Food at the Black Swan Inn

MENUS

Served from 7am-9am Monday- Friday & 8am-10am Saturday & Sunday

Please help yourself from our selection on the buffet table whilst you wait:
Homemade granola, The Black Swan’s own muesli mix and other cereals
Fruit yogurts topped with mixed toasted nuts
Our own spiced jams and marmalade
Fresh baked mini Danishes & croissants

Full English (df)
Butcher’s sausage, smoked back bacon, black pudding, grilled Norfolk flat field mushrooms and slow roast tomato, baked beans, a hash brown and eggs served how you wish
Served with malted brown or white bloomer toast

Vegetarian Full English
Two vegetarian sausages, slow roasted tomato and Norfolk flat field mushroom,
baked beans, a hash brown and eggs served how you wish
Served with malted brown or white bloomer toast

Eggs on toast (dfa)
Poached, fried or scrambled free range eggs on either white or brown toast

The Black Swan Benedicts
Toasted muffin, spinach, soft poached egg, herbed Hollandaise sauce
Smokehouse smoked salmon
Smokehouse smoked haddock
Smoked ham
Florentine

Smoked Haddock
Topped with Welsh rarebit and poached egg

Rolled Oat Porridge (dfa)
Served with your choice of honey or fruit compote

Gluten free bread available upon request

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Served Mon-Fri 12pm-2.30pm, Sat 12pm-6pm

Full menu available from restaurant

Sandwiches
Baguettes are homebaked, fresh white or granary bloomer from our baker
Gluten free bread is also available.

Local butcher’s sausage and red onion marmalade £7.25
Spiced pulled pork and crispy onions £6.95
Buttermilk chicken fillets and coleslaw £7.95
Tuna mayonnaise and cucumber £6.25
Norfolk Dapple cheese and chutney £5.95
North Atlantic ‘bloody’ Marie Rose £6.75

Jacket Potatoes
Served with salad and coleslaw

Mature cheddar and Heinz baked beans £5.75
Tuna mayonnaise £6.25
Prawn ‘bloody’ Marie Rose £6.25
Spiced pulled pork £6.75

Salads
Ploughman’s salad £9.95
Cheddar and smoked ham with house dressed leaves, pickled onions, coleslaw, Branston pickle and a warm baguette

Classic Caesar salad £8.50
Gem lettuce with Caesar dressing, garlic croutons, white anchovies and parmesan shavings

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Add chicken £1.95

Nibbles
Garden herb olives, oven baked bread (ve) (gfa) (df)£2.50
House sundried tomatoes, olives, balsamic oil (ve) (gfa) (df)£3.75
Roasted beetroot, chilli hummus, coriander flatbread (ve) (gfa) (df)£3.95

Starters
Chef’s soup of the day, homemade oven baked bread (gfa)£5.50
Pulled spiced pork croquettes with caramelised onion jam with smoked applewood cheese dip (gf)£6.50
Smoked haddock scotch egg with a mango & coriander salsa & dill crème fraiche £6.95
North Atlantic crayfish & prawn cocktail tartlet, shredded baby gem topped with a raspberry crumb £6.75
Golden breaded dill crab cake with smoked garlic mayonnaise, watercress salad & herb oil (df)£6.95

From the farm
Spiced buttermilk chicken breast in a toasted pretzel burger bun, pickled coleslaw, salad & skin-on french fries £12.95
Cheddar and bacon burger in a toasted pretzel bun, french fries, salad garnish (gfa)(dfa)£13.95 add spiced pulled pork £1.95
Trio of sausages; venison, wild boar and pork and leek sausages served with a wholegrain mustard mashed potato,
seasonal vegetables, crispy onions & pan jus £13.95
Beef lasagne made with a rich ragu and béchamel sauce served with dressed leaves & garlic bread £11.95
Black swan pie of the day with a choice of potato, seasonal vegetables or garden peas and rich gravy £12.95

From the coast
Beer battered haddock with homemade tartare sauce, hand cut chips & garden peas (df)£11.95
Seafood chilli & garlic tagliatelle with king prawn tails, Kiln hot smoked salmon & scallops garnished with a crispy seaweed & grated salad(df)£14.50

From the garden
Black bean and sweet potato burger served in a pretzel bun, chef’s tomato relish, french fries & mixed leaf salad (ve/a)£11.95
Spinach dhal with roasted cauliflower and butternut squash served with wild rice & toasted flat bread (ve)£12.95

From the griddle
All of our steaks come hung for 28 days to ensure they’re served to you at their best. All the following are served with hand cut chips, slow roasted garlic tomato and Norfolk flat field mushroom and dressed salad (gfa)
8oz Ribeye £20.95
8oz Fillet £25.95
8oz Rump £16.95
8oz Gammon £12.95
Mixed grill: rump steak, lamb chop, gammon, sausage & fried egg £20.95

Seasonal Salads
All served with coleslaw & buttered new potatoes
Crayfish North Atlantic prawn cocktail with Marie rose sauce£13.95
Confit pork belly with toasted spiced cashew nuts & watermelon (df) (gf)£14.95
Smoked Gressingham duck, strawberry & aged balsamic dressed salad (df) (gf)£13.95
Classic Caesar salad of anchovies, parmesan shavings, crispy croutons & classic dressing (gf)£10.95 (add chicken £2.50)

