Blonde Restaurant
Edinburgh

Christmas 2021

Christmas at Blonde 2021

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Christmas Lunch

3 courses @ £18.90

 

Cream of spinach, green pea and nutmeg soup (v)

Duck liver and redcurrant parfait; apple, date and sultana chutney; toasted brioche

Dill cured gravadlax; potato, horseradish and chive salad; capers in lemon oil

Salad of fig, blue cheese, red onion and sun-blushed tomato; toasted sesame and balsamic dressing (v)

Ham hock and Gruyere croquettes; fresh leaves; piccalilli 

Gnocchi of Wensleydale, Jerusalem artichoke and walnut; red chard (v)

Creamy mussel, smoked haddock and sweetcorn chowder

 

Casserole of venison bourguignon; cooked slowly with red wine, root vegetables, cloves and bacon; olive oil mash; parsnip crisps

Breast of chicken coated in a pink peppercorn and fresh herb rub; red pesto, green olive and wild mushroom linguine; parmesan

Grilled fillet of seabass; chorizo and chive mash; green beans; cheesy pea sauce

Beetroot, roast garlic and hazelnut risotto; wilted spinach; veggie parmesan (v)

North African spiced and seeded fillet of salmon; tomato, courgette and red pepper “giant” cous cous; jalapeno creme fraiche

Braised pork cheek; Brussel’s sprout and pork and sage stuffing bubble and squeak; cubed cumin carrots; mulled wine gravy

Veggie haggis and smoked cheddar bon bons; spiced cauliflower puree; red cabbage and pomegranate coleslaw (v)

 

Christmas pudding; Calvados brandy butter sauce

Lemon and orange posset; crushed meringue and hazelnut; fresh raspberries

Flourless chocolate cake; clotted cream; salted caramel sauce

Wedge of Blue Murder (cow’s milk; bold, ripe and creamy blue cheese); jalapeno and cranberry jelly; charcoal crackers

Port and red wine poached pear; strawberry and black pepper sorbet; blueberries

Plum and white chocolate creme brulee

“Le Kahlua colonel” – scoop of coffee ice cream; shot of Kahlua liqueur to pour over

 

We respectfully request a ten percent service charge on total bill on all parties of 6 or more.

 

Christmas Dinner

3 Courses @ £29.90

 

Salad of fig, blue cheese, red onion and sun-blushed tomato; toasted sesame and balsamic dressing (v)

Cream of spinach, green pea and nutmeg soup (v)

Smoked mackerel, trout and chervil fishcakes; celeriac, grain mustard and spring onion remoulade; watercress

Ham hock and Gruyere croquettes; potato and chive salad; piccalilli 

Duck liver and redcurrant parfait; apple, date and sultana chutney; toasted brioche 

Creamy mussel, smoked haddock and sweetcorn chowder

Beetroot, roast garlic and hazelnut risotto; red chard (v)

 

Casserole of venison bourguignon; cooked slowly with red wine, root vegetables, cloves and bacon; olive oil mash; parsnip crisps

Breast of chicken coated in a pink peppercorn and fresh herb rub; red pesto, green olive and wild mushroom linguine; parmesan

North African spiced and seeded fillet of salmon; tomato, courgette and red pepper “giant” cous cous; jalapeno creme fraiche

Confit leg of duck; Brussel’s sprout and pork and sage stuffing bubble and squeak; cubed cumin carrots; mulled wine gravy

Tagine of butternut squash, aubergine and chestnut; lemon and chick pea rice; toasted flaked almonds; cucumber raita (v)

Grilled fillet of cod; chorizo and chive mash; green beans; cheesy pea sauce

Veggie haggis and smoked cheddar bon bons; spiced cauliflower puree; red cabbage and pomegranate coleslaw (v)

 

Christmas pudding; Calvados brandy butter sauce

Lemon and orange posset; crushed meringue and hazelnut; fresh raspberries

Flourless chocolate cake; clotted cream; salted caramel sauce

Wedge of Blue Murder (cow’s milk; bold, ripe and creamy blue cheese); jalapeno and cranberry jelly; charcoal crackers

Port and red wine poached pear; strawberry and black pepper sorbet; blueberries

Plum and white chocolate creme brulee

“Le Kahlua colonel” – scoop of coffee ice cream; shot of Kahlua liqueur to pour over

 

We respectfully request a ten percent service charge on total bill on all parties of 6 or more.

 

Booking Information

Our Christmas menus are available from Wednesday 1st December. 

We are closed on Christmas Day.

A deposit of £5 per person for lunch and £10 per person for dinner is required to secure any booking. We would ask that these deposits are paid by Friday November 12th, or as soon as possible if booking after that date.  After November 12th all deposits are strictly non-refundable per individual for any cancellations or non-arrivals.

Please inform us in advance of any allergies or particular dietary requirements. Some dishes can be adapted and alternative dishes offered to accommodate.

Thanks and look forward to seeing you in December!

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