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DELICIOUS FOOD

AT Golden Lion

“Something To Kick Off With”

SAUCY “WINGERS”

£4.29

Choose between our buffalo chicken wings (+) or spicy cauliflower “wings” (ve) and then select one of the below

Plain cauliflower wings (ve), Maple & bourbon BBQ (*) (ve), Hoisin (v), Peri Peri Sauce (v)

“GO LIGHTWEIGHT”

£9.59

Either stick with a standard portion or step up to a 1/2kg

“OR HEAVYWEIGHT”

£17.99

Or even a whole kilo!

GARLIC Cia “BATISTUTA” (ve)

£1.99

Ciabatta bread smothered with garlic & herbs & grilled until crisp

CHEESY GARLIC BREAD “FRIEDAL” (v)

£2.49

Ciabatta bread smothered with garlic and herbs & grilled with cheese

SOUTHERN “FRYIN ROBSON” CHICKEN GOUJONS

£4.79

Served with peri peri sauce and a dressed salad garnish

PORK “BAILLY” BITES (*)

£4.29

Lightly roasted boneless pork rib pieces served with BBQ sauce and dressed salad garnish

NACHOS (v)

£3.29

Crunchy corn tortillas topped with cheese, jalapeños, salsa and sour cream (v)

Burgers “ALL A MESSI EAT”

All served in a toasted brioche style bun with burger sauce, baby gem lettuce, tomato, red onion and a side of chips. Burger sauce not included in the vegan burger.

CLASSIC BEEF “BERGER”

£6.79

A grilled 6oz Aberdeen Angus beef burger

Buttermilk “BENTEKE” Fried Chicken Burger (*)

£8.79

Two buttermilk fried chicken fillets with maple & bourbon BBQ sauce & “FC” Emmental cheese

Our Signature Desperados “NACHO” Burger (*)

£10.79

A grilled 6oz Aberdeen Angus beef burger, topped with chilli NON carne, crunchy tortilla chips and our spicy Desperados cheese sauce served with cajun spiced chips topped with Desperados cheese sauce, spring onions and fiery red chillies

Garden Gourmet “ANFIELD” BURGER (ve)

£6.79

Plant-based soya, beetroot, carrot and bell pepper burger smothered with caramelised red onion chutney

MAKE IT YOUR OWN

Choose from these extra toppings

£0.99 Each

Cheese, Onion Rings

ADD a Burger

£1.99

Add an extra 6oz Beef Burger, Butter milk chicken Fillet, or Garden Gourmet Burger (ve)

Upgrade your Chips (*)(v)

£1.49

Why not add a little kick, and upgrade to spicy Desperados chips

“OFF SIDES”

CHIPS (ve)

£2.29

Desperados Chips (v)(*)

£3.59

Cajun spiced chips topped with Desperados Cheese Sauce, spring onions and fiery red chillies

“BARRY FRIED” ONION RINGS (ve)

£1.99

Loaded Chips “AN EATIN HAZARD”

“TONY EDAMS” Cheesy Chips (v)

£3.49

Chips topped with cheese

“CHILE” NON Loaded Chips (v)

£3.99

Chips topped with chilli NON carne and cheese

Peri “PELE” Loaded Chips

£4.49

Chips topped with Peri Peri chicken and cheese

“RAGIN” Cajun Loaded Chips

Dusted in cajun spices and topped with spicy pork, blue cheese and sriracha

Smashed “BERGER” Chips

Smoked paprika salted fries with smashed beef patty covered in burger sauce and gherkin salsa

Standard portion

£4.49

Or a portion to share

£5.99

“SEPP PLATTERS”

“SHEARER”ING NACHOS (v)

£5.49

Crunchy corn tortillas topped with cheese, jalapeños, salsa and sourcream

DESPERADOS CHILLI (*)(v) NON “YORKSHIRE CARNEGIE” NACHOS

£10.99

A sharer of tortilla chips layered with chilli NON carne, jalapeños, sweetcorn, our Desperados cheese sauce, topped with spring onion and fiery red chillies

SOUTHERN SHARER (*)

£11.99

Southern fried chicken goujons, mac ‘n’ cheese bites, chilli NON carne nachos, garlic ciabatta, pork belly bites, mini corn on the cob, served with sour cream and maple & bourbon BBQ dips

Starters

MAIN - 1 COURSE £10.99 / MAIN & STARTER OR DESSERT - 2 COURSE £15.49 / STARTER, MAIN & DESSERT - 3 COURSE £19.99

WILD MUSHROOM SOUP (VE) (*)

A hearty soup of field and wild mushrooms, served with warmed ciabatta.

STILTON PEPPER MUSHROOMS (V) (*)

Pan fried mushrooms coated in a creamy pepper sauce and topped with blue cheese served on a garlic crouton.

PRAWN COCKTAIL (+)

Succulent prawns in a seafood sauce, served on baby gem lettuce with multi seeded bread and butter.

CHICKEN LIVER PÂTÉ WITH APPLE, ALE & CHILLI CHUTNEY (*)

A smooth and luxurious chicken liver pâté, served with multi seeded toast and an apple, ale and chilli chutney.

CAULIFLOWER WINGS WITH A CRANBERRY BBQ SAUCE (VE) (*)

Spicy cauliflower florets in a light batter tossed in cranberry, maple & bourbon BBQ sauce.

Mains

FESTIVE BURGER (*)

A grilled 6oz Aberdeen Angus beef burger, topped with a pork, sage & onion patty, smothered with blue cheese and a cranberry BBQ sauce. Served in a toasted brioche style bun with burger sauce, baby gem lettuce, tomato, red onion, with chips.

