Our Menus

Our menu is a beautiful blend of classic and contemporary dishes, although rest assure you will will always find our brasserie favourites such as steak frites, roasted snails and moules marinières; for dessert, La Rascasse’s french apple tart and crème brûlée are house specialities.

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NEW YEAR’S EVE MENU

3 COURSE SET MENU & LIVE DJ

£75 PER PERSON

GLASS OF PROSECCO ON ARRIVAL…

STARTERS

HONEY ROASTED SQUASH SOUP WITH ROASTED CHESTNUTS

PAN ROASTED QUAIL GRILLED ASPARAGUS WRAPPED IN SERRANO HAM, CAULIFLOWER PUREE AND TARRAGON SAUCE

SEARED SCALLOPS SWEETCORN AND BABY ARTICHOKE CHAMPAGNE SAUCE

SALMON GRAVLAX SERVED WITH HERITAGE TOMATO AND AVOCADO

PAN FRIED PHEASANT BREAST SERVED WITH A LENTIL, OYSTER MUSHROOM AND ROAST PHEASANT JUS

MAINS

RIBEYE STEAK

45 DAYS AGED ANGUS BEEF SERVED WITH HOMECUT FRIES, SPINACH AND A PEPPERCORN SAUCE

MARINATED RUMP OF LAMP

& ITS CHOPED, POMMES BOULANGERE, SUGAR SNAPS, ROSEMARY LAMB JUS

DUCK BREAST

BABY BEETROOT, ROASTED NEW POTATO ROSTI AND A SPICED RED CURRANT SAUCE

SEABASS

SERVED WITH VEGETABLE PROVENCALE SAFFRON POTATO BOUILLABAISSE SAUCE

MONKFISH

WITH A TRUFFLE MASH, TENDERSTEM BROCCOLI AND CHIVE SAUCE

VEGETARIAN NUT ROAST

WITH ROASTED VEGETABLES AND ROASTED NEW POTATOES

 

DESSERTS

CHOCOLATE FONDANT

ORANGE CRÈME BRULEE

WHITE CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE

SELECTION OF FRENCH CHEESE AND HOME-MADE CHUTNEY

 

ALLERGENS

ALL INGREDIENTS FOR OUR DISHES ARE NOT LISTED. IF YOU HAVE A SPECIFIC ALLERGY OR INTOLERANCE THEN PLEASE INFORM YOUR SERVER BEFORE ORDERING.  DESPITE CAREFUL PREPARATIONS SOME FISH FILLETS MAY STILL CONTAIN SMALL BONES, AS WELL AS SHOT GAME BIRDS.  A 10% GRATUITY WILL BE ADDED TO THE BILL

 

 

 

                                                                      OUR FRESH SEAFOOD

Half dozen irish rock oysters No. 3 10.50     Half pint of prawns 7.00     Plate of whelks  6.50    Whole fresh cornish crab from 19.50

moules mariniere 7.10

L’assiette de l’ecailleur 24.50                                           RASCASSE SEAFOOD PLATTER  69.50

3 oysters -2 prawns -4 whelks -6 shrimps                                                    12 oysters-6 prawns-18 shrimps-4 langoustines
mussels & clams                                                                                           12 whelks- a whole crab-mussels & clams

 

                                                                                  STARTERS

Burgundy snails roasted in garlic & parsley butter  X 6  9.50  X 9 12.00

Saffron Ravioli Filled with Lobster & Prawn Mousse, Tarragon Bisque Sauce 11.50

Tiger Prawn & Chorrizo Brochette, Sweet Pepper, Cherry Tomato, Spicy Mayo 9.50

Smoked Duck Breast, Warm Baby Beetroot, Soft Duck Egg, Lemon Capers Dressing 9.50

Seared Scallops, Baby Artichoke, Sweet Peas, Crushed Jerusalem Artichoke Sauce 11.50

Warm Goats Cheese Tart, Caramelised Red Onion, Rocket Salad 8.50 V

                                                                                                           MAIN COURSES

Monkfish Fillet, Leeks Rissotto, Confit Fennel, Bisque Sauce 21.50

Pan Roasted Haddock, Roast Butternut Squash, Sweet Potatoes, Baby Spinach, Mussle & Chive Sauce 19.50

Marinated Rump of Lamb & its Chop, Pommes Boulangere, Sugar Snaps, rosemary lamb jus  22.50

Fillet of Roe Deer, Baby Beetroot, Truffle & Shallot Puree, Fondant Potato, Szechuan & Pomegranate Sauce 23.00

