The Cider Barn
Dunkertons Cider Mill,

Phone: 01544 388161
Mobile Phone: 07711 545898

The Cider Barn,
Dunkertons Cider Mill, Pembridge,
Herefordshire, HR6 9ED
Phone: 01544 388161, Mobile Phone: 07711 545898, Email:

Christmas festivities at

The Cider Barn

Christmas parties


If you are looking for an atmospheric venue for your Christmas party with friends, familly or work colleagues , The Cider Barn is the perfect place.

Our Chefs have created really interesting festive menus to suit everyone, please see below for menus, if there is anyone with dietary requirements in your party please let us know and we will endeavour to accomodate you.

Please contact us direcly at: to discuss your requirements and we will help you to create a unique tailor made event.

Please note we ask you to choose one of the menus that will suit the whole party, and a food pre-selection will be required 7 days before the date booked.

  Festive Menu £25.00 per person

Glass of Mulled Cider on Arrival


Smoked haddock kedgeree with yogurt dressing

Chicken liver pate with bacon crumble, pickled shallot, shallot jam and brioche

Roasted pumpkin soup with Goats cheese beignets and leek crisps


Roast Turkey with smoked bacon cranberry and orange sauce and prune stuffing


Slow cooked Hereford beef shin with Yorkshire pudding and horseradish crème fraiche.

Both served with Beef dripping roast potatoes, and selection of vegetables and potatoes.

Smoked beetroot risotto with orange, goats curd and walnuts


Mulled cider poached pear with Christmas pudding ice cream

Bread and butter pudding with malt ice cream

Amaretti and orange cheesecake with dark chocolate sorbet




 Festive Menu £35.00 per person

 Glass of mulled Cider and Amuse bouche


Treacle cured salmon with smoked beetroot, hazelnuts and salsa verde

Jerusalem Artichoke soup with confit chicken, and crispy skin with dukkah

Chicory tart with pear and walnut salad and blue cheese croquette


Roasted Hereford beef sirloin, with braised brisket bonbon, smoked celariac puree, shallot jam, savoy and port sauce

Panfried Hake with braised fennel, gnocchi samphire and bisque

Turkey ballotine with serano ham and apricot and thyme stuffing, cider fondant, cavalo nero and cider jus

Wild Duck breast with mustard rilletes, thyme pommes purée, hay baked celeriac, herb greens and port jus


Chocolate and caramel fondant with brandy soaked prunes and salted caramel

Apple tart tatin with Christmas pudding ice cream

Charred clementine, pistachio langue de chat, rum jelly and honey cream

Tea or coffee and petit fours

Vegetarian menu available upon request



Christmas Day


We will be serving a traditionnal Christmas lunch, so why not come to The Cider Barn and enjoy the day with your family.

Please see menu below, if there is anyone with dietary requirements in your party please let us know and we will endeavour to accomodate you.

We are asking for a deposit of £10 per person when booking to secure your table.

We will require your food pre-selection for the day by the 1st December as well as full payment.

Christmas Day 2019 Menu

Glass of mulled Cider or Weobley Ash apple juice with appetizers on arrival


Whiskey cured salmon with smoked beetroot, hazelnuts, endive and avocado purée

Wild mushroom and quail egg tart with chive hollandaise

Venison loin with carrot purée, pistachio crumble, pickled mushrooms and blackberries


Roast Hereford Sirloin with horseradish purée,

Bakewell Duck breast with ragu of leg meat and a cranberry and orange sauce

Monkfish wellington with fennel jam and a shallot sauce

All served with:

Roast potatoes and parsnips, cauliflower cheese, roasted carrots, brussels sprouts with chestnuts and bacon and braised red cabbage


Christmas pudding with brandy brown butter and vanilla custard

Chocolate and stout delice with honeycomb, rum and raisin purée and malt ice cream

Damson mousse with lemon curd, almond crumble and white chocolate sorbet

Selection of local cheeses with Irish marrow chutney, celery and crackers


Tea and coffee with petit fours.

£70 per person/ £30 child

New Years Eve


 We will be celebrating New Years Eve with a special winter banquet and music night.

We will welcome you at 7.30pm with live music and canapés, then our Chefs will offer you a festive feast for this celebratory evening at £50 per person. The night will continue with more live music after the meal.

We are asking for a £10 deposit per person when booking.



New Year’s Eve Banquet 

Selection of canapés for mingling


Pulled and Glazed Mutton shoulder with rosemary, redcurrant and garlic
Teryaki beef skewers
Lemon and Thyme roasted chicken
Fennel poached Salmon and sauteed king prawns with lemon and garlic
Pork and chicken hand raised pie with cranberries
Selection of terrines and pate -Chicken, apricot and leek, Farmhouse terrine, Mushroom and garlic pate

Rosemary and garlic foccacia
Bacon and herb potato salad
Winter roasted vegetable cous cous
Selection of seasonal salads and vegetables
Charred broccoli with tahini and ginger
Beetroot, hazelnut and goats cheese salad
Pine nut, feta, lemon and kale salad
Celeriac and tarragon remoulade
Brussel sprouts with glazed lemon and garlic

Selection of condiments, pickled and sauces

Dessert Sharing platter

Profiteroles with selection of dips and toppings

Getting together with family and friends for the festive period, why not come to The Cider Barn to celebrate.

Festive period opening time:

Monday 23rd December 12pm-3pm & 6pm-11pm

Tuesday 24th December 6pm-11pm

Wednesday 25th December 12pm-4.00pm

Thursday 26th December Closed

Friday 27th and Saturday 28th December 12pm-3pm & 6pm-11pm

Sunday 29th December 12pm-4pm

Monday 30st December 6pm-11pm

Tuesday 31st December New Year’s Eve celebartion in the evening only