The Festive Season

Festive Menu December 2021


Christmas Day is now fully booked but we will be running a Festive Menu througout December so that you can gather together with friends, family and colleagues to enjoy delicious food in a warm tmosphere over the festive season.

Ham and Lentil Soup served with homemade bread (vegetarian option available)

Chicken Liver Pate with winter berry compote & bread crisps

Breaded and baked brie with red onion jam (V)

Scotch Smoked Salmon


Roast Turkey & Ayrshire Gammon served with all the trimmings

Slow Braised Scotch Beef Shin, creamed mash potato, market vegetables & jus

Pan Seared Sea Bass with pan fried potato cake, tomato & five bean ratatouille

Vegetarian Roast, roast Potatoes, roast root vegetables & jus

Oven Roasted Chicken Breast stuffed with black pudding & served with fondant potato & market vegetables


Cock & Bull Sticky Toffee Pudding, vanilla bean ice-cream & toffee sauce

Salted Chocolate Tart

Christmas Pudding with brandy anglaise

Scotch Cheese Board, biscuits, celery & chutney


Tea or Coffee


£35 per person

Please inform our staff on booking if you would like to request this menu rather than our regular all-day menu.



Hogmanay 2021

After the disappointment of last year’s cancellation, we are going to have ourselves a proper Scottish party this Hogmanay! The cost is £15 per ticket for an adult and £10 per child to include our Ceilidh band and fireworks at the bells. You can either book in for a meal or just drinks and a party – our Hogmanay menu can be found below and you can book your spot via the link below.


Soup of the Day With Warm Homemade Bread (V) £5.50

Cullen Skink With Warm Homemade Bread £7.00

Haggis “Neeps” & Tatties Bon Bon, Cock & Bull Brown Sauce & Beetroot Gel (Vegetarian option available) £7.00

Chicken Liver Pate with Bread Crisps & Winter Berry Compote £7.50 


Slow Braised Scotch Beef with Mustard Mash, Buttered Kale, Braised Red Cabbage & Jus  £17.50

Pan Seared Chicken Stuffed with Black pudding Served with Potato Cake & Drambuie Jus £17.5

Scotch 8oz sirloin, Hand-Cut Chips, Grilled Tomato, Mushrooms & Onion Rings with Peppercorn Sauce £26.00

Peterhead Fish & Chips with Tartar Sauce, Peas & Chips £15.50

Venison & Black Pudding Burger, Hand-Cut Chips, Relish & Coleslaw £15.50

Vegetarian Wellington Filled with Wild Mushroom, Spinach & Goats Cheese Served with Market Vegetables (V) £14.50

Shepherds Pie, Market Vegetables & Red Currant Jus  £16.50


Cock & Bull Sticky Toffee Pudding & Vanilla Ice Cream £6.75

 Scottish Cheeseboard, Oatcakes & Chutney £9.00

Apple & Pear Crumble With Vanilla Bean Ice cream £6.50

Dark Chocolate & Cherry Brownie With Raspberry Sorbet & White Chocolate sauce £7.00

Selection of Ice-Cream & Sorbet £5.00

Coffees, Teas & Liquors 



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