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Samuel's Restaurant

The menus set out below on this page are samples, as our menus change regularly according to the season and the produce available from the walled garden, Swinton Estate and surrounding countryside.

All prices shown are inclusive of VAT and do not include any service charge.

Some of our food may contain allergens, please inform us of any dietary requirements. We cannot guarantee that our dishes are free from nuts and we do not knowingly use GM foods.

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch is served every day in Samuel’s restaurant, with the exception of Mondays.

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Sunday Lunch

Sunday Lunch

Join us every Sunday for lunch in Samuel’s Restaurant.

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Dinner – Classic Menu
 

Dinner (Classic Menu)

Our Classic three course dinner menu… find out more >

Dinner – Signature Tasting Menu

Dinner (Signature Tasting Menu)

A seven course extravaganza of Chef’s finest dishes…

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Garden Produce Menu

Garden Produce Menu

Enjoy our seasonal harvest with this menu of delicious vegetable-based dishes… find out more >

Dessert & Cheese Menu

Dessert & Cheese Menu

Delicious desserts and Yorkshire cheeses to complete your dinner… find out more >

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch is served every day in Samuel’s restaurant, with the exception of Mondays. The menu below is served from Tuesday to Saturday. Vegetarian options are always available.

Please see our Sunday Lunch page for a sample of the menu served on a Sunday, and the Castle Menu which is our brasserie style menu served in the bar, public rooms and as room service.

Served from Tuesday to Saturday. See the Sunday Lunch menu for a sample of the menu served on a Sunday.

Three Courses £25.95 per person / Two Courses £22.00 per person

 

Smoked duck breast
Yorkshire early rhubarb, gingerbread crumb

Flame cooked mackerel fillet
cucumber, grapefruit, radish

Goats cheese mousse
beetroot, apple, crystallised pumpkin seeds

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Roast fillet of halibut
braised oxtail, parsley and confit garlic,
potato gnocchi, red wine sauce

Waterfalls Farm pork
Cannon, confit belly, celeriac, apple,
garden leek, Madeira sauce

Oak smoked garden onion
Kibbled onion granola, caramelized onion purée, charred kale

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Almond and vanilla
Caramelised almond, vanilla cream, nutmeg,
coffee and Swinton honey

Apple
Baked apple cream, stewed apple,
apple and vanilla sorbet, crumble

Cheese
A selection of seasonal local cheeses, served with their own garnishes

Sunday Lunch

Sunday Lunch

£28.00 per person

 

Warm salad of Yorkshire chorizo
caramelised apple, chicory, poached hens egg

Garden onion velouté (v)
smoked silver skins, black sheep beer jelly

Cured Swinton trout
pickled vegetables, wasabi, squid cracker

Rose garlic braised pigeon
black pudding, milk poached celeriac,
crisp potato, watercress

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Wateredge Farm roast sirloin
traditional garnish, rich roast gravy

Fillet of halibut
barley, root vegetables, oxtail,
garlic purée, red wine shallots

Swinton pheasant
poached breast, charred leeks, poultry truffle butter sauce
mushrooms and garden kale

Waldorf (v)
pear and Swaledale Blue risotto,
braised celery, walnuts, fresh pear

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Nougat glacé

Kirsch soaked cherries, cherry sorbet, pistachio

White chocolate mousse
sesame and peanut, salted caramel ice cream

Sticky toffee pudding
butterscotch sauce, vanilla ice cream

Yorkshire cheeses
a selection of local seasonal cheese
served with their own garnishes

 

Dinner (Classic Menu)

Dinner – Classic Menu

£55.00 per person

For those guests staying at the hotel on a dinner, bed and breakfast package, the Classic Menu is included in the room rate. Dishes are changed each day to add variety for those guests staying two nights or more. Our Garden Produce menu is available for vegetarian guests.

