CONTACT

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Tel. +44 (0) 1206 734 774

donkeybuskins@gmail.com

Donkey & Buskins 

Layer Road

Layer de la Haye

Colchester

Essex

CO2 0HU

VISIT

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Monday - Thursday 11:00 - 23:00

Friday 11:00 - 00:00

Saturday 09:00 - 00:00

Sunday 12:00 - 22:00

 

TELL

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Christmas day 2019

 

Aperitif

Prawn and ginger beignet with garlic and lemon aioli (DF) (V*).

 

 

Starters

Spiced parsnip soup, parsnip crisps and a crusty bread roll (VE) (GF*).

Chicken liver parfait, plum chutney and croutes (GF*).

Deep fried brie, cranberry jam and balsamic salad (V) (GF*).

Salmon assiette, pickled beetroot and chive crème fraiche (DF*) (GF).

 

Mains

Roast turkey, sage and onion stuffing, pigs in blankets, roasted roots and potatoes, spouts and gravy (DF) (GF*).

Roasted back-rib, roasted roots and potatoes, Yorkshire pudding, red cabbage and gravy (DF*) (GF*).

Pan fried sea bass, salsa verde, herb crusted potato stacks and seasonal greens (DF*) (GF).

Mushroom and chestnut roast, creamy celeriac ribbons, herb crusted potato stack and seasonal greens (DF*) (V) (VE*).

 

Desserts

Traditional Christmas pudding served with custard or cream (V).

Dark chocolate and orange torte served with Chantilly cream (V).

Cheeseboard with homemade crackers and spiced plum chutney (V).

Selection of fruit sorbets (VE) (GF) or ice-cream (GF).

 

Coffee and mince pies

 

£77.50 five courses   *          £52.50 children under 12

 

(v) = Vegetarian   (VE) = Vegan   (GF = Gluten Free)   (DF) = Dairy Free   * = Can be made either V, VE, DF, GF on request

Booking information:

  • Deposit £50 per person

  • Deposits are non-refundable

  • Pre-orders required   

  • Children under 12 may select from standard small plates menu

  • The chef team are happy to provide allergy and intolerance advice