The Great House in Lavenham, Market Place, Lavenham, Suffolk, CO10 9QZ
Tel 01787 247431 or email

Sample Dinner Menu Wednesdays to Fridays – changes daily according to seasons & deliveries
3 courses £36.50 with choices of 4 starters / 4 main courses and desserts
7pm till 9.30pm
Short A La Carte also available

Sample Dinner Menu – Starters

Garden pea soup
Bacon, onion, mozzarella emulsion

Wild seabass
Seabass fillet carpaccio, citrus marinade, yuzu espuma, pattypans

Suffolk lamb 
Lamb belly and herb roulade, potato and caper mousseline, lemon and thyme emulsion

Isle of Man half shell Queenies
Baked baby scallops, courgette fondue, Madras curry,
glazed Buffalo mozzarella, tomato, garlic and parsley butter

Chesnut and wild mushrooms (V)
Sauteed wild muhsrooms with garlic, parsley espuma, garlic cream
Tomato chutney

Chicken Gateau
Chicken fillet, veal sweetbread, Beurre Nantais

Sample Dinner Menu – Main courses

Sea trout
Roasted sea trout, black quinoa, saffran and chervil crisps
Sea trout and chive mousse in a letuce leave, jerusalem artichoke sauce

Pigeon breast
French pigeon breast roasted on the bone, caramelised indvie, red beetroot and port sphere,
Bay leaf sauce

Gressingham duck 
Roasted skinless duck breast, blood orange marmelade, glazed carrots,
Buttered carrot and cumin jus, orange powder

Shimpling Park Farm’s Rack of English lamb (+£8)
Roasted best end, rocket jus, sauteed wild muchrooms, garlic espuma

Pan fried fillet, steamed leeks, ginger foam
Parsley sauce

Suffolk beetroot (v)
Warm beetroot and goat cheese raviole, roasted sweet tomatoes,
Micro leaves, mustard and basil dressing

Sample Dinner Menu – Desserts

Salted butter caramel nousse, speculoos biscuit
Cider gel, Granny Smith gel, cinnamon ice cream

Coffee and praline mille feuille
Caramelized hazelnuts, coffee ice cream

Chocolate and pistachio entremet
Chocolate cylinder, pistachio espuma, chocolate sorbet

Duo of desserts
Spiced crème brûlée, warm pain perdu,  crème Chantilly
Vailla ice cream, grilled almonds

Strawberry & rhubarb
White chocolate and strawberry sphere, rhubarbe,
red fruits, crème de menthe sorbet

Carrot cake
Confit carrot in orange jus,
orange brunoise, cumin Chantilly cream,
orange sorbet

Home-made Ice-creams and sorbets of the day

French and Suffolk cheeses
Spicy chutney, celery, baguette, biscuits
(£10 or + £3.00 instead of dessert)

Cafetière Coffee and petits fours £3.50
Tea, infusion and and petits fours £3.50
Please let us know if you have any allergy of any kind
A 10% service charge will be added at the end of the bill for parties above 8 persons

Sample A La Carte Dinner – Starters

Colchester AA Rock oysters
Deep fried oysters,
marinated vegetable julienne, lemon mayonnaise

Scottish smoked salmon
Dried courgette, red beetroot,
avocado cream

Duck foie gras
Duck foie gras, pistachio,
pear, warm brioche

Sample A La Carte Dinner – Main Courses

Steamed wild turbot fillet,
cauliflower and truffle oil mousseline,
chicken broth and porcini oil emulsion

Scottish beef fillet
Grilled prime fillet of beef,
“Le Puy” lentilles and Jerez vinegar, baby beetroots,
red wine reduction, foie gras emulsion

Local Suffolk Venison
Roasted venison saddle, cherry griottes, braised red cabbage
Five spices and Cognas gel, Port and juniper berry reduction

Wild Halibut
Pan fried fillet, rhubarb gel, baby spinach fondue
Citrus and vanilla milk foam

Portion of vegetables £3.50
Portion of potatoes £2.50
Homemade petits pains 

Sample Desserts £8.95 – see above menu

Please let us know if you have any allergy of any kind
A 10% service charge will be added at the end of the bill for parties above 8 persons.
Our environmental policy is to serve food of the highest quality that is fresh,
in season and as local as possible.
All our shellfish and fish are from sustainable provenance.
Our menu changes every day according to deliveries.