The Crooked Billet

December at the Crooked Billet

December Menus

Come & celebrate Christmas, Winter & New Year’s Eve at the Crooked Billet! We offer our regular à la carte menu in full, our two course set luncheon menu and the December party menu (example menu below) Parties over 8 please select from the party menu.

December Party Menu

Lunch: 2 course £31 / 3 course £35
Dinner: 3 courses £39.

Please note this menu is a guide only & may change depending on availability of ingredients.


Braised pig cheek, sticky clementine jus, butternut puree

Crispy fired Devonshire crab bon bons, lemon, chilli & cucumber, saffron mayonnaise

(V) Leek & chestnut tartlet, open winter slaw, creamy goats cheese dressing

Smoked Partridge & rabbit terrine, gem Caesar, parmesan crisp, crispy bacon, capers

*Cronish lobster & prawn cocktail, bloody mary mayonnaise, wholemeal with lemon & butter ( £6 Surcharge) 

(V) Sage & blackstick blue cheese melting moments, roast squash, toasted walnuts

Winter clam chowder, lardons, crusty bread


Hot smoked Salmon, whole grain crème fraiche potatoes, green beans, spinach cream

Sea Bream, Octopus, Mojo Rojo verde, charred peppers, fennel & black beans

 (V) Lemon & Thyme seared tofu, beet & barley risotto, courgette & mint, beetroot puree

Roast Oxfordshire old spot pork chop loin, baked quince, roast salsify & Jerusalem, brussel tops, parsnip & carrot mash

Chargrilled local pheasant breast, pumpkin curry, spiced kale & spinach aloo, chick pea crisp

Jerk lamb rump, coconut rice, pimento pineapple salsa, coriander gremolata

*Aberdeen angus fillet steak, garlic & herb butter, Portobello mushroom, vine tomatoes, chipped potatoes. (6.50 surcharge)

*Add half lobster surf & turf (£15 surcharge)


*St Barts nettlebed, Spenwood Ewes, Oxford blue, Waterloo runny jersey. oatcakes, grapes, celery, chutney,  (£3 surcharge)

Peanut butter cheesecake, salted caramel ice cream

Passionfruit panna cotta, Orange & pomegranate, mint sorbet

Caramelized lemon tart, stem ginger sorbet

Pear & Almond Bakewell, custard sauce

Builders tea brulee, milk chocolate hobnob

Crooked Billet Dulche de leche donut, mr whippy ice cream, toffee sauce


* = surcharge applies
(v) = vegetarian dish


Crooked Billet Lounge

Parties of 20- 200 can be accommodated in our luxury marquee, connected to the pub, centrally heated and drapped in twinkling midnight star cloth. A moveable marquee wall creates the right size & space for your party. It’s possible to book the whole pub and marquee exclusively.


£150 Per person including unlimited arrival champagne, your choice from our Christmas sommelier wine list & luncheon menu. The traditional menu includes arrival amuse, starter, main course, dessert, local cheese board, complimentary port. Three choice options with each course: meat vegetarian, seafood. Main Course will include delicious local free range turkey with traditional accompaniments (a vegi option offered) alternatively turbot or Aberdeen  fillet steak. As children won’t get their moneys worth! We’ll give your parents a bottle of champagne to take home. Alternative arrival drinks, unlimited soft drinks, coffee & crooked Billet fudge included within the price. 12.5 % service will be added to bills.


Serving a full à la carte style menu including lobster, scallops, excellent vegetarian dishes, roast sirloin of local beef, roast goose, wild bass, great seafood & a dozen lovely desserts.

£65 per head

£30 per head for 12s & under


Full DELICIOUS Crooked Billet à la carte menu plus a Set Sunday Lunch Style 3 course £35 menu – including roast sirloin of local beef & our famous NEW YEARS DAY BLOODY MARY.

Roast beef