The Saloon Restaurant at

Hawkstone Hall & Gardens

The Saloon Restaurant

Luxury Restaurant in Shropshire

Due to current national lockdown restrictions, our restaurants will be closed from Thursday 5th November until Wednesday 2nd December. You are more than welcome to make a reservation from Thursday 3rd December. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Open 7 Days a Week for A La Carte Dining, Sunday Dinner & Afternoon Tea
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or alternatively call us on 01630 685242 to book.

The saloon restaurant menu delivers a culinary celebration of seasonal and locally sourced ingredients, supplied by our farming neighbours, within the abundant Shropshire countryside. Our highly skilled Executive Chef, Andrew Watts and his creative team are delighted to present dishes ranging from traditional British Classics to exciting inspirational Fayre from around the globe, not forgetting our famous Afternoon Tea, all served in a truly stunning setting overlooking the glorious gardens, surrounded by portraits, landscapes and sculptures, in what used to be the Art Gallery owned by the Hill family, whose ancestors resided here for over 300 years.

Despite the grandeur of The Saloon itself, we encourage a relaxed but meticulous service and do not enforce a ‘jacket & tie’ dress code in the restaurant. You can find details of our other alternative dining options, Hills Kitchen and The Snug Bar here.

Our Menus

The Saloon Restaurant is open 7 days a week. Serving Afternoon Tea Monday – Saturday from 12noon – 3.30pm.

A delicious A La Carte evening menu Monday – Saturday from 6.00pm – 9:30pm & Sunday Lunch every Sunday from 12noon – 8.00pm.

A La Carte

Starter

Chefs Snack
Homemade Bread & Butter

Roasted Pigeon Breast
Truffle & Beetroot

CONFIT SALMON
Dill, Fennel, Apple & Ginger

DUCK LIVER PARFAIT
Blackberry & Pistachio

SALT BAKED CELERIAC
Wood Sorrel, Brown Butter Hollandaise

Main

FILLET STEAK
Spinach & Parmesan Puree, Truffle Pommes Anna, Ox-Cheek Bordelaise

SADDLE OF LAMB
Girolles, Peas, Broad Beans & Boulangere Potatoes

PORK FILLET
Cauliflower, Burnt Onion, Pig Cheek, Pommes Puree

HONEY CARAMELISED COD
Jerusalem Artichoke, Mushroom, Hazelnut & Fodant Potatoes

ONION TART & VEGETABLE TART
Cheese Fondue

Dessert

APPLE & PISTACHIO
Apple Parfait, Pistachio Cake, Candied Pistachio, Calvodos Sabayon

CHOCOLATE & CARAMEL POPCORN
Chocolate Mousse, Caramel Popcorn, Toffee Sauce, Tonka Bean Cremeux

LEMON & SHROPSHIRE HONEY
Lemon Olive Oil Cake, Lemon Curd, Honey Ice Cream, Honeycomb & Sweet Yogurt

SHROPSHIRE CHEESEBOARD
Crackers, Hawkstone Apple Chutney, Hawkstone Apple, Grapes

3 Courses £50.00

Sunday Lunch Menu*

Starter

Chicken & Ham Hock Terrine
served with sourdough croute, mustard mayonnaise

Leek, Pea & Mint Soup V
served with crème fraiche

King Prawn
served with bloody mary mayonnaise & charred gem lettuce

Seared Tuna V
served with niçoise salad

Baked Asparagus
wrapped in Parma ham

Main

Beef Sirloin & Yorkshire Pudding
served with all of the traditional accompaniments

Pork Loin
served with crackling, sage and apricot stuffing

Leg Of Lamb
served with all of the traditional accompaniments

Catch Of The day

Linguine & Seasonal Foraged Mushrooms V
served with truffles

Dessert

Chocolate Fudge Brownie
salted caramel ice cream, rich chocolate sauce

Cheesecake Of The Day

Apricot & Honey Bread
served with butter pudding, crème anglaise

Gooseberry Mille Feuille
served with diplomat cream

Strawberry Mousse
served with glass tuille & vanilla cream

3 Courses £31.95

*Sample Menu

A Little Something...

Hawkstone Club Sandwich – 10.95
Chicken, Bacon, Tomato, Cos Lettuce & Mayonnaise

New York Deli – 10.95
Shropshire Pastrami, Tomato, Gherkin, Gem Lettuce, Gruyere Cheese, Mustard

Moydens Cheese & Pickle – 8.95

Poached Salmon – 9.95
Dill & Cream Cheese

ALL SERVED WITH HOUSE SALAD & FRIES

choose from: white or wholemeal seeded baguette, sourdough sliced, olive & oregano country loaf

Hawkstone Ploughman’s – 15.95
Local Cheeses, Pork Pie, Sliced Ham, Crusty Baguette, Branston Pickle & Pickled Onion

Homemade Sausage Roll – 4.95
Branstone Pickle or Brown Sauce

Homemade Scotch Egg – 4.95
English Mustard

Mini Slider – 12.95
Cheeseburger, Chickpea & Coriander, Lamb & Mint Raita

Rosemary Baked Camembert (Sharer) – 12.95
Baked Bread & Onion Marmalade

Anti Pasti – 15.95
Bresola, Parma Ham, Chorizo, Olives, Sourdough, Mozzarella Balls, Sundried Tomatoes, Chargrilled Artichokes

Smoked Salmon Salad – 6.50

Truffle Fries – 3.95

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Executive chef Andrew Watts and his expert team of chefs offer classic British dishes with a contemporary Hawkstone twist. Bold flavours and local ingredients inspired by the seasons.

