skip to main content

The Menus

The use of fresh and locally sourced produce including fruits, herbs and vegetables from our own gardens is at the core of our food philosophy.

 

Dinner Menu - daily

 

STARTERS

Onion Velouté - £7.50

Assiette of Smoked Salmon - Durham Gin tartare, Bradan Rost hot smoked salmon

mousse with caviar, Scottish smoked salmon with capers and

dill mayonnaise - £9.50

Pan-fried Scallops - with textures of cauliflower, crisp pancetta and curry oil - £11.00*

Confit Duck - with coconut, pink peppercorn and lemon grass broth and rice noodles - £9.00

Chicken and Grouse Terrine - with caramelised wild damson and hazelnuts served with rye bread - £8.50

Vegetable Velouté of the Day (v) - £7.50

Shitake Mushroom Fricassee (v) - served on sourdough bread with pea shoots - £8.50

Headlam Garden Vegetable Bhaji (v) - with chilli lime dip - £8.00

*£2.00 supplement on dinner inclusive packages

 

MAIN COURSES

Roast Hake - with a soft herb crust, bacon, sweetcorn and cockle chowder with crisp cabbage - £20.00

Pork Three Ways - roast fillet, pork cheek sausage roll, slow cooked pork belly served with Anna potatoes, braised red cabbage and charred chicory with a spiced cider reduction - £22.00

Tempura Codling Fillets - with seasoned fries, homemade tartare sauce and minted mushy peas - £16.50

Steak and Black Sheep Ale Pie - bone marrow mash and roasted root vegetables - £16.50

Simpson’s 8oz Ribeye Steak - with chunky chips, roast tomato, field mushrooms and watercress with a choice of Teesdale blue cheese sauce or peppercorn sauce - £23.50

Simpson’s 8oz Fillet Steak - with chunky chips, roast tomato, field mushrooms and watercress with a choice of Teesdale blue cheese sauce or peppercorn sauce - £28.00**

Grilled Seabass - with king prawns, a chive mash, spinach, peas and tarragon cream - £21.50

Tempura Vegetables (v) - with sweet potato fries and minted peas- -£15.50

Squash and Sage Pearl Barley Risotto (v) - with toasted seeds and toasted pumpkin oil - £15.50

Malaysian Style Vegetable Curry (v) - with cauliflower rice, fresh coriander and onion seed flat bread - £16.50

**£5.00 supplement on dinner inclusive packages

 

DESSERTS

Garden Plum Clafoutis - with vanilla ice-cream - £7.50

Chocolate and Chestnut Delice - with cherry ice-cream - £7.50

Toffee Apple Steamed Sponge - with rum & raisin ice-cream and creme Anglaise - £7.50

Green Tea Creme Brulee - with sesame seed shortbread - £7.50

Cheese - a local selection with biscuits and homemade chutney - £9.50

 

SIDE ORDERS

Sweet Potato Fries - £3.50

Roasted Root Vegetables - £3.50

Dressed Salad - £3.50

Chunky Chips - £3.50

 


Lunch Menu - Monday to Saturday

Lunch is served from 12pm until 2pm. Booking recommended but not always essential. The seasonal menu changes daily with a choice of 4 for each course.

Monday to Friday: 2 courses £16.50, 3 courses £19.50, Tea/coffee £2.00

NB. During December we serve our 3 course seasonal lunch priced at £29.50

 

We also serve lunch daily in the Spa Brasserie from 12-3pm.


Sunday Lunch Menu

Our Sunday lunch is served from 12pm until 3pm, booking essential.

Starters

Homemade soup - £5.00

Yorkshire pudding with onion gravy - £5.00

Garlic mushrooms in a creamy sauce - £6.00

Smoked salmon with lemon mayonnaise - £8.00

Tempura king prawns with sweet chilli dip - £9.00

Chicken liver parfait with red onion marmalade & toasted baguette - £7.50

Main Courses

Roast sirloin of Simpson's beef with Yorkshire pudding, horseradish sauce and a roast gravy - £17.00

Grilled seabass, crushed potatoes, spinach and dill cream - £15.00

Chef's roast of the day - £16.00

Pan-fried chicken breast with accompaniments - £15.00

Vegetarian dishes of the day - £13.50

Desserts

Fresh fruit salad and ice cream - £6.00

Cheese and biscuits - £7.50

Sticky toffee pudding with toffee sauce and vanilla ice cream - £6.00

Hot pud of the day - £6.00

Vanilla pannacotta and summer berries - £6.00

Make a Reservation

Please go to our online booking pages where the best rates can be found. Online reservations can be made for up to 6 rooms at a time and for a maximum of 6 months ahead.

Gift Vouchers

A Headlam Hall gift voucher is a great idea for a birthday, anniversary or special occasion present.

Buy online

Downloads

Please find our latest documents available for download such as our menus and wine list.

View Downloads
Green Tourism Silver The Good Food Guide Read the Good Hotel Guide review Taste Durham charming small hotels Britains Finest Les Collectionneurs The Hotel Guru