Frithsden, Nr. Hemel Hempstead, Herts HP1 3DD
01442 86 44 80
the alford arms


We know that not everyone has the same tastes and as well as our menu below we have specific menus for those that require VeganDairy Free or Gluten Free menus. We also have a comprehensive Allergen menu, which uses FSA numbering. You can see these menus by clicking on the links in the text or forward them by pressing the EMAIL button below.

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Small Plates

Rustic breads with slow-roast garlic, Chiltern rapeseed oil
and balsamico (nv) £4.75

Today’s soup with crusty bread (nv) £5.75

Wobbly Bottom Farm goats' cheese and balsamic red onion tartlet with piccalilli (v) £6.50

Ham hock terrine with ale pickled quail's egg and English mustard mayonnaise £7.50

Salt baked heritage carrots with homemade ricotta and coriander and chilli sauce (v) £6.75

Campfire gin cured salmon gravadlax with pickled cucumber and warm brown bread £8.75

Roast Bucksum squash with Oxford blue cheese mousse and toasted walnuts (nv) £7.25

Bubble and squeak with oak smoked bacon, free range poached egg
and hollandaise sauce £6.75/£11.75

Big Plates

Baked parsnip and pumpkin Wellington with dukkah crust, braised chicory
and spiced tomato dressing (nv) £13.25

Slow-roast free range pork belly with Mortimer's cider brasied cabbage,
grain mustard mash and confit apple jus £16.75

Pan-roast hake fillet with creamed leeks and bacon, chervil potato cake and preserved grapes £17.25

Crispy chickpea panisse with wild mushroom and black cabbage fricassée
and toasted walnuts (nv) £12.75

Roast guinea fowl breast with guinea fowl leg hash, kale and red wine jus £17.50

Classic salmon, haddock and king prawn fish pie topped with tartare mash and seasonal greens £15.75

Today’s locally made free range sausages (please see specials board) £12.25

Pumpkin, squash and lentil risotto with rocket and hazelnut pesto (nv) £12.75
...add free range chicken breast £3.00

Char-grilled aged 10oz rib-eye steak with salsa verde and skinny chips £24.50

Side Orders

Buttered seasonal vegetables £3.50

Sautéed Brussel sprouts with smoked bacon £4.25

Mac 'n cheese 'n peas £3.75

Courgette fries with honeyed yoghurt £3.75

House salad £3.50

Skinny chips, rosemary salted hand-cut chips or mashed potatoes £3.50


Sticky toffee pudding with salted caramel sauce and vanilla ice cream £6.75

Dark chocolate delice with coffee mascarpone, orange curd
and polenta shortbread crumb £7.25

Cinnamon spiced red wine poached pear with clotted cream ice cream £6.25

Local blackberry iced parfait with oat, pistachio and cranberry granola
and candied apple (n) £6.50

Baked rice pudding with local blackberry jam and brioche soldiers £5.50

Homemade ice cream (clotted cream, honeycomb, clementine) £5.75

Homemade sorbets (sloe gin, grapefruit, elderberry) £5.00

British cheese plate with wafers and red onion chutney (n) £8.50

Affogato espresso and vanilla ice cream £4.25

Please note menu items may be subject to change.
Please ask for help with any allergies