“I like a Cook who smiles out loud when he tastes his own work. Let God worry about your modesty: I want to see your enthusiasm”Robert Farrar Capon b. 1925

NB: All prices are subject to change without notice.

A La Carte Menu


Soup a l’Oignon  gratinee French Onion soup with Gruyere cheese, speciality of the house  £6.00  

Soup du Jour Ask Lynne  £6.00  

Vine Tomato
red onion, rocket, Buffalo Mozzarella,herb oil £7.00

Jubilee Salad  Baby gem lettuce, Watercress, baby spinach,  avocado, mango, chicken breast, toasted almonds, spicy  yogurt  and ginger dressing £8.50

Soignon Goat’s Cheese and caramelised baby beetroot tarte tatin, caramelised red onion, hazelnut oil, petite salad £8.50

Prawns A L’Escargot” £9.75
Prawn tails baked in Victor’s special garlic and herb butter served with rounds of dipping bread

Chicken liver paté £7.50
With Grand Marnier and Cumberland aspic served with toasted herb Focaccia

Duck Confit, Crispy Duck Leg, red onion marmalade, petite salad £8.50             

Prawn cocktail £9.50
Back in fashion! Atlantic King Prawns, Marie Rose Sauce, lettuce, cucumber, lemon

Cornish White Crab Mousse, wrapped in Smoked Salmon, quenelle Avocado  Mousse, Toasted Focaccia £10.25


Fillet of sea bass “Bordelaise” £19.50
Seared, served on a parsnip purée with a robust sauce of white wine, cognac, shallots and tarragon, topped with fresh Atlantic prawns

Lobster Thermidor: Fresh Scottish lobster prepared in Victor’s special white wine sauce, baked with Gruyere cheese, served with savoury rice SQ
48 hours notice min 2 persons

Magret de Carnard À L’Orange, roasted breast of corn-fed Goosnargh duck served pink with red cabbage, broccoli, potato croquettes and orange sauce Gress£22.50

Entrecote “Café de Paris”  £27.50
Grilled sirloin steak glazed with the classic Parisienne herb butter served with pommes frites

Tournedos Façon “La Popote” (Best seller) £29.50
30 day matured fillet of Aberdeen Angus, piquant sauce with mushrooms, Hungarian paprika, green and red peppers, flamed at your table with vodka, dash of cream. Served with pommes frites

Tournedos au Poivre French style peppered fillet of Aberdeen Angus with black pink and green peppercorns, flamed in Brandy and finished off with dash of cream, served with Pommes frites £29.50

Venison Medallion, seared Scottish Wild Red Deer served on a potato rösti, fine green beans topped with Foie Gras and served with a chocolate red wine Jus £29.50

Sunday Roast: Roast Sirloin of Aberdeen Angus, served with a red wine jus, Yorkshire Pudding, roast potatoes and seasonal vegetables (Sundays only!) £19.75

Leek and Potato Roulade, caramelised beetroot, spinach, Blackstick Blue cheese sauce, Watercress and leek salad £14.50 V

Thomas’s Fresh Gnocchis with cottage cheese, warm summer pea, mange tout green bean salad, chive beurre blanc £14.50 V

Side Dishes

French Salad   £4.00

Pommes Frites  £3.75

Pommes Nouvelle £3.75 – new baby potatoes glazed in butter and parsley

Pommes Dauphinoise £4.00 – Potatoes baked with garlic, cream and Gruyere

Champignons saute £4.00– mushrooms sautéed in butter

Epinards £4.25– fresh wilted spinach with pine nuts and croutons

Haricots verts 4.25 – fresh green beans and onions cooked in butter

Seasonal vegetables £4.00

Cauliflower au gratin £4.00

Petit pois a la Francaise– baby peas cooked with pancetta, onion, baby gem lettuce and chicken £4.00

Red Cabbage– braised in red wine, red onion, apple and sultanas £4.00

Chantaney Carrots– glazed in butter, honey and thyme £4.00

Please note that this menu is also available at lunch time as well as our Gourmet Light Lunch menu

On all parties of twelve or more a 10% service charge is applied.

