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

Sample Lunch Menu – changes daily according to seasons & deliveries
3 courses £26 with choices of 3 starters / 3 main courses and desserts
2 courses £21 / 12noon till 2.30pm
Short A La Carte also available

Sample Menu – Starters

Crème Dubarry (v)
Cauliflower soup, watercress espuma
Poppy seed and mascarpone cream

Salted air dried Suffolk lamb belly
Marinated in herbs, slowly cooked, caper mousseline, lemon thyme foam

Home smoked mackerel, dill, celeriac, apple and wholegrain mustard tartare
Lime, Greek yogurt and dill dressing

Isle of Man half shell Queenies
Baked baby scallops, garden peas and fresh mint crush,
Buffalo mozzarella cheese, tomato butter

Vegetable tartlet (V)
Warm crispy thin fresh tomato and green pepper tartlet,
Tomato chutney

Sample Menu – Main courses

Atlantic Cod
Steamed fresh cod fillet, mixed herb crust, cabbage fondue
White basil ‘beurre blanc’

Gressingham duck (+£3)
Roasted skinless duck breast, blood orange marmalade, glazed carrots,
Buttered carrot and cumin jus

Blythburgh free range pork belly
Slowly cooked pork belly, jerusalem artichoke mash, spiced baby corn
Parma ham sauce

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

Portion of vegetables £3.50 – Portion of potatoes £2.50

Sample Menu – Desserts

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

Pistachio & Cherry entremet
Pistachio sponge and ganache, marinated cherries, white chocolate ice cream

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

Earl Grey cloud
Milk pearls, tea mousseline, crunchy milk foam
Earl grey ice cream

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 £3.50
Tea, infusion and and petits fours £3.50
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 8 persons

Sample A La Carte Lunch – Starters

Colchester AA rock oysters
Warm deep fried oysters, pickled carrot and cucumber
Chili 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 Lunch – 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

English Lamb
Rack of lamb,
roulade of garlic and basil stuffing and crispy filo pastry,
wild rocket flan, cognac and sage jus

Portion of vegetables £3.50
Portion of potatoes £2.50
French white and multi-cereal baguette +£1

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.