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

Sample menu – changes daily according to seasons & deliveries
3 courses £24.95 – 2 courses £19.50 / 12noon till 2.30pm
Short A La Carte also available


Suffolk Pork Carpaccio
Wafer thin pork loin carpaccio, marinated with ginger and honey
Confit ginger, corinader leaves, lime dressing

Spiced Mussels
Plate of Scottish mussels, white wine, celery, pimento chilli pepper and coriander

Soup (v)
Jerusalem artichoke, Charlotte potatoes, soft poached quail eggs

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

Grilled Scottish mackerel fillet, glazed baby beetroot in Jerez vinegar,
horseradih tofu, dill coulis

Vegetable tartlet and tuna
Warm crispy thin fresh tomato and green pepper tartlet,
Sashimi Yellow fin tuna cubes marinated in coriander and olive oil,
tomato chutney (v) without tuna

Pate en Croute
Marinated duck foie gras and smoked pork pate ‘en croute’,
Granny Smith jelly, cider reduction

Main course

Peterhead, Scotland
Steamed fillet, caper berries, lemon and tomato butter sauce
Maris Piper potato crush

English lamb
Lavenham lamb when available
36 hour confit of lamb shoulder, roulade of aubergine caviar and olive
Cognac and basil jus

Grey Mullet
Grilled fillet, aubergines, anchovies and basil roulade, red pepper butter sauce

Gressingham duck (+£5)
Roasted skinless duck breast, braised Savoy cabbage with cardamom,
cider jus emulsion, crunchy apple

Belly Suffolk pork
Caramelized balsamic vinegar, honey & pepper sauce,
Potato and hazelnut oil mousseline

Lemon sole
Devon Coast
Pan fried lemon sole on the bone, croutons, baby capers,
lemon butter sauce

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


Crème brûlée
Espresso crème brûlée, crispy top, Speculoos biscuit

Baked Apple
Caramelized Braeburn apple, crisp biscuit base, salted butter caramel
Cider sorbet

Chocolate tart
Warm orange and hazelnut chocolate tart, vanilla ice cream

Rum Baba
Filled with crème patissiere, confit pineaple, Pinacolada sorbet, Rum

Orange tartelette
Orange and rosemary tartelet, chilli scented whipped cream,
Red orange sorbet, Napoleon Mandarine sauce

Home-made Ice-creams and sorbets of the day

French and Suffolk cheeses
Spicy chutney, celery, baguette, biscuits
(£10 or + £5.00 instead of dessert)

Cafetière Coffee and petits fours £3.25
Tea, infusion and and petits fours £3.25

French white and multi-cereal baguette £1
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 10 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.