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

Sample menu – changes weekly according to seasons and deliveries
3 courses £36.50 / 12noon til 2.30pm – Short A La Carte available


Pressed duck magret & Granny Smith apple
Red beetroot and mustard vinaigrette, cider and sherry vinegar jelly

Lightly smoked Yellow fin tuna sashimi roulade,
Shallot and olive coarse rillette
Basil and lemon coulis

Creamy cauliflower soup, broccoli florets, salmon and dill tartare
(v without tartare)

Prime beef
Carpaccio Trentino style, smoked marinated fillet of beef with herbs
Rocket leaves, Parmesan cheese

Scottish mussels cooked Marinière, chili, coriander and cream

Half Shell Queen scallops
Baked isle of Mann scallops, courgette fondue spiced with Madras curry,
Glazaed Buffalo mozzarella, tomato, chilli and parsley butter

Fondue (V)
Creamy cheese fondue, soft egg
New potatoes and croutons to dip in

Main course

Line caught Sea bass
Eastbourne Coast
Steamed seabass fillet, tomato, swiss chard and Parma ham poêlée
Parmesan cheese and herb

Pot au Feu
Braised beef chuck, baby carrots, leeks and turnips, pommes fondates,
Rich meerlot wine sauce

Lamb (+£5.00)
Lavenham provenance when available
English rack of lamb confit, potatoes, onion and thyme pie,
Thyme sauce

Scottish salmon
Steamed farmed salmon fillet, Chanterelle mushrooms, caper berries

Telmara Farm duck
Marinated Essex farm duck breast, braised sweet potatoes and hazelnut,
Chestnut and cognac sauce

Aubergine (V)
Roasted aubergine, olive oil, thyme, fresh tomato (try this simple recipe from our recipe page)


Crème brûlée
Passion fruit and milk chocolate crème brûlée

Coffee mousse, crispy meringue, Marsala sabayon

Chocolate & Passion fruit ganache
Mango marmalade filling, dark chocolate coating,
Cacao sorbet, passion fruit sauce

Pineapple Tarte Tatin
Warm Tarte Tatin, white chocolate, coconut milk and lime sauce,
Pina colada sorbet

Rum Baba
Filled with creme patissiere, confit apple, Pinacolada sorbet

Lime and basil tartlet
Honey meringue, Yuzu and passion fruit sauce, fromage blanc and balsamic 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 £3.25
Tea, infusion and and petits fours £3.25

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.