Signature Dishes The Menu

Monks Set 3 Course Christmas Menu
€35

STARTERS

MONKS SEAFOOD CHOWDER Selection of salmon, cod and smoked coley cooked in a creamy velouté served with our homemade brown bread.
SOUP OF THE DAY Seasonal freshly made soup served with our homemade brown bread.
CRISPY HAM HOCK CROQUETTE Crispy ham hock croquette coated in a crispy panko breadcrumb, served with apple purée and a celeriac slaw.
GOLDEN FRIED FISHCAKES Smoked salmon, salmon, cod and smoked coley combined with potato and coated in panko breadcrumb, served with a crisp seasonal salad and lemon aioli.
SMOKED SALMON SALAD Smoked salmon salad served with pickled cucumber and avocado purée.

MAINS

BAKED FILLET OF SALMON Baked fillet of salmon served with crushed potatoes, sprouting broccoli and horseradish hollandaise.
TURKEY BALLOTINE Turkey ballotine stuffed with pork meat and apricots served with pancetta rosti, thyme and cranberry jus.
HALF ROAST CONFIT DUCK Half roast confit of duck served with braised red cabbage with cinnamon and cranberry, creamed potato, orange and ginger sauce.
PAN FRIED SEA BASS Pan fried sea bass served with mussels, smoked tomato and roast red pepper ragout.
VEGETARIAN TART Chestnut and butternut squash pastry tart with caramelised red onion and toasted almonds.
10oz HEREFORD SIRLOIN STEAK 10oz hereford sirloin steak served with triple cooked chunky chips, sauté onions and a choice of pepper sauce or garlic butter. €7.50 supplement

DESSERT

LEMON CURD CHEESECAKE Lemon curd cheesecake served with fresh cream, macerated strawberries and lime sugar.
CHRISTMAS PUDDING Christmas pudding served with brandy custard and whipped cream.
CHOCOLATE TORTE Chocolate torte served with seasonal berries and whipped cream.
MONKS HOMEMADE TRIFLE Monks homemade trifle served with white chocolate, custard and blackberries.
Christmas Dining at Monks Ballyvaughan Monks Ballyvaughan Christmas Dinner