Make it a Christmas to remember at the Rope and Anchor
Whether you’re celebrating with friends for the festive season, arranging a works party with colleagues, or planning your annual get together with your nearest & dearest, we’re the perfect venue for your event. We’ll have our real fires lit, mulled wine and Plum Pudding cask ale pouring, and delicious winter dishes being served. There’ll be plenty going on from Christmas quiz nights and party nights with live music, to carol services and breakfasts with Santa.
If you’re looking to bring the family together and enjoy a fantastic Christmas Day with us, our Christmas Day menu is filled with traditional favourites; British roasted meats and all the veggie trimmings you’d expect with roasties and gravy, and a choice of puddings to finish. We’ll give you a day to remember, meaning you get to relax and enjoy the day, and leave the washing up to us.
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If you can’t find the availability you’re looking for, ring us on 0161 927 7901.
Get together this Christmas
Celebrate the festive season with warming food and drinks with us. Our Festive Menu is packed with hearty winter dishes for a delicious 2 or 3 course meal, served from the 25th November and is ideal for get togethers with friends or a Christmas meal out with colleagues. Or if you’re planning after work drinks, we’ve got the perfect accompaniments from our bar; filled with award winning cask ales, seasonal specials, quality wines, spirits and fizz.WHAT'S ON
Served from Monday 25th November 2019
2 courses £23.00 / 3 courses £28.00
Spiced parsnip & apple soup
with toasted almonds (vga/gfa)
Flaked hot smoked salmon salad
with potatoes, chives & grain mustard dressing (gfa)
Chicken liver & pork pâté
served with apple & cider chutney and griddled rosemary flatbread
Goat's cheese & walnut crumb
with pickled beets, red endive & rapeseed oil (v/gfa)
Roast turkey breast
served with sage & onion stuffing, pigs in blankets, seasonal vegetables, goose fat roasties & cranberry gravy (gfa)
Slow-cooked British beef
in its own rich braising sauce, served with creamy herb mash, roast butternut squash & suet dumpling (gfa)
Grilled fillets of seabass
with creamed mussels, sautéed potatoes, leeks & wilted spinach (gfa)
with broccoli florets, chopped chestnuts, crispy sage & rapeseed oil (vga)
Traditional Christmas pudding
with brandy sauce & a nip of our famous Vintage Harvest Ale (Harvest Ale is a beautiful, limited edition ale brewed once a year at our Greengate Brewery)
Warm treacle & orange tart
served with cinnamon syrup & clotted cream
White chocolate crème brûlée
served with mulled red berries (gfa)
with Carron Lodge crumbly Lancashire cheese, Camembert & creamy Stilton with warm fruit loaf, apple, celery & fruit chutney (gfa)
A non-refundable deposit of £10 per person is required to secure your booking for parties.
(v) suitable for vegetarians / (vga) vegan alternative available / (gfa) gluten free alternative available. Before ordering, please let our Manager know of any allergies or dietary requirements. Children’s portions available at half price.
Christmas Day Menu
£80 Adult / £40 Child
Creamed woodland mushroom soup
topped with chive crème fraiche & truffle oil (vga/gfa)
Rich shellfish & brandy soup (prawns, crab & mussels)
with lemon & dill cream and herb oil (gfa)
Tea-smoked venison loin
served with a beetroot & watercress salad and horseradish (gfa)
Smoked haddock mousse & oak smoked salmon
with capers & green leaf salad and organic rye bread (gfa)
with exotic fruits & Champagne sorbet (vga/gfa)
Butter-basted roast turkey breast
served with chestnut & sage stuffing, bread sauce, pigs in blankets, cranberry sauce & rich gravy (gfa)
Medallions of beef fillet
with a peppercorn & brandy glaze, served with fondant potato & roasted shallots (gfa)
Honey roast duck breast
with an orange & Cointreau butter sauce, served with butternut squash puree, wilted greens & rosti potatoes (gfa)
Baked cod loin
with a herb crust, served with tempura fried king prawns, potato gratin & parsley cream (gfa)
Winter vegetable & mixed nut roast
with bread sauce, cranberry compote & gravy (vga/gfa)
All served with a selection of seasonal vegetables & roast potatoes (unless otherwise stated)
Traditional Christmas pudding
with brandy sauce & Cheshire Farm brandy butter ice cream (vga)
Glazed crème brûlée
with winter berries & cinnamon shortbread (gfa)
Baked apple compote
with honey & oat biscuit, vanilla ice cream & custard
Rich chocolate tart
with caramelised clementines & clotted cream ice cream
British cheese board
with biscuits, warm fruit loaf, grapes, celery & Plum Pudding ale chutney (gfa)
Freshly brewed tea or coffee with warm mince pies
A non-refundable deposit of £15 per person is required to secure your booking.
(v) suitable for vegetarians / (vga) vegan alternative available / (gfa) gluten free alternative available. Before ordering, please let our Manager know of any allergies or dietary requirements.
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JW Lees Greengate Brewery, Middleton Junction, M24 2AX