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TASTES OF AUTUMN

Scotland’s most charismatic private venue, Borthwick Castle, lays down its drawbridge
and welcomes you and your guests to an exceptional evening of autumnal dining
 

Saturday November 17th, 2018

Our award winning Roux-trained chef, Derek Johnstone, has prepared five beautiful courses using the very best of Scottish produce, favouring ingredients of the season. Alongside our distinguished welcome cocktails and the exquisite wine pairings, our menu promises to be an occasion of culinary and social delight in one of Europe’s premier castle keeps.

The evening begins in the sumptuous State Room with a choice of one of the elegant Borthwick cocktails. Afterwards, descend into the splendid Great Hall for dining and exquisitely paired wines.

BORTHWICK CASTLE DINING CLUB

AUTUMN MENU 2018 - £115

Amuse Bouche 
Consommé of Scottish mountain hare with hare quenelles, shaved
radish & liquorice


Starter
Seafood cervela with steamed razor clams, oyster leaf,
cider & crème fraiche


Main Course
Dartoise of wild Highland venison with duxcelle of autumn mushrooms,
chervil root purée, green peppercorn & red wine jus


Cheese course 
Vacherin Mont d’Or, salad of pickled heritage beetroot,
shaved smoked almonds & candied clementine


Dessert  
Guayaquil dark chocolate croustillant with salted caramel & gold leaf


Miscellany of chef’s petits fours, served with
Borthwick-selected tea and coffee

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WINE FLIGHT

£45

This wine flight has been paired to complement each seasonal course and provides the opportunity to discover, compare and contrast these
International offerings

 

Amuse

Meyer-Fonne Crémant d'Alsace Brut Extra NV (France)

Starter

Miles Mossop Saskia (South Africa)

Main

Consolation ‘Red Socks’ Carignan, Côte de Catalanes (France)

Cheese

Weingut Pfluger Durkheimer Pinot Noir (Germany)

Dessert

La Part des Anges, Domaine Sainte Croix (France)

Bedchambers will be available for £750 which includes the Dining Club dinner
for two* with traditional Scottish breakfast in the Great Hall the following morning.

* Excludes wine. 

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MIXING IT WITH THE BEST

BORTHWICK'S CHAMPAGNE D'AUTOMNE

Our signature Louis Roederer Champagne’s fine bubbles and nose of hawthorn is complemented by the lightest bed of seasonal crème de mûre

TURNER'S TONIC

Edinburgh Gin and a perfectly balanced tonic water with angostura bitters, rounded off with crushed rosemary from the castle’s herb garden.

 

MARY QUEEN OF SCOTCH

A luxurious whisky cocktail prepared with The Balvenie Doublewood 12YO, aromatised Cocchi Rosa Americano wine and Bénédictine, brought to perfect balance with fresh lemon zest and shaken over ice.