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Friday Night Christmas Dining on 7th and 21st December

Friday Night Christmas Dining in the Café with live music from Andy Cleveland

Join us on the  7thand the 21stof December for Christmas dining in the café.  We have a wonderful festive menu available which will be on the website shortly.

Call 01328 730 399 or email bookings@creakeabbeycafe.com

Christmas Dining at the Creake Abbey Cafe 2018

 

Private or Corporate Christmas Dinner at the Cafe in December

Book the Café for exclusive hire for your corporate or family Christmas gathering any available evening  in December.

For evening private hire a minimum number of 20 guests applies

We will also be offering the festive menu for pre-booked tables (at least five days in advanced) for lunch in the cafe seven days a week in December (subject to availability)

Call 01328 730 399 or email bookings@creakeabbeycafe.com

Christmas Dining at the Creake Abbey Cafe 2018

 

Christmas Farmers’ Market Saturday 22nd December 9.30am to 1pm

The Christmas Farmers’ Market takes place on Saturday 22nd December between 9.30am and 1pm.

50 of the regions best food and drink producers will be at Creake Abbey to supply outstanding fresh seasonal produce including meat, vegetables and fruit, cakes, tray bakes, dairy produce, artisan beer, apple juice, artisan breads, morning goods, puddings, pies, tarts (sweet and savoury), olives and prepared meals all made with the finest local ingredients. Father Christmas will even be making an appearance for an hour or so at 11am – a flying visit so be sure to come along and see him in his grotto with his sack of free goodies! We are delighted to be welcoming  Bon Produce, Simply Cake Company, OliveOlive, The 3 Witches Catering Company and Mr & Mrs Warwick to this market.

Please find below a list of all the producers booked to attend our  Christmas Farmers’ Market.

Main Barn
Alburgh Lamb – Superb cuts of local lamb and mutton
Bakeshack – Baked goods with an oriental twist
Blackbird Cottage Handcrafted Fine Foods – Outstanding handmade terrines using Norfolk ingredients
Bonallack Home Cooked – Award winning granola, bread, ready-made foods and freezer food
Bray’s Cottage Pork Pies (double stand) – Award winning Norfolk pork pies
Bread Source – artisan breads and morning goods including sourdough
Ethnic Fusion Indian Cooking – Award winning curries, Indian treats and take away meals
Hands-on-Preserves – Pickles, chutneys and jam
Ian Wright pork – Rare breed pork sausages, chops, roasts and bacon
Naked Greenz – Wheatgrass powder, smoothies & advice
Panther Brewery – Artisan local beer
The English Spirit Company – Artisan small batch copper pot independent distillers
The Old-Fashioned Pudding Company – Steamed puddings
Truly Rural – Home made fudge

East Barn
Bon Produce -Artisan biscotti, gluten free boncotti, bruschetta, authentic Moroccan couscous blends.
Great Walsingham Barns – Pies puds and tarts
Marsh Pig Charcuterie – Quality British charcuterie; salami, chorizo, lomo, bresaola, coppa & jerky
Nelson and Norfolk Tea – Tea
Norton’s Dairy – Milk, butter and cream plus specialist cheese
Ollards Foods – Award winning jams, marmalades, sweet and savoury jellies, pickles and savoury condiments
Pye Bakery – Traditional bakery with breads, morning goods and pizza

Tin Barn
Candi’s Chutneys – Outstanding chutneys
Eastgate Larder Ltd – Medlar cheese & medlar jelly
Leigh’s Bees – Raw honey, comb and set honey and honey products
Norfolk Charcuterie – Venison charcuterie
Rita Holland – Sheepskins and accessories
Simply Cake Company – Artisan brownies
So Sweet – Handmade sweets
The Fruit Pig Company – Award winning pork and pork joints plus ready to cook cuts

Outside
Bespoke Cheesecake Creations – Brilliant and unusual cheesecakes
Castle Quail – Fresh, pickled Quails eggs, prepared Quails and seasonal game meat
Essence Foods
Essers of Wisbech
Jelly Cottage – Plants, planters and bulbs
Le Digestiv – Fermented vegetables
M&C Warwick – Walnuts
Manor Farm – Fresh seasonal vegetables and flowers
Mrs A’s Bakes – Macarons, meringues & marshmallows
OliveOlive – Olive Oil and Halloumi
Sarah Coxon Floral Design – Planted gifts/wreaths
The Almond Kitchen
The Little Blue Pupcakery – Home made dog treats and bakes
The Norfolk Oyster Men – Oysters and Champagne
The Pink Partridge Cake Company – Whole cakes, celebration cakes and gluten free cakes
The 3 Witches Catering Company – Sweet & Savoury Vegan Treats
THF Countryside
Tosier Chocolate – Bean to bar chocolate
Willie Weston’s Fish – Lobster, shell fish and wet fish

The following producers are unable to attend the Christmas market:
Martin’s Farm
Sandringham Apple Juice
Time for Tea
Good Taste
Grey Seal Coffee
Acropolis Foods
Fen Farm Venison
Floppy Chicken
Lincolnshire Poacher Cheeses
Norfolk Sharp

December Farmers’ Market Saturday 1st December 2018

Over 50 of the region’s best food and drink producers will be at Creake Abbey to supply outstanding fresh seasonal produce including meat, vegetables and fruit, cakes, tray bakes, dairy produce, artisan beer, apple juice, artisan breads, morning goods, puddings, pies, tarts (sweet and savoury), olives and prepared meals all made with the finest local ingredients. We welcome back Great Walsingham Barn Pies, East Dene Farm and Essers of Wisbech

