Comtes Lafon tasting dinner
Thursday March 31st 2015
7.30pm for 8pm, £125.00

 

Jacquesson Cuvée 738

 

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Chicken ballotine,
crispy parma ham, cherry tomatoes, lemon dressing

 

Meursault, Désirée, 2000

 

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Confit pork belly,
apple purée, Puy lentils, crackling

 

Meursault, 2005

 

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Crab & lobster croquette,
samphire & Choron sauce

 

Meursault 1er Cru, Les Genevrières, 1999

 

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Seared oven roasted duck breast,
Dauphinoise potato, blackberry gel, spring cabbage, Madeira jus

 

Volnay 1er Cru, Clos des Chênes, 1996

 

Vs

 

Volnay 1er Cru, Santenots du Milieu, 1996

 

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Bitter chocolate crème brûlée,
short bread

 

Château Rieussec, Sauternes, 2001

 

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Cornish Yarg,
honey & garlic, walnut bread

 

Meursault 1er Cru, Perrières, 1996

Thursday February 25th 2015
at 7.30 pm, £69.50

 

Seafood tasting dinner

Thursday February 25th 2015
at 7.30 pm, £69.50

 

Gusbourne, Brut, Kent, England 2011

 

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Cornish fish soup,
garlic & black pepper crouton
Sancerre, Daniel Chotard, 2014

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 Monkfish medallions,
chilli & lime dressing, marinated pok choi
Carricante/catarratto, Etna Bianco, Dom. Graci, Sicily,2013

 

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Brixham seared scallop,
lobster tortelinis, lobster bisque
Meursault, Désirée, Dom. des Comtes Lafon, 1999

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Pan fried wild seabass fillet,
carrot puree, crab potato, baby fennel, crispy oyster mushroom
Le Soula Blanc, Côtes Catalanes, 2009

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Lemon & lime pannacotta,
dried raspberry, chocolate ganache, tuile biscuit
Muscat de Baumes de Venise, Durban, 2013

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Rachel goats cheese,
membrillo, grapes, celery, walnut bread
Vacqueyras, Blanc Mineral, Montirius, Rhône, 2012

 

 

Game tasting dinner
Thursday November 26th 2015
at 7.30 pm, £74.50

 

Gusbourne, Blanc de Blanc, Kent, England 2010

 

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Game consommé,
Brunoise of vegetables
Cheverny red, Dom. Sauger, Loire, France 2013

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 Game & foie gras terrrine,
quince compote, port reduction
Issué, Dom. Bernado Estéves, Ribeiro, Spain 2011

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 Homemade partridge & redcurrant sausage
celeriac purée, crispy kale
Beaune 1er Cru, Les Pertuisots, Devevey/Verdin, Burgundy, France 2010

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 Oven roasted loin of venison,
Parmentier potatoes, blackberry gel, cavolo nero, bitter chocolate sauce
Esprit de Chevalier, Pessac-Léognan ,Graves, 2010

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 Baked custard tart,
pumpkin ice cream, chocolate tuile
Tokaji, Late Harvest, Oremus, Hungary 2012

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 Vinny, Dorset blue cheese,
membrillo, grapes, celery biscuits
Port Quinta de la Rosa, Late Bottled 2010

 

 

License to Thrill!!
Thursday November 12th
7 pm for 8pm, £40.00,
£58.00 with the wine flight

 

The Cherwell Boathouse has created a thrilling six course Bondtastic dinner to celebrate the launch of the new Bond Movie: Spectre

All 007's favourite tipples are on the menu.
A Casino on the decking for a little light pre-dinner gambling.
A chance to win a bottle of Bollinger NV in our
 "Diamonds are Forever" quiz.


Drop in, stop by or,
like the Queen, fall from the sky.
We will be equally pleased to see you. 

Menu:
Boathouse Casino will open at 7pm
With dry Martini, shaken not stirred...
 