Lunch Menu

Two courses £18.95, Three courses £23.50

~ Starters ~

“Soup du Jour”

“Salade de Tomates”
Vine Tomato, Red Onion, Buffalo Mozzarella with Herb Dressing

“Salade Caesar”
Romaine Lettuce, Grilled Chicken fillet, Ayrshire streaky bacon, poached egg, anchovy, garlic croutons, Caesar dressing

“Pate Maison”
Chicken Liver Paté, served with Cumberland Aspic and toasted Focaccia

“Croquette de Porc”
Crispy Pigs cheek fritter, Crayfish tails, Apple, Sage and Piccalilli Mayonnaise

~ Mains ~

 “Croquette de Poiśson”
Fresh Scottish Salmon, Atlantic Prawns, Mashed Pòtato and dill, served with Tartare sauce and Pommes Frites

“Cabillaude Bordelaise”
Roast wild Cod loin, Roasted Herb Mash-Potato, Spinach Frittata, Asparagus and Bordelaise Sauce 

“Boeuf Bourguignonne”
Classic warming French Beef Casserole in a rich red wine sauce, Mushrooms, baby onions and pancetta, with new potatoes and Petit Pois

“Casserole Fruits de Mer”
Fresh Salmon, Cod, Atlantic Prawns, Queen Scallops, Crayfish Tails, White Wine sauce with Pommes Pureé

 “Gnocchi Au Fromage”
Fresh Gnocchi with Cottage Cheese, Pea, Green Beans, Chives, Micro Herb Salad and Beurre Blanc

~ Desserts ~

“Coupe Dame Blanche”
Butterton’s Vanilla Ice Cream and Belgian Chocolate Sauce

“Gáteau du Malva”
Drunk Elephant Pudding, warm Apricot Sponge drenched in Creme Anglaise Topped with Amarula liqueur

“Gáteau Au Caramel”
Sticky Toffee Pudding with Vanilla Ice Cream


Fruit crumble with cream or ice-cream 

Please note: the lunch menu is not available on Sunday’s. 
Full a La Carte Menu also available . Service Charge is not included. Prices inclusive of VAT


Desserts Menu

Coupe Dame Blanche £5.50
Vanilla pod ice cream served with a hot Belgian chocolate sauce

Lynne’s Famous Pavlova   £7.00
Served with fresh berries and raspberry coulis

Trio of creme brulée   £7.00
Vanilla pod, Frangelico and honey comb served with pistachio biscotti

Valrhona chocolat fondant £7.00
Served warm with berry compôte and orange ice cream

Tarte tatin “Normandy” £7.00
French apple tart with Calvados,  Honey and vanilla pod ice cream

Drunk Elephant Pudding, warm feather-light apricot sponge with an Amarula   £7.00
Liqueur crème Anglaise, drizzled with Amarula .  (a wee taste of our South African days)

Crêpes Suzette (2 persons)      £15.00
Classique Français! Crepes sautéed in an orange, lemon and Grand Marnier sauce flambéed at your table

Crèpes Lorraine (2 persons)    £18.00
As above, with local vanilla pod ice cream

Flambeed Cherries flamed with Kirsch , served with local Buttertons vanilla ice-cream   £7.50

Cheese board from £8.50
Three cheese selection of French and English cheese served with Thomas’s chutney
Five cheese selection  £10.75

Filter Coffee     £3.50
Single Espresso   £3.00
Latté  £3.75
Cappuccino £3.75
Mochaccino   £4.00
Macchiato    £4.00
Cafetiere    £4.00
Selection of fine teas         £3.50

All coffees and teas served with La Popote chocolate fudge  or shortbread


Irish Coffee £8.00

Irish Whisky

Kahlúa Coffee £8.00

Brandy Coffee £7.25


Baileys Bailey Coffee £6.75

Baileys Irish Cream

Italian Classico £7.25

Amaretto 50ml

Amarula Dom Pedro £7.25

Gorgeous concoction of Amarula liqueur and ice cream

Calypso Coffee £8.00

Tia Maria, Kahlúa and rum