Guineafowl, Rosti Potato, Confit White Cabbage, Tarragon Jus 20.50

Le Chateaubriand, madeira sauce & fat fries  49.50
(for two people and not available medium-well or well-done) 

Wild Mushroom Tagliatelle with Creme Fraiche- V 15.50

FROM THE CHAR-GRILL 45 DAYS AGED ANGUS BEEF SERVED WITH FRITES OR TRIPLE COOKED FRIES

                                        The Sirloin  20.50                                              The Rib 22.50                                 The Fillet 24.50  (not available well done)

All available with béarnaise, blue cheese & peppercorn sauce  3.50

SIDE ORDERS

Potatoes: new, mashed, sautéed, frites, house fries 3.20

Vegetables: mixed, spinach, french beans, petits pois, mushrooms 3.70

Salads: tomato & onion 3.50 / mixed 3.70 / green 2.90 /  rocket 6.10

 

Starters

Goats Cheese Tart, Caramelised Red Onion, Cranberry Coullis V 7.50

1/2 doz Burgandy Escargots in Garlic Butter 7.50

Moules Marinieres 7.10

Seared Scallops, Baby Artichoke, Sweet Peas, Crushed Jerusalem Artichoke Sauce 10.50

Smoked Duck Breast, Warm Baby Beetroot, Soft Duck Egg, Lemon Capers Dressing 7.50

Tiger Prawn & Chorizo Brochette, Sweet Pepper, Cherry Tomatoes, Spicy Mayo 7.50

Calves Kidneys, Bacon & Mushroom Pie 7.50

Fresh seafood

Half dozen irish rock oysters £9.50

Half pint of prawns £6.70

Whole fresh cornish crab £15.50

Ecailleur seafood platter for one £19.50

(3 oysters, 2 med prawns, 4 whelks, 6 shrimps, mussels & clams)

Seafood platter for two or more £55.00

(12 oysters, 6 med prawns, 18 shrimps, 4 langoustines, 12 whelks, whole crab, mussels & clams)

 

Mains

Guinifowl Rosti Potato, Confit White Cabbage, Tarragon Sauce 14.50

Grilled Salmon, Grilled Vegetables, Wild Rice, Cherry Tomatoes & Ginger Sauce 14.50

1kg Pot of moules marinières, pommes frites £13.90

Calves liver, persillade, mash, french beans lyonnais gravy £14.50

Pan-roasted tiger prawns, basmati rice, chilli & garlic butter £15.50

3 Chargrilled english lamb cutlets, sautéed potatoes, rosemary jus, french beans £15.90

Pan Roasted Haddock, Roast Butternut Sqaush, Sweet Potatoes, Baby Spinach, Mussles & Chive Sauce 14.50

Honey Glazed Confit Duck, Savoy Cabbage, Peppered Cranberry Sauce 14.50

Rascasse burger, smoky cheese, pepercorn, bacon & triple cooked fries 11.50

Sausage & Mash, crispy kale, mustard mash £11.50

Grilled Marrinated Lamb Steak, Ratatouille, Ratte Potato, Lamb Jus 14.50

Wild Mushroom Tagliatelle, Creme Fraiche 14.50

Baguettes

Chargrilled Steak £7.50

Chargrilled Spicy Marinated Chicken breast £7.00

Classic Bruschetta, Ciabetta, Tomatoes £7.50

Snacks & Bites

Roasted PeriPeri Caramel Glazed Chicken Wings 7.00

Fried Spicy Baby Calamari with Lemon Aioli 6.50

La Rascasse Charcuterie Board (to share) 13.50

Duck Spring Rolls & Sweet Chilli Dip 9.00

Chicken Goujons, Pommes Frites, Dressed Leaves 10.50

Breaded Japanese Prawns, Fries & Chilli Dip 13.50

Grilled Lamb Chop French Trimmed (single) 4.20

Garlic Bread with Cheese 3.50

Potato Wedges 3.20

From the Chargrill

Angus 40 day aged rib eye, 380g £20.50

Angus 40 day aged sirloin, 340g £19.50

Angus 40 day aged fillet, 200g £23.50

Roquefort, peppercorn or béarnaise sauce £3.50

(All steaks will be served with a watercress salad and a choice of triple cooked fries or skinny frites)

Sides

Potatoes: Mash, sautéed, frites, house fries, dauphinoise £3.20

Vegetables: mixed, spinach, french beans, petits pois £3.70

 

Desserts

Warm apple tart tatin & crème fraiche £5.50

Classic crème brulee £5.50

Chocolate mousse £4.50

Selection of french cheeses £7.50

Selection of ice creams or sorbets £4.50

Dessert du jour £5.50

DESSERTS

Popcorn pannacotta, toasted meringue, salted caramel sauce, grapes

Apple tart fine, vanilla ice cream
(please allow 15 minutes)

Dark chocolate mousse, orange & vanilla syrup, chilli biscotti, burt orange segments

Crème brulée, raspberries, meringue & lemon verbena.