“We don’t just want to meet expectations, we want to exceed them.”

Christmas at Hawkstone Hall & Gardens

Festive Menu

Starter

Soup
butternut squash, sage, chestnut

Gravadlax
salmon, shropshire beetroot flavours, caviar

Parfait
duck liver, orange, cranberries, toasted brioche

Mousse
goats cheese, toasted pistachio, black truffle, homemade sour-dough croute

Main

Shropshire Bronze Turkey
served with all the traditional accompaniments

Pork
slow roasted belly, sprouts, spiced apple puree, pomme anna

Roasted Stonebass
spinach, braised chicory, dill potatoes, white wine sauce

Risotto V
butternut squash, pecorino, black truffle

Dessert

Christmas Pudding
served with Brandy Crème Anglaise & Cinnamon Tuile

Brownie
black forest, chocolate sauce, vanilla ice cream

Vanilla Parfait
crème pâtissière

Mille Feuillet
clementine, lemon, fig

3 Courses £50.00

Christmas Day Menu

Starter

Velouté
winter parsnip, chestnut olive oil, parsnip crisps

Foie Gras
homemade sourdough wafer, hawkstone apple orchard compote

Butter Poached Scottish Langoustine
samphire, black winter truffle and shrimp hollandaise

Rillette
wild mushrooms, foraged hawkstone wood sorrel butter, homemade sourdough

Norfolk Quail
flavours of shropshire beetroot, blackberries

Main

Shropshire Bronze Turkey
served with all the traditional accompaniments

Fillet Steak
bone marrow pomme anna, heritage carrots, kale, red wine jus

Poached Lobster
pomme puree, cauliflower, english sea herbs, wild fennel, beurre blanc

Wellington V
kale, spinach, pine nut, mushroom, pomme anna, mushroom velouté

Dessert

Christmas Pudding
brandy crème anglaise, cinnamon tuile

Opera Cake
black forest, cherry flavours, diplomat cream

Parfait
lemon, italian meringue, raspberry marshmallow

Baileys Crème Brulee
hazelnut cake, sugar coated hazelnuts

Shropshire Cheese Board
hawkstone apple orchard chutney, celery, muscat grapes, artisan crackers

Tea & Coffee
homemade petit fours

3 Courses £120.00

Boxing Day Menu

Starter

Soup
butternut squash, sage, chestnut

Parfait
duck liver, hawkstone apple orchard compote, brioche

Wild Salmon Gravalax
shropshire beetroot, caviar

Quial
breast, roasted chesnut, salad, blackberry jus, chestnut puree

Rillette
wild mushroom, foraged wood sorrel butter, sourdough

Main

Shropshire Bronze Turkey
served with all the traditional accompaniments

Stonebass
spinach, braised chicory, dill potatoes, vermoth cream

Braised Oxtail
mashed potatoes, crispy onion, celeriac

Wellington V
kale, spinach, pine nut, mushroom, pomme anna, mushroom velouté

Dessert

Christmas Pudding
brandy crème anglaise

Torte
chocolate, orange, cremeaux, candied orange

Bread & Butter Pudding
cranberry, apricot, creme anglaise

Mille Feuille
lemon, cherry, curd, vanilla cream

Shropshire Cheese Board
hawkstone apple orchard chutney, celery, muscat grapes, artisan crackers

3 Courses £80.00

New Years Eve Menu

Canapes
Salmon Gravalax & Pistachio
Truffle & Goats Cheese Mousse
Hogget Croquettes
Duck Liver Mousse on Sourdough

Amuse-Bouche
Scallops, Champagne, Sabayon & Caviar

Starter
Rabbit Loin with Radish, Carrort Puree & Cabbage

Main
Fillet Steak with Bone Marrow Fondant Potato, Celeriac, Kale & Jus

Pre-Dessert
Lemon Posset with Raspberries

Dessert
Diplomat Rum & Chocolate Delice & Orange Cremeux
Petit Fours

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Afternoon Tea

We invite you to join us at Hawkstone Hall for an Afternoon Tea experience like no other.

In the most prestigious room of the Hall, The Saloon, guests will spend time enjoying our ‘Traditional’, ‘Gentlemen’s’ or ‘Guilt-Free’ Afternoon Tea menus, alongside a selection of specialty teas all whilst overlooking the glorious Hawkstone Gardens.

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A Night in the Luxury

A Dinner Bed & Breakfast Break

Hawkstone Hall & Gardens restaurant The Saloon is a chiefly British culinary celebration made using strictly locally sourced and seasonal ingredients straight from our neighbours in the Shropshire countryside. This, coupled with a one night stay in one of our classic double rooms makes the perfect fine dining and luxury escape package.

This exclusive experience is a chance for you to escape the day-to-day and retreat to your very own luxury mansion nestled within the rolling hills of the Shropshire countryside.

In the morning, be awoken with a true English style breakfast served in the gilded gold Saloon.

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