Reinventing Sundays at Escape to Freight Island, the dining destination in a transformed depot has introduced a new Sunday roast menu from Carnival, one of the latest collaboration concepts to join the visionary food market. Headed by critically acclaimed chefs Richard Turner (ex-Hawksmoor) and Sam Grainger, Carnival will present its take on traditional Sunday roast with a twist with a choice of two courses for £25 or three courses for £29.
Adding a special table service element to the offering, guests can expect a warm welcome and service as they get cosied up on the intimate terrace space inside Escape to Freight Island, adjacent to The Jane Eyre’s bar in the sky. Kicking off from Sunday 21st August, diners can start with a refreshing and light options of celery and Beenleigh blue cheese with Waldorf salad; confit duck leg with red cabbage ketchup; or chilli and aged Cheddar churros with pickle dip.
Followed by star of the Sunday show, with roasts options of slow roast 34 day aged rump of beef, served pink; roasted porchetta stuffed with peach, sage and pancetta; Mrs Kirkham’s cheese and onion pie; or share The Beast of 1kg porterhouse steak and cauliflower cheese, which serves two and a surcharge applied. All the roasts come served with all the trimmings including orange glazed carrots, summer greens, roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding and lashings of gravy. Finishing off with something sweet, dessert options include sticky toffee pudding with clotted cream and miso toffee sauce, or grilled English strawberries with elderflower and honey mascarpone.
Additional snacks and sides are also available for extra feasts. Snacks include resident bakers Batard’s sourdough with caramelised cauliflower butter; and short rib nuggets with Ogleshield cheese and kimchi ketchup. And sides include cauliflower cheese topped with herb crumb, caramelised onions and Tunworth cheese; chargrilled Tenderstem broccoli with garlic butter; and Mrs Kirkham’s Lancashire cheese mash potato.
Specially curated to complement the new Sunday roast offering from Carnival, the neighbourhood bar The Jane Eyre has carefully selected their specialty cocktails to the Sunday menu. Starting with options of classic Bloody Mary with vodka, red wine, tomato and lemon; Beetroot Bloody Mary with beetroot spirit, red wine, tomato, celery bitters and lemon; and Horseradish Bloody Mary with horseradish vodka, red wine, tomato and lemon.
After dinner, The Jane Eyre will be serving up Hazelnut Martini with vodka, Frangelico, cacao and dry vermouth, and Roni and the Eyre with Jane Eyre gin, Aperol, sweet vermouth and Amaro. Plus, a selection of spritz and wine available as well.
Continuing with fresh new menus, Escape to Freight Island has also announced menu additions from Carnival and Madre, now available at the food market all week. Carnival has introduced an exciting new sandwich with French dip, roast beef, mustard mayonnaise, Ogelshield cheese served in a soft baguette with a dipping pot of madeira jus and fries. Carnival has also added confit duck leg with spiced red cabbage ketchup; crispy roast pork belly with peach hot sauce; short rib and Ogelshield nuggets with kimchi ketchup; and crispy fried scampi with smoked paprika and roast garlic aioli.
Madre. who is also set to open its own spot at Kampus, has added a brand-new burritos menu, all for £10. Wrapped and toasted in a flour tortilla, all served with house black beans, salsa tatemada, marinated cabbage, cheese, guacamole and chipotle mayonnaise, the burritos menu includes spiced fried chicken, Carne Asada (chargrilled onglet steak), and crispy fried honey halloumi. The burritos come with an option to add cheese sauce for dipping.
To book a table at Escape to Freight Island, from Sunday Roast to general bookings head to the website here. The new Sunday Roast at Escape to Freight Island is available every Sunday from 21st August 2022, from 12pm until 8pm weekly.