Hot chocolate fondant, strawberries, vanilla ice cream
(please allow 15 minutes)

Assorted sorbets or ice cream 5.80

Selection of classic french cheeses to choose from £3.50 per piece

WINES TO GO WITH YOUR DESSERTS

Villa chambre d’amour lionel osmin gros manseng sauvignon  4.50

Orange essensia – california  4.80

Muscat baumes de venise – domaine coyeux  5.50

Château de la croix – loupiac  5.90

 Sauternes– clos labede 2000  6.90

 Ports

Barros special reserve  4.20

Barros 1996  6.00

Coffee from 1.90

Liqueur coffee 5.80

SUNDAY MENU SERVED ALL DAY UNTIL 21:30

 3 COURSES FOR 18.90

 

Starters

Creamy Mushroom and Tarragon Soup

 Beetroot Salmon Gravlax with Chive Cream

moked Duck Breast with Mushroom Salad

 Veal kidney Celeriac puree with Crispy Bacon

 Scallop with Jerusalem Artichoke, Pickled Mouli and Basil Mousse

 Mains 

45 Days Aged Roast Sirloin of Beef or Roast Leg of English Lamb, Roast potatoes, Roast Seasonal Vegetables, Swede Mash
Yorkshire Pudding & Gravy.

Tenderloin of pork, new potatoes, braised spring greens & apple & calvados sauce.

Seared cod, Ratte Potatoes, Braised fennel, tender stem broccoli, beetroot & tom berries vierge sauce.

Tagliatelli with ratatouille, crumbled goats cheese & truffle oil.

 Desserts

White chocolate & baileys tart.

Sticky toffee pudding & vanilla ice cream.

Earl grey pannacotta, poached pear, almond crumble & confit lemon.

White chocolate & cranberry bread & butter pudding with satsuma suzette sauce

Selection of french cheeses

La Rascasse fine wines

Burgundy white 100% chardonnay

Chablis 1er cru fourchaume – domaine jean dafaix burgundy 2012 £45.00

Puligny montrachet 1er cru les folatieres 2007 £80.00

Chablis grand cru vaudesir  2008 £88.00

Burgundy red 100% pinot noir

Nuits-St-Georges 1er cru – les perrières – domaine forey 2011 £70.00

Bonnes mares grand cru domaine fougeray de beauclair 2002 £110.00

Gevrey -chambertin 1er cru lavaux st. jacques domaine denis mortet 2007 £116.00

Grands cotes du rhone

Châteauneuf du pape beaucastel 2010 £95.00

Bordeaux rouge

Chevalier de lascombes, margaux 2nd wine of lascombes 2010 £57.50

Château rauzan-ségla, 2éme cru classé margaux 2008 £130.00

Château leoville-poyferre 2eme cru classé st. julien 2007 £130.00

Château-canon la gaffeliere grand cru classé st. emillion 2007 £145.00

Château lynches-bages 4eme cru classé pauillac 2005 £240.00

White wines

House white les boules £16.50

Light & refreshing with a clean dry finish

St Marc Chardonnay £17.50

Sophisticated but fresh, unoaked but smooth; flavours of peach & pineapple

Tierra antica sauvignon blanc – chile £17.50

Light & delicate, yellow in colour with delicious aromas of melon, apple and grapefruit

Pinot grigio brum de monte £19.00

Fresh & aromatic with good acidity

Viognier villa ste croix, les grandes cotes £19.50

An aromatic white variety that’s becoming extremely fashionable now. This delicious example shows its perfumed character of apricots, peaches & blossom perfectly

Cape 312 chenin blanc – south africa £20.00

Flavours of citrus, grapefruit and yellow plum

Picpoul de pinte aoc gérard bertrand languedoc £20.00

The nose is complex and full of citrus and floral notes. white peach, exotic fruit and a hint of pineapple. the palate is robustly rich with zesty fruit which keeps your taste-buds tingling. The finish is long and well rounded

