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

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Small Plates

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

Sweet potato, butternut squash and coconut soup with crusty bread (nv) £5.50

‘Stockings Farm’ ham hock and leek croquette with ‘Alford’ grain mustard
and apple jelly £6.50

Smoked mackerel and brown shrimp pâté with Melba toast and pickled cucumber £6.75

Slow-dried tomato, spinach and local wild garlic tart with herb tabbouleh (v) £6.25

Home-smoked duck and beetroot salad with red chard, rhubarb jam
and crispy shallots £7.75

Grilled grey mullet fillet with tempura aubergines and basil pesto (n) £7.00

Big Plates

Roast English sirloin of beef with Yorkshire pudding and all the trimmings £15.75

Roast ‘Chiltern Hills’ leg of lamb with onion sauce and all the trimmings £14.75

Pan-roast coley fillet on saffron dauphinoise potatoes with shrimp bisque
and crispy seaweed £15.25

Char-grilled ‘Paddock Farm’ pork loin steak with black pudding crumble, chickpea purée
and apple jus £14.75

Courgette and fennel boxty potato cake with Bloody Mary sauce and soft poached ‘Ashley Green’ duck egg (v) £12.25

Smoked haddock on chive and gruyère polenta cake with cream mustard sauce £15.50

Feta and sweet pepper stuffed ‘Potash Farm’ chicken breast with green bean,
slow-dried tomato, olive and piquillo pepper salad (n) £16.25

‘Stockings Farm’ wild boar and apple sausages with creamy mash
and red wine gravy £11.75

Baked salmon fillet on Caesar salad with crispy tempura anchovies
and herb croutons (n) £15.75


Banana parfait with toffee sauce and honeycomb £6.25

White chocolate pot with shortbread and blueberry jam £6.50

Caramelised apple, custard and crumble tart with clotted cream (n) £5.75

Warm prune and Marsala steamed sponge pudding with rum ’n raisin ice cream £5.50

Homemade sorbets (lime & vanilla, local blackberry, orange & clove) £5.00

Homemade ice creams (passion fruit ripple, peanut butter, orange caramel) (n) £5.50

British cheese plate with toasted seed lavosh, water biscuits
and spiced damson chutney (n) £8.50
(Berkshire Wigmore Waterloo, Welsh unpasteurised Celtic Promise,
Wookey Hole cheddar) 

Please note that this is a sample menu only.