Christmas and New Year 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 Monday 9th December to Tuesday 24th December 2019 alongside our normal menu.

Starters

Cappuccino of wild mushroom, garlic and roasted chestnut soup, served with rustic bread and butter
Welsh marmalade gin cured Scottish salmon with a horseradish remoulade, soft boiled quail’s egg and lumpfish caviar (gf)
Wild boar, rabbit and pistachio terrine, served with pesto dressed salad leaves, toasted sourdough bread and soused prunes (gfo)
Panko coated local Welsh goats cheese with a pear & candied walnut salad and star anise spiced pickled beetroot (v, vegan option with harissa spiced tofu)
Locally sourced smoked breast of chicken on a watercress, pea shoot, charred orange and shallot salad, with a celeriac remoulade and wholegrain mustard dressing (gf)

Main Course

Traditional 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 a homemade cranberry compôte (gfo)
Pan fried loin of cod topped with Welsh rarebit served with a crab & dill panko coated potato cake, accompanied by a local mussel, shallot, leek, white wine and parsley cream chowder
Slow braised shin of beef with a rich port, baby onion & red wine sauce, served on a bed of savoy cabbage with creamed horseradish potatoes, and carrot & parsnip crisps (gf)
Sweet potato linguini bound with a red pepper and tomato ragout, charred courgette, parmesan tuille and fresh spinach & parsley pesto (v,vegan without the tuille)
Pot roasted Cheshire pheasant with a celeriac and sage dauphinoise potato, braised sticky red cabbage, buttered winter greens and a rich port & juniper berry sauce (gf)

Homemade Desserts

Traditional luxury Christmas pudding with spiced ginger roasted plums, plum coulis and a rum & cream sauce
Warmed treacle tart with a winter berry compôte and locally-made dairy free coconut & vanilla ice cream (vg)
Salted caramel & mascarpone cheesecake garnished with caramelised banana and a rich toffee sauce
Mincemeat and cranberry Christmas Bakewell tart served with custard or vanilla pod ice cream
White chocolate & Baileys panna cotta with a fresh raspberry compôte and chocolate tuille
A selection of local Welsh cheese served with biscuits and a homemade fig and orange chutney and grape and celery salad:
Perl Wen – soft welsh brie, Per Las – creamy blue cheese and Snowdonia Bouncing Berry – mature cheddar with cranberries (gfo) (£2.50 supplement)

2 courses – £21.95    3 courses – £26.50

(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 along with a pre-order no less than 14 days before dining. Christmas party 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.

A non refundable deposit of £10 per head is required to secure the booking.

Book your table now – 01492 546 570.

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.

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Christmas Opening Hours

As much as we know many of our customers and friends would love to visit us on Christmas Day we want our team to enjoy this special day with their family and friends, and for this reason we will be closed for the day.  But don’t worry the pub will be back open Boxing Day through to the new year.

DATE BAR FOOD
Tuesday 24th December (Xmas Eve) OPEN AS USUAL
Wednesday 25th December (Xmas Day) CLOSED
Thursday 26th December (Boxing Day) 12pm – 6.00pm 12pm – 4.30pm
Friday 27th to Monday 30th December OPEN AS USUAL
Tuesday 31st December (New Years Eve) 12pm – 1am 12pm – 9pm
Wednesday 1st January 2020 12pm – 8.30pm 12pm – 4pm
Thursday 2nd January 2020 OPEN AS USUAL

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New Year’s Eve…Bring in the New Year with fizz, food and laughter!

We pride ourselves on our homely, heartfelt pubby atmosphere…perfect for a relaxing and friendly New Year’s evening.

Find out more >>

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