Dinner 8pm

 
Octopussy carpaccio
Octopus Carpaccio
Grüner Veltliner, Von Den Terrassen, Joseph Ehmoser, Austria, 2014
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You only liver twice

chicken liver & foie gras parfait,
grape must chutney, toasted brioche

Pacherenc Cuvée Ericka, Laffitte-Teston,  2013 
 
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A view to a brill

Pan fried fillet of Brill, sweetcorn purée,
pickled baby fennel, caviar sauce

Gusbourne Pinot noir, Kent, 2013
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From Oxford with love

Oven roasted rump of Lamb, celeriac purée,
galette potatoes, Savoy cabbage, salsa Verde

Crozes Hermitage, 'Mise en bouche', Emmanuel Darnaud, 2012
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Fondant are forever

Hot chocolate fondant, raspberry sorbet, gun tuile
Pedro Ximenes, San Emilio, Lustau
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Goldfinger

Sussex gold, membrillo, grapes, celery walnut bread
Chianti Classico, Badia a Coltibuono, 2011
 

 

From The Cherwell Boathouse with Love.

Riesling old school and still cool!
tasting dinner

Thursday October 8th 2015
at 7.30 pm, £69.50

 

Solter sekt, Rheingau, Germany NV

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Les Éléments, Dom. Bott Geyl, France 2012

Butternut squash, sage & parmesan ravioli,
tomato dressing

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Muenchberg Grand Cru, Dom. Ostertag, France 2009

Seared scallop,
chorizo & cannellini beans, chorizo crisps
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Achleiten, Dom. Prager, Wachau, Austria 2011

Pan fried red mullet fillet,
creamed spinach, trompette mushroom
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Zeltinger Sonnenuhr, Spätlese, Selbach-Oster, Weingut, Germany 2012

Confit pork belly, braised cheek,
Puy lentils, celeriac puree, pickled red cabbage, Madeira jus
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Wehlener Sonnenuhr, Auslese, JJ Prüm, Mosel, Germany 2006

Bassingfield blue,
membrillo, walnut bread
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Riesling, Selection de Grains Nobles, Rolly Gassman, France 2009

Apple parfait,
raspberry granita, chocolate honeycomb

 

Wednesday, September 17th , 2015

Blues Night
at the Lower Boathouse featuring


'The Blind Hearts'

Thursday August 27th, 7pm, £28.50
The Blind Hearts move Manchester to the Mississippi.
A hillbilly rabble of 3 scruffy young guitar pickin, harmony-hollerin, bourbon-swiggin folk-blues-country yokels from Manchester, London and Japan, they sing like angels who've been kicked through the rickety saloon doors of a grubby celestial bar by a tattooed ex-marine called Randy.

Aperitif with a glass of  Angas Brut, from the Barossa Valley in Southern Austarlia ~ First Music session: ~ Rosted pork belly stuffed with garlic and sage creamed potato, tender stem broccoli, wholegrain mustard sauce ~ Second music session ~ Banana & pistachio parfait ~ Third music session

Young or Old!
Wednesday January 28th
at 7.30 pm
£ 68.00

Angas Brut, Premium Cuvée, Australia
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Lobster bisque,
cognac cream
Wild Boy, Au Bon Climat, California, 2011
Meursault, Désirée, Lafon, 1996
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Confit Duck leg tian, cured duck,
Madeira jelly cherry compote
Beaune 1er Cru, Les Pertuisots, Devevey/Verdin, 2010
Chambolle Musigny, Roumier, 1995
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Oxfordshire rump of lamb, lamb shoulder pastilla,
celeriac purée, braised red cabbage
Château de Rozier, St Emilion, 2009
Château Tertre Daugay 2000
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Chocolate parfait,
chocolate & hazelnut ice cream, chocolate tuile
Château Fayau, Cadillac, 2009
Château Coutet, 1er Cru, Barsac, 1997
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Blue murder, quince jelly, celery, biscuit
Port Warre's, 1985