Side orders £3.00
Hand cut chips, garlic bread, cheesy chips, seasonal salad, french fries, parmesan fries, onion rings, seasonal vegetables

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One course £6.95, Two courses £8.50, Three courses £9.50

Starters
Soup (gf)
Crudités (ve)
Southern fried chicken goujons, BBQ sauce

Mains
Griddled chicken pitta (gfa)
Chicken nuggets
Butcher’s sausages
Fish fingers

All meals above are served with fries or mashed potato,
carrot sticks, garden peas, baked beans or salad

Lasagne with garlic bread and salad
Pasta with tomato sauce and cheese
4oz Burger with chips and salad (gfa)
Ham egg and chips

Roast lunch available on Sundays! (gfa)

Desserts
Chocolate brownie with ice cream
Two scoops of ice cream (gf)
Pudding of the day

We have sadly stopped our ‘children eat free’ offer on Sundays, but hope this will return later in the year.

We use a large number of ingredients in our kitchen so please do inform us of any food allergies or dietary requirements so that we may advise you accordingly.
We do have one fryer we keep free from gluten containing products – please inform us when ordering.

(v/a) vegetarian (available) (ve/a) vegan (available) (gf/a) gluten free (available)

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If you’re planning a meal and would like something different from our main menu, please choose from one of the menus on offer below.
With a price range to suit all tastes, we hope there will be something here that’s suitable.

A pre-order is required with at least a week’s notice from booking please.
Any dietary requirements must be made clear with delivery of pre-order.

Sample menu 1 – £14.95

Starters
Roasted tomato and basil soup, homemade bread, butter
Breaded brie, red onion marmalade, leaves
Deep fried whitebait, lime aioli, leaves
Chicken liver pâté, melba toast, leaves

Mains
A traditional roast dinner with a choice of meats, roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables, stuffing, Yorkshire pudding, a rich gravy and cauliflower cheese served on the side.
Choose from beef topside, cider roast gammon, turkey crown or nut roast.

Pudding
Rich chocolate brownie with chocolate sauce and vanilla ice cream
Lemon tart with fruit compote and raspberry sorbet
Vanilla crème brûlée with homemade shortbread
Strawberry cheesecake, honeycomb

Sample menu 2 – £24.95

Starters
Harissa spiced prawn cocktail, shredded gem lettuce, brown bread and butter
Beetroot and charred goat’s cheese salad, candied walnuts
Seasonal soup, homemade bread and butter
Chicken liver parfait, melba toast, chutney
Mushroom arancini, dressed rocket salad

Mains
Chicken suprême, spring onion mash, creamed leeks, thyme jus
Lamb rump, sautéed new potatoes, French style peas, minted jus
Pan fried monkfish, red lentil dahl, curry oil, coriander pearls
Minted pea risotto, crispy hen’s yolk, parmesan crisp, rocket salad
Beef stroganoff, pilaf rice

Pudding
White chocolate and raspberry delice, elderflower jelly, raspberry pips
Flourless chocolate, chocolate sauce, salted caramel ice cream
Lemon meringue, raspberry gel, tuile
Vanilla panna cotta, cherry borscht
Summer berry Eton mess

Sample menu 3 – £34.95

Starters
Wild mushroom velouté, homemade bread and butter
Pan seared scallops, black pudding crumb, pea purée, cress
Tea smoked duck, bitter leaf salad, raspberry vinaigrette
Chicken and chervil terrine, leg croquette, pickled baby vegetables

Champagne Sorbet course

Mains
Beef wellington, rosemary fondant, carrot purée, girolles, pan jus
Mushroom wellington, rosemary fondant, carrot purée, girolles, jus
Open Cromer crab ravioli, fresh peas, micro mint, sauce vierge
Minted crumbed lamb rack, Lancashire hot pot, Swiss chard, salsify purée, jus
Roasted aubergine, pesto, charred feta, pea, broad bean and mint salad, red pepper coulis

Pudding
Coconut panna cotta, pineapple carpaccio, lime caramel, pomegranate
Trio of chocolate ganache, mascarpone, peppermint gel
Strawberry mille feuille, summer pudding ice cream
Mini croquembouche, pistachio ganache, hazelnut praline
Passion fruit soufflé

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PRE-CHRISTMAS

STARTER

Roasted Winter root vegetable and red lentil soup, freshly baked bread (ve) (gfa) (dfa)
Local game terrine with sautéed mushrooms, dill pickles, toasted sourdough and truffle butter (gfa) (dfa)
North Atlantic prawn, smashed avocado and chilli bruschetta with a ‘bloody’ Marie Rose gel and ruby chard (gfa) (df)
Chestnut mushroom and sherry pâté with shallot onion jam and charred toast (ve) (gfa) (df)
Mini baked camembert studded with garlic and rosemary served with crusty bread (v) (gfa)

