CHRISTMAS
PARTY MENU

Sunday - Friday: 4 Courses £32.95 (Select a Main. Starter or Dessert) 

5 Courses £35.95 (Select a Starter, Main and Dessert)

Saturday: 4 Courses £35.95 ( Select a Main and a Starter or Dessert) |

5 Courses £39.95 (Select a Starter, Main and Dessert)

All parties include a pre starter and a pre dessert course. 

For tables of 10 or more guests you may order from this set price menu. A 10% service charge will be automatically added to your bill.  This menu must be pre-ordered at least 1 weeks before the event. Vegan menu is also below. For more information or to find out how to book contact our dedicated Christmas party coordinator for events and large groups at info@thecookstale.co.uk  (Landline- 01227200777) (Mobile - 07496329420).

 

We will require a £15.00 per person deposit payable by card or bacs. 

PRE - STARTER

Artichoke and pea soup, warm cocktail Kentish Huffkin, cowslip butter

STARTERS

SEAFOOD

Lemon Crab cake, pickled samphire, grilled prawn skewer and Kent coast cuttlefish, crab pate.
Allergen Advice: - Directly contains: - molluscs, crustaceans, fish, mustard, gluten, egg, sesame seeds

TRIO OF VEGETARIAN STREET FOOD 

Steamed Vermicelli cake, sweet potato and chickpea flour dumpling, homemade samosas, assorted chutney.
Allergen Advice: - Directly contains: - gluten, Dairy (Ask for vegan option) 

KENT GOAT CHEESE AND ONION TART

Caramelised fig, balsamic roasted cherry tomatoes and garlic tomato chutney.
Allergen Advice: - Directly contains: - gluten, dairy

COOKS STYLE CHICKEN TERRINE (CHEFS CHRISTMAS SPECIAL)

Chaat with fresh coriander, nutmeg and tamarind.
Allergen Advice: - Directly contains: - Egg, Gluten

GARLIC, CHILLI AND THYME BAKED CAMEMBERT (CHEFS CHRISTMAS SPECIAL) 

With a winter vegetable salad and cumin ciabatta.
Allergen Advice: - Directly contains: - Milk, Gluten 

KING PRAWN COCKTAIL (CHEFS CHRISTMAS SPECIAL) 

With cucumber spirals , tomato and coriander dressing.
Allergen Advice: - Directly contains: - Egg, crustaceans, fish, milk, mustard 

FILLED PORTOBELLO MUSHROOM 

Filled Portobello mushroom with spinach, vegan cheese, assorted peppers, mango red onion salad, garlic tomato chutney and mint and coriander chutney.
Allergen Advice: - Directly contains: - gluten 

GAME PLATTER

Locally sourced breast of wood pigeon and fillet of Kentish venison, roe deer kebab. Rosemary and cinnamon poached peach, game roulade, game pate, mango and red onion salad, Goan style spiced Scotch quail egg.
Allergen Advice: - Directly contains: - Milk, mustard, eggs

CHICKEN THIGH TIKKA

Herb and coriander chicken thigh, chicken breast tikka, mace and cardamom, Coriander chutney, chicken roulade, mixed vegetable raita.
Allergen Advice: - Directly contains: - Milk. Eggs. Celery.

DOSAI WITH GENTLY SPICED POTATOES, MUSTARD, AND ONIONS 

Sambar, assorted chutneys. The Dosai is a South Indian crepe and is rich in carbohydrates and proteins.
Allergen Advice: - Directly contains: - Celery. Dairy. Mustard, (Ask for vegan option)

MAINS

LARGE DOSAI WITH GENTLY SPICED POTATOES, MUSTARD AND ONIONS 

Sambar, assorted chutneys and seasonal vegetable stir fry. The Dosai is a South Indian crepe that is rich in carbohydrates and proteins.
Allergen Advice: - Directly contains: - Celery. Dairy, Mustard, (Ask for vegan option) 

BAKED AUBERGINE

Tomato and ginger sauce, South Indian roast potatoes, steamed biryani style rice, seasonal vegetable stir fry.
Allergen Advice: - Directly contains: - mustard and gluten (Ask for vegan option) 

TURKEY TWO WAYS (CHEFS CHRISTMAS SPECIAL) 

Ballotine of turkey, crispy turkey bhaji served with masala stuffing, South Indian style mash , cranberry sauce, seasonal vegetables and gravy.
Allergen Advice: - Directly contains: - Gluten, celery, mustard, egg, milk 

ALOO GOBI WELLINGTON

Sautéed spinach, south Indian roast potatoes, Vegetarian sauce of tomato and ginger.
Allergen Advice: - Directly contains: - gluten, mustard

WILD SEA BASS

Tempura of cuttlefish, pandan leaf rice, sesame and Romani pepper relish, tamarind rasam, sautéed spinach, masala potato.
Allergen Advice: - Directly contains: - gluten, mustard

