Frithsden, Nr. Hemel Hempstead, Herts HP1 3DD
01442 86 44 80
the alford arms


We know that not everyone has the same tastes and as well as our menu below we have specific menus for those that require VeganDairy Free or Gluten Free menus. We also have a comprehensive Allergen menu, which uses FSA numbering. You can see these menus by clicking on the links in the text or forward them by pressing the EMAIL button below.

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Small Plates

Today’s soup with crusty bread (nv) £5.75

Rustic breads with slow-roast garlic, Chiltern rapeseed oil and balsamico (nv) £4.75

Heritage tomato panzanella salad with char-grilled courgette (nv) £6.50

St. Ives smoked trout with new potato and wholegrain mustard salad
and pickled local elderflower £7.25

Whipped Wobbly Bottom Farm goats’ cheese with peas, mint and soused red onion (v) £6.75

Classic Caesar salad with baby gem, croutons, parmesan and anchovies (n) £6.25/11.50
….. add roast Potash Farm free range chicken £2.50/£4.00

Chiltern Charcuterie plate with ham hock terrine, celeriac rémoulade,
cornichons and sourdough (n) £8.25/£15.75

Bubble and squeak with oak smoked bacon, free range poached egg
and hollandaise sauce £7.50/£13.75

Big Plates

Imam bayildi and chickpeas with spiced raisin and almond couscous and mint yoghurt (nv) £12.75

Free range pork Holstein with sweet potato chips, free range hen’s egg,
capers, anchovies and sherry jus £17.25

Pan-roast Newlyn haddock fillet on classic niçoise salad £16.25

Courgette, potato and spring onion rösti with thyme artichokes,
Bucksum leaves and tomato vinaigrette (v) £13.50

Field mushroom stuffed Potash Farm free range chicken breast with creamed polenta,
broccoli and roast red onion £17.75

Today’s locally made free range sausages (please see specials) £12.50

King prawn linguine with smoked bacon, sun-dried tomato, garlic and chilli £14.75

Bombay spiced roast cauliflower with coriander basmati rice and pea pakoras (v) £13.75

Char-grilled aged 10oz rib-eye steak with slow-roast garlic butter and skinny chips £25.75

Side Orders

Buttered seasonal vegetables £3.75

Mac ’n cheese £4.00

Rosemary salted hand-cut chips £3.75

Runner beans with garlic butter £3.75

Courgette fries with honeyed yoghurt £4.00

House salad £3.50

Skinny chips or mashed potatoes £3.50


Lemon posset with polenta shortbread and raspberries £6.75

Warm chocolate brownie with vanilla ice cream and salted caramel sauce £6.75

Iced banana parfait with peanut butter, chocolate crumble and lime jelly (n) £6.50

Local elderflower poached English strawberries with coconut tuile and clotted cream £7.25

Warm apple and gooseberry strudel with Chantilly cream £5.75

Homemade ice cream (strawberry, vanilla, chocolate) £5.75

Homemade sorbets (coconut, raspberry, mint) £5.25

British cheese plate with wafers and red onion chutney (n) £8.75

Affogato espresso and vanilla ice cream £4.50

Please note menu items may be subject to change.
Please ask for help with any allergies