Valentine Dinner Menu

Valentines Dinner
Saturday 14th February 2014
£37.00 per person

A Starter to Share
Home made smoked salmon & mackerel terrine with a crème fraiche dressing,
Selection of cured meats
Feta cheese & sun dried tomato saladette
Home made smooth chicken liver parfait with caramelised red onion chutney
A fine cut salad of potato, apple & gherkin
Home made anchovy cheese straws
Served with assorted breads & croutes

Lemon Sorbet & Passion Fruit and Peach Schnapps Coulis

Main Course

Classic Beef Wellington
Fillet of beef with mushroom duxelle, wrapped with smoked bacon and puff pastry, oven baked lightly pink, served with celeriac puree with wild mushrooms and finished
with a rich port wine sauce
Lobster Thermidor
Half lobster cooked with shallots, mustard, white wine, cream, a flash of brandy, stock and tomato puree, put back in the shell and gratinated with mature English cheddar

Served with vegetables & dauphinoisse potatoes
Duo of Dessert

Berries & sweet wine panna cotta and a curl of Belgium chocolate and orange mousse on swirls of raspberry & vanilla sauce with spun sugar

Optional Cheese Course – to share
A selection of cheeses served with Butler’s home made date chutney, celery & grapes and served with savoury biscuits, breaded croutes & butter (£7.50 for 2 people)

Filter Coffee or tea & Chocolates (£2.50 extra)
Liquor Coffee or tea & Chocolates (£3.50 extra)
Forthcoming Events for March-

March 15th Mothering Sunday Lunch, served at the MRBL, Poppyfields Drive, Mickleover, Derby £19.00 3 course (children half price)
March 17th Four Course Irish Themed Mid-Week Hearty Supper £30.00 per person (children half price)

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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.

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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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