Food at the Black Swan Inn

MENUS

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 Danish pastries & croissants

Full English (df)
Butcher’s sausage, smoked back bacon, black pudding, grilled Norfolk flat field mushrooms and slow roasted tomato, baked beans, hash brown and eggs to order
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 to order
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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 SAMPLE MENU

Starters

Homemade Norfolk wild mushroom soup, homemade bread

Panko coated brie wedges, bacon jam, dressed leaves (v/a)

Spiced haggis bon-bons with turnip purée and whiskey gel

Chicken wings served with saffron aioli and mixed leaf

Salt and pepper squid with a pea-mint aioli and chilli mizuna salad

Goats cheese roulade coated in walnuts served on toasted bloomer, caramelised red onion chutney, rocket, toasted seeds and a blackberry balsamic dressing (v)  (gfa) (n)

Duck and fig terrine with toasted bloomer bread and a fig, balsamic, date and cranberry chutney (gfa)

 

Main Courses

Ale battered haddock with homemade tartare sauce, hand cut chips & garden peas  (df)

Beef lasagne; rich ragu sauce with béchamel sauce, dressed leaves, garlic bread

Classic Ploughman’s, smoked ham, cheddar cheese, crusty bread, apple, pickles (df/a) (gf/a)

Cheddar and bacon burger toasted pretzel bun, French fries, salad garnish (gf/a) (df/a)

Quinoa roasted pepper and tomato risotto, pickled garden vegetable salad, pecorino shavings (v) (gf) (df/a) (ve/a)

Flat field mushroom stuffed with ratatouille & mozzarella(v)(gf) (ve/a)

North Atlantic prawn and crayfish salad with spiced Marie Rose sauce and coleslaw (gf) (df)

Wild boar, venison and pork and leek sausages on wholegrain mashed potato, vegetables, pan jus, crispy onions

Poached and roasted local pheasant with creamy mash potato, roasted root vegetables and ale jus (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 herby mashed potato and a medley of baby vegetables (v)

 

Our Roast Lunch

Enjoy a roast lunch served with roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables, Yorkshire pudding, rich gravy and cauliflower cheese (gf/a)

Choose from one of the meats below:

Nut roast (ve/a)             Norfolk turkey               Pork Loin                

Beef striploin                 Honey Gammon  

 

Desserts

Bakewell tart with custard, ice cream or cream

Triple chocolate brownie, chocolate sauce, soil and Vanilla ice cream (v)

Apple crumble served with either ice cream, cream or custard (v) (gfa)

Sticky toffee pudding, salted caramel ice cream and toffee sauce (v)

Lemon and ginger cheesecake with pouring cream

Rum baba: very indulgent rum-soaked sponge cake with vanilla ice cream, candied lime (v)

Treacle and pecan tart with coconut sorbet and raspberry shards (ve)

Chocolate marquise with passion fruit ice cream (v) (gfa) (n)

Selection of ice creams and sorbets (ve/a) (gf)

British cheeses served with apple, grapes, crackers, salted butter (v) (gf/a) (£2.00 supplement)

One course £12.95                      

Two courses £17.95                    

Three courses £22.95

Panko coated brie wedges£5.95
Bacon, jam, leaves
Binham blue cheese£5.95
Norfolk mushrooms on toast, leaves (gfa)
Peppered mackerel£5.95
Romesco sauce, roasted peppers and heritage tomatoes
Pulled pork flatbread£5.95
Guacamole, pickled onion and chilli (df)

Mains

Gressingham duck breast£15.95
Celeriac puree, sweet potato fondant, wilted spinach, pan jus (gf)
Soy and siracha glazed salmon salad£13.95
Served with buttered new potatoes and Asian slaw
Grilled smoked haddock£13.95
Champ mashed potato, steamed kale, wholegrain mustard and dapple reduction (gf)
Wild mushroom linguine£12.95
Dressed rocket, truffle oil (v)

Chef’s butchers’ block steak of the week

Tamarind marinated 12oz bavette steak with jenga chips and steak garnish£21.95

*Please note that this is a sample menu and the dishes shown may not be available should you dine with us.