MAIN
Traditional roast turkey, pigs in blankets, Chef’s stuffing, baked pancetta and sage sprouts and all the trimmings (gfa)
Poached then roasted pheasant with buttered savoy cabbage, honey-glazed root vegetables, sherry vinegar pearls and pan jus (gf)
Braised beef steak in ale, buttered Chantenay carrots with caraway seeds and creamed mash potato (gf)
Golden macadamia-crusted smoked cod with orzo pasta and salsa verde (df) (n)
Chestnut and Norfolk wild mushroom and boozy cranberry nut roast with garlic and thyme gravy, seasonal vegetables and potatoes (ve) (df) (n)
Roasted English cauliflower with sweet and sour glazed chicory, toasted pine nuts and cauliflower purée
(v) (n)

DESSERT
Christmas pudding with redcurrant purée and brandy sauce (v) (n)
Black Forest Yuletide log with bittersweet chocolate sauce and cherry sorbet (v)
Winter spiced orange cake with Christmas pudding ice cream and sweet plum sauce (v)
Chocolate, honeycomb and Winter berry parfait with cherry sorbet (ve) (gf)
Blueberry waffle trifle with gingerbread soil and biscotti

Tea or coffee
Petit fours

2 Courses £20.95
3 Courses £26.95

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CHRISTMAS DAY

STARTER

Smoked haddock, clam and mussel chowder with a wholegrain mustard beer roll (gfa)
Roasted celeriac and hazelnut soup, truffle oil, crusty baked bread (ve) (n)
Duo of duck: orange scented parfait and smoked breast with grape chutney and charred sourdough (gfa)
Pearl barley risotto with beetroot, blue cheese and chestnuts with pomegranate dressing and rocket (v) (dfa)
Peppered salmon, lightly cured, with apple remoulade and Martini Rosso balsamic vinaigrette (gf)

PALATE CLEANSER

MAIN
Traditional Norfolk Black roast turkey, pigs in blankets, leg meat bon-bon, Chef’s stuffing, baked pancetta and sage sprouts and all the trimmings (gfa)
Loin of venison wrapped in pancetta, purple sprouting and Binham Blue purée, wild mushroom pie and port jus
Guinea fowl marinated in thyme, garlic and lemon, served with red onion confit, charred chicory and duchesse potato (gf)
Chestnut and Norfolk wild mushroom and boozy cranberry Wellington with a rich red wine gravy, seasonal vegetables and potatoes (ve) (df) (n)
Lemongrass smoked cod loin steak, Brancaster mussels, sea vegetables, gnocchi and cucumber ketchup (df)

DESSERT
The Black Swan’s own Christmas pudding with redcurrant purée and brandy sauce (v) (n)
Eggnog panna cotta with mulled wine Winter berry compote (gf)
White chocolate and passion fruit roulade with gingerbread soil and lemon balm (v) (gf)
Chocolate, honeycomb and cherry parfait with cherry sorbet (ve) (gf)
Trio of citrus: Lime meringue pie, blood orange sorbet lemon and ginger cheesecake
Norfolk cheeseboard: White Lady brie, Binham Blue and Dapple with sorbet grapes, pickled celery, Winter spiced chutney and water biscuits (v) (gfa)

Tea or coffee
Petit fours

£74.95 per person

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NEW YEAR'S EVE

CANAPÉS ON ARRIVAL

STARTER

Spiced haggis bon-bons with turnip purée, whisky gel and leek ash
Salt and pepper squid with a pea-mint aioli and chilli mizuna salad
Goat’s cheese roulade coated in walnuts served on toasted bloomer, caramelised red onion chutney, rocket, toasted seeds and a blackberry balsamic dressing (v) (ve/a) (gfa) (n)
Duck and fig terrine with toasted bloomer bread and a fig, balsamic, date and cranberry chutney (gfa)
Wild Norfolk mushroom and truffle soup with pumpkin seed crusted bread (ve) (df)

MAIN
Pan roasted pheasant with leg meat cottage pie, sautéed wild mushrooms, potato gratin and crispy sage leaves
Surf and turf rib-eye crostini with gorgonzola mousse, caramelised bourbon shallots and langoustines (gf)
Whole Torbay sole with Lyonnaise potatoes, baby carrot and cucumber dill pickle salad and brown shrimp butter (gf)
Asian marinated tofu with charred red onion, roasted Winter squash, baby leaf spinach, spaghetti vegetables and roasted almond flakes (ve) (df) (n)
Vegetable Wellington of sweet potato, Norfolk mushrooms, spinach and pearl barley with herbed mash potato and a medley of baby vegetables (v)

DESSERT
Rum baba: very indulgent rum-soaked sponge cake with vanilla ice cream, pineapple and candied lime (v)
Treacle and pecan tart with coconut sorbet and raspberry shards (ve)
White chocolate, raspberry and pomegranate pavlova (v)
Chocolate marquise with passion fruit ice cream and almond tuile (v) (gfa) (n)
Whisky and chocolate cremeux with whisky ice cream, coffee and caramel (v) (gf)

Tea or coffee
Petit fours

£74.95 per person

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