orange chutney, red chilli jelly and grape and celery salad (gfo) £2.50 supplement

2 courses – £21.95    3 courses – £27.50

(v – suitable for vegetarians, vg – vegan, gf – gluten free, gfo – gluten free option)

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Download a copy of our Christmas Menu & Booking Form HERE.

Booking/ Pre Order

Booking is required when dining from our Christmas menu.  Christmas bookings must be made by telephone or in person ONLY, they cannot be booked through our online system.  Please call 01492 546 570 to check availability and book your table now.

Maximum party size – At Christmas we appreciate that a large percentage of our bookings are festive parties and therefore would normally have more than 6 people on a table.  Due to current government guidelines, we will happily take your booking in anticipation that rules will change by December however if the current guidelines still remain in place then we will not be able to accept group bookings larger than 6 people not from the same household or bubble.

A pre-order is required no less than 14 days before dining.  A non refundable deposit of £10 per head is required at the point of booking.  Please return the pre-order form to info@queensheadglanwydden.co.uk or pop it into the pub.

Wines & Champagnes

We will happily suggest some options for wines and champagnes if you would like to organise these in advance of your party, please just ask if you want some help choosing!

View our wine list.