Presiding in the mosaic fronted open kitchen is Richard Walton-Allen, the Café’s well-loved Executive Chef, who celebrates ten years at the helm this spring. A champion of Yorkshire produce, Richard has created a real treat to mark the event – a Ten Course Tasting Menu inspired by great produce and a wandering palate, full of his customers and his team’s favourite dishes.
Fourth Floor Café Ten Years Tasting Menu
Welcome drink – sloe Gin Fizz
Black bean soup with tomato salsa
Yorkshire goat’s cheese and slow cooked onion tart
Casa Marin, Sauvignon Blanc, Cipreses Vineyard, Chile 2007
Venison carpaccio, Tuscan oil and grilled flatbread
North coast cod fillet pea and bacon sauce
Crushed lemon artichokes
Rully 1er cru, Les Cloux, Vincent Girardin 2004
Ravioli with beetroot and horseradish, grilled ox tongue
Pavé of sea trout, Cumbria ham, creamed leek
Slow cooked Dales shin beef with anise and ginger
Bok choi and mushrooms
Bishop Shiraz by Ben Glaetzer 2007
Brûlée baked apple, metaxa raisins.
La Riva Dei Frati, Prosecco, NV
Chocolate mocha tower
Yorkshire blue chesses, heather honey
Priced at £55 per head, or £80 including paired wines, the Ten Course Anniversary Menu will be available for dinner from 1st of May for six weeks. The menu will be available with a 24-hour notice from Tuesday to Saturday evenings.
To book just contact the Café on 0113 204 8000 or email: [email protected]