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Fabulous Festive Feasting 2016
welcome...For the Golden Cross veterans amongst you, a sincere thank you for your support over the past 10 years. Hopefully, you'll find all your favourites included as well as a few new innovations to keep things fresh.
A warm welcome to those of you who are contemplating celebrating the festive season with us us for the first time. The Golden Cross, bedecked in its tinselled finery, is and we guarantee that, by the time you leave, the spirit of the season will be well and truly upon you.
And, if you just happen to be visiting our lovely town during December, do drop in and see us. We'll be serving our full bar and à la carte menus everyday together with with our famous all-day Sunday lunches in addition to our festive feasts.
Thanks for giving us the opportunity to introduce our 2016 Christmas menu.
Our festive menu is full of traditional, simple, seasonal and wholesome dishes freshly prepared for you by our team of chefs. If you have any special requirements we are happy to accommodate them wherever possible.
All the meat we serve is sourced from farms within the county, and the main dishes are all accompanied by generous sharing platters of seasonal vegetables.
At lunchtime, a main course & pudding are priced at £19.95 and 3 courses at £25.95. At dinner, 3 courses are £27.50.
To wash all of this feasting down with we have deep, deep cellars laden with local cask ales, artisan ciders and a bountiful array of wines, as well as cinnamon-spiced mulled wine to add a rosy glow on arrival and nips of damson gin to keep the cold out on the way home.
xmas accommodation...For any of you who simply live too far away, or live in town and fancy treating yourselves, we have 4 boutique bedrooms for overnight stays ranging in price from £75.00 for a bijoux double to £150.00 for an utterly luxurious 4-poster suite.
Please enquire about accommodation availability when reserving your table to avoid disappointment.
booking your festive party...
We look forward to welcoming you to The Golden Cross this Christmas.
our festive menu
Lunch: 2 courses, £19.95 per person
3 courses, £25.95 per person
Dinner: 3 courses, £27.50 per person
starters§ * curried parsnip soup
with mini onion bahji & yoghurt relish
§ * goats cheese bon-bon
with watermelon & honey mint syrup
§ smoked salmon
layered with potato, chive & horseradish salad
§ pressing of ham hock
with grain mustard & parsley, Cumberland sauce
main coursestraditional roast Shropshire turkey
chestnut stuffing, pigs in blankets & fresh cranberry compôte
§ roast loin of stone bass
with chorizo & mussels on herb mash with tomato & white wine broth
§ confit du canard
cassis reduction, daupinoise & winter greens
§ * wood-roast sweet potato, garlic & ricotta gnuddi
with Dollcelatte, crispy sage, chestnuts & spinach
all main courses served with a selection of seasonal vegetables
desserts§ caramel panna cotta
with clementines & dark Belgian chocolate ice cream
with poached pear and vanilla yoghurt
mascarpone & lime cheesecake
rippled with dark chocolate & chilli fondant on a gingerbread crust
with Snowdonian Black Bomber & candied walnuts
(* ~ vegetarian, § ~ gluten-free)
The Golden Cross Hotel
14 Princess Street, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 1LP.
Tel: +44 (0) 1743 362507