BUTTERNUT SQUASH STUFFED WITH MUSHROOM RISOTTO 

South Indian roast potatoes, tomato red pepper sauce, steamed biryani rice and seasonal vegetables.
(Ask for vegan option) Allergen Advice: - Directly contains: - Gluten, dairy 

CHICKEN SUPREME, BUTTER CHICKEN SAUCE, SERVED WITH A CRISPY CHICKEN DRUMSTICK

Biryani rice, spiced cauliflower puree and south Indian roast potatoes.  
Allergen Advice: - Directly contains: - Gluten, milk, mustard

JACOBS LADDER OF KENTISH BEEF, PULLED BEEF MEDALLION

Biryani rice, spiced celeriac puree, spring greens, sauce of south Indian style coconut and roasted spices.
Allergen Advice: - Directly contains: - Mustard, gluten, milk

BELLY OF KENTISH TAMWORTH PORK

Pork Belly, pulled pork spring roll, Goan style vindaloo sauce, seasonal vegetables, spiced apple and red pepper puree, pork crackling, masala potato.
Allergen Advice: - Directly contains: - Dairy, nuts, gluten

EXTRAS AND SIDES

GARLIC AND CORIANDER NAAN £2.95

CHICKPEA MASALA £4.95 

CRISPY OKRA £4.95 

SEASONAL MIXED VEGETABLES £3.95 

BIRYANI RICE £2.95 

SPINACH AND LENTIL £3.95 

MASALA POTATOES £3.95

PRE - DESSERT

STRAWBERRY AND PROSECCO SORBET TOPPED WITH POPPING CANDY 

Allergen Advice: - Directly contains: - Milk, Sulphur dioxide.

DESSERTS

ROSE AND VANILLA CREME BRULEE

Rose brittle, brandy butter, fresh fruit. 
An exotic twist to a classical French dessert with a subtle hint of rose and Madagascan vanilla.
Allergen Advice: - Directly contains: - Egg, milk

CHOCOLATE SAMOSAS 

Served with passion fruit and guava parfait, chocolate sauce, fresh fruit and chocolate diamond. Handcrafted by our dessert chefs, these moreish nuggets of sweet pastry and milk chocolate were introduced to Kent by us in 2005.
Allergen Advice: - Directly contains: - milk, sulphur dioxide, eggs

MANGO KULFI

Served with a seasonal berry coulis, mango puree, fresh fruit and rose brittle. 
It is a traditional Indian Ice cream. Every region has its own flavour and speciality. It is a popular choice during the hot and sweltering Indian summer months.
Allergen Advice: - Directly contains: - Milk, nuts, eggs

LEMON BAVAROIS 

Served with brandy butter, chocolate diamond, and fresh fruit. An excellent palate cleanser after a flavoursome and spicy meal. Star anise adds depth and complexity of flavour to this tangy citrusy French pudding.
Allergen Advice: - Directly contains: - Milk, gluten 

SPANISH SAFFRON, MADAGASCAN VANILLA AND COCONUT CHEESECAKE

Served with seasonal fruit coulis, chocolate diamond, fresh fruit. This is our twist on a classic cheese cake. Not too sweet. Creamy with hints of saffron. 
Allergen Advice: - Directly contains: - Milk, gluten

CHOCOLATE PLATTER 

A selection of our popular chocolate desserts. This is one not to be missed by chocoholics! Chocolate cake, mini milk chocolate mouse in a dark chocolate cup, nectarine and chocolate ice cream. Served with brandy butter, chocolate sauce, fresh fruit, chocolate diamond and rose brittle. 
Allergen Advice: - Directly contains: - Gluten, milk, eggs, nuts, soya, peanuts

VEGAN CHOCOLATE DELICE

A treat for vegans made with dairy free milk chocolate on a ginger nut biscuit base. The mouse is created using plant based cream and butter. Served with mango coulis, fresh fruit and rose brittle.
Allergen Advice: - Directly contains: - Gluten, nuts, peanuts, soya

CHRISTMAS DESSERT PLATTER (CHEFS CHRISTMAS SPECIAL)

Christmas Pudding with a Mince Pie Samosa Served with fresh pear and Madagascan vanilla Ice Cream.
Allergen Advice: - Directly contains: - Gluten, egg, milk 

MADEIRA AND CARDAMOM FLAVOURED FRANGIPANE HALVA WITH PRUNES IN FILO PASTRY WITH VANILLA CREME FRAICHE
(CHEFS CHRISTMAS SPECIAL) 

Allergen Advice: - Directly contains: - Gluten, egg, milk,nuts

LEMON GRASS, COCONUT AND TEQUILA MOUSSE WITH BUTTER CRISP BISCUIT. SERVED WITH A SHOT OF TEQUILA 
(CHEFS CHRISTMAS SPECIAL) 

Allergen Advice: - Directly contains: - Gluten, egg, milk