Chef / Owner, Alasdair Wilkie | The Capon Tree Townhouse

Christmas with a Twist

Alasdair's passion for food is well known across the Scottish Borders as his modern twists on classic dishes tantalise and tease diner's tastebuds on a daily basis. 

This year, his festive menu is no different. Trust us.

He uses only the finest locally sourced ingredients and this fine-dining festive menu is designed to delight and stimulate the senses. 

Festive Menu: £32 per person

Tel: 01835 869 596
Email: email@thecapontree.com


And to Follow

Butternut Squash Veloute
Pumpkin sage tortellini, Crisp sage & Toasted pine nuts £16.50

Shin of Beef
Roast chestnut, Burnt leek, Potato & Cranberry stuffing £17.50

Lobster bisque, Shetland mussels, Saffron potato & Dill £18.50

Duck Confit
Plums, Root veg puree, Smoked Ham & Bonbon £18

Veal jus, Haggis and walnut croquette, Red berries, Celeriac and
Saffron puree & Mulled wine baby pear £18.50


And Finally...

After 8 of b4
Dark chocolate, Mint foam, Mint Choc chip, Chocolate mouse 

Garden Picked Apple & Plum
Cinnamon, Shortbread crumble, Vanilla foam

Cheese, not biscuits
Light fried panko reblochon, Cranberry syrup, Basil & black grape

Too full
Espresso Bailey's Martini (Eden's recommendation)


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Tel: 01835 869 596

Email: email@thecapontree.com


To Start With

Amuse Bouche

Mini plain tin loaf, truffle butter, gravadlax mousse cone


Smoked fish & chips
Smoked Haddock veloute, Lobster oil, Smoked haddock, Peas &
Panko potato £7.50

Caramelised fig, Feta, Caramelised red onion, Rosemary smoked
dome (Christina’s sourdough) (The Old Hospital honey, Jedburgh) £6.50

Roast Pigeon
Roast chestnut & Ham bon bon, Red wine jus £7.50

Chicken liver tarte, Sloe gin stock, Apple & Pistachio crumb £6.50

Ham Hock, Pickled Walnuts, Apple Gel & Panko Potato £8


Absolutely loved it.
Amazing atmosphere and delicious food.
One fantastic chef.

L Harkess, Scottish Borders

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Tel: 01835 869 596

Email: email@thecapontree.com

Salad with Fish Fillet