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

Confit duck and apricot terrine with spiced pear chutney £7.75

Salmon and spring onion fishcake with wasabi avocado and pickled mooli £7.25

Slow-baked beetroot carpaccio with Wobbly Bottom goats’ cheese
mousse and cox’s apple (v) £6.75

Crispy salt ’n pepper squid with sriracha mayonnaise £7.50

Chiltern Charcuterie bresaola with celeriac rémoulade and horseradish cream £8.75

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

Big Plates

Honey and mustard glazed ham hock with boulangère potatoes, kale and pan juices £15.50

Parsley crusted hake fillet with chorizo, butterbean and tomato stew £18.25

Braised English beef feather blade cottage pie with cider braised cabbage £15.75

Sweet potato rösti with heritage carrots, griddled halloumi
and chilli and coriander dressing (v) £13.75

Potash Farm chicken ballotine with leg hash, hispi cabbage,
roast button onions and truffle cream sauce £17.75

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

Pan-fried bream fillet with pea and potato boxty pancake, fennel
and salsa verde £17.50

Wild mushroom and feta roly poly with roast shallot and chestnut cream (nv) £13.50

Char-grilled aged 10oz rib-eye steak with slow-roast garlic butter
and skinny chips £25.75

Side Orders

Buttered seasonal vegetables £3.75

Mac ’n cheese £4.25

Rosemary salted hand-cut chips £4.00

Honey roast parsnips £3.75

Courgette fries with honeyed yoghurt £4.25

House salad £3.50

Skinny chips or mashed potatoes £3.50


Baked rice pudding with local blackberry sauce £6.25

Spiced apple and sherry-soaked raisin crumble with Chantilly cream £6.75

Warm chocolate brownie with vanilla bean ice cream £7.25

Red wine poached pear with walnut shortbread
and mascarpone ice cream (n) £6.50

White chocolate panna cotta with passion fruit jelly £7.50

Homemade ice cream (honeycomb, mascarpone, blood orange) £5.75

Homemade sorbets (blackcurrant, pear, Earl Grey tea) £5.25

British cheese plate with wafers and pear chutney (n) £9.00

Affogato espresso and vanilla ice cream £4.50

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