 

Winter 2015

Poached pigeon
garden artichoke and black pudding,
red wine sauce

Smoked duck breast
Yorkshire early rhubarb, gingerbread crumb

Roasted scallops
curried cauliflower textures, sultana dressing

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Swinton Estate saddleback pork
loin in pancetta, confit belly, celeriac and apple,
garden leek, Madeira sauce

Roasted fillet of halibut
braised oxtail, parsnip purée, potato gnocchi,
red wine sauce

Roast Estate venison
heritage carrots, purple potato,
crispy quinoa, game sauce

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Almond and vanilla
Caramelised almond, vanilla cream, nutmeg, coffee
and Swinton Estate honey

Pavé of chocolate
Dark chocolate pavé, coffee ice cream, marinated fig and walnut

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Cheese
A selection of seasonal local cheeses served with their own garnishes
(Supplement as extra course £10.50)

 

Flight of Niepoort port
Ruby Dum, Tawny Dee and Colheita 2001
Three 50mls glasses – £15.00

 

Selection of Tea or Coffee served with Petit Fours
£3.75

Liqueur Coffee served with Petit Fours
£7.75

Dinner (Signature Tasting Menu)

Dinner – Signature Tasting Menu

£65.00 per person
Wine Pairing £28.50

Winter 2015

Trout
Confit of smoked Swinton Estate trout, celeriac, apple and caviar
Rheinhessen, Riesling & Gewürztraminer, Binz + Bratt, Germany, 2012

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Roasted scallop
pear, cauliflower, dill

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Poached pigeon
“ Black and white “
Rioja Réserva, Viña Paleciega, Spain, 2007

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Beetroot
Garden beetroot, horseradish, wood sorrel

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Dry aged Swinton beef
Roasted loin and braised cheek,
potato and truffle purée, barley with parsley, Madeira sauce
Chateau Canet, Les Evangiles Minervois, Bordeaux, France, 2010

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Forced Yorkshire rhubarb
white chocolate, basil
Tamar Ridge, Tasmania, Botrytis Riesling

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Haldenby
Whipped Haldenby, pickled grapes, walnut toast, Swinton Estate honey

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Flight of Niepoort port
Ruby Dum, Tawny Dee and Colheita 2001
Three 50mls glasses – £15.00

 

For those guests staying at the hotel on a dinner inclusive rate,
a £10.00 supplement per guest applies for this menu

This menu is served until 8.45pm and is designed for the whole table

Garden Produce Menu

Garden Produce Menu

£55 per person

Winter 2015

Roasted broccoli
Yorkshire blue fritter, toasted almond,
wax tip pear

Goats cheese mousse
beetroot and apple, crystallised pumpkin seeds

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Oak smoked garden onion
kibbled onion granola, soft cheese, onion puree
Charred kale

Textures of pumpkin
pumpkin gnocchi, spiced yoghurt, watercress

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Apple
baked apple cream, stewed apple, apple and vanilla sorbet and crumble

Warm date and parsnip pudding
pear and hazelnut, rosemary ice cream

 

Dessert & Cheese MenuDessert Menu

Warm date and parsnip pudding
pear and hazelnut, rosemary ice cream
Stellenbosch Straw Wine, Rustenberg, South Africa 2011 – £8.00

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Almond and vanilla
Caramelised almond, vanilla cream, nutmeg, Swinton honey
Tasmania Botrytis Riesling, Tamar Ridge, Australia 2011 – £12.00

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Apple
Baked apple cream, stewed apple, apple and vanilla sorbet, crumble
Stellenbosch Straw Wine, Rustenberg, South Africa 2011- £8.00

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Dark chocolate and blood orange
Dark chocolate marquise, blood orange sorbet and fresh orange
Mas Amiel, Vintage Maury, Domaine Mas Amiel, France 2010 – £9.50

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Cheese Menu

Ribblesdale sheep milk
Hawes, North Yorkshire.
A slightly tangy traditional hard cheese with a natural rind. Matured for twelve months and finished for autumn.
Served with a white wine jelly.

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Lincolnshire Poacher
Claxby, North Yorkshire.
A hard cheddar that varies in flavour from rich and sweet in spring and summer to savoury and meaty in autumn and winter. Aged for between fourteen and sixteen months.
Served with a fig and Port chutney.

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Blue Stone
Cottingham, East Yorkshire.
A semi soft, blue veined goats’ cheese. Made in batches of twenty-six. A true gem of a find.
Served with a quince jelly.

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Swaledale Blue
Richmond, North Yorkshire.
A blue cheese with nutty flavour, moist in texture.
Served with honeycomb.

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The cheese menu is available instead of Dessert or as an extra course with a supplement of £10.50.

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Port

Flight of Niepoort port
Ruby Dum, Tawny Dee and Colheita 2001
Three 50mls glasses – £15.00

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The above menus are seasonal examples and subject to change

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We are delighted to have received planning approval for our Country Club and Spa, which will include an indoor swimming pool with full spa and fitness facilities, as well as a 40-seat conservatory restaurant, coffee shop and Swinton Estate shop. Please see our press release for more information.

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