Christmas 2017

Join us for a fun-filled festive season and enjoy our usual great service, tasty food and a little something special.
With imaginative dishes with a festive twist and not a sprout in sight The William
& Florence is the perfect place for a get-together with a difference this year.

Festive lunches

For a sociable get-together book a table for lunch and enjoy two or three course
with delicious grazing, sharing, tartines, cured meats, cheeses, pates, dips to start,
choose a tasty, seasonal main course and then perhaps a selection of sweet treats to round off your meal.

December Evenings

We’ll be serving our usual mixture of grazing boards, tartines and seasonal specials throughout December – it’s a busy time of year so don’t forget to call us on 01603 660706 to book your table.

Festive Parties

The William & Florence is the perfect place for a fantastic party! From fizz, mulled wine or Christmas cocktails when you arrive to delicious finger food, bowls of hearty festive dishes and tempting sweets to keep you and your guests fuelled for a fun evening, We can reserve an area for you – or even the whole pub if you’re planning a bigger event. Please contact us for more details and availability.​​

Choose five options from the selection below – circulate, chat and relax while we bring the food for you to enjoy:

  • ​Homemade pork and cranberry sausage rolls or Pigs in blankets with cranberry dip
  • Green bean and masala spiced frittata or Pea and pesto bruschetta
  • Rosemary and Maldon sea salt baked new potatoes or Potato wedges with blue cheese and sour cream
  • Harissa chicken skewers or Lemon and thyme chicken skewers
  • Smoked salmon on potato rosti or Smoked salmon and horseradish toasts
  • ​Sun-blush tomato and goat’s cheese arancini or Ham and pea arancini
£8 per person
Available for groups of 20-40

Food that is easy to eat & a little more substantial than canapés. These are served on large trays around the area you've reserved. Choose a selection of three flavours,  for your guests to enjoy on the move. Remember to include a vegetarian choice!

  • ​​Pulled BBQ pork with Pilau rice
  • Bubble & Squeak, Swannington Farm to Fork chipolatas and onion gravy
  • Pea risotto with homemade rocket & walnut pesto
  • Fish pie with pea shoots
  • Shredded ham hock, crushed potatoes and parsley sauce
  • Hot and spicy stir-fry chicken with crispy noodles
  • Quinoa, roast beetroot and goat’s cheese salad
  • Cottage pie with an Applewood cheddar crust
  • Fish goujons, hand cut chips & homemade tartare sauce
  • Lamb Kashmiri curry with rice
£15 per person
Available for groups of 20-40

Book your table and we’ll bring you delicious starters to share, your choice of main course and a selection of sweet treats to finish:

Sharing boards including cured meats, warm tartines and cheeses

Choose from :

  • ​​Wild boar burger topped with Brie and cranberry sauce in a Brioche bun served with hand-cut chips
  • Spicy bean burger served in ciabatta with tomato salsa & hand-cut chips
  • Confit duck with fondant potato, tenderstem broccoli & a cranberry & orange jus
  • Fillet of seabass with a sundried tomato & caper crumb, served with roasted lemon & garlic new potatoes & green beans
  • Turkey, ham hock & leek pie with buttered greens & creamy mash
  • Arancini with caponata and salad

Bite-sized treats including gooey chocolate brownie, sweet tarts, date puddings, served with coffee

Two courses £18
Three courses £24

(Due to the sharing nature of the menu your party must all choose the same courses eg. starter & main or main & dessert)
*Please note that minimum/maximum numbers apply and there may be a minimum spend required on certain dates.
We request a £5 per person deposit for all parties. Deposits are non-refundable.
Any alterations to numbers with less than 48 hours notice will be charged at the full price (all food will be served for you).
Booking essential.