One course £6.50, Two courses £8.50, Three courses £10.50

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 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 are planning a meal for 20 or more diners, then why not have a look at our “Group Dining” option. We have a range of menus at various price levels as shown below. Please contact us with your booking and pre-order at least one week prior to the event.

Please also notify us of any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

Menu 1 – £20.95

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.
Choose from beef topside, cider roast gammon, turkey crown or nut roast.

Desserts
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 and honeycomb

Menu 2 – £24.95

Starters
Harissa spiced prawn cocktail, shredded gem lettuce, brown bread and butter
Beetroot and charred goats 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

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

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

Desserts
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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Starters

Classic

Scrambled egg and smoked Scottish salmon £5.95 (v) 

Spanish breakfast

Sweetcorn pancake with fried egg and chorizo salsa £6.25

 Main Courses

Taste of India

Sweet roasted potatoes, masala dosa and coconut raita, served with pilau rice £10.95 (ve)

Pancake cannelloni

Pancake filled with spinach, meatballs and ricotta, topped with ragu and melting parmesan cheese. Served with French fries and rocket salad £12.95

 Crispy chicken

Pancake filled with creamy chicken, mushroom and bacon, topped with herb crust. Served with Parmentier potatoes and seasonal vegetables £13.95

Desserts £5.95

American pancake

Cherry-berry syrup, candied bacon and whipped cream

Espresso martini pancake (ve)

Lashings of booze, coffee and cream

Lemon Meringue Pie (v)

Pancake served with lemon curd, meringue and biscuit crumb

British Pie Week

Commencing Monday 2nd March

Starters

Open smoked fish and paté pie with charred lime aioli and polenta chips £6.75

Handcrafted Black Swan pork pie with pickled beetroot, boiled egg and potted piccalilli £7.95

Mini-potted Norfolk mushroom and vodka cranberry pie with sweet potato game fries (ve) £6.75

Main Courses

Puff pastry, goats’ cheese, sweet potato, spinach and red onion pie  (v) £12.95

Chestnut mushroom, tomato and red wine shortcrust pastry pie with baby onions and thyme (ve) £12.95

Venison, caramelized onion and local Binham blue cheese shortcrust pie £13.95

Posh fish pie of salmon, smoked haddock, Brancaster mussels and king prawns, in a creamy white wine sauce topped with cheesy mashed potato £13.95

Choose two sides from the following:

Mushy or garden peas                       Skin-on fries with rosemary salt

Smoked BBQ baked beans               Macaroni cheese with truffle oil

Salt and pepper onion rings            Cheesy mashed potato

Seasonal vegetables                           Mashed potato

Classic mixed salad                            Buttered new potatoes

Desserts £5.95

Toffee apple pie with crème anglaise (v)

Chocolate and pecan pie with vanilla bean ice cream (gf) (v)

Lemon and raspberry ripple pie, topped with Italian meringue with raspberry sorbet (v)

Nibbles

Garden herb olives, oven baked bread £3.50 (ve) (gfa) (df)

House sundried tomatoes, olives, balsamic oil £3.75 (ve) (gfa) (df)

Roasted beetroot and chilli hummus, coriander flatbread £3.95 (ve) (gfa) (df)

 Starters

Chef’s soup of the day, homemade bread roll (gfa)

Classic tomato and buffalo mozzarella salad, with aged balsamic (v)

Classic prawn and crayfish cocktail served with brown bread & butter (gfa)

Sautéed chestnut mushrooms, blue cheese sauce, toast (v) (gfa)

Panko crumb brie wedges, bacon jam, leaves (va)

Pork and Aspall cyder terrine wrapped in streaky bacon served with Chef’s chutney & toasted bread (gfa)

 

Main Courses

8oz Ribeye steak, Parmesan fries, Binham blue sauce and buttered corn on the cob (supplement £4.95) (gf)

Beer battered haddock with homemade tartare sauce, hand cut chips and garden peas (df)

Cheddar and bacon burger, toasted pretzel bun, French fries, salad garnish (gfa) (dfa)

Beef lasagne served with dressed leaves and garlic bread

Braised lamb shank with black pudding mashed potato, braised shallots and a rich, charred onion gravy (supplement£4.95) (gfa)

