RESTAURANT — A NOSTALGIC DINING EXPERIENCE
Certain dishes should never be allowed to drift into forgotten culinary archives. While English and continental cuisine develops to new heights of excellence, Waterloo House is proud to offer dishes that will never relinquish their reputation for gourmet delight, and their place in gastronomic history.
Make an evening of dining at Waterloo House by indulging in fine food and award winning wine; each of three courses offering gastronomic pleasure for the true food lover. Dining is about people enjoying life and should not be rushed, giving flavours time to engender complete satisfaction, that, replete by the selection of appropriate wines, provides a memorable dining experience.
WATERLOO HOUSE THANKS HEAL FARM…
…for supplying superb quality meat produce. Anne Petch has been selecting, breeding, and raising pure breeds for over 25 years. She is a founding member of the rare breeds society.
AWARD WINNING MEATS & FINE FOODS
Heal Farm Fine Foods are among the market leaders in purveying fine foods and award winning meats in the UK. By carefully selecting fine cuts from traditional breeds, which produce “real” meat, “you really can taste the difference”. Waterloo House would not think of serving anything else.
We prepare classical English and continental dishes. Served according to original recipe for optimum taste and appreciation.
Grass fed, single suckle, local beef. Deer, duck and wild pigeon is Exmoor bred and prepared to order.
Call: +44 01598 752575 for a menu
Return your selection with preferential Date: Wednesday – Saturday
BAR — WINES & SPIRITS
Create happy memories and enjoy a Plymouth 57% gin or a Zubrowka Bison Grass vodka while listening to the recorded music of:
Debby is an international pianist with an incredible touch on the piano, playing many recognisable melodies. See below.
SUNDAY LUNCH FOR GUESTS & NON-RESIDENTS
Enjoy a pleasant Sunday Lunch for a minimum of FOUR people £25.95. 10% off total bill for at SIX people.
(Serving at 1.30pm; drinks from 1.0pm). Guests & non-residents book minimum 3 days ahead.
Menu: Roast strip loin of Devon Red beef preceded by smoked salmon and finished with Sherry Trifle. Mocha/Java Coffee. Alcohol not included. Finish with Crepe Suzette – £29.95 per person.
Two course Lunch, main course and dessert: £19.75 per person. With Crepe Suzette £24.95 per person.
Do try the dessert wine (Tokaji Aszú) with the Crepe Suzette. At 5 on the Puttonyos scale, it is superb.
Playing with feeling – is Debby’s signature style. While thinking of Tender Hugs, Beach Sunsets, and Candlelit Dinners, listen to:
It Had To Be You
I will Always Love You
The Shadow Of Your Smile
The Way We Were
When I Fall In Love
Beautiful melodies, beautifully played. CD’s available. http://www.debbybacon.com
Served traditionally way with lemon wedge and brown bread
Huîtres Chaudes au Muscadet – Poached Oysters with Muscadet Sabayon Sauce £8.90
Oysters poached in their own juices served in their shell on a bed of spinach coated with
Sabayon sauce and lightly browned under the grill .
Wild Mushrooms with Puff Pastry £7.95
Chanterelles & ceps in a game stock, port, herb & cream sauce.
Paupiettes de Sole Mexicaine £8.49
Fillet of Dover Sole in a white wine sauce with red pepper and diced tomato, served on a large mushroom. Simple, neat, delicious!
Tournedos Waterloo £19.95 pp (with foie gras £25.95;
The classic dish of beef tournedos with Maderia sauce and truffles (ceps at WH) is ideal for that special occasion. Succulent, Devon Red beef fillet served on a crouton and accompanied by the sublime flavour of the Maderia sauce, is an exceptional dining experience. For an extra cost this dish can become the classic dish: Tournedos Rossini with the addition of foie gras.
Please note before ordering: At Waterloo House, steak is served rare, not well done. Cooking any steak to “well done” expels flavoursome juices, and toughens the meat.
Pigeonneaux au Coulis de Peches £17.95 (£31.65 for two)
Wild Wood Pigeon served with peach halves with a Cognac and Grand Marnier sauce,
served with Savoyard potatoes, and seasonal vegetables
For diners that prefer well cooked meat:
Salmon Fillet £14.85
Gently poached Loch Duart Salmon served with minted and buttered potatoes, seasonal vegetables.
Caponata Charlotte £15.49 (£26.95 for two)
An incredible combination of flavours including vegetables, peppers,
walnuts, and maple syrup in an aubergine parcel with goats cheese.
Pear Clafoutis £7.95
Pears gently poached in syrup then baked in a patisserie batter with vanilla, pear liqueur and served with Chantilly cream.
Crepe Suzette £11.95 (£19.95 for two)
The classic Crepe Suzette. Pancakes in an orange juice and Grand Marnier sauce
Pêches Cardinal 7.49
Peaches poached in a vanilla flavoured syrup with Kirsch laced raspberry coulis and Vanilla ice cream
Cheese Board £7.50 per person £11.95 for two
West country cheeses ranging from Taw Cheddar, Cornish Smuggler, Ticklemore goats cheese and a ewes milk blue cheese. Also Epoisses de Bourgogne, a strong and magnificent French cream cheese.
NOTE: At Waterloo House there is the option of dining French style (taking cheese after the main course to finish off the wine) or English style (a slice of Stilton after dessert), preferably with a glass of port, naturally.
Cafetiere of freshly ground Mocha/Java Coffee beans for two people
Menus and prices may change according to the seasons and general availability of produce.
This menu is a guide only.