The Butler’s Christmas Lunch

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Festive Christmas Luncheon 2015
£19.50 per person (3 courses), Children under 12 half price

Celery & Stilton Soup (V)
A home made creamy celery & stilton soup with a swirl of chive cream and served with cheese pastries & croutes

Home Smoked Duck with Crispy Duck Livers
Slices of home smoked duck layered on a tossed leaf salad with a toasted bruschetta drizzled with a walnut dressing, surrounded with crispy duck livers and bacon

Smoked Mackerel and Smoked Salmon Mousse
A quenelle of home made smoked mackerel and smoked salmon mousse on crispy melba toast, finished on a rocket and feta cheese saladette, drizzled with a creme fraiche, mustard seed & dill sauce

Main Course
Braised Pheasant Leg & Home Smoked Pheasant Breast
Pheasant leg braised with root vegetables in a red currant and wine stock sauce, topped with hot home smoked pheasant breast finished with a quenelle of sweet potato puree

Braised Lamb Shank
Lamb shank braised in a rich red wine and mint stock sauce, served with a quenelle of creamy, buttery potato puree

Sea Bass with a Bisque Sauce
Fillet of sea bass pan fried with dill, served on sweet potato puree with curly kale, finished with a rich bisque sauce

Filled Butternut Squash (V)
Butternut squash filled with mixed beans and couscous topped with feta cheese and wrapped with filo pastry, oven baked and surrounded with a clear lentil stock sauce

Dessert Menu
Traditional Christmas Pudding
Traditional fruit and nut Christmas pudding served with a rich home made creamy brandy sauce finished with a drizzle of toffee sauce & winter berries

Creamy Orange Cointreau Bread & Butter Pudding
Light & creamy orange cointreau bread and butter pudding, drizzled with vanilla cream sauce and spun sugar

The Butlers’s Christmas Cheeseboard (£3.50 extra)
A selection of English & Continental cheeses served with celery, grapes, home made butler’s date chutney, nuts and savoury biscuits & croutes
-served with a glass of regimental port (£6.00 extra)

Filter Coffee & Mince Pie (£2.50 per person)

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Osmaston, Derbyshire, UK   
Wedding    Osmaston, Derbyshire, UK   

We just wanted to send you a quick email to thank you for helping make Saturday such a great day for the both of us. The food was great - and helped make the day so memorable for everyone involved. Once back from the honeymoon we'll send a more formal thank you - but we hope to come by the Butler's Pantry in the future and experience more of your wonderful cuisine.

We just wanted to drop you a quick email to

Kedleston, Derby, UK   
Wedding    Kedleston, Derby, UK   

We just wanted to drop you a quick email to say a massive big thank you to you and your staff for the wonderful food and service you provided for our wedding on 30th August. We have had so many compliments from our guests saying how wonderful the food was and how helpful your staff were. All of your support right from the first meeting has been fantastic and we cant thank you enough for the part you played in making our wedding day so special. We will hopefully see you again as we plan on visiting the restaurant so we can taste your wonderful food again

Thank you so much for adding a touch of elegance

Wedding    Rosliston   

Thank you so much for adding a touch of elegance with your delicious and well presented food on our wedding day. The guests were very complimentary of the food and the professionalism of yourself and your team. Such a joy and pleasure to work with.

Two weeks on and just coming down to earth. What

Kirk Langley, Derbyshire   
Wedding Party    Kirk Langley, Derbyshire   

Two weeks on and just coming down to earth. What an amazing day which was made so special by you and your team Ralph. Our Wedding Day was going to be Low Key, Small Scale, but it seemed to develop a life of its own and eventhough the numbers remained small the expectations developed into "Nothing but the best" from my wedding dress, the flowers the rings, the drink, everything. We had chosen the Butlers Pantry with only the experience of a lovely breakfast on one other occasion because it was local and Ralph seemed very personable and professional. Fortunately our home was able to accomodate our 31 guests, but I did worry that having the wedding reception on site might be rather stressful. I needn't have worried. The day before the wedding Ralph and team delivered his equipment with no fuss. On the day the first we saw of them was as we returned from the church as the smartly dressed staff quietly and professionally served us the Champagne and beautiful Canapes. At this time my brain had disappeared after the nerves of the service but fortunately there was Roy the Master of Ceremonies who gently steered the proceedings and us so the everything flowed smoothly from the meal to thespeache. It was wonderful to have somebody to rely on to know the right thing to do at the right time so we didn't have to think of anything except enjoying ourselves, whilst the waiters quietly, efficiently and politely served the meal. We did expect the food to be good with Ralphs reputation, but we were not prepared for the high standard that we received. My expectations are very high because I work in hospitality in a High profile area and I have to say that the quality of the food was of a superior standard which could have graced the best tables. Our guests were thrilled and so were we. I have never had such a wonderful meal on a large scale. So thank you Ralph and helpers for playing such a large part in creating one of the best days we have ever had.

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