TURKEY, HAM HOCK AND CRANBERRY PIE

A rich pastry case filled with prime turkey meat, smoked ham hock and leeks, with a glazed cranberry topping to finish, served with creamy mash and a medley of green vegetables.

COD FILLET IN BEURRE BLANC (+) (*)

Skinless, boneless Atlantic cod fillet with a creamy white wine, shallot & parsley butter sauce, served with baby potatoes and a medley of green vegetables.

MUSHROOM RISOTTO (VE)

A creamy mushroom risotto containing champignon and cep mushrooms, seasoned and topped with grated vegan cheese, served with garlic ciabatta and a crisp dressed salad.

TURKEY ROULADE

Individual portions of hand-rolled, basted turkey breast wrapped in streaky bacon, with a pork, sage and onion stuffing centre served with roast and mashed potatoes, carrots, red cabbage and peas.

Desserts

CHRISTMAS PUDDING (*)

Individual Christmas Pudding served with brandy sauce.

MINT CHOCOLATE SUNDAE (V)

Chocolate brownie with chocolate and mint chocolate ice cream, topped with whipped cream and After Eight mints.

MORELLO CHERRY PANNA COTTA (V)

A smooth, luxurious, set vanilla sweetened cream dessert with a sharp cherry compote.

CHOCOLATE ORANGE TART (VE)

A chocolate brownie base topped with a chocolate filling & orange sauce, decorated with chocolate crumb and served with orange sorbet.

Extras

PIGS IN BLANKETS & STUFFING

£3.49

A snacking selection of bacon wrapped chipolatas and sage & onion pork stuffing balls, with a cranberry BBQ sauce for dipping.

Starters

AVAILABLE ON THE 25TH OF DECEMBER* Deposit £10 per person. No booking confirmed until a deposit is received. A non-refundable payment in full and a food pre-order must be provided by Tuesday 1st of December 2020.

FIVE COURSES £52.99 PER PERSON / CHILDREN’S MENU £14.99 PER PERSON

WILD MUSHROOM SOUP (VE) (*)

A hearty soup of field and wild mushrooms, drizzled with garlic infused oil and served with warmed ciabatta.

CHICKEN LIVER PÂTÉ WITH APPLE, ALE & CHILLI CHUTNEY (*)

A smooth and luxurious chicken liver pâté served with multi seeded toast and an apple, ale and chilli chutney.

DUO OF GIN INFUSED SALMON (*) (+)

A duo of smoked salmon terrine with Galloway gin, and sloe gin cured smoked salmon served with a light lemon mayonnaise, dressed salad garnish and warm ciabatta slices.

MUSHROOM, SPINACH AND CRANBERRY TART (V)

A red onion and rosemary shortcrust pastry tart, with a mushroom, spinach & cranberry filling served with a dressed salad garnish.

CHAMPAGNE SORBET (VE) (*)

A light and refreshing champagne sorbet.

Mains

All mains are served with roast and mashed potatoes, carrots, red cabbage, roasted parsnips and brussel sprouts. (Butternut Wellington served with baby potatoes instead of mashed)

ROAST TURKEY

Hand carved, British Red Tractor farm assured turkey breast, with a pig in blanket, a sage & onion stuffing ball, served with a rich gravy.

SLOW COOKED BELLY OF PORK (*)

Outdoor reared, British Red Tractor farm assured pork belly cooked slowly until tender and served with a wholegrain mustard and cider sauce.

HERB CRUSTED COD LOIN (*) (+)

Skinless and boneless MSC cod loin topped with a lemon and herb crust, served with a creamy white wine sauce.

JACOBS LADDER SHORT BEEF RIB (*) (+)

Slow cooked short beef rib with a creamy cranberry pepper sauce.

BUTTERNUT AND LENTIL WELLINGTON (VE)

Butternut squash & lentils wrapped in filo pastry, topped with paprika, onion seeds and parsley, served with a rich vegan gravy.

Desserts

CHRISTMAS PUDDING (*)

Individual Christmas pudding served with brandy sauce.

AFTER DINNER MINT TRUFFLE TORTE (V)

Peppermint crisp mousse on a bourbon biscuit base, topped with a chocolate truffle mix and finished with an after dinner mint chocolate thin, dark chocolate shavings and sugar mint pieces.

IMPERIAL CHOCOLATE MANDARIN (V)

Chocolate mousse with chocolate hazelnut crunch, mandarin filling, chocolate velvet coating and cocoa glazing, topped with orange vermicelli, and served with an orange sorbet.

KIR ROYAL CHEESECAKE (V) (*)

Crumbly biscuit base with milk chocolate popping candy topped with a layer of blackcurrant cheesecake, a layer of prosecco flavoured cheesecake, and finished with a marbled glaze. Served with blackcurrant sorbet.

INDIVIDUAL CHEESE BOARD (V) (*)

An individual cheese selection of Isle of Man vintage cheddar, Belton Farm red Leicester, Cropwell Bishop blue Stilton®, Shiredale white Stilton with mango & ginger, served with a selection of savoury crackers and apple, ale & chilli chutney.

COFFEE & MINCE PIE

Your choice of coffee or tea with an individual shortcrust pastry mince pie

Children's Menu

STARTERS

Tomato & basil soup (VE) Cheesy nachos (V) Buttered corn on the cob (V)

MAINS

Roast turkey · Beef burger · Sausages · Birds Eye fish fingers (+) · Birds Eye chicken dippers · Macaroni cheese (V)

DESSERTS

Oreo ice cream sandwich · Twister lolly · Individual Christmas pudding served with custard

Address

Golden Lion, 17 Estcourt Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17 2PT

Call Us

01923 246824