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QUAYS CHRISTMAS MENU

 

 

The Quays Christmas menu

Starters

 

Chargrilled chicken and streaky bacon Caesar salad - baby gem lettuce - garlic and herb croutons - homemade Caesar dressing

£4.25

 

Gary Youngs locally smoked lythe, bacon and scallion chowder - hot crusty bread

£4.50

 

Oven roasted root vegetable and winter herb soup - homemade Guinness and treacle wheaten bread

£3.75

 

Breadcrumbed Irish brie wedge - cranberry and clementine compot

£4.50

 

Portavogie hand shelled prawn cocktail - baby gem and cherry tomato salad - marie rose sauce - homemade Guinness and treacle wheaten bread

£5.95

 

Homemade chicken and duck liver pâté - winter spiced pear and apple chutney - hot toasted breads

£5.50

 

Warmed mild Irish goats cheese and Christmas chutney bruschetta

£4.25

 

The Quays Christmas menu

Main Courses

 

Roast County Down turkey - Christmas ham - traditional stuffing - homemade pork, cranberry and leek cocktail sausages - roasting juice gravy

£11.50

 

Roast Northern Irish beef silverside, slow cooked for twelve hours - homemade Yorkshire pudding - roasting juice gravy

£11.50

 

Traditional Christmas gammon, slow braised in apple juice and cider then oven roasted with cloves and honey

£11.50

 

Pan fried Northern Irish chicken supreme - roasted bacon and mushroom cream

£11.50

 

Slow cooked Slaney valley lamb shank - sundried cranberry, port and rosemary jus

£14.95

 

Pan roasted Irish pork fillet medallions - black pudding fritters - Armagh cider cream

£11.50

 

ALL OF THE ABOVE MEALS ARE SERVED WITH MASHED AND HERB ROASTED POTAOTES AND ROASTED CARROTS AND PARNSIPS

 

Homemade pork, cranberry and leek sausages - tomato, puy lentil and rosemary stew - creamy champ

£8.50

 

Chargrilled 10oz dry aged Irish sirloin - rocket and parmesan salad - tobacco onions - chunky chips - mixed peppercorn sauce

£18.50

 

Pan roasted Scottish salmon fillet - Gary Youngs smoked lythe potato cake - parmesan and chive cream

£11.50

 

The Quays classics

 

The Quays famous haddock coated in a light crispy batter - chunky chips - mushy peas - homemade tartar sauce

£10.50

 

Lightly battered Portavogie scampi - Caesar salad garnish - chunky chips - homemade tartar sauce

£11.95

 

Breadcrumbed Chicken strips - champ - tobacco onions - mixed peppercorn sauce

£10.50

 

Classic favourite homemade lasagne topped with melted Coleraine cheddar - chunky chips - house coleslaw

£9.75

 

Chargrilled Chicken and pulled pork burger - dressed burger bun - house BBQ sauce - crispy onions - chunky chips

£10.95

 

Classic burger - Chargrilled Irish beef burger - roasted red pepper relish - cheese melt - tobacco onions - chunky chips

£8.95

 

Titanic burger - Chargrilled Irish beef burger - bacon loin and chicken fillet - house BBQ sauce - onion rings - chunky chips

£12.50

 

Red Thai vegetable curry - spring onion rice - chargrilled flat bread

£8.50

 

 

 

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QUAYS WINE LIST

 

White Wines:

 

1.Santa Carolina Sauvignon Blanc ~ Chile (Fresh, citrus aromas with hints of peaches and gooseberries. A crisp acidity with an elegant, long, dry finish) - £13.99 (1)

2.Cortestrada Pinot Grigio ~ Italy (flowery young aroma with a hint of spice. Dry and crisp with good fruit ) - £13.99 (2)

3.Jarrah Wood Chardonnay ~ Australia (this rich, fruity chardonnay has delicious baked apple and ripe melon flavours.  The soft broad palate, clean acidity and nutty vanilla finish) - £13.99 (2)

4.Zonin Pinot Grigio ~ Delle Venezie, Italy (From the top area for Pinot Grigio – wonderful purity of style in this dry white with fresh fruit flavours, a touch of spice and a light nuttiness) - £16.99 (2)

5.Ellie’s Cove Sauvignon Blanc ~ Marlborough, New Zealand (This classic Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc is scented, aromatic and richly flavoured with passion fruit and pineapple. A fine seam of acidity keeps it fresh and clean) - £16.99 (1)

