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

Charlotte potato salad with Bucksum beetroot salsa
and sourdough crisps (nv) £6.50

Free range pulled pork shoulder croquette with ale pickled quail's egg
and English mustard mayonnaise £7.75

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

King prawn and squid stew with red pepper and butter beans £7.25/£15.75

Glazed honey and balsamic black figs with labneh, rocket and toasted hazelnuts (nv) £8.25

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

Big Plates

Sweet potato and saffron ravioli with haricot bean, garlic and sage broth (v) £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 rainbow trout with bulgar wheat, quinoa, fennel, orange
and pumpkin seed dressing £15.75

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 local blackberry jus £17.50

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

Pan-roast sea bream fillet with creamed leeks and bacon, chervil potato cake and preserved grapes £18.75

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 chimichurri and skinny chips £24.50

Side Orders

Buttered seasonal vegetables £3.50

Warm roast spiced squash and pear with toasted pine nuts (n) £3.75

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, banana mousse
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 £5.75

Yoghurt panna cotta with oat, pistachio and cranberry granola
and strawberry sorbet (n) £6.25

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

Homemade ice cream (clotted cream, honeycomb, raspberry) £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