Embark on a Culinary Journey Every Sunday
Every Sunday at The Falcon in Buntingford transforms into a celebration of exquisite tastes and timeless culinary traditions. As you enter our charming restaurant, you’re greeted by an atmosphere combining rustic elegance with contemporary flair – the perfect setting for a leisurely Sunday brunch. Our carefully curated sample menu, subject to change, promises a journey through the best British gastronomy, crafted to please the most discerning palates.
Begin Your Sunday with a Signature Touch
Exquisite Starters and Artisan Cocktails
Begin your gastronomic adventure with our handcrafted cocktails, each a blend of fine ingredients and artistic presentation. Our Barrel-aged Negroni (£12) offers a sophisticated twist on a classic, while the Falcon Fizz (£9.5) provides a refreshing start to your brunch. Pair these with our selection of artisan bread & salted butter, Nocellara olives, or Roquefort saucisson, each at £3.50, for a delightful prelude to the main courses.
A Symphony of Starters
Savour the Freshness of the Sea and Garden
Our starters are a testament to our commitment to freshness and quality. The Cornish fish soup, enriched with garlic croutons (£7), is a homage to the sea’s bounty. At the same time, the Burrata with Heritage tomato salad, Twineham Grange, and crispy shallots (£9) celebrate the garden’s freshest produce. Seafood enthusiasts will be drawn to the Potted Morcombe Bay shrimps on toasted sourdough (£12) and the Shetland mussels in a garlic and white wine cream sauce (£9.50/£18), each dish showcasing the finest ingredients from our local suppliers.
Main Courses: The Heart of Our Menu
Culinary Creations That Delight
Our main courses are where our culinary artistry truly shines. The Orecchiette pasta tossed in garlic, sage, and Parmesan butter with crispy shallots (£15), is a delightful blend of simplicity and sophistication. For those who favor classic British fare, our IPA battered cod with triple-cooked chips, pea puree, and tartar sauce verde (£19) is a must-try. The grilled John Dory, bathed in an autumn tomato and mussel broth (£24), is a testament to our chefs’ skill in elevating seafood dishes to new heights. And for an indulgent treat, the half-grilled lobster with garlic butter and herb salad (£25) is an epitome of luxury and flavor.
The Falcon’s Signature Sunday Roasts
A Celebration of British Culinary Heritage
Sunday at The Falcon wouldn’t be complete without our signature roasts. Each option, from the Roast Prior’s Hall pork with Bramley apple sauce (£20) and the Roast Highbury chicken with bread sauce (£20), to the Slow-roasted Hereford rump with Horseradish sauce (£22), is a nod to the rich culinary heritage of Britain. Accompanied by roast potatoes, greens, bashed neeps, Vichy carrots, and a Yorkshire pudding, these roasts are a hearty and comforting tribute to traditional Sunday meals.
Side Dishes and Puddings: The Perfect Complements
Enhance Your Meal with Our Delectable Sides
No meal at The Falcon is complete without our selection of sides. Choose from roast potatoes (£4) or our Truffle cauliflower cheese (£4), each designed to complement your main course perfectly.
Sweet Endings to a Perfect Brunch
Conclude your brunch on a sweet note with our array of puddings. From the classic Plum and damson crumble (£7.5) to the Lemon polenta cake with yoghurt and Buntingford honey (£7.50), each dessert celebrates seasonal fruits and traditional British recipes. The Chocolate pudding with vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce (£7.50) is an irresistible choice for chocolate lovers. Share an Apple tart tatin with vanilla ice cream (£14) or revel in the unique Espresso martini affogato (£10).
Conclusion: A Sunday Tradition Reimagined
At The Falcon, we reimagine the Sunday tradition with a menu that blends the best of British cuisine with modern culinary techniques. Our commitment to quality, freshness, and creativity is evident in every dish we serve. Please note that a discretionary 12.5% service charge will be added to your bill, reflecting our dedication to exceptional service. Our sample menu is subject to change, ensuring each visit offers something new and exciting. Join us for a Sunday brunch experience that is a culinary adventure and a comforting embrace of tradition.