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Christmas at Simpson's

Simpson’s in the Strand’s unique culinary story is a tale of traditions upheld, undiluted by the tide of time over two centuries. Today, Simpson's offers a landmark London dining experience, ideal for your festive celebrations.

Explore our festive menus and get in touch with the Simpson's team on +44 (0)20 7420 2111 to reserve your table.

SIMPSON'S IN THE STRAND THANKSGIVING MENU - Thursday 23 November

STARTER
Pulled Ham Hock
Shallot upside down tart, pease pudding fritter, warm piccalilli

MAIN
Roasted Bronze Turkey Breast, Leg stuffed with Sage & Chestnut
Honey roasted parsnips, Brussels sprouts, pigs in blankets, roast potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce

DESSERT
Pumpkin & Goat's Curd Pie
White chocolate, burnt orange, pecan brittle

Includes Thanksgiving Cocktail

£45.00 two courses per person
£55.00 three courses per person


SIMPSON'S IN THE STRAND CHRISTMAS DAY MENU

STARTER
Dorset Crab Salad
Brogdale apple, caramelised walnuts, brown crab mayonnaise

Rabbit & Herb Fed Chicken Terrine
Charred turnip tops, smoked crème fraîche, curried raisins

Salt Baked Heritage Lancashire Beetroots
Wildes zero curd, rosemary ash, champagne rhubarb

INTERMEDIATE
Free Range English Duckling
English Chantenay carrot, pickled Lincolnshire onion, chestnut

28 Day Dry Aged Beef Tartar
Devonshire black garlic, pickled kohlrabi, gentleman’s relish

Confit of Spiced English Heritage Vegetables
Sous vide duck egg, kale

MAIN
Christmas Day Herb Fed Yorkshire Rooster
Lancashire sprout tops, salt baked beetroots, chicken in blanket ballotine, thyme jus

Loin of Venison & Braised Shoulder in Blankets
Black cabbage, caramelised parsnip, pickled walnut purée, cranberry jus

Root Vegetable Wellington
Whipped potato, heritage brassicas, white wine foam, mushroom jus

DESSERT
Selection of Wildes Cheeses
Homemade chutney, soda bread

Simpson's Tipsy Cake
Steeped pineapple, spiced custard

Christmas Pudding
Whipped brandy butter, vanilla ice cream

Includes glass of Ridgeview English Sparkling Wine

£185.00 per person
£85.00 per child, up to and including 12 year olds


SIMPSON'S IN THE STRAND NEW YEAR'S EVE MENU

Oysters, Ridgeview & Exmoor Caviar

Clementine & Old Tom Gin Cured Salmon
Confit clementine, juniper ash, dill, tonic gel

Poached Mallard Breast
Pulled leg cannelloni, root vegetable casserole, truffle tarragon sponge

Seared Fillet of Buccleuch Beef
Braised cheek, smoked bone marrow, black garlic crust, parsley root, honey sponge, Périgord truffle, red wine jus

New Year’s Eton Tidy Mess
Vanilla cream, candied chestnut, satsuma jelly, crunchy meringue

Includes a glass of Champagne on arrival

£325.00 per person
£148.00 per child, up to and including 12 year olds


SIMPSON'S IN THE STRAND NEW YEAR'S DAY 2018 BRUNCH MENU

CHOICE OF STARTERS
London Smoked Salmon Benedict
Served on a toasted muffin

Scrambled Eggs on Toast
With freshly shaved Périgord truffle

Smashed Avocado with Poached Eggs
Served on sourdough and tomato salsa

Simpson's Tiger Prawn Cocktail
Bloody Mary dressing, charred gem lettuce and Hass avocado

Dry Aged Buccleuch Beef Tartare
Truffle mayonnaise, smoked egg yolk and sourdough wafers

CHOICE OF MAIN COURSES
Simpson's 10 Deadly Sins
The all famous full English breakfast with streaky bacon, Lincolnshire sausage, Stornoway black pudding, eggy bread, braised mushrooms, homemade beans, hash browns, grilled tomato, lava bread, your choice of eggs and kippers with garlic butter

Corned Beef Hash With Duck Egg
Simpson's own pickled walnut brown sauce and scotch pancakes

Beer Battered Cod
Triple cooked chips, tartare sauce and mushy peas

Warm Butternut Squash & Curly Kale Salad
With crumbled High Cross cheese, quinoa, carrot shavings and Simpson's house dressing

Traditional Beef Wellington
Charred Hispi cabbage, Hasselback potatoes and peppercorn sauce

Simpson's 28 Day Dry Aged Rib of Beef
Dripping roasted potatoes, carrot and swede, Yorkshire pudding, gravy and horseradish

Daphne Welsh Lamb Trolley
Dripping roasted potatoes, carrot and swede, Yorkshire pudding, gravy and mint sauce

CHOICE OF SIDES
Roast Potatoes
Triple Cooked Chips
Whipped Potato
Creamed Cabbage
Wilted Spinach
Roast Carrots
Seasoned Mixed Leaves
Farmhouse Salad

CHOICE OF DESSERTS
French Toast
Honey caramelised brioche, confit apples, sour cream

Poached Meringue
Rhubarb compote, vanilla custard, almond crumble

Fruit Parfait
Seasonal fresh fruits, whipped yogurt, homemade granola

Dark Chocolate Cake
Chocolate Chantilly, vanilla ice cream, honeycomb

Lemon Tartlet
Fresh raspberries, Italian meringue, crystallized hazelnuts

Includes glass of English Sparkling Wine

£120.00 per person


All prices are inclusive of VAT. A suggested discretionary 12.5% service charge will be added to your bill.

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