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) £5.25

Heritage tomatoes with roast red onion, avocado purée, elderflower dressing
and herb crumb (nv) £7.25

Chiltern charcuterie and ham hock terrine sharing plate with balsamic pickled onions,
celeriac rémoulade, cornichons and sourdough crisps (n) £15.75

Wild mushroom and spinach fricassée with free range poached hen’s egg
and granary toast (nv) £6.50

Crispy sole goujons with crushed peas, shoestring fries and tartare sauce £7.75

Roast Bucksum beetroot with Wobbly Bottom goats’ cheese mousse
and rocket pesto (v) £7.50

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

Big Plates

Orchard Farm free range porchetta with warm new potato, baby gem,
broad bean and pea salad £17.75

Dukkha spiced roast cauliflower with chickpea salad, crispy onions
and saffron dressing (nv) £12.25

King prawn linguine with smoked bacon, sun-dried tomato, garlic and chilli £15.75

Potash Farm free range chicken Caesar salad with anchovies and croutons (n) £16.75

Wobbly Bottom goats’ feta, griddled peach, Bucksum leaf and radicchio salad
with chilli and broad bean salsa (v) £13.50 .... add crispy Parma ham £2.25

Pan-roast hake fillet with roast peppers, courgette, fennel and tomato salsa £18.75

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

Roast sweet potato, pomegranate, puy lentil and quinoa super food salad
with pumpkin seed dressing (v) £12.50

Char-grilled aged 10oz English rib-eye steak with beef dripping butter
and skinny chips £26.75

Side Orders

Buttered seasonal vegetables £3.75

Tomato, spelt and basil salad with smoked Chiltern rapeseed oil £4.25

Roast cumin and chilli cauliflower £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


Local elderflower poached English strawberries with clotted cream parfait
and black pepper shortbread £7.25

Grove Farm gooseberry Bakewell tart with clotted cream (n) £6.75

Warm chocolate brownie with orange and mascarpone ripple ice cream £7.50

Baked spiced rice pudding with apricot and lemon thyme jam £6.25

Coconut panna cotta with rum-soaked roast pineapple salsa £7.75

Homemade ice cream (chocolate, orange & mascarpone ripple, coconut) £6.00

Homemade sorbets (lemon, raspberry, mint) £5.75

British cheese plate with seeded crackers and fennel and orange 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