6.Yvon Mau Colombard/Chardonnay ~ France (Colombard chardonnay? I hear you ask.  Dont dismiss this wine on first impressions and prepare to have your tastebuds tingling.  It is very rare that a wine at this price delivers so much.  With a fine vein of acidity giving superb freshness, bright stone fruits with a hint of grapefruit and lime assaulting the senses, this is a sure fire winner at any table) - £14.99 (3)

7.Finca La Barranca Verdejo ~ Rueda, Spain (An inspired blend of Verdejo, Viura and Sauvignon blanc.  Do not be put off by some of the grapes you may not have heard of before.  The wine is simply stunning.  A wonderful mix of tropical fruit and fine citrus aromas.  The texture is quite full but due to the well judged acidity the wine delivers real freshness) - £16.99 (2)

 

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Rosé Wines:

 

8.Stallions Leap White Zinfandel Rose ~ California (Fresh and delicate, revealing intense strawberry flavours. This wine has a youthful exuberance that is appealing to anyone looking for an uncomplicated wine to enjoy) - £13.99 (4)

 

 

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Red Wines:

 

9.Santa Carolina Merlot ~ Chile (Full bodied red with damson fruit aromas. Delicious dark forest fruit flavours and a soft, clean finish) – £13.99 (C)

10.Jarrah Wood Shiraz ~ Australia (Deep red in colour this shiraz has plum, spice and cinnamon notes with hints of chocolate.  A rich and well balanced palate featuring dark berry fruits) - £13.99 (C)

11.Altarivs Tempranillo ~ Rioja, Spain (The nose is very fresh with mature red fruits.  This is also the case with the palate.  Very clear and persistent with a nice body and well structured.  Warm and luscious) - £13.99 (C)

12.Santa Carolina Cellar Selection Cabernet Sauvignon ~ Chile (Smooth, supple attack and well balanced flavour with silky tannins rubbing shoulders with ripe fruit flavours) - £13.99 (C)

13.Woolshed Pinot Noir~ Victoria, Australia (A fresh soft wine, displaying a wonderful nose of strawberry jam, cherries and raspberries. Elegant with a slight hint of vanilla) - £14.99 (B)

14.Fuzion Malbec Reserva ~ Mendoza, Argentina (Dark violet and brilliant purple colours.  Good complexity on the nose with typical malbec aromas of ripe fruits such as figs, plums, blackberries and marmalades with notes of vanilla, tobacco, coffee and chocolate.  Full - bodied with sweet tannins, good structure and a long finish) - £15.99 (D)

15.Covila Crianza ~ Rioja, Spain (This crianza from covila would put many a reserva from other producers to shame.  Complex bouquet of redcurrant, vanilla, cassis, plum and cherry.  Mellow, rich and ripe with fine oak balanced by tangerine acidity.  Pure, intense, long and very good) - £18.99 (D)

 

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Sparkling/Champagne:

 

16.Castellblanch Cava Brut ~ Spain (With a bright, fresh mouthfeel and crisp freshness on the palate.  Roasted nuts and apple aromas) - £15.99 (1)

17.Castellblanch Rose Dulce ~ Spain (Elegant pinkinsh colour.  Full and intense mousse, clean fruity aroma.  Complex and long lasting flavour with a hint of sweetness) - £15.99 (3)

18.H. Blin Brut ~ France (A vibrant Pinot Meunier/Chardonnay blend from the Vallee de la Marne with floral notes and ripe, zesty summer fruit nuances and a silver medal winner at the 2009 Decanter awards) - £35.00 (1)

 

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Quarter Bottle Range:

White

Santa Carolina Sauvignon Blanc ~ Chile (Crisp, clean and fresh. Full flavour of citrus fruits, rounded and refreshing fruit bouquet) - £3.99 (1)

Santa Carolina Chardonnay ~ Chile (A soft ripe Chardonnay with generous supple fruit flavours. Rich and enticing) - £3.99 (2)

Red

Santa Carolina Merlot ~ Chile (Full profoundly rich fruit flavours with great depth and concentration. Enticing and approachable) - £3.99 (C)

Woolshed Shiraz ~ Victoria, Australia (Deep red in colour this Shiraz has plum, spice and cinnamon notes with hints of chocolate. A rich and well balanced palate featuring dark berry fruits) - £3.99 (D)

Rosé

Old Statioin Rosé ~ California (Fresh and delicate, revealing intense strawberry flavours. This wine has a youthful exuberance that is appealing to anyone looking for an uncomplicated wine to enjoy) - £3.99 (4)

 

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TASTE GUIDE:

1 - Driest White/Rosé Wine

9 - Sweetest White/Rosé Wine

A - Light bodied Red Wine

E - Full-bodied Red Wine

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