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

Sample Sunday Lunch Menu – changes weekly according to seasons & deliveries
3 courses £36.50 with choices of 4/5 starters , 4/5 main courses and desserts
12noon till 2.30pm – Ask for our Special Menu on Easter Sunday.
Short A La Carte also available.

Sample Starters

Garden pea soup
Bacon, onion, mozzarella emulsion

Venison pâté en croûte
White onion and cardamon chutney, pickled cauliflower and carrots

Mackerel fillet, Jerez vinegar,
Thinly sliced and pureed Romanesco broccoli
Lemon sauce

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

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

Sample Main courses

North Atlantic Monkfish
Poached monkfish tail, baby scallops, Scottish mussels, lemongrass broth

Gressingham duck 
Roasted skinless duck breast, spiced baby corn, spinach gel, sweet corn sauce

Suffolk Lamb
Grilled cutlets, crisp garlic and basil in filo pastry, wild rocket, rosemary jus

Flat iron steak – local red poll beef
Celery and horseradish, button mushroom and orange duxelle,
Morel mushroom sauce

Courgette & Black Quinoa (v)
Rehydrated courgette in butter sauce, courgette spaghetti,
Mushroom and black quinoa

Sample 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

Spiced Figs
Red wine marinated figs, raspberry jelly, spiced bread

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
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 – 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
Pan fried duck foie gras, apple, apricot and vanilla puree,
Sweet spices emulsion, warm brioche

Sample A La Carte – Main Courses

Steamed wild turbot fillet,
crispy caramelized veal sweetbread
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

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

Wild Halibut
Pan fried fillet, marinated baby fennel, fennel cream, ginger foam, parsley sauce

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.