The Festive Season

Festive Menu

Our Festive Menu* runs from 1st through to the 24th December alongside our regular menu, this menu can be tailored to suit any size or budget so please call us on 01358 743249 or drop us an email on to discuss how we can make your Xmas party a special one!



Soup of the Day served with Homemade warm bread (vegetarian option available

Chicken Liver Pate served with cranberry compote and oatcakes 

Prawn Marie Rose Cocktail on baby gem lettuce &  served with homemade brown bread 

Breaded Camembert (V) with red onion jam




Roast Turkey  with all the trimmings

Slow Braised Scotch Shin of Beef with creamed mash potato, roast root vegetables and jus

Oven Roasted Turbot pan fried potato cake, tomato and bean ratatouille

Vegetarian Nut Roast (V) with  roast potatoes, roast root vegetables & Jus 

Oven Roasted Chicken Breast stuffed with black pudding and served with fondant potato, pepper sauce and market vegetables




Cock & Bull Sticky Toffee Pudding served with Vanilla Bean ice-cream & toffee sauce 

Apple, Pear and Cinnamon Strudel 

White Chocolate and Passion Fruit Cheesecake 

Scottish Cheese Board, biscuits, celery & chutney 




Tea/Coffee with petit four 

3 courses 29.95pp

Available all day throughout December

*menu subject to change 


Christmas Day

Christmas Day is all the more special with family and friends and a visit from you know who.

Dine with us to enjoy delicious food, fine wine and friendly service in a welcoming and warm atmosphere.



Scotch Braised Venison Bon Bon with  Winter berry gel


Lentil Soup served with Homemade warm bread & butter (vegetarian option available )

Chicken Liver Parfait with Cranberry compote and oatcakes

Prawn  & Crayfish Cocktail with homemade  brown bread 


Amuse Bouche 

Scotch Beetroot Smoked Salmon Crostini and Dill Creme Fraiche 


Roast Turkey with all the trimmings 

Slow Braised Shin of Scotch Beef creamed mash potato, roast root vegetables & jus

Oven Roasted Turbot with fondant potato and tomato and bean cassoulet

Vegetarian Nut Roast with all the trimmings


Cock & Bull Sticky Toffee Pudding with Vanilla Bean ice-cream & toffee sauce 

Traditionsl Christmas Pudding with brandy butter 

Scottish Cheese Board biscuits and chutney 


Tea, coffee & mince pies 





All bookings can be made via the link below, please note there is a £10 deposit required per person.
There are two sittings to choose from, 12pm and 3.30pm (3.30pm now sold out)

Due to social distancing, there are limited tables available so please book early to avoid disappointment. Should guidelines change, more tables will be released for reservation.


Hogmanay is one of the most special nights of the year so come celebrate here at the Cock and Bull where we have decided to do exactly as we did last year and have ourselves a party!!

We will be open throughout the day but from 5pm to 2am you can join us for drinks with a prepaid entry ticket, £15 per adult and £10 per child for a disco, fireworks and complimentary drink at the bells.

If you’d like to also book a table for dinner we will be running our restaurant menu throughout the night (children’s menu available).

We will be running transport to take revellers home, this is on a first-come, first served basis as limited spaces available.

Please note that tickets are required for entry whether booking in for dinner or just joining us for a drink

Tickets can be purchased and table reservations made via the button below – we look forward to partying with you all!


The Cock and Bull Ellon Rd Balmedie AB23 8XY Email:

Opening Hours

Mon to Fri:  12.00 PM - 10.30 PM
Saturday:      9.00 AM - 10.30 PM
Sunday:         9:00 AM - 10:00 PM