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

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

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

Pan-roast Woburn Common pigeon breast with leg bonbon,
cauliflower and spring onion £8.25

Crispy free range hen’s egg with potato and onion rösti
and mustard creamed spinach (v) £6.50

Ham hock and parsley terrine with house piccalilli and toasted sourdough (n) £7.75

Warm salsify, spinach and cheddar puff pastry tart with celeriac rémoulade (v) £6.75

Confit salmon rillettes with pickled carrot, radish and griddled granary bread (n) £8.75

Bubble and squeak with oak smoked bacon, free range poached egg
and hollandaise sauce £7.50/£13.75

Big Plates

Local wild garlic gnocchi with tenderstem broccoli, toasted almonds
and Oxford Blue cream (nv) £12.25

Roast Buckinghamshire lamb rump with dauphinoise potatoes, confit red pepper
and Wobbly Bottom Farm goats’ cheese dressing £19.25

Pan-roast sea bream fillet with grilled chicory, broccoli, courgette
and puy lentil vinaigrette £17.50

Spiced free range Orchard Farm pork belly with Asian rice noodle salad £16.75

Moroccan sweet potato, spinach and chickpea stew with tzatziki
and roast garlic flatbread (v) £13.50

Potash Farm free range cider braised chicken with barley, chorizo,
roast carrots and spring greens £17.25

Today’s locally made free range sausages (please see specials menu) £12.75

Grilled hake fillet with smoked bacon, celeriac, sweetcorn and samphire chowder £18.50

Char-grilled aged 10oz rib-eye steak with roast garlic butter
and skinny chips £26.25

Side Orders

Seasonal vegetables £3.75

Hispi cabbage with truffle, chilli and spelt dressing £4.25

Classic mac ’n cheese with herb crumb £4.25

Courgette fries with honeyed yoghurt £4.25

House salad £3.75

Skinny chips or mashed potatoes £3.50

Lemon thyme salted hand-cut chips £3.75


Poached English rhubarb with polenta cake and crème fraîche £6.75

Dulce de leche cheesecake with caramelised bananas £7.25

Lemon posset with poached gooseberries £6.75

Dark chocolate and peanut butter tart with orange syrup,
peanut brittle and vanilla ice cream (n) £7.75

Warm sticky toffee pudding with butterscotch sauce and milk ice cream £6.75

Homemade ice cream (honeycomb, chocolate, strawberry) £6.00

Homemade sorbets (orange, crème fraîche, pear) £5.75

British cheese plate with seeded crackers and spiced pear chutney (n) £9.25

Affogato espresso and vanilla ice cream £4.75

Please note menu items may be subject to change.

Please ask for help with any allergies