Guinea fowl marinated in garlic and lemon with tarragon-infused duchesse potatoes, purple sprouting broccoli and pan jus (gfa)

Moules marinière served with French fries & crusty bread (gfa)

Salmon steak, pan fried with garlic new potatoes, pistachio and rocket salad, sesame dressing (gf) (n)

Quinoa, roasted pepper & tomato risotto, pickled garden vegetable salad, pecorino shavings (vea) (gfa) (dfa)

Ricotta, spinach & hazelnut lasagne served with dressed leaf & garlic bread (n)

Our Roasts

Enjoy our roast lunch with one of the following, served with roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables, a Yorkshire pudding, rich gravy and cauliflower cheese served on the side (gfa)

Nut roast (vea)         Loin of pork            Honey roast gammon       

Norfolk Turkey       Striploin of Beef  

Enjoy a roast and either a starter or pudding, or both as part of our Sunday offer

One course £14.95              Two courses £18.95              Three courses £24.95

Desserts

Sticky toffee pudding, salted caramel sauce, salted caramel ice cream

Toffee apple crumble with custard or ice cream

Blueberry & lemon millefeuille served with lemon balm

White chocolate & passion fruit roulade (gf)

Turkish delight crème brûlée with pistachio infused biscotti (gfa) (n)

Double chocolate brownie, chocolate sauce, mint choc chip ice cream

Selection of ice creams and sorbets (vea) (gf)

British cheeses with celery batons, apple, grapes, crackers and salted butter (v) (gfa) (£2.00 supplement)

Easter Sunday 12th April 2020

 Nibbles

Garden herb olives, oven baked bread £3.50 (ve) (gfa) (df)

House sundried tomatoes, olives, balsamic oil £3.75 (ve) (gfa) (df)

Roasted beetroot, chilli hummus, coriander flatbread £3.95 (ve) (gfa) (df)

 Starters

Chef’s soup of the day, homemade bread roll (gfa)

Smoked salmon roulade, rye bread and butter (gfa)

Asian style crispy whitebait, lime aioli

Blue cheese beignets, rainbow beetroot salad (vea)

Chicken, asparagus and chervil terrine, apricot chutney, leaves (gfa)

Main Courses

8oz Ribeye steak, parmesan fries, Binham blue sauce and buttered corn on the cob (supplement £4.95) (gf)

Beer battered haddock with homemade tartare sauce, hand cut chips and garden peas (df)

Cheddar and bacon burger, toasted pretzel bun, French fries, salad garnish (gfa) (dfa)

Beef lasagne served with dressed leaves and garlic bread

Arancini balls of vegan cheese and tomato ragu served with charred shallots, wild garlic pesto and polenta cake (ve)

Monkfish and chorizo kebab with roasted red pepper, tomato and quinoa risotto, drizzled with a chilli oil (dfa)

Ricotta, spinach & hazelnut lasagne served with dressed leaf & garlic bread (n)

Seabass fillet, potato rösti, samphire and green pea franchise (gf)

 Our Roasts

Enjoy our roast lunch with one of the following, served with roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables, Yorkshire pudding, rich gravy and cauliflower cheese served on the side (gfa)

Nut roast (vea)   Stuffed saddle of lamb    Honey roast gammon     Half a spring chicken   Striploin of Beef 

Enjoy a roast and either a starter or pudding or both as part of our Sunday offer

One course £14.95                 Two courses £18.95                  Three courses £24.95

Desserts (v)

Sticky toffee pudding, salted caramel sauce, salted caramel ice cream

Toffee apple crumble with custard or ice cream

Hot cross bun bread and butter pudding with crème anglaise

Peanut, chocolate and salted caramel cheesecake with pouring cream

Baileys and white chocolate crème brûlée with raspberry tulle biscuit

Lemon Carlotta with caramelized pineapple

Double chocolate brownie, chocolate sauce, mint choc chip ice cream

Selection of ice creams and sorbets (vea) (gf)

British cheeses with celery batons, apple, grapes, crackers and salted butter (v) (gfa) (£2.00 supplement)

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