Christmas Dinner at The Old Swan, Astwood

Come and celebrate Christmas 2019 with us in this beautiful 17th century coaching inn, with a warming log fire and festive menu. This historic freehouse is full of rustic beams and character and Phil and Clare Hale offer simple fresh food using local produce wherever possible. A glass of bubbly will be served on arrival.




The Old Swan

Christmas Dinner at The Old Swan, Astwood

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£39 per personMore baubles

We invite you to join us at Phil & Clare Hale’s beautiful 17th century freehouse for a delicious three course Christmas dinner with all the trimmings + tea or coffee. We plan to arrive at 7.00pm for a welcoming glass of bubbly.

The historic freehouse is full of rustic beams and character creating a cosy, relaxing and welcoming environment.  Look closely and you will often find their cocker spaniel Tessie snuggled up by the stunning real log open fire! They offer fresh food using local produce wherever possible.

 The cost of this event will include a glass of bubbly on arrival followed by a three course festive dinner with tea or coffee and service charge.

*** Please advise your menu choices to by 30th November.


To Start…

Beetroot & Blackberry Home Cured Salmon; Lemon Dressed Rocket

Celeriac & Apple Soup; Crispy Bacon & Parsley

Homemade BBQ & Bourbon Meatballs; Mozzarella

Goats Cheese Mousse; Parma Ham; Caramelised Fig

Courgette & Ricotta Rolls; Red Pepper Coulis; Basil Oil (v)

To Follow…

Roasted Watergate Farm, Hockliffe Turkey; Traditional Trimmings and Roasted Vegetables

Roasted Duck Breast; Confit Duck & Celeriac Cake; Spiced Plum Compote; Red Wine Syrup

Braised Lamb’s Liver; Pearl Barley, Carrot & White Onions; Colcannon; Crispy Bacon

Roasted Cod Loin with Mussels & Prawns; Tomato & Fennel Bouillabaisse

Mushroom & Chestnut Arancini; St Agur & Shallot Cream Sauce (v)

To Finish…

Clare’s Traditional Christmas Pudding; Brandy Butter

White Chocolate & Cranberry Bread & Butter Pudding; Satsuma & Cranberry Suzette

Lemon Meringue Cheesecake with Cream

Double Chocolate Profiteroles; Salted Caramel Cream

Warm Pear Poached in Mulled Wine; Ginger Ice Cream

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Christmas Crackers included

Special Dietary Needs Catered Without Fuss

Please Ask If You Require Vegan Options



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