The Pheasant At Keyston
The Pheasant
Keyston,
Huntingdon,
Cambridgeshire.
PE28 0RE

  • Good pub guide award 2019
  • Good pub guide award 2016
  • Good pub guide award 2014
  • Good pub guide 2014
  • BIB gourmand


Today's Menu


12th March 2019

APERITIFS
Devaux, Grande Réserve. Champagne £9.90
Prosecco Spumante Extra Dry, Ca' di Alte £6.90 Bellini or Kir Royal £7.50
TioPepe, Gonzales Byass £4.50 Large Bloody Mary £7.95 Malbec bubbles £7.50
Harrington Gin Cocktail £8.50 Harrington Elderflower Gin with Prosecco £7.50
Harrington Rhubarb Gin with tonic £5.75

NIBBLES
Potato crisps £1.95 Olives £2.95 Chili corn £2.95 Cardamom cashews £1.95
Merguez with curried mayonnaise £3.95 Crackling with medlar jelly £3.95
Tempura prawns with Asian dipping sauce £3.95/£7.95 (starter size)
Devilled whitebait with aioli and lemon £3.95/£6.95 (starter size)


A LA CARTE MENU
Complimentary homemade bread with English butter. Extra bread £1.50

Starters
Curried root vegetable soup with creme fraiche, coriander and sesame oil £6.50
Shropshire blue, pickled apple, grape and walnut salad with damson and thyme dressing £6.95
Guineafowl and free-range pork terrine with celeriac remoulade and granary toast £7.95
Local venison ballotine with cauliflower puree, curly kale, confit swede and quince jam £8.95
Portland crab linguini with chili, ginger, flat parsley, garlic and spring onions £9.95
Char-grilled monkfish with coconut basmati, cavolo nero, red onion, cured carrots and chermoula £9.95

Main courses
Rolled potato and celeriac with goat’s cheese, olives, aubergine puree, purple sprouting broccoli, almond and pollonaise crumb £11.95
Veal tail hash with potato rosti, fried hen’s egg, beetroot, purple sprouting broccoli, confit garlic and
soft green peppercorn sauce £18.95
Char-grilled Cornish lamb with garlic mash, celariac, beetroot, curly kale, red onion, mint and
red wine sauce £18.95
Stuffed French rabbit saddle with fondant potato, cavolo nero, confit swede, Jerusalem artichokes and
damson sauce £18.95
Pan-fried silver bass with lemon gnocchi, purple sprouting broccoli, beetroot, cockles and dill £19.95
Pan-fried cod with saffron poatatoes, curly kale, celeriac puree, red onion, Jerusalem artichokes, mussels and flat parsley £17.95

TRADITIONAL CLASSICS
Treacle cured salmon with wild rocket, potato salad, pickled shallots, smoked egg, capers and lemon £9.95
Homemade Fish and chips; cod with hand-cut chips, mushy peas, tartare sauce and lemon £13.95
Pan-fried fishcake with cavolo nero, cockles and dill cream £14.95
Scottish mussels with white wine, garlic and parsley cream £8.95/ £12.95 (main size served with chips)
Jimmy Butler’s free-range pork sausages with mashed potato, leeks, confit swede and red onion gravy £12.95
Steak and chips; grilled Aberdeenshire steak with chips, mushrooms, leek fondue and soft green peppercorn sauce; 7-ounce Sirloin pave £25.95; 8- ounce Flat-iron (cooked medium rare) £19.95
Ploughman’s (cheese and terrine) £8.95; sandwiches (from £5.95) – please ask

Extra vegetables all at £3.95
Hand-cut chips; Mashed potatoes; Glazed carrots; Purple sprouting broccoli; Confit swede;
Mixed leaf salad (starter size £5.95) Wild rocket, parmesan & pine nut salad (starter size £5.95)

Vegetarian option- if you like to see other options than the vegetarian main dish described above, then please ask. The chef is very happy to suggest alternative dishes.
Children- smaller portions of menu or please ask for more options
Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements or any food allergies/intolerance and we will be happy to advise.



CHEESE from the UK’s British cheese specialist, Neal’s Yard Dairy.
All four, or your choice; served with walnut bread, water biscuits,
quince jam £9.95
Blue – Beenleigh (Devon)
Washed – Durrus (County Cork)
Goats – Dorstone (Herefordshire)
Hard –Lincolnshire Poacher (Lincolnshire)
PORT (75ml / bottle)
964 ADNAMS SELECTION RESERVE RUBY PORT £4 / £30
Sourced from the long established port house of Skeffington, now part of Taylors.
Soft, rich and packed with jammy-rich red flavours. Cockle- warming and moreish
969 10 YR OLD TAWNY PORT, Graham’s (served cool) £5.50 / £39.50
10 years in barrel: gentle, soft, delicate
978 1997 VINTAGE PORT, Quinto do Infantado £7 / £65
A lesser-known house but absolutely top quality; and a good vintage

PUDDINGS (+ suggested sweet wine by the glass)
Mincemeat turnover with vanilla custard £6.95 (wine 908)
Sticky toffee pudding with butterscotch sauce and vanilla ice cream £6.95 (wine 920)
Spice tea pannacotta with marinated pineapple and Indian biscuit £6.95 (wine 908)
Quince and almond tart with mixed spice ice cream £6.95 (wine 908)
Whole orange cake with Greek yoghurt £6.95 (wine 953)
Dark chocolate and praline mousse with Greek yoghurt and coffee sauce £7.95 (wine 959)
Homemade ice-creams: vanilla; mixed spice; mocca £6.95
Or sorbets; quince; lemon; orange; 3 scoops, any flavours £5.95
Or try our 'Affogato': one scoop of vanilla ice cream with luscious PX Sherry £4.50

SWEET WINE (75ml / bottle)
LIGHT STYLE
900 2014 PINK MOSCATO, Innocent Bystander. Australia - / £12.95 half bottle
Lightly sparkling, fresh and aromatic. Frivolous and fun.
908 2014 CORDON CUT, Mt Horrocks. Clare Valley, Australia £7.95 / £39 half bottle
Late harvest and partially dried Riesling grapes; very ripe but very fresh
MEDIUM-BODIED
918 2009 LE COLOMBARE, Pieropan. Recioto di Soave, Italy £6.95 / £39.50 50cl bottle
Garganega grapes air-dried for concentration. Subtle intensity.
920 2010 Chateau LAVILLE. Sauternes £7.95 / £33 half bottle
Classic example – honeyed and complex. Decanter Magazine Gold Medal.
RICH and INTENSE
959 5 year old JUSTINO’S Reserve. Madeira £5.50 / £45 full bottle
Aged and matured in oak casks. Full bodied and rich with mellowed robust character
953 PEDRO XIMENEZ, El Candado, Valdespino. Sherry £5.00 / £39 full bottle
The stickiest of stickies. Liquid raisins; extraordinarily luscious

COFFEE (‘Gentlemen Baristas’s ‘The Trilby’- Organic, fair trade. Mixture of Sumatran, Ethiopian, Honduras coffee beans) – espresso, single macchiato - £2.25; americano, de-caff, cappuccino, latte,
double espresso, double macchiato - £2.90;
LIQUEUR COFFEE £6.95; ESPRESSO MARTINI £8.95
HOT CHOCOLATE £2.95
TEA English breakfast; Peppermint; Fresh mint; Earl Grey; Green tea; Rooibos (no caffeine); Chamomile; Superfruit; All £2.75
HOMEMADE TRUFFLES 95p each
Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements and we will be happy to advice