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Sunday Lunch Menu

Sunday lunch at Headlam Hall is something of an institution. An authentic and traditional experience in this fabulous Jacobean country house. Enjoy pre-lunch drinks in the relaxing lounges and bar and an after lunch stroll around the beautiful gardens when the weather permits. We use the best of locally sourced ingredients including produce from our own kitchen garden to offer a combination of traditional Sunday roasts as well as some more contemporary dishes. Served 12pm-2.30pm with private dining rooms available for special occasions.


Homemade soup of the day £7.00

Tempura king prawns with a sweet chilli dip and dressed leaves £11.00

Duck liver parfait with seasonal fruits and toasted brioche £11.00

Burrata cheese with heritage tomatoes, olives, and pesto £10.00

Home-cured sea trout, citrus mayonnaise, crispy capers, caviar, and baby leeks £11.00

Homemade Yorkshire pudding with a rich onion gravy £7.00


Roast sirloin of Deerness Valley beef, Yorkshire pudding, roast potatoes, 

seasonal vegetables, and gravy £23.00

Chef’s roast of the day with seasonal accompaniments £21.00

Baked fillet of North Sea cod, herb-crushed potatoes, spinach, peas, 

and a tomato hollandaise £20.00

Roast breast of chicken, bubble and squeak, Yorkshire pudding, 

homemade seasoning, and seasonal vegetables £19.00

Wild mushroom and asparagus risotto, parmesan, and a rocket salad £17.00

Vegetarian dish of the day £17.00


Seasonal vegetables £4.00

Duck fat roast potatoes £4.00

Mashed potato £4.00

Cauliflower cheese £4.00

Garden salad £4.00


Cheese and biscuits £10.00

Sticky toffee pudding, toffee sauce, popcorn, and vanilla ice cream £9.00

Basque cheesecake, apricots, and honey £9.00 

Limoncello tiramisu, lemon curd, white chocolate, and matcha tea £9.00 

Hot pudding of the day £8.00

Special dessert of the day £8.00 

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