December menu

A La Carte

We don’t serve a specific ‘Christmas’ menu, but as our dishes change each month to match the available produce, our December menu is very seasonal. It uses traditional ingredients, with not a roast turkey in sight.




Hand-dived Oban scallop,

chervil root, sprouts, almond, curry sauce


Cornish pollock,

fennel, tobiko, samphire, bergamot sorbet


Cotswold hare,

hay-baked celeriac, trompettes, chestnuts


Cerney goat’s curd

Broadway honeycomb, salsify, malt, Jerusalem artichokes




Scottish halibut

Winter squash, black cabbage, chanterelles, pearl barley


Stone bass

beluga lentils, salsify, seashore greens, squid tempura


Cotswold mallard,

violet potatoes, duck hearts, pancetta, savoy


Parsnip brioche pudding (£18),

Blue Monday, purple sprouting, pickled walnuts, praline



Amalfi lemon,

white chocolate, douglas fir, pistachio


Roasted pear,

medjool date sponge, miso caramel, pear sorbet


Local artisan cheese with apple jelly,

fermented beetroot, celery, wheat wafers, fig and hazelnut bread
Choose three from Cerney Ash, Wigmore, Lincolnshire Poacher, Tunworth, Merry Wyfe, Oxford Blue

Choose three scoops of our homemade ice creams or sorbets with a honeycomb tuille £7

Coffee and petit fours £5.50


In a hurry? Why not try our Working Lunch/Early Supper menu. We can turn around 2 courses in less than an hour if we know you’re short on time.

Tantalise your tastebuds

Taste on Thursday

Preview the new Tasting Menu at our ‘Taste’ evenings on the first Thursday of every month.
Next event: November 1st 2018
£50 per person

Ready to book a table ?
Our menu uses fresh ingredients, cooked onsite, often using sous vide techniques. Therefore, if it takes us a little while to prepare your meal it’s because we’re treating it with the love and attention it deserves.

PLEASE NOTE: Some dishes can be altered to omit allergens, please ask staff for details. While we take the utmost care at Purslane to prevent cross contamination of allergens in our dishes, we cannot guarantee ingredients have not come into contact with traces before they reach our premises.

Service is not included, a discretionary 10% charge will be added to parties of 7 or more.

Please note we cannot accept cheques or American Express.