Le Petit Caboce,Vin De Pays Vaucluse, Rhone Valley, Sauvignon Blanc £22.00

Made by the mayor of Chateauneuf, smooh fresh sauvignon, named Le Petit Caboche – ‘the little hobnail’, as his ancestors were blacksmiths as well as wine makers for four centuries, 100%

Adobe reserva organic sauvignon blanc – chile £23.00

Delicate and crisp with aromatic intensity

Muscadet château de chasseloir – france £23.00

Clean, stylish & crisp good for all occasions

Pinot blanc – dopff au moulin – france £25.00

Crisp and light alsace wine

St Clair sauvignon blanc – new zealand £28.00

Full of fruit showing gooseberry, passion-fruit and honeysuckle flavours

St. Veran joseph drouhin – france £28.50

Deeply traditional style enhances this popular wine

Sancerre – cédric bardin – france 2014 £30.50

Light & refreshing with characteristics of gooseberry and fine floral aromas with a zingy finish

Petit chablis – domaine jean defaix – france 2014 £31.00

A few metres from the more famed neighbour. pleasant mineral quality, full of fruit, nice & crisp with attractive finish

Pouilly fuisse – ‘les roches’ domaine simonin 2013 £35.00

Has all the hallmarks of a great wine

Red wines

House red (grenache/merlot) £16.90

A fine merlot with a dash of oak, easy to drink

Tierra antica- cabernet savignon chilli £17.50
Good structure with wild sweet tannins, very soft wit notes of strawberry and blackberry

St Marc Pays d’Oc Merlot Reserve £18.00

Fruity, easy-drinking wine, eminently supple on the palate. 100% Merlot

Capitoso do rioja bodegas altanza – spain £19.90

Aromatic red, shows concentration with black cherry and liquorice

Côtes du rhône – domaine – andré brunel france £20.90

Spicy with very juicy, ripe fruit with an almost “up front” character.

6eme sense rouge gerard bertrand languedoc (syrah merlot) £21.00

Deep red colour with shiny tints. the nose is complex, both floral (violets) and fruity (red fruits, raspberries). Smooth in the mouth with a lot of fruit and spice. Very long aromatic finish with very soft tannins and a lot of depth.

Malbec Bonarda Tesora de los Andes, Mendoza, Argentina £21.50

A bramble fruit bomb on the nose followed by dark, luscious palate wit a smooth and rounded finish

Pinot noir – fumées blanches – pays d’oc – france £24.50

Supple and smooth, dominated with blackberries

Chateau La Tour d` Auron Bordeaux Superior  £24.50

Medium to deep cherry red, the wine shows good intensity and a complex bouquet of truffles, violets and rich fruits  on the palate it is medium to full bodied with tannins tha give struture and frame

Côte du Rhône ‘Vieilles Vignes’ Princes d’oranges, Christian Bonfils £25.50

Made by 5th generation wine makers, meticulously harvested by hand from 3 year old vines, and ages in oak barrels for 8-12 months. Hints of hazelnut and pepper on the nose, a rich palate with touches of vanilla and blackcurrent

Malbec Ancestral, Chateau Armandiere, Cahors AOC, Gold Medal £27.50

From the true motherland of Malbec, this gold medal winner is rich and powerful but also smooth and supple

Vacqueras domaine bonfils rhone valley £28.50

The colour is dense with hints of garnet. the nose shows ripe fruits leather & spice. the palate is firm & rustic with red fruits plums & game

Krel – bodegas trus, do ribero del duero – spain £29.50

Flavours of raspberries, apricots and strawberries this wine is intensified with a hint of smokiness and spice

Auxey duresses henri latour 2007 £34.00

Well balanced with a fine structure from beautiful pinot noir. Concentraed aromas of deep red fruit. Full & wide with plenty structure & very good acidity. Lovely ripe flavours.

‘Les Terrasses’ Bourgogne Haute Côtes de Beaune AOC, Henri Latour £34.00

Great Value for this first rate single vineyard Burgundy from the Hautes Côtes-Beaune. Silky smooth pinot noir with incredible bursts of sweet red fruits on the palate. Very balanced, rich, round and long.