Below is a list of all the producers booked to attend December Farmers’ Market

Main Barn
Bakeshack – Baked goods with an oriental twist
Blackbird Cottage Handcrafted Fine Foods – Outstanding handmade terrines using Norfolk ingredients
Bonallack Home Cooked – Award winning granola, bread, ready-made foods and freezer food
Bray’s Cottage Pork Pies (double stand) – Award winning Norfolk pork pies
Bread Source – artisan breads and morning goods including sourdough
Ethnic Fusion Indian Cooking – Award winning curries, Indian treats and take away meals
Hands-on-Preserves – Pickles, chutneys and jam
Ian Wright pork – Rare breed pork sausages, chops, roasts and bacon
Martin’s Farm – Real chickens, hung and free from growth promoters, hormones and antibiotics
Naked Greenz – Wheatgrass powder, smoothies & advice
Panther Brewery – Artisan local beer
The English Spirit Company – Artisan small batch copper pot independent distillers
The Old-Fashioned Pudding Company – Steamed puddings
Tosier Chocolate – Bean to bar chocolate
Truly Rural – Home made fudge

East Barn
Great Walsingham Barns – Pies puds and tarts
Marsh Pig Charcuterie – Quality British charcuterie; salami, chorizo, lomo, bresaola, coppa & jerky
Nelson and Norfolk Tea – Tea
Norton’s Dairy – Milk, butter and cream plus specialist cheese
Ollards Foods – Award winning jams, marmalades, sweet and savoury jellies, pickles and savoury condiments
Pye Bakery – Traditional bakery with breads, morning goods and pizza
Sandringham Apple Juice – Apple Juices
Taste Collectiv – Pestos, authentic sauces and marinades
Time for Tea – Whole cakes, slices and tray bakes

Tin Barn
Candi’s Chutneys – Outstanding chutneys
Eastgate Larder Ltd – Medlar cheese & medlar jelly
Good Taste – Provencal delicacies
Grey Seal Coffee – Locally roasted coffee
Leigh’s Bees – Raw honey, comb and set honey and honey products
Norfolk Charcuterie – Venison charcuterie
Rita Holland – Sheepskins and accessories
So Sweet – Handmade sweets
The Fruit Pig Company – Award winning pork and pork joints plus ready to cook cuts

Outside
Acropolis Foods – Olives
Bespoke Cheesecake Creations – Brilliant and unusual cheesecakes
Castle Quail – Fresh, pickled Quails eggs, prepared Quails and seasonal game meat
East Dene Farm – microgreens
Essence Foods
Essers of Wisbech
Fen Farm Venison – Venison meat and freshly cooked burgers
Floppy Chicken – Deboned chickens for roasting with different stuffings
Jelly Cottage – Plants, planters and bulbs
Le Digestiv – Fermented vegetables
Lincolnshire Poacher Cheeses – Cheeses, raw milk and whey butter
Manor Farm – Fresh seasonal vegetables and flowers
Norfolk Sharp – Mobile sharpening service
Rosie’s Catering – Home made pies
Sarah Coxon Floral Design – Planted gifts/wreaths
St Elvan Mead – Aged mead
The Norfolk Oyster Men – Oysters and Champagne
The Pink Partridge Cake Company – Whole cakes, celebration cakes and gluten free cakes
THF Countryside
Willie Weston’s Fish – Lobster, shell fish and wet fish

The following producers are unable to attend the December market but will be back on the 22nd December:
Aldburgh Lamb
The Almond Kitchen
Mrs A’s Bakes

Bramble Cottage will be returning in April

Steak Night – Friday 30th November from 6pm, last orders 8.30pm

Steak Night at Creake Abbey Café with meat from Arthur Howell and live music from classical guitarist Andy Cleveland

 

We are delighted to have Andy Cleveland performing at November’s Steak Night! Andy is a classical guitarist, living locally in Wells-next-the-Sea. He performs South American guitar music by the great Paraguayan composer Agustin Barrios Mangore, as well as compositions by Brazilian composer Joao ‘Tex’ Guimaraes (aka ‘Pernambuco’). If you are not familiar with this guitar music then you are in for a treat!

 

 

 

MENU

Appetisers
Slow cooked baby back ribs with a Colman’s Mustard and Seville orange marmalade glaze – £6
Southern fried chicken goujons with garlic aioli – £6
Breaded and deep-fried Jalapeno chillies stuffed with a sour cream filling served with crushed avocado (v) – £6

Main Course
All steak served with beer battered onion rings, slow cooked vine tomato, garlic mushrooms and hand-cut chips.

8oz Sirloin – £18
10oz Rib Eye – £20
6oz Fillet – £24

or

6oz Steak burger with smoked bacon, Norfolk Dapple cheese and dill pickles in a toasted Brioche bun served with hand cut chips and house coleslaw – £13
Butternut Squash and lentil Kedgeree with wilted spinach and a poached hens’ egg (V) – £12

Accompaniments
Sauces: Peppercorn, Chimichurri, Béarnaise – £3 each
Hand-cut chips – £3

Dessert
Salted caramel chocolate tart with a chocolate ice cream – £6
Apple and blackberry crumble with crème anglaise – £6
Range of ice creams and sorbets available – 2 scoops £3.00

Booking essential, call01328 730399 (option 1)or email:bookings@creakeabbeycafe.com