0116 240 23 59


Boxing day 2017.

Boxing day 3 course luncheon.

A £10 per head deposit is required at time of booking,

non refundable 20 days prior to the day.

Adults £34.50 Children under 12 ~ £17.95


Freshly baked home made soda bread.

To begin

Seared wood pigeon on roasted celeriac purée & mulled wine reduction.

Tiger King prawn melon & rocket salad.

Grilled honeyed figs on toasted brioche with melting goats cheese & thyme.

Dill cured smoked salmon, lime créme fraîche & caviar.

Chicken liver parfait, blackberry & apple compote & toasted croutons.

Todays choice of soups & fresh baked Irish soda bread.


Medallions of beef fillet, dauphinoise potatoes, rich beef stock gravy.

Slow braised shoulder of lamb, bubble & squeak croquette  & rosemary, mint gravy.

Galantine of stuffed game ~ partridge, pheasant & pigeon, wrapped in fumée bacon,roast potatoes & juniper berry gravy.

            Roast breast of turkey, cranberry & chestnut stuffing,

stock gravy & goose fat roast potatoes.

Spiced monkfish tail, braised puy lentils, curried aubergine purée.

V~ Chestnut mushroom & goats cheese fritters with

tomato, aubergine & red onion ratatouille.

All served with seasonal steamed vegetables.


Traditional Christmas pudding, Brandy cream sauce.

Toffee apple crumble with créme Anglaise sauce.

  Chocolate orange pot with Viennese shortbread.

   Trio of desserts, Champagne cheesecake, blackberry creme brûlée & a choux swan on warm chocolate sauce.

                  Individual Champagne cheesecake, pink peppercorn

biscuit & chocolate strawberries.

           The Staff of Life cheese board.

                All our dishes may contain traces of nuts or seeds…


Exclusive private hire of the Staff of Life Monday~ Friday is now available.

Should you wish to discuss the private hire of the pub during any days Monday ~ Saturday for a wake or any other private event ~  please call 0116 2402359 for further details.

Full view of all 3 menus Coming soon.