Chateau lyonnat lussac st emilion – france 2010 £36.00

Deep cherry red in colour full of dark fruits with well integrated tannin

Crozes-hermitages, etienne pochon, cave de tain l’hermitage 2012 £39.50

Ruby in colour with ripe red fruits & liquorice, rounded with sweet tannin

Châteauneuf du pape – domaine grand veneur france 2011 £49.50

A complex bouquet with great elegance

Rosé wines

Blush pinot grigio – italy £19.50

Wonderful soft pine colour made from 100% pinot gris

Gris blanc rose – french £19.50

Characterised by its pale almost crystaline colour fruity & dry

Gris blanc rose magnum £45.00

Half bottles white

Muscadet château de carré france 2013 £13.50

Chablis domaine jean goulley & fils france 2013 £18.50

Sancerre domaine gerard millet – france 2011 £21.00

Chablis 1er cru les vaillons domaine 2012 £27.50

Half bottles red

Côtes du rhône les vignes du prince – france 2014 £12.90

Crozes-hermitage rouge – etienne pochon cave de tain l’hermitage 2012 £20.85

Château lyonnat lussac st. emilion – france 2010 £26.00

Châteauneuf-du-pape rouge – domaine de grand veneur 2012 £30.00

Champagne

House champagne.Veuve Clicquot . £48.00

A light elegant wine of quality & distinction

Pommery brut royal £59.50

The heart of pommery style, bright & fresh.

Laurent-perrier brut nv. £66.00

Five years of ageing for a taste sensation. being pale gold in colour you know you are in for a real treat. Laurent perrier brut’s style is defined by its high proportion of chardonnay which provides a natural purity, freshness and elegance.

Bollinger special cuvee £75.00

Typically full-bodied with superb and consistent quality

Perrier jouet brut £80.00

Well balanced with inviting fragrance and lingering flavour.

Perrier-jouet belle époque 2007 £120.00

The classic flower bottle

Dom perignon 2004 £150.00

The original from that famous monk and a superb year

Champagne rose

House rosé £51.00

A well balanced wine well coloured full of flavours.

Laurent perrier rosé £90.00

Probably one of the best non-vintage rose champagnes

Sparkling wines

Sparking spumante pinot grigio blush £22.00

Fine and continuous bubbles, this wine is fruity and appealing with a floral & fresh bouquet

Prosecco £25.00

An intensely aromatic and crisp sparkling wine

Wines by the glass

White

175ml / 250ml

Champagne maison. n.v. £9.80

Prosecco £5.60

Le Boules sauvignon blanc- France £4.00 / £5.50

Tierra antica sauvignon blanc – chile £4.30 / £5.80

St Marc chardonnay £4.30 / £5.80

Cape 312 chenin blanc – south africa £5.00 / £6.50

Pinot grigio neirano – italy £4.70 / £6.30

Picpoul £4.80 / £6.60

Rose

Blush pinot grigio – italy £4.60 / £6.60

Gris blanc £4.60 / £6.60

Red

Merlot vin de pays de l’aude – france. n.v. £4.00 / £5.50

Tierra antica cabernet sauvignon £4.30 / £5.80

Malbec Bonarda Tesora de los Andes £4.90 / £6.60

Capitoso.do rioja bodegas altanza – spain £4.90 / £6.60

 MONDAY TO THURSDAY EVENING MENU CHANGING DAILY

2 Course 17.50 or 3 Course 20.50

Starters

Grilled tuna, baby squid, mouli salad, beetroot dressing

Mackerel, fennel & avocado salad, spiced tomato sauce

Stuffed rabbit loin, baby onions, mushrooms & artichoke cassette

Pigeon breast in bacon, baby carrot, asparagus, cauliflower purée & roast pigeon jus

Main courses

Loin of venison, parsnip mash, red cabbage, wild mushrooms & peppered red currant sauce.

Pork fillet, roast new potatoes, brussel sprouts & orange sauce

Hake, midland potatoes, poached vegetables, dill & white wine sauce

Fillet of salmon, crushed potatoes, ratatouille, beetroot & tomberry vierge

Desserts

White chocolate & baileys tart.

Earl grey pannacotta, poached pear, almond crumble & confit lemon.

White chocolate & cranberry bread & butter pudding with satsuma suzette sauce

  selection of french cheeses (sup £3.50)

Party Combo Platters

£47.00 The Hot Platter

6 x Japanese breaded prawns

6 x Chicken goujons

5 x Lamb cutlets

6 x Sticky chicken wings

5 x Duck rolls

Potato wedges, fries, onion rings, squid ring garlic breads

£47.00 The Baguettes Platters

Two of each

Steak, chicken, prawns , bries

          STARTERS

chicken, Mushrooms &  Haricots Beans Soup

Smoked Sea-Trout, Avocado, Cauliflower & Endive Salad 

MAINS

Plaice, vegetable & new potatoes Fricassee, Cherry Tomato Vierge Dressing

Classic Coq Au Vin, Mash Potato

Bread & Butter 150