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Christmas and New Year at The Beach

Christmas

At The Beach at Bude, we can cater for large groups or smaller parties, with the private clubroom available for exclusive use, seating between 10 and 25 guests.

View our Christmas party menu below for groups of eight or more, priced at £25 per head. If you would like to book a party, please contact our reception on 01288 389800. Available from Tuesday 3 to Monday 23 December 2019.


Starters

WHITE ONION SOUP

Cheese and chive

DUCK LEG TERRINE

Celeriac, pear and walnuts

GIN SOUSED MACKEREL

Cucumber and preserved lemon

Mains

ROAST TURKEY

Sage and onion stuffing, roast potatoes, carrots, brussel sprouts and cranberry sauce

VENISON WELLINGTON

Smoked mash potato, parsnips and kale

SEA BASS

Scallop mousse, cucumber, apple and caviar cream

TANDOORI CAULIFLOWER

Pomegranates, yoghurt and lime

Desserts

CHRISTMAS PUDDING

Brandy sauce

PASSIONFRUIT CHEESECAKE

Dark chocolate sorbet

CHOCOLATE MOUSSE

Sea salt, caramel and banana


New Year

The Beach is the ultimate place to see in the new year in Bude, and our head chef Jamie Coleman has put together a New Year’s Eve menu, in order to make sure celebrations are extra special. 

See the menu below, priced at £65 per person. For more information and to purchase a ticket, call the reception team on 01288 389800.


SNACKS
Crab and mango cannelloni
Lamb fritters, haggis ketchup
Herb arancini

ROASTED SCALLOP
Piccolo parsnip, curry and coriander

PEKING DUCK
Charred cucumber, turnips, duck confit bao bun, ponzu tea

BUTTERMILK PANACOTTA
Raspberry, rose, white chocolate and oats

DARK CHOCOLATE MOUSSE
Caramel, shortcake, blackberry and sea salt ice cream

Terrace menu

We offer a very informal service on our terrace and in the bar, allowing you the chance to enjoy a relaxed dining experience with stunning sea views over Summerleaze Beach.

Our separate terrace and bar menu below is served between 5pm and 8pm everyday. This is available on a walk-in basis only as we do not take bookings in these areas.


For the table

all served with sourdough, whipped butter and pickles

Italian platter £8

cured ham, coppa ham and pickled peach kebab with smoked tomatoes and bocconcini 

Mezze platter £8

olives, smoked almonds, roasted fig, feta, hummus, smoked aubergine and artichokes

Seafood platter £8

hot smoked salmon, scampi tails, breaded whitebait, pickled clams and mussels, and Coronation crab on toast


Main menu

Breaded whitebait £6

sourdough bread and aioli

Buttermilk chicken £7

sweet pickled celery, lemon mayo and chipotle chilli

Fish & chips £16

crushed peas, tartare sauce and french fries

Soft taco £16

BBQ aubergine, spring onion crema, smoked tomato, fried polenta and feta

Seafood linguine £8/£16

preserved lemon, garlic and parsley

Mussel carbonara £8/£16

served with rosemary focaccia 

Exmoor beef burger £16

gherkin relish, pretzel bun, gem lettuce, tomato and cheddar fritter

Scampi £16

french fries and garden peas 

Caesar salad £10

hen’s egg, parmesan, croutons and anchovies

(add chicken or hot smoked salmon +£3)

French fries £5

Onion rings £5


For the kids

Fish, french fries & peas £7

Sausage, french fries & beans £7

Scampi pieces, french fries & peas £8

Cheeseburger taco & french fries £8

Pesto linguine & parmesan cheese £7

 

Alternatively, our main restaurant is open daily between 12pm and 3pm for lunch, and 5pm until 9pm for dinner. An example restaurant menu can be viewed here. If you would like to book a table in the restaurant, call our reception team on 01288 389800 to make a reservation.