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The Fat Duck

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About The Fat Duck

Well worth legging it to the delightful village of Bray to sample Heston Blumenthal’s daring creations in this the chef’s choice. Top chefs have all made pilgrimages here and so should you. Knowledgeable and relaxed service exemplified by charming Manager Eric Doer who will take you through the breakthtakingly original dishes in intricate detail. But then the whole point of this restaurant is that the dishes are so complicated that no one in their right mind would ever attempt them at home. Sparkling new decor with lots of leather and wood just adds to the general air of perfection. Perfection which has duly been noticed as The Fat Duck was recently awarded with it’s third Michelin Star. What’s cooking? Crab biscuit with crystalised seaweed and oyster vinagrette, veal sweetbread roasted in hay and pollen with cockles a la plancha, parsnip puree and choux pointu.



Sample a la carte

Starter

- Crab biscuit, roast foie gras, crystallised seaweed, rhubarb and oyster vinaigrette
- Cauliflower risotto, Carpaccio of cauliflower, chocolate jelly
- Radish ravioli of oyster, goats cheese and truffle, rissole of fromage de tete
- Lasagne of langoustine, Pig’s trotter and truffle (Eight pounds fifty supplement)
- Roast scallop, scallop tartare, white chocolate and caviar)

Main Course

- Best end of lamb, puree of onion and thyme, hot pot of lamb neck, sweetbread and oyster
- Saddle of venison, celeriac, marron glace, sauce poivrade, Civet of venison with pearl barley and red wine; venison and frankincense tea
- Pot roast loin of pork gratin of truffled macaroni (Ten pounds supplement)
- Sole veronique, pont-neuf potatoes
- Roast turbot, mussels, violet artichokes, verjus turbot and langoustine royale(Supplement six pounds fifty)

Dessert

- Delice of chocolate, chocolate sorbet, cumin caramel
- Chocolate fondant, cardamom, dried apricot yoghurt and harissa ice cream
- Galette of rhubarb, neroli scented ice-cream, crystallised coconut and rhubarb sorbet
- Mango and Douglas fir puree, bavarois of lychee and mango, blackcurrant sorbet, blackcurrant and green peppercorn jelly






Additional Information


Address:

High Street, SL6 2AQ

Nearest tube:

Maidenhead (BR)
£80.00 per person
Coffee, teas, tisanes and petit fours
£4.75

Average Price:

£100 and above

Opening times:

Tues - Sat 12pm - 2pm & 7pm - 9.30pm
Sun: 12pm - 3pm
Mon & Bank Holidays: Closed

Dress Code:

Smart

N.B. Bookings can no longer be made for this restaurant through London Online



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